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January 15th, 2016

2016 Jordan Brand Classic Roster

Fri, 01/15/2016 - 8:54am

The 2016 Jordan Brand Classic will take place April 15 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY. Here are the initial 16 high school senior standouts selected to participate in the event.

January 13th

The Glove Part 2

Thu, 01/14/2016 - 6:34am

Like Jordan, Ewing and Miller, the last name Payton is one that is revered by all in the basketball community. The first name that comes to mind is NBA Champion and Hall of Famer Gary Payton, who is still among the NBA's all-time leaders in both assists and steals. And even though "The Glove" has been retired for the better part of 8 years, I doubt you can find anyone in the Pacific Northwest that isn't familiar with that name.

January 10th

NCAA Power 16 Rankings

Mon, 01/11/2016 - 4:01am

A week ago Kansas and Oklahoma gave us the measuring stick for every other college basketball game we want to refer to as “great”.

Perry EllisPerry EllisLet’s see if another Big 12 Conference tilt – this, too, involving the now-No. 1-ranked Jayhawks in the latest Power 16 – can approach it for sheer joyous entertainment value.

January 8th

2016 Extended NBA Mock 2.0

Fri, 01/08/2016 - 9:49am

January 7th

2015 Draft Day Challenge Winner

Thu, 01/07/2016 - 2:19pm

Leland PageLeland PageOur user mock draft feature is back and we welcome our NBADraft.net community to create a mock draft and keep it updated leading up to this year's draft.

Last year's winner Leland Page (moochiee) of Victoria, BC scored 120 points and won the 2015 Draft Day Challenge, and received a pair of adidas Eurocamp custom shoes. Congratulations Leland!

January 5th

Les Schwab Invitational

Tue, 01/05/2016 - 3:20pm

The 20th Annual Les Schwab Invitational took place at Liberty High School in Hillsboro, Oregon from December 27-30. The tournament tends to feature Oregon schools with a couple of programs from nearby Washington, along with two traditional powerhouses with Maryland’s DeMatha Catholic and Virginia’s Oak Hill Academy. It featured both of the East Coast schools in the final, with the incredibly deep Oak Hill squad gaining an 82-66 win over DeMatha to claim the Les Schwab title.

January 4th

NCAA Power 16 Rankings

Mon, 01/04/2016 - 5:00pm

Isaiah CousinsIsaiah CousinsWe didn’t have to go too deeply into 2016 to get a confrontation between No.’s 1 vs. 2.

With the Oklahoma Sooners remaining No. 1 in the Power 16 for the third week in a row and Kansas moving up to No. 2 following then-No. 2 Michigan State’s loss at Iowa last week, that confrontation will take play in Lawrence Monday night when Kansas plays host to the Sooners.

December 28th, 2015

NCAA Power 16 Rankings

Mon, 12/28/2015 - 1:50pm

None of the teams in the Power 16 lost last week.

Hence, there is no movement – up or down – in the “updated” ratings.

So, with play scheduled to begin this week in the majority of the conferences, let’s take this time to offer up an “All-American team” for the “15” portion of the 2015-16 schedule.

And it goes like this:

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December 21st

NCAA Power 16 Rankings

Mon, 12/21/2015 - 11:50am

Brice JohnsonBrice JohnsonThere was a shakeup in the top 2, with one Big 12 team (Oklahoma) moving in for another (Iowa State) in this week’s updated Power 16 ratings.

With three teams in last week’s rankings losing games, there also are some major changes in the rest of this week’s Power 16.

Most notably among those changes are Duke (which fell to Utah) and Kentucky (falling to Ohio State) dropping out of the latest Power 16.

December 18th

Bluegrass Showcase: Top Prospects

Fri, 12/18/2015 - 11:47pm

Lexington hosted top players who could potentially play their college ball in the bluegrass state. The showcase consisted of four games featuring five elite teams. Arizona State, Louisville, Kentucky, and Indiana were some of the teams in attendance. Here are a few players that stood out.

DeAndre Ayton – 7’0 Hillcrest Academy 2017