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Mitchell Robinson to Texas A&M: Aggies Land 4-Star Center Prospect

Mitchell Robinson is heading to Texas A&M. The Pine Forest (Florida) High School product surprised some Saturday by declaring his intention to become an Aggie, becoming one of the highest-touted 2017 prospects to commit. Jeff Borzello of ESPN reported the news. Show More Summary

Miles Bridges to Michigan State: Spartans Land 5-Star SF Prospect

Huntington Prep 5-star small forward prospect Miles Bridges became the latest blue-chip player to commit to play college basketball at Michigan State on Saturday. Evan Daniels of Scout reported what Bridges had to say about his big decision: They were loyal through the whole process even when everyone thought I was going to Kentucky. Show More Summary

Louisville Investigating Former Assistant's Alleged Use of Escorts

The University of Louisville is facing serious allegations in an upcoming book that claims a former member of the basketball team staff exchanged money with escorts for them to have sex with both players on the roster and recruits. According...Show More Summary

Midnight Madness 2015: Schedule for Top NCAA Basketball Teams

The calendar flipping to October means many things. Most of these are miserable. Cold, rainy weather comes in week-long waves. Bikinis and boardshorts are replaced by parkas and pants. That smooth, tan skin you've enjoyed all summer?...Show More Summary

Projecting Kentucky's 2016-17 Rotation After Wenyen Gabriel's Committment

Kentucky continued to build its roster for the 2016-17 season on Thursday as it earned the commitment of forward Wenyen Gabriel, according to Adam Finkelstein of Gabriel joins New Zealand's Tai Wynyard and Sacha Killeya -Jones...Show More Summary

Predicting the 1st Loss of the 2015-16 Season for Top College Basketball Teams

Wichita State and Kentucky flirted with perfection over the past two years, and they just might be the last two teams to suffer a loss during the 2015-16 men's college basketball season. Though we've had some close calls lately, it has been four decades since the last time a team went undefeated all the way through the NCAA tournament. Show More Summary

Geno Auriemma Comments on UConn Fans, Criticism of Program

As he prepares his team to win a fourth consecutive national championship, Connecticut women's basketball head coach Geno Auriemma took the program's fans to task for believing no other team provides a challenge to the Huskies. Speaking...Show More Summary

Wenyen Gabriel to Kentucky: Wildcats Land 5-Star PF Prospect

Kentucky landed one of the best power forwards in the 2016 recruiting class when Wenyen Gabriel announced Thursday that he would be playing for the school.'s Adam Finkelstein was among the first to report that head coach John Calipari and the Wildcats managed to score yet another major coup. Show More Summary

UNC Basketball Recruiting: Top Targets in 2015 Early Signing Period

The North Carolina Tar Heels are already off to a good start for their 2016 recruiting class, but they will need to keep adding top talent if they want to keep pace in the ACC. After getting commitments from forward Tony Bradley and, most recently, according to's Jeff Borzello, 4-star guard Brandon Robinson, UNC now has the No. Show More Summary

Jim Boeheim to Appeal 9-Game ACC Suspension: Latest Details and Reaction

On the heels of the nine-game suspension for SMU head coach Larry Brown handed down by the NCAA, Syracuse head coach Jim Boeheim will reportedly appeal his own nine-game suspension in front of the NCAA Division I Infractions AppealsShow More Summary

Top College Basketball Storylines to Watch Before Practices Begin

It seems like this should be an easy transition into NCAA basketball season. We finish up March (and into April) Madness, get through recruiting, transfer and coaching-change season. Then summer comes and we're dealing with suspensions...Show More Summary

6'3" Texas Freshman Kerwin Roach Shows Off Ridiculous Hops in Slow-Motion Video

Texas Longhorns freshman Kerwin Roach Jr. has such ridiculous hops that his ability doesn't seem humanly possible. Just check out how high off the ground he gets in the video above. Roach's chin is at the rim, and the 6'3" guard's entire right arm is above the rim, putting his hand at the top of the backboard. Show More Summary

1st Chair, 1st Option: Star SF Matthew Moyer Reveals Tremendous Musical Talent

Since the age of six, Matthew Moyer's excellence has extended from the hardwood to center stage. The native Ohioan is both an elite Division I basketball commit and a first-chair violinist. This talented, athletic avant -garde of the...Show More Summary

Kentucky Basketball Recruiting: Top Targets in 2015 Early Signing Period

After a summer filled with courting potential prospects in the class of 2016, the Kentucky Wildcats have to get down to business during the fall to add to their haul that only includes Sacha Killeya -Jones at the moment. The class of...Show More Summary

Ranking College Basketball's Most Physically Imposing Lineups in 2015-16

It's because of physically imposing big men that programs like Maryland, Arizona and North Carolina rank among the nation's best projected college basketball teams in 2015-16. These aren't necessarily the best rebounding teams, the best shot-blocking teams or the teams most likely to lead the nation in flagrant fouls committed. Show More Summary

College Basketball Recruiting: Top Point Guards to Watch in the Class of 2016

Point guard is often seen as the most vital position in college basketball because 1s are often the driving force behind a fun, uptempo offense. While the last few recruiting classes have failed to produce a high number of quality prospects,...Show More Summary

Shamorie Ponds to St. John's: Red Storm Land 4-Star Guard Prospect

Following months of deliberation, 4-star combo guard prospect Shamorie Ponds of Brooklyn, New York, decided Tuesday to play his collegiate ball at St. John's, per Jeff Borzello of In early August, Ponds whittled his list of prospective schools down to St. Show More Summary

Samuel Japhet-Mathias to Wake Forest: Demon Deacons Land 4-Star C Prospect

The Wake Forest Demon Deacons suffered some growing pains in Danny Manning's first season as head coach, but the 49-year-old is hard at work building for the future. On Tuesday, he secured the commitment of 4-star center Samuel Japhet-Mathias. In...Show More Summary

John Calipari Says He Doesn't Tweet or Know How to Turn on Computers

The following is a hard and fast rule in the world of sports: The less you know about technology, the better you are at coaching. Those are just the rules, man. The more oblivious you are to new things, the more likely you are to win a championship. Show More Summary

SMU Basketball Reportedly Receives NCAA Sanctions, Larry Brown Suspended

The NCAA has reportedly banned SMU's basketball team from postseason play for the 2015-16 season, and head coach Larry Brown will be suspended for 30 percent of the squad's games as part of sanctions handed down Tuesday for a lack of...Show More Summary

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