Atlantic Coast RUMORS & NEWS

  • 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

    CBSSports.com "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

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

  • 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

    Syracuse.com "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

    SI.com "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

    CBSSports.com "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

    VirginiaSports.com "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

    ESPN.com "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

    SI.com "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

    Syracuse.com "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'

    CBSSports.com "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

    Syracuse.com "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'

    ESPN.com "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

    ESPN.com "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 JucoRecruiting.com. 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

    SI.com "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

  • Syracuse officials to attend NCAA hearing on possible violations

    CBSSports.com "Syracuse officials will attend an NCAA hearing this month as part of a multi-year inquiry into the school's athletic department, a source confirmed to CBSSports.com on Friday. The hearing will be with the NCAA's Committee on Infractions. Asked this week by a Syracuse Post-Standard reporter..." October 18

  • Are Pitt, Jamie Dixon a little too consistent?

    Fox Sports "Anymore, the word consistency has become a bit of a backhanded compliment. In today’s world of sports clichés, being consistent is akin to being fundamentally sound, or old school – although old school itself is considered to be, strangely, rather bad-ass: scrappy, tough, blue-collar. But..." October 17

  • Danny Manning is already winning at Wake Forest

    SB Nation "It's hard to imagine how a coach with only two years of experience could take a school that's smothered by blue bloods and mired in a four-year streak of futility and make it a prime destination for recruits overnight. But that's exactly what Danny Manning seems to be doing at Wake Forest...." October 16

  • Top basketball recruit Justin Robinson picks Virginia Tech

    The Roanoke Times "Justin Robinson, rated the No. 36 point guard in the nation by ESPN, has verbally committed to Virginia Tech. The Manassas native said Sunday in a phone interview that he picked Tech over UNLV and Providence. He said he also received scholarship offers from a number of other colleges,..." October 14

  • Duke, Wisconsin, VCU headline field for 2015 2K Classic

    CBSSports.com "Duke, Wisconsin, Georgetown, and VCU will be the four headline programs in the 2015 2K Sports Classic at Madison Square Garden. Specific dates and matchups for the event have yet to be determined." October 14

  • Pitino shreds shoe-company impact in recruiting

    Louisville Courier-Journal "Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino chatted with the media on Thursday after the first week or so of fall practices. Some info before we do that: Louisville media day is set for 12:30 p.m. on Oct. 19, 90 minutes before the team's first public appearance of the 2014-15 season. They'll..." October 12

  • John Collins Commits to Wake Forest

    Blogger So Dear "Earlier this week it was Doral Moore who committed to Danny Manning and Wake Forest, and today it was reported by Jeff Goodman that 4-star John Collins has committed to the Deacs as well. Collins is listed at 6-8, 220 pounds by ESPN and chose Wake Forest over Miami, Tennessee and several other..." October 11

  • Wake Forest lands four-star big man Doral Moore

    CBSSports.com "Danny Manning has earned the reputation of being one of the best coaches in the country at developing big men, and that was one of the attributes that made him attractive to Wake Forest. And now Manning has the high-ceiling big man he can help mold for the next few years. Top-60 prospect..." October 08

  • Clemson basketball gets commitment from point guard Ty Hudson

    The Post and Courier "Clemson basketball coach Brad Brownell was as hot Saturday night as Tiger quarterback Deshaun Watson. Does one commitment equal six touchdowns? To Brownell, it probably does since his commitment was from coveted 6-1 point guard Ty Hudson of Mableton, Ga. Hudson committed to the Tigers while..." September 29

  • Georgia Tech guard Poole transfers to Florida Atlantic

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "Former Georgia Tech guard Solomon Poole has transferred to Florida Atlantic in Boca Raton, Fla. He will sit out the 2014-15 season and be eligible to play in 2015-16. He will have two years of eligibility remaining. After graduating from high school early, Poole came to Tech in Dec. 2012 as a..." September 29

  • Pitt's Cameron Wright to miss 10 weeks with broken left foot

    CBSSports.com "Pittsburgh's Cameron Wright will miss the next 10 weeks due to a broken left foot, the school announced Friday night. Wright, a fifth-year senior, started all 36 games for the Panthers last season and averaged 10.5 points. He suffered the injury during Friday's practice and now will likely miss..." September 28

  • NCAA rules forces Miami suspension; team down to 9 scholarship guys

    CBSSports.com "Miami will be without the services of two scholarship players for at least the first two months of the season. The Hurricanes announced Spanish-born Ivan Cruz Uceda, a junior college transfer, will sit for the first half of Miami's season due to NCAA-mandated suspension. Becuase Cruz Uceda did..." September 27

  • Traffic violations lead to arrest for NC State's Lacey

    Raleigh News & Observer "N.C. State junior basketball player Trevor Lacey was arrested near campus this past Friday for a failure to appear in court. Lacey missed his Wake County court date for a traffic violation in April. He received a second traffic violation on Friday for riding a moped without a helmet. When Lacey..." September 25

  • Eligibility issue sidelines UM hoops player Ivan Cruz Uceda

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "The Hurricanes basketball team got more bad news on Wednesday. Already without Davon Reed for a portion of the season after the guard had surgery earlier this month, now Miami will be without forward Ivan Cruz Uceda because of an NCAA eligibility rule that requires students to enroll in college..." September 25

  • 7-Foot-4 Koumadje to Florida State

    Zagsblog "7-foot-4 Jean Marc Christ Koumadje of Montverde (FL) Academy verbally committed to the Seminoles on Monday, Koumadje’s mentor, Sulieman Holman, told SNY.tv. Koumadje also considered UCLA, UConn, SMU and Georgia Tech, and was to have visited SMU this coming weekend. “He liked what Coach..." September 23

  • Source: Mitchell cleared to play for Georgia Tech

    ESPN.com "Charles Mitchell isn't leaving the ACC after departing Maryland following the season. Mitchell was granted immediate eligibility Friday to play this season at Georgia Tech, a source with direct knowledge said. The 6-foot-8 Mitchell, a native of Marietta, Georgia, was granted the waiver to be..." September 23

  • 2015 4-Star Point Guard Bryant Crawford Commits to Wake Forest

    Blogger So Dear "Danny Manning has landed his first commitment of the 2015 recruiting class. According to Alex Kline, of The Recruit Scoop, 4-star point guard Bryant Crawford has verbally committed to Danny Manning and Wake Forest University. Crawford is a 4-star prospect who attends Gonzaga High School in..." September 22

  • Coach K refutes Team USA gig benefits Duke

    ESPN.com "Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski said the notion that coaching USA Basketball gives him a recruiting advantage is "utterly ridiculous." In his first news conference since leading the U.S. men's national team to gold in the FIBA Basketball World Cup, Krzyzewski pushed back against points raised by a..." September 19

  • Georgia Tech uses LeBron James in sales pitch to nation’s No. 2 basketball prospect

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "Both Georgia Tech and UGA had in-home visits with Jaylen Brown, the nation’s No. 2 college basketball prospect, within the last few days. And Georgia Tech coach Brian Gregory had a creative recruiting pitch that related to the world’s best basketball player, LeBron James. “Coach Gregory..." September 18

  • Syracuse head coach Jim Boeheim responds to Yahoo article, calls it completely 'off-base'

    Syracuse.com "Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim returned from his trip to Spain with USA Basketball and refuted a Yahoo article that portrayed the program as a propaganda piece for Duke basketball. Boeheim, sitting behind his desk at the Melo Center on Wednesday with a lunch of Pepsi and popcorn, took aim at many..." September 17

  • Antonio Blakeney decommits from U of L

    Louisville Courier-Journal "It took 11 days for Antonio Blakeney to reconsider his verbal commitment to the University of Louisville. He announced the withdrawal of his pledge to the Cardinals on Monday night. The decision deals a significant blow to a Louisville recruiting class that was in the running for the top..." September 16

  • Former Florida State commit reopens his recruitment

    College Basketball Talk "With talented 2015 products Dwayne Bacon and Malik Beasley verbally committing to attend Florida State on Friday, the general feeling was that something had to give with regards to the Seminoles’ at the time four commitments. Thursday afternoon it was reported by Brad Winton of JucoRecruiting.com..." September 12

  • Notre Dame lands basketball recruit Pflueger

    Chicago Tribune "Notre Dame landed a verbal commitment from Rex Pflueger, a 6-foot-4 guard from Santa Ana, Calif. Pflueger is a four-star prospect, according to rivals.com." September 12

  • Boston College lands second 2015 commit in three days

    College Basketball Talk "Needham Broughton High (North Carolina) senior guard Jerome Robinson committed to Boston College on Tuesday morning while on an official visit to the Chestnut Hill campus. “Taking the leap of faith! and I’m happy to say that I’ve committed to Boston College!” Robinson tweeted. On Sunday,..." September 10

  • Hudson cleared to play for the Deacons

    Winston-Salem Journal "When Cornelius Hudson told Coach Danny Manning he wanted to play basketball at Wake Forest, he was willing to put his money where his mouth was. At least for a few days. Hudson, a 6-5 wing forward from Mansfield, Tex., will play for the Deacons this season after being approved by the NCAA..." September 10

  • Florida State loads up perimeter with additions of Beasley and Bacon

    CBSSports.com "Florida State's football team is ranked No. 1 in the country, but its basketball team stole the headlines on Friday night. Head coach Leonard Hamilton and the Seminoles landed two major commitments, beginning with top-40 prospect Malik Beasley and capped by five-star swingman Dwayne..." September 07

  • Louisville’s 2015 recruiting haul gets even better as five-star guard commits

    College Basketball Talk "Having already received verbal commitments from guard Donovan Mitchell and forwards Deng Adel and Raymond Spalding, Louisville head coach Rick Pitino has one of the best recruiting hauls in the Class of 2015. On Thursday night the Cardinals’ class got even better, as five-star guard Antonio..." September 05

  • Five-star 2015 small forward cuts list to six schools

    College Basketball Talk "6-foot-8 small forward Brandon Ingram has developed into one of the nation’s top prospects, with the Kinston, North Carolina native ranked 18th nationally by Rivals.com. With the production has come the attention of some of the best college basketball programs in the country, and on Sunday Ingram..." September 02

  • Registrar: U of L top prospect freshman Johnson enrolls

    Louisville Courier-Journal "The long delay for University of Louisville basketball signee Jaylen Johnson has ended. The U of L registrar's office on Monday morning said Johnson, a 6-foot-9 forward from Michigan whose academic paperwork caused some eligibility concerns with the NCAA, has officially enrolled at U of..." August 25

  • Boston College lands ex-Southern Miss, Temple player Aaron Brown

    CBSSports.com "Southern Miss transfer Aaron Brown has committed to Boston College, sources told CBSSports.com. The 6-5 wing -- who was granted his release last week -- will be eligible immediately next season since he's already graduated, and will likely be the Eagles' starting shooting guard alongside..." August 23

  • FSU lands a big time 2-guard recruit

    Tomahawk Nation "The 2015 class kicks off with the commitment of 6-5 SG Terance Mann Two weeks ago SG Terance Mann (Tilton, NH) cut his list to six: Indiana, Marquette, Boston College, Arizona State, and URI (his mother is the head coach of the women's team). Tonight he ended the suspense by committing to..." August 21

  • Former Syracuse star John Wallace's son will play basketball at Nicholls State

    Syracuse.com "John Wallace Jr., the son of the former Syracuse University great, will play basketball for Nicholls State University. Wallace Jr. spent the last two years at Hillsborough Community College in Tampa, Fla. The 6-foot-2 guard averaged 20 points, five rebounds and five assists per game at..." August 19

  • What if ... Duke had fired Mike Krzyzewski?

    ESPN.com "Drop a pebble in the water; just a splash and it’s gone; But there’s half a hundred ripples circling on and on and on, Spreading, spreading from the center, flowing on out to the sea. And there’s no way of telling where the end is going to be. -- James W. Foley Tom Butters..." August 12

  • Duke’s Jones Wants to Partner with Cook

    Basketball Insiders "Once the season gets started in a few months, (Tyus) Jones could beat out senior Quinn Cook for the starting position, but the freshman says he’s not working against him. “We’re looking at it as, we’re both trying to get better,” Jones said in an interview with The Associated Press. “We’re both..." August 12

  • Guard Donovan Mitchell commits to Louisville

    Louisville Courier-Journal "Donovan Mitchell didn't need much time on his official visit to the University of Louisville to know the Cardinals were the team for him. Mitchell, a four-star guard from Brewster Academy in New Hampshire, committed to U of L Thursday night during his campus trip. He posted a picture of himself..." August 11

  • Judge rules against NCAA in revolutionary O'Bannon case

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

  • Louisville PG Chris Jones out for 3-5 weeks with leg injury

    CBSSports.com "Louisville starting point guard Chris Jones will be on the shelf until at least the end of the month due to a left leg injury. Louisville men's basketball spokesman Kenny Klein sent out news of the injury Thursday afternoon." August 08

  • UVa Third Year Nolte Charged with Drunk in Public

    Newsplex "Virginia basketball player Evan Nolte has been charged with drunk in public by the Charlottesville Police Department. According to a CPD spokesperson, the 20-year-old rising junior forward was arrested around 1 a.m. Sunday. According to a police report, Nolte told an officer he had about 8..." August 07

  • Battle 4 Atlantis highlights pairings

    ESPN.com "The Battle 4 Atlantis -- with a field that includes Final Four teams Wisconsin and Florida as well as traditional powers North Carolina, Georgetown and UCLA -- highlights eight college basketball tournament pairings announced by ESPN for the upcoming 2014-15 season. Other tournament pairings..." August 05

  • Virginia Tech transfer's appeal to play for Ohio State immediately apparently has been denied

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "When Thad Matta added Virginia Tech big man transfer Trevor Thompson to Ohio State's roster in April, it was a move to solidify the Buckeyes' frontcourt in the future. But Thompson didn't want to wait until the future to help. He wanted to help as soon as next year, so he filed a hardship..." August 05

  • Highly touted recruit Chase Jeter verbally commits to Duke

    SI.com "Heralded 2015 prospect Chase Jeter announced his verbal commitment to Duke Monday night on an ESPNU telecast. "I just liked the feel of the environment," Jeter said after announcing his commitment. "Cameron Indoor is a great place, a great basketball environment and I just felt like it was the..." August 05

  • Grant Hill gives $1.25 million to Duke

    Raleigh News & Observer "Grant Hill, part of Duke’s 1991 and 1992 national championship teams, has donated $1.25 million to his alma mater, the school announced Wednesday. Hill, who graduated from Duke in 1994 with a degree in history and played in the NBA for 19 seasons, has designated $1 million of his gift to go to..." July 30

  • Louisville forward Akoy Agau out six weeks following surgery

    SI.com "Louisville sophomore forward Akoy Agau will miss about six weeks after having sports hernia surgery, the school announced on Tuesday. Gary Parrish of CBS Sports first reported the news. Agau's injury occurred about three weeks ago during workouts. The 6-foot-8 forward played in 19 games..." July 29

  • Louisville’s Montrezl Harrell breaks his second backboard of the summer

    College Basketball Talk "This winter the Louisville Cardinals will begin their first season as a member of the ACC, and it certainly helps the transition for Rick Pitino’s program that power forward Montrezl Harrell decided to return for his junior season. Last year Harrell helped lead the Cardinals to 31 wins (the..." July 28

  • Freshmen bring toughness to Tar Heels

    ESPN.com "North Carolina Tar Heels junior J.P. Tokoto, whose effortless athleticism in the open court has often drawn comparisons to Vince Carter, eyed freshman Joel Berry, the only defender separating him from the rim on a fast break. It was just a meaningless basket in a long line of summer pickup..." July 24

  • Pitino vs. Pitino series looming? 'Not really'

    Louisville Courier-Journal "A tweet from ESPN's Jeff Goodman on Tuesday night said that Rick Pitino's University of Louisville was planning a future home-and-home basketball series with his son Richard's program at the University of Minnesota. But Rick Pitino, asked on Wednesday if he and his son were having such..." July 24

  • Konstantinos Mitoglou officially signs with Wake Forest

    Fay Observer "Greek forward Konstantinos Mitoglou has signed with Wake Forest to play basketball beginning in the 2014-15 season, coach Danny Manning announced Tuesday. The 6-foot-10, 225-pound Mitoglou, who is nicknamed Dinos, will represent Greece in this month’s U18 European Championship tournament from..." July 23

  • Louisville's Montrezl Harrell says he'd love to play for football team

    USA Today "Had Montrezl Harrell not gone to the University of Louisville or another school to play college basketball, the power forward guesses he'd be on a football team somewhere instead. Even though Harrell is a projected lottery pick in next year's NBA draft having returned to U of L for his junior..." July 22

  • Clemson's Ibrahim Djambo to transfer to Hofstra

    SI.com "Former Three Rivers (Mo.) Community College standout Ibrahim Djambo is leaving the Clemson Tigers after just one season in pursuit of more playing time in the Colonial Athletic Association. The 6-10 Malian native will land at Hofstra and play for head coach Joe Mihalich's Pride,..." July 22

  • Forward Burns pledges commitment to Notre Dame

    Chicago Tribune "Notre Dame picked up its second oral commitment of the summer hoops circuit Saturday when Elijah Burns, a 6-foot-8 forward from Blairstown, N.J., said he would attend Notre Dame. " July 21

  • Notre Dame's Grant finding his voice

    South Bend Tribune "The last time he was a member of the Notre Dame men’s basketball team during the regular season, guard Jerian Grant had the luxury of leaning on others to handle the leadership lifting. This month, all of that landed on his shoulders, and a semester away from the squad seemingly better prepared..." July 20

  • Cardinals land first 2015 basketball commitment in Adel

    Louisville Courier-Journal "The University of Louisville basketball team received its first recruiting commitment in the 2015 class on Monday night from five-star wing Deng Adel, who was arguably the Cardinals’ top target at his position. Adel, a 6-foot-7 player from Victory Rock Prep School in Bradenton, Fla., is ranked..." July 15

  • Kansas transfer Andrew White III did not visit Florida State this weekend

    College Basketball Talk "Andrew White III averaged only 5.5 minutes per game in his 43 appearances with Kansas, but that hasn’t stopped him from receiving interest from multiple high-major programs. Since announcing he would be leaving leaving the KU program back in early May, White had visited Nebraska and Notre Dame...." July 14

  • Virginia Tech transfer Ben Emelogu headed to SMU

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

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