Rothstein: Steve Lavin Targeting Saint Louis' WhitesellSteve Lavin is targeting Saint Louis associate head coach Jim Whitesell to fill the vacant position on the St. John's staff, multiple sources confirmed on Wednesday.
Jon Rothstein's Big Ten Offseason NotebookOn any given night, any team in the Big Ten has a chance to beat its opponent. You can't say that about most leagues in college basketball.
Rothstein: This And That Around NCAA Basketball; Kansas' Most Consistent Player & MoreWayne Selden doesn't enter next season with the cache of fellow freshmen Andrew Wiggins or Joel Embiid, but he's more than capable of having a big time first year in Lawrence.
Jon Rothstein's ACC Offseason NotebookWith the additions of Pitt, Syracuse and Notre Dame, the ACC will officially become the old Big East when it comes to the NCAA selection process in 2014.
Jon Rothstein's PAC-12 Offseason Notebook After years of struggling as a whole nationally, the conference is set to have its best overall season in a very long time.
Rothstein: This And That Around NCAA Basketball; VCU, Xavier Johnson & MoreNo list of breakout players for next season can omit Colorado's Xavier Johnson.
Rothstein Files: Big East Offseason Notebook; Questions, Rankings And MoreIt's safe to say this league will have at least five teams in the NCAA Tournament, but anything more than that depends on what happens elsewhere.
Rothstein: Five Observations From Rhode IslandDanny Hurley has done a tremendous job upgrading the Rhode Island roster, and now has a legitimate 10-man rotation.
Jon Rothstein's Atlantic 10 Offseason NotebookThe 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.
Jon Rothstein's 2013 NBA Draft RecapJust like they did last year with Dion Waiters, the Cavs went for the best available talent instead of overall need.
Rothstein: 2013 NBA Draft Notebook; Sleepers, 1st-Round Gems & MoreBen 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.
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.
Rothstein: This And That Around NCAA Basketball; Memphis' Adjustment, Davis Jazzed & MoreOne of the more underrated story lines heading into next season is how Memphis will adjust to the American Athletic Conference.
Rothstein: This And That Around NCAA Basketball; Atlantic 10, Derrick Randall & MoreThe 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.
Rothstein: Kyle Anderson Ready To Lead UCLA In 2013-14If 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?