Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Articles
With three marquee basketball games staggered throughout the day, #10 Northern Iowa at #11 Wichita St., #18 Arkansas at #1 Kentucky, and #7 Arizona at #13 Utah, Saturday seemed like the perfect day to write a noon to midnight recap. Read more »
College Basketball Preview 14-15: ACC
Duke are their favorites and their season will hinge on the play of Jahlil Okafor and Tyus Jones, while Louisville, North Carolina and Virginia will challenge. Read more »
Final Thoughts On Ranking 351 D1 Teams
Over the past few days, Dan Hanner has presented his updated projection model, his season projections on ESPN Insider, Q&A's with Eamonn Brennon and John Templon, along with replying to questions on Twitter. Here are a few additional thoughts that didn't make the cut. Read more »
ACC Basketball Early Projection
I use my lineup-based model to project the 2013-2014 ACC standings. Find out why Virginia is a sleeper cotender and Syracuse's offense may still be a weakness. Read more »
Nerlens Noel, Isaiah Austin, And A Quick Look At How The Top 80 Recruits Have Fared
On Nerlens Noel, Isaiah Austin, Kyle Anderson and the rest of the freshman class as they play such prominent roles to begin the 12-13 NCAA season. Read more »
Grassroots Basketball Since 'The Last Shot'
Grassroots basketball has changed dramatically in the 18 years since “The Last Shot”, a book about Stephon Marbury and several of his Lincoln High teammates was published. Summer league teams and All-Star camps, in their infancy in 1994, are now the main avenue for even low and mid-major players to be identified by college coaches. Read more »
The Many Facets & Unpredictability Of March Madness
While personnel determine scheme in the NBA, college basketball coaches recruit players that fit their schemes. Read more »
YABC Column For Feb. 6th (Iowa St., Florida St., Robbie Hummel & More)
On Florida State with and without Ian Miller, Miami's upset of Duke, Missouri as a No. 1 seed, Iowa State, Robbie Hummel as a spot-up shooter and more. Read more »
Conference Play Means Scouting Reports
On the first full weekend of conference play, there were 35 match-ups between BCS conference teams, which means the team that takes their information and executes better usually wins. Read more »
BCS Basketball Power Poll January 2012
Separating the BCS schools into tiers named after John Wooden, Dean Smith, Gene Keady, Rollie Massimino, John Chaney, Kelvin Sampson, Tim Welsh, Pat Knight and Sidney Lowe, how does everyone stand? Read more »
Colleges On NBA Rosters
Duke, Kentucky, UCLA, Texas, Kansas, North Carolina, UConn, Florida and Arizona each begin the 11-12 NBA season with 10 or more players on NBA rosters. Read more »
Ryan Boatright, Trevor Mbakwe, Bruce Ellington, Tyshawn Taylor & The Season's First Splits
Ryan Boatright's arrival has completely turned around Connecticut's early season performance. Here's why it is sometimes isn't too soon to look at small sample sizes. Read more »
The Anti-Recruiting Tool
There are many ways to build a winning program. John Calipari’s focus on younger players may be the best way to get elite recruits, but it isn’t the only way to build a winning program. Read more »
ACC Preview Part 2: What Are Duke's Chances?
Since Roy Williams arrived, North Carolina has consistently finished ahead of Duke in the ACC when they return more minutes from the previous season. But Duke will bring in Austin Rivers and four other elite recruits. Read more »
ACC Preview Part 1: Can Anyone Compete With The Tar Heels?
No ACC opponent has the talent and experience to match the Tar Heels and Blue Devils. But with fewer possessions per game, even mediocre ACC teams may be an occasional upset threat. Read more »
Are Elite High School Recruits Necessary To Reach The Final Four?
Butler and George Mason have proven it is possible to reach the Final Four without Top-100 recruits, but Florida's success without Top-10 players in 2006 and 2007 may give us the most realistic scenario of success. Read more »
Do NCAA Football Rivalries Translate To Basketball?
In honor of the beginning of the 2011 college football season, here is a look at some of their biggest rivalries and whether they translate to the basketball court. Read more »
College Coaching Series Part 6
In this edition, we look at pace for all BCS coaches, with the Big 12 and SEC expected to play at the fastest rate in the nation. Read more »
College Coaching Series Part 4
Jim Larranaga is the new head coach at the University of Miami, meaning all BCS positions are now filled and we can look at how each coach ranks in the Four Factors. Read more »