To return to the NCAA tournament, a team needs contributions from both returning players and incoming recruits. Here's a look at UCLA and its chances of dancing again in 2016. Quick references: 2014-15 roster 2015 recruiting Possible 2015-16 starting five G: Bryce Alford G: Isaac Hamilton F: Tony Parker F: Jonah Bolden C: Thomas Welsh Who is lost: The Bruins will part ways with first-team all-Pac 12 performer Norman Powell.
about 321 days ago | Joel Francisco | NCB On The Trail
What do Kansas, Kentucky, Duke, North Carolina, Arizona, Michigan State, Connecticut, Syracuse, Michigan, Ohio State, Louisville and North Carolina State have in common? Yes, they're all among the most prestigious college basketball programs in the country, but they're also among the programs battling it out for the 10 remaining prospects left available in the ESPN 100, eight of whom are among the top 12 ranked players in the country.
about 371 days ago | Adam Finkelstein | NCB On The Trail
LOS ANGELES -- We attended the Jordan Take Flight Challenge at the Jordan Hanger in Los Angeles, and here's what we saw. 1. DeAndre Ayton and Thon Maker are arguably two of the top 10 prospects in all of high school basketball and they impact the game in different ways.
about 403 days ago | Joel Francisco | NCB On The Trail
After the early-signing period, Kentucky is at the top of the class rankings. But with seven of the top-10 prospects in the ESPN 100 still uncommitted, there is plenty of work left to be done before the best class in the land is crowned.
about 434 days ago | Adam Finkelstein | NCB On The Trail
UNION, New Jersey -- The first wave of Nike's annual Skills Academies came to Kean University this week for The Bigs Skills Academy and The Ones Skills Academy, for big men and point guards, respectively.
about 596 days ago | Adam Finkelstein and John Stovall | NCB On The Trail
GARDEN GROVE, Calif. -- Gerry Freitas put together the most talent-laden So-Cal Hoop Review event in its tenure with 110 teams in attendance. Many of the elite players were on hand including UCLA commit Lonzo Ball, ESPN Super 60 prospects Kendall Small, Stephen Thompson Jr.
about 668 days ago | Joel Francisco | NCB On The Trail