Southeastern RUMORS & NEWS

  • Bam Adebayo to stay in 2017 NBA Draft

    Louisville Courier-Journal "UK has confirmed what was widely reported a Monday: Bam Adebayo’s Kentucky career is over. “After talking with Coach Cal, the staff and my family, I have decided it’s in my best interest to remain in the draft,” Adebayo said in a statement released by UK. “This process we went through at..." April 25

  • John Calipari will have his youngest Kentucky team ever -- and still likely be good

    CBS Sports "Kentucky will be good again next season because Kentucky is always good. Let's make that clear up front. But with Monday's news that Bam Adebayo is staying in the NBA Draft, we now know for sure that John Calipari will have his most inexperienced roster ever in 2017-18 because eight of the..." April 25

  • Kentucky loses another as Bam Adebayo is hiring an agent and will head to the NBA

    CBS Sports "Multiple reports on Monday morning are relaying what's long been presumed: Kentucky freshman power forward Bam Adebayo is gone for good to the NBA. The 6-foot-9 bruiser leaves after averaging 13.0 points and 8.0 rebounds in his one season with the Wildcats. He was a solid piece but not quite the..." April 24

  • South Carolina extends HC Frank Martin's contract

    ESPN "South Carolina has rewarded coach Frank Martin's run to the Final Four with a one-year contract extension through the 2022-23 season. The school made the announcement Friday, while also extending the contract of Dawn Staley, who coached the women's basketball team to the national..." April 22

  • South Carolina’s PJ Dozier to sign with agent, remain in draft

    CBS Sports "South Carolina guard PJ Dozier will sign with an agent, remain in the NBA Draft and end his college career, a source confirmed to CBS Sports on Monday morning. The Vertical reported the development earlier Monday. Dozier decided to "fully commit to a professional career over the weekend,"..." April 17

  • Florida's Robinson pens goodbye letter after reportedly signing with agent

    Jacksonville Times-Union "University of Florida junior forward Devin Robinson has tested enough of the water. The 6-foot-8 Virginia native announced on his Instagram account on Friday that he will hire an agent and give up the year remaining of his college eligibility to enter the NBA draft. He had previously announced..." April 15

  • Arkansas' Macon, Barford to test NBA draft waters

    KATV "Razorback juniors Daryl Macon and Jaylen Barford plan to enter the 2017 NBA Draft but will not hire agents, the university announced Friday. That leaves the door open for both players to return to school for their senior seasons. With neither player hiring an agent, they will have 10 days..." April 15

  • Porter Jr. not looking to mirror Fultz, Simmons: 'I want to win in college'

    Fanrag Sports "Michael Porter Jr. knows all about how Ben Simmons and Markelle Fultz could go back-to-back as No. 1 picks in the NBA Draft who also had the distinction of failing to play in the NCAA Tournament. And Porter Jr. doesn’t want to become the third straight player to follow that path. “I’m not..." April 15

  • LSU's Wade makes 4-star recruit Mayan Kiir 1st signee

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "It looks like Mayan Kiir is going to get to play for LSU coach Will Wade after all. The four-star power forward from Victory Rock Prep (Fla.) is expected to sign with the Tigers on Wednesday, a source confirmed to The Times-Picayune. Kiir was previously signed to play at VCU but requested..." April 14

  • LSU leading scorer Antonio Blakeney declares for NBA draft

    Sporting News - NCAAB "LSU guard and leading scorer Antonio Blakeney declared for the NBA Draft on Tuesday, which could leave new Tigers coach Will Wade with a bigger rebuilding job. It was unclear from his announcement via Twitter whether Blakeney will hire an agent. "It was a privilege to wear the Purple and..." April 13

  • Georgia's Maten to test NBA draft waters

    Columbus Ledger-Enquirer "Georgia forward Yante Maten will at least test the waters when it comes to his potential NBA career. Maten announced Thursday morning that he is declaring for the NBA draft but will not hire an agent. By not signing with an agent, Maten leaves the door open for a potential return to Georgia for..." April 13

  • South Carolina's Dozier to enter NBA draft after red-hot tournament

    SEC Country "South Carolina guard PJ Dozier has entered his name in the NBA Draft, but did not sign with an agent to keep the door open for his return to South Carolina. The rising junior guard has until May 24 to elect to return to school instead of keeping his name in the NBA Draft. He now will be hopeful..." April 13

  • Humphries becomes 5th Kentucky player to declare for NBA draft

    The Record "Kentucky 7-foot backup big man Isaac Humphries says he will turn professional and hire an agent to explore opportunities in the NBA and internationally. The Australian sophomore is the fifth Wildcat to leave school early this year. He said in a release Wednesday that his decision didn't come..." April 13

  • 4-star PG Blake Harris commits to Missouri

    SEC Country "First, Missouri basketball hired Cuonzo Martin. Then they landed the top recruit in the country in Michael Porter Jr. And now they’ve landed their point guard of the future. 4-star point guard Blake Harris, who visited Missouri this weekend along with Porter Jr. and un-committed 5-star prospect..." April 10

  • Kentucky's Malik Monk wins Jerry West Award as nation's top shooting guard

    SEC Country "Malik Monk took home one of the most prestigious honors in the country on Friday night, as he was named the top player at his position in the country. The freshman guard was named the Jerry West Shooting Guard of the Year award winner, given annually to the nation’s top shooting guard. Monk..." April 08

  • Auburn promotes Bruce Pearl's son to assistant coach

    Oanow "Bruce Pearl stated throughout Auburn's 2016-17 season that he believed his son, Steven Pearl, was ready to be an assistant coach. In 2017-18, Auburn's men's basketball coach will put that theory to the test. Bruce Pearl announced Thursday that Steven Pearl has been promoted to an assistant..." April 07

  • Isaiah Briscoe declares for NBA Draft, will sign with an agent

    247 Sports "For the second straight year, Kentucky guard Isaiah Briscoe has declared for the NBA Draft. This time, he won't be coming back. Briscoe announced via Twitter that he will enter the NBA Draft and plans to sign with an agent, thus ending his UK career. "BBN, thank you to the greatest fans..." April 06

  • Kentucky's Adebayo to test NBA draft waters

    CBS Sports "First it was De’Aaon Fox . Then Malik Monk . Now, for the third straight day, a Kentucky freshman has declared for the 2017 NBA Draft. This time it’s Edrice “Bam” Adebayo, who announced he’s testing the waters but not signing an agent. By not signing with an agent it leaves the door open for a..." April 05

  • Referee who received death threats from Kentucky fans speaks out

    Omaha World-Herald "John Higgins told himself that it was just a basketball game and that he had a job to do, just as he’s done thousands of times before. But it wasn’t easy walking out on the court Saturday to officiate the Gonzaga-South Carolina Final Four contest. Not after thousands of phone calls, emails..." April 05

  • Kentucky, Duke, Louisville early favorites for 2018 at 10-1 odds

    ESPN "Three powerhouse programs that failed to reach the Final Four this season sit atop some of the first odds to win next season's college national championship in Las Vegas. The Westgate SuperBook has installed Kentucky, Duke and Louisville as co-favorites, each at 10-1 to win the 2018 NCAA..." April 04

  • Malik Monk declares for the NBA Draft

    Lexington Herald-Leader "Kentucky’s all-time leading freshman scorer Malik Monk declared for the NBA Draft Tuesday by thanking the Big Blue Nation and publishing a letter. “After taking some time with my family and reflecting on this season, I have decided to enter my name into the 2017 NBA Draft,” Monk said in a press..." April 04

  • Kentucky's De'Aaron Fox will go pro, sign with an agent

    CBS Sports "Kentucky point guard De’Aaron Fox will enter the 2017 NBA draft and sign with an agent, according to a statement released by the University of Kentucky. “First of all, I’m grateful for the unbelievable season we had,” Fox said. “Although the ending didn’t turn out how we wanted it to, this team..." April 03

  • Garrison Brooks requests release from Mississippi State

    The Clarion-Ledger "A four-star 2017 Mississippi State men’s basketball signee has requested a release from his national letter of intent to the Bulldogs, sources close to the player said. Garrison Brooks, a power forward out of Auburn High in Alabama and a son of MSU assistant coach George Brooks, requested a..." April 01

  • Gonzaga holds off South Carolina to reach final

    The Sports Xchange "GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Gonzaga coach Mark Few, right arm draped over the back of an empty chair, broke into a relaxed grin, looking as if he had been there before. Which he hasn't. And almost wasn't. The Bulldogs, after doing almost everything right for nearly 30 minutes, seemingly on..." April 01

  • Former Alabama G Nick King heading to Middle Tennessee

    247 Sports "Former Alabama forward Nick King has reportedly found a new home. The Crimson Tide forward will transfer to Middle Tennessee State, according to ESPN's Jeff Goodman. King, a transfer from Memphis, played in Alabama's first seven games before a lung infection shut him down for the year. An..." March 30

  • NCAA referee John Higgins receiving death threats from Kentucky fans

    ESPN "NCAA referee John Higgins met with law enforcement for more than two hours Tuesday after Kentucky fans sent death threats, repeatedly called his company's office and home -- despite an unlisted number -- and posted a barrage of false messages about his business on the company's Facebook page,..." March 29

  • New Mizzou recruit Michael Porter Jr. wants to play Terrence Phillips for No. 1 jersey

    Sporting News - NCAAB "Now that Michael Porter Jr. has made his commitment to play basketball at Missouri, the nation's No. 1 basketball player wants to wear No. 1 for the Tigers. There's just one problem: Porter's desired number is already worn by sophomore point guard Terrence Phillips, who has started every game..." March 28

  • Can UNC, Gonzaga, South Carolina and Oregon salvage the Final Four nobody wanted?

    Fox Sports "Let's get it out of the way at the top. No need to sugarcoat. On first glance, and probably on second and third too, this is a dog Final Four. It's the ugly stepchild stealing the spotlight on college basketball's premiere weekend, a motley crew mostly filled with teams you either don't care about..." March 27

  • Christian Laettner praises Luke Maye, trolls Kentucky

    ESPN "Apparently even Duke and North Carolina's rivalry takes a backseat when there's a chance to send a dig at Kentucky. On Sunday night, former Duke All-American Christian Laettner congratulated North Carolina's Luke Maye, whose last-second jumper beat Kentucky to send the Tar Heels to the Final..." March 27

  • Lonzo Ball was owned by UK's Fox, and LaVar just couldn't keep his mouth shut

    CBS Sports "Kentucky point guard De’Aaron Fox got the better of Lonzo Ball , in a big way, on Friday night in the Sweet 16. Fox, who finished with 39 points on 13-of-20 shooting, more than proved his chops as one of the best prospects in the country primed to make a splash in the NBA. Meanwhile, Ball looked..." March 26

  • South Carolina defeats Florida for first Final Four berth

    The Sports Xchange "NEW YORK -- South Carolina coach Frank Martin listens to only one type of music -- Frank Sinatra's. So, it was fitting that Sinatra's "New York, New York" was blaring at Madison Square Garden while Martin was cutting down the nets after South Carolina's 77-70 win over Florida in the East..." March 26

  • Heels head to Final Four on Maye's last-second hoop

    The Sports Xchange "MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- In 1992, Duke's Christian Laettner ended arguably the best game in NCAA Tournament history with a buzzer-beater that handed Kentucky a heartbreaking loss in the East Regional championship game. Twenty-five years later, the Wildcats experienced more end-of-game heartbreak..." March 26

  • Kentucky takes out UCLA

    The Sports Xchange "MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- John Calipari stood in front of his Kentucky team at halftime Friday night and made an announcement. "We're going to play through De'Aaron Fox," he said. "The rest of you, take a back seat." Calipari said the Wildcats cheered after those words. When the game was over,..." March 25

  • Florida beats Wisconsin on Chiozza's 3-pointer at OT buzzer

    The Sports Xchange "NEW YORK -- It was Chris Chiozza's breakneck speed leading to his 3-point buzzer-beater that impressed his coach in Florida's dramatic 84-83 overtime win over Wisconsin in the NCAA East Regional semifinal on Friday night in Madison Square Garden. The junior guard raced three-quarters of the..." March 25

  • Nation's top recruit Michael Porter Jr. commits to Missouri

    SEC Country "Michael Porter Jr. is headed back to Columbia,Mo. And the Missouri basketball program now has a huge reason to celebrate. Porter Jr., the No. 1 prospect in the 2017 class, announced that he is going to Missouri after being released from his letter of intent from Washington. Porter Jr. was..." March 24

  • South Carolina blows out Baylor

    The Sports Xchange "NEW YORK -- Before South Carolina coach Frank Martin acknowledged his players for a terrific defensive performance in the Gamecocks' 70-50 win over Baylor in the East Regional semifinal on Friday, he paid homage to his Southeastern Conference rivals. "I want to credit the teams in our league..." March 24

  • Okogie leads Georgia Tech into NIT semifinals

    The Sports Xchange "Freshman Josh Okogie scored 26 points and went 4 of 4 from the free-throw line in the final two minutes, helping Georgia Tech defeat Ole Miss 74-66 in the NIT quarterfinals Tuesday at The Pavilion in Oxford, Miss. Georgia Tech (20-15) plays CSU Bakersfield or Texas-Arlington in the..." March 22

  • LSU hires VCU's Will Wade as coach

    CBS Sports "VCU’s Will Wade has agreed to become LSU’s next coach, a source told CBS Sports. The school subsequently confirmed the report late Monday. Wade is replacing Johnny Jones. Wade, 34, just led the Rams to successive NCAA Tournaments. His career record -- from two years at Chattanooga and two..." March 21

  • Projected NBA pick Robert Williams is staying as Texas A&M will benefit greatly

    CBS Sports "Few teams in the next few weeks will have better unexpected personnel fortune for next season than Texas A&M. In a somewhat surprising decision, 6-foot-9 Aggies forward Robert Williams announced he would return to College Station for his sophomore season. Williams would have definitely been a..." March 21

  • South Carolina stuns second-seeded Duke

    The Sports Xchange "GREENVILLE, S.C. -- South Carolina showed a full array of toughness at an ideal time. The Gamecocks collected a gigantic prize as a result. Sindarius Thornwell scored 24 points and seventh-seeded South Carolina used sudden hot shooting in the second half to knock second-seeded Duke out..." March 20

  • NCAA's political stance gave Duke essentially a road game vs. South Carolina

    CBS Sports "You can easily make the argument that Duke would have lost against South Carolina no matter where those teams played that game on Sunday night. The seventh-seeded Gamecocks dropped 65 second-half points on No. 2 Duke to win 88-81 in an East Regional Round of 32 game, giving the tournament its..." March 20

  • Texas A&M's DJ Hogg to return for junior campaign

    Fanrag Sports "Texas A&M forward D.J. Hogg will be returning to campus for his junior season come next fall, a source told FanRag Sports. Hogg has spent the last two seasons as a member of the Aggies’ men’s basketball team. After appearing in 37 games for the Aggies as a freshman back in 2015-16, he..." March 20

  • Florida puts clamps on Virginia

    The Sports Xchange "ORLANDO, Fla. -- Justin Leon and Devin Robinson hit big shot after big shot to help Florida find cracks in the top scoring defense in the country. The Gators then turned on their own stifling defense to earn a trip to the Sweet 16. Playing maybe its most complete game of the season,..." March 19

  • Wichita State's Darral Willis Jr. Says Kentucky is "Nothing Special"

    The Big Lead "Wichita State forward Darral Willis Jr. was asked about the Shockers’ next opponent. He responded as you’d expect any confident young athlete to respond — by saying his team isn’t afraid of any team on the planet. He may have made a misstep, however, by categorizing Kentucky as “nothing special”..." March 19

  • Confederate flag flies next to NCAA arena in South Carolina

    USA Today "A large Confederate flag is flying from the top of a parking garage next to the arena that’s hosting two men’s NCAA tournament second-round games Sunday evening. The flag is being flown by a small group of protesters, according to the Associated Press, which arrived Sunday morning and plans to..." March 19

  • Kentucky rejects Wichita State's upset bid

    The Sports Xchange "INDIANAPOLIS -- Kentucky's Malik Monk and Bam Adebayo combined for 27 points and 12 rebounds on Sunday, but it wasn't until each delivered a clutch blocked shot in the final 11 seconds that the No. 2 seed Wildcats earned a South Regional Sweet 16 berth. Monk, the Southeastern Conference..." March 19

  • Gregg Marshall's Wife's Behavior at WSU vs. Kentucky Causes Security to Step in

    Bleacher Report "Security at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis reportedly had to talk to Lynn Marshall—the wife of Wichita State Shockers head coach Gregg Marshall—about her behavior during Sunday's game against the Kentucky Wildcats. According to WTVQ's Kennedy Hardman, security paid Marshall three..." March 19

  • UNC survives vs. Arkansas, advances to Sweet 16

    The Sports Xchange "GREENVILLE, S.C. -- North Carolina saw its season flash before its collective eyes, and the Tar Heels did everything they could to make sure they would play another day. Top-seeded North Carolina scored the final 12 points to beat eighth-seeded Arkansas 72-65 and avoid an upset Sunday night..." March 19

  • South Carolina runs away from Marquette

    The Sports Xchange "GREENVILLE, S.C. -- South Carolina put on a second-half show for the home-state fans Friday night. Sindarius Thornwell scored 29 points, leading a big second half for the seventh-seeded Gamecocks in a 93-73 victory over 10th-seeded Marquette in an NCAA Tournament East Region first-round game..." March 18

  • Kentucky manages to get past Northern Kentucky

    The Sports Xchange "INDIANAPOLIS --- No. 15 seed Northern Kentucky wouldn't give in, but No. 2 seed Kentucky simply had too much talent. De'Aaron Fox scored 19 points and Malik Monk sank four clutch free throws during the final 30.3 seconds Friday night, lifting Kentucky to a 79-70 South Regional victory over..." March 18

  • Ole Miss knocks Syracuse out of NIT

    The Sports Xchange "SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- Guards Terence Davis and Deandre Burnett combined for 11 3-pointers on Saturday to carry Mississippi to an 85-80 victory over top-seeded Syracuse in a National Invitation Tournament second-round game before 9,556 fans at the Carrier Dome. Ole Miss shot 46.9 percent from..." March 18

  • Arkansas' stretch run sinks Seton Hall

    The Sports Xchange "GREENVILLE, S.C. -- Good thing Arkansas became accustomed to close games during parts of the season. The Razorbacks knew how to react in the NCAA Tournament's first round. Moses Kingsley scored 23 points and Arkansas regrouped down the stretch to overcome Seton Hall for a 77-71 victory..." March 17

  • Cuonzo Martin signs 7-year deal with Missouri after resigning at Cal

    ESPN "Cuonzo Martin has agreed to become head coach at Missouri, sources tell ESPN's Jeff Goodman. The deal is for seven years and a little more than $21 million. Earlier Wednesday, Martin resigned as head coach at Cal. Wyking Jones will serve as interim coach, the school announced. ESPN reported..." March 16

  • Robinson-led Florida stymies East Tennessee State

    The Sports Xchange "ORLANDO, Fla. -- Florida forward Devin Robinson threw down two dunks before halftime and nailed a couple of 3-pointers after it. His big day was enough to stave off an East Tennessee State team that provided plenty of trouble in between. Robinson scored a game-high 24 points and added..." March 16

  • Northwestern edges Vandy to win NCAA debut

    The Sports Xchange "SALT LAKE CITY -- One scenario played out in Bryant McIntosh's head during the hours he spent alone in the gym, honing his basketball skills. The Northwestern guard's thoughts turned to March. He often envisioned racing down the court as the final seconds ticked away and hoisting up a..." March 16

  • Richmond ousts Alabama in NIT opening round

    The Sports Xchange "Senior guard ShawnDre' Jones scored 22 points, and hot-shooting Richmond beat Alabama 71-64 Tuesday in the first round of the NIT at Coleman Coliseum in Tuscaloosa, Ala. The Spiders (21-12) advance to face Oakland (25-8) in the second round. The Golden Grizzlies, who erased a 20-point..." March 15

  • Cuonzo Martin resigns from Cal, reportedly taking Missouri job

    SI "Cuonzo Martin has resigned from his position as head coach at California and is expected to take the same position at Missouri, according to ESPN's Jeff Goodman. Cal announced Martin’s decision on Wednesday. Martin coached at Missouri State from 2008–2011 and is a native of East Saint Louis,..." March 15

  • Belmont takes down Georgia in NIT

    The Sports Xchange "Sophomore guard Dylan Windler paced a balanced attack, and Belmont defeated short-handed Georgia 78-69 Wednesday in the first round of the NIT at Stegeman Coliseum in Athens, Ga., on Wednesday. Windler scored 21 points, and sophomore guard Evan Bradds added 15 points and seven rebounds for..." March 15

  • Mississippi get road win over Monmouth in NIT

    The Sports Xchange "Sebastian Saiz posted a milestone double-double and Deandre Burnett got hot in the second half, leading Mississippi past Monmouth 91-83 Tuesday in the first round of the NIT at OceanFirst Bank Center in West Long Beach, N.J. Burnett scored 16 of his 18 points after halftime, and Saiz..." March 14

  • Freshmen trio leads Kentucky to SEC tourney title

    The Sports Xchange "NASHVILLE -- Kentucky captured its 30th SEC Tournament championship on Sunday when the top-seeded Wildcats defeated No. 3 seed Arkansas 82-65 at Bridgestone Arena. "This is a talented group," Kentucky coach John Calipari said. "I know they say there are other teams more talented. I'll take..." March 12

  • Arkansas ousts Ole Miss in SEC tournament

    The Sports Xchange "NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- In a game of fast-paced action and brief runs by both teams, Arkansas outlasted Ole Miss 73-72 in a Southeastern Conference tournament quarterfinal game on Friday night at Bridgestone Arena. Daryl Macon led the Razorbacks (24-8) with 17 points and was 4 of 4 from the foul..." March 11

  • Fox carries Kentucky past Alabama, into SEC final

    The Sports Xchange "NASHVILLE -- Kentucky goes in search of its 30th SEC tournament title on Sunday after a 79-74 victory over Alabama in the semifinal round Saturday at Bridgestone Arena. No. 1 seed Kentucky (28-5) will face the winner of No. 7 Vanderbilt and No. 3 Arkansas in the championship game. "The..." March 11

  • Arkansas routs Vandy to advance to SEC title game

    The Sports Xchange "Arkansas held Vanderbilt to 30.4 percent shooting and ran away from the seventh-seeded Commodores early in a 76-62 victory in the semifinal round of the Southeastern Conference Tournament at Bridgestone Arena on Saturday afternoon in Nashville, Tenn. Jaylen Barford (18 points), Dusty Hannahs..." March 11

  • Ole Miss eases past Missouri in SEC tourney

    The Sports Xchange "NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Ole Miss used a balanced scoring attack to ease by Missouri 86-74 in the second round of the Southeastern Conference Tournament at Bridgestone Arena on Thursday evening. Guards Deandre Burnett (23), Terence Davis (19) and Breein Tyree (11) and led the way, with forward..." March 10

  • LSU fires basketball coach Johnny Jones after five seasons

    USA Today "LSU athletic director Joe Alleva met with basketball coach Johnny Jones Friday morning to fire him along with his three assistant coaches. "It just didn't work out," Alleva said at a press conference Friday. "Last year did not come up to our expectations, and this year when you lose 19 of 21,..." March 10

  • Kentucky beats Georgia to reach SEC semifinals

    The Sports Xchange "NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- No. 8 Kentucky moved into the semifinals of the Southeastern Conference tournament with a 71-60 victory over Georgia on Friday at Bridgestone Arena. The Wildcats will face the South Carolina-Alabama winner at 1 p.m. Saturday. Top-seeded Kentucky (27-5) is in search..." March 10

  • Key, Norris propel Alabama past South Carolina

    The Sports Xchange "Braxton Key scored 18 points and Riley Norris had a big second half, including two late 3-pointers, to help Alabama push past South Carolina 64-53 Friday in the SEC tournament at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tenn. Norris hit two 3-pointers in the final eight minutes and finished with 12..." March 10

  • Vanderbilt stifles Florida for SEC tourney upset

    The Sports Xchange "NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- For the season's first three months, to say that Vanderbilt's defense was substandard might have been kind. Now it's carrying the Commodores to victories in the Southeastern Conference tournament. A night after holding Texas A&M to 41 points, Vanderbilt held No. 17..." March 10

  • Missouri knocks off Auburn in OT

    The Sports Xchange "Kevin Puryear made a 3-pointer with three seconds remaining in overtime to give Missouri a dramatic 86-83 victory over Auburn in the first round of the Southeastern Conference tournament Wednesday night at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tenn. Puryear scored 30 points for 14th-seeded..." March 09

  • Georgia gets important win against Tennessee

    The Sports Xchange "J.J. Frazier scored 17 points and grabbed 10 rebounds, leading Georgia to a hard-fought 59-57 win over Tennessee on Thursday in the Southeastern Conference tournament at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tenn. The Bulldogs entered the SEC tournament in need of a deep run to earn an at-large..." March 09

  • Commodores conquer Aggies, earn date with Gators

    The Sports Xchange "NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- A barrage of 3-pointers from Vanderbilt forward Joe Toye helped the Commodores break open a close game and blow out Texas A&M 66-41 in the Southeastern Conference tournament at Bridgestone Arena on Thursday night. Toye scored a career-high 18 points, and guards Riley..." March 09

  • Mississippi State opens SEC tourney with big win over LSU

    The Sports Xchange "The SEC tournament began the same way that the regular season ended for Mississippi State and LSU. Quinndary Weatherspoon scored a game-high 19 points as the 12th-seeded Bulldogs (16-15) defeated the 13th-seeded Tigers (10-21) 79-52 in the first game of the Southeastern Conference Tournament..." March 08

  • Georgia looking into replacing Mark Fox

    Larry Brown Sports "Georgia’s basketball program has not exactly thrived under Mark Fox, so the school is looking into potentially replacing the coach, according to a report. Yahoo Sports’ Pat Forde says that Georgia “is exploring its options to replace Mark Fox.” That makes it clear that they are dissatisfied..." March 07

  • Saiz carries Mississippi past South Carolina

    The Sports Xchange "Sebastian Saiz had 21 points and 15 rebounds and Breein Tyree added 18 points to lead Ole Miss to a 75-70 victory over South Carolina in an SEC game Saturday at Oxford, Miss. The Gamecocks (22-9, 12-6) dropped their fifth game in the last eight games. Ole Miss (19-12, 10-8) has won five of..." March 05

  • Missouri forces Kim Anderson to resign after three straight losing seasons

    CBS Sports "Missouri coach Kim Anderson has been forced to resign after three seasons at his alma mater, a source told CBS Sports on Sunday afternoon. The school subsequently confirmed the news. “This decision has been very difficult for me personally because of the tremendous respect I have for Kim,”..." March 05

  • Tennessee storms back, overtakes Alabama

    The Sports Xchange "Senior forward Lew Evans knocked down two 3-pointers in the final minutes, helping Tennessee rally past Alabama 59-54 on Saturday at Thompson-Boling Arena in Knoxville, Tenn. Evans finished with 13 points and freshman forward Grant Williams added 16 points and 10 rebounds as the Volunteers..." March 04

  • Balanced attack lifts Arkansas past Georgia

    The Sports Xchange "Dusty Hannahs, Moses Kingsley and Jaylen Barford each scored 15 points to lead Arkansas to an 85-67 victory over Georgia on Saturday in Fayetteville, Ark. Kingsley also had nine rebounds and Trey Thompson eight as the Razorbacks dominated the paint, outscoring Georgia, 48-22. They also shot..." March 04

  • No. 9 Kentucky claims regular season SEC title

    The Sports Xchange "COLLEGE STATION, Texas -- No. 9 Kentucky stands alone as Southeastern Conference champion following a 71-63 victory at Texas A&M on Saturday. Kentucky finished the regular season 26-5, 16-2 in the SEC for its 48th conference title. That number is more than all other league schools combined...." March 04

  • Fast start by Auburn derails Missouri

    The Sports Xchange "T.J. Dunans scored 16 points and helped fuel a strong start for Auburn as the host Tigers knocked off Missouri 89-78 on Saturday at Auburn Arena in Auburn, Ala. It was Missouri's 35th consecutive road loss overall and its 31st straight road defeat in SEC play. The Tigers have not won on the..." March 04

  • Vandy stuns No. 12 Florida again

    The Sports Xchange "NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Before the season, Vanderbilt pinned its NCAA Tournament hopes on center Luke Kornet. Nearly four months later, the senior center might have led the Commodores there with a 24-point, 10-rebound, two-block performance as Vanderbilt upset No. 12 Florida 73-71 at Memorial..." March 04

  • Mississippi State completes season sweep of LSU

    The Sports Xchange "Quinndary Weatherspoon scored 18 points as Mississippi State ended a seven-game losing streak by defeating LSU 88-76 on Saturday night at Humphrey Coliseum in Starkville, Miss. The Bulldogs (15-15, 6-12 SEC) won the first time since a 64-59 home triumph against Tennessee on Feb. 4. The..." March 04

  • Kentucky comes back from 19 down to beat Vandy

    The Sports Xchange "LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Thanks to the biggest comeback of the John Calipari era, No. 9 Kentucky clinched at least tie for its 48th Southeastern Conference championship. Freshman guard Malik Monk scored a game-high 27 points, and the Wildcats rallied from 19 points down to beat Vanderbilt 73-67 on..." March 01

  • Frazier scores 31 as Georgia edges Auburn

    The Sports Xchange "Star guard J.J. Frazier scored 31 points, and Georgia got a key defensive stop on Auburn's final possession to hold off the visiting Tigers 79-78 Wednesday on Senior Night at Stegeman Coliseum in Athens, Ga. Down by one, Auburn had possession with just over seven seconds to play. Freshman..." March 01

  • LSU dumps Tennessee, ends 15-game skid

    The Sports Xchange "Brandon Sampson scored 24 points as LSU ended a school-record, 15-game losing streak by beating Tennessee 92-82 on Wednesday in a Southeastern Conference game in the Pete Maravich Assembly Center in Baton Rouge, La. The Tigers (10-19, 2-15 SEC) won for the first time since Jan. 4, when they..." March 01

  • No. 12 Florida continues hot run with win vs. Arkansas

    The Sports Xchange "Canyon Barry's right ankle is nearing full health and he once again appears like the best player on the Florida roster. But coach Mike White takes it a step further when talking about the player who hasn't started a single game all season. "He's the sixth man of the year in this..." March 01

  • Ingram, Crimson Tide top Mississippi

    The Sports Xchange "Freshman guard Dazon Ingram scored a season-high 22 points, and Alabama topped Mississippi 70-55 Wednesday at Coleman Coliseum in Tuscaloosa, Ala. Ingram shot 9 of 10 from the floor, and freshman forward Braxton Key added 19 points for the Crimson Tide (17-12, 10-7 SEC). Alabama snapped a..." March 01

  • De’Aaron Fox’s Father On How 2K Helped His Son Become An Elite NBA Prospect

    Black Sports Online "Everyone has won a game of 2K before and immediately after, your friend will say, “you can’t beat me in real life though”. Well, you can’t say that to De’Aaron Fox unless you’re a professional basketball player and even then, you still may lose. The soon to be lottery pick owes a lot of his..." February 28

  • Texas A&M controls Missouri

    The Sports Xchange "Texas A&M's Tonny Trocha-Morelos scored a game-high 18 points and J.C. Hampton added 13 against cold-shooting Missouri in the Aggies' 60-43 victory on Tuesday night at Columbia, Mo. The Tigers (7-22, 2-15 SEC) shot only 24.6 percent from the field (14 of 57), including 24.1 percent (7 of 29)..." February 28

  • South Carolina slips past Mississippi State

    The Sports Xchange "Senior guard Sindarius Thornwell scored 22 points to help South Carolina hold off pesky Mississippi State 63-57 on Tuesday in Southeastern Conference play at Columbia, S.C. Sophomore forward Chris Silva added 15 points and 11 rebounds as the Gamecocks (22-8, 12-5 SEC) won their second game..." February 28

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