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Performance Against Real Competition

by Dan Hanner

Dec 24, 2014 5:26 PM

One of the frustrating things about the margin-of-victory rankings this time of year is that they try to rank all the teams. Segmenting out teams based on opponent quality is helpful. Read more »

Tags: Arizona Wildcats, NCAA

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Forced To Learn On The Job, Solomon Hill Showing Promise

by Andrew Perna

Nov 8, 2014 3:02 PM

Solomon Hill played sparingly as a late first-round pick on a championship contender, but things changed very quickly this offseason. Read more »

Tags: Solomon Hill, Indiana Pacers, Arizona Wildcats, NBA

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College Basketball Preview 14-15: Pacific-12

by Dan Hanner

Sep 8, 2014 5:50 PM

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 »

Tags: Arizona Wildcats, Arizona State Sun Devils, California Golden Bears, Colorado Buffaloes, Oregon Ducks, Oregon State Beavers, Stanford Cardinal, UCLA Bruins, USC Trojans, Washington Huskies, Utah Utes, Washington State Cougars, Pacific-12 Conference, NCAA

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Draft Report: Aaron Gordon Of Arizona

by Jonathan Tjarks

Aaron Gordon might never be a guy who averages 18-20 points a game, but he does everything else on the court that helps you win. Hes the ultimate teammate, a guy who plays elite defense at multiple positions and moves the ball on offense. Read more »
NCAA Top 25 Projections (Post NBA Draft Declaration Deadline)

by Dan Hanner

I explore the stats that make my model more skeptical of Texas, SMU, San Diego St., and Oklahoma, and I show that Syracuse, Ohio St., and UCLA still have plenty of elite high school talent. 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 »
Counting Down To Four

by Dan Hanner

Why Bo Ryan deserved a Final Four trip, Michigan St.'s poor half-court offense, and other thoughts as we set the field for the Final Four. 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 »
Major Conference Tournaments Underway

by Dan Hanner

How good would Duke, Kentucky, Kansas, and Arizona be if their freshmen stuck around? I also check in on some seniors and the first day of the major conference tournaments. Read more »
Injury Splits - March Edition

by Dan Hanner

How well has Arizona played without Brandon Ashley? What about Pittsburgh without Durand Johnson? What about Colorado without Spencer Dinwiddie? 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

by Dan Hanner

A lineup-based statistical model projects the 2013-2014 season. Read more »
Weaknesses of Title Contenders

by Dan Hanner

In this edition, we take the teams in the Top 16 of the Pomeroy Rankings and figure out how often they look beatable on the basketball court. Read more »
NCAA Power Poll For February

by Dan Hanner

While there are certainly no elite college teams this season, there are a host of teams that can reach the Final Four. In this edition, we outline the various tiers. Read more »
Revisiting Recruiting Classes

by Dan Hanner

Michigan's freshmen have exceeded expectations and in this edition we examine other top classes such as N.C. State, UNLV, UCLA, Kentucky, Duke, Indiana, Arizona, Michigan State and North Carolina. Read more »
Slim Margins

by Dan Hanner

On Butler/Gonzaga, winning the right way, quantity leading to quality, quality leading to quality, Syracuse, Cincinnati, Rutgers and more. Read more »
Who Have You Played?

by Dan Hanner

On the legitimacy of Arizona and Florida as national championship contenders, who has quality wins already and more. Read more »
Nerlens Noel, Isaiah Austin, And A Quick Look At How The Top 80 Recruits Have Fared

by Dan Hanner

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 »
Projecting The 2013 Season (Page 3)

by Dan Hanner

Hot Off the Presses: Projecting the 2013 Season! Read more »