Let me say this: I like Cuonzo Martin’s team in Tennessee. But they won’t make the NCAA Tournament.
Rice returns from his suspension on Wednesday night against Syracuse at the Carrier Dome, and the third-year coach will hope to cure some of what’s plagued this team during their solid, but somewhat flawed 9-2 start.
The term may be a bit redundant in college basketball circles, but it definitely epitomizes VCU’s relentless pressure. The Rams turned over Western Kentucky 32 times in their 76-44 victory on Tuesday night and never allowed the Hilltoppers to get into a rhythm.
The Orange? We think that they’re the best team in the country. Yes, better than Indiana and better than Duke. Crazy? Not if you watch sophomore point guard Michael Carter-Williams. Trust us, you won’t be disappointed.
On Wednesday, Louisville became the sixth former Big East school to join the ACC. This comes a week after Rutgers and Maryland, a charter member of the original ACC, left to join the Big Ten. Chaos? Absolutely.
Rutgers 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.
John Jastremski, Jon Rothstein and John Schmeelk join Sean Hartnett in a roundtable to discuss the journey and growth of Carmelo Anthony.
The biggest thing for this group? Something they’ve never dealt with before — expectations.
Jim Calhoun left Connecticut the same way he coached it to three national titles — on his terms. The 70-year-old Hall of Famer announced his retirement at a 2 p.m. news conference on Thursday.
The Jim Calhoun era is over. Assistant Kevin Ollie will be the head coach for UConn during the upcoming season but wasn’t granted the three-year deal he desired, according to multiple sources.
Without good players, coaches can’t win games. Without great ones, they can’t compete for championships. Fran Dunphy knows this better than anyone.
Even when you have some success, you still have to deal with doses of adversity. Just ask South Florida coach Stan Heath.
With Mark Lyons, Nick Johnson, Solomon Hill, and a healthy Kevin Parrom and Jordin Mayes, Arizona should have a much deeper and explosive perimeter than they did last season.
Temple is now in prime position to challenge for yet another Atlantic 10 title after the Owls officially added Boston University big man Jake O’Brien as a transfer this past week.
Lane Kiffin’s squad is finally off probation and the Trojans look like they have all the requisites to once again compete for the the gridiron’s richest prize. But Kiffin isn’t the only coach at USC brimming with optimism.