Southeastern RUMORS & NEWS

  • Auburn adds 4-star PF E.J. Montgomery to 2018 class

    Montgomery Advertiser "Auburn head coach Bruce Pearl has now secured verbal commitments from five-star players in three recruiting classes in a row. At one point in the recruiting process, Auburn men’s basketball has now had the highest ranked committed prospects in the 2016, 2017 and 2018 classes. Auburn signed..." September 23

  • Richland guard CJ Roberts commits to Missouri

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Missouri received its first men’s basketball commitment for the 2017 class in Richland’s CJ Roberts. The senior guard announced his commitment via Twitter on Monday. Roberts averaged 22.5 points per game and shot 52 percent from the field last season. He was a first-team all-district and..." September 20

  • Alex Murphy receives 6th year, will use it at Northeastern

    Today's U "Alex Murphy looks set to join an incredibly rare club in college basketball lore, not because of the kind of talent he’s displayed but instead where he’s chosen to use it. On Tuesday, the NCAA granted the forward a sixth year of eligibility. Murphy plans to make another school change to use it...." September 20

  • NCAA rules four-star prospect J.J. Caldwell ineligible at Texas A&M

    CBS Sports "The NCAA has ruled Texas A&M freshman J.J. Caldwell ineligible for this season, a source told CBS Sports on Friday night. An official announcement is expected soon. Caldwell is a 5-foot-11 point guard from Cypress, Texas who was ranked as the No. 65 prospect in the Class of 2016" September 17

  • Aggies win recruiting battle with Longhorns, land 4-star SF Savion Flagg

    San Antonio Express-News "The Aggies and Longhorns won’t meet on the court until Nov. 25, but Texas A&M will enter the contest having already won a small battle. Class of 2017 small forward Savion Flagg, a target of Texas coach Shaka Smart, committed to A&M Wednesday. “I just felt like it was a great fit for me..." September 15

  • 4-star PG Nick Weatherspoon commits to Mississippi State

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "It seemed unlikely, but Ohio State was hoping to get four-star point guard Nick Weatherspoon on campus sometime this fall for an official visit. That won't happen now. Weatherspoon announced on Sunday that he's staying home, and committing to Mississippi State." September 11

  • Arkansas adds Ethan Henderson to talented 2018 recruiting class

    Today's U "Arkansas continued its eye toward a long-term fortification on Monday after receiving another commitment from a local AAU team. Forward Ethan Henderson announced on his Twitter account (via Corey Evans of Hoopseen.com) he is indeed pledging to play for his home-state team. Henderson becomes the..." September 06

  • Bola Olaniyan officially joins Alabama basketball

    247 Sports "Alabama men's basketball has officially announced the addition of Southern Illinois grad transfer Bola Olaniyan. “We are just thrilled to have Bola join our team,” head coach Avery Johnson said in a University press release. “His experience and leadership are going to be very valuable for us...." August 30

  • Texas A&M freshman Kobie Eubanks out with foot fracture

    Today's U "Kobie Eubanks, a late addition to the Texas A&M recruiting class, will be sidelined for at least the next month with a stress fracture in his foot. Jon Rothstein of CBSSports.com was the first to report the news Monday morning. Eubanks is a top 100 player was headed to Alabama but didn’t..." August 30

  • Calipari: UK’s Derek Willis ‘under a different eye’ after arrest

    SEC Country "Kentucky basketball coach John Calipari on Thursday spoke to local reporters for the first time since Derek Willis’ arrest in mid-June for public intoxication and said the senior forward will not miss any game time. That doesn’t mean he won’t be, or hasn’t been, punished. “You guys know I don’t..." August 26

  • North Carolina shouldn't give up on series vs. Kentucky due to ACC adding games

    CBS Sports "Kentucky and North Carolina represent the pinnacle of college basketball and the rivalry between the Wildcats and the Tar Heels is so well-worn, there is an extensive Wikipedia page dedicated to its history. It is undeniably beneficial to college basketball to have these two juggernauts clash..." August 26

  • Kentucky, Duke, Kansas, Michigan State to play in Champions Classic through 2019

    Sporting News - NCAAB "The Champions Classic announced on Wednesday that Duke, Kentucky, Kansas and Michigan State will continue playing in the four-team event through 2019. Initially launched in 2011, the event has become one of the staples of college basketball's opening Tuesday. New York City's Madison Square..." August 25

  • John Calipari makes incredible gesture to help flood victims in Louisiana

    Fox Sports "Over the last few weeks, the nation has looked on in horror, as devastating floods have displaced thousands in and around the Baton Rouge, Louisiana area. And now, one of the biggest names in college sports, with the help of one of his former stars (who just so happens to be an adopted Louisianan)..." August 25

  • Johnson updates status of grad transfer Bola Olaniyan

    247 Sports "Alabama head men’s basketball coach Avery Johnson updated the status of the potential final piece to the Crimson Tide’s roster puzzle for the upcoming 2016-17 hoops season when he appeared on Tide 102.9 FM’s Inside the Locker Room with former Alabama head coach Wimp Sanderson and his son, Barry,..." August 23

  • Top 100 basketball prospect Reggie Perry commits to Arkansas

    SEC Country "Class of 2018 forward Reggie Perry announced his commitment to Arkansas on Wednesday afternoon via Twitter. Perry is a 6-foot-9, 225-pound prospect from Thomasville (Ga.) High School. The No. 2 player in Georgia and No. 78 player nationally in the class, Perry reportedly holds offers from 12..." August 17

  • Former Southern Illinois center Olaniyan heading to Alabama

    The Score "Alabama picked up a late transfer to bolster its frontcourt Monday night. Former Southern Illinois center Bola Olaniyan told Jeff Goodman of ESPN that he will be joining the Crimson Tide for his final year of eligibility." August 16