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Holiday Tournaments Are Underway

by Dan Hanner

Nov 24, 2014 1:01 PM

On Texas A&M, Iowa, Duke's holiday tournament run, UConn, Florida's loss to Miami, LSU, Oregon, Providence vs. Notre Dame and more. Read more »

Tags: Texas A&M Aggies, Connecticut Huskies, Duke Blue Devils, Oregon Ducks, NCAA

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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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Way Too Early Top 25 Projections

by Dan Hanner

Apr 7, 2014 12:54 AM

I break out my lineup-based projections model to predict the 2014-15 season. Read more »

Tags: Montrezl Harrell, Arizona Wildcats, Kansas Jayhawks, Duke Blue Devils, Wisconsin Badgers, Florida Gators, Michigan Wolverines, Kentucky Wildcats, North Carolina Tar Heels, Connecticut Huskies, Virginia Cavaliers, Villanova Wildcats, Wichita State Shockers, VCU Rams, Louisville Cardinals, Syracuse Orange, Ohio State Buckeyes, Southern Methodist Mustangs, Colorado Buffaloes, Baylor Bears, Texas Longhorns, Maryland Terrapins, Iowa Hawkeyes, UCLA Bruins, Gonzaga Bulldogs, Utah Utes, Iowa State Cyclones, Oregon Ducks, San Diego State Aztecs, Stanford Cardinal, Dayton Flyers, Michigan State Spartans, Pittsburgh Panthers, Georgetown Hoyas, Seton Hall Pirates, UNLV Runnin' Rebels, LSU Tigers, Memphis Tigers, Tennessee Volunteers, Illinois Fighting Illini, Nebraska Cornhuskers, Cincinnati Bearcats, NCAA

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Opening Weekend Thoughts

by Dan Hanner

Grading Joshua Smith's defense, Oregon's transfer debuts, Harvard's returning Kyle Casey and Brandyn Curry, and UConn's new big men. 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 »
Winning The Summer: The Oregon Transfer Upgrade

by Dan Hanner

It looked like Oregon wouldn't be able to build upon its outstanding 12-13 season until Dana Altman hit on several transfers to boost their projected offense from 101. to 106.8. 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 »
NCAA Tournament Day 1

by Dan Hanner

Harvard's win might not quite be Princeton in 1996 but it was still special, plus Dixon's latest failure, the lack of NBA talent, and the days change in tournament odds. Read more »
Injury Splits, March Edition: Is Duke Now The Favorite?

by Dan Hanner

Oregon, North Dakota St., Florida and Duke all got key players back recently and given how these teams performed without these players, the returns could not have come at a better time. 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 »
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 »
Mike Krzyzewski Owns November

by Dan Hanner

Duke may not be #1 in the polls, but in terms of accomplishments, no one has more quality wins than the Blue Devils at this point. They’ve beaten two preseason Top-5 teams and two more probable tournament teams. Read more »
The Many Facets & Unpredictability Of March Madness

by Jonathan Tjarks

While personnel determine scheme in the NBA, college basketball coaches recruit players that fit their schemes. Read more »
Five Surprises From The Second Weekend In January

by Dan Hanner

The theme heading into this weekend was that there were not many must-see games. But with college basketball, the sheer volume of games ensures there will always be a few surprises. Read more »
Perry Jones, Jared Sullinger And The Devoe Joseph Riddle

by Dan Hanner

Here is how various college teams such as Ohio State, Baylor, Pitt and Oregon have performed with and without key players. Read more »
The Anti-Recruiting Tool

by Dan Hanner

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 »
Relative Value Losers, Pac-12 And Horizon League Notes

by Dan Hanner

Using Relative Value to identify teams that will struggle to repeat their 2011 success, along with looks at the Pac-12 and Horizon. Read more »
College Coaching Series Part 6

by Dan Hanner

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

by Dan Hanner

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 »
State Of College Coaching 2011 – Part 1

by Dan Hanner

Only 10 BCS conference coaching jobs changed this offseason, but it is still an opportune time to update the coaching tree. Read more »