Atlantic 10 RUMORS & NEWS

  • Woman claims she was assaulted by two St. Bonaventure basketball players

    Sporting News - NCAAB "A young woman alleges two members of the St. Bonaventure men’s basketball team assaulted her near the school early Sunday morning, The Buffalo News reported Tuesday. The woman told police she was assaulted in a parking lot behind a local bar just before 1:30 a.m. ET. According to the police..." November 17

  • UR junior guard Josh Jones suspended indefinitely

    Richmond Times-Dispatch "The University of Richmond’s inexperienced backcourt became more inexperienced Tuesday evening, when junior guard Josh Jones was suspended indefinitely from all team activities for a violation of athletics department policy. A brief UR release said the athletics department will have no..." November 16

  • Rhode Island star E.C. Matthews done for season with torn ACL

    SI "Rhode Island guard E.C. Matthews will miss the season with a knee injury, the team announced Saturday. Matthews, a junior, was an Atlantic 10 player of the year candidate. He injured his right knee during the first half of Rhode Island’s season-opening 65–42 win over American on Friday. The..." November 15

  • Rhode Island star E.C. Matthews hurts knee; MRI coming Saturday

    CBS Sports "Rhode Island, our pick to win the Atlantic 10 this season, opened its 2015-16 with a scary sight on Friday night. Star junior E.C. Matthews went down near the 10:40 mark of the first half of the team's home game against American. As Matthews was driving the lane in transition, he planted his..." November 14

  • URI center Onyekaba leaves program

    Providence Journal "Ifeanyi Onyekaba has left the University of Rhode Island men’s basketball program. Per a release issued by the Rams Tuesday afternoon, the senior center has decided to forego his final season with URI to focus on his academics. Onyekaba, a finance/marketing major from Nigeria by way of..." November 12

  • George Mason suspends Holloway 6 games "George Mason announced seniior guard Patrick Holloway has been suspended for the team's first six games of the season due to academic issues. Holloway was second on the team averaging 10.9 points per game last season and led George Mason with 40 three-pointers made. George Mason plays five..." November 12

  • Saint Joseph's agrees to contract extension with coach Phil Martelli

    CBS Sports "Saint Joseph's has agreed to a contract extension with coach Phil Martelli, the school announced Thursday. The terms of the agreement were not disclosed. Martelli's contract was set to expire at the end of the 2016 season. Martelli, who has been at the school for 30 years as either an..." October 30

  • Judge to decide if UD player Dyshawn Pierre rejoins team

    Dayton Daily News "ball player Dyshawn Pierre gets to immediately re-enroll in school and re-join the team rests in the hands of a federal judge. U.S. District Court Judge Thomas Rose heard arguments Thursday from attorneys representing Pierre and the university in Dayton’s federal building. Rose said he would..." October 19

  • Kevin Marfo commits to George Washington over Providence, Boston College

    Big East Coast Bias "Class of 2016 power forward Kevin Marfo (Worcester Academy) has committed to George Washington University. Back on Wednesday, Marfo had downsized his list of choices to three schools: GWU, Providence College and Boston College. There wasn't much to speak of with regards to whether any school..." October 10

  • 5-3 guard Darnell Rogers commits to play for George Washington

    ESPN "Darnell Rogers, a 5-foot-3 high school senior and the son of former George Washington standout Shawnta Rogers, has committed to play for Mike Lonergan and the Colonials. "My dad is an alum, and I have a family relationship with the coaching staff," Darnell Rogers told ESPN. "Their starting..." October 07

  • Derek Kellogg dishes on LuWane Pipkins, injuries from the start of UMass basketball practice

    Mass Live "In the cluttered hallway of the sparkling new Champions Center practice facility – so new that the building isn't technically finished, actually – University of Massachusetts basketball coach Derek Kellogg met with reporters Monday for the first time this season. Behind Kellogg, through the..." October 06

  • UMass lands prized package deal in De'Jon Jarreau, Brison Gresham

    SI "Derek Kellogg on Monday scored his biggest recruiting victory since he took over as UMass’s head coach in 2008, as guard De’Jon Jarreau and power forward Brison Gresham issued verbal commitments to the Minutemen. Jarreau and Greshman comprise a so-called package deal. They attend McDonogh 35..." September 29

  • Point guard Dowtin wraps up URI's Class of 2016

    Providence Journal "With its fourth verbal commitment in just three short weekends, the University of Rhode Island brought an efficient end to its Class of 2016 recruiting cycle. Washington, D.C. point guard Jeff Dowtin pledged to the Rams early Sunday following his official visit this weekend. The ninth..." September 28

  • New Jersey's Langevine gives URI third 2016 commitment

    Providence Journal "With forwards Hassan Martin and Kuran Iverson scheduled to depart in just two short seasons, building front court depth was certainly a need for the University of Rhode Island during this particular recruiting cycle. The Rams continued to do so on Thursday afternoon, scoring a third verbal..." September 25

  • Dayton’s Pierre fighting suspension, allegations

    College Basketball Talk "Dayton senior Dyshawn Pierre will fight his suspension and is also dealing with an alleged sexual assault that could be the basis of his first-semester suspension, according to multiple reports. In a report from Josh Sweigart from the Dayton Daily News, another Dayton student accused Pierre of..." September 24

  • Dyshawn Pierre to miss 10 games to start season

    ESPN "Dyshawn Pierre, Dayton's leading returning scorer and rebounder, has been suspended by the school for the fall semester, a source close to the situation told ESPN. Pierre is expected to miss the first 10 games of the season. He will likely be eligible to return Dec. 22 against Miami..." September 21

  • VCU picks up commitment from four-star wing De'Riante Jenkins

    Richmond Times-Dispatch "New VCU coach Will Wade picked up a major commitment on Saturday, landing four-star wing De’Riante Jenkins. Jenkins, a 6-foot-5, 180-pounder who will play at Hargrave Military Academy this season, is ranked as a top-60 prospect by He had a long list of ACC and SEC suitors, including..." September 21

  • Louisiana big man Layssard commits to URI

    Providence Journal "It didn’t take long for the University of Rhode Island men’s basketball program to start building its 2016 recruiting class. Louisiana big man Mike Layssard Jr. gave the Rams their first verbal commitment following an official visit to Kingston this weekend, allowing Dan Hurley and his staff to..." September 14

  • Report: Forward Leroy Butts won’t be enrolling at Rhode Island for fall semester

    College Basketball Talk "Rhode Island’s three-member 2015 recruiting class took a hit Wednesday night, and with that so did the Rams’ front court rotation ahead of a season in which they hope to reach the NCAA tournament for the first time since 1999. Leroy Butts, a 6-foot-8 three-star power forward from Upper..." August 13

  • Minnesota, VCU spent $300,000 to settle complaints against former AD Norwood Teague

    College Basketball Talk "The scandal surrounding former Minnesota athletic director Norwood Teague took another turn on Tuesday morning, as news surfaced that Minnesota and VCU — where Teague held the same position prior to heading north — had paid at least $300,000 to settle gender discrimination claims since 2012. In..." August 11

  • La Salle's Khalid Lewis commits to Illinois, immediately eligible

    CBS Sports "La Salle transfer Khalid Lewis has committed to Illinois, sources told Since he's already a college graduate, Lewis will be immediately eligible to play next season. A 6-3 guard, Lewis averaged 6.0 points last season and started 18 games for La Salle." August 09

  • Henrico's Buckingham commits to Richmond

    Richmond Times-Dispatch "Wherever De'Monte Buckingham went to play basketball, there was Chris Mooney sitting in the bleachers watching him. When Buckingham and his Amateur Athletic Union squad Team Takeover went to Las Vegas or Georgia, the University of Richmond coach hopped on a plane and followed. When..." August 04

  • La Salle adds South Carolina transfer "La Salle continued a busy offseason by adding 6-foot-9 forward/center Demetrius Henry, who is transferring from South Carolina. Henry started 48 games over two seasons for the Gamecocks. He must sit out this season and will have two years of eligibility at La Salle. He averaged 6.0 points and..." July 25

  • Mason's Isaiah Jackson to transfer to Providence

    Providence Journal "Isaiah Jackson, a promising freshman forward at George Mason last season, has decided to transfer to Providence College and essentially begin Ed Cooley’s Class of 2016 recruiting class. Jackson, a 6-6 wing from Gainesville, Fla., averaged 8.7 points and 3.9 rebounds for the Patriots as a..." July 20

  • Report: Khalid Lewis leaving La Salle for fifth year

    City of Basketball Love "An offseason of roster turnover continued for La Salle on Monday, with the news that guard Khalid Lewis will transfer out for his final year of eligibility. Lewis' departure was first reported by The Recruit Scoop's Alex Kline. In two years (61 games) at La Salle after transferring in from..." July 07

  • Former South Carolina power forward Demetrius Henry transferring to La Salle

    College Basketball Talk "Having already landed two transfers this offseason in the form of point guard Pookie Powell and small forward B.J. Johnson, La Salle picked up a commitment from a third player who began his career at another Division I institution Saturday morning. Demetrius Henry, a 6-foot-9 power forward who..." July 04

  • Davidson lands Will Magarity, 6-11 transfer from Boston College

    Charlotte Observer "Will Magarity, a 6-foot-11 transfer from Boston College, has been admitted at Davidson and will be eligible to play for the Wildcats in the 2016-17 season. Magarity, who averaged 3.9 points and 2.8 rebounds in 22 games last season, will have two years of eligibility. " June 15

  • Bradley transfer Josh Cunningham commits to Dayton

    CBS Sports "Bradley transfer Josh Cunningham has committed to Dayton, sources told on Thursday night. The 6-7 forward will have three years of eligibility remaining after sitting out next season, per NCAA rules." June 11

  • Three-star recruit Unique McLean commits to UMass basketball

    Mass Live "After a flurry of offseason roster moves, the University of Massachusetts basketball team has just one 2015 scholarship remaining heading into the fall. Looking further down the line, one of the Minutemen's 2016 scholarships has also been spoken for. According to ESPN recruiting analyst Adam..." June 09

  • VCU lands former Minnesota commit, three-star power forward Jonathan Nwankwo

    College Basketball Talk "Jonathan Nwankwo, a former Minnesota signee, committed to VCU on Friday night. The commitment was reported by both Evan Daniels of and Jeff Borzello of The 6-foot-9 Nwankwo received his release from his National Letter of Intent on May 18. He becomes the second pledge in..." June 08

  • 5-star wing Jayson Tatum is down to 2 schools, decision will come soon

    SB Nation "Jayson Tatum is a special talent as one of the three best players in the loaded recruiting class of 2016. The 6'8 wing out of St. Louis cut his list to four schools in April. Now he says he's down to two schools, with a decision coming either this month or next month. Tatum did not specify..." June 04

  • Accuser admits Mo Alie-Cox didn't punch her

    Richmond Times-Dispatch "A woman admitted she falsely accused VCU forward Mo Alie-Cox of punching her in the face in an apology letter referenced in court on Tuesday before a judge dismissed the assault charge against him. Alie-Cox had been charged with misdemeanor assault based on Morgan Ashley Kaye's criminal..." June 02

  • Report: Memphis transfer Kuran Iverson immediately eligible at Rhode Island

    College Basketball Talk "Rhode Island received some encouraging news on Monday as forward Kuran Iverson will be eligible to play right away. The NCAA got rid of hardship waivers, but Iverson transferred into Rhode Island before the rule was changed, so he was allowed to apply to play right away. The news of Iverson’s..." June 02

  • Assault charge to be dismissed against VCU's Mo Alie-Cox

    USA Today "Assault charges will be dismissed against forward Mo Alie-Cox, according to a statement Thursday from Virginia Commonwealth. Cox originally was charged April 30 for allegedly punching a woman, according to court documents obtained by USA TODAY Sports. "We have been informed by the Richmond..." May 28

  • VCU transfer Terry Larrier chooses Connecticut over Maryland, other schools

    Baltimore Sun "After signing five-star prospect Diamond Stone in April and getting a commitment from Duke transfer Rasheed Sulaimon earlier this month, Maryland men's basketball coach Mark Turgeon’s hot streak was finally stopped Thursday. Terry Larrier, a 6-foot-7 forward who announced plans to transfer from..." May 28

  • Alonzo Nelson-Ododa transfers to Pitt

    Cardiac Hill "Nelson-Ododa is the latest big man to join the Panthers. The team already had secured Rozelle Nix and recently added transfer Rafael Maia. Last year, Nelson-Ododa averaged 6.6 points and 5.1 rebounds per game. He also brings some shot-blocking ability with 1.7 blocks in 23 minutes of action per..." May 25

  • Report: Maryland one of two frontrunners for VCU transfer

    CSN Baltimore "Maryland and Connecticut are the two frontrunners to land VCU transfer Terry Larrier, according to Jon Rothstein of Larrier, a lanky 6-8 forward from New York City, decided to transfer after head coach Shaka Smart left VCU for Texas this spring. He averaged 6.6 points and 3.0..." May 23

  • Rams seeking third year for transfer

    Richmond Times-Dispatch "VCU basketball coach Will Wade said the school intends to file a waiver with the NCAA seeking a third year of eligibility for junior college transfer Ahmed Hamdy Mohamed. Mohamed, a 6-foot-9, 245-pound forward from Egypt, signed with VCU this past weekend. He originally signed with Houston but..." May 22

  • Rhode Island lands transfer guard from Indiana

    College Basketball Talk "Rhode Island picked up another transfer this week as former Indiana sophomore Stanford Robinson committed. The 6-foot-4 sophomore is a former top-60 national prospect and will get a chance to restart his career. After sitting out the 2015-16 season due to NCAA transfer restrictions, Robinson..." May 19

  • Canisius guard Zach Lewis reportedly set to join UMass basketball via transfer

    Mass Live "The University of Massachusetts basketball team has reportedly landed another future backcourt option via transfer. According to ESPN recruiting scout Adam Finklestein, UMass has picked up a transfer commitment from Canisius guard Zach Lewis, a 6-foot-3 shooting guard who announced his decision..." May 19

  • Transfer addition Matt Mobley gives Bonnies more long-term backcourt security

    Buffalo News "St. Bonaventure gained some security in the backcourt for the 2016-17 season Tuesday with the addition of guard Matt Mobley, a transfer from Central Connecticut. Mobley announced his decision to transfer three weeks ago and revealed his choice of the Bonnies on his Twitter account. He will have..." May 19

  • VCU adds a BIG man in JUCO F Ahmed Hamdy Mohamed

    VCU Ram Nation "Will Wade and the VCU Basketball program got great news today as 6’9″, 245 pound PF Ahmed Hamdy Mohamed committed to the VCU Rams while on a visit to campus today. The JUCO forward out of Lee College (TX) averaged 16.2 ppg and 10.7 rpg while shooting 54.5% from the field last season and will be..." May 19

  • Derrick Gordon to Seton Hall; says 'homophobia' still prevalent

    USA Today "Former UMass guard Derrick Gordon, the first openly gay Division I college basketball player, is transferring to Seton Hall, the 6-3 guard announced Sunday. "I'm walking into a great situation," Gordon told USA TODAY Sports. "This gives me a chance to showcase what I can really do in one of the..." May 18

  • La Salle lands transfer from Memphis "POOKIE POWELL, a 6-1 guard from Orlando, Fla., and a borderline top-100 recruit out of high school, will transfer to La Salle after playing one season at Memphis. Powell averaged 4.3 points while shooting 37.7 percent overall and 28.8 percent from three-point range last season. He had 72..." May 12

  • Italian forward Akele commits to URI

    Providence Journal "With its second verbal commitment of the week late Saturday night, the University of Rhode Island is moving closer to finalizing its roster for the 2015-16 season. IMG Academy (Fla.) forward Nicola Akele pledged to the Rams after a whirlwind courtship over the last two months. Akele also held..." May 11

  • Former URI forward Reischel transfers to Eastern Kentucky

    Providence Journal "One of the University of Rhode Island’s three transfers has reportedly found a new home to play his final year of college basketball. Jarelle Reischel will continue his career at Eastern Kentucky, playing the 2015-16 season with the Colonials and new coach Dan McHale. The 6-foot-5 small forward..." May 09

  • Old Dominion lands second transfer in three days

    College Basketball Talk "Old Dominion head coach Jeff Jones has been busy in the transfer “market,” as he’s managed to reel in commitments from guard B.J. Stith (Virginia) and Austin Colbert (Illinois). Two days after landing Colbert it was reported that ODU received a commitment from a third transfer in the form of..." May 09

  • Richmond to lose senior forward as graduate transfer

    College Basketball Talk "Alonzo Nelson-Ododa is transferring out of the Richmond program, the school announced on Tuesday. Nelson-Ododa is a 6-foot-9 forward that is second all-time in Richmond history in blocks. He averaged 6.6 points and 5.1 boards this past season, starting 69 games in three seasons. Nelson-Ododa..." May 06

  • Nebraska transfer Tarin Smith commits to Duquesne

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "From the start of the college basketball regular signing period in April, landing a guard with some level of Division I experience was the top priority for the Duquesne coaching staff. That wish soon became a reality. The Dukes got a commitment Monday from guard Tarin Smith, a transfer from..." May 06

  • Mo Alie-Cox charged with assault, battery after woman claims he punched her

    Sporting News - NCAAB "VCU forward Mo Alie-Cox was charged with misdemeanor assault and battery on Thursday in the wake of an incident at a nightclub on April 3 where a woman claims he punched her, according to documents obtained by the local TV station WTVR . The alleged encounter occurred at Society nightclub in..." May 05

  • VCU basketball player Terry Larrier asks for release from team

    Richmond Times-Dispatch "New VCU basketball coach Will Wade was well aware that Terry Larrier might want to transfer after a coaching change. It became definite on Wednesday when Wade announced that Larrier, a rising sophomore, had asked for his release. Larrier, a top 50 recruit, arrived as one of the gems of last..." April 30

  • VCU guard Terry Larrier to transfer

    CBS Sports "VCU freshman guard Terry Larrier will transfer, sources told on Wednesday. He will sit out next season per NCAA rules and have three years of eligibility remaining." April 29

  • VCU lands immediately eligible transfer Korey Billbury

    CBS Sports "Oral Roberts transfer Korey Billbury has committed to VCU, per his twitter page. Since he's already a college graduate, Billbury will be immediately eligible to play next season. A 6-3 guard, Billbury averaged 14.4 points and 7.4 rebounds last season" April 24

  • Report: Fordham guard Eric Paschall transferring to Villanova

    CSN Philly "Villanova is about to add another talented guard. According to Adam Zagoria of, Eric Paschall, the reigning Atlantic 10 Rookie of the Year, has decided to transfer from Fordham to Villanova. He was also considering Providence, Florida and Kansas. The 6-foot-6, 205-pound Paschall..." April 23

  • Seton Hall transfer Jaren Sina commits to George Washington

    CBS Sports "Seton Hall transfer Jaren Sina has committed to George Washington, sources told Sina will have two years of eligibility remaining and be eligible to play beginning during the 2016-17 season. Sina averaged 7.0 points, 2.5 rebounds, and 2.3 assists last season at Seton Hall." April 22

  • Dartmouth transfer Alex Mitola is heading to George Washington

    College Basketball Talk "George Washington has added a shooter for the 2015-16 season, as Dartmouth transfer Alex Mitola has committed to the program, a source confirmed to Mitola averaged double-figures all three years he played for the Big Green, posting 12.4 points while shooting 36.6 percent from..." April 22

  • Fifth-year guard McGlynn signs with URI

    Providence Journal "Four McGlynn made his commitment to the University of Rhode Island official on Monday, signing financial aid paperwork to join the Rams for the 2015-16 season. The fifth-year transfer guard from Towson will be immediately eligible for his final season of college basketball and should add a..." April 21

  • UMass basketball picks up commitment from Texas A&M transfer Antwan Space

    Mass Live "Antwan Space, the Texas A&M big man who took a recruiting visit to the University of Massachusetts over the weekend, has committed to transfer to UMass, according to multiple reports Sunday afternoon. A redshirt junior, Space is slated to complete his undergraduate degree at A&M in May and will..." April 20

  • E.C. Matthews will return to Rhode Island

    College Basketball Talk "Rhode Island received some great news on Sunday as sophomore guard E.C. Matthews will return for his junior season, a source told The 6-foot-5 sophomore has been a dynamic guard for the Rams the past two seasons and he’s a high-level scorer to go along with an ability to make..." April 19

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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’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

  • George Washington transfer Kethan Savage to play at Butler

    ESPN "George Washington transfer Kethan Savage is headed to Butler, sources told 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

  • Two VCU signees receive release from National Letter of Intent

    College Basketball Talk "While the most important task for a new head coach is to make sure that the current players are taken care of, recruits who have committed to the prior staff are important as well. In some instances that can mean informing the player that they no longer fit in the plans, and in others the coach..." April 10

  • VCU to hire Chattanooga's Wade

    CBS Sports "VCU will hire Chattanooga's Will Wade as its next head basketball coach, multiple sources told on Tuesday. An official announcement is expected soon. Wade will replace Shaka Smart, who left VCU on Thursday to take the head coaching position at the University of..." April 07

  • Shaka Smart: Principles that worked at VCU will work at Texas

    ESPN "Shaka Smart finally received an offer he couldn't resist. Smart was introduced as the new basketball coach of Texas on Friday, leaving Virginia Commonwealth for the Longhorns after turning down several suitors, including UCLA, since taking VCU to the Final Four in 2011. He also reportedly..." April 05

  • Jarelle Reischel, Biggie Minnis and Matt Butler leaving URI

    CBS Sports "Rhode Island is losing three players to transfer, according to a report by Jeff Borzello of ESPN. Jarelle Reischel and Biggie Minnis are getting their degrees and will transfer for their final year of eligibility. Per NCAA rule, they won't have to sit out a year and will be eligible immediately." April 05

  • Reports: Texas hires Shaka Smart to lead Longhorns

    Yahoo! Sports "Texas has hired one of the best young coaches in college basketball to lead the Longhorns, multiple outlets reported Thursday night citing sources. Texas athletic director Steve Patterson flew to Richmond, Va., on Thursday and offered Smart the chance to coach in the Big 12 Conference at its..." April 03

  • Richmond strip clubs offer VCU Coach Shaka Smart free lap dances to stay

    Washington Post "VCU men’s basketball Coach Shaka Smart was reportedly scheduled to meet Thursday with Texas Athletic Director Steve Patterson, who was expected to offer Smart the same job with the Longhorns. If that happens, Smart will have a difficult decision to make. Is it worth leaving a program he helped..." April 03

  • URI coach Hurley to make $1 million per year starting in 2017-18 season

    Providence Journal "After agreeing in principle over the weekend, the University of Rhode Island and men’s basketball coach Dan Hurley officially put pen to paper Wednesday morning on a restructured six-year contract that runs through the 2020-21 season. Hurley stands to make a guaranteed $1 million per season by..." April 02

  • Texas seeks Shaka Smart to replace Barnes

    ESPN "Texas has zeroed in on VCU coach Shaka Smart to fill its head-coaching vacancy, multiple sources told ESPN. Smart, 37, has spurned several programs over the past few years, but sources told ESPN that he has significant interest in heading to Austin and replacing Rick Barnes -- who was fired..." April 01

  • Towson transfer McGlynn commits to URI

    Providence Journal "The University of Rhode Island added another key piece on Tuesday to a potential NCAA Tournament run in the 2015-16 season. Towson transfer Four McGlynn committed to the Rams after taking an unofficial visit over the weekend. The fifth-year senior will be immediately eligible for his final..." March 31

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    Seth Davis @SethDavisHoops

    A knowledgeable source informs me that as of this morning there have been no direct talks b/t Texas and Shaka Smart. Not sensing momentum.

  • Report: VCU coach Shaka Smart in discussions with Texas

    SI "VCU men's basketball coach Shaka Smart is in discussions with Texas about its head coach opening, reports Jon Rothstein of CBS Sports. Texas announced Sunday that it had mutually parted ways with head coach Rick Barnes after 17 seasons. Smart was hired as coach of the Rams in 2009. He has..." March 31

  • George Mason hires Dave Paulsen from Bucknell to replace Paul Hewitt

    Washington Post "Dave Paulsen, who guided Bucknell to two NCAA men’s basketball tournament berths and two NIT bids in seven seasons, is the new coach at George Mason, multiple sources said on Monday. The university has scheduled a news conference for Wednesday morning but has so far declined to identify the..." March 30

  • St. Bonaventure guard commits to Butler

    Indianapolis Star "Jordan Gathers didn't want his college career to end when he missed this season at St. Bonaventure due to a hip injury. A trip to Indianapolis convinced him Butler is the place to continue it. "It's just a great school," said Gathers, who was in attendance during the Bulldogs' game against..." March 30

  • UC Irvine coach Russell Turner turns down George Mason job offer

    Orange County Register "Russell Turner, who coached UC Irvine to its first NCAA Tournament appearance, turned down a job offer from George Mason University and has decided to stay at Irvine. Several news outlets reported that Turner was in talks with officials from the Virginia school, and a Washington Post reporter..." March 30

  • Reports: EKU hoops coach hired by Fordham

    Louisville Courier-Journal "Last week, Eastern Kentucky University successfully replaced its athletic director, hiring Steve Lochmueller in place of Mark Sandy, who recently left for Ball State. Now the Colonels will ready for another major search. Head men's basketball coach Jeff Neubauer has reportedly accepted the..." March 30

  • Rhode Island, Dan Hurley agree to extension through 2020-21 season

    CBS Sports "Rhode Island coach Dan Hurley has received a contract extension through the 2020-21 season, sources told on Sunday. Specific terms of the deal have yet to be disclosed. The Rams are the second program that Hurley has rebuilt in his brief five-year stint as a Division 1 head..." March 30

  • Report: Shaka Smart, Gregg Marshall Leading Candidates To Replace Rick Barnes At Texas

    College Spun "Texas has fired Rick Barnes as its men’s basketball coach, according to multiple reports. The Longhorns’ administration has yet to officially announce the news, but they apparently have their eyes set on two men to potentially replace the 60-year-old coach who has been in Austin since 1998...." March 29

  • Archie Miller, Dayton agree to extension through 2021-22 season

    Sporting News - NCAAB "The more success Dayton has under Archie Miller, the more likely it is he'll pack up one day and head for a bigger school. While that cycle is sometimes inevitable, the Flyers are doing what they can to keep him. Dayton on Thursday announced it has signed Miller to a contract extension through..." March 26

  • Alston is leaving Bona program

    Olean Times Herald "Iakeem Alston never became the regular starter he envisioned himself to be in the fall. For much of his first season in a St. Bonaventure uniform, as freshman Jaylen Adams took command of the point guard position, the junior college transfer had a tough time even getting off the bench. As a..." March 24

  • Darian Bryant, Nick Griffin transferring from George Washington

    CSN Washington "Two George Washington men's basketball players are transferring out of the program, has confirmed. Sophomore guard Nick Griffin and freshman Darian Bryant, both local high school products, are leaving just after the Colonials concluded a 22-13 season with a loss to Temple in..." March 24

  • Detwon Rogers leaving Dayton men’s basketball program

    Dayton Daily News "Junior forward Dewton Rogers is transferring from the Dayton men’s basketball program, coach Archie Miller confirmed Tuesday. Rogers never played in a game for the Flyers. Rogers announced last April he was transferring to Dayton after two seasons as the College of Southern Idaho." March 24

  • Derrick Gordon transferring from UMass "Gordon is adamant he is not transferring from UMass due to his sexual orientation. He says his coaches and teammates couldn't have been more supportive. Derrick Gordon, the UMass guard who came out publicly as gay last year, is transferring at the end of this school year he has told Outsports...." March 24

  • Former Syracuse basketball forward B.J. Johnson plans to transfer to La Salle "B.J. Johnson is heading to LaSalle University. The former Syracuse basketball forward, whose father announced last week he would be transferring, will land at LaSalle. Johnson put out the word today on Twitter. Jon Rothstein of CBS Sports initially broke the news. The move makes sense for..." March 23

  • Chances of Jay Larranaga leaving for George Mason reportedly not likely

    Sporting News "On Monday, Yahoo! Sports reported George Mason was interested in Celtics assistant coach Jay Larranaga for its vacant head coaching position. A source tells the Boston Globe that the feeling may not be mutual. Larranaga's dad, Jim, coached the Patriots to a Final Four appearance in 2006. A..." March 19

  • Fordham fires head coach Tom Pecora

    College Basketball Talk "Tom Pecora has been “relieved of his duties” as the head coach of the Fordham basketball team, the school announced in a release on Wednesday morning. Pecora was with the program for the past five seasons, but he only managed to put together a 44-106 record during that time, an average of less..." March 18

  • George Mason plans to look at Jay Larranaga for head coaching vacancy

    Yahoo! Sports "George Mason University has plans to make Boston Celtics assistant coach Jay Larranaga one of its focuses in its search for a new head coach, sources told Yahoo Sports. George Mason officials on Monday fired coach Paul Hewitt, who went 20-42 in his final two seasons for the Atlantic 10..." March 16

  • St. Bonaventure's Jaylen Adams has surgery to repair broken finger

    CBS Sports "St. Bonaventure point guard Jaylen Adams suffered a broken finger in Wednesday's loss to UMass that required surgery on Thursday, a source told early Friday. Adams is expected to miss the rest of the season." February 13

  • UR's Nelson-Ododa out indefinitely

    Richmond Times-Dispatch "University of Richmond post man Alonzo Nelson-Ododa will undergo surgery this morning to repair a fractured bone around his right eye and is out indefinitely. Nelson-Ododa was contesting a follow shot in the first half of the Spiders’ 79-74 loss to visiting Rhode Island on Sunday when he was..." February 10

  • VCU's Treveon Graham ready to carry the load after Briante Weber's injury

    SI "Treveon Graham is 6-foot-6 and a stone-cut 220 pounds. Those measurements and his on-court verocity have inspired his VCU teammates to dub him “Freight Train.” This nickname is often shortened to “Freight”, and it neatly implies the mass and force that the Rams’ leading scorer and rebounder exerts..." February 05

  • Briante Weber tears ACL, MCL

    ESPN "VCU guard Briante Weber suffered a torn ACL, MCL and meniscus during the closing minutes of the No. 14 Rams' 64-55 loss to Richmond on Saturday, and his collegiate career is over, school spokesman Scott Day said. Weber, who was on pace to break the NCAA record for all-time steals, was driving..." February 02

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    VCU Athletics @VCUathletics

    Official report: Senior Briante Weber has torn his ACL, MCL and meniscus. #LetsGoVCU

  • Kuran Iverson to join Rams

    ESPN "Memphis transfer Kuran Iverson has enrolled at Rhode Island and will suit up for the Rams next season, sources told Iverson left Memphis earlier this month after being suspended for a violation of team rules. Sources told ESPN's Jeff Goodman that Memphis coach Josh Pastner kicked..." January 26

  • Davidson point guard Jack Gibbs suffers slight meniscus tear

    CBS Sports "Davidson guard Jack Gibbs has suffered a slight tear in his meniscus, Bob McKillop said Wednesday afternoon. Gibbs did not play in the Wildcats' win over Dayton on Tuesday night. When asked how long Gibbs might be out, McKillop responded and said, "Hopefully not long." January 21

  • VCU's Treveon Graham has sprained ankle

    CBS Sports "VCU's Treveon Graham has a sprained ankle, Shaka Smart told on Wednesday. The injury was suffered in Tuesday night's win at Rhode Island. Smart said he is hopeful Graham will be able to play Saturday against Duquesne. The 6-5 forward is averaging 17.1 points and 6.9 rebounds..." January 14

  • Flyers lose guard Ryan Bass for season to concussion symptoms

    Dayton Daily News "Dayton men’s basketball program announced Saturday morning, because of continuing concerns about concussion-related symptoms. Bass, a Dunbar High School graduate, experienced concussion problems during his career at Oakland, where he played three seasons. He also suffered a concussion before..." January 05

  • Fordham's Jon Severe Will Rejoin the Rams Friday

    Bleacher Report "Fordham's Jon Severe will return to the program Friday after a one-month leave of absence, Rams head coach Tom Pecora told Bleacher Report Thursday night. "Having Jon Severe back with us at 100 percent will obviously raise our talent level and make us a better basketball team," Pecora said...." January 03