• Five-star 2015 small forward cuts list to six schools

    College Basketball Talk "6-foot-8 small forward Brandon Ingram has developed into one of the nation’s top prospects, with the Kinston, North Carolina native ranked 18th nationally by Rivals.com. With the production has come the attention of some of the best college basketball programs in the country, and on Sunday Ingram..." September 01

  • Report: Gaston Diedhiou denied

    ESPN.com "Senegalese standout Gaston Diedhiou has been denied admission by the University of Minnesota because of inadequate marks on his English profiency exams, the Star Tribune reported Tuesday. Diedhiou, a 6-foot-9 forward who played in the Canary Islands last season, had been granted full qualifier..." September 01

  • Former Charlotte coach Bobby Lutz interviews for Charleston job

    CBSSports.com "Former Charlotte coach Bobby Lutz has interviewed with Charleston president Glenn McConnell in the past 48 hours and remains a candidate to be the Cougars' next head coach, sources told CBSSports.com on Saturday. Lutz is one two candidates known to have interviewed at Charleston since Anthony..." August 31

  • NCAA offers hints of its O'Bannon appeal strategy

    CBSSports.com "The NCAA suggested its main arguments to appeal the Ed O'Bannon ruling allowing college athletes to be paid will focus on amateurism and First Amendment rights on live broadcasts. In a filing Thursday night with the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, the NCAA's lawyers responded to a mandatory..." August 30

  • Domestic dispute led Johnson to withdraw from Charleston search

    CBSSports.com "Charleston great Anthony Johnson withdrew his name from consideration for the College of Charleston coaching vacancy after it became known that he was involved in a domestic dispute with his then-wife in 2011, CBSSports.com confirmed on Thursday. The Post and Courier initially reported the..." August 29

  • Trayvon Reed commits to Auburn, Tigers keep foot on recruiting gas

    CBSSports.com "Former Maryland commit Trayvon Reed has committed to Auburn, sources told CBSSports.com. The 7-1 big man is expected to enroll in prep school for the fall semester and be eligible to play beginning in December of 2014. Reed was thought to be a big part of the Terps' incoming class this..." August 29

  • Indiana confirms addition of Emmitt Holt

    Inside The Hall "Emmitt Holt, who committed to Indiana last Wednesday during an official visit, is in Bloomington and enrolled in classes for the fall semester, which began on Monday. Earlier this afternoon, IU media relations confirmed the addition of Holt to the 2014-2015 roster in a press release, which you..." August 28

  • DePaul’s Purnell loses fifth recruit that signed letter of intent

    College Basketball Talk "Raymond Doby will not be attending DePaul this year, NBCSports.com has confirmed through a source. The 6-foot-7 forward and three-star recruit that spent this past season playing at Montrose Christian (Md.) will instead be reclassifying and heading to prep school at St. John’s Northwestern..." August 28

  • Top prospect Markus Howard commits to ASU basketball

    Arizona Republic "Gilbert Perry sophomore point guard Markus Howard says he was on his fifth unofficial recruiting visit to Arizona State on Friday. After talking to the coaches for several hours and spending the next few days thinking about it, the All-Arizona basketball player gave his commitment to the Sun..." August 28

  • SDSU's Cheatham out with broken foot

    San Diego Union-Tribune "San Diego State fans may indeed get to see star recruit Zylan Cheatham play this season. They’ll just have to wait. Coach Steve Fisher said Wednesday that the 6-foot-8 freshman forward has a broken bone in his left foot from an injury sustained earlier this summer and it could be “three to four..." August 28

  • College of Charleston basketball coach search comes up empty after leading candidates back out

    The Post and Courier "The College of Charleston is 80 days away from its basketball season opener and the Cougars don't appear to be any closer to hiring a coach than they were a month ago. The search to replace Doug Wojcik, who was fired on Aug. 5, took a bizarre twist Wednesday when the two leading candidates -..." August 28

  • Kansas State lands sleeper, their second commitment in 2015 class

    College Basketball Talk "Kansas State picked up their second commitment in the Class of 2015 on Wednesday night as Barry Brown, a 6-foot-2 combo-guard from Florida, pledged to Bruce Weber and the Wildcats. “My recruitment is over I have officially committed to Kansas State,” Brown tweeted. Brown picked Kansas State..." August 28

  • Gophers basketball recruit Diedhiou denied entry to university

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "One of two international recruits the Gophers men’s basketball team was counting on this season has been denied admission by the University of Minnesota. Gaston Diedhiou, a 6-9 forward and native of Senegal who played at a high school in the Canary Islands last year, passed the NCAA..." August 27

  • Anthony Johnson, Mike Young finalists for College of Charleston basketball position

    The Post and Courier "With the search for a new basketball coach at the College of Charleston entering its third week, former Cougars guard Anthony Johnson and Wofford coach Mike Young have emerged as the finalists for the job. The search committee interviewed six candidates before submitting the names of Johnson..." August 27

  • Nik Stauskas cautions Michigan fans expecting Zak Irvin to make similar sophomore leap

    Michigan Live "Standing in the corner of the grade school gym, Nik Stauskas surveyed a court filled with 130 campers who kept one eye on him and one on the drill in front of them. Though positioned in the shadows off to the side, Stauskas was the center of attention Tuesday at Liberty School. This is the..." August 27

  • Former Oakland guard transfers to Dayton, eligible this season

    College Basketball Talk "Dayton will have the services of fifth-year point guard Ryan Bass for the this upcoming season, as head coach Archie Miller announced on Tuesday that the Dayton, Ohio native had joined the program. “We are very excited to announce the addition of Oakland University graduate, Ryan Bass to our..." August 27

  • Dismissed Missouri center Zach Price joins Winthrop

    SI - College Football "Former Missouri transfer Zach Price officially joined Winthrop, the school announced Tuesday. Price, a 6-foot-10, 250-pound center, signed with Louisville in 2011 and played two seasons there before transferring to Missouri. While sitting out the 2013 season because of transfer rules, Price..." August 26

  • Green Bay lands late commitment from Enes Kanter's brother

    Yahoo Sports - NCAAB - The Dagger "Even though the NCAA deemed Enes Kanter ineligible to play at Kentucky three years ago, it appears another member of his family may yet get to play college basketball. Kerem Kanter, Enes' younger brother, has signed with Green Bay and intends to play as a freshman next season, the school..." August 26

  • Nick Marshall commits to play basketball at University of Memphis

    Memphis Commercial Appeal "Lexington (Tennessee) High 2015 center prospect Nick Marshall has committed to the University of Memphis, picking the Tigers over Connecticut, Indiana, Mississippi State, South Carolina and Tennessee. Marshall announced his commitment on a local radio station Tuesday. He plans to hold a press..." August 26

  • Report: UTEP has two incoming freshmen not qualify

    College Basketball Talk "UTEP looked to add some talented freshmen this season and it looks like two of those players won’t be joining the team. According to CBSSports.com‘s Jeff Borzello, 6-foot-4 lefty scorer Chris Sandifer and 5-foot-10 point guard Shaq Carr will both be going the junior college route this..." August 26

  • Patrick Ewing, David Falk donate $3.3 million toward Georgetown facility

    Washington Post "As the most recognized player in Georgetown basketball history, Patrick Ewing frequently has said he owes his development on and off the court to former Hoyas coach John Thompson Jr. Ewing showed his financial appreciation in that regard Monday afternoon by joining with longtime sports agent..." August 26

  • Wisconsin-Green Bay's Sykes the most electrifying player you've never watched

    Sporting News - NCAAB "Too short. Lacks jump shot. Needs to finish better at the rim. The criticisms are unrelenting. All his life, Keifer Sykes has been told what he isn’t. He isn’t an NBA prospect. He isn’t an elite player. He isn’t going to make it at the next level. And all his life, Sykes has been..." August 26

  • Former Ole Miss star Marshall Henderson getting pro tryout in Italy

    College Basketball Talk "Marshall Henderson is getting a shot at resuming his basketball career. The controversial former Ole Miss guard is receiving a tryout with Fulgor Libertas Forli of the A2 Gold League, according to a report from Italian website Sportando. Henderson went undrafted in June’s NBA Draft after..." August 26

  • Drew Eubanks, a Reynolds High School standout, commits to Oregon State Beavers basketball

    Oregonian "Drew Eubanks, a 6-foot-10 post out of Reynolds High School, has become the first high schooler to join the Wayne Tinkle era at Oregon State University, as he committed to the Beavers on Tuesday afternoon. "I committed like 30 minutes ago. I got off the phone with coach Tinkle and told him that..." August 26

  • Former Michigan State basketball player Kenny Kaminski lands at Ohio U

    Detroit News "After being dismissed from the Michigan State basketball team early this month, sophomore Kenny Kaminski has transferred to Ohio University, according to the Athens Messenger. On his Twitter account, Kaminski said, “Blessed to be here! I love it here already.” The report also said Kaminski,..." August 26

  • 2015 PG Jake Lindsey reportedly commits to Baylor

    Our Daily Bears "B/R's Jason King is reporting that Baylor swung the commitment of Salt Lake City PG Jake Lindsey this morning. Lindsey is the son of Utah Jazz GM Dennis Lindsey, a former BU player. Every now and then, something happens that completely catches people off-guard, especially in recruiting. Such..." August 25

  • Moton signs contract extension worth $2M through 2022

    The Durham News "N.C. Central basketball coach LeVelle Moton has signed a contract extension worth a total of $2 million through 2022, making him the highest-paid coach in the school’s history. Moton’s contract, which was extended in May, has an annual base salary of $250,000 for eight years. He now makes more..." August 25

  • Registrar: U of L top prospect freshman Johnson enrolls

    Louisville Courier-Journal "The long delay for University of Louisville basketball signee Jaylen Johnson has ended. The U of L registrar's office on Monday morning said Johnson, a 6-foot-9 forward from Michigan whose academic paperwork caused some eligibility concerns with the NCAA, has officially enrolled at U of..." August 25

  • Former UNLV guard finds a new home

    College Basketball Talk "Former UNLV guard Deville Smith has found a new home as the 6-foot guard will play his final year at Tennessee-Martin. Smith announced his move on Twitter but the story was first reported by CBSSports.com’s Jon Rothstein. Smith will follow former UNLV associate head coach Heath Schroyer, who is..." August 25

  • Auburn's Bruce Pearl lands top junior college guard T.J. Dunans

    CBSSports.com "Bruce Pearl's hot streak continues. Fresh off his NCAA-imposed show-cause penalty, the new Auburn coach received a commitment from 2015 junior college guard T.J. Dunans from Columbia State (Tenn.) Community College. On Sunday, Pearl got a commitment from four-star power forward Horace..." August 25

  • Auburn lands four-star forward Horace Spencer

    CBSSports.com "Bruce Pearl's show-cause penalty ended at midnight Saturday -- and Horace Spencer was in his office shortly after. About 12 hours later, that late-night meeting paid off. Spencer has committed to Auburn, sources told CBSSports.com. Ranked No. 57 in the 247Sports Composite, the 6-foot-8..." August 25

  • Boston College lands ex-Southern Miss, Temple player Aaron Brown

    CBSSports.com "Southern Miss transfer Aaron Brown has committed to Boston College, sources told CBSSports.com. The 6-5 wing -- who was granted his release last week -- will be eligible immediately next season since he's already graduated, and will likely be the Eagles' starting shooting guard alongside..." August 23

  • Tyler Davis commits to Texas A&M

    ESPN.com "Texas A&M landed a major commitment on Friday morning from Tyler Davis, a 6-foot-10, 270-pound center from nearby Plano, Texas, and Plano West High School. Davis is ranked as the 21st overall prospect and sixth-best center in the current ESPN 100. Davis, who was thought to be favoring Kansas at..." August 22

  • Rick Barnes earns extension through 2019

    CBSSports.com "Multiple reports have Texas agreeing to extend Rick Barnes' contract through 2019. That's a two-year addition to his previous agreement. Barnes, 60, went 24-11 last season and reached the Round of 32 in the NCAA Tournament with his seventh-seeded Longhorns. Coming into last season, there was..." August 22

  • Calipari calls in to radio show as 'John from Kentucky' to defend himself

    Sporting News - NCAAB "What happens if you're a radio host and you blast John Calipari's coaching style? Well, Mike Francesa found out on Wednesday. Francesa had Calipari on his show earlier that day, and after the Kentucky coach left the studio, he told the airwaves that he didn't think that Calipari's strength..." August 21

  • Bryn Forbes granted NCAA waiver to play immediately for Michigan State basketball

    Michigan Live "Michigan State's revamped backcourt just got a boost for the upcoming season. Bryn Forbes, a shooting guard who transferred to Michigan State from Cleveland State this offseason, has been granted a waiver to play for the Spartans in the 2014-15 season, the school announced Wednesday..." August 21

  • Vols close to landing Memphis transfer Dominic Woodson

    The Daily Beacon "After being released from his scholarship and given the right to transfer, former Memphis Tigers forward Dominic Woodson could become a member of the Tennessee men's basketball as early as Thursday, when an official university announcement is expected. Following a search of the UT student..." August 21

  • Billy D: Rutgers transfer Carter still not 100 percent

    The Gainesville Sun "When Eli Carter transferred to Florida in the spring of 2013, the Gators were hopeful of adding an impact scorer who proved he could play at a high level in the Big East. But according to Florida coach Billy Donovan, the 6-foot-2 guard from Patterson, N.J., still hasn’t completely recovered..." August 21

  • Oregon State guard Chai Baker in 'critical but stable condition' after collapsing in Tuesday workout

    Oregonian "Oregon State freshman guard Chai Baker is in "critical but stable condition" after collapsing during a men's basketball team workout, a university spokesman told The Oregonian late Wednesday morning. When Baker collapsed Tuesday morning, a Beavers staff member gave Baker immediate CPR before..." August 21

  • FSU lands a big time 2-guard recruit

    Tomahawk Nation "The 2015 class kicks off with the commitment of 6-5 SG Terance Mann Two weeks ago SG Terance Mann (Tilton, NH) cut his list to six: Indiana, Marquette, Boston College, Arizona State, and URI (his mother is the head coach of the women's team). Tonight he ended the suspense by committing to..." August 21

  • Report: Former UNLV guard transfers to UT Martin

    College Basketball Talk "New UT Martin head coach Heath Schroyer spent the past three seasons on Dave Rice’s staff at UNLV, and according to a report Schroyer has added a former Runnin’ Rebel to his roster. Guard Deville Smith, who was one of the options used by Rice at the point guard position last season, has decided..." August 21

  • College of Charleston considers bringing back Bobby Cremins; Anthony Johnson would be 'coach in waiting'

    The Post and Courier "The hunt for a new basketball coach at the College of Charleston took a surprising turn Wednesday as the school's search committee considered the return of former coach Bobby Cremins, The Post and Courier has learned. The proposal under consideration would bring Cremins, 67, back as head coach..." August 21

  • Indiana basketball adds F Emmitt Holt to Class of 2014

    Indianapolis Star "Emmitt Holt, a 6-8, 225-pound forward, tweeted that he will sign with Indiana and play this season. He originally had planned to attend Vermont Academy but took an official visit to Indiana this weekend, reclassified to 2014 and will fill the Hoosiers' final scholarship. "My parents always..." August 20

  • The Ray Kasongo saga takes another turn on Wednesday

    College Basketball Talk "Ray Kasongo was an Oregon commit up until July 30, when it was reported that he had been denied admission to the university despite having qualified. Several weeks later, and the 2014 power forward is still without a school. He initially keyed in on three programs — Cal, Kansas and Memphis —..." August 20

  • Former Vanderbilt point guard Kedren Johnson says he's transferring to Memphis

    Memphis Commercial Appeal "Former Vanderbilt point guard Kedren Johnson announced on Twitter on Wednesday that he’s transferring to the University of Memphis. “This isn’t a throwback picture to my Marshall County High School days. This is my future. I’m going to ...,” Johnson tweeted with an Instagram picture of a..." August 20

  • Jimmy Whitt picks Arkansas over Mizzou

    Kansas City Star "Columbia Hickman senior point guard Jimmy Whitt has chosen Arkansas over Missouri, announcing his verbal commitment Tuesday at the school. Whitt, a four-star recruit who is ranked No. 52 nationally in the class of 2015 by Rivals.com, set visits with five schools — Missouri, Arkansas, Illinois,..." August 20

  • Ex-Vandy player Kyle Fuller's book: Sex, drugs, parties

    Tennessean "Kyle Fuller's video promises his book, "Below the Rim," will deliver information on the "dirty side of college basketball." But don't expect the former Vanderbilt basketball player to name names. "I'm not going to put any of my teammates out there like that," Fuller said. "... I'm not..." August 19

  • VCU lands a commitment from talented local guard

    College Basketball Talk "Shaka Smart has made his first foray into the 2015 recruiting class as he landed Kenny Williams, a talented, 6-foot-2 guard from southern Virginia. “Extremely blessed and excited to announce that I have committed to play my college basketball at VCU,” Williams tweeted. He’s currently listed as..." August 19

  • Former Syracuse star John Wallace's son will play basketball at Nicholls State

    Syracuse.com "John Wallace Jr., the son of the former Syracuse University great, will play basketball for Nicholls State University. Wallace Jr. spent the last two years at Hillsborough Community College in Tampa, Fla. The 6-foot-2 guard averaged 20 points, five rebounds and five assists per game at..." August 19

  • Report: Maryland transfer target Andrew White picks Nebraska

    CSN Baltimore "Maryland transfer target Andrew White has committed to Nebraska, according to Jon Rothstein of CBSSports.com. White had been considering a host of schools that included Maryland after announcing his intention to transfer away from Kansas in May. White played two seasons in Lawrence, Kan., and..." August 19

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