Southeastern RUMORS & NEWS

  • Terrence Phillips no longer part of Mizzou basketball program

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "Before he set foot on Mizzou’s campus in 2015, Terrence Phillips was greeted as the new leader of the men’s basketball program. His charismatic, engaging personality was seen as a refreshing addition to the team as coach Kim Anderson attempted to remake a roster that was constantly turning over..." February 21

  • Auburn's Anfernee McLemore Out 4–6 Months After Horrific Ankle Injury

    SI "Auburn forward Anfernee McLemore will need surgery for torn ligaments after he was was stretchered off the court late in the first half of Saturday's game against South Carolina. ​McLemore tweeted he dislocated his ankle and fractured his tibia and will be out four to six months. With less..." February 18

  • Kennedy steps down as Ole Miss coach

    Clarion Ledger "Saturday night figured to be just Andy Kennedy's final game against Mississippi State. It turns out it was Kennedy's final game at Ole Miss period. Kennedy announced he would step down at the end of the season on Monday. A day after the Rebels lost 79-62 to in-state rival Mississippi State,..." February 18

  • South Carolina's Holden leaves team

    The Post and Courier "Kory Holden’s brief career at South Carolina is over. The redshirt junior guard has left the program, the Gamecocks announced just before their tipoff against No. 10 Auburn on Saturday. No reason was given except that Holden made the decision to leave. Rated the second-best transfer in the..." February 17

  • Texas A&M Cuts JJ Caldwell, Suspends Jay Jay Chandler After Marijuana Arrest

    Bleacher Report "The Texas A&M Aggies dismissed redshirt freshman guard JJ Caldwell and suspended freshman guard Jay Jay Chandler indefinitely, the Dallas Morning News' Ben Baby reported Sunday. The school's decision comes after both players were arrested Sunday and charged with possessing less than two ounces..." February 12

  • Report: Andy Kennedy to step down as Ole Miss men’s basketball coach

    SEC Country "Andy Kennedy is expected to announce he will step down as the men’s basketball coach at Ole Miss on Monday. According to a report from Gary Parrish of CBS Sports, Kennedy is expected to announce that he will part ways with the Rebels at the conclusion of the season. Neal McCready indicates..." February 12

  • If Michael Porter Jr. returns to play for 'free' at Missouri, no one needs your two cents on choice

    Sporting News - NCAAB "Let's start with the fact that none of us is a doctor. Well, I know I’m not a doctor, and I’m fairly certain no doctor would be offering his or her opinion about a medical issue he or she had not personally examined – at least not without having a PR person present them as “available to discuss”..." February 10

  • Porter Jr. on returning to Missouri this season: 'There's a good chance'

    ESPN "Missouri freshman Michael Porter Jr., a projected NBA draft lottery pick who has played just two minutes this season because of November back surgery, remains hopeful of playing again in 2017-18 for the Tigers. "There's a good chance," Porter told reporters Friday afternoon. "I think doctors..." February 09

  • Suspended Missouri guard Terrence Phillips reportedly faces new complaints from 4 women

    CBS Sports "The University of Missouri is investigating complaints from at least four women made against suspended basketball player Terrence Phillips, the Kansas City Star reported Wednesday. After news broke this weekend that Phillips was under Title IX investigation, two students came forward to file..." February 01

  • Two LSU basketball players done for season, another two suspended one game, coach Will Wade says

    The Advocate "From the start, Monday was a tough day for Will Wade. An earlier-than-usual 6 a.m. film session to go over myriad mistakes his LSU basketball team made in a 95-70 loss to No. 11 Auburn on Saturday and refocus for Wednesday's game with 18th-ranked Tennessee in Knoxville was just a start. By..." January 30

  • Suspended Missouri guard Phillips being investigated

    SEC Country "On Friday, it was announced that Missouri guard Terrence Phillips was suspended indefinitely. And on Sunday we may have gotten some insight as to why. Missouri has opened a Title IX investigation regarding Phillips, according to a report from Ashley Jost of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. The..." January 28

  • LSU lands 5-star forward Emmitt Williams

    Fanrag Sports "The LSU Tigers men’s basketball program woke up to some good news on Friday, learning that the school has received a commitment from class of 2018 five-star forward Emmitt Williams, who announced such news via Twitter. Williams, 6-7, hails from Lehigh Acres, Florida. He’s the No. 24 player in..." January 26

  • Is This Kentucky's Worst Team Under John Calipari?

    Bleacher Report "Kentucky fell out of the AP Top 25 this past week. If you have any friends or family in Big Blue Nation, please check on them immediately. "We're probably somewhere around DEFCON 3," said Tom Leach, Kentucky's play-by-play radio announcer, of the level of worry surrounding the Wildcats. This..." January 25

  • Auburn is outperforming expectations despite ongoing investigation

    ESPN "Bruce Pearl was slightly hobbled as he led his team through practice last Monday. He had knee surgery about a year ago, and he said that despite his noticeable limp, he feels much better than he did before he went under the knife. Pearl was in good spirits. Auburn was in the midst of a 14-game..." January 23

  • Vandy's Fisher-Davis for rest of season

    SEC Country "The career of one of Vanderbilt’s biggest contributors has come to an end. Matthew Fisher-Davis has played his last game as a Commodore according to Adam Sparks of the Tennessean. Fisher-Davis, a senior guard, has missed the past two games after suffering a torn labrum and right shoulder..." January 23

  • Coach Cal takes another shot at Duke, Coach K

    College Basketball Talk "Duke and Kentucky have been at the forefront on the recruiting world for some time now, and as of late, it has been Duke that has been winning those wars. In the Class of 2018, Duke has beaten Kentucky on Cameron Reddish, R.J. Barrett and, on Saturday, Zion Williamson. Kentucky landed Kevin..." January 22

  • Why 5-star Zion Williamson would fit better at Clemson than Kansas, Duke or Kentucky

    CBS Sports "The nation's top uncommitted prospect, Zion Williamson, will end his long and winding recruitment process on Saturday. The five-star forward from Spartanburg Day School in South Carolina, ranked as the No. 3 overall player in the Class of 2018, will pick his college destination between Clemson,..." January 18

  • DeMarcus Cousins does not think John Calipari will ever return to NBA

    Larry Brown Sports "Rumors linking John Calipari to NBA coaching jobs are an annual occurrence, but one of the Kentucky coach’s former star players does not believe the speculation will ever become more than just that. ESPN’s Jeff Goodman asked DeMarcus Cousins on Tuesday if he believes Calipari will ever coach at..." January 17

  • Brian Bowen to seek reinstatement with South Carolina

    Fanrag Sports "Class of 2017 5-star forward Brian Bowen has committed to the University of South Carolina and will apply for reinstatement from the NCAA, his attorney told Yahoo Sports. Bowen was at the forefront of the Louisville Cardinals recruiting scandal, reportedly having received $100,000 to commit to..." January 11

  • Austin Wiley ruled out for remainder of season by NCAA, eligible to return for 2018-19

    Alabama "Auburn sophomore center Austin Wiley has been ruled out for the remainder of the season, the NCAA announced on Thursday. Wiley will be eligible to return for the 2018-19 season following an NCAA reinstatement decision after an internal investigation and self-reported violations by Auburn..." January 11

  • What's going right with Auburn basketball?

    Sporting News - NCAAB "The Auburn basketball program is right where fans, in their wildest dreams, imagined it could be when it made the controversial decision to hire coach Bruce Pearl nearly three years ago. Heading into a game against Ole Miss on Tuesday, the No. 22 Tigers were undefeated in the SEC and ranked..." January 10

  • Missouri's Blake Harris plans to transfer

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "Missouri's shaky point guard situation took a new wayward turn Friday: Freshman Blake Harris is leaving the team. The school announced his decision and Harris later confirmed to the Post-Dispatch he plans to transfer. “It was the best decision for me and my family to leave this program,”..." January 05

  • Mizzou's Porter Jr. says it's 'too early to tell' when he'll return

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "Meeting with reporters for the first time since undergoing back surgery in November, Missouri preseason All-American freshman basketball player Michael Porter Jr. urged caution Tuesday about his return to the court. Porter, who hasn’t played since the opening minutes of Mizzou’s Nov. 10 opener,..." January 02

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