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Warriors Coach Steve Kerr Thinks NCAA Should Let Players Return to College if They Go Undrafted

Warriors Coach Steve Kerr Thinks NCAA Should Let Players Return to College if They Go Undrafted

Steve Kerr has an opinion about how the NCAA handles its players. This should surprise absolutely no one. The Golden State Warriors head coach has been unafraid to speak out on topics such as gun violence and racial inequality, so of course he has no problem addressing the current debate surrounding compensation and the well-being [...]

March 8, 2018 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Adam Silver Pushing Hard to End NBA’s One-and-Done Rule Following NCAA Wiretap Dumps

Adam Silver Pushing Hard to End NBA’s One-and-Done Rule Following NCAA Wiretap Dumps

It sounds like the NBA’s one-and-done rule is on the verge of being overturned. In light of the recent wiretap dumps that illuminate the general brokenness of the NCAA’s basketball recruitment, compensation and player-protection policies, league sources have told ESPN.com’s Brian Windhorst that commissioner Adam Silver is re-doubling his efforts to allow high school prospects [...]

March 5, 2018 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Top NBA Draft Prospect Michael Porter Jr. is Cleared to Resume Basketball Activities

Top NBA Draft Prospect Michael Porter Jr. is Cleared to Resume Basketball Activities

Initially slated to be in the running as the NBA’s No. 1 overall pick, University of Missouri freshman Michael Porter Jr. suffered a back injury expected to sideline him for the entire season. Since then, however, there has been speculation that he would strive to return before the year is over—and, well, that’s apparently where [...]

February 26, 2018 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Ole Miss Gets 2-Year Bowl Ban, Scholarship Loss for NCAA Violations

Ole Miss Gets 2-Year Bowl Ban, Scholarship Loss for NCAA Violations

After five years of investigation, analysis and consideration, Ole Miss has received its NCAA ruling which included several sanctions for NCAA rules violations as well as a two-year bowl ban. The Ole Miss football program faced 21 allegations, some of which being academic fraud, impermissible benefits provided to student-athletes by boosters and a lack of [...]

December 1, 2017 admin CFB, Headlines 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

Jay Wright Top Target for Suns Head Coaching Job

Jay Wright Top Target for Suns Head Coaching Job

Jay Wright is the hottest coaching name in basketball right now after leading a small, not supremely talented Villanova team to the national championship. Unsurprisingly with a slew of NBA head coaching vacancies this offseason, his name has surfaced in the NBA coaching rumor mill. The Suns fired former head coach Jeff Hornacek in January [...]

April 8, 2016 admin CBB, Headlines 0

Is It Time for the NBA to Review the “One and Done” Rule?

Is It Time for the NBA to Review the “One and Done” Rule?

As another wild and entertaining college basketball season starts to wind down, NBA Draft chatter will continue to pickup and a new crop “one and done” college players will start declaring their intentions to enter the NBA Draft. This has been the song and dance for the country’s most talented 18 and 19 year olds [...]

March 28, 2016 admin CBB, Headlines 0

BYU’s Kyle Collinsworth Break’s Shaq’s NCAA Record For Triple-Doubles(7) vs Belmont

BYU’s Kyle Collinsworth Break’s Shaq’s NCAA Record For Triple-Doubles(7) vs Belmont

For those of us not yet supremely focused on college hoops, some pretty sweet NCAA history was made over the weekend as BYU senior Kyle Collinsworth tallied 26 points, 10 boards, and 10 assists in a win over Belmont. For the layman, that’s a triple-double, what has become a rarity in the college ranks since [...]

November 30, 2015 Allen Moll CBB, Headlines 0

Watch: College Basketball’s First Ever Battle of 7’6 Centers Doesn’t Go As Planned

Watch: College Basketball’s First Ever Battle of 7’6 Centers Doesn’t Go As Planned

The basketball world has always taken notice of the true larger than life personalities that have patrolled the hardwood like the 7’6 Yao Ming, 7’6 Manute Bol, as well as former #2 overall NBA Draft pick 7’6 Shawn Bradley. Size is something that cannot be taught and is marveled at by most of us of [...]

November 26, 2015 Allen Moll CBB 0

Ex-Louisville Recruit Confirms Escort Allegations For NCAA

Ex-Louisville Recruit Confirms Escort Allegations For NCAA

According to Gary Parrish of CBS Sports, Ohio State freshman and former Louisville recruit JaQuan Lyle has confirmed allegations that escorts were hired to dance and have sex with players and recruits. The NCAA and Louisville campus police are investigating after the allegations appeared in a book published last week called “Breaking Cardinal Rules: Basketball [...]

October 8, 2015 admin CBB, Headlines 1