• Kentucky star point guard Tyler Ulis injures elbow

    CBS Sports "It's currently unknown when the most important player on Kentucky's basketball team will return for action. UK starting sophomore point guard Tyler Ulis was injured in the first half of No. 1 Kentucky's 84-63 win against South Florida on Friday." November 28

  • Sparty tops BC: Denzel Valentine's 2nd triple-double leads Izzo's 500th win

    CBS Sports "Tom Izzo's past and present stars collided on Thanksgiving, resulting in the 500th victory for the legendary Michigan State coach. Reigning CBS Sports Player of the Week Denzel Valentine recorded his second triple-double of the season, leading the Spartans with 29 points, 11 rebounds and 10..." November 27

  • St. John’s announces Kassoum Yakwe has been cleared to play by NCAA

    New York Daily News "The Fighting Mullins finally picked up a win in Maui on Wednesday, and they also added another body to their active roster. St. John’s learned from its experience of losing to a Division II program and beat Chaminade, 100-93, to claim seventh place in the three-day Maui Invitational after..." November 26

  • NCAA clears Kansas freshman Cheick Diablo to join Jayhawks Dec. 1

    CBS Sports "Kansas freshman Cheick Diallo has been cleared to start playing for the Jayhawks on Dec. 1, the NCAA announced Wednesday afternoon. "I really want to thank the NCAA staff for guiding this process to a fair conclusion in what was a very complicated situation," Kansas athletic director Sheahon..." November 25

  • Evaluating budding star Ben Simmons through first five collegiate games

    SI "Games scouted LSU’s 81–80 loss to Marquette (Nov. 23) and 83–72 overtime loss to NC State (Nov. 24) What Ben Simmons did vs. Marquette (40 minutes): 21 points, 20 rebounds, 7 assists vs. NC State (40 minutes): 4 points, 14 rebounds, 10 assists, 3 steals, 3 blocks, one kiss blown to a..." November 25

  • Syracuse wins back 1 scholarship per year in NCAA appeal, still must vacate wins

    Syracuse.com "The Syracuse basketball team will get one scholarship back per year over the next four seasons after winning its appeal of the NCAA Committee on Infractions decision, the school announced Wednesday. It's a victory that could provide a significant boost to the basketball team over the next three..." November 25

  • Kentucky's John Calipari not a fan of Christmas practices

    The Score "The Louisville-Kentucky rivalry game is the only contest between Dec. 24 and Dec. 26 on the college basketball slate, but don't expect John Calipari to have his players practicing during the Christmas break. "Everybody goes crazy, why wouldn't you practice over Christmas to get ready for..." November 25

  • Utah State denies transfer permission to speak with any other schools

    Yahoo! Sports "When he blindsided the Utah State basketball team earlier this month by quitting two days before its season opener, forward David Collette quickly learned a hard lesson. College coaches seldom accept rejection gracefully. Utah State officials informed Collette on Monday that they are denying..." November 25

  • Duke 5-Star Commit Harry Giles Posts Moving Message After Successful Surgery

    College Spun "The 6-foot-10 power forward, ranked the No. 2 player in the 2016 class by 247 Sports’ Composite Rankings, tore his ACL in early November. He had surgery on the torn knee this morning; it, thankfully, went well. " November 25

  • North Carolina's Marcus Paige confident he'll be back for Maryland

    The Score "Marcus Paige is close to getting back on the court. The North Carolina guard has been taking part in shootaround with the Tar Heels in the past week, only to sit on the bench as he recovers from a broken bone in his right hand. According to The News and Observer's Andrew Carter, Paige is..." November 25

  • AP Top 25: Kentucky is new No. 1, North Carolina falls to No. 9

    CBS Sports "Kentucky has moved into the top spot of the AP Top 25 after North Carolina's first loss of the season, at Northern Iowa on Saturday. The Tar Heels remained in the top ten, falling only to No. 9 in the loss that soured a Homecoming appearance for Iowa native Marcus Paige. Kentucky and..." November 23

  • Wichita State star Fred VanVleet to 'likely' miss week of action

    CBS Sports "Wichita State guard and potential All-American candidate Fred VanVleet will likely miss the Advocare Invitational this week due to what has been a nagging left hamstring injury, according to a report from ESPN. "I'd be surprised if he plays," Wichita State coach Gregg Marshall told ESPN. "The..." November 23

  • Bill Self blasts NCAA for its handling of the Cheick Diallo case

    Kansas City Star "As Kansas prepared to open the Maui Invitational on Monday, KU coach Bill Self on Saturday offered his sharpest critique to date of the NCAA's investigation into the academic eligibility of freshman forward Cheick Diallo. In a scathing indictment of the NCAA’s investigative process, Self..." November 23

  • Landry-Walker power forward Cameron Lard commits to Iowa State

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "Landry-Walker forward Cameron Lard took a weekend visit to Iowa State and liked what he saw as the big man committed to Iowa State on Sunday afternoon. Lard averaged 16 points and 10 rebounds per game last season for Natchitoches Central before transferring to Landry-Walker for his senior..." November 23

  • Three Pacific players miss third straight game amid investigation

    CBS Sports "Pacific basketball players Sami Eleraky, Alec Kobre and Eric Thompson were all held out of the Tigers' loss to Nevada late Saturday. That's the third straight game the three have missed this season amid an ongoing NCAA investigation into Pacific's program, and it's unclear when, or even if,..." November 22

  • Tennessee lands 4-star shooting guard Kwe Parker

    The Score "Former Rutgers commit Kwe Parker has committed to Tennessee for the 2016 season, Volunteers assistant coach Rob Lanier announced Friday on Twitter." November 21

  • Freshman Thomas Bryant gives Indiana a new dimension

    SB Nation "Tom Crean entered the offseason knowing Indiana had a major problem and only one realistic way to fix it. The Hoosiers enjoyed a successful campaign by any reasonable expectation in 2014-15, improving from middling 17-15 team to one that hit 20 wins and earned a No. 10 seed in the NCAA..." November 21

  • Kansas suspends Brannen Greene six games

    College Basketball Talk "While freshman forward Cheick Diallo will get to make the trip west for the Maui Jim Maui Invitational, one of his teammates will not. Friday morning head coach Bill Self announced that junior wing Brannen Greene has been suspended six games for “conduct detrimental to the team.” That rules him..." November 20

  • KU coach Bill Self says Cheick Diallo will travel to Maui Invitational

    Kansas City Star "Kansas men’s basketball coach Bill Self announced Friday that freshman forward Cheick Diallo has been cleared to travel with Jayhawks basketball team to the Maui Invitational. According to a news release, Self said a waiver from the NCAA was granted to allow Diallo the opportunity to travel..." November 20

  • NCAA reinstates St. John's guard Felix Balamou

    Fox Sports "After missing the first two games of the season, St. John's guard Felix Balamou was reinstated by the NCAA on Thursday afternoon, the school announced. Hours before the Red Storm's home opener against Wagner, the university sent out a release stating Balamou had been suspended for an..." November 20

  • Illness to sideline Georgetown’s Campbell next two games

    College Basketball Talk "Already possessing limited numbers in their guard rotation, Georgetown will head north to New York City for the 2K Classic without one of their contributors. Sophomore guard Tre Campbell will miss the Hoyas’ two games at Madison Square Garden due to illness, with head coach John Thompson III..." November 20

  • Rutgers coach Eddie Jordan rips team for lack of heart after loss to St. John's

    Newark Star-Ledger "Rutgers' collapse in a 61-59 loss to St. John's on Thursday night caused Eddie Jordan to use a term he had never uttered in his 29 years of coaching. "I told my team, and I've never used this term before, they just out-hearted us," Jordan said after the Scarlet Knights blew a 16-point..." November 20

  • N.C. State's Terry Henderson has ankle surgery

    Fay Observer "N.C. State guard Terry Henderson had surgery Monday to stabilize the right ankle he injured early in a season-opening loss to William & Mary. Henderson, a redshirt junior who transferred from West Virginia, tore ligaments in his ankle and is expected to resume basketball-related activities in..." November 20

  • Norland basketball star Dewan Huell signs with Miami Hurricanes

    Miami Herald "Dewan Huell said he felt “stress relief” Wednesday afternoon. The University of Miami men’s basketball team probably just felt pure joy. Huell gave the Hurricanes plenty to be excited about when Miami Norland’s versatile 6-10 power forward signed his letter of intent to play for UM at a..." November 19

  • Neck injury forces New Mexico's Devon Williams into retirement

    The Score "Devon Williams' basketball career is over after doctors advised him that getting back on the court could ultimately result in paralysis. New Mexico head coach Craig Neal made the announcement Wednesday, three days after Williams collapsed on the court with a severe neck injury against New..." November 19

  • Kentucky setup for greatness again next season 'no matter who leaves'

    CBS Sports "The last time Grayson Allen sat in a locker room following a high-profile game against a nationally ranked opponent it was late on a Monday in April, shortly after he'd just scored a surprising 16 points to lead Duke to a 68-63 victory over Wisconsin that provided Hall of Fame coach Mike..." November 19

  • 5-star recruit Malik Monk commits to Kentucky over Arkansas

    SB Nation "The Kentucky Wildcats have locked in another terrifying recruiting class for next season. Five-star shooting guard Malik Monk picked Kentucky over Arkansas on Wednesday in an announcement on Twitter. Monk joins a class that already included three 5-star players in point guard De'Aaron Fox and..." November 18

  • Miami lands four-star guard Bruce Brown

    The Score "Jim Larranaga and Miami have landed four-star prospect Bruce Brown. The 6-foot-4, 200-pound shooting guard from Wakefield, Mass., announced his decision on ESPN Wednesday morning. Brown comes to the Hurricanes known as an aggressive player with a well-rounded offensive game. Although he..." November 18

  • MSU's Demetrius Houston suspended indefinitely

    The Clarion-Ledger "Mississippi State suspended Demetrius Houston indefinitely on Tuesday for conduct detrimental to the team. The sophomore won't travel to Puerto Rico for MSU's three-game tournament in San Juan. Houston didn't play in MSU's loss to Southern on Monday. He logged six minutes and two points in the..." November 18

  • NCAA rules Andy Van Vliet ineligible for the 2015-'16 season

    Madison.com "Wisconsin forward Andy Van Vliet will not play for the Badgers during the 2015-'16 season after the NCAA ruled him ineligible, the university announced Tuesday night. According to a UW press release, “NCAA rules state that prospective student-athletes have one year to enroll in a collegiate..." November 18

  • Northwestern State star PG Jalan West to miss season with torn ACL

    CBS Sports "Star Northwestern State point guard Jalan West will miss the season with a torn ACL, the school announced on Tuesday. West was injured in the final minute of the Demons' opening game against Mississippi after pouring in 25 points. He'll have surgery in two-to-three weeks, according to..." November 18

  • Five-star forward Edrice 'Bam' Adebayo picks Kentucky

    USA Today "High Point Christian Academy (High Point, N.C.) forward Edrice Adebayo got the nickname “Bam Bam” from his mother after he picked up a coffee table while watching The Flintstones when he was just 1. Turned out to be a fitting alias for a player who nearly tears the rim off the hinges multiple..." November 17

  • Woman claims she was assaulted by two St. Bonaventure basketball players

    Sporting News - NCAAB "A young woman alleges two members of the St. Bonaventure men’s basketball team assaulted her near the school early Sunday morning, The Buffalo News reported Tuesday. The woman told police she was assaulted in a parking lot behind a local bar just before 1:30 a.m. ET. According to the police..." November 17

  • Xavier basketball inks two four-star recruits

    Cincinnati Enquirer "Verbal commitments by Quentin Goodin and Tyrique Jones have now been made official with signed letters of intent. Coach Chris Mack today announced the signings of Goodin, a 6-3, 190-pound point guard from Campbellsville, Kentucky, and Jones, a 6-7, 245-pound forward from Saxtons River,..." November 17

  • Beard Reinstated, Suspended For Fall Semester

    ArkansasRazorbacks.com "Following resolutions in both the legal and the campus judicial processes, student-athlete Anton Beard has been reinstated to the men’s basketball team, but will remain suspended from all competition for the remainder of the fall semester. Beard will join the team for practices and other..." November 17

  • Hamilton Heights' Ado commits to Mississippi State

    Times Free Press "Hamilton Heights senior Abdulhakim Ado announced his commitment to Mississippi State on Monday evening after a scrimmage at McCallie. The 6-foot-11 Ado chose the Bulldogs over Auburn, LSU and Penn State. He becomes the fifth four-star prospect of head coach Ben Howland's first full recruiting..." November 17

  • Arkansas State coach John Brady to resign at end of 2015-16 season

    CBS Sports "Arkansas State coach John Brady will resign at the end of the 2015-16 season, athletic director Terry Mohajir announced on Monday night. "John alerted me of his intentions to resign at the end of the season, at which time we had a conversation regarding his decision," Mohajir said "I have a..." November 17

  • Texas A&M backup PG Alex Robinson to transfer

    Houston Chronicle "Texas A&M has stockpiled some freshmen talent and brought in a veteran point guard this season, so one of the Aggies’ top signees from last season is exiting the program in search of more playing time. A&M announced on Monday night that sophomore point guard Alex Robinson is seeking a transfer...." November 17

  • Manhattan's Jermaine Lawrence withdraws from program

    The Score "Manhattan forward Jermaine Lawrence is withdrawing from the school and leaving the program, his mother informed ESPN's Jeff Goodman. Lawrence took issue with a half-season suspension for a failed drug test in September, which he claims he was told would only be for one game." November 17

  • New Mexico's Devon Williams (neck) OK after collapsing, school says

    Sporting News - NCAAB "New Mexico junior forward Devon Williams, who collapsed during Sunday's game at New Mexico State, was hospitalized overnight with a neck injury, but had feeling in all his extremities and was walking, the school announced. According to the Albuquerque Journal, it is unclear when Williams will..." November 16

  • UR junior guard Josh Jones suspended indefinitely

    Richmond Times-Dispatch "The University of Richmond’s inexperienced backcourt became more inexperienced Tuesday evening, when junior guard Josh Jones was suspended indefinitely from all team activities for a violation of athletics department policy. A brief UR release said the athletics department will have no..." November 16

  • UM forward Kamari Murphy suspended three games

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "The University of Miami on Friday announced junior forward Kamari Murphy has been suspended the first three games of the basketball season. In a press release, the school said the reasoning was a violation of team rules. Murphy will rejoin the team Nov. 20 when the Hurricanes play in the Puerto..." November 16

  • Felix Balamou suspended indefinitely for NCAA violation

    Fox Sports "For the second time this week, St. John's received an unfavorable decision from the NCAA regarding a player's eligibility. The school announced on Friday, hours before the Red Storm tip off against Wagner, that senior guard Felix Balamou was suspended indefinitely for an unspecified NCAA..." November 16

  • Wichita State lands highly regarded JUCO forward Darrlyn Willis

    College Basketball Talk "Wichita State landed an important commitment Friday afternoon, as one of the top junior college forwards in the country announced that he’ll play his college basketball for Gregg Marshall. 6-foot-9 power forward Darryln Willis, who attends Pearl River CC in Mississippi, has signed with Wichita..." November 16

  • UCF's Tacko Fall cleared to play by NCAA

    The Score "The NCAA has ruled Central Florida's 7-foot-6 freshman center Tacko Fall eligible to play this season, the team confirmed. Fall will be in the lineup Saturday night when the Knights open their season at Davidson. The Associated Press reported Thursday that UCF had filed an academic waiver..." November 16

  • NC State, Gottfried agree to new contract

    Raleigh News & Observer "N.C. State basketball coach Mark Gottfried has a new five-year contract, the school announced on Friday. The deal raises Gottfried’s annual compensation to at least $2.48 million annually through 2020. Gottfried has led the Wolfpack to the NCAA tournament in each of his first four seasons,..." November 16

  • IU lands top recruiting target De'Ron Davis

    Indianapolis Star "Danny Fisher admitted he had never seen a recruitment develop quite like De'ron Davis' did. From Grade 8 phenom on coach Tom Crean's radar, to a ninth-grader with an Indiana University offer, to plucking an Indiana hat off of a table at Overland High School in suburban Denver on Thursday,..." November 16

  • Four-star point guard Charlie Moore commits to Memphis

    SI "Four-star recruit Charlie Moore has committed to Memphis, he announced Thursday. Moore, a 5'11" point guard from Morgan Park High School in Chicago, is rated No. 57 overall in the 2016 class by Rivals.com. He chose Memphis and head coach Josh Pastner over California and VCU. The Tigers were..." November 16

  • Auburn guard Bryce Brown suspended for UAB game

    Alabama "Auburn guard Bryce Brown is suspended for Friday's season opener against UAB because he played in multiple summer leagues. Brown, a true freshman, was a spectator at an Atlanta summer league where his high school coach's team was playing. He was asked to play because the team did not have..." November 16

  • Rhode Island star E.C. Matthews done for season with torn ACL

    SI "Rhode Island guard E.C. Matthews will miss the season with a knee injury, the team announced Saturday. Matthews, a junior, was an Atlantic 10 player of the year candidate. He injured his right knee during the first half of Rhode Island’s season-opening 65–42 win over American on Friday. The..." November 15