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NBA Prospect Watch: Hoyas' Mohammed mix of power, potential

Jan. 26, 2022 15:06 PM EST

Aminu Mohammed is one of the Big East's top individual talents. He just so happens to play for the team at the bottom of the conference. No matter. Mohammed has put himself on track to be selected in the NBA draft if he decides to be a one-and-done. The versatile Mohammad appears in...

Auburn's Jabari Smith considered a top-5 pick, may go No. 1

Jan. 26, 2022 14:28 PM EST

Don’t judge Jabari Smith by his most recent game. The 6-foot-10 freshman missed 13 of 15 shots in No. 1 Auburn’s one-point victory at Missouri on Tuesday night, but it was clearly just an off night for one of college basketball’s top newcomers. Smith finished...

NBA Prospect Watch: Scouts love athleticism of Purdue's Ivey

Jan. 19, 2022 17:11 PM EST

Purdue’s Jaden Ivey has not had any trouble finding ways to stay motivated even after playing his way into NBA lottery consideration. No matter how high he rises on draft boards, Ivey continues to play as though he always has something to prove. After a victory over Nebraska last...

UCLA's Johnny Juzang raises NBA draft stock with NCAA run

Jan. 19, 2022 14:37 PM EST

UCLA guard Johnny Juzang took a big star turn at the NCAA Tournament last spring, shooting the Bruins into the Final Four with a string of incredible performances. The run heaped the hype onto the high-scoring guard heading into his junior season, not that he was listening to any of...

Timme scores 32, leads No. 2 Gonzaga to rout of Santa Clara

Jan. 15, 2022 19:31 PM EST

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Drew Timme scored 32 points and Andrew Nembhard had 19 as No. 2 Gonzaga routed Santa Clara 115-83 on Saturday for its 24th consecutive West Coast Conference victory. The Bulldogs (14-2, 3-0 WCC), who lead the nation in both scoring and field goal...

Jabari Smith, transfers have No. 4 Auburn riding hot streak

Jan. 14, 2022 14:22 PM EST

Freshman Jabari Smith and four transfers have help turn Auburn into one of the nation's hottest teams. Led by the potential No. 1 NBA draft pick Smith, Pearl's fourth-ranked Tigers (15-1, 4-0 Southeastern Conference) have been rapidly ascending the rankings during a 12-game winning...

Hawks trade Cam Reddish to Knicks for 2022 first-round pick

Jan. 13, 2022 19:52 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — The struggling Atlanta Hawks traded forward Cam Reddish to the New York Knicks for a protected 2022 first-round draft pick Thursday. The Hawks also sent forward Solomon Hill and a 2025 second-round pick to the Knicks. Small forward Kevin Knox is heading to Atlanta. ...

NBA Prospect Watch: Ochai Agbaji soaring after return to KU

Jan. 12, 2022 15:54 PM EST

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Ochai Agbaji arrived at Kansas as a lightly regarded three-star prospect whose list of scholarship offers included Colorado State, Northern Iowa and a host of other mid-majors along with the Jayhawks and a couple other Power Five schools. He will leave after...

NBA Prospect Watch: St. John's Champagnie is do-it-all man

Jan. 12, 2022 15:44 PM EST

At the start of the season, it looked as if 2022 would be one of those rare years when the Big East didn't have a player sure to be taken in the first round of the NBA draft. St. John's Julian Champagnie appears to be playing himself into position to be among the first 30 players...

Kentucky's Tshiebwe wants 'my name to be remembered forever'

Jan. 12, 2022 13:09 PM EST

Kentucky’s offense now runs through big man Oscar Tshiebwe. Already leading the nation in rebounding, Tshiebwe (SHEE-bway) set career highs in scoring in consecutive games for the 18th-ranked Wildcats (13-3, 3-1 Southeastern Conference). He had 30 points and 13 rebounds in a...