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UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 22, 2018, 10:06 p.m.

Gonzaga basketball in wait-and-see mode with NCAA rules changes

Four Zags – Rui Hachimura, Killian Tillie, Zach Norvell Jr. and Brandon Clarke – have tested the NBA waters after the program’s second trip to the Final Four in three …


UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 8, 2018, 8:34 p.m.

NCAA adopts college basketball reforms for draft, recruiting

College basketball players who go undrafted by the NBA will be allowed to return to school as part of sweeping NCAA reforms in the wake of a corruption scandal. The …


UPDATED: Thu., June 21, 2018, 9:54 p.m.

Suns pick Arizona’s DeAndre Ayton first overall in NBA Draft

The Phoenix Suns stayed close to home for their first No. 1 pick. The Dallas Mavericks looked all the way to Slovenia for the player they hope can be their …


UPDATED: Thu., June 21, 2018, 6:50 p.m.

The all-time NBA draft – the best pick from every slot

Here’s a look at The Best of The Best – the top all-time NBA picks in each of the top 30 draft spots. The best No. 1 overall pick, the …


UPDATED: Wed., June 20, 2018, 8:54 p.m.

Former Eastern Washington hoops star Bogdan Bliznyuk awaits his professional destination

Bogdan Bliznyuk, the Big Sky Conference’s all-time leading scorer, will likely know his first professional destination following today’s NBA Draft. The 6-foot-6 guard is projected to go either undrafted or …


UPDATED: Wed., June 20, 2018, 6:03 p.m.

NBA Draft stock on the rise for Trae Young, Michael Porter – Deandre Ayton still the likely top pick

The Phoenix Suns likely have an idea what they’ll do with the first pick in the draft, but what about the rest of the league?


UPDATED: Wed., June 20, 2018, 5:48 p.m.

Already a pro, Luka Doncic set to join college stars in NBA draft

Luka Doncic is about to become an NBA player, though he’s unlike the other top prospects who will be drafted. He’s already a pro. He’s already a champion.


UPDATED: Tue., June 19, 2018, 6:34 p.m.

Gonzaga forward Johnathan Williams puts in time, miles to audition for NBA teams

Johnathan Williams has been everywhere, man, he’s been everywhere.


Arizona’s Deandre Ayton top choice among bigs in NBA draft

Arizona 7-footer Deandre Ayton headlines the list of big men in the NBA draft. Ayton was a dominating force in his one year of college and could be the No. …


After electric year, Oklahoma’s Trae Young awaits his call in the NBA Draft

Trae Young went into college basketball feeling like he had something to prove to his doubters. A year later, here he goes again.


UPDATED: Thu., June 14, 2018, 7:08 p.m.

NBA mock draft 2018: Deandre Ayton to go No. 1 … but then what?

While Arizona center DeAndre Ayton seems to be emerging as a consensus choice for the top pick, after that, things are completely wide open.


UPDATED: Thu., May 31, 2018, 9:13 p.m.

Robert Franks came to decision to return to Washington State ‘the night before’ withdrawal deadline

Franks decided his defense still needed some more work – his rebounding, too – and the opportunity to move from a fringe second-round pick to a bona fide first-rounder was …


UPDATED: Wed., May 30, 2018, 2:42 p.m.

Leading scorer Robert Franks returning to Washington State to finish out college career

As a junior, Franks’ numbers ballooned and the Vancouver, Washington, native posted the Pac-12’s seventh-best scoring average at 17.4 points per game – from 6.4 ppg as a sophomore – …


Draft deadline gone, now it’s time to wait on NBA decisions

Villanova’s Donte DiVincenzo and Syracuse’s Tyus Battle are among the players seeking to test their NBA draft stock before deciding whether to stay in school. College players had until Sunday …


Eastern Washington’s Bogdan Bliznyuk impresses in several pre-NBA Draft performances

Bogdan Bliznyuk is doing his best to follow in the footsteps of former Eastern Washington teammate Jake Wiley.


UPDATED: Wed., April 18, 2018, 2:54 p.m.

Texas Tech freshman guard Zhaire Smith turning pro

Texas Tech standout freshman Zhaire Smith is turning pro. The 6-foot-5 guard says he is signing with an agent before the NBA draft. The decision comes two weeks after he …


UPDATED: Wed., April 18, 2018, 4:37 p.m.

Former Louisville recruit Brian Bowen entering NBA draft

South Carolina forward and former Louisville recruit Brian Bowen is entering the NBA draft. The school announced Wednesday Bowen won’t hire an agent so he could return next season. Bowen …


UPDATED: Wed., April 18, 2018, 3:59 p.m.

Kentucky’s Wenyen Gabriel to enter NBA draft, not hiring an agent

Kentucky forward Wenyen Gabriel will enter the NBA draft pool but not hire an agent, remaining eligible to return for his third season with the Wildcats. The 6-foot-9 sophomore said …


UPDATED: Sat., April 14, 2018, 7:03 p.m.

Rui Hachimura, Killian Tillie all in on returning to Gonzaga

Rui Hachimura and Killian Tillie weren’t interested in declaring for the NBA Draft unless they were committed 100 percent.


UPDATED: Wed., April 11, 2018, 4:51 p.m.

Forward Killian Tillie returning for junior season at Gonzaga

Forward Killian Tillie announced Wednesday that he will return to Gonzaga for his junior season.


Villanova guard Jalen Brunson declares for NBA draft

Villanova guard Jalen Brunson has declared for the NBA draft. The Associated Press men’s college basketball player of the year will forego his final season after helping lead the Wildcats …


UPDATED: Sun., April 8, 2018, 6:57 p.m.

Forward Rui Hachimura returning to Gonzaga for junior season

Rui Hachimura provided an answer to one of Gonzaga’s biggest offseason questions. The talented forward announced Sunday he will return for his junior season with the Zags.


Gary Trent Jr. leaving Duke after 1 season for NBA draft

Gary Trent Jr. says he’s leaving Duke after one year for the NBA draft. Team spokesman Mike DeGeorge says the freshman guard is in the process of hiring an agent. …


Missouri’s Jontay Porter enters NBA draft

Missouri freshman forward Jontay Porter is following brother Michael Jr. into the NBA draft. Porter said he will enter the draft without hiring an agent, allowing him to pull out …


Hurricanes guard Lonnie Walker IV says he’s turning pro

Miami Hurricanes freshman guard Lonnie Walker IV says he’s turning pro. Walker announced on Twitter that he’ll hire an agent, which would prevent him from returning to the Hurricanes, and …


Duke freshman Trevon Duval enters NBA draft, plans to hire agent

Duke freshman Trevon Duval is entering the NBA draft. Duval announced his decision through the school and team spokesman Mike DeGeorge says the point guard plans to hire an agent. …


Duke’s Marvin Bagley says he will enter the NBA draft

Duke freshman Marvin Bagley III is entering the NBA draft. Bagley announced his decision on his verified Instagram account, saying he “learned a lot this year on and off of …


UPDATED: Tue., March 27, 2018, 8:21 p.m.

Gonzaga’s 2019 roster could be impressive if key players return

There are a few pressing concerns in Zagland at the moment, beginning with Gonzaga’s conference situation and followed by the team’s personnel picture for next season. Neither is crystal-clear. Both …


Arizona big man Deandre Ayton leaving early for NBA

Arizona freshman big man Deandre Ayton is leaving early for the NBA after one dominating season. Ayton made the announcement on his Twitter feed. The Bahamian big man was the …


Texas freshman Mo Bamba leaving school for NBA draft

Texas freshman forward Mohamed Bamba is leaving for the NBA. Bamba was ranked among the top recruits in the country when he signed with the Longhorns out of New York …