• Texas gives coach Shaka Smart extension, raise

    Today's U "In short order, Shaka Smart is doing a great job of building Texas in his own image and re-branding the Longhorn basketball program as a national power. Well, the powers that be at Texas have noticed, and have given the second-year coach a raise, as well as a contact extension." August 26

  • John Calipari makes incredible gesture to help flood victims in Louisiana

    Fox Sports "Over the last few weeks, the nation has looked on in horror, as devastating floods have displaced thousands in and around the Baton Rouge, Louisiana area. And now, one of the biggest names in college sports, with the help of one of his former stars (who just so happens to be an adopted Louisianan)..." August 25

  • Kentucky, Duke, Kansas, Michigan State to play in Champions Classic through 2019

    Sporting News - NCAAB "The Champions Classic announced on Wednesday that Duke, Kentucky, Kansas and Michigan State will continue playing in the four-team event through 2019. Initially launched in 2011, the event has become one of the staples of college basketball's opening Tuesday. New York City's Madison Square..." August 25

  • St. Bonaventure basketball signs head coach Mark Schmidt to extension

    Today's U "According to a report from Jon Rothstein of CBS Sports on Wednesday, St. Bonaventure men’s basketball coach Mark Schmidt has agreed to a contract extension that will keep him at the helm through 2021-2022. Schmidt has been in charge at St. Bonaventure since the 2007-2008 season. In his nine..." August 24

  • Dillon Brooks will miss time with foot injury as Oregon Ducks travel to Spain

    Oregonian "The Oregon Ducks men's basketball is in Spain over the next two weeks, taking place in exhibition games afforded to college basketball programs once every four years. The Ducks will be doing so, however, without one of their most important pieces of the upcoming season. Dillon Brooks, who..." August 24

  • UHart's 'Pancake' Thomas Leaving Team

    Hartford Courant "Cleveland "Pancake" Thomas, an electrifying shooter at the University of Hartford, has been granted his release, the school announced Wednesday. "Our biggest priority for Cleveland was that he graduate from the University of Hartford with a valuable degree," Hartford men's basketball coach John..." August 24

  • Iowa State, Prohm land top-150 big-man recruit

    Des Moines Register "Iowa State men’s basketball coach Steve Prohm took another step in addressing future big-man depth concerns Wednesday. KeyShawn Feazell, a 6-foot-9 forward from Mississippi, accepted the Cyclones’ scholarship offer. On social media, Feazell wrote: “I’ve decided to further my education and..." August 24

  • Providence basketball coach Ed Cooley to miss two months after surgery

    Today's U "According to a report from Matt Norlander of CBS Sports on Tuesday afternoon, Providence Friars men’s basketball coach Ed Cooley underwent back surgery on Monday. The procedure was to alleviate a herniated disc as the veteran head coach will now be forced to the sideline for at least the next two..." August 23

  • Johnson updates status of grad transfer Bola Olaniyan

    247 Sports "Alabama head men’s basketball coach Avery Johnson updated the status of the potential final piece to the Crimson Tide’s roster puzzle for the upcoming 2016-17 hoops season when he appeared on Tide 102.9 FM’s Inside the Locker Room with former Alabama head coach Wimp Sanderson and his son, Barry,..." August 23

  • Rutgers lands 7-foot graduate transfer C.J. Gettys

    Newark Star-Ledger "One of the biggest questions facing new Rutgers coach Steve Pikiell when he took the job in March was how he would rebuild a depleted Scarlet Knight roster. The latest pieces of the puzzle came into focus on Monday in the form of a graduate transfer. C.J. Gettys, a 7-foot, 245-pound center..." August 23

  • Signee Lard not currently enrolled

    Ames Tribune "Iowa State signee Cameron Lard is not currently enrolled at ISU, according to the school’s Office of the Registrar. Today marks the first day of classes of the 2016 fall semester at ISU. Lard committed to the Cyclones in November and signed with the school in April, but did not attend..." August 23

  • Majority of black college coaches say they've been mistreated by police

    CBS Sports "This Candid Coaches question was sparked by multiple events that happened in July, national horrors that ran parallel to something much less important: the live period for college basketball recruiting. As coaches were on the road, two separate incidents, the killings of black men Alton..." August 23

  • Iowa State's Lard not enrolled in classes

    Ames Tribune "Iowa State signee Cameron Lard is not currently enrolled at ISU, according to the school’s Office of the Registrar. Today marks the first day of classes of the 2016 fall semester at ISU. Lard committed to the Cyclones in November and signed with the school in April, but did not attend..." August 22

  • Illinois basketball strengthens recruiting class, adds Trent Frazier

    Today's U "The University of Illinois men’s basketball team added to a strong 2017 recruiting class on Sunday after securing a commitment from four-star point guard Trent Frazier, according to Evan Daniels of Scout.com. 247Sports grades Frazier as the 20th ranked point guard in the nation, the eighth..." August 21