March Madness

Murray State point guard Ja Morant playing in the 2018 March Madness tournament. (Image: Jake Roth/USA Today Sports )

Mid-Majors Watch: Lottery Pick Ja Morant and Murray State

Sophomore guard Ja Morant is having a sensational season for the Murray State Racers (21-4) and he’s poised to become the first college player to average 20 points and 10 assists over a full season. Morant leads Murray State in scoring with 24.3 points and 10.2 assists per game. NBA […]

Robin Duncan, left, Ernie Duncan and Everett Duncan shoot around at practice at Patrick Gymnasium in Burlington, Vermont. (Image: Brian Jenkins/Vermont Free Press)

College Basketball Watch: Three Duncan Brothers from Vermont

The Vermont Catamounts (19-5), led by the three Duncan brothers, are currently in first place in the America East and trying to win an automatic bid to March Madness for a second time in three years. Vermont posted ten straight 20-win seasons. They’re one win away from eleven straight. Last […]

Duke freshman and leading scorer, RJ Barrett, shoots a three-pointer against Virginia at John Paul Johns Arena in Charlottesville, Virginia. (Image: Ryan R. Kelly/Getty)

No. 2 Duke Easy Win Over Virginia, Frosh RJ Barrett Drops 26

In one of the biggest matchups of the college basketball season, freshman RJ Barrett scored 26 points for #2 Duke and the Blue Devils defeated #3 Virginia at home 81-71 Two of the top three teams in the country faced off in a game so special that NBA stars LeBron […]

Nevada Wolfpack forwards Caleb Martin (10) and Cody Martin (11) during a game against UNLV at Thomas and Mack Arena in Las Vegas. (Image: AP)

Mid-Majors Watch: No. 6 Nevada Wolfpack Led by the Martin Twins

The Nevada Wolfpack improved to 21-1 this week and moved up two spots with the #6 overall ranking in the latest AP Poll for mens college basketball. With both Michigan (20-2) and Michigan State (18-4) losing this week, Nevada jumped from #8 to #6 overall. Nevada started the season ranked […]

Buffalo Bulls guard CJ Massinburg drives around West Virginia's Chase Harler in Morgantown, West Virginia. (Image: Ben Queen/USA Today Sports)

Mid-Majors to Watch: Buffalo Bulls from the MAC Start Season 17-1

After starting the season 17-1, the Buffalo Bulls were ranked #16 this week by the college basketball AP Poll. The high-scoring Buffalo Bulls are averaging 84.6 points per game and led by senior CJ Massinburg. The 6-foot-3 guard averages 18.1 points this season and hitting nearly 42 percent of his […]

Michigan guards Eli Brooks (55) and Zavier Simpsons (3) with head coach John Beilein (right) during a home game in Ann Arbor. (Image: Rick Osentoski/USA Today Sports)

Michigan Starts College Basketball Season with 15-0 Record

The #2 Michigan Wolverines started the basketball season with a 15-0 record, and aside from their loss to Villanova in the NCAA Championship game last spring, the Wolverines are 29-1 over their last 30 games dating back to February 2018. The Wolverines are only one win away from tying their […]

Steve Alford on the sidelines for a UCLA Bruins home game in Los Angeles. (Image: Gary A. Vasquez/USA TODAY Sports)

UCLA Terminates Hoops Coach Steve Alford

After losing four straight games, UCLA athletic director Dan Guerrero terminated men’s basketball coach, Steve Alford. Since 2013, Alford guided the Bruins to a 124-63 record with three Sweet 16 appearances and four March Madness appearances. As an #11 seed in the 2018 tournament, UCLA was bounced in the First […]

Vernon Carey Jr, from University Prep, drives by a Gulliver Prep player during the Hoophall Miami Showcase in Miami last year. (Image: Jasen Vinlove/USA Today)

Vernon Carey, Jr., the No. 2 High School Recruit in Nation, Picks Duke

Top-ranked recruit Vernon Carey, Jr, a 6-foot-10 center from NSU University Prep School in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, declared his intentions to attend Duke University next year. Carey is considered the second-best center in the country behind James Wiseman. Two weeks ago, Wiseman announced he would stay in Memphis and play […]