Big East RUMORS & NEWS

  • How Rysheed Jordan is becoming the player St. John’s envisioned

    New York Post "Whatever the reason was for Rysheed Jordan’s leave of absence, it seems to have done the trick. The enigmatic sophomore guard from Philadelphia is finally playing as expected entering Wednesday night’s contest at Creighton (9 p.m., FS1). The 6-foot-4 Jordan — who missed one game during his..." January 28

  • Creighton G Isaiah Zierden (knee) to miss remainder of season

    SI.com "Creighton guard Isaiah Zierden will miss the remainder of the season after suffering a knee injury, the school announced on Friday. In a news release, Creighton described the injury as a "partially torn medial collateral ligament and patella injury" in Zierden's right knee. He suffered the..." January 26

  • Madison Prep's Brandon Sampson commits to St. John's

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "Arguably Louisiana's best 2015 basketball prospect committed to St. John's on Monday morning. Madison Prep shooting guard Brandon Sampson chose the New York university over a long list of options that also notably included LSU, Cal, Oklahoma State, Oregon, UCLA and USC. "I think it's a great..." January 12

  • Louisville transfer Akoy Agau chooses Georgetown

    CBSSports.com "Former Louisville forward Akoy Agau has decided to transfer to Georgetown in order to continue his collegiate career. The news was first reported by Jacob Padilla of NebraskaHSHoops.com, who talked to the former Omaha Central recruit: "I have chosen to commit to Georgetown University," Agau..." January 07

  • St. John's point guard Rysheed Jordan to play on Tuesday vs. 'Nova

    CBSSports.com "St. John's point guard Rysheed Jordan will return to action on Tuesday against Villanova following his leave of absence over the weekend. The school announced that Jordan returned to practice on Monday after a leave of absence due to personal and family matters after his grandmother passed away..." January 05

  • Rysheed Jordan to take indefinite leave of absence from St. John's

    Newsday "Rysheed Jordan is taking an indefinite leave of absence from the St. John's basketball team, according to the school's athletic department. The sophomore guard will not be with the team for Saturday's game against Butler at Carnesecca Arena." January 04

  • Chris Holtmann named Butler basketball coach

    Indianapolis Star "Chris Holtmann was named Butler's basketball coach full time Friday, the school said in a news release. Brandon Miller, who took a medical leave of absence just before his second season as coach was to begin, will not return to the program, the release said. The Bulldogs are 10-4 heading..." January 02

  • Seton Hall's Isaiah Whitehead diagnosed with stress fracture in right foot

    Newark Star-Ledger "This is not the sort of Christmas present Seton Hall fans were hoping for, but the university has announced that freshman Isaiah Whitehead has been diagnosed with a stress fracture in his right foot. The injury was not the result of a particular play, according to team officials. Whitehead..." December 24

  • Marquette transfer Deonte Burton chooses Iowa State

    CBSSports.com "Marquette transfer Deonte Burton has committed to Iowa State, sources said Saturday. The 6-foot-4 forward will be eligible in December of 2015 and will have two and a half years of elgibility remaining." December 23

  • Creighton basketball player James Milliken suspended

    Omaha World-Herald "James Milliken ran out of chances Tuesday. Creighton coach Greg McDermott suspended the junior guard indefinitely for an undisclosed violation of team rules. McDermott indicated after practice Tuesday that it wasn’t one particular incident that led to his decision. “It’s a failure to live up..." December 17

  • Marquette gets big boost as Fischer finally eligible to play

    Fox Sports Wisconsin "Luke Fischer had a massive grin on his face when he entered the media room at the Al McGuire Center on Monday. Three hundred and fifty-eight days after he played his last collegiate basketball game, Fischer's wait is finally about to be over. The 6-foot-11 sophomore center will make his..." December 16

  • Georgetown becomes first college basketball team to wear ‘I Can’t Breathe’ T-shirts

    College Basketball Talk "Georgetown became the latest athletes — and the first college basketball players — to wear ‘I Can’t Breathe’ t-shirts. On Wednesday night, while hosting No. 10 Kansas on national television, Georgetown’s men’s basketball team entered the Verizon Center floor wearing the black shirts with white..." December 11

  • Marquette down to 8 scholarship players following two more transfers

    CBSSports.com "Marquette announced Tuesday afternoon it will lose two of its players at semester's end. Deonte Burton and John Dawson are opting to transfer. This means the Golden Eagles are down to eight scholarship players at the moment. Coach Steve Wojciechowski announced the move. "We appreciate all..." December 09

  • Georgetown reveals unique experience to draw fans in absence of students

    Sporting News - NCAAB "School may not be in session for part of December, but that doesn't mean that college hoops takes a break. It does mean that a large section of a school's cheering section may be unavailable. Georgetown decided to be proactive in filling the empty seats by devising a fairly creative..." December 02

  • Providence star LaDontae ‘Buckets’ Henton may be the nation’s most under-appreciated star

    College Basketball Talk "There’s a reason they call him ‘Buckets.’ And if you’re a fan of the Providence Friars, or if you watched LaDontae Henton tear through high school opponents in Lansing, Michigan, for four years, you can probably figure out why: the dude can flat out score the ball. What you may not know,..." November 24

  • Report: Colleagues don’t expect Brandon Miller to return to coaching

    College Basketball Talk "The biggest question surrounding the Butler basketball team this season has very little to do with what is actually happening on the court and much more to do with who is stalking the sidelines. On Oct. 2nd of this year, just one day before college basketball practices were set to begin,..." November 20

  • St. John’s center regains eligibility by tracking down SATs

    New York Post "St. John’s freshman center Adonis De La Rosa is eligible after all – for the time being. The former Christ the King star from The Bronx, who was declared by ineligible St. John’s on Tuesday, has been cleared to rejoin the team immediately, though he will not play in games, sources confirmed to..." November 15

  • St. John’s freshman Adonis De La Rosa's season in danger over academic ineligibility

    New York Daily News "St. John's freshman Adonis De La Rosa is probably not going to play for the Red Storm this season after it was determined there were questions about his academic credentials, the Daily News has learned. “The St. John’s Athletic Department was recently informed by the NCAA Eligibility Center of..." November 12

  • Marquette guard Wilson has chip on shoulder after tough junior season

    Fox Sports Wisconsin "Derrick Wilson tried his best to ignore it all, but he knew exactly how many perceived him during his first season as Marquette University's starting point guard. After spending two years as a reliable backup behind the steady Junior Cadougan, Wilson's offensive limitations were magnified with..." November 04

  • St. John's F Keith Thomas ruled academically ineligible in 2014-15

    CBSSports.com "St. John's forward Keith Thomas, an incoming transfer from Westchester Community College, will be academically ineligible for the 2014-15 season, according to a release from the school. The University has learned that Thomas does not meet the academic standards required by the NCAA for..." October 29

  • DePaul forward Rashaun Stimage out 8-10 weeks with foot injury

    The DePaulia "DePaul forward Rashuan Stimage will be out 8-10 weeks after suffering a fracture in his left foot in Saturday’s “Blue-White” inter-squad scrimmage. Stimage, a junior, said he has a “Jones fracture,” which is a broken bone at the base of the small toe — the same injury that Oklahoma City Thunder..." October 28

  • PC frosh Ben Bentil gets good word from NCAA

    Providence Journal "After losing a few key eligibility cases in his first three years at Providence, Ed Cooley won a very big one Friday. Cooley’s Friars received word that freshman Ben Bentil had been cleared by the NCAA’s Eligibility Center. The 6-foot-8 forward was a national top 100 recruit and is a candidate..." October 28

  • Butler coach remains on leave of absence

    ESPN.com "The only thing the Butler Bulldogs basketball staff and program know for sure is that the season will start Nov. 15. Beyond that, everything is in limbo as coach Brandon Miller will continue to be out on a medical leave of absence for the foreseeable future. "We have no timetable," athletic..." October 23

  • Nova unanimous pick to win Big East; Smith-Rivera Player of the Year

    CBSSports.com "No surprise, but it's official: Villanova is the across-the-board pick to take the Big East. The Wildcats, who earned a No. 2 seed last season and went 29-5, bring back almost everyone and are in a conference that's certainly in some flux. Given how well Nova played a season ago, they were..." October 22

  • PC loses Rodney Bullock for season with knee injury

    Providence Journal "It will take another year for Rodney Bullock’s college basketball career to begin. Providence College coach Ed Cooley said Wednesday that Bullock has torn his ACL and will miss the upcoming season. The 6-7 redshirt freshman from Virginia was expected to challenge for a starting position for the..." October 16

  • 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

  • Butler coaching staff changes signal Brandon Miller’s return won’t be speedy

    College Basketball Talk "On Tuesday, Butler announced changes to their men’s basketball staff. Emerson Kampen, a former player for the Bulldogs, was promoted from graduate assistant to assistant coach, a position that was left vacant when Chris Holtmann was promoted to interim head coach. The program also announced..." October 14

  • PC’s Rodney Bullock nursing injured knee

    Providence Journal "It looks like Providence College basketball fans will have to wait even longer to get a chance to see forward Rodney Bullock on the court. Bullock, a second-year forward from Virginia, injured his knee in practice earlier this week and may be unavailable for quite some time. PC coach Ed Cooley..." October 10

  • Henry Ellenson commits to Marquette

    ESPN.com "Power forward Henry Ellenson, ranked No. 4 in the ESPN 100, has committed to Marquette over finalists Michigan State and Kentucky, he told ESPN. Ellenson will join brother Wally on the Golden Eagles' roster and will give coach Steve Wojciechowski his first five-star recruit since taking over..." October 09

  • Steve Wojciechowski is off to an unbelievable start at Marquette

    CBSSports.com "When I visited Marquette in late August I walked away convinced college basketball fans would soon realize Steve Wojciechowski is much more than the 20-year-old floor-slapping cartoon character people still, for whatever reason, hold onto so tightly. He's 38 now. He's married. He has..." October 09

  • Gabe Levin Leaves Marquette Basketball Before His Redshirt Season Even Starts

    Anonymous Eagle "In June, Marquette men's basketball coach Steve Wojciechowski said this about Gabe Levin: "Gabe’s versatility and toughness will allow him to make an immediate impact on our program," Wojciechowski said. "He has already proven his ability to produce at a high level and we are extremely excited..." October 09

  • Butler coach Brandon Miller takes leave of absence

    Indianapolis Star "Butler athletic director Barry Collier announced Thursday that basketball coach Brandon Miller will be taking a break from his duties with the Bulldogs. "Brandon Miller has requested a leave of absence for medical reasons, which the University has granted," Collier said in a press release. "We..." October 03

  • St. John’s: We have the best backcourt in the country

    New York Post "The basketball opener is more than a month away for St. John’s, but the Red Storm’s swagger is in midseason form. Take senior guard Phil Greene IV, for instance, who was asked if the Johnnies have the best backcourt in the Big East. “The country,” he said emphatically during St. John’s..." September 29

  • Lure of top competition draws Marlon Stewart to Bluejays

    Omaha World-Herald "Marlon Stewart showed up on his official visit to Creighton on Friday with no scholarship offer in hand. He left Omaha on Sunday with an offer, and Monday the point guard from Eldridge, Iowa, decided to accept it and become the second member of Creighton’s 2015 recruiting class. “I was excited..." September 23

  • URI adds to 2015 recruit class with Louisiana guard Christion Thompson

    Providence Journal "It’s a long way from Louisiana to Kingston but Christion Thompson says he can’t wait to make the trip next fall. Thompson, a 6-3 guard from Madison Prep in Baton Rouge, verbally committed to play for Dan Hurley and the Rams on Sunday. Thompson and his father, a former LSU football player, spent..." September 22

  • Friars' Kris Dunn cleared for contact

    ESPN.com "Friars point guard Kris Dunn, who missed nearly all of last season with a second major shoulder injury, has been cleared for full-contact practice. Dunn went through Wednesday's team workout without any issues to his right shoulder and told ESPN afterward that he is about 80 percent back...." September 18

  • Clinton Christian forward Develle Phillips chooses DePaul

    Washington Post "Clinton Christian’s Develle Phillips committed to play basketball at DePaul on Sunday, capping his first official visit with a pledge to Blue Demons Coach Oliver Purnell. The 6-foot-8 senior forward also held strong interest from Clemson, Cincinnati, Georgia, Kansas State, South Carolina,..." September 16

  • Jalen Brunson commits to Villanova

    The Champaign Room "Jalen Brunson, the top Point Guard in the class of 2015, has given a verbal commitment to Jay Wright and the Villanova Wildcats. Jalen Brunson, the top Point Guard in the class of 2015, has given a verbal commitment to Jay Wright and the Villanova Wildcats. As a junior at Stevenson high..." September 10

  • Roy Hibbert donates $1 million to Georgetown for new athletics center

    Washington Post "On John Thompson Jr.’s 73rd birthday, former Georgetown star center Roy Hibbert announced Tuesday he would be contributing $1 million toward the construction of the on-campus facility bearing the name of the legendary retired Hoyas coach. Hibbert’s gift to help fund the John Thompson Jr...." September 04

  • DePaul’s Purnell loses fifth recruit that signed letter of intent

    College Basketball Talk "Raymond Doby will not be attending DePaul this year, NBCSports.com has confirmed through a source. The 6-foot-7 forward and three-star recruit that spent this past season playing at Montrose Christian (Md.) will instead be reclassifying and heading to prep school at St. John’s Northwestern..." August 28

  • Patrick Ewing, David Falk donate $3.3 million toward Georgetown facility

    Washington Post "As the most recognized player in Georgetown basketball history, Patrick Ewing frequently has said he owes his development on and off the court to former Hoyas coach John Thompson Jr. Ewing showed his financial appreciation in that regard Monday afternoon by joining with longtime sports agent..." August 26

  • St. John's signs Amar Alibegovic from Bosnia

    Newsday "St. John's men's basketball is thinking big three. Recruits, that is. The Red Storm announced the signing of 6-9 Bosnian forward Amar Alibegovic on Wednesday. He is the third big man added this summer after 6-11 center Adonis Delarosa (Christ The King) and 6-8 forward Keith Thomas (Mount..." August 14

  • Former Butler player Andrew Smith leaves hospital

    Indianapolis Star "For so many, prayers were answered Monday. Andrew Smith came home. The former Butler basketball player had spent the previous 12 days in ICU as he continues to battle non-Hodgkins lymphoma, the cancer diagnosis that first stunned Smith and his wife, Samantha, last winter. They had moved to..." August 12

  • Providence lands commitment from top 100 big man from Florida

    College Basketball Talk "Providence head coach Ed Cooley has landed a commitment from Alex Owens, a 6-foot-8 forward from Florida. Owens announced the commitment on twitter on Monday afternoon after leaving Providence elite camp this weekend. Owens, who is the No. 108 recruit in the Class of 2015, is the second..." 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

  • Two-sport star Amir Garrett gives up college hoops for pro baseball

    CBSSports.com "Blessed with the ability to play hoops and throw a wicked slider, Amir Garrett has lived an up-in-the-air life over the past three years. He was initially facing eligibility concerns at St. John's, back in the fall of 2011. But he stayed with the program and continued on with his hoops career the..." August 08

  • 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

  • Friars’ Dunn confident he’ll be ready when needed

    Providence Journal "He hears the questions too often, even daily, but perhaps more than any college basketball player in the nation, Kris Dunn has learned to roll with the punches. Dunn knows the questions aren’t going away, but at this point it doesn’t really bother him anymore. He’s just excited about getting..." August 05

  • Todd Mayo leaves Marquette to pursue professional career

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Guard Todd Mayo's sporadic, occasionally troubled career at Marquette came to a close Wednesday. Mayo, who would have been a senior this season, left the team to pursue a professional basketball career. The timing of Mayo's departure leaves an already depth-shy, poor-shooting team in a bind...." July 31

  • Todd Mayo is leaving Marquette to pursue a professional career

    CBSSports.com "Marquette senior Todd Mayo is leaving the Big East program to pursue a professional career, the school announced late Wednesday. "We wish Todd nothing but the best and appreciate his contributions to the program -- not only since I arrived at Marquette, but during his entire career," said..." July 30

  • Creighton guard Austin Chatman to have thumb surgery

    Omaha World-Herald "Creighton men's basketball's Austin Chatman will undergo surgery Tuesday as doctors reattach the radial collateral ligament in his right thumb. The senior guard's activity will be limited to some conditioning and drills while wearing a cast, which is expected to be needed for two..." July 22

  • R.I. grand jury declines to indict two Providence college basketball players in sexual-assault case

    Providence Journal "A statewide grand jury has concluded there is insufficient evidence to bring charges against two college basketball players accused of sexually assaulting a female student on the Providence College campus last November. The players, Rodney Bullock and Brandon Austin, PC teammates at the time,..." July 17

  • Foot surgery sidelines Butler forward Austin Etherington

    College Basketball Talk "After playing sparingly during his three seasons at Indiana (redshirting as a sophomore), Austin Etherington will have the opportunity to earn immediate playing time as a graduate transfer at Butler. Unfortunately for the 6-foot-6 forward and head coach Brandon Miller, the process of working..." July 12

  • Neenah's Matt Heldt commits to Marquette

    Post-Crescent "A short time ago Matt Heldt was in Davidson, N.C., wrapping up his official visit over dinner with Davidson College basketball coach Bob McKillop and his son Matt. Heldt really liked the McKillops and Davidson. A lot. "The comment he made to me was, 'If coach Wojo (Steve Wojciechowski)..." July 02

  • Wally Ellenson transfers to Marquette; will his brother follow?

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Minnesota forward Wally Ellenson of Rice Lake has transferred to Marquette and will have two years of eligibility remaining after sitting out this season. Which raises the question: Will Wally's brother, Henry, follow him to Marquette? Henry Ellenson is a 6-foot-9 power forward going into..." July 02

  • Former Providence guard Josh Fortune will transfer to Colorado

    CBSSports.com "Providence transfer Josh Fortune has committed to Colorado, his mother Angela Fortune told CBSSports.com. Fortune will have two years of eligibility remaining after sitting out the 2014-15 season. The 6-foot-5 shooting guard averaged 8.4 points last year for the Friars and shot 35 percent..." July 02

  • Four-star big Noah Dickerson decommits from Georgetown

    CBSSports.com "Less than two months after committing to Georgetown, four-star big man Noah Dickerson is back on the market. Dickerson, a 6-foot-8 post player from Montverde Academy (Fla.), announced his decision to decommit from the Hoyas on Monday night. Three days after Dickerson committed in May,..." July 02

  • Red Storm’s Sampson feels strongly he’ll be drafted

    New York Post "He isn’t projected to be selected in many mock drafts and he’s ranked low in top 100 lists, but JaKarr Sampson enters Thursday’s NBA Draft with the same confidence the St. John’s product emitted when he made the surprising move to declare following his sophomore season. “I feel like I’m going..." June 25

  • St. John's no longer pursuing Dominic Artis

    Sporting News - NCAAB "St. John's is no longer pursuing former Oregon point guard Dominic Artis following an internal review of the situation, SNY's Adam Zagoria reported. Artis was one of three Oregon players named in a rape investigation that took place in April. While ultimately no charges were filed in the..." June 24

  • Report: Providence transfer Josh Fortune visits LSU; Colorado, Minnesota in the mix

    College Basketball Talk "The initial reports suggested Josh Fortune transferred out of Providence to be closer to his home in Hampton, Virginia. Based on his recent travel schedule, that doesn’t appear to be the case. Since announcing his departure from Providence, Fortune has heard from plenty of schools, and has..." June 24

  • Oregon transfer Dominic Artis to visit St. John’s this weekend

    New York Daily News "Oregon transfer Dominic Artis will visit St. John's this weekend, a source told the Daily News. The point guard was a part of two NCAA Tournament teams with the Ducks and would need to sit out a year per NCAA transfer rules before having two years of eligibility left. Artis was dismissed..." June 20

  • Creighton gets 2015 commitment from center Justin Patton

    College Basketball Talk "Creighton received a verbal commitment from Justin Patton, a 6-foot-10 2015 center from Omaha North High (Nebraska). This was first reported by Nebraska High School Hoops on Tuesday evening, followed by multiple reports that confirmed the commitment. “I really worked on my game since last..." June 18

  • Marquette lands Loyola Marymount transfer Levin

    Fox Sports "Loyola Marymount's Gabe Levin appears to be transferring to Marquette, as both Levin and his former high school tweeted the 6-foot-7 forward will join the Golden Eagles. Levin will have to sit out the 2014-15 season due to NCAA transfer rules but will still have three years of eligibility..." June 17

  • Travis Diener returns to Marquette as player personnel director

    Fox Sports Wisconsin "Former Marquette star Travis Diener is returning to the program as the director of player personnel, head coach Steve Wojciechowski announced Wednesday. Diener, who played for the Golden Eagles from 2001-05, recently retired after playing nine seasons of professional basketball. "Travis has..." June 11

  • Georgetown-Cuse rivalry to resume

    ESPN.com "A longstanding rivalry put on hold for a few years will make a return in the 2015-16 season, as Georgetown and Syracuse announced Tuesday that they will play a four-year home-and-home series. "We're excited to announce the renewal of the Georgetown-Syracuse rivalry," Georgetown athletic..." June 10

  • Former Butler guard Devontae Morgan transfers to James Madison

    College Basketball Talk "As a sophomore at Butler, 6-foot-4 guard Devontae Morgan played in just 14 games last season and posted averages of 1.8 points and 0.9 rebounds per game. With his playing just over six minutes per game last season Morgan made the decision to transfer, and Thursday he announced via his Twitter..." June 06

  • SMU lands Xavier basketball transfer Justin Martin

    Dallas Morning News "Xavier transfer Justin Martin has committed to play for Larry Brown and the SMU Mustangs, per his personal Twitter account. As a graduate student, Martin will be eligible to play immediately on the Hilltop. At 6-foot-6 and 205 pounds, Martin averaged 11.7 points, which was good for second on..." June 04

  • Auburn scores visit from nation's top returning scorer Niagara transfer Antoine Mason

    Alabama.com "Bruce Pearl is at it again. Auburn's new men's basketball coach has the Tigers in the running to land the services of the nation's top returning scorer. Niagara transfer guard Antoine Mason, who averaged 25.6 points per game as a junior this past season, is set to visit Auburn this..." June 02

  • Bulldogs add Class of 2015 recruit Nate Fowler

    The Butler Collegian "The Butler men’s basketball team added another piece to the future of the program Tuesday night, as junior Nate Fowler of Moeller High School in Cincinnati, Ohio, verbally committed to the university. Moeller, a center, is listed as 6-foot-8 and 225 pounds. He had also received offers from..." May 28

  • Providence, UMass interested in Kansas transfer Naadir Tharpe

    College Basketball Talk "More than three weeks after announcing his transfer from Kansas, two potential suitors have reportedly expressed interest in the rising senior point guard Naadir Tharpe. Providence and UMass are both pursuing Tharpe, according to a report from Jeff Borzello of CBS Sports on Tuesday afternoon...." May 27

  • Xavier, Wake Forest agree on new Skip Prosser Classic format

    Cincinnati Enquirer "The Skip Prosser Classic has undergone a scheduling facelift. What started as a 10-year series between Xavier and Wake Forest basketball programs coached by the late Prosser has become a four-year scheduling loop with two years on and two years off starting in the 2015-16 season. Instead of..." May 22

  • Creighton’s Doug McDermott had his doubts about ‘Sports Illustrated’ cover idea

    College Basketball Talk "During the 2013-14 season, one of the biggest attention-grabbers in college basketball was the Sports Illustrated cover featuring Creighton’s Doug McDermott that was a recreation of the cover that featured Larry Bird back in 1979. While Bird played well enough at Indiana State to eventually have..." May 18

  • Syracuse recruiting target Jessie Govan picks Georgetown

    Syracuse.com "A Syracuse recruiting target from the Class of 2015 has decided to attend Georgetown. Jessie Govan, a 6-foot-10 center out of Wings Academy, announced on Tuesday that he had picked Georgetown. Govan also had offers from Syracuse, Connecticut, Louisville and Seton Hall among others. Syracuse..." May 13

  • Cal basketball gets transfer from Georgetown

    Times-Herald Sports "Georgetown sophomore Stephen Domingo announced he will return home to the Bay Area and continue his basketball career at Cal. Domingo, who starred at St. Ignatius High in San Francisco, totaled 29 points in 39 games over two seasons at Georgetown. Scout.com rated Domingo as a four-star (out of..." May 07

  • Xavier's Matt Stainbrook doesn't need surgery

    Cincinnati Enquirer "Xavier center Matt Stainbrook has big plans this summer. He's taking four graduate level classes plus the course associated with the basketball team's August trip to Brazil. He also plans to work the Musketeers' basketball camps, shed about 20 pounds, and become a stronger offensive presence by..." May 01

  • Tennessee basketball agrees to home-and-home with Butler

    The Daily Times "Tennessee announced Tuesday that the Volunteers men’s basketball program has signed a two-game, home-and-home contract with Butler University. The series begins next season in Knoxville. The Vols will host the Bulldogs at Thompson-Boling Arena on Dec. 14, and the teams will play at Butler’s..." April 29

  • Guard Darian Harris plans to transfer from Creighton

    Omaha "Darian Harris’ decision to leave the Creighton basketball program gives the Bluejays a much-needed scholarship as they attempt to upgrade their talent. Creighton coach Greg McDermott confirmed Saturday that Harris, a 6-foot-6 guard, has decided to transfer. The freshman from Springdale, Ark.,..." April 28

  • Butler lands commitment from 6-8 Jackson Davis

    Indianapolis Star "When Jackson Davis called Butler head coach Brandon Miller on Thursday to let him know of his future plans, Miller responded with one word. "Yes!" he shouted. It was good news for Miller, and good news for Butler, which welcomes the Lexington, Ky. native out of Lafayette High School to its..." April 28

  • BYU guard Matt Carlino transfers to Marquette

    College Basketball Talk "Marquette and new head coach Steve Wojciechowski picked up a big commitment on Friday as BYU transfer Matt Carlino will finish his career as a Golden Eagle, a source confirmed to NBCSports.com. The news was first reported by ESPN‘s Jeff Goodman. The 6-foot-2 Carlino will be eligible to play..." April 25

  • Dez Wells, Xavier settle lawsuit

    Cincinnati Enquirer "A former Xavier University basketball player who was expelled over what he says was a false rape allegation has settled his lawsuit against the Cincinnati school over its handling of the case. Federal Judge John Arthur dismissed Dez Wells' lawsuit, which had claimed that Xavier and its..." April 25

  • Former Georgetown forward Moses Ayegba will transfer to Nebraska

    College Basketball Talk "While the exploits of players such as Terran Petteway, Walter Pitchford and Shavon Shields was enough to get Nebraska to the NCAA tournament for the first time since 1998, one thing the Huskers lacked in 2013-14 was interior depth. Shields, a 6-foot-6 shooting guard, was Nebraska’s leading..." April 24

  • Georgetown expects to have Josh Smith for 2014-15

    CBSSports.com "John Thompson III is making plans for next season. And those plans include Josh Smith. Georgetown's veteran coach told CBSSports.com on Tuesday that he fully expects Smith to be a part of the Hoyas' program next fall and winter. The 6-10, 350 pound big man only played 13 games last season..." April 22

  • Chris Obekpa has change of heart, will return to St. John's

    CBSSports.com "Earlier this month, St. John's was dealt a tough blow when sophomore center Chris Obekpa requested a release from the Red Storm in order to transfer elsewhere. After a couple weeks of back-and-forth, though, Obekpa decided to return to St. John's for his junior campaign. “I've had good..." April 19

  • Sources: Obekpa may stay at St. John’s

    New York Post "Chris Obekpa’s departure isn’t the sure thing it was seen as weeks ago, when the Nigerian forward received his release to transfer. There is a chance the 6-foot-9 sophomore shot-blocking specialist could remain at St. John’s, sources said. If fences are able to be mended after Obekpa’s initial..." April 14

  • Former St. John’s guard/forward Max Hooper transfers to Oakland

    College Basketball Talk "After stops at Harvard and St. John’s, Max Hooper has found a new home, committing to Oakland according to a report from John Rothstein of CBS Sports. St. John’s announced Hooper’s intention to transfer on March 26. He sat out the 2012-2013 year, and averaged only saw nine minutes of action a..." April 14

  • Xavier's Justin Martin plans to graduate, then transfer

    CBSSports.com "With rumors swirling around the future of head coach Chris Mack at Xavier, the Musketeers are taking another personnel hit. Redshirt junior forward Justin Martin will play his final season of eligiblity elsewhere, planning to take advantage of the graduate transfer rule this spring. He will be..." April 11

  • California has targeted Xavier's Chris Mack as next head coach

    CBSSports.com "Xavier coach Chris Mack has emerged as a top target in California's ongoing search to replace Mike Montgomery, multiple sources told CBSSports.com on Thursday. There is at least one report suggesting Mack has been offered the job. That's untrue, a source told CBSSports.com. But informal..." April 10

  • St. John’s lands Christ the King’s Delarosa for next season

    New York Post "St. John’s and Steve Lavin are on the board in 2014. The Red Storm received a dose of much-needed good news when Christ the King senior center Adonis Delarosa picked the Johnnies over Pittsburgh, Miami, South Carolina and Alabama at a press conference at the Queens school Wednesday, giving..." April 10

  • Senior forward Malek Harris decommits from Marquette

    College Basketball Talk "After not playing during the high school season and losing Marquette head coach Buzz Williams to Virginia Tech, Sandburg High School senior Malek Harris, a 6-foot-7 forward has opted to decommit from the Golden Eagles. The news was reported by Joe Henricksen of the City/Suburban Hoops Report...." April 07

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