Atlantic Coast RUMORS & NEWS

  • UNC's Theo Pinson Out Indefinitely With A Fractured Right Foot "University of North Carolina junior swingman Theo Pinson will be out indefinitely after fracturing the fifth metatarsal in his right foot. Pinson suffered the injury in practice earlier this week. A treatment plan for the injury is currently being reviewed and there is no schedule for his..." October 21

  • NCAA charges Rick Pitino but not Louisville over dorm scandal

    ABC News "Hall of Fame coach Rick Pitino has been charged with failing to monitor his basketball program, but Louisville otherwise escaped potentially serious penalties stemming from an NCAA investigation into allegations made by a former escort. The NCAA's notice of allegations, released Thursday,..." October 20

  • Rick Pitino Apologizes For Prostitution Scandal But Says I'm Innocent

    TMZ "Louisville head basketball coach Rick Pitino says he and the university APOLOGIZE for the prostitution scandal that rocked the program ... but insists he did NOTHING wrong. Pitino just spoke with the media to address NCAA charges that he failed to properly monitor his program ... while..." October 20

  • Syracuse basketball's 101 vacated wins will include memorable 2006 Big East title "The NCAA's order that Syracuse's men's basketball team must vacate 101 wins has cost the team every win in two different seasons and at least one Big East title, has learned. When the NCAA concluded its lengthy investigation into the Syracuse University athletics program in March..." October 18

  • Louisville basketball program to receive NCAA notice of allegations

    SI "The NCAA is expected to provide Louisville's basketball program with a notice of allegations of violations this week, reports The Courier-Journal. According to the report, Louisville officials are set to make the notice public on Thursday. The notice stems from the NCAA's investigation into..." October 18

  • UNC coach Roy Williams on Colin Kaepernick's protest: 'I think he's correct'

    CBS Sports "Colin Kaepernick's form of protest during the national anthem has created one of the most interesting and polarizing national debates -- inside and outside of sports commentary -- in America in 2016. The effects of Kaepernick's actions have spread throughout the sports world, recently..." October 13

  • Virginia Tech forward Kerry Blackshear could miss season with injury

    College Basketball Talk "Virginia Tech could make a huge leap this season under head coach Buzz Williams as they earned some quality wins and return most of last season’s roster. But forward Kerry Blackshear might not be able to help with the Hokies as Williams told Mike Barber of the Richmond Times-Dispatch on Monday..." October 11

  • Duke's Grayson Allen is ready to dive into the hearts of college basketball fans, like it or not

    Sporting News - NCAAB "You are weary of the one-and-done phenomenon. You’re looking to support players who want to be in college. You long for the days when the best players, the All-Americans, routinely stuck around three or four years and built a level of familiarity with the audience, when being selected somewhere in..." October 07

  • Pitino: UofL 'confident' no more sanctions coming

    Louisville Courier-Journal "The University of Louisville is "confident" that the school's self-imposed postseason ban and recruiting penalties will be enough to satisfy the NCAA after it completes its investigation into multiple alleged violations in the university's men's basketball program, Rick Pitino said this week in an..." October 04

  • Duke freshman to miss six weeks after knee surgery

    College Basketball Talk "Harry Giles’ knee issues continue to pile us. Duke’s star freshman and a potential top five pick in the 2017 NBA Draft underwent an arthroscopy on his left knee on Monday. He’s expected to miss six weeks. Duke’s season begins on Nov. 11th. They play Kansas in the Champions Class on Nov...." October 03

  • Top-40 Prospect Chaundee Brown Commits To Wake Forest

    SLAM Online "Regarded as one of the top-40 recruits in the Class of 2017, Chaunde Brown announced on Sunday via Twitter his verbal commitment to Wake Forest after visiting the campus over the weekend. " October 03

  • Virginia basketball team joins Kaepernick's protest

    CBS Sports " The Virginia basketball program made a statement on social media Thursday night when several players tweeted a picture of the team taking a knee in what appears to be support of Colin Kaepernick's protest." September 30

  • Wabissa Bede Commits to Virginia Tech Basketball

    Tech Sideline "Class of 2017 target Wabissa Bede announced his commitment to Virginia Tech on Wednesday. Bede is rated as a 4-star prospect and the #72 overall recruit by the 247Sports Composite rating. The Lowell, MA. native had 17 reported scholarship offers, including Boston College, Dayton, East Carolina,..." September 29

  • UNC lands four-star center Brandon Huffman

    Today's U "The University of North Carolina men’s basketball team received a verbal commitment from center Brandon Huffman on Monday afternoon. His AAU program announced the prospect’s intentions to become a Tar Heel. Huffman is a 6-9, 230-pound center out of Raleigh Word of God in North Carolina and is..." September 27

  • 4-Star SF Aamir Simms Commits To Clemson Basketball

    College Spun "Aamir Simms, a four-star small forward ranked No. 119 in the class of 2017, has committed to play for Clemson basketball. Simms, who 247Sports ranks No. 24 among all players at his position, made the decision moments ago. Simms chose Clemson over Iowa State, Miami, Notre Dame, Pitt, and VCU,..." September 22

  • DeMatha’s D.J. Harvey commits to Notre Dame basketball

    Washington Post "The Washington area’s highest-rated boys’ basketball recruit is headed to Notre Dame. DeMatha senior D.J. Harvey committed to the Fighting Irish on Tuesday night during an interview on Comcast SportsNet, putting to rest a scrutinized recruitment that began almost the instant he arrived in..." September 21

  • Miami Hurricanes won’t suspend Dewan Huell after arrest

    Palm Beach Post "Miami coach Jim Larranaga confirmed via text message Monday that he will not suspend five-star freshman forward Dewan Huell, who was arrested last week on misdemeanor battery charges. Huell, 19, was arrested after police said he attacked a man who was with his ex-girlfriend at her FIU dorm." September 20

  • Pastner lands point guard Jose Alvarado, first commit of 2017 class

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "Georgia Tech coach Josh Pastner has his first recruit. Jose Alvarado, a three-star point guard from New York, announced his commitment to play for the Yellow Jackets Thursday afternoon. Alvarado picked Tech over Rutgers and Seton Hall. Described as a ruthless competitor, Alvarado was the player..." September 15

  • Duke bans NBA teams from watching practices

    USA Today "Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski has told NBA teams that their representatives would be barred from men's basketball team practices, USA TODAY Sports confirmed on Wednesday. NBA teams were invited to pro days on Oct. 19 and Oct. 25 at Cameron Indoor Stadium, Yahoo Sports reported Wednesday. Duke..." September 14

  • Elite Miami (Fla.) freshman arrested on battery charges

    Slate "Dewan Huell is one of the biggest recruits in the history of the University of Miami basketball program, but before he ever took the court he ran into trouble. Huell was arrested on Tuesday afternoon and charged with battery. According to an exclusively-obtained police report, Huell walked..." September 14

  • Louisville coach Rick Pitino says 'Pass the Pepto-Bismol' due to 'unfair' ACC schedule

    CBS Sports "While scrambling to keep up with the twists and turns of the college football season's first month, ACC fans are always keeping an eye out on the upcoming college basketball season. After the way the league finished last season, with a record six teams in the Sweet 16 and two teams in the Final..." September 13

  • 2017 PF Wyatt Wilkes Announces Florida State Commitment

    College Spun "This morning, Winter Park (Fla.) power forward Wyatt Wilkes became the second player to commit to Florida State basketball in as many days. Florida State basketball added its fourth 2017 commitment this morning, courtesy of three-star power forward Wyatt Wilkes. Wilkes is the second pledge in..." August 31

  • Syracuse lands Nebraska transfer Andrew White

    CBS Sports "Nebraska transfer Andrew White has committed to Syracuse, he said Sunday. Since he's already a college graduate, White will be immediately eligible to play next season." August 28

  • 2017 4-Star SG Alex O’Connell Commits to Duke

    Duke Report "The Duke basketball program received a commitment today from Alex O’Connell, the first member of the 2017 recruiting class for the Blue Devils. O’Connell is a 6’5”, 170-pound 4-star shooting guard from Alpharetta, Ga., who didn’t take long to pull the trigger on committing to Duke. He received..." August 26

  • North Carolina shouldn't give up on series vs. Kentucky due to ACC adding games

    CBS Sports "Kentucky and North Carolina represent the pinnacle of college basketball and the rivalry between the Wildcats and the Tar Heels is so well-worn, there is an extensive Wikipedia page dedicated to its history. It is undeniably beneficial to college basketball to have these two juggernauts clash..." August 26

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

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

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