Which college basketball team put together the best season ever? Vote on it in our Best Ever bracket series.
Posted: April 1, 2020, 4:08 am
Watch members of K-StateOnline take part in a massive fantasy draft of all Kansas State football players.
Posted: April 1, 2020, 12:20 am
Andy Katz of the Pac-12 Conference talks with WSU head coach Kyle Smith to hear how he's thinking about his team's progress in 2019-20. Smith says the Cougars overcame injuries to make strides in multiple statistical areas. Now, with sports in an unprecedented hiatus, Smith and his staff are finding new ways to stay connected to their student-athletes remotely.
Posted: March 31, 2020, 11:56 pm
Cal basketball head coach Mark Fox talks with Pac-12 Conference's Mark Fox to wrap up the 2019-20 season and see how the Golden Bears improved each week. Fox praises his team and emphasizes how the Bears have lots of returning talent. Cal's coach also discusses how his staff is communicating with its student-athletes during this time.
Posted: March 31, 2020, 10:41 pm
Billy Gillispie said he had other opportunities to get back in NCAA Division I basketball during a successful stint as a Texas junior college coach. Gillispie was introduced Tuesday as the new coach at Tarleton State, a program preparing for the transition from Division II and five years from even being eligible for the NCAA Tournament. The move comes eight years after one ill-fated season at Texas Tech and two years after the former Kentucky coach had a kidney transplant.
Posted: March 31, 2020, 9:24 pm
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) -- Missouri sophomore Xavier Pinson and juniors Mitchell Smith and Jeremiah Tilmon announced Tuesday that they would enter the NBA draft, though none of them intends to hire an agent and all could return to school next season.
Posted: March 31, 2020, 8:58 pm
Zeke Nnaji has declared for the NBA draft after one productive season at Arizona. "After much prayer and deliberation with my family, I have decided to make myself available for the 2020 NBA draft," Nnaji tweeted Tuesday. Nnaji didn't arrive in Tucson with the same hype as fellow freshmen Nico Mannion and Josh Green, but he was arguably the best player of the three during the 2019-20 season.
Posted: March 31, 2020, 7:43 pm
The Air Force Falcons are bringing back Joe Scott for a second stint as their basketball coach. Scott was in charge of the Falcons for four seasons and led them into the 2004 NCAA Tournament before his departure. The veteran Scott steps in for Dave Pilipovich, who was let go on March 9.
Posted: March 31, 2020, 6:13 pm
College Basketball insider Jon Rothstein gives you five names that you will be hearing a lot more of during the next college basketball season
Posted: March 31, 2020, 5:24 pm
MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) -- Kansas State brought back former player Shane Southwell as an assistant basketball coach Tuesday, rounding out Bruce Weber's staff after Brad Korn left to become the head coach at Southeast Missouri.
Posted: March 31, 2020, 4:24 pm
Kansas State head coach Bruce Weber announced the addition of former Wildcat player and graduate assistant
Posted: March 31, 2020, 3:21 pm
Grant Flanders and Matt Hall of K-StateOnline speak with new Kansas State basketball assistant Shane Southwell.
Posted: March 31, 2020, 3:12 pm
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Posted: March 31, 2020, 2:12 pm
Kansas State surprised under first-year coach Chris Klieman, winning eight games and knocking off College Football Playoff participant Oklahoma along with wins over rivals Kansas and Iowa State. What are the expectations for K-State in 2020, and who are the key players returning? K-StateOnline Managing Editor Matt Hall takes a look.
Posted: March 31, 2020, 5:16 am
Carr said he intends to keep his name in the draft, but he said he will not sign with an agent in order to maintain his college eligibility. Carr's teammate, sophomore center, Daniel Oturu, announced last week he was entering the draft. “I am looking forward to receiving valuable information, going through whatever process this unique draft year does include, and ultimately making the best decision for myself and my family,” Carr said.
Posted: March 31, 2020, 3:35 am
Billy Gillispie was named head coach at Tarleton State, taking over a program making the transition from NCAA Division II to Division I. The move Monday came two years after Gillispie had a successful kidney transplant, and eight years after his last Division I job. The former Texas A&M, Kentucky and Texas Tech coach had been at a Texas junior college the past five years.
Posted: March 31, 2020, 1:17 am
MACOMB, Ill. (AP) -- Rob Jeter was hired on Monday as the head men's basketball coach at Western Illinois, after spending the last two seasons as an assistant at Minnesota.
Posted: March 30, 2020, 11:33 pm
Arizona State junior point guard Remy Martin has declared for the NBA draft. “Starting from a young age, I have worked towards the opportunity to play in the NBA and I have now decided to take another step into making my dream a reality,” Martin said in a statement Monday. “I will forever cherish the time I have spent at ASU.”
Posted: March 30, 2020, 11:25 pm
A woman who said she was sexually assaulted by a Michigan State basketball player is asking the Michigan attorney general's office to investigate, according to a published report. ESPN, citing a police report and emails obtained through a public records request, reported that Michigan State University police told prosecutors they had probable cause that sophomore guard Brock Washington raped the woman on Jan. 19 while she was too intoxicated to consent. After a loss at Indiana on Jan. 23, coach Tom Izzo told reporters that Washington had been suspended.
Posted: March 30, 2020, 10:09 pm
Wofford forward Chevez Goodwin, who averaged 11.9 points and 6.2 rebounds last season, is the latest graduate transfer to join USC's basketball team.
Posted: March 30, 2020, 10:01 pm
Michigan forward Isaiah Livers is applying for early entry into the NBA draft. The school said Livers is not hiring an agent and would work with the Michigan coaching staff during the evaluation and pre-draft processes. Livers said he'd be fine coming back to Michigan, but he figured all along he'd test the waters after this season.
Posted: March 30, 2020, 9:50 pm
Pitt's third-leading scorer Trey McGowens. The Razorbacks are now in the top eight for former Rivals No.83 Trey McGowens. Arkansas joins the list with three other SEC programs (Ole Miss, Auburn, Ole Miss) and Nebraska, Xavier, Seton Hall and TCU.
Posted: March 30, 2020, 9:31 pm
College Basketball export Jon Rothstein explains how the amended NBA Draft process because of Coronavirus could end up helping some teams.
Posted: March 30, 2020, 9:07 pm
STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) -- Mississippi State forward Reggie Perry has entered the NBA draft.
Posted: March 30, 2020, 6:47 pm
After Michigan lost to Ohio State in the semifinals of the women's Big Ten Tournament, coach Kim Barnes Arico and her staff immediately hit the road. "We had all these things scheduled until we went to see high school championships." The NCAA has barred in-person recruiting until at least April 15.
Posted: March 30, 2020, 5:11 pm
Which college women's basketball team put together the best season ever? Vote on it in our Best Ever bracket series.
Posted: March 30, 2020, 5:32 am
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Posted: March 30, 2020, 4:00 am
Georgetown sophomore guard Mac McClung announced Sunday that he is declaring for the NBA draft but will maintain his eligibility so he can return to college. The 6-foot-2 McClung attracted an online following for his high-flying dunks while he was in high school in Virginia. McClung's last game was Feb. 19 against Providence, when he played only eight minutes and missed all three of his field-goal attempts.
Posted: March 29, 2020, 8:21 pm
Steve Pikiell and Rutgers took other step toward becoming a major basketball threat in the Big Ten Conference, getting a commitment from highly regarded center Cliff Omoruyi. Omoruyi confirmed his choice Sunday in a telephone call with The Associated Press, adding Auburn and Arizona State also were under consideration. Rutgers could not comment.
Posted: March 29, 2020, 7:15 pm
Kansas State head coach Bruce Weber's Wildcats have agreed to a series with the Nebraska Cornhuskers.
Posted: March 29, 2020, 7:03 pm
The most famous timeout called in the history of the NCAA Tournament has been variously called the biggest mistake, the biggest choke, the most embarrassing gaffe, all because that timeout didn't actually exist. Eric Montross calls it a perfectly executed defensive strategy. It was the waning seconds of the 1993 title game, and Michigan star Chris Webber had just pulled down a rebound off a missed foul shot by North Carolina with 20 seconds left.
Posted: March 29, 2020, 4:12 pm
Lorenzo Charles' dunk shot with one second remaining fulfilled North Carolina State's impossible dream Monday night, giving the Wolfpack a 54-52 victory over top-ranked Houston for the NCAA basketball championship. Charles, a 6-foot-7 sophomore, grabbed a 30-foot shot by Dereck Whittenburg with four seconds remaining that fell short, and stuffed it home. The Wolfpack, champions of the Atlantic Coast Conference, became the first team to win the national championship in a season in which it lost 10 games.
Posted: March 29, 2020, 3:12 pm
Western Michigan promoted Clayton Bates to be its basketball coach Saturday, with its athletic director saying the coronavirus crisis impacted the school's search. Bates was previously an associate head coach for WMU. A comprehensive national search in this time of anxiety, despite exceedingly strong national interest in the position, just didn't sit well with me,'' athletic director Kathy Beauregard said in a statement.
Posted: March 29, 2020, 3:03 am
St. John's wing LJ Figueroa has declared for the NBA draft. School officials announced Figueroa's decision Saturday, saying that he hasn't hired an agent and still has the option to return to school. Figueroa can return to school for his final season of eligibility if he withdraws from the draft pool by June 3.
Posted: March 28, 2020, 10:14 pm
Kansas State is bringing Shane Southwell back to Manhattan to fill the opening on its coaching staff.
Posted: March 28, 2020, 9:11 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- Texas will stick with coach Shaka Smart next season after the Longhorns won five of their final six games and were fighting for a spot in the NCAA Tournament before it was canceled amid the coronavirus scare.
Posted: March 28, 2020, 8:19 pm
Kentucky reserve guard Johnny Juzang will enter the NCAA transfer portal after one season with the Wildcats. The 6-foot-6 freshman from Los Angeles can transfer to another school without restrictions per NCAA rules. Juzang played well down the stretch for No. 8 Kentucky (25-6), scoring in double figures twice the final nine games.
Posted: March 28, 2020, 8:02 pm
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) -- Arkansas guard Mason Jones has declared for the NBA draft.
Posted: March 28, 2020, 7:55 pm
Austin Carr played for Notre Dame in an era when prolific scorers dominated college basketball. LSU's Pete Maravich was scoring 40 a night and still No. 1 on the points list. Niagara's Calvin Murphy, Purdue's Rick Mount and St. Bonaventure's Bob Lanier, along with Carr, were others putting up eye-popping numbers.
Posted: March 28, 2020, 7:26 pm
Underdog Villanova, shooting 79 percent from the field, denied Patrick Ewing and top-ranked Georgetown a second straight NCAA basketball title Monday night with a 66-64 victory. Georgetown had won 17 straight games and completed the season with a 35-3 record and a 121-23 record in the four-year career of the 7-foot Ewing, a four-time All-American. Villanova, 25-10, was beaten twice by the Hoyas during the regular Big East season, 52-50 in overtime and 57-50, and Georgetown entered the game a nine-point favorite.
Posted: March 28, 2020, 7:22 pm
Kansas had kept Derrick Rose in check well into the 2008 national championship game when coach Bill Self decided it was time to change defenses against the Memphis star. ''Had done a good job on Derrick. The coronavirus pandemic wiped out the NCAA Tournament, put sports on hold, forced millions into isolation.
Posted: March 28, 2020, 7:19 pm
A second chance for Duke proved to be the last chance for UNLV. Recouping from a 30-point loss in last year's NCAA championship game, the Blue Devils won a game they were given as much chance of winning as drawing an inside straight at the gaming tables. Christian Laettner, the only Duke player who played well in the 103-73 loss last season, made two free throws with 12.7 seconds to play to give Duke its final margin.
Posted: March 28, 2020, 7:18 pm
Les Hunter, a star on Loyola Chicago's barrier-breaking 1963 NCAA championship team, died Friday. The university announced Hunter's death, saying he battled cancer. Hunter helped Loyola - with four black starters - break down racial barriers and capture what remains the only NCAA Division I championship for an Illinois school by beating Cincinnati.
Posted: March 28, 2020, 7:17 pm
Morgan Coppoc finds herself in a situation similar to so many other college athletes across the country, hundreds of miles away from campus and lost without her routine and her tennis teammates at Georgia. The school counseling office also keeps in contact with Coppoc at home in Tulsa, Oklahoma, to offer sessions by phone that she would have typically attended in person. ''This whole situation has been hard to process and still feels so surreal,'' Coppoc said.
Posted: March 28, 2020, 7:17 pm
Even to Sister Jean, the lovable nonagenarian nun who became a star during Loyola Chicago's stunning run to the Final Four two years ago, this is new territory. The coronavirus pandemic has brought big chunks of the world to a near standstill. ''This is very different,'' said Sister Jean Dolores Schmidt, who turned 100 last August.
Posted: March 28, 2020, 7:17 pm
Vanderbilt guard Saben Lee has declared for the NBA draft. School officials announced Lee's decision Friday, pointing out the 6-foot-2 junior hasn't hired an agent and still has the option to return to school. Lee can return to school for his final season of eligibility if he withdraws from the draft pool by June 3.
Posted: March 28, 2020, 7:16 pm
Georgia junior forward Rayshaun Hammonds says he is entering the NBA draft while protecting his college eligibility. The 6-foot-9, 235-pound Hammonds averaged 12.9 points while leading the Bulldogs with 7.4 rebounds per game. While Edwards could be the top pick in the draft, Hammonds' draft outlook is far less certain.
Posted: March 28, 2020, 7:14 pm
Canceling March Madness because of the coronavirus pandemic will cost the NCAA about $375 million that it would have distributed to 350 schools across the nation. The NCAA announced Thursday it will distribute $225 million to its Division I member schools in June, nearly two-thirds less than the $600 million scheduled to be handed out in installments from April to June. ''This is a very teachable moment,'' Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Commissioner Dennis Thomas said.
Posted: March 28, 2020, 7:12 pm
The commitments keep coming for USC basketball coach Andy Enfield.The Trojans picked up their fourth pledge this week.
Posted: March 28, 2020, 2:21 am
College Basketball expert Jon Rothstein gives you five teams to keep your eyes on for the 2020-21 college basketball season.
Posted: March 27, 2020, 9:57 pm
The country has been shut down due to Coronavirus concerns, but the Michigan basketball staff continues to work.
Posted: March 27, 2020, 7:23 pm
Duke forward Justin Robinson sat down with his brother Corey to discuss how he and his teammates handled season being canceled, his favorite tournament memories and how he grew into his role with the Blue Devils.
Posted: March 31, 2020, 8:40 pm
Brock Washington was suspended in January.
Posted: March 31, 2020, 7:58 pm
The 2020 NBA draft process faces uncertainty for college basketball's top stars.
Posted: March 31, 2020, 7:15 pm
It will only be a matter of time before Tarleton State realizes they made a mistake hiring Billy Gillispie.
Posted: March 31, 2020, 3:00 pm
The names and movements you need to know for the 2020 NBA draft.
Posted: March 31, 2020, 1:00 pm
CollegeBasketballTalk's updated 2020 NBA mock draft includes the best prospects.
Posted: March 30, 2020, 12:25 pm
The only top 25 you need to read.
Posted: March 30, 2020, 12:00 pm
Tracking all of the college basketball coaching changes for the 2020 offseason.
Posted: March 29, 2020, 3:00 pm
Nesmith averaged 23 points.
Posted: March 26, 2020, 6:58 pm
Patrick Williams is a borderline lottery pick.
Posted: March 26, 2020, 6:49 pm
Rob Dauster reveals his favorite moments from the second weekend of the NCAA tournament.
Posted: March 26, 2020, 3:41 pm
USC star freshman Onyeka Okongwu will enter the 2020 NBA draft.
Posted: March 25, 2020, 6:16 pm
After a dream season, Dayton forward Obi Toppin is declaring for the 2020 NBA draft.
Posted: March 25, 2020, 5:48 pm
These 12 players will shape college basketball in 2020-21.
Posted: March 25, 2020, 11:00 am
Haliburton is projected as a top ten pick in the draft.
Posted: March 25, 2020, 12:54 am
Dayton's Obi Toppin and Anthony Grant claimed the AP's Player and Coach of the Year.
Posted: March 24, 2020, 6:15 pm
The only college basketball all-american team that you need to read.
Posted: March 24, 2020, 3:07 pm
CollegeBasketballTalk unveils the college basketball postseason awards.
Posted: March 24, 2020, 3:00 pm
Florida State win Devin Vassell announced on Monday that he will be declaring for the NBA draft. View this post on Instagram Blessed🙏🏽 A post shared by Devin Vassell (@devin_vassell) on Mar 23, 2020 at 8:08am PDT A 6-foot-7, 190 pound wing from Georgia, Vassell was one of the biggest risers in this year’s draft
Posted: March 23, 2020, 3:40 pm
Towns has now played in two years.
Posted: March 22, 2020, 2:35 pm