USA TODAY Sports' 2017 Composite Boys Basketball Player Recruiting rankings
The NBA and USA Basketball were honored for supporting families of fallen military members.
One of the nation's top high school basketball players discusses his strengths with USA TODAY Sports.
The best high school recruits from the United States and the top prospects from around the world will participate in the 20th Nike Hoop Summit on Friday night at the MODA Center in Portland. On Thursday afternoon, USA Basketball revealed the official measurements for the Junior National Select Team, and Mohmed Bamba’s wingspan is eye-popping. […]
Tar Heels finish ahead of Final Four rivals Gonzaga and Oregon after winning the title.
Back in 2015, Cowboys tight end Jason Witten checked out a VCU basketball game and had a message for Rams forward Mo Alie-Cox after watching him in action. “He told me I could make the transition to football,” Alie-Cox said, via USA Today. “He said if it’s something I wanted to do I should look…
A full breakdown. Rick Pitino, John Calipari, Coach K and Bill Self lead the way.
USA TODAY Sports' Dan Wolken explains the new methods Division I schools are using to hire head coaches who can revolutionize their basketball programs.
A post shared by jeremy brevard (@jbrevard) on Mar 25, 2017 at 12:51pm PDT Now that's tough love. Jeremy Brevard of USA TODAY Sports spotted this dad trolling his son with a funny sign at Friday's Cleveland Cavaliers - Charlotte Hornets basketball game, which said "Thomas get your grades back up and next time you'll be here. Show More Summary
LaVar Ball, the trash-talking father of three basketball-playing boys, including NBA-bound UCLA phenom Lonzo Ball, told USA Today earlier this month that he “would kill Michael Jordan one-on-one” back in his “heyday.” That boast prompted Charles Barkley to challenge Ball to a game of one-on-one and others to note that Ball’s “heyday” was his one […]
On Tuesday, USA Today published a story by college sports writer George Schroeder headlined “Baylor basketball looks to inspire school amid continuing scandal.” Here’s how the piece begins: As he bounced off the floor the other night in Tulsa, celebrating a berth in the Sweet 16, Baylor athletic director Mack Rhoades paused for a moment. Show More Summary
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The Blue Raiders are dancing for the second year in a row. Middle Tennessee took care of business in the Conference USA tournament final Saturday night, leading from opening tip to final buzzer and grabbing an 83-72 win over No. 6 seed Marshall. Show More Summary
An incredible career is rewarded with a much-deserved promotion. Dawn Staley will be named the next head coach of US Women’s Basketball, according to The State. Staley will succeed UConn coach Geno Auriemma in the role in a press conference...Show More Summary
Middle Tennessee is the favorite, but several teams could spoil the Blue Raiders’ party. The Conference USA men’s basketball tournament comes down to a simple question: Middle Tennessee or the field? The Blue Raiders were comfortably the best team in the conference during the regular season. Show More Summary
USA TODAY Sports' Nicole Auerbach gives out her awards for player, coach and freshman of the year.
Gonzaga lost 70% of its points, 65% of its rebounds and welcomed nine new players.
Kansas remains No. 1 in the USA TODAY Sports coaches poll.
Thirteen schools, four classes and seven conferences are represented.