• Duke transfer Semi Ojeleye commits to SMU; eligible next season

    CBSSports.com "Duke transfer Semi Ojeleye has committed to SMU, sources told CBSSports.com on Saturday afternoon. The 6-foot-8 forward will be eligible in December of 2015 and will have 2 1/2 years of eligibility remaining. A former Top 50 recruit out of high school, Ojeleye averaged 3.0 points and 2.3..." December 28

  • Dwayne Polee II visits SDSU practice

    ESPN.com "Dwayne Polee II visited San Diego State's practice Friday night, four days after he collapsed on the court during a game. Polee did not participate in the practice and was not made available for comment, according to the San Diego Union-Tribune. Coach Steve Fisher told the newspaper that Polee..." December 27

  • Charles Barkley would give a recruit $100,000 to get them to Auburn

    Awful Announcing "Charles Barkley’s honesty and outspokenness makes him a treasure in the sports media. In an interview with Seth Davis at Campus Insiders, Barkley tells it like it is with the NCAA. He says he would give a kid coming out of high school $100,000 to get them to Auburn. In addition, he talks about..." December 24

  • Seton Hall's Isaiah Whitehead diagnosed with stress fracture in right foot

    Newark Star-Ledger "This is not the sort of Christmas present Seton Hall fans were hoping for, but the university has announced that freshman Isaiah Whitehead has been diagnosed with a stress fracture in his right foot. The injury was not the result of a particular play, according to team officials. Whitehead..." December 24

  • Jim Boeheim on rehabbing Syracuse center Dajuan Coleman: Right now, it looks like he will redshirt

    Syracuse.com "Jim Boeheim is willing to allow Dajuan Coleman a couple more weeks to prove he belongs on a college basketball court this season. The Syracuse big man has been working to recover from an OATS procedure designed to regrow cartilage in his once-damaged knee. He's been steadily adding work to each..." December 23

  • Cal hoop star Jabari Bird has stress fracture, return date uncertain

    San Jose Mercury News "The undisclosed foot injury that has sidelined Cal sophomore guard Jabari Bird for six games is a stress fracture, according to his high school coach. "I don't know how long it's going to take," said Salesian High coach Bill Mellis. "There's got to be some level of frustration to it, but he'll..." December 23

  • Survivor of 2 plane crashes scores 1st point

    ESPN.com "Michigan freshman Austin Hatch, a survivor of two plane crashes, scored his first regular-season collegiate point Monday night. Hatch netted a free throw in the closing minutes of the Wolverines' 72-56 win against Coppin State and exited to a standing ovation. "He's one of the hardest..." December 23

  • Damarcus Croaker transferring to Murray State

    Austin American-Statesman "Former Texas guard Damarcus Croaker announced Monday he is transferring to Murray State, a school known for taking in mid-year transfers. Croker told the American-Statesman last Tuesday that he was leaving the Longhorns because of a lack of playing time and a desire to be closer to his son in..." December 23

  • Jim Boeheim Is Talking Shit About His Own Players Again

    Deadspin.com "Syracuse whomped Colgate last night, and a grumpy Jim Boeheim fell back on his favorite schtick during his postgame press conference: letting everyone know that his players are not good enough to be considered lottery picks. Boeheim's harshest words were directed at freshman forward Chris..." December 23

  • San Diego State forward Dwayne Polee II collapses during game, taken to hospital

    College Basketball Talk "San Diego State senior Dwayne Polee II was on defense tracking his man along the perimeter during Monday night’s game against UC Riverside when the forward took a face-first fall to the ground and collapsed in the first half." December 23

  • 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

  • Marquette transfer Deonte Burton chooses Iowa State

    CBSSports.com "Marquette transfer Deonte Burton has committed to Iowa State, sources said Saturday. The 6-foot-4 forward will be eligible in December of 2015 and will have two and a half years of elgibility remaining." December 23

  • Harrell gets 1-game suspension

    ESPN.com "Louisville junior Montrezl Harrell has been suspended for one game by the ACC after being ejected from the fourth-ranked Cardinals' 76-67 win over Western Kentucky for throwing an elbow. The preseason first-team All-American became tangled with several Hilltoppers with 38.7 seconds remaining in..." December 23

  • Mick Cronin to undergo angiogram, miss another game

    Cincinnati Enquirer "Larry Davis, the University of Cincinnati's associate head coach, said Monday morning that he will run the team again Tuesday night when the Bearcats play Wagner at Fifth Third Arena. Head coach Mick Cronin continues to be unavailable after doctors discovered last week that he had a brain..." December 22

  • Wake Forest guard Mitchell Wilbekin suspended

    CBSSports.com "Wake Forest freshman guard Mitchell Wilbekin has been suspended for up to six games due to an NCAA violation, the program announced Saturday, when Wilbekin will miss the Demon Deacons' game against Florida. The university will appeal the suspension. "We believe in Mitchell Wilbekin," Wake..." December 21

  • Adidas sends Wisconsin warm ups with Cincinnati's logo

    Sporting News - NCAAB "There are a lot of college basketball teams that wear red, but you would think their equipment sponsors can tell the difference between them. " December 20

  • Senior guard Jordan Gathers leaves St. Bonaventure

    Buffalo News "Senior guard Jordan Gathers has announced that he is leaving St. Bonaventure University and will not return to the basketball program, the school announced today. Gathers had not played this season while continuing to recuperate from hip surgery performed in June. He recently completed the..." December 20

  • SMU forward Markus Kennedy academically cleared

    SI.com "SMU junior forward Markus Kennedy has been academically cleared to play, the Mustangs' coaching staff told ESPN. Kennedy was SMU's second-leading scorer last season, averaging 12.4 points and 7.1 rebounds per game while shooting 53.4 percent from the floor. He has not played this season after..." December 20

  • VCU transfer Antravious Simmons to join Florida Gulf Coast

    The Score "Ex-VCU forward Antravious Simmons has transferred to Florida Gulf Coast University, the school announced Friday. The 6-foot-9 redshirt freshman will be eligible to play next season, following the completion of the fall 2015 semester. "We're excited about Antravious joining the program," FGCU..." December 20

  • Cincinnati coach Mick Cronin sidelined by 'unruptured aneurysm'

    CBSSports.com "Cincinnati coach Mick Cronin will miss Saturday's game against VCU with what the school is describing as an "unruptured aneurysm." Associate head coach Larry Davis will fill-in for Cronin. "I appreciate the UC Health medical community for all they have done to get to the bottom of my issue..." December 20

  • Devin Davis to return to Indiana in spring

    Indianapolis Star "Devin Davis will return to Indiana for classes next semester. A concurrent return to the basketball court remains uncertain. Speaking about his sophomore forward Friday, IU coach Tom Crean confirmed what he'd suggested the previous day on Indianapolis radio: that Davis will enroll in classes in..." December 20

  • Kansas State ramping up interest in Duke basketball transfer Semi Ojeleye

    Kansas.com "Kansas State has ramped up its interest in Duke transfer Semi Ojeleye, according to his former AAU basketball coach. Though the Wildcats waited more than 24 hours after Ojeleye’s transfer was announced to reach out to the 6-foot-8, 230-pound forward from Ottawa, Mokan Elite coach Matt Suther..." December 19

  • Siena men’s basketball suspends Cole indefinitely

    Albany Times Union "Siena men’s basketball player Patrick Cole is suspended indefinitely from the team, the school’s athletic communications department announced today, confirming a Times Union report. The reason for the suspension wasn’t immediately available. Siena is expected to make the announcement..." December 19

  • U hoops recruit Diedhiou eligible after English exam

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "The Gophers men’s basketball team’s young season has been headlined by turmoil and attrition, with the roster shrinking by four players before the third week of December. Thursday, however, was a day to build back up. The Gophers announced two new additions in international freshman big man..." December 19

  • Louisville loses former top 100 big man to transfer

    College Basketball Talk "Akoy Agau will be transferring out of the Louisville program. The news was first reported by WRDB in Louisville. Agau had lost his spot in the rotation this season, and with the number of talented young big men currently in the program, it did not look like he was ever going to get it back. He..." December 19

  • Jabari McGhee's foot injury the latest challenge for Tennessee frontcourt

    Knoxville News Sentinel "Donnie Tyndall tried to take it in stride. His Tennessee basketball team had just lost to North Carolina State 83-72 in a game that sorely lacked production from the Vols’ frontcourt. And the first-year UT coach had been informed the right foot injury of forward Jabari McGhee was more serious..." December 19

  • Branden Dawson will miss at least two games with fractured wrist

    Yahoo Sports - NCAAB - The Dagger "Considering the pain Branden Dawson appeared to be in after his hard fall Wednesday night against Eastern Michigan, the diagnosis doesn't seem as dire as it could have been. Tests revealed the Michigan State senior suffered a stable, non-displaced fracture to his left wrist, the school..." December 19

  • Game-worn MJ shoes sell for $33K

    ESPN.com "A pair of Converse shoes that an auction house says Michael Jordan wore when he played at the University of North Carolina sold for $33,387 on Thursday morning. Grey Flannel Auctions, which sold the shoes, said they were consigned by a high school teammate of Jordan. The auction house said the..." December 18

  • Senior Erik Copes leaves George Mason basketball team for personal reasons

    Augusta Free Press "Senior Erik Copes has decided to leave the George Mason men’s basketball program for personal reasons, announced head coach Paul Hewitt. The 6-foot-8, 240-pounder has appeared in 90 games during his four-year career with the Green & Gold and earned the start in 48. He ranks fourth in all-time..." December 18

  • Dayton dismisses big men Devon Scott, Jalen Robinson from team

    ESPN.com "Dayton has dismissed starting center Devon Scott and backup big man Jalen Robinson from the team. Robinson and Scott were involved in a trespassing incident in the dorms in which they allegedly stole money, sources said. "I'm extremely disappointed in Jalen and Devon. Their actions do not..." December 18

  • Demetrius Treadwell no longer on Zips' roster

    Sporting News - NCAAB "After being suspended indefinitely in mid-November after accusations that he assaulted a women's basketball player, Demetrius Treadwell is no longer enrolled at the University of Akron. The news comes as a relief for Zips head coach Keith Dambrot who has struggled with his team's off-court..." December 18

  • Akoon-Purcell out indefinitely for Redbirds

    Pantagraph "Illinois State basketball coach Dan Muller has lauded his team's improved depth thus far this season. Muller is about to find out how good it is. Muller confirmed Monday that ISU leading scorer DeVaughn Akoon-Purcell suffered a broken second metacarpal bone on his right hand during Sunday's..." December 18

  • Injury depleted New Mexico loses another player

    College Basketball Talk "New Mexico will likely have just eight scholarship players dress on Wednesday night as they take on Central Arkansas at The Pit, with Sam Logwood being the latest casualty. Logwood sprained his shoulder in Saturday’s win over Louisiana-Monroe and is expected to miss at least three games before..." December 18

  • Siena’s Long sprains ankle, out 2-3 weeks

    Times Union "The Siena men’s basketball team took another injury hit today when sophomore forward Lavon Long went down in practice with a high left ankle sprain, according to head coach Jimmy Patsos. Long will be out for two to three weeks and won’t return until Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference play..." December 18

  • Steve Pederson out as Pitt's athletic director

    CBSSports.com "On the same day that Pitt lost its coach to Wisconsin, the school announced that athletic directoer Steve Pederson is no longer the Panthers' athletic director. In fact, the school announced the decision as Paul Chryst was beginning his introductory press conference with the Badgers in..." December 17

  • The Average University of Louisville Basketball Player Is Worth $1.5 Million Per Year

    Business Insider "For most big-time college sports programs the men's basketball team is a distant second to football in terms of revenue. But considering less operating expenses and a fewer number of athletes, the average men's basketball player is actually worth a lot more than their football counterparts. We..." December 17

  • Report: Texas G Damarcus Croaker to transfer

    SI.com "Texas sophomore guard Damarcus Croaker will transfer from the program, Jeff Goodman of ESPN reported Tuesday. Croaker has appeared in five games this season, averaging 9.4 minutes per. He was unable to crack Texas' backcourt rotation even after starting point guard Isaiah Taylor was lost for..." December 17

  • Creighton basketball player James Milliken suspended

    Omaha World-Herald "James Milliken ran out of chances Tuesday. Creighton coach Greg McDermott suspended the junior guard indefinitely for an undisclosed violation of team rules. McDermott indicated after practice Tuesday that it wasn’t one particular incident that led to his decision. “It’s a failure to live up..." December 17

  • Houston PG Rose expected to return on Saturday

    CBSSports.com "Houston point guard L.J. Rose is expected to make his season debut on Saturday against Arkansas Pine-Bluff, Kelvin Sampson told CBSSports.com on Tuesday morning. The 6-4 Rose has yet to play this season due to a broken foot." December 17

  • Iowa State hoops' Sherron Dorsey-Walker transferring

    Des Moines Register "Iowa State basketball reserve Sherron Dorsey-Walker is leaving the 13th-ranked team. "Sherron informed me that he has decided to transfer to a new school," coach Fred Hoiberg said in a statement released by the athletics department. "He has been a great teammate and student-athlete. I've..." December 17

  • Justin Robinson, The Admiral's son, heading to Duke as preferred walk-on

    USA Today "Justin Robinson, the son of Hall of Famer David Robinson, will attend Duke next season as a preferred walk-on, according to 247Sports.com. Justin, a 6-7 power forward from San Antonio Christian, gained early admission to Duke based on his academic credentials. Robinson’s school is off to a 14-4..." December 16

  • LeBryan Nash is loving college even if he never planned to be a senior

    CBSSports.com "Folks love to insist recruiting rankings guarantee nothing, and that's technically true, I guess. But the rankings are, at least at the top, remarkably good indicators of the nation's best talent each and every year. And if you find yourself in the top 10 there's a better-than-great chance you'll..." December 16

  • Marquette gets big boost as Fischer finally eligible to play

    Fox Sports Wisconsin "Luke Fischer had a massive grin on his face when he entered the media room at the Al McGuire Center on Monday. Three hundred and fifty-eight days after he played his last collegiate basketball game, Fischer's wait is finally about to be over. The 6-foot-11 sophomore center will make his..." December 16

  • Did Vanderbilt Try To Kill An Ex-Hoops Player's Tell-All Book?

    Deadspin.com "They were supposed to celebrate that night. It was mid-August, and Kyle Fuller, Eric Schulman, and Jerry Castro were all together in Nashville. The Tennessean had posted an article about their book project, a Kickstarter-funded look at Fuller's life as a Vanderbilt basketball player and student..." December 16

  • Son of Hoop Dreams star William Gates to transfer from Furman

    College Basketball Talk "William Gates Jr. is transferring from Furman, according to a report from Scott Keeler of the Greenville News. Gates averaged 8.0 points as a freshman, but he saw his minutes cut in half this season, in large part due to the emergence of some of the freshman guards that head coach Niko Medved..." December 16

  • UH hoops forward Reyes decides again to transfer out

    Star Advertiser "Hawaii men's basketball freshman forward Sammis Reyes has decided to leave the program for a second time -- and this time for real. Reyes will enroll at Palm Beach State, a junior college in Florida, over the semester break. He said he hopes to be back in the Division I ranks by the 2016-17..." December 16

  • LSU guard Josh Gray receiving ‘aggressive treatment’ for ankle injury

    The New Orleans Advocate "LSU basketball coach Johnny Jones said Monday that junior point guard Josh Gray was receiving aggressive treatment for an ankle injury he suffered in Saturday night’s 76-67 win against Sam Houston State. Jones said there were no updates on the exact nature or severity of the ankle injury, which..." December 16

  • SDSU nears Cheatham redshirt decision

    San Diego Union-Tribune "Zylan Cheatham participated in shooting drills with San Diego State’s basketball team on Friday, as he has for the past few weeks. Then the 5-on-5 contact session began. Cheatham stayed on the court. “It’s nice to have Zylan able to do some stuff,” coach Steve Fisher said of his 6-foot-7..." December 16

  • Arizona State's Shaquielle McKissic has gone from conviction to redemption

    Fox Sports "The desert sun is streaming through the window. It illuminates the big smile of the broad-shouldered 24-year-old whose path here – from the floor of a jail cell, to the back seat of a Cadillac Catera that was his home for a month to the gleaming facility of a Pac-12 basketball program where he’ll..." December 16

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

    CBSSports.com "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

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