Atlantic 10 RUMORS & NEWS

  • Dayton lands USC transfer Elijah Weaver

    Dayton Daily News "The Dayton Flyers picked up their first new recruit since the end of their historic 29-2 season as University of Southern California transfer Elijah Weaver, a 6-foot-6 guard, announced his commitment Monday on Instagram. “After talking with my family and everybody, coaches, my..." May 26

  • Jacob Gilyard, Abdul Ado, Fatts Russell Withdrawing From NBA Draft

    Hoops Rumors "Three early entrants have decided to pull their names out of the 2020 NBA draft poll and will return to school for one more year, according to reports from Jeff Goodman of Stadium and Jon Rothstein of CBS Sports. Richmond guard Jacob Gilyard told Goodman (Twitter link) that..." May 21

  • 'City Game' between Pitt, Duquesne won't return in 2020

    ESPN "The annual "City Game" between Pitt's and Duquesne's basketball teams will remain on hiatus for a second straight year. Duquesne announced Thursday that Pitt had backed out of a verbal agreement to renew the long-running series during the 2020-21 season...." May 15

  • Assistant basketball coach Kenny Johnson, named in NCAA notice, out at La Salle

    ESPN "Kenny Johnson, who was named in the NCAA's Notice of Allegations to Louisville last week, is no longer on La Salle's men's basketball staff, the school confirmed Monday. Johnson, an assistant coach, was hired by the Explorers in May 2018, six months after he was fired by..." May 11

  • Prodigy players bypassing college basketball for NBA G League no big deal

    CBS Sports "Daishen Nix's recent decision to play for the NBA's G League rather than join UCLA and play college basketball next season has been called a possible "sea-change moment" for the sport -- and not in a good way. That after fellow five-star prospect Jalen Green also..." May 08

  • Texas Tech lands grad transfer forward Marcus Santos-Silva

    247 Sports "Texas Tech added to its already stacked roster Wednesday with the announcement VCU grad transfer Marcus Santos-Silva is joining the Red Raiders. The 6-foot-7, 250-pound forward averaged 12.8 points and 8.9 rebounds on 56.9 percent shooting last season. Santos-Silva..." April 29

  • Former Nebraska guard Cam Mack withdraws from NBA draft

    The Score "Nebraska transfer Cam Mack has withdrawn his name from the upcoming NBA draft, he announced Monday. Mack announced he was testing the NBA draft process earlier in April but has changed his mind, noting the uncertainty surrounding the coronavirus pandemic as..." April 28

  • VCU top scorer Marcus Santos-Silva says he will transfer

    NBC 12 "On the same day VCU added big man Brendan Medley-Bacon, the Rams lost one of this past season's biggest contributors. Marcus Santos-Silva will transfer from the school for his final season of eligibility, he announced on social media on Monday night. " April 21

  • Kentucky basketball lands Jacob Toppin, brother of Obi Toppin, as transfer from Rhode Island

    CBS Sports "After his brother Obi won the Naismith Award and a litany of other National Player of the Year honors, Jacob Toppin will get his turn in college basketball's spotlight. Toppin, who played for the Rhode Island as a freshman last season, announced Thursday that he is..." April 16

  • Dayton's Obi Toppin wins 2020 Wooden Award

    The Score "Dayton forward Obi Toppin was named the 2020 Wooden Award winner on Tuesday. Toppin is the first player in the history of Dayton's program to earn the honor, which is given annually to college basketball's most outstanding player from the past..." April 08

  • Dayton wins first title as SportsLine simulates entire Big Dance

    CBS Sports "We won't have a winner of the 2020 NCAA Tournament after it was canceled due to the threat of spreading the deadly coronavirus. But after such a wild and thrilling season, we still want to know who would win the Big Dance, don't we?  Of course we do, and even though..." April 06