Big East RUMORS & NEWS

  • Mason's Isaiah Jackson to transfer to Providence

    Providence Journal "Isaiah Jackson, a promising freshman forward at George Mason last season, has decided to transfer to Providence College and essentially begin Ed Cooley’s Class of 2016 recruiting class. Jackson, a 6-6 wing from Gainesville, Fla., averaged 8.7 points and 3.9 rebounds for the Patriots as a..." July 20

  • Butler commit David Caraher reopens recruitment

    Big East Coast Bias "Butler Bulldogs commit David Caraher announced on his Twitter account Monday that he'd be reopening his recruitment process. Caraher, who committed to Butler University in February has decided to explore his options. " July 14

  • Former San Diego State signee Brodricks Jones trims list to four

    College Basketball Talk "In late June forward Brodricks Jones, who was expected to be a key piece down the line for San Diego State, surprised some people when he requested to be released from his National Letter of Intent. Jones, a four-star 6-foot-9 power forward, hasn’t lacked for attention since reopening his..." July 13

  • Former St. John's big man Chris Obekpa considering ASU

    Arizona Republic "Former St. John's big man Chris Obekpa -- among the nation's top shot blockers -- is considering Arizona State as a transfer option. Obekpa is visiting Minnesota this week. According to SNY.tv, he also is considering ASU, North Carolina State and Alabama. The 6-10 center -- who has one..." July 03

  • Point guard recruit Howard Washington picks Butler

    Indianapolis Star "Butler has added a second nationally ranked high school player to its 2016 basketball recruiting class. Howard Washington, a 6-2 point guard from Buffalo, N.Y., announced Tuesday that he has picked the Bulldogs. He is rated 83rd in his class by Rivals. Previously announcing for Butler was..." July 01

  • Xavier lands 2016 power forward Tyrique Jones

    Cincinnati Enquirer "Soon-to-be Vermont Academy senior Tyrique Jones needed just a weekend visit at Xavier to pull the trigger on his college commitment. The 6-foot-8, 235-pound power forward announced Monday that he picked the Musketeers over Connecticut, Miami (Fla.), Minnesota, Pittsburgh and Temple. Jones is..." June 30

  • Reports: Michigan State transfer target Paschal Chukwu commits to Syracuse

    Michigan Live "Michigan State's latest reported transfer target is headed elsewhere. Paschal Chukwu, a 7-foot-2 center transferring from Providence, has committed to Syracuse, according to reports from CBS Sports and The Daily Orange. The commitment comes on the heels of a weekend visit. Michigan State was..." June 29

  • Juco guard Malik Albert picks Creighton

    Omaha World-Herald "Creighton has signed former juco All-American Malik Albert. He was a high scorer for Mott Community College who sat out this past season to get his academics in order. "We are thrilled to add Malik to our team," Creighton coach Greg McDermott said in a press release. "He is a very gifted..." June 29

  • Italian point guard Federico Mussini commits to St. John's

    SB Nation "Chris Mullin landed a talented Italian point guard for next season on Monday morning. Federico Mussini has committed to St. John's over Gonzaga, Virginia, Providence and more, according to multiple reports. Mussini will be 19 years old for next season. Mussini measured at 6'1, 154 pounds at the..." June 29

  • Chris Obekpa To Transfer From St. John’s

    Red Storm Sports "Rising senior Chris Obekpa has decided to leave St. John’s University. He has been granted permission to pursue transfer opportunities with other NCAA member institutions. “We respect Chris’ decision and wish him well in his future endeavors,” said St. John’s head coach Chris Mullin. “It was..." June 24

  • DePaul snags 3-star guard Devin Gage

    Big East Coast Bias "Dave Leitao is targeting the Chicago Public League with his latest commit, 2016 3-star guard Devin Gage. The 6-foot-2 point guard is DePaul's first commitment of 2015, choosing the Blue Demons over Bradley, UIC and Toledo. The athletic guard has good playmaker skills and attacking the rim, and..." June 23

  • Report: 7-foot Providence transfer Paschal Chukwu visiting Michigan State Monday

    Michigan Live "For the second time in less than a week, Michigan State is expected to have a highly sought-after visitor on campus. Paschal Chukwu, a 7-foot-2 center transferring from Providence, is planning to visit the Spartans on Monday, according to a report from CBS Sports. SNY.tv has also reported today..." June 23

  • Norfolk State transfer RaShid Gaston picks Xavier

    Cincinnati Enquirer "Six-foot-nine power forward RaShid Gaston received attention from multiple colleges after announcing plans to transfer from Norfolk State, but only one was the perfect fit. Gaston committed to Xavier after a weekend visit. The 240-pound transfer will have one year of eligibility with Chris Mack..." June 16

  • Southport's Joey Brunk on Butler commitment: 'I felt at home already'

    Indianapolis Star "Southport High School's 6-10 Joey Brunk committed to Butler on Sunday, representing a rarity for the Bulldogs: An Indianapolis basketball player selecting the Indianapolis university. He is Butler's first commitment in the 2016 recruiting class. Despite multiple NCAA tournament appearances..." June 15

  • Marquette guard Wally Ellenson becomes three-time All-American in high jump

    College Basketball Talk "While there are two-sport athletes in college basketball, there aren’t many who earn All-America honors in another sport. One athlete who can make that claim is Marquette guard Wally Ellenson, who on Friday earned All-America honors in the high jump for a third consecutive year. Ellenson, who..." June 15

  • Providence adds to front court depth with late addition

    College Basketball Talk "Having lost three seniors, one of whom being a player in Tyler Harris who moved on to Auburn as a graduate student, and 7-foot-2 center Paschal Chukwu from last year’s NCAA tournament team, Providence was in need of another front court body heading into the 2015-16 campaign. Wednesday afternoon..." June 11

  • Gilman guard Tyler Foster commits to Georgetown

    Baltimore Sun "Tyler Foster picked the perfect time to have arguably the best game of his young career. With Georgetown coach John Thompson III in the stands, Foster scored 27 points and grabbed six rebounds in leading Gilman to a 73-59 win over St. Frances on January 28. Thompson came to watch a Panthers..." June 11

  • Rysheed Jordan leaves St. John's to pursue a pro career

    Yahoo! Sports "The rebuilding job Chris Mullin inherited at St. John's became a little bit more difficult Friday when one of his best players announced he will not return next season. Rysheed Jordan, the Big East's ninth-leading scorer this past season, will forgo his remaining two years of college..." June 08

  • St. John’s guard is an NBA Draft long shot you can believe in

    New York Post "If you look at any of the mock NBA drafts, you won’t see Phil Greene IV’s name. Though the former St. John’s guard isn’t projected to be among the 60 players whose name is called at Barclays Center on June 25, it hasn’t dampened Greene’s enthusiasm for the process — or his belief that he’ll..." June 03

  • Rysheed Jordan to be ruled academically ineligible for fall semester, future with Red Storm in jeopardy

    New York Daily News "St. John’s guard Rysheed Jordan is expected to be ruled academically ineligible to play in the fall semester of the 2015-16 season and it’s possible he may not play again for the Red Storm, two sources told the Daily News. The 6-4 guard averaged 14.1 points, 3.7 rebounds and 3.1 assists in..." May 26

  • Providence's Paschal Chukwu to transfer

    The Score "Providence is losing their big man. Paschal Chukwu is set to transfer from the Friars, the school announced Monday. "I would like to wish Paschal success in his future plans," said head coach Ed Cooley. " May 26

  • 2015 point guard Marcus LoVett Jr. selects St. John's over Illinois and Memphis

    The Champaign Room "The writing has been on the wall for months, but Illini fans refused to accept it. Marcus LoVett Jr. announced his commitment to St. John's late Wednesday night via Twitter; the Morgan Park (IL) star selected the Red Storm over Illinois, Memphis, and a few other schools. Illinois still has one..." May 21

  • Former Marquette forward finds new home in the MAC

    College Basketball Talk "Toledo picked up a transfer from the Big East as forward Steve Taylor Jr. will finish his career with the Rockets. The news of Taylor’s transfer was first reported by Chicago Hoops. The 6-foot-7 Taylor will have to sit out the 2015-16 season due to NCAA transfer rules but he gives Toledo an..." May 19

  • Marquette announces Andrew Rowsey transfer

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Andrew Rowsey, a 5-10 guard from UNC Asheville, announced that he will transfer to Marquette on Sunday afternoon via Twitter. On Monday, the school made it official. Rowsey expected to join the team later this summer and will redshirt the 2015-'16 season due to NCAA transfer rules. He will have..." May 19

  • Providence's Paschal Chukwu to transfer

    CBS Sports "Providence big man Paschal Chukwu will transfer, sources told CBSSports.com. He will have three years of eligibility remaining after sitting out next season per NCAA rules. The 7-foot-2 big man would have been the Friars' starting center this season after averaging 2.6 points and 2.4..." May 19

  • Derrick Gordon to Seton Hall; says 'homophobia' still prevalent

    USA Today "Former UMass guard Derrick Gordon, the first openly gay Division I college basketball player, is transferring to Seton Hall, the 6-3 guard announced Sunday. "I'm walking into a great situation," Gordon told USA TODAY Sports. "This gives me a chance to showcase what I can really do in one of the..." May 18

  • Ex-Seton Hall guard Sterling Gibbs transfers to Connecticut

    CBS Sports "Ex-Seton Hall guard Sterling Gibbs, possibly the No. 1 transfer left on the market, has officially decided to take his talents to Connecticut. This ends what was apparently a rather well-known dance over the course of the past few weeks. It was reported initially a couple of weeks ago by Andrew..." May 17

  • Providence transfer Tyler Harris commits to Auburn

    CBS Sports "Providence transfer Tyler Harris has committed to Auburn, sources told CBSSports.com on Friday. Harris is a college graduate, and will be eligible to play immediately next season. The 6-foot-9 forward averaged 9.9 points and 4.0 rebounds last year at Providence." May 16

  • Bill Murray's son Luke named newest Xavier assistant coach

    Sporting News - NCAAB "Xavier's celebrity fan base just grew by one. Musketeers coach Chris Mack has added Luke Murray, son of actor Bill Murray, to his staff as an assistant coach. The younger Murray spent the last two seasons on Dan Hurley's Rhode Island staff after previously working for Hurley at Wagner. He..." May 07

  • Villanova Graduate Transfer G Dylan Ennis Commits To Oregon

    College Spun "Dylan Ennis, who announced following Villanova’s season that he is transferring out of the program, has committed to Oregon, according to Scout.com’s Evan Daniels. The 6-foot-2, 192-pound guard is graduating from Villanova and will be eligible to play immediately in 2015-16. He has one year of..." May 06

  • Seton Hall adds guard Jevon Thomas; more additions ahead?

    Asbury Park Press "In dire need of backcourt reinforcements, Seton Hall has filled its final open scholarship for 2015-16 with point guard Jevon Thomas, a Kansas State transfer who has to sit out next season per NCAA transfer rules. But multiple sources told Gannett New Jersey there could be more roster movement..." May 05

  • 2015 shooting guard Malik Ellison commits to St. John’s

    Zagsblog "St. John’s coach Chris Mullin landed his second commitment of the week on Friday when Malik Ellison, a 6-foot-6 shooting guard from Burlington (N.J.) Life Center Academy, chose the Red Storm. Ellison visited St. John’s on Tuesday, the same day that former Pittsburgh small forward Durand Johnson..." May 03

  • St. John’s consolation prize: Pitt transfer Durand Johnson

    New York Post "There was no Cheick Diallo hangover for St. John’s. Less than 24 hours after the McDonald’s All-American picked Kansas over the Red Storm and Kentucky, new coach Chris Mullin received a commitment from Pittsburgh transfer Durand Johnson, potentially a coup for next year’s team. “Just being..." April 30

  • Pittsburgh transfer Durand Johnson commits to St. John's

    CBS Sports "Pittsburgh transfer Durand Johnson has committed to St. John's, he told CBSSports.com on Wednesday. Since he's already a college graduate, Johnson will be eligible to play immediately next season. "The visit was great," Johnson said. "Everything felt right. I just want to be a part of..." April 29

  • Sterling Gibbs leaving Seton Hall

    Sporting News - NCAAB "Sterling Gibbs has decided his time at Seton Hall is over. The 6-2, 185-pound guard is transferring out of Kevin Willard's program after two seasons, according to multiple reports. The announcement came as a surprise to some Pirates fans. In mid-March, Gibbs had reaffirmed his commitment to..." April 28

  • Durrell McDonald of DePaul men’s basketball to transfer

    The DePaulia "DePaul men’s basketball will lose two players for the 2015-16 season, the team announced Friday. Durrell McDonald, who would have played his senior season for the Blue Demons, has been granted his request to transfer away from DePaul and Ray Doby has been given a release from his national..." April 27

  • Report: Fresno transfer Braeden Anderson to Seton Hall

    Asbury Park Press "With one final scholarship to give out for 2015-16, Seton Hall men's basketball desperately needed a contributing big man. It may have found one in a graduate transfer from Fresno State. Braeden Anderson, a 6-foot-9, 235-pound forward with an interesting backstory, will enroll at the Hall as..." April 27

  • Report: Fordham guard Eric Paschall transferring to Villanova

    CSN Philly "Villanova is about to add another talented guard. According to Adam Zagoria of SNY.tv, Eric Paschall, the reigning Atlantic 10 Rookie of the Year, has decided to transfer from Fordham to Villanova. He was also considering Providence, Florida and Kansas. The 6-foot-6, 205-pound Paschall..." April 23

  • Villanova transfer Dylan Ennis lists Illinois, Baylor, and Oregon as finalists

    The Champaign Room "According to ESPN's Jeff Goodman, Villanova graduate transfer Dylan Ennis has narrowed his list to Illinois, Baylor, and Oregon; the news comes after an extended face-to-face meeting with John Groce back on April 9th. The former Lake Forest Academy standout averaged 9.9 points, 3.7 rebounds, and..." April 23

  • Seton Hall transfer Jaren Sina commits to George Washington

    CBS Sports "Seton Hall transfer Jaren Sina has committed to George Washington, sources told CBSSports.com. Sina will have two years of eligibility remaining and be eligible to play beginning during the 2016-17 season. Sina averaged 7.0 points, 2.5 rebounds, and 2.3 assists last season at Seton Hall." April 22

  • Bears' Mvouika to play final season at St. John's

    Springfield News-Leader "Ron Mvouika announced on Twitter early Tuesday that he will transfer from Missouri State and play his final basketball season at St. John's. The 6-foot-6 forward who played in only two games last season due to a back injury is scheduled to graduate in August. He will be eligible next season at..." April 21

  • Kansas State transfer Marcus Foster picks Creighton

    Omaha World-Herald "Kansas State transfer Marcus Foster tweeted on Sunday that he was joining the Creighton program. Foster was on a visit to Creighton this weekend. He averaged 15.5 points as a freshman and 12.5 points as a sophomore before being dismissed from the team by Kansas State coach Bruce Weber after..." April 19

  • Eric Paschall Cuts List to Five, Providence and Villanova Make It

    Big East Coast Bias "Atlantic 10 Rookie of the Year Eric Paschall got permission to contact more than a dozen schools following Fordham's firing of head coach Tom Pecora. The 6'6 freshman announced on his Twitter page that he is down to 5 schools, including staying at Fordham. Two Big East schools made the cut as well..." April 15

  • Rysheed Jordan is returning to St. John's for his junior season

    Rumble in the Garden "With no experienced point guards on the roster, Chris Mullin and St. John's desperately needed some help in the backcourt. They received great news on Tuesday night as Rysheed Jordan announced on Twitter that he will be setting aside the NBA Draft to return to school for his junior..." April 15

  • George Washington transfer Kethan Savage to play at Butler

    ESPN "George Washington transfer Kethan Savage is headed to Butler, sources told ESPN.com. Savage will have one year of eligibility after sitting out the 2015-16 season. He left the Colonials last week, with coach Mike Lonergan saying Savage expressed an interest in playing "point guard full time."..." April 12

  • Report: D’Vauntes Smith-Rivera Dropping Out Of NBA Draft, Will Return To Georgetown

    College Spun "High-scoring Georgetown guard D’Vauntes Smith-Rivera had originally declared for this year’s NBA Draft, but instead, he will return to the Hoyas for his senior season. Smith-Rivera’s decision is huge for Georgetown. " April 08

  • Report: St. John's center Obekpa to return for senior season

    The Score "Chris Obekpa will return to St. John's for his senior season, according to a report by Jon Rothstein of CBS Sports. Obekpa was suspended by the Red Storm prior to the NCAA tournament and then-head coach Steve Lavin said he wouldn't be surprised if the center left the program." April 07

  • Dylan Ennis to transfer from Villanova

    College Basketball Talk "Villanova announced on Thursday morning that Dylan Ennis will be transferring out of the program. “Dylan has chosen to play his final season in another program,” stated Villanova head coach Jay Wright. “We’re proud that Dylan will graduate in May with a degree in Communications and appreciate..." April 02

  • Texas asks about Jay Wright; Wright not interested

    Philly.com "With all the open head coaching jobs open in college basketball, one would think a school might reach out to Villanova’s Jay Wright, who has been mentioned in connection with one job or another seemingly every year. And it happened again this year according to a report. On Tuesday, Seth..." April 01

  • Xavier's Chris Mack gets one-year contract extension

    Cincinnati Enquirer "Xavier University announced that head coach Chris Mack's contract has been extended by one year through the 2020-21 season. In January, the largest donation ever made to Xavier's men's basketball program, a gift from Tom and Genny Sedler, endowed the head coaching position held now by..." April 01

  • Brandon Randolph to transfer from Xavier

    Cincinnati Enquirer "Four days after saying his future was up in the air, sophomore Brandon Randolph will transfer from Xavier. Online rumors in recent weeks fueled the idea that the 6-foot-2 guard would leave the Musketeers after this season. Randolph said he needed to talk to coach Chris Mack about his future..." March 31

  • Georgetown's D'Vauntes Smith-Rivera to declare for the NBA Draft

    Sporting News "Georgetown junior guard D'Vauntes Smith-Rivera has decided to forgo his senior season and declare for the 2015 NBA Draft, the school announced Monday. "D'Vauntes has decided to enter the NBA Draft," head coach John Thompson III said in a release. "He has given a great deal to this program and..." March 31

  • Chris Mullin to become St. John’s coach, former Red Storm star will be 20th coach in program history

    New York Daily News "Chris Mullin is finally coming home. The St. John's celebrated star and basketball Hall of Famer has accepted the job and will become the Red Storm's 20th head coach. “He’s in,” a source close to Mullin told the Daily News, adding that he’s on his way to New York. The administration,..." March 30

  • St. Bonaventure guard commits to Butler

    Indianapolis Star "Jordan Gathers didn't want his college career to end when he missed this season at St. Bonaventure due to a hip injury. A trip to Indianapolis convinced him Butler is the place to continue it. "It's just a great school," said Gathers, who was in attendance during the Bulldogs' game against..." March 30

  • Xavier sophomore Brandon Randolph plans to transfer

    CBS Sports "Xavier sophomore guard Brandon Randolph will transfer from the school, a source confirmed to CBSSports.com College Basketball Insider Gary Parrish. " March 30

  • Chris Mullin offered St. John's job

    ESPN New York "Chris Mullin has been offered the job to become the next head coach at St. John's, multiple sources told ESPN. One source told ESPN a deal could be done as soon as Sunday night. Mullin, 51, is one of the greatest players in St. John's history, winning the Big East Player of the Year award..." March 30

  • DePaul evaluating Dave Leitao

    ESPN "The DePaul Blue Demons have interviewed Tulsa Golden Hurricane assistant coach Dave Leitao and are seriously considering hiring back the former head coach, multiple sources told ESPN. Leitao was the Blue Demons' coach for three seasons from 2002 to '05. He took DePaul to one NCAA tournament, a..." March 29

  • Steve Lavin and St. John’s have ‘mutally agreed’ to part ways

    New York Daily News "The Steve Lavin era is over at St. John's. St. John’s send out the following press release Friday afternoon: St. John's Director of Athletics Chris Monasch announced Friday that Steve Lavin and the University have mutually agreed to part ways after five seasons leading the men's basketball..." March 27

  • Sources: Steve Lavin’s Future at St. John’s in Doubt

    Zagsblog "Steve Lavin’s future at St. John’s is in doubt and the school’s administration is engaging in various discussions this week that could determine his future, multiple sources told SNY.tv. “They’re meeting either this weekend or Monday to discuss the fate of Lavin,” one source said. Asked what..." March 25

  • Bobby Hurley reportedly front-runner for DePaul job

    Larry Brown Sports "Bobby Hurley has only been a college basketball head coach for two seasons, but that may be enough to convince a big program to hire him. According to ESPN’s Jeff Goodman, Hurley is the front-runner for the DePaul job. DePaul is looking for a new head coach after firing Oliver Purnell two..." March 25

  • Tyler Harris to forgo final season of eligibility at Providence

    Providence Journal "Redshirt junior forward Tyler Harris will graduate in May and will not return for his final season of eligibility with the men’s basketball team. Harris, who transferred to Providence in 2012 after spending his freshman season at North Carolina State, sat out in 2012-13 due to NCAA transfer..." March 24

  • Power forward Jalen Reynolds will play for Xavier in Sweet 16 following incident

    Sporting News - NCAAB "Despite a reported incident on campus, Xavier power forward Jalen Reynolds will travel with the team Tuesday to California and is expected to play against Arizona in the West Region semifinals, coach Chris Mack said. A key to the Musketeers' drive to the NCAA Tournament Sweet 16, Reynolds..." March 24

  • Marquette junior forward Steve Taylor Jr. plans to transfer

    CBS Sports "Marquette junior forward Steve Taylor Jr. has decided to transfer from the school, reports SI.com. The 6-foot-7, 240-pound junior has one year of eligibility left. In 32 games, he averaged 5.9 points, 5.0 rebounds and 0.4 assists. He appeared in 90 games for the Golden Eagles over the last..." March 18

  • After trying first season, Wojo promises Marquette will get better

    Fox Sports Wisconsin "It had been 20 years since Steve Wojciechowski experienced a losing season. His freshman year at Duke didn't go the way anyone anticipated, as Mike Krzyzewski missed most of the season after back surgery and the Blue Devils went from playing in the national championship game the year prior to a..." March 17

  • Chris Obekpa suspended 2 weeks

    New York Post "This is March Madness of a different variety. Hours before St. John’s found out its NCAA Tournament destination, the school announced the suspension of forward Chris Obekpa for two weeks for a violation of team rules. Obekpa, averaging 5.8 points, 7.0 rebounds and 3.1 blocks — fifth most in..." March 15

  • Oliver Purnell resigns at DePaul

    ESPN "DePaul has parted ways with coach Oliver Purnell after five seasons. Purnell, 61, had his best season with the Blue Demons in 2014-15, going 12-20 and 6-12 in the Big East, but it was not enough to save his job as he lost his final eight games. Purnell finished 54-105 at DePaul, including a..." March 15

  • 2015-16 make-or-break season for Seton Hall’s Kevin Willard

    New York Post "Kevin Willard was alone, standing on the sideline of a scene that had become far too familiar. The expressions of disbelief had been retired, long ago morphed into resignation. Seton Hall’s fans were barely booing, unwilling to use any more energy than the team, while Willard continued..." March 12

  • Three-star 2015 shooting guard verbally commits to DePaul

    College Basketball Talk "With three players, led by forward Oumar Barry, having signed with the program during the early signing period in November, DePaul added a fourth player to its 2015 recruiting class Wednesday afternoon. 6-foot-6 shooting guard Eli Cain, formerly a Delaware commit, announced via Twitter that..." March 12

  • Marquette gets commitment from four-star point guard Carter

    Fox Sports Wisconsin "Three days after making his official visit to Marquette, point guard Traci Carter has committed to the Golden Eagles. Carter picked Marquette over offers from Xavier, Connecticut, Cincinnati and Creighton. Scout.com and Rivals.com consider the 6-foot, 165-pound point guard a four-star recruit,..." March 10

  • Providence's Kris Dunn is finally healthy and dominating everyone

    SB Nation "The coronation of a top basketball recruit tends to follow a certain path. First, the player breaks out on the summer grassroots circuit and becomes a national commodity. Next, he earns honors like being named a McDonald's All-American. After that: the stress of every prominent college coach in..." March 10

  • Georgetown Gives Player With Heart Condition Moment on Senior Day

    Complex "Georgetown center Tyler Adams chose the Hoyas as the school he was going to continue his post-high school basketball career with. Unfortunately, four games into his freshman season, he was diagnosed with a heart condition that derailed it. That was all the way back in 2011. Now fast forward to..." March 08

  • Rutgers, Rhode Island among those interested in Jaren Sina

    Asbury Park Press "Jaren Sina has plenty of options for his next stop. Rutgers, South Carolina, Boston College, Michigan, George Washington and Rhode Island are interested in the former Seton Hall guard, his dad Mergin Sina said via text Tuesday night. After making the Big East's All-Rookie team as a freshman,..." March 07

  • Georgetown senior to start after missing almost entire college career

    Sporting News - NCAAB "Tyler Adams has spent most of his time at Georgetown away from the basketball court, but he’ll get to finish his career as a starter. The 6-9 senior will start against Seton Hall on Saturday after having sat out all but four of Georgetown’s games since the 2011-12 season due to a heart ailment,..." March 06

  • Butler's Andrew Chrabascz to play tonight vs. Hoyas

    Indianapolis Star "The Butler basketball team will get Andrew Chrabascz back Tuesday night. It won't be a moment too soon. The schedule is turning in a difficult direction. The 21st-ranked Bulldogs, who are in second place in the Big East, host Georgetown Tuesday at Hinkle Fieldhouse before playing at No. 24..." March 03

  • Veer Singh commits to Seton Hall

    South Orange Juice "Kevin Willard added to his 2015 recruiting class by receiving a commitment from a 6-foot-7 wing on Monday. Kevin Willard has snagged his second 2015 commitment. 6-foot-7 Thurgood Marshall (N.Y.) wing Amarveer Singh has pledged his future to Seton Hall and will reclassify from 2016 to 2015...." March 03

  • Villanova star JayVaughn Pinkston accused of violating probation

    The Times Herald "Villanova Wildcats star JayVaughn Pinkston has been called to the court ― the court of law, that is ― for allegedly violating the terms of a special probationary program he entered nearly two years ago in connection with an alleged 2010 assault in Upper Merion. On Friday, Montgomery County..." March 01

  • Ricky Council commits to Providence

    Big East Coast Bias "Ricky Council had been in the class of 2014 at Northern HS in Durham, NC but the 6'4 guard opted to do a post-graduate year at Moravian Prep and join the class of 2015. He opted to join Providence's 2015 recruiting class on Tuesday. Ed Cooley and his staff had been looking far and wide for..." February 24

  • Three-star guard Anim to sign with Marquette

    Fox Sports Wisconsin "Marquette University added a commitment to its 2015 class Monday, as three-star guard Sacar Anim announced he will sign with the Golden Eagles when the late signing period opens on April 15. Anim, a 6-foot-4 shooting guard out of DeLaSalle High School in Minneapolis, picked Marquette over..." February 24

  • David Caraher commits to Butler

    Big East Coast Bias "The Dawgs landed a commitment on Tuesday night from a highly touted 2017 recruit. David Caraher, a three-star Class of 2017 small forward from Chapel Hill, North Carolina, made a verbal commitment to Butler University on Tuesday night. Future150 was one of the first to announce Caraher's..." February 18

  • Seton Hall -- There's No Race War on Our Basketball Team

    TMZ "Seton Hall University tells TMZ Sports there is NO investigation into an alleged racial divide on the men's basketball team ... claiming reports of racial harassment between players are BS. FYI -- the Seton Hall team (which was ranked #19 in the country earlier this season) has had a disastrous..." February 18

  • Seton Hall suspends Gibbs 2 games for hit

    ESPN New York "Seton Hall suspended junior guard Sterling Gibbs for two games on Tuesday, after he was ejected Monday night during the Pirates' 80-54 loss to Villanova in Philadelphia. Gibbs was assessed a flagrant foul 2 and ejected for hitting Ryan Arcidiacono in the face during a scramble for a loose..." February 17

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  • Seton Hall's Sterling Gibbs ejected for striking Villanova's Ryan Arcidiacono

    SI "Seton Hall's Sterling Gibbs was ejected for punching Villanova's Ryan Arcidiacono during the Pirates' 80-54 loss on Monday night. In the second half of the game, Gibbs was called for a flagrant foul for this elbow to Arcidiacono's head while fighting for a loose ball. " February 17

  • Father of Jaren Sina refutes report of Seton Hall racial tension

    Asbury Park Press "Mergin Sina refuted a report Monday that race-related taunts played a role in his on Jaren's sudden departure from the Seton Hall men's basketball team last week. Jim Hague, who covers the Pirates for the Associated Press, wrote on his personal blog that "Sina felt like he was an outsider,..." February 17

  • Butler's Andrew Chrabascz out 2-4 weeks with hand injury

    Sporting News - NCAAB "Butler sophomore Andrew Chrabascz will be sidelined for two-to-four weeks with a broken bone in his right hand, the school announced Sunday. He will have surgery on the hand on Monday. “We know Andrew is disappointed and we are disappointed for him, but we are looking forward to having him back..." February 16

  • Butler's Andrew Chrabascz injured; may have fractured hand

    CBS Sports "Butler sophomore Andrew Chrabascz will meet with doctors later Sunday to determine the extent of a hand injury suffered in Saturday's loss to Villanova. The fear is that it may be fractured, though nothing is official yet, Butler coach Chris Holtmann told CBSSports.com. "He is obviously very..." February 15

  • Marquette releases prized recruit Noskowiak from Letter of Intent

    Fox Sports Wisconsin "Marquette's top-10 recruiting class took a bit of a hit Friday when the school announced it had granted Nick Noskowiak a release from his National Letter of Intent, which he signed back in November. Noskowiak, considered one of the top-10 point guards in the class of 2015, originally committed..." February 14

  • Jaren Sina and Seton Hall basketball part ways

    Asbury Park Press "Jaren Sina and Seton Hall men's basketball have parted ways. In a mutual decision, all parties arrived at the conclusion to part ways during a meeting Wednesday morning, according to Sina and his father Mergin. He will no longer play for the Pirates, effective immediately. "I tried my best...." February 11

  • Steve Lavin confident about his status as St. John’s head coach

    New York Daily News "Steve Lavin has the job he wants and the St. John’s coach said Thursday there are no signs the school’s support is wavering even as the Red Storm has seen its chances of reaching its first NCAA Tournament since 2011 slip from near-certainty to very much in doubt. “It’s never been an issue...." February 09

  • Matt Carlino will miss time with a concussion

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Marquette senior guard Matt Carlino will miss Saturday's game against Seton Hall due to a concussion he suffered on Wednesday night against Villanova. Carlino fell on his head during the second half of Wednesday's 70-52 loss, but after a few moments on the ground was able to run off the court..." February 09

  • Providence head coach Ed Cooley released from the hospital

    College Basketball Talk "Providence head coach Ed Cooley left yesterday’s road game at Xavier and went to a local hospital in the middle of the game. Cooley spent the night in a Cincinnati hospital for further observation. Thankfully, Cooley is heading home from the hospital and will be returning home on Sunday..." February 09

  • St. John’s star Rysheed Jordan in trouble for anti-gay slur

    New York Post "St. John’s guard Rysheed Jordan hasn’t spoken to the media in his first two seasons with the Red Storm, but social media still has allowed the sophomore to create trouble with his words. On Tuesday afternoon, Jordan sent messages containing gay slurs to two people on Twitter in response to a..." January 31

  • 2015 McDonald’s All-American rosters announced

    College Basketball Talk "Rosters for the 2015 McDonald’s All-American game were announced on Wednesday and the game is headlined by nine uncommitted players out of the game’s 24 roster spots. Duke and LSU currently have the most commitments in the game with two each, but that number is sure to change once the uncommitted..." January 29

  • 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 "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

    CBS Sports "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