1. The Top 10 NBA 2017 Draft Prospects in the ACC

    Youth will be served in the ACC during the 2016-17 season, as 11 of the top 30 players in 247Sports' recruiting rankings are headed to the league this fall...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 2 months ago 23,956 reads 42 comments

  2. Duke Basketball: Bold Predictions for the Blue Devils' 2016-17 Season

    One of the easiest predictions to make about the 2016-17 college basketball season is that Duke will have an elite team. The challenging part is predicting what will happen over the course of the year...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 2 months ago 9,103 reads 18 comments

  3. NBPA Top 100 Notebook: Watch Out for Matur Maker, Thon's Little Brother

    CHARLOTTESVILLE , Va. — This week, the basketball world will finally get to see where Thon Maker ends up in the 2016 NBA draft...

    Scott Phillips Written by Scott Phillips about 2 months ago 28,332 reads 12 comments

  4. Ranking the Top 25 Juniors of the 2016-17 College Basketball Season

    Their teams waged war for a spot in the 2016 Elite Eight, and now Oregon's Dillon Brooks and Duke's Grayson Allen will be battling each other for the unofficial honor of best junior in the nation for the 2016-17 college basketball season...

    Kerry Miller Written by Kerry Miller about 2 months ago 1,120 reads 1 comments

  5. Recruiting Roundup: Human Highlight Reel Hamidou Diallo Has Everyone Buzzing

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — President Barack Obama was away on presidential business when Hamidou Diallo's Amateur Athletic Union team was invited to play basketball at the White ...

    Tully Corcoran Written by Tully Corcoran about 2 months ago 43,830 reads 17 comments

  6. The Top 10 2017 Draft Prospects in the Big 12

    The 2016 NBA draft is just around the corner, but we're already looking ahead to determine where Big 12 stars like Kansas' Josh Jackson and Iowa State's Monte Morris are likely to be chosen in the 2017 NBA draft...

    Kerry Miller Written by Kerry Miller about 2 months ago 22,997 reads 24 comments

  7. Kentucky Basketball: Bold Predictions for the Wildcats' 2016-17 Season

    While Kentucky should once again have one of the best teams in college basketball next season, it doesn't mean everything will go according to plan...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 2 months ago 5,390 reads 8 comments

  8. Keith Appling Arrested: Latest Details, Comments and Reaction

    Former Michigan State basketball player Keith Appling has been arrested for carrying a concealed weapon. Per the Associated Press (via ESPN.com ), Detroit police Sgt...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 2 months ago 7,297 reads 11 comments

  9. Derryck Thornton to USC: Latest Transfer Details, Comments and Reaction

    Derryck Thornton announced his intention to transfer from Duke University on April 10, following a single season with the Blue Devils, and the 5-star guard will make his home on the West Coast with USC...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 2 months ago 12,149 reads 30 comments

  10. Every Top 25 College Basketball Team's Most Explosive Player in 2016-17

    Balance and consistency are great, but there's something about that college basketball player who can erupt for a big play or a huge game that gets the juices flowing...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 2 months ago 7,963 reads 27 comments

  11. Ranking the Best Players on Team USA's U17 World Championship Roster

    Now that USA Basketball has selected the 12-man team for the 2016 FIBA U17 World Championships in Spain starting next Thursday, it is time to look over the key players on the roster for the prestigious tournament...

    Scott Phillips Written by Scott Phillips about 2 months ago 12,637 reads 5 comments

  12. UNC Basketball: Each Projected Starter's Top Priority in 2016-17

    Player roles change all the time, and this will especially be the case for North Carolina's basketball team going into next season...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 2 months ago 1,039 reads 0 comments

  13. Derek Willis, Kentucky Basketball Player, Arrested: Latest Details and Comments

    Kentucky Wildcats forward Derek Willis was arrested for public intoxication on June 11 in Union, Kentucky, after he was found passed out next to his car, according to WCPO.com . On Friday, Jason Riley of WDRB...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 2 months ago 101,349 reads 146 comments

  14. The Top 10 2017 Draft Prospects in the Big East

    The 2016 NBA draft is still one week away, but we're already looking ahead to determine where Big East stars like Villanova's Josh Hart and Xavier's Edmond Sumner are likely to be chosen in the 2017 NBA draft...

    Kerry Miller Written by Kerry Miller about 2 months ago 15,376 reads 22 comments

  15. The Top 10 2017 NBA Draft Prospects in the Big Ten

    After seeing three of its own get taken in the first round of the 2015 NBA draft, including No. 2 pick D'Angelo Russell of Ohio State and No. 9 selection Frank Kaminsky of Wisconsin, the Big Ten may be in line for a down year as far as selections go...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 3 months ago 28,432 reads 43 comments

  16. Duke Basketball: Each Projected Starter's Top Priority in 2016-17

    It takes a team to win a championship, but each player also has to do his job individually. This is what the Duke Blue Devils will have to deal with in the 2016-17 season, featuring arguably the most talented roster in college basketball...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 3 months ago 10,555 reads 24 comments

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

    Freshmen rule the roost when it comes to college basketball hype, but seniors like Josh Hart and Frank Mason are the experienced leaders most likely to determine which teams dominate the 2016-17 season...

    Kerry Miller Written by Kerry Miller about 3 months ago 22,305 reads 38 comments

  18. Saben Lee to Vanderbilt: Commodores Land 4-Star PG Prospect

    The Vanderbilt Commodores locked up their first 2017 recruiting class commitment Monday, when 4-star point guard Saben Lee announced he'll be playing college basketball in Nashville, Tennessee...

    Danny Webster Written by Danny Webster about 3 months ago 4,182 reads 0 comments

  19. College Basketball Programs That Should Update Their Mascot

    Most of the mascots in college basketball fall somewhere on the spectrum between "acceptable" and "awesome," but there are a few that are long overdue for either a makeover or an explanation...

    Kerry Miller Written by Kerry Miller about 3 months ago 12,931 reads 18 comments

  20. Chris Lykes to Miami: Hurricanes Land 4-Star PG Prospect

    Class of 2017 point guard Chris Lykes announced on Sunday that he committed to the Miami Hurricanes. He issued a statement on Twitter: The 5'7", 150-pound 4-star recruit is the No...

    Danny Webster Written by Danny Webster about 3 months ago 4,792 reads 7 comments

  21. Kentucky Basketball: Each Projected Starter's Top Priority in 2016-17

    Kentucky once again should go into the upcoming college basketball season as a top contender for a national title, but in order to reach this goal, each player has to excel in his own role...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 3 months ago 6,054 reads 14 comments

  22. Marcus Lee Transfers to Cal: Latest Details, Comments and Reaction

    The California Golden Bears added some size to their basketball program, as former Kentucky Wildcats forward Marcus Lee transferred to the Pac-12 school. Cal confirmed the transfer on Monday...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 3 months ago 14,992 reads 13 comments

  23. 8 Burning Questions to Follow at the USA Basketball U17 and U18 Trials

    School is out for the summer, and that means the nation's elite high school basketball players are competing in important national camps and tournaments over the next few months...

    Scott Phillips Written by Scott Phillips about 3 months ago 7,904 reads 4 comments

  24. The Most Important Players for Top College Basketball Teams in 2016-17

    There's always one player who stands out from the rest of the pack. As much as college basketball coaches try to assemble a balanced lineup, one that's not overly reliant on a single player, most of the time someone emerges from the pack...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 3 months ago 31,234 reads 55 comments

  25. UNC Basketball Recruiting: Early Wish List for Class of 2017

    North Carolina should come into the 2016-17 season with one of the more talented teams in the country, but the future is uncertain unless the team can put together another quality recruiting class...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 3 months ago 13,563 reads 10 comments