College basketball No. 1-358 rankings: Preseason countdown concludes with top 68 teams for 2021-22 season

The 2021-22 college basketball season is going to provide us with unique freshman talent, a re-emergence of blueblood powerhouses, the best parade of big men the sport’s seen in a decade, a Gonzaga team that’s good...

College basketball rankings: Preseason countdown of every team continues with Nos. 200-69 for 2021-22 season

This is the stage where things start to get controversial. The unveiling of part two of my preseason rankings spans the widest range: Nos. 69-200. This is the only portion of the three where all 32...

College basketball rankings: Countdown of every team continues with Nos. 200-68 for the 2021-22 season

Now things really start to get interesting. The unveiling of No. 68-200 of my preseason rankings of every team in men’s Division I college basketball spans the widest range. All 32 conferences are represented with at...

College basketball rankings: Countdown of every team begins with Nos. 358-201 for the 2021-22 season

College basketball starts in less than a month. (Opening day is Nov. 9.) So we’ve still got some time, but you know games will be here before too long. That in mind, I couldn’t go another...

J.R. Smith shoots 83-78 in college debut for North Carolina A&T at Elon Phoenix Invitational

Former NBA guard J.R. Smith made his college golf debut for North Carolina A&T on Monday at the Elon Phoenix Invitational, and that sentence alone might be worth its own book some day. For now, Smith shot...

Candid Coaches: Who will be the best team and most likely national champion this season in college basketball?

CBS Sports college basketball writers Gary Parrish and Matt Norlander surveyed more than 100 coaches for our annual Candid Coaches series. They polled everyone from head coaches at elite programs to assistants at smaller Division I...

Candid Coaches: Who should replace Duke’s Coach K as the most prominent face and voice of college basketball?

CBS Sports college basketball writers Gary Parrish and Matt Norlander surveyed more than 100 coaches for our annual Candid Coaches series. They polled everyone from head coaches at elite programs to assistants at some of the...

Dribble Handoff: Duke, Kentucky among college basketball teams set for bounce-back seasons in 2021-22 campaign

Given the unique circumstances of the 2020-21 college basketball season and the crazy offseason that followed with a record-setting number of transfers, it’s safe to assume the 2021-22 season will look vastly different. Young teams that...

Candid Coaches: Who was the best coaching hire in college basketball in 2021?

CBS Sports college basketball writers Gary Parrish and Matt Norlander surveyed more than 100 coaches for our annual Candid Coaches series. They polled everyone from head coaches at elite programs to assistants at smaller Division I...

Candid Coaches: How much of an impact will G League Ignite and Overtime Elite have on college basketball?

CBS Sports college basketball writers Gary Parrish and Matt Norlander surveyed more than 100 coaches for our annual Candid Coaches series. They polled everyone from head coaches at elite programs to assistants at some of the...