Pacific-12 RUMORS & NEWS

  • ASU freshman forward Romello White ineligible for this season

    Arizona Republic "Arizona State basketball this season will be without freshman forward Romello White, who did not meet NCAA academic requirements and will sit out as an academic redshirt. White will maintain four years of eligibility. A 6-foot-8, 220-pound forward from Suwanee, Ga., White was a late addition to..." September 29

  • Colorado lands 4-star power forward Evan Battey

    Today's U "Colorado head basketball coach Tad Boyle added yet another four-star talent to his 2017 class when on Tuesday four-star power forward Evan Battey offered up a verbal pledge to play for the Buffaloes. Boyle is clearly recruiting an at elite level and Battey will now join four-star small forward..." September 27

  • Calvary Christian 7-footer Victor Uyaelunmo commits to USC

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "This summer, 7-foot center Victor Uyaelunmo found a new home for his senior year of high school, transferring to Calvary Christian from Miami Gulliver Prep. After moving one county to the north, he has now decided to spend his college basketball career out west. Uyaelunmo, a four-star..." September 24

  • Malcolm Duvivier will not play with Oregon State basketball in 2016-17 season

    Oregonian "Oregon State announced Thursday that senior guard Malcolm Duvivier would not be with the team for the 2016-17 season due to "personal reasons." "Malcolm is taking time from school and basketball to work out some personal issues," head coach Wayne Tinkle said in a release. "He will be with his..." September 22

  • Kevin Love matches Russell Westbrook's record donation for ex-players to UCLA

    CBS Sports "Kevin Love spent only one season at UCLA, but that experience had such a positive and profound impact on him that he's now donating what UCLA says is the largest donation by any former basketball player in school history. During the 2007-08 season, Love averaged 17.5 points and 10.6 boards..." September 21

  • Ethan Thompson, 4-star SG, commits to Oregon State Beavers

    Oregonian "Under Wayne Tinkle and his coaching staff, the Oregon State men's basketball program has experienced an unprecedented level of success on the modern recruiting trail, and unsurprisingly turned that into the school's first NCAA tournament bid in 26 years. On Monday, Oregon State added to its..." September 20

  • Colorado lands 4-star forward D'Shawn Schwartz

    The Gazette "Sand Creek senior D’Shawn Schwartz announced via video on YouTube that he is committing to play basketball at Colorado. On Saturday, Schwartz posted a link via Twitter to his video entitled “2017 D’Shawn Schwartz Official Commitment Video” on YouTube that showed him working out and then the CU..." September 10

  • Report: Oregon’s Brooks “almost certain” to miss start of season

    College Basketball Talk "Oregon will start this upcoming season with national title aspirations. The Ducks may also start the season without one of their stars. It is “almost certain” that the foot surgery undergone this summer by Dillon Brooks will keep him out of the lineup when Oregon opens the season in November,..." September 08

  • DeAndre Ayton chooses Arizona over Kentucky, Kansas

    ESPN "DeAndre Ayton, the top-ranked player in the country, has chosen Arizona over Kentucky and Kansas. Ayton entered the summer only listing Kansas, but he said the Wildcats made up ground due to the relationship the staff built with both him and his mother, Andrea. The 7-foot-1 245-pound Ayton is a..." September 07

  • Four-Star prospect Jordan Usher commits to USC

    Today's U "The Andy Enfield era continues to impress. Four-star prospect Jordan Usher announced on Twitter that he has committed to play for the USC Trojans. “I am proud to announce that I will be joining the Trojan family and attending the University of Southern California,” the recruit..." September 06

  • Paul White, former top-50 national recruit, transferring from Georgetown Hoyas to Oregon Ducks

    Oregonian "Since Oregon Ducks men's basketball coach Dana Altman took over the program in 2010, he has built a reputation for landing impact transfer players. That trend continued this year, as Altman not only landed national junior college player of the year Kavell Bigby-Williams, but Wednesday added..." August 31

  • 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 " 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