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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

3 weeks 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’

4 weeks 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?

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.        

Middle Tennessee wins 2017 Conference USA basketball tournament

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

Dawn Staley will be the next Team USA Basketball head coach

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

Conference USA basketball tournament 2017: Bracket, schedule, and scores

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

Handing out college basketball awards

USA TODAY Sports' Nicole Auerbach gives out her awards for player, coach and freshman of the year.        

USA TODAY Sports college basketball coach of the year: Gonzaga's Mark Few

Gonzaga lost 70% of its points, 65% of its rebounds and welcomed nine new players.        

Kansas stays atop men's college basketball poll

Kansas remains No. 1 in the USA TODAY Sports coaches poll.        

USA TODAY Sports college basketball All-American team

Thirteen schools, four classes and seven conferences are represented.        

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