Earliest Top 25 (Plus 25) College Basketball Teams for 2019-2020

With the national championship tomorrow, it’s never too early to start looking at the teams who might be competing to be on this stage a year from now. I have made assumptions about NBA draft decisions, but there is still some uncertainty on the transfer market and for a couple top recruits that could affect … Continue reading Earliest Top 25 (Plus 25) College Basketball Teams for 2019-2020

HoopChain 2019 College Basketball Awards

We only have a couple of weeks of college basketball left and have reached the round of 16. It’s time to unveil the 2019 HoopChain college basketball awards.   Player of the Year – Zion Williamson (Freshman Forward, Duke) Averages: 22.5 ppg, 8.8 rpg, 2.1 apg, 2.1 spg, 1.7 bpg, 68.4% FG Williamson has been … Continue reading HoopChain 2019 College Basketball Awards

Top 10 NBA and College Basketball Stories of 2018

It was a very eventful year for college basketball and the NBA. Here are the main takeaways and storylines of the year.   1. Derrick Rose Rising Again This is one of the best sports’ stories of the year. A lot of people wrote Derrick Rose off. I didn’t think he would ever play with … Continue reading Top 10 NBA and College Basketball Stories of 2018

Reevaluating The NBA Prospects Who Are A Year or Two Away From Shooting Up Draft Boards

A year ago, I detailed a number of players I thought were a year or two away from becoming serious NBA prospects (view here). I will revisit the list from last season and add new players based on what I have seen so far.   Revisiting Last Year’s Prospects Last Year’s “One-Year Away” (Expected to … Continue reading Reevaluating The NBA Prospects Who Are A Year or Two Away From Shooting Up Draft Boards

Top 50 College Basketball Teams

These are predictions for the end of the year, based on how teams have looked so far and how I expect them to grow throughout the season.   1. Gonzaga Coming off a big win over Duke, Gonzaga has shown to be the most complete team in the country. Rui Hachimura (22.5 ppg, 5.8 rpg, … Continue reading Top 50 College Basketball Teams

Top 50 College Basketball Teams

There have already been a lot of upsets in conference play, but I’ve seen enough to make my judgments on the best teams in the country. This isn’t based solely on who’s been hot or who has struggled so far, rather on who I think are overall the top 50 teams in college basketball for … Continue reading Top 50 College Basketball Teams

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These NBA Prospects Are A Year or Two Away From Shooting Up Draft Boards

Some players could benefit greatly from waiting another year or two before entering the draft in 2019 or 2020. Though a number of these guys have a serious chance to be selected in this year’s draft if they leave, waiting a year or two could give them the chance to shine in a larger role … Continue reading These NBA Prospects Are A Year or Two Away From Shooting Up Draft Boards

Midseason College Basketball Awards for National Awards and Power Conferences

As I said at the beginning of the year, there are a number of my preseason award predictions that were way off. Most notably underestimating the effect that Trae Young would have on college basketball. With conference play approaching, I am going to update my preseason predictions on the national awards and individual conference awards … Continue reading Midseason College Basketball Awards for National Awards and Power Conferences

Top 100 College Basketball Players for the 2017-2018 Season

Prior to this, my top 100 college basketball players were counted down in increments of 10. But I thought it might be best to reveal the entire list in one post. These rankings are based on talent and anticipated production. As of now, these are the top 100 college basketball players for the 2017-2018 year. … Continue reading Top 100 College Basketball Players for the 2017-2018 Season