College basketball rankings: Arizona State slips in Top 25 And 1 after Romello White enters transfer portal

One of the most surprising developments this offseason came when five-star guard Josh Christopher picked Arizona State over Michigan. It was a great moment for Sun Devils coach Bobby Hurley because, on paper, it meant a heralded recruit would be joining three experienced double-digit scorers from last season’s team. But Read more

Why Daishen Nix heading to the G League after he signed with UCLA could be a bad sign for college coaches

For decades, college basketball coaches have their hands full in the recruiting realm. Between juggling visits, jetting to and from events to scout prospects, and nurturing the relationships of recruits (plus those tied to them). Now they’re facing another challenge in addition to trying to stave off the college coaches Read more

2020 NFL Draft picks by college team, school: LSU ties all-time record, SEC on top for 14th straight year

For the 14th straight year, the SEC was the king of the NFL Draft. Given that a majority of college football’s talent pool lies in the South, it shouldn’t be a major surprise that the SEC led all conferences with 63 picks in the 2020 NFL Draft. That falls just Read more

Intraconference college football an option in 2020 if leagues cannot align return-to-play timelines

Ray Tanner did not mean to cause a stir Friday. But when the South Carolina athletic director said conferences “might not be aligned” in a return to play from the coronavirus pandemic, speculation flew. Tanner made the statement during a board of trustees meeting. His answer suggested that all 130 Read more

College basketball coaching changes tracker: Wake Forest, Danny Manning part ways

College basketball’s quiet 2020 coaching carousel received a substantial jolt over the weekend when Wake Forest fired Danny Manning and launched the first major conference coaching search of this year’s cycle. Early indications are that the Demon Deacons have quality options to consider from the mid-major ranks as athletic director Read more

NCAA proposing new scheduling rules for college basketball next season

As some conferences in college basketball move toward a 20-game league slate, the NCAA’s Division I Council passed new scheduling criteria on Friday that is “intended to improve” the environment of early-season, multiple-team events in men’s basketball by restricting their total number of games to allow schools continued flexibility in Read more

College basketball rankings: After keeping Shaka Smart, No. 18 Texas lands five-star recruit Greg Brown

There was speculation, back in early-to-mid February, that Texas might make a coaching change after the season because the Longhorns appeared on the verge of missing the NCAA Tournament for the third time in five years under Shaka Smart. But when Texas started to turn things around and look like Read more