• NCAA won't grant winter sports athletes extra year of eligibility

    The Score "The NCAA decided not to grant athletes from winter sports - including basketball - an extra year of eligibility due to the coronavirus pandemic, the committee announcedMonday. "Winter sports were not included in the decision," the statement read.  " March 30

  • Michigan AG asked to investigate rape claim against MSU basketball player

    ESPN "A woman who told police that she was sexually assaulted by a Michigan State basketball player asked the Michigan attorney general's office last week to investigate her case after local prosecutors declined to file charges. Michigan State University police told prosecutors that..." March 30

  • Rutgers gets commitment from four-star center Cliff Omoruyi, the program's highest rated commit since 2008

    The Spun "Rutgers basketball just picked up its highest-rated commitment since 2008. Local four-star center Cliff Omoruyi is a Scarlet Knight. Omoruyi, who played for powerhouse Roselle (N.J.) Catholic, is the 41st-overall recruit in the 2020 class, according to 247Sports’ Composite..." March 30

  • Dachon Burke transfers from Nebraska to South Alabama

    Larry Brown Sports "Dachon Burke is on the move and has found a new home. Burke is leaving Nebraska as a graduate transfer and heading to South Alabama, where he will be eligible to play immediately. Burke averaged 12.2 points per game at Nebraska this season, which was his first..." March 29

  • Billy Gillispie could return to Division I coaching with Tarleton State

    Larry Brown Sports "Billy Gillispie hasn’t coached Division I basketball since 2012, but that could be changing. According to Jon Rothstein of CBS Sports, the former coach of Texas A&M and Kentucky is reportedly a candidate to take over as basketball coach at Tarleton State. The Texas-based..." March 28

  • Kentucky's Johnny Juzang entering NCAA transfer portal after freshman season

    Kentucky Sports "Kentucky freshman Johnny Juzang, who gained a reputation this past season for being unafraid to compete, will take a new leap of faith. UK announced Friday that Juzang had entered his name in the NCAA transfer portal. “When we spoke last night, his family talked about Johnny..." March 27

  • Texas AD Chris Del Conte is sticking with Shaka Smart for 2020-21

    Hook'em "Texas athletic director Chris Del Conte faces serious questions daily from parents about the well-being of nearly 525 student-athletes and the Longhorns’ financial health in the face of the coronavirus pandemic. But he hasn’t wavered in his support of men’s..." March 27

  • Tennessee lands commitment from Sacred Heart graduate transfer E.J. Anosike

    Saturday Down South "Rick Barnes’ program just landed a big commitment. Tennessee projects to have one of the better teams in the SEC next basketball season but one missing ingredient on the team was a big-time, rebounding presence at the forward position. Well, the Vols now have that as..." March 27

  • Canadian prospect Josh Primo commits to Alabama

    ESPN "Top international prospect Josh Primo has committed to Alabama and coach Nate Oats, he told ESPN on Friday. "I am grateful to all of the schools that have recruited me during this process, however it is time to make a decision," said Primo, a 6-foot-5..." March 27

  • NCAA's annual distribution to Division I schools to be $225 million, down from an expected nearly $600 million

    CBS Sports "Had the NCAA Tournament gone on as scheduled, the NCAA was anticipating paying out approximately $600 million to Division I schools this year. But with no tournament, the NCAA announced on Thursday that the figure will  be $225 million. The vote by the NCAA's Board of Governors was..." March 27

  • NCAA voting March 30 on whether seniors receive extra year

    The Score "The NCAA will vote March 30 on whether to grant additional eligibility to winter and spring athletes whose senior campaigns were shortened due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, a source told Stadium's Jeff Goodman. On March 12, the NCAA canceled its remaining winter and..." March 25

  • Radford guard Carlik Jones enters transfer portal

    ESPN "Big South Player of the Year Carlik Jones of Radford has entered the transfer portal and has one year of eligibility remaining as a graduate transfer, the school announced Wednesday. Jones, a 6-foot-1 Cincinnati native, earned player of the year honors after..." March 25