Rothstein Files: Monday Morning College Hoops NotebookSyracuse can beat anyone without James Southerland. How do I know that? Because the Orange won at Louisville without Southerland on Saturday.
Rothstein Files: This And That Around College BasketballOne of the major keys to San Diego State's 6-1 start is Utah transfer JJ O'Brien. The 6-7 forward has blended perfectly alongside the Aztecs' talented perimeter of Xavier Thames, Chase Tapley, and Jamaal Franklin and given Steve Fisher one of the better glue guys in the country.
Rothstein Files: McCaffery Has Iowa Poised For A Jump Fran McCaffery likely has the most talented roster he's ever assembled as a head coach. The Hawkeyes are deep, have size, and can play a multitude of ways. But one thing they don't have entering the season is defined role allocation -- at least not yet.
Rothstein Files: This And That Around College Basketball Tony Criswell may not be in bold print when people talk about Missouri's prospects for next season, but the JUCO big man is going to have a key role for the Tigers.
Rothstein Files: 5 Teams That Will Rise Next Season In College Basketball Don't be surprised if the Razorbacks finish among the SEC's top four teams.
Rothstein Files: Monday Morning College Hoops NotebookSome people told me I was crazy when I made that statement prior to Kentucky's win over Louisville on Saturday but when you watch "MKG" play, it's tough not to see why he's more valuable than anyone else in college basketball.
Rothstein Files: News And Notes Around College HoopsWe don't wish attempting to deal with VCU's pressure on anyone.

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