• Missouri reinstates Woods, Gant from suspension

    The Score "Missouri has reinstated forwards Russell Woods and Jakeenan Gant from suspension, and both are available to play Wednesday night at Vanderbilt, according to Steve Walentik of the Columbia Daily Tribune." February 11

  • NCAA says first round will again refer to Thursday, Friday games

    ESPN "The NCAA has eliminated confusion surrounding how the games of its men's basketball tournament's first weekend are referenced. The first round will again simply mean the round of 64, or the Thursday and Friday games that many still view as the beginning of the tournament. From 2011 until..." February 11

  • Roy Williams: 'I'll be fine' after vertigo-related exit from game

    ESPN "North Carolina coach Roy Williams said he was feeling thankful to be alive and proud of how his team responded in the aftermath of a vertigo attack that forced him to watch most of the second half of the Tar Heels' 68-65 ACC win over Boston College on Tuesday night from the locker room. In a..." February 10

  • Kentucky forward Alex Poythress out 2 weeks with right knee injury

    Sporting News - NCAAB "Kentucky forward Alex Poythress will miss two weeks because of an undisclosed injury to his right knee, coach John Calipari told reporters Tuesday after an 82-48 rout of Georgia. Kentucky Sports Radio reported earlier Tuesday that Poythress underwent a "minor procedure" on the knee, but..." February 10

  • North Carolina's Roy Williams collapses during timeout

    The Score "North Carolina head coach Roy Williams collapsed during a timeout Tuesday as his team takes on Boston College. Williams was taken to the locker room and assistant coach Steve Robinson has assumed the head duties." February 10

  • Florida State pledge Jonathan Isaac reaffirms commitment after exploring NBA

    Orlando Sentinel "Florida State will not lose top hoops recruit Jonathan Isaac to the NBA. Isaac, a five-star small forward from Bradenton IMG Academy, announced Tuesday that he was no longer weighing the option of declaring for the 2016 NBA Draft and that he would honor the national letter of intent he signed..." February 09

  • Rutgers coach Eddie Jordan suspends Deshawn Freeman from basketball activities

    Newark Star-Ledger "Deshawn Freeman, who is out for the rest of the season with a knee injury, has been suspended indefinitely by Rutgers coach Eddie Jordan from basketball activities for a failure to meet team expectations. "To build a winning program, all of our student-athletes must commit to be successful..." February 09

  • Rick Pitino would coach 'for free' to get Louisville in NCAA tournament

    The Score "Rick Pitino had the unenviable task of telling his players that the team won't be participating in this year's NCAA tournament because of a self-imposed ban, and it's clear it pained the Louisville head coach to do so. After a loss to Duke on Monday night, Pitino went on ESPN radio Tuesday..." February 09

  • UNLV's Zimmerman Jr. out indefinitely

    Las Vegas Review-Journal "UNLV freshman forward Stephen Zimmerman Jr. is out with a sprained left knee, and it's uncertain when he will return. He was ruled out indefinitely after undergoing an MRI on Monday morning and then being checked out by team doctors. Zimmerman was injured in the first half of Saturday's..." February 09

  • Michigan State's Tum Tum Nairn Jr. could miss at least another month

    Detroit News "Tom Izzo has given up trying to speculate when Michigan State might get guard Tum Tum Nairn back in the lineup. But one thing is certain, at least as far as the Spartans’ coach is concerned – they’d be a lot better off with the sophomore in the lineup. “We miss that kid,” Izzo said on..." February 09

  • Is Grayson Allen the next hated white Duke player?

    ESPN "He drove to the basket in what has become his signature take-no-prisoners approach to the rim, hoping to draw some contact from Chinanu Onuaku. Only the contact never came, as Onuaku refused to take the bait, causing Duke's Grayson Allen to tumble to the floor. As Allen lay there, sprawled..." February 09

  • Buddy Hield isn’t going anywhere

    College Basketball Talk "It’s Tuesday, which means that it is once again time for the NBC Sports Player of the Year Power Rankings. And you’ll be shocked to find out that Oklahoma guard Buddy Hield is still No. 1 in those rankings. By a pretty wide margin. The rest of the top 10? They can be found here, at the..." February 09

  • Auburn point guard Kareem Canty won't play at Tennessee, remains suspended indefinitely

    Alabama "Auburn point guard and leading scorer Kareem Canty will miss a second straight game on due a suspension for "conduct detrimental to the team." Canty, who was suspended for Auburn's loss to Georgia on Saturday, is not practicing and will not play when the Tigers travel to Tennessee on Tuesday (6..." February 08

  • Jakeenan Gant, Russell Woods suspended from Missouri basketball team

    Sporting News - NCAAB "Missouri players Jakeenan Gant and Russell Woods have been suspended for their game against Alabama on Saturday after they were arrested on Thursday, KRCG 13 reported. Gant and Woods were both cited for possession of drug paraphernalia after police searched their apartment and found marijuana..." February 08

  • Robert Morris dismisses Elijah Minnie

    The Score "Robert Morris forward Elijah Minnie is a Colonial no longer. Head coach Andy Toole told reporters after Thursday's loss to Central Connecticut State that Minnie, who was suspended for the game, will not return to the team at any point. Minnie had been in the middle of a very strong sophomore..." February 08

  • UNLV dismisses guard Daquan Cook from men's basketball team

    Las Vegas Review-Journal "UNLV interim men's basketball coach Todd Simon announced Friday that junior Daquan Cook has been dismissed from the team. "We appreciate all that Daquan contributed while a member of our team," Simon said in a statement. "He is on track to graduate this spring and we will continue to support..." February 08

  • Mitchell Ballock turns down Kansas to take Creighton offer

    Omaha World-Herald "Creighton got its second commitment for its 2017 recruiting class from a Kansas boy with a Jayhawk basketball scholarship offer in his back pocket. Mitchell Ballock, a 6-foot-4 sharpshooting guard from Eudora, Kansas, informed Creighton’s staff Sunday that he will sign a letter of intent next..." February 08

  • Terry Henderson remains sidelined with no timetable for return from ankle injury

    Backing the Pack "Terry Henderson's return to the court seems constantly to be pushed back. I would have figured we'd at least have an idea of a return date by this point in the season, but no, alas, we do not. Mark Gottfried told CBS Sports that he still doesn't know when Henderson might be ready." February 08

  • Nebraska's Shavon Shields alert, stable after being stretchered off court

    The Score "Nebraska's Shavon Shields was taken off the court on a stretcher after landing on his neck, upper back, and shoulder during Saturday's game against Rutgers. The team announced Shields is alert, awake, and has feeling in his extremities, but head coach Tim Miles revealed Shields didn't recall..." February 08

  • Auburn's leading scorer suspended, 'may return' later in season

    Alabama "Auburn's starting lineup will take a big hit this afternoon at Georgia. Leading scorer Kareem Canty has been suspended for the Georgia game and perhaps longer. The announcement came 30 minutes before tipoff Saturday afternoon. The suspension is indefinite. "Kareem has had some strong moments..." February 07

  • Rick Pitino calls system 'broken' for punishing college sports programs

    ESPN "Louisville coach Rick Pitino offered support Saturday for embattled university president James Ramsey, referring to a "broken" system for punishing college sports programs. Pitino addressed the media after the 19th-ranked Cardinals' victory Saturday over Boston College, just more than 24 hours..." February 07

  • Trey Lewis on Louisville ban: 'This team doesn't deserve this'

    Louisville Courier-Journal "All 15 players on the University of Louisville men's basketball team filed into the press conference room at the school's practice facility on Friday evening wearing sad, stunned faces. Their two leaders, graduate transfers Damion Lee and Trey Lewis, sat down at microphones and tried to make..." February 06

  • Cyclones suspend senior forward Jameel McKay indefinitely

    ESPN "Iowa State Cyclones standout Jameel McKay, the Big 12's reigning defensive player of the year, has been suspended indefinitely and will miss at least Saturday's road game against Oklahoma State, the team announced on Friday. McKay, a senior forward, is averaging 12.0 points, 9.0 rebounds and..." February 06

  • Louisville to self-impose postseason ban for alleged violations related to prostitution scandal

    Yahoo! Sports "In a stunning development, the University of Louisville will announce Friday that it is self-imposing a postseason ban for the upcoming NCAA basketball tournament as a result of alleged rules violations committed by a former staffer and players. The university reached that conclusion this week..." February 06

  • There's a top 10 team in the SEC, but it's not UK or UF

    NCAA "Any given ... Tuesday? 2016 seems to be a time of unparalleled parity in college basketball. Five different teams have lost while boasting a No. 1 ranking, Duke is unranked for the first time in almost nine years and last year’s Final Four teams -- Wisconsin, Kentucky, Michigan State and the..." February 05

  • Seton Hall Guard Jevon Thomas Allegedly Choked Referee During Intramural Game

    Bleacher Report "Seton Hall guard Jevon Thomas reportedly became involved in an altercation during an intramural basketball game Thursday night and is alleged to have choked the referee. David Heim, Olivia Mulvihill and Gary Phillips of the Setonian reported Thursday that Thomas was upset with a call made by..." February 05

  • Vanderbilt looks poised to make an NCAA Tournament run

    CBS Sports "Vanderbilt had been one of college basketball's biggest disappointments, but on Thursday against Texas A&M, they finally played like the team that many people believed we'd see in the preseason. Vanderbilt dominated Texas A&M in Nashville and crushed the Aggies -- the consensus top team in the..." February 05

  • Incredible Wichita State is back and can run the table in the MVC -- again

    CBS Sports "Just when you took your mind off them, the Wichita State Shockers got really good again and became one of the best stories and most dangerous teams in college basketball. Turns out that three-game losing streak and 2-4 start in November was just the right smoke screen to deflect our attention and..." February 04

  • German forward Richard Freudenberg commits to St. John's

    ESPN "St. John's is struggling on the court in Chris Mullin's first season, but the Red Storm are stockpiling talent for the 2016-17 campaign. Germany native Richard Freudenberg committed to St. John's on Thursday morning, sources told ESPN. Freudenberg, a 6-foot-8 wing forward, chose the Red..." February 04

  • Kansas coach Bill Self uses D-word in blasting Brannen Greene's 'classless' dunk

    Sporting News - NCAAB "Kansas' Brannen Greene likes to straddle the line, especially with his head coach, Bill Self. Greene played just two minutes in the second half of the Jayhawks' 77-59 victory over Kansas State on Wednesday, but he used the last of that time to throw down an uncontested dunk with the outcome..." February 04

  • Coach K to return from illness Saturday vs. NC State

    The Score "Mike Krzyzewski missed his first game in over 20 years Tuesday against Georgia Tech, but the legendary Duke coach has been cleared to return to the sidelines Saturday versus NC State. The 68-year-old, feeling under the weather, stayed back from the Blue Devils' trip to Atlanta, but plans to..." February 04

  • K-State guard Kamau Stokes will have knee surgery, miss remainder of season

    Kansas City Star "Kansas State will have to play the rest of the season without its starting point guard. Bruce Weber said Wednesday that Kamau Stokes will have a surgical procedure on his injured right knee on Thursday and be out for an unknown amount of time. “We have had some adversity,” Weber said. “Kamau..." February 04

  • Mercer basketball player shot dead in car outside Macon store

    Macon Telegraph "A shooting Tuesday in the parking lot of a downtown Macon convenience store left a Mercer University basketball player dead and another man -- possibly the gunman's cohort -- critically wounded. Jibri Bryan, a 23-year-old guard and graduate student from Savannah, was shot in the head with a..." February 03

  • Mamadou Ndiaye anchors UC Irvine's defense to new heights

    CBS Sports "For the last three years, UC Irvine center Mamadou Ndiaye has been one of college basketball's true novelties. After all, there aren't many guys who are 7-foot-6 with an 8-foot-3 wingspan playing basketball anywhere in the world, let alone in America. Ndiaye himself gets it, of course. His..." February 03

  • Providence's Ben Bentil leaves after injuring ankle in first half

    ESPN "Providence Friars coach Ed Cooley said Tuesday night that sophomore forward Ben Bentil was headed for X-rays after injuring his ankle in the No. 11 Friars' 77-70 loss at DePaul. Bentil was injured in the first half. He played just 14 minutes." February 03

  • Butler assistant Emerson Kampen’s six-month old son dies from genetic disease

    College Basketball Talk "As if things weren’t already bad enough for the Butler program after the passing of former player Andrew Smith last month, another member of the Bulldog family lost his life this week." February 03

  • Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski misses game vs. Georgia Tech

    CBS Sports "A rough week for Duke just got a little bit worse. One day after falling out of the AP Top 25 poll for the first time in nearly nine years, the Blue Devils will also be without coach Mike Krzyzewski in their game Tuesday against Georgia Tech. According to a release from the school,..." February 02

  • Duke's Amile Jefferson back in walking boot, out at least 2 more games

    Fay Observer "Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski provided an update Monday on injured senior Amile Jefferson, saying he's not ready to play but noting there is "some progression." Jefferson suffered a right foot fracture Dec. 12 and has missed 12 straight games. The Blue Devils, who play at Georgia Tech on Tuesday,..." February 02

  • Alabama's Shannon Hale in walking boot, out vs. Mississippi State

    The Score "Alabama will take on Mississippi State without the services of second-leading scorer Shannon Hale, who's out with a foot injury, Cecil Hurt of the Tuscaloosa News reports. The junior forward is sporting a walking boot and is listed as day to day, Hurt adds." February 02

  • Marshall assistant coach Chris Duhon reinstated after DUI-related suspension

    ESPN "Marshall on Tuesday reinstated assistant coach Chris Duhon from a two-month suspension following his drunken driving arrest near Huntington, West Virginia, in November. Duhon will be back on the bench for the Thundering Herd's next game, Thursday against UTEP." February 02

  • UNLV's Ben Carter out for season with torn ACL

    Las Vegas Review-Journal "As the second half of Mountain West play begins, two major factors have emerged giving strong indications as to how the rest of UNLV's basketball season will play out. The Rebels must force their will upon other teams and get into a transition game; getting bogged down in a halfcourt set is..." February 02

  • Auburn reinstates suspended Cinmeon Bowers

    UPI "Auburn senior forward Cinmeon Bowers was reinstated to the team on Monday after serving a one-game suspension. Bowers was disciplined for "conduct detrimental to the team" and missed Saturday's loss to Oklahoma State." February 02

  • UNC's Williams on Paige's lost mojo: 'What are we supposed to do, send him to Siberia?'

    The Score "Marcus Paige continues to struggle and North Carolina head coach Roy Williams is running out of answers on how to fix it. "What are we supposed to do, send him to Siberia?" Williams said after Monday's loss to Louisville, according to Pat Forde of Yahoo Sports. Paige entered his senior..." February 02

  • Duke falls out of the top 25 for the first time since 2007

    SB Nation "The Oklahoma Sooners top the AP Poll while North Carolina is No. 1 in the coaches poll, but that's not the biggest news to come out of the release of the latest rankings. For the first time since 2007, Duke has fallen out of the polls after losing four of its last five games. The Blue Devils..." February 01

  • Kent State's Xavier Pollard out for season with fractured foot

    The Score "Kent State guard Xavier Pollard's season has come to an end. Pollard will undergo surgery Tuesday to repair a fractured metatarsal in his foot, according to Allen Moff of the Record-Courier. He suffered the injury Friday against Ohio, and the timetable for his return is six weeks" February 01

  • Duke keeping tabs on fast-rising 2016 big man

    Sporting News "Bruno Fernando may have only been in the United States for a little under a year, but he has made a serious impact since arriving from Angola. Playing at Montverde Academy in Florida, he has become an important piece for the Eagles this season, and proven to be one of the top available seniors..." January 30

  • North Carolina A&T head coach Cy Alexander resigns

    College Basketball Talk "There are now three head coaching vacancies to be filled in Division I college basketball, as North Carolina A&T announced Friday that Cy Alexander has resigned. Associate head coach Jay Joyner will take over as interim head coach. Alexander posted a record of 43-80 in four-plus seasons at the..." January 30

  • Sources: Southern Miss men's basketball facing allegations of major violations, including academic fraud

    Yahoo Sports - NCAAB - The Dagger "Southern Mississippi officials and former coaches had a 12-hour hearing before the NCAA Committee On Infractions last week to answer a host of allegations of wrongdoing within the men’s basketball program, multiple sources told Yahoo Sports. The hearing, which took place Jan. 21, centered on..." January 30

  • WVU’s Holton suspended indefinitely for violating team rules

    Charleston Gazette-Mail "West Virginia starting forward Jon Holton, the team’s most energetic performer and arguably its most consistent contributor in Big 12 play, has been suspended indefinitely for violating team rules. A press release announcing the suspension was sent at 9 p.m. Thursday. Huggins, who did not..." January 30

  • Cincinnati's Shaq Thomas has bone bruise, moderate ankle sprain

    The Score "Cincinnati may have dodged a bullet, as X-rays on forward Shaq Thomas' injured right foot revealed a bone bruise and moderate ankle sprain, the school told Tom Groeschen of the Cincinnati Inquirer. He is considered day to day. Thomas left Thursday night's game against UConn in the second half..." January 30

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