Bryant University assistant basketball coach Chris Burns has revealed he’s gay in a first-person essay published on Outsports. This officially makes Burns the first Division One men’s college basketball coach to ever publicly come out. USA Today Sports reports that Burns announced the news to his team several weeks back, telling them, “There are parts of this business […]
Kentucky Wildcats basketball coach John Calipari is expected to have one of the most talented rosters in college basketball, but he’s nowhere close to letting the team buy the preseason hype. According to Metz Camfield of CoachCal.com,...Show More Summary
Outsports has the exclusive coming out story of a Division 1 assistant basketball coach Chris Burns, who is at Bryant University in Rhode Island. In the emotional first-person essay, Burns — who was a successful college athlete himself...Show More Summary
James Banks, one of the top centers in the 2016 recruiting class, announced Thursday that he plans to play college basketball at Texas. The Longhorns beat out Vanderbilt to land the coveted post player. Evan Daniels of Scout passed along comments from Banks about the decision. Show More Summary
Bryant assistant Chris Burns became the first openly gay coach in men’s Division I basketball history — and is now the only open (...)
The top six teams in the most recent Associated Press top 25 poll reside in the Big Ten, Big 12, Pac-12 and ACC. Not an SEC team to be found. It’s like college basketball has already started. (All times Eastern) THURSDAY Game Time (TV) SMU at Houston 8 p.m. (ESPN2) Washington at No. 17 USC […]
Mr. Gallatin, who later coached in the college ranks and the NBA, still holds the New York Knicks’ single-game record for rebounds.
Men’s College Basketball Rules Changes: Shorter Shot Clock and More: Excellent recap of men’s basketball rules changes for the 2015-16 season by Hero Sports.
It's the circle of college basketball life. A coach will leave or get fired, and somewhere along the way some fresh blood is going to get a big break. Look no further than a guy from Louisiana Tech, 38-year-old Mike White, who's getting...Show More Summary
Anticipation for the 2015-16 college basketball season is building across the nation and especially in Lexington, Kentucky. With practice underway and predictions being made across the nation about how the Wildcats will replicate their...Show More Summary
Thus far in college basketball's 2015 offseason, Kentucky, Purdue and Wichita State greatly improved their chances of winning the 2016 national championship while Dayton and Memphis suddenly look like teams with almost no hope of dancing. As...Show More Summary
Katina Powell wrote in a book that a former Cardinals director of basketball operations paid her $10,000 for dancers to perform 22 shows from 2010 to 2014 at a dormitory.
Jackson is the most relentless 5-star in the class of 2016. There's a certain "circle-of-life" vibe happening at USA Basketball junior minicamp on Sunday morning in Colorado Springs. It's the rare setting where 18-year-olds are considered wise and every rim-rattling dunk humbles a younger five-star recruit. Show More Summary
Beginning in October and running up through November 13th, the first day of the regular season, College Basketball Talk will be unveiling the 2015-2016 NBCSports.com college hoops preview package. Today, we are previewing the Atlantic 10 Conference. Last year, many people were reminded never to bet against Bob McKillop. The Davidson coach, in a new […]
Duke is the defending college basketball national champion, having beat Wisconsin for its fifth title back in April. Since then, the Blue Devils have said goodbye to four key pieces of that title team while bringing in six new players...Show More Summary
College football and the NFL are well underway, while Major League Baseball is heading into the postseason. The NHL is about to start, and the NBA will follow suit in a few weeks, so there is no shortage of options for sports lovers. But...Show More Summary
Beginning in October and running up through November 13th, the first day of the regular season, College Basketball Talk will be unveiling the 2015-2016 NBCSports.com college hoops preview package. Today, we are previewing the Big Sky. After a 2013-14 season in which eight teams managed to win at least ten games in conference play, there […]
Loyola High Coach Jamal Adams isn't just producing successful basketball teams. He's sending off players to excel in college on and off the court. As of last month, at least 16 former Cubs were set to suit up for college basketball teams. The most successful player has been Brendan Boken, a two-time...
Tom Izzo is already one of the best college basketball coaches in history. What can he do with blue chip talent all over the floor? We’re about to find out. The Spartans landed their fourth blue chip player of the 2016 recruiting class moments ago, in five-star small forward Miles Bridges. Show More Summary
Ken Denlinger, a longtime Washington Post sports columnist who also wrote books on college athletics, including one of the first to examine unscrupulous recruiting of young basketball players by some of the nation’s top college programs, died Oct. 3 at his home in Frederick, Md. He was 73.Read full article >>