Southeastern RUMORS & NEWS

  • Kentucky’s John Calipari gives take on potential NCAA live period changes

    College Basketball Talk "With the NCAA potentially making monumental changes to the live evaluation periods as early as next summer, it has left the college basketball world asking a lot of questions about what summer recruiting could look like in the future. The NCAA has talked about setting up youth..." July 12

  • John Calipari responded to a Louisville fan who trolled him on 'Today' show

    Kansas City Star "A Louisville basketball fan found John Calipari's soft spot. During Tuesday's "Today" show, the fan outside the set held a sign that read: "John Calipari HATES PUPPIES. Go Cards!!" That barb caught the attention of Calipari, the Kentucky..." June 26

  • Stanford F Reid Travis, a coveted graduate transfer, picks Kentucky

    ESPN "Reid Travis, an all-Pac 12 player last year at Stanford and the most coveted graduate transfer on the market, announced Wednesday that he's transferring to Kentucky, where he'll be eligible to compete immediately in the 2018-19 season. Travis, a 6-foot-8 forward who averaged..." June 20

  • Auburn basketball lands JUCO point guard J'Von McCormick

    Alabama "Auburn has landed its backup point guard. The "biggest issue" Bruce Pearl faced this offseason is now solved as Auburn landed a commitment from junior college point guard J'Von McCormick from Lee College on Tuesday. McCormick started 28 games for Lee..." June 13

  • Missouri’s Jontay Porter believes he was first-round pick if he stayed in NBA draft

    College Basketball Talk "Missouri forward Jontay Porter pulled his name out of the 2018 NBA Draft, but he still believes he would have been a first-round pick had he decided to turn pro. In a story from Dave Matter of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, the 6-foot-11 rising sophomore said that he was confident..." June 11

  • Kentucky, John Calipari commit secondary NCAA violation

    College Basketball Talk "Kentucky head coach John Calipari committed a minor recruiting violation last week at the SEC spring meetings. Cal was asked about Ashton Hagans, a five-star point guard from Georgia that was originally committed to Georgia in the Class of 2019 before reopening his recruitment and..." June 05

  • Former MU guard Isabell will transfer to SLU; he played last season at Drexel

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "Facebook Twitter Email Print Save Tramaine Isabell is on the move again and will make St. Louis University his third college basketball team. The former Missouri guard revived his career last season at Drexel and announced Friday he’ll..." June 04

  • Auburn extends Bruce Pearl's contract through 2022-23

    Alabama "Bruce Pearl is staying in Auburn. After leading Auburn to its third SEC regular-season title, and first since 1999, and first NCAA Tournament appearance since 2003, Pearl's contract has been extended through 2022-23. "It was a historic season for Auburn basketball..." June 04

  • Texas A&M basketball picks up commitment from Tennessee State grad transfer Christian Mekowulu

    SEC Country "After a run to the Sweet 16 of the 2018 NCAA Tournament, the Texas A&M Aggies are exploring all options of adding talent and depth, especially after losing a handful of players to the NBA draft. On Saturday, Billy Kennedy and the Aggies picked up an experienced player and..." June 04

  • Duke favored to win basketball title next season

    Sportsnaut "After signing the three highest-rated recruits out of high school, the Duke Blue Devils are the favorites to win the national championship in men’s collegiate basketball in 2019. June 01

  • UK basketball's Jarred Vanderbilt will stay in NBA draft 2018

    Louisville Courier-Journal "The Kentucky basketball team will have to settle for a 1 for 3 day in NBA draft decisions. Freshman forward Jarred Vanderbilt is staying in the NBA draft, he announced in a video posted to Twitter Wednesday night. UK sophomore forward Wenyen Gabriel announced earlier in the day..." May 31

  • Jontay Porter pulls out of NBA draft, coming back to Mizzou

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "The Missouri basketball roster won’t be scrubbed free of all things Porter after all. Jontay Porter, coming off a promising freshman season, decided he won’t follow his brother into the NBA and has pulled himself out of consideration for next month’s draft, MU..." May 30

  • Source: Star Stanford transfer could be Kentucky-bound

    247 Sports "Stanford's Reid Travis is transferring from the program, a source told 247Sports. Further, the talented power forward — who's eligible this upcoming season as a grad transfer — looks Kentucky-bound, according to multiple sources.  The No. 36 player..." May 30

  • PJ Washington To Return To Kentucky

    Hoops Rumors "Kentucky forward PJ Washington intends to return to the Wildcats for the 2018/19 season, he announced today (via Twitter). Washington posted a video that featured several of his highlight-reel plays and ended with the text, “I’m back.” The No. 54 prospect on Jonathan..." May 30

  • Report: Florida guard Jalen Hudson returning for senior season

    Saturday Down South "Florida’s basketball team appears to be getting a big boost this week as the Gators’ leading scorer Jalen Hudson is expected to return for his senior season in 2018. This news was first reported by Jon Rothstein of CBS Sports. Rothstein says this information comes via..." May 29

  • Austin Wiley to withdraw from draft and return to Auburn for the 2018-19 season

    Montgomery Advertiser "According to multiple reports, Austin Wiley will be returning to Auburn for his third season of college basketball. Wiley, who was participated in the NBA Draft combine in Chicago last week, has reportedly informed CBS Sports reporter John Rothstein..." May 29

  • Missouri AD apologizes to South Carolina women's basketball coach and will pay $50,000 to settle lawsuit

    CBS Sports "Missouri athletic director Jim Sterk and South Carolina women's basketball coach Dawn Staley reached a settlement agreement on Thursday stemming from a defamation lawsuit filed by the Gamecocks coach. The suit was filed in February after Sterk claimed Staley promoted an..." May 25

  • South Carolina leading scorer Chris Silva withdraws from NBA draft, will return for senior season

    SEC Country "Frank Martin and the South Carolina basketball team got some great news on Monday, when it was announced that forward Chris Silva has taken his name out of the NBA draft pool and decided to return to Columbia for his senior season. The team made the announcement official on..." May 22

  • PJ Washington says it's first-round NBA draft guarantee or back to UK

    Louisville Courier-Journal "Kentucky freshman PJ Washington is nearing a decision about whether to stay in the NBA draft. "If I get a second-round guarantee, I’m definitely going back to school," Washington said Thursday at the NBA combine. "Right now if it’s first round, I..." May 18

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