Matt Norlander

CBS Sports Writer /

Jaden McDaniels' dad isn't the next LaVar Ball, but he's controlling his 5-star son's recruitment

Jaden McDaniels has the body of a young Kevin Durant and might be the best NBA prospect in the Class of 2019

NCAA Final Four schedule: Houston, Phoenix, San Antonio and Indianapolis selected as hosts through 2026

Los Angeles, which is building a covered stadium, was snubbed from Final Four consideration this time around

College basketball recruiting: James Wiseman's hold on the No. 1 spot in 2019 now seems up for debate

The big man, favored to ultimately pick Kentucky or Memphis, has some interesting rivals pushing for the top of the rankings

Why college basketball coaches' deepest fears on recruiting changes may be premature

Will college coaches be banned from attending July tournaments? They fear the answer is an inevitable yes

College basketball recruiting 2018: The top players to know and best games to follow at Peach Jam

Who to know -- and which schools are recruiting which players -- at the biggest event on the summer recruiting calendar

College basketball recruiting: Gonzaga lands grad transfer Geno Crandall to solidify Final Four chances

Crandall is a scoring combo guard who comes by way of North Dakota

Why Kansas and Kentucky, no matter the order, must be considered the top two teams for 2018-19

After unexpected and significant summer roster additions, both UK and KU have separated from the rest of college hoops

Kylia Carter's reported criticism of Coach K pulls back the curtain on recruiting's complicated reality

Is her criticism justified? That all depends on what Mike Krzyzewski did in recruiting Carter to Duke

College basketball coaching changes: A complete list of every new coach at every school for 2018-19

The college basketball coaching carousel has stopped after 55 coaching changes

2018 Travelers Championship grades: Bubba Watson rallies for third PGA Tour win of 2018

Watson dramatically came from six strokes back entering Sunday's final round to win the 12th PGA event of his career

2018 NBA Draft: Michael Porter Jr.'s fall to Nuggets at No. 14 sets up a potentially remarkable origin story

Porter endured one of the most surprising slides in lottery history; it might wind up as the biggest mistake in years

2018 NBA Mock Draft: Final look and projection of both rounds before teams pick Thursday night

Matt Norlander gives predictions and insights on all 60 picks, including why Michael Porter Jr. and Trae Young go top-six

2018 NBA Draft: Rumors, draft order, time, picks, trades and everything you need to know

The 2018 NBA Draft gets underway Thursday night, with coverage on CBS Sports HQ beginning at 7 p.m. ET

NBA Draft Q&A: Marvin Bagley III on his huge Puma deal and challenge to those who doubt him at No. 1

Plus, Bagley's father chimes in on what made Puma so attractive -- but refused to answer questions about Nike

How Zhaire Smith's wheelchair-bound father helped mold him into a potential 2018 NBA lottery pick

With his father in a wheelchair, Texas Tech's Smith became humbled and determined -- which turned him into an elite prospect

Matt Norlander is a national award-winning senior writer who has been with CBS Sports since 2010. He's in his eighth season covering college basketball for CBS, and also covers the NBA Draft, the Olympics, the World Cup and golf. He lives in Connecticut and loves to play the guitar and drums. You're happily invited to send him story tips and music suggestions.

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