Big 12 RUMORS & NEWS

  • Oklahoma gets commitment from Finnish post player Hannes Pöllä

    Scout "2017 Finnish post player Hannes Pöllä verbally committed to Lon Kruger, Oklahoma early Thursday morning, a source tells Scout. Pöllä, a 6-foot-11, 265-pound center out of Helsinki Basketball Academy, took an official visit to Oklahoma a week ago. During his trip, he also took official visits to..." September 08

  • Texas gives coach Shaka Smart extension, raise

    Today's U "In short order, Shaka Smart is doing a great job of building Texas in his own image and re-branding the Longhorn basketball program as a national power. Well, the powers that be at Texas have noticed, and have given the second-year coach a raise, as well as a contact extension." 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

  • Iowa State, Prohm land top-150 big-man recruit

    Des Moines Register "Iowa State men’s basketball coach Steve Prohm took another step in addressing future big-man depth concerns Wednesday. KeyShawn Feazell, a 6-foot-9 forward from Mississippi, accepted the Cyclones’ scholarship offer. On social media, Feazell wrote: “I’ve decided to further my education and..." August 24

  • Signee Lard not currently enrolled

    Ames Tribune "Iowa State signee Cameron Lard is not currently enrolled at ISU, according to the school’s Office of the Registrar. Today marks the first day of classes of the 2016 fall semester at ISU. Lard committed to the Cyclones in November and signed with the school in April, but did not attend..." August 23

  • Iowa State's Lard not enrolled in classes

    Ames Tribune "Iowa State signee Cameron Lard is not currently enrolled at ISU, according to the school’s Office of the Registrar. Today marks the first day of classes of the 2016 fall semester at ISU. Lard committed to the Cyclones in November and signed with the school in April, but did not attend..." August 22

  • Oklahoma State's Jawun Evans cleared for basketball activities

    The Score "Oklahoma State guard Jawun Evans has been cleared to resume all basketball activities following his recovery from a shoulder injury that ended his freshman season early, head coach Brad Underwood told Jon Rothstein of CBS Sports. Evans missed the season's final nine games due to the ailment,..." August 17

  • West Virginia lands pledge from Class of 2018 point guard, YouTube sensation Jordan McCabe

    College Basketball Talk "West Virginia landed its first commitment in the Class of 2018 on Tuesday night as point guard Jordan McCabe pledged to the Mountaineers during a press conference at his high school. A native of Kaukauna, Wisconsin, the 5-foot-11 McCabe rose to national prominence early in his high school..." August 17

  • Texas Tech lands transfer center Tommy Hamilton

    College Basketball Talk "Texas Tech landed an intriguing transfer on Monday as a source confirmed to NBCSports.com that DePaul transfer Tommy Hamilton IV will be a Red Raider. The 6-foot-11 Hamilton is a talented big man and former top-100 talent who has had issues with his weight and motivation during his college..." August 16

  • Report: Florida Gulf Coast adds Texas Tech transfer C.J. Williamson

    Today's U "According to Jeff Borzello of ESPN, Texas Tech transfer C.J. Williamson will head to Florida Gulf Coast to play basketball. Borzello states that Williamson was on a visit to Florida Gulf Coast Monday and decided to pull the trigger. As per transfer rules, Williamson will have to sit out the..." August 16

  • Milwaukee Riverside standout Terrence Lewis will play basketball at Iowa State

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Terrence Lewis called it an easy choice. The Milwaukee Riverside boys basketball standout announced his commitment to Iowa State on Tuesday afternoon at the high school’s gym. The 6-foot-6 wing chose the Cyclones after narrowing his final four to also include Marquette, UNLV and..." August 10

  • Baylor graduate transfer Chad Rykhoek commits to University of Memphis

    Memphis Commercial Appeal "Former Baylor forward Chad Rykhoek, a 6-foot-11, 230-pound graduate transfer, has committed to the University of Memphis, he announced on Twitter late Friday night." August 07

  • Joe Burton transferring to Valparaiso

    Today's U "Former Oklahoma State Cowboys big man Joe Burton has found a new home. A junior, the 6’7″ talent who sometimes even plays center announced on Friday he would be attending Valparaiso. He initially announced his decision to leave Oklahoma State all the way back in May. Due to NCAA rules and..." August 06

  • Oklahoma State transfer Griffin joining Southern Miss

    The Score "Southern Miss made some noise in the transfer market Thursday by picking up former Oklahoma State guard Tyree Griffin, a source told Jon Rothstein of CBS Sports. Griffin averaged 5.2 points and three assists last season before announcing his intention to leave the program in May. " August 04

  • WVU Basketball Picks Up Commitment From Four Star Forward Derek Culver

    The Smoking Musket "The work has paid off. Derek Culver, a top prospect from the state of Ohio, committed to West Virginia University this evening. Huggins and his staff have recruited Culver for years and made him the top priority for the 2017 class. The Mountaineers have long been considered the favorite to..." August 03

  • Nevada's Cooke ends career due to heart issue, returns to Iowa State

    Reno Gazette-Journal "Wolf Pack guard Hallice Cooke was playing a pickup basketball game this summer at the L.A. Fitness in New Jersey when, after scoring a bucket and running down court, he got lightheaded and passed out. Cooke awoke a few seconds later and jumped right back into playing like nothing was wrong...." July 30