Atlantic Coast RUMORS & NEWS

  • 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

  • Notre Dame loses valuable reserve to torn plantar fascia

    College Basketball Talk "Through Notre Dame’s first seven games of the season 6-foot-8 forward V.J. Beachem was a valuable reserve, averaging 8.4 points in 16 minutes of action per contest. Having Beachem gave Notre Dame another shooter to call upon, with the sophomore shooting 57.1% from the field and 55.6% from beyond..." December 04

  • How is UNC All-American Marcus Paige attacking opposing defenses?

    Fox Sports Carolinas "Back in late April, Roy Williams sat in a golf cart in Greensboro, Ga., distracted by a disappointing round and incoming tee shots on a hole surrounded by Lake Oconee. Far from a basketball court or the stacked field his North Carolina team would eventually encounter in Nassau this past week,..." December 02

  • NCAA nears Shaqquan Aaron decision

    Louisville Courier-Journal "The NCAA has concluded the information-gathering part of its month-long investigation into the amateur status of Shaqquan Aaron, a freshman on the University of Louisville basketball team, and expects a final decision on Aaron's eligibility this week barring setbacks, multiple sources with direct..." December 02

  • Florida State's Aaron Thomas, Devon Bookert out indefinitely

    CBS Sports - NCAAB "Florida State will be without two backcourt starters for the foreseeable future as Aaron Thomas and Devon Bookert are both out indefinitely, coach Leonard Hamilton said Friday. Thomas experienced dizziness last week when the Seminoles played UMass and left the game against the Minutemen...." November 28

  • Rick Pitino reaches 700 coaching victories; 800 in his sights

    Sporting News - NCAAB "For the fourth time in his Hall of Fame career, Rick Pitino is celebrating a victory milestone while Louisville's coach. He's already looking ahead to the next one. Pitino accepted plaudits Wednesday for reaching 700 career wins following the Cardinals' 45-33 victory over Cleveland State. He..." November 27

  • Missouri transfer Cameron Biedscheid commits to Iona "Missouri transfer and former Notre Dame guard Cameron Biedscheid has committed to Iona, sources told He will have 2 1/2 years of eligibility remaining. The Gaels are expected to file a hardship waiver with the NCAA with the hopes that Biedscheid will be eligible for the second..." November 27

  • Duke's ready to rely on freshmen

    SB Nation "It's been a long road since that somber day in March with the world watching. Mercer's Kevin Canevari captivated a country after the Bears stunned the Duke Blue Devils in their first game of the NCAA Tournament. Jabari Parker and Rodney Hood departed for the NBA, but a gaggle of Dookies stayed..." November 26

  • Pitino: "I tried everything. We played four white guys and an Egyptian."

    Louisville Courier-Journal "Rick Pitino didn't know what to do with Monday night's game. His University of Louisville basketball team had just pulverized Savannah State 87-26 at the KFC Yum! Center, and the coach, in his 14th season at U of L, had little use for the game he'd just witnessed. "This will be the first..." November 25

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

  • Duke freshman Okafor already proving he's top of the class

    Fox Sports Carolinas "Mike Krzyzewski's Duke teams rarely lack for overall talent. His current roster boasts nine McDonald's All-Americans, tied with top-ranked Kentucky for the country's greatest collection of individual talent, and he's brought in 11 five-star recruits this decade. Perhaps more importantly, relative..." November 22

  • You can buy a game-worn chrome Tar Heels helmet for $1,195 "What once looked like a lost season for North Carolina received a major shot in the arm Thursday night when the Tar Heels went on the road and routed Duke 45-20, not only bringing home the Victory Bell and clinching bowl eligibility for UNC, but ruining the hated Blue Devils' chances of a second..." November 21

  • Larry Brown 'worried' by UNC scandal "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

  • Firm charges UNC $1.65 million for PR on fraud scandal, other work

    Raleigh News & Observer "The amount of money UNC is spending on outside public relations in the wake of the academic fraud scandal is crossing past $2 million. A copy of the contract provided under a public records request shows Edelman will receive more than $1.65 million for public relations services over the period..." November 18

  • NCAA investigation: Internship hours, ties between YMCA and Syracuse athletes part of inquiry "An internship program that placed Syracuse University athletes at a YMCA in Oneida is part of an inquiry into possible NCAA violations by the school's athletic department. Investigators also asked about a former YMCA employee who had exceptional access to Syracuse men's basketball players and..." November 18

  • Pitt suspends Durand Johnson for season

    Baltimore Sun "Pittsburgh has suspended junior forward Durand Johnson (Lake Clifton) for the entire season for undisclosed reasons, according to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Johnson averaged 8.8 points and three rebounds per game last season before suffering a season-ending anterior cruciate ligament injury..." November 15

  • Freshman Jahlil Okafor ready to take mantle as Duke's star "The class is called Decoding Disney. It is an introductory writing course at Duke, and it explores the values, messages and ideology in some of the company’s canonical films. In his first semester of college, Jahlil Okafor is lucky enough to like all of his classes. As a Disney fan, this is one of..." November 15

  • The maturation of Jerian Grant: What one star learned during a season-long suspension

    College Basketball Talk "Jerian Grant screwed up. He knows it. He freely admits his screw up was a doozy – a stupid, selfish and ill-timed decision that he paid for dearly. Grant was suspended from school for the spring semester, costing him the final 20 games of Notre Dame’s 2013-14 season, for what the school has..." November 14

  • Luke Maye is UNC's first basketball commitment in class of 2015

    Raleigh News & Observer "North Carolina has its first basketball commitment in the class of 2015. Luke Maye, a 6-foot-8 power forward from Hough High in Cornelius, has committed to the Tar Heels, according to Inside Carolina and other outlets that regularly cover recruiting. Maye's other two finalists were Clemson and..." November 12

  • UNC AD: I thank God I have the chance to work with Roy Williams "The swirl of constant bad press surrounding the North Carolina athletic and academic culture has got UNC's AD, Bubba Cunningham, feeling a need to publicly defend his basketball coach. Roy Williams' integrity and character has been under attack from some in recent months. For others, really,..." November 11

  • Report: '04-05 UNC title team had multiple players taking phony courses

    Raleigh News & Observer "During the season that the UNC men’s basketball team made its run to the 2005 NCAA championship, its players accounted for 35 enrollments in classes that didn’t meet and yielded easy, high grades awarded by the architect of the university’s academic scandal. The classes, some advertised as..." November 10

  • Nolte and Perrantes Suspended For Season-Opener and Scrimmages "Virginia junior forward Evan Nolte (Milton, Ga.) and sophomore guard London Perrantes (Los Angeles, Calif.) have been suspended for the Cavaliers' two preseason scrimmages and the season-opener at James Madison on Friday, Nov. 14, head coach Tony Bennett announced Friday (Nov. 7). Nolte and..." November 08

  • Aaron still awaiting clearance to play

    Louisville Courier-Journal "University of Louisville freshman basketball player Shaqquan Aaron has still not been cleared by the NCAA as the Cardinals prepare for their final exhibition game against Bellarmine on Sunday. U of L coach Rick Pitino said in a news conference Friday that the program and Aaron's family had..." November 08

  • Coach K expects Okafor to be one-and-done "Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski doesn't expect first-team All-American pick Jahlil Okafor to hang around long. "We won't have him long," Krzyzewski said. "We'll have him this year and then he'll be one of the top [NBA] picks." Okafor, also named the preseason player of the year by CBS Sports,..." November 06

  • U of L hoops' freshman Aaron not cleared yet by NCAA

    Louisville Courier-Journal "It seemed odd on Saturday that heralded University of Louisville freshman Shaqquan Aaron didn't dress for the Cardinals' exhibition game against Barry University. Louisville coach Rick Pitino wouldn't say why after the game, either, only saying, "I haven't been happy with him in practice, but..." November 05

  • Coach K criticizes President Obama's military strategy

    USA Today "Duke head coach Mike Krzyzewski was awarded the Goerge Catlett Marshall Medal by the Association of the United States Army in Washington D.C. in October, and during the ceremony, Coach K spoke out on President Obama and ISIS. In his speech, which The Daily Beast shared a video of, Krzyzewski..." November 04

  • Okafor, Kaminsky headline AP preseason All-America team "The Associated Press released its preseason All-America team on Monday. The five players who made the team are Duke's Jahlil Okafor, Wichita State's Fred VanVleet, North Carolina's Marcus Paige, Wisconsin's Frank Kaminsky and Louisville's Montrezl Harrell. Okafor, a freshman center, was the..." November 04

  • Duke, Coach K adapt to one-and-done approach

    USA Today "Each fall, hundreds of talented teenagers arrive on college campuses expecting to find a place they'll call home for about eight months. Most ultimately will have to stay longer, but a select handful will make up college basketball's latest crop of one-and-dones. Most of those spend those..." November 01

  • Georgia Tech coach recuses himself from NCAA hearing because of friendship with Jim Boeheim "Bobby Cremins is a member of the NCAA's Committee on Infractions, but the former Georgia Tech coach will not participate in the NCAA's hearing regarding allegations against the Syracuse University basketball program. Syracuse University officials, including basketball coach Jim Boeheim and..." October 30

  • Boeheim on DaJuan Coleman: 'If he plays, it's a bonus' "DaJuan Coleman's status for the upcoming season is very much in question. The 6-9 big man has missed significant time in each of the past two years with multiple leg inuries and now it appears there's a strong chance he may not be avaliable in 14-15. "No we haven't," Syracuse coach Jim..." October 28

  • Brandon Childress Commits to Wake Forest

    Winston-Salem Journal "Former coach Dave Odom turned the fortunes of the Wake Forest basketball program around with considerable help from a guard named Childress. Almost 25 years later, current coach Danny Manning will attempt to do the same. Brandon Childress, the eldest son of Randolph Childress, has committed..." October 28

  • Syracuse center Chino Obokoh will be asked to supply additional muscle in the middle "A couple weeks ago, an NBA scout sat courtside at the Melo Center and watched Syracuse's basketball team practice. Asked to describe the basketball body of one of those participants - sophomore Chino Obokoh - the scout summarized what he saw with one word: "Chiseled." Obokoh, about to start..." October 27

  • Pitt basketball team lands 7-foot center

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "Pensacola State sophomore Rozelle Nix, a 7-foot center listed at 315 pounds, committed to attend Pitt beginning with the 2015 season after a campus visit this weekend, Pensacola State assistant coach Ontario Lett said." October 27

  • Roy Williams: Academic case 'a pain' "The specter of another NCAA probe has taken its toll on North Carolina coach Roy Williams. "If this were my first 16 months of coaching, you wouldn't see a 17th month," Williams said. "It's been a pain in the rear end, but I believe in this university. Nobody knows what's going to happen with..." October 27

  • UNC probe: Advisers pushed sham classes over 18-year period "A report commissioned by the University of North Carolina says school academic advisers steered athletes into sham classes over an 18-year period, but does not directly implicate coaches or athletic administrators in the scheme. The report, released Wednesday, says academic advisers in North..." October 22

  • Clemson lands junior college 7-footer in 2015 class

    College Basketball Talk "Clemson added an impact junior college big man on Tuesday as Chipola Junior College big man Legend Robertin pledged to the Tigers. Robertin’s commitment was first reported by Brad Winton of A native of England, the 7-foot Robertin has only been playing basketball for..." October 21

  • Cavaliers get verbal commitment from guard Kyle Guy

    Richmond Times-Dispatch "On Monday, UVa secured its second top-flight guard in as many months when it received a verbal commitment from Kyle Guy. “Proud to say I’m committing to the University of Virginia!!” said Guy, via Twitter. “Blessed for the opportunities Coach Bennett has given me.” Guy, a 6-foot-2, 165-pound..." October 21

  • Slander lawsuit against Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim reinstated "New York's Court of Appeals has ruled two former Syracuse ball boys will be allowed to sue head coach Jim Boeheim for slander, The Associated Press reports. Boeheim refuted allegations by Bobby Davis and Mike Lang in 2011 that assistant coach Bernie Fine had molested them when they were..." October 21

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