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Ranking the 10 Craziest College Basketball Stats from the Past Decade

Bleacherreport.com  -  College basketball may not have baseball's granular statistics about leading the league in on-base percentage in the month of June in afternoon games played at home against left-handed pitchers, but there have still been some staggeringly impressive statistics posted over the past decade.The young man in the above picture is J.J. Barea from his days at Northeastern. During his senior year, Barea 1 day 4 hours

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Predicting the Most Improved College Basketball Teams in the 2014-15 Season

Bleacherreport.com  -  There's no real downtime in the world of college basketball, not for the players and coaches and certainly not for those of us who cover the sport as media or follow as fans. The "offseason" isn't so much about relaxing and taking a break between the end of one grind and the start of the other as it is a time to start looking ahead to what's coming next.It's also the time to make predictions&mdas 1 day 4 hours

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UNC Basketball: What Kennedy Meeks Must Do to Be 2015 ACC Most Improved Player

Bleacherreport.com  -  North Carolina's Kennedy Meeks had a solid first year playing center for Roy Williams' Tar Heels.He started half of UNC's 34 games, averaging 7.6 PPG and 6.1 RPG while logging only 16.3 minutes per game. The 6'9" center was selected for the All-ACC Freshmen Team.However, Meeks' best basketball is still ahead of him in Chapel Hill. In fact, he is an excellent candidate for another award this 1 day 8 hours

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Duke Basketball: What Will Quinn Cook's Role Be for Blue Devils in 2014-15?

Bleacherreport.com  -  Quinn Cook will be the only scholarship senior on the Duke basketball team entering the 2014-15 season and has played 104 games throughout his career. Logic would suggest that he will play a major role as a team leader and critical piece to an ACC championship run.Right?Not so fast. The Blue Devils are loaded, which means playing time is going to be more difficult to come by for Cook than ma 1 day 10 hours

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Syracuse Basketball Recruiting: Sales Pitches for Top 2015 Targets

Bleacherreport.com  -  The Syracuse basketball team may only have two recruits in the 2014 class, but head coach Jim Boeheim is building a powerful 2015 group.Syracuse already has four commits in the 2015 class. Boeheim has, per ESPN's ratings, one 5-star recruit and three 4-star prospects. Malachi Richardson is the prize of the class, and he is joined by Moustapha Diagne, Tyler Lydon and Franklin Howard.Even though th 1 day 12 hours

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A young kid asked Dwyane Wade why he flops at his own basketball camp (Video)

Sports.yahoo.com  -  The NBA instituted penalties for flopping for the 2012-13 season, but acts of embellished or fabricated contact persist in the league to this day. While the regulations have at least created a climate in which flopping carries some punishment, players have mostly decided that a warning or unlikely fine is worth the risk when the benefit of drawing a foul can be so great. It's here to stay.In theo 1 day 14 hours

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10 Freshmen Who Will Take the College Basketball World by Storm in 2014

Bleacherreport.com  -  The 2014 freshman class features dozens of players who will start immediately for high-major programs.But which diaper dandies will shock the college basketball world in 2014-15?Jahlil Okafor is one name on everyone's short list of impact freshmen because of his size and developed offensive game. He'll be a focal point in Duke's offense even in November, and he has the skills to take the Blue Dev 1 day 18 hours

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Villanova Basketball Recruiting: Sales Pitches for Top 2015 Targets

Bleacherreport.com  -  With the July live period in full swing, the Villanova Wildcats have had a chance to make their case to a few key recruits in the class of 2015.Head coach Jay Wright has been sighted at numerous tournaments featuring a ton of high-profile prep stars to see who will be the best fit in his system.With a few recruits listing Villanova as one of the schools high on their respective lists, Wright will 2 days

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