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5 College Coaches Who Can Produce Top NBA Draft Picks

Sun, 28 May 2017 06:15:00 GMT

Top basketball prospects choose colleges that will get them to the next level. Here are the 5 college coaches who are best at producing top NBA draft picks.



Breaking down Iowa Basketball's 2018 recruiting targets

Sun, 28 May 2017 04:30:00 GMT

The Iowa Hawkeyes' basketball team currently has one commit for 2018 in forward Joe Wieskamp from Muscatine, Iowa. Wieskamp ranks as a top 50 player nationally. The Hawkeyes will likely have one or two other scholarships available for this class. Who are the Hawkeyes targeting to round out this group



Maryland negated Denver's biggest strengths in Final Four win

Sun, 28 May 2017 02:01:34 GMT

When Maryland sophomore Austin Henningsen started the NCAA men's lacrosse semifinals 2-for-2 at the faceoff against Denver, he had already fared better than the Pioneers' previous opponent, Notre Dame. That's how dominant Denver's Trevor Baptiste is. “Psychologically I think that was



Williams-Goss, Hamilton Highlight Clippers' Monday Draft Workout

Sun, 28 May 2017 01:09:32 GMT

According to Alex Kennedy, the Clippers will host a draft workout for several prospects on Monday. The prospects are London Perrantes, Nigel Williams-Goss, Isaac Hamilton, Malcolm Hill, Tyler Cavanaugh, and Michael Young. London Perrantes is a 6'2” point guard from the University of Virginia. In



Michigan State's Miles Bridges, Nick Ward among ESPN's top 25 returning players

Sat, 27 May 2017 21:44:14 GMT

And two of the reasons for this are rising sophomores Miles Bridges and Nick Ward, both of which were named to ESPN's list of top 25 college basketball players for the 2017-18 season. Bridges comes in at No. 8 while Ward's at No. 17. One might wonder why Bridges isn't even higher, especially



North Carolina's response to the NCAA strongly disputes the most serious allegations

Sat, 27 May 2017 21:41:16 GMT

UNC has responded to the NCAA's third notice of allegations.



Even for Calipari, these Big Blue babes are uncharted territory

Sat, 27 May 2017 21:30:00 GMT

We just don't know. That's the thing. Despite the Thursday celebrations over Hamidou Diallo's late-Wednesday night decision to pull out of NBA Draft eligibility in favor of a return to Kentucky so he could actually play in games, there is still a considerable amount of uncertainty about the



Auburn softball season ends in NCAA Super Regional loss to Oklahoma

Sat, 27 May 2017 19:18:00 GMT

War Eagle! TigerInsider.com is an Auburn Tiger Football news aggregator – that is, we sniff out Auburn football news stories from all across the web and show snippets of the information and links to the main story. The site operates much like a specialized news search engine – we save you the time of



7 people ID'd for threats to NCAA ref after Kentucky loss

Sat, 27 May 2017 18:42:00 GMT

OMAHA, Neb. — Seven people have been identified for threatening basketball referee John Higgins after an NCAA Tournament game in March. A Nebraska prosecutor says information will be referred to authorities in their jurisdictions and to the FBI's Omaha field office. In a statement to The Associated



Mississippi State losing two to transfer

Sat, 27 May 2017 18:30:27 GMT

Mississippi State is losing two players to transfer.



NC State upgrades its roster with pair of transfers

Sat, 27 May 2017 16:21:00 GMT

N.C. State's basketball program got a head start on its future on Saturday with the addition of transfers C.J. Bryce and Devon Daniels. The pair of established, scoring guards gives first-year coach Kevin Keatts a foundation to build on going forward. But N.C. State will have to wait a year before



KNBR Conversation: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar on UCLA's John Wooden

Sat, 27 May 2017 15:35:00 GMT

An edited transcript of an interview with Basketball Hall of Famer and NBA all-time leading scorer Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: Q: (Your book “Coach Wooden and Me: Our 50-Year Friendship On and Off the Court”) opens with an anecdote of you in the White House getting the Presidential Medal of Freedom from President



Welcome to the Big South: A weekly brief

Sat, 27 May 2017 15:28:01 GMT

Keon Johnson and Chris Clemons blessed the basketball world with some of the most thrilling individual performances in college basketball this past season. The UNC Asheville Bulldogs and the Liberty Flames displayed an impressive brand of hoops, making the race for the top spot intriguing. The Big



Beilein still upbeat after Michigan loses another to NBA

Sat, 27 May 2017 14:12:59 GMT

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — For a major program, Michigan is a somewhat unlikely candidate for this kind of NBA-induced attrition. The Wolverines have fielded some very good teams under John Beilein, but they haven’t been relying on prospects expected to jump to the pros as soon as they can. “We’re not depending



Authorities identify seven people who threatened ref after Kentucky's loss to UNC

Sat, 27 May 2017 17:40:02 GMT

Seven people who threatened referee John Higgins after some controversial calls during Kentucky's 75-73 loss to North Carolina in the 2017 NCAA Tournament have been identified and could be eventually charged by authorities in their jurisdictions or the FBI, Sarpy County Nebraska Attorney Lee Polikov



No. 3 Ohio State Rallies to Top Towson in NCAA Semifinals, 11-10

Sat, 27 May 2017 08:00:00 GMT

May 27, 2017 FOXBORO, Mass. – The No. 3-seeded Ohio State men's lacrosse team came back from a five-goal third-quarter deficit to top Towson, 11-10, Saturday afternoon at Gillette Stadium. With the win, the Buckeyes advance to the first national championship game in program history and will take



Terps Basketball: Q&A With Mike DeCourcy & Scott Phillips

Sat, 27 May 2017 07:41:56 GMT

Jim Jackson has returned to Maryland, and the forthcoming roster is in greater focus. To evaluate where the Terps are, Baltimore Sports and Life (BSL) has reached out* to Mike DeCourcy (Sporting News), and Scott Phillips (NBC Sports / College Basketball Talk) for their thoughts on Maryland. (You can



Evans, Slaughter, WKU teammates reunite for The Basketball Tournament

Sat, 27 May 2017 06:00:00 GMT

Jeremy Evans says some of his best basketball memories came playing with teammates like Tyrone Brazelton, Steffphon Pettigrew and A.J. Slaughter. “A lot of times after you finish your college career you don't get the opportunity to play with these guys, let alone on a stage this big,” the former



Basketball player attempts halfcourt shot just because. Then it hit the ceiling.

Sat, 27 May 2017 05:00:00 GMT

If you have an opportunity to shoot your shoot, you should take it. Having said that, sometimes it doesn't work out that well. This team inbounded the ball and one of the players decided to take just one dribble and then immediately chuck the ball for a halfcourt attempt. There's only one problem



NCAA softball tournament 2017 scores: No. 1 Florida forces 3rd game against Alabama

Sat, 27 May 2017 05:00:00 GMT

The No. 1 overall seed Florida Gators stayed alive in the 2017 NCAA softball tournament thanks to a 2-0 win over No. 16 Alabama on Friday night in Gainesville. Florida lost the opener of this best-of-three super regional on Thursday, but rebounded on Friday thanks to a two-run home run by left fielder



Pitt grad transfer Cam Johnson to visit North Carolina on Monday

Sat, 27 May 2017 05:00:00 GMT

The University of Pittsburgh refuses to allow Cameron Johnson to transfer to North Carolina, but that hasn't stopped the guard from going through the recruiting process all the same. Johnson will be visiting Chapel Hill this coming Monday, on Memorial Day, in order to get a better sense of what he



Your 2017 NCAA Men's Lacrosse Semifinals Viewing Guide

Sat, 27 May 2017 05:00:00 GMT

I know you're not hard up for something to do on this fine holiday weekend Saturday, because the NCAA men's lacrosse tournament spools back up with the two semifinal games. In the first game, #3 Ohio State faces Towson. The Tigers are the only unseeded team in the Final Four, beating #7 Penn



Former Georgetown forward transfers to SMU

Sat, 27 May 2017 05:00:00 GMT

Akoy Agau is headed to the SMU Mustangs. The former Georgetown Hoyas forward made the decision on Saturday to transfer out to the Dallas-based university after playing one year in D.C. for the Hoyas. The transfer news was first reported by the Omaha World-Herald. Agau averaged 4.5 points and 4.2 rebounds



Nolan Places 45th at NCAA Preliminaries

Sat, 27 May 2017 05:00:00 GMT

AUSTIN, Texas - Claire Nolan completed her season Saturday with a 45th-place finish in the shot put at the NCAA Division I West Preliminaries. Nolnan's throw was 44 feet, 7.5 inches (13.60m) and came on the second of her three throws. The top 12 advanced to the NCAA Division I Championships in Eugene



WVU vs. OK State Preview: Big 12 Semifinals

Sat, 27 May 2017 05:00:00 GMT

OPENING THOUGHTS I am so impressed with this team. Just when I think there is no more fight in them, they just keep punching. Let's show the Cowboys who's boss! WHEN/WHERE Date: Saturday, May 27th Game 1: 10:00 AM ET Game 2: 5:00 PM ET (if necessary) Where: Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark, Oklahoma



Oakland basketball discussing assistant position with Detroit native Tony Jones

Sat, 27 May 2017 01:54:28 GMT

The Oakland basketball program may be on the verge of hiring an assistant coach. After an ESPN.com report report that Oakland coach Greg Kampe is expected to hire former Tennessee assistant Tony Jones, Kampe confirmed the sides are discussing the job. "After a long process, I believe I have zeroed



LaVar Ball didn't meddle with UCLA basketball while Lonzo played for team, coach Steve Alford says

Sat, 27 May 2017 01:04:08 GMT

ESPN.com Former UCLA Bruins guard Lonzo Ball is widely expected to be a top-five pick in next month's NBA draft. It's also no secret that his outspoken father, LaVar, is seemingly steering the ship when it comes to Lonzo's brand and destination at the next level. Ball's camp has already



Ten players taking a big risk in the NBA Draft but should have stayed in college

Sat, 27 May 2017 00:02:00 GMT

Now that we know, for good, who is returning to college and who is staying in the NBA Draft, let's move on for a moment from teams and instead talk about the prospects -- particularly the players who are staying in this year's draft pool but might be making the wrong decision. Before we go on



Beilein still upbeat after Michigan loses another to NBA

Fri, 26 May 2017 22:27:02 GMT

For a major program, Michigan is a somewhat unlikely candidate for this kind of NBA-induced attrition. The Wolverines have fielded some very good teams under John Beilein, but they haven't been relying on prospects expected to jump to the pros as soon as they can. ''We're not depending



Beilein still upbeat after Michigan loses another to NBA

Fri, 26 May 2017 22:25:20 GMT

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — For a major program, Michigan is a somewhat unlikely candidate for this kind of NBA-induced attrition. The Wolverines have fielded some very good teams under John Beilein, but they haven't been relying on prospects expected to jump to the pros as soon as they can. "We



NC State's Henderson yet another victim of NCAA's predatory policies – DeCock

Fri, 26 May 2017 20:39:00 GMT

This is one of those times to remember the NCAA is not the IRS. It's not a government entity or regulatory agency. It's just an association of members. It's the schools who set NCAA policy. The NCAA only enforces it. So in the case of Terry Henderson, cruelly denied a sixth year at N.C. State



NC State's Terry Henderson's sixth-year waiver denied by NCAA

Fri, 26 May 2017 19:43:47 GMT

The NCAA has denied Terry Henderson's sixth-year waiver, ending the N.C. State guard's college career on Friday. Henderson, the Wolfpack's second-leading scorer last season, had appealed to the NCAA in March for an extra season of eligibility. The NCAA gives athletes an eligibility clock



Insiders' take on Illinois basketball — who's coming and who's leaving

Fri, 26 May 2017 18:07:00 GMT

A new coach remaking his roster? That isn't news. But few would have predicted such an extreme makeover at Illinois, which now has four open scholarships for 2017-18. Here's a look at Brad Underwood's scorecard. Transferring in: Guard Mark Alstork, a grad transfer from Wright State. Transferring



WSU basketball legend Bennie Seltzer returns as Cougars assistant coach

Fri, 26 May 2017 17:44:00 GMT

PULLMAN–Washington State basketball legend Bennie Seltzer is returning to Pullman as an assistant coach, rounding out men's head coach Ernie Kent's staff. Selzter, the school's all-time assists leader, is now a 20-year coaching veteran and comes to Pullman from Loyoal Chicago, where he was



Trip to Dominican Republic this summer gives Duke a chance to win big

Fri, 26 May 2017 18:29:00 GMT

If ever Duke's Mike Krzyzewski and his staff needed some extra time with the the players, the summer of 2017 is certainly the time. The Blue Devils lost eight players from last season's ACC championship team and added six incoming freshmen to replace them. Duke will have one senior and one junior



Way-Too-Early Big Ten Basketball Power Rankings For 2017–18

Fri, 26 May 2017 17:05:00 GMT

The deadline to withdraw from the NBA Draft has come and gone. Most of the rosters around college basketball are solidified spare a handful of late additions via graduate transfer or commitment from a 2017 prospect. For the most part, we know what we've got. With that, let's take a way-too-early



AD Darron Boatright says basketball series with K-State fits Wichita State

Fri, 26 May 2017 16:41:00 GMT

Kansas State basketball coach Bruce Weber and athletic director Gene Taylor visited Goddard this week for a booster event and said the expected things near the hometown of the Shockers. Sure, both said, Kansas State is open to playing Wichita State. Wichita State will return the expected answer. It is



UC, Xavier, UK all in USA TODAY's updated preseason Top 25

Fri, 26 May 2017 16:15:16 GMT

The good news for the UC Bearcats is they're No. 21 in college basketball's updated preseason Top 25 for the 2017-18 season by USA TODAY Sports' Scott Gleeson. The bad news: the AAC's newest member, Wichita State, ranks No. 4. Kentucky ranks No. 6 in the updated preseason Top 25, and



LaVar Ball is basketball's Kris Jenner according to Magic Johnson

Fri, 26 May 2017 15:48:43 GMT

There is absolutley nothing wrong with being proud of your children and bragging about them to other people, and LaVar Ball will be the first one to brag about his son Lonzo. Magic Johnson has seen the repeated prognosticating of Ball and likened his bloviating to that of the mother of the Kardashians



Sound familiar? Grayson Allen leads the top 25 players in college hoops ... again

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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 This is a big week in college basketball. The deadline to withdraw from the NBA draft has passed,



The Basketball Tournament 2017 preview: Ram Nation

Fri, 26 May 2017 14:43:01 GMT

Ram Nation, a team comprised primarily of VCU alumni, is back in The Basketball Tournament for the second consecutive year. This years roster features some familiar faces from last years TBT squad, including Jesse Pellot-Rosa (07), Eric Maynor (09) and Brandon Rozzell (11). Pellot-Rosa and Maynor were



College basketball's updated preseason Top 25 for the 2017-18 season

Fri, 26 May 2017 13:17:13 GMT

Perhaps more than any other offseason, the forecast for which college basketball team will be No. 1 in the preseason top 25 is ridiculously unclear. Yet with NBA draft decisions finalized and top-tier recruits picking their schools, the picture looks much clearer than it did in April after North Carolina



Recor To Play In North-South Game

Fri, 26 May 2017 08:00:00 GMT

POUGHKEEPSIE, New York - Recent Marist men's lacrosse graduate J.D. Recor will play for the North team in the 76th annual United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association North-South All-Star Game. Final rosters were announced May 23. The contest will take place at 5:30 p.m. May 26 at Chapey Field



Svi Mykhailiuk's return boosts Kansas Basketball's 2018 title chances

Fri, 26 May 2017 08:00:00 GMT

On Wednesday, Sviatoslav Mykhailiuk announced that he would be returning to Kansas for his senior season. This is great news for Bill Self's Jayhawks. They now return three of their top six players from last year's team, which went 31-5 and won a thirteenth straight Big 12 regular-season title



West Virginia Basketball: Elijah Macon leaving, Jevon Carter coming back

Fri, 26 May 2017 08:00:00 GMT

There are some very high expectations in Morgantown after the exciting 28-9 record, Sweet 16 appearance and NCAA-best defense during the 2016-2017 season West Virginia basketball had, as there should be. Bob Huggins should have his team ready to go and harass their opponents come November. The team returns



2017 Prospect Profile

Fri, 26 May 2017 08:00:00 GMT

This piece does not reflect the views of the Minnesota Timberwolves. 32 games, 34.8 MPG, 18.1 PPG, 6.2 APG, 4.6 RPG, 1.9 SPG, 45.5 FG%, 35.9 3P%, 71.5 FT% ACC Rookie of the Year Second-team All-ACC ACC All-Freshman Team Smith is considered a lottery pick. In this 105-78 blowout win over Virginia Tech



NCAA track prelims day one: Six Wildcats qualify for nationals

Fri, 26 May 2017 05:00:00 GMT

Welcome to the last weekday before Memorial Day weekend, everybody. Before we get started, we'll direct you to yesterday's series of posts talking about how we became Wildcats, and remind you that there's a contest. A couple of readers have already submitted FanPosts, and we'd love to



UNC's Reaction To The NCAA: Go To Heel

Fri, 26 May 2017 05:00:00 GMT

UNC revealed its latest response to the NCAA's most recent Notice of Allegations and as Luke DeCock details here, it's more of the same. We're just going to quote a passage because he sums it up really perfectly and we're not sure anyone could put it much better: “North Carolina's



The Basketball Tournament 2017 preview: Ram Nation

Fri, 26 May 2017 05:00:00 GMT

Ram Nation, a team comprised primarily of VCU alumni, is back in The Basketball Tournament for the second consecutive year. This year's roster features some familiar faces from last year's TBT squad, including Jesse Pellot-Rosa ('07), Eric Maynor ('09) and Brandon Rozzell ('11). Pellot-Rosa



Cincinnati Bearcats Basketball: Taking Stock of the Incoming Freshman

Fri, 26 May 2017 05:00:00 GMT

Mick Cronin's last two recruiting classes have far exceeded expectations. Over the past two seasons he's brought in Jacob Evans, Justin Jenifer, Tre Scott, Jarron Cumberland and Nysier Brooks. Evans and Cumberland have become prolific, dynamic scorers, Brooks and Scott have proven to be perfect