Southeastern RUMORS & NEWS

  • NCAA denies Alabama appeal on Jahvon Quinerly eligibility

    Yahoo! Sports "The NCAA has denied Alabama's appeal seeking immediate eligibility for Villanova transfer point guard Jahvon Quinerly. Crimson Tide coach Nate Oats and athletic director Greg Byrne announced the NCAA's Committee for Legislative Relief's decision on Monday. It came out..." November 11

  • Kentucky's John Calipari explains why NCAA basketball needs its own 'summer league'

    Sporting News "John Calipari believes college basketball needs spring football to prosper. Wait, let him explain. He makes more sense of it. "It would be good for college basketball if we start playing in August," Calipari told reporters following Kentucky's victory over..." November 08

  • Older Male Fan Caught Recording Extreme Close-Up of An Auburn Cheerleader Dancing

    Total Pro Sports "On Tuesday, the 24th ranked Auburn Tigers basketball team opened their 2019 campaign by playing the Georgia Southern Eagles at home, and although the Eagles played them tougher than they expected, the Tigers came out with the win. " November 07

  • What we learned from the Champions Classic

    The Score "The basketball was rough, the offenses were rusty, and the results ultimately won't matter come the NCAA Tournament in March. But the top four teams in college hoops gathered on Tuesday at the mecca of basketball, Madison Square Garden, and you really couldn't have asked for a..." November 06

  • This Champions Classic gives us the greatest opening night in the history of college basketball

    CBS Sports "The idea behind the Champions Classic was simple: get four of the nation's best and most consistently great college basketball programs, put them under one roof and conduct a doubleheader that will generate early interest in this sport that starts each November but is often overshadowed by..." November 05

  • Vols' Uros Plavsic doesn't get waiver, must sit out this season

    Yahoo Sports - NCAAB "Tennessee center Uros Plavsic must sit out the 2019-20 season after the NCAA refused to grant the Arizona State transfer a waiver that would have enabled him to play for the Volunteers immediately. Athletic director Phillip Fulmer announced the NCAA's ruling Saturday. Fulmer says..." November 02

  • Overrated, underrated college teams

    CBS Sports "The annual preseason AP Top 25 college basketball rankings were released last week, serving as a gentle reminder, like speed bumps before a stop sign, that the season is just around the corner.  Rankings provide great fodder, but let's face it: often times they are..." October 28

  • Last season's NCAA Tournament teams from power conferences who won't make it back to the Big Dance in 2020

    CBS Sports "Well, it's about that time, I suppose. Every NCAA Tournament field is unique. We've never had the same group of 64, 65 or 68 teams -- ever -- and it will be decades before that ever happens. Year over year, there's always significant change. Earlier this offseason, we scanned the..." October 26

  • Nate Oats trying to bring fun, wins back to Alabama basketball

    The Score "Kira Lewis Jr. likes Nate Oats' style, both his personal ''swagger'' and the aggressive, fast way his teams play. The Alabama point guard figures some of that attitude will translate to the team under the Crimson Tide's first-year coach. ''He..." October 24

  • Ranking the 10 best college basketball freshmen ready to make an impact in 2019-20 season

    CBS Sports "We're currently enjoying an exciting era of college basketball. An era in which 18 and 19-year-old freshmen, many of whom are just months removed from attending prom and counting basket weaving as a course credit, can become the face of the sport in a matter of months. Last year, it..." October 23

  • Jaden Springer, five-star guard, commits to Tennessee basketball

    Knoxville News Sentinel "Jaden Springer is going to be a Vol — and Tennessee basketball has one of the best recruiting classes in program history. According to ESPN, the five-star guard from Bradenton (Florida) IMG Academy committed to the Vols and Rick Barnes on Wednesday, giving UT a trio of..." October 23

  • Vanderbilt basketball coach Jerry Stackhouse using vast experience to rebuild the Commodores

    Clutch Points "New Vanderbilt basketball coach Jerry Stackhouse wasn’t going to take just any job. The former North Carolina star played in the NBA for many years and then transitioned into the world of coaching. It was a seamless transition, as he led Raptors 905 to an NBA D-League (now..." October 20

  • Answering six important 2020 NBA Draft questions entering the college basketball season

    CBS Sports "College basketball's biggest stars from last season -- Zion Williamson, Carsen Edwards and Ja Morant, among many others -- have taken their talents to the NBA and forfeited their respective college eligibility. But like a human Whac-A-Mole, this season's..." October 18

  • 5-star point guard Devin Askew commits to Kentucky over Arizona, others

    Arizona Desert Swarm "Five-star point guard Devin Askew committed to the Kentucky Wildcats over the Arizona Wildcats, Louisville Cardinals, and Memphis Tigers on Thursday on ESPN. The 6-foot-2 Mater Dei product is the No. 2 point guard in the 2021 class and No. 10..." October 18

  • John Calipari: More NBA draft rounds would be all about G-League

    ESPN "BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- Kentucky coach John Calipari came out strongly against the idea that the NBA would consider expanding beyond its current draft format of two rounds. Speaking at the SEC Tipoff event on Wednesday, Calipari argued that additional rounds wouldn't be for..." October 16

  • Auburn's HC Bruce Pearl isn't worried about NCAA's notice of allegations

    The Score "Auburn coach Bruce Pearl says he's not worried about the prospect of a notice of allegations from the NCAA. Pearl said Wednesday at SEC media day that he is ''very confident in the process.'' Auburn is expecting to receive a notice of allegations at some point..." October 16

  • Alabama freshman Juwan Gary to miss season with knee injury

    Sportsnaut "The Alabama basketball program lost another young player to injury, as four-star freshman Juwan Gary has reportedly suffered a “serious” knee injury. Matt Zenitz of shared the news, writing “Juwan Gary has a knee injury that’s feared to be a serious..." October 05

  • Auburn lands 5-star recruit Sharife Cooper

    247 Sports "Five-star recruit Sharife Cooper just verbally committed to Auburn, he tells 247Sports.  "Family atmosphere," Cooper said in a text message when asked why he opted for the Tigers.  Cooper made the choice on the first evening of his..." September 29

  • Everything to Know About the 2020 Draft's Potential Top Prospect

    Bleacher Report "The early discussion among scouts for the title of top 2020 NBA draft prospect has begun. North Carolina's Cole Anthony is a popular mention, and Memphis' James Wiseman has support, as well. Neither stretch nor spark the imagination like Georgia freshman Anthony..." September 20

  • Kentucky coach John Calipari proposes alternative to abolishing NBA one-and-done

    Kentucky Sports "Fresh from a highly successful 10 years as Kentucky coach and newly armed with a so-called lifetime contract, John Calipari did not speak of a steady-as-she-goes plan for the future. Instead, he saw new challenges looming and his UK program needing to be ready to..." September 19

  • Top-five recruit Terrence Clarke commits to Kentucky, will reclassify to 2020

    Sporting News "Consensus five-star guard Terrence Clarke committed to Kentucky on Saturday and will reclassify to the Class of 2020. Clarke picked the Wildcats over Boston College, Duke, Memphis, Texas Tech, UCLA and others. A Boston native, Clarke ranks fourth overall among 2020..." September 14