4 hrs ago
Freshman Impact: Ohio State
For the "Freshman Impact" series, Insider's college basketball and recruiting experts will be teaming up to examine how 15 of the nation's best recruiting classes will fit in with their teams in the 2013-14 season.
16 hrs ago
Ranking the College Basketball Teams That Have Had the Best Offseasons So Far
On one end of the spectrum, you have a school like New Mexico that lost its coach to UCLA a mere days after he signed a 10-year contract, while on the other end a school like Kentucky spent the spring months finalizing the commitments from approximately 300 5-star recruits.
Sat May 18, 2013
Report: Oden looking 'unbelievable' in comeback
Nearly six years after he was the No. 1 pick in the 2007 NBA draft, unrestricted free agent center Greg Oden continues to attempt a comeback from a series of knee injuries that led to his release by the Blazers in 2012.
Mount Vernon News
Craft among OSU group coming to Mount Vernon
The man whose 3-pointer against Iowa State in this season's NCAA Tournament secured the Ohio State men's basketball team's place in the Sweet 16 will be one of five current or former Buckeyes who will be hoping to leave a lasting impact in Mount Vernon.
Thu May 16, 2013
Ohio State Basketball: Strengths and Weaknesses of Buckeyes' 2013-14 Roster
Deshaun Thomas or no Deshaun Thomas, the goals of the Ohio State basketball team heading into the 2013-14 season remain the same - a Big Ten regular-season championship, a Big Ten tournament title and a run to the Final Four.
Tue May 14, 2013
As always, Big Ten basketball will reload after NBA draft exits
Michigan's Trey Burke, right, and teammate Tim Hardaway Jr. walk down the court during the second half of their NCAA Final Four semifinal game against Syracuse The Big Ten Conference might be losing a handful of high-profile players to early entry in the NBA draft and dozens more to graduation, but it shouldn't stop business as usual for the ... (more)
Mon May 13, 2013
Ohio State Basketball: 5 Early Storylines from Buckeyes' 2014 Recruiting Trail
In today's what-have-you-done-for-me-lately age of college basketball, it has seemed like a lifetime since Ohio State brought in a top-notch recruiting class.
Fri May 10, 2013
Pros, cons of potential NCAA rules changes
On Thursday, the NCAA Men's Basketball Rules Committee announced recommended changes meant to bring balance to the game following the lowest-scoring season since 1952, a campaign that's sparked "growing criticism." These implementations must be approved by the rules oversight panel on June 18 in order to become effective for the 2013-14 season.
Thu May 09, 2013
NBA Am: The Stay In School Or Go Pro Debate
The NBA Draft early entrant list was locked in last week and while most players expected to be surefire lottery picks threw their names into the mix, one notable omission, Marcus Smart of Oklahoma State, decided to return to school and in the process helped stir up the perennial debate around this time of year.
The Washington Post
OSU-Md. in ACC/Big Ten Challenge
The Terrapins will travel to Columbus, Ohio, to face Ohio State on Dec. 4, the conferences announced Wednesday afternoon .
Wed May 08, 2013
Maryland draws Ohio State in Big Ten-ACC Challenge
Given Maryland's acrimonious departure from the ACC, there was a general line of thought the conference probably wouldn't do them any favors when it came to scheduling, including perhaps lobbying for them to get an unglamorous Big Ten-ACC matchup.
Ranking the Top 20 Seniors in College Basketball for 2013-14 Season
With early NBA departures the rule rather than the exception, impact seniors have become a rare breed in college basketball.
Ohio State Basketball: 5 Effects Roster Changes Will Have on Buckeyes in 2013-14
There were some teams that had dramatic roster changes this offseason - we are looking at you Kentucky - and others that basically stayed intact, like as Michigan State; but most fell somewhere in the middle.
Draft 2013: Anthony Bennett Falling?
Early Tuesday afternoon, ESPN's NBA Draft Insider Chad Ford reported that UNLV freshman forward Anthony Bennett will be out four months after surgery on his rotator cuff in his left shoulder that is expected to go down today.
Mon May 06, 2013
Looking ahead to Big Ten basketball's best in 2013-14
After cracking the starting lineup in the NCAA Tournament, Mitch McGary showed why he was one of the top recruits before his freshman season and why many experts had him a potential NBA lottery pick.
Ohio State Basketball: 5 Storylines to Monitor During Buckeyes' Offseason
The college basketball offseason makes Bo Ryan's offense look fast. It is approximately seven months of a hoop-less void that tests the patience of the most ardent fans across the country.
David Aldridge reports insider news from around the League.
The upcoming Draft continues to fluctuate seemingly every week, with prospects capable of playing multiple positions, depending on with whom you speak.
Thu May 02, 2013
Gary Harris and Adreian Payne rep Michigan State basketball on USA Today preseason All-American teams
It didn't take long for the decisions of Adreian Payne and Gary Harris to return for another season of college basketball to translate into All-American talk.
Wed May 01, 2013
The Des Moines Register
Predicting the 2013-14 Big Ten men's basketball race
The deadline for entering June's NBA Draft has come and gone. Last season's first all-Big Ten team - Trey Burke and Tim Hardaway, Jr., of Michigan; Victor Oladipo and Cody Zeller of Indiana; and Deshaun Thomas of Ohio State - all left with eligibility remaining.
Ohio State Basketball: Breaking Down Every Addition and Departure
The early offseason in college basketball means a handful of things - NBA departures, last second recruiting pitches, coaching changes, transfers and way too early Top 25 polls, to name a few.