Topic: University of Kentucky

December 3, 2013

John Calipari is, for all his success, not one of college basketball's best-loved personalities. That's college basketball's problem, not his.

February 15, 2013

Nerlens Noel's short, strange and NBA-mandated college basketball career is almost certainly over after just 24 games and one scary knee injury. He'll be fine, most likely, but college basketball fans are still worse off for not getting to watch him figure out for himself how his dazzling talent works.

March 30, 2012

In anticipation of the Final Four, we're highlighting four players whose very presence on the court is a reason to watch. In the last of the mini-series, we check in with the uniquely graceful, un-angry and great Michael Kidd-Gilchrist.

March 23, 2012

Kentucky's Anthony Davis has been the best defensive player in college basketball this year, and in just about any year in recent history. Which is high praise, but also only part of how he may well wind up changing the game—especially once he reaches the NBA.

March 12, 2012

Mark Cuban, criticized rightly for an idiotic aside, decided it was time to look deep within himself and confront his latent prejudices. What’s troubling is that about Cuban isolated the incident, making it about him instead of paying the slightest bit of attention to the circumstances surrounding his offense.