Big East RUMORS & NEWS

  • Creighton's Hanson expected out 8-12 weeks after knee surgery

    Omaha World-Herald "Creighton forward Zach Hanson had knee surgery Wednesday, and will likely be out eight to 12 weeks. “Hopefully, we have him for the start of the season,” coach Greg McDermott said. “I don’t think he’ll be back for the start of practice.” Creighton begins official practices Sept. 30. The..." July 30

  • Former Seton Hall guard gives up pro ball for firefighting career

    The Score "Derrick Gordon had a successful college basketball career throughout his time at Western Kentucky, UMass, and Seton Hall, but has opted against a professional career overseas to become a firefighter. The 6-foot-3 guard, who averaged 8.0 points for the Pirates in 2015-16, announced on Twitter..." July 24

  • St. John’s takes chance on 7-foot mega-talent with legal issues

    New York Post "The 2017 St. John’s recruiting class is expected to be small in numbers, but it could be very large in impact — if everything goes according to plan with its newest recruit. The Johnnies made a big splash Thursday by landing one-time UConn pledge Zach Brown — as first reported by The Post — a..." July 21

  • Xavier player Myles Davis' ex-girlfriend gets protective order

    Cincinnati Enquirer "A judge has ordered Xavier basketball player Myles Davis to stay away from a former girlfriend who accused him of threatening her, breaking her cellphones, punching holes in her wall and trying “to punch through my windows.” Davis, a 22-year-old senior guard, was in Kenton County District Court..." July 21

  • Report: Florida A&M grad transfer Malcolm Bernard heading to Xavier

    The Score "Former Florida A&M forward Malcolm Bernard has finally decided on Xavier, according to Jeff Borzello of ESPN. The 6-foot-5, 195-pound forward originally committed to transfer to Richmond in April before decommitting back in June. Bernard is eligible to play immediately since he is a grad..." July 19

  • 4-star SG Tyler Foster decommits from Georgetown

    247 Sports "The Georgetown Hoyas received a bit of surprising news on Thursday morning as three-star guard Tyler Foster decided to open his recruitment back up. " June 30

  • Tommy Hamilton to leave DePaul

    Big East Coast Bias "DePaul Blue Demons forward Tommy Hamilton will not be returning to the school next season, per Jon Rothstein of CBS Sports. Hamilton played 92 games for DePaul over the course of three seasons. He averaged 8.7 points and 5.2 rebounds per game." June 23

  • Kentucky transfer Charles Matthews chooses Michigan over Xavier

    CBS Sports "Multiple reports have Charles Matthews -- a four-star shooting guard in the class of 2015 -- leaving Kentucky to play for John Beilein at Michigan. Matthews wasn't a factor for UK last year; he put up 1.7 points and 1.6 boards per game during his freshman campaign. Could he have seen more..." June 22

  • UNLV picks up St. John’s transfer Christian Jones

    Las Vegas Review-Journal "UNLV received help for its frontcourt on Tuesday when Christian Jones decided to transfer from St. John’s. The 6-foot-7-inch forward is a graduate transfer who will be eligible to play immediately. He spent the previous four years — playing three — for the Red Storm. Jones played in all 32..." June 14

  • Pike's Roberts commits to DePaul

    Indianapolis Star "Pike guard Justin Roberts committed to DePaul on Monday, following a weekend unofficial visit. DePaul, which plays in the Big East Conference, was 9-22 last year in Dave Leitao’s first season as coach. “It’s a great city,” Roberts said of Chicago. “I love the conference and the player alumni..." June 14

  • Austin Grandstaff leaves Oklahoma for DePaul

    Eleven Warriors "Austin Grandstaff's basketball journey has taken him from Texas to Ohio to Oklahoma, and his next stop will be in Illinois. The Ohio State transfer, who transferred from Oklahoma without logging a minute, is headed to DePaul. " June 13

  • Seton Hall adds graduate transfer guard Madison Jones

    College Basketball Talk "Seton Hall added a piece to its backcourt late this week as former Wake Forest guard Madison Jones will finish his career with the Pirates, a source confirmed to NBCSports.com. The 6-foot-1 Jones was previously dismissed by Wake Forest last August for a violation of athletics department policy..." June 11

  • St. John's and Slice to Part Ways

    SNY TV "St. John's and associate head coach Barry "Slice" Rohrssen are finalizing a buyout agreement and will soon part ways, multiple sources told SNY.tv. After leaving John Calipari's staff at Kentucky to return to his native New York for the 2015-16 season, Rohrssen served under first year coach and..." June 08

  • Former St. John's star Rysheed Jordan charged in shooting

    Sporting News "Former St. John's player Rysheed Jordan was arrested Wednesday in Philadelphia and charged with attempted murder, robbery and other offenses after police say he shot a man in the arm, Philadelphia television station WPVI reported. Police said Jordan and two other men used Facebook to arrange a..." June 02

  • Report: Providence's Drew Edwards to miss 4-6 weeks with knee injury

    The Score "Providence will be without sophomore Drew Edwards for four-to-six weeks, as the guard is set to have knee surgery, according to Kevin McNamara of the Providence Journal. In 32 games played for the Friars last season, Edwards averaged 10.7 minutes per game as a freshman to go along with 2.5..." June 01

  • President Obama burned Charles Barkley during Villanova's White House visit

    Fox Sports "The Villanova men's basketball team visited the White House Tuesday to celebrate their 2016 national championship, which was won with one of the greatest shots in title game history. With 4.7 seconds remaining in a tie game against North Carolina, Villanova went the length of the court and guard..." June 01