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  1. Lincoln’s Isaiah Whitehead picks up offers from Arizona, Georgetown, Iowa State

    Apr 25, 2012, 2:42 PM EDT

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    PITTSBURGH–Lincoln (N.Y.) guard Isaiah Whitehead has come a long way in one year’s time. This time last spring, he was a highly ranked 2014 prospect who had scouts pointing out his potential for growth. Now, in one weekend, he picked up offers from Iowa State, Georgetown, and Connecticut. Add those to offers from St. John’s,…

  2. Report: Middle Tennessee’s Kermit Davis not interested in Southern Miss job

    Apr 25, 2012, 10:19 AM EDT

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    According to Gary Parrish of CBSSports.com, Middle Tennessee head coach Kermit Davis will not pursue the job opening at Southern Mississippi and will, instead, stay put at MTSU for now. A source told Parrish that the job at Southern Miss was Davis’, “if he wanted it,” even without a formal offer. Davis and the Blue…

  3. Florida State grabs commitment from 7-3 center Boris Bojanovsky

    Apr 25, 2012, 9:19 AM EDT

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    Coming off the program’s most successful season in nearly five years, Florida State is back at it and adding size on the recruiting trail. According to a release from the Canarias Basketball Academy, the Seminoles have secured a commitment from 7-3 center Boris Bojanovsky. Bojanovsky, a native of the Slovak Republic, averaged 22 points and…

  4. Miller Grove (Ga.) center Tony Parker commits to UCLA

    Apr 23, 2012, 5:01 PM EDT

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    Tony Parker laid out the hats of four possible college destinations on a table in front of him at a press conference Monday afternoon at Miller Grove High School (Ga.). After a lengthy ceremony, Parker announced that he would head to Westwood and play for Ben Howland at UCLA. The 6-9, 270-pound native of Lithonia,…

  5. UPDATED: Report: Coach Seth Greenberg fired from Virginia Tech

    Apr 23, 2012, 1:18 PM EDT

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    David Teel of the Daily Press is now reporting and many outlets have confirmed that, according to sources, Seth Greenberg will be fired as head coach of Virginia Tech. This report comes in contrast to an original indication from Teel that seemed to show Greenberg could remain as the head coach in Blacksburg. A press…

  6. Anthony Davis throws out first pitch at Kentucky-LSU game [Video]

    Apr 23, 2012, 10:53 AM EDT

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    The last time a Kentucky player threw out a first pitch, it didn’t go so well. If you’ll remember, John Wall threw the ball into the ground prior to a Washington Nationals game in D.C. Luckily, the program redeemed itself when Anthony Davis, the 6-11 National Player of the Year award winner and member of…

  7. That woman asked Terrence Jones to sign WHAT?

    Apr 23, 2012, 9:21 AM EDT

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    It seemed like a bit out of an over-the-top comedy. Pregnant woman, basketball fanatic, meets her favorite player, but forgot any sort of paper. Solution? Have him sign your stomach. So that’s exactly what happened, and Jones posted photo evidence on his Instagram. Check out the photo here. We know the Big Blue Nation is…

  8. Report: Marco Bourgault and Orlando Sanchez commit to St. John’s

    Apr 22, 2012, 2:39 PM EDT

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    Adam Zagoria of SNY.tv is reporting that Marco Bourgault and Orlando Sanchez of Monroe College (NY) have committed to St. John’s. Bourgault, a 6-6 sophomore originally from St. Malo, France, red-shirted his freshman year at Monroe, but previously averaged 18 points per game in high school at Notre Dame Prep (Md.). Lavin has been recruiting…

  9. San Francisco lands Penn State transfer Matt Glover, UCLA transfer De’End Parker

    Apr 22, 2012, 1:00 PM EDT

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    Matt Glover, a Penn State transfer, and De’End Parker, from Ben Howland’s program at UCLA, will head to San Francisco to play for head coach Rex Walters. “Obviously every day in practice and in games they have played at a very high level against some of the top teams in the nation,” Walters said in…

  10. Report: Mark Lyons will not return to Xavier, could transfer

    Apr 22, 2012, 11:34 AM EDT

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    CBSSports.com’s Jeff Goodman is reporting that guard Mark Lyons will not return to Xavier in 2012-13. Goodman’s sources say that off-court and on-court incidents could have played into the decision. Lyons was suspended for two games early in the year for his part in the Cincinnati-Xavier brawl that took place December 10. On the year,…

  11. Roselle Catholic (N.J.) forward Tyler Roberson gives recruiting update

    Apr 22, 2012, 10:23 AM EDT

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    PITTSBURGH–Physically, the tools are there for 2013 Roselle Catholic (N.J.) and NJ Roadrunners forward Tyler Roberson. He is a Top 20 recruit in the country, sought after by programs that include Florida, Syracuse, Villanova, Kansas, Kanas State, Seton Hall, and Southern Methodist. “It’s mostly the same schools,” he told NBCSports.com, with not much changing since…

  12. Frank Martin thanks the NCAA…sarcastically?

    Apr 22, 2012, 9:01 AM EDT

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    PITTSBURGH–Frank Martin isn’t afraid to speak out against the NCAA, as he showed in an NCAA tournament broadcast this March. So, with that in mind, read what Martin had to say Saturday night, after wrapping up another day of spring recruiting. “Thanks 2 the NCAA 4 allowing us out n April 2 recruit in AAU…

  13. Marquette releases center Aaron Durley from letter of intent

    Apr 21, 2012, 9:24 PM EDT

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    There was no coaching change, as we will many times see in the “spring transfer season,” but there will be another change at Marquette. The Associated Press is reporting that Marquette head coach Buzz Williams has agreed to release Texas native Aaron Durley from his letter of intent and allow him to sign with another…

  14. 2014 Trayvon Reed is a seven-footer with high-major potential

    Apr 21, 2012, 7:58 PM EDT

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    PITTSBURGH–As a 7-footer from the Class of 2014, it makes sense that Trayvon Reed is consistently ranked in the Top 20 of his class. The Snellville, Ga., native was part of the reason there was a packed gym Saturday night at Hoop Group’s Pitt Jam Fest, as coaches came to get a look at Reed’s…

  15. Georgetown, UConn, others recruiting 6-10 Jacksonville (Fla.) center Bradley Hayes

    Apr 21, 2012, 6:02 PM EDT

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    PITTSBURGH—You’d be hard-pressed to find a college coach who doesn’t want to add a 6-10 player to his roster in the spring to solidify a recruiting class. Because of that, as the signing period goes on, buzz about Bradley Hayes of the D12 Warriors (Fla.) is picking up. Hayes is a 6-10, 230-pound center who…

  16. Arizona’s Jesse Perry arrested on felony domestic abuse charges

    Apr 21, 2012, 5:01 PM EDT

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    Arizona forward Jesse Perry was arrested Friday on felony domestic violence charges, the Associated Press is reporting. According to the AP, Perry turned himself in to Tuscon police after an effort by the university to locate him and “facilitate his surrender.” Perry is set to graduate in May after exhausting his eligibility at Arizona. According…

  17. Harrison twins, Andrew and Aaron, like Kentucky, Villanova, Baylor, Maryland

    Apr 21, 2012, 9:48 AM EDT

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    PITTSBURGH— The focus early Saturday morning on Day 2 of Hoop Group’s Pittsburgh Jam Fest centered on the Harrison twins, the 2013 Houston guard duo, both of whom are Top 5 prospects in the country. The two, Andrew and Aaron, led an athletic Houston Defenders team to a first-round victory, with a bleacher full of…

  18. Report: Ryan Rhoomes ready to choose school

    Apr 21, 2012, 8:58 AM EDT

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    After being one of six players from NIA Prep (N.J.) ruled academically ineligible by the NCAA, former TCU commit Ryan Rhoomes is beginning the same process he took part in one year ago, reports Adam Zagoria of SNY.tv. Rhoomes, who averaged 10 points and 5.7 rebounds in 2010-11, is currently taking online classes, according to…

  19. After ’12 Draft, Kentucky will have most alums currently in NBA

    Apr 20, 2012, 2:12 PM EDT

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    A national championship, a No. 1 recruiting class, six players headed to the NBA draft, and now this: After Anthony Davis, Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, Doron Lamb, Terrence Jones, Marquis Teague, and Darius Miller are drafted into the NBA, as they are expected to, Kentucky will overtake Duke as the team with the most former players who…

  20. NCAA President Mark Emmert comments on transfers, Bo Ryan situation

    Apr 20, 2012, 1:35 PM EDT

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    As Rob Dauster showed Friday morning, the pressure of negative public opinion can make a seemingly hard-lined position crack and ultimately crumble. Bo Ryan has relaxed the transfer restrictions he placed on freshman Jarrod Uthoff, due mostly to a public relations disaster on ESPN’s “Mike and Mike” radio show that painted Ryan as unsympathetic and…

  21. Report: UCLA-bound Kyle Anderson to get MRI, may need surgery on injured thumb

    Apr 20, 2012, 12:12 PM EDT

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    Kyle Anderson, the co-star alongside Shabazz Muhammad in UCLA’s attempt to return to Pac-12 prominence, will have an MRI on his injured left thumb and may need surgery, reports Adam Zagoria of SNY.tv. “He will have an MRI within the next day or so,” Anderson’s father, Kyle Sr. told Zagoria. “He could possibly need surgery.…

  22. Houston adds junior college guards Tione Womack, Brandon Morris

    Apr 20, 2012, 11:28 AM EDT

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    Even with Top 20 prospect Danuel House, 6-9 forward Danrad “Chicken” Knowles, and big man Valentine Izundu signed from the Class of 2012, Houston is not done. The Cougars added two more signatures on Thursday, with junior college guards Brandon Morris and Tione Womack. Womack, from Hagerstown CC (Md.), is a 6-1 point guard who…

  23. Report: Former Boston College coach Al Skinner in running for job at Brown

    Apr 20, 2012, 9:14 AM EDT

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    Andy Katz of ESPN.com is reporting that former Boston College coach Al Skinner is in the mix as an option to fill the coaching vacancy at Brown. Brown finished 8-23 on the season, including 2-12 in the Ivy League, and fired coach Jesse Agel on March 5. In four seasons with Brown, Agel compiled an…

  24. South Carolina adds commitments from Thaddeus Hall and Minda Kacinas

    Apr 20, 2012, 8:31 AM EDT

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    It didn’t take long for Frank Martin to start settling in and making an impact at South Carolina. On Thursday night, Martin landed a pair of commitments that will set his tenure in the SEC in motion, grabbing verbals from Thomas Jefferson (N.Y.) swingman Thaddeus Hall and Lithuanian forward Minda Kacinas. Hall’s commitment was first…

  25. Pat Summitt steps down as Tennessee women’s coach

    Apr 18, 2012, 1:59 PM EDT

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    Legendary Tennessee women’s head basketball coach Pat Summitt is stepping down after 38 seasons with the Lady Volunteers. Summitt will be named an honorary head coach emeritus and assistant coach Holly Warlick will take over primary coaching duties. “I feel really good about my decision,” Summitt told the Knoxville News Sentinel. “I think this is…

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