NCAA College Basketball News

Thursday October 8, 2015 5:58 PM
Ohio State freshman JaQuan Lyle spoke with an NCAA investigator this week about his recruiting visit to Louisville in June 2013 and confirmed the gist of allegations involving paid escorts during his trip to the school. Is Rick Pitino's job in jeopardy?
Thursday October 8, 2015 3:30 PM
Gary Parrish, Matt Norlander and Sam Vecenie discuss the latest news on the Louisville scandal, the CBS Sports All-America teams and the eligibility of Kentucky freshman Skal Labissiere.
Thursday October 8, 2015 11:31 AM
Mississippi State's fortunes may rest with senior guard Craig Sword, Marquette faces a tough November schedule and other news and notes from Jon Rothstein.
Thursday October 8, 2015 9:40 AM
Memphis senior Kedren Johnson is dealing with a shoulder injury that could require season-ending surgery, coach Josh Pastner told CBS Sports early Thursday. Johnson started 17 games last season and averaged 6.7 points and 2.7 assists.
Thursday October 8, 2015 12:16 AM
Should Rick Pitino be fired if the Louisville allegations are proven true? The Eye on College Basketball team debates.
Tuesday October 6, 2015 10:02 PM
Kansas has won 11 consecutive Big 12 regular-season titles and Bill Self talks with Jon Rothstein about continuing the streak.
Monday October 5, 2015 8:30 PM
Kentucky announced on Monday night that junior guard Dominique Hawkins needs surgery in his right hand after breaking it in practice.
Monday October 5, 2015 11:01 AM
Oregon State's Gary Payton II, BYU's Kyle Collinsworth and Alford make our list of players who deserve more attention.
Sunday October 4, 2015 10:17 AM
After a fast start, Seton Hall slumped when the games mattered most last season. Pirates coach Kevin Willard tells CBS Sports Jon Rothstein the plan for making sure it doesn't happen again this season.
Friday October 2, 2015 10:55 PM
CBS Sports College Basketball Insider Gary Parrish explains why it's too early to be critical of how the NCAA will punish North Carolina.
Friday October 2, 2015 8:02 PM
Matt Norlander updates with the latest on the explosive allegations surrounding Louisville's men's basketball program.
Friday October 2, 2015 6:42 PM
After missing most of last season for health reasons, Cincinnati coach Mick Cronin is set to return to the bench. Cronin talked with CBS Sports' Jon Rothstein about his emotions as he returns to the Bearcats.
Friday October 2, 2015 1:31 AM
Jon Solomon of CBS Sports discusses what may be next for college sports after the Ed O'Bannon ruling ended a judge's decision to allow schools to pay players $5,000 per year, but upheld that NCAA rules violate antitrust laws.
Thursday October 1, 2015 3:38 PM
A year after Maryland coach Mark Turgeon was on the hot seat, the Terrapins may compete for a national championship. CBS Sports¿¿¿ Gary Parrish explains how Turgeon and the Terps reversed their fortunes and what their chances are of winning a title this season.
Thursday October 1, 2015 12:08 PM
Wenyen Gabriel was the highest climber in the recruiting rankings this past summer
Thursday October 1, 2015 11:16 AM
Michigan State could be closing to landing Miles Bridges and Xavier's point guard situation is still a work in progress plus more news and notes.
Thursday October 1, 2015 2:07 AM
In this week's College Hoops Mailbag, Sam Vecenie discusses St. John's, and whether or not Chris Mullin will have success there.
Thursday October 1, 2015 1:50 AM
Will Auburn become the second-best team in the SEC in the future? The Eye on College Basketball team debates.
Wednesday September 30, 2015 8:54 PM
Adam Schein discusses if NCAA athletes should be compensated for the use of their likeness.
Wednesday September 30, 2015 5:21 PM
Bulldogs coach Mark Few says he'd like to see three of his big men playing at the same time this year.
Wednesday September 30, 2015 5:21 PM
Doug Gottlieb discusses federal appeals court agreeing that NCAA's rules restricting payments to athletes violate antitrust laws in the Ed O'Bannon case.
Wednesday September 30, 2015 1:19 PM
Gary Parrish, Matt Norlander and Sam Vecenie discuss SMU's NCAA troubles from every possible angle on the Eye on College Basketball podcast.
Wednesday September 30, 2015 10:49 AM
NCAA still hasn't cleared Diallo, one of the top incoming freshman in the nation.
Wednesday September 30, 2015 9:48 AM
The Cowboys join Houston, Georgia Tech, Fresno State, Iowa on our preseason list of teams that could exceed expectations this season.
Tuesday September 29, 2015 1:20 PM
CBS Sports College Basketball Insider Gary Parrish discusses the NCAA's punishment of SMU and Larry Brown.
Tuesday September 29, 2015 9:48 AM
Hall of Fame coach Larry Brown will be suspended for games this season -- and his Mustangs are getting a postseason ban for this season -- because of an NCAA investigation that uncovered rules violations, a source confirmed to CBS Sports.
Monday September 28, 2015 2:38 PM
Kentucky's, Alex Poythress, Duke's Amile Jefferson and Virginia's London Perrantes are included in our list of 10 players who are the best at doing the little things to hold their team together.
Monday September 28, 2015 11:43 AM
Pitt guards James Robinson and Chris Jones both will be ready for the start of practice, a source told CBS Sports' Jon Rothstein.
Monday September 28, 2015 11:14 AM
Harvard was dealt a tough blow when senior point guard Siyani Chambers went down with a season-ending knee injury in the offseason but coach Tommy Amaker is still optimistic the Crimson can make it to the Big Dance for the fifth consecutive season.
Monday September 28, 2015 8:27 AM
Former Tennessee men's basketball coach Donnie Tyndall has accepted an offer to serve as an associate AD at Tennessee Wesleyan College, a source told CBS Sports on Monday.
Saturday September 26, 2015 9:40 AM
CBS Sports' Jon Rothstein talks with Providence coach Ed Cooley about his work with USA Basketball this summer and the high expectations for star Kris Dunn
Thursday September 24, 2015 6:34 PM
The school has hired an outside investigator after receiving an anonymous letter. The former assistant, Joe Ford, has acknowledged the relationship, the school said. But he insists it was not inappropriate.
Thursday September 24, 2015 12:56 PM
Kentucky junior forward Marcus Lee appears ready for a breakout season and Dayton could be in real trouble with the suspension of one of its top players Jon Rothstein writes in his weekly collection of news and notes.
Wednesday September 23, 2015 11:36 PM
The Montgomery County Prosecutor's Office has already declined to press charges "due to insufficient evidence." Still, Pierre's future at Dayton remains uncertain -- even though he could theoretically play for the Flyers again in late December.
Wednesday September 23, 2015 10:04 PM
The Eye on College Basketball team discusses which program has the best run going right now in both football and basketball.
Wednesday September 23, 2015 1:50 PM
Gary Parrish, Matt Norlander and Sam Vecenie discuss the possibilities for preseason National Player of the Year, Michigan State's recruiting class, the idea that coaches are being asked for extra benefits more often than usual on the recruiting trail these days, and more.
Wednesday September 23, 2015 10:31 AM
Walton is possible of thinking up anything, so this actually sounds pretty interesting.
Tuesday September 22, 2015 11:40 PM
This week in the College Hoops Mailbag, a Twitter user asks Sam Vecenie if the Big East should consider expansion at some point in the next five years.
Monday September 21, 2015 1:48 PM
After Kentucky brought in NBA scouts for a combine-like event last year, LSU is doing the same for its' possible NBA Draft picks.
Monday September 21, 2015 11:54 AM
LSU freshman forward Ben Simmons, one of the top recruits to sign with LSU in years, talks with CBS Sports' Jon Rothstein about the upcoming season and how he's dealing with the pressure of leading the Tigers in his first year.
Monday September 21, 2015 9:39 AM
Dyshawn Pierre, quite possibly the most important returning player on this year's Dayton team, will not play until late December at the earliest.
Friday September 18, 2015 5:15 PM
CBS Sports College Basketball Insider Gary Parrish explains the difficult challenge VCU's Will Wade is tackling on the recruiting trail.
Thursday September 17, 2015 11:37 PM
Which states will hold the torch for college hoops over the next five years? The CBS Sports team tells us who they voted for.
Thursday September 17, 2015 10:31 PM
The CBS Sports Eye on College Basketball team discusses some questions about their top-15 list, including why they left Connecticut and UCLA off the poll.
Thursday September 17, 2015 9:30 PM
In this week's edition of the College Hoops Mailbag, Sam Vecenie discusses why he thinks Monte Morris will play an even bigger role for Iowa State this season.
Thursday September 17, 2015 9:29 AM
CBS Sports' Jon Rothstein looks at the Wolfpack's recent surge in recruiting, Gonzaga's anonymous star and more news and notes.
Wednesday September 16, 2015 2:20 PM
Gary Parrish Matt Norlander and Sam Vecenie discuss Jim Boeheim's comments about the NCAA's punishment of Syracuse, the NCAA's investigation into San Diego State, why UConn was left off our list of the 15 programs best positioned to succeed over the next five years, and much, much more.
Tuesday September 15, 2015 8:20 PM
Matt Norlander explains our latest fun project up at CBS Sports.
Tuesday September 15, 2015 5:07 PM
CBS Sports College Basketball Insider Gary Parrish discusses his breaking news -- specifically that San Diego State is being investigated by the NCAA for possible rules violations.
Monday September 14, 2015 9:49 AM
The 6-foot point guard put up 10.7 points per game over the summer, when West Virginia traveled to the Bahamas for its summer trip and exhibition tour.
Friday September 11, 2015 10:38 PM
"No one will steal our joy," Calipari said, echoing a credo he's used often.
Friday September 11, 2015 4:41 PM
Roy Marble is one of the all-time greats in Big Ten basketball history
Friday September 11, 2015 3:49 PM
CBS Sports College Basketball Insider Gary Parrish explains what this Hall of Fame induction means for Kentucky coach John Calipari.
Friday September 11, 2015 12:06 PM
The Maize and Blue enter their final season as partners with Adidas, and perhaps the apparel company is pulling something of a prank here?
Thursday September 10, 2015 7:15 PM
Memphis president Dr. David Rudd, 24 hours after announcing his school would honor former coach John Calipari this December, said Thursday there will be no celebration of Calipari at Memphis after all, which was an admitted response to a slew of criticism.
Thursday September 10, 2015 2:18 PM
Gary Parrish is joined by Matt Norlander and Sam Vecenie to discuss John Calipari's induction into the Naismith Hall of Fame, whether his vacated Final Fours should matter, which current coaches will also eventually enter the Hall of Fame and much more.
Thursday September 10, 2015 1:48 PM
Villanova's dominance in the new Big East can't be understated, but the Wildcats needed to add tougher non-conference games to prepare for the NCAA Tournament.
Thursday September 10, 2015 1:52 AM
In this edition of the College Basketball Mailbag, Sam Vecenie discusses what to expect from Texas this season in Shaka Smart's first year
Wednesday September 9, 2015 4:31 PM
Fittingly, it's a man who was close personally and professionally to the late North Carolina coach, a legend in his own right, someone who was also considered -- like Smith -- to be a pioneer in college sports.
Wednesday September 9, 2015 3:05 PM
Mark Gottfried's future with the program would take a huge boost if this chopper can help him land two likely future NBA players.
Friday September 4, 2015 4:06 PM
Duke landed its second top-15 national recruit from the Class of 2016 earlier this week. CBS Sports college basketball insider Gary Parrish explains why you can reasonably argue Duke is now out-recruiting Kentucky.
Thursday September 3, 2015 1:00 PM
Sure he's known as a capable bench coach, but UConn's Kevin Ollie can also recruit top players to Storrs.
Wednesday September 2, 2015 11:34 AM
Randy Kennedy, Andy Kennedy's alter ego, is back.
Wednesday September 2, 2015 9:55 AM
The Crimson's hold on the Ivy League could be slipping after losing guard Siyani Chambers.
Tuesday September 1, 2015 9:19 PM
Frank Jackson, a five-star point guard in the class of 2016, has pledged to Duke. Another big piece for Coach K -- and now he waits on one more big-time player. Matt Norlander explains.
Tuesday September 1, 2015 2:41 PM
Gary Parrish is back with the Eye on College Basketball podcast. He's joined by Matt Norlander and Sam Vecenie. The three of them discuss the latest dismissal at Indiana, a Big East assistant leaving his job to become a math teacher, what really are the best three jobs in college basketball, and whether it's sexism, more than anything else, that'll prevent a men's coach from hiring a female as a full-time assistant.
Tuesday September 1, 2015 1:27 PM
Tuesday September 1, 2015 1:23 AM
Emmitt Holt was involved in an off-the-court incident involving alcohol for the second time inside of a year. He left Indiana no choice but to remove him from the team.
Monday August 31, 2015 5:00 PM
Holt averaged 3.6 points and 3.0 rebounds for the Hoosiers last season.
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.
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 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.
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 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 9:07 AM
Rumor first spread that it was an arrest for possible terrorism, but that's been debunked.
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 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

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