• UCLA officially loses Kyle Anderson and Zach LaVine to the NBA Draft

    CBSSports.com "UCLA's Kyle Anderson and Zach LaVine have formally declared for the 2014 NBA Draft. Anderson is a sophomore. LaVine is a freshman. "I will forever be proud to call myself a Bruin and will never forget the memories that were made here," LaVine said. " April 16

  • USC shooting guard Byron Wesley says he is transferring

    CBSSports.com "USC's Byron Wesley has tweeted that he will transfer from the school. The 6-5 Wesley, who averaged 17.8 points and 6.4 rebounds this past season, will have one year of eligibility remaining. Wesley would be eligible to play for another team next season if he graduates this summer." April 16

  • John Calipari clarifies: He does not hate NCAA

    USA Today "Kentucky coach John Calipari wants to make a few things clear. First: He doesn't hate the NCAA. "I owe the NCAA a lot," Calipari told USA TODAY Sports. "I had a chance to play college basketball and work for universities in the NCAA. So I'm not agreeing with all the critics of the NCAA. My..." April 16

  • NCAA council OKs unlimited meals, snacks

    ESPN.com "The NCAA's legislative council approved a proposal Tuesday to expand the meal allowance for all athletes. The move occurred eight days after Connecticut guard Shabazz Napier complained during the Final Four that he sometimes went to bed "starving" because he could not afford food. The..." April 16

  • Arizona Wildcats' Aaron Gordon, Nick Johnson entering NBA Draft

    Arizona Republic "Freshman forward Aaron Gordon and junior guard Nick Johnson will leave the Arizona Wildcats early for the NBA, the players confirmed at a news conference today at McKale Center. However, freshman forward Rondae Hollis-Jefferson and sophomore center Kaleb Tarczewski will return after considering..." April 16

  • Nik Stauskas, Glenn Robinson III leaving Michigan for NBA

    Detroit News "For the second straight season, Michigan is losing two of its top players — and maybe more — to the NBA draft. A year after Trey Burke and Tim Hardaway Jr. left early and became first-round draft picks, Nik Stauskas and Glenn Robinson III are forgoing their final two years, they announced..." April 15

  • Duke’s Jabari Parker will make 2014 NBA Draft decision on Wednesday

    College Basketball Talk "Duke freshman forward Jabari Parker was honored with the Wayman Tisdale Award as college basketball’s top freshman on Monday, but the 6-foot-8 forward will also decide on his future this week, according to a report from the AP. Parker — in Oklahoma City to accept the Tisdale Award — told the AP..." April 15

  • Cuonzo Martin bolts Tennessee for Cal

    ESPN.com "California has hired Tennessee coach Cuonzo Martin to replace Mike Montgomery and will announce the hire at a news conference Tuesday afternoon. Martin has spent the past three seasons in Knoxville and led the Volunteers to the NCAA tournament this season. He was previously the coach at..." April 15

  • John Calipari Says ‘I Wouldn’t’ Take Lakers Job If Offered

    Lakers Nation "University of Kentucky head coach John Calipari has been in the news quite a bit as of late following a rumor surfacing he’d be the next coach of the Los Angeles Lakers. The timing of the rumor was strange to say the least with Kentucky heading into the national championship game against the..." April 15

  • Maine and longtime coach Ted Woodward part ways

    CBSSports.com "Maine has announced it will be finding a new head coach. The school opted to buy out the remaining two years of Ted Woodward's contract. His final day was Monday. "The decision was reached after several weeks of evaluation of the program by director of athletics Karlton Creech and university..." April 15

  • Branden Dawson to return to Michigan State for senior season

    College Basketball Talk "Branden Dawson will return to Michigan State for his senior year, the school announced on Tuesday evening. The Spartans will graduate point guard Keith Appling and center Adreian Payne this spring, and on Monday, sophomore guard Gary Harris declared for the 2014 NBA Draft. Having Dawson back..." April 15

  • Cuonzo Martin leaves Tennessee to take California job

    USA Today "Tennessee men's basketball coach Cuonzo Martin has left the program to take the same position at California. The hire, confirmed by Cal athletics director Sandy Barbour, was first reported by ESPN.com. Barbour said in a Twitter post that an official introduction would be made later..." April 15

  • Penn freshman Tony Bagtas arrested for string of burglaries

    The Daily Pennsylvanian "College freshman Anthony Bagtas, facing charges for allegedly burglarizing the Quad on March 22, has been charged with another seven burglaries that same day and two burglaries earlier this school year — one in September and one in January. Bagtas was a member of the men’s basketball team, but was..." April 14

  • Syracuse sophomore forward Jerami Grant to enter NBA draft

    SI - NCAAB - One and One "Syracuse forward Jerami Grant plans to announce he’s heading to the NBA draft, his father Harvey told SI.com on Monday. Grant is the second Syracuse underclassmen to declare for the 2014 draft, as point guard Tyler Ennis declared soon after the season ended. Syracuse departing senior C.J. Fair..." April 14

  • Cornell transfer Nolan Cressler commits to Vanderbilt

    College Basketball Talk "Vanderbilt picked up a transfer commitment on Monday night as Cornell sophomore guard Nolan Cressler opted to make the move to the SEC, he announced on Twitter. The 6-foot-4 Cressler was an honorable mention All-Ivy League performer during the 2013-14 season and averaged 16.8 points, 4.2..." April 14

  • Arizona freshman Aaron Gordon to announce he's entering NBA draft

    Yahoo! Sports "University of Arizona freshman forward Aaron Gordon will announce this week he's entering the 2014 NBA draft, source told Yahoo Sports. Gordon averaged 12.4 points and eight rebounds in 31.2 minutes during his freshman year for the Wildcats. He is ranked as the eighth-best prospect in this..." April 14

  • Michigan forward Glenn Robinson III will enter NBA Draft

    Fansided "After the Michigan Wolverines made another deep run into the NCAA Tournament before bowing out to Aaron Harrison and Kentucky, it was widely expected there would be a few high-profile defections to the 2014 NBA Draft, and there is a report circulating that Glenn Robinson III will be one of..." April 14

  • Cyclones add UNLV's leading scorer, JUCO standout

    Covers.com "The Iowa State Cyclones added some needed help in the backcourt Sunday when former UNLV guard Bryce Dejean-Jones announced he would transfer to Ames. The 6-foot-5 guard led the Rebels in scoring last season (13.6 PPG) while also averaging 3.7 rebounds and 3.0 assists. He will be eligible..." April 14

  • Louisville forward Montrezl Harrell will not enter the 2014 NBA Draft

    CBSSports.com "Louisville sophomore Montrezl Harrell will return for another season of college basketball rather than enter the 2014 NBA Draft. "I love the feeling of being a Louisville Cardinal," Harrell tweeted Monday afternoon. "And I will be wearing this for next year." The attachment to that tweet was..." April 14

  • Sources: Obekpa may stay at St. John’s

    New York Post "Chris Obekpa’s departure isn’t the sure thing it was seen as weeks ago, when the Nigerian forward received his release to transfer. There is a chance the 6-foot-9 sophomore shot-blocking specialist could remain at St. John’s, sources said. If fences are able to be mended after Obekpa’s initial..." April 14

  • Williams-Goss forgoing NBA Draft, will return to Washington

    CSN Northwest "After receiving encouraging feedback and deliberating for weeks, point guard Nigel Williams-Goss informs CSNNW.com that he has made what has been one of the most difficult decisions of his life: the freshman standout has elected not to enter the 2014 NBA Draft and will return to the University of..." April 14

  • Former St. John’s guard/forward Max Hooper transfers to Oakland

    College Basketball Talk "After stops at Harvard and St. John’s, Max Hooper has found a new home, committing to Oakland according to a report from John Rothstein of CBS Sports. St. John’s announced Hooper’s intention to transfer on March 26. He sat out the 2012-2013 year, and averaged only saw nine minutes of action a..." April 14

  • James Young's godfather says NBA speculation is unfounded

    Central Kentucky News "While many assume that Kentucky freshman James Young is already set to put his name into the NBA Draft, his godfather insists that is not accurate. “If you go through all this, I think you have been through every emotion possible and I am sure Kentucky fans feel the same way. Then if you..." April 13

  • Maryland assistant Spinelli joins Jim Christian's Boston College staff

    CBSSports.com "Maryland assistant Scott Spinelli is headed to Boston College to be Jim Christian's top assistant, sources said. An official announcement is expected soon. Spinelli spent the last three seasons on Mark Turgeon's staff at Maryland. A Massachusetts native, Spinelli is a 1989 graduate of..." April 13

  • Virginia Tech transfer Trevor Thompson heading to Ohio State

    CBSSports.com "Virginia Tech transfer Trevor Thompson is heading to Ohio State, sources tell CBSSports.com. Thompson, a 6-foot-11 center from Indianapolis, played just one season in Blacksburg. He averaged 5.0 points and 4.7 rebounds, going for 15 points and six rebounds in a loss to Duke in late..." April 13

  • Former Louisville guard Kevin Ware is going to Georgia State

    ESPN.com "Kevin Ware is headed closer to home and will transfer to Georgia State, he confirmed in a text message to ESPN.com. The 6-foot-2 guard, who gained national attention a little more than a year ago when he suffered a gruesome broken leg in the Elite Eight against Duke, made a visit to Ron..." April 13

  • Aaron Harrison, Andrew Harrison open to returning to Kentucky

    Fansided "There is still hope in Kentucky that the Harrison twins, Aaron and Andrew, will be returning for their sophomore seasons with the Wildcats. It’s been assumed since they arrived at the school that they’d embody the one-and-done route but Gary Parrish from CBSSports reports that such a thing is far..." April 12

  • New Mexico's Alex Kirk declaring for the NBA draft

    CBSSports.com "New Mexico center Alex Kirk will forgo his senior season and declare for the NBA Draft, sources told CBSSports.com. Kirk, a 7-foot center, averaged 13.3 points and 8.7 rebounds this past season for the Lobos. He had a couple of monster games throughout the season, including a 32-point,..." April 12

  • Former NBA coach Eric Musselman has interviewed twice with California

    CBSSports.com "While Xavier's Chris Mack remains a candidate at California, multiple sources told CBSSports.com on Friday that former NBA coach Eric Musselman has interviewed with school officials on two different occasions about replacing Mike Montgomery as the Bears' men's basketball coach. Musselman's..." April 12

  • Hall of Fame coach Jerry Tarkanian hospitalized again in Las Vegas

    CBSSports.com "Hall of Fame college basketball coach Jerry Tarkanian is back in the hospital, according to a report from the Associated Press. The 83-year-old Tarkanian, who made his name at UNLV -- winning a national title there in 1990 -- has been battling health issues in recent years. He spent 11 days..." April 11

  • Former Oregon guard A.J. Lapray transferring to Pepperdine

    College Basketball Talk "When high-scoring guard Joseph Young announced his decision to return to Oregon for his senior season, the Ducks found themselves one over the NCAA limit of 13 scholarships. That’s no longer an issue, as guard A.J. Lapray has decided to transfer to Pepperdine, getting Oregon back to the 13..." April 11

  • Tennessee junior Jarnell Stokes to announce he's entering NBA Draft

    CBSSports.com "Tennessee junior Jarnell Stokes has scheduled a press conference on campus for Friday afternoon, at which point he's planning to announce that he'll enter the 2014 NBA Draft, multiple sources told CBSSports.com on Thursday night. Stokes averaged 15.1 points and 10.6 rebounds this season while..." April 11

  • Two Cougars request to transfer

    Houston Chronicle "A week after the hiring of coach Kelvin Sampson, the University of Houston's top two scorers are seeking to play elsewhere. Junior guard Danuel House and senior forward TaShawn Thomas had their requests to transfer denied and are currently going through the appeal process. House, a highly..." April 11

  • Hall of Fame coach Jerry Tarkanian hospitalized again in Las Vegas

    CBSSports.com "Hall of Fame college basketball coach Jerry Tarkanian is back in the hospital, according to a report from the Associated Press. The 83-year-old Tarkanian, who made his name at UNLV -- winning a national title there in 1990 -- has been battling health issues in recent years. He spent 11 days..." April 10

  • Calipari: NCAA Is Crumbling Like the Soviet Union

    The Wall Street Journal "Kentucky basketball coach John Calipari likens the NCAA to a dying superpower and believes the college-sports governing body faces extinction unless it embraces reform. "The situation reminds me a little of the Soviet Union in its last years," Calipari writes in a forthcoming book. "It was..." April 10

  • Source: Nik Stauskas to go pro

    ESPN.com "Michigan sophomore Nik Stauskas is headed to the NBA, a source close to the situation told ESPN.com on Thursday. The source said the 6-foot-6, 205-pound shooting guard intends to make a public announcement soon. Stauskas told ESPN.com on Thursday that he has not yet made a final..." April 10

  • Kentucky’s Julius Randle denies report he will enter NBA draft

    SI.com "Kentucky freshman forward Julius Randle plans to forego his final three seasons of eligibility and enter the NBA Draft, according to ESPN.com’s Jeff Goodman. Randle quickly denied that report via Twitter saying he hasn’t made up his mind about entering the draft. He averaged 15 points and..." April 10

  • Western Illinois head coach Jim Molinari resigns

    CBSSports.com "After several days of rumors, the news became official on Thursday night: Western Illinois head coach Jim Molinari is resigning. “Having known Coach Molinari for more than 20 years and watched his incredible basketball career and accomplishments he had at Western Illinois University, we wish..." April 10

  • An NCAA ruling might cost Syracuse center Chino Obokoh a year of eligibility

    Syracuse.com "Chinonso Obokoh, Syracuse's freshman center, has lost a year of college basketball eligibility because the NCAA ruled that his Rochester high school improperly classified him as a student when he arrived from Nigeria. At issue, essentially, is how many years Obokoh spent in high school. He came..." April 10

  • Michigan's Jon Horford transferring, should be eligible immediately

    CBSSports.com "Michigan is still awaiting NBA draft decisions on three key players, but the Wolverines are already losing one of their post players. The school announced on Thursday that redshirt junior forward Jon Horford is leaving Michigan and looking to play his final season of eligibility..." April 10

  • St. John’s lands Christ the King’s Delarosa for next season

    New York Post "St. John’s and Steve Lavin are on the board in 2014. The Red Storm received a dose of much-needed good news when Christ the King senior center Adonis Delarosa picked the Johnnies over Pittsburgh, Miami, South Carolina and Alabama at a press conference at the Queens school Wednesday, giving..." April 10

  • California has targeted Xavier's Chris Mack as next head coach

    CBSSports.com "Xavier coach Chris Mack has emerged as a top target in California's ongoing search to replace Mike Montgomery, multiple sources told CBSSports.com on Thursday. There is at least one report suggesting Mack has been offered the job. That's untrue, a source told CBSSports.com. But informal..." April 10

  • Derrick Millinghaus will transfer from Ole Miss

    Clarion-Ledger "Derrick Millinghaus will transfer from Ole Miss. The sophomore point guard has been given his release, coach Andy Kennedy confirmed. Millinghaus Tweeted Wednesday morning that it was “time to open up another chapter.” He did not indicate his future plans. Millinghaus played in 30 games..." April 10

  • Rod Strickland joining staff at USF

    CBSSports.com "Rod Strickland will join Orlando Antigua's staff at South Florida as an assistant coach, multiple sources told CBSSports.com. An official announcement is expected before the weekend. Strickland, best known for his 17-year NBA playing career that included an NBA assists title with the Wizards..." April 10

  • Former Texas Tech guard Dusty Hannahs announces decision to transfer to Arkansas

    College Basketball Talk "After playing two seasons at Texas Tech with a change in coaches from Chris Walker (interim) to Tubby Smith occurring after his freshman campaign, sophomore guard Dusty Hannahs announced his decision to transfer in late March. Wednesday evening Hannahs revealed his destination via Twitter, with..." April 10

  • Joel Embiid entering NBA draft

    ESPN.com "Kansas freshman center Joel Embiid announced Wednesday he will enter the NBA draft. The Jayhawks big man averaged 11.2 points on 63 percent shooting, 8.1 rebounds and 2.6 blocks in 23.1 minutes per game as a freshman. The 7-foot, 250-pound Embiid, 20, is widely regarded as one of the top..." April 09

  • Julius Randle headed to NBA draft

    ESPN.com "Kentucky freshman Julius Randle will leave school after one season in a move that was anticipated prior to the start of the year, multiple sources told ESPN. The 6-foot-9, 250-pound Randle averaged 15 points and 10.4 rebounds per game for the Wildcats, who lost to UConn in the national..." April 09

  • Wisconsin-Milwaukee banned from 2015 postseason due to APR

    CBSSports.com "Wisconsin-Milwaukee will not be eligible to compete in the postseason next season. The school announced Wednesday evening that the NCAA denied the school's appeal on its Academic Performance Rate (APR). This is the same ruling that prevented Connecticut from playing in the 2013 postseason. A..." April 09

  • Arizona favored to win next year's college hoops title

    Covers.com "The nets at AT&T Stadium in Dallas are just freshly cut down by national champions Connecticut, but that doesn't mean we cant start looking ahead to futures for the winner of next year's Big Dance. The Arizona Wildcats and head coach Sean Miller, were oh so close to this year's Final Four and..." April 09

  • UMass' Derrick Gordon is first openly gay male D-I basketball player

    CBSSports.com "Massachusetts guard Derrick Gordon became the first openly gay male player in Division I basketball on Wednesday morning, telling his story to ESPN's Kate Fagan. Gordon and UMass head coach Derek Kellogg subsequently had interviews on ESPN to discuss the announcement. Fagan asked Gordon how..." April 09

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