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Antonio Blakeney to Louisville: Cardinals Land 5-Star Guard Prospect

The Louisville Cardinals 2015 recruiting class was already ranked in the top five according to 247Sports’ composite rankings, and it got a lot stronger Thursday. Jeff Borzello of CBSSports passed along the news of Antonio Blakeney’sShow More Summary

UNC Basketball: Why Marcus Paige Is Tar Heels' Most Indispensable Player

After Marcus Paige’s tremendous sophomore season, there’s not much question that he’s the best player on the UNC basketball roster. In spite of being backed up by two of the Tar Heels’ most promising young prospects, he’s also the one...Show More Summary

Branden Frazier Headed to Holland, but Fordham Will Always Be Home

Back in March, after playing his final game for the Fordham Rams, it was pretty much a given that we hadn't heard the last from Branden Frazier. After a stellar career in the Bronx, one that saw him finish ninth on Fordham's career scoring...Show More Summary

Geno Auriemma Accused of Recruiting Violation After Calling Mo'ne Davis

This week in “Narc News,” a recruiting violation complaint has been filed against University of Connecticut women’s basketball coach Geno Auriemma citing a recent phone call he made to Taney Dragons pitcher Mo’ ne Davis. Hartford Courant...Show More Summary

Pittsburgh Basketball: Early Wish List for Class of 2015 Prospects

One of the things that has kept Pitt relevant in college basketball for a new generation amid a transition to a new conference is the business it has conducted on the recruiting trail. Head coach Jamie Dixon has surrounded himself with...Show More Summary

Ranking the Best Student Sections in NCAA College Basketball

The environment at college basketball games is something that can't truly be described without experiencing it in person. Television can only do so much to portray how electric the atmosphere is inside an arena, with fans hovering around...Show More Summary

Michigan State Basketball: Buying or Selling Spartans as 2014-15 B1G Champs

Pinpointing Michigan State's potential is always difficult. The same should be true for the 2014-15 Spartans, who have enough talent to win the Big Ten but lack a certain appeal that makes it easy to predict them as league champions. Why? That’s easy: Michigan State often throws a curveball to the world of college hoops. Show More Summary

Duke Basketball: Most Important Games on Blue Devils' 2014-15 Schedule

College basketball seasons are defined by performances in March, but there are still plenty of important games that help pave the road to the Madness. Duke is looking to bounce back from a rather disappointing 2013-14 campaign by its lofty standards. Show More Summary

Pittsburgh Basketball: 5 Biggest Adjustments the 2014-15 Panthers Must Make

Last season, Pitt proved its usual formula of deliberate offense and stifling defense would still be good enough to get the team back to the NCAA tournament out of a new conference. However, a fifth-place finish—marginally better than...Show More Summary

Villanova Basketball: Biggest Lessons from Wildcats' 2014 Offseason so Far

Villanova is not as big of a program as the likes of Kentucky and North Carolina, so it is not in the news every week during the offseason, but the Wildcats did come into focus on a few occasions this summer. From recruitment news to...Show More Summary

Kentucky Basketball: Why Aaron Harrison Is Wildcats' Most Indispensable Player

Kentucky basketball is the deepest team in the country this season, but even the Wildcats can’t lose stars with impunity. Of all the big names on the Big Blue roster, postseason hero Aaron Harrison is the one who must stay healthy to...Show More Summary

Earl Grant to College of Charleston: Latest Contract Details, Analysis, Reaction

Longtime assistant men's basketball coach Earl Grant is getting his shot to helm his own team, taking over as head coach for the College of Charleston. CofC.edu's Mike Robertson reported the news of Grant's hiring on Tuesday, relaying a message from the school's president, Glenn McConnell. Show More Summary

Kentucky Women's Basketball Players Tower over Wildcats Cheerleaders

It may be hard to believe just by looking at this picture, but all of these women are college students. It shouldn't be too difficult to figure out which of them are basketball players and which are cheerleaders. Alyssa Rice, a 6'3" freshman, is on the far left, while the tall female on the right is 6'6" junior Ivana Jakubcova. Show More Summary

Ranking the Biggest Changes in College Basketball over the Past Decade

College basketball has changed significantly over the past decade. Amid changes to what necessitates a whistle, new or moved lines on the court, conference realignment, added television exposure and the oft-debated one-and-done rule,...Show More Summary

Fordham Basketball: Success in Canada, Hurdles Back Home

People are feeling pretty good about the Fordham Rams these days. Rightfully so, I might add. Fordham head coach Tom Pecora told FordhamSports.com last week that he's been particularly impressed with freshmen Eric Paschall, Nemanja Zarkovic,...Show More Summary

Kentucky Basketball: 3 Burning Questions About Wildcats' 2015 Recruiting Plans

Kentucky basketball has been the cream of the crop when it comes to recruiting over the last five years. Since head coach John Calipari took over the program, the Wildcats tend to finish top in the country in recruiting rankings andShow More Summary

Ohio State Basketball Recruiting: Breaking Down the State of the 2015 Class

It seemed like Thad Matta and the Ohio State basketball coaching staff could do no wrong when it came to the recruiting trail for the class of 2015, but they received their first bit of bad news recently. Mickey Mitchell, a versatile...Show More Summary

Biggest Obstacle Facing Top College Basketball Contenders in 2014-15

Every college basketball team in America can have their national championship hopes derailed by any number of issues. Entering the season, however, they all have very specific strengths and weaknesses for fans to point to and obsess over. Show More Summary

Michigan Basketball: Biggest Lessons from Wolverines' 2014 Offseason so Far

Ever since Michigan ended its basketball season on March 30, 2014 in a heartbreaking loss to Kentucky in the Elite Eight, a lot has happened in the offseason that has shaped how the upcoming season may play out. Along the way, the Wolverines have learned a few things over the past few months as we enter the 2014-15 season. Show More Summary

UNC Basketball: Breaking Down the Tar Heels' Complete 2014-15 Schedule

Most of the opponents were already known, and a handful of dates and locations were penciled in. But now that North Carolina has formally released its 2014-15 basketball schedule, we can really start looking ahead to what the Tar Heels...Show More Summary

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