CPP Top 100: #54 Marcus Foster

Marcus Foster Creighton 6’3 G 2016-17 Stats: 18.2 PPG, 2.9 RPG, 2.4 APG Why they are here After a tumultuous start to his career at Kansas State, Marcus Foster has found his spot in Omaha with Creighton. As a pure scorer, Foster was second in the Big East in scoring. Although he's never been a

CPP Top 100: #66 Bryant McIntosh

Bryant McIntosh Northwestern G 6’3 185 Senior 2016-2017 Stats: 14.8 PPG, 5.2 APG, 2.8 RPG Why They Are Here Bryant McIntosh stepped into a Wildcat team his freshman year and immediately became one of the more prolific scorers on the court. That hasn't changed, and last year his efforts pushed Northwestern to their first ever NCAA

CPP Top 100: #72 Ben Lammers

Leading up the season we are doing a countdown of the Top 100 players in college basketball. These rankings are based on a poll made up of 14 CPP writers. These writers span from UCLA to Seton Hall so there is very little bias. Each day we will release the

CPP Top 100: #92 Dakota Mathias

Dakota Mathias Purdue University SG 6'4 Senior 2016-2017 Stats: 9.7 points, 3.9 rebounds, 3.8 assists Why They Are Here Dakota "The Midwestern Cowboy" Mathias filled a key cog for Purdue last year as a three-point and defensive specialist as he averaged 47% behind the arc while also making the Big Ten All Defensive team. Along with

Sweet 16 Preview: #1 Kansas vs. #4 Purdue

#1 Kansas vs #4 Purdue Storyline: Purdue's big men vs. Kansas' back court At least in the top half of the Midwest Region chalk ruled with a typical one seed vs. four seed matchup. Kansas dominated Michigan State down the stretch to reach this point, while Purdue held on against Iowa State.

NCAA Tournament Preview: #5 Minnesota Golden Gopher vs #12 Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders

#5 Minnesota Golden Gopher vs #12 Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders South Region March Preview: Minnesota Golden Gophers   Minnesota Golden Gophers 24-9, (11-7) Player to Watch: Reggie Lynch (8.4 PPG, 6.2 RPG, .5 APG,) Although you may have expected to see Nate Mason here, I think Reggie Lynch is a key piece in this game. Although his

5 Things Across College Basketball

  1. Is Gonzaga still a number one seed if they lose Saturday at St. Mary’s? Zach- Personally, I think this Gonzaga team is the best I have seen. Better than the Adam Morrison teams, and better than the Kyle Wiltjer or Kevin Pangos teams. It annoys me to no end when

5 Things Around College Basketball

1. What team has been the biggest surprise so far? Zach- There are a few good options here. Florida State has put together a great season so far, sitting atop the gauntlet that is the ACC. Also, I personally didn’t think Arizona would look this good at this point, winning 12

5 Things Around College Basketball

  1. What do you make of the Big Ten so far? Ryan - If you’d have asked anyone before the season who the Goliaths of the conference would turn out to be, you’d likely have received the same answer every time. This league appeared to be built around Indiana, Purdue, Michigan

CPP Conference Play Preview: Big Ten

With the non-conference season coming to a close, we will be previewing each of the power six conferences based on what we have learned so far this year and guide you through what to look out for as the season continues. Here is your guide to the Big Ten. Pre-Conference Play All-Big

2016 ACC vs. Big Ten Challenge Preview

Every year, the ACC is put up against the Big Ten for bragging rights as the better basketball conference. Although the ACC had dominated prior to the Big Ten's first win in 2009 (after 10 ACC wins to start the Challenge), the Big Ten has now either tied or won

Purdue vs Utah State Cancun Challenge Preview

Thanksgiving week has long been the setting for a plethora of preseason tournaments, and that continues for both the Boilermakers and the Aggies. Purdue enters into the Cancun Challenge after sweating out a victory at home against Georgia State, while Utah State cruises into the Challenge after beating up on

Recruiting cranks up for Coach Cal and Kentucky

Although Coach Calipari and the Wildcats are currently sitting without a signed recruit for the 2017-2018 NCAA Basketball season, good news shall be on the way shortly Cats fans. The fall recruiting period for college basketball coaches has officially begun, granting Coach Calipari the autonomy to travel across the country to

Top 15 College Basketball Seniors for 2016-17

Here at College Pride Press we are going to be ranking the top players for each class for next year's college basketball season. I have been charged with ranking the seniors, as you'll see below. It should be an interesting year to see how seniors do, as last season was