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Syracuse Basketball: Watch out for Tyus Battle and Taurean Thompson

Two man combos are what make teams great in college basketball, and the Syracuse Orange have a tandem that not many people are talking about in Tyus Battle and Taurean Thompson. The two upcoming sophomores showed the potential in their...Show More Summary

That’s A Wrap: Zach McRoberts

Welcome to “That’s A Wrap,” our player-by-player recap of the 2016-2017 Indiana Hoosiers. Up next: Zach McRoberts. (Previously: Devonte Green, De’Ron Davis, Grant Gelon, Curtis Jones, Juwan Morgan, Thomas Bryant, OG Anunoby, Freddie McSwain, Josh Newkirk, Tim Priller, James Blackmon Jr., Robert Johnson,...

NBA Draft: Lonzo Ball assessment and player comparison

Lonzo Ball was one of the best high school players in the nation just a little over a year ago. These past few months, he was one of the best college basketball players in the entire country. What the future holds for him in the National Basketball Association is uncertain, but one thing is for sure. Show More Summary

Nike exec unloads on LaVar Ball

If there was any question about whether LaVar Ball could hurt the earning potential of his sons with all the idiotic remarks he makes, a comment from one of the most influential people at Nike this week should remove all doubt.WhileShow More Summary

That’s A Wrap: Collin Hartman

Welcome to “That’s A Wrap,” our player-by-player recap of the 2016-2017 Indiana Hoosiers. Today, we conclude the series with Collin Hartman. (Previously: Devonte Green, De’Ron Davis, Grant Gelon, Curtis Jones, Juwan Morgan, Thomas Bryant, OG Anunoby, Freddie McSwain, Josh Newkirk, Tim Priller, James...

Florida lands star transfer Egor Koulechov from Rice

Exit Devin Robinson, enter Egor Koulechov. Four days after Florida Gators basketball lost its best overall player, head coach Mike White landed the top available graduate transfer when Koulechov committed to play his final collegiate...Show More Summary

WATCH: Hoop Summit and NBA Draft Breakdowns (Tatum, Jackson, Ball, Bridges) with Cole Zwicker

In this episode, I chat with Cole Zwicker from over at The Step Back on FanSided about a variety of topics, including some of the standouts over at Nike Hoop Summit in Portland this season. Then, we move into this year's draft topics,...Show More Summary

Johnny Dawkins suing Stanford after being fired following just one NCAA Tournament berth

Johnny Dawkins was the head coach at Stanford from 2008-2016 before he was fired and became the head coach at UCF in 2016. Now that he’s been at UCF for over a year, Dawkins is taking the time to sue Stanford for a “breach of contract.”The...Show More Summary

Duke’s Grayson Allen will return for senior season, subject himself to more boos

The most hated player in college basketball is coming back for more.Duke guard Grayson Allen announced Tuesday he will forgo the NBA Draft and return to school for his senior season. Via ESPN:“The last few weeks have provided the opportunity for a lot of reflection and prayer,” Allen said in a statement released by the school. Show More Summary

NCAA announces tournament host sites in 2019-2022, returns to North Carolina

On Tuesday, the NCAA announced more than 600 host sites for different rounds of various Division I, II, and III tournaments that will be held from 2019-2022.The biggest news came from the 2019-2022 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament sites,...Show More Summary

San Francisco to host first NCAA Tournament action since 1939

The Golden State Warriors won’t be moving into their waterfront arena in San Francisco until the 2019-2020 season, but things are already in motion when it comes to hosting big events at the Chase Center.According to a release from the...Show More Summary

WATCH: Big Draft Decisions, including Miles Bridges and Allonzo Trier returning, Dozier/Robinson leaving

In this episode of the podcast, I chat with Reags from over at Barstool about some of the important offseason moves of the last week in college basketball, including Miles Bridges and Allonzo Trier deciding to return to school, and how we hope that it doesn't adversely affect their earning potential in the future. Show More Summary

Michigan State Basketball: Miles Bridges is just different

In this week’s Detroit Free Press column, I talk about soon to be sophomore, Miles Bridges’ decision to return to Michigan State despite being projected as a lottery pick. Bridges’ choice not only affirms how much he loves Michigan State, it also gives a glimpse into what kind of pro he’ll be. Show More Summary

UNC star Justin Jackson, Florida Gators GF get engaged

If Justin Jackson wants to have an even better month in May than the one he had in April, the North Carolina basketball star is really going to have to get creative.Jackson, who recently declared for the NBA Draft, helped lead the Tar Heels to a national championship less than two weeks ago. Show More Summary

Syracuse Basketball: What Jordan Tucker would bring to the Orange

Please Jordan Tucker, bring your talents to the Carrier Dome and help this team redeem themselves and shock the nation. Syracuse basketball is as historic as it gets, and you can help cement your name in its history. Tucker is a four-star recruit who ranks 40th in ESPN 100’s recruiting class for 2017. Show More Summary

Michael Porter Jr: ‘I want to win in college’

Michael Porter Jr. doesn’t want to be the next top lottery pick to get his numbers in his one-and-done season but miss the NCAA Tournament.Speaking at the Jordan Brand Classic earlier this week, the five-star forward said that he doesn’t want to follow the mold of Markelle Fultz and Ben Simmons, a pair who could go as the back-to-back No. Show More Summary

Adam Sandler shows off skills on the basketball court at Duke

In Adam Sandler’s varied movie career, he has done sports movies about football and golf. He has never done a basketball movie, well maybe Grown Ups is. But after seeing Sandler play, maybe he should do one.As his newest movie Sandy Wexler premiered today on Netflix, Sandler was at Duke University for a show. Show More Summary

Indiana announces six additions to basketball coaching staff

Indiana made official the hiring of three assistant coaches to Archie Miller’s staff on Thursday afternoon: Bruiser Flint, Ed Schilling and Tom Ostrom. Additionally, Derek Elston is staying in Bloomington as the director of player development, Bill Comar will be...

Florida Gators freshman guard Eric Hester to transfer

Florida Gators freshman guard Eric Hester, who played sparingly as a deep reserve his first year with the program, will transfer this offseason, two sources confirmed to OnlyGators.com on Wednesday. Hester was the top signee in headShow More Summary

Jalen Rose lambastes Chris Webber for not owning up to Michigan scandal

In the wake of Steve Fisher’s retirement, one of his former players is hoping that he’ll be recognized. Jalen Rose, a member of Michigan’s famed Fab Five, believes that Fisher should be in the Hall of Fame. If that doesn’t happen, Rose...Show More Summary

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