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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 Scout.com noted Antetokounmpo gave Dayton a verbal commitment. More to follow. Read more College Basketball news on BleacherReport.com

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

NBPA Top 100 Notebook: Watch Out for Matur Maker, Thon's Little Brother

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — This week, the basketball world will finally get to see where Thon Maker ends up in the 2016 NBA draft. Jumping from high school to the NBA thanks to a loophole Maker's guardian, Ed Smith, discovered, Maker has been referred to as this draft's mystery man thanks to his relatively untested background. Show More Summary

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

Their teams waged war for a spot in the 2015 Elite Eight, and now Oregon's Dillon Brooks and Duke's Grayson Allen will be battling each other for the unofficial honor of best junior in the nation for the 2016-17 college basketball season. These...Show More Summary

Recruiting Roundup: Human Highlight Reel Hamidou Diallo Has Everyone Buzzing

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — President Barack Obama was away on presidential business when Hamidou Diallo's Amateur Athletic Union team was invited to play basketball at the White House, but if he had been there, rest assured the commander in chief would have gotten dunked on. "Definitely," Diallo said. Diallo, the No. Show More Summary

The Top 10 2017 Draft Prospects in the Big 12

The 2016 NBA draft is just around the corner, but we're already looking ahead to determine where Big 12 stars like Kansas' Josh Jackson and Iowa State's Monte Morris are likely to be chosen in the 2017 NBA draft. Most draft-projection...Show More Summary

Kentucky Basketball: Bold Predictions for the Wildcats' 2016-17 Season

While Kentucky should once again have one of the best teams in college basketball next season, it doesn't mean everything will go according to plan. The Wildcats showed last year even a highly talented squad can have ups and downs over the course of the year with plenty of surprises. Show More Summary

Keith Appling Arrested: Latest Details, Comments and Reaction

Former Michigan State basketball player Keith Appling has been arrested for carrying a concealed weapon. Per the Associated Press (via ESPN.com), Detroit police Sgt. Michael Woody confirmed Appling was arrested Saturday after officers...Show More Summary

Derryck Thornton to USC: Latest Transfer Details, Comments and Reaction

Derryck Thornton announced his intention to transfer from Duke University on April 10, following a single season with the Blue Devils, and the 5-star guard will make his home on the West Coast with USC. Per Jon Rothstein of CBS Sports,...Show More Summary

Every Top 25 College Basketball Team's Most Explosive Player in 2016-17

Balance and consistency are great, but there's something about that college basketball player who can erupt for a big play or a huge game that gets the juices flowing. Almost every team has that one guy who is capable of going off for 20-plus points if the conditions are right, and some manage to make a habit of this. Show More Summary

Ranking the Best Players on Team USA's U17 World Championship Roster

Now that USA Basketball has selected the 12-man team for the 2016 FIBA U17 World Championships in Spain starting next Thursday, it is time to look over the key players on the roster for the prestigious tournament. Coming off of a gold...Show More Summary

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