Big East RUMORS & NEWS

  • Patrick Ewing Releases a Strong Statement on George Floyd’s Death

    Essentially Sports "New York Knicks legend and NCAA coach Patrick Ewing released a statement in the wake of George Floyd’s death. He believes everyone has a responsibility to speak against injustice. READ NEXT “Stand On What You Believe In”: Former NBA Champion Urges Athletes..." June 02

  • 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

  • LJ Figueroa enters transfer portal in massive St. John’s blow

    New York Post "St. John’s quiet and positive offseason hit a large brick wall on Tuesday morning. Leading scorer and All-Big East second team selection LJ Figueroa, who is testing the 2020 NBA Draft waters, has entered the transfer portal. The 6-foot-6 Figueroa told coach Mike..." May 26

  • Patrick Ewing out of the hospital after being treated for coronavirus

    New York Post "Patrick Ewing is getting the upper hand in his fight against coronavirus. Three days after the Knicks legend announced he tested positive for COVID-19, his son Patrick Ewing Jr. said Monday the 57-year-old Georgetown coach is out of the hospital. “I want to thank..." May 25

  • ETSU star Bo Hodges transferring to Butler

    The Score "East Tennessee State star Bo Hodges is transferring to Butler, he announced Monday. The 6-foot-5 guard led the Buccaneers to a 30-4 record last season... " May 25

  • Georgetown transfer Mac McClung announces his top seven schools

    Yahoo! Sports "Georgetown Hoyas transfer Mac McClung has announced his top seven schools that he is considering to continue his basketball career.  McClung is deciding between Texas Tech, Auburn, Memphis, USC, BYU, Arkansas and Wake Forest. The sophomore combo..." May 21

  • Georgetown star Mac McClung to enter transfer portal

    247 Sports "Georgetown guard Mac McClung is likely not coming back to the Hoyas for the 2020-21 season. After head coach and former New York Knicks great Patrick Ewing said McClung would return to Georgetown for at least one more year, McClung apparently changed his..." May 13

  • 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

  • Let’s Throwback to When Patrick Ewing Said He Almost Teamed Up With Michael Jordan at UNC, But The KKK Stopped Him

    Black Sports Online "Imagine, Michael Jordan and Patrick Ewing teaming up at UNC. Now what would you do if I told you it almost happened? Yes, Patrick Ewing and Michael Jordan almost became teammates at UNC. Dean Williams, a legend himself, coaching arguably the greatest player in NBA history..." May 07

  • HC Patrick Ewing: Mac McClung returning to Georgetown

    Bleacher Report "Mac McClung declared for the 2020 NBA draft in March but the Georgetown guard is now planning on returning to school for the 2020-21 college basketball season. Georgetown coach Patrick Ewing provided an update Tuesday with Andy Katz of Fox Sports. "Mac McClung..." May 06

  • 2016 and 2018 Villanova title teams will face off virtually for charity

    Larry Brown Sports "One of the few fun things that has come out of the ongoing sports shutdown is some of the video gaming that athletes are taking part in. It has allowed us to see a different side of some of these athletes, and also test their skills on the sticks. On Monday, that will be taken to a..." May 04

  • 'My son is a walking miracle': The incredible story of Providence's Emmitt Holt

    USA Today "After everything Emmitt Holt had been through during a college basketball journey that could probably work its way into consideration for a future ESPN 30 For 30 documentary film, this shouldn’t have been the way it ended. No way. “Most..." April 18

  • Marquette lands 2nd-ranked sit-out transfer D.J. Carton

    ESPN "D.J. Carton, one of the top transfers this spring, announced his commitment to Marquette on Wednesday. The former Ohio State guard took a leave of absence from the Buckeyes in late January, citing mental health, and transferred from the school in mid-March. " April 16

  • Jeremiah Robinson-Earl Alters Draft Decision Because Of Coronavirus Concerns

    Villanova "Freshman forward Jeremiah Robinson-Earl (Overland Park, Kan.) not pursue entry into the 2020 National Basketball Association Draft and will return to Villanova in 2020-21, it was announced today. Robinson-Earl started all 31 games for Villanova in 2019-20, averaging..." April 15

  • Creighton transfer Davion Mintz commits to Kentucky

    NBC Sports - College Basketball Talk "Kentucky landed a commitment from Creighton transfer Davion Mintz on Friday morning. Mintz did not play this past season for the Bluejays while he dealt with an ankle injury, but he did average 9.7 points and 3.0 assists for the Bluejays as a junior in 2018-19.  " April 11

  • The All-Time Villanova Basketball Starting 5

    12 Up "Nova Nation has been blessed with truly great basketball talents, and they've got the championship rings to prove it. The Wildcats have won four national titles, with their most recent coming in 2018, their second in three years. The longtime Big East program has been one of the most..." April 10

  • NCAA grants DePaul's Coleman-Lands 6th year of eligibility

    Chicago Tribune "DePaul guard Jalen Coleman-Lands recently received a waiver for a sixth year of eligibility, the program announced Wednesday. Coleman-Lands, an Indianapolis native who was a top-40 national recruit in the Class of 2015, sat out the 2017-18 season after transferring from Illinois and..." April 09

  • Seton Hall lands ‘stud’ transfer Bryce Aiken to ease Myles Powell hurt

    New York Post "The day was Sept. 19, 2015. Myles Powell committed to Seton Hall during an official visit and would later become one of the program’s all-time greats. That same day, his close friend, Bryce Aiken, was on campus, too. Aiken didn’t pull the trigger like Powell, though, and..." April 09

  • Duke transfer Alex O'Connell announces commitment to Creighton

    CBS Sports "Creighton is adding another sharpshooter to its roster after finishing the 2019-20 season ranked ninth in the country in 3-point shooting percentage. Duke transfer Alex O'Connell announced his commitment to the Blue Jays on Wednesday, two-and-a-half weeks after..." April 08

  • March Madness: The 10 biggest national championship upsets in NCAA Tournament history

    CBS Sports "It's called March "Madness" for a reason. The upsets that crush your bracket every year happen all month, but as the tournament goes deeper, the chances of a monumental upset in a later round get more slim. But that's not to say that there have not been upsets in the national..." April 07