Southeastern RUMORS & NEWS

  • Ex-Auburn assistant Chuck Person avoids prison time

    CBS Sports "Former Auburn assistant coach Chuck Person avoided prison time Wednesday at his sentencing for a bribery conspiracy charge after being implicated in the college basketball recruiting scandal in the fall of 2017. According to The Associated Press, Person was instead sentenced to..." July 17

  • Calipari likes 'positionless team' he sees in summer workouts

    Cats Illustrated "Prepare to hear the term a lot during the 2019-20 season. John Calipari may have the most "positionless" team he has coached during his time at Kentucky. Calipari, who is entering his 11th season as the Wildcats' head coach, took to Twitter Sunday night to..." July 16

  • Florida lands ex-Cleveland State guard Tyree Appleby

    247 Sports "The offseason additions for the Florida Gators basketball team continued late Sunday night with head coach Mike White landing another transfer player in Cleveland State point guard transfer Tyree Appleby. He gave the Florida staff the good news of his intentions following a weekend..." July 16

  • How Florida won college basketball’s offseason

    SB Nation "Replacing a legend was never going to be easy for Mike White. Billy Donovan was the coach who changed everything at Florida, winning back-to-back national titles and altering the Gators’ perception from a football school with a basketball program to a legitimate national brand that..." July 09

  • Kentucky basketball guard Brad Calipari announces transfer to Detroit Mercy

    CBS Sports "Kentucky guard Brad Calipari, the son of Wildcats coach John Calipari, has found a new home. After a weeks' long exploration in the transfer portal, he announced Monday he'll finish out his career in the Horizon League with Detroit Mercy. "It's always been a dream of..." July 02

  • Top transfer Kerry Blackshear Jr. expected to pick Florida

    Larry Brown Sports "Kerry Blackshear Jr. is leaving Virginia Tech as a graduate transfer and headed to the SEC. Multiple reporters said on Wednesday that Blackshear is transferring toFlorida. Blackshear averaged 14.5 points, 7.5 rebounds and 2.4 assists per game for the Hokies..." June 26

  • Former A&M, Grizzlies coach Tony Barone dies at 72

    Houston Chronicle "Tony Barone, the colorful former Texas A&M basketball coach who helped get Reed Arena built, has died at 72 following a long battle with cancer. Barone coached the Aggies from 1991-98 in taking over a program hit by NCAA sanctions, and led A&M to the 1994 National Invitation..." June 26

  • John Calipari signs 10-year, $86 million deal to keep him at Kentucky for life, even if it's not as a coach

    CBS Sports "Kentucky has all but guaranteed that John Calipari will hereby be synonymous with Big Blue -- and Big Blue alone. UK announced Thursday it signed Calipari to a lucrative 10-year, $86 million deal that will essentially keep him with the Wildcats until he retires. The..." June 14

  • Report: Vanderbilt basketball signee Kenyon Martin Jr. to instead play professionally

    Tennessean "Vanderbilt basketball signee Kenyon Martin Jr. will play professionally rather than for the Commodores, 247Sports.com reported. Martin, who goes by K.J., is the son of former NBA veteran player Kenyon Martin. He was a three-star prospect in coach Jerry..." June 06

  • Former Villanova Guard Jahvon Quinerly Transfers to Alabama

    SI "Former five-star recruit Jahvon Quinerly has transferred to Alabama, the Crimson Tide announced Sunday. Quinerly revealed his intention to transfer from Villanova after just one season with the Wildcats on April 3.  "Jahvon is a dynamic guard that plays..." June 04

  • Report: Kentucky G Brad Calipari Enters NCAA Transfer Portal

    SI "John Calipari's son, Brad, has entered the NCAA transfer portal with intent to leave Kentucky, Stadium's Jeff Goodman reported on Thursday. Calipari has been a walk-on at Kentucky since the 2016-17 season. The 6'0" guard redshirted his junior season after playing..." May 30

  • LSU's Will Wade speaks to media for first time since suspension; 'difficult couple of months'

    The Advocate "Speaking to reporters in person for the first time since he was suspended in March, LSU basketball coach Will Wade said Tuesday that he hopes to rebuild any lost trust and that he wished he better handled his suspension. "Obviously this has been a difficult couple of months for..." May 28

  • Report: Alabama's Tevin Mack to withdraw from 2019 NBA Draft

    247 Sports "Tevin Mack has reportedly made his NBA draft decision two days prior to the deadline. The Alabama wing will withdraw his name from the 2019 NBA Draft, according to Stadium’s Jeff Goodman. Mack had until Wednesday, May 29, at midnight (ET) to decide whether to remain in..." May 28

  • 5-Star PF Jaden McDaniels Commits to Washington over Kentucky, More

    Bleacher Report "The Washington Huskies received excellent news Tuesday, as highly touted recruit Jaden McDaniels has committed to play college ball in Seattle: ?? May 22

  • 5-star forward Trendon Watford commits to LSU

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "Chalk up another offseason win for LSU basketball, as the Tigers reeled in a big fish in 5-star forward Trendon Watford. Watford announced his commitment to LSU on Monday afternoon (May 20) in a ceremony at his high school in Birmingham, Alabama. Watford chose LSU over..." May 20