Isaiah Ihnen, the top recruit in the Gophers' 2019 class, was named Thursday to the German national team to play in the FIBA European U20 Championship this summer in Tel Aviv. Ihnen was grateful for the selection, but he told the Star Tribune he might not play in the event scheduled for July 13-21
Author: Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune
Posted: May 25, 2019, 1:41 am
Since Gage Hulse started playing basketball in seventh grade, his goal has been to go on to play college basketball. A signing ceremony at Hargrave High School on the morning of Friday, May 24 celebrated the accomplishment of that goal, as he signed, accepting the scholarship to play basketball at Wayland
Author: Houston Chronicle
Posted: May 25, 2019, 1:00 am
Five-star prospect R.J. Hampton, the No. 6-ranked player in's 2019 rankings and top Kansas target, announced on Twitter on Friday afternoon that he had picked a date to reveal his college decision. "The time has come," Hampton Tweeted. "Watch Get Up ESPN on Tuesday, May
Posted: May 24, 2019, 10:27 pm
Whitt will be a graduate transfer, making him immediately eligible. Whitt, who averaged a team-high 35 minutes per game this season, was a major contributor for the Mustangs and SMU's leader at the point. Whitt averaged 12.3 points per game, and team-highs in rebounds per game (6.4) and assists per
Author: SportsDay
Posted: May 24, 2019, 6:03 pm
A look back at the history of Juwan Howard, the former Michigan basketball star, on the national stage. Michigan has its replacement for John Beilein, a new coach who does not need to assess the in-state intensity with Michigan State. Of course, Juwan Howard might not recognize Breslin Center with the
Author: Detroit Free Press
Posted: May 24, 2019, 1:44 pm
When five-star forward Jaden McDaniels picked Washington over Kentucky earlier this week, the Wildcats lost their final target in the 2019 recruiting class. While he waits for Nick Richards and EJ Montgomery to make their NBA draft decisions, Calipari continues to monitor the graduate transfer market
Author: Louisville Courier-Journal
Posted: May 24, 2019, 10:52 am
Riffice, whose family lives in Lake Nona (where the national campus is located), lost 6-7 (2), 7-6 (5), 6-3 to seventh-seeded Aleks Kovacevic of Illinois in a quarterfinal final of the individual bracket. Riffice, who was unseeded, became the first Gators player to advance that far in five years.
Author: Orlando Sentinel
Posted: May 24, 2019, 10:50 am
Arizona Basketball signee Terry Armstrong is not going anywhere, but down the I-10 to Tucson and through the McKale Center doors For most fans of Arizona Basketball the thought of the Wildcats potentially losing one of its top recruits brought back nightmares. These thoughts and emotions are still raw
Author: Zona Zealots
Posted: May 24, 2019, 9:40 am
Although the Villanova native is Virginia's fourth-leading scorer (46 points), he did not play well against Duke in their game on April 13. Aitken dished out just one assist in the Cavaliers' 12-7 loss, as Duke's defense kept him under control. Virginia coach Lars Tiffany said the challenge
Posted: May 24, 2019, 9:00 am
Grant Williams has defied the odds his entire basketball career. Why should that stop now? Williams is nothing short of a legend in Knoxville. The former six-foot-five, three-star power forward recruit turned into a back to back SEC player of the year. He was the main catalyst in Tennessee's return
Author: Rocky Top Talk
Posted: May 24, 2019, 5:00 am
Oshae Brissett swung his elbow and grazed Ty Jerome's face attempting to get low-post position against Virginia. Play did not stop. If it did it, it would have drawn more attention to another game of frustration and struggles for Brissett. Jay Williams tried his best at halftime, undertaking one
Author: Troy Nunes Is An Absolute Magician
Posted: May 24, 2019, 5:00 am
Happy Friday Nova Nation! I'm running behind today because sometimes you just gotta live that dad life. But that doesn't mean there isn't big news for future and former Villanova Basketball players. In today's “news”, USA Basketball invites three Villanova freshman to try out for the
Author: VU Hoops
Posted: May 24, 2019, 5:00 am
For the first time since 2011, the Virginia Cavalier Men's Lacrosse team is in the NCAA tournament semifinals. The Hoos would go on to win it all that season, beating Maryland 9-7 on Memorial Day to bring home the title. This year, Virginia downed Maryland in the NCAA quarterfinals in one of the
Author: Streaking The Lawn
Posted: May 24, 2019, 5:00 am
The Kentucky Wildcats are still trying to finish off their roster for next season, but a potentially big piece for 2020-21 is still out there. Nevada Wolf Pack transfer Jordan Brown is someone Kentucky has been keeping tabs on, as the former McDonald's All-American is looking for his next home following
Author: A Sea Of Blue
Posted: May 24, 2019, 5:00 am
SPECIAL MIDDLE OF THE WEEK BASKETBALL BLOG EDITION. There is no question that the game of basketball has become much more athletic over the years. It is more athletes playing basketball versing fewer basketball players playing basketball except maybe for the international NBA players of which there are
Author: Off the Rim
Posted: May 24, 2019, 2:34 am
Jensen takes over as new COS men's basketball coach Topics
Author: The Hanford Sentinel
Posted: May 24, 2019, 2:13 am
Clemson coach Monte Lee recaps win over Louisville Tigers earned a big victory against the No. 1 seed in the ACC tournament
Author: The Charlotte Observer
Posted: May 23, 2019, 7:27 pm
Arizona basketball made another offer this time to Class of 2021 five-star point guard Devin Askew. Another offer! Arizona basketball recruiting has been putting in work of late. Their latest offer goes to Class of 2021 five-star point guard Devin Askew out of Mater Dei High School. He joins two other
Author: Zona Zealots
Posted: May 23, 2019, 6:11 pm
National Association of Basketball Coaches executive director Jim Haney is making quite a salary for an organization that is doing basically nothing during college basketball’s biggest time of crisis.
Author: Yahoo Sports
Posted: May 23, 2019, 4:01 pm
Grant Williams has two feet in the NBA Draft now, ending his Tennessee basketball career. On this edition of The Volunteer State, we discuss his NBA abilities, which teams he might fit well on and what to make of his decision.  We also talk Jordan Bone's NBA Draft decision, Admiral Schofield'
Author: Knoxville News Sentinel
Posted: May 23, 2019, 3:43 pm
If you happened to witness the Colorado Buffaloes' men's basketball win at Air Force last November, best hang on to those pictures, whether they're on your phone or in the back of your mind. Because those type of in-state college basketball matchups figure to become rarer for the Buffs in
Author: Denver Post
Posted: May 23, 2019, 12:00 pm
Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer Close Basketball recruiting insider. Joined ESPN in 2014. Graduate of University of Delaware. Follow on Twitter The college basketball season ended over a month-and-a-half ago, yet we're still awaiting the downtime. The coaching carousel had nearly stopped spinning
Posted: May 23, 2019, 11:10 am
One incoming Duke basketball freshman has raised some eyebrows by deciding to wear next season what is now arguably the program's most iconic jersey number. Two years ago, some Duke basketball fans — mostly those who yell at kids for stepping on their lawn — expressed outrage when Marvin Bagley III
Author: Ball Durham
Posted: May 23, 2019, 8:08 am
Jamie Dixon bolsters backcourt with UTA transfer. But when will he be eligible? TCU basketball boosted its backcourt depth on Thursday. The Frogs signed UT-Arlington graduate transfer Edric Dennis to their incoming 2019-20 class. Dennis played one season at UTA, averaging 14.3 points, 4.5 rebounds and
Author: Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Posted: May 23, 2019, 7:30 am
There have been a lot of big commitments for Kentucky Football in the last six weeks, and the transfer commitment of Xavier Peters is one of the most important. Vince Marrow has said that Peters has similar physical tools to Josh Allen, and that he's ready to play immediately...if he's eligible
Author: A Sea Of Blue
Posted: May 23, 2019, 5:00 am
During the week leading up to the titanic showdown, some intrepid Dookies snuck into the Dean Dome and stole Michael Jordan's jersey from the rafters… …and then the North Carolina Tar Heels stole Duke's lunch and ate it in front of them. For the second time in 90s, a #1 Duke team came to Chapel
Author: Tar Heel Blog
Posted: May 23, 2019, 5:00 am
The Georgetown Hoyas and Patrick Ewing are undoubtedly hitting the recruiting trail hard this off season, but there are casual rumors that recruiting for this year's freshman class is not quite done. Even after adding 6 new players for the start of the 2019 season (plus Omer Yurtseven after his year-in-residency
Author: Casual Hoya
Posted: May 23, 2019, 5:00 am
When it comes to the North Carolina Tar Heels and the NBA Draft, a lot of talk has revolved around Coby White, Nassir Little, and Cameron Johnson. This attention isn't unwarranted — all three players are projected to go in the first round, and White is currently projected to go in the top seven.
Author: Tar Heel Blog
Posted: May 23, 2019, 5:00 am
Chris Collins and Northwestern may not be in ideal position with a lone (if impressive) three-star commit in the class of 2020 thus far, but at this point last year, there were no commits in the class of 2019. There will be an increased sense of urgency for Collins and Co. as the summer approaches, so
Author: Inside Northwestern
Posted: May 23, 2019, 5:00 am
With Juwan Howard's hiring by the Michigan Wolverines, we have yet another example of a college basketball team bringing in a head coach with no previous HC experience to lead their program. Chris Mullin didn't work out at St. John's and the returns on Patrick Ewing are still TBD at Georgetown
Author: Troy Nunes Is An Absolute Magician
Posted: May 23, 2019, 5:00 am
Andy Enfield is a numbers guy. With a degree in economics from Johns Hopkins University, he understands trends and trajectories, and, entering last season, he was the first person to note that from 2016-18 his program had won more games than during any other three-year period in USC men's basketball
Author: Los Angeles Times
Posted: May 23, 2019, 12:45 am
Geno Auriemma doesn't see what the big deal is about Tennessee women's basketball anymore. The Connecticut coach doesn't get why the renewal of the Lady Vols-UConn rivalry adds some hype to the upcoming season. “I never understood the big to-do about us playing Tennessee again," Auriemma
Author: Knoxville News Sentinel
Posted: May 22, 2019, 8:05 pm
Howard will follow in a long line of former NBA stars making the jump to coaching college basketball, with mixed results.
Author: Yahoo Sports
Posted: May 22, 2019, 7:27 pm
WASHINGTON -- Notre Dame men's basketball coach Mike Brey, who is president of the National Association of Basketball Coaches' board of directors, on Wednesday challenged schools to be more be aggressive about firing coaches for cause when they violate NCAA or school rules. "Why don'
Author: USA Today
Posted: May 22, 2019, 7:26 pm
Former News-Gazette All-Area Player of the Year Michael Finke will play for Illinois BC in this summer's The Basketball Tournament on ESPN. A standout at Centennial High School before playing collegiately at Illinois and Grand Canyon, the 6-foot-10 Finke is pursuing a professional basketball career
Author: The Champaign News-Gazette
Posted: May 22, 2019, 6:42 pm
One of the following is not true about the Pac-12's new non-conference scheduling standards: * The process took almost four years to complete. * The head coaches were strongly in favor of tougher schedules. * The change will solve all of the conference's problems. All three nuggets might be cause
Posted: May 22, 2019, 6:22 pm
The Pacers held their first two pre-draft workouts on Tuesday. While the first workout featured a number of players likely to hear their name called on draft night, almost every player in the second workout could be back in school next year. Of the six underclassmen in the second workout group on Tuesday
Posted: May 22, 2019, 5:25 pm
About three weeks after Boston College's 2018-19 season concluded, junior guard Ky Bowman declared for the 2019 NBA Draft. The decision was the opposite of a surprise; Bowman of course tried his hand by testing the NBA waters a year prior, too. After electing to return for his junior season, Bowman
Posted: May 22, 2019, 5:19 pm
Is Fort Worth really not a basketball town? Try telling that to Dunbar High School. Or North Crowley. Or any of the homegrown players that played professionally. But according to study by WalletHub, Fort Worth ranks near the bottom among the 291 largest cities in America when it comes to supporting college
Author: Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Posted: May 22, 2019, 5:04 pm
It was an up and down season for Xavier basketball. Here's a look back and a look ahead to what's coming in 2019-2020 Xavier University announced Wednesday its upcoming non-conference schedule for the 2019-2020 men's basketball season The non-conference slate includes eight home games at
Posted: May 22, 2019, 3:56 pm
The Clemson men's basketball team's need for a big man intensified Monday. Junior forward Jonathan Baehre, who was a leading contender to replace Elijah Thomas as the Tigers' big man in the middle, suffered a torn ACL during practice on Monday. “This is an unfortunate injury for our team,
Author: The Greenville News
Posted: May 22, 2019, 12:11 pm
Duke basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski's late offer to an under-the-radar 7-footer could prove to be one of his slickest moves as a recruiter. Charles Coleman does not bear a close resemblance to any past Duke basketball player. At first glance, he actually looks a lot like a guy who bypassed college
Author: Ball Durham
Posted: May 22, 2019, 8:35 am
Michigan's men's basketball job is one of the best in men's Division I college basketball. Unlimited resources. Basketball facility that is on par with its rivals. Tremendous administration support. A supportive, passionate fan base that is spread all over the country. After 12 seasons, John
Posted: May 18, 2019, 12:43 am
The opportunity for rising high school sophomores, juniors and seniors to be seen by college coaches during the July 23-28 evaluation period is available — as long as student-athletes register by Sunday, May 5. Yes, it's that easy to at least have a chance to be in the pool of up to 2400 prospective
Posted: May 18, 2019, 12:28 am
Here are some major decisions from the past few weeks that will have a significant impact on the 2019-20 men's college basketball season: 1. Texas Tech extends Chris Beard through 2024-25: In a monster move, the Red Raiders signed their coach to a new six-year deal through 2024-25. There is no question
Posted: May 14, 2019, 11:06 pm
Zion Williamson ran away with the Naismith Trophy in 2019. But think back to this time last year, and Williamson wasn't considered a Naismith frontrunner. It's really up in the air at this point. That's not going to stop us though because there are legitimate candidates out there to be the
Posted: May 14, 2019, 10:26 pm
Michigan State has the most hype of any team going into the 2019-20 college basketball season. Our Andy Katz has the Spartans ranked No. 1 in his early list, and he's not the only one. Here are three reasons to be excited about Michigan State. They were awesome last year, and Joshua Langford should
Posted: May 14, 2019, 9:41 pm
The NBA draft early-entrant deadline to withdraw is at the end of May, leaving teams to speculate about what their rosters may look like in the fall. But there are a number of key players in each class who decided against putting their names in and wanted to continue playing college basketball. I cherry-picked
Posted: May 9, 2019, 2:02 pm