At first glance, the 2015 class isn't all that unusual. Duke is atop the class rankings and Kentucky is right behind. But that's when it starts to take a different turn. Of the top 15 players in the ESPN 100, only five committed to what would be considered "blue blood" programs (six if you count Diamond Stone and Maryland).
about 4 days ago | Jeff Borzello | NCB On The Trail
NEW YORK -- The Dick's Sporting Goods High School National Tournament crowned a champion on Saturday at Madison Square Garden with a familiar name as Montverde Academy (Fla.) won its second straight title, this time 71-62 over Oak Hill Academy (Va.
about 410 days ago | Paul Biancardi | NCB On The Trail
Who is the best high school basketball team in the country? That question will be answered by the end of the weekend as the Dick's Sporting Goods High School National Tournament began Thursday at New York Christ The King High School.
about 413 days ago | Adam Finkelstein | NCB On The Trail
The holiday season is a busy time for college basketball recruiters. About a month into the season, and only a couple of weeks removed from the early signing period, recruiting lists tend to be regenerated as coaches learn new things about their team and move on to new prospects.
about 528 days ago | RecruitingNation | NCB On The Trail
Arizona head coach Sean Miller has the Wildcats off to terrific start, as they are currently ranked No. 2 after winning the NIT Season Tip-Off by knocking off No. 10 Duke. Expect this trend by the Wildcats to continue because Miller has consistently added four- and five-star recruits to the roster since taking over at Arizona for the legendary Lute Olson in April 2009.
about 534 days ago | Reggie Rankin | NCB On The Trail
Why he committed: Stanley Johnson (Santa Ana, Calif./Mater Dei) has developed a close relationship with Sean Miller and the Arizona staff through the years. He has been to the campus a few times and it was always thought amongst the scouting community that the Wildcats would be there in the end.
about 552 days ago | Joel Francisco | NCB On The Trail
With seven ESPN 100 commitments in as many days, the last week has been incredibly busy on the recruiting wire, but the best could still be yet to come with Reid Travis, Cliff Alexander, Jahlil Okafor and Tyus Jones all likely to make decisions in time to sign during the early signing period, which begins next week.
about 561 days ago | Adam Finkelstein | NCB On The Trail
The subject of positions has become a hot topic of basketball at all levels, with the same questions being asked all the way from the NBA down to the youth levels. Are traditional positions still relevant?
about 589 days ago | Adam Finkelstein | NCB On The Trail
The power forward position has traditionally been a player with a combination of size and strength who can score in the paint. Specifically, the "four man" plays in the high post facing the basket or in low post with his back to the basket scoring, passing and using his dribble.
about 627 days ago | Paul Biancardi | NCB On The Trail