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Stanley Johnson Declares for 2015 NBA Draft: Latest Details and Reaction

As if the sting of watching yet another Elite Eight exit at the hands of the Wisconsin Badgers wasn't enough, Arizona Wildcats fans now have to deal with Stanley Johnson's departure. The freshman forward announced Thursday that he'll...Show More Summary

Alex Poythress Will Return to Kentucky for Senior Season: Details, Reaction

Kentucky forward Alex Poythress will return to the Wildcats for the 2015-16 season after missing the majority of the 2014-15 campaign with injury. Ben Roberts of the Lexington Herald-Leader noted Thursday that a Kentucky spokesman confirmed...Show More Summary

Which Team Has the Best Running Back Corps in the Country?

Running backs are an essential part of what makes an offense go, and these teams have the best crop of ball-carriers heading into the 2015 season. Watch as Bleacher Report College Football Analysts Michael Felder, Barrett Sallee andShow More Summary

Players Ken Pomeroy Is Going to Love in the 2015-16 College Basketball Season

This slideshow goes out to a former National Weather Service employee in Utah. You may have heard of him. Ken Pomeroy’s algorithms have become a way of life, calculation and understanding in college basketball. He has a good sense of timing, too. Show More Summary

Malik Newman Denies Reported Mississippi State Commitment

Combo guard Malik Newman and his father have denied previous reports that he has committed to Mississippi State. Ben Garrett of initially reported the commitment was official: Courtney Cronin of The Clarion-Ledger provided comments from Newman, who denied the report: "No, I haven't committed," Newman told The Clarion-Ledger. Show More Summary

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

Brandon Sampson, one of the most intriguing guards in the 2015 class, has decided 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 Show More Summary

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

Iowa State head basketball coach Fred Hoiberg had open-heart surgery on April 17 to replace a damaged valve. It's the second heart procedure for the 42-year-old former NBA swingman. Continue for updates. Hoiberg Recovering After Open-Heart...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. Off-court drama 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...Show More Summary

Duke's Quinn Cook Convinces Women He's J. Cole, Serenades Them with a Song

Being a member of the reigning national champion Duke Blue Devils apparently isn't enough for Quinn Cook. As it turns out, he likes to pretend to be hip-hop artist J. Cole. Former Duke star Nolan Smith recently posted an entertaining video that revealed Cook likes to pretend to be somebody else. Show More Summary

Odds for Each Major College Basketball Conference Champ to Repeat in 2015-16

Though not the ultimate goal of most programs, winning a college basketball regular-season conference title is pretty high up on the list. To be able to say, after a long, arduous schedule traveling all over the league and playing everyone...Show More Summary

Kentucky Basketball Recruiting: Early Wish List for Class of 2016

Whether you're on the coaching staff or a fan of Kentucky basketball, there is no offseason. With the summer session of AAU basketball and camps in full swing, there's no doubt that the biggest buzz word in college basketball is recruiting. Kentucky...Show More Summary

Projecting Duke's 2015-16 Rotation After 5-Star PG Derryck Thornton Commits

The Duke Blue Devils received a massive boost to their 2015 recruiting class on Tuesday, as Derryck Thornton reclassified and committed to the program. The addition of Thornton to the Blue Devils' roster for next season helped fill the...Show More Summary

Freshman PG Matt Mooney Cites Bullying Among Reasons for Transfer from Air Force

Matt Mooney, who was recently granted a release from his scholarship at Air Force Academy, took time to talk with Eric Van Dril of the Pioneer Press, via the Chicago Tribune, about the reasons he decided to transfer from the school. Mooney...Show More Summary

Fordham AD David Roach Confident the Pieces Are in Place at Rose Hill

Fordham announced last month that it had hired Jeff Neubauer as its new head men's basketball coach. At an introductory press conference on March 31, David Roach, the school's athletic director, professed his faith in Neubauer 's ability...Show More Summary

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, 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 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

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