Atlantic Coast RUMORS & NEWS

  • Jordan Fair says he is clear of any NCAA wrongdoing

    Tampa Bay Times "Jordan Fair, the former Louisville assistant who was fired 10 months ago amid the FBI's probe into NCAA basketball corruption, said he has not been indicted and his termination without cause was never linked to an investigation. A social media post this week said Fair had been..." July 12

  • Former Louisville players to sue NCAA for vacated 2013 title

    The Score "Luke Hancock and his former Louisville teammates are expected to announce they are suing the NCAA, reports Justin Sayers of the Louisville Courier Journal. Hancock, along with a number of former players, is expected to announce on Wednesday morning a suit "pertaining to (the..." July 10

  • NBA rookie’s mom not happy with ‘shady’ Coach K

    New York Post "Wendell Carter Jr.’s mother has wasted little time before going after Coach K. Kylia Carter said her son took a backseat in famed Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski’s eyes after Coach K recruited Marvin Bagley III to Durham, in an interview with NBC Sports. Bagley..." June 26

  • John Calipari responded to a Louisville fan who trolled him on 'Today' show

    Kansas City Star "A Louisville basketball fan found John Calipari's soft spot. During Tuesday's "Today" show, the fan outside the set held a sign that read: "John Calipari HATES PUPPIES. Go Cards!!" That barb caught the attention of Calipari, the Kentucky..." June 26

  • Coach K says retirement is not on the horizon

    Larry Brown Sports "Mike Krzyzewski turned 71 in February, but that doesn’t mean he’s thinking about retirement. The Duke coach told the College Hoops Today podcast on Monday that his health is good and retirement has not crossed his mind. “I have no plans to retire,”..." June 25

  • Former Omaha Central standout Akoy Agau will return to Louisville as a grad transfer

    Omaha World-Herald "Former Omaha Central star Akoy Agau is transferring to Louisville and will be eligible immediately after leaving SMU as a graduate transfer, Agau confirmed to The World-Herald. Agau will return to Louisville, the school he chose first after a standout career at Omaha Central. The..." June 25

  • UNC lands commitment from 2020 forward Day'Ron Sharpe

    News & Observer "On Father's Day, Roy Williams got a welcomed addition to the Carolina family. Day'Ron Sharpe (6-8, 220), a rising junior at South Central High School in Winterville, verbally committed to North Carolina Sunday evening according to 247Sports. Sharpe is the first player in the..." June 19

  • Wendell Carter: Duke players ‘weren’t able to show all their strengths’

    College Basketball Talk "Wendell Carter had some interesting comments after a recent workout in Chicago, telling reporters that his situation at Duke limited the array of skills that he was able to showcase to NBA teams. “I think even my teammates, all my teammates, weren’t able to show all their..." June 06

  • Boston College forward Deontae Hawkins to Forego Sixth Year, Turn Pro

    247 Sports "In news that was somewhat expected, I can confirm that Boston College fifth-year senior forward Deontae Hawkins has decided to forego a sixth year of eligibility and turn pro, signing with Imperial Sports yesterday. Hawkins was eligible for a sixth year, but already age 24..." June 06

  • Georgia Tech investigation dismisses claim basketball coach sexually assaulted woman

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "An investigation commissioned by Georgia Tech has found “no credible evidence” to support allegations that its head men’s basketball coach sexually assaulted a fan. A lawyer hired by Tech issued a lengthy report that the school says exonerated coach..." June 05

  • Pitt gets verbal commitment from 3-star forward Au'Diese Toney

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "Pitt coach Jeff Capel received a verbal commitment Saturday for one of his two remaining open scholarships when forward Au'Diese Toney of Fayetteville, N.C., announced on his Twitter account his intentions to enroll. June 04

  • Louisville basketball lands Richmond graduate transfer Khwan Fore

    Louisville Courier-Journal "A good week for Louisville basketball got even better on Saturday with the surprise commitment of a graduate transfer guard who is eligible to play this coming season. After landing a Class of 2019 recruit's commitment on Thursday, Louisville snagged a pledge from Khwan Fore, who..." June 04

  • Former Louisville F Lance Thomas will transfer to Memphis and seek immediate eligibility

    Memphis Commercial Appeal "New Memphis men’s basketball coach Penny Hardaway added to his complement of talent Friday, and there’s a chance it could pay off right away. Former Louisville forward Lance Thomas announced on social media that he will transfer to Memphis after visiting campus..." June 04

  • Duke favored to win basketball title next season

    Sportsnaut "After signing the three highest-rated recruits out of high school, the Duke Blue Devils are the favorites to win the national championship in men’s collegiate basketball in 2019. June 01

  • Tyus Battle withdraws name from NBA Draft, will return to Syracuse basketball "Tyus Battle will return to Syracuse's basketball team for his junior season, according to multiple reports. The 6-foot-7 guard from New Jersey withdrew his name from the NBA Draft before the tonight's 11:59 deadline.  Battle, who had made no public statements..." May 30

  • Ky Bowman to return to Boston College for his junior season

    ACC Sports "Back in early April, both halves of Boston College’s stud backcourt declared for the NBA Draft: Jerome Robinson and Ky Bowman. The decisions made sense for both players; testing the draft waters is an invaluable opportunity for any college player with NBA dreams or goals...." May 30

  • Report: Clemson guards Marcquise Reed, Shelton Mitchell to return

    Die Hards "The Clemson men’s basketball program experienced one of its best seasons in recent memory in 2017-18, and the Tigers now have enough coming back to build upon that success. On Wednesday, ESPN college basketball insider Jeff Borzello reported Clemson guards Marcquise Reed and..." May 30

  • R.J. Barrett to headline Duke summer tour of Canada

    The Score "The Duke Blue Devils officially announced details for their week's trip to Canada this August, and freshman superstar R.J. Barrett will be among the participating players. After an initial report from Ryerson broadcaster Jordan Henry, Duke confirmed..." May 29

  • Tar Heels' Luke Maye to withdraw name from draft, return for senior season

    ESPN "North Carolina forward Luke Maye announced Thursday he plans to withdraw his name from the NBA draft and return to the Tar Heels for his senior season. Maye had entered the draft without an agent, enabling him to reconsider before the May 30 deadline. "I..." May 24

  • Woman at center of Louisville sex scandal charged with cashing forged checks

    Sporting News - NCAAB "Katina Powell, the so-called "escort queen" whose book "Breaking Cardinal Rules" triggered a scandal involving the Louisville men's basketball team, was out of jail Friday, one day after she was arrested in connection with cashing stolen and forged..." May 18

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