College basketball recruiting: Arkansas beats out Alabama for five-star class of 2022 guard Nick Smith Jr.

247Sports Arkansas landed one of its highest-rated basketball commitments of the 247Sports era on Wednesday, when five-star combo guard Nick Smith Jr. committed to the Razorbacks over Alabama, Auburn and Arkansas-Pine Bluff. Smith, an Arkansas native,...

College athletes at private schools are employees who can unionize, NLRB general counsel says

College athletes at private institutions should be considered employees under the National Labor Relations Act, opening the door for athletes to unionize with protections from the National Labor Relations Board, the organization’s general counsel said Wednesday...

College Basketball: Top 25 Rankings (No. 25 through No. 21)

After spending literal hours putting together a top 25, in which I wrote several pieces on teams before deciding that they didn’t belong, I have finally put together what I think will be the best teams...

Candid Coaches: What are the vaccination rates in college basketball heading into this season?

CBS Sports college basketball writers Gary Parrish and Matt Norlander surveyed more than 100 coaches for our annual Candid Coaches series. They polled everyone from head coaches at elite programs to assistants at smaller Division I...

Candid Coaches: Who will be the best player in college basketball this season?

CBS Sports college basketball writers Gary Parrish and Matt Norlander surveyed more than 100 coaches for our annual Candid Coaches series. They polled everyone from head coaches at elite programs to assistants at some of the...

College basketball’s top 10 super seniors: Villanova’s Collin Gillespie lead group back for bonus season

More than a year and a half after the arrival of COVID-19 forced the cancelation of the 2020 college basketball postseason, the fallout from relaxed eligibility rules due to the pandemic will finally be felt in...