• Sooners' Trae Young pins struggles on being defended 'like nobody else'

    ESPN "Oklahoma freshman Trae Young, who leads the nation in scorng, said his recent offensive struggles are due partly because of how hard opponents are now guarding and scouting him. "I'm getting guarded like nobody else in the country is being guarded, scouted on like no one else in the country..." February 17

  • Roy Williams on FBI Investigation: 'I Feel Very Comfortable'

    Scout "There are six active Hall of Fame coaches in college basketball: Jim Boeheim, John Calipari, Tom Izzo, Mike Krzyzewski, Bill Self, and Roy Williams. In a story published on Thursday by Pete Thamel of YahooSports.com, Thamel cited sources who believe the federal investigation into college..." February 17

  • South Carolina's Holden leaves team

    The Post and Courier "Kory Holden’s brief career at South Carolina is over. The redshirt junior guard has left the program, the Gamecocks announced just before their tipoff against No. 10 Auburn on Saturday. No reason was given except that Holden made the decision to leave. Rated the second-best transfer in the..." February 17

  • USC's Boatwright out for season with knee injury

    ESPN "USC has lost junior forward Bennie Boatwright for the rest of the season with a knee injury. Boatwright, who was averaging 13.6 points and 6.4 rebounds per game -- both second on the Trojans -- suffered a left patella injury during Thursday's win over Oregon. The school said he'll be sidelined..." February 16

  • Report: ‘As Many As 50 Programs’ Could Be Implicated In College Basketball Corruption Cases

    SLAM Online "As many as 50 college programs could be compromised in the ongoing federal investigation into college basketball. According to Yahoo’s Pete Thamel, some of the “most distinguished and respected programs,” Hall of Fame coaches and potential lottery picks will be impacted. The soundtrack to..." February 16

  • Cheerleader ejected for heckling during Arizona's victory at Arizona State

    Arizona Central "Rivalries bring out the wild side of everybody – and, apparently, cheerleaders are not immune. During the second half of Thursday night's game between Arizona and Arizona State in Tempe, play was stopped momentarily while a UA cheerleader was ejected from the game. According to Rule 10,..." February 16

  • Report: MSU Basketball Player Under Investigation For Possible Criminal Sexual Conduct

    Deadspin "ESPN’s Outside the Lines reported tonight that a member of the Michigan State basketball team, Brock Washington, is under investigation for possible criminal sexual conduct. Campus police took a report back in August from a woman who said Washington “forcibly groped her without her permission,”..." February 16

  • College basketball scandal: Judge denies motion to dismiss charges against 3

    CBS Sports "A U.S. District Court judge denied a motion on Thursday to dismiss federal criminal charges against three of the 10 men arrested for their involvement in the FBI's ongoing probe into corruption within college basketball. Attorneys representing ex-Adidas executives James Gatto and Merl Code and..." February 15

  • Reggie Lynch drops appeals of sexual misconduct rulings, accepts expulsion

    ESPN "Minnesota center Reggie Lynch announced Thursday that he will drop his appeals in a pair of sexual misconduct rulings that have sidelined him for the past month. He will accept an expulsion from the university. Lynch said during a news conference that he maintains his innocence after a school..." February 15

  • Report: Dozens of NCAA Hoops Teams Facing Sanctions Following FBI Investigation

    12 Up "If you don't think college basketball is rampantly corrupt by now, you're just kidding yourself. Players receive improper benefits every year, coaches facilitate shady payments, agents meddle uncontrollably. And now the cat is out of the bag. After an FBI investigation that led to the arrests..." February 15

  • Trae Young is unfairly becoming a victim of the hype machine

    247 Sports "Trae Young mania reached its meta moment Wednesday morning. A few minutes after SportsCenter aired a 213-second piece comparing Young to two-time NBA MVP Stephen Curry, an anchor asked a pair of ESPN analysts: “How can Trae Young deal with all this hype that we’re placing on him.” It’s a..." February 15

  • Will five-star Villanova commit ever actually play for the Wildcats?

    Sporting News - NCAAB "Five-star point guard Jahvon Quinerly still wants to be a Wildcat. Nearly four months after decommitting from Arizona, the Hackensack, N.J. product pledged his allegiance to Villanova and coach Jay Wright early Wedneaday morning over in-state Seton Hall, UCLA and Stanford via a slick,..." February 14

  • 5-Star PG Jahvon Quinerly to Commit to Villanova After Decommitting from Arizona

    Bleacher Report "Prized point guard prospect Jahvon Quinerly is reportedly planning to play college basketball at Villanova after decommitting from the University of Arizona in October. Per Yahoo Sports' Pete Thamel, Quinerly will pledge to the Wildcats on Wednesday. Quinerly's talent is obvious. He's a..." February 13