College Basketball Top 100 Players: 2020-2021 Preseason

Similar to prior years, these rankings are based on a combination of predicted production, talent, and impact on team success. This is my early list for the top 100 college basketball players for the 2020-2021 season. 1-10 1. Luka Garza (Sr. C, Iowa) 23.9 ppg, 9.8 rpg, 1.8 bpg Garza is the sole returning first-team … Continue reading College Basketball Top 100 Players: 2020-2021 Preseason

Updated Top 50 College Basketball Teams and Transfer/Recruit Predictions

The transfer market is in full swing as coaches try to manage their rosters with the threat of the NBA Draft process extending into late summer. Before getting into the updated top 50 teams, we’ll look at my predictions for where the top uncommitted transfers and recruits will be committing. The bolded names are players … Continue reading Updated Top 50 College Basketball Teams and Transfer/Recruit Predictions

Early Top 50 College Basketball Teams for 2020-2021

We never got the chance to crown a national champion. Instead, we’ve all been binging Netflix, watching Tik-Tok videos, and reminiscing on the good old days of live basketball. As always, I’m going to take a look at what next year may hold. New information is constantly coming out through draft declarations, transfers, and commitments. … Continue reading Early Top 50 College Basketball Teams for 2020-2021

10 Hits and L’s From This Week In College Basketball

College basketball is finally back! That starts my weekly look at what I liked and disliked about the games so far. There was a lot more drama than expected in week one. I’d love to have 10 hits every week, but more often than not there will be some noteworthy L’s to discuss. The NCAA’s … Continue reading 10 Hits and L’s From This Week In College Basketball

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College Basketball Top 100 Players 2019-2020

College basketball season is officially underway with practices starting this week. There is still a lot to decipher without seeing the teams in live game action, but it is a good time to reveal the top 100 college basketball players for the 2019-2020 season. As always, these rankings are based on talent and anticipated production. … Continue reading College Basketball Top 100 Players 2019-2020

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