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Indiana Basketball: Tom Crean's Ark and the Genesis of IU Small Ball

Tom Crean eyed the dark clouds on the horizon, smelled rain in the air and knew it was time. He finished his sacrifice to Dwyane Wade, filled his Dasani bottle with yak blood and returned to Cook Hall. There he gathered his assistants...Show More Summary

King's Court: Kentucky's Undefeated Dream May Be Within Reach This Season

INDIANAPOLIS—A year ago, they were crying in the locker room. Ranked No. 1 in both polls, the Kentucky Wildcats had looked overwhelmed and disjointed in a 78-74 loss to Michigan State in the Champions Classic. The postgame tears, though,...Show More Summary

Gonzaga Student's Shot Takes Lucky Bounce off Top of Backboard, Nets $500

One Gonzaga University student found out that it really can be better to be lucky than good. During a break in Monday night's game against SMU, a student was given a chance to win $500 by taking a shot from half court. That's when craziness ensued. Show More Summary

Indiana-Texas Southern Recap: The Birth of Johnsonism

The time has come to embrace Johnsonism, my friends. Please, grab a goblet of this fine vintage and join me on the dais. Don't worry about the flavor. It's a smooth, viciously efficient blend. And we're dumping it on our faces. Consider...Show More Summary

2-Time Plane-Crash Survivor Austin Hatch Scores 1st Point for Michigan

Michigan Wolverines freshman Austin Hatch has been through more than almost all of us ever will, losing both of his parents and two siblings in two separate plane crashes, but his team has been nothing but supportive since he arrived in Ann Arbor. Show More Summary

Student Wins Free Truck During Shooting Contest Despite Being a Terrible Shooter

Drake University freshman Alex Tillinghast could certainly use some work on his mechanics, but he definitely has that "clutch" factor. In order to win a Ford F-150 at his school's Bulldog Madness event, Tillinghast had to make a layup, a free throw, a three-pointer and a half-court shot in 30 seconds. Show More Summary

Southwest Mississippi Basketball Player Throws Down 360, Between-the-Legs Dunk

Please find a way to get Southwest Mississippi Community College's C.J. Polite in this year's NCAA dunk contest. The Bears forward can throw down nasty dunks, as this video shows. During his team's "Midnight Madness" event, Polite completed a 360, between-the-legs dunk that sent the gym into a frenzy. Show More Summary

Duke Midnight Madness Recap

The Blue Devils are back. And ready. The post Duke Midnight Madness Recap appeared first on SLAMonline.

Fresno State's Cezar Guerrero Makes 5 Straight Half-Court Shots

It looks like the Fresno State Bulldogs have found their guy whenever they need to make a half-court shot. During Tuesday's annual Red and White Hoops Night for the Bulldogs, Fresno State guard Cezar Guerrero made five consecutive half-court...Show More Summary

Arizona Basketball: Could Arizona's Sean Miller Go with a Twin Towers Lineup?

Sean Miller has something on his 2014-15 Arizona Wildcats roster that few college coaches ever have at the same time: two legitimate seven-footers. Junior Kaleb Tarczewski (7'0", 245 lbs.) and incoming freshman Dusan Ristic (7'0", 240...Show More Summary

UNC's Kennedy Meeks Lip-Syncs 'I Will Always Love You' at 'Late Night with Roy'

The North Carolina Tar Heels hold an annual preseason "Late Night With Roy" event that allows the basketball team to have some fun in front of the fans. This year, forward Kennedy Meeks stole the show by lip-syncing Whitney Houston's "I Will Always Love You." Meeks didn't just sit there and try to calmly serenade the crowd. Show More Summary

Ohio State's Thad Matta Says LeBron James Jr. Will Be on His Radar

Ohio State Buckeyes basketball coach Thad Matta is keeping his options open. The head coach admitted that Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James' son will be "on his radar" for recruiting when that day comes, according to Eric Seger from The Lantern: LeBron James Jr. Show More Summary

Syracuse Basketball: Revisting Trevor Cooney's High School Scouting Report

It seems like it has been quite some time since Trevor Cooney joined the Syracuse basketball team. Cooney is entering his redshirt junior season for the Orange and will be looked to as one of the leaders of this year's squad. CooneyShow More Summary

Arizona Wildcats Reveal Sharp New Basketball Uniforms

The Arizona Wildcats are going to have quite a few new uniforms to choose from when they take the court this upcoming season. Nike has hooked the Wildcats up with five new sets of uniforms. The two white uniforms will be used at home, and the blue uniform and the red uniform will be worn on the road. Show More Summary

5'11" College Hoops Player Keifer Sykes Tosses His Own Alley-Oop, Windmills It

University of Wisconsin-Green Bay senior guard Keifer Sykes is only 5'11", but the man has hops. At the CP3 Elite Guard Camp, Sykes tossed an alley-oop to himself from beyond the three-point line, then caught the ball and windmilled it before ever letting it touch the ground. Show More Summary

College Basketball Stars We Wish Were on the Same Team in 2014-15

Where the NBA has grown obsessed with "Big Threes," a dynamic duo is enough to win championships in college basketball. And in the doldrums of the summer, where it's fun and perfectly acceptable to daydream about such things, we've compiled...Show More Summary

The 10 College Basketball Players Most Likely to Fill Up Stat Sheets in 2014-15

With 351 college basketball teams in Division I, no one has the time to see them all. This is why statistics are kept, so we can have at least a blurry picture of which players dominate without being fixtures on ESPN or CBS. While several...Show More Summary

Kentucky Basketball Recruiting: In-State Fight Coming over 5-Star SG Blakeney

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — When Kentucky and Louisville both set their sights on a player, it's time for college basketball fans to get their popcorn ready. The two heavyweight programs share a state and divide a population like no other rivalry in the sport outside of Tobacco Road. Show More Summary

LeBron James Skills Academy 2014: Top Recruits, Participants, Schedule and More

As the NBA world awaits LeBron James' decision about where he'll play basketball next, some of the best and brightest college and high school stars will get what every reporter would sell their first born for: a few moments of conversation with the King. The four-time NBA MVP will host the LeBron James Skills Academy beginning Tuesday in Las Vegas. Show More Summary

ESPN Analyst Jay Williams Is a 'Belieber'

ESPN college basketball analyst Jay Williams spent some time with singer Justin Bieber on Monday evening. It's unclear what the two were doing together, but whatever it was, the pop star certainly left an impression on the Duke legend. This isn't the first time these two hung out. Show More Summary

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