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  1. Report: Providence lands commitment from 2015 shooter Ryan Fazekas

    Oct 29, 2013, 1:21 PM EDT

    Ed Cooley

    Ed Cooley struck again on the recruiting trail, this time kicking off his 2015 recruiting class. Ryan Fazekas, a 6-foot-7 sharpshooter from Michigan City, IN, committed to the Friars on Tuesday morning. The news was first reported by Kevin McNamara of the Providence Journal. Fazekas played his AAU ball with Meanstreets, a Nike affiliated program…

  2. Report: Minnesota adds JuCo recruit to 2014 class

    Oct 29, 2013, 12:46 PM EDT

    Carlos Morris

    Minnesota added a third member to their 2014 recruiting class on Tuesday as the Gophers picked up a commitment from Carlos “Squirrel” Morris. Morris is a 6-foot-4 scoring guard from Florida. He finished his high school career at Arlington Country Day, but had to go the JuCo route instead of enrolling at the Division I…

  3. 2013-2014 Missouri Valley Preview: Wichita State’s favored, but they will be tested

    Oct 29, 2013, 12:00 PM EDT

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    All month long, CBT will be rolling out our 2013-2014 season preview. Check back throughout the day, as we’ll be posting three or four preview items every day. To browse through the preview posts we’ve already published, click here. To see the rest of the Conference Previews we’ve published, click here. For a schedule of…

  4. Aaron Gordon strains his groin, limited in Arizona’s exhibition

    Oct 29, 2013, 11:00 AM EDT

    Arizona Athletics

    Arizona had their first exhibition game of the season on Monday night, and as you might expect, the Wildcats smoked Division II Augustana 84-52. New point guard T.J. McConnell finished with 12 points, eight assists and five steals and Nick Johnson and Gabe York chipped in with 14 points apiece. But that’s not the big…

  5. Marshall Henderson suspended for three games and an exhibition

    Oct 29, 2013, 9:53 AM EDT

    La Salle v Ole Miss

    Ole Miss star Marshall Henderson will start his season a bit late. The fiery scoring guard will be suspended for an exhibition, the first game of the regular season and the first two games of SEC play, the school announced on Tuesday. That means that he’ll sit out Friday when the Rebels host South Carolina-Aiken,…

  6. 2013-2014 Season Preview: No. 4 Arizona Wildcats

    Oct 29, 2013, 9:00 AM EDT

    Sean Miller

    All month long, CBT will be rolling out our 2013-2014 season preview. Check back throughout the day, as we’ll be posting three or four preview items every day. To browse through the preview posts we’ve already published, click here. The rest of our Top 25 Countdown can be found here. For a schedule of our…

  7. Travis Wear diagnosed with appendicitis

    Oct 29, 2013, 8:16 AM EDT

    Travis Wear

    Travis Wear’s season did not get off to an ideal start, as UCLA’s senior big man was hospitalized on Monday with appendicitis. Wear started for the Bruins last season, averaging 10.9 points and 5.2 boards. The timetable for his return is unknown. UCLA’s season begins on November 8th when they host Drexel at Pauley Pavilion,…

  8. Report: JuCo guard Kadeem Allen commits to Arizona

    Oct 28, 2013, 3:43 PM EDT

    Sean Miller

    Arizona added a third member to their 2014 recruiting class on Monday as Kadeem Allen committed to the program after taking a weekend visit. Allen is a 6-foot-3 combo-guard that plays for Hutchinson Community College in Kansas. After averaging 17.4 points, 5.3 rebounds and 3.8 assists for one of the best JuCo programs in the country,…

  9. Who should be the Preseason Player of the Year: Marcus Smart or Andrew Wiggins?

    Oct 28, 2013, 2:27 PM EDT

    Marcus Smart, Angel Rodriguez, Nino Williams, Le'Bryan Nash

    Earlier today, we released the NBCSports.com All-American teams, which also included our pick for Preseason National Player of the Year: Marcus Smart. We gave Smart the nod after a long argument because Raphielle Johnson and myself, and I figured that the back-and-forth was worth posting here. It’s been cleaned up a bit to make it…

  10. Report: JuCo transfer Josh Gray decommits from Florida State

    Oct 28, 2013, 1:13 PM EDT

    Josh Gray

    Florida State lost a key member of their 2014 recruiting class on Monday, as JuCo transfer Josh Gray decommitted from the program. The news was first reported by Brad Winton of JucoRecruiting.com. Gray spent his freshman season at Texas Tech in 2012-2013, but he left the team after a 11-20 campaign that saw three different…

  11. Purdue suspends A.J. Hammons for season opener

    Oct 28, 2013, 12:29 PM EDT

    A.J. Hammons

    Purdue center A.J. Hammons has a chance to be one of the best big men in the Big Ten this season, but his year will get off to a late start. Hammons was suspended for a violation of team rules on Monday. “A.J. has been suspended for the first three games of this season for…

  12. NBCSports.com 2013-2014 College Basketball Preseason All-American Team

    Oct 28, 2013, 11:00 AM EDT

    Marcus Smart

    All month long, CBT will be rolling out our 2013-2014 season preview. Check back throughout the day, as we’ll be posting three or four preview items every day. To browse through the preview posts we’ve already published, click here. To see the rest of our preview lists, click here. For a schedule of our previews for the…

  13. Report: Gyorgy Goloman commits to UCLA

    Oct 28, 2013, 10:00 AM EDT

    UCLA Introduces Steve Alford

    Over the weekend, UCLA landed their first commitment in the class of 2014 when Gyorgy Goloman committed to the Bruins. The news was first reported by Evan Daniels of Scout.com. Goloman is a 6-foot-9 native of Hungary, but he’s playing his senior season at a high school in Florida. Scout rates Goloman as a three-star…

  14. 2013-2014 Season Preview: No. 5 Duke Blue Devils

    Oct 28, 2013, 9:00 AM EDT

    Mike Krzyzewski

    All month long, CBT will be rolling out our 2013-2014 season preview. Check back throughout the day, as we’ll be posting three or four preview items every day. To browse through the preview posts we’ve already published, click here. The rest of our Top 25 Countdown can be found here. For a schedule of our…

  15. POSTERIZED: Basil Smothers, man (VIDEO)

    Oct 26, 2013, 3:00 PM EDT

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    Purdue hosted their black and gold scrimmage on Friday night, and Basil Smotherman proved that he’s more than just the No. 17 player in our All-Name Power Rankings. (MORE: Watch all of this year’s #POSTERIZED’s here)

  16. Kansas State remakes ‘Fresh Prince of Bel-Air’ intro (VIDEO)

    Oct 26, 2013, 3:00 PM EDT

    La Salle v Kansas State

    This is simply fantastic. Kansas State held their Midnight Madness on Friday night, and as an intro, the team remade the opening of one of the greatest television shows of any era: Fresh Prince of Bel-Air. Shane Southwell does a valiant job playing the role of Will Smith, and the result is more or less…

  17. POSTERIZED: Providence guard Brandon Austin shuts down Midnight Madness (VIDEO)

    Oct 26, 2013, 12:48 PM EDT

    @cantguard1

    Providence freshman Brandon Austin made his way to campus from Philly this summer amid much fanfare. When you’re a 6-foot-7 point guard with a penchant for spectacular aerial antics, that tends to happen. Austin certainly energized the Friar fanbase on Friday night, as he channeled his inner Vince Carter by going between his legs on…

  18. 2013-2014 College Basketball Dream Team

    Oct 25, 2013, 3:00 PM EDT

    Andrew Wiggins, Niko Roberts

    All month long, CBT will be rolling out our 2013-2014 season preview. Check back throughout the day, as we’ll be posting three or four preview items every day. To browse through the preview posts we’ve already published, click here. To see the rest of our preview lists, click here. For a schedule of our previews for the…

  19. 2013-2014 Season Preview: No. 6 Kansas Jayhawks

    Oct 25, 2013, 9:00 AM EDT

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    All month long, CBT will be rolling out our 2013-2014 season preview. Check back throughout the day, as we’ll be posting three or four preview items every day. To browse through the preview posts we’ve already published, click here. The rest of our Top 25 Countdown can be found here. For a schedule of our…

  20. Report: Stanford’s Rosco Allen to miss 6-8 weeks

    Oct 24, 2013, 3:39 PM EDT

    Rosco Allen, David Kravish, Robert Thurman

    Stanford’s front court depth took a bit of a hit on Thursday. Sophomore forward Rosco Allen will be out for six-to-eight weeks with a shin injury. The news was first reported by Jon Rothstein of CBSSports.com. Allen averaged 3.2 points and 2.1 rebounds as a freshman in 2012-2013. With Dwight Powell and Josh Huestis back, minutes…

  21. Ben Howland makes his return to Pittsburgh

    Oct 24, 2013, 3:11 PM EDT

    Big East Basketball Tournament - Syracuse v Pittsburgh

    Before his decade-long tenure at UCLA, one that saw him recruit and coach NBA stars like Kevin Love, Russell Westbrook and Jrue Holiday while making three straight Final Fours, ended last March with a Pac-12 title and a Round of 64 exit in the NCAA tournament, Ben Howland cut his teeth as the head coach…

  22. Khadeem Lattin commits to Oklahoma

    Oct 24, 2013, 1:11 PM EDT

    NBPA Top 100 camp

    Lon Kruger landed himself a former top 25 recruit from Texas on Thursday afternoon, as Khadeem Lattin committed to play his college ball at Oklahoma. Lattin, who is currently sitting at No. 124 in Rivals’ top 150, is a 6-foot-9 power forward from Texas that was home-schooled his final two years in high school. He…

  23. Nik Stauskas added 16 pounds of muscle this offseason (PHOTO)

    Oct 24, 2013, 11:13 AM EDT

    Glenn Robinson III

    Michigan is one of the more intriguing teams heading into this season. On the one hand, they lose both Trey Burke and Tim Hardaway Jr., their two most dangerous scorers and, in the case of Burke, a National Player of the Year that was arguably underrated in his importance to Michigan’s success a season ago.…

  24. What’s going on with Trey Freeman’s waiver at Old Dominion?

    Oct 24, 2013, 10:10 AM EDT

    Jeff Jones

    There’s a weird story coming out of Norfolk, VA, today. Trey Freeman is a point guard who transferred to Old Dominion after playing two seasons at Campbell. The reason? Freeman, who played his high school ball at Kellam High in Virginia Beach, wanted to be closer to home and his mother, who is sick. The…

  25. 2013-2014 Season Preview: No. 7 Syracuse Orange

    Oct 24, 2013, 9:02 AM EDT

    Michigan v Syracuse

    All month long, CBT will be rolling out our 2013-2014 season preview. Check back throughout the day, as we’ll be posting three or four preview items every day. To browse through the preview posts we’ve already published, click here. The rest of our Top 25 Countdown can be found here. For a schedule of our…