Anthony Bennett

Kendall Williams (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Getty Images)

Rothstein Files: Mountain West Offseason Notebook

Last season was a breakout year for the conference with five teams advancing to the field of 68, but it’s hard to see that many schools from the Mountain West being in the bracket next March.

08/26/2013

Anthony Bennett of UNLV reacts after being drafted No. 1 overall by the Cleveland Cavaliers during the first round of the 2013 NBA Draft at Barclays Center on June 27, 2013. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Jon Rothstein’s 2013 NBA Draft Recap

Just like they did last year with Dion Waiters, the Cavs went for the best available talent instead of overall need.

06/28/2013

Anthony Bennett of the UNLV Runnin' Rebels looks to pass the ball in the second half of the game against the San Diego State Aztecs at Viejas Arena on January 16, 2013 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Kent C. Horner/Getty Images)

Cavaliers Select Anthony Bennett No. 1 Overall In 2013 NBA Draft

The Cavs shocked everyone at the 2013 NBA Draft by selecting Anthony Bennett first overall.

06/27/2013

NBA Draft prospect Anthony Bennett speaks to the media on June 26, 2013. (Photo by Steven Freemant/NBAE via Getty Images)

Rothstein: 2013 NBA Draft Notebook; Sleepers, 1st-Round Gems & More

Ben McLemore seemed be to a virtual lock to be taken among the top three picks a few weeks ago, but now he could drop all the way to Sacramento at No. 7.

06/27/2013

Josh Hairston #15 of the Duke Blue Devils tries to keep a loose ball from Alex Len #25 of the Maryland Terrapins. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Rothstein Files: This And That Around The 2013 NBA Draft

Maryland’s Alex Len has emerged as a strong option for Cleveland with the first-overall pick, but that doesn’t mean that’s the only way the Cavs can land him.

06/26/2013

Head coach Dave Rice of the UNLV Runnin' Rebels and players Anthony Bennett #15, Bryce DeJean-Jones #13 and Katin Reinhardt #5. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Getty Images)

Rothstein: UNLV Could Do More With Less In 2013-14

How could Katin Reinhardt leave after being fourth on UNLV in scoring as a freshman (10.1 PPG), and second in minutes played (29.2)?

05/28/2013

Nerlens Noel (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Rothstein Files: 2013 NBA Draft Notebook, Including An Early Mock

Is the 2013 NBA Draft as weak as people are making it out to be? Yes, at the top. There are NO franchise players in this draft.

05/22/2013

Nick Faust #5 of the Maryland Terrapins (Photo by Jason Szenes/Getty Images)

Rothstein Files: Five Questions In College Hoops Heading Into Wednesday Night

Mark Turgeon has openly said that he’s considering using sophomore Nick Faust at point guard against the Wolfpack, simply because the Terrapins haven’t been getting the same type of play in the backcourt that they were at the beginning of the season.

01/16/2013

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Rothstein Files: This And That Around College Basketball

UNLV is now legitimately among the top seven or eight teams in the country heading into next season after adding Findlay Prep power forward Anthony Bennett.

05/17/2012

Mark Lyons (credit: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Rothstein Files: Five Quick Hits On College Hoops

For a team that desperately needed a capable lead guard, getting Mark Lyons is like found money for Sean Miller and the Wildcats.

05/08/2012