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Duke, Kentucky, Villanova, UConn Working Hard for Cam Reddish

Sun, 30 Apr 2017 11:49:58 GMT

INDIANAPOLIS — Maybe no player at this weekend's EYBL Session 2 is playing his cards closer to his vest than Cameron Reddish. The 6-foot-7 combo guard standout plans on taking all of his visits, but he won't say much about the leaders for his services. Kentucky? “Nice. That's all you'



NBA asks 60-plus to combine; Ball won't attend

Sun, 30 Apr 2017 03:00:12 GMT

Jeff Goodman ESPN Insider Close Joined ESPN as a college basketball Insider in June 2013 Previously wrote for CBSSports.com and FOXSports.com Follow on Twitter The NBA has sent invites to more than 60 players, including likely lottery picks Markelle Fultz, Lonzo Ball, Josh Jackson and Jayson Tatum, for



Kentucky Basketball Recruiting: 5-star 2018 center Moses Brown says Calipari in pursuit

Sun, 30 Apr 2017 01:00:17 GMT

INDIANAPOLIS — There is a consensus on 7-footer Moses Brown among all four major recruiting services: He's the nation's No. 1 center and No. 6 overall prospect in the Class of 2018. He's also a top priority for John Calipari and Kentucky. “Coach said that I remind him of his longer guys,



Grand Canyon lands Oregon graduate transfer guard Casey Benson

Sat, 29 Apr 2017 23:45:51 GMT

Grand Canyon landed a key piece for its NCAA tournament push in Oregon graduate transfer Casey Benson.



Humble and hungry Keion Brooks Jr. drawing nationwide interest

Sat, 29 Apr 2017 23:03:36 GMT

WESTFIELD – There's no mistaking Keion Brooks Jr. on the basketball court. It's not so much his size – even at 6-8 he's only slightly above average among the uber-talented prospects on the Nike EYBL circuit, which made a stop this weekend at Grand Park Fieldhouse – as everything else. Brooks



Rutgers names Barn court after Jim Valvano

Sat, 29 Apr 2017 23:03:28 GMT

NEW BRUNSWICK - Bob Lloyd was true to his word. When he began speaking Saturday afternoon, he said he would have trouble getting through his speech about his close friend, the late Jim Valvano. Understandably, an emotional Lloyd almost broke down more than once, but he finished his speech and then Rutgers



NBA Draft Combine invites go to Allen, Alkins, Markkanen, and Simmons

Sat, 29 Apr 2017 22:42:09 GMT

The NBA Draft Combine invites have been confirmed for four out of five Arizona Basketball players. The NBA Draft Combine invites have gone out, and 11 Pac-12 players out of approximately 63 are smiling today. For Arizona, Kobi Simmons, Rawle Alkins, Lauri Markkanen, and Kadeem Allen all made the list



Reports: NBA Draft combine invites include five Kentucky players

Sat, 29 Apr 2017 22:38:00 GMT

At least five Kentucky basketball players have earned NBA Draft combine invitations, according to reports by Jonathan Givony of DraftExpress and ESPN's Jeff Goodman. Bam Adebayo, De'Aaron Fox, Malik Monk, Isaiah Briscoe and Hamidou Diallo made the cut among the Cats' early entrants. Isaac



2017 NBA Draft Profile: Zach Collins has the look of a lottery pick

Sat, 29 Apr 2017 19:28:01 GMT

Gonzagas star freshman should go early in the first round. When you think of Gonzaga big men in the NBA, you dont think of one-and-dones. Guys like Kelly Olynyk, Kyle Wiltjer and Domantas Sabonis all spent multiple years in college, and have begun to carve out roles on playoff teams.



NBA Combine Invites Include Five Kentucky Players, Four Apiece From Arizona, Duke, UNC and UCLA

Sat, 29 Apr 2017 18:14:31 GMT

Adam Zagoria is a New York Times contributor and Basketball Insider who covers basketball at all levels. He is the author of two books and is an award-winning journalist whose articles have appeared in ESPN The Magazine, SLAM, Sheridan Hoops, Sports Illustrated, Basketball Times and in newspapers nationwide



The No. 1 basketball recruit in the 2019 class might be on the move

Sat, 29 Apr 2017 14:43:46 GMT

Per NCAA rules, college basketball coaches aren't even allowed to start contacting Canadian phenom R.J. Barrett until June 15. When that date comes, Barrett better have his phone charged. Not only will he likely be bombarded by the level of calls and texts befitting a No. 1-ranked recruit — that&



College of Charleston Emoji

Sat, 29 Apr 2017 08:00:00 GMT

COFCMOJI Keyboard Tell your own Charleston story The CofCMOJI keyboard is the first-ever emoji alphabet created by the College of Charleston! Combine campus classics, Charleston icons and hilarious GIFs to interact with Cougar fans all over the world! A Silicon Harbor design for iOS and Android, the



5-star PG Trevon Duval to commit 'soon'

Sat, 29 Apr 2017 05:00:00 GMT

Will the Arizona Wildcats be landing the top point guard prospect on the market? We should know sooner rather than later. 2018 five-star recruit Trevon Duval told USA Today that he plans to choose a school “soon” and that he is “ready to get (the process) over with.” The McDonald's All-American is



Utah Jazz to begin predraft workout process on Saturday

Sat, 29 Apr 2017 05:00:00 GMT

The Utah Jazz still have at least one game remaining in their season, Sunday against the LA Clippers, but the team will begin its workout process Saturday in advance of June 22's NBA draft. Texas' Andrew Jones, Northeastern's T.J. Williams, UConn's Rodney Purvis, Michigan's Zak Irvin



Jim and Juli Boeheim's BasketBall features banter, bids and a bull story

Sat, 29 Apr 2017 05:00:00 GMT

Verona, N.Y. -- Jim Boeheim's extended coaching reign and his comments about Greensboro took centerstage at the 18th annual Jim & Juli Boeheim Foundation's BasketBall on Saturday night at the Turning Stone Resort and Casino. "This is our 18th year,'' Juli Boeheim told the crowd of



Hogs land New Mexico transfer

Sat, 29 Apr 2017 03:37:13 GMT

Mike Anderson has added another piece to his 2017 recruiting class as New Mexico transfer Jalen Harris announced his commitment late Friday night. Harris, a 6-2 point guard who started 18 of 31 games as a true freshman last season, went public with his decision during his official visit. Harris and both



Clemson lands grad transfer and other basketball signings

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 22:46:47 GMT

Clemson basketball coach Brad Brownell has hit the transfer market with ferocity in in attempting to build up the talent level of his team.  Friday he landed another player on the rebound in 6-9 grad transfer Mark Donnal of Michigan according to news reports by Michigan media and national basketball



College basketball: FGCU women to host Kentucky next season

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 22:37:46 GMT

Alico Arena will have a bigger shade of blue this season. Florida Gulf Coast University announced late Friday that its women's basketball team will play the University of Kentucky (the "Big Blue") on Friday, Dec. 8 in the 2017-18 season. The game will start at 7 p.m. "We are really



BYU's Aytes, Beo to transfer, Guinn leaves program

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 21:01:44 GMT

PROVO, Utah (AP) — The BYU basketball program is parting ways with Jamal Aytes, Steven Beo and Davin Guin. Coach Dave Rose said Friday Aytes and Beo will transfer while Guinn is leaving basketball to focus on law school. Aytes will graduate in spring and be eligible to play as a graduate transfer next



Rob On The Road...

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 20:31:02 GMT

Rob Jones is in Indianapolis this weekend covering two events for THI: The Nike EYBL and the UA Association. Action begins Friday night and Rob will post updates from the sites through the weekend. on Rob's latest from Indianapolis.



Oregon basketball's loss in Final Four still stings for Dana Altman

Sat, 29 Apr 2017 08:00:00 GMT

Oregon might honor its Final Four appearance with a banner to hang next to the one for the 1939 NCAA championship team, whose 78-year old accomplishment seemed hidden during practices and games at Matthew Knight Arena. “That one looks a little lonely out there,” Oregon coach Dana Altman said of the banner



Bennie Boatwright and USC just put the Pac-12 and the nation on serious notice

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 20:42:07 GMT

USC has made three straight NCAA Tournaments once in its history (2007-09). Next season, that quite likely will change.  Bennie Boatwright's decision to return for his junior season, rather than turn pro, puts the Trojans in line for a third straight NCAA berth for the second time. Under Andy Enfield



The five best quotes to come out of Duke's basketball banquet

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 18:36:00 GMT

The Duke men's basketball team held it's awards banquet at Cameron Indoor Stadium on Thursday. Blue Devils freshman wing Jayson Tatum and sophomore guard Luke Kennard, who are both headed to the NBA, were named co-MVPs. A number of other awards were presented to the team by the assistant coaches



Quickley remains focused on seven

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 17:02:22 GMT

There was no shortage of attention on Immanuel Quickley at the first session of the Adidas Gauntlet. Quickley was matched up right away with fellow five-star point guard Quentin Grimes, and the Baltimore native had a strong showing. For Quickley his game is built on feel and IQ, and now he is continuing



Michigan Basketball: Mark Donnal Is Headed To Clemson

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 15:17:50 GMT

Donnal told TheWolverine.com and others April 12 he was looking for minutes and an offense that fit his outside/in playing style. He shot 50 percent from three-point range this year, though he played only 12.2 minutes per game. "I kind of see it as another fresh start," he said. "To be



Butler coach Chris Holtmann has agreed to extension through 2025 season, sources told ESPN. 3 NCAA appearances in 3 years. Passed on NC State and was heavily involved at Missouri.

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 15:16:37 GMT

Butler coach Chris Holtmann has agreed to extension through 2025 season, sources told ESPN. 3 NCAA appearances in 3 years. Passed on NC State and was heavily involved at Missouri.



Brooks continues to add attention

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 14:19:02 GMT

It was a monster start to the spring in Hampton for Keion Brooks. The class of 2019 standout was playing up an age level, and still was dominant at times averaging 19.8 points and 7.0 rebounds per game. Not surprisingly the five-star prospect had a few coaches tracking him everywhere. "I think I



Can Kevin Keatts turn things around at NC State?

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 13:51:30 GMT

John Gasaway ESPN Insider Close ESPN Insider college basketball contributor First began covering college hoops in 2004 Has written for Basketball Prospectus and the Wall Street Journal Follow on Twitter Since defeating top-seeded Villanova in the 2015 round of 32 (thereby making a certain Wildcat piccolo



Reddish discusses recruitment

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 13:09:13 GMT

Cameron Reddish, a five-star guard/forward from Team Final, sat down with Devils Illustrated to discuss his team's performance, his recruitment and where he stands in regards to an eventual decision. Below is the transcript of that conversation. Devils Illustrated: Tough loss obviously. Your team



The NCAA Tourney Is Returning, But Houston Still Isn't a College Hoops Town

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 11:00:00 GMT

Sure, the fans come out for the Final Four, but where are they for those December UH-Morgan State games? There's a question we few reporters who cover college basketball in Houston ask ourselves: Does anybody out there really care? The arenas are generally three-quarters empty. The teams are generally



With Berry and Allen back, UNC and Duke in same position again

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 10:27:10 GMT

Once again, Duke and North Carolina will be in the national-title chase, thanks in large part to the decisions over the past two weeks by Grayson Allen and Joel Berry to return in search of a second ring for each. And once again, both teams will face the same questions: Can Duke find a way to fit its



What We're Building | The Players' Tribune

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 08:00:00 GMT

April is a good month for spring cleaning. Especially for a college basketball coach. But more important for me: April is a chance to spend some time by myself, sitting with my thoughts as I go through old papers and clean up my office. A chance to step back and reflect on the year. And this year? Wow



Forget March Madness — April now the busiest month for college basketball coaches

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 05:12:00 GMT

For college basketball coaches, the real craziness begins after March Madness. Let's call it April Anxiety. "April has become to coaches like a dreaded month," Northwestern coach Chris Collins said with a laugh. "You're tired from the long season, and now you jump right in. If



Colorado basketball lands 2017 point guard

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 05:00:00 GMT

The Buffaloes lost four guards to graduation and transfer. Tad Boyle accounted for Derrick White and Josh Fortune during the normal recruiting process. But when Thomas Akyazili and Bryce Peters left the program after the season, the Buffs had to find replacements. Well, they found upgrades instead. McKinley



College Look: Takkarist McKinley

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 11:30:09 GMT

With the 26st pick in the 2017 NFL Draft, the Atlanta Falcons selected Takkarist McKinley. Take a look back at his college career at UCLA.



How to fill the holes facing the 2018 Arizona basketball roster

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 03:13:15 GMT

While the Arizona Wildcats' 2017 class isn't fully wrapped up as we're still waiting on Brian Bowen, Trevon Duval, and some other notable transfers to make a final decision, we can start to look toward the 2018 recruiting class and the spaces Arizona will need to fill. Right now, the 2018



Union College is investigating racy, 'inappropriate' scavenger hunt

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 02:45:24 GMT

A women's athletic team at Union College in N.Y. is being investigated for the proliferation of a “profane scavenger hunt” in which points were awarded for committing racy acts, according to the student newspaper, The Concordiensis. Having sex on the campus ice rink, for example, earned a participant



KU notebook: Florida Gulf Coast's Joe Dooley coaches and plays in Bill Self fantasy camp

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 02:28:00 GMT

Kansas basketball coach Bill Self lounged in a lower level, Allen Fieldhouse bleacher seat on Thursday afternoon, his eyes focused on a 51-year-old point guard who used up his collegiate eligibility at George Washington University three decades ago. “I think Joe is a much better coach than he is a player



Wichita State getting more national respect with non-conference scheduling

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 01:01:00 GMT

Wichita State is putting together a solid non-conference schedule after the school's move to the American Athletic Conference.



Roy Williams Set As Speaker For Basketball Tip-Off Dinner

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 00:57:02 GMT

WILMINGTON, NC (UNCWSports.com) – Hall of Fame and three-time national champion coach Roy Williams of North Carolina will be the guest speaker for UNCW's second-annual men's basketball tip-off dinner. The event is scheduled for Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017, at the Burney Center on campus. Ticket



Illinois Mr. Basketball Smith commits to Illini

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 08:00:00 GMT

Associated Press CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- It didn't take long for Brad Underwood to set the foundation at Illinois. Thirty-nine days, to be exact. The new Illini coach made his first splash when Illinois Mr. Basketball Mark Smith announced his commitment Wednesday night. Underwood's staff fought off



Virginia National Guard soldiers return from Qatar

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 23:09:45 GMT

ROANOKE, Va. - Thursday was an emotional day for many families in southwest Virginia who have waited for nearly a year to see their loved ones serving our country. Tears of joy and smiling faces greeted the final group of Virginia National Guard soldiers returning from Qatar at the Roanoke-Blacksburg



Gonzaga hosts highly touted graduate transfer Elijah Brown

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 23:09:00 GMT

Gonzaga is hosting former New Mexico guard Elijah Brown on his recruiting visit this week. Brown, who averaged 18.8 points, 5.2 rebounds and 3.1 assists last season, is one of the nation's top graduate transfers. Over the final eight weeks of last season he scored at least 25 points eight times.



To Arne Duncan, winning can't be the only thing in college sports

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 20:39:42 GMT

Arne Duncan remembers as a child sitting around the dinner table as his family discussed sports, though not in the way other families talked about them — more in the context of higher education than higher scoring averages. “My dad was on the faculty at the University of Chicago and he was the faculty



Turner 'a coach's dream'

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 19:01:16 GMT

New Northwestern transfer A.J. Turner is a "coach's dream," an "all-around glue guy" that will endear himself to Wildcat fans both on and off the floor. That's according to Zack Spears, who should know what he's talking about. A basketball beat reporter for EagleAction.com



Tre'Shawn Thurman to transfer to Nevada

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 18:44:00 GMT

OMAHA, Neb. — Former University of Nebraska-Omaha basketball player Tre'Shawn Thurman announced Thursday his intention to transfer to the University of Nevada. The former Maverick made the announcement on Twitter. Per NCAA transfer rules, Thurman will have to sit out the 2017-18 basketball season



Tre'Shawn Thurman to transfer to Nevada

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 18:44:00 GMT

OMAHA, Neb. — Former University of Nebraska-Omaha basketball player Tre'Shawn Thurman announced Thursday his intention to transfer to the University of Nevada. The former Maverick made the announcement on Twitter. Per NCAA transfer rules, Thurman will have to sit out the 2017-18 basketball season



Catching up with former Northern Kentucky University hoops star Mike "Walt" Kelsey

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 18:16:54 GMT

CINCINNATI -- Mike Kelsey was a standout guard on Northern Kentucky University's basketball team from 2001-05, but there's one game in particular that people still like to discuss.  The date: Jan., 2, 2004. The opponent: Indianapolis. Kelsey scored a jaw-dropping 50 points in that outing behind



Kansas basketball has turned into Transfer U

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 17:11:32 GMT

The Jayhawks have landed five elite transfers in the last calendar year. It shows Bill Self is always willing to try something new. Sam Cunliffe never hesitated to mention how much he missed his family in Seattle before he left Arizona State.



BOZICH | College basketball hit hardest in ESPN.com cuts

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 16:16:00 GMT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- The early scouting reports are out for the 2018 college basketball season, and here is the surest prediction of all: ESPN.com has raced from a one-seed to a 16-seed in its digital coverage of the sport. As a headline writer from the New York Daily News would write it: ESPN.com