Tag Archives: Thomas Robinson

The replacements

26 Oct

Seth Curry is one of the top replacement players in college basketball in the 2011-2012 season. (PHOTO: Getty Images)

By Justin Young
National Hoops Report

Basketball is all about an opportunity. When one player leaves for the NBA Draft or graduates from school or transfers to another program, the chance for another player arises.

Who are this year’s replacement stars? The options are plenty. Continue reading

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NHR Preseason All Big 12 teams

19 Oct

By Sam Duren
National Hoops Report

The Big 12 has always been home to some of college basketball’s most exciting and entertaining players in the country. Does the league have that same kind of player power this year? We’ll see. Here’s a look at the top players in the league in the National Hoops Report Big 12 All-Conference teams. Continue reading

2011-2012 Preseason NHR All-JuniorTeam

13 Oct

By Bobby Bancroft
National Hoops Report

In college basketball, the recent rule of thumb as been the younger the better.  While that does hold true for the most part, there are talented upperclassmen all over the board.

College basketball fans need only go back to last season to see just how valuable juniors can be to post-season success.  Kemba Walker, who entered Connecticut with enormous hype as a freshman, didn’t finally break out until his junior season when he lead the Huskies to an undefeated postseason that resulted both a Big East and NCAA Title. Continue reading

What to watch for at the LeBron James Skills Academy

6 Jul

By Justin Young
National Hoops Report

The first day of the evaluation period starts today and if you are wondering where the top head coaches in America are, look no further than Akron, Ohio for the LeBron James Skills Academy. Continue reading

Small ball, big schedule

24 Apr

How can Bill Self and his young KU team weather the challenging schedule ahead?

By Justin Young
National Hoops Report

Bill Self can coach. We know that, right? He can also recruit. We know that, too. He also isn’t afraid of the challenge of a daunting schedule. The 2011-2012 season will be an interesting one for what will be a young Kansas team. It could also be a season that could mean trouble. Continue reading