Oct 13, 2014, 5:15 PM EST
News and notes from the world of college basketball recruiting.
Oct 4, 2014, 9:10 PM EST
Virginia Tech’s first commitment in the Class of 2015 is an important one, as they have just one underclassman in their current front court.
Jul 8, 2014, 2:27 PM EST
This month is important for every program, but these seven teams (plus five more!) have more on the line than the rest.
Jun 10, 2014, 5:20 PM EST
Virginia Tech got a commitment from class of 2014 junior college forward Shane Henry.
Jun 3, 2014, 11:10 PM EST
Virginia Tech adds its second transfer in a month’s span.
May 13, 2014, 2:14 PM EST
The ACC looks like it should be the strongest conference in the country next season.
Apr 22, 2014, 10:10 PM EST
Virginia got its fourth commit on Tuesday night.
Apr 19, 2014, 10:30 AM EST
Former Marquette commits Ahmed Hill and Satchel Pierce are following former Golden Eagles coach Buzz Williams to Virginia Tech as the duo committed to the Hokies on Saturday morning.
Mar 21, 2014, 5:59 PM EST
Buzz Williams will be the new head coach at Virginia Tech. Yeah, we’re surprised, too.
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…
Dec 16, 2013, 6:30 PM EST
Marquette freshman point guard Duane Wilson has been out since late October with a stress fracture in his leg, but he recently returned to practice for the Golden Eagles. Head coach Buzz Williams spoke about Wilson’s return and his gradual adjustment to the college game to the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel. For now the plan is for…
Nov 26, 2013, 12:35 PM EST
Jahii Carson isn’t a secret by any stretch of the imagination. Arizona State’s redshirt sophomore put on a show in the Sun Devils’ win over UNLV earlier this season, and followed that up with 23 points in last night’s win over No. 25 Marquette. There’s a reason that he is No. 2 in our current…
Nov 16, 2013, 4:06 PM EST
In a season that’s been defined by an excess of fouls that stems from an effort to increase the amount of scoring that we see on a nightly basis in college hoops, it was somewhat refreshing to see a good old-fashioned defensive slug-fest on Saturday afternoon. No. 10 Ohio State held No. 17 Marquette to…
Nov 4, 2013, 12:00 PM EST
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…
Oct 21, 2013, 9:00 PM EST
Marquette will begin the 2013-2014 season without freshman point guard Duane Wilson, the team announced Monday evening. “Wilson has been diagnosed with a stress fracture in his left leg and will be evaluated on a consistent basis, but is expected to miss multiple weeks during the rehabilitation process,” a statement read, which was posted on…
Oct 15, 2013, 9:00 AM EST
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 previews for…
Oct 13, 2013, 12:15 PM EST
Buzz Williams picked up a big commitment in his 2014 recruiting class when Ahmed Hill, a 6-foot-5 combo guard from Augusta, GA, pledged a verbal commitment to Marquette on Saturday. Hill was courted by a slew of schools such as Indiana, where he visited two weekends ago, and Missouri where he was slated to visit…
Sep 20, 2013, 9:33 PM EST
The Brayden Carr Foundation coaches clinic is a special event for many connected to the game of basketball. The event, which was held for the third time on Friday at Fairleigh Dickinson University in Teaneck, N.J., attracts some of the game’s best minds with coaches speaking for a fee but rather for a good cause. All…
Sep 18, 2013, 8:24 PM EST
Whether it’s a nationally-known program such as Coaches vs. Cancer or Samaritan’s Feet, college basketball coaches have used their status to raise funds and exposure for some great causes. Another such organization is the Brayden Carr Foundation, which was founded by current Rhode Island assistant coach Jim Carr and his wife Natalie in 2011. The…
May 19, 2013, 10:09 AM EST
Yesterday, news broke that Duke head coach Mike Krzyzewski was in discussions to return as the USA Olympic men’s basketball coach through the Rio 2016 Olympics. On a smaller scale, earlier last week the Providence Journal reported that Providence head coach Ed Cooley will join Marquette head coach Buzz Williams and Tim Ryan, head coach from the College of Central…
Mar 12, 2013, 6:17 PM EST
John Thompson III has done a magnificent job with the Georgetown team he has this season. His Hoyas were picked to finish fifth in the conference to begin the year, overcame the loss of second-leading scorer Greg Whittington mid-season, and still pulled together to finish with a share of the Big East title. For that,…
Nov 9, 2012, 9:00 AM EST
It’s finally here, folks. The first full day of college basketball games (that actually count) is upon us, with one of the feature games being Marquette versus No. 4 Ohio State in the Carrier Classic at 7 p.m. EST on the NBC Sports Network. The two teams will get down to business aboard the flight…
Nov 5, 2012, 9:20 PM EST
Big news out of Marquette as guard Todd Mayo was declared academically ineligible, the school announced on Monday. Mayo, brother of O.J. (sounds weird if you don’t know that I don’t mean food), appeared in 35 games as a freshman in 2011-12, averaging 7.9 points, 2.7 rebounds and 1.2 assists in 21.1 minutes per game…
Mar 19, 2012, 1:32 PM EST
Buzz Williams is a smooth-talking Texan that has his Marquette Golden Eagles marching on into the Sweet 16, after a win over Murray State. The often quotable Williams shows in the video below that sense of true caring and connecting with his players that have made him such a likeable figure in college basketball. The…
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