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For many teams, there is a fine line between winning and losing. For Nebraska, last season that line stood 20 feet, 9 inches from the basket.

For sixth-year coach Tim Miles, the biggest focus for the offseason is shoring up the Huskers 3-point efforts. Last season, NU ranked 300th or worse in 3-pointers made, 3-point shooting and 3-point shooting defense last season. The Huskers' 3-point woes and a pair of significant injuries limited the Huskers to a 12-19 campaign last year.

University of Iowa sophomore Jordan Bohannon has been named to the 20-player watch list for the 2018 Bob Cousy Point Guard of the Year Award. The announcement was made Monday by the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.

Head coach Mark Turgeon and the Maryland men’s basketball team released the non-conference portion of the 2017-18 schedule.

Maryland – which punched its ticket to a third straight NCAA Tournament a year ago – will open up the season on the road, traveling to Stony Brook to take on the Seawolves at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum Friday, Nov. 10 before hosting four straight at XFINITY Center, beginning with the home opener versus UMES on Sunday, Nov. 12.

Excitement may reach an all-time high for the 37th Annual Bud Light Braggin' Rights Game, which now has a date on the calendar. The yearly contest between Mizzou Men's Basketball and Illinois is scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 23, and will once again take place inside the Scottrade Center in St. Louis.

It was a late Friday evening in the month of July and despite a busy and ambitious week rising sophomore Anthony Cowan sounded energized. Hours earlier he arrived back with his father, Anthony, Sr., after spending three days as a counselor at the Under Armour All-America camp in Philadelphia.