• Report: Kentucky freshman forward Jarred Vanderbilt could miss entire season

    SEC Country "Initial reports suggested Kentucky freshman forward Jarred Vanderbilt could be out three months with a foot injury. Now it could be much worse. A report from ESPN on Wednesday features a quote from Kentucky head coach John Calipari saying Vanderbilt might miss the whole year. “If he’s not..." October 19

  • FBI sends subpoenas to Rick Pitino, Jim Larranaga for phone records

    ESPN "Former Louisville coach Rick Pitino received a grand jury subpoena to produce phone records and other documents related to the FBI's investigation into corruption in college basketball, his attorney told ESPN on Wednesday. Pitino's attorney, Steve Pence, said the Basketball Hall of Fame coach..." October 19

  • FBI investigation has ‘hot seat’ lists unlike anything college basketball has ever seen

    CBS Sports "The college basketball season is now just 23 days away from tipping off. So every major sports website, including this one, is constantly publishing preview-related content. All-American teams. Conference predictions. Position rankings. So on and so forth. And a staple of annual preview-related..." October 19

  • Elite guard Luguentz Dort commits to Arizona State

    Arizona Republic "Since his arrival in 2015, Arizona State’s Bobby Hurley has worked to raise the talent within his men's basketball program. Over the last two years, the coach and his staff have lassoed four-star prospects from places such as Georgia and Rhode Island. On Wednesday, however, the Sun Devils took..." October 18

  • Michael Porter Jr. says he could return for second season

    247 Sports "Each of the last two No. 1 NBA Draft picks missed the NCAA Tournament, with Ben Simmons and Markelle Fultz both falling short. But Michael Porter Jr. — projected to be in that No. 1 conversation along with international star Luka Doncic and Duke’s Marvin Bagley — said he could return to school..." October 18

  • Five-star recruit Emmitt Williams arrested, charged with sexual battery

    College Basketball Talk "Five-star recruit Emmitt Williams, 19, was arrested and charged with felony sexual battery and false imprisonment early Wednesday morning. Williams, who is a top 25 prospect in the 2018 recruiting class, was booked at 12:40 a.m. by the Orlando police department and held on $3,500 bond." October 18

  • Former Louisville coach Rick Pitino plans to sue Adidas after recruiting scandal

    Sporting News - NCAAB "Former Louisville coach Rick Pitino has filed a federal civil suit against Adidas according to the Courier-Journal. Adidas severed ties with the hall of famer Monday. In the lawsuit Pitino has again vehemently denied any involvement in the recent pay-for-play scandal that rocked the college..." October 17

  • Miami’s Lonnie Walker fully cleared to play

    Fanrag Sports "Miami Hurricanes freshman guard Lonnie Walker has been fully cleared to play, head coach Jim Larranaga tells FanRag Sports. The 6-5 Walker suffered a meniscus injury and was just cleared for drills less than two weeks ago. Walker is a five-star recruit, who played prep ball at Reading High..." October 17

  • Rick Pitino will never coach college hoops again, industry sources tend to believe

    CBS Sports "The Louisville Athletic Association voted unanimously Monday to fire Rick Pitino "for just cause" -- meaning he's officially done as the Cardinals' basketball coach. Whether the Hall of Famer ever collects all or some of the $44 million he was owed per terms of his contract remains unclear and..." October 17

  • Louisville votes to terminate Pitino's contract 'with just cause'

    ESPN "Despite an argument from Rick Pitino's lawyers before Louisville's athletics board on Monday, the board voted to terminate Pitino's contract "with just cause." Pitino, in an affidavit presented Monday to the University of Louisville Athletic Association, said he "had no part -- active, passive..." October 16

  • Kansas has backcourt of the future after commitment from five-star guard Devon Dotson

    College Basketball Talk "Kansas reloaded its future backcourt on Friday as five-star point guard Devon Dotson pledged to the Jayhawks. The 6-foot-1 native of Charlotte is considered the No. 17 overall prospect in the national Class of 2018, according to Rivals. An aggressive, attacking guard who likes to play downhill,..." October 16

  • USC basketball loses four-star recruit J'Raan Brooks because of scandal

    Los Angeles Times "The college basketball bribery and corruption scandal has cost USC a top recruit, at least temporarily. Forward J'Raan Brooks, a 6-foot-8 forward from Seattle Garfield High who is ranked among the nation’s top 100 high school players, said he is reopening his college search. “Due to unforeseen..." October 16

  • David Duke Jr. picks Providence over Virginia Tech, others

    The Roanoke Times "Providence native David Duke Jr., who is rated the No. 54 high school senior in the nation by ESPN, announced on Twitter tonight that he has decided to play basketball for Providence College. His other finalists were Virginia Tech, Villanova, Florida and Indiana. He visited Virginia Tech two..." October 16

  • 4-star Landers Nolley II commits to Virginia Tech

    Fanrag Sports "The recruitment of 4-star wing Landers Nolley II has been an interesting one over the last week or so, with the 6-7 prospect verbally committing to Georgia only to change his mind the following day. Sunday evening Nolley announced that he has decided to play his college basketball in the ACC, with..." October 16

  • Rick Pitino’s Contract Dispute and its Potential Impact on Larger NCAA Scandal

    SI "Suspended University of Louisville men’s basketball coach Rick Pitino could become a key figure in the U.S. Department of Justice’s college hoops prosecutions. Brian Bowen, a Louisville freshman, is widely assumed to be the unnamed person identified in a criminal compliant filed against Adidas..." October 16

  • Rick Pitino’s firing expected to become official Monday

    Louisville Courier-Journal "One of the most significant weeks in the University of Louisville's modern history has begun, with the employment statuses of two highly influential men to be decided by the school's boards. First up on Monday is the University of Louisville Athletic Association's determination of men's..." October 16

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