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Villanova Wins 2nd Championship in 3 Years

Villanova Wins 2nd Championship in 3 Years

For the second time in three years, the top-seeded Wildcats are national champions in men’s college basketball, knocking off No. 3 Michigan 79-62. Donte DiVincenzo and a defensive turnaround is what gave Villanova its second national title in three years. Villanova started out flat, unable to slow the Wolverines, but DiVincenzo gave them the spark [...]

April 3, 2018 admin CBB, Headlines 0

NBA Scout Says Trae Young Isn’t Worth Lottery Pick After Oklahoma’s NCAA Tourney Exit

NBA Scout Says Trae Young Isn’t Worth Lottery Pick After Oklahoma’s NCAA Tourney Exit

Get ready for Trae Young to slip down NBA draft boards everywhere, apparently. Shortly after Oklahoma fell to Rhode Island in overtime during the first round of NCAA Tournament, Bleacher Report’s Jonathan Wasserman relayed some quotes from executives and scouts that bring the point guard’s future under question. The most damning take of all? At [...]

March 16, 2018 admin CBB, Headlines 0

NCAA Tournament: Looking At The Super Nasty Midwest Bracket

NCAA Tournament: Looking At The Super Nasty Midwest Bracket

Details are now emerging that the 2018 March Madness is going to be an interesting one where everyone involved from the top seed Virginia to those who barely made it like Arizona State feel as though they’re on the bubble. The printable 2018 March Madness Bracket came out on Sunday when many people are asking, [...]

March 15, 2018 admin CBB, College 0

NBA Scout Believes Oklahoma’s Trae Young Will Be Surefire Top-10 Pick in 2017 Draft

NBA Scout Believes Oklahoma’s Trae Young Will Be Surefire Top-10 Pick in 2017 Draft

Some people doubt whether the rise of Oklahoma’s Trae Young portends a prolific future in the NBA. But at least a handful of scouts from the Association aren’t among them. Bleacher Report’s Jonathan Wasserman spoke with a few scouts about the 6’2″ point guard’s upcoming draft stock, and one common theme emerged—they all believe Young [...]

January 12, 2018 admin CBB, College, Headlines 0

Big Baller Brand Goes to Europe: LiAngelo Ball and LaMelo Sign with Pro Team in…Lithuania

Big Baller Brand Goes to Europe: LiAngelo Ball and LaMelo Sign with Pro Team in…Lithuania

Big Baller Brand is headed to Europe! To be more exact: Big Baller Brand will be taking its pull to…Lithuania. LaVar Ball has made good on his promise to get his sons, LiAngelo Ball and LaMelo Ball, overseas contracts after pulling the former out of UCLA and declaring that the latter, 16, would forego the [...]

December 12, 2017 admin CBB, Headlines 0

After LaVar Ball Pulls LiAngelo Ball from UCLA, Both LaMelo and LiAngelo Exploring Pro Options Overseans

After LaVar Ball Pulls LiAngelo Ball from UCLA, Both LaMelo and LiAngelo Exploring Pro Options Overseans

The Ball family is parting ways with UCLA—and, it seems, the NCAA in general. LaVar Ball told ESPN.com’s Jeff Goodman on Tuesday he would be pulling LiAngelo Ball from UCLA’s basketball program: This decision comes on the heels of LiAngelo being detained for shoplifting while on a team trip in China. LaVar, apparently, isn’t happy [...]

December 5, 2017 admin CBB 0

Longtime NBA Scout Says Top Four 2018 NCAA Prospects Would Have All Gone No. 1 in 2017 Draft

Longtime NBA Scout Says Top Four 2018 NCAA Prospects Would Have All Gone No. 1 in 2017 Draft

Sorry, Markelle Fultz. Apologies, Lonzo Ball. Sincere condolences, Jayson Tatum. Ditto Josh Jackson. Why are we offering apologies to the top-four picks from the 2017 NBA draft, the ostensible cream of an incredibly deep crop? Because according to one NBA scout, not one of them would have go in the top four of this year’s [...]

November 8, 2017 admin CBB, Headlines 0

2018 NBA Draft May Have a New Number One Pick…

2018 NBA Draft May Have a New Number One Pick…

As was first reported a few weeks ago, formerly the No. 1 player in the country for the 2018 class, Marvin Bagley III, filed for reclassification to be able to play college basketball in the 2017-18 season and be eligible for the NBA Draft. While it was never reported officially that his application was accepted, [...]

August 16, 2017 admin CBB, College, Headlines 0

Lonzo Ball Mocks his Dad in Hilarious Foot Locker Commercial

Lonzo Ball Mocks his Dad in Hilarious Foot Locker Commercial

With Father’s Day just around the corner, Foot Locker has created a commercial with some of the top draft prospects reflecting on the impact their dads have had on their journeys to the NBA. In the video De’Aaron Fox, Jayson Tatum and Jonathan Isaac talk about how their relationships with their fathers helped them get [...]

June 14, 2017 admin CBB, Headlines, Hot Seat 0

NBA Scouts Believe Markelle Fultz Has ‘Very Slight Edge’ Over Lonzo Ball in Draft Order

NBA Scouts Believe Markelle Fultz Has ‘Very Slight Edge’ Over Lonzo Ball in Draft Order

LaVar Ball is not going to be happy. Despite not appearing in the NCAA March Madness tournament, Markelle Fultz remains the prohibitive favorite to be drafted first overall in this year’s prospect pageant, according to ESPN.com’s Chad Ford, who polled a bunch of scouts: Based on conversations with NBA scouts, it looks like Markelle Fultz [...]

April 4, 2017 admin CBB, Headlines 0