Southern RUMORS & NEWS

  • ETSU star Bo Hodges transferring to Butler

    The Score "East Tennessee State star Bo Hodges is transferring to Butler, he announced Monday. The 6-foot-5 guard led the Buccaneers to a 30-4 record last season... " May 25

  • Mason Faulkner returning to WCU

    WLOS "Western Carolina's men's basketball team got its biggest recruit of the year. Actually it's a player they already have and needed to return. Mason Faulkner, the All SOCON point guard took his name out of the NBA draft and will return to Western Carolina for his senior..." May 14

  • Prodigy players bypassing college basketball for NBA G League no big deal

    CBS Sports "Daishen Nix's recent decision to play for the NBA's G League rather than join UCLA and play college basketball next season has been called a possible "sea-change moment" for the sport -- and not in a good way. That after fellow five-star prospect Jalen Green also..." May 08

  • ETSU to name Jason Shay next head coach

    The Score "East Tennessee State is expected to hire Jason Shay as its next head coach, reports CBS Sports' Jon Rothstein. He will succeed Steve Forbes, who took over Wake Forest's bench boss gig in late April, leaving Shay as the Buccaneers interim head coach. " May 06

  • Wake Forest focused on ETSU's Forbes as next head coach

    ESPN "Wake Forest is in talks with East Tennessee State's Steve Forbes to become the Demon Deacons' next head coach, sources told ESPN. No deal had been reached as of Thursday morning, sources told ESPN. Forbes would replace Danny Manning, who was fired on..." April 30

  • Wake Forest names Steve Forbes its basketball coach

    CBS Sports "East Tennessee State coach Steve Forbes reached an agreement in principle to become Wake Forest's next basketball coach, a source told CBS Sports on Thursday morning. A few hours later, the school announced Forbes, 50, would replace former Demon Deacons coach Danny..." April 30