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Former Hawaii Rainbow Warriors Forward Isaac Fotu Making NBA Case

There has been a proliferation of Oceania players emerging at the top level in recent years, but the name Isaac Fotu still remains under the radar. A 6'8" forward from New Zealand, Fotu brings an intensity and toughness typical of players...Show More Summary

Sean Miller, Arizona Agree to New Contract: Latest Details, Comments, Reaction

Arizona Wildcats basketball coach Sean Miller has maintained the program's status among the nation’s elite, and he will reportedly be rewarded for his efforts. Bruce Pascoe of the Arizona Daily Star noted Friday that Miller is due for...Show More Summary

Duke Fan Drains OT Buzzer-Beater at Coach K's Fantasy Camp

A Duke fan had his college basketball dreams realized and then some at Mike Krzyzewski's fantasy camp, K Academy. The fan drained a buzzer-beater from downtown to carry his team to victory in overtime in true Blue Devils fashion. The camp is held annually at Cameron Indoor Stadium in Durham, North Carolina. Read more College Basketball news on

Dai-Jon Parker, Former Vanderbilt Basketball Player, Dies at Age 22

Dai -Jon Parker, who spent three seasons as a guard on the University of Vanderbilt's men's basketball team, died Thursday night at the age of 22 after drowning. According to Gary Parrish of, the Baton Rouge, Louisiana, native died after what Michael Anthony Adams of the Indianapolis Star described as an accident. Show More Summary

Under-the-Radar Freshmen Who'll Have the Biggest Impact on 2015-16 CBB Season

Most college basketball fans are well-versed on the annual list of 5-star freshmen long before those future NBA players even play a collegiate game, but what about that list of under-the-radar, 4-star players who end up making a huge...Show More Summary

NCAA Basketball Programs Whose Reputations Have Benefited from the NBA Season

What does the NBA have to do with the college game? Well, everything, of course. This year's college basketball season offered up a stark truth: It's very hard to find rivalries and villains, because so many players bounce to the next...Show More Summary

Bill Foster, Former Clemson Basketball Coach, Dies at 79

Former college basketball coach Bill Foster, who won an NIT championship at Virginia Tech and led Clemson to its first NCAA tournament appearance, died Wednesday. He was 79. Clemson athletics confirmed his death after a battle with Parkinson's disease. Show More Summary

Garrick Sherman, Former College Basketball Player, Rips NCAA in Twitter Rant

Garrick Sherman didn ’t make a lot of noise on the court as a Michigan State player, but Spartans fans will surely know his name now. The center, who transferred to Notre Dame in 2012 and actually averaged 13.5 points and 7.3 rebounds...Show More Summary

Kentucky Basketball: Early Look at Wildcats' Most Intriguing Games

Kentucky basketball didn't do itself any favors with cupcake games in the 2015-16 season. The nonconference schedule is loaded with big-name programs and top events throughout the country. Six of the 13 nonconference teams played in the NCAA tournament last season, including the reigning national champions. Show More Summary

Stock Watch for College Basketball's Blue Bloods in 2015 Offseason

Blue-blood programs are the lifeblood of college basketball's national landscape, and it certainly seems as though there will be no shortage of success stories to discuss for these eight schools in 2015-16. If seeing "eight" and "blue...Show More Summary

Illinois Basketball Coaches Under Investigation: Latest Details and Comments

The University of Illinois has hired an outside law firm to investigate two women's basketball coaches—head coach Matt Bollant and assistant coach Mike Divilbiss—after several players' families expressed disappointment with the school's...Show More Summary

ASU's Bobby Hurley Throws out 1st Pitch at D'backs Game with Wall of Distraction

Arizona State's "Curtain of Distraction" may distract visiting free-throw shooters, but it has no effect on Sun Devils basketball coach Bobby Hurley. Hurley threw out the first pitch Sunday at the Arizona Diamondbacks game. To make sure...Show More Summary

Frank Kaminsky Says Goodbye to Wisconsin in Heartfelt Letter

Frank Kaminsky had one hell of a career for the Wisconsin Badgers. From being named the Naismith College Player of the Year to leading his team to the national championship game of the NCAA tournament during his senior season, The Tank has a lot to be grateful for. Show More Summary

Fordham's Jeff Neubauer Offers Passionate Defense of Program and School

Don't tell Fordham head basketball coach Jeff Neubauer that you can't win at Rose Hill. Four coaches—Nick Macarchuk, Bob Hill, Dereck Whittenburg and Tom Pecora —have had success elsewhere but weren't able to get it done at Fordham. Neubauer is next up. Show More Summary

Ben Simmons Featured in LSU's '25 Is Coming' Ad Campaign

LSU is pulling out all the stops to make sure top basketball recruit Ben Simmons knows he is a superstar on campus by featuring him in a massive marketing campaign. ESPN's Darren Rovell tweeted out a picture of LSU's "25 Is Coming" campaign...Show More Summary

UNC Receives Notice of Allegations Amid Academic Irregularities Examination

The University of North Carolina has been under investigation by the NCAA for academic irregularities, and a big step toward an eventual resolution was taken Friday with the delivery of a Notice of Allegations to UNC. According to Greg...Show More Summary

Hypothetical College Basketball Trades Worth Considering Before 2015-16 Season

After a hectic six-plus weeks of draft declarations, outgoing and incoming transfers, coaching moves and high-profile freshman commitments, we finally have a pretty good sense of what each college basketball team will be bringing toShow More Summary

Jay Huff to Virginia: Cavaliers Land 4-Star PF Prospect

The Virginia Cavaliers will be one of the best college basketball teams in the country next season, and their future looks even better Thursday after the addition of power forward prospect Jay Huff. Evan Daniels of noted that...Show More Summary

BYU Basketball: NBA Draft Insiders Weigh in on Tyler Haws' Pro Future

PROVO, Utah — For Tyler Haws, any chance to play professional basketball is likely a great one. The former BYU standout hasn ’t necessarily gained serious interest from NBA teams, which was only solidified after Haws failed to receive a combine invitation. Show More Summary

Marcus LoVett Jr. to St. John's: Red Storm Land 4-Star PG Prospect

St. John's picked up another commitment for its 2015 class early Thursday as point guard Marcus LoVett Jr. signed on with the Red Storm. Raphielle Johnson of College Basketball Talk noted the addition: Late Wednesday night four-starShow More Summary

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