Big East RUMORS & NEWS

  • Providence basketball coach Ed Cooley to miss two months after surgery

    Today's U "According to a report from Matt Norlander of CBS Sports on Tuesday afternoon, Providence Friars men’s basketball coach Ed Cooley underwent back surgery on Monday. The procedure was to alleviate a herniated disc as the veteran head coach will now be forced to the sideline for at least the next two..." August 23

  • 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

  • NCAA issue sidelines Villanova freshman Omari Spellman for Spain trip

    The Score "Villanova's Omari Spellman, a five-star recruit, will not be allowed to play for the Wildcats when the team travels to Spain for a tour on Tuesday. Spellman is academically eligible and cleared to practice with the team, according to Dana O'Neil of ESPN. However, one of the issues has to do..." August 03

  • 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