Basketball

Will Virginia Basketball Land Another Commit in the 2023 Recruiting Class?

Will Virginia Basketball Land Another Commit in the 2023 Recruiting Class?

Will Virginia pick up another commitment in the recruiting class of 2023? With Davin Cosby Jr. off the board to Alabama on Saturday, UVA is in the hunt for three remaining targets in this class: Andrej Stojakovic, George Washington III, and Elmarko Jackson. Let’s break down the latest on each player’s recruitment and analyze Virginia’s …

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USA Basketball's Junior National Team minicamp, back after a 3-year hiatus, to feature 62 players

USA Basketball’s Junior National Team minicamp, back after a 3-year hiatus, to feature 62 players

USA Basketball has invited 62 of the top high school basketball players to its Junior National Team minicamp, to be held Oct. 7-10 in Colorado Springs, Colorado. This marks the first time in three years this event will be held because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Some of the best young players in the NBA, along …

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Updating the Virginia Basketball Scholarship Chart After Gertrude's Commitment

Updating the Virginia Basketball Scholarship Chart After Gertrude’s Commitment

On Wednesday, four-star shooting guard Elijah Gertrude (Jersey City, NJ) became the second recruit to verbally commit to the Virginia basketball recruiting class of 2023, joining fellow four-star Blake Buchanan (Coeur D’Alene, ID). Taking Gertrude and Buchanan’s commitments into account, we’re going to update Virginia’s scholarship chart for the foreseeable future. Here is a forecast …

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Kentucky makes visits to top Texas college basketball recruits

Class of 2024 Kentucky men’s basketball recruit Tre Johnson attempts a three-pointer during the Under Armor Next Elite 24 event in August in Chicago. Under Armor The college basketball recruiting period is now in full swing, with last weekend marking the first days when men’s college basketball coaches from around the country could make visits …

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Obama tells Harvard team basketball was about more than him

Obama tells Harvard team basketball was about more than him

Former President Barack Obama told the Harvard men’s basketball team on Friday that the sport taught him “it wasn’t just about me” — a lesson he hoped they would carry with them to other, more consequential, endeavors. “There is something extraordinary about hitching your wagon to something bigger than yourself,” Obama said, according to a …

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