The 10 Most Intriguing ‘What ifs…?’ In College Hoops History

What if Hank Gathers hadn’t tragically passed away? What if Gordon Hayward’s shot had rimmed IN? What if LeBron had gone to college? We count down the 10 most intriguing ‘What ifs…?” in college basketball history.

What if…Kentucky had beaten Texas Western in 1966?

Texas Western’s victory over Kentucky in 1966 was an important watershed moment in sports in this country, but it had much greater impact on America than just basketball. What if it didn’t happen? What if Kentucky had won?

What if…LeBron had gone to college and the one-and-done rule was never instituted?

Please, just suspend disbelief for ten minutes and try and consider what would have happened if LeBron James had chosen to gone to college for one year.

What if…Coach K had been fired from Duke after his third season?

Today, he is a household name – maybe the most famous and popular head coach in all of American sports. One can almost list his resume with looking. It’s easy to forget that after three years at Duke, he was 38-47. What if…Coach K had been fired from Duke after his third season?