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UNC Basketball: Tar Heels' Biggest Reasons for Optimism in 2016-17

The 2016-17 season was supposed to be a down year for North Carolina, but all of a sudden, this is a team that should once again be one of the best in college basketball. Despite losing key players such as Marcus Paige and Brice Johnson, the Tar Heels won't be rebuilding as many initially anticipated. Show More Summary

What to Watch for at the Top College Basketball Recruiting Events This Summer

With Memorial Day events concluding after this weekend, it's time to take a look at the summer events that will shape college basketball recruiting. While the month of June is usually reserved for national camps, there are also a couple...Show More Summary

Who Made Good and Bad Decisions at the NBA Draft Deadline?

At long last, we can start making projections for the 2016-17 men's college basketball season without repeatedly typing "if (insert important player mulling NBA draft decision) returns." But before we start churning out updated still-way-too-early...Show More Summary

The Most Loaded College Basketball Rosters of the 2016-17 Season

If college basketball teams were baked potatoes, these would be the ones that come with all the fixings. With the NCAA's deadline for returning to school having passed Wednesday, we can start to take our first detailed look at college basketball rosters to see where the most talent exists. Show More Summary

Ranking the Most Impressive CBB Recruits on the Nike EYBL Circuit so Far

Now that we're nearly through the spring grassroots season, it's time to evaluate some of the best players in the Nike EYBL. Since the EYBL has played through three sessions and over 10 games the past two months, it's a decent enough sample size of statistics to see who has been consistently good this spring. Show More Summary

Marcus Lee Withdraws from 2016 NBA Draft, Will Transfer from Kentucky

Wednesday was a good news-bad news day for the Kentucky Wildcats, as junior forward Marcus Lee will not be entering the NBA draft but is going to transfer from the school. Kentucky head coach John Calipari confirmed Lee's decision with...Show More Summary

Power Ranking Every Big Ten College Basketball Head Coach in 2016-17

The Big Ten is one of the best conferences for men's college basketball on an annual basis, and we can thank great coaches like Michigan State's Tom Izzo and Ohio State's Thad Matta for that. Power ranking the coaches in the Big Ten was no easy task. Show More Summary

Duke Basketball: Blue Devils' Biggest Reasons for Optimism in 2016-17

While Duke always feels good about its chances of contending, the 2016-17 basketball season should feature even more optimism than usual. The Blue Devils lost Brandon Ingram, Marshall Plumlee and Derryck Thornton from a team that underachieved and lost in the Sweet 16 a year ago. Show More Summary

Kendrick Nunn Dismissed by Illinois: Latest Details, Comments and Reaction

The University of Illinois announced the dismissal of starting shooting guard Kendrick Nunn on Tuesday after he pleaded guilty to misdemeanor domestic battery last Wednesday. "We have made the decision to dismiss [Nunn] from the men's basketball team, effective immediately," the school said in a statement, per Show More Summary

Martin Ingelsby to Delaware: Latest Contract Details, Comments and Reaction

The Delaware Fightin' Blue Hens have finally found their new head basketball coach, reportedly hiring Notre Dame assistant Martin Ingelsby. Gary Parrish of CBS Sports first reported an agreement between Delaware and Ingelsby was expected soon. Jon Rothstein of CBS Sports confirmed that Ingelsby had been hired by Delaware. Read more College Basketball news on

College Basketball Players Who Could Star in College Football

As college basketball fans, we're saddled with a ridiculously long offseason that spans more time than the season itself. And it's during this dead period between April and November that we're so desperate for information and activity...Show More Summary

Kentucky Basketball: Wildcats' Biggest Reasons for Optimism in 2016-17

The Kentucky Wildcats had a relatively disappointing 2015-16 season, but just like every other year under John Calipari, there is plenty of reason for optimism going forward. The past seven years in Lexington have featured four Final Four berths, a national championship and at least 20 wins every season. Show More Summary

Predicting the Top Double-Double Machines in the 2016-17 NCAA Basketball Season

Most college basketball fans probably never heard the name Rokas Gustys before today, but Hofstra's big man tops our list of projected double-double machines for the 2016-17 season. Though a double-double is an impressive individual achievement, you should probably be hoping you don't see a player from your favorite team on the list. Show More Summary

College Basketball Coaches Who Will Face the Most Pressure in 2016-17

The players are on the court trying to produce results, but win or lose it's the coaches who either get the credit or are saddled with the blame. With that comes plenty of pressure to succeed, and being able to deal with that makes for...Show More Summary

Power Ranking Every ACC College Basketball Head Coach in 2016-17

There are only four active coaches in men's college basketball with at least 725 career wins, and they all reside in the ACC: Mike Krzyzewski (1,043), Jim Boeheim (989), Roy Williams (783) and Rick Pitino (743). Thus, power ranking this...Show More Summary

Romello White to ASU: Sun Devils Land 4-Star PF Prospect

The Arizona State Sun Devils received a signed letter of intent from 4-star power forward Romello White from Wheeler High School in Georgia, per Evan Daniels of White, the No. 77 prospect in the country, was rated the fifth-best...Show More Summary

UNC Basketball: Biggest Adjustments Tar Heels Must Make in 2016-17

North Carolina has a chance to once again contend for a national championship, but there are adjustments that both the players and coaches will have to make to improve upon last year's result. While the Tar Heels will lose arguably their...Show More Summary

Projecting Duke's 2016-17 Rotation After Marques Bolden's Commitment

Duke's addition of 5-star center Marques Bolden shook up the college basketball world Thursday as the loaded Blue Devils added another potential one-and-done prospect to their 2016-17 roster, per Paul Biancardi of Already looking like the No. Show More Summary

Ranking the Best Mid-Major Programs in College Basketball

College basketball is just as dominated by the power programs as any other NCAA sport, though the little guys tend to make a lot more noise on the court than they do in football or other sports. Upset wins and deep runs by mid-majorShow More Summary

Charlie Moore to Cal: Bears Land 4-Star PG Prospect

Charlie Moore, a 4-star point guard out of Chicago, committed to the California Golden Bears Wednesday one month after rescinding his commitment to the Memphis Tigers. The floor general made his decision official with a post on Twitter: According...Show More Summary

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