Big Ten RUMORS & NEWS

  • Top player in 2022 class Emoni Bates receives offer from Michigan

    Michigan Live "Ypsilanti Lincoln star sophomore Emoni Bates received an NCAA Division I scholarship offer from Michigan on Thursday -- his second in-state offer in a week. Bates, the top-ranked player in the 2022 class, received an offer from Michigan State on Friday and also holds offers..." July 18

  • 2020 Guard Dallion Johnson Commits To Penn State Basketball

    Black Shoe Diaries "Penn State added a very talented shot-maker from Massachusetts to its family today. Dallion Johnson is currently the lone recruit coming in next season but he will fill a position of need. The 6-foot-2 guard from Andover, out of Phillips Academy, weighs in at 170 pounds. Johnson is..." July 17

  • Michigan State basketball offers scholarship to phenom Emoni Bates

    Detroit Free Press "Emoni Bates has been on Tom Izzo’s radar for years. NBA scouts' as well. The Ypsilanti Lincoln forward now has a Michigan State basketball offer, according to a post on Bates’ Twitter feed Friday. Bates is ranked the No. 1 player in the nation for 2022..." July 12

  • Michigan's Juwan Howard didn't commit NCAA violation discussing Franz Wagner

    USA Today "Michigan basketball coach Juwan Howard avoided committing an NCAA violation last week when discussing German prospect Franz Wagner on The Jim Rome Show, the Free Press has learned.  Howard was thought to have committed an NCAA secondary violation when he discussed Wagner and..." July 07

  • Michigan basketball lands German prospect Franz Wagner, brother of Moritz, for 2019-20

    Detroit News "German prospect Franz Wagner hopes to follow a familial path to the NBA. So like former Michigan star and older brother, Moritz, the younger Wagner’s journey will include a stop in Ann Arbor. Wagner announced on Saturday he has committed to Michigan, opting to..." July 07

  • Michigan basketball's Juwan Howard may have committed minor NCAA violation

    Detroit Free Press "It's no secret that Juwan Howard and Michigan basketball want Franz Wagner, the brother of former U-M standout Moritz Wagner, to play in Ann Arbor next season.  But until everything's signed, sealed and delivered — per NCAA rules — Michigan officials..." July 04

  • Jerome Allen gets probation for taking bribes to get student into Penn

    Miami Herald "Jerome Allen, a former head basketball coach at the University of Pennsylvania who is now with the Boston Celtics, caught a fast break Monday when he received a probationary sentence for accepting more than $300,000 in bribes from a wealthy Miami Beach businessman to get his son into the Ivy..." July 02

  • Michigan commit Zeb Jackson 'really excited' to play for Juwan Howard

    Detroit News "Past and present Wolverines aren’t the only ones who were elated when Juwan Howard was named Michigan’s new basketball coach. Potential future Wolverine and 2020 commit Zeb Jackson was, too. “I was really excited, for sure,” Jackson said during the..." June 13

  • Sources: Phil Martelli, Howard Eisley to join Michigan's staff

    247 Sports "After formally being introduced as the newest head coach of the basketball program last week, it appears that Michigan head coach Juwan Howard is prepared to add two pieces to his coaching staff. According to The Athletic's Brendan Quinn, the Wolverines have secured a..." June 04

  • Ex-Oakland guard Jaevin Cumberland spurns Michigan, transfers to Cincinnati

    Detroit News "Michigan has missed the mark on another target. According to multiple reports on Monday, Oakland grad transfer Jaevin Cumberland has signed with Cincinnati and use will his final season of eligibility with the Bearcats. Cumberland, a 6-foot-3, 185-pound sharp-shooting guard,..." June 03

  • A Fab Five reunion will happen next season. As for the banners…

    Michigan Live "As soon as Juwan Howard was asked about the banners, he looked towards the rafters of Crisler Center. He knew the question was coming. He smiled. "I look up there and I see those beautiful banners and I'm like, 'Wow, Michigan has a rich tradition,'" Howard..." May 31

  • Report: Phil Martelli offered job on Juwan Howard’s staff

    Larry Brown Sports "Phil Martelli could be returning to coaching sooner than many may have expected. Last week, the Michigan Wolverines hired former “Fab 5” star Juwan Howard to be the next head coach of the men’s basketball program. Howard has reportedly wasted no time working to..." May 30

  • Juwan Howard wants to unite Wolverines, Fab Five

    ESPN "Juwan Howard expects his return to the Michigan Wolverines as their new head coach will continue to mend ties between the basketball program and the members of its iconic Fab Five teams of the early 1990s. A little more than a quarter-century after he left the Ann Arbor..." May 30

  • Marquette's brother duo splits after Sam Hauser transfers to Virginia and Joey Hauser heads to Michigan State

    CBS Sports "Two 2019 Final Four teams were rewarded Tuesday when two of the most coveted transfer prospects in college basketball made their commitments. Sam and Joey Hauser, who defected from Marquette to the surprise of most in mid-April, announced Tuesday afternoon where they were..." May 28

  • Ex-Marquette forward Joey Hauser set on transferring to Michigan State

    Detroit Free Press "Although former Marquette standouts Sam and Joey Hauser have yet to formally announce their transfer plans, sources now indicate they no longer are expected to join the Wisconsin men’s basketball program. Several sources with knowledge of the recruitment process told the..." May 27

  • Wife, daughter of Wisconsin basketball assistant coach Howard Moore killed in crash

    USA Today "The wife and daughter of University of Wisconsin assistant basketball coach Howard Moore were killed in a head-on collision Saturday in Michigan. Moore’s wife, Jennifer, and daughter, Jaidyn, died. Moore and his son, Jerrell, survived. The severity of their injuries remains..." May 26

  • Chris Webber 'pumped' for new Michigan HC Juwan Howard

    The Score "Juwan Howard was tabbed to replace John Beilein as the next head coach of Michigan on Wednesday, rejoining his alma mater 25 years after playing a starring role for one of the most exciting teams in college basketball history. The former Miami Heat assistant coach has received plenty..." May 25

  • Jalen Rose says Michigan hiring Juwan Howard will finally reunite the Fab Five

    Larry Brown Sports "Michigan has decided to hire a member of the Fab Five as its next men’s head basketball coach, and Jalen Rose is confident that will finally allow him and his former teammates to put aside their differences. Rose, who has openly feuded with Chris Webber for several years now,..." May 23

  • How the hire of Juwan Howard will impact recruiting for Michigan basketball

    Maize N Brew "The Michigan Wolverines officially have their new head basketball coach — U-M basketball alum Juwan Howard. The Fab Five member will look to get things back on track after former head coach John Beilein announced he would be leaving the university to become the coach..." May 23

  • Iowa's Jordan Bohannon will have hip surgery Wednesday, may redshirt next season

    The Gazette "It appears the Iowa men’s basketball team may have another gaping hole to fill for next season. After three juniors departed the Hawkeyes this spring — Tyler Cook to turning professional and Maishe Dailey and Isaiah Moss to transfers —..." May 22

  • Michigan basketball to hire Juwan Howard as new head coach

    Detroit Free Press "Roughly a week after losing the greatest coach the men’s basketball program had ever seen, Michigan brought back one of its own in an effort to fill the void. Juwan Howard, a former Michigan All-American forward and member of the famed Fab Five recruiting class, agreed in..." May 22

  • Michigan to interview Juwan Howard after Ed Cooley reportedly stays in Providence

    Sporting News "Michigan basketball's head coaching vacancy may soon be filled. Providence coach Ed Cooley has emerged as a candidate for the open position, ESPN reported, citing unidentified sources. The report noted Cooley was expected to interview with Michigan athletic director..." May 21

  • Juwan Howard to reportedly be named head coach at Michigan

    Larry Brown Sports "The University of Michigan has reportedly found its John Beilein replacement. According to Five Reasons Sports, Miami Heat assistant coach Juwan Howard has agreed to multi-year deal to become Michigan’s head coach. The report coincides with..." May 21