The 2014-15 college basketball season has begun, and the Virginia Cavaliers opened up their season with two impressive—albeit expected—wins over James Madison and Norfolk State. The Hoos next take the court on Tuesday night when they host South Carolina State. Show More Summary
The second Associated Press Top 25 poll of the 2014-15 college basketball season has been released, but there were hardly any changes from the first one. Save for a dumb loss by the smartest school in the country, the first weekend of...Show More Summary
After most of the nation's best started their seasons with win-padding games against overmatched cupcakes, not many changes were expected in the Week 2 Associated Press poll. Kentucky, Arizona and Wisconsin remain the three best teams in the land after each went 2-0 over the weekend. Show More Summary
The first weekend of the 2014-15 college basketball season featured 255 games. With that much action, there was no way everything was going to stick to the script. Teams were going to lose games they had no business losing. Surprising players were going to rise up, and expected stars were going to struggle. Show More Summary
Ohio State only has three opportunities to build its resume in the nonconference portion of its schedule, and Tuesday represents the easiest chance of the three to impress the NCAA tournament selection committee. Marquette comes to Columbus...Show More Summary
College basketball teams don't submit their resumes to the committee until March, but you can help yourself with some nice wins in November. The 2014 Legends Classic represents a great opportunity for a number of squads to earn valuable wins early in the year that can help them later on. Show More Summary
March Madness might be months away, but ESPN gives an early excuse to sit on the couch and watch college basketball all day (as if you needed one) with its Tip-Off Marathon. The annual event features at least one game on one of the ESPN networks at all hours of the day for close to 29 hours in a row. Show More Summary
You can't expect to compete with the big boys until you separate yourself from the little guys. This has to be the mindset for the eight teams in the Corpus Christi Coastal Classic. While this tournament does not feature big programs...Show More Summary
With the season tipping off tomorrow, it's time to do a crash course for the remaining schools on Alabama's schedule. My apologies for not completing the previews in full, but real life intervened more often than not in the last month. Show More Summary
The turnover in college basketball during the one-and-done era makes it tough to pick preseason All-American teams. Coming into this season, only two players—Wichita State's Fred VanVleet and North Carolina's Marcus Paige—made one of the three Bleacher Report All-American teams last year. Show More Summary
Kentucky coach John Calipari has a pretty good idea of what he's looking for when he goes out on the recruiting trail each year, prowling for his next batch of superstars. In case he needs a reminder, he can just revisit old programs...Show More Summary
One of these days, the Kentucky basketball program will catch a break on the recruiting trail. The Wildcats landed two 5-star prospects, per 247Sports, as part of their suddenly potent 2015 recruiting class on Thursday in power forward/center Skal Labissiere and point guard Isaiah Briscoe. Show More Summary
Skal Labissiere has been in the news a lot as of late. Mainly due to reports that claim a member of his inner circle has been allegedly making monetary requests […] The post Five-Star Center Skal Labissiere Commits to Kentucky appeared first on SLAMonline.
Moments after Kentucky landed two top-15 prospects in Skal Labissiere and Isaiah Briscoe live on ESPNU, Derrick Jones, who was also considering the Wildcats, opted for the UNLV Rebels instead. […] The post UNLV Lands Four-Star High-Flying Prospect Derrick Jones appeared first on SLAMonline.
All the momentum seemed to be on St. John’s side. On the line was landing arguably the biggest recruit since Felipe Lopez. The Johnnies had been recruiting Isaiah Briscoe […] The post Kentucky Lands Top PG in the Nation Isaiah Briscoe appeared first on SLAMonline.
Small forward Derrick Jones, a 4-star recruit out of Archbishop Carroll High School in Philadelphia, announced his commitment to play college basketball at UNLV on Thursday. Ben Roberts of the Lexington Herald-Leader reported the news...Show More Summary
Katie Hempen is the type of player who can bring ASU back to national prominence. The post Winning Energy appeared first on SLAMonline.
One of the biggest names in the 2015 class took his name out of the recruiting rat race with guard Isaiah Briscoe 's announcement Thursday that he will play next season at Kentucky. "Everything about Kentucky made me want to attend the...Show More Summary
Kentucky landed one of the crown jewels in the high school basketball Class of 2015. On Thursday night, point guard Isaiah Briscoe announced that he will be a Wildcat. Eric Hampford of Sporting News reported the news: Kyle Tucker ofShow More Summary
John Calipari has done it again. The Kentucky Wildcats landed 5-star power forward Skal Labissiere as part of their 2015 recruiting class on Thursday evening. Labissiere is a native of Haiti and chose the Wildcats over the likes of Memphis,...Show More Summary