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Jon Rothstein

Dwayne Evans (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Jon Rothstein’s Atlantic 10 Offseason Notebook

The Atlantic 10 may have lost brand name schools like Temple, Xavier, and Butler, but everyone else in the league improved since the end of last season.

07/01/2013

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

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

Memphis coach Josh Pastner (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)

Rothstein: This And That Around NCAA Basketball; Memphis’ Adjustment, Davis Jazzed & More

One of the more underrated story lines heading into next season is how Memphis will adjust to the American Athletic Conference.

06/21/2013

Aaron Jones (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Rothstein: This And That Around NCAA Basketball; Atlantic 10, Derrick Randall & More

The Atlantic 10 may have lost brand name programs like Temple, Butler, and Xavier, but the league is going to be just as deep as it was last year.

06/14/2013

Kyle Anderson (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Rothstein: Kyle Anderson Ready To Lead UCLA In 2013-14

If you want him to score, he’ll score. If you want him to rebound, he’ll rebound. And if you want him to run your team, he’ll do it with precision at 6-foot-9. But what about Anderson’s ability to lead?

06/12/2013

Amir Williams (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Rothstein: This And That Around NCAA Basketball; Jermaine Lawrence, Amir Williams & More

I’m hearing Ohio State’s Amir Williams had a terrific spring in Columbus.

06/07/2013

Illinois head coach John Groce (Photo by Michael Hickey/Getty Images)

Rothstein: Transfers Allowing Illinois To Keep Pace In Big Ten

For some programs, transfers are devastating. For others, it’s a valuable way to build and maintain a competitive foundation in some of the best conferences in the country.

06/04/2013

Iowa State coach Fred Hoiberg (credit: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Rothstein: This And That Around NCAA Basketball; Kane’s Decision & More

DeAndre Kane’s decision to commit to Iowa State on Thursday night immediately makes the Cyclones a top-four team in the Big 12 next season along with Kansas, Oklahoma State, and Baylor.

05/31/2013

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

Head coach Fred Hoiberg of the Iowa State Cyclones. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Rothstein: This And That Around NCAA Basketball; Iowa State, SMU & More

Iowa State needs to get back to the way they initially built their program under Fred Hoiberg — taking transfers.

05/24/2013

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

John Calipari (credit: Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Rothstein: Revised Early Top 25 For The 2013-14 College Basketball Season

Kentucky is back, and in a major way.

05/16/2013

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

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