• Details on Kentucky Getting Hit With ‘NCAA Violation’ Because of Drake

    Black Sports Online "This is just stupid, because Drake can and always ends up taking a picture with some of college basketballs top young stars. The NCAA officially hit Kentucky with a secondary violation for his involvement with the university — after the POWERS that be deemed it an “unfair” advantage for the..." July 23

  • Oklahoma State forward Tyrek Coger died of enlarged heart

    USA Today "The Oklahoma State Medical Examiner's Office says Oklahoma State basketball player Tyrek Coger died from an enlarged heart and that the manner of death was natural. Office spokeswoman Amy Elliott provided the information to the Associated Press in an email Friday. It came a few hours after..." July 23

  • Oklahoma State forward Tyrek Coger collapses, dies during team workouts

    The Score "Incoming Oklahoma State men's basketball player Tyrek Coger collapsed and died during a team workout Thursday at Boone Pickens Stadium. He was 21. According to Tim Ahrens of the Stillwater News Press, a call was received by dispatch at approximately 5:30 p.m. Thursday afternoon, for a man..." July 22

  • Duke is bringing the superteam back to college basketball

    SB Nation "The foundation for Mike Krzyzewski's next great team was laid three days after Duke defeated Wisconsin for its fifth national championship in 2014. Coach K cut down the nets in Indianapolis on a Monday, and by Thursday he was in the St. Louis-area home of five-star recruit Jayson Tatum. Tatum..." July 21

  • St. John’s takes chance on 7-foot mega-talent with legal issues

    New York Post "The 2017 St. John’s recruiting class is expected to be small in numbers, but it could be very large in impact — if everything goes according to plan with its newest recruit. The Johnnies made a big splash Thursday by landing one-time UConn pledge Zach Brown — as first reported by The Post — a..." July 21

  • Xavier player Myles Davis' ex-girlfriend gets protective order

    Cincinnati Enquirer "A judge has ordered Xavier basketball player Myles Davis to stay away from a former girlfriend who accused him of threatening her, breaking her cellphones, punching holes in her wall and trying “to punch through my windows.” Davis, a 22-year-old senior guard, was in Kenton County District Court..." July 21

  • GW basketball players report coach’s ‘verbal and emotional abuse’; many fled school

    Washington Post "In early April, shortly after his team celebrated a postseason championship, a George Washington men’s basketball player visited a campus Title IX coordinator to log complaints about Coach Mike Lonergan. Lonergan, the player believed, had created an offensive, intolerable environment, evidenced in..." July 21

  • Bonnies losing forward Derrick Woods to transfer

    Buffalo News "St. Bonaventure’s men’s basketball team is losing one of its key big men to transfer. Sophomore forward Derrick Woods is leaving the team, he announced Tuesday via his Twitter account. The 6-foot-9 Woods averaged 13.1 minutes and 3.5 points a game for the Bonnies last season. He was not..." July 21

  • South Florida assistant coach resigns amid NCAA investigation

    The Score "South Florida assistant coach Oliver Antigua resigned Wednesday following news the school is under NCAA investigation, reportedly for academic fraud involving the men's basketball program. ESPN's Jeff Goodman reported earlier Wednesday that the school was under investigation for potential..." July 21

  • Iowa forward Dale Jones gets sixth year of eligibility

    Hawk Central "Iowa forward Dale Jones has been granted a sixth year of eligibility by the NCAA, meaning he can play two more seasons for the Hawkeyes, men’s basketball coach Fran McCaffery announced in a news release Thursday. Jones (6-foot-7, 227 pounds) suffered a second ACL injury to his right knee in..." July 21

  • Mike Krzyzewski, North Carolina coaches condemn 'embarrassing' HB2 bill

    USA Today "As Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski prepares to take the U.S. men's national basketball team to the Rio Olympics, his thoughts turned this week to his home of North Carolina and the controversial anti-LGBT law that was passed in March. “It’s an embarrassing bill,” Krzyzewski told USA TODAY Sports...." July 21

  • South Florida men's basketball team reportedly faces NCAA investigation

    Sporting News - NCAAB "The NCAA is cracking down on academic fraud. ESPN reported Wednesday the NCAA launched an investigation into the South Florida men's basketball for potential cases of academic fraud. " July 21

  • Drake showed up at Texas decked out in Kentucky gear and got crushed

    Fox Sports "By now, we all know that Drake is a bit of a sports fan. He's a Kentucky basketball supporter. And hopped on the Texas A&M bandwagon when Johnny Manziel was there. He's also an actual, paid representative for his hometown Raptors, so there's love there too. Basically, the guy loves sports, so..." July 20

  • 3-star SG Andrew Platek commits to North Carolina

    Today's U "After North Carolina coach Roy Williams showed class of 2017 shooting guard Andrew Platek plenty of love this spring and summer, the 3-star recruit finally decided to become a Tar Heel on Monday. Platek took to Twitter to announce that he was verbally committing to North..." July 19

  • Report: Florida A&M grad transfer Malcolm Bernard heading to Xavier

    The Score "Former Florida A&M forward Malcolm Bernard has finally decided on Xavier, according to Jeff Borzello of ESPN. The 6-foot-5, 195-pound forward originally committed to transfer to Richmond in April before decommitting back in June. Bernard is eligible to play immediately since he is a grad..." July 19

  • Purdue, Painter agree to contract extension

    Lafayette Journal & Courier "Purdue coach Matt Painter confirmed Sunday that he has agreed to a three-year contract extension through the 2021-22 season. Painter, via text message, said the deal may not be finalized until later this summer. Purdue athletic director Morgan Burke could not immediately be reached for..." July 19

  • The No. 1 overall seed in the NCAA Tournament just got a huge reward

    CBS Sports "Even though the NCAA Tournament is eight months away, we've got a hefty update on some upcoming changes. One twist coming next season: The No. 1 overall seed will be able to choose the location of its first two games of the tournament. So if that team is Duke, or Kentucky, or Kansas, or..." July 18