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  1. West Virginia’s Big 12 scheduling complaints are being heard

    May 6, 2013, 10:58 AM EDT

    Bob Huggins, Billy Hahn, Gary Browne

    West Virginia was not happy about the travel issues that they had this past season as a new member of the Big 12. They’ve been complaining about it for a couple of months already, and according to Andy Katz, some of those complaints are finally being heard: The conference will look at having West Virginia…

  2. Untangling the allegations levied by Ben McLemore’s AAU coach

    May 6, 2013, 10:01 AM EDT

    Michigan v Kansas

    Here’s what we know about the allegations surrounding Ben McLemore’s AAU coach Darius Cobb: he accepted $10,000 and a couple of trips to LA from a runner named Rodney Blackstock to try and persuade McLemore in a specific direction when deciding on his agent and his financial advisor. We also know that a cousin of…

  3. Maine transfer Justin Edwards commits to Kansas State

    May 4, 2013, 12:15 PM EDT


    Maine transfer Justin Edwards has made a decision on a transfer destination, committing to Kansas State on a visit to the school, according to a report from “He said he loved the staff and the opportunity to contribute and the development aspect that they present for him,” CIA Bounce coach Tony McIntyre told Adam…

  4. Providence player charged with domestic assault, ex-girlfriend also arrested

    May 2, 2013, 3:44 PM EDT

    LaDontae Henton

    Providence forward LaDontae Henton and his ex-girlfriend, Kristin Smith, were both arrested after a confrontation in his dorm room turned violent, according to a report from the Providence Journal. Henton is accused of throwing Smith to the floor and smashing her cell phone. Smith is accused of smashing Henton’s TV. Henton is being charged with domestic simple…

  5. Report: Andy Toole to receive a three-year extension at Robert Morris

    May 2, 2013, 1:41 PM EDT


    Andy Toole will be receiving a contract extension from Robert Morris, according to a report from 93.7 The Fan, a local radio station. Toole has since confirmed the news, and there will be a press conference at noon tomorrow to announce it. Toole is now signed through the 2017-2018 season, but the money that he’s…

  6. Report: Syracuse eyeing Memphis transfer Antonio Barton

    May 2, 2013, 12:51 PM EDT


    Syracuse has emerged as a potential destination for Memphis transfer Antonio Barton, according to a report from Barton, the younger brother of Will Barton, spent three years playing for the Tigers, but after averaging 8.2 points in just under 25 minutes as a freshman, Barton has seen his minutes get cut significantly in the…

  7. Report: The NCAA had $71 million in ‘surplus revenue’ in 2012

    May 2, 2013, 11:50 AM EDT


    The NCAA had nearly $872 million in total revenue in the 2012 fiscal year, according to a report from USA Today’s Steve Berkowitz. With around $801 million is total expenses, the NCAA recorded a surplus revenue of $71 million, which sounds like a huge number until you consider that it’s about 10% of the money…

  8. Arizona State heading to China this summer?

    May 2, 2013, 10:24 AM EDT


    Arizona State is finalizing plans to become the latest team to take their overseas trip to China. The trip — tentatively planned for mid-August — is scheduled to be a 10-day tour of the country. It will be the first time since 2001 that the Sun Devils have gone overseas for a trip, when the…

  9. VIDEO: Boeheimian Rhapsody?

    May 2, 2013, 9:42 AM EDT

    Jim Boeheim

    Hilarious. You can find Rob on twitter @RobDauster.

  10. Kentucky releases their non-conference schedule; it’s strong

    May 1, 2013, 4:56 PM EDT

    SEC Basketball Tournament - Quarterfinals - Vanderbilt v Kentucky

    If Kentucky is going to go 40-0 next season, they certainly are going to have their work cut out for them, as John Calipari put together a strong non-conference schedule. After playing a pair of guarantee games to kick off the season, Kentucky heads to Chicago to take on Michigan State in the Champions Classic.…

  11. Ex-Green Bay forward Brennan Cougill supports teammate’s allegations

    May 1, 2013, 3:22 PM EDT

    Akil Mitchell

    The brewing scandal on the UW-Green Bay basketball team took another wild turn on Wednesday. If you’re not caught up, a quick refresher: two different players have levied accusations of mistreatment against head coach Brian Wardle, and on Monday evening, one of those players — former walk-on Ryan Bross — went public with what happened.…

  12. Rutgers transfer Jerome Seagears tweets he’s headed to Auburn

    May 1, 2013, 2:36 PM EDT

    Jerome Seagears, Mikael Hopkins

    On Wednesday, Jerome Seagears became the third former Rutgers players to decide on a destination to transfer this summer, tweeting that he will be playing for Auburn to finish up his collegiate career. I Will Be Attending Auburn University To Finish My Student Athletic Career!!! War Eagle — Jerome Seagears (@SEAGEARS_MADE) May 1, 2013 Seagears,…

  13. Way-Too-Early Preseason All-American team

    May 1, 2013, 2:00 PM EDT

    Marcus Smart, Steven Pledger, Romero Osby

    PRESEASON ALL-AMERICAN FIRST TEAM Marcus Smart, Oklahoma State: Smart was the nation’s best freshman in 2012-2013, and made the decision to return to school for his sophomore year despite being a projected top five pick. He’s big, he’s strong and he’s got all the intangibles that make sportswriters spew the typical cliches: he’s a winner,…

  14. Report: Braxton Ogbueze transferring out of Florida

    May 1, 2013, 1:20 PM EDT

    Vanderbilt v Florida

    Braxton Ogbueze must have seen the writing on the wall when Florida accepted a commitment from Rutgers transfer Eli Carter, as the freshman will be transferring out of the Florida program. “Braxton has been a hard worker with a great attitude, and we wish him nothing but the best as he moves on,” Florida head coach…

  15. Report: Angel Rodriguez to transfer to Miami

    May 1, 2013, 1:05 PM EDT

    Wildcats guard Rodriguez defended by Explorers guard Galloway tries a last-second shot that failed to tie the game in the second round of the NCAA men's basketball tournament in Kansas City

    In the worst kept secret in college hoops, Angel Rodriguez has decided to transfer to Miami to finish up his final two years of collegiate eligibility, according to multiple reports. Rodriguez will also attempt to get a hardship waiver to play immediately for the Hurricanes, according to Jeff Goodman of Rodriguez is a native…

  16. Michigan unhappy with how Adidas handled worker’s rights in Indonesian factory dispute

    May 1, 2013, 12:12 PM EDT

    Michigan Media Day Basketball

    A number of college and universities that have apparel contracts with Adidas, including two of their most well-known clients in Michigan and Wisconsin, have taken issue with the clothing company, according to a report from Kristi Dosh of The issues centers around the closing of an Indonesian factory called PT Kizone, and the Workers…

  17. NBA releases the official early entry list

    May 1, 2013, 11:11 AM EDT

    UNC Greensboro UNC Wilmington Basketball

    The NBA released their official early entry list on Wednesday, and while there were no relevant surprises — Marcus Smart didn’t slide his name into the NBA Draft pool when no one was paying attention — but there were a handful of names that hadn’t made their way into the headlines. Here are the NBA…

  18. Another potential early-season event to be held in Dallas?

    May 1, 2013, 9:28 AM EDT


    Dallas really wants to find a way to kick off the 2013-2014 college hoops season. Last December, reports came out that Michigan State AD Mark Hollis was looking to try and schedule an event where four games would be played simultaneously at Cowboy Stadium to kick off the year. We haven’t heard much about it…

  19. UW-Green Bay center Alec Brown: ‘A lot of the stuff [that's been] said is not true’

    Apr 30, 2013, 6:44 PM EDT

    Alec Brown

    Late last night, the details of the accusation that former walk-on Ryan Bross has levied against UW-Green Bay head coach Brian Wardle were made public as Bross spoke with a local paper. The accusations are ugly. But at this point, they are only accusations, and Wardle has plenty of supporters and defenders. Included on that…

  20. Rutgers transfer Eli Carter is headed to Florida

    Apr 30, 2013, 3:53 PM EDT

    Eli Carter, Gene Teague

    Proud to announce that I will be continuing my career at the University of Florida !! #Gators — Eli Carter (@Eli_Carter5) April 30, 2013 That’s Eli Carter, one of the players to transfer out of Rutgers in the wake of the Mike Rice scandal, announcing that he’ll be heading to Florida to continue his collegiate…

  21. Report: American to hire Georgetown assistant Mike Brennan

    Apr 30, 2013, 3:06 PM EDT


    American will be holding a press conference at 5 p.m. to announce the hiring of current Georgetown assistant Mike Brennan, according to multiple reports. Brennan was an assistant with American prior to joining the Georgetown staff in 2009. Before that, he had spent seven seasons as an assistant at Princeton, where he played his college…

  22. Abdul-Malik Abu adding offers along with an improved post-game

    Apr 30, 2013, 2:50 PM EDT


    HAMPTON, Va. — When I saw Abdul Malik Abu play at the Hoop Group Summer Classic East last July, you could see that the 6-foot-8, 230 pound power forward had the athleticism and the frame to one day be a valuable piece in a top 25 program. But at that point in time, the No.…

  23. The story behind the picture with John Calipari and Rick Pitino

    Apr 30, 2013, 1:54 PM EDT


    Last night, a picture popped up on Kentucky Sports Radio of John Calipari and Rick Pitino posing together at Malone’s, a restaurant in Kentucky. It raised plenty of eyebrows, and it’s not exactly a secret that Pitino and Calipari don’t exactly get along on the court or off of it. On Tuesday, we got an…

  24. Report: Clemson forward Bernard Sullivan to transfer to Charlotte

    Apr 30, 2013, 1:27 PM EDT

    Bernard Sullivan, Daniel Miller, Robert Carter, Jr.

    Alan Major is finally adding players to his Charlotte program instead of losing them to a transfer. On Monday night, Clemson forward Bernard Sullivan made the decision to transfer to play for the 49ers, according to the AP. Sullivan is a former four-star recruit who was ranked 87th in the Class of 2011, according to…

  25. Son of ESPN analyst Dan Dakich headed to Michigan

    Apr 30, 2013, 12:34 PM EDT


    Michigan has added another recruit to their Class of 2013. Andrew Dakich, the son of ESPN college hoops analyst and former head coach Dan Dakich, will enroll in Ann Arbor as a preferred walk-on starting next year. “An unbelievable day in Ann Arbor and after speaking with my family about it, I have decided to…