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Prospect Report: Lonzo Ball Of UCLA

by Rafael Uehara

Apr 25, 2017 2:13 PM

Lonzo Ball still has areas to improve in terms of getting to the basket against a set defense, hitting the eventual stop-and-pop jumper and on defense. We breakdown his game and where he'd best fit. Read more »

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The Dad Mystique Of LaVar Ball

by John Wilmes

Mar 23, 2017 1:55 PM

LaVar is preceding his sons' feats with a reel of hyperbolic myth-making that turns them into more than athletes. Before any of them have taken a shot in the NBA, the Ball family have already become legend. Read more »

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Prospect Report: Lonzo Ball Of UCLA

by Rafael Uehara

Nov 7, 2016 7:27 PM

Lonzo Ball starts the season rated as lottery-caliber because shot creation is extremely valuable and because his height and length suggests positional versatility might be in his future, something that is at a premium in this Era of basketball. Read more »

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Sweet Sixteen Day 2

by Dan Hanner

How Tom Izzo, Rick Pitino, and Mike Krzyzewski ended up in another Elite Eight, and how Mark Few made the Elite Eight for the first time since 1999. Read more »
NCAA Tournament Day 3

by Dan Hanner

Breaking down the third day of the NCAA tournament and asking a key question: Is Arizona better off with Stanley Johnson on the bench? Read more »
NCAA Tournament Day 1

by Dan Hanner

Looking back at the day with more close games than any day in the history of the NCAA tournament. Read more »
Freshmen Ranked 1-20

by Dan Hanner

Checking in on what we know now on the incoming freshmen who were ranked from No. 1 to No. 20 before the season started. Read more »
New Coaches And Freshmen Ranked 41-60

by Dan Hanner

New coaches canít necessarily overhaul the whole roster in year one, but they can at least get their players to compete on the defensive end. Read more »
College Basketball Preview Summary And Updates

by Dan Hanner

Over the past 12 weeks, we've released a number of conference previews for the upcoming 14-15 college basketball season. Here are a few updates on what's changed since that project began. Read more »
College Basketball Preview 14-15: Pacific-12

by Dan Hanner

Arizona are the clear favorites to win the Pac-12 again in 2015 with UCLA, Stanford and Utah hoping for a place in the top-25. Read more »
Zach LaVine: Everything's Contextual

by Jonathan Tjarks

From a tools perspective, Zach LaVine is one of the most talented guards to come into the league in a long time. Heís not as big as Andrew Wiggins, but heís every bit as athletic and heís far more skilled. Read more »
Way Too Early Top 25 Projections

by Dan Hanner

I break out my lineup-based projections model to predict the 2014-15 season. Read more »
Blue Blood Schools Again Taking Country's Best Talent

by Jonathan Tjarks

The programs who reel in multiple players from the McDonaldís game are the sportís blue bloods. There were 13 schools represented at the game, but only five with multiple recruits - Duke and Kentucky with 4, UNC with 3, Kansas and UCLA with 2. Read more »
Balance Remains Key To Winning In March

by Jonathan Tjarks

While UCLA could only beat you with offense and San Diego State could only beat you with defense, Arizona and Florida could beat you with both. An elite team can beat you in multiple ways. Read more »
Sweet Sixteen Day 1

by Dan Hanner

What it means to have a Cole Aldrich moment, Scott Drew's enigmatic coaching, UCLA's three point defense, and Aaron Gordon's promotional video highlight Day 1 of the Sweet Sixteen. Read more »
Blue-Blood Cinderella

by Jonathan Tjarks

If you are looking for a high-major team with a middling seed to ride in your bracket, you could do worse than UCLA. Steve Alford has enough NBA-caliber talent to compete against any school in the field. Read more »
Final Thoughts On Ranking 351 D1 Teams

by Dan Hanner

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 »
Pac-12 Basketball Early Projection

by Dan Hanner

With the MWC taking a step back, eight Pac-12 teams should be in the NCAA tournament hunt in 2013-14. Read more »
2013-2014 Preseason Top 25 Part 2

by Dan Hanner

A lineup-based statistical projection of the 2013-2014 season. Read more »
NCAA Tournament Day 2

by Dan Hanner

The joy and pain of the upset, playing with reckless abandon, Muhammad's eligibility, Friday's crazy runs, and the coach who concerned me the most on Friday. Read more »