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Michigan Basketball: Wolverines Most Likely to Make All-Big Ten Team

The Michigan Wolverine basketball program has seen some great players pass through its doors in the last couple of years. Some have earned All-Big Ten status—think Trey Burke, Nik Stauskas, among others—and this year they have a fewShow More Summary

Pass-Fail Marks for College Basketball's Top Incoming Freshmen in 2014-15

Earlier this year, a proposal sent out by school presidents from the Pac-12 Conference included a suggestion that college basketball return to the era of freshman ineligibility as a way of dealing with players leaving school after one...Show More Summary

NCAA Basketball Recruiting: What Each 5-Star Must Prove at 2014 Nike Peach Jam

One of the summer’s top NCAA basketball recruiting events opens in earnest on Thursday as the 2014 Nike Peach Jam gets fully underway from South Carolina. The championship of the Elite Youth Basketball League ( EYBL ) is an AAU tournament...Show More Summary

Michigan State Basketball: Mismatches Spartans Are Dreading in 2014-15

With key players departing from East Lansing, Michigan State has a couple of important voids to fill. Those spots are prone to dreadful mismatches that MSU ’s opponents could exploit in 2014-15. The most glaring weakness to Sparty’s rotation is the absence of a solid center. Show More Summary

UNC Basketball: Should Tar Heel Fans Be Ranked Higher Than No. 11 in Nation?

North Carolina's men's basketball fans were ranked No. 11 by Emory Sports Marketing Analytics in their 2014 Fan Rankings, as reported by Manish Tripathi. This somehow puts the Tar Heel fans this year as fourth among the Atlantic Coast Conference schools, behind Duke (2), Syracuse (6) and Pittsburgh (10). No. Show More Summary

King's Court: Top Recruit Malik Newman Moves Needle with His Game and Branding

LAS VEGAS — He’s ranked as the top senior guard in the country, but that isn ’t the only way Malik Newman has distinguished himself from the rest of the class of 2015. Newman—just 17 years old —also has his own professional website. Log...Show More Summary

Auburn and 9 High-Major College Basketball Programs with Key Mid-Major Transfers

Bruce Pearl snatched up a handful of transfers for Auburn this spring. One of those players scored more points per game than every Division I player not named Doug McDermott. That would be Antoine Mason, son of former NBA player Anthony Mason. Show More Summary

Syracuse Basketball: Orange Most Likely to Make All-ACC Team

As of now, the Syracuse basketball team is devoid of very much star power. Jim Boeheim lost three of the top four players from a rotation that struggled to go seven deep, so unproven players will have to step up to fill the shoes of the departed stars. But players get better with time and opportunities. Show More Summary

Duke Basketball: Breaking Down the Blue Devils' Bench for 2014-15 Season

Get ready, basketball fans, because you will be hearing the names of plenty of Duke Blue Devils at the next NBA draft. Mike Krzyzewski’s roster is loaded with game-changing talent, but it’s going to need more than just the headlining...Show More Summary

Ranking the 10 Strangest Mascots in College Basketball

Let's take a break from the 2014-15 college basketball season previews and address a far more important topic: bizarre mascots. After all, it wouldn't be fair to talk about Saint Louis' outlook for next season without first addressing the elephant-like creature on the sideline. Show More Summary

Emmanuel Mudiay's Decision to Forgo College Will Not Become a Trend

The best point guard in the class of 2014 will be thousands of miles away from an NCAA campus this season. Oh well. For the uninitiated, Emmanuel Mudiay, 247 Sports' No. 2 overall recruit who had committed to Larry Brown and SMU, announced...Show More Summary

Legacy Buff

Incoming Colorado PG Dominique Collier hopes to follow in the path of his mentor, Chauncey Billups. The post Legacy Buff appeared first on SLAMonline.

Karl-Anthony Towns Delivers Emotional Gatorade Athlete of the Year Speech (VIDEO)

Notre Dame-bound Brianna Turner named Girls' Athlete of the Year. The post Karl-Anthony Towns Delivers Emotional Gatorade Athlete of the Year Speech (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline.

Pope John's Matt Zignorski Commits to Fordham

Pope John's Matt Zignorski committed to Fordham on Tuesday. Zignorski, a 6'3" combo guard, will join the Rams for the 2015-16 season. SNY.tv's Adam Zagoria reported that Zignorski had offers from American, Boston, Bucknell, Monmouth,...Show More Summary

Rodney Purvis and College Basketball's 11 Most Impactful High-Major Transfers

Rodney Purvis shocked the college basketball world when he transferred from NC State to UConn after the 2012-13 season. More than one year later, Purvis ’ first game as a Huskie is in the near future. He’s one of several players whoShow More Summary

The Biggest Question for Top College Basketball Teams in the 2014-15 Season

Even the best college basketball teams have massive question marks heading into the 2014-15 season. Whom will the defending national champions rely on in the post, and whom will the runners-up play at small forward? What happens if Duke's...Show More Summary

Villanova Basketball: Mismatches Wildcats Are Dreading in 2014-15

After such a rewarding 2013-14 season, the Villanova Wildcats will once again face plenty of tests throughout the upcoming season. As always, head coach Jay Wright has put together a difficult nonconference schedule that will see only...Show More Summary

Predicting the Best 6th Men in College Basketball in 2014-15 Season

A great bench isn’t always a prerequisite for college basketball success, but that doesn’t mean any team is going to turn down a shot at an elite sixth man. Being able to throw in a pair of fresh legs to put quick points on the board...Show More Summary

How NCAA Basketball's Biggest 2014 Underachievers Can Improve in 2015

There are about 350 college basketball teams in Division I, but in reality, most of those teams will never have a chance to win a national title. It's the same 40 or 50 teams each year that are in the running for a championship, as well...Show More Summary

John Calipari Dines with Drake, Calls Him a 'Good Friend'

If you can help the Kentucky men’s basketball team land recruits, you are, by default, John Calipari’s best friend. Thus we have Kentucky’s head coach and Drake, two peas in a pod who sat down for dinner sometime in the recent past. Calipari...Show More Summary

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