Jan 13, 2015, 1:00 PM EST
The work that the Niberts have done in the foster system is as heroic as it is heart-breaking.
Nov 3, 2014, 12:16 AM EST
Five months after his son finished his career at Iowa, Roy Marble learned that he had cancer.
Oct 8, 2014, 8:38 PM EST
It’s been six months since the passing of 8-year old Lacey Holsworth.
Oct 7, 2014, 6:15 PM EST
Malik Abdul-Abu had to fast during summer the last few years while playing basketball.
Sep 24, 2014, 8:03 PM EST
Chris Herren’s story has been a source of inspiration for many people.
Sep 23, 2014, 4:54 PM EST
Bill Mlkvy is one of the greatest players in the history of Temple Basketball.
Sep 21, 2014, 3:45 PM EST
A good read on Colorado State’s new senior transfer, Antwan Scott, overcoming family obstacles while still succeeding on the court.
Sep 12, 2014, 8:00 PM EST
Spoiler: It didn’t go well.
Sep 11, 2014, 11:49 AM EST
Daniel is already being groomed as the next Andrew Wiggins.
Sep 9, 2014, 11:50 PM EST
An inspiring profile about the Duquesne junior guard.
Jul 27, 2014, 1:35 PM EST
Ed O’Bannon’s lead attorney didn’t even know who he was when he first met him.
Jun 1, 2014, 9:20 PM EST
The process that led to Marvin Clark picking Michigan State.
Mar 7, 2014, 12:26 PM EST
A look at the 2009 Big East quarterfinal between UConn and Syracuse, nearly five years after the game was played.
Mar 2, 2014, 1:05 PM EST
Dean Smith, the legendary North Carolina basketball coach, who amassed 879 wins, won two national titles and reached the Final Four 11 times, celebrated his 83rd birthday on Feb. 28. Though for years now the Hall of Fame coach has endured an ongoing struggle with dementia. John Feinstein of the Washington Post published a story on Saturday,…
Feb 28, 2014, 8:01 PM EST
Five freshmen joined the Michigan basketball team to start the 2012-2013 season. Glenn Robinson III and Nik Stauskas cracked the starting lineup. Mitch McGary would later join them, as he was the breakout star during the NCAA tournament. Then there was Spike Albrecht, who scored his 17 first half points in an exciting national championship…
Feb 15, 2014, 12:01 PM EST
As the college basketball season rolls along into mid-February, one of the forgotten players of the year is former Louisville forward Chane Behanan. Well, its not as if Behanan is forgotten, but he transferred to Colorado State after being kicked out of Louisville and now he isn’t playing until next season. But Behanan is on…
Feb 7, 2014, 2:34 PM EST
Throughout college basketball there are many great stories about the good deeds being done by coaches and players, with many using their stature to help those who are less fortunate. One such story is that of Marquette head coach Buzz Williams, who is using his status to help children. When hired as the head coach…
Jan 25, 2014, 10:30 AM EST
I really enjoyed “The art of the steal” by Sports Illustrated‘s Brian Hamilton on Thursday, which broke down many of the nation’s best at producing steals. The piece takes an in-depth look into the thought process and methodology of players such as Jordan Adams at UCLA, Briante Weber at VCU, Fuquan Edwin at Seton Hall and…
Jan 17, 2014, 5:30 PM EST
Butler junior guard Alex Barlow has gone from being a walk-on who played in only 16 games as a freshmen to earning a spot in the starting lineup for 23 of the Bulldogs’ 36 games in 2012-13. This season Barlow’s started all 17 games for Butler, posting averages of 6.3 points, 3.5 rebounds and 3.3…
Jan 11, 2014, 11:00 AM EST
St. John’s and head coach Steve Lavin have dealt with a lot of trying times in the last couple of seasons, including Lavin’s own battle with prostate cancer, the loss of Lavin’s father, Albert, as well as a number of tragic incidents that involved family members and friends of players on St. John’s. In this…
Jan 9, 2014, 7:51 PM EST
One of the freshmen who has been on the receiving end of a great deal of praise this season is Arizona forward Aaron Gordon, who’s currently averaging 12.4 points and 8.0 rebounds per game for the nation’s top-ranked team. The Wildcats visit UCLA on Thursday night in one of the day’s best games, with Arizona…
Dec 28, 2013, 11:30 AM EST
Although Andrew Wiggins is one of the more popular freshman college basketball players in recent memory, he is still rather shy and — especially as a person off-the-court — we’re still getting to know the Canadian basketball phenom. In an interesting profile on the Wiggins brothers by the AP’s Dave Skretta, we get a little…
Dec 17, 2013, 6:35 PM EST
You’ve probably already heard the name Jahlil Okafor. The 6-foot-10 Whitney Young Magnet High (Ill.) center is the nation’s consensus top player, and is Duke bound, staying true to his word that he would attend the same college as Apple Valley High (Minn.) point guard Tyus Jones. Okafor will only continue to grab national attention…
Nov 22, 2013, 12:52 PM EST
First-year USC head coach Andy Enfield used an entertaining brand of basketball to lead FGCU to an Atlantic Sun tournament crown and a trip to the Sweet 16 last season, resulting in his move to Los Angeles. And he’s got quite the task in front of him, as USC AD Pat Haden hired Enfield with…
Nov 21, 2013, 9:17 AM EST
By now, you’ve surely heard the tragic tale of Austin Hatch. A former blue-chip recruit and Michigan-commit, Hatch has managed to survive two deadly plane crashes that robbed him of his family. In the first, back in 2003, his mother, 11-year old sister and five-year old brother perished. In 2011, to celebrate his commitment to…
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