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  • College Basketball
  • April 19, 2019
  • Jeff Goodman, Stadium Basketball Insider

College Basketball Coaching Hires: Best & Worst, Biggest Surprise & More

All of the high-profile jobs have now been filled after St. John’s decided to go with an outside-the-box hire of Mike Anderson. That means we can finally give out awards: The best hire, the worst, the most surprising and plenty more accolades from the 2019 Coaching Carousel.

  • College Basketball
  • April 18, 2019
  • Andy Wittry

Analyzing College Basketball’s Relationship Between Recruiting Rankings and Wins

College basketball coaches will hit the recruiting trail on Friday for the start of a six-day recruiting period in which they’re allowed to evaluate prospects and make in-person, off-campus contact with recruits. The final day of the official NCAA “recruiting period” for the 2018-19 recruiting calendar is Thursday, May 2, which means the next two-plus […]

  • College Basketball
  • April 13, 2019
  • Andy Wittry

Nevada Coach Steve Alford Signs 10-Year Contract: Salary, Buyout, Incentives

Former UCLA Coach Steve Alford, who was fired by the Bruins on New Year’s Eve, was hired by Nevada, where he’ll replace Eric Musselman, who left for Arkansas. Stadium obtained Alford’s contract with Nevada via public records request. He signed a 10-year contract on April 11, 2019 with the university worth $11.6 million that runs […]

  • College Basketball
  • April 9, 2019
  • Andy Wittry

Arkansas Coach Eric Musselman Signs Five-Year Contract: Salary, Buyout, Incentives

After spending four years at Nevada, Eric Musselman will be moving east after signing a five-year contract with Arkansas, replacing Mike Anderson. Stadium obtained Musselman’s signed offer letter via public records request. The contract term runs through April 30, 2024 but the term will be extended by one year if the Razorbacks make the NCAA […]

  • College Basketball
  • April 7, 2019
  • Andy Wittry

March Madness 2019: NCAA Tournament National Championship Game Schedule, Dates, Times, Scores

The 2019 NCAA Tournament was unveiled on Selection Sunday and Duke, Virginia, North Carolina and Gonzaga are the four No. 1 seeds. You can read our bracket reactions and region-by-region breakdown here. [RELATED: Here’s What You Hear When You Sit Courtside] Here’s the schedule for the Final Four. Matchup Date Time Location Channel No. 1 […]

  • College Basketball
  • March 22, 2019
  • Andy Wittry

One Key Number From Every NCAA Tournament First Round Game

No. 4 Virginia Tech def. No. 11 Saint Louis 66-52 12 – That’s how many more free throws Virginia Tech made than Saint Louis in its 14-point win. The Billikens out-rebounded the Hokies 35-37 but Virginia Tech got to the free throw line 27 times to Saint Louis’ 16. The Hokies were 22-of-27, while the […]

  • College Basketball
  • March 20, 2019
  • Andy Wittry

Previewing No. 7 Nevada vs. No. 10 Florida: Date, Time, Players to Watch

No. 10 seeds have won roughly 38 percent of their first-round games against No. 7 seeds historically so that alone makes No. 7 seed Nevada vs. No. 10 seed Florida a game to keep an eye on. But the contrast in perception between the two teams for most of the season makes this Thursday evening […]

  • College Basketball
  • March 18, 2019
  • Chinmay Vaidya

What Would the 2019 NCAA Tournament Look Like Based on NET Rankings?

When the NCAA announced the creation of a new metric to gauge college basketball teams, it was billed as an all-encompassing formula that would displace traditional metrics like RPI and effectively measure teams throughout the season. “What has been developed is a contemporary method of looking at teams analytically, using results-based and predictive metrics that […]

  • College Basketball
  • March 6, 2019
  • Jeff Goodman, Stadium Basketball Insider

The 10 Best College Basketball Coaching Hires This Decade

The next month or so will bring NCAA Tournament games, a national champion and no shortage of hirings and firings. We wondered, what have been the home-run hires and the major flops over the past decade – and who made them? First, here are the 10 best coaching hires over the past 10 years.   […]

  • College Basketball
  • March 5, 2019
  • Andy Wittry

NCAA Tournament Bracket Scouting Daily: Duke, Michigan State, UT & More

Eleven ranked teams are in action Tuesday night, including five teams ranked in the top 10 and nine teams that are projected to earn a top-four seed in the NCAA Tournament, according to Stadium’s latest NCAA Tournament projections. Here’s a look at the biggest games on Tuesday night and how their results could affect the […]

  • College Basketball
  • March 4, 2019
  • Andy Wittry

Predicting the College Basketball AP Top 25 Poll for Week 18

Fourteen ranked teams lost since the release of the last AP Top 25 poll, including No. 3 Duke at Virginia Tech. No. 1 Gonzaga finished conference play with an undefeated conference record, as did Wofford. Here’s how we predict the college basketball AP Top 25 poll to look like in Week 18.   1. Gonzaga […]

  • College Basketball
  • February 28, 2019
  • Andy Wittry

NCAA Tournament Bracket Tips: How Concerning Is Duke’s Three-Point Shooting?

Neither Duke nor LSU will win the 2019 national championship, if a recent historical trend holds true. Since the 1999-’00 season, 2011’s UConn roster holds the distinction as being the worst three-point shooting team that’s won the National Championship Game. The Huskies made just 32.9 percent of their threes for the season, and they actually […]

  • College Basketball
  • February 27, 2019
  • Andy Wittry

NCAA Tournament Bracket Scouting Daily: Virginia, UT, Marquette & More

Nine ranked teams are in action Wednesday night, including four teams in the top 10 of the latest AP poll. Five teams in the AP Top 25 will play on the road against an unranked opponent, including the premier game of the night that features No. 10 Marquette at Villanova, so it’s unlikely they all […]

  • College Basketball
  • February 24, 2019
  • Andy Wittry

John Calipari, Mark Few, Mike Krzyzewski Headline Coaches With Conference Tournament Success

In two weeks, the West Coast Conference Tournament will be underway and we’ll be preparing for the start of the MAC Tournament on Monday, March 11, the ACC Tournament on Tuesday, March 12, and the rest of the major conference tournaments on Wednesday, March 13. These conference tournaments will provide teams the opportunity to earn […]

  • College Basketball
  • February 20, 2019
  • Andy Wittry

NCAA Tournament Bracket Scouting Daily: Duke, UNC, Nevada & More

Eight ranked teams are in action Wednesday night, including the first of two blockbuster Tobacco Road showdowns between Duke and North Carolina. The Blue Devils have a one-game lead over the Tar Heels in the ACC (with Virginia a half-game behind Duke), and North Carolina will try to maintain its perfect road record in conference […]

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