1. 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 10 days ago 9,902 reads 10 comments

  2. 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 10 days ago 7,195 reads 12 comments

  3. 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 10 days ago 4,076 reads 4 comments

  4. 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 11 days ago 55,582 reads 25 comments

  5. 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 11 days ago 10,772 reads 16 comments

  6. 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 12 days ago 1,412 reads 0 comments

  7. 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 12 days ago 14,415 reads 24 comments

  8. 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 14 days ago 13,354 reads 60 comments

  9. 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 14 days ago 569 reads 0 comments

  10. 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 15 days ago 54,071 reads 97 comments

  11. 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 15 days ago 7,995 reads 15 comments

  12. 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 15 days ago 5,415 reads 1 comments

  13. 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 15 days ago 25,174 reads 0 comments

  14. 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 16 days ago 14,290 reads 14 comments

  15. Nike Peach Jam 2016 Notebook: Trae Young Dominating with a Chip on His Shoulder

    NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C. — Trae Young was motivated heading into Peach Jam. The 6'2" point guard from Norman, Oklahoma, had been considered a 5-star prospect in the class ...

    Scott Phillips Written by Scott Phillips about 16 days ago 6,511 reads 1 comments

  16. Former Clemson Basketball Player Demontez Stitt Dies at Age 27

    Former Clemson Tigers guard Demontez Stitt died at the age of 27 Wednesday, according to David Hood of TigerNet.com...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 16 days ago 3,921 reads 0 comments

  17. Ranking the Best Redshirt Freshmen in College Basketball in 2016-17

    As with college football and every other college sport, college basketball's scholarship players are given up to four years of eligibility that can be used within a five-year period...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 17 days ago 9,632 reads 4 comments

  18. Duke Basketball: Ranking the Best Point Guards in Blue Devils History

    Duke has almost as much history as any program in college basketball, which means a list of best players at any position is certain to be a good one. With superstars like Johnny Dawkins, Christian Laettner , J...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 17 days ago 2,075 reads 1 comments

  19. Predicting the Biggest Mid-Major Stars in College Basketball in 2016-17

    Major-conference players get most of the national attention, but the 2016-17 college basketball season will be loaded with mid-major stars like Jack Gibbs, Alec Peters and Emmett Naar...

    Kerry Miller Written by Kerry Miller about 17 days ago 24,534 reads 18 comments

  20. 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 18 days ago 11,179 reads 22 comments

  21. 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 18 days ago 2,587 reads 0 comments

  22. 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 19 days ago 15,612 reads 33 comments

  23. 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 21 days ago 7,129 reads 6 comments

  24. 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 21 days ago 14,036 reads 17 comments

  25. 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 21 days ago 9,080 reads 9 comments