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UNC Basketball: Tar Heels Most Likely to Make All-ACC Team

North Carolina is projected to have an elite team next season, but a few key players will try to stand out from the pack. A year after the media named zero Tar Heels as first- or second-team All-ACC, the squad now has a number of players who can accomplish this feat during the 2015-16 season. Show More Summary

Jacob Young to Texas: Longhorns Land 4-Star PG Prospect

Shaka Smart hasn't wasted any time hitting the recruiting trail after signing on as head coach of the Texas Longhorns, and he netted a big prize Tuesday in 2016 point guard prospect Jacob Young. Young, who hails from Houston and attends...Show More Summary

John Calipari: Latest News, Rumors and Speculation on Kentucky Coach's Future

John Calipari has cemented the University of Kentucky as a perennial national title contender due to his status as college basketball's top recruiter, but the Sacramento Kings are reportedly trying to lure the 56-year-old head coachShow More Summary

Duke Releases Hype Tape Highlighting Team's History and Core Values

For as much of a perennial basketball powerhouse as Duke has become under head coach Mike Krzyzewski, there remains a stigma that Blue Devil players don’t necessarily translate well to the NBA. With Jahlil Okafor (No. 3), Justise Winslow (No. Show More Summary

Bill Walton Is Having the Summer of His Life Touring with the Grateful Dead

It brings me no small amount of pleasure to inform you ESPN sportscaster/human puff of hookah smoke Bill Walton is having himself a summer to remember. Last time we checked in on Walton, he was regaling Redditors with tales of Grateful...Show More Summary

Bo Ryan to Retire After 2015-16 Season: Latest Details, Comments, Reaction

University of Wisconsin head basketball coach Bo Ryan's Hall of Fame-worthy career will come to an end following the 2015-16 season, as the 67-year-old announced his intention to retire Monday. Ryan, who led the Badgers to the national...Show More Summary

Watch 7'6" Tacko Fall Dunk on B/R Producer with Google Glass

Watch college basketball prospect Tacko Fall destroy our very own B/R producer by using his 7'6" frame to finish an insane slam. Comment below and t ell us what you think! Read more College Basketball news on

Jalen Hill to UCLA: Bruins Land 4-Star PF Prospect

Highly touted power forward Jalen Hill is staying home to attend college, as the 2017 recruit has committed to UCLA. Hill tweeted out his official decision: Hill offered a brief statement to Evan Daniels of about why he chose the Bruins. "I really didn’t think that I was going to make the decision today," Hill said. Show More Summary

Predicting the Best Scorers at Each Position for the 2015-16 CBB Season

This past week's NBA draft raided college basketball for many of its best players from the 2014-15 season, including several of the most notable scorers in the game. Seven players who ranked in the top 25 in Division I in points perShow More Summary

Victor Oladipo, Cody Zeller Wear Indiana's Candy-Stripe Pants to Wedding

If there is one thing Indiana basketball is known for, it's those sweet red and white striped pants the players wear during warm-ups. So it should come as no surprise that former Hoosiers players showed up to teammate Jordan Hulls' wedding all decked out in the pants over the weekend. Show More Summary

Louisville's Chinanu Onuaku Hits Rick Barry-Style Underhand Free Throw

Louisville Cardinals center Chinanu Onuaku isn’t a great free-throw shooter, but to his credit, the big man is trying to change that. During Team USA's FIBA U19 World Championship game against Iran, Onuaku channeled his inner Rick Barry and sunk a granny-style foul shot. Show More Summary

College Basketball's Winners and Losers from the 2015 NBA Draft

Thursday night was the NBA draft, but there were quite a few winners and losers from the perspective of a college basketball fan. D'Angelo Russell was one of the biggest winners. Few people gave Ohio State much of a chance at amounting...Show More Summary

Predicting Stat Lines for Each Incoming 5-Star Freshman in 2015-16 CBB Season

Men's college basketball has grown increasingly reliant on freshmen over the past decade, particularly those of the 5-star variety. In honor of the NBA draft that many of those players will be attending a year from now, we took someShow More Summary

NCAA Basketball Teams That Will Benefit Most from Trips Abroad in Summer 2015

In the terrific 30 for 30 ESPN documentary about Michigan's "Fab Five," there's a wonderful anecdote about how the young players weren't exactly too eager for a foreign trip. But Steve Fisher (now at San Diego State) dragged the crew off to Italy. Show More Summary

Mike Hopkins to Succeed Jim Boeheim as Syracuse Basketball Coach in 3 Years

Syracuse University's basketball program has found its successor for Jim Boeheim, it announced on Thursday afternoon, according to Syracuse Basketball. Currently serving as an assistant coach, Mike Hopkins will take over after the 2017-18 season after Boeheim announced in March that he will be retiring in three years. Show More Summary

Duke Basketball Recruiting: Prioritizing Blue Devils' Top 2016 Targets

Duke remains one of the more notable college basketball programs yet to have secured a commitment for its 2016 recruiting class, but that's not for a lack of trying. The Blue Devils are going hard after most of the best prospects inShow More Summary

Projecting Kentucky's 2015-16 Rotation After 5-Star G Jamal Murray Commits

Jamal Murray, who recently reclassified to the class of 2015, committed to the Kentucky Wildcats live on Canadian TV on Wednesday, according to Chris Fisher of 247Sports. The 5-star Canadian guard chose the Wildcats over the Oregon Ducks...Show More Summary

Jamal Murray to Kentucky: Wildcats Land 4-Star SG Prospect

Jamal Murray gave the Kentucky Wildcats' basketball recruiting class a big boost on Wednesday when he announced his commitment to play in Lexington, per Evan Daniels of Murray is a 4-star prospect out of Athlete Institute Basketball Academy. Show More Summary

NCAA Proposes New Rule to Allow Early NBA Draft Entrants to Return to School

The NCAA men's basketball oversight committee proposed a rule change Wednesday that would allow players to return to school after declaring for the NBA draft, provided they do not hire an agent. UCLA athletic director Dan Guerrero, who...Show More Summary

Mike Krzyzewski Reveals He Uses Secret Twitter Account to Monitor Duke Players

Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski may not officially be on Twitter, but that doesn't mean he's not keeping a close eye on his players' tweets. In this day and age, coaches—college and professional—have to keep tabs on their players on social media to make sure nothing troublesome is being posted. Show More Summary

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