• John Petty, Chris Smith, Javonte Smart Withdrawing From Draft

    Hoops Rumors "Alabama wing John Petty has elected to return to school for his senior year after testing the draft waters, reports Cecil Hurt of The Tuscaloosa News (Twitter link). Petty, who declared for the draft as an early entrant this spring, averaged 14.5 PPG, 6.6 RPG, and 2.5 APG..." August 03

  • Jared Butler returns to Baylor

    College Basketball Talk "Baylor got some huge news on Monday as potential All-American Jared Butler announced that he will be returning to school for his junior season, joining MaCio Teague is pulling his name out of the 2020 NBA Draft to get the band back together. Butler was Baylor’s leading scorer a..." August 03

  • WCC creates 'The Russell Rule' to encourage hiring of minority candidates

    ESPN "Bill Russell, the 11-time NBA champion with the Boston Celtics, has endorsed a measure that will make the West Coast Conference the first Division I league to require all schools to include a minority finalist for job openings in athletics, the league announced Monday. Backed by..." August 03

  • Arizona State star Remy Martin withdraws from NBA draft

    The Score "Arizona State star Remy Martin is withdrawing from the NBA draft and returning to school for his senior season, the Sun Devils announced Sunday. Martin has made an instant impact since arriving in Tempe. He was named the Pac-12 Sixth Man of the Year during his freshman season and..." August 03

  • Luka Garza Announces Iowa Return with NSFW Meme from 'The Wolf of Wall Street'

    Bleacher Report "Iowa star Luka Garza will return to school for the 2020-21 college basketball season after withdrawing from the NBA draft, according to Jon Rothstein of CBS Sports. Garza confirmed the news with an edited video from The Wolf of Wall Street (warning: NSFW..." August 02

  • New Mexico commit JB White killed in shooting

    Larry Brown Sports "New Mexico basketball commit Fedonta “J.B.” White was killed in a shooting Saturday morning at the age of 18. The Santa Fe County Sheriff’s Office responded to calls of a shooting at roughly 3:30 a.m. Saturday, according to Geoff Grammer and Kyle Land of the..." August 02

  • Kofi Cockburn going back to school giving the Illini a title-contending team

    CBS Sports "Dare to dream, Illinois fans, and dare to dream big.  That was the heart of Brad Underwood's message to Illini nation in his introductory press conference in March 2017 as he laid out a vision for the program he inherited. "I dream big,"..." August 02

  • Why did it take so long for Adolph Rupp to sign a Black player? Listen to his explanation

    USA Today "Should Adolph Rupp have been faster to integrate the Kentucky basketball program? To hear Rupp tell it, his delay in signing a Black player until 1969, six years after the university’s athletic teams were officially desegregated, was due to circumstances beyond his..." August 01

  • Illinois star Ayo Dosunmu withdraws from NBA draft

    The Score "Ayo Dosunmu has some unfinished business. The Illinois star announced Friday that he has withdrawn from the NBA draft and will return to school for his junior season. " August 01

  • Keith Williams to return to Cincinnati Bearcats for senior season, per reports

    Cincinnati Enquirer "University of Cincinnati Bearcats guard Keith Williams is withdrawing his name from NBA Draft consideration to return to UC for his senior season, according to multiple reports Friday. Williams had signed with NCAA certified agent Trinity Best, leaving open the possibility that..." July 31

  • Gophers newcomer Both Gach pulls name from NBA Draft list

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "Gophers guard Both Gach had his name officially removed Thursday from the NBA draft’s early entry list, sources told the Star Tribune. Gach, a 6-foot-7, 185-pound Austin, Minn., native, transferred from Utah and joined his home state program earlier this..." July 31

  • South Carolina basketball player A.J. Lawson withdraws from NBA draft

    Greenville Online "South Carolina will get its leading scorer back next season with guard AJ Lawson announcing Wednesday he has officially withdrawn his name from consideration for the NBA Draft and will return for his junior year. “I’m happy to announce that I am withdrawing my name from..." July 31

  • MaCio Teague back to Baylor after withdrawing from NBA draft

    kcentv.com "Scott Drew and his coaching staff received some big news Wednesday afternoon as MaCio Teague announced on Twitter that he will withdraw his name from NBA Draft consideration and will return for his senior season at Baylor. Teague signed with NCAA certified agent Trinity Best in May,..." July 30

  • Lou Henson, former Illinois, New Mexico State coach dies at 88

    ESPN "Lou Henson, the all-time wins leader as men's basketball coach at the University of Illinois and New Mexico State, died Saturday at his home in Champaign, Illinois, at age 88, his family announced Wednesday. He was buried Wednesday in a ceremony in Champaign, which..." July 29

  • Ranking the eight greatest teams in Kentucky Wildcats history

    CBS Sports "Kentucky trails only UCLA in college basketball lore, at least when it comes to most national titles won. The Wildcats have won it all eight times, starting with fabled coach Adolph Rupp's run of three titles in four years from 1948 to 1951. Since then, Kentucky's five..." July 29

  • Louisville receives 45-day extension to respond to NCAA's allegations

    SI "The University of Louisville has requested and received a 45-day extension to respond to the NCAA's Notice of Allegations levied against the men's basketball program back on May 4. This was first reported by The Courier-Journal's Tim Sullivan and later confirmed..." July 29