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 1437 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 1444 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 1445 days ago | Reggie Rankin | NCB On The Trail
It was a memorable first four days of the 2014 NCAA tournament, with a combination of dramatic finishes and Cinderella stories. Archie Miller and Dayton knocked off perennial powerhouses Ohio State and Syracuse en route to a spot in the Sweet 16, while Harvard and North Dakota State scored similar upsets on the first day of the tournament.
about 1452 days ago | RecruitingNation | NCB On The Trail
March Madness is in full swing with conference tournaments and selection Sunday giving way to the opening rounds of the NCAA tournament. With each possession of each game now carrying far greater magnitude, championships are being decided by the players and teams that are able to control their emotions and execute under intensity and pressure.
about 1459 days ago | ESPN.com staff | NCB On The Trail
Here are 10 things to know about the updated 2014 ESPN 100 player rankings. 1. Steady at the top There were no changes in the top five spots because each prospect has played at such a high level this year.
about 1506 days ago | Paul Biancardi | NCB On The Trail
Want to ask ESPN RecruitingNation national recruiting director Paul Biancardi a question about basketball recruiting? Tweet it to @PaulBiancardi using the hashtag #AskCoachB. @PaulBiancardi How much *if any* of a drop off is there from tyus jones/Emmanuel mudiay to joel berry?
about 1514 days ago | Paul Biancardi | NCB On The Trail
The top-ranked overall prospect in the ESPN 100, Jahlil Okafor, and the nations top-ranked point guard, Tyus Jones, made college basketball recruiting history Friday afternoon with a coordinated commitment to Duke.
This week's Starting 5 delves into Kentucky's newest point guard, the reasoning behind banning college coaches from non-scholastic workouts and wraps up the weekend that was. UK, Ulis make long-term decisions There's a process that happens each year: Kentucky looks for a new point guard.