• Bradley Beal on Billy Donovan: 'I think he'll definitely leave' for NBA

    CBSSports.com "Washington Wizards guard Bradley Beal, who played for Billy Donovan at Florida, thinks that his former college coach will make the jump to the NBA. Beal appeared on the Dan Patrick Show on Friday, and he was asked what kind of pro coach Donovan would make. "I think he'd be great," Beal..." April 18

  • Five-star center prospect Stephen Zimmerman commits to UNLV

    CBSSports.com "Five-star prospect Stephen Zimmerman will be staying close to home to play his college ball. The center committed to UNLV via Twitter on Thursday night, ending months of speculation as to who would win the race for his services. Zimmerman is the No. 9 prospect nationally according to..." April 17

  • Report: Billy Donovan a 'serious candidate' for Thunder job

    Athlon Sports "On the heels of one of the most momentous closing nights of an NBA regular season within memory, a rather large rumor bomb dropped on the internet’s doorstep. The Oklahoma City Thunder missed the postseason for the first time in six years after losing a tiebreaker to Anthony Davis and the New..." April 16

  • Duke adds 3-star center Antonio Vrankovic

    Charlotte Observer "With just four returning scholarship players, two incoming recruits and one transfer, the Blue Devils need to add numbers. Wednesday night, Duke did just that, accepting a commitment from Antonio Vrankovic, a 3-star center from Fort Lauderdale, Fla. " April 16

  • Terran Petteway to forgo senior season and enter NBA draft

    Omaha World-Herald "Nebraska junior guard Terran Petteway announced Thursday morning that he will skip his senior season to declare for the 2015 NBA draft. Petteway, a fourth-year junior from Galveston, Texas, spent the three seasons at Nebraska after transferring from Texas Tech. “I want to start off by..." April 16

  • Two former college basketball players considering NFL route

    College Basketball Talk "Professional football franchises looking to college basketball for diamonds in the rough is something that’s occurred with greater frequency in recent years. Last year Erik Swoope, who played college basketball at Miami, spent the entire season in the Indianapolis Colts’ practice squad and former..." April 16

  • LeVert might not wait for deadline to decide on next season

    Detroit News "Caris LeVert might be making a decision on his pro future sooner than he thought. After saying last month he would wait until the April 26 deadline for underclassmen to declare, LeVert said Wednesday before the team's year-end banquet it might "be pretty soon. It might not (go to the..." April 16

  • Justin Tillman staying at VCU

    Richmond Times-Dispatch "New VCU basketball coach Will Wade got a big dose of good news on Wednesday. Big man Justin Tillman had a change of heart after meeting with Wade on Wednesday night, just days after asking for his release from the program. Tillman, a rising sophomore forward from Detroit, said that he will..." April 16

  • Austin Colbert announces transfer from Illinois Basketball

    The Champaign Room "Illinois Basketball has announced that sophomore forward Austin Colbert will be leaving the program; he averaged 1.7 points and 2.2 rebounds per game this year while playing just under 8 minutes per contest. Colbert is now the second player to transfer from Illinois this offseason, he joins junior..." April 16

  • Bowling Green hires Miami assistant Michael Huger to replace Chris Jans

    CBSSports.com "Miami assistant Michael Huger has reached an agreement on a six-year deal to become Bowling Green's next head coach, a source told CBSSports.com on Wednesday. A formal announcement is expected Thursday." April 16

  • Forward Kyle Washington will transfer from NC State

    Backing the Pack "Kyle Washington told The Wolfpacker that he's leaving the NC State basketball program. Washington had been rumored to be on the way out for some time now, and unfortunately all of that speculation has proven true. His departure leaves the Wolfpack with a frontcourt of Lennard Freeman, Abdul-Malik..." April 16

  • University of Houston to sign dismissed Oregon basketball player

    Houston Chronicle "Damyean Dotson, the former Yates star who was at the center of a sexual assault investigation that led to his dismissal from the University of Oregon, plans to resurrect his basketball career at home. Dotson on Wednesday will sign a national letter of intent to play at the University of..." April 15

  • Rysheed Jordan is returning to St. John's for his junior season

    Rumble in the Garden "With no experienced point guards on the roster, Chris Mullin and St. John's desperately needed some help in the backcourt. They received great news on Tuesday night as Rysheed Jordan announced on Twitter that he will be setting aside the NBA Draft to return to school for his junior..." April 15

  • Christian Williams signs with Iowa

    The Gazette "Christian Williams signed a letter of intent this morning to play basketball at Iowa this fall. Williams, a 6-foot-6, 195-pound combo guard, becomes the fifth player in the 2015 class to sign with the Hawkeyes. At Decatur (Ill.) St. Teresa High School, Williams became the school’s all-time..." April 15

  • Pitt guard who was suspended will transfer

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "Durand Johnson was suspended this past season for an unspecified violation of school policy, but Pitt coaches hoped he would return for his senior season. That is not going to happen now, as coach Jamie Dixon announced Tuesday that Johnson is no longer a member of the team. Dixon said he would..." April 15

  • Arkansas star Michael Qualls turns pro

    Shreveport Times "Former Huntington star Michael Qualls, who spent three years at Arkansas, has decided to forego his senior season with the Razorbacks and become a professional. Qualls, a 6-foot-6, 205-pound guard, said he sat down with family and determined he was ready to provide for his son. He made the..." April 15

  • Tyus Jones to Enter NBA Draft

    GoDuke.com "Duke freshman Tyus Jones will enter the 2015 NBA Draft, head coach Mike Krzyzewski announced Wednesday. “Tyus could not have done a better job for us this past year,” said Krzyzewski. “We’re so very happy for him and his family to have the opportunity to declare for the draft. He is projected..." April 15

  • N.C. State’s Trevor Lacey intends to declare for the NBA Draft

    College Basketball Talk "On Wednesday, N.C. State announced that Trevor Lacey intends to declare for the NBA Draft. “I would like to thank the coaching staff, university and fans for a wonderful experience the last two years at NC State, but I’d like to declare for the NBA Draft,” Lacey said. “I had a great group of..." April 15

  • Duke's Justise Winslow entering NBA draft

    SI.com "Duke freshman Justise Winslow will enter the upcoming NBA draft, the school announced on Tuesday. Over 38 games this season, Winslow averaged 12.7 points, 6.4 rebounds and 2.1 assists while shooting 49.0 percent from the field and 41.7 percent from three-point range. The 6'6'' forward also..." April 15

  • Point Gaurd Bakari Evelyn Commits to Nebraska Basketball

    Corn Nation "Nebraska basketball got an unexpected "BOOM!" this morning with the news from Bakari Evelyn, a 6'2" 175 pound point guard hailing from Detroit, who plans to sign a letter of intent on Wednesday, the first day of the spring signing period. Evelyn appears to fill the roster spot that opened up with..." April 15

  • Eric Paschall Cuts List to Five, Providence and Villanova Make It

    Big East Coast Bias "Atlantic 10 Rookie of the Year Eric Paschall got permission to contact more than a dozen schools following Fordham's firing of head coach Tom Pecora. The 6'6 freshman announced on his Twitter page that he is down to 5 schools, including staying at Fordham. Two Big East schools made the cut as well..." April 15

  • Arkansas’ Bobby Portis, likely first rounder, declares for NBA draft

    Pro Basketball Talk "The University of Arkansas hasn’t produced a first-round pick since Ronnie Brewer nine years ago. That should change with Bobby Portis this season. Portis just produces. He averaged 17.5 points, 8.9 rebounds, 1.2 assists, 1.4 blocks and 1.2 steals last season, following a freshman year where..." April 15

  • Porter Sr. turns down Washington offer, stays at MU

    Columbia Daily Tribune "Missouri women’s basketball assistant Michael Porter Sr. turned down an offer to join the Washington men’s basketball staff. Porter’s decision to remain at MU will keep one of the nation’s top boys prospects in town, too. Michael Porter Jr. just completed his sophomore season at Tolton and is a..." April 15

  • 5-star big man Ivan Rabb commits to California

    SB Nation "California has just landed its biggest basketball recruit in years. Ivan Rabb, a five-star prospect and one of the best players in the Class of 2015, has committed to play for Cuonzo Martin and the Golden Bears. Rabb, 18, is rated as the best player in California, best power forward in the..." April 14

  • Guard Demetrius Jackson to return to Notre Dame for junior season

    ESPN.com "Notre Dame guard Demetrius Jackson is returning to school next season, he told ESPN. Jackson had been projected as a potential first-round pick in the NBA draft. The sophomore averaged 12.4 points, 3.6 rebounds and 3.1 assists per game this past season. He led the team in 3-point field goal..." April 14

  • Huggins announces junior forward BillyDee Williams is transferring

    Metro News "Junior small forward BillyDee Williams is leaving the West Virginia basketball program after one season. Coach Bob Huggins announced the transfer late Monday night via email to reporters. “BillyDee and I met, and we mutually agreed that he should transfer to another school for his senior..." April 14

  • Arkansas loses SEC player of the year Bobby Portis to the NBA

    Yahoo! Sports "The player most responsible for spearheading Arkansas' return to national relevance this past season is leaving the Razorbacks. Sophomore forward Bobby Portis announced Tuesday that he will forgo his final two years of eligibility and enter the NBA draft. The decision from Portis is no..." April 14

  • Brannen Greene to undergo hip surgery

    Lawrence Journal World "Kansas University sophomore guard Brannen Greene will have hip surgery Thursday and will miss up to five months of basketball workouts, coach Bill Self told the Journal-World after Monday’s KU basketball banquet at Lawrence’s Holiday Inn. “It (hip) hurts, but that’s not the problem. The problem..." April 14

  • Perry Ellis coming back for his senior season at Kansas

    Kansas City Star "Kansas coach Bill Self did his part to maintain the suspense. After announcing Perry Ellis as the team’s most valuable player Monday at the Jayhawks’ annual awards banquet, Self pretended not to know his leading scorer’s plans for the future. Senior season, with a chance to climb the career..." April 14

  • Report: VCU freshman Justin Tillman will transfer

    College Basketball Talk "VCU freshman forward Justin Tillman will reportedly leave the program and look to transfer. According to report from Scout.com’s Brian Snow, Tillman has asked for his release after head coach Shaka Smart left for the Texas job. A former three-star recruit from Detroit, Tillman played in 35..." April 14

  • Three-star 2015 center commits to Georgia

    Detroit News "Mike Edwards, a 6-foot-10, 225-pound senior from Westland John Glenn, has committed to Georgia, he wrote on Twitter. Edwards last week was named to The Detroit News Class A all-state second team after averaging 22 points, 12 rebounds and 3 blocks this season." April 14

  • Canisius' hoops loses leading scorer Zach Lewis, who opts to transfer

    Buffalo News "Canisius College men's basketball team suffered a big loss Monday with the decision by leading scorer Zach Lewis to transfer to another school. The Griffs announced the 6-foot-3 sophomore guard, who was a third-team All-Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference selection, is leaving the team. “We..." April 14

  • Rick Ray named new coach at Southeast Missouri State

    The Clarion-Ledger "It didn't take Rick Ray long to find a new home. The former Mississippi State coach returns to the mid-west after Southeast Missouri State announced Ray as its new men's basketball coach. The school's athletic director Mark Alnutt introduced Ray on Monday afternoon. Ray spent the last three..." April 14

  • Report: Gary Payton II will return to Oregon State for senior season

    Sporting News - NCAAB "The Pac-12 Defensive Player of the Year reportedly will be back in the conference next season. Oregon State junior guard Gary Payton II — the son of NBA legend Gary Payton — is returning to Corvallis for his senior year, according to ESPN's Jeff Goodman. " April 14

  • Boston College guard Olivier Hanlan to declare for NBA draft

    SI.com "Boston College junior Olivier Hanlan will declare for the NBA draft, reports Jonathan Givony of DraftExpress. Over 32 games this season, Hanlan averaged 19.5 points, 4.2 rebounds and 4.2 assists in 37.6 minutes per game and earned an All-ACC first-team nod. " April 14

  • D'Angelo Russell To Declare For Draft, Deciding Upon Representation

    Real GM Basketball "D'Angelo Russell plans to declare for the 2015 NBA Draft within the next two days, sources tell RealGM. Russell is deciding upon an agency" April 13

  • Report: Maryland, Arizona “Making Strongest Push” For Coveted Graduate Transfer Damion Lee

    College Spun "Damion Lee is probably the most-coveted graduate transfer on the college basketball market. The 6-foot-6, 200-pound shooting guard averaged 21.4 points and 6.1 rebounds a game for Drexel last season. He’s set to graduate, transfer out of the Dragons’ program and is eligible to play for another..." April 13

  • UM's Walton Jr. gets more time off as precaution

    Detroit News "Along with Caris LeVert, both of Michigan's top point guards will be coming off injuries entering next season. Derrick Walton Jr., who missed the last 12 games of the season because of foot injuries, still isn't 100 percent and the coaches are taking a conservative approach with his recovery...." April 13

  • Ron Baker, Fred Van Vleet to return to Wichita State

    College Basketball Talk "Wichita State announced on Monday that Ron Baker will be returning to school for his senior season. “I spent a lot of time talking it over with Coach, my teammates and my family,” Baker said. “The reality is, I felt like any decision I made was going to be a good one. I think I’ll eventually be..." April 13

  • Virginia's Justin Anderson plans to leave school, enter 2015 NBA Draft

    CBSSports.com "Virginia junior Justin Anderson is in the process of scheduling meetings with agents and plans to enter the 2015 NBA Draft, a source confirmed to CBSSports.com on Monday. Yahoo! Sports initially reported the development. Underclassmen have until April 26 to formally declare for the..." April 13

  • Former Alabama coach Anthony Grant returns to Florida as assistant

    Sporting News - NCAAB "One of Billy Donovan’s best friends is coming home to Gainesville. Anthony Grant, who worked alongside Donovan for 12 seasons, is returning to Florida as an assistant coach. He replaces Matt McCall, who was named the coach at Chattanooga. It’s fortuitous timing for Grant, who was fired last..." April 13

  • George Washington transfer Kethan Savage to play at Butler

    ESPN.com "George Washington transfer Kethan Savage is headed to Butler, sources told ESPN.com. Savage will have one year of eligibility after sitting out the 2015-16 season. He left the Colonials last week, with coach Mike Lonergan saying Savage expressed an interest in playing "point guard full time."..." April 12

  • Buffalo hires Nate Oats to replace Bobby Hurley as basketball coach

    CBSSports.com "Buffalo assistant Nate Oats wil be the Bulls' next head coach. The school announced the development early Saturday morning. "After hours of conversations with Nate, it became very clear to me that the best candidate to lead our ... team was already on campus," said Buffalo AD Danny White...." April 12

  • Five-star Caleb Swanigan picks MSU

    Detroit News "Following its most recent Final Four appearance, Michigan State has kept the momentum rolling. With an already solid recruiting class signed for the upcoming season, the Spartans got the final coveted piece on Friday when five-star center Caleb Swanigan announced on Twitter he would attend..." April 11

  • Lauren Hill dies after fighting brain tumor to play college basketball

    CBSSports.com "Lauren Hill, who became an inspiration playing college basketball while battling an inoperable brain tumor, died Friday morning, the co-founder of her nonprofit foundation told The Associated Press. Hill was diagnosed with the tumor as a high school senior in 2013 but nonetheless enrolled at..." April 11

  • Tyus Jones Scheduling Agent Meetings, Moving Toward Declaring For Draft

    Real GM Basketball "Tyus Jones is proceeding toward plans to declare for the NBA Draft and is scheduling representation meetings, sources told RealGM." April 11

  • Kansas gets Wayne Selden Jr. back for another season

    CBSSports.com "Wayne Selden Jr. will be back at Kansas for his junior season. The school announced the news Friday afternoon. "I'm using that last game and the season as my everyday motivation to get better," Selden said statement, referencing Kansas' 78-65 loss to Wichita State in the Round of 32. Selden..." April 11

  • Johnson, Alabama lose G Tarrant to transfer

    Covers.com "Junior guard Ricky Tarrant will transfer after just one season at Alabama, the school said Friday. Tarrant, who transferred from Tulane after the 2012-13 season, averaged 13.1 points, 2.2 rebounds and 2.0 assists in 19 games last season. He suffered a season-ending foot injury in..." April 11

  • Two more Washington players granted releases from scholarships

    College Basketball Talk "Starting point guard Nigel Williams-Goss won’t be the only player leaving the Washington program this spring. As first reported by Jeff Goodman of ESPN.com, guard Darin Johnson and center Gilles Dierickx have also been granted a release from their scholarships and will be transferring. Like..." April 11

  • Wisconsin's Sam Dekker headed to NBA draft

    USA Today "Sam Dekker announced Friday he will skip his final season for Wisconsin and enter the NBA draft. "These past three years have been the best, most memorable years of my life," the junior forward said in a statement. "Growing up in the state and being able to wear Wisconsin across my chest has..." April 10