Iowa State Big 12 Preview

Season Preview: Iowa State Last Season: 24-11 (NCAA 2nd Round) Key Losses: Monte Morris, Nazareth Mitrou-Long, Deonte Burton, Matt Thomas Key Additions: Lindell Wigginton, Terrence Lewis   The Cyclones were riding high coming into the NCAA tournament last year after winning the Big 12 tournament, but that was quickly put to a halt when they

West Virginia Big 12 Preview

Season Preview: West Virginia Last Season: 28-9, NCAA Sweet 16 Key Losses: Nathan Adrian, Tarik Phillip Key Additions: D'Angelo Hunter   It is hard to know what to expect from the West Virginia Mountaineers in any given season. Despite their unorthodox approach to basketball, Bob Huggins's team seems to always put together a solid season

Recruiting Update: October 5

Wow! It may have been overshadowed by the FBI investigation and practice beginning but the recruiting world has been hot in the past week and a half. We have had tons of decommitments and commitments on the recruiting trail. Here is everything to get you up to date. Decommitments 4-star Ian

CPP Top 100: #10 Devonte’ Graham

Leading up to 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

CPP Top 100: #11 Jock Landale

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: #13 Landry Shamet

Landry Shamet Wichita State G 6’4 188 lbs. Sophomore 2016-2017 Stats: 11.4 Ppg, 2.8 Rpg, 3.3 Apg Why They Are Here After a promising freshman campaign was cut short by an injury, Shamet became a household name last season after a medical redshirt season, leading the Shockers to yet another MVC championship. He became a true

Emmitt Matthews, Jr. Commits to UConn

    It’s exactly 3,000 miles from Tacoma, Washington to Storrs, Connecticut. But that’s the trip Emmitt Matthews, Jr. will make when he begins his college career next season. The class of 2018 wing pledged to the Huskies Saturday night while on an official visit. At six feet, seven inches, the versatile

CPP Top 100: #20 Mo Bamba

Mo Bamba Texas C 7’0” Freshman 2016-2017 Stats: N/A Why They Are Here After a very strange situation involving his cousin accusing him of being ineligible, Mo Bamba is ready to turn the program around with Shaka Smart at the helm. Bamba is a physical freak with a 7’8” wingspan and 9’6” standing reach. Add that

CPP Top 100: #24 DeAndre Ayton

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

James Akinjo Commits to UConn

Though they come from different coasts, there’s some shades of Shabazz Napier to the game of diminutive guard James Akinjo. He’s a good shooter, lockdown defender, and excellent passer. He’s also got a knack for winning at all costs, having won MVP as he guided the Oakland Soldiers to the

CPP Top 100: #31 Thomas Welsh

Thomas Welsh UCLA C 7’0 255 Senior 2016-2017 Stats: 10.8 Ppg, 8.7 Rpg, 1.0 Apg Why They Are Here As a freshman in high school I watched him lead my school’s nationally ranked basketball team to successful season, now as a freshman in college I’m writing about him. Going into his senior season, Tom is one

Top 10 Sophomores

The sophomore class is absolutely loaded thanks to some surprises during the NBA Draft decision process. Without further ado here are the Top 10 sophomores in college basketball.    

CPP Top 100: #33 Moritz Wagner

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