Big 12 RUMORS & NEWS

  • Cade Cunningham: Mike Boynton reason he stayed at OK State

    The Oklahoman "Cade Cunningham first felt the wave of emotions and realized he needed to take a step back — at the very least for a day. Those 24 hours were all the No. 1-ranked player in the country needed last month to reaffirm his college choice of Oklahoma State. He just..." July 08

  • Iowa State's Rasir Bolton accuses Penn State coach Chambers of racism

    The Score "Iowa State guard Rasir Bolton leveled allegations of racism against his former coach, Penn State bench boss Patrick Chambers. "A 'noose' around my neck is why I left Penn State," Bolton wrote in a tweet on Monday. "Head coach..." July 06

  • ESPN documentary on Eddie Sutton premieres tonight

    Tulsa World "Two upcoming ESPN documentaries feature two Oklahoma State basketball legends.  At 8 p.m. tonight on ESPN, a two-hour profile of Eddie Sutton entitled "EDDIE" debuts. From ESPN: "Chock-full of archival footage and interviews from a “who’s..." June 29

  • Ole Miss basketball player transferring: 'Proud not to represent that flag anymore,' be associated with Confederacy

    USA Today "Mississippi junior basketball player Blake Hinson, who entered the NCAA’s transfer portal last week, plans to transfer to Iowa State. The 6-foot-7 forward will apply for a waiver to gain immediate eligibility. In a phone interview, Hinson said there..." June 27

  • Seven programs thriving without signing five-star talent

    CBS Sports "College basketball recruiting and the scandals that come along with the pursuit of five-star players keep the sport in the news year-round. But there are some programs that have found success with a model that does not require chasing elite prospects. Programs like Gonzaga are..." June 24

  • Former Kansas State guard Brian Patrick transfers to DePaul

    The News Tribune "Former Kansas State guard Brian Patrick is headed to DePaul as a graduate transfer, the Blue Demons announced on Tuesday. Patrick will be eligible to play immediately after spending two years at Kansas State and last season at Purdue Fort Wayne.  " June 23

  • Top 2021 Prospect Cade Cunningham Sticks With Oklahoma State

    Hoops Rumors "Cade Cunningham, projected to be the potential No. 1 pick in the 2021 NBA draft, has decided to maintain his commitment to Oklahoma State for the 2020/21 season, he announced today on Twitter (video link). After Cunningham made his original commitment to Oklahoma State, the school..." June 22

  • West Virginia alum team backs out of TBT after member tests positive for coronavirus

    ESPN "Best Virginia, one of the 24 teams in this year's version of The Basketball Tournament, has withdrawn from the event after one of its members tested positive for COVID-19. The team anchored by former West Virginia standouts, including Juwan Staten and Da'Sean..." June 22

  • Bill Self Might Sue the NCAA For Exposing His Dirty Program

    The Big Lead "Bill Self's attorney has sent a notice of claims to the NCAA and has requested the organization preserve evidence ahead of a potential lawsuit. Self is considering legal action against the NCAA as a result of its investigation into his program at Kansas. So basically he's..." June 19

  • Is the NCAA making an example out of Oklahoma State?

    The Score "As a father of two young children, Mike Boynton views punishment as an equitable consequence for an action. When his children do something they're not supposed to, steps are taken to change their behavior in the future. As it relates to the sanctions recently handed to Oklahoma..." June 15

  • NCAA completely misses mark with Oklahoma State’s postseason ban

    NBC Sports - College Basketball Talk "The NCAA had a chance to do the right thing on Friday and, in a stunning turn of events, completely missed the mark. Who saw that one coming? The punishment that the Committee on Infractions handed down to Oklahoma State on Friday, a one-year postseason ban to go along with..." June 06

  • Oklahoma State hit with one year postseason ban for NCAA violations uncovered in FBI investigation

    CBS Sports "The NCAA made its intentions loud and clear on Friday: it punished Oklahoma State's men's basketball program with a  postseason ban for the 2020-21 season. Oklahoma State is the first program to be served with punishments by the Committee on Infractions as a..." June 05

  • OK State Commit Cade Cunningham Rejected 'Lucrative' G League Contract

    Bleacher Report "Cade Cunningham, a top 2020 basketball recruit who has committed to Oklahoma State, reportedly previously turned down an offer from the NBA G League. Per Jeff Goodman of Stadium, the "lucrative" offer Cunningham rejected to join the G League Select Team was..." June 05

  • Ranking the top 16 incoming freshmen who will immediately impact

    CBS Sports "The youth of college basketball has grown in importance as the one-and-done era has matured. Players are no longer consistently staying four years and winning championships, in part because it's no longer a prerequisite to success. 18- and 19-year-olds can make an immediate impact for..." June 03

  • Georgetown Transfer Mac McClung Picks Texas Tech Over BYU, Others

    Vanquish The Foe "BYU gave it a good run, but Georgetown transfer Mac McClung ultimately picked Texas Tech over BYU and a host of other schools. BYU was one of seven final schools announced last week, but the Red Raiders pulled ahead and never relinquished their lead for McClung.   " May 27

  • Former Oklahoma State, Kentucky coach Eddie Sutton dies at 84

    ESPN "Legendary college basketball coach Eddie Sutton, who won more than 800 games and was the first coach to take four different schools to the NCAA men's basketball tournament, died Saturday of natural causes, his family said in a statement. He was 84. Sutton died at his home in South..." May 24

  • Doug Gottlieb writes incredible tribute to the late Eddie Sutton

    MSN.com "Doug Gottlieb did his late coach justice with an incredible tribute. Gottlieb wrote a great post on Instagram Saturday to pay tribute to Eddie Sutton, who died at the age of 84. Gottlieb played for Sutton at Oklahoma State from 1997-2000, becoming the school’s..." May 24

  • Eddie Sutton: Legendary Oklahoma State coach waited out hall of fame, won that battle, too

    USA Today "You might think it an injustice that Eddie Sutton won't be able to go to his induction into the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame. Truth is, the injustice was done long ago. The hall of fame should've voted in the legendary coach soon after he retired in 2008...." May 24

  • Davide Moretti likely leaving Texas Tech, going pro

    The Score "Davide Moretti is likely to forgo his senior season at Texas Tech and turn pro, sources told Stadium's Jeff Goodman. The report comes on the same day European agency BeoBasket announced that Moretti is one of its new clients. Moretti, a 6-foot-3..." May 24

  • Vanderbilt adds guard Isaac McBride as transfer from Kansas

    San Diego Union-Tribune "Vanderbilt has signed guard Isaac McBride as a transfer from Kansas. Coach Jerry Stackhouse announced Monday that McBride will join the roster for the 2020-21 season. " May 19