Men’s College Basketball

Former women’s pro basketball player Corin Adams joins men’s coaching staff at Loyola (Md.)

Loyola University (Maryland) has hired Corin “Tiny” Adams, a former star for Morgan State’s women’s team who excelled as a professional overseas, as the second female assistant in Division I men’s basketball, coach Tavaras Hardy told ESPN on Thursday. She joins Edniesha Curry, an assistant for Maine’s squad, as the only women to have that …

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What to expect from the 2021 hiring (and firing) season for men’s college basketball coaches

Oct 1, 2020 John GasawayESPN Insider Close ESPN Insider college basketball contributor First began covering college hoops in 2004 Has written for Basketball Prospectus and the Wall Street Journal In a normal 21st century year, the churn rate for men’s college basketball head coaching jobs in the ACC, Big 12, Big East, Big Ten, Pac-12 …

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Class of 2023 recruiting rankings headlined by DaJuan Wagner Jr., Mikey Williams and Bronny James

The top 50 basketball recruits in the Class of 2023 was released by 247Sports on Wednesday. The list is as star-studded as ever led by the offspring of current and former stars of the sport in DaJuan Wagner, a former top-10 draft pick, and LeBron James, the Lakers star on the precipice of winning his …

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How Buzz Williams lured NBA Finals starters Jimmy Butler, Jae Crowder from JUCOs to Marquette

Buzz Williams was sitting at home with his family late Sunday, like millions of other Americans, enthusiastically watching the Eastern Conference Finals, where the underdog Miami Heat upset the Boston Celtics for the fourth time in six games to advance to the NBA Finals against LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers. Not long after …

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Hot board – Predicting where the top men’s basketball prospects will land

The Hot Board is back … kind of. Typically, we would have published weekly Hot Boards beginning around Labor Day weekend, when prospects around the country began to take their five official campus visits and college coaches began to conduct in-home and high school visits. But recruiting has been in a dead period since March, …

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Chris Mack jabs at John Calipari, revives Kentucky-Louisville rivalry

You like Duke–North Carolina? We all do. Great games, great teams, great entertainment. But if you want piss and vinegar with your college basketball rivalry instead of wine and cheese, you must salute the hate of Kentucky-Louisville. You must respect the petty. You must embrace the enmity of two fan bases that really, really—no, really—despise …

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Louisville’s Chris Mack goes on hilarious rant and then allows Kentucky to change date of annual game

USATSI A scheduling feud in the commonwealth of Kentucky was resolved in part via social media on Tuesday. After Kentucky coach John Calipari went on the record to say a game between Louisville and Kentucky was scheduled with a date and time unless “[Chris Mack’s Cardinals] choose not to play,” Mack went on an epic …

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