1. Jeremiah Tilmon to Illinois: Fighting Illini Land 5-Star PF Prospect

    Jeremiah Tilmon, a 5-star power forward prospect from East St. Louis, Illinois, announced Monday he plans to play his college ball with the Illinois Fighting Illini. Tilmon made things official with a post on Twitter: According to ESPN...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 5 months ago 11,757 reads 25 comments

  2. Incoming 5-Star Freshmen Most Likely to Stay in School for Multiple Seasons

    Though it may seem like every 5-star freshman is just using college basketball as a five-month stepping stone into the NBA, they stay for multiple seasons of collegiate hoops more often than not...

    Kerry Miller Written by Kerry Miller about 5 months ago 2,822 reads 0 comments

  3. UNC Basketball: Ranking the Best Point Guards in Tar Heels History

    North Carolina has featured some of the best basketball players in history at just about every position, but point guard is an especially impressive class...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 5 months ago 17,707 reads 34 comments

  4. Recruiting Roundup: Top Prospects React to Kevin Durant and Warriors' Superteam

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. — While the second annual Stephen Curry Select Camp was underway in the Bay Area last week, Kevin Durant was trying to decide where his basketball future would lie...

    Scott Phillips Written by Scott Phillips about 5 months ago 7,345 reads 6 comments

  5. College Basketball Coaches Facing Make-It or Break-It Seasons

    College basketball coaches sometimes reach a crossroads. Their first few years at a school may not have not been as successful as expected, and they realize that the following season may determine their future...

    Jake Curtis Written by Jake Curtis about 5 months ago 14,543 reads 17 comments

  6. Larry Brown, SMU Part Ways: Latest Details, Comments and Reaction

    Larry Brown stepped down as head basketball coach at SMU on Friday morning. Associate head coach Tim Jankovich will take over the program. Jon Rothstein of CBS Sports first reported the news...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 5 months ago 9,246 reads 9 comments

  7. Predicting the Best 6th Men in College Basketball in 2016-17 Season

    Five start the game and five finish, but not always the same five. Being good enough to start in college basketball is a notable achievement, though many teams are fortunate to have more than five starting-caliber players...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 5 months ago 32,129 reads 30 comments

  8. Kentucky Basketball: 5 Early Storylines from Wildcats' 2017 Recruiting Trail

    There is no offseason when it comes to Kentucky basketball because the recruiting trail is usually as enjoyable as the games themselves. Every year, the Wildcats are among the top contenders for the biggest names in the class...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 5 months ago 1,348 reads 2 comments

  9. Building the Perfect College Basketball Team in 2016-17

    Though no college basketball players were selected to represent the United States in the 2016 Olympics, the upcoming Games in Rio sparked a curiosity in what a "Dream Team" comprised entirely of college basketball players would look like...

    Kerry Miller Written by Kerry Miller about 5 months ago 10,133 reads 13 comments

  10. Duke Basketball: 5 Early Storylines from Blue Devils' 2017 Recruiting Trail

    In modern college basketball, recruiting has become almost as important as the games themselves. This is especially true for Duke, which is hoping to continue its trend of success on the recruiting trail...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 5 months ago 13,220 reads 13 comments

  11. Ranking the Top 25 Freshmen of the 2016-17 College Basketball Season

    It's lather, rinse and repeat for Kentucky head coach John Calipari . The Wildcats' incoming recruiting class features four of the top 14 freshmen in the nation, as well as a fifth ...

    Kerry Miller Written by Kerry Miller about 5 months ago 33,223 reads 41 comments

  12. College Basketball Players with Most Pressure Riding on Their Shoulders

    Michigan State's Eron Harris and Maryland's Melo Trimble are two of the men's college basketball players who will be under the most pressure during the 2016-17 season...

    Kerry Miller Written by Kerry Miller about 5 months ago 24,203 reads 39 comments

  13. UNC Basketball: 5 Early Storylines from Tar Heels' 2017 Recruiting Trail

    The 2017 recruiting class is a big one for North Carolina, which will have to replace a lot of talent likely departing at the end of this season...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 5 months ago 3,859 reads 0 comments

  14. College Basketball Teams Poised for Bounceback Years in 2017

    With the possible exception of Kansas and Duke, every college basketball team has a lean year now and then. The mark of a strong program is its ability to rebound after a poor season or two with a good season before losing becomes a habit...

    Jake Curtis Written by Jake Curtis about 5 months ago 14,416 reads 18 comments

  15. Malik Newman to Kansas: Latest Transfer Details, Comments and Reaction

    The University of Kansas landed one of the top recruits from the class of 2015 on Friday, as guard Malik Newman officially announced his decision to transfer from Mississippi State to play for the Jayhawks...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 5 months ago 11,941 reads 9 comments

  16. Remembering Every 2016 NBA Draft First-Round Pick as a Recruit

    Before they were shaking Adam Silver's hand and getting ready to sign multi-million dollar contracts, the latest crop of NBA first-round draft picks were once just promising young high school prospects...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 5 months ago 50,413 reads 25 comments

  17. College Basketball Recruits Whose Stocks Are Soaring This Summer

    With the important July live evaluation period beginning shortly, it's time to take a look at some players who have elevated their play already this summer with some strong June efforts...

    Scott Phillips Written by Scott Phillips about 5 months ago 7,985 reads 1 comments

  18. Kentucky Basketball: Questions Fans Want Answered Before 2016-17 Season

    Another year with a mostly revamped roster leads to plenty of uncertainty with Kentucky basketball. We know there will be a lot of talent in Lexington during the 2016-17 season...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 5 months ago 1,077 reads 0 comments

  19. Terrance Ferguson Reportedly to Play in Australia Instead of Arizona University

    Arizona's 2016 recruiting class took a major hit Thursday, as 5-star shooting guard Terrance Ferguson has decided to play professionally in Australia rather than attend the University ...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 5 months ago 10,058 reads 17 comments

  20. NCAA Tournament Regulars in Danger of Missing the Big Dance in 2017

    Providence, Colorado and Iowa have had a solid run in men's college basketball over the past half-decade, but significant roster turnover puts them atop our list of NCAA tournament regulars we don't expect to see on Selection Sunday 2017...

    Kerry Miller Written by Kerry Miller about 5 months ago 44,485 reads 38 comments

  21. Kobe Paras Withdraws from UCLA: Latest Details, Comments and Reaction

    For the second time this year, a Kobe is leaving Los Angeles. UCLA announced Wednesday that incoming freshman guard Kobe Paras has withdrawn from the university due to academic issues...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 5 months ago 6,299 reads 1 comments

  22. Perry Ellis Lands Endorsement with Perry Ellis Clothing Brand

    Perry Ellis met his perfect endorsement match: Perry Ellis. The former Kansas Jayhawks star announced via Instagram on Wednesday he has struck a sponsorship deal with the clothing ...

    Katie Richcreek Written by Katie Richcreek about 5 months ago 50,640 reads 19 comments

  23. Mitchell Robinson to Western Kentucky: Hilltoppers Land 5-Star Center Prospect

    Western Kentucky's frontcourt just received a huge asset. On Wednesday, 5-star center Mitchell Robinson told CBS Sports' Jon Rothstein he's committed to the school. Per 247Sports ' composite rankings, Robinson is the No...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 5 months ago 13,896 reads 63 comments

  24. 10 Unknown Players Who Will Be Household Names by March Madness

    One of the greatest aspects of college basketball is how certain players emerge during the NCAA tournament, going from relative anonymity to stardom in seemingly the blink of an eye...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 5 months ago 21,125 reads 14 comments

  25. UNC Basketball: Questions Fans Want Answered Before 2016-17 Season

    Thanks to some key players returning to school, there will be plenty of continuity heading into the 2016-17 season for North Carolina. However, that doesn't mean we know everything there is to know about this team...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 5 months ago 7,679 reads 15 comments