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  1. FBI: San Diego point-shaving scandal netted ‘more than $120,000′

    May 22, 2013, 11:52 AM EDT


    Back in March, former San Diego Torero Brandon Johnson, the school’s all-time leader in points and assists, was sentenced to six months in federal prison for his role in a point-shaving scheme during the 2009-2010 season back in March. Johnson was lucky; the state wanted to give him a year. He’ll begin serving his sentence…

  2. Memphis emerging as the leader to host the AAC tournament?

    May 22, 2013, 10:38 AM EDT


    The last that we had heard about the AAC tournament, Mohegan Sun was planning on cobbling together an offer to get bring the ‘old Big East’ to Connecticut to play out their league championship. That does not look like it’s going to end up happening, however. According to a report from the Memphis Commercial-Appeal’s Kyle…

  3. Enosch Wolf’s suspension lifted, but no scholarship available at UConn

    May 22, 2013, 9:47 AM EDT

    Enosch Wolf, Ryan Smyth

    Enosch Wolf’s suspension from the UConn basketball team has officially been lifted, but that doesn’t necessarily mean that the 7-foot-1 German will be returning to Storrs next season. Wolf was suspended back in February as a result of a domestic dispute where he refused to leave a women’s apartment, pushed her and knocked her glasses…

  4. Pittsburgh headlines a weak field for the Legends Classic

    May 21, 2013, 3:16 PM EDT

    Pittsburgh v Wichita State

    The field for the Legends Classic has been announced. Pittsburgh highlights the field and will be joined by Stanford, Houston and Texas Tech. Each of the four teams will host a pair on games on campus prior to going to the Barclays Center in Brooklyn for the semifinals and the finals. The final two rounds…

  5. Washington transfer Martin Breunig heading to Montana

    May 21, 2013, 1:32 PM EDT

    University of Washington 2012-13 men's basketball team

    Montana announced on Tuesday that Washington transfer Martin Breunig would be transferring into the program. “We are very excited about signing Martin Breunig at the University of Montana,” head coach Wayne Tinkle said in a statement. “He’s a strong, athletic post player, and he really adds good size and strength to our front line.” “We…

  6. Report: Kevin Stallings blocks Sheldon Jeter’s transfer to Pitt

    May 21, 2013, 12:40 PM EDT

    SEC Vanderbilt Mississippi Basketball

    Kevin Stallings isn’t too happy about Sheldon Jeter’s decision to transfer. According to a report from the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, the Vanderbilt head coach has blocked his former player from transferring to Pitt next season. Jeter is a graduate of Beaver Falls HS and announced over the weekend that he would be leaving the Commodores to…

  7. Another day, another Jim Boeheim rant. This time, it’s about the Knicks

    May 21, 2013, 11:56 AM EDT

    Jim Boeheim

    Jim Boeheim is a curmudgeon. He’s a grumpy old man that couldn’t possibly care any less about what anyone thinks of him, whether it be a media member, an opposing coach or an NBA team. He will, quite literally, say whatever he wants about whoever he wants whenever he wants. And I love it. In…

  8. Steven Pearl, BBQ jokes and a Tennessee radio ad

    May 21, 2013, 11:09 AM EDT

    Bruce Pearl

    Around two years ago, Bruce Pearl was fired as the University of Tennessee’s head coach stemming from lies that he told NCAA investigators that were looking into relatively minor infractions. Pearl had hosted Ohio State point guard Aaron Craft at his house for a barbecue during a recruiting visit and a picture of him was…

  9. Pressure mounting on Texas head coach Rick Barnes?

    May 21, 2013, 10:25 AM EDT

    Rick Barnes

    There are not many coaches out there that have it as good as Rick Barnes. He’s the head coach of the men’s basketball team for the most recognizable university in the state of Texas which just so happens to have one of the richest athletic departments in the country. And that athletic department also doesn’t…

  10. The bond between Rick Byrd and Casey Alexander crosses rivalry lines

    May 20, 2013, 4:15 PM EDT


    There may not be a rivalry in all of college basketball more unique than the Battle of the Boulevard, which pits Belmont against Lipscomb, two schools that are located all of 2.7 miles apart on Belmont Boulevard in Nashville, TN. It dates back to 1953, and over the course of the last 60 years, the two…

  11. Dominic Woodson, top 100 center in 2013, decommits from Baylor

    May 20, 2013, 12:47 PM EDT

    Scott Drew

    Dominic Woodson no longer plans to attend Baylor in the fall, according to multiple reports. Woodson was rated as the No. 80 recruit in the country, and the No. 9 center in the Class of 2013, by Rivals. But with Isaiah Austin and Cory Jefferson both opting to return to school, and with Rico Gathers…

  12. Missouri lands Baylor transfer Deuce Bello

    May 20, 2013, 12:25 PM EDT

    Deuce Bello, Bryce Cotton

    Frank Haith has added yet another transfer to his program, as former Baylor wing Deuce Bello will finish up his playing career at Missouri. The news was first reported by Gabe DeArmond of “I have decided to play for Mizzou,” Bello told DeArmond. “We played them three times while I was at Baylor. I…

  13. Long Beach State’s roster turnover result of issues with transfers

    May 20, 2013, 12:16 PM EDT

    Tony Freeland, Chris McMealy

    We’ve known that Long Beach State was heading towards some roster upheaval for a few weeks now, but the news will soon become official: five players from last year’s team will not be on the roster next season. The three biggest names: Keala King, Tony Freeland and Deng Deng. They’re 49er careers are caput. A…

  14. Steve Alford’s tenure at UCLA is not off to a rousing start

    May 20, 2013, 11:44 AM EDT

    UCLA Introduces Steve Alford

    When Steve Alford was hired at UCLA almost two months ago, my initial reaction was one of optimism. Alford had turned New Mexico into the dominant program in a very good Mountain West. Regardless of the post season flameouts that he’s had — he hasn’t made it out of the first weekend of the NCAA…

  15. How did Bill Self learn about Andrew Wiggins’ commitment? Twitter

    May 20, 2013, 10:23 AM EDT

    Andrew Wiggins

    Last Tuesday, Andrew Wiggins ended one of the most intriguing recruitments that college hoops has ever seen. Let’s get past the fact that Wiggins is the kind of talent that can change the course of a team’s season. We’re talking about a guy that’s talented enough to do what Kevin Durant did for Texas in…

  16. Zay Jackson set to return to Murray State

    May 20, 2013, 9:17 AM EDT

    Zay Jackson

    It’s official now: Zay Jackson will be returning to the Murray State basketball team next season. That’s according to Andy Katz, who reported on Monday morning that Jackson had practiced with the Racers and earned a 2.75 GPA after spending 49 days in jail. If you’ve forgotten, Jackson was locked up for an incident in…

  17. Coach K on returning to Team USA: ‘There’s a chance’

    May 18, 2013, 3:42 PM EDT

    Kobe Bryant, Mike Krzyzewski

    Since he led Team USA to a gold medal in the 2012 Olympics in London, Duke head coach Mike Krzyzewski has maintained that it would, in fact, be his last run at the head of the USA Basketball program. That may be changing, however. According to a report from Pete Thamel of Sports Illustrated, Coach…

  18. Adreian Payne, Lacey Holsworth attended Dick Vitale’s gala on Friday

    May 18, 2013, 2:32 PM EDT


    Adreian Payne was a special guest at Dick Vitale’s celebrity gala on Friday night, but he wasn’t the star of the show. Lacey Holsworth was. If you haven’t heard the story by now, watch the video above. In short, Payne has befriended a seven-year girl, Lacey, who has been battling cancer for much of her…

  19. Report: Lipscomb hires a former Belmont player as head coach

    May 18, 2013, 12:12 PM EDT


    Lipscomb has finally replaced long time head coach Scott Sanderson, as they hired Stetson head coach Casey Alexander, according to a report. Alexander led the Hatters to a 15-16 record last season, as they finished 11-7 in the Atlantic Sun. Both records were the best for the program since the 2008-2009 season. But here’s where…

  20. The Big Ten is setting records for their revenue

    May 16, 2013, 2:10 PM EDT


    The Big Ten’s tax returns are in, and it’s safe to say that, as we all suspected, the league is loaded: The Big Ten’s return showed the conference with more than $315 million in revenue for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2012. The Big Ten, which increased its annual revenue by more than $50…

  21. John Calipari: ‘We’re chasing perfection’

    May 16, 2013, 1:40 PM EDT

    John Calipari

    John Calipari missed out on the best prospect that has come through the high school ranks since he’s been at Kentucky, but that doesn’t change the fact that the Wildcats will enter this season as the No. 1 team in the country. And it doesn’t change the fact that they are the favorite to win…

  22. Tennessee: ‘We’re playing Memphis!'; Memphis: ‘No, you’re not!’

    May 16, 2013, 12:49 PM EDT

    Louisville v Memphis

    There is no program in the country that has more drama in putting together their schedule than Memphis. It feels like the negotiation process for every single one of their home-and-home series would be well-documented on an episode of Jerry Springer. Josh Pastner didn’t want to play Ole Miss in a basketball series. His boss…

  23. Malcolm Duvivier to reclassify, sign with Oregon State for 2013

    May 16, 2013, 11:39 AM EDT

    Malcolm Duvivier

    Oregon State may have found themselves a replacement for Ahmad Starks, as Malcolm Duvivier has decided to reclassify to the Class of 2013 and enroll at Oregon State. The news was first reported by’s Scott Phillips. Duvivier is a 6-foot-2 point guard out of Toronto. He was ranked the No. 116 prospect in the…

  24. Report: UMass-Lowell to hire Northeastern’s Pat Duquette

    May 16, 2013, 11:06 AM EDT


    The number of Division I school without a head coach was dropped to one on Thursday, as UMass-Lowell has hired former Northeastern assistant Pat Duquette, according to reports. Duquette has spent the past four seasons under Bill Coen at Northeastern after working on the Boston College staff for 13 years. Duquette will be in an…

  25. Baylor reportedly lands Denver transfer Royce O’Neale

    May 16, 2013, 10:26 AM EDT

    Royce O'Neale, D.J. Cooper

    Baylor has lost a pair of guards to transfer in the last couple of weeks, but the Bears may have found a way to fill that void. Royce O’Neale is expected to commit to the Bears today, according to a report from Jeff Goodman of O’Neale is a 6-foot-5 wing from Killeen, TX, that…