1. Derrick Gordon to Become Firefighter Instead of Pursuing Pro Basketball

    Derrick Gordon—the first openly gay player in major men's college basketball—announced Saturday that he intends to become a firefighter rather than pursue a professional basketball career...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 2 hours ago 5,641 reads 0 comments

  2. College Basketball Stars Facing Unrealistic Expectations in 2016-17

    The period between the NCAA tournament championship game and the start of the following season is filled with assessments and opinions about the coming college basketball season...

    Jake Curtis Written by Jake Curtis about 1 day ago 8,282 reads 9 comments

  3. George Washington to Investigate Coach Mike Lonergan for Emotional, Verbal Abuse

    George Washington University announced Thursday that "it is bringing in outside counsel" to investigate accusations that men's basketball head coach Mike Lonergan emotionally and verbally abused his players, according to ESPN...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 1 day ago 662 reads 1 comments

  4. 20 Sleeper Player of the Year Candidates for College Basketball in 2016-17

    A sure sign that a college sports season is just around the corner is the release of preseason "watch lists" for various national awards. This is happening right now for college football, indicating that sport is soon to be underway...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 1 day ago 5,153 reads 13 comments

  5. Tyrek Coger, Oklahoma State Basketball Player, Dies at Age 21

    Oklahoma State forward Tyrek Coger died Thursday at the age of 21 following a collapse after a team workout...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 1 day ago 78,985 reads 74 comments

  6. UNC Basketball: 5 Things That Should Worry Tar Heels Fans in 2016-17

    Even a great season like last year's featured some setbacks for the North Carolina Tar Heels. While the 2016-17 squad still has plenty of talent, not everything will be perfect...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 2 days ago 5,674 reads 10 comments

  7. Zach Brown to St. John's: Red Storm Land 4-Star Center Prospect

    St. John's basketball has scored a huge commitment for 2017, landing prized center Zach Brown to boost the team's presence in the paint. The 4-star prospect announced his decision to join the Red Storm on Twitter on Thursday, saying, "...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 2 days ago 3,283 reads 7 comments

  8. Mike Krzyzewski Comments on North Carolina's Transgender Legislation

    Duke Blue Devils head coach Mike Krzyzewski had this to say Wednesday about House Bill 2, per Scott Gleeson and Jeff Zillgitt of USA Today : "It's an embarrassing bill. That's all I'm going to say about it...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 2 days ago 25,447 reads 0 comments

  9. NCAA Basketball Teams Who Will Be Over-Reliant on One Player in 2016-17

    Dedric Lawson wears No. 1 for the Memphis Tigers, and considering how much that team lost this offseason due to graduations and transfers, it will often feel like Lawson is their one and only option in 2016-17...

    Kerry Miller Written by Kerry Miller about 3 days ago 6,350 reads 2 comments

  10. USF Men's Basketball Team Reportedly Under Investigation for Academic Fraud

    The NCAA is reportedly investigating the South Florida men's basketball program for potential academic fraud, according to ESPN.com's Jeff Goodman ...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 3 days ago 2,498 reads 2 comments

  11. CBB Recruits with the Most to Prove at Las Vegas Events

    With the final week of the July live evaluation period beginning on Wednesday, Las Vegas takes center stage as multiple events featuring top-tier players are going on for the next five days...

    Scott Phillips Written by Scott Phillips about 3 days ago 2,533 reads 1 comments

  12. Predicting the Most Improved College Basketball Teams in the 2016-17 Season

    College basketball's cyclical nature makes it so even the most downtrodden teams one season have as good a chance as any to be competitive the following year. And there are plenty of different ways to achieve this improvement...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 4 days ago 8,704 reads 9 comments

  13. Kentucky Basketball: 5 Things That Should Worry Wildcats Fans in 2016-17

    Kentucky basketball fans are used to cheering for a winner, but the 2016-17 season won't always be smooth sailing...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 4 days ago 6,375 reads 11 comments

  14. Top Storylines to Follow at the FIBA U18 Americas Championship

    The FIBA U18 Americas tips off in Valdivia , Chile this week as eight teams compete for four spots in the 2017 FIBA U19 World Championships...

    Scott Phillips Written by Scott Phillips about 4 days ago 3,748 reads 4 comments

  15. College Basketball Players Whose Stocks Have Risen the Most in 2016 Offseason

    Though there sadly hasn't been a college basketball game played in more than three months, roster changes have led to higher expectations and hopes for players like USC's Chimezie Metu, Indiana's OG Anunoby and Syracuse transfer John Gillon...

    Kerry Miller Written by Kerry Miller about 5 days ago 50,020 reads 25 comments

  16. NCAA Tournament's No. 1 Overall Seed Will Get to Pick 1st-, 2nd-Round Host Site

    The NCAA announced that the top overall seed in the NCAA basketball tournament will now get to pick its first- and second-round host site, according to Matt Norlander of CBS Sports...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 5 days ago 10,756 reads 16 comments

  17. Ranking the 10 Best Small-Ball Lineups in NCAA Basketball for 2016-17

    Villanova won the 2016 NCAA basketball national championship playing small ball, and the Wildcats are just as much a threat to win it all in 2017 with the same style. The conventional big man is a dying breed in basketball...

    Kerry Miller Written by Kerry Miller about 6 days ago 1,023 reads 0 comments

  18. Duke Basketball: 5 Things That Should Worry Blue Devils Fans in 2016-17

    Duke might have the most talented team in college basketball next season, but nothing is guaranteed in sports. Sure, the Blue Devils are adding the No...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 6 days ago 13,900 reads 24 comments

  19. Michael Porter Jr. to Washington: Huskies Land 5-Star SF Prospect

    Class of 2017 5-star recruit Michael Porter Jr. announced on Friday that he has committed to play college basketball for the Washington Huskies: Porter is the No...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 8 days ago 13,083 reads 60 comments

  20. College Basketball Assistants Who'll Be Head Coaches Soon

    Timing, regional proximity and personal relationships have a lot to do with how a college head coach is selected. Certain coaches are right for certain head coaching jobs and not others...

    Jake Curtis Written by Jake Curtis about 8 days ago 555 reads 0 comments

  21. Predicting the Best Scorers at Each Position for the 2016-17 CBB Season

    Basketball is a beautiful game full of amazing feats of athleticism. But stripped down to its bare bones, it really comes down to which players and teams are most capable of getting the ball into the basket...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 9 days ago 50,550 reads 93 comments

  22. Kentucky Basketball: Ranking the Best Point Guards in Wildcats History

    When you have the type of history Kentucky does, narrowing down the best at any position is never easy. However, when it comes to listing the top point guards at the school, there are a few that stand above the rest...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 9 days ago 7,845 reads 15 comments

  23. Pat Summitt Celebrated at Funeral, Public Memorial in Tennessee

    Family, friends and former players honored and celebrated former Tennessee women's basketball coach Pat Summitt on Thursday night in Thompson-Boling Arena in Knoxville, Tennessee...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 9 days ago 5,267 reads 1 comments

  24. Duke vs. Albany Basketball Game Canceled Due to North Carolina LGBT Law

    The Duke men's basketball team's Nov. 12 Hall of Fame Tipoff tournament game against Albany has been canceled due to New York state's opposition to a North Carolina law focused on lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 9 days ago 25,095 reads 0 comments

  25. College Basketball Players Poised for Bounce-Back Years in 2016-17

    If Melo Trimble and Nigel Hayes can remember how to shoot three-pointers like they did two years ago, the Big Ten will be home to two of the biggest bounce-back players of the 2016-17 college basketball season...

    Kerry Miller Written by Kerry Miller about 10 days ago 13,909 reads 14 comments