• Wisconsin, Under Armour agree to ten-year deal

    College Basketball Talk "A move many expected to take place finally became official Friday, as the University of Wisconsin announced that they’ve agreed to a ten-year partnership with footwear and apparel provider Under Armour. The deal will go into effect July 1, 2016, ending what had been a partnership of more than a..." October 09

  • Illinois Leron Black to have surgery, out 4-6 weeks

    The News-Gazette "The injury bug continues to strike the Illinois basketball program. Coach John Groce said Thursday that sophomore forward Leron Black would undergo surgery Friday to repair a torn meniscus in his right knee. Black is expected to miss four to six weeks. Illinois’ season opener is Nov. 13 —..." October 09

  • As practices get underway, Michigan's Zak Irvin still on track to return for start of season

    Michigan Live "Michigan basketball players and coaches took the floor bright and early on Friday morning. With the first official practice of the 2015-16 season scheduled for later in the afternoon, they prepared for the real thing. From 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 a.m., coach John Beilein held a talk-thru for the..." October 05

  • 2016 3-star Forward Jeriah Horne Is Another Solid Addition for Nebraska Basketball

    BT Powerhouse "Tim Miles, like a few other new Big Ten coaches, is looking to establish a program. Landing a coveted recruit helps elevate a program and puts it on the map with other high school stars. Jeriah Horne's commitment is a nice get for Miles and his program. Jeriah Horne is a 6'6", 220 pound power..." October 05

  • Five-star forward Miles Bridges picks Michigan State over Kentucky

    CBS Sports "Tom Izzo's monster 2016 recruiting class just ensured itself a top-five ranking regardless of what happens for the rest of the recruiting season. Miles Bridges, a five-star small forward from Flint, Mich., verbally committed to Michigan State on Saturday. He joins fellow five-star Joshua..." October 03

  • Michigan State forward Kenny Goins to miss six weeks after surgery

    Michigan Live "The preseason injury bug has hit Michigan State again. Spartans forward Kenny Goins has undergone sports hernia surgery and will be out of action for six weeks, the team announced on Wednesday. Michigan State's season starts six weeks from Friday with a home game against Florida Atlantic...." October 01

  • 'Seinfeld' actress' son a walk-on for Northwestern basketball

    Fox Sports "Who knew Elaine from "Seinfeld" had so much athletic ability? Julia Louis-Dreyfus, the actress who played Elaine on the popular sitcom, has a son who attends Northwestern. As it turns out, he's quite the athlete himself. Charlie Hall is a 6-foot-5, 205-pound freshman out of Los Angeles. His..." October 01

  • Indiana's James Blackmon (knee surgery) set for 1st practice Frida

    CBS Sports "Indiana guard James Blackmon will be ready for the start of practice Friday, coach Tom Crean said Monday. "He's fully cleared," Crean said of the 6-foot-4 Blackmon, who underwent surgery in July to repair a torn meniscus in his knee. " September 28

  • Former IU forward Devin Davis cleared to play

    College Basketball Talk "Devin Davis, the former Indiana forward who was struck by a car driven by his teammate last November, has been cleared to resume his basketball career, his father, Devin Davis Sr., announced on Friday evening. “My God does answer prayers. My son, Devin Davis Jr., just got full release to play..." September 28

  • Minnesota nets two coveted recruits in three days

    Yahoo Sports - NCAAB - The Dagger "Minnesota went 6-12 in Big Ten play last season, graduated its two leading scorers and lost a key incoming freshman because of heart trouble this summer. At a time when the present looks bleak for the Golden Gophers, they at least can take solace that the future is starting to look more..." September 24

  • Tyler Cook, No. 51 in ESPN 100, chooses Iowa over Florida

    ESPN "ESPN 100 prospect Tyler Cook has committed to Iowa. Cook, a 6-foot-7 power forward from Chaminade College Prep (Mo.), chose the Hawkeyes over finalist Florida. Arkansas, Missouri, Iowa State, Virginia and others had all been involved over the past several months as well. Cook took his..." September 24

  • MSU's Marvin Clark out 6-8 weeks with foot injury

    Detroit Free Press "Michigan State sophomore forward Marvin Clark Jr. will be out six to eight weeks after recently having surgery on his left foot. That means Clark could miss the beginning of the Spartans' season, which starts Nov. 13 against Florida Atlantic. The first big game is Nov. 17, against Kansas in the..." September 23

  • MSU in good position to land 5-star recruit Bridges?

    Detroit Free Press "It’s all hearsay and tea leaves with Miles Bridges these days -- and might be until he announces his college choice Oct. 3 -- but Michigan State is said to be in a stronger position after his official visits to MSU and Kentucky. The 6-foot-7 small forward from Flint, a consensus top-15 player..." September 22

  • Hopkins star Amir Coffey picks Gophers

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "Richard Pitino landed the biggest recruit of his tenure as Gophers men’s basketball coach when nationally lauded Hopkins guard Amir Coffey announced Monday he would be attending his home-state school. Coffey, the Gophers’ top target and one of the country’s best in the 2016 class, took all of..." September 22

  • Curtis Jones, 2016 combo guard, picks Indiana

    Indianapolis Star "Indiana's 2016 recruiting class doubled in size Saturday morning, with the commitment of Huntington (W.V.) Prep guard Curtis Jones, a longtime target for the Hoosiers. Jones announced his commitment via Twitter. Having recently trimmed his list to four schools, Jones was also considering..." September 21

  • Penn State men's basketball lands another Philly recruit, gets commitment from Roman Catholic's Lamar Stevens

    Penn Live "Penn State basketball's active Philadelphia pipeline — running at full steam recently — gathered even more momentum Friday when highly regarded Roman Catholic senior forward Lamar Stevens verbally committed to Patrick Chambers' Nittany Lions mere minutes ago during a press conference at his high..." September 21

  • Cassius Winston's pledge gives Michigan State top-ranked class

    CBS Sports "Cassius Winston, a four-star prospect from Detroit, has committed to Michigan State. The 6-foot-2 point guard announced his decision Friday. Winston is No. 29 in 247Sports' Composite Rankings for the Class of 2016. He's the third top-45 prospect to publicly commit to Tom Izzo's Spartans. " September 20

  • 2016 point guard Te'Jon Lucas commits to Illinois over Southern Cal, Old Dominion

    The Champaign Room "It took much longer than originally anticipated, but John Groce has finally recruited another lead guard to Champaign. During an announcement ceremony on Wednesday afternoon, 2016 point guard Te'Jon Lucas committed to the Fighting Illini over Southern Cal and Old Dominion; he became the first..." September 17

  • La Crosse Central standout guard Kobe King commits to Wisconsin

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Although for those outside the Wisconsin men's basketball program it is unclear how long Bo Ryan stay on has head coach, that uncertainty did not frighten Kobe King, arguably the top in-state prospect for the 2017 class. King, a 6-foot-3 guard who excelled at La Crosse Central High School and..." September 17

  • Point guard Te’Jon Lucas set to announce decision

    College Basketball Talk "One of the biggest stock risers during the month of July is set to make a decision, as point guard Te’Jon Lucas will commit on Wednesday. The native of Milwaukee will choose between his finalists of Illinois, Old Dominion and USC during a 5:30 p.m. CST press conference. The three-star Lucas..." September 16

  • U-M lands 2016 four-star PG Xavier Simpson

    Detroit Free Press "The recruiting roller coaster rolls on. Just hours after 2016 U-D Jesuit point guard Cassius Winston announced Michigan was no longer on his list of final schools, the Wolverines' 2016 incoming point guard, Lima (Ohio) Senior's Xavier Simpson, announced he was coming to U-M at his school's..." September 10

  • UM's Zak Irvin to undergo back procedure, will miss 6-8 weeks

    Detroit News "Michigan junior guard Zak Irvin will undergo a back procedure at the University of Michigan Hospital and is expected to six to eight weeks, the university announced Wednesday. "We expect a 100 percent recovery for Zak after this procedure," UM basketball coach John Beilein said in a statement..." September 10

  • 4-star hoops recruit Winston (U-D Jesuit) drops U-M

    Detroit Free Press "Michigan's primary target for its 2016 basketball recruiting class is gone. U-D Jesuit's Cassius Winston announced on Twitter this morning that he no longer is considering the Wolverines. While many thought that he was leaning toward Michigan, reported this week that he was..." September 09

  • Kevin Huerter becomes second high school player to commit to Maryland for 2016

    Baltimore Sun "Kevin Huerter’s rise in the rankings among the nation’s top high school players has mirrored Maryland’s ascent among the country’s top basketball programs. It will be interesting to see how the 6-foot-5 shooting guard from Clifton Park, N.Y., continues to grow along with the Terps. Huerter, who..." September 08

  • Ex-IU basketball player Emmitt Holt to play at junior college, issues apology letter

    Indianapolis Star "Emmitt Holt, who was dismissed from the Indiana men’s basketball program last week after his citation for illegal possession of alcohol, will continue his career at an Iowa junior college. In an email to Indianapolis Star reporter Zach Osterman, Holt wrote: “Dear Indiana University..." September 08

  • Marijuana possession charge against Devin Davis dropped

    Indianapolis Star "Former IU men's basketball player and Warren Central alum Devin Davis had a charge relating to a possession citation dropped this week, according to court records. Davis had been cited for possession of marijuana weighing less than 30 grams in an on-campus residence hall May 11. He was..." September 08

  • Jalen Rose plans to tell Fab Five story in book

    Detroit News "Jalen Rose is not done telling the Fab Five story. During the Jalen Rose Golf Outing at Detroit Golf Club on Monday, Rose said he has spent the last year-and-a-half writing a book called “Got to Give the People What They Want.” While he didn’t provide specifics, Rose said he wants to make..." September 02

  • Tom Izzo reflects on 'unbelievable' overseas trip for Michigan State guard Denzel Valentine

    Michigan Live "Michigan State may have left Trieste, Italy without a win in three weekend games against European senior national teams. But Spartans coach Tom Izzo thinks the Spartans had perhaps the best player in a pool that included NBA veterans and international stars. "Denzel (Valentine) the first..." September 01

  • Emmitt Holt dismissed from IU men's basketball program after alcohol incident

    Indianapolis Star "Indiana sophomore forward Emmitt Holt has been dismissed from the program after his alcohol-related citation during Welcome Week earlier this month. Freshman forward Thomas Bryant's discipline will remain "internal," according to a two-sentence statement released Monday by IU. "Sophomore..." September 01

  • Cyclones land Iowa Western guard Donovan Jackson

    Des Moines Register "Sensing "there's a real good shot" Iowa State point guard Monte Morris will be turning pro after his junior season, Donovan Jackson jumped at an opportunity to be his successor. The Iowa Western of Council Bluffs sophomore accepted coach Steve Prohm's scholarship offer Sunday, choosing the..." August 31

  • Jordan Bohannon picks Iowa

    The Gazette "The Bohannon legacy has come full circle. A decade after his oldest brother spurned Iowa for border rival Wisconsin, Jordan Bohannon chose the Hawkeyes’ basketball program on Friday morning. Bohannon, a 6-foot-1 senior at Linn-Mar High School, became head coach Fran McCaffery’s third commit..." August 28

  • Tom Crean on IU's leadership: 'It's got to get better'

    Sporting News - NCAAB "In his first public comments since Indiana big men Emmitt Holt and Thomas Bryant were cited for illegal alcohol possession, head coach Tom Crean addressed the lack of leadership plaguing the Hoosiers in the past two seasons. Since February 2014, Indiana basketball players have been involved in..." August 28

  • Cody Zeller to IU players: 'Hold yourself to a higher standard'

    Indianapolis Star "A bit of irony in the Indiana University basketball player misbehavior saga: Cody Zeller will be at the university this weekend signing and promoting his parents' book on how to raise good boys. Called "Raising Boys the Zeller Way," the book tells the story of how Zeller and his two older..." August 27

  • U-M's Walton eager to show what last year could have been

    Detroit Free Press "These days, Derrick Walton Jr. walks with a bounce. He moves confidently and with a purpose. It's a far cry from last winter, when the junior point guard limped for months, staggering, adjusting, never feeling just right. Eventually, that painful stride needed a boot, then crutches, a..." August 27

  • Minnesota, coach Richard Pitino agree to extension through 2021

    SI "The University of Minnesota announced a two-year contract extension for men's basketball coach Richard Pitino. Minnesota released the details of the extension that runs through the 2020-21 season to via email Tuesday. Pitino will now receive $1.6 million annually with an increase in..." August 26

  • Indiana’s Thomas Bryant and Emmitt Holt cited for illegal possession of alcohol

    College Basketball Talk "In 2014, Indiana’s offseason was plagued by off the court issues. On Monday, the first day of classes at IU, another incident reportedly occurred. Freshman center Thomas Bryant and sophomore forward Emmitt Holt were cited for illegal possession of alcohol in the early hours of Friday morning...." August 25

  • Illinois Basketball dismisses Darius Paul following latest arrest

    The Champaign Room "Darius Paul has squandered his second chance with Illinois basketball. Following his latest arrest in France during the program's overseas exhibition trip, the junior forward was officially dismissed from the team on Friday night. John Groce issued the following statement: "After further..." August 24

  • Lyle eager to begin Division I college basketball career

    Evansville Courier & Press "As the Black Eyed Peas song says, “Let’s Get It Started,” and JaQuan Lyle couldn’t agree more. Early last week, Lyle was seen running up and down the steps at Enlow Field, getting in shape before rejoining Ohio State University’s men’s basketball team. He will leave for Columbus about 20 pounds..." August 24

  • Indiana gets a transfer from Pitt guard Josh Newkirk

    Indianapolis Star "Indiana's 13th scholarship, left open all summer, will be used to alleviate long-term depth concerns at guard. Josh Newkirk, a 6-1 guard from Pitt, will transfer to Indiana and complete the Hoosiers' complement of scholarship players. Reggie Newkirk, the player's father, confirmed the move to..." August 24

  • Dunking sensation Kwe Parker commits to Rutgers hoops

    Asbury Park Press "Eddie Jordan’s 2016 recruiting class just opened with a bang. Make that a kaboom. Kwe Parker, an explosive guard who is widely regarded as one of the top pure athletes in all of high school basketball, tweeted his verbal commitment to Rutgers Sunday. The North Carolina native, who was..." August 24

  • Eron Harris won't play on Michigan State trip to Italy

    Indianapolis Star "The real "wow" statement from coach Tom Izzo's meeting with reporters Wednesday at the Breslin Center had to be this: "We have worked on ... five of the 10 (practices) we've played a little zone. (And) we did work on a little bit of a 2-2-1 press. Hey, I'm getting older, I'm getting..." August 20

  • Chris Webber - NCAA's Gotta Change ... It's Slavery Now

    TMZ "Chris Webber believes the feds got it wrong when they shot down an attempt by NCAA players to unionize because he says the organization's currently being run like a slavery-era plantation. We asked Chris about the National Labor Relations Board rejecting the union bid from Northwestern football..." August 18

  • Reports: D.J. Newbill Arrested in Germany, Allegedly Victim of Racial Profiling

    Black Shoe Diaries "A report from Delgreco Wilson on his blog The Black Cager states that D.J. Newbill, who recently signed a contract to play professionally with ASVEL Basket in France, was arrested on Sunday by German immigration officials due to an issue with his work visa. In the report, Wilson, whose website..." August 17

  • Illini Forward Darius Paul Suspended Again, Sent Home From Europe

    The Champaign Room "Darius Paul was arrested in Deauville, France early Friday morning. He's been charged with vandalism, public intoxication, and resisting arrest. (via Bret Beherns) ***** Junior forward Darius Paul, younger brother of former Fighting Illini basketball star Brandon Paul, has been suspended..." August 15

  • Wisconsin coach Bo Ryan no longer certain he'll retire after season

    CBS Sports "Wisconsin's Bo Ryan announced in June that he planned to retire after this season. Now he's not so sure. "Everybody kind of thinks they know when they're ready to retire; I'm not totally sure," Ryan said at a golf tournament Wednesday, according to "[Wisconsin AD] Barry..." August 13

  • Crown Point's Grant Gelon commits to IU, opens Hoosiers' 2016 recruiting class

    Indianapolis Star "Grant Gelon didn't need to sleep on his Indiana offer, when it arrived during a campus visit Wednesday. He had his mind made up, and now Indiana has its first basketball commitment in the 2016 class. "This has been the dream for a long time, always wanting to get to that next level, that big..." August 13

  • Texas PG Carsen Edwards commits to Purdue

    Lafayette Journal & Courier "Purdue badly needed a point guard in its 2016 recruiting class. On Tuesday night, it landed one. Carsen Edwards of Atascocita High School in Humble, Texas, verbally committed to Matt Painter's Boilermakers. The 6-foot, 170-pound Edwards was named Player of the Year by the Houston..." August 11

  • Minnesota, VCU spent $300,000 to settle complaints against former AD Norwood Teague

    College Basketball Talk "The scandal surrounding former Minnesota athletic director Norwood Teague took another turn on Tuesday morning, as news surfaced that Minnesota and VCU — where Teague held the same position prior to heading north — had paid at least $300,000 to settle gender discrimination claims since 2012. In..." August 11

  • Sportswriter also accuses ex-Gophers AD Teague of sexual harassment

    ESPN "A Minneapolis sportswriter says former Minnesota athletic director Norwood Teague, who resigned Friday amid allegations of sexual harassment involving two university employees, also made sexual advances toward her. Amelia Rayno, the Gophers men's basketball reporter for the Star Tribune, is the..." August 10

  • Brevin Pritzl, freshman guard, out indefinitely with broken foot

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Wisconsin freshman guard Brevin Pritzl is expected to be sidelined for at least two months after undergoing surgery Friday to repair a broken left foot. Barring complications, Pritzl should be ready to begin practicing with the team sometime in October." August 09

  • La Salle's Khalid Lewis commits to Illinois, immediately eligible

    CBS Sports "La Salle transfer Khalid Lewis has committed to Illinois, sources told Since he's already a college graduate, Lewis will be immediately eligible to play next season. A 6-3 guard, Lewis averaged 6.0 points last season and started 18 games for La Salle." August 09

  • John Calipari: "Some guys were relieved" When We Lost to Wisconsin

    The Big Lead "John Calipari is clearly still sensitive about the loss to Wisconsin in the Final Four, the defeat that ended their season at 38-1. They were 45 minutes away from the sport’s first perfect season in over three decades – up 60-56 against the Badgers with five minutes left, as he notes in this video..." August 06

  • Pitino would grant Jarvis Johnson his release should he pursue it

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "Gophers coach Richard Pitino said at a media news conference on Tuesday that he would “absolutely” grant medical redshirt Jarvis Johnson a release from his National Letter of Intent were the former DeLaSalle guard to decide to pursue playing elsewhere. “He knows that and the family knows that,”..." August 05

  • 4-star recruit Tony Carr commits to Penn State

    The Score "Four-star point guard Tony Carr has committed to Penn State, he announced on Monday, according to Jon Rothstein of CBS Sports. The 6-foot-3, 170-pound Carr is ranked by ESPN as the country's No. 52 recruit in the class of 2016." August 04

  • MSU's Javon Bess returns to the basketball court

    Detroit Free Press "For the first time since Feb. 1, Javon Bess played in a basketball game. Tuesday's Lansing Moneyball Pro-Am game at Aim High in Dimondale didn't have quite the same intensity as Michigan State's overtime home win over Michigan back then, and Bess' Black team lost to the Royal Blue team led by..." August 04

  • Illinois PG Tracy Abrams tears Achilles; will miss entire season

    CBS Sports "Illinois point guard Tracy Abrams will miss the 2015-16 season after suffering a torn left Achilles tendon during Monday's practice, the school announced Tuesday. Abrams also missed all of last season with a torn ACL. "First of all, my heart goes out to Tracy," said Illinois coach John..." July 28

  • Purdue's Jacquil Taylor receives medical hardship waiver

    Indianapolis Star "When Purdue forward Jacquil Taylor finally returned to the court this summer, he brought a little something extra with him. The 6-foot-9 Massachusetts native has put on about 25 pounds since last season — most of it muscle. A stress reaction in his left shin effectively ended his freshman..." July 22

  • Purdue's Mathias breathing easier this summer after offseason medical procedure

    Indianapolis Star "One year ago, Dakota Mathias was a Purdue freshman trying to adapt to the rigors and physicality of major college basketball. But the 6-foot-4 shooting guard had more trouble keeping up than he expected. Respiratory problems and other illnesses hampered him throughout the summer and kept him a..." July 20

  • Wisconsin spent one-tenth of what Indiana did on recruiting

    College Basketball Talk "The Indianapolis Star has put together a list of the recruiting expenses for all of the Big Ten teams, and, perhaps not all that surprisingly, Indiana tops the list. By a wide margin. The Hoosiers spent $673,708 on recruiting during 2013-14 while no other team in the league even spent..." July 20

  • Report: Eron Harris' blood-alcohol level above legal limit

    Detroit Free Press "Michigan State basketball player Eron Harris had a blood-alcohol content of 0.12 after he was arrested July 1 for drunken driving, according to the East Lansing Police report. The legal limit in Michigan is 0.08. Police pulled Harris over in a 2002 Honda at 1:55 a.m. July 1 for improper lane..." July 16

  • Kentucky might have edge over IU, others for Miles Bridges

    Indianapolis Star "In a week full of spectacular sequences on the basketball court, Miles Bridges had one that drew oohs and aahs a little louder than others. Bridges — playing for Michigan-based The Family at Nike's Peach Jam event in South Carolina — started a fast break with an outlet pass to teammate Cassius..." July 15

  • IU's James Blackmon sidelined with torn meniscus

    Indianapolis Star "A torn meniscus will sideline James Blackmon Jr. for the summer. The Star on Tuesday confirmed a Sports Illustrated report that Blackmon, a sophomore guard who averaged 15.7 points per game last season, suffered the injury and will be out until after the start of the school year. IU coach Tom..." July 14

  • Gophers freshman Jarvis Johnson: 'To still play is my hope'

    St. Paul Pioneer Press "Jarvis Johnson still believes he will play basketball again, even as he prepares to sit out his freshman season at Minnesota after failing to clear his medical exam because of a heart condition that caused him to collapse on the court as an eighth-grader. Johnson, who started on four state..." July 13

  • 5-star guard Tyus Battle commits to Syracuse

    SB Nation "Less than a month after reneging on a commitment to Michigan, five-star guard Tyus Battle has decided to play for Syracuse, he informed Jeff Goodman of ESPN. Battle, a 6'6 guard who is ranked No. 14 on Rivals and No. 27 on ESPN among prospects in the class of 2016, told ESPN that he chose..." July 13

  • Michigan State’s Alvin Ellis III cited for alcohol-related offenses twice this spring

    College Basketball Talk "After reaching the Final Four this past spring, Michigan State head coach Tom Izzo has been forced to deal with a couple off-court issues involving two players. Eron Harris, who began his career at West Virginia, was charged with operating a vehicle while intoxicated earlier this week and..." July 09

  • Michigan State’s Eron Harris suspended indefinitely following drunk driving arrest

    Lansing State Journal "Michigan State basketball player Eron Harris is suspended indefinitely after being arrested last week for driving while intoxicated. Harris is facing charges of operating a vehicle while intoxicated and refusing a preliminary breath test, according to East Lansing 54-B District Court records...." July 08

  • Hinsdale South's Barret Benson picks Northwestern

    Chicago Tribune "The Class of 2016 in Illinois isn't considered a particularly impactful one in the recruiting world. Northwestern probably feels differently. Chris Collins landed a big fish on Monday as Hinsdale South center Barret Benson announced his commitment via Twitter. "I have decided to continue..." July 07

  • Ohio State basketball gets verbal commitment from 2017 big man Kaleb Wesson

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Ohio State received a verbal commitment Friday from Class of 2017 big man Kaleb Wesson. He's a 6-foot-9 center from Westerville South in the Columbus suburbs. He is the son of former Buckeye Keith Wesson, who played center for Ohio State in the 1980s." July 03

  • UConn Transfer G Terrence Samuel Commits to Penn State

    Black Shoe Diaries "He'll have to sit out this upcoming season, but Samuel brings national championship experience to State College. Pat Chambers recruited Terrence Samuel out of high school, but with his offer sheet, it made sense that he ended up at UConn. With a second chance, Chambers was able to seal the deal..." July 02

  • Report: South Florida lands Penn State transfer Geno Thorpe

    The Score "Geno Thorpe may be taking his talents to South Florida. The former Penn State sophomore guard has reportedly pledged to join the Bulls, according to the Recruit Scoop's Alex Kline." June 29

  • Bo Ryan announces he intends to coach one more year, then retire

    CBS Sports "Monday's major news in college hoops is simply this: Bo Ryan is likely entering his final season as Wisconsin's coach. Ryan released a statement that revealed he openly debated retiring this past spring, but after discussions with his athletic director, he took some time to think it over. He's..." June 29

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    Statement from #Badgers head coach Bo Ryan

  • MSU lands 'elite prospect' in 5-star G Josh Langford

    Detroit News "Michigan State coach Tom Izzo and his staff have a jewel for the future with the commitment of five-star guard Josh Langford of Madison, Alabama. Langford, a 6-foot-6 combo guard, picked the Spartans over rival Michigan and a number of top-10 powers like Kentucky and Arizona. "Josh is one of..." 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. has also reported today..." June 23

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    Breaking Recruiting News : ESPN 100 No. 13 SG Josh Langford has informed @ESPNRNHoops he is headed to Michigan State.

  • Report: U-M 5-star commit Battle reopening recruitment

    Detroit Free Press "Tyus Battle, a five-star basketball recruit from New Jersey who verbally committed to Michigan only last month, is reopening his recruitment, according to Battle will visit Syracuse, one of his original finalists, this weekend, Evan Daniels reported, citing anonymous sources. When..." June 19

  • Tom Izzo's contract extended through 2020-21 season

    CBS Sports "Michigan State coach Tom Izzo's contract has been extended through the 2020-21 season. MSU's Board of Trustees voted on Wednesday to extend the contracts of Izzo and school AD Mark Hollis, in addition to the men's hockey and women's basketball coaches. Izzo's new deal expires on June 30, 2021...." June 17

  • Jarvis Johnson 'in shock' by Gophers' decision not to let him play

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "One day after the University of Minnesota announced it would not clear Jarvis Johnson to play basketball, the star Gophers recruit remained “in shock” by a decision he was “still processing,” family members told the Star Tribune on Tuesday. On Monday, the Gophers released a statement saying..." June 17

  • U won't clear DeLaSalle's Johnson to play basketball

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "University of Minnesota recruit Jarvis Johnson will not be medically cleared to play basketball, the school announced via a press release on Monday. Johnson – who will still attend the university on scholarship -- suffers from hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, a heart condition that caused his heart..." June 15

  • U-M's Beilein: Walton, LeVert will be 'full go' by July 1

    Detroit Free Press "When Derrick Walton Jr. and Caris LeVert suffered season-ending foot injuries in January, Michigan's basketball season was ruined. With both on the verge of complete health, next year is flooded with optimism. Speaking on the Huge radio show today, U-M basketball coach John Beilein said both..." June 15

  • Sophomore Guard Geno Thorpe Is Transferring From Penn State

    Black Shoe Diaries "The offseason has gone a little too well for Penn State basketball, namely because nobody has transferred up to this point. That changed today, when it was announced that Geno Thorpe is leaving the program. The news was announced in a press release. Patrick Chambers, head coach of the Penn..." June 15

  • Richard Pitino reportedly gets raise from Minnesota

    Sporting News - NCAAB "Given his pedigree, it's only a matter of time before big-money suitors come knocking for Richard Pitino if he has any kind of success at Minnesota. The Gophers are making a preemptive move to show the coach they'd like him to stick around. Pitino will get a $400,000 raise from the school, the..." June 11

  • East Tenn. State lands former Indiana PF/four-star recruit Mosquera-Perea

    CBS Sports "Hanner Mosquera-Perea, who was a four-star recruit when he committed to Indiana in 2010, will finish his career at East Tennessee State. The school announced Mosquera-Perea as a new member on Tuesday. The power forward averaged 6.5 points and 2.7 rebounds for Indiana last season. He'll sit..." June 10

  • Iowa gets in-state commitment from Class of 2018 guard

    College Basketball Talk "Iowa continued its recent success recruiting younger classes locally as the program landed Class of 2018 shooting guard Joe Wieskamp, he announced on Twitter. The Hawkeyes took advantage of Wieskamp being an Iowa basketball fan and living only 35 minutes from campus in Muscatine, IA. The..." June 09

  • Devin Davis transferring to Odessa College in Texas

    Indianapolis Star "Former IU forward Devin Davis plans to transfer to Odessa (Texas) College, a two-year school, according to Matt Green, his former AAU coach. Davis was dismissed from the Indiana program May 14, after being cited for marijuana possession in an on-campus dorm. Teammate Hanner Mosquera-Perea was..." June 08

  • Ex-Michigan forward Max Bielfeldt will transfer to Indiana

    Michigan Live "Max Bielfeldt is headed to a familiar school. And a squad his now former team isn't very fond of. The former Michigan forward will spend his fifth and final year of college eligibility next season at Indiana University. Bielfeldt is a graduate transfer, and is immediately eligible for Tom..." June 03

  • Rutgers men's hoops to release incoming forward from NLI

    Asbury Park Press "Rutgers men's basketball signee Kejuan Johnson will be released from his National Letter of Intent, Gannett New Jersey has confirmed. The news, first reported by, comes as no surprise. Johnson was facing an uphill climb gaining academic admittance at Rutgers, those with knowledge of..." June 03

  • Izzo: 'We're stupid' if we don't address NCAA transfers

    Detroit Free Press "MSU coach, speaking at 'Coaches Beat Cancer' event, says it's a shame so many players are transferring to other schools Michigan State basketball coach Tom Izzo had fun talking about recruiting today with his arm around Kentucky coach John Calipari, joking in front of cameras at Oakland Hills..." June 02

  • Northwestern adds 6-10 Virginia Tech transfer Joey van Zegeren

    Sporting News - NCAAB "Joey van Zegeren, a 6-10 forward who averaged almost 10 points per game last season at Virginia Tech, is transferring to Northwestern, the Big Ten school announced Monday. A native of the Netherlands, van Zegeren has one year of eligibility remaining and can compete immediately for the Wildcats..." June 02

  • Mosquera-Perea headed to East Tennessee State

    Indianapolis Star "Former Indiana men's basketball player Hanner Mosquera-Perea is transferring to East Tennessee State. Mark Adams, his AAU coach and legal guardian, confirmed the move in a text message to The Star. ESPN first reported Mosquera-Perea's decision. A 6-9 forward with exceptional athleticism,..." June 01

  • Isiah Brown commits to Northwestern

    Seattle Times "Lakeside guard Isiah Brown committed to Northwestern over the weekend. Brown, a 6 foot 2 rising junior, is rated a three-star prospect by Rivals. A prolific scorer, Brown led the Metro League in scoring last season, helping Lakeside advance to the state tournament, where it captured fourth..." June 01

  • Bielfeldt holds decision for Hoiberg/Bulls resolution

    Indianapolis Star "The Chicago Bulls' dismissal of coach Tom Thibodeau could impact Indiana's 2016-17 season. Max Bielfeldt, a 6-8 forward and Michigan transfer, told The Star on Thursday night that he's delaying his final decision to see whether Fred Hoiberg -- a likely candidate for the opening in Chicago --..." May 28

  • Former Spartans, Irish player tries to rip NCAA, reveals drug test cover-up

    Sporting News - NCAAB "Garrick Sherman played sparingly in two seasons at Michigan State before transferring to Notre Dame in 2012. He had a strong senior campaign for the Irish, averaging 13.4 points per game during the 2013-14 season. But the 6-11 center, who now plays overseas in Georgia with Dinamo Tbilisi,..." May 28

  • Nebraska extends coach Tim Miles' contract through 2019-20 season

    Omaha World-Herald "With a new one-year contract extension in his pocket, Nebraska men’s basketball coach Tim Miles continues his recruiting search for big men. Sources with knowledge of the situation expect the Huskers to get a visit in early June from 7-foot-2, 226-pound center Paschal Chukwu, who is..." May 27

  • Davonte Fitzgerald to transfer to Minnesota from Texas A&M

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "Texas A&M transfer Davonte Fitzgerald has committed to the University of Minnesota, a source with knowledge of the situation tells the Star Tribune. Evan Daniels of first reported the news. The Gophers had one scholarship remaining in their 2015 class after releasing big man..." May 26

  • Chris Collins has signed a contract extension with Northwestern

    College Basketball Talk "Northwestern head coach Chris Collins has landed himself a contract extension. The terms of the deal have not yet been made public, but Collins did say that he will remain with the Wildcats for the foreseeable future. “It’s not ‘coach Cal’ money,” Collins told the Chicago Tribune. Kentucky’s..." May 26

  • Report: Maryland one of two frontrunners for VCU transfer

    CSN Baltimore "Maryland and Connecticut are the two frontrunners to land VCU transfer Terry Larrier, according to Jon Rothstein of Larrier, a lanky 6-8 forward from New York City, decided to transfer after head coach Shaka Smart left VCU for Texas this spring. He averaged 6.6 points and 3.0..." May 23

  • Maryland, UK, UNC co-favorites for national title

    ESPN "Maryland is one of the favorites to win the 2016 men's basketball national championship, according to a Las Vegas sportsbook, only one year removed from joining the Big Ten from the ACC. The Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook has the Terps pegged as a 7-1 co-favorite to win the title, along with..." May 23