Pacific-12 RUMORS & NEWS

  • Four-star recruit Alex Barcello commits to Arizona

    SI "Four-star recruit Alex Barcello of Corona Del Sol (Ariz.) announced his commitment to Arizona on Friday, he shared on Twitter. The decision was first reported by Evan Daniels of Scout.com. " August 27

  • Dillon Brooks will miss time with foot injury as Oregon Ducks travel to Spain

    Oregonian "The Oregon Ducks men's basketball is in Spain over the next two weeks, taking place in exhibition games afforded to college basketball programs once every four years. The Ducks will be doing so, however, without one of their most important pieces of the upcoming season. Dillon Brooks, who..." August 24

  • Kendall Small will transfer from Oregon Ducks men's basketball team

    Statesman "Oregon sophomore guard Kendall Small has decided to transfer out of the men’s basketball program, according to reports by DuckTerritory.com and The Register-Guard. Small was a little-used backup point guard for the Ducks as a freshman in the 2015-16 season, averaging 1.7 points, 0.7 rebounds..." July 29

  • Jonah Bolden gives up final two years at UCLA to play professionally

    Los Angeles Times "UCLA’s men’s basketball team suffered another defection Tuesday when the school announced that power forward Jonah Bolden had opted to play professionally and would surrender his final two years of eligibility. The 6-foot-10 Bolden becomes the second Bruin to leave the program this summer after..." July 27

  • UCLA guard Prince Ali has knee surgery

    Los Angeles Times "UCLA sophomore guard Prince Ali underwent successful surgery to repair a torn meniscus in his left knee after suffering the injury on July 8 while playing in an open gym. Ali, who averaged 3.9 points in 11.8 minutes per game last season, will be reevaluated in four months and could potentially..." July 16

  • Top basketball recruit Michael Porter Jr. verbally commits to Washington

    Seattle Times "The Washington men’s basketball team landed the highest-ranked recruit in the history of the program when Michael Porter Jr., a five-star 2017 prospect, pledged to play for the Huskies." July 16

  • Ex-Utah F Chris Reyes transfers to Pepperdine

    Today's U "Pepperdine announced Wednesday that ex-Utah forward Chris Reyes will be part of its 2016-17 team as a graduate transfer. As a grad transfer, Reyes will immediately be eligible play for the Waves next season. Reyes, who’s hometown is close to Pepperdine’s campus, will pursue a master’s degree in..." July 15

  • Ex-Missouri guard Namon Wright heading to Colorado

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "Former Missouri guard Namon Wright has found a new home. Wright, who left Mizzou shortly after last season, will transfer to Colorado, Buffs coach Tad Boyle told the Boulder Daily Camera. "He's a ready-made player," Boyle said told the newspaper. "He had a really good freshman year and had some..." July 04

  • Gonzaga officially adds Jordan Mathews from Cal

    The Score "Gonzaga officially announced the acquisition of guard Jordan Mathews as a graduate transfer from Cal on Thursday. "Jordan is a proven big-time shooter and scorer at our level," Gonzaga coach Mark Few said in a statement. "He is a guy with great character and is a really good student. He comes..." July 01

  • Dylan Ennis receives extra year of eligibility from NCAA, returns to Oregon Ducks basketball

    Oregonian "The news Dylan Ennis had waited months for arrived when he was in the kitchen. His phone buzzed and he opened a group chat that included himself, Oregon head coach Dana Altman, assistant coach Mike Mennenga and UO compliance staffer Bill Clever. The text was from Clever, and it read that..." July 01

  • Five-star Terrance Ferguson will play overseas next season and not at Arizona

    USA Today High School Sports "In April, Advanced Prep International (Dallas) shooting guard lit the World Select Team up for 21 points, all on three-pointers, to help the USA Junior National Select Team roll to a 101-67 win at the Nike Hoop Summit. Turns out that dominant experience against foreign competition will come in..." June 30