2019 National Championship Preview: Virginia vs. Texas Tech

In the national title game that CBS and Turner have long been praying for, we get a defensive matchup for the ages: Virginia against Texas Tech. Tony Bennett against Chris Beard. Which school will bring home its first ever national championship?

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2018-19 Sweet 16 Preview: West Region

If this Sweet 16 field looks familiar to you, it should: three of the four West participants are repeats from last year, with only Texas Tech swapping in as the Lone Star representative (was Texas A&M last year). Can the Wolverines return to the Elite Eight? Can Gonzaga exact revenge upon Florida State after falling to the ‘Noles in this round last year?

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Quick Peek at Futures - 2018-19

Jim’s annual preseason dive into the NCAA futures market is here! Will he find the next Villanova (a 20:1 winner last year) among this season’s odds? He thinks he has…

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College Hoops All-Stars: The West

Our annual look at who would compose the West roster of a collegiate All-Star team...

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Embracing the Break

One of the most tried-and-true ways to get easy points is via transition. This year, a few teams that normally grind it out have cranked up the pace (spoiler: they all have smart coaches!). How have Miami (FL), Texas Tech, and Rhode Island used the open court to get more easy buckets?

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Big 12 2016-17 Tournament Preview

Guess who won the conference? I'll wait. 

You're right, it was Kansas! But the Sprint Center has a tendency to get wild, with the Jayhawks only backing up their regular season crown twice in the last 5 years. Who will reign supreme this year?

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The 'Big Bad 12': Is this the Best Conference Ever?

With just over two weeks left until conference tournaments kick-off, the Big-12 is on pace to send 7 of its 10 teams to the Big Dance for the 4th year in a row - the highest percentage of any conference in the past 15 years.  So how does the 2016-17 Big-12 stack up with some of the all-time greats, including this year's loaded ACC?

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Lopsided Lovelies

Finding balance between offense and defense in basketball is important to a team's overall success - but not all teams are built the same. We look at which squads are overwhelmingly offensively- and defensively-minded. 

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