Big Ten Basketball: Each team’s best returning player for 2014-15

Yogi Ferrell

The NBA Draft deadline for early applicants has come and gone, leaving us knowing who will be back on the collegiate hardwood next season. As some of the Big Ten’s best stars head to the professional ranks, let’s take a look at some of the top players who will continue their college career and see what the 2014-15 season holds for each of those players.

Adam Silver reiterates he wants to raise NBA age limit

Adam Silver

Once again, NBA commissioner Adam Silver is pushing to get rid of the one-and-done culture of college basketball by proposing to raise the NBA’s age limit from 19 to 20.

Top 10 Performers from the 2014 NCAA Tournament

Shabazz Napier

The 2014 NCAA Tournament will be remembered for a long time. Here’s a look at the 10 best performers from this year’s event.

The 2013-14 Wisconsin Badgers Won’t Soon Be Forgotten

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When Traevon Jackson’s attempt at a game-winning shot rattled out as time expired, the Wisconsin Badgers’ magical NCAA tournament run came to a bitter end.

John Calipari misses out on big bonus with loss to UConn

John Calipari

If you think you’re having a bad day, it’s nothing compared to John Calipari’s on Monday. Not only did the wormiest coach in all of sports lose college basketball’s national championship game, he also missed out on a $375,000 bonus he would have gotten for winning the title. Ouch.

Final Four Weekend: The Top Four Teams, Coaches and Games since 2000

2009 North Carolina Tar Heels

To get you ready for the Final Four this weekend, I’ve comprised a list of the top four teams, coaches and games since the 1999-2000 season. While there are a lot of great teams and coaches to choose from, only the elite made the following lists.

Feel free to add your picks in the comments section.

Report: Cuonzo Martin pulls out of Marquette coaching search

Cuonzo Martin

On Monday, reports surfaced that Tennessee coach Cuonzo Martin had talked to Marquette, but reports now claim he withdrew his name from consideration.

Duke and Syracuse’s Worst March Madness Losses

Mike Krzyzewski Jim Boeheim

Duke and Syracuse both crashed out of the 2014 NCAA Tournament early. But that shouldn’t be surprising. Here is a look at both teams’ worst March Madness losses.

How Would North Dakota State Fare in Big XII?

In the past several months, North Dakota State University has proven it can compete with the big boys. How would the school perform if it joined the Big XII conference?

Top 10 Conference Tournament Games and Top 5 Individual Performances

Phil Martelli

Other than the Super Bowl, no sporting event takes hold of the nation’s attention on an annual basis like March Madness. While the NCAA tournament is the focal point of the country’s collective attention, and deservedly so, the preceding conference tournaments always serve as a great appetizer to the insanity that will inevitably ensue in the Big Dance.

The Billion Dollar Question – Could Bracket Challenge Lead to Scandal?

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Warren Buffett’s $1 billion bracket challenge is a dumb idea.

NCAA Tournament Bracket Projections: Final

Virginia ACC Champions

After a busy Saturday on the hardwood, there’s still a lot to be decided, particularly on the two, three, and four lines of the bracket. Fourteen automatic bids were handed out, which leaves just five more to be awarded on Selection Sunday.

Spitting Out the Seeds – Kurt’s NCAA Bracket Projection

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Today is college basketball’s equivalent to Christmas Eve. Most of the shopping has been done, and members of the tournament selection committee quarantined on the 18th floor of an Indianapolis hotel since mid-week now have a good idea of how the brackets for the NCAA Tournament will play out.

College Basketball Coach of the Year: The Final Five Candidates and Reader Poll

Gregg Marshall

Who is college basketball’s Coach of the Year for the 2013-14 season? Vote in our poll.

2013-14 College Basketball Regular Season Awards

Doug McDermott

As March Madness closes in, let’s take a look back at the best (and worst) the 2013-14 regular season of college hoops had to offer.