Big Ten RUMORS & NEWS

  • Michigan State's Max Christie will remain in NBA Draft

    The Athletic "One of the biggest questions of the offseason for Michigan State basketball finally has been answered. Max Christie, a five-star prospect in the 2021 class who just finished his freshman season at MSU, is staying in the 2022 NBA Draft. "After taking some time the last few months..." May 17

  • Hall of Fame Women's Basketball Coach C. Vivian Stringer Retiring After 50 Years

    Bleacher Report "C. Vivian Stringer, who's led the Rutgers women's basketball program since 1995, announced Saturday she's set to retire after 50 years on the sideline. "This was the hardest decision of my life, but I thank God he has allowed me to do the thing I love..." May 01

  • Michigan's Hunter Dickinson Slams 'Coward' Mark Adams in Deleted Tweets

    Bleacher Report "Michigan center Hunter Dickinson called out Texas Tech coach Mark Adams for allegedly holding back the transfer of Terrence Shannon Jr. in since-deleted tweets: Shannon spent three years at Texas Tech before announcing his intention to transfer this offseason. Despite taking a visit..." April 30

  • Former Princeton PG Jaelin Llewellyn transferring to Michigan

    The Athletic "Princeton transfer Jaelin Llewellyn has committed to Michigan, filling a major backcourt need for the Wolverines. Llewellyn averaged 15.7 points per game and shot 38.6 percent from 3-point range last season in the Ivy League. The 6-foot-2 combo guard should provide ballhandling and..." April 29

  • Moussa Diabate declares for NBA draft, but door is open for Michigan return

    Michigan Live "Moussa Diabate could be one-and-done at Michigan. The 6-foot-11, 210-pound freshman forward announced Monday that he is entering his name into the 2022 NBA draft but isn’t closing the door on a possible return to Ann Arbor. Diabate will maintain his college eligibility if..." April 26

  • Michigan basketball's Caleb Houstan reportedly joins Moussa Diabate in declaring for NBA draft

    Detroit Free Press "They joined Michigan basketball together and now they’ll explore the NBA pre-draft process together. The last domino in U-M’s game of will-they-or-won’t-they finally fell when ESPN reported small forward Caleb Houstan declared for the draft prior to..." April 26

  • Hunter Dickinson opts to return to Michigan basketball for junior season

    Detroit Free Press "In an era when college basketball players change teams on a whim and can test the NBA waters before returning to school, the job of reshaping a roster is more difficult than ever for coaches around the country.   But for Michigan basketball coach Juwan Howard,..." April 25

  • Wisconsin extends head basketball coach Greg Gard's contract through 2027

    247 Sports "Wisconsin men’s basketball coach Greg Gard’s contract has been extended through 2027, according to the team’s website. Gard has coached the Badgers for seven years, and wrapped up the 2021-22 season with a 25-8 record and a Big Ten Conference regular-season title. In..." April 22

  • Zach Edey returning to Purdue basketball in 2022-23

    247 Sports "Purdue big man Zach Edey is returning to the Boilermakers for the 2022-23 season, he announced on his Twitter page. Edey tweeted a highlight video out along with a statement confirming his decision to return to Purdue. “I’m officially coming back for year..." April 22

  • Kofi Cockburn to enter NBA draft after three seasons with Illinois Fighting Illini

    ESPN "Illinois junior Kofi Cockburn will enter the 2022 NBA draft and forgo his remaining college eligibility. "I'm closing one of the most amazing chapters of my life," Cockburn told ESPN on Wednesday. "I'm proud of what we accomplished in college, but..." April 20

  • 5-Star PF Malik Reneau Commits to Indiana; Hoosiers Move to No. 5 2022 Class

    Bleacher Report "The Indiana Hoosiers are having a heck of a 2022 recruiting cycle.  Malik Reneau, a 5-star power forward, announced on Monday he would be joining that class, via Twitter. " April 18

  • Juwan Howard Reportedly Wants to Keep Coaching Sons at Michigan Amid Lakers Rumors

    Bleacher Report "The Los Angeles Lakers are in the market for a new head coach after parting ways with Frank Vogel on Monday, but one potential candidate reportedly isn't interested in the position. Broderick Turner of the Los Angeles Times reported that Michigan Wolverines head..." April 12

  • Indiana's Trayce Jackson-Davis Declares for 2022 NBA Draft, Maintains Eligibility

    SI "Indiana forward Trayce Jackson-Davis, the team's leading scorer the past three seasons, announced on Sunday that he is entering his name in the 2022 NBA Draft, but his keeping his college options open if he decides not to turn pro. Jackson-Davis, a 6-foot-9 junior from Greenwood,..." April 09

  • Skyy Clark to Illinois Fighting Illini after decommitting from UK Wildcats Basketball

    A Sea of Blue "Former Kentucky Wildcats signee Skyy Clark has found his next home, as the 5-star guard has committed to the Illinois Fighting Illini. The Louisville Cardinals, USC Trojans, Maryland Terrapins, Tennessee Volunteers and Washington..." April 08

  • Michigan State basketball coach Tom Izzo says NCAA transfer portal is 'hard on the game'

    247 Sports "Since the NCAA transfer portal's inception in October 2018, it has been a divisive topic in the world of college sports. The whole situation was exacerbated when the NCAA mandated that athletes could receive a waiver to play immediately upon their first transfer. Conferences..." April 08

  • Ohio State adds Wright State guard Tanner Holden via transfer

    The Athletic "Ohio State made the first of what should be a couple of transfer portal moves this offseason on Saturday with the addition of Wright State guard Tanner Holden. Holden, a 6-foot-6 guard from Wheelersburg, Ohio, was ranked the No. 17 best available transfers and high school recruits by..." April 02

  • Trevion Williams, Jalen Williams, Others Entering 2022 Draft

    Hoops Rumors "Purdue forward/center Trevion Williams will forgo his final year of college eligibility and sign with an agent, the school announced today in a press release. After testing the draft waters a year ago, Williams will go pro this time around. The No. 45 prospect..." April 01

  • Oscar Tshiebwe, Johnny Davis Headline Finalists for 2022 Men's Wooden Award

    Bleacher Report "Wisconsin's Johnny Davis, Iowa's Keegan Murray, Gonzaga's Drew Timme, Kansas' Ochai Agbaji and Kentucky's Oscar Tshiebwe were named the five finalists for the 2022 John R. Wooden Award on Wednesday. Agbaji is the only..." March 31

  • Wisconsin Badgers’ Johnny Davis declares for NBA Draft

    WSAW "As expected, Badgers star sophomore guard Johnny Davis is headed to the NBA. The Big 10 Player of the Year announced he’s declaring for the draft on ESPN’s show “NBA Today”. " March 31

  • Purdue Guard Jaden Ivey Announces Decision to Enter the 2022 NBA Draft

    SI "Purdue star Jaden Ivey had a big-time decision looming over his shoulder for the duration of the 2021-22 college basketball season. The sophomore guard announced Thursday that his next step is to play in the NBA.  Ivey is widely regarded as one of the top prospects in the..." March 31

  • Iowa Forward Keegan Murray Declaring For NBA Draft

    Hoops Rumors "Iowa sophomore forward Keegan Murray, currently projected to be the fifth-best player on the ESPN big board, is declaring for the draft, per Jonathan Givony of ESPN. Murray played a bench role during his freshman season, with the offense focused around reigning 2020 Big..." March 29

  • Michigan basketball point guard DeVante' Jones declares for 2022 NBA draft

    Detroit Free Press "Part of Michigan basketball’s uncertainty is already over, as coach Juwan Howard and the Wolverines will be breaking in a new starting point guard for the third straight season. DeVante’ Jones, who spent one season in Ann Arbor after transferring from Coastal Carolina,..." March 29

  • Michigan State center Marcus Bingham Jr. to declare for NBA Draft

    The Only Colors "Michigan State men’s basketball senior center Marcus Bingham Jr. is reportedly moving on from college basketball. According to Mike Lacett, a sports reporter for news station WZZM 13 in Bingham’s hometown of Grand Rapids, Michigan, Bingham will prepare for the..." March 29

  • Michigan State’s Gabe Brown declares for NBA Draft

    Michigan Live "Less than a week after Michigan State finished its season, the first significant decision of the offseason has been reached. Spartans forward Gabe Brown will turn pro and forego a fifth year of eligibility, a school spokesperson confirmed on Saturday morning. Brown completed..." March 29

  • Saint Peter's 'Happy' but 'Not Satisfied at All' After Win over Purdue

    Bleacher Report "The 15-seed Saint Peter's Peacocks defeated the three-seed Purdue Boilermakers 67-64 on Friday at Wells Fargo Center in the Sweet 16, becoming the first 15 seed in NCAA history to advance to the Elite Eight. However, Peacocks guard Doug Edert said the team isn't satisfied just..." March 26

  • Skip Bayless’s brutally honest reaction to St. Peter’s March Madness victory over Purdue

    Clutch Points "The St. Peter’s Peacocks shocked the NCAA basketball world on Friday in their upset victory over Purdue. There were plenty of reactions to St. Peter’s huge March Madness win, but Skip Bayless had a very intriguing take on their performance. Bayless, who is known as an overly..." March 26

  • Trevion Williams makes surprising admission about Saint Peter’s loss

    Larry Brown Sports "The Purdue Boilermakers were the latest team to be stunned by Saint Peter’s in the NCAA Tournament, and one of the team’s star players almost suggested that some of the team had it coming. Purdue forward Trevion Williams said after the game that coaches had urged players..." March 26

  • Ohio State's E.J. Liddell Declares for 2022 NBA Draft After March Madness Exit

    Bleacher Report "Ohio State junior forward E.J. Liddell has declared for the 2022 NBA draft following the Buckeyes' second-round elimination from the NCAA tournament in a 71-61 loss to Villanova, he announced Friday.  Liddell's decision to declare for the NBA draft comes as little..." March 25

  • Ron Harper Jr. Leaving Rutgers For 2022 NBA Draft

    Real GM Basketball "Ron Harper Jr. is declaring for the 2022 NBA draft, leaving Rutgers after his senior season. Harper is a projected second round pick. " March 24

  • Chris Webber Predicts Michigan Will Beat #2 Seed Nova By 7 Points

    TMZ "It ain't exactly David vs. Goliath, but #11 seed Michigan is an underdog in their Sweet 16 matchup with Villanova ... but Chris Webber says that doesn't mean a thing 'cause the Wolverines are winning, and it really won't be that competitive. TMZ..." March 24

  • Rutgers freshman Jaden Jones declares for NBA Draft

    NJ "Rutgers freshman guard Jaden Jones announced Friday he is declaring for the NBA Draft. “I am beyond grateful and consider myself blessed to have been a part of Rutger’s (sic) Nation for the past year and half. I would like to thank Coach Pike and the..." March 21

  • Brad Underwood goes off on officials over terrible technical foul call

    Larry Brown Sports "Illinois coach Brad Underwood fumed about what he felt was a game-changing technical foul call in his team’s NCAA Tournament loss on Sunday. Illinois freshman RJ Melendez was called for a technical foul for hanging on the rim too long after a dunk with just under nine..." March 21

  • Nebraska freshman Bryce McGowens declares for NBA draft

    KETV Omaha "Bryce McGowens, the Huskers' standout freshman, is declaring for the 2022 NBA draft and will sign with an agent, the Nebraska basketball program announced Monday. McGowens, who averaged a team-high 16.8 points and 5.2 rebounds per game, earned All-Big Ten third-team honors and the..." March 21

  • College hoops fans were furious over the horrendous technical call for hanging on the rim

    For The Win "The officiating in college basketball has been an issue throughout this men’s NCAA tournament, and that trend continued once again during Sunday’s second-round matchup between Illinois and Houston. We saw officials basically penalize Illinois’ R.J. Melendez for..." March 20

  • Kelvin Sampson went nuts in locker room celebrating Houston’s Sweet 16 berth

    Larry Brown Sports "Kelvin Sampson unleashed his inner party animal after clinching a berth in the Sweet 16 this weekend. Sampson’s Houston Cougars defeated Illinois on Sunday in their Round of 32 game.  " March 20

  • Juwan Howard consoles Tennessee star Kennedy Chandler after game

    Larry Brown Sports "Juwan Howard shared quite a moment with Tennessee star Kennedy Chandler after Saturday’s second-round NCAA Tournament game between their schools. The Vols entered Saturday’s game as a No. 3 seed in the South Region. They were facing the No. 11 seed Wolverines, and it was a..." March 20

  • Wisconsin Johnny Davis’ big revelation about teammates, coaches after NCAA Tournament win vs. Colgate

    Clutch Points "Johnny Davis and the Wisconsin Badgers averted disaster Friday, as they eked out a heart-stopping 67-60 victory over the pesky Colgate Raiders in the first round of the 2022 NCAA Tournament. The Badgers were really tested to the hilt by Colgate. The game was even tied 28-28 at the half,..." March 19

  • NBA Draft analyst praises Jaden Ivey, compares his 'extreme speed' and explosiveness to Ja Morant

    Sports Keeda "Purdue Boilermakers sophomore Jaden Ivey has quickly become one of the most exciting players in college basketball. The athletic guard has dazzled basketball fans around the world with his impressive combination of explosiveness and multi-level scoring ability. The 6'4" highlight..." March 19