Toughest college basketball schedules 2021-22: Alabama, UNC, Gonzaga face difficult nonconference slates

The countdown to college basketball season is going by quickly as teams begin taking the court this weekend for exhibition games in anticipation of opening day on Nov. 9. For some programs, the sense of urgency...

Indiana basketball recruiting: Four-star CG Jakai Newton commits to Hoosiers on CBS Sports HQ

247Sports Indiana picked up its first commitment of the 2023 recruiting class on Friday, when four-star combo guard Jakai Newton picked the Hoosiers live on CBS Sports HQ over Georgia and Vanderbilt, among others. Newton is...

NBA DFS: Domantas Sabonis and top DraftKings, FanDuel daily Fantasy basketball picks for Oct. 22, 2021

Perfecting your NBA DFS strategy early is always a challenge and less than a week into the 2021-22 NBA season, we’ve seen some unexpectedly impressive individual performances. Evan Fournier began his Knicks career by pouring in...

2021-22 CBS Sports college basketball preseason awards: Our player, coach and freshman of the year

We’ve now hit the phase where we must start handing out the big (virtual) hardware. It’s that most cherished of moments: the preseason awards! Here at CBS Sports, we focus on the big three: Player, freshman...

What you need to know about the 2021-22 college basketball season

What you need to know about the 2021-22 college basketball season originally appeared on NBC Sports Boston The 2021-22 men’s college basketball season starts in just a few weeks, and the new season won’t be short...

Syracuse basketball recruiting: Four-star wing Chris Bunch commits to Orange on CBS Sports HQ

247Sports Coveted Class of 2022 basketball prospect Chris Bunch announced his commitment to Syracuse live Thursday on CBS Sports HQ as he picked the Orange over Washington and Rutgers. Bunch is ranked the No. 58 overall...

Kansas basketball recruiting: Four-star C Ernest Udeh Jr. commits to Jayhawks on CBS Sports HQ

247Sports Kansas won a high-stakes recruiting battle on Wednesday night as four-star big man Ernest Udeh Jr., a top-30 national talent and the No. 7 center in the Class of 2022 according to the 247Sports Composite...

Kentucky basketball to retire jersey in honor of Tubby Smith during game vs. High Point in December

Getty Images The Kentucky basketball program will retire a jersey in the honor of Tubby Smith in December, the program announced on Tuesday. Smith, the legendary former UK coach, led the program to a 263-83 record...

Women’s college basketball rankings: South Carolina is No. 1 ahead of UConn, Stanford in preseason AP Top 25

It’s been just over six month since Stanford overcame South Carolina in a thrilling Final Four matchup en route to its third NCAA championship. The Gamecocks, however, grabbed the first win of the 2022 season —...

Preseason AP college basketball poll is out. Where is Ohio State?

You know that college basketball season is just around the corner when the teams and conferences have their media days and when the official preseason polls come out. Well, check, and check. Not only did Ohio...