NCAA College Basketball News

Friday August 28, 2015 1:10 PM
Smith's story is one of the more amazing ones in sports. And now it's taken on another tough stage.
Friday August 28, 2015 12:20 PM
Gill-Caesar was a top-40 player coming out of high school.
Friday August 28, 2015 12:07 PM
Gary Parrish has the latest on Indiana coach Tom Crean speaking publicly for the first time about his program's latest off-the-court issue.
Thursday August 27, 2015 3:14 PM
The man who coached LeBron James in high school will soon lead the committee that could change the way college basketball is officiated.
Thursday August 27, 2015 2:22 PM
DaJuan Coleman will not only be back for Syracuse, he'll be its most important piece as it tries to return to the NCAA Tournament.
Wednesday August 26, 2015 5:35 PM
What are the top three jobs in college basketball? We asked college coaches for their opinions. Gary Parrish has their answers.
Wednesday August 26, 2015 2:43 PM
Both Xavier and Hill's alma mater, Mount St. Joseph, will partake.
Tuesday August 25, 2015 9:31 AM
He now has two courts named after him in Division I hoops. That's one-of-a-kind.
Monday August 24, 2015 7:01 PM
Dwayne "Pearl" Washington is one of the best players in the history of the Big East.
Monday August 24, 2015 6:14 PM
Bryant is a star incoming big man, and Holt had an alcohol-fueled run-in with the law in 2014.
Monday August 24, 2015 3:33 PM
Buffalo senior Justin Moss, the reigning MAC Player of the Year, has been dismissed from the Bulls basketball program, the school acknowledged Monday afternoon.
Monday August 24, 2015 10:59 AM
In the next in our Candid Coaches series, we reveal who the best defensive coach in the country is, as voted on by his peers.
Friday August 21, 2015 11:57 PM
Darius Paul has been dismissed from the Illinois men's basketball team following an arrest during the Illini's recent trip to France, the school announced late Friday.
Friday August 21, 2015 7:31 PM
Huge get for Washington. The Huskies beat out Arizona and Louisville in the end.
Friday August 21, 2015 12:11 PM
CBS Sports College Basketball Insider Gary Parrish discusses the difficult past month Illinois coach John Groce has endured.
Friday August 21, 2015 11:54 AM
Amazing shot, amazing reaction.
Thursday August 20, 2015 11:34 AM
Alabama and Auburn each picked up big commitments this week and Texas will need increased production from senior forward Connor Lammert.
Wednesday August 19, 2015 1:10 PM
Sacha Killeya-Jones is the second Class of 2016 prospect to commit to Kentucky so far.
Wednesday August 19, 2015 11:44 AM
University of Minnesota president Eric Kaler acknowledged Wednesday that the school has received more sexual harassment complaints against former athletic director Norwood Teague.
Wednesday August 19, 2015 11:16 AM
Arkansas junior Jacorey Williams has been dismissed from the men's basketball team, the school announced Wednesday. The dismissal stems from multiple incidents this offseason.
Tuesday August 18, 2015 10:29 AM
SMU coach Larry Brown isn't too pleased that details of the NCAA investigation of the Mustangs have been made public, about the lack of respect of the AAC and don't get him started on the controversial end to last year's loss to UCLA in the NCAA Tournament. But one thing that does have Brown happy is SMU's team this season.
Tuesday August 18, 2015 1:39 AM
NBA Draft expert Sam Vecenie previews his preseason top 10 power forwards for the 2016 NBA Draft.
Monday August 17, 2015 4:03 PM
Big Ten commissioner Jim Delany has proposed that college basketball return to the days of freshmen ineligibility. Unsurprisingly, college coaches do not support that idea. Gary Parish has all the details.
Monday August 17, 2015 9:07 AM
Rumor first spread that it was an arrest for possible terrorism, but that's been debunked.
Friday August 14, 2015 6:23 PM
North Carolina reports new violations to the NCAA that will delay the case and essentially ensure the men's basketball team can't be punished before the 2016 NCAA Tournament.
Friday August 14, 2015 2:01 PM
North Carolina athletic director Bubba Cunningham announced Friday that the school has uncovered additional violations in women's basketball and men's soccer that will delay a resolution to UNC's case with the NCAA.
Friday August 14, 2015 10:44 AM
CBS Sports Network Analyst Jon Rothstein says it's a critical year for the Panthers, SMU gets some good news and tells you what to make out of scores from overseas.
Thursday August 13, 2015 10:33 PM
Buddy Hield, last year's Big 12 player of the year, has NBA dreams and college success aspirations. Here's the story of where he came from.
Thursday August 13, 2015 11:09 AM
When the Aggies play some preseason games in Europe, they will be without leading scorer Danuel House due to a knee injury, coach Billy Kennedy told CBS Sports.
Thursday August 13, 2015 12:37 AM
The 67-year-old coach announced in June that his plans were to retire after one more season with the Badgers. Now he says he's open to coaching four or maybe even five more years.
Wednesday August 12, 2015 1:26 PM
The Under Armour Elite 24 annually lures some of the best basketball prospects in the country to New York City each August. And that won't change this month. But Nike has, rather abruptly, created an event in the Bahamas to compete with Under Armour and try to draw attention and prospects away from its main competitor in grassroots basketball these days.
Wednesday August 12, 2015 11:02 AM
We had 40 coaching changes in April, May and June. Here are the handful that college basketball coaches see as the best moves
Monday August 10, 2015 2:41 PM
Gary Parrish, Matt Norlander and Sam Vecenie polled more than 75 different college basketball coaches and asked which college player they'd most like to add to their roster for this season. The leading vote getter was Providence point guard Kris Dunn.
Saturday August 8, 2015 9:32 PM
La Salle guard Kahlid Lewis has chosen to go to Illinois and will be eligible immediately to play.
Friday August 7, 2015 1:46 PM
Jon Rothstein says the Jayhawks have a lot riding on Diallo being cleared by the NCAA and LSU will be leaning on an unlikely player plus other news and notes from across the nation.
Friday August 7, 2015 12:02 PM
Cougars senior L.J. Rose won't be cleared to practice until next month after last season's broken foot, Houston coach Kelvin Sampson said.
Thursday August 6, 2015 11:13 PM
Sam Vacenie breaks it down.
Thursday August 6, 2015 4:07 PM
Doug Gottlieb discusses John Calipari's comments that some Kentucky players were relieved at their loss to Wisconsin.
Wednesday August 5, 2015 3:27 PM
Watch this inspirational story of Texas Longhorns center Imani McGee-Stafford finding slam poetry to pull her from depression.
Friday July 31, 2015 12:23 PM
Our Summer School series wraps up with Matt Norlander examining the Big 12. Kansas, Oklahoma and Iowa State all have Final Four potential.
Friday July 31, 2015 11:51 AM
How will Shaka Smart fare in his first season at Texas? Will Kansas' amazing streak of 11 consecutive conference titles continue? Get answers to these and other offseason questions from the Big 12.
Thursday July 30, 2015 5:33 PM
LaVar and Tina Ball are the parents and coaches of Lonzo Ball, LiAngelo Ball and LaMelo Ball -- three elite-level basketball recruits. Gary Parish has all the details.
Wednesday July 29, 2015 12:48 PM
Elon freshman guard Elijah Bryant, a Mormon, is headed to play for Brigham Young.
Wednesday July 29, 2015 12:31 PM
Tyson Waterman coached three former Southern Miss recruits at a prep school in South Carolina before joining Jay Ladner's staff at Southeastern Louisiana. His failure to cooperate with the NCAA's investigation into the Southern Miss program cost him his job, sources told
Wednesday July 29, 2015 12:11 PM
Chip Patterson discusses some of the biggest headlines in the Big East this summer in advance of the 2015-16 season.
Tuesday July 28, 2015 1:27 PM
This has us instantly craving the regular season.
Tuesday July 28, 2015 12:37 PM
Matt Norlander discusses this week's profile on Harry Giles, who is a big man that's come back from a major injury and still projects as a future No. 1 NBA pick.
Monday July 27, 2015 1:23 PM
Chip Patterson previews the biggest stories in ACC basketball for the upcoming season.
Monday July 27, 2015 12:20 PM
Ole Miss guard Stefan Moody was arrested for DUI this weekend, according to police records. Coach Andy Kennedy told early Monday that he's "aware of the arrest" and still "gathering details."
Friday July 24, 2015 6:45 PM
Chip Patterson discusses the off-season developments in the Big Ten and what it means for Maryland, Wisconsin and Indiana heading into 2015-16.
Friday July 24, 2015 1:22 PM
Meet two of the most spectacular players in the Class of 2016 -- who are AAU teammates and seem likely to choose the same college. And is it going to be NC State, of all places?
Friday July 24, 2015 1:18 PM
The Hoosiers have some important pieces returning and could make a run at Maryland -- a possible national title contender. Michigan, Michigan State and Wisconsin will also be in the mix in what should be a competitive season in the Big Ten.
Thursday July 23, 2015 4:07 PM
Drake has been issued a cease and desist letter from the University of Kentucky because he committed NCAA violations by taking pictures with Wildcat recruits at a Big Blue Madness event.
Thursday July 23, 2015 3:07 PM
Former Memphis standout Austin Nichols is scheduled to visit Virginia this weekend, a source told on Thursday.
Thursday July 23, 2015 12:39 PM
And he makes the shot.
Thursday July 23, 2015 11:22 AM
Georgetown coach John Thompson III talks about the Hoyas' talented sophomore class, the expectations of forward Isaac Copeland and the challenge of competing for a Big East Conference title this season.
Wednesday July 22, 2015 12:31 PM
The NCAA has concluded its investigation into the Southern Miss men's basketball program and is expected to send a notice of allegations to the school at some point in the next week, a source told on Wednesday.
Wednesday July 22, 2015 11:17 AM
How will Kentucky cope with a tighter rotation? What impact will Ben Howland have in his first-year at Mississippi State? CBS Sports Network's Jon Rothstein answers these and other questions from the SEC.
Wednesday July 22, 2015 11:17 AM
Things can get pretty wild when college coaches head to Las Vegas for the annual showcase of high school prospects.¿¿¿s Gary Parrish gives us a look at the craziness.
Tuesday July 21, 2015 6:23 PM
Our Summer School series continues with a look at the SEC. And guess what? It's not just Kentucky. Our Matt Norlander forecasts an interesting and competitive outlook next season and beyond in this new-look major conference.
Tuesday July 21, 2015 1:14 PM
Yes, it's all rooted in work -- for coaches and media. And there are tremendous opportunities for prospects. But the wild stories produced by high-level recruiting in Las Vegas often overshadow everything else.
Tuesday July 21, 2015 11:20 AM
The innovative visionary from Michigan State has spent the past few seasons on the NCAA's basketball committee.
Monday July 20, 2015 7:55 PM
The Pac-12 is a state of flux. Sam Vecenie gives us a preview of what the league looks like in July, led by Arizona, Oregon and California.
Monday July 20, 2015 2:44 PM
Maryland may have one of the top teams in the nation this season. Terrapins coach Mark Turgeon talked with CBS Sports Network's Jon Rothstein about dealing with the lofty expectations.
Friday July 17, 2015 3:57 PM
A federal judge has approved a $60 million video-game settlement involving the NCAA, Electronic Arts and Collegiate Licensing Company over the use of players' images and likenesses. Will these video games ever return?
Friday July 17, 2015 8:29 AM
With the departure of Shaka Smart, Archie Miller becomes the new face in the Atlantic 10. But will Smart's old VCU team be competitive?
Wednesday July 15, 2015 9:22 PM
Her family was on hand to receive it, and Steph Curry had the honors of presenting the award.
Wednesday July 15, 2015 5:00 PM
The Cowboys' program is trending up, and Shyatt will remain in college hoops with a new deal.
Wednesday July 15, 2015 12:44 PM
The University of Memphis turned a bad one-day story into a bad eight-day story. And for what?
Wednesday July 15, 2015 9:44 AM
On paper, the AAC looks comparable to the Big East in terms of potential NCAA bids for 2016. But will it get the national respect it deserves?
Wednesday July 15, 2015 2:07 AM
Memphis says Austin Nichols is free to transfer without restrictions. Gary Parrish has the latest.
Wednesday July 15, 2015 1:07 AM
Chip Patterson looks ahead to the 2015-16 season in the American Athletic Conference with three teams likely to contend for the league title.
Tuesday July 14, 2015 7:10 PM
Virginia is considered the leader for the 6-foot-8 forward.
Tuesday July 14, 2015 2:44 PM
New Mississippi State coach Ben Howland's Bulldogs will get an early test vs. Miami in the Puerto Rico Shootout.
Tuesday July 14, 2015 2:06 PM
For a top-five preseason team, the schedule isn't wowing, but at least we've got a great one coming in Chapel Hill.
Monday July 13, 2015 9:23 PM
Sam Vecenie previews the West Coast Conference.
Monday July 13, 2015 7:45 PM
Sam Vecenie discusses what a great fit Tyus Battle should be for the Orange.
Monday July 13, 2015 4:46 PM
Matchups set for 2015 Las Vegas Invitational at Orleans Arena.
Monday July 13, 2015 3:00 PM
Bill Self just notched himself another title. Yep, in the heart of the summer, too.
Monday July 13, 2015 2:49 PM
Gary Parrish is joined by Matt Norlander and Sam Vecenie for this edition of the Eye on College Basketball podcast. They discuss Duke's strong recruiting, Syracuse's commitment of Tyus Battle, Austin Nichols' transfer from Memphis, Kansas' win at the World University Games and more.
Saturday July 11, 2015 9:09 AM
This amazing pint-sized point guard plays for Chris Paul's AAU team, and Paul says, "I'll put him up against anybody."
Thursday July 9, 2015 12:46 PM
The 6-foot-9 center averaged 13.3 points and 6.1 rebounds last season.
Tuesday July 7, 2015 10:29 PM
As part of our Summer School series of conference catchups, our Matt Norlander looks at the goings on in the Mountain West, and previews the top three in the league for next season.
Monday July 6, 2015 12:05 PM
Healthy figures overall, and a growth in attendance for college hoops last season.
Saturday July 4, 2015 8:15 AM
Alterique Gilbert, a top-25 prospect in the Class of 2016, has committed to Connecticut, he told on Saturday morning.
Thursday July 2, 2015 10:55 PM
Mike Krzyzewski discussed Duke's 2015-16 team, the path to the national title and a $40 million offer from the Lakers during a revealing town hall appearance in Raleigh on Thursday evening.
Thursday July 2, 2015 7:23 PM
Why is that a good choice? Matt Norlander explains how the USD alum is set up to succeed both in the city and within the West Coast Conference.
Thursday July 2, 2015 11:57 AM
You just can't see Duke, UCLA, Kansas or Carolina fans doing this.
Wednesday July 1, 2015 9:53 PM
The nearly top-100 recruit from the Class of 2015 will be a Cowboy after decommitting from Cal, sources told
Wednesday July 1, 2015 4:22 PM
A federal lawsuit seeking $10 million in damages has been filed on behalf of seven former Illinois women's basketball players who claim they endured a "racially hostile environment" while on the team.
Wednesday July 1, 2015 11:50 AM
Former Wolfpack starter must sit out a season before playing for Bearcats.
Tuesday June 30, 2015 3:12 PM
John Calipari's named surfaced yet again for a possible NBA job. But he's denying it. Still, don't expect this to be the last time you hear Cal's name pop up. Our Matt Norlander explains why.
Tuesday June 30, 2015 11:30 AM
It would take upward of $10 million per year to get Cal to leave Kentucky. But at that price, he'll have to consider it.
Tuesday June 30, 2015 10:30 AM
"If you read the article, from my point of view, there's no legs to it," Barnes said.
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