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Towns & Zion In The Culture Of Expectations & Disappointment

by Corbin Smith

Nov 9, 2018 6:37 PM

When Karl-Anthony Towns came into the league, he was universally thought of as the answer to how a big man can operate in the modern game. Now he's considered by many a disappointment just as another set of unreachable expectations are being bestowed upon Zion Williamson. Read more »

Tags: Karl-Anthony Towns, Zion Williamson, Minnesota Timberwolves, Duke Blue Devils, Kentucky Wildcats, NCAA, NBA

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Prospect Report: Keldon Johnson Of Kentucky

by Rafael Uehara

Aug 28, 2018 11:11 AM

The NBA is starved for wings and Keldon Johnson looks the part of a 3&D wing from a physical-standpoint and based on how he's been used. Read more »

Tags: Keldon Johnson, Kentucky Wildcats, NCAA, NBA, NBA NBA Draft, NBA Draft General

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Prospect Report: Hamidou Diallo Of Kentucky

by Rafael Uehara

May 14, 2018 2:35 PM

Hamidou Diallo's time at Kentucky was strange but uneventful as he never got the chance to run the offense and wasn't much of a priority in the halfcourt. Read more »

Tags: Hamidou Diallo, Kentucky Wildcats, NCAA, NBA

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Prospect Report: Shai Gilgeous-Alexander Of Kentucky

by Rafael Uehara

Shai Gilgeous-Alexander is the rare one-and-done prospect out of Kentucky who was not a five-star recruit, but he's a natural running an offense with great length. Read more »
Prospect Report: Kevin Knox Of Kentucky

by Rafael Uehara

Kevin Knox has positional versatility on the wing and potential as a scorer. Read more »
Prospect Report: Hamidou Diallo Of Kentucky

by Rafael Uehara

Hamidou Diallo's top skill is his ability to create a shot for himself in an individualistic manner. Read more »
Prospect Report: De'Aaron Fox Of Kentucky

by Rafael Uehara

De'Aaron Fox is a tremendous talent off the dribble and defensively with only his perimeter shot keeping him from going even higher in the draft. Read more »
Prospect Report: Malik Monk Of Kentucky

by Rafael Uehara

Malik Monk's eruption of high volume scoring matched with elite efficiency has elevated his draft status. Monk is impressively scoring both on spot-ups and off the bounce. Read more »
Draft Report: Willie Cauley-Stein Of Kentucky

by Christopher Reina

Willie Cauley-Stein has a transcendent, on-trend, NBA-ready skill and can transform a team's defensive identity immediately. Read more »
The NBA Future Of The Kentucky Seven

by Jonathan Tjarks

When you are drafting from a John Calipari team, you want to make sure you are taking guys based off their talent level and skill-set not their proximity to greatness at the NCAA level. So how do the seven guys from this year's team stack up with each other? Read more »
Wisconsin Vs. Duke

by Dan Hanner

Kentucky vs Wisconsin lived up to the hype and more. Read more »
Coach's Corner: Post Defense In NCAA Vs. NBA

by Brett Koremenos

Before either getting enamored with the post brilliance of Karl-Anthony Towns or analyzing the merits of Mike Brey's approach, you have to take into consideration a distinct difference in how post up play works at the NBA and college level. Read more »
Karl-Anthony Towns As A Specter Of The Past Or A Vision Of The Future

by Jonathan Tjarks

The biggest question NBA teams will have with Karl-Anthony Towns is whether to utilize him in post-ups or pick-and-rolls. What makes him such a great prospect is it can work either way. Read more »
Final Four Is Set

by Dan Hanner

The numbers that suggest Mark Few and Sean Miller are the best active coaches without a Final Four appearance, plus more on Okafor, Blackshear, and the Elite Eight. Read more »
Sweet Sixteen Day 1

by Dan Hanner

Thoughts on the Sweet Sixteen, particularly two great games out west that set up a fantastic regional final. Read more »
The Goliaths Of The Tourney

by Jonathan Tjarks

While there is always an element of randomness involved in a one-and-done tournament, there is an underlying pattern as to who is advancing and who is going home. For the most part, higher seeds with elite big men are safe while the ones without are vulnerable. 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 »
Road Records Reveal Truth Of Tournament Teams

by Jonathan Tjarks

If you look at the numbers as a whole, teams with a .500 or lower record on the road don't tend to do all that well in the NCAA Tournament. Read more »
Final Stats And Bracket Picks

by Dan Hanner

Going through the hot, warm, cool and cold teams entering the tournament and then we preview and predict each region. Read more »