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College football win totals 2017: Oklahoma, Oklahoma State and the Big 12

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 17:19:04 GMT

The 2017 college football season is less than three months away with media days starting in mid-July to kickstart prediction season among college football writers and analysts. The sportsbooks, however, don't wait for expert picks or preseason previews to start setting the expectations for the fall

2018 NBA Mock Draft: It’s never too early …

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 12:40:31 GMT

Let's get a glimpse at the best players in next year's draft.

The five best college players who were not selected in this year's NBA draft

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 05:52:42 GMT

The list includes an All-American forward and two point guards known for their knack for sinking clutch late-game jump shots.

Four Blue Devils Selected in NBA Draft

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 05:26:00 GMT

BROOKLYN, N.Y. – The Duke men's basketball program matched a school record on Thursday night with four selections in the 2017 NBA Draft. Freshman Jayson Tatum (third overall), sophomore Luke Kennard (12th) and freshman Harry Giles (20th) were each first-round picks, while freshman Frank Jackson (

1st Round Pick!

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 05:00:00 GMT

Star Villanova Wildcats guard Josh Hart has been selected by the Utah Jazz in the 2017 NBA Draft. Hart, who was selected with the 30th and final pick in the first round, will head to Los Angeles after the Lakers traded their #28 pick to Utah for the 30th and 42nd picks. Hart is one of the most decorated

Portland Trail Blazers select Zach Collins with No. 10 pick

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 05:00:00 GMT

The Portland Trail Blazers selected Gonzaga freshman Zach Collins with the No. 10 pick in the first round of the 2017 NBA Draft. With that, Collins is now officially the first one and done in school history. Portland moved up the draft to make the pick on draft night, reported just a few minutes before

The Vertical's first-round draft analysis

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 03:17:51 GMT

A breakdown of every player taken in the first 30 picks of Thursday's NBA draft.

Markelle Fultz, Lonzo Ball Go 1-2 in NBA Draft

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 02:33:55 GMT

After trading with the Boston Celtics for the No. 1 pick, the Philadelphia 76ers selected Washington point guard Markelle Fultz in the 2017 NBA Draft on Thursday. As expected, the Lakers followed by picking UCLA point guard Lonzo Ball with the second pick. The top ten picks are shown below: 1. Philadelphia

Utah Jazz take Tyler Lydon with 24th overall selection

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 02:18:00 GMT

24. Utah Jazz: Tyler Lydon, Syracuse, F, 6-9, 215 As a knockdown long-range shooter, there's plenty of room in the NBA for Lydon. In his 245 attempts from behind the three-point arc he shot 40%, consistently punishing teams for leaving him open. However his non-explosive first step and poor shooting

OG Anunoby could be the steal of the NBA draft, if healthy

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 02:07:39 GMT

OG Anunoby might be the biggest steal of this draft class after Toronto took him with the 23 in the 2017 NBA draft. Anunoby tore his ACL in January this past season, but was just catching his stride on both ends at Indiana.

Don't be fooled by Zach Collins' college stats. The Blazers will be thrilled to have him

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 03:46:09 GMT

Zach Collins wants to be the best big man coming out of the 2017 NBA draft, and that's why the Portland Trail Blazers drafted him with the No. 10 pick on Thursday after a trade with the Kings. We've talked at length about the point guards in this draft, but Collins is an athletic seven-footer

NBA Draft results: Lauri Markkanen is a sweet-shooting big man who’ll open the floor for Bulls

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 00:33:53 GMT

The Chicago Bulls selected Lauri Markkanen with the No. 7 in the 2017 NBA draft. The Arizona forward was a flamethrower all season long from deep as a 6’10 big man, and helped the Wildcats advance to the Sweet 16 in a five-loss season. Markkanen’s standout game came against Arizona State in January

Warriors buy into 2nd round to select Oregon's Jordan Bell

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 20:43:00 GMT

A year after the Warriors bought the rights to Milwaukee's No. 38 pick to take UNLV's Patrick McCaw, they bought the rights to Chicago's No. 38 pick Thursday night to select Oregon's Jordan Bell. The exact amount Golden State paid for the pick is currently unknown, though The Vertical

UCLA Basketball: Six players that could be taken in the 2018 NBA Draft

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 22:20:04 GMT

Go Joe Bruin looks ahead one year to seen which UCLA Basketball players could hear their name called in the 2018 NBA Draft. With the 2017 NBA Draft over, we wanted to look ahead at the 2018 NBA Draft and see which UCLA Basketball players might be jumping to the association in one year's time. The

Draft Preview: Tatum Versus Jackson

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 22:03:04 GMT

Bruce Pearl, David Aldridge and Brendan Haywood debate who they would pick first, Duke's Jayson Tatum or the Jayhawks' Josh Jackson.

Men's Basketball Finalizes Season Opener

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 21:01:25 GMT

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Arkansas men's basketball team will open the 2017-18 campaign on Friday, Nov. 10, welcoming the Samford Bulldogs to Bud Walton Arena. The Razorbacks will open their 95th season against a team coming off its first postseason win in program history after advancing to the second

Mock Mock Draft: Ranking potential NBA lottery picks by their weirdest attributes

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 18:28:29 GMT

This is mock mock drafting, and it is an entirely non-serious look at the NBA draft in which I ranked potential lottery picks by the weirdest known facts about them.

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar memorializes the great John Wooden in 'Coach Wooden and Me'

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 17:00:00 GMT

Lew Alcindor had his pick of colleges as a senior at Power Memorial Academy in New York in 1965. One of the most sought-after high school basketball players in history wanted a school where students were respected, where his growing sense of social activism could be nourished and, of course, a place

Josh Peck Was "Really Hurt" by Drake Bell's Wedding Snub Tweets

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 16:52:10 GMT

Apparently they're not as close as Drake would have you believe.

Arizona Basketball Recruit Nico Mannion impresses at Under Armour Event

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 16:12:31 GMT

Making waves in the Class of 2020, is Arizona Basketball recruit, Nico Mannion, as he impressed at the Under Armour Association Event. The rangy, sophomore-to-be point guard from Phoenix, AZ is certainly turning heads as of late, and its no wonder why Arizona offered Nico Mannion early on. Mannion, the

Jim Boeheim defends Rick Pitino after NCAA sanctions against Louisville

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 16:08:00 GMT

Syracuse men's basketball coach Jim Boeheim defended Rick Pitino in response to the NCAA sanctions imposed on Louisville after an investigation found escorts were hired to have sex with recruits and players. The NCAA hit Pitino with a five-game Atlantic Coast Conference suspension, and the school

LaVar and Lonzo Ball pump Big Baller Brand; De'Aaron Fox honors mom with jacket lining

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 16:00:00 GMT

For young, future NBA stars, draft night is the time to show off more than their talents on the hardwood. And this year, at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, the players did not disappoint. With their outfits as their canvas, multiple players used the opportunity to wear custom lined suit jackets to honor

Mike Brey Building Basketball Pedigree At Notre Dame

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 15:50:30 GMT

Notre Dame's Mike Brey has turned the Irish basketball program into a consistent contender. Notre Dame is one of college football's flagship programs, but Brey is proving the Irish can be known for their basketball accomplishments as well. Coach Brey sits down with ACCDN Host Wes Bryant to talk

Bronson Koenig's Uphill Climb

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 12:01:40 GMT

Even Bronson Koenig calls himself “underrated.” That might seem like a bit of an exaggeration for a guy who won a pair of Wisconsin state championships in high school, was a McDonald's All-American nominee and four-star recruit, and presided over a Wisconsin Badgers team that reached two Final Fours

The All-Time Favorite Cincinnati Bearcat Basketball Player Tournament: Ed Jucker Region Round Three

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 05:00:00 GMT

It's that time of week again. After seven days of voting, the The All-Time Favorite Cincinnati Bearcat Basketball Player Tournament is ready to advance to the third round aka the Sweet 16. Up first as always is the Ed Jucker Region, which has been dominated by Oscar Robertson, to nobody's surprise

Danny Manning to join John Collins in Green Room

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 05:00:00 GMT

Wake Forest head basketball coach Danny Manning has had quite the week. He spent the first part of it out in Colorado as the assistant coach for the U-19 United States basketball team. This gave him the chance to work with Kentucky head coach John Calipari, as well as coaching access to some of the best

Twenty-Five Years of Big Ten Basketball: Bruce Parkhill's Impact At Penn State

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 05:00:00 GMT

Penn State basketball completed its twenty-fifth season of competition in the Big Ten conference last year. We'll take a look back at the events leading up to the Lions joining the Big Ten, and the early years in conference play, when Bruce Parkhill was at the helm. Parkhill spent 12 seasons at Penn

Michigan State's Tom Izzo, Suzy Merchant, Mark Hollis receive contract extensions

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 00:13:00 GMT

Michigan State athletic director Mark Hollis, men's basketball coach Tom Izzo and women's basketball coach Suzy Merchant all received one-year contract extensions at Tuesday's Board of Trustees meeting. Izzo and Merchant's contract was extended through 2024.  Hollis said no other adjustments

Trinity College in Conn. closed Wednesday due to 'threats'

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 23:33:00 GMT

Trinity College in Hartford was closed and employees and visitors sent home on Wednesday afternoon after the college received threats, according to alerts posted on the school's website and social media accounts. “Given the threats to campus and upon consultation with the President's Cabinet,

The Times' NBA mock draft: Look for Markelle Fultz and Lonzo Ball to go first and second

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 23:20:00 GMT

A Paul George mega-deal could turn the NBA draft upside down if the Indiana Pacers trade him before or during Thursday night's proceedings. They've had discussions with multiple teams, including the Lakers, who feel as if they are in prime position to acquire George. The four-time All-Star will

Bam's sacrifice for UK leads to pleasant surprise for NBA scouts

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 22:45:00 GMT

Based on shock value, the first overall pick in Thursday's NBA Draft would be Kentucky big man Bam Adebayo. “Pretty much people are shocked that I can shoot the ball,” Adebayo said at an interview session Wednesday. Adebayo made 13 of 25 three-point shots in a drill for the Charlotte Hornets on Sunday

Forwards Keita, Tut leaving South Carolina men's hoops team

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 22:20:00 GMT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Backup forwards Sedee Keita and Ran Tut are leaving South Carolina. Coach Frank Martin announced the departures Wednesday while talking about six newcomers to his team that reached the Final Four last year. Keita, a 6-foot-9 freshman who played in 29 games last season, averaged

Auburn's Chuma Okeke will leave USA Basketball camp due to knee injury

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 21:25:00 GMT

Just days after surviving the first round of cuts to make the USA Basketball U19 team in Colorado Springs, Colo., Chuma Okeke is headed home. The true freshman power forward will return to Auburn on Thursday to undergo an evaluation of his left knee, coach Bruce Pearl confirmed Wednesday night. SEC Country

How did Butler coach LaVall Jordan make his mark? Pay attention.

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 20:33:00 GMT

INDIANAPOLIS – Before LaVall Jordan was the Butler basketball coach, before he was an assistant coach or a husband or a father, before he was the man entrusted with the Butler Way, he was a player. He was a good player – don't let him say he lacked talent – but he was never going to be great. So

Mock draft 2.0: Will Hornets choose a guard after trading for center Dwight Howard?

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 20:15:00 GMT

1. Philadelphia (from Brooklyn via Boston) Markelle Fultz College: Washington. Ht.: 6-4. Wt.: 195 Pos.: Point guard. Comment: The 76ers have long needed to nail down the point guard spot. Fultz will add star power to a franchise that has tried its fans' patience with “the process” for years. 2. L.A

Recruiting: 2018 wing Christian Bishop commits to Creighton

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 19:30:00 GMT

Photos: Best of 2016-17 Creighton basketball A photo gallery capturing the best pictures of the most memorable moments from the 2016-17 Creighton men's basketball season.

Q&A with Tom Crean ahead of his return for MU's 'Hoopla' celebration

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 17:17:00 GMT

On Friday evening, Marquette will bring back more than 100 former players and staff members and host more than 1,000 fans for its Hoopla event at the BMO Harris Bradley Center celebrating the centennial season of the men's basketball program. For one of them, it will be a rare reunion with the program

UK's Kevin Knox turns naysayers into believers as he continues to expand his game

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 16:27:00 GMT

Kevin Knox isn't big on being told what he can and can't do on a basketball court. An under-the-radar recruit when he came to Team USA U16 training camp two years ago — the last player to get an invitation to that event, as a matter of fact — Knox defied the expectations, made the team and ended

Badgers men's basketball: Nigel Hayes, Bronson Koenig optimistic, realistic heading into NBA draft

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 16:50:00 GMT

Nigel Hayes and Bronson Koenig are both optimistic and realistic heading into the NBA draft. The former University of Wisconsin men's basketball teammates will be watching the event unfold Thursday night on ESPN, Koenig at a gathering hosted by his agent in Chicago and Hayes with a group of family

Will this be John Calipari's biggest rebuild at Kentucky?

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 15:38:01 GMT

There is nothing unusual about Kentucky losing players to the NBA every off-season. It primarily recruits high schoolers who project as one-and-dones, and while those prospects sometimes choose to stay around for more than a year, most of them pick the Wildcats with the expectation that they won’t exhaust

Scout's Take: ESPN 100 SF Gabe Brown picks Michigan State

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 15:37:18 GMT

Paul Biancardi Basketball Recruiting Close National Recruiting Director for 18 years of coaching experience at Division I level Former Horizon League coach of the year at Wright State Follow on Twitter Small forward Gabe Brown committed to Tom Izzo and Michigan State on Tuesday night, announcing

NBA Draft Big Board: Evaluating biggest hits (and misses) in final prospect rankings

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 15:36:56 GMT

Every year, around the time of my final big board of the draft season, I look back at my earliest projections to see what I got right and what I got wrong. It's something of a learning exercise, in terms of things that I can value better as an evaluator and in ways that the league is changing.  This

Mid-Major Minutes: Baxter, bark twice if you’re in Dunk City

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 15:13:01 GMT

Good morning! If youre reading this, youre clearly starting your day off right with an effort to better yourself by becoming more educated about the goings-on in the mid-major world. In a landscape so dominated by the biggest schools and conferences, its quite hard to winnow down the information you

Markelle Fultz shows that you don't have to win in college to be a top NBA draft pick

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 15:06:51 GMT

Few will remember anything Markelle Fultz did on the court as a Washington Husky. A few months of added perspective have cemented the notion that the 2016-17 college basketball season is destined to be remembered as an unsatisfying campaign. There was, at least, a national championship game perfectly

Peterson: New world lies ahead for top Iowa State basketball recruit Wigginton

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 14:45:00 GMT

Lindell Wigginton had a few idle minutes before jetting off to Paris via London on Tuesday night. He was in the Toronto airport, along with his all-Canada basketball teammates, calmly waiting to embark on the adventure of a lifetime. Exhibition games in France. The FIBA Under-19 World Cup in Cairo. Back

2017 NBA Draft Superlatives: Biggest Sleeper, Safest Pick And More

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 14:44:25 GMT

Maybe the most difficult part of assessing draft prospects is determining which of their skills will translate to the NBA. Relying on statistics alone is a flawed approach, and the eye test can be deceiving. Sure, that point guard from State U made 40% of his threes during his senior season, but will

2017 NBA Draft Preview: Which potential lottery picks will be busts?

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 17:10:05 GMT

These are the guys that you may not want to see get picked by your favorite team.

'Better off Against Men': Why a Family Chose Life Abroad to Prep Son for NBA

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 11:34:40 GMT

PORTLAND — It's the second day of Hoop Summit practice in Portland, Oregon, and Isaiah Hartenstein does not want to be disrupted. The World Team's practice ended 20 minutes ago and the USA Basketball publicist has told him twice that reporters and scouts want to speak with him, but the 7-footer

Watch LaVar Ball Explain How He Made “The 3 Most Dominating Basketball Players Ever to Be Raised” (His Sons)

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 11:35:05 GMT

From his home court, LaVar Ball plays ball with boys Lonzo, LiAngelo, and LaMelo, lets you know why you should be scared of them, and opens up about what basketball has meant to his family.

Bruce Pearl to serve as studio analyst for NBA TV's Draft Preview

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 08:00:00 GMT

June 21, 2017 AUBURN, Ala. - Bruce Pearl will exchange his coach's whistle for a microphone and earpiece Thursday when he serves as an analyst for NBA TV's Draft Preview from 4 to 6 p.m. CT. “The fact that ESPN, or in this case Turner Sports, values my opinion and my ability to deliver that opinion