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Derryck Thornton to Duke: Blue Devils Land 5-Star PG Prospect

The Duke Blue Devils' basketball program just got a major boost for the 2015 season, as 5-star point guard Derryck Thornton has committed to the school for the 2015 season. According to Paul Biancardi of ESPN, " Junior Derryck Thornton,...Show More Summary

Caris LeVert to Return to Michigan for Senior Season: Latest Details, Reaction

Star guard Caris LeVert has decided to stay with the Michigan Wolverines for his senior season instead of entering the 2015 NBA draft. Per MGoBlue.com, LeVert said his decision was about wanting to get his degree and continue developing...Show More Summary

Female Kentucky Fans Post Pictures of Themselves Licking Devin Booker's Car

This may be the oddest story you'll come across today. During a recent interview on Kentucky Sports Radio, former Wildcats basketball player Devin Booker revealed that a fan once licked his car in the parking lot while he was at an autograph signing. Show More Summary

Brandon Sampson to LSU: Tigers Land 4-Star SG Prospect

Brandon Sampson, one of the most intriguing guards in the class of 2015, has made the decision to play college basketball at LSU. It shouldn't take long for him to start making an impact in the Tigers backcourt. Sampson announced his decision on Monday, via Jeff Borzello of ESPN.com. Show More Summary

Predicting Which Top Incoming Freshmen Will Go One-and-Done After 2015-16 Season

Will they, or won't they? A question that used to be reserved for wondering whether characters from popular TV shows would ever start a relationship is now something that is posed toward every top-tier freshman in college basketball....Show More Summary

Jordan Brand Classic 2015: Score, Results, Highlights and Twitter Reaction

The West team just barely edged out the East, 118-116, in the 2015 Jordan Brand Classic on Friday night inside the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. In keeping with the All-Star motif, defense came at a premium in the first half. The West led 61-47 at halftime. Show More Summary

Billy Donovan: Latest News, Speculation Surrounding Florida Coach's NBA Future

Billy Donovan's time as head coach of the Florida Gators may be coming to an end very soon, as the 49-year-old is reportedly looking at the NBA. Continue for updates. Former Florida Star Says Donovan Will Be in NBA Friday, April 17 Bradley...Show More Summary

Fred Hoiberg Undergoes Heart Surgery: Latest Details on Iowa State Head Coach

Iowa State head basketball coach Fred Hoiberg is set to have open heart surgery on Friday to replace a damaged valve. It's the second heart procedure for the 42-year-old former NBA swingman. Andy Katz of ESPN confirmed the surgery and...Show More Summary

Jordan Brand Classic 2015: Full Rosters and Underrated Players Looking to Shine

The Jordan Brand Classic will be an opportunity for some talented young players to show what they can do, and that includes more than just the familiar names. While we have seen a lot of the same top players at the McDonald's All-American Game, Nike Hoop Summit and more, some new faces have a chance to turn heads in the latest showcase. Show More Summary

Stephen Zimmerman to UNLV: Rebels Land 5-Star Center Prospect

Stephen Zimmerman, one of the most coveted recruits in the country, has chosen to play college basketball at UNLV. The decision provides a major boost to the Rebels' frontcourt. Jeff Borzello of ESPN reported the decision was confirmed...Show More Summary

CBB Teams Getting a Boost in 2015-16 from Players You've Forgotten About

Everyone loves to discuss 5-star recruits and college basketball players who stay at the same school for four years, but transfers have also become an absolutely massive aspect of today's game. Thanks to the never-ceasing work of ESPN's Jeff Goodman, we know there are already nearly 400 players attempting to transfer schools this summer. Show More Summary

Michigan Basketball: Pros and Cons for Caris LeVert's NBA Dilemma

On one hand, entering the 2015 NBA draft could be financially beneficial for Michigan's Caris LeVert. On the other, it could be an enormous risk for the junior, who, at the top end, is projected as a late first-rounder in the upcoming...Show More Summary

Izzo on Failings of College Basketball and NBA: 'We've Got to Do a Better Job'

It was a rough year for men's college basketball. Scandals at blue-blood programs such as Syracuse, North Carolina and Kansas commanded headlines for months. National attendance fell for the seventh straight season, and according toShow More Summary

Duke Basketball: Top Offseason Priorities for Devils

With Tyus Jones’ announcement that he is entering the NBA draft, Duke now knows exactly where it stands next season. The program is still basking in the glow of its national championship victory just over a week ago, but it’s facingShow More Summary

Jordan Brand Classic 2015: Roster, TV Schedule and Preview

The 2015 Jordan Brand Classic provides yet another chance for the top high school basketball players in the nation to show what they can do on the big stage. After the McDonald's All-American Game, Nike Hoop Summit and more, these players are doing quite a bit of traveling across the country. Show More Summary

Michigan State Basketball: What Caleb Swanigan Brings to the Spartans

Whether it’s for one year or two, Caleb Swanigan will help put Michigan State’s frontcourt back on the map and assist Spartans coach Tom Izzo on the quest for his second national championship. At 6’8” and 265 pounds, the 5-star center...Show More Summary

Syracuse Basketball: Predicting Orange's 2015-16 Rotation

After a graduation, a couple of transfers, an entry in the NBA Draft and an incoming freshman class, the Syracuse basketball roster is pretty much set. Rakeem Christmas, B.J. Johnson, Ron Patterson and Chris McCullough are gone. TheShow More Summary

Predicting Which High Seeds in 2015 NCAA Tournament Won't Reach 2016 Big Dance

You think the NCAA tournament goes fast? The rest of April seems to flash by even quicker. It goes from “One Shining Moment” to a bunch of coaches swapping schools and players either doing the same or moving on to the NBA. And all of...Show More Summary

Maryland Basketball Celebrates Signing of Diamond Stone with Ring Pops

The Maryland basketball program is appropriately excited, as 5-star hoops prospect Diamond Stone officially signed with the Terrapins on Wednesday. The 6'10 " center committed on March 27. To celebrate him making it official, the Terps pushed out a hype video...and gave out "diamond" ring pops. Show More Summary

NBA Mock Draft: How Kentucky's Stars Shape the 1st Round

The 2015 NBA draft is still two months away, but the introduction of seven Kentucky players has (predictably) caused seismic shifts on the big board. The Wildcats’ top seven scorers—Karl-Anthony Towns, Willie Cauley-Stein, Devin Booker,...Show More Summary

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