Rothstein Files: Five Quick Hits On College BasketballRutgers hasn't been to the NCAA Tournament since 1991, but the Scarlet Knights' decision to join the Big Ten on Tuesday should greatly enhance their chances of returning to the bracket.
Rothstein Files: This And That Around College BasketballIt's tough not to feel for Providence coach Ed Cooley this week. The Friars built palpable momentum on the recruiting trail in the past year by landing Top 30 talents in Ricky Ledo and Kris Dunn and now neither will play to start next season.
Rothstein Files: Ed Cooley Keeping Providence Ship Afloat Entering their second season under the stewardship of Ed Cooley, Providence is deeper, hungrier, and more skilled than they've been in years.
Rothstein Files: Five Observations From Fairfield-ProvidenceBurly yet exceptionally skilled 6-foot-5, Rakim Sanders should be a major threat to Iona's Mike Glover for MAAC Player of the Year honors.