The Pac-12 is trying to gain credibility on the national stage. A TV deal helps. But in the end, it's about the product on the court, which shows the conference still has something to prove.
Dana O'Neil takes a look at college players from the past decade who have been pleasant surprises in the NBA. And the ones who have surprised in a bad way.
Stephen Curry? Red-hot. The SEC? Not so much. What else is hot (and not) for the 2008 college basketball season? Dana O'Neil has the answers.
This past season's freshman crop was unique. Don't expect the one-and-dones to be as prevalent in college hoops this coming season. But it doesn't take much to turn the youngsters to the NBA draft, writes Dana O'Neil.