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Blue Ribbon announces preseason All-American team

The Blue Ribbon Yearbook is a highly anticipated college hoops preseason publication, and it just so happens that the cover this year is its preseason All-American team. Thanks to Rob Dauster of NBC Sports’ College Basketball Talk, that cover can now be seen. The team is highlighted by two freshmen, LSU’s Ben Simmons and Kentucky’s Skal Labissiere, both widely considered to...
Via Campus Sports Net
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Top 2016 NBA Draft Prospects Part 2: The Old Guys

Welcome to Part 2 of this three-part series in which I will break down some of the top prospects for the 2016 NBA Draft. If you missed the first installment, go read it here because those are the guys you will definitely need to know come next summer. Just to recap, in these installments I am breaking down some of the players who I believe are nearly guaranteed to be drafted in...
Via The Sports Quotient
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Dunn competes in Nike Basketball Academy

Providence junior Kris Dunn participated in the Nike Basketball Academy in late June. The camp was held from June 26-29 and consisted of 26 of the top college basketball players in the nation. At the Nike Basketball Academy the players competed in drills and scrimmages that included some NBA superstars.Dunn, barring a significant injury, will be playing in the NBA one day. The versatile...
Via Fox Sports
July 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Kris Dunn honored at Nike Basketball Academy

Kris Dunn recently participated in the Nike Basketball Academy. The Providence point guard is no stranger to winning awards, and the academy proved to be a typical experience for the future first round pick:This could be the first of many awards Dunn wins in the coming months.(h/t Big East Coast Bias)
Via Fox Sports
July 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Kris Dunn honored at Nike Basketball Academy

Kris Dunn recently participated in the Nike Basketball Academy. The Providence point guard is no stranger to winning awards, and the academy proved to be a typical experience for the future first round pick:This could be the first of many awards Dunn wins in the coming months.(h/t Big East Coast Bias)
Via Fox Sports
July 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Kris Dunn honored at Nike Basketball Academy

Kris Dunn recently participated in the Nike Basketball Academy. The Providence point guard is no stranger to winning awards, and the academy proved to be a typical experience for the future first round pick:This could be the first of many awards Dunn wins in the coming months.(h/t Big East Coast Bias)
Via Fox Sports
July 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Kris Dunn honored at Nike Basketball Academy

Kris Dunn recently participated in the Nike Basketball Academy. The Providence point guard is no stranger to winning awards, and the academy proved to be a typical experience for the future first round pick:This could be the first of many awards Dunn wins in the coming months.(h/t Big East Coast Bias)
Via Fox Sports
July 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Kris Dunn honored at Nike Basketball Academy

Kris Dunn recently participated in the Nike Basketball Academy. The Providence point guard is no stranger to winning awards, and the academy proved to be a typical experience for the future first round pick:This could be the first of many awards Dunn wins in the coming months.(h/t Big East Coast Bias)
Via Fox Sports
July 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Kris Dunn honored at Nike Basketball Academy

Kris Dunn recently participated in the Nike Basketball Academy. The Providence point guard is no stranger to winning awards, and the academy proved to be a typical experience for the future first round pick:This could be the first of many awards Dunn wins in the coming months.(h/t Big East Coast Bias)
Via Fox Sports
July 02, 2015  |  Discuss

2016 NBA Draft: Way Too Early Big Board

With the 2015 draft in the books, all eyes turn to 2016. I’ve just started to really watch a lot of these guys, so this big board will change quite a bit in the coming months. It’s also worth noting that I have only watched a handful of the international guys, so more of those will get added over the next few months. 1. Skal Labissiere, PF, Kentucky There are still some questions...
Via Bloguin Best
June 30, 2015  |  Discuss

2016 NBA Draft: Way Too Early Big Board

With the 2015 draft in the books, all eyes turn to 2016. I’ve just started to really watch a lot of these guys, so this big board will change quite a bit in the coming months. It’s also worth noting that I have only watched a handful of the international guys, so more of those will get added over the next few months. 1. Skal Labissiere, PF, Kentucky There are still some questions...
Via The Student Section
June 30, 2015  |  Discuss

College players attending Nike Basketball Academy

For the first time ever Nike Basketball has decided to put together an academy to host some of the top college and high school basketball players in the country. The campers will receive instruction from coaches and NBA players such as LeBron James, Anthony Davis and Kevin Durant. The college roster included star studded players such as Providence point guard Kriss Dunn, Oklahoma...
Via Campus Sports Net
June 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Providence offers 2016 PG Breein Tyree

In an effort to find a replacement for Kris Dunn once he turns pro, Providence is in pursuit of a point guard of the future.Tyree is a 3-star recruit from New Jersey, per 247 Sports.(h/t Big East Coast Bias)
Via Fox Sports
June 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Henton eyes the NBA

LaDontae Henton had a storied four-year career for Providence. At times, he and Kris Dunn looked like the two best players in the entire Big East. But the duo never made much noise in the NCAA Tournament, and while Dunn appears to be the better pro prospect at first glance, Henton has NBA aspirations of his own.Most mock drafts do not have Henton being selected, but he's not going...
Via Fox Sports
June 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Making sense of Chukwu

Former top 75 recruit Paschal Chukwu is transferring from Providence. Along with Tyler Harris, the Friars will be without two guys who could have been key cogs for the program.Luckily for Providence, Kris Dunn is sticking around for at least another year. But with teams like Villanova, Butler and Georgetown all looking strong for next year and Marquette juicing up their starting...
Via Fox Sports
May 19, 2015  |  Discuss

What should Providence do with their open scholarship for 2015-16?

With Kris Dunn announcing that he's back in the fold for the 2015-16 season, Providence has one scholarship left to play with.The question is: this late in the game, how should they use it?They are several tempting options, but the folks at Big East Coast Bias broke each and every on of them down.(h/t Big East Coast Bias)
Via Fox Sports
May 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Dunn making risky decision to pass on 2015 NBA Draft?

With the NBA salary cap skyrocketing in the next few seasons, most college players are looking to get into the pros as soon as possible.Kris Dunn appears to be bucking that trend.Despite being a projected lottery pick, Dunn is returning to Providence for the 2015-16 season. Some consider it admirable on Dunn's part, but there are also risks that go along with his choice.(h/t Bleacher Report)
Via Fox Sports
April 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Fans take to Twitter to celebrate Kris Dunn's return

After Yahoo Sports' Adrian Wojnarowski broke the news that Kris Dunn is planning on returning to Providence, Friar fans took to Twitter to share their excitement.Dunn, who is projected to be a late lottery pick, was one of the best players in the country in 2014-15. With him in the fold, Providence has a chance to contend for the Big East title.
Via Fox Sports
April 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Kris Dunn shuns the NBA, will return to Providence

Kris Dunn took the Big East by storm this season, but it looks as though he'll wait at least one more year to take his abilities to the next level.Dunn was a jack of all trades for the Friars last season, averaging 15.6 points, 5.5 rebounds and 7.5 assists per game. This is pure speculation, but Providence head coach Ed Cooley is likely jumping for joy somewhere.(h/t Zagsblog)
Via Fox Sports
April 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Providence G Kris Dunn to Stay in School

It has been a long road for Providence guard Kris Dunn. After two years and two shoulder surgeries, he finally showed his skillset, averaging 15.6 points, 7.5 assists and 2.7 steals per game last season for the Friars and putting himself into the draft conversation, with some experts tabbing him as a possible late-lottery or mid-first round pick, as evidenced by DraftExpress.com...
Via Campus Sports Net
April 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Kris Dunn Decides To Remain At Providence

Kris Dunn has decided to remain at Providence for his junior season. Dunn was the highest rated underclassmen to have not made a decision on his future. NBA executives believe Dunn could have become a late lottery pick had he declared.
Via RealGM
April 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Lakers: What If The Lakers Get Pick 4?

(Source: Andy Lyons/Getty Images North America) By Tashan Reed: Senior Writer/Hoopstuff… After their failed effort in the summer of 2014, the pressure is on for Lakers’ management to make a big splash this upcoming offseason. Barring a lottery disaster (fingers crossed) the Lakers will keep their top 5 protected pick along with the late 1st round pick that they acquired from...
Via HoopStuff
April 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Eye on the Draft: Kris Dunn

With an injury history, putting up big numbers against questionable competition, and loaded with potential, Kris Dunn has the makings of a Danny Ainge draft selection.Providence's Kris Dunn--who moved into the top-20 on SI's Big Board this month--showing some NBA stuff. He could climb quickly.— Chris Mannix (@ChrisMannixSI) March 21, 2015 Dunn's college experience has not been...
Via Celtics Life
March 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Dayton steps into familiar role with upset-win over Providence

Joseph Maiorana, USA TODAY SportsJust when it looked as though the second full day of the NCAA Tournament was about to conclude without a single upset, 11th-seeded Dayton downed sixth-seeded Providence 66-53 to earn it’s second victory of the tournament and a Sunday-stroll with third-seeded Oklahoma in the East Region. Playing in front of what was essentially a home crowd in Columbus...
Via Sports-Glory
March 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Stuck in neutral: Providence falls 66-53 to Dayton in NCAAs

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) Providence coach Ed Cooley insisted it was a neutral site even though it sounded anything but in Nationwide Arena. Dyshawn Pierre scored 20 points and Dayton rode a loud home-state advantage to another NCAA Tournament victory, beating Providence 66-53 Friday night. ''Like coach said, it was neutral,'' Providence's LaDonate Henton said. ''We could have put it...
Via AP on Fox
March 21, 2015  |  Discuss
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