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  1. Former Florida Atlantic guard Stefan Moody commits to attend Ole Miss in 2014

    Oct 24, 2013, 7:30 PM EDT

    Andy Kennedy

    With senior Marshall Henderson (whenever head coach Andy Kennedy allows him to play in games) being Ole Miss’ most productive perimeter scorer, the Rebels were in line to add some perimeter scoring in their 2014 recruiting class. On Thursday the Rebels received a verbal commitment from Kilgore JC (Texas) guard Stefan Moody, who began his…

  2. 2013-2014 Season Preview: The Top 20 Big Men

    Oct 24, 2013, 6:00 PM EDT

    Creighton Bluejays Doug McDermott drives on the Cincinnati Bearcats Justin Jackson during the second half of their second round NCAA tournament game in Philadelphia

    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…

  3. Fans will select Kent State’s uniform for season opener on November 8

    Oct 24, 2013, 5:04 PM EDT

    Rob Senderoff

    With actual college basketball games being played just over two weeks from today, programs across the country are working to prepare themselves to put their best foot forward during the second weekend of November. That can also be said of the marketing staffs, with workers hard at work to stir up excitement within the fan…

  4. 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…

  5. 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…

  6. Atlantic 10 can remain strong conference without Butler, Xavier, Temple and Charlotte

    Oct 24, 2013, 2:20 PM EDT

    Derek Kellogg

    All month long, CBT will be rolling out our 2013-2014 season preview. To browse through the preview posts we’ve already published, click here. The Atlantic 10 Conference saw a record five teams play in the NCAA tournament in 2013, with every single team advancing to at least the Round of 32. That was before conference realignment struck…

  7. 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…

  8. 2013-2014 Season Preview: Atlantic 10: VCU’s Havoc to top the new-look league

    Oct 24, 2013, 12:15 PM EDT

    NCAA Basketball Tournament - VCU v Indiana

    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 our previews…

  9. 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.…

  10. 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…

  11. 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…

  12. Car crash led to DUI arrest for Maryland assistant Dalonte Hill

    Oct 23, 2013, 10:08 PM EDT

    csnbaltimore.com

    One day after it was announced that Maryland assistant coach Dalonte Hill would take a leave of absence from the program, details have emerged regarding the events that led to his being arrested on charges including driving under intoxication. In a story by Don Markus of the Baltimore Sun, a Howard County (Md.) police spokeswoman…

  13. No ‘Princeton offense’ at Georgetown according to John Thompson III

    Oct 23, 2013, 8:48 PM EDT

    John Thompson III

    Ever since John Thompson III took over as the head coach at Georgetown, a program lifted to national prominence by his father, more than a few people have taken to calling his offensive system the “Princeton offense.” JTIII played his college basketball at Princeton under the famed Pete Carril, and that fact along with some…

  14. UCLA transfer Joshua Smith eligible to play immediately at Georgetown

    Oct 23, 2013, 7:31 PM EDT

    Legends Classic - UCLA v Georgia

    With the start of the regular season inching closer the Georgetown Hoyas had a significant question that needed answering: when would UCLA transfer Joshua Smith be eligible to play in games? Smith transferred to the Big East school in January after playing six games for the Bruins last season, and it was unknown how long…

  15. 2013-2014 Season Preview: The Top 20 Wing Forwards

    Oct 23, 2013, 6:00 PM EDT

    Syracuse Orange forward C.J. Fair (R) drives to the net on Marquette Golden Eagles guard Trent Lockett during the first half in their East Regional NCAA men's basketball game in Washington

    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…

  16. UTEP, Kentucky hope to commemorate 50th anniversary of 1966 title game in 2016

    Oct 23, 2013, 5:04 PM EDT

    El Paso Times

    After returning to Cole Field House for the program’s midnight madness-style event on Friday night, Maryland head coach Mark Turgeon discussed the possibility of the Terrapins playing a regular season game at their old home. Now playing their home game at the Comcast Center, Maryland called Cole home from 1955 to 2002. Who knows if…

  17. Tyler Haws, BYU lip-sync to Chicago’s ‘You’re the Inspiration’ (VIDEO)

    Oct 23, 2013, 4:00 PM EDT

    Tyler Haws, Robert Brown

    The BYU basketball team put out a video on Wednesday of Tyler Haws leading Luke Worthington and Skyler Halford in a chorus of You’re the Inspiration, a song from the ’80s recorded by Chicago that I had to google because I’ve obviously never listened to that nonsense before. That said, I don’t think I could…

  18. Javon McCrea, Bobby Hurley aim to make ‘one-year run’ a successful one

    Oct 23, 2013, 3:00 PM EDT

    Buffalo Athletics

    All month long, CBT will be rolling out our 2013-2014 season preview. To browse through the preview posts we’ve already published, click here. At the end of the 2011-12 season the Buffalo Bulls lost a sizable chunk of their offensive production, with MAC Player of the Year Mitchell Watt and guard Zach Filzen among the…

  19. Disassociated booster responsible for C.J. Leslie suspension banned from N.C. State campus

    Oct 23, 2013, 2:00 PM EDT

    North Carolina State Wolfpack forward C.J. Leslie shoots pver Kansas Jayhawks forward Thomas Robinson in the first half of their men's NCAA Midwest Regional basketball game in St. Louis

    There’s an interesting story coming out of Raleigh today, as Eric Prisbell of USA Today is reporting that Eric Leak, a former N.C. State football player who doubles as a disassociated booster, has been issued a “no trespass” letter by the university. The letter stems from the fact that Leak’s wife’s car received campus parking…

  20. Michigan State’s Travis Trice speaks about last summer’s mystery brain infection

    Oct 23, 2013, 1:10 PM EDT

    Memphis v Michigan State

    Travis Trice had a bit of a disappointing season as a sophomore, as he spent much of the year battling a pair of concussions that he suffered in games. He averaged 4.9 points and 1.9 assists while shooting 40.3% from three in about 18 minutes per game, numbers that were essentially identical to what he…