Atlantic Coast RUMORS & NEWS

  • Virginia basketball team joins Kaepernick's protest

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

  • Wabissa Bede Commits to Virginia Tech Basketball

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

  • UNC lands four-star center Brandon Huffman

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

  • 4-Star SF Aamir Simms Commits To Clemson Basketball

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

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

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

  • Miami Hurricanes won’t suspend Dewan Huell after arrest

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

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

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

  • Duke bans NBA teams from watching practices

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

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

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

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

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

  • 2017 PF Wyatt Wilkes Announces Florida State Commitment

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

  • Syracuse lands Nebraska transfer Andrew White

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • Jurich on NCAA investigation: 'We just wait'

    Louisville Courier-Journal "The University of Louisville's athletics director Tom Jurich said he and the school are still waiting out the NCAA's investigation into U of L's men's basketball program in a Wednesday interview on WKRD-790. "We just wait," Jurich said. "I really don't know any more. They don't tell you..." August 18

  • Four-star guard Darius Perry commits to Louisville basketball

    Card Chronicle "Louisville has its second commitment from the 2017 class in 4-star point guard Darius Perry, who pledged his allegiance to Rick Pitino on Tuesday. Perry joins forward Malik Williams, who committed to U of L 12 days ago. A standout at Marietta (Ga.) Wheeler whose game reminds many of former..." August 16

  • Malik Williams – one of state's top 2017 talents – picks Louisville

    Indianapolis Star "One of the state's top 2017 basketball talents is headed out of state – but not too far away. Fort Wayne Snider forward Malik Williams announced on Twitter Thursday that he has committed to Louisville. "I would like to thank all schools that recruited me but I will be committing to the..." August 04

  • Dennis Smith Jr. is '110 percent' healthy, ready to lead NC State to a big season

    Fox Sports "To say Dennis Smith Sr. and his son Dennis Smith Jr. are ‘close’ would be an understatement. The two are nearly inseparable. Senior, a single parent in North Carolina, didn’t just raise Dennis Jr. to be one of the best incoming freshmen in college basketball next season (not to mention a..." August 03