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Past articles by Jon:

Tom Crean | I’m not going to rush things on my staff

Tom Crean is back in college basketball at Georgia and he's back recruiting. But he still isn't sure just yet who he's going to hire as assistants. "I'm not going to rush things on my staff," Crean said Monday on the College Hoops Today Podcast. "At Indiana, I one time had three former head coaches on my staff and → Read More

Chris Beard | I dream about Monday night

Texas Tech is one of 16 remaining teams in the 2018 NCAA Tournament and its head coach has one final goal in mind. "I dream about Monday night," Red Raiders head coach Chris Beard said Monday on the College Hoops Today Podcast. "I'm a dreamer. I think about One Shining Moment. I'm one of those types of people." Texas → Read More

Rothstein Files | UMBC rewrote history

1. UMBC rewrote history There are moments in life that stand still and Friday night was one of those moments. Just like the Miracle on Ice in the 1980 Winter Olympics and the night when James "Buster" Douglas knocked out Mike Tyson to win the world heavyweight title, UMBC's upset of Virginia was the type of event that → Read More

FanRag Sports CBB Top 25

Below is the latest edition of the FanRag Sports CBB Top 25: 1. Michigan State The Skinny: Won its first outright Big Ten regular season title in nine years. 2. Virginia The Skinny: De'Andre Hunter is a burgeoning star. 3. Kansas The Skinny: Have clinched at least a share of its 14th straight Big 12 regular season → Read More

FanRag Sports CBB Top 25

Below is the latest edition of the FanRag Sports CBB Top 25: 1. Michigan State The Skinny: Cassius Winston has 35 assists in his last four games. 2. Xavier The Skinny: Controls its own destiny in the Big East. 3. Cincinnati The Skinny: On a mission. 4. Villanova The Skinny: Playing without two of its […] → Read More

Rothstein Files | Jaylen Hands Is UCLA's X-Factor

1. Jaylen Hands is UCLA’s X-factor Steve Alford’s team again has a major pulse and Hands is a major reason why. The Bruins are very much back in the NCAA Tournament picture after Thursday night’s road win at Arizona, with Hands’ outside shooting ultimately providing separation at the end of the first half. The 6-3 […] → Read More

Rothstein | Maryland's Michal Cekovsky Out Against Penn State

Maryland will again be without 7-foot-1 center Michal Cekovsky, who is missing a third straight game because of heel trouble.. → Read More

Mick Cronin | We know we’re not media darlings of college basketball

Cincinnati is 21-2 and hasn’t lost since Dec. 9, but Mick Cronin doesn’t expect any special treatment. “We know we’re not the media darlings of college basketball,” Cronin said Monday on the College Hoops Today Podcast. “We know there’s other programs that are going to get that ahead of us and we have to fight […] → Read More

Rothstein | Shake Milton Doubtful Against Houston

SMU Mustangs junior guard Shake Milton is doubtful for his team’s upcoming matchup against the Houston Cougars on Thursday due to a hand injury, head coach Tim Jankovich has informed FanRag Sports. Milton was previously sidelined during the Mustangs’ loss to Tulsa last Thursday as a result of the same issue. The Owasso, Oklahoma native has started all […] → Read More

Rothstein Files | 35 thoughts as college basketball heats up

Five Questions between now and Selection Sunday 1. Will Villanova run the table in the Big East? It’s certainly possible. The Wildcats are coming off back-to-back wins over Creighton and Seton Hall by 20 and 16 respectively, with starting guard Phil Booth missing each of those contests due to injury. Jay Wright’s squad has an […] → Read More

FanRag Sports CBB Top 25

Below is the latest edition of the FanRag Sports CBB Top 25: 1. Villanova The Skinny: Beat Creighton and Seton Hall back-to-back by 20 and 16 without Phil Booth. 2. Virginia The Skinny: In position to be the No. 1 overall seed in the NCAA Tournament. 3. Purdue The Skinny: Vince Edwards epitomizes what college […] → Read More

USC Star Bennie Boatwright Will Play Against UCLA

USC forward Bennie Boatwright is expected to play on Saturday against UCLA, according to a school spokesman. The junior forward has missed the Trojans’ last two games, wins over in-state rivals Stanford and California, with a plantar wart. Though suffering from discomfort for more than a month, his pain only reached a level needed to […] → Read More

Rothstein | Gamecocks Justin Minaya To Play Against Aggies

South Carolina forward Justin Minaya will play on Saturday versus Texas A&M, coach Frank Martin says. The 6-foot-5, 210-pound freshman missed his team’s 81-76 loss to Mississippi State on Wednesday with an ankle sprain. He was replaced in the starting lineup by senior Frank Booker, who exploded for a career-high 25 points on 8-of-12 from […] → Read More

Rothstein | SMU’s Shake Milton out against Tulsa

SMU guard Shake Milton will not play on Thursday against Tulsa, according to a school spokesman. His status for next week is still to be determined. Milton is suffering from an injured right hand. The junior wing has been the Mustangs’ best player this season, averaging a career- and team-high 18.0 points per game in addition […] → Read More

Rothstein | ASU’s Bobby Hurley receives 5-year extension

Arizona State Sun Devils head coach Bobby Hurley has received a five-year contract extension, a source told FanRag Sports. → Read More

Bob Huggins | Any team in Big 12 could win a game in NCAA Tournament

Bob Huggins believes this year’s rendition of the Big 12 is best league he’s ever coached in. How good is it? “Every team in the Big 12 could win a game in the NCAA Tournament,” Huggins said Monday on the College Hoops Today Podcast. “There is no bottom in this league — none. I’ve coached […] → Read More

FanRag Sports CBB Top 25

Below is the latest edition of the FanRag Sports CBB Top 25: 1. Villanova The Skinny: Donte DiVincenzo had 23 against Marquette in his first start since Phil Booth’s injury. 2. Virginia The Skinny: Only had five turnovers in Saturday’s win at Duke. 3. Purdue The Skinny: Have won a school record 17 straight games. […] → Read More

Rothstein | Shamorie Ponds Will Play Against Butler

St. John’s Red Storm sophomore guard Shamorie Ponds will play in his team’s game against Butler on Saturday afternoon in spite of a knee injury, a school spokesman told FanRag Sports. Junior forward Kassoum Yakwe, on the other hand, is out. This is the second time Ponds has had issues with his knee this season. A […] → Read More

Rothstein | LA Tech transfer Jalen Harris commits to Nevada

Former Louisiana Tech Bulldogs sophomore guard Jalen Harris has committed to transfer to the Nevada Wolf Pack, a source tells FanRag Sports. Harris played in 11 games this season with Louisiana Tech, before announcing his decision to transfer from the program. Harris last played for the Bulldogs back on Dec. 16 during a loss to […] → Read More

Rothstein | SMU's Jarrey Foster To Miss Remainder Of Season

SMU Mustangs guard Jarrey Foster has a partially torn ACL and will miss the remainder of the 2017-18 season, a source told FanRag Sports. Freshman forward Everett Ray will also miss the remainder of the season with a foot injury. Foster was having his best season in his third year, starting all 19 games he […] → Read More