Atlantic Coast RUMORS & NEWS

  • Hurricanes guard Angel Rodriguez to sit out at Pitt with wrist injury "Miami junior guard Angel Rodriguez will miss Wednesday's game at Pittsburgh with a wrist injury, coach Jim Larranaga told Larranaga added Manu Lecomte will start in Rodriguez's place." March 04

  • Is Duke sharing all that it can about the Rasheed Sulaimon allegations? "Is Duke University withholding information about sexual assault allegations made against former basketball player Rasheed Sulaimon in order to shield legendary coach Mike Krzyzewski from reputational harm? This is a provocative question. The answer, at least from a legal perspective, is much less..." March 04

  • Virginia guard Justin Anderson could return to the lineup Saturday "Virginia guard Justin Anderson could return to the lineup by Saturday after meeting with a doctor Tuesday, coach Tony Bennett said, according to The Daily Progress. Anderson will now be able to participate in game-related activities after suffering a broken finger on his shooting hand in early..." March 03

  • NCAA says it's not legally responsible for academic fraud at UNC "The NCAA said in a statement that it is not legally responsible for any academic fraud that may have been committed at UNC, according to Jon Solomon of CBS Sports. In January, both the school and the NCAA were sued by two former North Carolina players: Football player Devon Ramsay and women's..." March 03

  • Report: Duke Basketball Coaches Were Aware Of Two Sexual Assault Allegations Against Rasheed Sulaimon Last Year

    College Spun "Earlier this season, Rasheed Sulaimon became the first Duke player to be dismissed during head coach Mike Krzyzewski’s tenure. A report in The Chronicle may have revealed the reason for Sulaimon’s dismissal, and it doesn’t look good for the former Blue Devil, the Duke staff and administration...." March 03

  • Duke AD defends handling of allegations against Rasheed Sulaimon

    College Basketball Talk "Duke athletic director Kevin White defended himself and his department against the suggestion that they mishandled allegations against a former basketball player. On Monday, the Duke Chronicle, the university’s student paper, reported that Rasheed Sulaimon was twice accused of sexually..." March 03

  • Rasheed Sulaimon at center of sexual assault allegations prior to dismissal

    The Chronicle "Rasheed Sulaimon's dismissal from the Duke basketball program is clouded by allegations of sexual assault, which surfaced nearly a year before he was released from the team in January. Multiple sources close to the situation have confirmed that members of the athletic department were made aware of..." March 02

  • Louisville Coach Rick Pitino Held A Press Conference Regarding Dismissed G Chris Jones, Hasn’t Slept In 48 Hours

    College Spun "Rick Pitino held a press conference this evening, discussing the dismissal of former Louisville senior guard Chris Jones, who is being charged with counts of rape and sodomy. During his brief session with the media, the 62-year-old coach touched on a number of topics, but mostly just expressed..." February 27

  • Chris Jones pleads not guilty to rape, sodomy

    Louisville Courier-Journal "Former University of Louisville basketball player Chris Jones pleaded not guilty on charges of raping one woman and sodomizing another. Judge Sheila Collins released Jones on home incarceration in lieu of a $25,000 bond. The warrant, signed Wednesday by Jefferson District Judge Katie King,..." February 26

  • FSU's Xavier Rathan-Mayes scores 30 points in less than five minutes

    Sporting News - NCAAB "Xavier Rathan-Mayes has been a steady presence for Florida State as a freshman, but his offensive game was lagging Wednesday night. The Ontario native, a former high school teammate of Andrew Wiggins, had only five points through the first 35 minutes of the Seminoles' game at Miami. But you..." February 26

  • Duke's Jahlil Okafor (ankle) set to start Wednesday "Duke center Jahlil Okafor will start Wednesday's game against Virginia Tech, the team announced. Okafor was unable to play in Saturday's win over Clemson due to a sprained left ankle. He suffered the injury the previous Wednesday during an overtime win over North Carolina in which he played 41..." February 26

  • Chris Jones charged with rape, sodomy

    Louisville Courier-Journal "A warrant has been issued for the arrest of former University of Louisville basketball player Chris Jones on charges of raping one woman and sodomizing another. The warrant, obtained by University of Louisville police, was signed Wednesday by Jefferson District Judge Katie King. The warrant..." February 26

  • Roy Williams Reprimands UNC Fans, Wants More Energy At Games

    College Spun "North Carolina head coach Roy Williams said he was disappointed in the enthusiasm of his team’s fans following Saturday’s win over Georgia Tech. On his radio show Monday night, Williams went from reprimanding to motivating the Tar Hell faithful, telling them in part to “yell your ass off.”" February 25

  • Report: Former Hokie Joey Van Zegeren headed to Northwestern

    The Score "Former Virginia Tech forward Joey Van Zegeren is expected to transfer to Northwestern, according to ESPN's Jeff Goodman. A 6-foot-10 forward, Van Zegeren is a graduate transfer, making him immediately eligible to play next season." February 24

  • Dismissed L'ville guard sent threatening text "Louisville guard Chris Jones, who was dismissed from the program on Sunday, sent a threatening text message to a woman with whom he has had a relationship for much of the past year. University of Louisville campus police released a report that says Jones, shortly after the woman messed up his..." February 24

  • London Perrantes day-to-day "Virginia Cavaliers starting point guard London Perrantes is day-to-day after suffering a broken nose and a mild concussion during Sunday's 51-41 win against Florida State when he collided with teammate Malcolm Brogdon. Perrantes, who is averaging 5.9 points and 4.4 assists, was bloodied on the..." February 23

  • Miami AD says Tonye Jekiri cleared to play by Louisville doctor

    Sporting News - NCAAB "Miami forward Tonye Jekiri was cleared to play by a Louisville doctor after being hit in the head by a basketball Saturday, Hurricanes athletic director Blake James told The Associated Press on Monday. In the first half of Saturday's game in Louisville, Cardinals forward Montrezl Harrell threw..." February 23

  • After bloody collision, Virginia teammates joke about London Perrantes’s busted nose

    Washington Post "After a brutal head-to-head collision with teammate Malcolm Brogdon in the second half of Virginia’s 51-41 win over Florida State on Sunday, guard London Perrantes’s nose looked even uglier than the Cavaliers’ shooting numbers (1 for 11 on three-pointers, 14 for 27 from the free throw line)..." February 23

  • Jones "messed up"; will seek help with anger

    Louisville Courier-Journal "Former University of Louisville guard Chris Jones plans to visit ex-NBA player and coach John Lucas in the coming weeks to work on anger management and other issues stemming from an ongoing battle with ADHD, a source close to Jones told The Courier-Journal late Sunday evening. The source would..." February 23

  • Chris Jones' dismissal further cripples Louisville's offense

    Yahoo! Sports "It took all of 21 words for Louisville to announce it has jettisoned its starting point guard three weeks before Selection Sunday. The school released a terse statement Sunday afternoon that read only "Chris Jones has been dismissed from the University of Louisville men’s basketball team. There..." February 23

  • Duke's Jahlil Okafor in protective boot, uncertain for Clemson game "Duke center Jahlil Okafor is wearing a protective boot on his injured left foot for precautionary measures leading up to Saturday's clash against Clemson, the school told Andy Katz of ESPN. He will continue to be re-evaluated moving forward, leaving his status uncertain for for the ACC clash at..." February 21

  • Louisville head coach Rick Pitino has some choice words for Chris Jones, Shaqquan Aaron

    College Basketball Talk "Frustration seems to be boiling over for Louisville head coach Rick Pitino. On Wednesday night, the Cardinals lost their second straight game, falling at Syracuse just four days after suffering a home loss at the hands of N.C. State. Starting guard Chris Jones was suspended for Wednesday’s game..." February 19

  • Roy Williams has been better than Coach K since arriving at UNC

    USA Today "Roy has two titles at Carolina, in 2005 and 2009. Coach K has one during that stretch — that tight win over Butler in 2012. UNC has been to the Elite Eight or beyond six times since Williams arrived in Chapel Hill. Duke has been there just three times. In terms of flameouts, Coach K has three..." February 19

  • Duke's Jahlil Okafor Loves Netflix, Thinks We May Be Wrong About Mermaids "Before you rule out the existence of mermaids, the nation's best college basketball player wants you to think twice and watch a Discovery Channel "documentary" about the subject. In a revealing Wall Street Journal profile on Duke's Jahlil Okafor, Ben Cohen talked to the big man about, among..." February 19

  • Chris Jones Suspended From Louisville Basketball Team, Will Not Travel To Syracuse

    Card Chronicle "of L has announced that senior point guard Chris Jones has been suspended for a violation of team rules, and will not travel with the team for Wednesday's game against Syracuse." February 18

  • Georgia Tech suspendeds junior guard indefinitely

    College Basketball Talk "Chris Bolden did not play for Georgia Tech in the Ramblin’ Wreck’s 63-52 win over Clemson on Monday night, and in the press conference after the game, head coach Brian Gregory addressed it. “He has been suspended for not adhering to the standards of our program,” Gregory said. “We have high..." February 17

  • Theo Pinson, despite injury, still takes the lead for Carolina

    News-Record "North Carolina basketball guard Theo Pinson on Monday will finally get out of the protective boot he has worn for the past three weeks. Next Friday, he’ll sit down with team doctors and figure out whether he’ll get to play again this season. Healthy or not, the Greensboro resident who played at..." February 15

  • Louisville senior Wayne Blackshear expected to play Saturday "Louisville senior guard/forward Wayne Blackshear is expected to play Saturday against NC State, coach Rick Pitino said before the game, according to The Courier-Journal. Blackshear's status was up in the air leading up to the conference showdown, but Pitino said he was at "65-70 percent" Friday." February 14

  • Sharpshooter Ryan McMahon commits to U of L

    Louisville Courier-Journal "Ryan McMahon didn't need much time to ponder his scholarship offer from the University of Louisville. The high-scoring, sharpshooting but unheralded senior guard from Sarasota, Fla., committed to the Cardinals Friday, a day after receiving the offer - his first from a major program. A..." February 14

  • Jahlil Okafor loves life at Duke, but for how long?

    Chicago Sun-Times "There was a party on Duke’s bench Saturday. It roared throughout the first half of the Blue Devils’ massive blowout of Notre Dame, a 20-minute performance Mike Krzyzewski described as being right up there with any he could remember during his three-plus decades as coach. As a bombardment of..." February 13

  • Tar Heels Desmond Hubert is out for season after ACL tear

    Raleigh News & Observer "North Carolina senior basketball player Desmond Hubert injured his right knee in practice last week and will miss the rest of the 2014-15 season. Hubert will undergo surgery to repair a torn anterior cruciate ligament in the coming weeks. A forward from Cream Ridge, N. J., Hubert played in..." February 13

  • Can Jahlil Okafor's defense be trusted?

    SB Nation "Duke's NCAA Tournament hopes and Okafor's aspirations for NBA greatness will both be determined by the young big man's ability to get better defensively. Duke basketball began the new season with high hopes largely thanks to the arrival of a top recruit from Chicago. Through the first half of..." February 10

  • Virginia Loses Star Guard Justin Anderson for 4-6 Weeks

    East Idaho News "Third-ranked Virginia is having a great season, but a major injury could make it difficult to keep it up. Cavaliers' second leading scorer Justin Anderson will miss four to six weeks after fracturing a finger on his shooting hand. The junior guard was injured in the first half of the team's..." February 09

  • Iconic North Carolina coach Dean Smith dies at 83

    Yahoo! Sports "College basketball lost one of its icons Saturday night. Dean Smith, the legendary former North Carolina coach, died at his home in Chapel Hill with his wife and five children at his side, the school announced Sunday morning. He was 83. “It’s such a great loss for North Carolina – our state,..." February 09

  • Virginia loses star Justin Anderson to a fractured finger

    Yahoo! Sports "A devastating injury tempered Virginia's joy at having concluded the toughest stretch of its schedule with a 52-47 victory over Louisville. The third-ranked Cavaliers lost second-leading scorer Justin Anderson for four to six weeks because of a fractured finger on his left hand. Anderson..." February 08

  • Syracuse basketball self-imposes postseason ban this year in NCAA investigation "Syracuse University, in response to an NCAA investigation, has self-imposed a ban on its men's basketball team from postseason play this season. The university announced this afternoon that it had previously notified the NCAA of the ban as part of its pending case before the NCAA Committee on..." February 04

  • Marcus Paige sends message to UNC teammates after second straight loss

    College Basketball Talk "On Monday night, North Carolina lost their second straight game to one of the ACC’s elite. For the second time in just three days, that loss was the result of a second half collapse. Against Louisville on Saturday, the Tar Heels blew an 18-point lead with 18 minutes left in the game, succumbing..." February 03

  • Duke dismisses junior guard Rasheed Sulaimon "Duke has dismissed guard Rasheed Sulaimon, the school announced on Thursday. Over 20 games this season, Sulaimon has averaged 7.5 points, 2.0 rebounds and 1.8 assists. The junior was shooting 41.3 percent from the field and 40.4 percent from three-point range. His playing time has decreased..." January 30

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  • 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

  • Syracuse basketball forward Chris McCullough plans to have knee surgery later this week "Chris McCullough left the Syracuse University practice facility this afternoon destined for home and a date with a New York City surgeon. McCullough, who tore his anterior cruciate ligament on Jan. 11 during a Carrier Dome game vs. Florida State, is hoping to have surgery on Friday, he and his..." January 29

  • Report: Wake Forest transfer finds a new spot in the CAA

    College Basketball Talk "Wake Forest transfer Miles Overton has found a new home, as the sophmore guard will be heading to Drexel. The news of Overton’s transfer was first reported by Jon Rothstein of CBS Sports. The 6-foot-4 Overton is the son of former NBA veteran Doug Overton. During his sophomore season with the..." January 28

  • Pitt's Johnson to have shoulder surgery

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "Freshman forward Cameron Johnson (Our Lady of the Sacred Heart), who missed the past 11 games with a left shoulder injury, is scheduled to have surgery, coach Jamie Dixon said. “We're trying to set up the surgery now,” Dixon said. “We're at that point where we can't wait any longer.”" January 26

  • North Carolina's Theo Pinson out with a broken foot

    Fay Observer "North Carolina freshman Theo Pinson broke the fifth metatarsal in his left foot during the Tar Heels' win at Wake Forest on Wednesday, the school confirmed Friday. It's unclear how long the injury will sideline the 6-foot-6, 195-pound Pinson, who suffered the same injury as a high school..." January 26

  • Mike Krzyzewski becomes 1st Div. I men's coach to reach 1,000 wins "Coach 1K. How grand. Mike Krzyzewski earned his 1,000th career win Sunday, making him the first NCAA Division I men's coach to reach the milestone, when No. 5 Duke surged past St. John's in the second half for a 77-68 victory at Madison Square Garden. Tyus Jones scored 22 points and the Blue..." January 26

  • Duke's Marshall Plumlee was sworn into the U.S. Army on Friday "Duke center Marshall Plumlee will be sworn into the U.S. Army -- effective upon his graduation -- on Friday afternoon, according to the Duke Chronicle. Plumlee had been a student in Duke's ROTC program in the 2012-13 academic year before taking off a year to improve himself on the basketball..." January 24

  • Virginia Tech announces F Joey Van Zegeren to leave basketball team "Virginia Tech head coach Buzz Williams has announced that forward Joey van Zegeren will leave the basketball team. He will remain enrolled at the university and stay on scholarship until May, when he is slated to graduate. “Joey and I met several times over the past week. Today, we decided that..." January 23

  • Pitino: Harrell no longer team captain 'absolutely no big deal'

    Sporting News - NCAAB "Rick Pitino confirmed a report on Tuesday that surfaced on Monday claiming that Montrezl Harrell said he was no longer a team captain this season. Pitino confirmed the news in a text message with the Courier-Journal's Jeff Greer, adding that the withdrawal of Harrell's title was "absolutely no..." January 20

  • 'Back' from injury or not, Marcus Paige remains key to UNC's season "After his game-winning layup against Louisville on Saturday, Marcus Paige said he jokingly told teammates “I’m back.” In the ACC teleconference on Monday, Roy Williams told reporters “One play didn’t destroy my confidence in him [against Notre Dame] and one play, I don’t think, is going to turn me..." January 15

  • Mike Brey calls Zach Auguste’s suspension ‘academic matter’, return ‘out of my hands’

    College Basketball Talk "On Wednesday morning, news leaked out of South Bend that starting center Zach Auguste did not make the trip to Georgia Tech with the Irish. He wasn’t kicked off the team, it was just an academic issue that he has to get cleared up. And while Notre Dame head coach did comment on Auguste after..." January 15

  • Sources: Irish suspend F Auguste indefinitely "Notre Dame junior forward Zach Auguste has been suspended indefinitely due to academics, sources confirmed to ESPN. Sources told ESPN that the length of the suspension has yet to be determined. He won't play Wednesday night at Georgia Tech. Notre Dame spokesman Dennis Brown told" January 14

  • Syracuse frosh Chris McCullough out for season with torn right ACL "Syracuse star freshman Chris McCullough has torn his right anterior cruciate ligament and therefore will miss the remainder of the Orange's season. The school announced the injury Monday afternoon. McCullough went down with what was clearly a very immediately painful injury during the first..." January 12

  • ACC cuts ties with ref Karl Hess "Veteran official Karl Hess has worked his final ACC basketball game. Hess, who has worked ACC games for more than 25 years, told ESPN that his comment made to Atlanta hotel magnate Mit Shah during Sunday's Louisville-Wake Forest game in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, was made in jest. Shah,..." January 10

  • Louisville transfer Akoy Agau chooses Georgetown "Former Louisville forward Akoy Agau has decided to transfer to Georgetown in order to continue his collegiate career. The news was first reported by Jacob Padilla of, who talked to the former Omaha Central recruit: "I have chosen to commit to Georgetown University," Agau..." January 07

  • NC State's Terry Henderson arrested on gun charges

    The Score "North Carolina State guard Terry Henderson was arrested Monday by Raleigh police on gun charges after a pellet gun was fired at a car, according to a report by The Associated Press. Police say a pellet gun was fired at a vehicle shortly after midnight Monday in north Raleigh, roughly 10 miles..." January 06

  • BC's Jackson will miss rest of season due to injury

    Sporting News - NCAAB "Boston College senior Lonnie Jackson will sit out the rest of the 2014-15 season due to a lower leg injury. Coach Jim Christian made the announcement Monday. Jackson has played in only three games this season, averaging just 0.7 rebounds and 0.3 assists in 8.7 minutes." January 05

  • Boeheim: Syracuse center Dajuan Coleman will not play this season "Dajuan Coleman's 2014-15 Syracuse basketball year is over before it ever started this season. "He's had some soreness and stiffness the last couple practices," SU coach Jim Boeheim said today on the ACC Conference call. "He's not going to play this year." It's been nearly a year since..." January 05

  • Virginia Tech suspends top rebounder indefinitely for ‘lack of discipline and self-control at practice’

    College Basketball Talk "Joey Van Zegeren, a 6-foot-10 junior forward, was suspended indefinitely by the Virginia Tech program on Friday afternoon, the team announced. “Joey failed to meet the expectations we have for our team,” Virginia Tech coach Buzz Williams said in a statement, via WDJB 7. “He demonstrated a lack..." January 02

  • Virginia Basketball lands 2016 big man Sacha Killeya-Jones

    Streaking The Lawn "Happy New Year Virginia Basketball fans! Last year was pretty darn awesome, and 2015 is already off to a roaring start. On Thursday afternoon, 2016 VES big man Sacha Killeya-Jones tweeted out his commitment to the reigning ACC Champions. Virginia extended an offer to Killeya-Jones back in..." January 02

  • Professor among 4 fired in UNC academic fraud

    USA Today "The University of North Carolina’s top official says the Chapel Hill school is firing a professor who once led the faculty there for her role in the academic fraud scandal that’s rocked the state’s flagship public university. University Chancellor Carol Folt said in a letter Wednesday that..." January 01

  • Tar Heels land Felton, Class of 2017's No. 7 "The North Carolina Tar Heels are off to an early start with their 2017 class, as they landed a commitment from top-10 high school sophomore Jalek Felton. Felton, a 6-foot-3 combo guard, is the nephew of former North Carolina star Raymond Felton. "It's been a dream of his for a long time,"..." January 01

  • Florida State's Thomas signs with agent, won't return to school "Florida State's Aaron Thomas has signed with an agent and won't be returning to school, sources told on Wednesday morning. The source said Thomas was likely going to pursue a professional career in Europe. The 6-5 guard, who was ruled ineligible by the NCAA for the second..." December 31

  • Rick Pitino Didn’t Start Chris Jones Against Long Beach State Because Of His Flop vs. Kentucky

    College Spun "Louisville guard Chris Jones had a rough game against Kentucky over the weekend. Not only was he a brutal 3-for-15 from the floor and 1-for-5 from three, but he also had one of the worst flops you’ll ever see. Jones started today’s game against Long Beach State on the bench, and according to..." December 31

  • 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

  • Deacons' Rountree has broken hand, will miss 4-6 weeks

    Winston-Salem Journal "Wake Forest will be even more short-handed after the loss of Aaron Rountree to a broken hand. Coach Danny Manning confirmed Friday that Rountree, a 6-8 forward from Wilson, broke his right hand in the Deacons’ victory over Bucknell on Dec. 22. Rountree is expected to miss four-to-six..." December 29

  • Duke transfer Semi Ojeleye commits to SMU; eligible next season "Duke transfer Semi Ojeleye has committed to SMU, sources told 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

  • Jim Boeheim on rehabbing Syracuse center Dajuan Coleman: Right now, it looks like he will redshirt "Jim Boeheim is willing to allow Dajuan Coleman a couple more weeks to prove he belongs on a college basketball court this season. The Syracuse big man has been working to recover from an OATS procedure designed to regrow cartilage in his once-damaged knee. He's been steadily adding work to each..." December 23

  • Jim Boeheim Is Talking Shit About His Own Players Again "Syracuse whomped Colgate last night, and a grumpy Jim Boeheim fell back on his favorite schtick during his postgame press conference: letting everyone know that his players are not good enough to be considered lottery picks. Boeheim's harshest words were directed at freshman forward Chris..." December 23

  • Harrell gets 1-game suspension "Louisville junior Montrezl Harrell has been suspended for one game by the ACC after being ejected from the fourth-ranked Cardinals' 76-67 win over Western Kentucky for throwing an elbow. The preseason first-team All-American became tangled with several Hilltoppers with 38.7 seconds remaining in..." December 23

  • Wake Forest guard Mitchell Wilbekin suspended "Wake Forest freshman guard Mitchell Wilbekin has been suspended for up to six games due to an NCAA violation, the program announced Saturday, when Wilbekin will miss the Demon Deacons' game against Florida. The university will appeal the suspension. "We believe in Mitchell Wilbekin," Wake..." December 21

  • Kansas State ramping up interest in Duke basketball transfer Semi Ojeleye "Kansas State has ramped up its interest in Duke transfer Semi Ojeleye, according to his former AAU basketball coach. Though the Wildcats waited more than 24 hours after Ojeleye’s transfer was announced to reach out to the 6-foot-8, 230-pound forward from Ottawa, Mokan Elite coach Matt Suther..." December 19

  • Louisville loses former top 100 big man to transfer

    College Basketball Talk "Akoy Agau will be transferring out of the Louisville program. The news was first reported by WRDB in Louisville. Agau had lost his spot in the rotation this season, and with the number of talented young big men currently in the program, it did not look like he was ever going to get it back. He..." December 19

  • Game-worn MJ shoes sell for $33K "A pair of Converse shoes that an auction house says Michael Jordan wore when he played at the University of North Carolina sold for $33,387 on Thursday morning. Grey Flannel Auctions, which sold the shoes, said they were consigned by a high school teammate of Jordan. The auction house said the..." December 18

  • Steve Pederson out as Pitt's athletic director "On the same day that Pitt lost its coach to Wisconsin, the school announced that athletic directoer Steve Pederson is no longer the Panthers' athletic director. In fact, the school announced the decision as Paul Chryst was beginning his introductory press conference with the Badgers in..." December 17

  • The Average University of Louisville Basketball Player Is Worth $1.5 Million Per Year

    Business Insider "For most big-time college sports programs the men's basketball team is a distant second to football in terms of revenue. But considering less operating expenses and a fewer number of athletes, the average men's basketball player is actually worth a lot more than their football counterparts. We..." December 17

  • Justin Robinson, The Admiral's son, heading to Duke as preferred walk-on

    USA Today "Justin Robinson, the son of Hall of Famer David Robinson, will attend Duke next season as a preferred walk-on, according to Justin, a 6-7 power forward from San Antonio Christian, gained early admission to Duke based on his academic credentials. Robinson’s school is off to a 14-4..." December 16

  • Forward Ojeleye leaving Duke

    USA Today "Duke says forward Semi Ojeleye is leaving the program. School officials said Sunday that Ojeleye received a full release and is expected to transfer to another Division I school. Ojeleye is a 6-foot-8, 230-pound forward from Ottawa, Kansas, who averaged three points and 2.3 rebounds in six..." December 15

  • FSU hoops star Thomas declared ineligible

    Tallahassee Democrat "It's already been a tough year for the Florida State men's basketball team. And it just got a whole lot tougher. The school announced on Friday evening that junior guard Aaron Thomas, who is averaging a team-best 14.8 points per game, is ineligible for the rest of the 2014-2015..." December 14

  • Louisville freshman finally gets suspension ruling from NCAA

    College Basketball Talk "Louisville freshman wing Shaqquan Aaron has finally heard from the NCAA, as he’ll sit out the first nine games and repay money owed for benefits related to housing, according to a release from the school. A 6-foot-7 native of Seattle, Aaron will also do community service hours to fulfill his..." December 09

  • Wake Forest grants release to guard Miles Overton

    Fay Observer "Wake Forest sophomore guard Miles Overton will be transferring at the end of the fall semester. The school announced Tuesday afternoon that it had granted the 6-foot-4 Overton his release. Overton had played in seven of the Demon Deacons’ nine games this season, averaging 5.1 points off of the..." December 09

  • Top recruit Jaylen Brown plans official visits to Michigan, North Carolina

    SB Nation "Jaylen Brown, one of the top recruits in the 2015 class, according to ESPN, was watched by Kentucky head coach John Calipari and coaches from Kansas, UCLA, Georgia and Georgia Tech on Saturday, as reported by Adam Zagoria. Brown scored 34 points and added 12 rebounds in a win in front of those..." December 08

  • Syracuse sophomore forward discusses abdominal strain that cost him two games

    College Basketball Talk "After missing Syracuse’s comfortable wins over Loyola (MD) and Holy Cross with an abdominal strain, 6-foot-8 sophomore forward Tyler Roberson made his return to the lineup Tuesday night in the Orange’s 68-65 loss to Michigan. Roberson played just 12 minutes Tuesday night, scoring five points and..." December 05

  • Syracuse guard Christian White's NCAA hardship waiver was based on family situation "Christian White, the Syracuse basketball transfer from Monmouth, has been granted a waiver to play for the Orange this season based on a family situation that required he relocate closer to home, he said. White, a walk-on point guard with two years of Division I experience, is from the..." December 05