Recruiting reporter Jeff Borzello joins ESPN's Phil Murphy to discuss the precedent of a transcendent recruit joining a program outside college basketball's top, top tier and leaving for the NBA after one season.
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 405 days ago | Jeff Borzello | NCB On The Trail
To return to the NCAA tournament, a team needs contributions from both returning players and incoming recruits. Here's a look at LSU and its chances of dancing again in 2016. Quick references: 2014-15 roster 2015 recruiting Possible 2015-16 starting five G: Jalyn Patterson G: Keith Hornsby F: Tim Quarterman F: Jordan Mickey C: Jarell Martin Who is lost: The only two seniors on the LSU roster are guard Antonio Robinson and forward John Odo, who both play less than 10 minutes per game, which means all five starters could return.
about 465 days ago | Reggie Rankin | NCB On The Trail
ORLANDO, Fla. -- The Hoop Exchange Player Showdown, under the leadership of Scott Golden and Brad Winton, featured some of the best talent the Sunshine State has to offer. Day 1, the freshmen and sophomores put their talent on display, and Day 2, the juniors and seniors took center stage.
about 482 days ago | Reggie Rankin | NCB On The Trail
Now that the rosters are set for the 38th annual McDonald's All American Game -- featuring the top 24 senior high school basketball players in the country -- let's take a closer look at the East team and a few of the many strengths its players will bring when they take on the West team April 1 at United Center in Chicago (9 p.
about 515 days ago | Reggie Rankin | NCB On The Trail