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Terrance Ferguson to Arizona: Wildcats Land 5-Star SG Prospect

The Arizona Wildcats were eliminated in the first round of the NCAA tournament this season, but their immediate future became much brighter Wednesday. According to Evan Daniels of, shooting guard prospect Terrance Ferguson has joined Arizona’s 2016 recruiting class. Show More Summary

Ranking the Top Seniors for the 2016-17 College Basketball Season

Many labeled this past college basketball season as the "Year of the Senior," but that isn't likely to be the case in 2016-17, based on this projection of the nation's top seniors. With all due respect to talented players like Josh Hart,...Show More Summary

Gheorghe Muresan's Son, George, to Georgetown: Hoyas Land PF Prospect

Gheorghe Muresan's son, George, will join the Georgetown Hoyas basketball program as a walk-on. Rob Dauster of reported the news of Mursean's commitment Wednesday, indicating the young forward's high school, St. Andrew's,...Show More Summary

Jakob Poeltl Declares for 2016 NBA Draft: Latest Comments and Reaction

University of Utah center Jakob Poeltl is headed to the NBA after his college career ended on a sour note. According to Kyle Goon of the Salt Lake Tribune, Poeltl announced on Wednesday his intention to declare for June's NBA draft. Poeltl...Show More Summary

Way-Too-Early Bracket Projection for 2017 NCAA Tournament

Though there's still little clarity on what their rosters will actually look like, the Kentucky Wildcats join the Duke Blue Devils, Kansas Jayhawks and Villanova Wildcats on our list of projected No. 1 seeds for the 2017 NCAA tournament. Michigan State isn't far behind that quartet at No. Show More Summary

NCAA Agrees to New Contract with Turner, CBS for March Madness Rights

Turner Sports and CBS will continue to host coverage of the NCAA tournament, announcing an eight-year extension through 2032 on Tuesday. NCAA President Mark Emmert said the following in the release, per The extension of our...Show More Summary

NCAA Agrees to New Contract with Turner, CBS for March Madness Rights

The CBS-Turner Sports partnership with the NCAA tournament has been among the most lauded in sports media, as it's put every March Madness game at fans' fingertips. The three parties kept a good thing going Tuesday, announcing an eight-year...Show More Summary

High Seeds in 2016 NCAA Tournament That Won't Reach 2017 Big Dance

Power conferences nab the majority of the 68 spots in the NCAA tournament, so it sometimes feels like a school from one of those leagues just needs a winning record to play in the tourney. But only eight teams have made it each of the...Show More Summary

Projecting Kansas' 2016-17 Rotation After No. 1 Prospect Josh Jackson Commits

Even after losing some key players from this year's squad, the Kansas Jayhawks will be just fine in 2016-17 thanks to the recent addition of Josh Jackson. The No. 1 overall recruit in the 2016 class, per 247Sports' composite rankings, made the announcement Monday night on his Twitter account. Show More Summary

Predicting Which Top Incoming Freshmen Will Go 1-and-Done After 2016-17 Season

Unlike ghost peppers and the Harlem Shake, the one-and-done isn't a fad that will quickly go away. As long as the NBA requires draft entrants to be 19 and a year removed from their high school graduating class, college basketball isShow More Summary

Josh Jackson to Kansas: Jayhawks Land 5-Star SG Prospect

Few players in the 2016 recruiting class carry more hype than Josh Jackson. He's the kind of star who could single-handedly tip the scales in the college basketball hierarchy. Jackson announced Monday he's committing to the Kansas Jayhawks: According to 247Sports' composite rankings, Jackson is a 5-star recruit, the No. Show More Summary

2 Stony Brook Basketball Players Charged with Larceny, Criminal Mischief

Stony Brook basketball players Rayshaun McGrew and DeShaun Thrower were charged with third-degree grand larceny and third-degree criminal mischief on Monday. Tina Moore of the New York Post reported the news, citing the university's police department. Show More Summary

Odds for Each Major Basketball Conference Champ to Repeat in 2016-17

Winning a conference championship does not bring as much glory as reaching the NCAA tournament's Final Four, but it may be a better indicator of a team's ability than a single-elimination tournament. Winning titles in consecutive seasons...Show More Summary

Nike Hoop Summit Notebook: Top Recruits Weigh In on Thon Maker's Draft Decision

PORTLAND, Ore. — The annual Nike Hoop Summit featured one of the most talented American teams the event has ever seen and the potential No. 1 player in the class of 2017, DeAndre Ayton, on the World Select team. But many in the building...Show More Summary

Derryck Thornton to Transfer from Duke: Latest Comments, Reaction

Duke freshman point guard Derryck Thornton plans to transfer to a new school, according to reports from Jeff Goodman of ESPN and Josh Gershon of Thornton averaged 7.5 points, 2.5 assists and 1.8 rebounds in 26.0 minutes per game in the 2015-16 season. You can follow Timothy Rapp on Twitter. Read more College Basketball news on

Predicting the Biggest Changes in College Basketball in 2016-17

When is it too early to start thinking about the next college basketball season? How about never. The sweat is barely dry on Jim Nantz's tie, and here we are looking ahead. It's just the nature of the beast, one supposes, especiallyShow More Summary

Nike Hoop Summit 2016: Viewing Info, Rosters and Players to Watch

The future college, NBA and world basketball stars will be on display in Portland, Oregon at the 2016 Nike Hoop Summit. While other All-Star events in this part of the year feature the high school prospects starting to become household names, this showcase features an even broader range of future stars from around the world. Show More Summary

Wooden Award Winner 2016: Buddy Hield Receives Coveted Honor

Oklahoma Sooners shooting guard Buddy Hield captured the 2016 John R. Wooden Award on Friday night to secure his place as the National Player of the Year after lighting up scoreboards across the country this past season. The award'sShow More Summary

Josh Pastner to Georgia Tech: Latest Contract Details, Comments and Reaction

The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets announced on Friday that they've hired Josh Pastner as their head men's basketball coach, thus ending his seven-year tenure in the same position with the Memphis Tigers. ESPN's SportsCenter first relayed the news courtesy of's Jeff Goodman and other outlets. Show More Summary

Josh Pastner Reportedly Will Become Next Georgia Tech Head Coach

Memphis Tigers men's basketball head coach Josh Pastner has reportedly agreed to take the same position with the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets. ESPN's SportsCenter relayed the news courtesy of's Jeff Goodman and other outlets. Gary...Show More Summary

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