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Sports Illustrated NCAA Basketball
Sep 18, 2019

Five-Star Guard DJ Steward Announces Commitment to Duke
Steward is the third five-star recruit in the Blue Devils' 2020 class.

Sports Illustrated NCAA Basketball
Sep 18, 2019

North Carolina Will Go as Far as Cole Anthony Can Take It in 2019-20
Cole Anthony will be handed the keys to UNC's offense immediately, and the top-three recruit is well suited to take advantage as a freshman.

Sports Illustrated NCAA Basketball
Sep 16, 2019

Can Anthony Edwards Spearhead a Georgia Basketball Turnaround?


Sports Illustrated NCAA Basketball
Sep 16, 2019

Virginia's Tony Bennett Declines Raise in New Deal to Donate Money to Program, Staff
Bennett extended his contract with Virginia but asked that the extra money he was offered be donated to the program.

Sports Illustrated NCAA Basketball
Sep 14, 2019

Five-Star Guard Terrence Clarke Commits to Kentucky's 2020 Class After Reclassifying
Clarke is the fourth commit in Kentucky's 2020 class.

Sports Illustrated NCAA Basketball
Sep 13, 2019

Duke Expecting Big Things From Five-Star Big Man Vernon Carey Jr.
The crown jewel of Duke's new freshman class, Vernon Carey was a top-five 2019 recruit nationally.

Sports Illustrated NCAA Basketball
Sep 12, 2019

Kentucky's 2020 Class Jumps to No. 1 With Four-Star Forward Lance Ware's Commitment
Ware joins five-star guard BJ Boston Jr. and four-star forward Cam'Ron Fletcher in Kentucky's class.

Sports Illustrated NCAA Basketball
Sep 12, 2019

Arizona Looks to Ride New Wave of Recruits Back Into Prominence
Last season was an off year for Arizona both on the court and on the recruiting trail, but the Wildcats are set up much differently for 2019-20.

Sports Illustrated NCAA Basketball
Sep 11, 2019

Former Arizona Assistant Book Richardson Paid $40K for Player's Eligiblity
Richardson is currently serving a three-month sentence for his role in the NCAA basketball federal bribery case.

Sports Illustrated NCAA Basketball
Sep 11, 2019

Nico Mannion Looks Poised to Be the Answer Arizona Needs at Point Guard
After a rare rebuilding year, Arizona is ready to make noise again while being led by five-star freshman Nico Mannion.

Sports Illustrated NCAA Basketball
Sep 10, 2019

Thomas Gassnola Gets Year of Probabtion in College Basketball Corruption Scandal
Former Adidas consultant Thomas "T.J." Gassnola was sentenced to one year of probation on Tuesday.

Sports Illustrated NCAA Basketball
Sep 10, 2019

Thomas Gassnola Gets Year of Probation in College Basketball Corruption Scandal
Former Adidas consultant Thomas "T.J." Gassnola was sentenced to one year of probation on Tuesday.

Sports Illustrated NCAA Basketball
Sep 09, 2019

Jaden McDaniels Brings High Expectations, Potential to New-Look Washington
McDaniels will play a key role in replacing the vast production the Huskies lost from last year's NCAA tournament team.

Sports Illustrated NCAA Basketball
Sep 06, 2019

Duke Finds 'No Evidence' of NCAA Violations Involving Zion Williamson
Duke launched an investigation after lawyer Michael Avenatti alleged the program paid Zion Williamson.

Sports Illustrated NCAA Basketball
Sep 06, 2019

Scottie Lewis and Tre Mann Give Florida a Potent New Five-Star Duo
Next up in our freshman intro series: a five-star duo who make up a big part of a talent influx in Gainesville.

Sports Illustrated NCAA Basketball
Sep 05, 2019

Report: Some Agents Boycotting Mandatory Test for NCAA Certification Program
Some agents do not look like they will comply with the NCAA's new guidelines for certification.

Sports Illustrated NCAA Basketball
Sep 05, 2019

Can Andy Enfield Turn His Highest-Rated USC Class Into Real Change for Trojans?
After a 16-17 season, can a top-10 recruiting class led by local LA faces get USC back on track in the Pac-12?

Sports Illustrated NCAA Basketball
Sep 04, 2019

D-II Basketball Player Says Dismissal From Team Due to Dreadlocks
Tyler Williams alleges he was dismissed from the University of Arkansas-Fort Smith's basketball team last month after head coach Jim Boone criticized his hairstyle.

Sports Illustrated NCAA Basketball
Sep 04, 2019

The Dynamic Tyrese Maxey Could Be the Next Star Kentucky Guard
The headliner of Kentucky's No. 2 recruiting class, Tyrese Maxey has big things in store in Lexington.

Sports Illustrated NCAA Basketball
Sep 03, 2019

Kentucky Counting on Kahlil Whitney to Make His Mark on Both Ends
The second-highest ranked freshman new in Lexington, Kahlil Whitney will be called upon early and often for Kentucky.

Sports Illustrated NCAA Basketball
Aug 30, 2019

Matthew Hurt Poised to Have a Major Role in Duke's Frontcourt
A skilled power forward who can space the floor, Matthew Hurt will be vital to Duke's reloading efforts in 2019-20.

Sports Illustrated NCAA Basketball
Aug 29, 2019

Florida's 2019 Class Can Help Gators Make the Leap Back Into Prominence
Between a top-10 recruiting class and Kerry Blackshear Jr., the Gators' infusion of talent could mean big things in 2019-20.

Sports Illustrated NCAA Basketball
Aug 27, 2019

Josh Green's Play Will Be Key Factor for a Potential Arizona Bounce-Back Campaign
Josh Green is one of two five-star recruits coming to Tucson in Sean Miller's 2019 class, and could emerge as one of the Pac-12's top freshmen.

Sports Illustrated NCAA Basketball
Aug 26, 2019

N'Faly Dante Shores Up Oregon's Interior as Ducks Aim to Make Another Run
A late summer reclassification, big man N'Faly Dante should be able to hold his own in the 2019 class for Oregon.

Sports Illustrated NCAA Basketball
Aug 23, 2019

Precious Achiuwa Will Be Key Piece in Memphis's Talented Frontcourt
Penny Hardaway and the Tigers boast the country's best recruiting class, and five-star Precious Achiuwa will be expected to contribute immediately.

Sports Illustrated NCAA Basketball
Aug 22, 2019

After Major Departures, UNC's Spring Push Has Restocked Tar Heels' Roster
The Tar Heels saw a significant talent exodus this spring, but Roy Williams closed his 2019 class strong to reset expectations for 2019-20.

Sports Illustrated NCAA Basketball
Aug 21, 2019

Report: Zion Williamson Filing Against Former Agent Alleges Early Recruitment
Attorneys for Pelicans rookie Zion Williamson filed additional amendments to a lawsuit on Wednesday.

Sports Illustrated NCAA Basketball
Aug 21, 2019

Jeremiah Robinson-Earl, Bryan Antoine Give Villanova a Roster Brimming With Potential
Can two of the highest-rated recruits in Villanova history help the Wildcats get back to contending for the national title?

Sports Illustrated NCAA Basketball
Aug 21, 2019

Loyola-Chicago Celebrates Sister Jean's 100th Birthday
The birthday wishes poured in for Sister Jean Dolores Schmidt.

Sports Illustrated NCAA Basketball
Aug 20, 2019

Ex-Michigan State Star Mateen Cleaves Acquitted in Sexual Assault Case
Cleaves was on trial for allegedly sexually assaulting a woman in a motel room four years ago.

Sports Illustrated NCAA Basketball
Aug 20, 2019

Top 2020 Point Guard Recruit Daishen Nix Commits to UCLA
Mick Cronin landed the first major recruit of his UCLA tenure in five-star Daishen Nix.

Sports Illustrated NCAA Basketball
Aug 19, 2019

Trendon Watford Was an Important Score for LSU Both On and Off the Court
After experiencing a program revitalization last season, LSU needs Trendon Watford to help keep the momentum going for the Tigers.

Sports Illustrated NCAA Basketball
Aug 18, 2019

Four-Star Addison Patterson Commits to Oregon, Will Reclassify to 2019
Four-star guard Addison Patterson verbally committed to Oregon on Sunday.

Sports Illustrated NCAA Basketball
Aug 18, 2019

Four-Star Guard Addison Patterson Commits to Oregon
Four-star guard Addison Patterson verbally committed to Oregon on Sunday.

Sports Illustrated NCAA Basketball
Aug 16, 2019

Isaiah Mobley, Onyeka Okongwu Give USC's Frontcourt Plenty of Potential
A pair of top-25 five-star recruits headlines USC's incoming class, and could set up the Trojans for a surprising Pac-12 run this upcoming season.

Sports Illustrated NCAA Basketball
Aug 15, 2019

Identifying the Best Value Bets to Win the 2020 National Title
There's plenty of value when betting college basketball futures, and SI's college basketball staff has identified three sleepers that can win you a lot of money come April.

Sports Illustrated NCAA Basketball
Aug 15, 2019

Michael Avenatti Motion Alleges Nike Approved Payments to Zion, Romeo Langford
A motion filed on behalf of Michael Avenatti alleges payments to amateur basketball players.

Sports Illustrated NCAA Basketball
Aug 15, 2019

Headlined by Star Anthony Edwards, Georgia's 2019 Class Has Bulldogs Looking Up
"Georgia basketball" and "top recruits" haven't often been synonymous, but Tom Crean's 2019 class brings a big change to the narrative.

Sports Illustrated NCAA Basketball
Aug 14, 2019

Samuell Williamson Leads a Freshman Class That Could Put Louisville Over the Top
Joining with a strong returning core, five-star Samuell Williamson and his co-freshmen could be the missing pieces the Cardinals need to contend for a title.

Sports Illustrated NCAA Basketball
Aug 13, 2019

Five-Star N'Faly Dante Commits to Oregon Over Kentucky, Will Reclassify to 2019
The Ducks made a summer splash by landing fast-rising five-star N'Faly Dante, who also joined the 2019 recruiting class.

Sports Illustrated NCAA Basketball
Aug 12, 2019

NCAA Amends 'Rich Paul Rule', Won't Require Agents to Have Bachelor's Degree
The NCAA drew outrage last week for requiring a college degree from every prospective agent.

Sports Illustrated NCAA Basketball
Aug 12, 2019

Josiah-Jordan James Will Have Major Responsibility Right Away for Tennessee
With so many departures from last season's Sweet 16 team, Josiah-Jordan James will have plenty of responsibility right off the bat for the Vols.

Sports Illustrated NCAA Basketball
Aug 10, 2019

BYU Forward Yoeli Childs Suspended Nine Games for Paperwork, Agent Errors
Childs did not submit the correct draft paperwork and reportedly received impermissible benefits from an agent.

Sports Illustrated NCAA Basketball
Aug 09, 2019

Big Man Armando Bacot Fills a Much-Needed Void for North Carolina
Armando Bacot brings valuable size and a low-post threat to UNC's incoming top-10 freshman class.

Sports Illustrated NCAA Basketball
Aug 08, 2019

Texas Guard Andrew Jones Cleared for Basketball Activities After Leukemia Battle
Jones completed his chemotherapy treatments at the MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston in November 2018

Sports Illustrated NCAA Basketball
Aug 08, 2019

Class Evaluation: Hopkins's Recruiting Efforts Pay Off for Washington in 2019
Headlined by two top-10 recruits, Washington's freshmen are going to need to have an immediate impact if the Huskies are to defend their Pac-12 crown.

Sports Illustrated NCAA Basketball
Aug 07, 2019

NCAA Issues Statement to Defend Agent Certification Process
The NCAA released a statement saying that it values a college education and continues to emphasize the importance of earning a degree.

Sports Illustrated NCAA Basketball
Aug 07, 2019

Arizona's Brandon Williams Out for Season Following Knee Surgery
Arizona guard Brandon Williams will miss the entire 2019-20 season after undergoing knee surgery.

Sports Illustrated NCAA Basketball
Aug 07, 2019

Report: Auburn Basketball Self-Imposed Severe Sanctions After FBI Investigation
The Tigers reportedly took measures into their own hands after a former assistant coach was arrested but did not disclose the sanctions.

Sports Illustrated NCAA Basketball
Aug 07, 2019

Keion Brooks's Versatility Will Be Valued on a Reloaded Kentucky Roster
Kentucky's roster will be crowded as always, but the offensive and defensive flexibility of the five-star will help him see the floor in Lexington.

Sports Illustrated NCAA Basketball
Aug 07, 2019

New 'Rich Paul Rule' Targeted at Agents Is NCAA's Latest Blunder
Rich Paul doesn't pretend and is brutally honest about the college system and the NCAA hates that. The new criteria to exclude agents who do not have a bachelors degree from representing players who test the NBA draft waters is nonsense.

Sports Illustrated NCAA Basketball
Aug 06, 2019

How Rich Paul Could Build a Case Against the NCAA for its New Criteria Added for Agents
The NCAA plans to add criteria that would exclude certain agents who are certified by the NBPA, including Rich Paul, from representing underclassmen basketball players.

Sports Illustrated NCAA Basketball
Aug 06, 2019

How Rich Paul Could Build a Case Against the NCAA Over Its New Criteria for Agents
The NCAA plans to add criteria that would exclude certain agents who are certified by the NBPA, including Rich Paul, from representing underclassmen basketball players.

Sports Illustrated NCAA Basketball
Aug 06, 2019

NCAA Ups Criteria for Agents of Players Testing NBA Draft Waters
Here's the upped criteria for agents looking to work with NCAA players testing the NBA draft waters.

Sports Illustrated NCAA Basketball
Aug 05, 2019

Lawsuit Filed Over Bad Penny Hardaway Sponsorship Deal
A Memphis law firm has filed a lawsuit after a Penny Hardaway sponsorship deal went awry.

Sports Illustrated NCAA Basketball
Aug 05, 2019

Class of 2020 No. 1 Recruit Evan Mobley Verbally Commits to USC
Evan Mobley is the first player to commit to USC's 2020 class.

Sports Illustrated NCAA Basketball
Aug 05, 2019

Wendell Moore's Development Will Be Crucial to a Reloaded Duke Team
Wendell Moore isn't the highest-rated incoming Duke freshman, but the Blue Devils will need to unlock his potential in 2019-20.

Sports Illustrated NCAA Basketball
Aug 04, 2019

Kentucky Lands Four-Star Forward Cam'Ron Fletcher to Bolster 2020 Class
Kentucky already got a commitment from five-star prospect BJ Boston, and now the class of 2020 has doubled thanks to Cam'Ron Fletcher.

Sports Illustrated NCAA Basketball
Aug 02, 2019

Trayce Jackson-Davis Brings Another Local Boost as Indiana Looks to Rebound
After what became a season to forget for Indiana, can freshman Trayce Jackson-Davis help boost his hometown Hoosiers back into prominence?

Sports Illustrated NCAA Basketball
Aug 01, 2019

No. 2 Recruit in 2020 Class Cade Cunningham Reveals Final Five Schools
Cunningham is the No. 2 recruit in the class of 2020.

Sports Illustrated NCAA Basketball
Aug 01, 2019

'Dunking Cardinal' Logo Set to Return to Louisville Next Season
One of college hoops' most timeless logos will be back at center court in 2019.

Sports Illustrated NCAA Basketball
Aug 01, 2019

Five-Star Recruit MarJon Beauchamp to Skip College to Train for 2021 NBA Draft
Beauchamp is the No. 1 recruit in the state of Arizona for the Class of 2020.

Sports Illustrated NCAA Basketball
Jul 30, 2019

SEC Offseason Report: Power Rankings and Burning Questions for 2019-20
Checking in on SEC basketball, where Kentucky's latest incoming talent wave has the Wildcats in a familiar preseason spot.

Sports Illustrated NCAA Basketball
Jul 29, 2019

Marvin Bagley III's Brother, Marcus, Commits to Arizona State
The 6'8" forward is the brother of Kings' forward Marvin Bagley III.

Sports Illustrated NCAA Basketball
Jul 27, 2019

Five-Star Guard Brandon Boston Jr. Commits to Kentucky's 2020 Class
Boston is the No. 10 ranked prospect in the class of 2020.

Sports Illustrated NCAA Basketball
Jul 26, 2019

Cathy Inglese's Relentless Drive as a Coach Made Her Unforgettable
Longtime Boston College women's coach Cathy Inglese, who died this week at age 60, left a lasting impact on the game of basketball and those closest to her.

Sports Illustrated NCAA Basketball
Jul 25, 2019

NCAA Gives UNC Greensboro Three Years of Probation for Sports Wagering
Two former staff members placed wagers in violation of NCAA rules, including bets on the university's men's basketball team.

Sports Illustrated NCAA Basketball
Jul 25, 2019

Which Teams Could Win Their First National Title in the Next Decade?
Plenty of schools are still chasing their first national championship in program history. Who might be next to accomplish the feat?

Sports Illustrated NCAA Basketball
Jul 23, 2019

Kentucky vs. Texas Tech Headlines SEC/Big 12 Challenge Matchups
All 10 SEC/Big 12 matchups will be held on Jan. 26.

Sports Illustrated NCAA Basketball
Jul 23, 2019

DePaul's Dave Leitao Gets Three-Game Suspension, Program Placed on Probation
The DePaul men's basketball program was also placed on probation for three years.

Sports Illustrated NCAA Basketball
Jul 23, 2019

Pac-12 Offseason Report: Power Rankings and Burning Questions for 2019-20
After a rocky 2018-19 season, will Pac-12 basketball bounce back this winter? It starts with the teams at the top.

Sports Illustrated NCAA Basketball
Jul 19, 2019

How the Trend of Top Recruits Staying Home Is Changing College Basketball
From Trae Young to James Wiseman, recent top recruits are increasingly shunning the bluebloods and opting to stay local for their one year in college.

Sports Illustrated NCAA Basketball
Jul 16, 2019

Big Ten Offseason Report: Power Rankings and Burning Questions for 2019-20
After sending eight teams to the NCAA tournament following a strong conference season, what will the Big Ten do for an encore?

Sports Illustrated NCAA Basketball
Jul 15, 2019

Binghamton University Basketball Player Calistus Anyichie Identified in Drowning
Anyichie was a 19-year-old entering his sophomore year at the university.

Sports Illustrated NCAA Basketball
Jul 12, 2019

UNLV Grad Transfer Shakur Juiston Commits to Oregon
Juiston averaged 14.6 points and 10 rebounds as a freshman before suffering a knee injury and playing in just eight games in 2018-19.

Sports Illustrated NCAA Basketball
Jul 11, 2019

Loaded Battle 4 Atlantis Bracket Set With UNC, Gonzaga, Michigan, More
This year's Battle 4 Atlantis Thanksgiving tournament looks like it will be a great one.

Sports Illustrated NCAA Basketball
Jul 11, 2019

College Lacrosse Star Pat Spencer Ready for Turn on the Hardwood
After four years as an All-American lacrosse star, can Pat Spencer successfully make the jump to college basketball? He'll get his chance with Northwestern this winter.

Sports Illustrated NCAA Basketball
Jul 11, 2019

The Severe Penalties NC State Could Face for Recruiting Allegations Involving Dennis Smith Jr.
NC State's basketball team could face severe penalties if found guilty of committing a Level I infraction, including a postseason ban and reduction in scholarships.

Sports Illustrated NCAA Basketball
Jul 10, 2019

NC State Receives NCAA Notice of Allegations Related to Dennis Smith Jr.'s Recruitment
The NCAA has alleged two Level I violations and two Level II violations.

Sports Illustrated NCAA Basketball
Jul 09, 2019

Big East Offseason Report: Power Rankings and Burning Questions for 2019-20
Can Seton Hall and Villanova lead the way as the Big East looks to rebound from a disappointing 2018-19 season?

Sports Illustrated NCAA Basketball
Jul 06, 2019

German Guard Franz Wagner Commits to Michigan for 2019-20 Season
Franz Wagner is the brother of former Michigan standout forward Moritz Wagner.

Sports Illustrated NCAA Basketball
Jul 05, 2019

Ex-Arizona Commit Terry Armstrong Joins R.J. Hampton, LaMelo Ball in NBL
The four-star wing opted to play professionally and bypass NCAA basketball.

Sports Illustrated NCAA Basketball
Jul 05, 2019

Which Hoops Coach Will Win His First National Championship Next?
After Virginia's Tony Bennett did it in 2019, which coach will be next to capture his first national title in basketball?

Sports Illustrated NCAA Basketball
Jul 04, 2019

Five-Star Small Forward Jalen Johnson Commits to Duke's 2020 Class
Johnson chose the Blue Devils over Arizona, Wisconsin and UCLA.

Sports Illustrated NCAA Basketball
Jul 02, 2019

UConn Gets Two Years' Probation for NCAA Violations Under Former Coach Kevin Ollie
UConn's men's basketball program has been placed on probation for two years.

Sports Illustrated NCAA Basketball
Jul 01, 2019

Big 12 Offseason Report: Power Rankings and Burning Questions for 2019-20
Kansas's streak of 14 consecutive Big 12 titles was snapped last season, but can the Jayhawks recapture another conference crown in this campaign?

Sports Illustrated NCAA Basketball
Jul 01, 2019

Brad Calipari Transferring From Kentucky to Detroit Mercy
Kentucky coach John Calipari's son Brad is leaving his program for Detroit Mercy.

Sports Illustrated NCAA Basketball
Jul 01, 2019

Syracuse's Tiana Mangakahia Diagnosed With Breast Cancer
Mangakahia will begin chemotherapy this week.

Sports Illustrated NCAA Basketball
Jun 27, 2019

Former Kansas Guard Quentin Grimes Transfers to Houston
The former five-star recruit played all 36 games for Kansas last season.

Sports Illustrated NCAA Basketball
Jun 27, 2019

Florida Wins the Kerry Blackshear Jr. Sweepstakes and Watches Its Ceiling Rise
The Gators were already one of Kentucky's primary challengers in next year's SEC race. Now they could be co-favorites.

Sports Illustrated NCAA Basketball
Jun 26, 2019

UConn Board of Trustees Approves Move Back to the Big East
The Huskies are leaving the AAC.

Sports Illustrated NCAA Basketball
Jun 26, 2019

Report: Kerry Blackshear Jr. Transferring to Florida From Virginia Tech
Blackshear Jr. was widely regarded as the best available grad transfer in 2019.

Sports Illustrated NCAA Basketball
Jun 26, 2019

Kerry Blackshear Jr. Transferring to Florida From Virginia Tech
Blackshear Jr. was widely regarded as the best available grad transfer in 2019.

Sports Illustrated NCAA Basketball
Jun 25, 2019

ACC Offseason Report: Power Rankings and Burning Questions for 2019-20
After a season spent in the orbits of Duke and Virginia, how will the rest of the ACC reload for a new-look race?

Sports Illustrated NCAA Basketball
Jun 22, 2019

Report: UConn Expected to Leave AAC and Return to Big East
UConn could be headed back to the Big East.

Sports Illustrated NCAA Basketball
Jun 21, 2019

2019 NBA Draft Picks Who Defied Their High School Recruiting Rankings
Look no further than the top half of the lottery for proof that recruiting rankings aren't the end-all, be-all.

Sports Illustrated NCAA Basketball
Jun 20, 2019

Which College Had the Most Players Selected in the First Round of the NBA Draft?
Duke, North Carolina and Kentucky had three players selected in the first round of the 2019 NBA draft.

Sports Illustrated NCAA Basketball
Jun 19, 2019

Report: Arizona Commit Terry Armstrong Bypassing College to Play Professionally
The four-star wing will either play in the G League or overseas instead.

Sports Illustrated NCAA Basketball
Jun 18, 2019

AAC Offseason Report: Power Rankings and Burning Questions for 2019-20
Penny Hardaway has assembled the AAC's best roster. Will his super-young Memphis team back up the hype?

Sports Illustrated NCAA Basketball
Jun 14, 2019

Five Offseason Sleeper Teams That Could Make Noise in 2019-20
These programs didn't make our Top 25 Reset for 2019-20, but it would be wise to keep them in mind heading into the summer.

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