Mike Hopkins and new-look Husky men ready to ramp up for the 2022-23 season

Mike Hopkins has his mojo back. Admittedly, two straight losing seasons sapped the caffeine-fueled energy of the perpetually effervescent and enthusiastic Washington men’s basketball coach. It took a respectable 16-14 finish last season, including a fifth-place Pac-12 tie at 11-9 to quiet the “Fire Hopkins” chants and cool the hot seat beneath Hopkins, who enters … Read more

20 under-the-radar freshmen for the 2022-23 season

It’s never too early to start looking ahead! Check below for our list of 20 under-the-radar freshmen for the 2022-23 college basketball season. In no particular order: Mark Armstrong, Villanova: Cam Whitmore may be the focal point of the Wildcats’ freshman class, but Armstrong is also a leading man. A menace on the ball defensively, … Read more

What key question must be answered by each of Creighton basketball’s top returners?

Here is the Creighton men’s basketball schedule for the 2022-23 season. Creighton’s men’s basketball is swimming in hype and speculation at this point. Why not add to it? Here’s one important question each of the Jays top returners stand to answer this season: Ryan Kalkbrenner How much can his jumpshot move the … Read more

Indiana Basketball Preps for More Three-Point Production

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — First-year Indiana basketball coach Mike Woodson led his Hoosiers to their first NCAA Tournament since 2016 last season and a 21-14 overall record. It was a drastic improvement from previous seasons, but there’s one huge category Indiana is working on — three-point production. “That was a big problem last year,” Woodson said … Read more

Finally! Check out every game of the Arkansas basketball season, released at last

Most of the games on the Arkansas basketball schedule in 2022-23 were known. At least, opponents were. Now they’re official. The Razorbacks released their complete nonconference slate for coach Eric Musselman’s fourth year on Thursday. It came just a few weeks after the Southeastern Conference released the composite in-league schedule. Arkansas is largely expected to … Read more

SLU men’s basketball opens practice with huge roster, abundance of options

There were moments early on Travis Ford‘s tenure at St. Louis University when the Billikens had barely enough players to hold a productive practice and game rotations were easy because the bench was thin. In his seventh season as coach, Ford was on the floor Thursday for the first official day of practice with 16 … Read more

NCAA steering farther and farther away from harsh penalties

ncaa The days of postseason bans and crippling scholarship reductions to punish schools for breaking NCAA rules appear to be winding down. Memphis was placed on three years of probation earlier this week with a public reprimand and fined for NCAA violations related to the recruitment and short college career of James Wiseman, who is … Read more

Arkansas basketball releases full 2022-23 schedule

The Arkansas men’s basketball program released the full, 31-game schedule for the highly-anticipated 2022-23 season on Thursday. It is the most challenging slate yet for the head coach Eric Musselman as he enters his fourth year at the helm with a reloaded Razorback squad on the heels of consecutive Elite Eight runs. … Read more

Second Chance to Make First Pro Impression

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — OK, so it’s a round about kind of warped (maybe even a little dark) way to look at things, but Myreon Jones is certainly not the first college athlete to get a do-over of late on his senior season. Won’t be the last, either. The NCAA granted an extra year of eligibility … Read more

College basketball offseason winners and losers: Duke, Indiana make right moves; Louisville, Arizona stumble

College basketball teams around the country returned to the gym this week for their first official practices of the 2022-23 season, which unofficially brought the offseason to an end. While fans must wait several more weeks to see their programs in action, coaching staffs now have the chance to begin molding their squads into teams … Read more