In this week's everything-you-could-want-in-a-college-hoops-roundup, Zach Dillard explains why Creighton's scoring star reigns supreme in college hoops.
FOUR-POINT PLAY »
WRITERS & EXCLUSIVES
What does Chris Mack's marriage have to do with Xavier's Big East success?
His wife is also a hoops junkie and he strives to bring that family unity to his teams. Reid Forgrave says when everyone's committed to the same thing . . . look out!
BALL IN THE FAMILY »
Daily Buzz: Hawaii AD injured while trying to break up women's hoops brawl
Ben Jay tried to keep an incident from escalating Sunday after his school fell to West Virginia -- and was rewarded with a bruise and back spasms for his troubles.
'MOB MENTALITY' »
Player of the Century Club: Grinnell's Jack Taylor tops 100 points -- again
A year after scoring a record 138 points in one game, the sophomore guard posts 109 points against Crossroads College. He launches 48 3-point shots, and the rest of his team scores 64.
'THIS TRULY WAS A TEAM EFFORT' »
Who's college basketball's best recruiter? You're looking at him
Kansas' Bill Self has stepped up his game and given his program the coolness factor to attract the best of the one-and-dones.
AND HE JUST LANDED ANOTHER »
Dunce cap award: Columbia University tricked into two shot clock violations
Columbia University is Ivy league, right? Well, let's say that their intelligence was tested not once, but twice at the Michigan State game. And MSU fans won the smarts battle.
HILARIOUS VIDEO FOOTAGE »
Duke winning early recruiting race, lands No. 1 and No. 4 from 2014 class
Jahlil Okafor and Tyus Jones have long said they wanted to play together in college. They made it reality Friday, committing to Coach K and the Blue Devils.
SIGNING DAY SCORE »
Steve Alford talks coaching legends and how he wound up at UCLA
Alford played for Bobby Knight and now he coaches where John Wooden did. He tells Reid Forgrave what that means to him and how he's as surprised at anyone to be calling UCLA home now.
1-ON-1 INTERVIEW »
How can Jayhawks fans keep Andrew Wiggins at KU? How 'bout cold hard cash?
A Kansas fan apparently wants to make sure the school's star small forward doesn't abandon the team for a lucrative NBA contract. Does the idea violate NCAA sanctions?
SMART OR PLAIN SILLY? »
Are teams tanking to get these guys? Coach K says shame on them
Andrew Wiggins, Jabari Parker and Julius Randle are the most hyped freshmen and some NBA teams may want them badly enough to throw away games.
WHO SHOULD BE THE TOP PICK? »
It’s hard to beat Kentucky on the court, but it’s just as hard to beat Calipari
What makes the Wildcats so good? Their recruiting classes. It's hard to stay at the top with one-and-done stars, but Coach Cal manages to do it year after year.
EARLY RECRUITING RANKINGS »
'Who throws a shoe? Honestly?' Turns out a Georgetown basketball player does
Hoyas freshman Shayla Cooper had a pretty impressive college debut, but she's lucky that refs failed to notice this bizarre attempt at swatting a shot.
THAT'S A BOOTIFUL EFFORT »
One more reason to cheer Kevin Ware: His comeback won him bet with Kobe
Louisville guard Kevin Ware beat Bryant back to the court in returning from his horrific NCAA tourney injury. Find out what the Mamba will have to do to pay up.
CAN'T WIN 'EM ALL, MAMBA »
'Did somebody die?' Kentucky players cry after No. 1 'Cats fall to No. 2 MSU
Sure, they're nonconference games in November, but the Spartans' victory over the Wildcats and No. 5 Kansas' win over No. 4 Duke felt bigger than that, Reid Forgrave says.
WHAT WE LEARNED »
Energy drink-swigging grannies party like Rockstars, steal show at Shockers game
Who says midnight tip-offs are only for the kids? The students at Wichita State could learn a thing or two from this hard-partying duo.
STEP ASIDE, SONNY »
Stephen Curry's mentoring helps University of Washington player grow
Darin Johnson, a lanky 14 year-old with a typical teenage attitude, idolized Stephen Curry -- so how did a chance meeting between the two lead Johnson to a scholarship to the University of Washington?
SAGE ADVICE »
Brad Stevens was a serious baller in high school -- and here's the proof
He may have made his name as the coach at Butler, but Boston Celtics head man Brad Stevens held his own on the court back in the day, too.
HIGHLIGHTS FROM HIS SIGNATURE GAME »
Dunk City redux: FGCU is still throwing down -- and the team is stoked
The darlings of last year's NCAA tournament are still dominating on the court -- and it's making one player so excited, he just can't hide his enthusiasm.
HAS THIS GUY NEVER SEEN A DUNK BEFORE? »
Welcome to the NBA, rook! Lakers' Henry does ex-KU teammate dirty on dunk
Henry, the Lakers' newest high-flier, had the dunk of the night at the expense of rookie 7-footer Jeff Withey. But is it the best dunk on an ex-teammate ever?
CHECK OUT SOME OTHERS »
Frosh faces: Top first-year players show why they're so highly touted
Season openers were an opportunity for those teams and players ranked among the best to remind everyone why.
4-POINT PLAY ON OPENING WEEKEND »
Let NCAA hoops begin! Cheerleaders are never out of season
These lovely ladies held us at bay until the start of the college hoops season. Guess what? They're baaaack!
VIEW PHOTOS »
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- Holmes beats buzzer with 3-pointer to send Texas over K-State
- No. 14 Kentucky rolls past Texas A&M behind Poythress, Johnson
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Reid ForgraveAntiquated notion Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim called paying players an "idiotic suggestion." Given the financial reality of college athletics, it's his statement that seems dumb.
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