Expectations are always high for UCLA basketball. The blueblood program will rank in the preseason top 25 once again, despite fielding a bevy of freshmen. How far can head coach Steve Alford’s frosh take the program?
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The Indiana basketball team is poised to play in the NCAA Tournament after a difficult two-year absence. All the necessary pieces for improvement are falling into place beautifully for the Hoosiers.
Bryce Drew is putting together something special at Vanderbilt, recruiting the school's most highly-rated incoming class ever for the Commodores' 2018-19 college basketball season.
Men’s Division I college basketball is the hardest sport to consistently handicap, with 347 teams to try to make sense of and the nature of the game itself, with big point swings and many upsets.
Oregon Likely Pac-12's Best Bet to Reach Final Four
The Oregon Ducks are primed to return to the Final Four after missing the NCAA Tournament last season. They are top choice among Pac-12 programs, with a recruiting class rivaling any in the country.
Charles Matthews’ decision to opt out as an early NBA Draft entrant solidified Michigan’s chances as a legitimate 2019 Final Four contender. Coach John Beilein also turned down the NBA and recruited his best class in years in addition to plenty of experience returning.
Travis a Big-Time Boost for Kentucky ... and Best Transfer Ever?
Reid Travis, the most high-profile transfer player in college basketball this season, is headed to Kentucky from Stanford. His arrival is everything head coach John Calipari needs, and then some.
Reigning college basketball champion Villanova lost its four best players in the NBA Draft on Friday. Do the Wildcats have enough to repeat? Betting odds suggest they do, but we're not too sure.
What FBI Investigation? Auburn Serious Final Four Candidate
Auburn returned three key players and locked up coach Bruce Pearl with a five-year extension. Another SEC title and NCAA Tournament run is likely despite serious outside issues.
Can a mid-major win the championship over a blue blood in the 2019 NCAA Men's College Basketball Tournament? Gonzaga and Nevada have the best chances in years. Let's take a look at why.
Nevada, Clemson Top Programs Bouyed by Underclassmen Return
The deadline to retain college basketball eligibility for underclassmen flirting with the NBA Draft has expired. These six teams benefited the most by players opting out of a pro career this year.
Off Historic Loss, Can Virginia Find Redemption in 2018-19? You Bet
Virginia is aiming to rewrite history after becoming the first No. 1 to lose to a 16 seed ever in the NCAA Tournament. What's the Cavs' outlook for 2018-19?
No elite college basketball program has taken the brunt of the ongoing FBI investigation into illegal recruiting practices harder than the Arizona Wildcats. Is the program done as a national title contender? You bet.
Tennessee Hopes to Make Giant Leap Toward Final Four Quest
Not much was expected from Tennessee heading into last season, but after a strong showing with an SEC regular-season title, the Vols could be poised to break out in 2018-19.
NCAAB Futures: Mack, Capel in Spotlight After Accepting New Jobs
College basketball's annual coaching carousel made a few spins recently, and we're looking at how the changes might affect the NCAA futures odds.