Atlantic Coast RUMORS & NEWS

  • A self-imposed postseason ban may be Louisville's best option

    Sporting News - NCAAB "Theirs is a marriage of convenience. The Louisville Cardinals would very much like to continue a run of NCAA Tournament appearances that now stands at nine consecutive years. Trey Lewis and Damion Lee have played a combined 181 college games and scored a combined 2,604 points without ever stepping..." October 09

  • Report: Former Louisville recruit Lyle confirms allegations to NCAA

    College Basketball Talk "With the book “Breaking Cardinal Rules” released over the weekend, the Louisville basketball program has some serious allegations to look into. Escort Katina Powell alleged that she was paid by then Louisville staffer Andre McGee to entice recruits through the use of prostitutes, with three being..." October 08

  • Legal obstacles Pitino faces amid another sexually-charged scandal

    Sporting News - NCAAB "Rick Pitino is no stranger to controversy and especially one involving sex. The most recent high-profile crisis to befall the storied Louisville coach involves allegations from Katina Powell, a self-proclaimed escort, that Pitino knew she and other escorts were paid to have sex with University..." October 07

  • Former Louisville escort says she was rebuffed by NCAA

    Indianapolis Business Journal "Former Louisville escort and stripper Katina Powell says she attempted to notify the NCAA about sex-related recruiting violations by the University of Louisville basketball program in mid-March before approaching an Indianapolis publisher about writing a book on her claims. Powell contends she..." October 06

  • Pitino, Jurich address allegations of Louisville basketball sex scandal

    Lexington Herald-Leader "The University of Louisville is investigating allegations that former Cardinals men's basketball staffer Andre McGee brought escorts into dorm parties, and paid for the women to strip and have sex with recruits, their fathers and players. Those allegations by Katina Powell are in an upcoming..." October 03

  • Louisville investigating allegations that former staffer paid for escorts

    CBS Sports "The University of Louisville is investigating allegations in an upcoming book that a former staffer paid for escorts to have sex with recruits and players, the school announced on Friday. According to a report from Yahoo!, the book alleges that former grad assistant and director of basketball..." October 02

  • Jim Boeheim says he's not filing new appeal, won't comment on ESPN report "Syracuse basketball coach Jim Boeheim said today he is not filing another appeal with the NCAA to alter his nine-game suspension based on the punishment the NCAA recently handed down to SMU basketball coach Larry Brown. ESPN reported, citing an unnamed source, that Boeheim would appear before..." October 01

  • 2016 center Sam Japhet-Mathias commits to Wake Forest

    Fay Observer "Class of 2016 center Sam Japhet-Mathias committed to Wake Forest on Tuesday. The 6-foot-11, 275-pound Japhet-Mathias, once a Class of 2017 prospect, moved to the United States from England last year and attended Vermont Academy. He has returned to England with plans to finish his prep career at..." September 30

  • UNC lands four-star guard Brandon Robinson

    Sporting News - NCAAB "After missing on several big-time recruits, North Carolina finally landed one. Four-star guard Brandon Robinson has committed to UNC, he told ESPN on Monday . "I feel like coach (Roy) Williams and (assistant) coach (Hubert) Davis believe in my game and can help me improve and reach my dreams..." September 29

  • Two Pitt starting guards cleared to return to practice after surgery

    CBS Sports "Pitt 's starting backcourt of James Robinson and Chris Jones has returned to team workouts and will be ready for the start of practice, sources told CBS Sports on Monday. The 6-foot-3 Robinson underwent surgery on his right foot following last season and has been the Panthers' starting point..." September 28

  • Javin DeLaurier commits to Duke

    ESPN "ESPN 100 prospect Javin DeLaurier has committed to Duke, he told on Sunday. DeLaurier, a 6-foot-9 power forward from St. Annes-Belfield High School (Va.), chose the Blue Devils over the likes of Notre Dame, Texas, North Carolina and Arizona. "It's the best fit for me on and off the..." September 28

  • Jim Boeheim on Syracuse basketball season, retirement, Kiss Cam "On a sunny September morning, Jim Boeheim had answered questions about his involvement in a student apartment project and reporters, naturally, pointed the Syracuse basketball coach toward the 2015-16 season. During the course of that conversation, Boeheim uttered these words: "I only go one..." September 25

  • Justice Kithcart commits to Pittsburgh over Providence, Creighton

    Big East Coast Bias "Three-star combo guard Justice Kithcart has committed to The University of Pittsburgh. Pitt, a former member of the Big East Conference, gets their second commitment of their 2016 class as the Lynchburg, Virginia native joins three-star power forward Corey Manigault of Fairfax as the commits..." September 21

  • Four-star PF Romello White commits to Georgia Tech

    Scout "2016 power forward Romello White verbally committed to Georgia Tech on Saturday, he tells Scout. "First off it's home and then they are in the ACC, so that's big," White told Scout. "I have a good opportunity to go there and start and get exposure," White siad. "I felt like I should stay..." September 21

  • Boeheim: 'Could interpret' NCAA making an example of Syracuse

    ESPN "Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim said Tuesday that the NCAA's sanctions against him and the basketball program are excessive and "you could interpret it that" the NCAA is making an example of Syracuse to warn other schools against cheating. In an interview with ESPN, Boeheim said he doesn't think he..." September 16

  • UK-UNC Charity Alumni Game raises $1.5 million

    College Basketball Talk "John Calipari was inducted into the Naismith Hall of Fame on Friday, and over the course of the last week, the college hoops world was overrun with writers penning stories about what Coach Cal has meant to the sport and what this induction truly means to him. A lot of it was good. Some of it..." September 15

  • Did N.C. State commit a recruiting violation?

    College Basketball Talk "N.C. State made a big splash in the recruiting world earlier this month by landing a commitment from five-star point guard Dennis Smith Jr. Before Smith pledged to the Wolfpack, however, head coach Mark Gottfried and assistant coach Orlando Early visited the future All-American by taking a..." September 15

  • Virginia lands Friends' Central's DeAndre Hunter

    City of Basketball Love "One of the top senior prospects in Philadelphia is off the board. Friends’ Central (Pa.) wing DeAndre Hunter committed to play college basketball for head coach Tony Bennett at the University of Virginia on Saturday night while on an official visit to the school. The news was first reported..." September 14

  • Donovan Mitchell Commits to Wake Forest

    Blogger So Dear "Donovan Mitchell, a 6'8" forward out of California, verbally committed to Wake Forest today while on his official visit. To the best of my knowledge, this new was first reported by Michael Jennings of 247 Sports. Mitchell is a three-star recruit, and Rivals currently ranks him as the 148th best..." September 14

  • Rick Pitino steps down as Puerto Rico head coach

    College Basketball Talk "This summer was a busy one for Louisville head coach Rick Pitino, who spent most of his time split between his players at Louisville and his position as head coach of the Puerto Rico men’s national team. Pitino took his Cardinals to Puerto Rico for six exhibition games in preparation for the..." September 11

  • Dennis Smith Jr., No. 1 point guard in ESPN 100 for 2016, picks NC State

    ESPN "Dennis Smith Jr., the No. 4 player in the ESPN 100 and No. 1 point guard in the 2016 class, has told ESPN he will attend NC State. Smith chose the Wolfpack over Kentucky, North Carolina, Louisville, Duke and Wake Forest. "Growing up an NC State fan, I knew they would be one of my top..." September 11

  • Pitt basketball guard Damon Wilson eligible to play this season

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "The Pitt basketball team got some good news today as freshman guard Damon Wilson has been academically cleared by the NCAA and is eligible to play this season. Wilson, who is from Atlanta, is one of several basketball prospects from Our Savior New American high school in New York. Some of that..." September 10

  • 4-star hoops recruit Winston (U-D Jesuit) drops U-M

    Detroit Free Press "Michigan's primary target for its 2016 basketball recruiting class is gone. U-D Jesuit's Cassius Winston announced on Twitter this morning that he no longer is considering the Wolverines. While many thought that he was leaning toward Michigan, reported this week that he was..." September 09

  • Notre Dame basketball adds PF John Mooney commitment

    The Elkhart Truth "Visiting a campus that never was supposed to be part of his college consideration, high school senior John Mooney carried a four-item checklist last weekend that he wanted to find out more about from the Notre Dame men’s basketball program. Come the end of his three-day stay, which ended Sunday..." September 08

  • Pitt center Rafael Maia suffers thumb injury

    Cardiac Hill "It could just be me, but Pitt basketball seems to be suffering from an incredible amount of injuries this offseason. First, Josh Newkirk underwent knee surgery. Then it was announced that guards James Robinson and Sterling Smith were having surgery. Guard Chris Jones was next with toe surgery. In..." September 08

  • Virginia still awaiting eligibility decision on four-star forward Mamadi Diakite

    The Roanoke Times "Nine days after the start of classes at Virginia, prize men’s basketball recruit Mamadi Diakite remained in limbo Wednesday. Once listed as one of the nation’s top prospects for the entering class of 2016, Diakite had been hoping to move up his enrollment to this year, although not necessarily..." September 03

  • UNC picks up commitment from 2016 prospect Tony Bradley Jr.

    Sporting News - NCAAB "North Carolina's men's basketball team received its first commitment from the Class of 2016 on Wednesday. Tony Bradley Jr., a 6-10, 235-pound power forward from Bartow, Fla., announced on Twitter that he will join the Tar Heels next season. " September 03

  • Five-star 2016 guard Frank Jackson verbally commits to Duke

    CBS Sports "The Mike Krzyzewski/Duke recruiting train has not lost any speed this summer. And on Tuesday night, Duke picked up another five-star prospect. Frank Jackson, who plays at Lone Peak High School, in Utah, verbally pledged to Krzyzewski at a press conference Tuesday evening. was the..." September 01

  • Pitt confirms addition of JUCO PG Jonathan Milligan

    Cardiac Hill "This weekend, we reported on the rumor that Jonathan Milligan was headed to Pitt. It looks like that rumor turned out to be correct... The University of Pittsburgh men's basketball team has added JUCO guard Jonathan Milligan for the 2015-16 season head coach Jamie Dixon announced..." September 01

  • Duke in hot pursuit of five-star guard Frank Jackson

    Sporting News - NCAAB "Frank Jackson took his official visit to Duke this past weekend and has now seen all four schools on his final list. He plans to announce his college decision on Tuesday. Where will he end up? While the timing of his decision seemingly points to the destination being Duke, we take a look at his..." August 31

  • Wake Forest dismisses senior Madison Jones

    Fay Observer "Wake Forest has dismissed senior guard Madison Jones from the basketball team for a "violation of athletic department policy," the school announced Tuesday. A strong defender, Jones made six starts in 32 appearances as a junior, averaging 4.7 points and 3.0 assists in 21.0 minutes per..." August 25

  • Forward Omar Sherman transfers out of UM hoops program

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Omar Sherman has opted to transfer out of the Hurricanes basketball program, Miami announced late Sunday night, just hours before a new semester was set to begin on campus. Sherman, a sophomore forward, arrived at Miami as a four-star prospect out of Duncanville (TX) High and made an impact as..." August 24

  • Georgia Tech pick up Commit No. 1 Christian Matthews

    From the Rumble Seat "Georgia Tech picked up their first basketball commitment for the 2016 cycle in the form of 6-foot-6 small forward Christian Matthews, according to Dan McDonald of Rivals. He is not currently rated by Rivals or 247Sports, but does have offers from Virginia Commonwealth and NC State, while also..." August 24

  • Indiana gets a transfer from Pitt guard Josh Newkirk

    Indianapolis Star "Indiana's 13th scholarship, left open all summer, will be used to alleviate long-term depth concerns at guard. Josh Newkirk, a 6-1 guard from Pitt, will transfer to Indiana and complete the Hoosiers' complement of scholarship players. Reggie Newkirk, the player's father, confirmed the move to..." August 24

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    BREAKING: Moustapha Diagne will not attend Syracuse University this fall, instead enrolling in a 2-year school. #OrangeNation

  • 4-star big man Sacha Killeya-Jones picks Kentucky after decommitting from Virginia

    SB Nation "Kentucky has landed its second player in the class of 2016. Sacha Killeya-Jones, a 6'10 big man from Virginia, gave a verbal commitment to John Calipari and the Wildcats on Wednesday morning, according to Evan Daniels of Scout. Killeya-Jones was originally a Virginia commit, but reopened his..." August 19

  • Florida State is proving it can recruit 5-star talents in basketball, too

    SB Nation "Leonard Hamilton knows Florida State will never be a basketball school. While the Seminoles have failed to reach the NCAA Tournament on the hardwood each of the last three seasons, Jimbo Fisher has returned the football program to one of the nation's best over the same time frame. In the last two..." August 16

  • Fifth-Year Forward Transferring from Notre Dame To North Texas

    Mean Green Sports "North Texas men's basketball head coach Tony Benford has announced the signing of fifth-year former Notre Dame forward Eric Katenda. Katenda will be eligible right away after graduating from Notre Dame in the spring and has one-year eligibility remaining. "We feel fortunate to have Eric..." August 15

  • North Carolina announces discovery of new information in NCAA investigation

    College Basketball Talk "With the University of North Carolina having received its Notice of Allegations from the NCAA in late-May, the school had 90 days to respond in writing to the allegations. However there is likely to be a delay to the process, with the school announced Friday that a discovery of new information is..." August 14

  • Virginia Tech's Ahmed Hill out indefinitely after surgery on left leg

    The Score "Virginia Tech guard Ahmed Hill is out indefinitely after undergoing successful surgery on his injured left leg on Tuesday, the school announced. No timetable has been set for Hill's return, though the Hokies acknowledge that he's expected to miss all preseason conditioning activities." August 13

  • Syracuse basketball player Michael Gbinije makes Nigeria national team "Michael Gbinije, the Syracuse University basketball guard, will play for the Nigeria national team in the upcoming FIBA AfroBasket 2015 tournament. Gbinije said in a message today that he made the Nigerian team. He has been training with the team since late July. The Nigerians moved their..." August 13

  • Miami Basketball Gets HUGE Verbal Commit from Rodney Miller

    State of the U "Fresh off the announcement that Rashad Muhammad would be headed to Coral Gables as a transfer, UM got some more terrific news this afternoon. At 6'10 220, Miller is a 4-star center, #77 on Scout, #93 on Rivals, #102 on 247 and 4 star prospect on ESPN as well. 4 star players at any position..." August 11

  • Guard Josh Newkirk to transfer from Pitt

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "Junior guard Josh Newkirk will transfer from the University of Pittsburgh, the school announced today. Newkirk had offseason microfracture surgery on his left knee in May and was a likely Redshirt candidate for this season but had been a valuable reserve at both guard spots in each of his first..." August 10

  • Syracuse, Jim Boeheim settle slander lawsuit with Bobby Davis, Mike Lang "Syracuse University and men's basketball coach Jim Boeheim have settled the slander lawsuit filed by Bobby Davis and Mike Lang, the school announced on Thursday. The slander lawsuit stemmed from Boeheim calling the two men liars who were out to get money in the aftermath of the Bernie Fine..." August 08

  • U of L's Lee, Lewis locking up starting roles

    Louisville Courier-Journal "Rick Pitino has said it many times -- that starting on his basketball team doesn't matter. Two incoming graduate transfers are far enough ahead of the rest, though, that Pitino on Thursday said they're guaranteed spots in Louisville's lineup this season. Guards Damion Lee (from Drexel) and..." August 08

  • Transfer Rashad Muhammad commits to Miami

    Palm Beach Post "The Hurricanes, not afraid to explore the transfer market in the Jim Larranaga era, picked up another talented player for the future. Shooting guard Rashad Muhammad, formerly of San Jose State, pledged to UM. first reported the news. Muhammad (6-6, 175) averaged 13.9 points and 3.3..." August 08

  • Laser tag leads to secondary violations for Louisville

    Sporting News - NCAAB "Ah, laser tag. You probably played it a few times as a kid, maybe once at one of those mandatory company outings, and then promptly forgot it even existed. Fake-zapping your friends under the black lights is a recruiting staple in Louisville, apparently, because it forced the men's basketball..." August 06

  • Virginia Basketball Lands 5-Star Power Forward Mamadi Diakite, Has No. 1 2016 Recruiting Class

    College Spun "Virginia basketball has been an elite team on the court for two years now, and that dominance is starting to pay off big time on the recruiting trail. Today, Tony Bennett and his staff landed a commitment from one of the nation’s top power forwards, five-star Mamadi Diakite." August 04

  • NC State readies for 5-star recruiting coup after commitment from Maverick Rowan

    SB Nation "When NC State upset top-seeded Villanova in the round of 32 in March, the Wolfpack's victory was hailed as a stunning result. NC State was up-and-down all year in the ACC by failing to show a consistent ability to defend good offenses. The team barely made it out of the opening round in a tough..." August 04

  • Richard Washington commits to Wake Forest

    Fay Observer "Class of 2016 recruit Richard Washington Jr., a left-handed shooting guard, committed to Wake Forest on Saturday night. The news was first reported by Scout's Evan Daniels. The 6-foot-5, 175-pound Washington is a rising senior at the Walsingham Academy in Williamsburg, Virginia. Playing for..." August 04

  • Five-Star PG Frank Jackson sets Duke visit

    Scout "Five-star point guard Frank Jackson has made some changes to his visit schedule, he told Scout on Friday. “I cancelled my Arizona visit and I'm going to Duke at the end of August on an official,” Jackson said. Jackson will be on Duke’s campus the weekend of August 29th. Duke tracked Jackson..." August 04

  • Former Memphis forward Austin Nichols transferring to Virginia

    College Basketball Talk "Less than two weeks after Memphis loosened the transfer restrictions placed on former forward Austin Nichols, the first team all-AAC selection has found a new home. According to a report from 92.9 FM in Memphis, Nichols has decided to transfer to Virginia. After sitting out the 2015-16 season..." July 27

  • Former Clemson point guard Rod Hall headed to Northern Iowa – to play football

    College Basketball Talk "When the Clemson Tigers’ basketball season ended at the ACC tournament in March, so ended the college career of point guard Rod Hall. In four seasons at the school the 6-foot-1 Hall averaged 7.2 points and 3.0 assists per game, and being a good athlete has opened up other avenues for him. In April..." July 17

  • Memphis transfer Austin Nichols eyes Virginia, but Duke a favorite

    CBS Sports "Memphis transfer Austin Nichols would like to play for Virginia, but Memphis isn't likely to alter its initial release, sources told The Tigers blocked four schools -- Virginia, Iowa, Providence and Tennessee -- on Nichols' release last week in addition to any program in the..." July 14

  • Former San Diego State signee Brodricks Jones trims list to four

    College Basketball Talk "In late June forward Brodricks Jones, who was expected to be a key piece down the line for San Diego State, surprised some people when he requested to be released from his National Letter of Intent. Jones, a four-star 6-foot-9 power forward, hasn’t lacked for attention since reopening his..." July 13

  • 5-star guard Tyus Battle commits to Syracuse

    SB Nation "Less than a month after reneging on a commitment to Michigan, five-star guard Tyus Battle has decided to play for Syracuse, he informed Jeff Goodman of ESPN. Battle, a 6'6 guard who is ranked No. 14 on Rivals and No. 27 on ESPN among prospects in the class of 2016, told ESPN that he chose..." July 13

  • Jayson Tatum commits to Duke

    ESPN "It only took one official visit for Jayson Tatum to know he wanted to be a Duke Blue Devil. Tatum, ranked No. 2 in the ESPN Class of 2016, announced his intention to attend Duke on Sunday, just after a semifinal game against the CP3 squad at the Peach Jam. He chose the reigning national..." July 13

  • Duke is going all-out for 5-star point guard Dennis Smith

    SB Nation "The start of the July evaluation period offers a hint at the recruiting priorities for major college basketball programs around the country. With Nike's Peach Jam happening in South Carolina, adidas' Gauntlet Finale staged in Georgia and Under Armour's All-American Camp taking place in Charlotte,..." July 09

  • Duke And Kentucky Lead For 7-Foot Center DeAndre Ayton, No. 1 Player In 2017 Class

    College Spun "We’re fairly early in the 2017 basketball recruiting cycle, but DeAndre Ayton, a seven-foot center from San Diego, has emerged as the most talented player in the class. On Tuesday, Ayton named seven schools that he is looking at right now. Rivals writer Brett Dawson caught up with the consensus..." July 08

  • Virginia works to 'Wisconsin-proof' Tony Bennett's contract with new incentives

    The Roanoke Times "Amid little fanfare, the University of Virginia has reworked the contract of men’s basketball coach Tony Bennett in a fashion that will make it less tempting to leave Charlottesville. After a 2014 season in which the Cavaliers won the ACC regular season and tournament championships, Bennett..." July 08

  • Florida State lands commitment from five-star 2016 prospect

    College Basketball Talk "Florida State had landed a commitment from one of the nation’s most improved prospects, as Jonathan Isaac announced that he will spend his college career as a Seminole. “So much help and guidance to get to this point,” Isaac posted on twitter. “But in making my own decision I’ve closed my..." July 06

  • Former Wolfpack forward Kyle Washington headed to Cincinnati

    Fay Observer "According to a report by, former N.C. State forward Kyle Washington is transferring to Cincinnati. The 6-foot-9 rising junior spent his two seasons with the Wolfpack stuck in a muddled playing rotation along the front line. Averaging 6.8 points and 4.1 rebounds, Washington..." July 03

  • Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski: 'I have no thoughts on retiring'

    The Score "There is no slowing down for Mike Krzyzewski. Coming off his fifth national title victory, the 68-year-old Duke coach has racked up enough accolades in his career to elicit the question of when he will give up his clipboard. Well, Blue Devils fans everywhere can breathe a sign of relief...." July 03

  • Reports: Michigan State transfer target Paschal Chukwu commits to Syracuse

    Michigan Live "Michigan State's latest reported transfer target is headed elsewhere. Paschal Chukwu, a 7-foot-2 center transferring from Providence, has committed to Syracuse, according to reports from CBS Sports and The Daily Orange. The commitment comes on the heels of a weekend visit. Michigan State was..." June 29

  • Hopkins Formally Named Men's Basketball Head-Coach Designate "Syracuse University Chancellor Kent Syverud today announced he has formally named Assistant Men's Basketball Coach Mike Hopkins as head coach-designate. Hopkins will succeed Coach Jim Boeheim following the 2017-18 men's basketball season. In March, Boeheim announced that he will retire in three..." June 26

  • 4-star PG C.J. Walker says he's committing to FSU basketball

    Tomahawk Nation "FSU basketball's hot streak on the recruiting trail continued today, as 4-star prospect C.J. Walker, of Indianapolis, IN, tweeted that he's committing to the 'Noles. " June 23

  • BC basketball team lands Florida guard Eli Carter

    Boston Globe "Boston College basketball coach Jim Christian got a huge commitment Monday when University of Florida guard Eli Carter announced on Twitter that he would complete his final year of eligibility next season with the Eagles, spurning offers from Georgetown and Nevada-Las Vegas. Christian last week..." June 23

  • Report: 7-foot Providence transfer Paschal Chukwu visiting Michigan State Monday

    Michigan Live "For the second time in less than a week, Michigan State is expected to have a highly sought-after visitor on campus. Paschal Chukwu, a 7-foot-2 center transferring from Providence, is planning to visit the Spartans on Monday, according to a report from CBS Sports. has also reported today..." June 23

  • UNC ups Roy Williams' contract through 2019-20 season

    CBS Sports "Amid an NCAA investigation that could potentially hinder one of the most storied programs in college basketball, the University of North Carolina has opted to extend Roy Williams' contract through the 2019-20 season. The move is a clear action to fight back against negative recruiting, which..." June 20

  • Roy Williams says Tokoto's decision to declare was 'not the smartest' idea

    Sporting News - NCAAB "UNC forward J.P. Tokoto's decision to declare for the 2015 NBA Draft left many puzzled, but no one person more so than his former head coach, Roy Williams. Williams told Sports Illustrated that he advised Tokoto that his decision wasn't exactly one he thought was smart for the 6-5, 200-pound..." June 19

  • John Carlos Reyes Is BC Bound!

    BC Interruption "The term "big man on campus" is about to get a whole new meaning at Boston College. Center Juan Carlos Reyes, a 6'10", 223-pounder out of Sound Doctrine Christian Academy (Ga.) committed to Boston College on Thursday, giving the Eagles a much-needed big man to play for head coach Jim..." June 19

  • Syracuse basketball senior Michael Gbinije on playing point guard and 'just getting buckets' "Michael Gbinije, already graduated from Syracuse University, is spending this summer home in Virginia preparing for his senior season of college basketball. Gbinije, who recently turned 23, has been bouncing between Washington, D.C., and North Carolina playing basketball and working on his..." June 18

  • Under-19 USA Basketball tryout draws underhand free throws from Chinanu Onauku

    The Gazette "When Harry Giles saw Chinanu Onauku shoot free throws, he inquired. "What's up with that?" Giles asked his potential USA Basketball U19 teammate. That would be the underhand form Onauku, one of 16 players competing for a spot on the roster, uses. He places one hand on each side of the ball,..." June 17

  • Tyrone Outlaw joins Virginia Tech on the heels of Malik Mueller's departure

    The Score "The Hokies are losing their swingman, but they are set to gain a high-scorer. Virginia Tech announced on Friday that Malik Mueller has decided to transfer to another program. Mueller averaged 6.2 points, 2.5 rebounds, and 1.4 assists last season in 20 minutes. "Malik and I had multiple..." June 16

  • Pitino: Freshman McMahon to redshirt

    Louisville Courier-Journal "Louisville guard Ryan McMahon will "definitely" redshirt his freshman year, U of L coach Rick Pitino told The Courier-Journal in an interview on Wednesday. The Florida native arrived on campus in late May and began summer classes last week, but he will use his freshman year at Louisville to add..." June 15

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

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

  • Virginia Tech guard will transfer

    College Basketball Talk "Virginia Tech is losing a reserve guard as the school announced on Friday that Malik Muller will transfer. The 6-foot-3 native of Germany averaged 20 minutes per game for the Hokies last season and he’ll seek a fresh start elsewhere. “Malik and I had multiple discussions about his future over..." June 15

  • N.C. State's Lennard Freeman out three to four months after leg surgery

    Fay Observer "N.C. State post player Lennard Freeman had surgery for a lower right leg fracture earlier this month and is expected to resume full basketball activity in three to four months, the school announced Friday. The start of the 2015-16 regular season is five months away. Freeman, a 6-foot-8..." June 15

  • U of L hoops adds a walk-on

    Louisville Courier-Journal "Steve Lavin's plan was to bring 6-foot-5 wing Jay Henderson on at St. John's as a freshman walk-on, then put him on scholarship before the 2015-16 season. But when St. John's dismissed Lavin after the season, Henderson needed a new plan -- and school. Enter Louisville. After a campus visit..." June 15

  • Five-Star King Commits to Louisville

    Scout "Late Thursday night after V.J. King finished studying for an exam, the five-star prospect out of Fairfax (Va.) Paul VI laid awake for another two hours. Anxious and eager, King couldn’t fall asleep. “I was just excited,” King told Scout. “It’s kind of a relief.” Why the excitement? Well..." June 12

  • Keyshawn Woods transfers to Wake Forest, picks Demon Deacons over Butler, Creighton

    Big East Coast Bias "Charlotte 49ers transfer Keyshawn Woods has chosen Wake Forest has his next destination. The Conference USA 3-point field goal percentage leader in 2014-15 is going 79 miles north to play with the Demon Deacons of the Atlantic Coast Conference, picking them over the Butler Bulldogs and..." June 09

  • Reports: Charlotte transfer Torin Dorn chooses N.C. State

    Sporting News - NCAAB "Torin Dorn is moving to ACC country. The 2014-15 Conference USA Freshman of the Year and former Charlotte 49er has settled on playing at N.C. State, according to multiple reports." June 08

  • Sweet 16 rematch next season: Duke-Utah happening at MSG

    CBS Sports "One of the most anticipated Sweet 16 games from last season's NCAA Tournament is getting a regular-season rematch. Duke and Utah announced they'll meet in New York City next season (Dec. 19) at Madison Square Garden. The game once more fulfills Mike Krzyzewski's annual self-imposed obligation..." June 06

  • Report: UNC finalizing coach Roy Williams' contract extension

    ESPN "A contract extension for North Carolina coach Roy Williams is close to being completed, according to a report from Inside Carolina. The terms of the deal are not yet known. The university's board of trustees must give final approval to make the new contract official. The move to lock up..." June 06

  • North Carolina Basketball: Roy Williams Issues Statement Regarding UNC’s Notice Of Allegations

    College Spun "Thursday afternoon, North Carolina released the official Notice Of Allegations relating to an investigation into alleged academic fraud involving student-athletes at the university. In total, UNC is accused of committing five major violations – all of which are considered severe breaches of..." June 05

  • UNC scandal: Allegations, responses and a timeline on what's to come

    CBS Sports "The University of North Carolina revealed on Thursday the NCAA's Notice of Allegations (NOA) against the school. It's a big public step forward in what's become the most notorious academic fraud case in the history of the NCAA. There are five allegations, four of them of the harshest order: Level..." June 04

  • North Carolina has released their Notice of Allegations from the NCAA

    College Basketball Talk "North Carolina has posted their Notice of Allegations from the NCAA regarding the academic scandal that has plagued the school’s athletic programs in recent years. You can read the entire thing here. (This story will be updated as we work our way through the document.) The school received..." June 04

  • Anas Mahmoud out 4-6 weeks with cartilage tear in left knee

    Card Chronicle "'Tis the season where no news is good news. From U of L: University of Louisville sophomore forward/centerAnas Mahmoud will have surgery on Thursday to repair a torn medial meniscus in his left knee. Mahmoud, who twisted his knee recently while playing basketball, will likely be sidelined..." June 04

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

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

  • Roy Williams, Larry Fedora anxious to learn NCAA allegations against UNC

    Sporting News - NCAAB "Roy Williams and football coach Larry Fedora are no different than any Tar Heels fan because they, too, have no idea what’s detailed in the NCAA’s Notice of Allegations sent to the university May 22. According to reports, the NOA letter will be made public Thursday, and no involved parties are..." June 03

  • Duke offers scholarship to Corona's Marvin Bagley

    Arizona Republic "Tempe Corona del Sol forward/center Marvin Bagley III, azcentral sports' Big Schools Boys Basketball Player of the Year as a freshman, has just hit the mother lode of recruiting with a scholarship offer Wednesday morning from national champion Duke. Before even starting his high school career,..." June 03

  • Sacha Killeya-Jones decommits from Virginia

    Streaking The Lawn "Four-star 2016 power forward and former Virginia commit Sacha Killeya-Jones has opened up his recruitment again, he told's Rob Harrington Tuesday. "I feel like I may have rushed my decision. I still love Virginia but just want to reaffirm that’s the right choice for me and plan to..." June 03

  • Northwestern adds 6-10 Virginia Tech transfer Joey van Zegeren

    Sporting News - NCAAB "Joey van Zegeren, a 6-10 forward who averaged almost 10 points per game last season at Virginia Tech, is transferring to Northwestern, the Big Ten school announced Monday. A native of the Netherlands, van Zegeren has one year of eligibility remaining and can compete immediately for the Wildcats..." June 02

  • Roy Williams says he has not yet seen UNC’s Notice of Allegations

    College Basketball Talk "North Carolina received their Notice of Allegations last month, which is the first step in a process that could end up seeing the Tar Heels banned from future NCAA tournaments and being forced by the NCAA to pull a national title banner down from their rafters. It all depends on what the NCAA..." June 01

  • Duke recruit Luke Kennard named national player of the year by Parade

    Fay Observer "High school senior Luke Kennard was named the Parade National Player of the Year on Friday, making it three straight years and four of five that the award has gone to a Duke recruit. The previous four winners were Austin Rivers (2011), Shabazz Muhammad (2012), Semi Ojeleye (2013) and Jahlil..." June 01

  • Nolan Smith Tweeted That Durham Police Pulled A Gun On Him During Traffic Stop

    College Spun "Nolan Smith compiled an outstanding career at Duke, helping the Blue Devils capture the 2010 National Championship. He’s certainly revered by Duke fans and well-known in the city of Durham, where Duke is located. While back in Durham yesterday, Smith claims he had a tense and odd run-in with..." May 28

  • Former Spartans, Irish player tries to rip NCAA, reveals drug test cover-up

    Sporting News - NCAAB "Garrick Sherman played sparingly in two seasons at Michigan State before transferring to Notre Dame in 2012. He had a strong senior campaign for the Irish, averaging 13.4 points per game during the 2013-14 season. But the 6-11 center, who now plays overseas in Georgia with Dinamo Tbilisi,..." May 28

  • Charlotte transfer Torin Dorn considering N.C. State, Texas, Miami, Florida

    Fay Observer "N.C. State, which added a transfer before each of coach Mark Gottfried's first four seasons, is one of four finalists for Charlotte's Torin Dorn. He also is considering Miami, Florida and Texas, according to multiple reports. Dorn, a 6-foot-5, 200-pound wing who excels more as a slasher and..." May 26