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Ohio State's Thad Matta Says LeBron James Jr. Will Be on His Radar

Bleacherreport.com  -  Ohio State Buckeyes basketball coach Thad Matta is keeping his options open.The head coach admitted that Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James' son will be "on his radar" for recruiting when that day comes, according to Eric Seger from The Lantern:LeBron James Jr. is only nine years old, but the kid has clearly gotten some skills from his dad judging from this video.[YouTube, Twitter, h/t Co 21 days

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Villanova Basketball Recruiting: Biggest Competition for Top 2015 Targets

Bleacherreport.com  -  With the summer dwindling down and players headed back to school, the Villanova Wildcats have only three players left on their list of prospective targets for the class of 2015. The three players left on the table are Chris Silva, Jalen Brunson and Isaiah Briscoe, and each of those individuals possess a different challenge for the Wildcats with a different set of competitors lining up for th 58 days

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Players Who Can Carry Middling CBB Teams to the 2015 NCAA Tournament

Bleacherreport.com  -  No one considered North Carolina State a contender in the ACC last season, but the Wolfpack put together just enough of a resume to reach the NCAA tournament. Credit for every win that pulled the Pack into the Big Dance had to start with star forward T.J. Warren, who was awarded ACC Player of the Year honors for dragging his team as far as he did.As the 2014-15 season nears, there are teams just 58 days

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NCAA Basketball Recruiting: Pro-Player Comparisons for 5-Stars in Class of 2015

Bleacherreport.com  -  Coaches at the nation’s top college programs are eminently familiar with the NCAA basketball recruiting class of 2015, but fans may not have gotten to see much of the next crop of young stars. As these top prospects prepare for their senior years of high school, one way to get some perspective on what kinds of players they are is by looking at the pros they could grow up to become.Isaiah Br 67 days

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John Calipari Reportedly Spent $200K on Plane Trips for Recruiting in 2013

Bleacherreport.com  -  In case you didn't know already, recruiting the best high school players in the country doesn't come cheap.According to The Courier-Journal's Kyle Tucker, Kentucky coach John Calipari spent more than $200,000 on plane trips for recruiting visits in 2013 alone. That number doesn't include commercial flights, jets provided by boosters, hotels or car rentals.The Wildcats coach reportedly spent $342, 87 days

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Predicting the Most Improved College Basketball Teams in the 2014-15 Season

Bleacherreport.com  -  There's no real downtime in the world of college basketball, not for the players and coaches and certainly not for those of us who cover the sport as media or follow as fans. The "offseason" isn't so much about relaxing and taking a break between the end of one grind and the start of the other as it is a time to start looking ahead to what's coming next.It's also the time to make predictions&mdas 92 days

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Villanova Basketball Recruiting: Prioritizing Wildcats' Top 2015 Targets

Bleacherreport.com  -  With the summer heating up, the Villanova Wildcats are on the hunt to fill a few scholarships for the class of 2015.With Donte DiVincenzo and Tim Delaney already committed to the Wildcats, head coach Jay Wright has a chance to make his pitch to a few other prospects before preparation for the upcoming season begins.Below is a look at how Wright should prioritize his targets in the class of 2015.& 106 days

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Rashad McCants Discusses Alleged Academic Fraud During Time at North Carolina

Bleacherreport.com  -  The University of North Carolina's men's basketball team has been a perennial championship contender under head coach Roy Williams, but former Tar Heels star and NBA player Rashad McCants claims the school didn't play by the rules academically.According to Steve Delsohn of ESPN.com, academic fraud helped keep McCants eligible and allowed him to be a huge part of North Carolina's national champion 140 days

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