• How Chris Mullin let another St. John’s season slip away

    New York Post "When Chris Mullin was hired, the hope was he would follow in Fred Hoiberg’s footsteps as the favorite son who turned around his foundering alma mater. Instead, it has followed the script of Clyde Drexler and Eddie Jordan — NBA alumni who struggled while coaching their former..." January 23

  • Auburn is outperforming expectations despite ongoing investigation

    ESPN "Bruce Pearl was slightly hobbled as he led his team through practice last Monday. He had knee surgery about a year ago, and he said that despite his noticeable limp, he feels much better than he did before he went under the knife. Pearl was in good spirits. Auburn was in the midst of a 14-game..." January 23

  • Five-star center Moses Brown commits to UCLA

    Fanrag Sports "Five-star center Moses Brown has committed to play his collegiate basketball at UCLA, according to according to Corey Evans of Rivals.com. “UCLA is a really good school, I love their campus,” said Brown. “I like the conference that they are in. Just about the same as any other school I’m going..." January 22

  • Coach Cal takes another shot at Duke, Coach K

    College Basketball Talk "Duke and Kentucky have been at the forefront on the recruiting world for some time now, and as of late, it has been Duke that has been winning those wars. In the Class of 2018, Duke has beaten Kentucky on Cameron Reddish, R.J. Barrett and, on Saturday, Zion Williamson. Kentucky landed Kevin..." January 22

  • Rashaan Holloway, UMass men's basketball center, ruled academically ineligible for spring semester

    Mass Live "University of Massachusetts men's basketball center Rashaan Holloway has been ruled academically ineligible and miss the remainder of his junior season, according to a release from the school. Holloway, who averaged 9.9 points and 4.9 rebounds per game this year, missed the previous five games..." January 22

  • Clemson forward Donte Grantham tears ACL, is out for the year

    The Post and Courier "It was the worst-case scenario for a Clemson team and the one prognosis the Tigers were hoping to avoid at all cost. In crushing news for the Clemson men's basketball team, Brad Brownell and the Tigers announced Sunday that senior forward Donte Grantham has torn his ACL. He is done for the..." January 21

  • Michigan St. president Lou Anna Simon should resign, board member Mitch Lyons says

    ESPN "A member of the Michigan State Board of Trustees says he believes university president Lou Anna Simon must resign in order to help the school move on from the damage done by convicted sexual predator Larry Nassar. Trustee Mitch Lyons made the comments Saturday night, a day after the..." January 21

  • Zion Williamson, top basketball player, commits to Duke

    WRAL Sports "Zion Williamson, one of the top high school basketball players in the nation, announced his commitment to Duke during a press conference at his school on Saturday night. A 6-foot-6 internet sensation from Spartanburg, S.C., Williamson narrowed his list of schools to five – Clemson, Kentucky,..." January 20

  • Referee Ted Valentine buries the hatchet with UNC's Joel Berry after ugly incident

    CBS Sports "Referee Ted Valentine made national headlines earlier this month when, during North Carolina's game against Florida State, TV Teddy turned his back on Tar Heels guard Joel Berry instead of listening to him about a no-call he wanted to discuss. The fallout from the incident led to him being..." January 20

  • Kansas freshman Billy Preston signs with European team BC Igokea

    ESPN "Kansas freshman Billy Preston has signed with BC Igokea, a European club located in Bosnia and Herzegovina. The club announced the signing, as did the Adriatic Basketball Association. Nicole Player, Preston's mother, confirmed the signing to ESPN. Preston did not sign with an agent. "We..." January 20

  • Saint Louis suspends 3 players, expels 1 after investigating sexual assault allegations

    CBS Sports "Saint Louis has suspended three basketball players and expelled another following the conclusion of a Title IX investigation into an alleged sexual assault that took place last September. Attorney Scott Rosenblum, who represents three of the four players who were under investigation, said his..." January 20

  • Lithuanian coach wants 'little chipmunk' LaMelo to stop shooting 40-footers

    USA Today "LaMelo Ball may be the more talented of LaVar Ball’s sons, between himself and LiAngelo Ball, playing professional basketball in Lithuania. But to hear it from Virginijus Seskus, the head coach of Prienu Vytautas, the youngest Big Baller Brand ambassador is also the bigger headache. “When I..." January 19