Next 1 of 31 Prev post Use your ← → (arrows) to browse 2009 APR 06: Tyler Hansbrough (50) from the University of North Carolina waives to the Tar Heel fans after cutting down the net following the Division I Men’s Final Four Basketball Championship Game held at Ford Field in Detroit, MI. North Carolina defeated Michigan St. 89-72 to claim the championship title. Rich Clarkson/NCAA Photos via Getty Images. Still under two decades into this century, we’ve seen some all-timers in college basketball but which 30 players stand as the greatest since 2000? College basketball is a brand of the sport unlike any other. At maximum, players arrive at their chosen school and stay for four years, though many of the best in the modern era leave well before that. What’s more, the players are just 18 years old (give or take) upon arrival, meaning that many are still developing and transforming as they mature. While there is still some of that at the next level, … [Read more...] about 30 greatest college basketball players this century
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These are strange and dark days for college basketball. A year ago, an FBI investigation exposed the worst kept secret in the sport: the black market that exists for recruits because of the NCAA’s outdated amateurism rules. That case went to court this month in Manhattan, with a guilty verdict coming down on Wednesday that puts serious jail time in front of the former Adidas executives and agency middleman who were on trial. Meanwhile, a new college basketball season is set to begin in just a couple short weeks. At ACC Media Day on Wednesday, Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim went in on the idea of paying college players, and took a shot at a former recruit who ended turning pro rather than honoring his commitment to the Orange. No less of an authority than LeBron James took notice. LeBron James vs. Jim Boeheim happened on Twitter Let’s start with Darius Bazley, the former five-star recruit who committed to Syracuse until he decided to renege on that commitment to join the … [Read more...] about Jim Boeheim really doesn’t want college basketball players to get paid. LeBron James is laughing at him.
Sims died early Friday morning by Barrett Sallee @BarrettSallee 1m ago • 1 min read LSU football players took the field Saturday night vs. Ole Miss in Baton Rouge with heavy hearts, one day after basketball player Wayde Sims was shot and killed in Baton Rouge near the campus of Southern University following an early morning altercation outside of a Subway restaurant.Players honored their fallen classmate in a variety of ways, and the crowd held a moment of silence prior to the team taking the field.LSU basketball coach Will Wade released a statement Friday morning."We are all devastated," he said. "We need your prayers for Wayde, for his family, for all of us. We are heartbroken."Baton Rouge police arrested 20-year-old Dyteon Simpson was arrested and charged with second-degree murder. "On behalf of LSU, I would like to thank the Baton Rouge Police Department, East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Department, the District Attorney's office and all law … [Read more...] about LOOK: LSU football players honor fallen basketball player Wayde Sims prior to game
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Weathers is accused of stealing a wallet by Kyle Boone @Kyle__Boone moments ago • 1 min read Michael Weathers, a redshirt sophomore transfer guard for the Oklahoma State men's basketball team, is facing criminal charges for felony grand larceny and knowingly concealing stolen property. He has been suspended by the team, CBS Sports has learned.Weathers is accused of stealing a wallet with contents -- of which include a debit card, school ID, credit card and insurance card, among other things -- on Sept. 9 at J.R. Murphy's, a local bar, according to police and court documents obtained by CBS Sports. The total estimated stolen value is $85, according to the incident report.Oklahoma State coach Mike Boynton provided a statement to CBS Sports: "Michael was suspended from team activities as soon as we learned of the incident. He remains suspended indefinitely."Weathers was released on a recognizance bond on Sept. 10 and arraigned on Sept. 11. He has a … [Read more...] about Oklahoma State basketball player Michael Weathers suspended, faces felony grand larceny charge