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C-USA will play basketball tournaments at NFL Cowboys' home

Conference USA will play its men's and women's postseason basketball tournaments at the Dallas Cowboys' headquarters the next two years        

‘Once Upon A Time’ Ratings Hit Finale Low, NBA Playoffs Score, Miss USA Falls

On the day before the network's 2017 Upfronts start, Sunday was a night of finales and a pageant and one hell of a basketball game in the afternoon. And by that, I don't just mean for the Golden State Warriors as they came back from a 25-point deficit to beat the San Antonio Spurs 113-111 in Game 1 of the NBA’s Western Conference finals. Show More Summary

NBA-backed 3-on-3 tour returns this weekend in Chicago

The NBA and Mountain Dew will begin the second year of their 3-on-3 competition tour this weekend, with the winning teams earning berths in the 2018 USA Basketball 3-on-3 tournament        

Ex-NBA Star Brandon Roy Shot While Protecting Kids

A former NBA All-Star and current high-school basketball coach of the year was shot Saturday near Los Angeles while shielding a number of children from gunfire, USA Today reports. According to KING 5, Brandon Roy was attending a party at his grandmother's house in Compton when two men walked up....

Team USA will use NBA D-League players to qualify for the 2019 World Cup

New FIBA scheduling changes place the qualifying round in the middle of the NBA season. In order to qualify for the 2019 China World Cup, USA Basketball will use its D-League players, the organization announced on Tuesday. The decision...Show More Summary

Why USA Basketball will use non-NBA players for FIBA World Cup qualifying

Team USA may choose to build a team consisting of mostly D-League players for upcoming qualifiers

USA Basketball to use D-Leaguers for FIBA World Cup qualifying

FIBA’s new World Cup qualification system includes games during the NBA’s regular season.        

USA TODAY Sports' 2017 Composite Boys Basketball Player Recruiting rankings

USA TODAY Sports' 2017 Composite Boys Basketball Player Recruiting rankings        

NBA, USA Basketball's partnership with TAPS much bigger than sports

The NBA and USA Basketball were honored for supporting families of fallen military members.        

Top recruit Michael Porter Jr. breaks down his game

One of the nation's top high school basketball players discusses his strengths with USA TODAY Sports.        

Mohamed Bamba’s wingspan is ridiculous

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. […]

North Carolina finishes No.1 in the USA TODAY Sports men's basketball poll

Tar Heels finish ahead of Final Four rivals Gonzaga and Oregon after winning the title.        

VCU basketball player Mo Alie-Cox to work out for NFL teams in April

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…

USA TODAY Sports' college basketball coaches salary database

A full breakdown. Rick Pitino, John Calipari, Coach K and Bill Self lead the way.        

Video: How colleges pay for basketball dominance

USA TODAY Sports' Dan Wolken explains the new methods Division I schools are using to hire head coaches who can revolutionize their basketball programs.        

Dad to Son: Get Your Grades Up, then You can Come to the Basketball Game

2 months agoHumor / odd : Neatorama

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’s basketball skills haven’t aged well from his ‘heyday’

2 months agoSports : The Early Lead

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 […]

Let’s not use Baylor’s Sweet 16 run as the focus of a trite redemption narrative, OK?

2 months agoSports : Awful Announcing

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

What was the biggest moment of the college basketball season according to Twitter?

Twitter supplied USA TODAY Sports with exclusive information surrounding March Madness.        

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