Stanford's Oscar da Silva and Andy Katz discuss how the guard is staying in shape after moving back to Germany to be near his family during the current coronavirus pandemic. da Silva also talks about his crowded flight to Munich and the Cardinal's big step forward during the 2019-20 season.
Posted: April 7, 2020, 11:47 pm
Obi Toppin of Dayton won the John R. Wooden Award as the nationâ€™s outstanding college basketball player. Toppin, along with Saddiq Bey of Villanova, Luka Garza of Iowa, Myles Powell of Seton Hall and Peyton Pritchard of Oregon, also won positional awards from the Basketball Hall of Fame.
Posted: April 7, 2020, 10:46 pm
College Basketball expert Jon Rothstein tells UNC fans what to expect during the 2020-21 college basketball season.
Posted: April 7, 2020, 10:02 pm
Duke freshman Cassius Stanley is entering the NBA draft. Stanley announced his decision Tuesday after averaging 12.6 points and 4.9 rebounds for the Blue Devils, highlighted by his high-flying athleticism. In a statement, the 6-foot-6 guard from Los Angeles said he believed the Blue Devils could have attained his goal of reaching the Final Four and contending for a national championship.
Posted: April 7, 2020, 8:46 pm
Arizona point guard Nico Mannion has joined fellow freshman teammate Zeke Nnaji in declaring for the NBA draft. ''I have decided to declare for the 2020 NBA draft,'' Mannion posted Tuesday on Twitter. Mannion arrived in Tucson as the highest-rated recruit in a class that included Nnaji and Josh Green.
Posted: April 7, 2020, 8:05 pm
Maryland forward Jalen Smith intends to enter the 2020 NBA Draft and forgo his remaining two years of eligibility. Smith averaged 15.5 points and 10.5 rebounds as a sophomore, helping the Terrapins to a 24-7 finish and a share of the Big Ten regular-season title. Maryland made the NCAA Tournament during Smith's freshman year and was poised to return as a high seed before the coronavirus brought an abrupt end to the 2019-20 season.
Posted: April 7, 2020, 7:04 pm
Fans overwhelmingly picked John Woodenâ€™s perfect 1972-73 Bruins team over everyone, including Michael Jordan's title-winning UNC squad.
Posted: April 7, 2020, 4:24 pm
Thoughts on several Michigan basketball developments over the last few days, including DeJulius, Todd more.
Posted: April 7, 2020, 3:25 pm
Watch members of K-StateOnline take part in a massive fantasy draft of all Kansas State football players.
Posted: April 7, 2020, 2:10 pm
Michigan guard David DeJulius put his name in the transfer portal Monday afternoon, and started hearing from several high-major schools not soon after. According to a report from Stockrisers.com, DeJulius has been reached out to by Cincinnati, Marquette, Maryland, Missouri and Rhode Island since entering the portal.
Posted: April 7, 2020, 2:00 pm
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Posted: April 7, 2020, 4:11 am
STANFORD, Calif. (AP) -- Stanford freshman point guard Tyrell Terry has declared for the NBA draft.
Posted: April 7, 2020, 2:04 am
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) -- Michigan guard David DeJulius intends to enter the transfer portal.
Posted: April 7, 2020, 12:28 am
The Knight Commission published a set of principles and recommendations laying out a vision of how NIL compensation for NCAA athletes could come to fruition.
Posted: April 6, 2020, 11:34 pm
Brand new Kansas State commitment Rudi Williams spoke with KSO's Grant Flanders, via FaceTime, about his decision to become a Wildcat. ***Subscribe to K-StateOnline by clicking here***Talk K-State football and basketball in the largest, most active K-State message board community anywhere, The Foundation.
Posted: April 6, 2020, 10:36 pm
Inside the glittering casinos that line the Las Vegas Strip, the slot machines were turned off and the sportsbooks were dark. No big national championship game bets, no wagers on Tiger Woods to win the Masters. About the only thing degenerate sports bettors could do was go online and find a Russian table tennis match to put their money on.
Posted: April 6, 2020, 9:59 pm
Report: Pac-12 officials, including commissioner Larry Scott, take pay cuts amid coronavirus pandemic
The financial impact of the coronavirus pandemic is being felt in the Pac-12.
Posted: April 6, 2020, 9:58 pm
Alison Curdt has a drill to check the positioning of your lower body in your golf swing, and all you need is a basketball.
Posted: April 6, 2020, 8:39 pm
North Carolina State instate signee Josh Hall says heâ€™ll go through the NBA draft process while maintaining his college eligibility. Prep players are eligible to enter the draft if theyâ€™re at least 19 years old during the calendar year of the draft and are at one NBA season has passed since their graduating class from high school. Signee Jalen Lecque was eligible for the draft last summer after reclassifying his graduation year.
Posted: April 6, 2020, 8:21 pm
I discuss the addition of junior college point guard Rudi Williams in the latest KSO Now. ***Subscribe to K-StateOnline by clicking here***Talk K-State football and basketball in the largest, most active K-State message board community anywhere, The Foundation.
Posted: April 6, 2020, 8:18 pm
Michigan Wolverines basketballÂ guard David DeJulius has put his name in the transfer portal. There had been rumblings...
Posted: April 6, 2020, 8:14 pm
According to a Tweet from Sam Vecenie of The Athletic, Kansas State's David Sloan has entered the transfer portal.
Posted: April 6, 2020, 8:11 pm
College Basketball expert Jon Rothstein tells Duke fans what to expect during the 2020-21 college basketball season.
Posted: April 6, 2020, 7:55 pm
Seattle University graduate transfer guard Terrell Brown has committed to Arizona, bolstering the Wildcats' backcourt for next season. Brown posted a picture of himself in an Arizona uniform Monday on Twitter. Brown was one of the top graduate transfers after announcing last week he was leaving Seattle.
Posted: April 6, 2020, 7:51 pm
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) -- Purdue center Matt Haarms has entered the transfer portal and intends to play his final college season at another school, coach Matt Painter announced Monday.
Posted: April 6, 2020, 6:43 pm
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) -- When it was apparent there would be no NCAA men's basketball tournament and no Final Four, Max Goren set out to save the one tradition associated with all the hoopla. It always includes the song of the same title written by David Barrett and sung by the late Luther Vandross. "Obviously, I was bummed out," Goren said, referring to his reaction that postseason basketball was gone, meaning he wouldn't know if his North Carolina State team would make the field of 68.
Posted: April 6, 2020, 6:24 pm
The following is former Times columnist Mike Downey's story on the improvisations coach Jim Harrick made during the Bruins' 1995 NCAA title victory.
Posted: April 6, 2020, 6:15 pm
From the archives: This week marks the 25th anniversary of the UCLA men's basketball team's NCAA title. Here is The Times' story on the Bruins' championship win.
Posted: April 6, 2020, 6:14 pm
Louisville forward Jordan Nwora has announced on social media that he will enter the NBA draft. Nwora was selected to The Associated Press All-America third team as a junior. The 6-foot-7 Nwora was named to the APâ€™s All-ACC first team.
Posted: April 6, 2020, 6:09 pm
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) -- Samford has hired veteran high school coach Bucky McMillan to lead its basketball program.
Posted: April 6, 2020, 4:51 pm
Kentucky guard Tyrese Maxey will enter the NBA draft, becoming the second Wildcats starter in as many days to turn pro and forego his remaining collegiate eligibility. Maxey scored 26 points against then-No. 1 Michigan State in his collegiate debut and finished the season tied for second in scoring on the team at 14 points per game. The 6-foot-3 freshman shot nearly 43% with 33 3-pointers and also averaged 4.3 rebounds and 3.2 assists while starting 28 of 31 games for the Southeastern Conference champions.
Posted: April 6, 2020, 3:22 pm
Florida guard Scottie Lewis, one of the Southeastern Conference's top defenders, is returning for his sophomore season. "My dream of playing in the NBA is still a top priority, but my heart is in Gainesville!â€� he added. A McDonald's All-American in high school, the 6-foot-5 Lewis had been considered a one-and-done prospect when he arrived in Gainesville last summer.
Posted: April 6, 2020, 2:26 pm
Which college basketball team put together the best season ever? Vote on it in our Best Ever bracket series.
Posted: April 6, 2020, 1:41 am
The last open scholarship for the Kansas State men's basketball program seems to have a home. Northeastern Oklahoma A&M point guard Rudi Williams has committed to K-State. RELATED: Does Williams' commitment signal another roster change?Williams had other offers from mid-major programs and from one other high-major program in Washington State.
Posted: April 5, 2020, 11:06 pm
Kentucky point guard Ashton Hagans will enter the NBA draft and forego his final two seasons of eligibility. The 6-foot-3 Hagans was named Southeastern Conference Defensive Player of the Year as a freshman and became one of the country's best point guards this past season. Hagans then requested time away from the team for personal reasons and did not travel to the season finale at Florida.
Posted: April 5, 2020, 9:27 pm
Kris Jenkins is one of those players who believes every shot is going in. The Villanova junior answered a double-clutch, game-tying 3-pointer by North Carolina's Marcus Paige with a buzzer-beating 3 of his own Monday night to lift the Wildcats to a 77-74 victory and the national championship. The shot came on a play Villanova works on every day in practice: Jenkins inbounds the ball to Ryan Arcidiacono, he works it up court and forward Daniel Ochefu sets a pick near halfcourt to clutter things up, then Arcidiacono creates.
Posted: April 5, 2020, 3:24 pm
Khalid El-Amin remembers Connecticutâ€™s resolve to win a program-changing national championship.
Posted: April 5, 2020, 3:22 pm
Watch graduated Kansas State offensive lineman Adam Holtorf turn the tables on K-StateOnline's Matt Hall.
Posted: April 5, 2020, 2:25 pm
We start our "What If..." series at KSO with a look back at the 2003 season, which saw a hand injury limit Ell Roberson.
Posted: April 5, 2020, 2:04 pm
The FSU men knock off Kansas in the Final Four of our What Could Have Been NCAA Tournament. Louisville is up next.
Posted: April 5, 2020, 2:01 am
Nebraska picked up one of the top available sit-out transfers by landing Pitt point guard Trey McGowens.
Posted: April 4, 2020, 5:00 pm
Anthony Davis didnâ€™t need to score big to control a game for Kentucky. Coach John Calipari recalls the conversation Davis had with his teammates after struggling to shoot during the first half of the 2012 NCAA championship game.
Posted: April 4, 2020, 3:49 pm
The Duke-Kentucky game on March 28, 1992, was voted No. 2 and the following story was sent that night. PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- - Christian Laettner has made the shots of two lifetimes. The All-American ended one of the greatest college basketball games ever with a turnaround jumper at the overtime buzzer, giving defending national champion Duke a 104-103 victory over Kentucky and a fifth straight trip to the Final Four.
Posted: April 4, 2020, 3:32 pm
North Carolina Stateâ€™s NCAA case involving recruiting violations tied to former Wolfpack one-and-done star Dennis Smith Jr. has been recommended to go through an independent investigation process created for complex cases. In a statement Friday, athletics spokesman Fred Demarest said the school must respond by April 14 to the recommendation. Demarest said officials are â€œreviewing and evaluating our options.â€�
Posted: April 3, 2020, 9:55 pm
ATLANTA (AP) -- Dayton forward Obi Toppin has been awarded the Naismith Trophy as college basketball's most outstanding player.
Posted: April 3, 2020, 9:30 pm
Heck, the persnickety spring weather in Atlanta even turned gorgeous Friday, as if it didn't get the memo that there won't be tens of thousands of out-of-town guests. â€œGiven today's weather and the forecast for the weekend, itâ€™s another gut punch to know what couldâ€™ve been," rued Dan Corso, president of the Atlanta Sports Council. The four teams would've been in Atlanta already, getting in their final practices at mammoth Mercedes-Benz Stadium in preparation for Saturday's semifinal games - among the greatest days in sports, without question.
Posted: April 3, 2020, 9:12 pm
College Basketball expert Jon Rothstein tells Kansas fans what to expect during the 2020-21 college basketball season.
Posted: April 3, 2020, 9:00 pm
Former Marquette director of operations Justin Gainey is returning to the Golden Eaglesâ€™ staff as associate head coach. Marquette coach Steve Wojciechowski announced the move Friday. Gainey worked for Wojciechowski at Marquette from 2014-17 before spending one year as an assistant coach at Santa Clara and the past two seasons as an assistant coach at Arizona.
Posted: April 3, 2020, 8:27 pm
Cordell Pemsl is planning to leave Iowa and play his final season at another school as a graduate transfer. The 6-foot-8, 248-pound forward from Dubuque averaged 5.9 points, 4.3 rebounds and 1.2 assists over 96 career games. Pemsl, who had three major surgeries over the last six years, was a reserve exclusively after starting 14 games as a freshman.
Posted: April 3, 2020, 8:19 pm
Chris Balas talks Isaiah Livers' NBA decision and hoops recruiting with Bill Simonson. Click the image to sign up for TheWolverine.com, free for 60 days! Michigan Wolverines basketball junior forward Isaiah Livers will test the NBA waters without an agent.
Posted: April 3, 2020, 6:12 pm
Washington men's hoops head coach Mike Hopkins has a conversation with the Pac-12's Andy Katz to hear how his program is navigating the new normal in today's world. He also recounts his team's travel leading up to the Pac-12 Tournament.
Posted: April 3, 2020, 4:43 pm