League still has star power with Detroit's Ray McCallum Jr.
Athlon Sports continues its countdown to the start of the 2012-13 basketball season, which begins with the first games on Nov. 9, with a countdown of the nation’s top conferences. We will release one conference preview each day, counting down to the top conference.
Louisville's Gorgui Dieng represents Senegal on our International Dream Team
Stars like Syracuse’s Fab Melo (Brazil), St. Bonaventure’s Andrew Nicholson (Canada) and Vanderbilt’s Jeffrey Taylor (Sweden) and Festus Ezeli (Nigeria) may have left the college ranks for the NBA in June, but that doesn’t mean the college game isn’t still flush with international talent.
Bryce Drew's Buzzer-Beater Epitomized the Madness of March
In 18 seasons of coaching Scott Drew has always maintained his composure at the end of the game. He’s never — ever! — run onto the court to celebrate a last-second victory.
Well, okay, he confesses, there was that one time.
“Everybody on the bench lost it when it went in,” Drew says of Valparaiso’s buzzer-beating win over Ole Miss in the 1998 NCAA Tournament. “It was a release of emotion. I ran out and jumped on the pile.”