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College Basketball Coaches Who Will Face the Most Pressure in 2015-16

There's specifically one reason why there are so many timeouts, especially toward the end of games. Players may make plays and win games, but college basketball is a coach-driven entity. The power is still theirs. Of course, it has to be. Show More Summary

Mark Fox, Georgia Agree to New Contract: Latest Details and Reaction

Georgia men's head basketball coach Mark Fox announced Wednesday that he's agreed to a contract extension with a raise to stay in Athens for the foreseeable future. Fox explained that if he has his way, he'll never give up his current...Show More Summary

Predicting the 10 Most Productive Freshmen in the 2015-16 NCAA Basketball Season

Recruiting services are tasked every year with trying to rank the most talented players in each class. The goal is to predict future success, but it's difficult to project how good players will be as freshmen without considering which...Show More Summary

UNC Basketball Players Prank Teammates with Fake Snake in Locker Room

While student-athletes work on their games after their seasons end, the offseason is a good time for college kids to have fun. Some North Carolina basketball players recently pranked a couple of their teammates with a fake snake. The gags started off slowly, but once the targets fell for the trick, their reactions were priceless. Show More Summary

Kentucky Basketball: Top Storylines from Wildcats' 2015 Recruiting Trail

As the calendar gets ready to turn to June, the noise from the recruiting trail in college basketball starts to become quiet. That is unless you're Kentucky basketball. Most of the top recruits have announced their commitments and transfers have decided where they will now go to school. Show More Summary

NCAA Basketball Conference Champions Most Likely to Repeat in 2015-16 Season

Gonzaga has won at least a share of 14 of the last 15 West Coast Conference regular-season championships. The Bulldogs are a lock to make it 15 of 16, as they sit atop our list of teams that are all but guaranteed to repeat as men'sShow More Summary

Caleb Swanigan's Commitment Makes Purdue Viable Big Ten Threat in 2015-16

Caleb Swanigan's recruitment is over. Two weeks after decommitting from Michigan State, the 5-star center and reigning Mr. Basketball of Indiana flipped to in-state Purdue. Swanigan was also considering Cal and Kentucky, the other two of his original final four. Show More Summary

Will John Calipari Ever Leave for the NBA After Shooting Down Pelicans Rumors?

It might be time to believe John Calipari. The annual "Calipari is interested in an NBA job" moment took place on Tuesday when John Reid of the New Orleans Times-Picayune reported Calipari had made it known to New Orleans Pelicans officials that he was interested in coaching the team. Show More Summary

Tevin Mack to Texas: Longhorns Land 4-Star SF Prospect

The Texas Longhorns reportedly added another key piece to their 2015 class Tuesday with a commitment from small forward Tevin Mack. Evan Daniels of passed along the news: Texas basketball's official Twitter feed later announced...Show More Summary

Derrick Gordon Discusses Decision to Transfer to Seton Hall

Derrick Gordon, the former Massachusetts guard who became the first openly gay player to compete in a men's Division I college basketball game in November after coming out in April 2014, has opened up about his decision to transfer to...Show More Summary

Caleb Swanigan to Purdue: Boilermakers Land 5-Star C Prospect

The Purdue Boilermakers got a big boost to their 2015 recruiting class, literally and figuratively, with star center Caleb Swanigan reportedly giving his commitment to the school Tuesday. According to Evan Daniels of, Swanigan...Show More Summary

Ranking the Best College Basketball Players Sitting Out the 2015-16 Season

When college basketball players sign out of high school, they're in effect entering into a contract with the college they choose. It's similar to when you sign up for a cellphone plan or satellite TV service, and just like with those...Show More Summary

Sterling Gibbs to Connecticut: Latest Details, Comments and Reaction

The Connecticut Huskies have two prized recruits, Jalen Adams and Steve Enoch, joining their ranks this year, but Kevin Ollie's biggest addition for the upcoming season didn't come on the recruiting trail. Sterling Gibbs, consideredShow More Summary

Grades for Each Proposed Rule Change for the 2015-16 College Basketball Season

College basketball received some fairly significant cosmetic surgery on Friday afternoon, the vast majority of which we believe to be for the best. Over the past several days, the NCAA men's basketball rules committee had been convening in Indianapolis for the purpose of suggesting and agreeing upon some necessary changes. Show More Summary

College Basketball Rule Changes Proposed: Latest Details, Comments and Reaction

In an effort to improve the state of men's college basketball, the sport's rules committee laid out three significant proposals Friday. The potential changes relate to the shot clock, timeouts and placement of the restricted area along...Show More Summary

Predicting the Most Fun Teams to Watch in the 2015-16 College Basketball Season

The start of the 2015-16 college basketball season is sadly still six months away, but here are 20 teams that should be so fun to watch that we're already looking forward to mid-November with bated breath. Not surprisingly, many of these teams can also be found in pretty much every preseason Top 25 poll. Show More Summary

Caleb Swanigan: Latest News, Rumors and Speculation on 5-Star C's Future

Center Caleb Swanigan is one of the best basketball players in the entire 2015 class and will likely earn a significant role the moment he steps on campus for whichever team he chooses. Naturally, there are a number of programs thatShow More Summary

Hanner Mosquera-Perea, Devin Davis Dismissed from Indiana Basketball Team

The Indiana Hoosiers basketball program dismissed forwards Hanner Mosquera-Perea and Devin Davis Thursday for "not living up to their responsibilities to the program." Brent Yarina of passed along the program's statement: Mosquera-Perea...Show More Summary

Ranking the Top Foreign-Born Players in College Basketball in 2015-16

College basketball is at an interesting point in history. Never before have seemingly so many people complained about the game as a whole (everything from the shot clock to timeouts and awful scoring rates). And there's the ongoing debate...Show More Summary

Ranking Every 2015 Big Ten/ACC Challenge Matchup

The lineup for one of the most anticipated early-season college basketball events of every year, the 2015 Big Ten/ACC Challenge, was announced on Wednesday. All told, 14 games featuring teams from two of the top conferences in Division I will be held at campus sites between Nov. Show More Summary

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