2017 ESPN college basketball preseason All-America teams
There are freshmen and seniors and everything in between, big names (Michael Porter Jr.), and familiar faces (Miles Bridges, Michigan State) and places (Duke). There is also one big, noticeable absence: a prominent school with zero representatives.
Why Wichita State should be No. 1: The Shockers have all the pieces
Gregg Marshall won't have to worry about getting that ridiculous No. 10 seed again this year. In fact, by year's end, Wichita State might just be able to drop the zero from the end of that 10. Being the top team isn't out of the question for the Shockers.
Why Duke should be No. 1: Bagley, Bagley, Bagley
Duke has other pieces, proven talent such as Grayson Allen and high-potential newcomers such as Wendell Carter, Gary Trent Jr. and Trevon Duval. But what makes this team the team to beat can be summed up in two simple words: Marvin Bagley.
WCC preview: Can anyone stop Gonzaga?
Mark Few and Gonzaga have long dominated the West Coast Conference, but is this the season that Saint Mary's takes over the top spot?
Scout's Take: ESPN 100 PG Elijah Weaver picks USC
Coach Andy Enfield's up-tempo offense should get a boost from Elijah Weaver, whose strengths include pushing the ball upcourt and finishing at the rim.
New Virginia AD Carla Williams introduced
Newly appointed Virginia athletic director Carla Williams, the first African-American woman to lead an athletic department at a Power 5 school, said she couldn't pass up the opportunity and challenges in Charlottesville.
Weaver, No. 10 PG for 2018, commits to USC
ESPN 100 prospect Elijah Weaver has picked USC, after the FBI investigation into corruption in college basketball postponed his commitment.
Scout's Take: ESPN 100 PF Darius Days commits to LSU
Though the Tigers were not the combo forward's only suitor, they made him a top priority over the summer and also had a defined role to offer.
Columbia's Mike Smith on his relationship with Jimmy Butler - Via Ivy League.
Mike Smith looks at his friendship with Jimmy Butler and the impact on his game
Miami's Larranaga: I'm 'Coach-3' in FBI probe
Miami coach Jim Larranaga said he believes he is "Coach-3" in court documents detailing the federal investigation of corruption in college basketball recruiting, but denies any wrongdoing.
UNC's Berry breaks hand, out about 4 weeks
North Carolina point guard Joel Berry II will likely miss the start of the regular season after breaking a bone in his hand.
Scouting the best draft prospects in college basketball's senior class
These 10 prospects have a lot to prove in their final season of college basketball.
NBA draft rankings: Top 25 NCAA seniors
Our updated rankings of the 25 best NBA draft prospects in college basketball's senior class.
Porter Jr. shines against Kansas.
Missouri freshman Michael Porter Jr. leads the Tigers in scoring against Kansas, racking up 21 points and showing the skills that made him the No. 2 prospect in the 2017 class.
Self still cold on resumption of Mizzou series
Kansas coach Bill Self was not receptive to the idea of a return of the Jayhawks' rivalry with Missouri, despite playing an exhibition Sunday against the Tigers to raise money for hurricane victims.
KU-Mizzou game raises $1.75M for storm relief
Rivals Kansas and Missouri, who have not played since the Tigers left the Big 12 in 2012, raised more than $1.75 million for hurricane relief with Sunday's exhibition game that was arranged just over a week ago.
Stillwater runs deep: Sutton joins OSU staff
Scott Sutton, son of longtime coach Eddie Sutton and brother of former coach Sean Sutton, will return to Oklahoma State as an assistant on the men's basketball staff.
Serbian big man Petrusev commits to Gonzaga
Filip Petrusev, who helped Serbia win the U18 European Championship this summer, has picked Gonzaga over a number of Power 5 programs.
Virginia hires black female AD, 1st in Power 5
The University of Virginia announced Georgia's Carla Williams as its new athletic director. She will be the only African-American female AD among 64 Power 5 schools.
Versatility on Tide's squad excites Johnson.
Alabama basketball coach Avery Johnson looks ahead to the upcoming season and talks about the talent on his team.
Spartans put on a show at Midnight Madness
Michigan State's men's basketball team drew so many fans to Midnight Madness that some of them had to settle for seats without much of a view for part of the show, while Duke's Countdown to Craziness featured perhaps the nation's top freshman class.
Calipari discusses takeaways from Blue-White game.
Kentucky head coach John Calipari gives his thoughts on the Blue-White scrimmage and what the Wildcats need to continue to work on.
Kentucky shows off in Blue-White game.
SEC Now looks at some of the highlights from the Wildcats' scrimmage as the Blue team defeats the White team 88-67.
Padgett promotes staffer Evans to assistant
Louisville interim basketball coach David Padgett has promoted R.J. Evans to acting assistant coach, staying in-house as the program moves forward from this week's firing of coach Rick Pitino.
Ten years have passed since Jason Ray entered our lives in an unexpected and tragic way. But his story -- and his decision to become an organ and tissue donor -- lives on.
Kentucky, Oklahoma State and North Carolina were among teams celebrating the upcoming start of the 2017-18 college basketball season.
Trouble has followed Rick Pitino nearly from the moment he started as a coach. All along, he said it wasn't him, pushing the blame onto someone else, sidestepping issue after issue to keep his job. That all changed Wednesday.
The brackets are out for six of college basketball's most recognizable holiday basketball tournaments. Take a look at the matchups and start planning your holiday viewing schedule now.