• Florida prep wing Eric Turner decommits from Wyoming

    Casper Star-Tribune "Wyoming's 2015 men's basketball signing class got a little bit smaller on Wednesday, when 6-foot-5, 195-pound wing Eric Turner decided to revoke his verbal commitment. Turner told the Star-Tribune on Tuesday night that he is still considering Wyoming, but wanted to take time to re-evaluate his..." October 25

  • Four-star LaGerald Vick commits to SMU

    Bowling Green Daily News "One of Western Kentucky's most high-profile targets is off the board and planning to reclassify. Four-star 2015 shooting guard LaGerald Vick committed to SMU on Wednesday, according to multiple reports. Those same reports say Vick plans to reclassify to the class of 2016 and attend prep school..." October 23

  • 7-footer Josh Sharma Commits To Stanford

    Real GM Basketball "Josh Sharma has given Stanford a commitment for the 2015 class. Sharma is Stanford's third four-star recruit and is a seven-footer, who is ranked No. 83 in the country. “Josh is still a few years away from being a major contributor in the Pac-12, but he’s developed nicely over the last 12..." October 23

  • Butler coach remains on leave of absence

    ESPN.com "The only thing the Butler Bulldogs basketball staff and program know for sure is that the season will start Nov. 15. Beyond that, everything is in limbo as coach Brandon Miller will continue to be out on a medical leave of absence for the foreseeable future. "We have no timetable," athletic..." October 23

  • Two Memphis players to miss practice time for health reasons

    College Basketball Talk "It isn’t uncommon for players to pick up some bumps and bruises during preseason practices, with the hope being that any medical issues that may arise don’t turn out to be serious. Count Memphis among the teams who are currently dealing with this, as it was reported Wednesday that two players are..." October 23

  • UNC probe: Advisers pushed sham classes over 18-year period

    ESPN.com "A report commissioned by the University of North Carolina says school academic advisers steered athletes into sham classes over an 18-year period, but does not directly implicate coaches or athletic administrators in the scheme. The report, released Wednesday, says academic advisers in North..." October 22

  • ULM basketball player charged with rape

    Shreveport Times "A basketball player for the University of Louisiana at Monroe was arrested Monday and charged with forcible rape. Roderick Charles Taylor Jr., 18, of Harker Heights, Texas, was arrested late Monday afternoon by ULM police officers. Taylor, who is a freshman forward for the Warhawks, met the..." October 22

  • O'Bannon antitrust case lawyers want $50 million from NCAA

    SI.com "The lawyers for the plaintiffs in the class-action antitrust lawsuit against the NCAA featuring former UCLA basketball star Ed O'Bannon want more than $50.2 million in attorneys' fees and other costs from the NCAA, reports USA Today. The lawyers submitted a request in August asking for $52.4..." October 22

  • JMU basketball coach Matt Brady announces suspensions for Nation, Vodanovich

    Augusta Free Press "James Madison Head Men’s Basketball Coach Matt Brady announced today the formal disciplinary actions against junior guard Andre Nation (Plant City, Fla./Faith Baptist Christian) and sophomore forward Tom Vodanovich (Wellington, New Zealand/St. Patrick’s College). Nation and Vodanovich were..." October 22

  • Report: Stanford guard to miss action with a broken wrist

    College Basketball Talk "Stanford’s back court depth took a hit this week as sophomore guard Malcolm Allen has a broken wrist, according to Jon Rothstein of CBS Sports. Allen is expected to miss two-to-three weeks with the injury. The 6-foot-1 Allen only appeared in 16 games during his freshman season with the..." October 22

  • Nova unanimous pick to win Big East; Smith-Rivera Player of the Year

    CBSSports.com "No surprise, but it's official: Villanova is the across-the-board pick to take the Big East. The Wildcats, who earned a No. 2 seed last season and went 29-5, bring back almost everyone and are in a conference that's certainly in some flux. Given how well Nova played a season ago, they were..." October 22

  • Tennessee State's Ford, 30, doesn't want age to define him

    Fox Sports Tennessee "Dana Ford wants being the youngest Division-I men's college basketball coach in the country to work for him. "It's a big deal to everyone else," the 30-year-old Tennessee State coach said at Ohio Valley Conference Basketball Media Day, "but not necessarily me. I am going to be the same coach in..." October 22

  • Clemson lands junior college 7-footer in 2015 class

    College Basketball Talk "Clemson added an impact junior college big man on Tuesday as Chipola Junior College big man Legend Robertin pledged to the Tigers. Robertin’s commitment was first reported by Brad Winton of JucoRecruiting.com. A native of England, the 7-foot Robertin has only been playing basketball for..." October 21

  • Memphis sophomore Austin Nichols sidelined with shoulder injury

    CBSSports.com "Memphis sophomore Austin Nichols is expected to be sidelined about a week after suffering a shoulder injury in practice, a source told CBSSports.com on Tuesday. Nichols suffered the injury in a two-on-two drill while working on post positioning, a source told CBSSports.com. The 6-foot-9 forward..." October 21

  • Texas A&M lands another five-star center Elijah Thomas

    ESPN.com "Texas A&M has capped its outstanding 2015 class by landing a commitment from center Elijah Thomas, the No. 29-ranked player in the ESPN 100. The 6-foot-9, 230-pound Thomas chose the Aggies over finalists Oklahoma State, Illinois, SMU and LSU. He took trips to all five schools over the past six..." October 21

  • Zion Lutheran forward Keith Stone commits to Gators

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Zion Lutheran Christian forward Keith Stone verbally committed to the University of Florida on Monday night after taking an official visit there this past weekend. Stone, a 6-foot-8, 230-pound senior who averaged 28 points and six rebounds last season, told the Sun Sentinel he chose UF over..." October 21

  • UH point guard L.J. Rose out until at least late December

    Houston Chronicle "University of Houston point guard L.J. Rose will be out until at least late December with a foot injury, coach Kelvin Sampson said Tuesday. Rose was originally expected to miss three to four months, a timetable that would have put his return at the end of November. “I would be surprised if..." October 21

  • Kansas State loses redshirt freshman to transfer

    College Basketball Talk "Kansas State lost some front court depth on Monday as the school announced in a release that redshirt freshman Jack Karapetyan is transferring. The 6-foot-7 Karapetyan played in six games last year before injuring his foot and missing the rest of the season. “Jack has decided he wants to..." October 21

  • Cavaliers get verbal commitment from guard Kyle Guy

    Richmond Times-Dispatch "On Monday, UVa secured its second top-flight guard in as many months when it received a verbal commitment from Kyle Guy. “Proud to say I’m committing to the University of Virginia!!” said Guy, via Twitter. “Blessed for the opportunities Coach Bennett has given me.” Guy, a 6-foot-2, 165-pound..." October 21

  • Florida's Chris Walker still gets benefit of doubt despite setbacks

    CBSSports.com "Chris Walker closed his high school career as a consensus top-10 national recruit, a projected future lottery pick and with the honor of being the first player to ever lead tiny Holmes County High to a state championship in Florida. He had 30 points, 15 rebounds and seven blocks in that title..." October 21

  • Memphis lands four-star PG prospect Randall Broddie

    Washington Post "Before committing to Memphis on Monday, Potomac (Md.) guard Randall Broddie was the most high-profile, highly coveted recruit left in D.C.-area public school basketball — perhaps in public and private school, alike. He was also considering Cincinnati, Penn State, Rutgers, Villanova, DePaul and..." October 21

  • Georgia State’s Kevin Ware suffers high ankle sprain

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "Georgia State men's basketball player suffered a high ankle sprain in practice and will miss an undisclosed amount of time. Ware transferred from Louisville during the offseason and is expected to be a starter for the Panthers, the defending Sun Belt champions. He has two years of eligibility." October 21

  • Black hat doesn't necessarily fit West Virginia coach Bob Huggins

    Fox Sports "The villain has a bit of a limp. He lurks in his castle, which overlooks the forest, not far from the mountains. A fireplace, turned off now since it’s a perfect late-summer morning in the Great Appalachian Valley, divides his office in half. It’s less office than throne, really, modeled after the..." October 21

  • Leading scorer Larry Nance Jr. cleared to practice at Wyoming

    CBSSports.com "Wyoming's Larry Nance Jr. has been fully cleared to practice, Cowboys coach Larry Shyatt said Tuesday. The 6-foot-8 forward tore his ACL against Fresno State on Feb. 18 and was forced to miss the rest of the regular season and the Mountain West tournament." October 21

  • Slander lawsuit against Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim reinstated

    SI.com "New York's Court of Appeals has ruled two former Syracuse ball boys will be allowed to sue head coach Jim Boeheim for slander, The Associated Press reports. Boeheim refuted allegations by Bobby Davis and Mike Lang in 2011 that assistant coach Bernie Fine had molested them when they were..." October 21

  • Florida G Eli Carter now a full participant in practice

    CBSSports.com "Florida guard Eli Carter participated in full practice on Monday for the first time in nearly a year, according to GatorZone.com's Chris Harry. After a year when the status of the Rutgers transfer and one-time Gator-killer was very much in doubt, Carter has undergone quite the transformation..." October 20

  • Malik Dime, Devenir Duruisseau commit to Washington

    UW Dawg Pound "The two newest commitments to the University of Washington had their picks announced within just minutes of each other, as forwards Malik Dime and Devin Duruisseau both have committed to the University of Washington. Dime has been on UW fans' radars for a while now. He was originally being..." October 20

  • Report: SMU’s Markus Kennedy currently not eligible to play this season

    Dallas Morning News "SMU basketball could be in some trouble this season. According to Billy Embody of Scout.com, power forward Markus Kennedy, who was an integral part of SMU’s run to the NIT final a year ago, could miss some time this season. Coach Larry Brown released a statement Monday addressing the..." October 20

  • Four specific challenges Kentucky's platoon system faces

    Sporting News - NCAAB "So much of what John Calipari does is by design that it seems he will not order lunch without calculating the particular sandwich that delivers the greatest recruiting advantage to Kentucky. Which is why it’s so amusing that the Wildcats’ intent to play two-platoon basketball is entirely an..." October 20

  • Cody Doolin could be the ideal antidote to what has ailed UNLV

    Yahoo Sports - NCAAB - The Dagger "Shortly after Cody Doolin abruptly left the University of San Francisco two weeks into his senior season, UNLV coach Dave Rice called to gauge the point guard's interest in joining the Rebels this year. By the time he hung up the phone, Rice had a hunch Doolin's recruitment would be..." October 20

  • Report: Former Oklahoma State guard leaves his junior college

    College Basketball Talk "Stevie Clark’s time at Oklahoma State did not go smoothly, as the former four-star recruit was dismissed from the program in the middle of the season following a number of run-ins with the law. Clark had since transferred to Indian Hills CC, but according to a report from Eric Bossi of..." October 20

  • Trial of former Terps recruit Trayvon Reed delayed

    Baltimore Sun "The trial of Trayvon Reed, who was dismissed from the Maryland basketball team after being charged in late July with theft under $100 and second-degree assault, has been postponed until Dec. 19, his attorney, David Putzi, said. Reed was scheduled to go on trial Friday in District Court in..." October 20

  • Maryland nabs commitment from junior college guard Jaylen Brantley

    CSN Baltimore "Junior college guard Jaylen Brantley has committed to Maryland, Comcast SportsNet has confirmed. Danny Ventura of the Boston Herald was the first to report the news. The Massachusetts native becomes head coach Mark Turgeon's first commitment from the class of 2015." October 20

  • Terps' Evan Smotrycz out 4-6 weeks after breaking bone in left foot

    Baltimore Sun "Maryland senior Evan Smotrycz is expected to miss four to six weeks after breaking a bone in his left foot in practice Friday, the Terps said Sunday. The fracture of the fifth metatarsal bone is considered less serious of a break in the same foot suffered last season by former Terps point guard..." October 20

  • Christophe Varidel ends college career, will not play at Alabama

    CBSSports.com "Christophe Varidel, who was a member of Florida Gulf Coast's Sweet 16 team in 2013, announced Friday that his college career is ending because of injuries that have prevented him from participating in workouts since he enrolled at Alabama last May. Varidel is a graduate transfer. He was..." October 20

  • Saint Joseph's F Markell Lodge to sit out season

    CBSSports.com "Saint Joseph's freshman forward Markell Lodge will sit out the season in order to "concentrate on academics," the school announced on Monday. “Markell, his family and I made the decision, while receiving input from our academic advising staff. We feel that he would benefit from placing all of..." October 20

  • 6-foot-10 center verbally commits to Colorado State

    College Basketball Talk "Of Colorado State’s five seniors entering the 2014-15 season three are front court players, J.J. Avila, Marcus Holt and Stanton Kidd. Avila was one of the Mountain West’s best players last season, as he averaged 16.6 points and 7.4 rebounds per contest and earned third team all-conference honors,..." October 20

  • Syracuse officials to attend NCAA hearing on possible violations

    CBSSports.com "Syracuse officials will attend an NCAA hearing this month as part of a multi-year inquiry into the school's athletic department, a source confirmed to CBSSports.com on Friday. The hearing will be with the NCAA's Committee on Infractions. Asked this week by a Syracuse Post-Standard reporter..." October 18

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  • First Preseason Top 25 poll is out, Kentucky sits at No. 1

    College Basketball Talk "The first men’s basketball preseason top 25 poll was released on Thursday morning, and it should come as no surprise to anyone that the team topping that list was Kentucky. The Wildcats received 24 of a possible 32 first place votes in the Coaches’ Poll. Trailing behind Kentucky? Arizona..." October 17

  • Dallas-area guard Admon Gilder, a Cowboys target, commits to Texas A&M

    Tulsa World "Madison (Dallas) High guard Admon Gilder, an Oklahoma State target, committed to Texas A&M on Thursday, he announced in a ceremony at his high school. Two weeks after OSU landed point guard Jawun Evans, it hoped it would add the shooting guard Gilder to its Class of 2015. Gilder is a four-star..." October 17

  • Are Pitt, Jamie Dixon a little too consistent?

    Fox Sports "Anymore, the word consistency has become a bit of a backhanded compliment. In today’s world of sports clichés, being consistent is akin to being fundamentally sound, or old school – although old school itself is considered to be, strangely, rather bad-ass: scrappy, tough, blue-collar. But..." October 17

  • Shake Milton commits to SMU basketball over OU, Indiana

    The Oklahoman "Shake Milton is heading to the state of Texas to play for one of basketball’s most respected coaches. Milton, the 6-foot-5 Owasso guard, announced his decision to verbally commit to SMU and coach Larry Brown over Oklahoma and Indiana on Wednesday afternoon at his high school. “There were a..." October 16

  • Danny Manning is already winning at Wake Forest

    SB Nation "It's hard to imagine how a coach with only two years of experience could take a school that's smothered by blue bloods and mired in a four-year streak of futility and make it a prime destination for recruits overnight. But that's exactly what Danny Manning seems to be doing at Wake Forest...." October 16

  • PC loses Rodney Bullock for season with knee injury

    Providence Journal "It will take another year for Rodney Bullock’s college basketball career to begin. Providence College coach Ed Cooley said Wednesday that Bullock has torn his ACL and will miss the upcoming season. The 6-7 redshirt freshman from Virginia was expected to challenge for a starting position for the..." October 16

  • Murray State's McCloud leaving Racer basketball program

    WPSD Local 6 "Murray State basketball coach Steve Prohm says freshman guard JayQuan McCloud has decided to leave the Racer program. Prohm said McCloud is homesick and wants to move closer to home. McCloud averaged 17.4 points per game as a senior at North Chicago Community High School in Illinois. Prohm..." October 16

  • Smithpeters reinstated to SIU men's basketball team

    The Southern Illinoisan "SIU men's basketball guard Tyler Smithpeters has been reinstated to the team, according to a release from the athletic department earlier today. Smithpeters was suspended from the university and the team earlier this month for breaking a rule in the SIU student code of conduct. On Tuesday, the..." October 16

  • Florida to lose star center for two games, freshman for season

    College Basketball Talk "October is the time of year where we sit and wait for the suspensions for offseason rules violations to be announced, and on Wednesday at Florida’s media day, Billy Donovan made a pair of suspensions public. Star center Chris Walker, a former top ten recruit and projected lottery pick, will..." October 15

  • Hoosiers land 2015 wing OG Anunoby

    Indianapolis Star "Ogugua Anunoby entered his final season of AAU basketball without fanfare. Playing high school basketball in Jefferson City, Mo., hadn't exposed him to the national recruiting scene, but joining up with Team Thad -- an outfit from Memphis -- meant he'd get a chance to generate some. "Not only..." October 15

  • River Hill's Thomas commits to play men's basketball at Wisconsin

    Baltimore Sun "River Hill senior Charlie Thomas’ basketball dreams became a reality on Tuesday night. After a recruitment process that had picked up steam over the last four months, the 6-foot-7 forward made the announcement that he has committed to play collegiately at the University of..." October 15