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2019 Hot Board: Where are the top recruits headed?

Arizona recently landed five-star guard Nico Mannion. How is the rest of the 2019 class shaping up?

15 breakout players to know for 2018-19

Increased opportunities will result in increased production from these soon-to-be familiar names.

Miami dismisses guard Wilson from program

Guard Miles Wilson has been dismissed from the Miami Hurricanes' men's basketball program for failing to meet team expectations.

Facing charges, OK State's Weathers suspended

Facing grand larceny charges, Michael Weathers was suspended by Oklahoma State.

PG James commits to Vols after offer at age 13

Five-star point guard Josiah James, ranked No. 20 in the ESPN 100, has committed to Tennessee over Clemson, Duke and Michigan State.

Div. III St. Joseph officially hires Jim Calhoun

Jim Calhoun, who has a career record of 873-380 and led UConn to three national titles before retiring in 2012, has been hired as coach at Saint Joseph.

Show-cause ruling concerns Pac-12 commish

Pac-12 commissioner Larry Scott believes a tentative ruling making show-cause orders illegal in California would threaten NCAA membership for state schools.

Hurley, UConn land No. 87 recruit Bouknight

Guard James Bouknight, ranked 87th in the ESPN 100, is the first player from the Class of 2019 to commit to UConn and first-year coach Dan Hurley.

No. 2 point guard Mannion commits to Arizona

Mannion, who recently reclassified and is ESPN's No.11 overall player in the class of 2019, chose Arizona over Marquette.

The coaches best known for offensive, defensive excellence

Tony Bennett is renowned for his defensive schemes at Virginia. Jay Wright has turned Villanova into an offensive juggernaut. Which coaches rank highest on each side of the ball?

Commitment tracker for top prospects in 2019

The recruiting landscape is heating up. Find out where the top 30 players in the 2019 ESPN 100 are headed next season.

What five-star ESPN 100 recruit Josiah James brings to Tennessee

James is the highest-ranked prospect to commit to the Vols under coach Rick Barnes.

Which programs are top recruits leaning toward?

Recruits are taking their official visits, meaning it's time to make predictions about where they're leaning.

What to expect from Duke's talented freshmen on defense

Mike Krzyzewski switched to zone last season to mask his young team's defensive frailties. Will we see that again in 2018-19?

Best- and worst-case scenario for each Top 25 team

For some teams, a win in the NCAA tournament would be a significant achievement. For the elite contenders, anything short of a Final Four run would be a disappointment.

What ESPN 100 point guard Nico Mannion will bring to Arizona

He'll fit in with Sean Miller's plans for a faster tempo on offense.

Five burning questions, players to watch for the Big Ten in 2018-19

Despite Michigan's run to the national championship game, it was a disappointing postseason performance for the Big Ten. Will that change in 2018-19?

Five burning questions, players to watch for the ACC in 2018-19

The Tar Heels and Blue Devils are chock-full of NBA talent and Final Four contenders. But there's strength in numbers in the ACC.

"Basketball: A Love Story" book excerpt: First Loves

In this exclusive excerpt from "Basketball: A Love Story," the icons who changed the game share the first moment the game changed them.