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UNC Basketball: Biggest Ups and Downs from 2015 Offseason So Far

The college basketball offseason doesn't often have the same drama as professional sports with free agency and trades. That didn't stop North Carolina from having plenty of excitement over the past few months. While some programs around the country can quietly go through ups and downs during the spring and summer, UNC has no such luxury. Show More Summary

Emmitt Holt, Thomas Bryant Cited for Illegal Alcohol Possession

According to Jennie Runevitch of WTHR in Indianapolis, Indiana Hoosiers basketball players Thomas Bryant and Emmitt Holt were cited for alcohol possession at 12:50 a.m. ET last Friday morning. This is the second alcohol-related legal incident for Holt during his time at IU. Show More Summary

College Basketball Players Tasked with Replacing Last Year's Biggest Stars

The talent exodus that college basketball must endure each year because of graduation and the NBA draft is hard to take. We can't help thinking that some of the players on their way out of the game are so irreplaceable that their teams...Show More Summary

Under Armour Elite 24 2015: Date, TV Schedule, Rosters and Preview

The future of college basketball will be in action Saturday, as two dozen of the best high school players will participate in Under Armour's Elite 24 showcase. While these players from the 2016 and 2017 classes aren't household names yet, they all have bright futures at various levels of the sport. Show More Summary

Markelle Fultz to Washington: Huskies Land 5-Star SG Prospect

Markelle Fultz, a 5-star shooting guard, bolstered Washington's 2016 recruiting class Friday by announcing his decision to play college basketball for the Washington Huskies, per Christian Caple of the Tacoma News Tribune. The DeMatha...Show More Summary

Buckle Up for the Auburn vs. Alabama Basketball Rivalry After Recruiting Coups

The Alabama/Auburn rivalry is undoubtedly one of the strongest in all of sports, but football dictates the national attention. Four consecutive football national championships from 2009-2012 and memorable plays like Chris Davis returning...Show More Summary

Ball State Freshman Goes Nuts After Hitting Half-Court Shot to Win Free Tuition

Unless you’re a superstar athlete or a mega-brainiac, college isn ’t cheap. For one lucky Ball State freshman, though, it just became free. As a part of the school’s Welcome Week on Thursday, an incoming student was given a chance to sink a half-court shot for free tuition. Show More Summary

Ranking the Most Drastic Offseason Makeovers Ahead of the 2015-16 CBB Season

In college basketball, it's almost impossible to avoid drastic roster changes on an annual basis. Such is the nature of a sport with four-year max contracts where the best players often leave after one season. However, some teams won't...Show More Summary

Moustapha Diagne Reportedly Won't Attend Syracuse, to Enroll in 2-Year School

Syracuse University basketball recruit Moustapha Diagne signed a letter of intent to play his college ball for the ACC power on Nov. 12 of last year, but those plans have reportedly been derailed. According to's Mike Waters, the school released a statement Thursday confirming Diagne won't enroll at Syracuse in 2015. Show More Summary

Dezmyn Trent Arrested: Latest Details, More on Boise State Guard

Boise State guard Dezmyn Trent was arrested for his connection to a drive-by shooting in Tacoma, Washington. Dave Southorn of the Idaho Statesman provided a copy of Trent's booking information: According to Jay Tust of KTVB in Boise, Idaho, bail hasn't been set for Trent, who has remained at a Pierce County jail since a little after 1 a.m. Show More Summary

Texas Tech's Jordan Jackson Posterizes Defender with Powerful 2-Handed Slam

This play should get Texas Tech fans excited to see Jordan Jackson on the court for the Red Raiders this season. After missing a free throw during Wednesday's exhibition game against the Carleton Ravens, the freshman guard took a pass from a teammate and then attacked the hoop. Show More Summary

Isaac Humphries to Kentucky: Wildcats Land 4-Star Center Prospect

Isaac Humphries is bringing his massive size and basketball skills to Kentucky. According to ESPN's Jeff Borzello, he gave the Wildcats his commitment. Per 247 Sports, Humphries is a 4-star recruit and the No. 4 center in the 2016 class. Show More Summary

Kentucky Basketball: 4 Things Still on Wildcats' Offseason To-Do List

It comes as no surprise to anyone that the Kentucky Wildcats have been in the news for most of the college basketball offseason. Whether it be for last year's players making noise in the NBA Summer Leagues or through a big piece of recruiting...Show More Summary

Duke Basketball: 5 Things Still on Blue Devils' Offseason To-Do List

It's been more than four months since Duke put the finishing touches on its fifth national title in Indianapolis, and we're still almost three months away from the Blue Devils being able to start their defense of that championship. The...Show More Summary

College Basketball Teams Most Likely to Disappoint in 2015-16

"Perception is reality." — Lee Atwater Ol ' Lee was ahead of his time, a political strategist who knew how to craft a message for his candidate and destroy his opponent's. He knew all the buttons on the hype machine, which plays right...Show More Summary

Sacha Killeya-Jones to Kentucky: Wildcats Land 4-Star PF Prospect

The rich continue to get richer at the University of Kentucky, as head coach and recruiter extraordinaire John Calipari secured a commitment from highly touted forward prospect Sacha Killeya-Jones on Wednesday. According to's...Show More Summary

UNC Basketball: Things Still on Tar Heels' Offseason To-Do List

Even though the focus at this point might be on the start of football season, college basketball is right around the corner. This means the nation's top programs have to get their affairs in order before things get started. North Carolina...Show More Summary

Predicting the 2015-16 ACC College Basketball Standings

Hands down, the ACC is the place to be for 2015-16 men's college basketball. Most of the major conferences have just one or two legitimate threats to win the national championship and at least three or four teams with no chance of even dancing. Show More Summary

Terrance Ferguson to Alabama: Crimson Tide Land 5-Star SG Prospect

Shooting guard Terrance Ferguson has all of the makings of being a big-time scorer at the college level. Alabama has the fortune of welcoming the 5-star prospect to campus after he committed to play for the Crimson Tide on Monday, per...Show More Summary

Ranking the Top Defensive Stoppers in College Basketball in 2015-16

Drives, dunks and three-pointers are what make the highlight shows, but defense is just as important a part of college basketball as any of those crowd-pleasing plays. And if not for lockdown defenders, there'd be so many of those those...Show More Summary

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