| Jun 18, 2014
| 5:22 PM
The Lakers are a week away from their reward for an unforgettably rough season.
Philadelphia, Milwaukee and tons of other teams can also start replenishing their roster in next Thursday's NBA draft after unspeakably bad seasons.
This is all...
| Apr 2, 2012
| 10:51 AM
Don Markus, reporter
Kansas 71, Kentucky 69: There are some coaches who are destined not to win a national championship. Not saying that John Calipari is the Guy V. Lewis of his generation, but Bill Self coached a less talented Jayhawks team over ...
| Apr 4, 2012
| 4:30 AM
Navy basketball coach Ed DeChellis is not a man adept at hiding how he feels.
When I visited a Navy practice in February, he called his players together into a loose huddle a few minutes before the official start of practice. Navy students being Navy...
| Apr 3, 2012
| 6:57 AM
The next time college basketball fans see Kentucky, the newly crowned national champions will look a lot different.
So will the team the Wildcats will be facing – Maryland.
Neither the countdown nor the buildup for their Nov. 9 matchup at the...
| Apr 3, 2012
| 7:00 AM
Say what you will about John Calipari. Call him a sleaze-bag (he's been called worse) for his recruiting methods. Rip him for the vacated seasons and Final Four appearances at Massachusetts and Memphis when players and agents did questionable things on...
| Apr 3, 2012
| 12:57 PM
Mike Krzyzewski and Roy Williams have not been marginalized. Shaka Smart and VCU, or some other interlopers, still can crash the Final Four.
But there's no denying that Kentucky's national championship Monday night, and the way coach John Calipari...
| Mar 23, 2012
| 12:07 PM
Troy Williams will be here in two years. Bank on it. Here being the NCAA basketball tournament’s Sweet 16 weekend.
Slashing, scoring, perhaps winning.
The overriding question: Which jersey will Williams be wearing?
A 6-foot-6 small forward at...
| Mar 28, 2012
| 8:49 AM
Go figure that just as one of the most stressful college basketball seasons crashes to a close with my Buckeyes playing Kansas in the Final Four this week and cross-state rivals Louisville and Kentuckysquaring off in the other game, the Supreme Court...
| Mar 11, 2012
NEW ORLEANS – The one-and-done caliber players in Saturday's SEC Tournament semifinal between Florida and Kentucky showed why they could be headed to the NBA after this season. Kentucky's Anthony Davis, who is all but assured of leaving as the...
| Jun 28, 2012
The 2012 NBA Draft takes place tonight at the Prudential Center in Newark, N.J., as teams stock up with young talent. ESPN has live coverage of the Draft beginning at 7pm ET. NBA TV has pre-Draft coverage beginning at 5:30pm ET, as well as analysis...
| Sep 27, 2012
The start of the high school boys basketball season is still seven weeks away with the first official date of practice being Friday, Nov. 16. The first playing date is three weeks later on Dec. 7. But on Saturday, many area teams will be revving it up for...