• 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

  • Kennedy steps down as Ole Miss coach

    Clarion Ledger "Saturday night figured to be just Andy Kennedy's final game against Mississippi State. It turns out it was Kennedy's final game at Ole Miss period. Kennedy announced he would step down at the end of the season on Monday. A day after the Rebels lost 79-62 to in-state rival Mississippi State,..." February 18

  • Duke's Marvin Bagley to miss third consecutive game Sunday with knee sprain

    CBS Sports "Duke freshman phenom Marvin Bagley III is set to miss his third consecutive game on Sunday vs. No. 11 Clemson after being ruled out with a lingering knee injury. The program announced that Bagley, the Blue Devils' leader in scoring and rebounding this season, is recovering from a mild right..." February 18

  • Auburn's Anfernee McLemore Out 4–6 Months After Horrific Ankle Injury

    SI "Auburn forward Anfernee McLemore will need surgery for torn ligaments after he was was stretchered off the court late in the first half of Saturday's game against South Carolina. ​McLemore tweeted he dislocated his ankle and fractured his tibia and will be out four to six months. With less..." February 18

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