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Head coach John Calipari of the Kentucky Wildcats talks with Aaron Harrison #2, Alex Poythress #22 and Andrew Harrison #5. (credit: Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Keidel: Kentucky Coach John Calipari Comes Of Age

Calipari embraces the sordid system, uses it, and dominates. He doesn’t pretend he’s taking kids for the leafy campus life, for the diploma that will never arrive, or even for a few classes. He wants talent. And talent he gets. And talented he is.

04/04/2014

Jamari Traylor #31 of the Kansas Jayhawks shoots the ball against the Eastern Kentucky Colonels during the second round of the 2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Scottrade Center on March 21, 2014 in St Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Kansas Turns Back Pesky Eastern Kentucky, 80-69

Andrew Wiggins scored 19 points, Jamari Traylor and Perry Ellis had double-doubles and second-seeded Kansas pulled away down the stretch to beat pesky Eastern Kentucky 80-69 on Friday in the second round of the NCAA tournament.

03/21/2014

Jabari Parker #1 of the Duke Blue Devils (credit: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Five Things: NCAA Tournament Bids And Wichita’s Perfection

In the major conferences, Florida completed an undefeated regular season in the SEC and Cincinnati and Louisville tied atop the American.

03/10/2014

Naadir Tharpe #10 of the Kansas Jayhawks (credit: Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Rising Star: Kansas Guard Naadir Tharpe

The 5’11” Tharpe is averaging 30 minutes, 8.9 points, and 5.1 assists per game while shooting 45 percent from the field, 39 percent from deep, and 82 percent from the line.

03/04/2014

Rick Pitino, Russ Smith  (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Rothstein: 5 Questions Entering The 2013-14 College Basketball Season

Can Louisville repeat? Without question. The Cardinals lost Peyton Siva and Gorgui Dieng, but there’s still more than enough left over to cut down the nets in Dallas next April.

09/27/2013

Marcus Smart #33 of the Oklahoma State Cowboys performs a reverse dunk. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Rothstein: Big 12 Offseason Notebook — Power Rankings And Players To Watch

The Jayhawks have won the last nine Big 12 regular-season titles and they’re bringing in the best recruiting class they’ve had in years — but that doesn’t mean they’ll necessarily have the best team in the Big 12 next season.

08/19/2013

Andrew Wiggins (Photo by Sam Forencich)

Rothstein: Kansas’ Non-Conference Schedule Will Give Wiggins The Ultimate Showcase

Andrew Wiggins is going to Kansas. It’s huge for Bill Self. It’s huge for the Big 12. And it’s even bigger for fans of college basketball.

05/15/2013

Head coach Leonard Hamilton of the Florida State Seminoles (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Rothstein: This And That Around NCAA Basketball; Wiggins’ Call, Duke-UCLA At MSG & More

Andrew Wiggins, the consensus No. 1 prospect in the Class of 2013 is expected to make his college decision in the early portion of this week.

05/13/2013

Andrew Wiggins (Photo by Sam Forencich)

Rothstein Files: Breaking Down The 4 Potential Destinations For Andrew Wiggins

We can’t fully project next year’s Top 25 in college basketball because arguably the best player in the sport has still yet to decide on his destination.

05/07/2013

John Calipari (credit: Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Rothstein Files: An Early Look At The Top 25 For The 2013-14 Season

The empire will bounce back in a major way next season. John Calipari has assembled arguably the greatest recruiting class in the history of college basketball.

04/10/2013

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Rothstein Files: ‘LIVE IN AC’ Basketball Tourney Set To Debut This Summer

The Jersey Shore will never be the same. A high-profile basketball experience will take place just moments from the Atlantic City boardwalk.

06/19/2012