Richard Pitino and his staff were intent on making a big splash upon arriving at Minnesota in April 2013. Or at least they were obligated to try. Tyus Jones, Rashad Vaughn and Reid Travis were all local five-star prospects.
about 1832 days ago | Adam Finkelstein | NCB On The Trail
The Jordan Brand Classic features the best talent high school basketball has to offer. Here are some of the most intriguing potential matchups in this terrific annual event, which airs Friday night at 7 p.
about 2035 days ago | Reggie Rankin | NCB On The Trail
PORTLAND, Ore. -- In the 17th annual Nike Hoop Summit on Saturday, the USA team defeated the World team 84-73 for the first USA win since 2011. The USA squad featured a balanced attack as four players scored in double figures: Justise Winslow (Duke signee) led the USA team with 16 points, Jahlil Okafor (Duke) and Kelly Oubre (Kansas) each scored 14 points and Tyus Jones (Duke) added 13.
about 2038 days ago | Paul Biancardi | NCB On The Trail
Scouting the country each year I'll not only see players' skills, athletic ability and basketball IQ, but I'll also witness their character along the way. This year's class might not have any NBA superstars at the moment, but it will have difference-makers for the college game, both in the short term as well as those who will make a difference in time because of their character traits combined with their talent.
about 2043 days ago | Paul Biancardi | NCB On The Trail
CHICAGO -- Wednesday marked the 37th Annual McDonald's All-American game featuring the top high school boys basketball players in the country. The game took place at the United Center, home of the NBA's Chicago Bulls.
about 2050 days ago | Reggie Rankin | NCB On The Trail
CHICAGO -- The prestigious McDonald's All American Game annually brings together the best talent in high school basketball, all on one stage. Here are a few game matchups to watch for this year's star-studded event, which can be seen live on ESPN Wednesday night at 9:30 ET.
about 2051 days ago | Reggie Rankin | NCB On The Trail