The Sweet 16 
8:45 AM PDT, October 31, 2012
Cleveland Melvin probably snuck up on more than a few teams during a 2010-11 season in which he was named Big East Rookie of the Year. But there was no element of surprise last season, when the Lake Clifton grad put up 17.5 points and 7.4 rebounds per game for the Blue Demons.
7:02 AM PDT, October 30, 2012
C.J. Fair considers himself "a top wing player in the country." This season, the former City star will get a chance to prove it.
7:47 AM PDT, October 25, 2012
With Notre Dame up 63-62 with 42 seconds remaining against Xavier in the second round of the NCAA tournament, Eric Atkins had the ball in his hands with designs on increasing the Irish’s tenuous lead.
8:50 AM PDT, October 24, 2012
There was a foreboding sense early last season that Nick Faust might not live up to the hype.
12:20 PM PDT, October 18, 2012
There’s a good chance you would have run into Devon Saddler this summer if you wandered into the Bob Carpenter Center most days at 6 a.m. If you came back at 11 a.m., the Aberdeen grad would likely still have been on the court at Delaware’s basketball facility.
1:08 PM PDT, October 17, 2012
Isaiah Philmore was a fixture for three years in John Carroll’s lineup. The same was true for the 6-foot-8, 235-pound forward when he continued his playing career at Towson.
8:35 AM PDT, October 11, 2012
Brandon Young noticed right away that the Georgetown defender had his back turned to him on an inbounds pass. And later in DePaul’s game against the Hoyas, Young’s opponent did the exact same thing.
7:09 AM PDT, October 9, 2012
At 6 feet 8, 235 pounds, Andrew Fitzgerald is arguably the most recognizable big man on Oklahoma’s campus.
11:57 AM PDT, October 4, 2012
Antonio Barton has been on his own before. Just three years ago, the East Baltimore native suited up for Notre Dame Prep in Fitchburg, Mass., while older brother Will starred for Brewster Academy in New Hampshire.
7:30 AM PDT, October 3, 2012
There were plenty of "ups and downs" during Damion Lee's first season at Drexel. "That's what freshman year is really about," the Calvert Hall graduate said.
9:25 AM PDT, September 27, 2012
The list of high-major college basketball players who finished their high school careers in Howard County public schools is a short one.
6:09 AM PDT, September 26, 2012
Six months after leading Loyola to the NCAA tournament, the memories of March Madness still linger in the mind of Dylon Cormier.
10:41 AM PDT, September 20, 2012
When George Washington tips off against Youngstown State on Nov. 10, 603 days will have passed since Isaiah Armwood last played in a Division I game.
10:29 AM PDT, September 18, 2012
9:03 AM PDT, September 13, 2012
To Stony Brook fans, Tommy Brenton is an irreplaceable forward almost maniacally obsessed with winning.
6:20 AM PDT, September 12, 2012
Terence Jones had a fine career at Lake Clifton, and after graduating in 2007 the 6-foot-2, 185-pound combo guard fared well during a post-grad season at Notre Dame Prep.
9:55 AM PDT, September 6, 2012
An extra year at junior college and a torn ACL seven months before his Texas Southern debut were just two of the many obstacles standing between Omar Strong and Division I basketball.
2:04 PM PDT, September 3, 2012
We’re less than two months away from the start of college basketball season, which means that it’s time to begin the second annual Sweet 16.
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