Vanderbilt has plenty of talent and is back on the big stage in the Maui Invitational final -- its biggest game since losing in the NCAA Tournament Round of 32 ... in 2012.
From Friday's openers to when the last strand of the net is cut down in Houston, site of this season's the Final Four, Gary Parrish has 68 things that has him excited about the upcoming college basketball season.
Southern Mississippi will self-impose a postseason ban on its basketball program for the second straight season in 2016 as part of an ongoing NCAA investigation into former coach Donnie Tyndall.
Former UCLA coach Ben Howland wanted either the Missouri job or the Tennessee job when they were open in April 2014. But both schools passed on him. And now, at Mississippi State, he's making them look silly for doing it while securing one elite recruit after another.
The Wildcats lost seven players early to the NBA Draft. Still, John Calipari's team should win the SEC again.
Rick Barnes spent 17 seasons at Texas before being fired in March. But he quickly landed at Tennessee. And now the 61-year-old coach is re-energized and pulling pranks, just like the old days.
The 2016 Big 12-SEC Challenge will be held on one day, on Jan. 30, with ten enticing non-conference matchups filling up the schedule.
We had 40 coaching changes in April, May and June. Here are the handful that college basketball coaches see as the best moves
The biggest teams: Kentucky, North Carolina, Duke, Kansas, Michigan State. The list goes on. They're all playing in something major in college hoops this November.
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 CBSSports.com.

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