Atlantic Coast RUMORS & NEWS

  • Bryce Hopkins, Louisville basketball's top 2021 prospect, decommits

    ESPN "ESPN 100 prospect Bryce Hopkins is decommitting from Louisville, he told ESPN on Sunday. Hopkins, who is ranked No. 32 in the ESPN 100, originally committed to the Cardinals in November. "Every time I've gone, the coaches have been genuine and..." August 09

  • Ex-FSU Basketball Player Michael Ojo Dead At 27 After Heart Attack

    TMZ "Ex-Florida State basketball player Michael Ojo -- a fan favorite from 2012-17 -- has died after suffering a heart attack during a workout in Serbia. He was only 27 years old. The 7'1", 310-lb center was practicing Friday with Serbian pro basketball team..." August 07

  • Louisville receives 45-day extension to respond to NCAA's allegations

    SI "The University of Louisville has requested and received a 45-day extension to respond to the NCAA's Notice of Allegations levied against the men's basketball program back on May 4. This was first reported by The Courier-Journal's Tim Sullivan and later confirmed..." July 29

  • UNC's Roy Williams donates more than $600K for returning spring sport seniors

    The Score "North Carolina head coach Roy Williams and his wife, Wanda, donated more than $600,000 to fund the scholarships of seniors who are returning after their spring sport seasons abruptly ended due to the coronavirus pandemic, the school announced Thursday. The donation was..." July 24

  • Top 35 Class of 2021 prospect Matthew Cleveland commits to Florida State

    ESPN "Top 35 prospect Matthew Cleveland announced his commitment to Florida State on Tuesday, choosing the Seminoles over a final five that included Kansas, Michigan, Stanford and NC State. Cleveland announced his commitment via..." July 22

  • Predicting college basketball's breakout stars for the 2020-21 season

    CBS Sports "One-and-done prospects generate headlines and preseason buzz in college basketball, but it's often the improvement of lesser-known players that propels teams to championship contention. It's part of the sport's beauty: seeing players without excessive recruiting develop and shine..." July 17

  • Rep says he was conned by someone posing as Zion Williamson's friend

    ESPN "A Canadian marketing representative who allegedly had an agreement to represent Zion Williamson and purportedly paid his stepfather $400,000 while Williamson was enrolled at Duke said he was conned by someone acting like they were in the New Orleans..." July 14

  • Celtics' Kara Lawson Named Duke Women's Basketball Head Coach

    Bleacher Report "Boston Celtics assistant coach Kara Lawson was named Duke women's basketball head coach after agreeing to contract terms Saturday, per Steve Wiseman of the News and Observer. Gary Washburn of the Boston Globe first reported the news Friday, noting..." July 11

  • Zion Williamson Accused of Accepting $400K for Marketing Rights While at Duke

    Bleacher Report "Zion Williamson and his stepfather are alleged to have accepted $400,000 from an agency for exclusive marketing rights while Williamson was attending Duke University in October 2018.  According to Daniel Wallach of The Athletic, Prime Sports Marketing and Gina Ford are the..." July 09

  • Michael Jordan joins Roy Williams, former Tar Heels in condemning systematic racism

    ESPN "Michael Jordan joined coach Roy Williams and other North Carolina basketball luminaries in a video posted Monday condemning systemic racism and police brutality against Black people. "Systematic racism has to stop now," Jordan said in the video. "We must take the..." July 07

  • Louisville basketball suspends voluntary activities after two positive tests for COVID-19

    Kentucky Sports "The ups and downs of attempting to restart collegiate athletics amid a pandemic found their way to Kentucky again this week. The University of Louisville announced Tuesday it has temporarily suspended all men’s basketball voluntary activities for two weeks after two members of..." July 07

  • Zion Williamson’s 5 greatest moments from his Duke career

    Clutch Points "Zion Williamson had a short stay with the Duke Blue Devils. Not only did he spend just a single year with the Blue Devils, but the campaign was marred with injuries, causing him to miss out on a good chunk of the season. Nevertheless, this was more than enough to secure him the..." June 27

  • Duke's Coach K Releases Powerful Black Lives Matter Statement

    Total Pro Sports "A video of Duke men’s basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski expressing support for Black Lives Matter was posted Friday on all social media platforms. “Black lives matter. Say it,” Krzyzewski said at the start of the near three-minute video. “Black lives matter. We..." June 26

  • Zion Williamson’s lawyers rip defendants in lawsuit for ‘salacious and false rumors’ "The headaches associated with Gina Ford’s court filings may soon be over for New Orleans Pelicans star rookie Zion Williamson. Attorneys representing Williamson filed a reply memorandum for partial judgment in North Carolina federal court, as first reported by..." June 23

  • Virginia Tech lands grad transfer Justyn Mutts

    247 Sports "Moments ago 6'7" Delaware grad transfer Justyn Mutts announced his decision through Pat Lawless on Twitter that he plans to continue his career with Virginia Tech saying, "Last night I committed to coach Mike Young and will continue my career at Virginia Tech. Go..." June 15

  • Virginia changes team logo to remove references to slavery history

    The Score "Virginia is altering its new primary and secondary logos to eliminate references to the school's history of slavery, the university announced Monday. When the new logos were introduced April 24, the school noted that curves were added to the grip of the sabers to..." June 15