With revenue from TV deals on the rise and conferences like the Pac-12 developing progressive pacts to further increase income, the treatment and potential payment of the college athlete needs to evolve as well.
The fortunes of a few top college teams remain in flux as some players decide whether to remain in the draft. Jay Bilas examines which squads have their top players coming back and were least harmed by the draft.
Even after the deadline to declare for the NBA draft has passed, the fortunes of a few top college teams remain in flux as some players decide whether to remain in the draft. Jay Bilas examines which squads could be hurt the most.
For the past two seasons college basketball has been without a great team in the estimation of Jay Bilas. Thanks to a looming NBA lockout and a stellar incoming class of freshman, that promises to change in 2012. Bilas provides a preview.
In the latest issue of ESPN The Magazine, Jay Bilas looks at the vast amount of info college basketball coaches can present to players, and wonders what's the right balance in presenting scouting reports.
Many are wagging their fingers at John Calipari and Kentucky over Eric Bledsoe's eligibility concerns, but Jay Bilas says it isn't just Cal's fault, and we all need to get off our high horses. Plus, why Tom Izzo can succeed in the NBA.
Jay Bilas breaks down every individual matchup for Friday's Sweet 16 matchup between Duke and Michigan State, including how the Blue Devils' big men will fare against the Spartans' Derrick Nix and Adreian Payne.
Jay Bilas explains why this season's NCAA tournament upsets are not a sign of parity and why such a label takes away from the impressive achievements of teams such as La Salle, Florida Gulf Coast and Wichita State.