Posted by Jonathan Wasserman on October-8-2015 Add Comments

Early-Season College Basketball Games That Will Shape 2016 NBA Draft

The 2015-16 college basketball season appears loaded with terrific scouting opportunities for NBA evaluators. Throughout the year, we should see top-10 talents face off, and even No. 1 overall candidates go head-to-head.  Sometimes, all it takes is one eye-opening performance in front of the right scout for a prospect to rise up the draft board.  I went through the schedule and pegged the games that are expected to draw the most attention from scouts and general managers. In ...
Posted by Kerry Miller on October-8-2015 Add Comments

Individual Matchups We Can’t Wait to See in 2015-16 College Basketball Season

Iowa State's Georges Niang and Kansas' Perry Ellis have already squared off nine times in their Big 12 careers, and that individual matchup should prove to be one of the most intriguing battles to watch in the 2015-16 college basketball season. Of course, the anticipation to watch those seniors again barely compares to the amount of hype in store for the two games between LSU's Ben Simmons and Kentucky's Skal Labissiere—provided the Wildcats will even be ...
Posted by Tim Daniels on October-8-2015 Add Comments

James Banks to Texas: Longhorns Land 4-Star Center Prospect

James Banks, one of the top centers in the 2016 recruiting class, announced Thursday that he plans to play college basketball at Texas. The Longhorns beat out Vanderbilt to land the coveted post player.Evan Daniels of Scout passed along comments from Banks about the decision. The Indiana native, who stars for the La Lumiere School, stated his budding connection with new Texas coach Shaka Smart was a crucial factor in the end."After and during the ...
Posted by Alec Nathan on October-8-2015 Add Comments

Chris Burns Becomes 1st Openly Gay Men’s Basketball Coach in Division I

Chris Burns, an assistant coach at Bryant University, became the first openly gay coach in Division I men's basketball Wednesday. Burns told his story in a first-person essay for Outsports, and his journey was also documented in a detailed profile by USA Today's Scott Gleeson and Erik Brady. According to the profile, Burns told head coach Tim O'Shea he was gay over a year ago, but he only recently informed players and other members of the ...
Posted by Rob Goldberg on October-7-2015 Add Comments

UNC Basketball: Predictions for Tar Heels’ 2015-16 Team Awards

The start of the North Carolina Tar Heels basketball season is quickly approaching, which makes this a good time to fast forward to the end of it. UNC fans are expecting greatness from the team this year, but which players will be the ones to help carry it there? Individual awards are a hotly debated issue when it comes down to voting, so it's likely this will only be more controversial when predicting them before a ...
Posted by Adam Wells on October-1-2015 Add Comments

Geno Auriemma Comments on UConn Fans, Criticism of Program

As he prepares his team to win a fourth consecutive national championship, Connecticut women's basketball head coach Geno Auriemma took the program's fans to task for believing no other team provides a challenge to the Huskies. Speaking on the Grantland's The Lowe Post podcast, via, the outspoken Auriemma didn't hold back after he was asked about his program's dominance:Some of our fans are so f------ stupid it's unbelievable. They complain a lot of times that ...
Posted by Mike Chiari on October-1-2015 Add Comments

Chris Seisay Injury: Updates on Oregon CB’s Status and Return

Oregon's defense was torched last week with cornerback Chris Seisay out of the lineup, and it looks as though the Ducks will have to continue on without him for the foreseeable future due to injury.Continue for updates.Report: Seisay 'Out Indefinitely' After Undergoing SurgeryThursday, Oct. 1The sophomore defensive back has missed each of Oregon's past two games, and according to Matt Prehm of 247Sports, his absence will be extended for an indefinite amount of time after ...
Posted by Joe Pantorno on October-1-2015 Add Comments

Wenyen Gabriel to Kentucky: Wildcats Land 5-Star PF Prospect

Kentucky landed one of the best power forwards in the 2016 recruiting class when Wenyen Gabriel announced Thursday that he would be playing for the's Adam Finkelstein was among the first to report that head coach John Calipari and the Wildcats managed to score yet another major coup.At 6'9", 195 pounds, Gabriel, who attends Wilbraham & Monson Academy, is the top prospect coming out of Massachusetts, the fourth-ranked power forward in his class and the 16th-ranked ...
Posted by Damon Sayles on October-1-2015 Add Comments

5-Star Mack Wilson Tweets Top 8, Wants to Play ‘Money’ Linebacker at Next Level

As the nation's top-ranked outside linebacker in the 2016 class, Lyndell "Mack" Wilson is a wanted individual. The Montgomery, Alabama, standout nearly has 20 reported offers, and while some see him as a future all-conference outside linebacker, others would like to see him on the field early—which could mean playing time as a freshman as an inside linebacker in the right system. Ask Wilson about it, and he'll make it plain and simple.  "Position-wise, it doesn't matter," he ...
Posted by Team Stream Now on October-1-2015 Add Comments

College Football Week 5: Top 25 Upset Alert

Week 5 of the College Football season is here, and Bleacher Report is covering Top 25 ranked teams that are on upset alert this weekend. Which Big 12 team should be weary of their unranked opponents? Which team may play shocker in their first time as an underdog since 2009? Watch as Bleacher Report college football analyst Adam Kramer discusses potential upsets this weekend in the video above.Read more College Football news on