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College Basketball Recruits Whose Stocks Are Soaring This Summer

With the important July live evaluation period beginning shortly, it's time to take a look at some players who have elevated their play already this summer with some strong June efforts. Some of these players have already picked up a lot of recruiting buzz, while others could pile up scholarship offers once coaches see them in July. Show More Summary

Kentucky Basketball: Questions Fans Want Answered Before 2016-17 Season

Another year with a mostly revamped roster leads to plenty of uncertainty with Kentucky basketball. We know there will be a lot of talent in Lexington during the 2016-17 season. According to 247Sports, the Wildcats are adding five 5-star...Show More Summary

Terrance Ferguson Reportedly to Play in Australia Instead of Arizona University

Arizona's 2016 recruiting class took a major hit Thursday, as 5-star shooting guard Terrance Ferguson has decided to play professionally in Australia rather than attend the University of Arizona, where he had previously committed, according...Show More Summary

NCAA Tournament Regulars in Danger of Missing the Big Dance in 2017

Providence, Colorado and Iowa have had a solid run in men's college basketball over the past half-decade, but significant roster turnover puts them atop our list of NCAA tournament regulars we don't expect to see on Selection SundayShow More Summary

Kobe Paras Withdraws from UCLA: Latest Details, Comments and Reaction

For the second time this year, a Kobe is leaving Los Angeles. UCLA announced Wednesday that incoming freshman guard Kobe Paras has withdrawn from the university due to academic issues. The school did not disclose which requirements Paras failed to meet, per Ben Bolch of the Los Angeles Times. Show More Summary

Mitchell Robinson to Western Kentucky: Hilltoppers Land 5-Star Center Prospect

Western Kentucky's frontcourt just received a huge asset. On Wednesday, 5-star center Mitchell Robinson told CBS Sports' John Rothstein he's committed to the school. Per 247Sports' composite ratings, Robinson is the No. 1 center in the nation and the No. Show More Summary

10 Unknown Players Who Will Be Household Names by March Madness

One of the greatest aspects of college basketball is how certain players emerge during the NCAA tournament, going from relative anonymity to stardom in seemingly the blink of an eye. These are usually from the small schools who get very...Show More Summary

UNC Basketball: Questions Fans Want Answered Before 2016-17 Season

Thanks to some key players returning to school, there will be plenty of continuity heading into the 2016-17 season for North Carolina. However, that doesn't mean we know everything there is to know about this team. The Tar Heels players will spend the offseason working on their game and preparing to step into different roles. Show More Summary

Legendary Tennessee Coach Pat Summitt Dies at Age 64

Former Tennessee women's basketball head coach Pat Summitt died Tuesday, her son Tyler announced, per her foundation's website. She was 64. It is with tremendous sadness that I announce the passing of my mother, Patricia Sue Head Summitt. Show More Summary

Ranking the Top 25 Sophomores of the 2016-17 College Basketball Season

After passing on the chance to become a lottery pick in this year's NBA draft, California's Ivan Rabb headlines our robust list of college basketball's top sophomores for the 2016-17 season. These 25 second-year players were ranked based...Show More Summary

Inside the Grueling Summer Stretch of an Elite College Basketball Recruit

COLORADO SPRINGS, Co. -- There is no greater honor for an American high school basketball player than to be selected to a USA Basketball team that plays in an international competition. Every summer, the USA Basketball U16 and U17 teams...Show More Summary

College Basketball Teams with Most Players in NBA Today

Kentucky and Duke have been dominating college basketball — especially recruiting — for the past decade and boast the most alumni in the NBA as a result. A few days after the draft and a couple of days before the beginning of free agency, NBA rosters are both as full and as fluid as they can be. Show More Summary

Duke Basketball: Questions Fans Want Answered Before the 2016-17 Season

There are more questions for Duke going into the 2016-17 season than just whether this team will win a national championship. While that is obviously the biggest issue on every fan's mind, there are smaller questions that need to be answered before the end destination can be achieved. Show More Summary

Pat Summitt's PR Rep Releases Statement on Former Coach's Condition

The family of former Tennessee women's basketball coach Pat Summitt released a statement Sunday confirming recent reports she is going through a "difficult" time in her battle with Alzheimer's disease. “On behalf of Pat Summitt’s family,...Show More Summary

Ranking Every State by Their College Basketball Teams

Villanova is college basketball's reigning national champion, bringing the state of Pennsylvania its first NCAA title since the Wildcats won it all in 1985. In between, there have been some strong teams to come out of the Keystone State, but how does Pennsylvania stack up as a whole against every other state in the country? Good question. Show More Summary

UNC Basketball: Bold Predictions for the Tar Heels' 2016-17 Season

After losing some key players from its Final Four run, there is a bit of mystery surrounding North Carolina heading into next season. The Tar Heels are obviously in good shape after returning three starters and six of their top eight scorers, but you never know what will happen when players attempt to step into bigger roles. Show More Summary

Kostas Antetokounmpo to Dayton: Flyers Land 4-Star Forward Prospect

Kostas Antetokounmpo is getting an early start on his college plans, committing to the University of Dayton on Thursday. Antetokounmpo made his announcement official in an Instagram post: Evan Daniels of noted Antetokounmpo gave Dayton a verbal commitment. More to follow. Read more College Basketball news on

Ranking the Most Hyped CBB Freshmen of the Last Decade

There have been dozens of outstanding college basketball freshmen in the last decade, but few were more hyped before their first collegiate game than Andrew Wiggins and Jabari Parker. High school basketball is still a far cry from aShow More Summary

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. This influx of new talent comes as the ACC says goodbye to some big names, many...Show More Summary

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. We know the Blue Devils will be one of the best teams in the country. Show More Summary

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