| Jun 27, 2013
| 6:55 PM
You might have heard that the Magic have lost a couple star big men in their history. Did they just lose another? Or did they avoid Grant Hill: The Sequel?
Only time and physical therapy will tell if they'll regret passing on Nerlens Noel.
If it's any...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 7:59 PM
NEW YORK (AP) — Anthony Bennett became the first Canadian to be the No. 1 pick and Nerlens Noel tumbled out of the top five Thursday night, a surprising start to the NBA draft.
The Cleveland Cavaliers passed on Noel and Alex Len, who went to...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 9:56 PM
The Minnesota Timberwolves are evaluating former Indiana center Cody Zeller, among their prospects for the NBA draft.
Zeller worked out for Wolves officials Wednesday, one of several big men who showed their skills on the team’s practice court....
| Apr 5, 2013
| 6:44 AM
Baltimore Sun reporters Jeff Barker and Don Markus and editor Matt Bracken weigh in on the three biggest topics of the past week in Maryland sports.
Is Alex Len definitely leaving for the NBA and has his status gone up after he finished the season...
| Mar 18, 2013
| 5:22 AM
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Tom Crean watched the television in utter amazement Sunday.
Two years ago, his Hoosiers weren't even eligible for the NIT. Now, they're the No. 1 seed in the East Region of the NCAA tournament.
And while they won't be...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 6:28 PM
The Indiana Hoosiers are in the midst of a journey, that's captivated a nation of fans. And South Bend's Raphael Smith has been along for the ride. Every step of the way.
"It's a great feeling", Smith said before Indiana's NCAA Tournament opener in...
| Mar 17, 2013
| 8:59 PM
When packing for Illinois' trip to Austin, Texas, to play Colorado in Friday's NCAA tournament matchup, Illini coach John Groce will skip the cowboy hat and boots.
He cannot vouch for his wife, Allison.
"I'll leave that to her,'' Groce said Sunday...
| Mar 16, 2013
No image from Indiana's 80-64 win over Illinois on Friday at the United Center projected a college basketball program that has come full circle better than Victor Oladipo's 360-degree dunk.
It was loud enough to resonate in a professional sports city...
| Mar 16, 2013
Chicago is the college basketball capital of the Midwest, at least for this weekend.
After the Big Ten tournament concludes at the United Center on Sunday, eight or nine conference teams could be headed to the NCAA tournament.
But Northwestern, as...
| Feb 26, 2013
| 9:06 PM
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana was starting to settle in again at No. 1 after weeks of shuffling at the top of the national rankings in this wildly unpredictable season of college basketball.
Trevor Mbakwe and Minnesota stepped forward, flexed their...
| Feb 27, 2013
| 11:59 AM
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Retaining that No. 1 national ranking has been elusive throughout this wild season in college basketball, and Indiana was the latest to lose at the top — again.
Most important and maybe more challenging for the Hoosiers,...