Conference USA RUMORS & NEWS

  • Former UNLV coach Dave Rice hired as Nevada assistant

    Las Vegas Review-Journal "The UNLV-UNR basketball rivalry just got a lot more intense. Dave Rice, the Rebels’ coach until he was fired Jan. 10, will become an assistant to UNR coach Eric Musselman. CBS Sports first reported it Monday." April 26

  • Check out UAB coach Robert Ehsan's new contract, salary breakdown, incentives and more

    Alabama "New UAB basketball coach Robert Ehsan's contract was formally approved on Wednesday by the UA System Board of Trustees Compensation Committee. The 33-year-old Ehsan, who spent four seasons as an assistant at UAB before succeeding Jerod Haase as the Blazers' head coach earlier this month, will..." April 20

  • UTEP’s Lee Moore to turn pro

    El Paso Times "UTEP junior guard Lee Moore has decided to forego his remaining year of college eligibility and will not return to the Miner basketball program, head coach Tim Floyd announced on Monday. It leaves two vacancies in the starting backcourt that coach Floyd and his staff will look to fill during..." April 12

  • NCAA hits former Southern Miss coach Donnie Tyndall with 10-year penalty

    USA Today "Former Southern Mississippi basketball coach Donnie Tyndall has been hit with a 10-year show-cause penalty for a series of rules violations, the association announced Friday. Southern Miss received three years' probation to run through the 2020 season and must vacate its wins from the games in..." April 08

  • Jason Terry no longer candidate for UAB job

    ESPN "Houston Rockets guard Jason Terry told KRIV-TV on Sunday that he has been told by UAB that he is no longer being considered for the school's head-coaching vacancy. "I'm encouraged," Terry told KRIV-TV before the Rockets' game against the Oklahoma City Thunder. "It was my first time [to..." April 04

  • Jason Terry interviews for UAB coaching job

    Houston Chronicle "Prior to the matchup between the Houston Rockets and Chicago Bulls on Thursday, Jason Terry interviewed for the vacant coaching job for the University of Alabama-Birmingham's basketball program, according to Mark Berman of Fox 26 news. Terry maintained that the interview was not an indication..." April 01

  • Mark Price not interested in Georgia Tech vacancy

    ESPN "Mark Price, who just completed his first season as coach of the Charlotte 49ers, issued a statement Saturday saying he's not interested in the vacancy at Georgia Tech." March 27

  • Stanford expected to hire Jerod Haase as head coach

    ESPN "Stanford is expected to hire Jerod Haase as its next head coach, sources told ESPN. Haase, 41, has been the head coach at UAB the past four seasons. He was 54-46 heading into this season, but the Blazers went 26-7 in 2015-16 and won the Conference USA regular-season title before falling in the..." March 25

  • Rick Stansbury leaning toward Western Kentucky job

    ESPN "Former Mississippi State head coach Rick Stansbury is the front-runner for the Western Kentucky job, sources told ESPN. "If he wants it, it's his," one source told ESPN. Another source told ESPN that Stansbury is leaning toward taking the job." March 25

  • U.S. government investigating Middle Tennessee State athletics

    Sporting News - NCAAB "The Office for Civil Rights of the Department of Education is investigating Middle Tennessee State University's athletic department for discrimination against female athletes, the Daily News Journal reported. The department received a letter of complaint in November that stated female..." March 24

  • UAB's Jerod Haase among leading candidates to be Stanford's coach

    CBS Sports "UAB coach Jerod Haase has spoken with Stanford officials and is considered among the leading candidates to be the next coach of the Cardinal, a source told CBS Sports. Haase has been UAB's head coach for four seasons. He's won 20 games each of the past two seasons. UAB won C-USA this..." March 24

  • Syracuse sends Middle Tennessee packing

    The Sports Xchange "ST. LOUIS -- The roll call of No. 15 seeds that reached the Sweet 16 remains at one. However, the list of Atlantic Coast Conference teams in this year's NCAA Tournament regional semifinals expanded to a record six. In an unlikely second-round matchup of No. 10 and No. 15 seeds,..." March 20

  • Middle Tennessee posts stunning Michigan State 81

    The Sports Xchange "ST. LOUIS - They blew up social media and busted brackets over two hours on Friday. And then Middle Tennessee acted like pulling off one of the biggest upsets in NCAA Tournament history was no big deal. But the Blue Raiders were a big deal, leading wire-to-wire and stunning Michigan..." March 18

  • WKU's Ray Harper resigns following suspension of three players after university disciplinary hearing

    Bowling Green Daily News "Western Kentucky delivered a bombshell Thursday from one of its most storied athletic programs. Men's basketball coach Ray Harper has resigned from his position following the suspension of three Hilltopper guards after the outcome of a University Disciplinary Committee hearing on Wednesday..." March 18

  • Brigham Young 97, UAB 79

    The Sports Xchange "Senior guard Chase Fischer made seven 3-pointers while scoring 27 points and senior point guard Kyle Collinsworth extended his NCAA career triple-doubles record to 12 as the Brigham Young Cougars recorded a 97-79 victory over Alabama-Birmingham on Wednesday in National Invitation Tournament..." March 17

  • Middle Tennessee 55, Old Dominion 53

    The Sports Xchange "Forward Reggie Upshaw sank two free throws with 2.9 seconds left Saturday and second-seeded Middle Tennessee rallied for a 55-53 victory over fifth-seed Old Dominion to win the Conference USA Tournament at Legacy Arena in Birmingham, Ala. Upshaw's tip-in with 53.2 seconds left knotted the..." March 12

  • Marshall assistant coach Chris Duhon reinstated after DUI-related suspension

    ESPN "Marshall on Tuesday reinstated assistant coach Chris Duhon from a two-month suspension following his drunken driving arrest near Huntington, West Virginia, in November. Duhon will be back on the bench for the Thundering Herd's next game, Thursday against UTEP." February 02

  • Sources: Southern Miss men's basketball facing allegations of major violations, including academic fraud

    Yahoo Sports - NCAAB - The Dagger "Southern Mississippi officials and former coaches had a 12-hour hearing before the NCAA Committee On Infractions last week to answer a host of allegations of wrongdoing within the men’s basketball program, multiple sources told Yahoo Sports. The hearing, which took place Jan. 21, centered on..." January 30

  • Keith Frazier's SMU career comes to end with transfer; UNT a likely landing spot

    Dallas Morning News "Keith Frazier's career at SMU officially ended Friday with his transfer. Frazier, a junior, is probably headed to North Texas, although he also is considering UT-Arlington and Texas State, a source said. He will be a midterm transfer, eligible in spring 2017. The former McDonald's..." January 18

  • West Virginia Senator Proposing Law to Make West Virginia Play Marshall

    The Big Lead "Marshall and West Virginia have a basketball rivalry that could be on the verge of ending. The Capital Classic has been played annually between the two schools in Charleston, West Virginia since 1978. With West Virginia holding a 33-11 edge in the series and having won five straight and 9 of the..." January 06

  • FAU center C.J. Turman to transfer

    Palm Beach Post "Florida Atlantic announced that center C.J. Turman has been dismissed from the basketball team. The sophomore, who was averaging 9.9 points and seven rebounds per game, will transfer. “C.J. has not lived up to the standards required to be a member of our basketball family,” said head coach..." December 24

  • Southern Miss to go before NCAA's committee on infractions Jan. 21

    CBS Sports "Southern Miss officials -- as well as former coach Donnie Tyndall and ex-assistant Adam Howard -- are scheduled to appear before the NCAA's committee on infractions in Indianapolis on Jan. 21, a source has told CBS Sports. This is the next step in USM's case with the NCAA. Southern Miss has..." December 22

  • Marshall assistant coach Chris Duhon suspended following arrest

    Sporting News - NCAAB "Marshall has suspended assistant coach Chris Duhon for a "violation of department rules and policies" following his arrest on aggravated DUI charges early Monday, The Herald-Dispatch reported. According to the report, the former Duke standout and NBA player was detained at the Western Regional..." November 30

  • UAB coach Jerod Haase gives nearly $46K to school's basketball players

    CBS Sports "A college basketball coach from a program that won an NCAA Tournament game last season is paying for his players' cost of attendance stipends -- right out of his pocket. UAB's Jerod Haase is stepping up and forking over $46,000 of his own money to cover cost of attendance fees for both his team..." November 11

  • Southern Miss self-imposes postseason ban for second year

    SI "Southern Miss has self-imposed a postseason ban for the second consecutive season, the school announced Sunday. The ban is the result of an NCAA investigation involving former Golden Eagles head coach Donnie Tyndall, who left to take over at Tennessee in April 2014. He was fired by the..." November 09

  • 2016 guard Deon Barrett verbally commits to UTEP

    Miner Rush "2016 Lancaster point guard Deon Barrett Jr. announced via his Instagram account that he has verbally committed to Tim Floyd and the UTEP Miners after being offered earlier today. Barrett won a Class 5A State title last season at Lancaster, torching El Paso Andress in the state semifinals from..." September 21

  • 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

  • Hudson Price transferring to Charlotte 49ers from TCU

    Charlotte Observer "Hudson Price, a 6-foot-7 guard who played two seasons at Texas Christian, is transferring to play college basketball for the Charlotte 49ers. Price, the son of 49ers coach Mark Price, averaged 2.8 points and 1.1 rebounds in 28 games for the Horned Frogs last season. " September 10

  • O’Connell’s Ako Adams commits to play basketball at Rice

    Washington Post "Ako Adams had just come off a notable junior season at O’Connell — one that earned him a spot on the All-Washington Catholic Athletic Conference first team — but as he practiced during the early portion of this offseason, he found that his confidence was shot. “At first in the spring during..." September 08

  • Former Arkansas forward joins Middle Tennessee State program

    College Basketball Talk "Just over a month ago forward Jacorey Williams was one of three Arkansas players (Anton Beard and Dustin Thomas being the others) arrested on charges of first degree suspicion of forgery in relation to their alleged use of counterfeit money. That case was Williams’ latest misstep away from the..." August 28

  • Fifth-Year Forward Transferring from Notre Dame To North Texas

    Mean Green Sports "North Texas men's basketball head coach Tony Benford has announced the signing of fifth-year former Notre Dame forward Eric Katenda. Katenda will be eligible right away after graduating from Notre Dame in the spring and has one-year eligibility remaining. "We feel fortunate to have Eric..." August 15

  • SE Louisiana assistant loses job because of USM investigation

    CBS Sports "The NCAA's investigation into the Southern Miss men's basketball program formerly run by Donnie Tyndall has cost another coach his job, multiple sources told CBSSports.com. That coach: Tyson Waterman Waterman, a former player at Winthrop, spent last season as an assistant at Southeastern..." July 29

  • NCAA approves TyQuane Goard's transfer to West Virginia

    The Score "Dismissed Marshall forward TyQuane Goard has been added to the West Virginia men's basketball team roster after having his transfer waiver approved by the NCAA, the Mountaineers announced Friday. The 6-foot-7, 210-pound senior is a graduate transfer and will be eligible to play for his new team..." July 25

  • NCAA alleges seven violations at Southern Miss under Donnie Tyndall

    CBS Sports "The NCAA's notice of allegations from its investigation into Southern Miss basketball was released on Friday, detailing multiple violations from the Donnie Tyndall era in Hattiesburg. Among the seven Level I violations in the report, Southern Miss is charged with arranging fraudulent academic..." July 25

  • Source: NCAA completes investigation into Donnie Tyndall, Southern Miss

    ESPN "Former Southern Miss men's basketball coach Donnie Tyndall will be charged by the NCAA with multiple infractions, including academic misconduct, a source with knowledge told ESPN on Thursday morning. The infractions include academic misconduct regarding coursework performed for -- or completed..." July 23

  • Southern Miss expected to receive NCAA notice of allegations soon

    CBS Sports "The NCAA has concluded its investigation into the Southern Miss men's basketball program and is expected to send a notice of allegations to the school at some point in the next week, a source told CBSSports.com on Wednesday. Former USM coach Donnie Tyndall will be charged with rules..." July 22

  • UAB men's basketball player leaves program

    Alabama "Guard Jarvis Calhoun has left the men's basketball program at UAB, coach Jerod Haase confirmed Tuesday through a team spokesman. The Blazers, coming off an upset last season in the NCAA Tournament, returns all five starters: Nick Norton, Robert Brown, Hakeem Baxter, William Lee and Tosin..." July 22

  • Marshall adds foreign big man to 2015 recruiting haul

    College Basketball Talk "Marshall and head coach Dan D’Antoni continue to go the international route with recruiting as the school announced the signing of 6-foot-9 Ajdin Penava to join the 2015 class. A native of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Penava most recently played for the Turkish Airlines Euroleague’s U18 Spars..." July 20

  • 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

  • Louisiana Tech transfer Stapleton headed to Mississippi State

    CBS Sports "Louisiana Tech transfer Xavian Stapleton has committed to Mississippi State, sources said Sunday. The 6-foot-6 wing, who averaged 6.7 ppg last season, will have three years of eligibility remaining but must sit out next season per NCAA rules." July 05

  • ODU basketball player suspended after being charged with assaulting student

    Hampton Roads "Javonte Douglas, a reserve forward who played a key role in Old Dominion’s late-season run to the National Invitation Tournament semifinals, was suspended from the team after being arrested and charged with assaulting a student. Douglas was arrested on June 7 and charged with a felony count of..." June 29

  • La. Tech restricting ex-Madison Central star Stapleton's transfer

    The Clarion-Ledger "Former Madison Central guard Xavian Stapleton is leaving the Louisiana Tech basketball program, following a freshman campaign where he emerged as the Bulldogs' top threat coming off the bench. But Louisiana Tech is telling the 6-foot-6 former Dandy Dozen selection he is restricted from..." June 23

  • Keyshawn Woods transfers to Wake Forest, picks Demon Deacons over Butler, Creighton

    Big East Coast Bias "Charlotte 49ers transfer Keyshawn Woods has chosen Wake Forest has his next destination. The Conference USA 3-point field goal percentage leader in 2014-15 is going 79 miles north to play with the Demon Deacons of the Atlantic Coast Conference, picking them over the Butler Bulldogs and..." June 09

  • Tennessee transfer forward Carmichael chooses WKU

    Bowling Green Daily News "The Western Kentucky men's basketball team just keeps adding pieces for the future. Tennessee transfer Willie Carmichael – a 6-foot-8, 210-pound forward – told the Daily News on Friday that he's committed to WKU and will join the team on campus for summer sessions this weekend. Carmichael..." June 08

  • Reports: Charlotte transfer Torin Dorn chooses N.C. State

    Sporting News - NCAAB "Torin Dorn is moving to ACC country. The 2014-15 Conference USA Freshman of the Year and former Charlotte 49er has settled on playing at N.C. State, according to multiple reports." June 08

  • Former Western Kentucky forward will play college football next season

    College Basketball Talk "George Fant exhausted his college basketball eligibility at Western Kentucky after a very productive four-year career that included all-conference honors in his final three seasons. Now the 6-foot-6, 250-pound forward will attempt to transition to football, as basketball coach Ray Harper told the..." June 03

  • Charlotte transfer Torin Dorn considering N.C. State, Texas, Miami, Florida

    Fay Observer "N.C. State, which added a transfer before each of coach Mark Gottfried's first four seasons, is one of four finalists for Charlotte's Torin Dorn. He also is considering Miami, Florida and Texas, according to multiple reports. Dorn, a 6-foot-5, 200-pound wing who excels more as a slasher and..." May 26

  • Louisiana Tech lands Florida A&M transfer guard Jermaine Ruttley

    The News Star "Louisiana Tech's busy day on the recruiting trail continued Tuesday evening when former Florida A&M guard Jermaine Ruttley announced on Twitter he is transferring to play for the Bulldogs. The junior guard is eligible to play immediately in 2016. Ruttley joins Justin Leon as the two most..." May 19

  • Louisiana Tech to name Miami's Eric Konkol head coach

    The Score "It appears as if Louisiana Tech didn't waste much time searching for a replacement for departed head coach Michael White. Just over a week after White was named the new head coach at Florida, Louisiana Tech is expected to hire Eric Konkol as the new top dog for Bulldogs' basketball, according..." May 18

  • Henson, Konkol, among those in play to replace White at Louisiana Tech

    CBS Sports "Oklahoma assistant Steve Henson, Miami assistant Eric Konkol, Baylor assistant Jerome Tang and North Florida head coach Matt Driscoll are among the candidates in discussions about Louisiana Tech's opening, sources told CBSSports.com on Saturday. Louisiana Tech is in the process of replacing..." May 17

  • Charlotte's Willie Clayton Transferring to Georgia State

    Georgia State Sports "Charlotte forward Willie Clayton, who played at Thomasville (Ga.) High School, has announced that he will transfer to Georgia State after three seasons playing for the 49’ers. After sitting the 2015-16 season, he will have one year of eligibility remaining. His paperwork has been accepted and..." May 12

  • Transfer Smith picks Wolf Pack over Alabama, USC, others

    Reno Gazette-Journal "The Wolf Pack basketball team and coach Eric Musselman won another recruiting battle with a Power 5 team. Shawn Smith, a transfer from Marshall who can play immediately, committed to the Wolf Pack on Tuesday morning, turning down offers from Alabama, Saint Mary's and Southern Cal. Smith, a..." May 12

  • Old Dominion lands second transfer in three days

    College Basketball Talk "Old Dominion head coach Jeff Jones has been busy in the transfer “market,” as he’s managed to reel in commitments from guard B.J. Stith (Virginia) and Austin Colbert (Illinois). Two days after landing Colbert it was reported that ODU received a commitment from a third transfer in the form of..." May 09

  • Mike White to bring two Louisiana Tech assistants to Florida

    CBS Sports "Mike White hasn't even had the Florida job for a day, but his staff is already taking shape. White will bring both Jordan Mincy and Darris Nichols to Gainesville as assistants, sources told CBSSports.com. Both were assistants under White at Louisiana Tech." May 08

  • Sources: Louisiana Tech basketball coach Michael White emerges as Florida’s leading candidate

    Yahoo! Sports "Louisiana Tech basketball coach Michael White has emerged as the leading candidate to replace Billy Donovan at Florida, multiple sources have told Yahoo Sports. A meeting between Florida athletic director Jeremy Foley and White could take place as soon as today, sources said. Through a..." May 07

  • ODU basketball gets Illinois transfer Austin Colbert

    Hampton Roads "The remaking of Old Dominion's basketball roster continued Tuesday, as the Monarchs signed Illinois transfer Austin Colbert, a 6-foot-9 forward from Chesapeake who played high school ball in New Jersey. Colbert averaged just 1.5 points and 1.5 rebounds in two seasons for the Illini but was..." May 06

  • Former Oregon Point Guard Dominic Artis commits to UTEP

    Miner Rush "Former Oregon point guard Dominic Artis will be immediately eligible and join the UTEP basketball team El Paso Times reporter Felix Chavez first tweeted, and sources confirmed to Miner Rush. Artis averaged 6.2 points and 2.7 assists per game in 53 career games at Oregon before being suspended..." May 03

  • Tech signs Florida A&M transfer Jermaine Ruttley

    The News Star "Louisiana Tech officially inked its second basketball signing of the week Saturday with the addition of Florida A&M transfer guard Jermaine Ruttley. Ruttley, a rising senior, is eligible to play immediately due to the APR sanctions handed down to Florida A&M for the 2015-16 season. Ruttley..." April 19

  • Illini land Charlotte transfer Mike Thorne, Jr.: reports

    Chicago Tribune "Illinois has found a big man to fill avoid next season. Mike Thorne, Jr., a 6-foot-11 graduate student transfer from Charlotte, committed to Illinois, according to reports." April 19

  • Two former college basketball players considering NFL route

    College Basketball Talk "Professional football franchises looking to college basketball for diamonds in the rough is something that’s occurred with greater frequency in recent years. Last year Erik Swoope, who played college basketball at Miami, spent the entire season in the Indianapolis Colts’ practice squad and former..." April 16

  • Sources: UTEP's Vince Hunter to Turn Pro

    Miner Rush "According to sources close to the UTEP basketball program, Vince Hunter, the Miners' leading scorer and first team all conference player, has decided to forego his final two years of college eligibility and will toss his name into the ring of the NBA draft. Hunter's draft stock rose a bit early..." April 10

  • Illinois graduate transfer guard Aaron Cosby headed to WKU

    Bowling Green Daily News "One of Western Kentucky's primary goals in the spring was to add a sharpshooting guard who could make an immediate impact. The Hilltoppers have found their man in Illinois graduate transfer Aaron Cosby. Cosby - a 6-foot-3, 200-pound shooting guard originally from Louisville - confirmed to..." April 10

  • Illinois transfer Aaron Cosby headed to Western Kentucky

    CBS Sports "Illinois guard Aaron Cosby will transfer to Western Kentucky, he told CBSSports.com on Thursday. Cosby will be eligible immediately next season since he's already graduated. The 6-3 guard averaged 7.8 points last year for the Illini in 19 games." April 09

  • Report: Kansas’ Bill Self Meeting With Charlotte Graduate Transfer Mike Thorne Today

    College Spun "Kansas’ 2014-15 men’s basketball season came to an end on Sunday, when the No. 2-seeded Jayhawks fell to No. 7 seed Wichita State in the NCAA Tournament’s Third Round. Bill Self is already working on setting up his 2015-16 squad. According to Scout.com’s Evan Daniels, the Kansas coach is..." March 27

  • UAB announces new long-term contract for Men’s Basketball Coach Jerod Haase

    UAB News "University of Alabama at Birmingham President Ray L. Watts, M.D., announced today that Men’s Basketball Coach Jerod Haase has agreed to a new, six-year agreement, reflecting the university’s commitment to the program’s continued success as a strategic priority for Athletics. The agreement calls..." March 25

  • Report: Mark Price 'mulling over' head coaching offer from Charlotte 49ers

    Sporting News - NCAAB "Charlotte Hornets assistant coach Mark Price has been offered a job that will keep him in the same city. According to ESPN, Price has been offered the head coaching position at the UNC Charlotte. The report says he was "offered a five-year deal and is mulling whether to accept it." The offer is..." March 25

  • USM's Millinghaus, Hayes expected to transfer

    Hattiesburg American "Southern Miss men's basketball players Shadell Millinghaus (guard) and Davon Hayes (forward) are expected to transfer, the Hattiesburg American has confirmed. The news was first reported by ESPN's Jeff Goodman. Millinghaus, who requested and was granted his release from the team in December..." March 24

  • Charlotte 49ers basketball coach Alan Major, school agree to part ways

    Charlotte Observer "Alan Major’s five-year run as the Charlotte 49ers’ men’s basketball coach ended Sunday when he and the school agreed to mutually part ways. The 49ers were 75-81 during the tenure of Major, who has taken two medical leaves of absence over the past year. His second leave began in January, with..." March 16

  • UTEP coach Tim Floyd hit with one-game suspension

    CBS Sports "Conference USA suspended UTEP coach Tim Floyd was one game for failing to leave the court quickly after receiving two quick technical fouls and being ejected in a loss at Louisiana Tech on Thursday, according to the Associated Press. The league said Floyd violated the league's conduct policy,..." February 28

  • Reports: Two Southern Miss players ruled ineligible by NCAA

    College Basketball Talk "Two players on Southern Miss have been declared ineligible as the fallout from an investigation into the program continues to spread, according to multiple reports. WHLT in Hattiesburg broke the news that Rasham Suarez and Jeremiah Eason were declared ineligible by the NCAA, who has been in..." January 30

  • Southern Mississippi self-imposes postseason ban for 2014-15 season

    CBS Sports "Southern Mississippi has self-imposed a postseason ban for this season, the school announced on Tuesday night. The team will not play in either the Conference USA tournament or any possible postseason bid afterward. The ban is a result of the ongoing investigation into the men's basketball..." January 20

  • MTSU's Joshua Phillips out indefinitely

    Daily News Journal "MTSU sophomore Joshua Phillips is out indefinitely with a stress fracture in his foot. The forward broke the bone in practice. He will be reevaluated next week to get a clearer time table on his return." January 20

  • Shadell Millinghaus Rejoins USM Men’s Basketball Program

    WJTV "Sophomore guard Shadell Millinghaus has rejoined the Southern Miss men's basketball program, head coach Doc Sadler announced Friday afternoon. “The team, as well as the coaching staff, welcome Shadell back and we look forward to the future,” said Sadler.”" January 19

  • UAB coach Jerod Haase talks two-year extension

    Alabama "Monday, UAB men's basketball coach Jerod Haase received a two-year contract extension that will keep him at the university through March of 2019. Today, he spoke publicly on the matter for the first time. "It's a great feeling to know that there is some confidence in what we're doing here,"..." January 13

  • Charlotte 49ers coach Alan Major taking indefinite medical leave of absence

    Charlotte Observer "For a second time in a year, Charlotte 49ers men’s basketball coach Alan Major is taking a medical leave of absence, the school announced Tuesday. Major, 46, took a four-month leave last summer when he had surgeries on his eyes and heart. 49ers athletics director Judy Rose said Major returned..." January 06

  • Ayinde Sprewell requests release from WKU

    Bowling Green Daily News "Western Kentucky has lost another guard from its roster this season. Junior guard Ayinde Sprewell has requested his release from the program, WKU announced today. Sprewell is seeking more playing time and will look to transfer. The 6-foot-3 junior-college product had appeared in three of..." December 14

  • USM's basketball depth chart gets thinner with release of 2 players

    Biloxi Sun Herald "The Southern Miss basketball team started the season with a lack of depth and it just became significantly thinner. USM announced Friday that first-year head coach Doc Sadler has decided to release a pair of guards, junior Dallas Anglin and sophomore Shadell Millinghaus. The players asked to..." December 13

  • La. Tech's Speedy Smith plays with a heavy heart

    CBS Sports "As he steps onto the floor before every game, Louisiana Tech point guard Kenneth "Speedy" Smith -- the nation's returning leader in assists at 7.7 per game in 2013-14 -- rubs the tattoo on the side of his arm. The tattoo depicts Smith in his basketball jersey praying over a casket as God looks..." December 11

  • Western Kentucky senior guard leaving team to go pro in Europe

    College Basketball Talk "Western Kentucky will lose an experienced senior guard at the end of the semester as Kevin Kaspar is planning on playing professionally in Europe after graduating in December. The 6-foot native of Turkey will return there to try to kickstart his pro career as he’s seen his minutes dwindle as..." December 03

  • Connection between ex-Tyndall aide, NCAA staffer at center of USM case

    CBS Sports "Former Donnie Tyndall assistant Wade O'Connor denied to CBSSports.com on Monday that he's a source in the NCAA's investigation into the program Tyndall once ran at Southern Miss -- although multiple sources continue to insist O'Connor simply isn't being honest. "Wade never wanted his name out..." November 18

  • NCAA investigating USM for possible violations under Donnie Tyndall

    CBS Sports "The NCAA is investigating the Southern Mississippi men's basketball program for potential rules violations under former coach Donnie Tyndall, multiple sources confirmed to CBSSports.com on Thursday afternoon. Tyndall is now the head coach at Tennessee. The investigation, first reported by..." November 08

  • NCAA investigating USM for possible violations under Donnie Tyndall

    CBS Sports "The NCAA is investigating the Southern Miss basketball program for potential rules violations under former coach Donnie Tyndall, multiple sources confirmed to CBSSports.com on Thursday. Tyndall is now the head coach at Tennessee. The investigation, first reported by Bleacher Report, is..." November 06

  • Rice lands two commitments in back-to-back days

    College Basketball Talk "In the span of less than 15 hours, first-year head coach Mike Rhoades bolstered Rice’s recruiting class for both next year and the following one, securing a pair of verbal commitments. On Friday night, Jeff Goodman of ESPN reported that three-star power forward Marquez Letcher-Ellis, of..." October 27

  • Dazon Ingram commits to Alabama over UAB

    Alabama "Dazon Ingram, one of the state's top basketball prospects, verbally committed to Alabama on Monday night. The 6-foot-5 point guard from Theodore High School picked the Crimson Tide over UAB, Wichita State and Houston. He took official visits to all four schools and really enjoyed a visit to..." October 14

  • ODU suspends 3 from men's, women's hoop teams

    Hampton Roads "Two starters from the Old Dominion women's basketball team and a highly regarded newcomer on the men's team have been suspended indefinitely over a physical confrontation in a dorm room in late August. Asked Wednesday about the Aug. 30 incident, athletic director Wood Selig and other ODU..." October 10

  • 2015 Guard Lee Moore Commits To UTEP

    Miner Rush "2015 JUCO guard Lee Moore has committed to UTEP per Twitter reports Sunday night. Moore will be a sophomore this season at Wallace State where he averaged 18 points, and 7.2 rebounds last year. He had an official visit here to UTEP on September 26th and was supposed to visit Middle Tennessee..." October 07

  • Stevenson's Connor Cashaw picks Rice basketball

    Chicago Tribune "Stevenson guard Connor Cashaw is headed to Rice. The 6-foot-3 senior committed to the Conference USA school Tuesday night, Stevenson coach Pat Ambrose confirmed." October 01

  • Georgia Tech guard Poole transfers to Florida Atlantic

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "Former Georgia Tech guard Solomon Poole has transferred to Florida Atlantic in Boca Raton, Fla. He will sit out the 2014-15 season and be eligible to play in 2015-16. He will have two years of eligibility remaining. After graduating from high school early, Poole came to Tech in Dec. 2012 as a..." September 29

  • Paul Thomas Commits To UTEP

    Yahoo! Sports "UTEP's second 2015 commit is Paul Thomas out of Houston. 2015 Houston, Texas forward Paul Thomas has gave UTEP a verbal commitment per his Twitter account. I have made my college decision and UTEP will be where i will continue my Basketball career. This is only the beginning .#Miners —..." September 25

  • Beloved former UTEP coach Jason Rabedeaux dies at 49

    CBS Sports "Jason Rabedeaux, a man known as one of the more colorful coaches in recent college basketball history, has died. He was 49. Reports came from Ho Chi Minh City, where Rabedeaux was coaching the Saigon Heat -- the first professional basketball team in Vietnam history -- confirmed the death on..." September 23

  • Combo guard Bryce Brown says yes to Charlotte

    Hoop Seen "He said it was the hardest decision of his life and if you spoke to Bryce Brown on Sunday night, you believed every bit of that. Brown, the No. 12 overall player in Georgia's 2015 class, committed to Charlotte on Sunday night after officially visiting the Conference USA school over the..." September 22

  • FIU's basketball court was destroyed by a CrossFit competition

    Miami Herald "Organizers for RAID Games VI rented FIU Arena this weekend. FIU Arena's often rented out to make a little extra scratch for a department light on fund-raising and ticket sales. The event left significant dents in the floor, probably from the weights used in crossfit competitions. The Athletic..." September 16

  • Charlotte coach Alan Major returns from medical leave of absence

    The Charlotte Post "Charlotte 49ers head men’s basketball coach Alan Major has returned from a medical leave of absence. “I’m very thankful to God to be back with the team,” Major said in a statement. “I want to thank my family, our players and coaches, Athletic Director Judy Rose, Chancellor Phil Dubois and the..." September 15

  • Christian Romine Commits to UTEP

    Yahoo! Sports "The first 2015 commitment comes from a much needed big man. 2015 F/C Christian Romine has announced via his Twitter that he has committed to Tim Floyd and the UTEP Miners. Romine was in El Paso over the weekend for his official visit, and made his commitment official today. The 6'9 or..." September 09

  • Former Charlotte coach Bobby Lutz interviews for Charleston job

    CBS Sports "Former Charlotte coach Bobby Lutz has interviewed with Charleston president Glenn McConnell in the past 48 hours and remains a candidate to be the Cougars' next head coach, sources told CBSSports.com on Saturday. Lutz is one two candidates known to have interviewed at Charleston since Anthony..." August 31

  • Report: UTEP has two incoming freshmen not qualify

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  • Boston College lands ex-Southern Miss, Temple player Aaron Brown

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  • Southern Miss guard Aaron Brown granted release

    CBS Sports "Doc Sadler had to know it wasn't going to be easy in his first season at Southern Miss. Four senior starters were departing from a team that won 29 games last season. Aaron Brown was the lone returning starter, and a big senior season was expected from him. And now Brown is gone..." August 17

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