• John Calipari Responds To Report, Says He’s Not Looking For Another Coaching Job

    College Spun "Earlier today, Yahoo Sports’ Adrian Wojnarowski reported that the NBA’s Sacramento Kings have interest in Kentucky head coach John Calipari filling coaching and front office positions with the team. Woj’s report claimed Calipari has been communicating with Kings owner Vivek Ranadive and other..." July 01

  • Rick Barnes finally addresses accusations against Texas

    College Basketball Talk "Former Texas head coach and current Tennessee head coach Rick Barnes has finally addressed the accusations levied against his old program. Earlier this month, The Chronicle of Higher Education published a story claiming that three former Texas players were someway involved with academic..." July 01

  • Point guard recruit Howard Washington picks Butler

    Indianapolis Star "Butler has added a second nationally ranked high school player to its 2016 basketball recruiting class. Howard Washington, a 6-2 point guard from Buffalo, N.Y., announced Tuesday that he has picked the Bulldogs. He is rated 83rd in his class by Rivals. Previously announcing for Butler was..." July 01

  • Xavier lands 2016 power forward Tyrique Jones

    Cincinnati Enquirer "Soon-to-be Vermont Academy senior Tyrique Jones needed just a weekend visit at Xavier to pull the trigger on his college commitment. The 6-foot-8, 235-pound power forward announced Monday that he picked the Musketeers over Connecticut, Miami (Fla.), Minnesota, Pittsburgh and Temple. Jones is..." June 30

  • Brandon Goodwin leaving UCF basketball

    Orlando Sentinel "Brandon Goodwin will not join the UCF men's basketball team next season. A school official confirmed to the Orlando Sentinel Sunday night that the 6-foot-1 point guard from Norcross, GA was granted a release from the team. Goodwin emerged as one of the go-to players during his sophomore..." June 30

  • South Carolina guards working back from surgery

    College Basketball Talk "South Carolina has the pieces on their roster to be a team that makes some noise in the SEC this season, but that is dependent on some of their most important players getting healthy. Namely, junior Sindarius Thornwell and redshirt freshman TeMarcus Blanton, both of whom underwent surgery over..." June 30

  • Bo Ryan announces he intends to coach one more year, then retire

    CBS Sports "Monday's major news in college hoops is simply this: Bo Ryan is likely entering his final season as Wisconsin's coach. Ryan released a statement that revealed he openly debated retiring this past spring, but after discussions with his athletic director, he took some time to think it over. He's..." June 29

  • LSU basketball gains commitment from University Lab 2016 PF Wayde Sims

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "University Lab power forward Wayde Sims will follow in his father Wayne's footsteps and play his college ball at LSU, the 2016 prospect announced on Sunday. The 6-foot-6, 210-pound Sims averaged 17.6 points, 9.5 rebounds and 1.5 steals per game last season while leading the Cubs to a second..." June 29

  • UNCG placed on two years probation for NCAA rules violations

    College Basketball Talk "UNCG announced Thursday that its athletic department has been placed on probation by the NCAA for rules violations that occurred between the 2007-08 and 2012-13 academic years. The violations, which were deemed to be secondary by the NCAA, were self-reported by UNCG and came as a result of..." June 29

  • Reports: Michigan State transfer target Paschal Chukwu commits to Syracuse

    Michigan Live "Michigan State's latest reported transfer target is headed elsewhere. Paschal Chukwu, a 7-foot-2 center transferring from Providence, has committed to Syracuse, according to reports from CBS Sports and The Daily Orange. The commitment comes on the heels of a weekend visit. Michigan State was..." June 29

  • Jalen Hill Commits To 2017 Class For UCLA Basketball

    Bruins Nation "Jalen Hill announced his commitment to UCLA tonight and, in so doing, became UCLA's second commit for the 2017 basketball recruiting class. Hill attends Corona Centennial HS and also plays for the Compton Magic AAU team. Hill was a part of the USA Basketball U16 team which won the FIBA Americas..." June 29

  • ODU basketball player suspended after being charged with assaulting student

    Hampton Roads "Javonte Douglas, a reserve forward who played a key role in Old Dominion’s late-season run to the National Invitation Tournament semifinals, was suspended from the team after being arrested and charged with assaulting a student. Douglas was arrested on June 7 and charged with a felony count of..." June 29

  • Report: South Florida lands Penn State transfer Geno Thorpe

    The Score "Geno Thorpe may be taking his talents to South Florida. The former Penn State sophomore guard has reportedly pledged to join the Bulls, according to the Recruit Scoop's Alex Kline." June 29

  • Italian point guard Federico Mussini commits to St. John's

    SB Nation "Chris Mullin landed a talented Italian point guard for next season on Monday morning. Federico Mussini has committed to St. John's over Gonzaga, Virginia, Providence and more, according to multiple reports. Mussini will be 19 years old for next season. Mussini measured at 6'1, 154 pounds at the..." June 29

  • Kouassi commits and signs with Hogs

    Whole Hog Sports "Center Willy Kouassi has committed and signed with Arkansas. Kouassi, 6-10 1/2, 233 pounds, has one year of immediate eligibility remaining and will play his senior year at Arkansas after receiving a release from Kennesaw State in Georgia. He averaged 4.6 points, 5 rebounds and 1.3 blocks..." June 29

  • Juco guard Malik Albert picks Creighton

    Omaha World-Herald "Creighton has signed former juco All-American Malik Albert. He was a high scorer for Mott Community College who sat out this past season to get his academics in order. "We are thrilled to add Malik to our team," Creighton coach Greg McDermott said in a press release. "He is a very gifted..." June 29

  • Colorado's Xavier Johnson tears left Achilles' tendon

    CBS Sports "Colorado has announced that senior Xavier Johnson will miss the upcoming months due to a torn left Achilles' tendon. Johnson ripped the tendon "earlier this month in offseason workouts." Johnson, a 6-foot-7 guard/forward averaged 10.3 points and 5.6 rebounds for the Buffaloes last season. He's..." June 27

  • Hopkins Formally Named Men's Basketball Head-Coach Designate

    Syracuse.com "Syracuse University Chancellor Kent Syverud today announced he has formally named Assistant Men's Basketball Coach Mike Hopkins as head coach-designate. Hopkins will succeed Coach Jim Boeheim following the 2017-18 men's basketball season. In March, Boeheim announced that he will retire in three..." June 26

  • Sources: Avery Johnson offers Malik Rose job on his staff at Alabama

    Yahoo! Sports "University of Alabama coach Avery Johnson has offered former San Antonio Spurs teammate Malik Rose a special assistant to the head coach position, league sources told Yahoo Sports. Rose is considering the offer to join Johnson's staff, and is expected to make a decision over the weekend,..." June 25

  • Jamal Murray’s commitment a huge boost for Kentucky

    College Basketball Talk "Earlier in the spring when there were rumblings that five-star guard Jamal Murray was considering a move into the 2015 class, many believed that Oregon was the team to beat for his services. With an assistant (Mike Mennenga) who at one point in his career was co-director of the CIA Bounce..." June 25

  • New rule would allow players back at school after declaring for NBA

    CBS Sports "One of the biggest laments regarding the NBA Draft process in recent years has been the now-or-never aspect for college underclassmen when deciding whether or not to declare. In the "modern era," if you will, players choosing to declare have had no take-back. If you go, you're gone. At least,..." June 24

  • Chris Obekpa To Transfer From St. John’s

    Red Storm Sports "Rising senior Chris Obekpa has decided to leave St. John’s University. He has been granted permission to pursue transfer opportunities with other NCAA member institutions. “We respect Chris’ decision and wish him well in his future endeavors,” said St. John’s head coach Chris Mullin. “It was..." June 24

  • Avery Johnson's contract with Alabama includes hefty bonuses

    Sporting News - NCAAB "Avery Johnson isn't coaching in the NBA anymore, but you wouldn't know that by looking at his salary. The University of Alabama compensation committee approved Johnson's contract Wednesday, making him one of the highest-paid coaches in the NCAA despite never having coached college basketball...." June 24

  • Kendal Manuel, Montana's No. 2 prospect in 2015, commits to Oregon State Beavers

    Oregonian "Kendal Manuel, the No. 2 prospect in the state of Montana, committed to the Oregon State Beavers on Tuesday afternoon, becoming the final piece in the most celebrated hoops class in school history. The 6-foot-4, 170-pound shooting guard, out of Skyview High School (Billings, Montana), took his..." June 24

  • Kansas State basketball rounds out 2015 recruiting class with shooting guard Ron Freeman

    Kansas.com "Bruce Weber has not had the best of luck with late recruiting additions since he took over as basketball coach at Kansas State, but that could change with Ron Freeman, an athletic shooting guard who orally committed to the Wildcats on Tuesday. Freeman, a 6-foot-6 swingman from Los Angeles, says..." June 24

  • BC basketball team lands Florida guard Eli Carter

    Boston Globe "Boston College basketball coach Jim Christian got a huge commitment Monday when University of Florida guard Eli Carter announced on Twitter that he would complete his final year of eligibility next season with the Eagles, spurning offers from Georgetown and Nevada-Las Vegas. Christian last week..." June 23

  • Wolf Pack add former Oregon State commit Cameron Oliver

    Mountain West Connection "Once again, Nevada basketball coach Eric Musselman has added another transfer to the program. Cameron Oliver, a former Oregon State commit, will transfer to Nevada and will be eligible to play in the 2015-16 season. Oliver made the announcement on Twitter on Sunday. Oliver, a 6-foot-8,..." June 23

  • 4-star PG C.J. Walker says he's committing to FSU basketball

    Tomahawk Nation "FSU basketball's hot streak on the recruiting trail continued today, as 4-star prospect C.J. Walker, of Indianapolis, IN, tweeted that he's committing to the 'Noles. " June 23

  • La. Tech restricting ex-Madison Central star Stapleton's transfer

    The Clarion-Ledger "Former Madison Central guard Xavian Stapleton is leaving the Louisiana Tech basketball program, following a freshman campaign where he emerged as the Bulldogs' top threat coming off the bench. But Louisiana Tech is telling the 6-foot-6 former Dandy Dozen selection he is restricted from..." June 23

  • Alabama Basketball Snares a Big 2015 Commit from Kobie Eubanks

    Roll Bama Roll "After much hemming and hawing and speculation, 4-star Kobie Eubanks made his official announcement that he will play basketball for Avery Johnson's Crimson Tide in 2015. The 6-5/212 shooting guard from Fort Lauderdale, FL (Elev8 Sports Institute), is a consensus 4-star and rated in the Top 100..." June 23

  • DePaul snags 3-star guard Devin Gage

    Big East Coast Bias "Dave Leitao is targeting the Chicago Public League with his latest commit, 2016 3-star guard Devin Gage. The 6-foot-2 point guard is DePaul's first commitment of 2015, choosing the Blue Demons over Bradley, UIC and Toledo. The athletic guard has good playmaker skills and attacking the rim, and..." June 23

  • Florida Gulf Coast lands transfer big man

    College Basketball Talk "Florida Gulf Coast continued to reshape its roster late this week as the school announced the signing of Loyola Marymount transfer big man Patson Siame. The 6-foot-11 Siame will have to sit out the 2015-16 season due to NCAA transfer regulations, but he’ll have two seasons remaining of..." June 23

  • Report: Ge'Lawn Guyn to transfer to East Tennessee State

    The Score "Ge'Lawn Guyn may now be a Buccaneer. The former Cincinnati guard is reportedly taking his talents to East Tennessee State, according to Scout.com's Evan Daniels. As a graduate transfer, he will be eligible immediately." June 23

  • Report: 7-foot Providence transfer Paschal Chukwu visiting Michigan State Monday

    Michigan Live "For the second time in less than a week, Michigan State is expected to have a highly sought-after visitor on campus. Paschal Chukwu, a 7-foot-2 center transferring from Providence, is planning to visit the Spartans on Monday, according to a report from CBS Sports. SNY.tv has also reported today..." June 23

  • North Caddo 2016 forward Robert Williams commits to Texas A&M

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "North Caddo forward Robert Williams, who has led the Rebels to back-to-back Top 28 appearances, committed to Texas A&M on Saturday. The 6-foot-8, 210-pound Williams is considered one of the top prospects in the state and is rated as a three-star prospect by Rivals but a four-star prospect and..." June 23

  • Report: Oregon the “front runner” to land five-star guard Jamal Murray

    Daily Emerald "Oregon might be on the verge of adding a huge piece to next year’s team. Jamal Murray, a five-star shooting guard from Ontario, Canada, who reclassified from the 2016 recruiting class to 2015, is announcing his college destination Tuesday. Murray is deciding between joining Oregon and Kentucky,..." June 23

  • Hawaii lands Auburn transfer Jack Purchase

    College Basketball Talk "Jack Purchase, the native of Australia, has transferred to Hawaii, the university announced on Sunday afternoon. The 6-foot-9 forward becomes the third addition for first-year head coach Eran Ganot since taking over the program in April. Purchase will have to sit out the 2015-16 season due to..." June 23

  • MSU lands 'elite prospect' in 5-star G Josh Langford

    Detroit News "Michigan State coach Tom Izzo and his staff have a jewel for the future with the commitment of five-star guard Josh Langford of Madison, Alabama. Langford, a 6-foot-6 combo guard, picked the Spartans over rival Michigan and a number of top-10 powers like Kentucky and Arizona. "Josh is one of..." June 23

  • Bob Huggins doesn't like the new rule changes in college hoops

    CBS Sports "College basketball's myriad rule changes for next season don't have every coach singing praises of the new game to come. Among them: Vintage college hoops grouser Bob Huggins. West Virginia's coach isn't all about that new style of play, really. Huggins said the following on Monday's Big 12..." June 23

  • Wofford basketball player drowns near Charlotte

    Sporting News - NCAAB "Nineteen-year-old Jeremiah Tate, a two-year member of the Wofford basketball team, drowned after diving into Lake Wylie in the early morning hours of June 22. Tate was working as a counselor at YMCA Camp Thunderbird, near Charlotte, when he and another counselor jumped off of a bridge for a..." June 22

  • Five-star stud prospect Thon Maker opts to stay in 2016 high school class

    CBS Sports "After playing Thursday in Charlottesville, Va., at the NBPA Top 100 Camp, five-star recruit Thon Maker told reporters he'll remain in the 2016 class. "I'll make it official here that I'm definitely going to stay and just play it out, take my visits in November, and play another year with my..." June 21

  • Avery Johnson says he would have probably landed NBA coaching job if he had waited

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "New Orleans native Avery Johnson acknowledged earlier this week that if he had waited until after the NBA season ended, he would have probably landed a coaching job in the league. Instead, Johnson took a college head coaching job at Alabama after signing a six-year contract in early April that..." June 20

  • UNC ups Roy Williams' contract through 2019-20 season

    CBS Sports "Amid an NCAA investigation that could potentially hinder one of the most storied programs in college basketball, the University of North Carolina has opted to extend Roy Williams' contract through the 2019-20 season. The move is a clear action to fight back against negative recruiting, which..." June 20

  • FGCU men add Loyola Marymount transfer Patson Siame

    Naples Daily News "Florida Gulf Coast University men’s basketball added Loyola Marymount transfer Patson Siame, a 6-foot-11 center, on Friday. FGCU said the sophomore transfer has signed an Athletic Aid Agreement and will join the Eagles for the 2015-16 season. Siame spent his sophomore year at Loyola Marymount..." June 19

  • Report: U-M 5-star commit Battle reopening recruitment

    Detroit Free Press "Tyus Battle, a five-star basketball recruit from New Jersey who verbally committed to Michigan only last month, is reopening his recruitment, according to scout.com. Battle will visit Syracuse, one of his original finalists, this weekend, Evan Daniels reported, citing anonymous sources. When..." June 19

  • John Carlos Reyes Is BC Bound!

    BC Interruption "The term "big man on campus" is about to get a whole new meaning at Boston College. Center Juan Carlos Reyes, a 6'10", 223-pounder out of Sound Doctrine Christian Academy (Ga.) committed to Boston College on Thursday, giving the Eagles a much-needed big man to play for head coach Jim..." June 19

  • John Calipari Compares Incoming 5-Star PG Isaiah Briscoe To Former Wildcats’ G Eric Bledsoe

    College Spun "John Calipari has coached a ridiculous amount of talent at Kentucky. One of the biggest athletic freaks to come through Lexington, Ky., was Eric Bledsoe. The now-NBA star guard averaged 11 points, three rebounds and nearly three assists per game during his one season with the Wildcats. Bledsoe..." June 19

  • Calipari Coins New Phrase to Lure Recruits

    Black Sports Online "Coach Calipari didn’t become the best recruiter in college basketball by accident. Like most great leaders through out history, he knows the value of a memorable catch phrase; or, as the Sporting News puts it, a “campaign slogan”. “Positionless basketball” This years slogan may not be new..." June 19

  • Roy Williams says Tokoto's decision to declare was 'not the smartest' idea

    Sporting News - NCAAB "UNC forward J.P. Tokoto's decision to declare for the 2015 NBA Draft left many puzzled, but no one person more so than his former head coach, Roy Williams. Williams told Sports Illustrated that he advised Tokoto that his decision wasn't exactly one he thought was smart for the 6-5, 200-pound..." June 19

  • Kentucky signee suffers head injury during United States U19 practice

    College Basketball Talk "With the roster pared down to 12 players earlier this week, United State U19 head coach Sean Miller and his staff are preparing the team for the FIBA u19 World Championships which are scheduled to begin June 27 in Heraklion, Crete. One of the players on the roster is guard Isaiah Briscoe, a..." June 19