• Former Memphis forward Austin Nichols transferring to Virginia

    College Basketball Talk "Less than two weeks after Memphis loosened the transfer restrictions placed on former forward Austin Nichols, the first team all-AAC selection has found a new home. According to a report from 92.9 FM in Memphis, Nichols has decided to transfer to Virginia. After sitting out the 2015-16 season..." July 27

  • Moody arrested on DUI charge

    Inside Ole Miss Sports "Ole Miss basketball guard Stefan Moody has been arrested for DUI. It’s his first offense. Rebels coach Andy Kennedy says he’s still in the fact-gathering stage but is aware of the incident. Moody is recovering from a stress fracture that has kept him out of basketball’s physical activities..." July 27

  • NCAA approves TyQuane Goard's transfer to West Virginia

    The Score "Dismissed Marshall forward TyQuane Goard has been added to the West Virginia men's basketball team roster after having his transfer waiver approved by the NCAA, the Mountaineers announced Friday. The 6-foot-7, 210-pound senior is a graduate transfer and will be eligible to play for his new team..." July 25

  • NCAA alleges seven violations at Southern Miss under Donnie Tyndall

    CBS Sports "The NCAA's notice of allegations from its investigation into Southern Miss basketball was released on Friday, detailing multiple violations from the Donnie Tyndall era in Hattiesburg. Among the seven Level I violations in the report, Southern Miss is charged with arranging fraudulent academic..." July 25

  • La Salle adds South Carolina transfer

    Philly.com "La Salle continued a busy offseason by adding 6-foot-9 forward/center Demetrius Henry, who is transferring from South Carolina. Henry started 48 games over two seasons for the Gamecocks. He must sit out this season and will have two years of eligibility at La Salle. He averaged 6.0 points and..." July 25

  • John Calipari: No issues with 'dear friend' Drake

    Indianapolis Star "Rapper Drake delivered a speech last year at Kentucky's Big Blue Madness, shot around on the floor and mingled with fans -- all fine by the NCAA. But that he posed for a photo with then-UK verbal commitment (and later, signee) Chris Matthews forced UK to self report a secondary NCAA violation,..." July 23

  • Source: NCAA completes investigation into Donnie Tyndall, Southern Miss

    ESPN "Former Southern Miss men's basketball coach Donnie Tyndall will be charged by the NCAA with multiple infractions, including academic misconduct, a source with knowledge told ESPN on Thursday morning. The infractions include academic misconduct regarding coursework performed for -- or completed..." July 23

  • Manhattan point guard granted fifth year of eligibility

    College Basketball Talk "The Manhattan Jaspers have reached the NCAA tournament in each of the last two seasons, and one of the reasons why has been point guard RaShawn Stores. While his averages (6.3 ppg, 3.0 apg) may not jump off the page, the 5-foot-11 Stores has been an important leader for Steve Masiello’s..." July 23

  • Three Razorback Basketball Players Accused Of Using Counterfeit $20 Bills

    KFSM "Three Razorback basketball players were arrested on Wednesday (July 22) after police say they were seen spending counterfeit $20 bills. Jacorey Williams, 21, Anton Beard, 19, and Dustin Smith, 19, were booked into the Washington County Detention Center on Wednesday after 1 p.m., and each faces..." July 22

  • Kentucky issued Drake cease and desist

    Sporting News - NCAAB "Ready for a weird and wacky NCAA violation story? Here goes: Kentucky issued Drake a cease-and-desist letter after his appearance at the school's Big Blue Madness event because he took photos with some recruits. Kentucky compliance self-reported the impermissible communication between Drake..." July 22

  • Murray State transfer Damarcus Croaker to be eligible immediately

    College Basketball Talk "Murray State received a bit of good news on Tuesday afternoon, as the NCAA approved a waiver for Texas transfer Damarcus Croaker to be eligible immediately. Croaker played limited minutes for Texas for three semesters before transferring to become a part of the Racer program last December. He..." July 22

  • Southern Miss expected to receive NCAA notice of allegations soon

    CBS Sports "The NCAA has concluded its investigation into the Southern Miss men's basketball program and is expected to send a notice of allegations to the school at some point in the next week, a source told CBSSports.com on Wednesday. Former USM coach Donnie Tyndall will be charged with rules..." July 22

  • Purdue's Jacquil Taylor receives medical hardship waiver

    Indianapolis Star "When Purdue forward Jacquil Taylor finally returned to the court this summer, he brought a little something extra with him. The 6-foot-9 Massachusetts native has put on about 25 pounds since last season — most of it muscle. A stress reaction in his left shin effectively ended his freshman..." July 22

  • UAB men's basketball player leaves program

    Alabama "Guard Jarvis Calhoun has left the men's basketball program at UAB, coach Jerod Haase confirmed Tuesday through a team spokesman. The Blazers, coming off an upset last season in the NCAA Tournament, returns all five starters: Nick Norton, Robert Brown, Hakeem Baxter, William Lee and Tosin..." July 22

  • Ball State freshman Tahjai Teague sidelined 10-12 weeks

    Indianapolis Star "Ball State's men's basketball team will get the benefit of an early start with summer practices leading into its August Bahamas trip. Prized freshman Tahjai Teague, however, will not get to share in the early start. As the team went through its third of eight practices Tuesday, Teague sat in a..." July 22

  • ASU men's basketball lands 2015 commitment from Andre Adams

    The Star Press "The 6-foot-9, 205-pound power forward is a three-star prospect according to Rivals.com and 24/7 Sports, and held offers from Boise State, CSU Northridge, Colorado, Oregon State and UNLV. Adams is a local product out of Avondale, who originally played at Avondale Westview High School before..." July 21

  • Iowa State prepares for trip to Spain

    College Basketball Talk "Iowa State is getting valuable summer practice time and four games in Spain as part of a foreign trip that Division I programs are allowed to take once every four years. With new head coach Steve Prohm and Big 12 conference title aspirations, the Cyclones get some additional time to work with each..." July 21

  • Kameron McGusty to play for Sooners

    ESPN "ESPN 100 prospect Kameron McGusty, a 6-foot-5 guard from Seven Lakes High School in Texas, committed to Oklahoma on Monday. McGusty revealed his decision on Twitter. McGusty is ranked No. 40 in the Class of 2016. After a strong spring period, he had a long list of schools, including Florida,..." July 20

  • Report: Three-star PF Shawntrez Davis does not qualify for Texas Tech

    Dallas Morning News "Texas Tech has five frontcourt players returning next season, but Shawntrez Davis will not be in the mix. Davis won’t be joining the Texas Tech men’s basketball team at least for the upcoming season after failing to receive a qualifying score on his ACT, according to Wreckem247. Sound..." July 20

  • CSU basketball player charged with harassment

    Coloradoan "CSU basketball player Gian Clavell was jailed overnight after an altercation with a female student that was witnessed by campus police. Gian Clavell-Lopez, 21, was charged Friday afternoon on misdemeanor counts of false imprisonment and harassment during an appearance in Larimer District Court...." July 20

  • Monmouth’s Micah Seaborn tweets he will be eligible for 2015-16

    Asbury Park Press "There was some news late Friday afternoon regarding Micah Seaborn and for once, the news was good regarding the Monmouth University guard. Seaborn, who sat out his freshman season in 2014-15 after the NCAA ruled him ineligible over his academics, tweeted late Friday afternoon that he has been..." July 20

  • Marshall adds foreign big man to 2015 recruiting haul

    College Basketball Talk "Marshall and head coach Dan D’Antoni continue to go the international route with recruiting as the school announced the signing of 6-foot-9 Ajdin Penava to join the 2015 class. A native of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Penava most recently played for the Turkish Airlines Euroleague’s U18 Spars..." July 20

  • Dominique Reid won’t be returning to Niagara University

    Buffalo News "Dominique Reid’s Niagara University basketball career is over. Niagara announced Friday that it has cut ties with the star forward, who is facing three felony charges related to financial dealings. Said Niagara Athletics Director Simon Gray in a statement: “Dominique Reid will not be..." July 20

  • Craig Randall Jr. becomes Memphis' eighth 2015 commitment

    Fox Sports "With Austin Nichols' announcement that he's transferring, the Memphis Tigers suddenly had an opening in their 2015 class. Sunday afternoon, it was announced that 6-foot-4 guard Craig Randall Jr. has committed to Memphis and will join the program this upcoming season." July 20

  • Mason's Isaiah Jackson to transfer to Providence

    Providence Journal "Isaiah Jackson, a promising freshman forward at George Mason last season, has decided to transfer to Providence College and essentially begin Ed Cooley’s Class of 2016 recruiting class. Jackson, a 6-6 wing from Gainesville, Fla., averaged 8.7 points and 3.9 rebounds for the Patriots as a..." July 20

  • Oregon center Jordan Bell is on track for October return from broken foot

    Oregonian "Oregon Ducks center Jordan Bell is expected to be ready when the Ducks open camp in October. Bell, who broke his foot in the spring, is still wearing a walking boot, according to head coach Dana Altman, but everything is on track for the 6-foot-9 sophomore to be on the court when the..." July 20

  • Wisconsin spent one-tenth of what Indiana did on recruiting

    College Basketball Talk "The Indianapolis Star has put together a list of the recruiting expenses for all of the Big Ten teams, and, perhaps not all that surprisingly, Indiana tops the list. By a wide margin. The Hoosiers spent $673,708 on recruiting during 2013-14 while no other team in the league even spent..." July 20

  • SDSU recruit Hemsley ready to compete

    San Diego Union-Tribune "Jeremy Hemsley watched most San Diego State basketball games last season, watched a team that won 27 times despite not having a true point guard, watched the Aztecs reach the NCAA Tournament for a sixth straight year before being handled by eventual champion Duke, watched the Aztecs play lock-down..." July 20

  • Purdue's Mathias breathing easier this summer after offseason medical procedure

    Indianapolis Star "One year ago, Dakota Mathias was a Purdue freshman trying to adapt to the rigors and physicality of major college basketball. But the 6-foot-4 shooting guard had more trouble keeping up than he expected. Respiratory problems and other illnesses hampered him throughout the summer and kept him a..." July 20

  • NCAA to base first four participants on seeding, not selection

    CBS Sports "The NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Committee, which we all think of as the tournament selection committee, announced a few minor, but fair tweaks to the bracketing process in an effort to create better balance in the bracket. The first change is to determine the at-large participants in the..." July 20

  • Former Clemson point guard Rod Hall headed to Northern Iowa – to play football

    College Basketball Talk "When the Clemson Tigers’ basketball season ended at the ACC tournament in March, so ended the college career of point guard Rod Hall. In four seasons at the school the 6-foot-1 Hall averaged 7.2 points and 3.0 assists per game, and being a good athlete has opened up other avenues for him. In April..." July 17

  • Report: Eron Harris' blood-alcohol level above legal limit

    Detroit Free Press "Michigan State basketball player Eron Harris had a blood-alcohol content of 0.12 after he was arrested July 1 for drunken driving, according to the East Lansing Police report. The legal limit in Michigan is 0.08. Police pulled Harris over in a 2002 Honda at 1:55 a.m. July 1 for improper lane..." July 16

  • Larry Shyatt bypasses NBA to return with new contract at Wyoming

    CBS Sports "On the heels of an NCAA Tournament appearance, the school's first in over a decade, Wyoming has announced a new deal for its coach, Larry Shyatt. The 64-year-old has been at Wyoming since 2011, a return gig for him after serving as head coach for one season in 1997-98 before taking the Clemson..." July 15

  • Kentucky might have edge over IU, others for Miles Bridges

    Indianapolis Star "In a week full of spectacular sequences on the basketball court, Miles Bridges had one that drew oohs and aahs a little louder than others. Bridges — playing for Michigan-based The Family at Nike's Peach Jam event in South Carolina — started a fast break with an outlet pass to teammate Cassius..." July 15

  • Gill-Caesar will transfer from Mizzou

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "Missouri sophomore guard Montaque Gill-Caesar has requested to be released from his scholarship and plans to transfer. “We wish Montaque the best,” Missouri coach Kim Anderson said in a prepared statement. “In an evolving conversation this week, Montaque informed our program of his future..." July 15

  • Report: Texas A&M's Peyton Allen to transfer

    The Score "Texas A&M is set to lose sophomore guard Peyton Allen, who will transfer, according to NBC Sports' Scott Phillips. Appearing in 32 games last season, the 6-foot-5 Illinois native averaged 4.5 points for A&M. " July 15

  • 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

  • Amid controversy, Memphis removes all conditions from Austin Nichols’ transfer

    Sporting News - NCAAB "The University of Memphis has reportedly removed all conditions from Austin Nichols’ transfer, making the star forward free to transfer to the University of Virginia. Nichols received a conditional release from his scholarship at Memphis, but the school would not allow him to leave for any..." July 14

  • Memphis transfer Austin Nichols eyes Virginia, but Duke a favorite

    CBS Sports "Memphis transfer Austin Nichols would like to play for Virginia, but Memphis isn't likely to alter its initial release, sources told CBSSports.com. The Tigers blocked four schools -- Virginia, Iowa, Providence and Tennessee -- on Nichols' release last week in addition to any program in the..." July 14

  • Report: Austin Nichols hires lawyer Don Jackson to fight transfer restrictions

    College Basketball Talk "Austin Nichols and his family have hired high-powered attorney Don Jackson to help them fight the restrictions that Memphis placed on the player’s ability to transfer, according to a report from ESPN. Late last month, Nichols, the best player in the Tiger program, requested a release from the..." July 14

  • IU's James Blackmon sidelined with torn meniscus

    Indianapolis Star "A torn meniscus will sideline James Blackmon Jr. for the summer. The Star on Tuesday confirmed a Sports Illustrated report that Blackmon, a sophomore guard who averaged 15.7 points per game last season, suffered the injury and will be out until after the start of the school year. IU coach Tom..." July 14

  • NCAA ordered to pay $46 million in Ed O'Bannon legal fees

    CBS Sports "A federal magistrate judge late Monday ordered the NCAA to pay nearly $46 million to Ed O’Bannon's lawyers in attorney fees and legal costs for their court victory. The NCAA had been seeking the costs to be heavily reduced to approximately $8.5 million. US Magistrate Judge Nathanel Cousins..." July 14

  • Butler commit David Caraher reopens recruitment

    Big East Coast Bias "Butler Bulldogs commit David Caraher announced on his Twitter account Monday that he'd be reopening his recruitment process. Caraher, who committed to Butler University in February has decided to explore his options. " July 14

  • South Florida lands commitment from leading scorer in U19 World Championships

    College Basketball Talk "South Florida has landed a commitment from Andres Feliz, one of the stars of the recent U19 World Championships. He will enroll at the university for the 2016-17 season. “I have decided to commit to coach Orlando Antigua and the University of South Florida. Go bulls!!!” Feliz tweeted. Feliz..." July 14

  • 5-star guard Tyus Battle commits to Syracuse

    SB Nation "Less than a month after reneging on a commitment to Michigan, five-star guard Tyus Battle has decided to play for Syracuse, he informed Jeff Goodman of ESPN. Battle, a 6'6 guard who is ranked No. 14 on Rivals and No. 27 on ESPN among prospects in the class of 2016, told ESPN that he chose..." July 13

  • Jayson Tatum commits to Duke

    ESPN "It only took one official visit for Jayson Tatum to know he wanted to be a Duke Blue Devil. Tatum, ranked No. 2 in the ESPN Class of 2016, announced his intention to attend Duke on Sunday, just after a semifinal game against the CP3 squad at the Peach Jam. He chose the reigning national..." July 13

  • Ryan Taylor leaves Bobcats

    The Athens Messenger "The season is long since over, but Ohio took another loss this month. Sophomore guard Ryan Taylor has left the Ohio University men’s basketball program, Bobcats head coach Saul Phillips confirmed Monday. Taylor will be released from his scholarship, Phillips said after the team’s Monday..." July 13

  • Gophers freshman Jarvis Johnson: 'To still play is my hope'

    St. Paul Pioneer Press "Jarvis Johnson still believes he will play basketball again, even as he prepares to sit out his freshman season at Minnesota after failing to clear his medical exam because of a heart condition that caused him to collapse on the court as an eighth-grader. Johnson, who started on four state..." July 13

  • Former San Diego State signee Brodricks Jones trims list to four

    College Basketball Talk "In late June forward Brodricks Jones, who was expected to be a key piece down the line for San Diego State, surprised some people when he requested to be released from his National Letter of Intent. Jones, a four-star 6-foot-9 power forward, hasn’t lacked for attention since reopening his..." July 13

  • Oregon State Beavers officially announce addition of Kendal Manuel

    Oregonian "Kendal Manuel has officially joined the Oregon State men's basketball roster, head coach Wayne Tinkle announced in a news release Wednesday afternoon. Manuel signed a financial aid agreement with the Beavers shortly after committing on his official visit June 23. It can take multiple weeks for..." July 13