PORTLAND, Ore. -- In the 17th annual Nike Hoop Summit on Saturday, the USA team defeated the World team 84-73 for the first USA win since 2011. The USA squad featured a balanced attack as four players scored in double figures: Justise Winslow (Duke signee) led the USA team with 16 points, Jahlil Okafor (Duke) and Kelly Oubre (Kansas) each scored 14 points and Tyus Jones (Duke) added 13.
about 247 days ago | Paul Biancardi | NCB On The Trail
Scouting the country each year I'll not only see players' skills, athletic ability and basketball IQ, but I'll also witness their character along the way. This year's class might not have any NBA superstars at the moment, but it will have difference-makers for the college game, both in the short term as well as those who will make a difference in time because of their character traits combined with their talent.
about 252 days ago | Paul Biancardi | NCB On The Trail
CHICAGO -- The prestigious McDonald's All American Game annually brings together the best talent in high school basketball, all on one stage. Here are a few game matchups to watch for this year's star-studded event, which can be seen live on ESPN Wednesday night at 9:30 ET.
about 260 days ago | Reggie Rankin | NCB On The Trail
There are a lot of different ways to win in college basketball, but one of the few staples of virtually all good teams is a commitment to defense. Ironically, good individual defenders never seem to get the credit they deserve, and that can even be true with the recruiting process.
about 281 days ago | ESPN.com staff | NCB On The Trail