• Kevin Porter Jr. a possible lottery pick heading into 2019 NBA draft

    Pro Basketball Talk "Kevin Porter Jr. missed more than a quarter of his freshman season at USC due to injury. He missed another couple games due to suspension. When he played, he usually came off the bench. He’s only 18. But Porter has already shown enough to impress NBA..." April 18

  • Report: Texas Tech's Jarrett Culver expected to declare for NBA draft

    The Score "Texas Tech guard Jarrett Culver is expected to declare for the 2019 NBA Draft, sources told ESPN's Marc J. Spears. Culver is believed to be a potential top-five selection in June after leading the Red Raiders to their first NCAA Tournament Final in school history. " April 18

  • Nate Sestina signs with Kentucky; comments from John Calipari

    A Sea of Blue "The Kentucky Wildcats have signed Bucknell Bison grad transfer Nate Sestina. The news came just an hour after the school signed five-star La Lumiere forward Keion Brooks, as the late signing period begins today. “It’s been an amazing ride from Emporium..." April 18

  • KU announces formal filing of Silvio De Sousa’s appeal of NCAA suspension

    KU Sports "Seventy-five days after promising to fight for his eligibility, University of Kansas officials have filed a formal appeal of Silvio De Sousa's 2-year suspension by the NCAA. On Feb. 2, during an impromptu press conference before KU’s home victory over Texas Tech, Kansas..." April 18

  • Mamadi Diakite becomes fourth Virginia player to declare early

    Sporting News "Mamadi Diakite has become the latest member of Virginia's national championship team to declare early for the NBA Draft. The redshirt junior forward announced Wednesday on Instagram that he plans to leave school early to "test the waters" at the next level, becoming the..." April 18

  • Iona's Cluess latest to turn down St. John's

    ESPN "Despite the emotional pull, Iona's Tim Cluess has become the third known coach to take himself out of the running for the vacant St. John's job. St. John's has been on the hunt for a new coach since Chris Mullin announced last week that he was stepping down...." April 18

  • NCAA proposal that would curtail graduate transfers not expected to pass

    CBS Sports "An under-the-radar NCAA proposal that would at least slow the 13-year-old graduate transfer movement faces a vote this week. Its passage looks unlikely. Proposal 2018-106 would require any program accepting a graduate transfer in football, men's basketball or women's..." April 17

  • Gonzaga’s Brandon Clarke Entering 2019 NBA Draft

    Hoops Rumors "Another potentially lottery pick has entered the 2019 NBA draft, as Gonzaga announced today in a press release that junior forward Brandon Clarke is submitting his name into the draft pool. While Clarke can hire an agent and retain his college eligibility before making a..." April 17

  • Embattled LSU athletic director Joe Alleva expected to step down from position

    The Big Lead "Embattled LSU athletic director Joe Alleva is expected to step down from his positions, according to multiple reporters. The Baton Rouge Business Report was first with the news. Though Alleva is coming off one of LSU’s strongest seasons in years for its football, basketball,..." April 17

  • Four-star guard 'Rocket' Watts makes it official, signs with Michigan State

    Detroit News "The wait has ended for the Rocket to land at Michigan State. Mark “Rocket” Watts, the first commitment to Tom Izzo’s 2019 class, signed his national letter of intent on Wednesday, the first day of the spring signing period. The four-star Detroit native posted the..." April 17

  • Moser staying at Loyola-Chicago after reportedly rejecting St. John's

    Chicago Tribune "Every coach in the business gave Porter Moser the same advice: Take the job. Sign the juicy contract. Play in the Garden. Move up to the Big East. But they don’t know Moser as well as Moser knows himself. “You can be rich without the dollar signs,” Moser..." April 16

  • Virginia Tech star Kerry Blackshear Jr. enters both 2019 NBA Draft and NCAA transfer portal

    CBS Sports "Virginia Tech's leading rebounder and shot-blocker, Kerry Blackshear Jr., announced Tuesday on his Instagram page that he has entered his name into both the NCAA's transfer portal and the 2019 NBA Draft. Blackshear's decision to enter the transfer portal does not preclude a return..." April 16

  • Virginia's Guy to enter draft, could return for senior year

    The Score "Virginia guard Kyle Guy has entered his name in the 2019 NBA Draft pool but is leaving open the possibility of returning for his senior season, he announced Tuesday. Due to a change in the rules, Guy is able to sign with an agent and retain his eligibility to remain a collegiate..." April 16

  • Rick Barnes admits money, buyout are reasons remained at Tennessee

    Larry Brown Sports "Rick Barnes was pursued by UCLA earlier this month before ultimately landing a new deal to remain at Tennessee, and the longtime coach is not trying to hide the fact that money played a huge role in his decision. UCLA made a strong push to hire Barnes and reportedly offered him..." April 16

  • Bruno Fernando, Anthony Cowan declare for NBA draft, but both keep door open for return to Maryland in 2019-20

    Capital Gazette "Sophomore center Bruno Fernando and junior guard Anthony Cowan Jr. plan to make themselves eligible for the 2019 NBA draft, the team announced Monday. Both players have signed with agents, but under new league guidelines, they have until May 29 to either renounce their college..." April 15

  • Marquette says brothers Sam and Joey Hauser will transfer just days after Markus Howard announced he was returning

    CBS Sports "Few transfer decisions in college basketball are truly shocking, but Monday's news out of Marquette qualifies. The school announced brothers Sam Hauser and Joey Hauser are leaving MU at the end of this spring semester. Sam will be a senior, Joey a sophomore next season, and the..." April 15

  • Report: Loyola's Moser to meet with St. John's about coaching vacancy

    The Score "St. John's will meet with Loyola-Chicago head coach Porter Moser on Monday, sources told SNY's Adam Zagoria. Moser notably led the Ramblers on a Cinderella run to the Final Four in 2018. He's gone 141-125 in eight seasons since taking over at the program and previously..." April 15

  • Gonzaga’s Rui Hachimura Declares For Draft

    Hoops Rumors "Gonzaga’s junior power forward Rui Hachimura has entered his name in the 2019 NBA draft pool, he announced on Monday. According to a press release from the program, Hachimura will hire an agent and pursue a professional career. “The last three years at..." April 15

  • LSU reinstates coach Wade after NCAA meeting

    ESPN "LSU has reinstated Will Wade as its men's basketball coach, Tigers athletic director Joe Alleva announced Sunday night. Wade was suspended more than a month ago for not meeting with the school and answering questions regarding his relationship with runner-agent Christian..." April 15

  • UVA basketball star Ty Jerome will leave school early for the NBA Draft

    Richmond Times-Dispatch "Virginia junior guard Ty Jerome will forego his senior season of college basketball, hire an agent and enter the NBA draft. The 6-foot-5, 195-pound New Rochelle, N.Y. native made his announcement on his Instagram page Monday morning, saying, “The last three years at Virginia..." April 15

  • TCU basketball scores commitment from Xavier transfer Keonte Kennedy

    Dallas Morning News "Two weeks removed from the end of the 2018-19 season, TCU basketball has landed an addition from a former Big East player. The Horned Frogs scored a commitment from Xavier transfer Keonte Kennedy on Sunday evening, as announced on Kennedy's Twitter account. April 15

  • Zion wins Wooden Award as top male college player

    Bleacher Report "Duke star freshman Zion Williamson has been named the 2019 Wooden Award winner as the top player in college basketball. The forward topped a competitive field of candidates, including teammate RJ Barrett, Murray State guard Ja Morant, Tennessee forward Grant Williams and Texas Tech..." April 13

  • Marquette's Markus Howard bypasses NBA Draft, setting high expectations for Golden Eagles next season

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Markus Howard gave Marquette basketball fans some off-season news to cheer about Friday. The guard announced on his Twitter page his intention to return to the Golden Eagles for his senior season. The graphic on his tweet read "Dear Marquette: I'm back. Sincerely,..." April 13

  • Bobby Hurley staying at Arizona State? Coach in long-term talks after being linked to St. John's job

    CBS Sports "Bobby Hurley appears to be staying at Arizona State after reports in recent days linked the Sun Devils coach to the St. John's head coaching gig following Chris Mullin's decision to step down. Hurley announced in a statement on Thursday night that he is in talks for a long-term contract..." April 13