Jon Rothstein

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

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

Steve Lavin

Rothstein: Lavin, St. John’s Looking To Take Next Step

Speaking on Thursday night in Midtown, Steve Lavin went into detail about why he feels next season is the time when his basketball team will accelerate things to another level.

05/10/2013

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

Mike Moser (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Rothstein: This And That Around NCAA Basketball; Moser’s Decision, Auburn Upgrade & More

UNLV transfer Mike Moser is down to Gonzaga, Oregon and Washington, and will likely make a decision by the end of the week, according to a source close to the situation.

05/02/2013

Shane Larkin (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Rothstein: This And That Around NCAA Basketball; Larkin’s Future, Fordham Rising & More

If Shane Larkin returns to Miami for his junior season, the Hurricanes will make the NCAA Tournament. If he leaves for the NBA, Jim Larranaga’s team will be in complete rebuilding mode.

04/26/2013

Head coach Dan Hurley of the Rhode Island Rams. (Photo by Michael Hickey/Getty Images)

Rothstein: 5 Teams That Will Rise During The 2013-14 College Basketball Season

Can a team go 8-21 one year and compete for an Atlantic 10 title the next? Absolutely. We’re talking about Rhode Island.

04/23/2013

Eddie Jordan (Photo by David Dow/NBAE via Getty Images)

Rothstein: Jordan’s Massive Job At Rutgers And 4 More Quick Hits On College Basketball

Jordan’s quest to make his alma mater relevant nationally was going to be an arduous task regardless, but now with recent player defections, the Scarlet Knights will have to work just to put together a roster for next season.

04/19/2013

Eddie Jordan (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Rothstein: Latest On Rutgers, Jordan; More Notes Around College Basketball

Rutgers’ expected hiring of Eddie Jordan also means that Scarlet Knights associate head coach David Cox will likely remain on the coaching staff, per multiple sources close to the situation.

04/16/2013

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

Luke Hancock of the Louisville Cardinals celebrates as he cuts down the net after helping his team win the NCAA title game. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Rothstein: Hancock’s Heroics Propel Louisville To Title

Luke Hancock’s knack for making big shots was on display well before he transferred to Louisville. But he craved something bigger. He finally got it last night.

04/09/2013

John Beilein (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images), Rick Pitino (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Rothstein’s NCAA Title Game Preview: Louisville, Michigan Set To Give Us A Thrill

The season that none of us could predict is set to give us a title game that none of us will forget.

04/08/2013

Rick Pitino and the Louisville Cardinals in the 2013 NCAA Tournament (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Rothstein: What You Need To Know Ahead Of 2013 Final Four

Can the Shockers continue their surge? It all depends on how they handle Louisville’s relentless pressure.

04/05/2013

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