The Battle 4 Atlantis -- with a field that includes Final Four teams Wisconsin and Florida as well as traditional powers North Carolina, Georgetown and UCLA -- highlight eight college basketball tournament pairings announced by ESPN for the 2014-15 season
Mark it down: Just like every other year, this year's draft class will produce several players that will make teams regret passing on them. Ryen Russillo provides his top 10 sleepers for this year's draft.
After talking to sources around the league, Chad Ford sees 23 prospects who are locks for the first round of the NBA draft. But what about those final seven spots? There are roughly 20 players in the mix. Ford identifies them and breaks down their games.
Last season Tyler Hansbrough faced doubts about everything from his size to his athleticism, but after quelling them at the Chicago combine, he shot up the draft board. This season, there's another player making a big move after wowing GMs in Chicago.
The biggest story of Day 1 at the Chicago combine was the number of no-shows. However, some prospects made strong impressions, a couple of highly regarded players had rough interviews with teams and an International Man of Mystery emerged.
Chad Ford lists five more lessons he learned from observing workouts in Las Vegas, the second stop on his pre-draft tour. Among those who made it on Chad's radar: Stanley Robinson, Devin Ebanks, Dwayne Collins and Jeremy Lin.
Chad Ford looks at who helped and hurt their draft stock through four rounds of the NCAA tournament. Among the big risers are at least one player from each of the Final Four teams: Gordon Hayward, Durrell Summers, Nolan Smith and Da'Sean Butler.
Every Monday and Friday Joe Lunardi rolls through ESPN Insider with his new-found "Tournament Odds" report, a gold mine of data on No. 1 seeds, the bubble and teams to watch (and avoid). Here's the edition for Feb. 26, 2010.
Joe Lunardi explains how his conference-isolated RPI metric shows all in-conference slates are not created equal. That hurts Virginia Tech's impressive mark, and makes Maryland's record seem even more impressive.
Every Monday and Friday Joe Lunardi rolls through ESPN Insider with his new-found "Tournament Odds" report, a goldmine of data on No. 1 seeds, the bubble and teams to watch (and avoid). Here's the edition for February 22, 2010.
Twice a week -- Monday and Friday -- bracketologist Joe Lunardi checks in with a "state of the NCAA tournament field" column. This is the edition for Friday, Feb. 19. If you're a Purdue fan, smile wide. If you're a South Florida fan, maybe not.
Five weeks until the NCAA tournament, and as with most Mondays, here's Joe Lunardi discussing his bracket in depth. The central premise: Six Big East teams are essentially creating their own bubble, and how that might shake out.