The official start of preseason college basketball practice is here, and opening tipoff is in six weeks. So let's preview the season.
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Origin story: How the amazing AJ Dybantsa became a prep basketball marvel
Matt Painter's got a big idea to change Purdue's fortunes in March
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With supersized conferences, the NCAA Tournament might have to expand to survive
Kansas, Marquette, Duke and Purdue lead our men's college basketball preseason Top 25
Tennessee, Michigan State and defending champion UConn also are among the top teams heading into the season.
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College basketball’s most dominant force can’t change who he is. Can he change perceptions?
What works for football is nearly untenable for every other sport. But is a breakaway feasible?
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The ACC might have gained stability with expansion, but it lost part of its soul
How will Big Ten manage 18-team, bicoastal basketball league? 'I have zero clue'
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O'Neil: Latest realignment moves prove no one is minding the store
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Mandel: Pac-12's cause of death is about gross failure of leadership
What is Orange basketball without Jim Boeheim? 'It is going to be different.'
A 34-year-old 'rising star' takes over a Big East program — and bets on his brain
Penn State tries a new direction. 'No matter what, we’re going to be aggressive'
The beautiful mind of new Wichita State coach Paul Mills
Inside St. John's extreme makeover under Rick Pitino
Older teams are winning in college basketball. But some top recruits are coming to campus as quickly as possible.
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'The schedule is crazy.' The perpetual calendar is burning out college basketball coaches
Rising son: Inside Dylan Harper's climb to becoming the nation's No. 1 recruit
Duke is the highest-ranked ACC team in The Athletic's top 25 rankings at No. 3.
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Sherrell is the fifth-highest recruit ever for Alabama and its top-rated center.
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This season features four new members of the Big 12: Houston, BYU, Cincinnati and UCF.
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USC freshman Bronny James suffered cardiac arrest during an informal team practice on July 24.
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Tang, 56, was the Naismith Coach of the Year and Big 12 Coach of the Year in 2023.
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The official start of preseason college basketball practice is here, and opening tipoff is in six weeks. So let's dive into storylines.
A USA Today report indicates the Big 12 opted for a more amicable and less financially beneficial split than the league bylaws specified.
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Each of the three NCAA divisional governance structures will decide on the timing of discussing and adopting possible legislation.
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Dybantsa wowed everyone at Peach Jam and made a case as the top prep player in any class. "If I just need buckets, I’m probably taking AJ."
Knueppel is the No. 15 prospect in the 2024 class, according to 247 Sports Composite Rankings.
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Oregon State and Washington State are the two remaining members of the Pac-12 and have expressed interest in rebuilding the conference.
College and pro scouts flocked to Atlanta to get a close look at some of the top prep prospects in the country.
Miami Lands five-star SG Jalil Bethea.
Conference play begins on Dec. 1 when Maryland faces Indiana on the road and Northwestern hosts Purdue.
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Eschewing modern trends, Painter is tinkering with moving 6-foot-9 sophomore Trey Kaufman-Renn into the starting lineup for more offense.
Morris entered a plea deal to end a misdemeanor assault case in Texas on Thursday.
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Associate head coach Phil Martelli will oversee the program in Howard's absence.
This isn't the first effort to form a union of college athletes, but it could be the first successful attempt.
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Organizers initially hoped to keep the Thanksgiving tournament on the island and infuse financial support to the devastated community.
Jump balls instead of possession arrows? Four quarters instead of two halves? Our panel offers some radical college basketball fixes.