American Athletic Conf. RUMORS & NEWS

  • UH point guard L.J. Rose to miss rest of season

    Houston Chronicle "Houston junior point guard L.J. Rose will miss the remainder of the season with a foot injury. Rose suffered the injury in the first half of Saturday’s loss to Cincinnati. He will undergo surgery to repair the right foot, the same he broke and underwent surgery on last summer. " February 23

  • UC suspends Quadri Moore from basketball team

    Cincinnati Enquirer "University of Cincinnati freshman forward Quadri Moore (Linden, N.J.) has been suspended from the basketball team, head coach Mick Cronin announced before Saturday's home game against Tulane. "We have standards both athletically and academically in our program that Quadri is not meeting,"..." February 15

  • 2015 McDonald’s All-American rosters announced

    College Basketball Talk "Rosters for the 2015 McDonald’s All-American game were announced on Wednesday and the game is headlined by nine uncommitted players out of the game’s 24 roster spots. Duke and LSU currently have the most commitments in the game with two each, but that number is sure to change once the uncommitted..." January 29

  • UConn loses reserve guard Sam Cassell Jr. to stress fracture in right tibia

    The Day "Good thing UConn has depth in the backcourt. The Huskies should be able to survive the temporary loss of reserve Sam Cassell Jr., who'll be sidelined for about two weeks with a stress fracture in his right tibia. The injury has been an issue for Cassell, who's now on crutches. He made the..." January 29

  • Mystery surrounds illness of USF's Chris Perry

    Tampa Bay Times "With nary a warning, a team besieged by mediocrity now also finds itself steeped in mystery. Suddenly, the short- and long-term status of Chris Perry, the men's basketball team's only low-post veteran, is unknown. Nearly three full days after being stricken by chest pains during a Saturday..." January 28

  • Chest pains experienced Saturday lead to USF forward missing Sunday’s game

    College Basketball Talk "Already facing an uphill battle against UConn Sunday afternoon, USF had to play the game without its best front court player in Chris Perry. According to multiple reports Perry experienced chest pains during the team’s workout on Saturday and was hospitalized. Perry did join his teammates on the..." January 26

  • SMU guard Keith Frazier loses appeal, remains ineligible for season

    Dallas Morning News "SMU guard Keith Frazier lost his appeal to the NCAA, coach Larry Brown said Friday. The sophomore, who was averaging 10.5 points and 4.0 rebounds, will remain academically ineligible for the rest of the season. “As of now, he’s back in school and we’ve got everything in place for him to do..." January 26

  • Memphis F Iverson leaving after suspension

    ESPN.com "Memphis sophomore forward Kuran Iverson is leaving the program after being suspended for the past three games, the school announced Friday. The 6-foot-9 Iverson was once a highly rated high school player coming out of Connecticut, but sources told ESPN that Memphis coach Josh Pastner kicked..." January 17

  • Sources: SMU hoops accused of improprieties

    ESPN Dallas "SMU has received a Notice of Allegations from the NCAA that includes accusations of academic improprieties within Larry Brown's men's basketball program, multiple sources told ESPN. Sources told ESPN that SMU has received the Notice of Allegations and is expected to meet with the NCAA's..." January 17

  • Source: Keith Frazier ruled ineligible

    ESPN Dallas "SMU sophomore guard Keith Frazier has been deemed ineligible due to academics and will miss the remainder of the season barring a last-ditch appeal, a source close to the situation told ESPN. Frazier, a heralded recruit coming out of high school, was averaging 10.5 points and four rebounds per..." January 16

  • Tigers' Kuran Iverson still suspended, Pastner says

    Memphis Commercial Appeal "University of Memphis sophomore forward Kuran Iverson remains suspended, but coach Josh Pastner declined to say Wednesday when or whether Iverson will be permitted to return to the team. “He’s still currently suspended. I’ll continue to talk to my bosses. My focus right now is strictly on..." January 15

  • SMU’s Justin Martin to turn pro instead of finish senior season

    Dallas Morning News "SMU forward Justin Martin has decided to forego the remainder of his senior year to turn pro, coach Larry Brown said. Martin, 6-6, started two of his three seasons at Xavier before transferring to SMU. He was eligible to play immediately because he had earned his degree. At SMU, he was..." January 13

  • SMU assistant coach takes indefinite leave of absence

    Sporting News - NCAAB "SMU assistant basketball coach Ulric Maligi has taken a sudden leave of absence from the program. Brad Sutton, the Senior Sr. Associate AD/Public Relations & Marketing manager, refused to discuss the reason behind Maligi's leave, according to The Pony Stampede. "He's on leave. We're going to..." January 13

  • Suspended Memphis forward retweets posts criticizing head coach

    College Basketball Talk "As much as some of us tend to love the social networking website Twitter, when it comes to young athletes there are ample opportunities to paint themselves into a corner they would be better served to avoid. That turned out to be the case for Memphis sophomore forward Kuran Iverson, one day after..." January 08

  • Tigers' Kuran Iverson has suspended for SMU, Houston games

    Memphis Commercial Appeal "University of Memphis sophomore forward Kuran Iverson won’t make the trip to Texas for the Tigers’ road games Thursday at SMU and Sunday at Houston due to an undisclosed violation of team rules, coach Josh Pastner said Tuesday. “Kuran Iverson has been suspended for this week,” Pastner said..." January 06

  • Cincinnati says Cronin will not return to coach remainder of season

    Sporting News - NCAAB "Cincinnati Bearcats head coach Mick Cronin will be forced to miss the remainder of the 2014-15 season to recover from an unruptured aneurysm that was discovered after he experienced a series of lingering headaches. Cronin, 43, underwent a series of tests on the Monday before Christmas, after..." January 02

  • Buffalo landed former top 100 recruit on Wednesday

    College Basketball Talk "Torian Graham committed to his third school on Christmas Eve. The former N.C. State commit and Houston guard decided to transfer to Buffalo on Wednesday afternoon, according to Jeff Goodman of ESPN. Graham left the Houston program on Nov. 17, days after the Cougars’ 77-74 season-opening win..." December 29

  • Cincinnati coach Mick Cronin to miss N.C. State game

    Fay Observer "Cincinnati head coach Mick Cronin, who has taken an indefinite leave of absence while he's being treated for an unruptured brain aneurysm, will miss his team's game at N.C. State (10-3) on Tuesday. Associate head coach Larry Davis, a former Wake Forest assistant, will lead the Bearcats (8-3)..." December 29

  • Duke transfer Semi Ojeleye commits to SMU; eligible next season

    CBSSports.com "Duke transfer Semi Ojeleye has committed to SMU, sources told CBSSports.com on Saturday afternoon. The 6-foot-8 forward will be eligible in December of 2015 and will have 2 1/2 years of eligibility remaining. A former Top 50 recruit out of high school, Ojeleye averaged 3.0 points and 2.3..." December 28

  • Mick Cronin to undergo angiogram, miss another game

    Cincinnati Enquirer "Larry Davis, the University of Cincinnati's associate head coach, said Monday morning that he will run the team again Tuesday night when the Bearcats play Wagner at Fifth Third Arena. Head coach Mick Cronin continues to be unavailable after doctors discovered last week that he had a brain..." December 22

  • Adidas sends Wisconsin warm ups with Cincinnati's logo

    Sporting News - NCAAB "There are a lot of college basketball teams that wear red, but you would think their equipment sponsors can tell the difference between them. " December 20

  • Cincinnati coach Mick Cronin sidelined by 'unruptured aneurysm'

    CBSSports.com "Cincinnati coach Mick Cronin will miss Saturday's game against VCU with what the school is describing as an "unruptured aneurysm." Associate head coach Larry Davis will fill-in for Cronin. "I appreciate the UC Health medical community for all they have done to get to the bottom of my issue..." December 20

  • SMU forward Markus Kennedy academically cleared

    SI.com "SMU junior forward Markus Kennedy has been academically cleared to play, the Mustangs' coaching staff told ESPN. Kennedy was SMU's second-leading scorer last season, averaging 12.4 points and 7.1 rebounds per game while shooting 53.4 percent from the floor. He has not played this season after..." December 20

  • Houston PG Rose expected to return on Saturday

    CBSSports.com "Houston point guard L.J. Rose is expected to make his season debut on Saturday against Arkansas Pine-Bluff, Kelvin Sampson told CBSSports.com on Tuesday morning. The 6-4 Rose has yet to play this season due to a broken foot." December 17

  • Bearcats C Jamaree Strickland will transfer from team

    SI.com "University of Cincinnati basketball coach Mark Cronin announced that redshirt freshman center Jamaree Strickland will leave the team and transfer to another program, according to a report from a local Fox affiliate. Strickland, originally from Oakland, CA, played at Queen City Prep in..." December 14

  • Ryan Boatright has ankle sprain, uncertain if he'll play Friday vs. Yale

    CBSSports.com "UConn star guard Ryan Boatright does not have any broken bones in his left foot or ankle, according to a release from the school Tuesday afternoon. Boatright injured himself on the penultimate play of Sunday's 55-54 home loss against Texas. The senior is considered the team leader and has..." December 02

  • UConn star Ryan Boatright sprains ankle, leaves on crutches

    CBSSports.com "UConn senior star guard Ryan Boatright badly sprained his left ankle in the closing seconds of UConn's 55-54 home loss to Texas (6-0). Boatright spoke to the media afterward, his left ankle heavily wrapped in ice. There is no timetable as of now for his return, but a UConn spokesman told..." December 01

  • 2015, 2016 Maui fields set: UNC, UCLA, UConn, Kansas, Indiana involved

    CBSSports.com "As is custom, the Maui Invitational has announced its future fields on the day its event begins. One of the most prestigious November tournaments in college basketball, which is now 31 years old, started Monday. And we now know the next two years worth of fields that will unfold on the Big..." November 24

  • Reserve big man one of four UConn players suspended for violation of team rules

    College Basketball Talk "No. 17 UConn will be shorthanded when they take on West Virginia in the championship game of the Puerto Rico Tipoff Sunday night, as four players have been suspended for a violation of team rules according to multiple media outlets. Omar Calhoun, Dan Guest, Marcel Lewis and Rakim Lubin are the..." November 24

  • SMU, Brown must resist dwelling on what might have been

    Fox Sports "Much of the talk surrounding Larry Brown’s Southern Methodist Mustangs leading into this season has involved the guys who won’t be playing for him – instead of the guys who will. Six months ago, after SMU shrugged off its NCAA tournament snub and made it to the final of the NIT, it appeared the..." November 21

  • Billl Cosby -- Not Banned ... From Temple University Athletics

    TMZ.com "Bill Cosby is still welcome at all Temple University sporting events ... with a rep for Bill's Alma Mater telling TMZ Sports ... the school still supports the TV legend despite the rape allegations. As you know ... the fallout for Cosby has been fast and furious -- with Netflix cancelling an..." November 21

  • Larry Brown 'worried' by UNC scandal

    ESPN.com "SMU coach and North Carolina alum Larry Brown has been keeping close tabs on the academic scandal enveloping his alma mater and said he is especially concerned that it could stain a man he has long revered. "Absolutely I'm worried about it," Brown said after the Mustangs' shootaround at Indiana..." November 21

  • JuCo guard commits to South Florida

    College Basketball Talk "Luis Montero, a sophomore guard at Westchester Community College, has committed to Orlando Antigua and South Florida. Evan Daniels of Scout.com first reported the commitment with Montero telling him, “I know he’s going to take me to the next level. “We got a good relationship. I know we are..." November 18

  • Report: Houston guard decides to leave the program

    College Basketball Talk "New Houston head coach Kelvin Sampson relied heavily on junior college transfers to rebuild the Cougar roster this spring when he took over the job. One of those key junior college signees was guard Torian Graham, a former N.C. State signee out of high school who ended up at Chipola College in..." November 17

  • Rodney Purvis Suspended One Game, Will Sit Out UConn Opener

    Hartford Courant "Rodney Purvis will miss UConn's opener against Bryant because of an NCAA infraction involving summer league participation. Purvis, a redshirt sophomore who transferred from N.C. State, participated in more than one summer league, playing in games back home in Raleigh, N.C., and in the Greater..." November 15

  • SMU big man Markus Kennedy ineligible

    ESPN.com "SMU starting big man Markus Kennedy will be ineligible for the first semester, a source close to the situation told ESPN. The 6-foot-9 senior averaged 12.4 points and 7.1 rebounds last season." November 13

  • Tulane men's basketball gets NCAA clearance for transfer C Aaron Liberman

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "Tulane has cleared sophomore transfer center Aaron Liberman to play this season, spokesperson Brian Miller said. The 6-foot-10 transferred from Northwestern to Tulane this summer after coaching changes Northwestern. He played abroad in Israel following graduation from Valley Torah High School..." November 10

  • Temple's Morgan will miss first 10 games, eligible for rest of season

    CBSSports.com "Temple's Jesse Morgan has received a waiver from the NCAA and will miss the first 10 games of the 2014-15 season but be eligible for the rest of the year, sources told CBSSports.com. Morgan was denied a waiver last year after transferring from UMass. The 6-5 guard will first be eligible to play..." November 05

  • Memphis forward Shaq Goodwin to miss a week with injured groin

    CBSSports.com "Memphis forward Shaq Goodwin injured his groin at practice on Friday, but he should be ready to go for the start of the season. Sources indicated to CBSSports.com that Goodwin will only miss about a week of action with a strained groin. There was worry that the injury could have stretched into..." November 02

  • UConn's Omar Calhoun To Miss At Least A Week With MCL Sprain

    Hartford Courant "Omar Calhoun has a sprained right knee and will be out for a week or so, UConn said. Calhoun injured his knee during practice on Sunday and was seen wearing a brace during the Huskies' scrimmage on Monday, which was open to students. He had an MRI on the knee on Monday night, which revealed a..." October 28

  • 7-foot-6 Tacko Fall commits to UCF, picking Knights over Georgetown

    Orlando Sentinel "Tacko Fall, at 7-feet-6 the tallest high school basketball player in the nation, has commited to UCF. Fall has only been playing basketball in the United States for two years, but the athlete quickly became a coveted hoops prospect thanks to his physical gifts and raw potential. After..." October 28

  • Former UIC guard Pat Birt commits to Tulsa

    The Catch and Shoot "Junior college guard Pat Birt committed to Tulsa, according to a tweet by Eric Bossi of Rivals. Birt played his freshman season at UIC last year and earned All-Freshman Team honors in the Horizon League." October 27

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Carroll's Aflakpui chooses Temple

    Philly.com "Opting to stay close to home, Archbishop Carroll's Ernest Aflakpui, a 6-foot-10 senior center, committed Sunday evening to play at Temple. "I just think he felt real comfortable with Fran Dunphy and the rest of the Temple coaches," said Terrell Meyers, the director of Aflakpui's AAU team, WeR1...." October 14

  • JUCO guard verbally commits Tanksley Efianayi to UCF

    Zagsblog "Tanksley Efianayi, a 6-foot-5 shooting guard/small forward from Daytona State, committed to Central Florida following his visit this weekend, he confirmed to SNY.tv. He also visited and considered St. John’s and Arizona State." October 14

  • Memphis transfer immediately eligible at Kennesaw State

    College Basketball Talk "Damien Wilson was in class at Kennesaw State today when his coach texted him to let him know that the NCAA had ruled on his waiver. Wilson was eligible to play immediately this season. His response? “Turn up.” Wilson is a 6-foot-6 wing that was a four-star recruit coming out of high..." October 09

  • SMU picks up commitment from three-star wing Jarrey Foster

    Dallas Morning News "With basketball season right around the corner, SMU is gearing up for a run at the big dance. But Larry Brown is still hard at work on the recruiting trail. On Tuesday night, SMU picked up a commitment from three-star Galena Park North Shore wing Jarrey Foster. He chose the Mustangs over offers..." October 08

  • Transfer Kedren Johnson eligible to play for Tigers this season

    Memphis Commercial Appeal "Vanderbilt transfer Kedren Johnson has been granted a waiver by the NCAA to play for the University of Memphis basketball team this season, coach Josh Pastner said Monday by text. Johnson, a 6-4, 229-pound point guard who sat out last season, is a critically important addition for Memphis,..." October 07

  • Memphis transfer Dominic Woodson ruled eligible for Tennessee

    CBSSports.com "It remains to be seen how good Tennessee will be in this transitional first year under Donnie Tyndall, but at least the team will have one of the most intimidating big men in the SEC at their disposal. At the team's media day Thursday, Tyndall announced Dominic Woodson has cleared all hurdles..." October 03

  • Haverford School's Levan Alston going to Temple

    Philly.com "Levan Alston Jr. liked Temple a whole lot, which makes perfect sense when you consider that his father played there. But when the Owls hired his father’s close friend and former Temple star Aaron McKie as an assistant coach this past summer, liked turned to love, which is a big reason the 6-4..." September 30

  • Houston commits to building $25 million practice facility

    Houston Chronicle "Before he took the job, Kelvin Sampson wanted assurances the University of Houston was committed to building a basketball development facility. "If you are the coach at the University of Houston, you want to be in a fair fight," said Sampson, the former Rockets top assistant who signed a..." September 24

  • Tre Scott commits to Cincinnati

    Yahoo! Sports "Commit No. 2 for the 2015 hoops class is in. According to Chad Brendal of Bearcat Journal, '15 F Trevon "Tre" Scott of Georgia committed to the Bearcats just moments ago. Cincinnati now holds commitments from two prospects in the class as Scott joins '15 G Justin Jenifer. Scott, who was..." September 16

  • Norwalk’s Steven Enoch verbally commits to UConn

    Sportzedge "UConn’s front line just got a little more formidable. Norwalk High School power forward and National Top 100 recruit Steven Enoch has verbally committed to the school, and announced his decision on Sunday via Twitter. Enoch made his official visit to UConn over the weekend, and was impressed..." September 16

  • Houston lands commitment from junior college forward

    College Basketball Talk "Houston and head coach Kelvin Sampson landed a commitment on Sunday as junior college Class of 2015 forward Xavier Dupree committed to the Cougars. A 6-foot-9 forward from Paris Junior College in Texas, Dupree was originally committed to Arkansas State out of high school before going the junior..." September 15

  • Dedric Lawson to reclassify, enroll at Memphis in 2015

    CBSSports.com "Class of 2016 star Dedric Lawson plans to reclassify, gradute high school next year and enroll at Memphis in time for the 2014-15 season, his father told CBSSports.com on Thursday. "Dedric is excited about it," Keelon Lawson said. Keelon Lawson is a former high school coach hired by Memphis..." September 11

  • Transfer Godfrey cleared by NCAA to play this season for University of Memphis

    Memphis Commercial Appeal "Southern University senior transfer Calvin Godfrey has been cleared by the NCAA to play this season for the University of Memphis, coach Josh Pastner announced Thursday. Memphis had submitted a waiver request to the NCAA on behalf of Godfrey, who was expected to be granted immediate eligibility..." September 11

  • NCAA Approves Anthony Collins' Medical Redshirt

    Voodoo Five "The NCAA gave the USF men's basketball team some rare good news today, as Joey Knight tweeted out that Anthony Collins' medical hardship waiver for last season has been approved. Collins, who would otherwise have been a senior for the 2014-15 season, will now have two more years of eligibility as..." September 10

  • SMU has sold out Moody Coliseum for the 2014-15 season

    College Basketball Talk "After making the NIT last season and being a likely preseason top-25 team and AAC favorite, SMU is riding a lot of momentum entering the 2014-15 season. The Mustangs and head coach Larry Brown got more good news on Tuesday as the school announced in an official release that Moody Coliseum is..." September 04

  • Nick Marshall commits to play basketball at University of Memphis

    Memphis Commercial Appeal "Lexington (Tennessee) High 2015 center prospect Nick Marshall has committed to the University of Memphis, picking the Tigers over Connecticut, Indiana, Mississippi State, South Carolina and Tennessee. Marshall announced his commitment on a local radio station Tuesday. He plans to hold a press..." August 26

  • Vols close to landing Memphis transfer Dominic Woodson

    The Daily Beacon "After being released from his scholarship and given the right to transfer, former Memphis Tigers forward Dominic Woodson could become a member of the Tennessee men's basketball as early as Thursday, when an official university announcement is expected. Following a search of the UT student..." August 21

  • Former Vanderbilt point guard Kedren Johnson says he's transferring to Memphis

    Memphis Commercial Appeal "Former Vanderbilt point guard Kedren Johnson announced on Twitter on Wednesday that he’s transferring to the University of Memphis. “This isn’t a throwback picture to my Marshall County High School days. This is my future. I’m going to ...,” Johnson tweeted with an Instagram picture of a..." August 20

  • Dominic Woodson transferring out of the Memphis Tigers program

    CBSSports.com "Memphis sophomore Dominic Woodson is transferring out of the Tigers program, a source told CBSSports.com on Thursday. A formal announcement is expected soon. This development is surprising on one hand considering Memphis coach Josh Pastner, just Wednesday, publicly complimented Woodson --..." August 14

  • Report: Former Memphis guard transfers to Kennesaw State

    College Basketball Talk "Just under two weeks ago, 6-foot-5 guard Damien Wilson made the decision to transfer from Memphis after playing sparingly in his first two seasons as a Tiger. The Atlanta native has reportedly found a new school, with Jon Rothstein of CBSSports.com reporting Wednesday that Wilson has decided to..." August 14

  • Transfer Jermaine Lawrence eligible immediately at Manhattan

    SI.com "Manhattan coach Steve Masiello announced Wednesday that Cincinnati transfer Jermaine Lawrence is eligible to play for the Jaspers this season. Lawrence was the No. 9-ranked power forward and the No. 26-ranked player in the class of 2013, according to the recruiting website Rivals.com, with..." August 13

  • Judge rules against NCAA in revolutionary O'Bannon case

    ESPN.com "In a landmark decision, a federal judge ruled Friday that the NCAA is in violation of the nation's antitrust laws by restricting the compensation that major college football and men's basketball student-athletes can receive for use of their names, images and likenesses. U.S. District Court..." August 08

  • Southern's Godfrey to transfer to Memphis, eligible immediately

    CBSSports.com "Southern transfer Calvin Godfrey has committed to Memphis, sources told CBSSports.com. The 6-9 power forward will be eligible immediately next season due to APR issues at Southern and should provide front court depth behind both Austin Nichols and Shaq Goodwin." August 08

  • South Florida adds to its front court depth with 2015 verbal commitment

    College Basketball Talk "New USF head coach Orlando Antigua has done a good job on the recruiting trail during his short time at the helm. The former Kentucky assistant was able to put together a six-member 2014 class, and he also received a commitment from former Maryland guard Roddy Peters. Peters will be eligible to..." August 07

  • Kent lands transfer big from Houston

    CougCenter "News broke on Sunday that Valentine Izundu, a 6'10" center who played his first two years at the University of Houston, would be transferring to WSU. When Ernie Kent arrived to Pullman in March as the new men's basketball coach at Washington State University he had several scholarships to fill...." July 29

  • Schools reach out to recent SMU decommit Matt McQuaid

    CBSSports.com "Most of the SMU-related headlines last week revolved around Emmanuel Mudiay's decision to bypass college and head overseas for a season. But the Mustangs also suffered a hit to their 2015 class, when shooting guard Matt McQuaid decided to decommit and reopen his recruitment. "I feel like I..." July 24

  • SMU's tough July continues as sweet-shooting Matt McQuaid decommits

    Yahoo Sports - NCAAB - The Dagger "Not even one week after elite point guard Emmanuel Mudiay opted to turn pro instead of enrolling at SMU, another promising recruit has parted ways with the Mustangs without ever playing in a game. Matt McQuaid, one of the class of 2015's best shooters, has backed out of his May commitment to..." July 22

  • Five-star 2016 forward Dedric Lawson commits to Memphis

    College Basketball Talk "Memphis picked up a major commitment on Sunday when five-star Class of 2016 forward Dedric Lawson pledged to head coach Josh Pastner. Lawson confirmed the commitment to NBCSports.com following a semifinal victory from his Team Penny grassroots team at Peach Jam. Lawson’s father Keelon, was..." July 21

  • Sources: Memphis to hire top recruits' father

    ESPN.com "Memphis coach Josh Pastner is expected to hire high school coach Keelon Lawson -- who is also the father of three elite recruits -- as an assistant within the next few weeks, sources told ESPN.com. The move is expected to be finalized before the end of July. Keelon Lawson is the head coach..." July 17

  • UConn's Rodney Purvis Set To Show Huskies What He's Got

    Hartford Courant "Rodney Purvis couldn't put on the UConn jersey and play in games last season, so he had to make each behind-the-scenes moment count. Late at night, sometimes after midnight, he and Ryan Boatright would walk back to Gampel Pavilion, turn on the lights and go at it, man on man. "Not many..." July 17

  • Mudiay family: 'No truth' to skipping SMU over eligibility concerns

    CBSSports.com "With the college basketball world struggling to make sense of his bombshell decision, Emmanuel Mudiay is in the gym, shielded from the noise. The 6-foot-5, 190-pound point guard is working out with his trainer and preparing his body for next season, despite the giant question mark regarding where..." July 16

  • Concerns over immediate eligibility lead to SMU losing Emmanuel Mudiay

    CBSSports.com "So Emmanuel Mudiay, a consensus top-five national recruit, has decided, in the month of July before his freshman year at SMU, to skip college and move to either Europe or Asia to play professionally even though the only other American point guard who has ever tried that right out of high school..." July 15

  • Elite SMU recruit Emmanuel Mudiay considering going pro overseas

    CBSSports.com "Emmanuel Mudiay is considering playing professionally overseas next season, multiple sources told CBSSports.com. He was expected to enroll at SMU in the fall. Sources said Mudiay was offered a lucrative contract to play in Asia. Mudiay, a 6-foot-5 guard from Prime Prep (Texas), would have..." July 14

  • Virginia Tech transfer Ben Emelogu headed to SMU

    CBSSports.com "Virginia Tech transfer Ben Emelogu has committed to SMU, he told CBSSports.com on Monday morning. The 6-5 guard averaged 10.5 points last season for the Hokies and will have three years of eligibility remaining. Emelogu must sit out next season and will be eligible beginning in the 2015-16..." July 14

  • Memphis hiring Dedric Lawson's father would 'seal the deal' for commitment

    CBSSports.com "Given that he's a Memphis native and his older brother committed to Memphis, many coaches and basketball people assumed Dedric Lawson was going to commit to the Tigers at some point. As a result, most schools backed off the five-star 2016 small forward. According to Lawson, that was a..." July 11

  • Police report says football player attacked Woodson and academic advisor

    Memphis Commercial Appeal "University of Memphis coach Josh Pastner still isn't commenting on the altercation sophomore forward Dominic Woodson was involved in last Monday with a Tigers football player in study hall. Pastner also remains mum on what disciplinary action Woodson faces. But a U of M campus police report..." July 08

  • Rick Brunson arrested in Chicago suburb

    Philly.com "Rick Brunson, a former Temple men's basketball star and candidate to be the Owls' next assistant coach, was arrested in suburban Chicago on June 25 after an alleged sexual assault at a fitness center. According to a Vernon Hills (Ill.) police report, Brunson grabbed an employee of Lifetime..." July 03

  • Jalen Adams announces commitment to UConn

    New Haven Register "UConn has landed a gritty guard out of Roxbury, Massachusetts, with a lot of heart and a knack for hitting clutch shots. Sound familiar? Jalen Adams, a 6-foot-2, Class of 2015 guard who attends Cushing Academy, committed to UConn on Monday morning after taking an unofficial visit to the..." June 30

  • Four-time defending Canadian champion Carleton will play Indiana and Memphis this August

    College Basketball Talk "The Carleton Ravens play north of College Basketball Talk‘s normal coverage area, but the Canadian basketball powerhouse is worth talking about. Simply put, Carleton is making a John Wooden-at-UCLA type of run right now in the CIS. The Ravens have won four consecutive CIS titles and have been..." June 29

  • Mick Cronin gets new 7-year deal with Bearcats

    ESPN.com "Cincinnati coach Mick Cronin signed a new seven-year contract, which will pay him $2.2 million annually, he confirmed after the Cincinnati Board of Trustees approved the deal early Monday. Cronin, who has coached the Bearcats since 2006, has led his team to four straight NCAA tournaments...." June 23

  • Report: South Florida center Jordan Omogbehin to transfer

    College Basketball Talk "South Florida continued its offseason of tremendous turnover this week when rising redshirt junior center Jordan Omogbehin opted to transfer out of the program. The news of Omogbehin’s transfer was first reported by Corey Bender of USFNation.com. The 7-foot-3 Omogbehin played sparingly at South..." June 21