Rothstein Files: This And That Around College Basketball Kentucky coach John Calipari said he feels like he has seven starters with Andrew and Aaron Harrison, James Young, Alex Poythress, Julius Randle, Dakari Johnson and Willie Cauley-Stein.
Will Michigan Be Able To Beat Syracuse's Vaunted 2-3 Zone Defense?Some get paid millions to try and solve the riddle facing the Michigan coaching staff at the Final Four this weekend. How do you score against the Syracuse 2-3 zone defense? Lately, there seems to be no answer.
Rothstein Files: Previewing The 9 Major Conference Tourneys With PredictionsJim Larranaga's team has had a banner season, but they'll likely have to beat Duke for a second time this season -- this time with Ryan Kelly -- to reinforce their potential to go deep in the NCAA Tournament.
Rothstein: Butler, UNC And 5 Questions Heading Into Busy Night In College HoopsCollege basketball's elite rivalry will bring out the best in North Carolina for the first 20 minutes, but we can't see Roy Williams' team staying close with the Blue Devils for an entire game.
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: Larranaga, Miami Have Big Opportunity Against Michigan StateThe Hurricanes couldn't really be a contender at the top of the league, could they? We'll have a pretty good idea if that's possible after Wednesday night when Miami hosts Michigan State as part of the ACC/Big Ten Challenge.
Rothstein Files: Larranaga, Miami Should Be In ACC MixNC State has been anointed as the team to beat in the ACC. But what about Miami?
Rothstein Files: A Wonderful Wednesday In College HoopsThe most storied rivalry in the sport takes center stage as the Blue Devils try and bounce back from Sunday's loss to Miami.
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.