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Kentucky Basketball: Which Center Will Be the Odd Man out in Crowded Rotation?

Kentucky basketball has the enviable problem of too much depth this season, and nowhere is it more obvious than in the middle. All three of last year’s talented centers—rising sophomores Dakari Johnson and Marcus Lee, plus rising junior...Show More Summary

Biggest Offseason Transformations in College Basketball Ahead of 2014-15 Season

Death, taxes and reports of college basketball players getting into the best shape of their lives over the summer. There aren't many things in this world we can count on, but those are three of the big ones. See for yourself. Pick virtually...Show More Summary

Ohio State Basketball: Most Important Games on Buckeyes' 2014-15 Schedule

The Ohio State basketball schedule is officially out, and the Buckeyes will certainly have their hands full in a number of games this season. The luxury of playing in the Big Ten is that strength of schedule is never really an issue when Selection Sunday rolls around. Show More Summary

Michigan Basketball: Biggest Takeaways from Wolverines' Preseason Trip to Italy

The Michigan basketball program recently used a nine-day getaway in Italy to build team chemistry and work on some new things, and the results were, suffice to say, encouraging. Michigan finished with a 4-0 record while averaging 101...Show More Summary

Much More Than a Scorer: Why Ben Simmons Will Be a Special CBB Superstar

Ben Simmons grabbed the rebound and motored into the frontcourt with his head up looking for an open teammate. Simmons is 6'9", yet his focus has always been on the fundamentals taught to perimeter players. He moves with equal partsShow More Summary

Fordham's Ryan Canty Hopes to Return 'Stronger' and 'Better' After Surgery

Fordham head coach Tom Pecora was hoping that Ryan Canty would have a healthy and productive offseason, putting the 6'9" center in position to have a big senior year. Canty was obviously hoping for the same. But a back injury that Canty...Show More Summary

College Basketball Recruiting Rankings: B/R's Top 20 Players in Class of 2015

Every class has its strength. From what I saw this summer keeping tabs on the top prospects in the 2015 class, this is the year of the big man. Based on Bleacher Report's recruiting rankings—picked using my observations and discussions...Show More Summary

Watch Elite 24 Stars Throw Down Monster Dunks

Bleacher Report captured some of the most insane dunks from the Elite 24 camp in New York City. Watch the video and see these future stars throw down some ridiculous dunks at practice. Read more College Basketball news on BleacherReport.com

Tyler Davis to Texas A&M: Aggies Land 4-Star Center Prospect

While the focus in College Station might be on the upcoming college football season, Texas A&M's basketball program has been busy trying to upgrade its roster. The results paid off in a big way, with center Tyler Davis committing toShow More Summary

Louisville Commit Donovan Mitchell Throws Down Nasty One-Handed Alley-Oop

Top high school prospects from all over the nation gathered at the Elite 24 Under Armour basketball game on Saturday, which naturally led to a slew of jaw-dropping highlights. This dunk by Louisville commit Donovan Mitchell was the best one of all. Show More Summary

10 Reasons We Can't Wait for the 2014-15 NCAA Basketball Season to Begin

Although the start of the 2014-15 NCAA basketball season is still a couple of months away, hoops fans have good cause to be excited to see the year tip off. When preseason hype turns into on-court reality, there are going to be someShow More Summary

Predicting the 2014-15 Big East All-Conference Teams

The Big East sent four teams to the NCAA tournament last season, but it's primarily players from teams who missed last year's tourney who are the early favorites to be named to the All-Big East First Team. D'Angelo Harrison from St.Show More Summary

Michigan Basketball: Strengths and Weaknesses of Wolverines' 2014-15 Roster

Adjusting to life without Nik Stauskas, Mitch McGary and Glenn Robinson III won’t be hurdle-free, but in all likelihood, Michigan will survive without them in 2014-15. Every team has an upside and downside, strengths and advantages.Show More Summary

Syracuse Basketball: 5 Reasons Michael Gbinije Will Overachieve in 2014-15

The Syracuse basketball team is full of polarizing players. Incoming freshmen Kaleb Joseph and Chris McCullough both project to be starters, and all eyes will be on their transition to the college game. McCullough in particular is flush...Show More Summary

Michigan Basketball: 5 Reasons Derrick Walton Jr. Will Overachieve in 2014-15

Perhaps the biggest X-factor for the Michigan basketball program heading into the 2014-15 season is the continued development of sophomore point guard Derrick Walton Jr. Walton Jr. had a fine freshman campaign, averaging 7.9 points, 2.9 assists and 3.0 rebounds while being named to the Big Ten All-Freshman Team. Show More Summary

UNC Basketball: Under-the-Radar Threats to Tar Heels in 2014-15 ACC Season

UNC basketball has enough to worry about if it focuses only on the top of the ACC, where the likes of Duke, Virginia and newly arrived Louisville will all be battling the Tar Heels for supremacy. However, if Roy Williams’ troops getShow More Summary

Ranking the Most Surprising Final Four Teams in College Basketball History

In 76 years of NCAA tournament history, 91 teams have combined to make 304 appearances in the Final Four. Some of those were much more surprising than others. Take the 2010-11 VCU Rams, for example. Few people thought Shaka Smart and company deserved to make the tournament. Show More Summary

Fordham's Ryan Canty Will Have Back Surgery, Out Indefinitely

Ryan Canty, expected to start at center for Fordham this season, will have surgery on his back and is out indefinitely, the school announced today. Canty 's 2013-14 season ended on a high note. He grabbed 10 or more rebounds in fiveShow More Summary

Duke Basketball: What You Need to Know About Blue Devils' 2015 Big Monday Games

Let’s not kid ourselves, national exposure for the Duke basketball program is not exactly a rare occurrence. That’s why it should come as no surprise that Mike Krzyzewski and the Blue Devils will be featured multiple times during ESPN’s Big Monday series of double headers during the 2014-15 season. Show More Summary

John Calipari Calls into Mike Francesa's Show to Defend His Coaching Abilities

When someone questions Kentucky basketball coach John Calipari's coaching abilities, he's going to defend himself. Calipari recently did an interview on Mike Francesa 's radio show. After the interview was over, Francesa said that he...Show More Summary

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