• Kevin Knox on FBI investigation: 'I'm not here to talk about that'

    ESPN "After being cleared to play Saturday morning, Kentucky freshman Kevin Knox declined to answer questions about his relationship with Christian Dawkins, the central figure of the FBI's probe into college basketball recruiting. According to a Yahoo! Sports report on Friday morning, Knox was one of..." February 25

  • Attorney: Ayton committed to Arizona due to family ties, not money

    Sporting News "Deandre Ayton denied ESPN's report that said he received money from Arizona to play basketball with their program. Ayton's attorney issued a statement from the family Saturday stating they were "outraged and disgusted" by the report which detailed Arizona coach Sean Miller discussing payment..." February 25

  • Shareef O'Neal decommits from Arizona Wildcats; Brandon Williams may be next

    Tuscon "Shareef O'Neal decommitted from the Arizona Wildcats on Saturday, and Brandon Williams' father told the Star that his family will discuss tonight whether to do the same. If Williams also decommits, the Wildcats would have no recruits left in the class of 2018. O'Neal, the son of legendary..." February 24

  • Deandre Ayton will play when Arizona faces Oregon

    USA Today "Arizona on Saturday has a chance to wrap up at least a share of the Pac-12 regular-season crown, but for now that possibility has lost importance. The school announced Sean Miller would not coach the team after an ESPN story Friday reported Miller was caught on FBI wiretap discussing a $100,000..." February 24

  • Sean Miller will not coach against Oregon following ESPN report regarding DeAndre Ayton

    SEC Country "It seems the first repercussions from the multiple bomb-shell reports that dropped Friday are happening, as Arizona coach Sean Miller will not coach his team’s game on Saturday against Oregon, per Greg Hansen of the Arizona Daily Star. This comes a day after ESPN’s Mark Schlabach reported that..." February 24

  • Quirk in Sean Miller's contract gets him more from Arizona if he's fired for cause

    CBS Sports "Following a bombshell report from ESPN on Friday night alleging that Arizona coach Sean Miller was caught on an FBI wiretap discussing a $100,000 payment to lure a five-star recruit to commit to the school, it would come as no surprise to anyone if the university is exploring how to part ways with..." February 24

  • Arizona Must Fire Sean Miller Immediately

    The Big Lead "Sean Miller is done. If Friday night’s bombshell report from ESPN’s Mark Schlabach is to be believed, the FBI intercepted wiretapped phone conversations of Miller discussing paying $100,000 for five-star recruit Deandre Ayton. Given the existing connection at Arizona in the FBI’s investigation..." February 24

  • MSU AD: Miles Bridges 'cleared for competition' after allegations

    Detroit Free Press "Miles Bridges will play for No. 1 Michigan State on Sunday at Wisconsin. In a statement on Saturday, interim athletic director Bill Beekman said the university consulted with the NCAA before clearing the MSU star. “After learning of the allegations in yesterday’s Yahoo! Sports article, our..." February 24

  • Kentucky finds 'no eligibility issues' after internal review for potential violations

    Louisville Courier-Journal "The University of Kentucky determined "there were no eligibility issues" after an internal review following a report of potential violations of NCAA regulations in college basketball. "The University of Kentucky immediately reviewed the matter and, based on the available information,..." February 24

  • Duke's star freshman Marvin Bagley set to return Saturday against Syracuse

    CBS Sports "Duke freshman Marvin Bagley, the ACC leader in scoring and rebounding, is set to return to action on Saturday as the Blue Devils play host to Syracuse. Bagley has missed the last four games with a mild right knee sprain suffered during Duke's loss to cross-state rival North Carolina. During..." February 24

  • FBI wiretaps show Sean Miller discussed $100K payment to lock recruit

    ESPN "FBI wiretaps intercepted telephone conversations between Arizona coach Sean Miller and Christian Dawkins, a key figure in the FBI's investigation into college basketball corruption, in which Miller discussed paying $100,000 to ensure star freshman Deandre Ayton signed with the Wildcats, sources..." February 24

  • Texas to hold out Eric Davis Jr. amid allegations he accepted loan from agent

    CBS Sports "The University of Texas will withhold junior guard Eric Davis Jr. from competition amid allegations that he accepted money from agent Andy Miller, according to documents published from Yahoo Sports on Friday. The university also has launched an internal investigation into the allegation. "We..." February 24

  • Memphis Tigers basketball leading scorer Jeremiah Martin out for season with broken foot

    Memphis Commercial Appeal "Less than 24 hours after Memphis pulled off the biggest win of coach Tubby Smith's tenure, the Tigers were met with sobering news about their best player. Point guard Jeremiah Martin will miss the rest of the season after suffering a broken foot during Thursday's upset win over No. 23 Houston,..." February 24

  • John Calipari releases statement amid NCAA scandal

    Fanrag Sports "The NCAA appears to be the subject of an “underground recruiting operation” that could potentially create issues for more than 20 programs, according to Pete Thamel and Pat Forde of Yahoo! Sports. There is no shortage of reputable programs involved, including the Kentucky Wildcats and head..." February 23

  • FBI documents show widespread payments to top college, high school players

    Larry Brown Sports "The FBI’s extensive probe into college basketball corruption has resulted in at least three criminal investigations and could have a devastating impact across the sport in the coming months and years. Hundreds of federal documents that were reviewed by Yahoo Sports showed just how common it is..." February 23

  • Georgetown Commit Mac McClung Breaks Allen Iverson’s Virginia Single-Season Scoring Record

    SLAM Online "Already enjoying a breakout season that has included multiple viral highlight reels thanks to his jaw-dropping hops, Mac McClung added another major bullet point to the resume on Wednesday night when he broke Allen Iverson’s Virginia single-season scoring record. A three-pointer by the 6-2..." February 23

  • Drexel overcomes 34-point deficit to beat Delaware, largest comeback in D1 history

    ESPN "Drexel set the men's Division I record for a comeback win Thursday, overcoming a 34-point first-half deficit to beat Delaware 85-83. Delaware led 53-19 with 2:36 remaining in the first half and was up 56-29 at halftime. "Our approach at halftime was, let's make it happen," Drexel head coach..." February 23

  • Allonzo Trier ruled ineligible due to banned substance; Arizona plans to appeal

    CBS Sports "Arizona junior point guard Allonzo Trier is facing the second substance-induced suspension of his college career. The university announced Thursday that Trier is indefinitely ineligible, effective immediately, per an NCAA mandate. The reason for his punishment predates the 2017-18 season...." February 22

  • Missouri freshman Michael Porter Jr. cleared for all basketball activities

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "Citing an anonymous source, CBSSports college basketball writer and radio personality Jon Rothstein tweeted that Missouri freshman Michael Porter Jr. "has been fully cleared for all basketball activities." Asked about the report, Missouri team spokesman Patrick Crawford texted, "Coach Martin..." February 22

  • Report: Seized docs implicate numerous prominent NCAA players

    The Score "Federal investigators are in possession of detailed financial records, documents, and wiretaps tied to decertified NBA agent Andy Miller and his former associate Christian Dawkins, sources told Yahoo's Pat Forde and Pete Thamel. Miller and Dawkins are two subjects of interest in the ongoing FBI..." February 22

  • Rick Pitino: NCAA stripping Louisville of 2013 title 'unjust'

    Sporting News "Rick Pitino spoke out Wednesday about the NCAA's decision to strip Louisville of its 2013 championship title and 2012 Final Four appearance, calling it "unjust." The NCAA announced Tuesday it was upholding the original ruling that Louisville would have to vacate its wins from the 2011-12 season..." February 21

  • Marvin Bagley III proving he can play in modern era

    Fanrag Sports "Marvin Bagley III looks the part of an NBA superstar in the making. The Duke big man won’t turn 19 until March Madness begins, but his physical attributes look far beyond his age. He stands roughly 6-foot-11. Back in late 2014, Bagley — at the age of 15 — stood 6-foot-9.5 and had a 7-foot..." February 21

  • De'Anthony Melton announces he's withdrawing from USC

    Los Angeles Times "De'Anthony Melton has decided to withdraw from USC, the sophomore guard announced Wednesday on Twitter. He hasn't played for the Trojans all season. USC announced in January that Melton would sit out for the remainder of the season after being linked to the college basketball bribery case that..." February 21

  • Kyle Kuzma slams NCAA after Louisville punishment

    Larry Brown Sports "It’s safe to say that Kyle Kuzma is not a big fan of the NCAA. The Los Angeles Lakers forward had a rather strong reaction to the news that the NCAA was forcing Louisville to take down their 2013 championship banner as punishment for the sex scandal that was going on at the university at the..." February 21

  • Terrence Phillips no longer part of Mizzou basketball program

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "Before he set foot on Mizzou’s campus in 2015, Terrence Phillips was greeted as the new leader of the men’s basketball program. His charismatic, engaging personality was seen as a refreshing addition to the team as coach Kim Anderson attempted to remake a roster that was constantly turning over..." February 21

  • Louisville's fall always comes back to Rick Pitino

    ESPN "Rick Pitino was not on the Louisville campus Tuesday to denounce the 2013 NCAA championship banner coming down, or the vacated wins, or the hundreds of thousands of dollars the school must pay for a sex scandal that involved prostitutes, strippers, recruits and players. Though he has been gone..." February 20

  • Louisville Basketball Must Vacate Wins, Pay Fine After Eligibility Infractions

    Bleacher Report "Louisville must pay a fine and the men's basketball team will be forced to vacate all of its wins from the 2011-15 academic years in which ineligible student-athletes played in games. A ruling from the NCAA Division I Infractions Appeals Committee (h/t NCAA.org's Emily James) on Tuesday..." February 20

  • Kevin Ware Blasts Louisville Sanctions, 'It's a Joke'

    TMZ "Ex-Louisville basketball star Kevin Ware says he doesn't understand why the NCAA is forcing the school to vacate their 2013 NCAA Championship ... saying the sanctions are a "joke." Ware was a member of that championship team -- but suffered a catastrophic leg injury that sidelined him during..." February 20

  • Fans emailing Louisville's president didn't want Tom Crean as Cards' basketball coach

    Louisville Courier-Journal "Reports that at least one prominent University of Louisville booster wanted the school to pursue Tom Crean for its interim basketball coaching position didn't sit well with alumni and fans who emailed interim president Greg Postel in late September. While a plurality of the messages related to..." February 20

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