West Coast RUMORS & NEWS

  • Gonzaga's Karnowski returning to school for fifth season

    The Score "Gonzaga will have its big man back in the fold for the 2016-17 season, as Przemek Karnowski tweeted he's returning to school for his final season. The 7-foot-1 center underwent season-ending back surgery in December, and will return to school for an extra year on a medical redshirt. The..." May 24

  • San Diego nets Portland State transfer Isaiah Pineiro

    The Score "Portland State transfer Isaiah Pineiro is headed to San Diego, a source told Jon Rothstein of CBS Sports. The 6-foot-6 sophomore is coming off a standout campaign with the Vikings, in which he averaged 12 points and 5.5 rebounds. " May 15

  • Corey Kispert to Gonzaga: Bulldogs Land 4-Star SF Prospect

    Bleacher Report "The Gonzaga Bulldogs added a sharpshooter to their 2017 recruiting class on Wednesday. Small forward Corey Kispert, who is listed as a 4-star prospect by 247Sports’ composite rankings, tweeted that he will “join the Zag family”: he 6’6” and 190-pound Kispert is the No. 119 overall recruit in..." May 05

  • 6-foot-10 BYU center Corbin Kaufusi to play football in 2016

    Salt Lake Tribune "BYU announced Friday that 6-foot-10 basketball center Corbin Kaufusi will play football this fall. Kaufusi, the 6-10, 255-pound brother of probable NFL draft pick Bronson Kaufusi, will join the football team for camp in August and then re-join the basketball team once the football season ends." April 22

  • San Francisco's Devin Watson to transfer

    The Score "After an impressive sophomore season, Devin Watson is moving on from San Francisco. He will transfer out of the program, according to Jon Rothstein of CBS Sports. Watson averaged 20.3 points per game last season and was named first-team All-WCC. " April 15

  • Gonzaga F/C Domantas Sabonis To Enter Draft

    Hoops Rumors "Gonzaga sophomore forward/center Domantas Sabonis will enter this year’s draft, sources told Jeff Goodman of ESPN.com (Twitter link). The son of Hall-of-Famer Arvydas Sabonis is likely to sign with an agent, Goodman adds. If he does so, he’ll be unable to withdraw from the draft and retain his..." April 06

  • Portland Pilots hire NBA veteran Terry Porter as head coach

    ESPN "Terry Porter, the former coach of the Milwaukee Bucks and Phoenix Suns and 17-year NBA point guard, was hired Friday as coach of the NCAA Division I Portland Pilots. On Friday night, the school said Porter will be introduced as the team's coach at a campus event Tuesday. He will replace Eric..." April 02

  • USF picks former Saint Mary's assistant Kyle Smith as basketball coach

    San Jose Mercury News "The University of San Francisc has named Kyle Smith, the basketball coach at Columbia University for the past six seasons, as the new head man of the Dons, the school announced on Wednesday. A former assistant under Randy Bennett at Saint Mary's College, Smith led Columbia to the..." March 30

  • Valparaiso beats BYU to advance to NIT championship

    The Sports Xchange "NEW YORK -- Once Valparaiso coach Bryce Drew found out his team wasn't selected for the NCAA Tournament, he started focusing on the positives of playing in the National Invitation Tournament. "Our goals shifted to this tournament (NIT) and it's been sensational," Drew said. "It's better than..." March 29

  • Herb Sendek to take over as Santa Clara coach

    ESPN "Santa Clara has hired former Arizona State coach Herb Sendek to a six-year deal, sources told ESPN's Jeff Goodman. Over a nine-year tenure with the Sun Devils, Sendek went 159-137, but was fired following the 2015 season." March 28

  • BYU 88, Creighton 82

    The Sports Xchange "Freshman guard Zac Seljaas made five 3-pointers and scored 19 points to help Brigham Young post an 88-82 victory over Creighton on Tuesday at Provo, Utah, and advances into the NIT semifinals for the second time in four seasons. Junior forward Kyle Davis scored 18 points on 7-of-9 shooting,..." March 23

  • Valparaiso 60, Saint Mary's 44

    The Sports Xchange "Junior forward Alec Peters had 20 points, eight rebounds and five assists to lead top-seeded Valparaiso to a 60-44 victory over second-seeded Saint Mary's on Tuesday night in Valparaiso, Ind., that catapults the Crusaders into the NIT Final Four for the first time in school history. Senior..." March 22

  • Saint Mary's 77, Georgia 65

    The Sports Xchange "Freshman center Evan Fitzner scored nine of his 13 points during a 66-second span of the second half to help Saint Mary's pull away for a 77-65 victory over Georgia on Sunday in NIT second-round action at Moraga, Calif. Sophomore guard Emmett Naar had 15 points and 11 assists as the..." March 20

  • Gonzaga rolls past Utah and into Sweet 16

    The Sports Xchange "DENVER -- Gonzaga was in danger of not making the NCAA Tournament a week before Selection Sunday. Now the Bulldogs are one win from reaching the Elite Eight for the second straight year. Domantas Sabonis had 19 points and 10 rebounds and 11th-seeded Gonzaga routed third-seeded Utah..." March 20

  • BYU 80, Virginia Tech 77

    The Sports Xchange "Senior guard Chase Fischer scored 24 points, leading second-seeded BYU to an 80-77 victory over third-seeded Virginia Tech in the second round of the National Invitation Tournament on Friday night at the Marriott Center in Provo, Utah. Kyle Collinsworth had 18 points and 10 rebounds for BYU..." March 19

  • Gonzaga shuts down Seton Hall

    The Sports Xchange "DENVER -- Gonzaga needed a strong finish last week to keep its NCAA Tournament streak alive. The Bulldogs used dominating defensive Thursday to extend another run. Domantas Sabonis had 21 points and 16 rebounds, Kyle Wiltjer scored 13 and 11th-seeded Gonzaga beat sixth-seeded Seton Hall..." March 18

  • Brigham Young 97, UAB 79

    The Sports Xchange "Senior guard Chase Fischer made seven 3-pointers while scoring 27 points and senior point guard Kyle Collinsworth extended his NCAA career triple-doubles record to 12 as the Brigham Young Cougars recorded a 97-79 victory over Alabama-Birmingham on Wednesday in National Invitation Tournament..." March 17

  • Damon Stoudamire will accept Pacific head coach job

    SI "Former NBA star Damon Stoudamire will likely accept the head coach job at Pacific, reports ESPN’s Jeff Goodman. Stoudamire is currently an assistant coach at Memphis, his second stint with the team. He also was on the Tigers’ staff from 2011–13, and he previously served as an assistant at..." March 16

  • Saint Mary's 58, New Mexico State 56

    The Sports Xchange "Disappointed about being left out of the NCAA Tournament field, Saint Mary's was nearly knocked out of the NIT field in the first round. Joe Rahon broke a tie by sinking two foul shots with 1.5 seconds remaining, and the second-seeded Gaels pulled out a 58-56 win over seventh-seeded New..." March 16

  • Tigers' assistant Damon Stoudamire reportedly leading candidate for Pacific

    Memphis Commercial Appeal "University of Memphis basketball assistant Damon Stoudamire is reportedly the leading candidate for the head coaching job at Pacific and is currently on the school's campus, CBSSports.com's Jon Rothstein tweeted this morning. Stoudamire, who has spent three seasons as an assistant in Memphis,..." March 16

  • Portland Pilots fire men's basketball coach Eric Reveno

    Oregonian "University of Portland men's basketball coach Eric Reveno has been dismissed from the school, a source within the program has confirmed. The news was first reported by ESPN. Reveno had a 10-year run on the Bluff, where his record was 140-178. The Pilots are coming off a 12-20 campaign, a..." March 15

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  • Gonzaga 85, Saint Mary's 75

    The Sports Xchange "Guard Eric McClellan led five Gonzaga players in double figures with 20 points Tuesday, and the Bulldogs posted an 85-75 win over Saint Mary's in the championship game of the West Coast Conference tournament in Las Vegas. The second-seeded Bulldogs (26-7) earned their 18th consecutive trip..." March 09

  • Head coach Ron Verlin, assistant not returning to Pacific

    College Basketball Talk "Just under three months after suspending head coach Ron Verlin and assistant coach Dwight Young in relation to an ongoing NCAA investigation, Pacific announced Thursday that neither will be returning to the program. This was supposed to be Verlin’s third season at the West Coast Conference..." March 08

  • Moore leads No. 16 SMU past Gonzaga

    The Sports Xchange "DALLAS -- The shooting and playmaking of point guard Nic Moore paved the way for No. 16 SMU in a 69-60 win over Gonzaga on Saturday night. Moore had 25 points and 11 assists as SMU (21-3) rebounded from a rare loss on its home floor Wednesday night to Tulsa. "I listen to a lot of TV..." February 14

  • Gonzaga Basketball Marches With HBO In Docuseries

    Deadline "HBO Sports and IMG’s Original Content unit are pick-and-rolling with a new five-episode docuseries following Gonzaga University’s 2015-16 basketball season. The premium cabler will premiere Gonzaga: The March To Madness at 10 PM February 16, with subsequent episodes airing in that same slot..." January 12

  • Larry Krystkowiak: Utah-BYU series canceled due to 'toxic environment'

    The Score "Utah's Larry Krystkowiak made national headlines last week when he canceled the 2016-17 contest against in-state rival BYU amid safety concerns, and the Utes coach expanded on the reason for his decision Monday. "Within this matchup exists a highly venomous and toxic environment that fuels..." January 12

  • Drake Attends Pepperdine Basketball Game in Support of Friend

    Bleacher Report "As we all know by now, Drake is a basketball fanatic. He's been seen courtside at multiple NBA games and even joined the Kentucky Wildcats for an infamous pregame shootaround. Thursday night, it was Pepperdine University's turn. Waves head basketball coach Marty Wilson noted the rapper was..." January 08

  • Utah cancels 2016-17 men's basketball contest vs. BYU

    The Score "The Holy War rivalry between BYU and Utah is one of the fiercest in college basketball, but will be absent from next season's calendar after Utah cancelled the scheduled game. "I disagree with the decision," Cougars coach Dave Rose said in a statement. "I know our students, our players, our..." January 07

  • Pepperdine coaches surprise walk-on Jake Johnson with scholarship

    CBS Sports "Jake Johnson has worked as hard as anyone on the Pepperdine roster since joining it a year-and-a-half ago as a walk-on. And for that, he's earned a reward. Coach Marty Wilson surprised Johnson, a senior, with a scholarship for the spring semester at practice this week. Check out the awesome..." December 18

  • Cory Calvert transferring from BYU

    The Deseret News "BYU sophomore guard Cory Calvert is leaving the program one month into the basketball season, Cougars head coach Dave Rose announced Monday morning. Calvert has appeared sparingly since the season began on Nov. 13 against Utah Valley. The Parker, Colorado, native has 5 points on 2-of-8 shooting..." December 14

  • Pacific's Ron Verlin, assistant suspended amid NCAA investigation

    CBS Sports "Pacific has suspended head coach Ron Verlin and assistant Dwight Young as a result of an NCAA investigation stemming from allegations of academic misconduct. "This action is commensurate with what the investigation has revealed so far," said Pacific athletic director Ted Leland. "I know how..." December 12

  • BYU's Nick Emery suspended by conference for striking Utah player

    The Score "The West Coast Conference suspended BYU guard Nick Emery on Thursday, a day after he struck Utah's Brandon Taylor in the face. Emery was issued a Flagrant-2 "fighting" foul, which comes with an ejection and an automatic one-game suspension, forcing him to miss Saturday's game against Weber..." December 04

  • BYU Basketball Player Nick Emery Ejected for Punching Utah Player Brandon Taylor and Then Taunting Him

    Complex "Aren’t BYU athletes supposed to be, like, nice? Well, there was nothing nice about what BYU freshman basketball player Nick Emery did late in a game against Utah last night. With his team trailing by double digits and less than two minutes left on the clock, Emery was standing next to Utah..." December 03

  • BYU's Kyle Collinsworth breaks Shaq record for college triple-doubles

    CBS Sports "An impressive piece of college basketball history was made Saturday night in Utah. BYU senior Kyle Collinsworth scored 26 points, grabbed 10 rebounds and handed out 10 assists in his team's 95-81 win against Belmont. That's a triple-double. It's his first of the season but, remarkably, the..." November 30

  • Unsafe court conditions cancel Gonzaga-Pittsburgh game in Japan after first half

    USA Today "The season opener for Gonzaga and Pittsburgh was canceled on Friday after the two teams played in hazardous floor conditions in the first half. The teams traveled to Okinawa, Japan to play in front of the U.S. Marine Corps Base Camp Smedley D. Butler. But similar to years' past, extremely..." November 14

  • Pacific sitting 3 players for season opener because of NCAA investigation

    The Score "Pacific's Eric Thompson, Alec Kobre, and Sami Eleraky will all sit out the Tigers' season opener Friday against Arizona amid an NCAA investigation of alleged academic misconduct within the program, according to Jeff Goodman of ESPN." November 12

  • Gonzaga men add Zach Norvell, another top 100 recruit

    The Spokesman-Review "Shooting guard Zach Norvell has become the second top 100 player to join Gonzaga’s 2016 recruiting class. Norvell, who attends Chicago’s Simeon Career Academy, the same school that produced Derrick Rose and Jabari Parker, announced Monday on Twitter that he selected Gonzaga over Florida State,..." November 02

  • NCAA investigating Pacific's men's basketball program

    CBS Sports "The NCAA is investigating, among other things, allegations of academic misconduct committed by former assistant Joe Ford within Pacific's men's basketball program, a source has told CBS Sports. A Pacific official confirmed the investigation when contacted Monday by CBS Sports. The school..." October 27

  • Gonzaga senior Kyle Wiltjer is CBS Sports' Preseason Player of Year

    CBS Sports "Gonzaga recruited Kyle Wiltjer out of high school but lost him to Kentucky because, at the time, John Calipari seemed to get every prospect he wanted. The McDonald's All-American was part of a four-player class that ranked first nationally and also included Anthony Davis, Michael Kidd-Gilchrist..." October 06

  • Gonzaga's big plan: Wiltjer, Sabonis, Karnowski on floor at same time

    CBS Sports "Gonzaga coach Mark Few knows he's got three of college basketball's best front-court players in Kyle Wiltjer, Domantas Sabonis, and Przemek Karnowski. And he's going to try to make sure there's times during the upcoming season where all of them are on the floor at the same time. "I think..." September 30

  • Pacific looking into ex-assistant's possible improper relationship

    CBS Sports "The University of Pacific, a West Coast Conference school, has hired an outside and independent investigator to look into a possible inappropriate relationship between a former assisstant coach and female student-athlete, a source has told CBS Sports. When contacted, a school official..." September 24

  • Donald Gipson commits to Loyola Marymount

    College Basketball Talk "Loyola Marymount head coach Mike Dunlap and his staff received some good news Saturday afternoon, as one of the top players in Los Angeles has decided to remain home and play for the Lions in college. 6-foot-3 shooting guard Donald Gipson, a senior at Fairfax High School, announced that he will..." September 21

  • Bingham’s Yoeli Childs and Keaton Torre both commit to BYU

    Salt Lake Tribune "BYU locked down two Bingham products the past two days. Highly-touted four-star Class of 2016 forward Yoeli Childs committed to the Cougars during his official visit to Provo, which culminated watching the football program down Boise State in dramatic fashion on Saturday, while Miners' three-star..." September 14

  • Saint Mary’s lands Rivals150 guard in Class of 2016

    College Basketball Talk "Saint Mary’s landed an impact guard on Monday as Rivals150 guard Jordan Ford pledged to the Gaels. The 6-foot-0 native of Folsom, California was down to a final three of Oregon State, UC-Santa Barbara and Saint Mary’s before deciding on the WCC program. Regarded as the No. 138 prospect in the..." September 08

  • French power forward Killian Tillie commits to Gonzaga

    College Basketball Talk "Over the years Gonzaga’s had a great deal of success with international prospects, not just recruiting them but developing them into high-level college basketball players. Saturday head coach Mark Few landed another international prospect, as forward Killian Tillie became the Bulldogs’ second..." August 31

  • Colonial Athletic Association Rookie of the Year transfers to BYU

    CBS Sports "Elon's reward for finding a gem of a mid-major player in freshman guard Elijah Bryant? Bryant is now off to BYU. In an Instagram post on Tuesday, Bryant said, "I want to thank the one person who made this possible, my lord and savior Jesus Christ [prayer emoji]" below an altered photo of him a..." July 30

  • Merrill native Jesperson transfers to UWGB

    Green Bay Press Gazette "David Jesperson will be returning to his home state to finish out his college basketball career. The Merrill native made a verbal commitment to the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay men's basketball team earlier this month after transferring from Pepperdine University following his sophomore..." July 15

  • Florida Gulf Coast lands transfer big man

    College Basketball Talk "Florida Gulf Coast continued to reshape its roster late this week as the school announced the signing of Loyola Marymount transfer big man Patson Siame. The 6-foot-11 Siame will have to sit out the 2015-16 season due to NCAA transfer regulations, but he’ll have two seasons remaining of..." June 23

  • FGCU men add Loyola Marymount transfer Patson Siame

    Naples Daily News "Florida Gulf Coast University men’s basketball added Loyola Marymount transfer Patson Siame, a 6-foot-11 center, on Friday. FGCU said the sophomore transfer has signed an Athletic Aid Agreement and will join the Eagles for the 2015-16 season. Siame spent his sophomore year at Loyola Marymount..." June 19

  • BYU adds 7-foot-3 walk-on center

    College Basketball Talk "BYU picked up a walk-on center with tremendous size as 7-foot-3 big man Alan Hamson committed to the Cougars, according to a report from Darnell Dickson of the Provo Daily Herald. Hamson didn’t play much in high school due to scoliosis and is currently finishing up a two-year LDS mission as part..." June 17

  • BYU's Nate Austin receives medical hardship waiver, will play for Cougars next season

    The Deseret News "It's official: Nate Austin is coming back. The 6-foot-11 forward was granted a medical hardship waiver by the West Coast Conference and will play for BYU in the 2015-16 season, the school announced Tuesday. “Having Nate back for this season will be a big boost for our team,” BYU coach Dave..." June 16

  • BYU Frank Bartley IV transfers to Louisiana-Lafayette

    Salt Lake Tribune "The second of two players who left the BYU basketball program after the 2014-15 season has found a home. Sophomore guard Frank Bartley IV announced on his Instagram account on Tuesday that he will join the University of Louisiana at Lafayette Ragin' Cajuns, and coach Bob Marlin made the news..." June 15

  • Gavin Baxter commits to play for BYU basketball

    The Deseret News "Dave Rose added a local piece to his 2016 recruiting class on Monday when Timpview’s Gavin Baxter committed to the Cougars. Baxter announced via Twitter he would be joining the hometown BYU squad. Scout.com lists the 6-foot-7, 180-pound forward as a four-star recruit with offers from Arizona..." June 09

  • Ex-Tiger Johnathan Williams III headed to Gonzaga

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "Johnathan Williams III, Missouri's leading scorer and rebounder last season, has decided on his next college team. Williams will transfer to Gonzaga, he announced Saturday on Instagram and Twitter. "Thanks for all of the schools that recruited me & after careful consideration, I chosen to..." June 01

  • Four-star Class of 2016 guard Frank Jackson will take a mission trip before playing college basketball

    College Basketball Talk "Class of 2016 guard Frank Jackson is emerging as one of the premier guards in the country, but he’s also dealing with a unique development in his recruitment. The native of Utah will be one of the more college-ready guards in his class when he arrives on campus. Except Jackson won’t enter college..." May 05

  • Report: Washington Star G Nigel Williams-Goss Is Transferring To Gonzaga

    College Spun "Nigel Williams-Goss, a rising junior guard for the Washington Huskies, will be transferring to Gonzaga, according to a report by ESPN.com’s Jeff Goodman. Williams-Goss, a 6-foot-3, 190-pound guard, had a sensational sophomore season for the Huskies, averaging 15.6 points, 5.9 assists and 4.7..." May 03

  • Mark Tollefsen to transfer to Arizona

    Arizona Desert Swarm "The graduate transfer is eligible to play immediately, and will provide much-needed front court depth for the Wildcats Many believe it has been a relatively bad week for Arizona basketball with Stanley Johnson deciding to go pro, and Damion Lee heading elsewhere. Fortunately, we have gotten..." April 27

  • Two will transfer out of BYU

    College Basketball Talk "BYU will lose two to transfer as the school announced that sophomore guard Frank Bartley IV and freshman forward Isaac Neilson will transfer. The 6-foot-3 Bartley averaged 2.5 points and 1.8 rebounds per game last season while the 6-foot-10 Neilson averaged 3.1 points and 2.4 rebounds per..." April 21

  • Gonzaga forward Kyle Wiltjer returning for senior season

    CBS Sports "Gonzaga forward Kyle Wiltjer has decided to return for his senior season, sources told CBSSports.com. Wiltjer averaged 16.8 points and 6.2 rebounds on his way to becoming a consensus second-team All-American last season, as well as a first-team All-WCC member. He will be one of the preseason..." April 21

  • South Florida lands a graduate transfer from Gonzaga

    College Basketball Talk "South Florida landed a graduate transfer for next season as former Gonzaga forward Angel Nunez committed to the Bulls. Since the 6-foot-8 Nunez is graduating, he is immediately eligible to play next season. A source confirmed Nunez to heading to the AAC and he took a visit to the South Florida..." April 20

  • LMU transfer Evan Payne headed to Long Beach State

    CBS Sports "Loyola Marymount transfer Evan Payne has committed to Long Beach State, sources told CBSSports.com. He will have two years of eligibility remaining, but he won't be able to play until the 2016-17 season." April 20

  • San Diego hires Lamont Smith as coach

    Macon Telegraph "The University of San Diego has hired Lamont Smith as its new head men's basketball coach, the school announced Tuesday evening. Smith, 39, spent the past two years as the associate head coach at New Mexico under Craig Neal. He was a member of the San Diego basketball team from 1994-99,..." April 01

  • Gonzaga lands four-star Class of 2016 big man Zach Collins

    The Slipper Still Fits "The good luck in Las Vegas wasn't limited to the court, as Gonzaga landed a 2016 commitment. Luck isn't always guaranteed when you make a trip to Las Vegas. However, the Gonzaga staff must be feeling like it has a Royal Flush, soon after winning the WCC Tournament, they received the news that..." March 17

  • Bill Grier fired as USD basketball coach

    San Diego Union-Tribune "Bill Grier has been fired as head men's basketball coach at the University of San Diego. The move is not a surprise. Grier has been on the hotseat at USD since the Toreros finished this past season 15-16, including 8-10 in the West Coast Conference. In eight seasons at USD Grier was 117-144...." March 17

  • Loyola Marymount's leading scorer Evan Payne to transfer

    CBS Sports "Loyola Marymount guard Evan Payne announced on Instagram Monday that he would be "ending his time at LMU." Sources have confirmed to CBSSports.com that Payne has been given a release from his scholarship and will seek a transfer. Payne should immediately become one of the most sought-after..." March 10

  • Did Gonzaga cost themselves a No. 1 seed with loss to BYU?

    College Basketball Talk "BYU ended all the angst about whether or not No. 3 Gonzaga will get a No. 1 seed earlier than we expected this year. The Zags dug themselves an early hole and never broke out of their funk as they lost to BYU on Senior Night, 73-70. Kyle Collinsworth led the way with 20 points and nine boards..." March 01

  • Angel Nunez wins NCAA appeal, granted one more year of eligibilty

    The Slipper Still Fits "The once senior forward is now a junior forward. Angel Nunez's college career will go on for at least another year after he won his appeal to the NCAA, Jim Meehan of the Spokesman Review reported on Tuesday. Nunez transferred mid-season from Louisville to Gonzaga at Jan. 2013. Gonzaga was..." February 18

  • BYU's Dave Rose agrees to new 5-year contract

    The Deseret News "Just two days after earning his 250th victory as BYU’s head basketball coach, athletic director Tom Holmoe announced that Dave Rose has agreed to a new five-year contract. The deal will keep Rose with the Cougars through the 2019-20 season. “I’m excited about the future of BYU basketball,”..." February 10

  • Three-plus months after undergoing brain surgery, Santa Clara senior forward makes season debut

    College Basketball Talk "After playing in 15 games during the 2013-14 season, Santa Clara senior forward Andrew Papenfus worked hard all offseason in hopes of getting an opportunity to help Kerry Keating’s Broncos in 2014-15. But after suffering a seizure while working a youth basketball camp in June, it was discovered..." February 02

  • BYU coach Rose says Austin could miss rest of season

    Salt Lake Tribune "If Saturday's 77-74 loss to San Diego proved anything, it is that BYU sorely misses 6-foot-11 forward Nate Austin, who has been sidelined since Dec. 10 with a hamstring injury. The Cougars did get some offensive contributions from Luke Worthington and Corbin Kaufusi, but were torched inside..." January 28

  • Already rolling, Gonzaga to add Vandy transfer McClellan

    Salt Lake Tribune "Bad news for BYU, the West Coast Conference and the rest of college basketball. Gonzaga is about to get better. Already cruising along at 14-1 overall and 3-0 in the WCC, the sixth-ranked Bulldogs welcome reinforcements on Thursday, when Vanderbilt transfer Eric McClellan becomes eligible...." January 08

  • Gonzaga adding Vanderbilt transfer Eric McClellan to roster on Thursday

    CBS Sports "Gonzaga's already deep perimeter is getting another quality addition. Vanderbilt transfer Eric McClellan, who led the Commodores in scoring last year through 12 games (14.4 points, 4.4 rebounds, 3.2 assists in 2013-14) will become eligible for the Bulldogs' (14-1) WCC home opener on Thursday..." January 05

  • BYU, Oklahoma among eight teams to participate in 2015 Diamond Head Classic

    College Basketball Talk "With the 2014 Diamond Head Classic set to tip off in Honolulu on Monday, the eight-team field for next year’s event was announced on Sunday. Joining host Hawaii are Auburn, BYU, Harvard, New Mexico, Northern Iowa, Oklahoma and Washington State. Of the teams in the field four, BYU, Harvard, New..." December 23

  • BYU star Tyler Haws listed as 'day-to-day' with ankle sprain

    CBS Sports "Brigham Young's Tyler Haws is considered "day-to-day" with a sprained left ankle and might be able to play Saturday against Stanford, a school spokesperson told CBSSports.com on Monday. "He's day-to-day and will be evaluated at the end of the week," said Kyle Chilton, the media relations..." December 16

  • Georgia guard reaches out to Perkins to apologize for broken jaw

    Sporting News - NCAAB "Georgia guard Kenny Gaines wanted to apologize for an on-court accident that left Gonzaga forward Josh Perkins sidelined indefinitely with a broken jaw in last Thursday's game in New York City. Turns out Gaines and Perkins have a mutual friend in Georgia's Dusan Langura, who passed Perkins'..." December 06

  • Josh Perkins out with broken jaw

    ESPN "Gonzaga freshman Josh Perkins suffered a broken jaw when he was kicked by Georgia's Kenny Gaines in the second half of the Zags' 88-76 win on Wednesday night. Gonzaga coach Mark Few told ESPN that Perkins will have his jaw wired and will be out indefinitely. Perkins said he thinks he'll be out..." November 30

  • Gonzaga freshman Josh Perkins out indefinitely with broken jaw

    ESPN "Gonzaga freshman Josh Perkins suffered a broken jaw when he was kicked by Georgia's Kenny Gaines in the second half of the Zags' 88-76 win on Wednesday night. Gonzaga coach Mark Few told ESPN that Perkins will have his jaw wired and will be out indefinitely. Perkins drove the baseline after..." November 27

  • Karnowski blossoming into Gonzaga's next standout foreign big man

    SI "Przemek Karnowski stared at the map of the United States, puzzled. Spokane was supposed to be here, in Washington, and the 17-year-old basketball prospect from Torun, Poland, couldn’t find it. Confused, Karnowski called Gonzaga assistant Tommy Lloyd. Lloyd informed Karnowski that Gonzaga..." November 26

  • Report: BYU loses transfer sophomore to ankle surgery

    College Basketball Talk "BYU received a setback this weekend as the team announced that sophomore forward and UNLV transfer Jamal Aytes will miss three months recovering from ankle surgery. The news was reported by Darnell Dickson of the Daily Herald. Losing the 6-foot-6 Aytes for a few months definitely doesn’t help..." November 03

  • All-WCC forward Stacy Davis out for Pepperdine with hand fracture

    CBS Sports "Pepperdine has slowly but steadily improved in its three years under head coach Marty Wilson -- and the Waves are hoping to push over the .500 mark this season. The key in that jump, though, is junior forward Stacy Davis -- and he suffered a fractured right hand last week during..." October 07

  • Is this the year Gonzaga finally advances beyond the Sweet 16?

    SB Nation "At what point does Cinderella become powerful and popular enough to stop being an underdog story? For Gonzaga, the national narrative painting the program as college basketball's prototypical dark horse started feeling like a disservice years ago. For 15 seasons, Mark Few has been the 'Zags head..." September 23

  • Cody Doolin awarded fifth-year, but not eligible for ’14-’15 just yet

    College Basketball Talk "UNLV sent out a release on Tuesday morning announcing that Cody Doolin has been given a fifth-year of eligibility by the NCAA. “We are very happy for Cody,” UNLV head coach Dave Rice said in the release. “He has a tremendous amount of experience as a point guard and he has become a leader in..." August 12

  • Judge rules against NCAA in revolutionary O'Bannon case

    ESPN "In a landmark decision, a federal judge ruled Friday that the NCAA is in violation of the nation's antitrust laws by restricting the compensation that major college football and men's basketball student-athletes can receive for use of their names, images and likenesses. U.S. District Court..." August 08

  • Former Gonzaga forward Lucas Meikle transfers to Cal Poly

    College Basketball Talk "After he made just 15 appearances as a freshman at Gonzaga, it was announced in late May that 6-foot-9 forward Lucas Meikle was granted a release from his scholarship and would be transferring. On Sunday Meikle’s new destination was learned, with Left Coast Recruiting reporting that the Bellarmine..." July 07

  • Gonzaga lands Vanderbilt transfer Eric McClellan

    The Slipper Still Fits "It would appear that the Bulldogs roster is finally complete for the upcoming season. Ex-Vanderbilt guard Eric McClellan announced his intention to join the Gonzaga Bulldogs on Sunday, Jon Rothstein with CBS Sports reported. The news trickled in over the weekend, because McClellan must be..." June 30

  • Marquette lands Loyola Marymount transfer Levin

    Fox Sports "Loyola Marymount's Gabe Levin appears to be transferring to Marquette, as both Levin and his former high school tweeted the 6-foot-7 forward will join the Golden Eagles. Levin will have to sit out the 2014-15 season due to NCAA transfer rules but will still have three years of eligibility..." June 17

  • San Francisco lands commitment from three-star 2014 guard Devin Watson

    College Basketball Talk "After losing Avry Holmes to transfer, San Francisco had an open spot at point guard. Head coach Rex Walters and the Dons rebounded on Monday as they landed a commitment from class of 2014 three-star guard Devin Watson. Watson signed his NLI and it was announced in a release from the..." June 03

  • Report: Gonzaga’s Gerard Coleman to transfer for senior year

    College Basketball Talk "Gerard Coleman is on the move again. The former Providence guard will leave Gonzaga after playing for the Zags for one season, according to a report from Jim Meehan of the Spokesman-Review. Coleman averaged 13.2 points as a sophomore with the Friars, but after sitting out the 2012-2013..." May 13

  • Washington forward Desmond Simmons transferring to Saint Mary's

    CBS Sports "Washington transfer Desmond Simmons has committed to Saint Mary's, sources told CBSSports.com. He will be immediately eligible next season. The 6-foot-7 forward averaged 5.2 points and 4.6 rebounds last season for the Huskies and should immediately bolster the Gaels' front line in the West..." May 01