Skip to content
  1. Could immediately-eligible transfers be disappearing soon?

    May 9, 2013, 2:40 PM EDT


    College basketball’s free agency period could be coming to an end. According to a report from Andy Katz of, the National Association of Basketball Coaches board of directors met last week, and among the rule changes that were discussed were transfers that are allowed to become eligible immediately without having to sit out a…

  2. William Gates Jr., out of his dad’s shadow but still living his ‘Hoop Dreams’

    May 9, 2013, 1:11 PM EDT


    Growing up in Chicago as the son of “Hoop Dreams” star and a prep basketball legend in the city, one would think that William Gates Jr. would have been bouncing a basketball at birth, doing everything he could to follow in the oversized footsteps of his father. Chicago is a basketball city, through and through.…

  3. Report: Corroborating witness in the Miami booster investigation?

    May 9, 2013, 11:45 AM EDT


    The NCAA finally has another witness in their case against Miami, but that doesn’t mean that he’s any more credible. Roberto Torres was the Chief Financial Officer for Nevin Shapiro’s company, a company that ultimately failed and turned into a billion dollar Ponzi Scheme. Shapiro was the booster at the center of the NCAA’s case…

  4. VIDEO: Former K-State guard Laurie Koehn hits 132 3’s in five minutes

    May 9, 2013, 10:54 AM EDT


    And you thought it was impressive when Nik Stauskas hit 46 straight threes in the rain a couple weeks ago. Laurie Koehn, a 5-foot-8 shooting guard that played for Kansas State’s women’s team back in the early-2000s, made Stauskas look like Mitch McGary, as she hits 132 out of 135 threes in five minutes, including…

  5. Georgetown lands commitment from local PG Tre Campbell

    May 9, 2013, 9:56 AM EDT


    Georgetown added another quality piece to their 2014 recruiting class, as Tre Campbell, a DC native and product of St. John’s College High School in Maryland, committed to the program. “I have always wanted to go to Georgetown,” Campbell told’s Brian Snow. “When they offered me I was really excited. I didn’t want to…

  6. Louisville head coach Rick Pitino catches 80-pound white marlin

    May 8, 2013, 10:31 PM EDT

    Jody Demling/Cardinal Authority

    The 2012-13 season was a good one for Louisville head coach Rick Pitino to say the least. A national title, a spot in the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame and his son Richard becoming the youngest head coach in the Big Ten after being hired at Minnesota. Unfortunately that luck didn’t carry over to…

  7. Arizona State guard Evan Gordon to transfer

    May 8, 2013, 10:13 PM EDT

    NIT Detroit Arizona St Basketball

    Arizona State will have a second starter to replace next season, as head coach Herb Sendek announced during a teleconference with season ticket holders that guard Evan Gordon will transfer to a school closer to his native Indianapolis. Gordon, who began his collegiate career at Liberty, averaged 10.1 points and 2.9 rebounds per game for…

  8. Ten-year disassociation ends for three former Michigan players

    May 8, 2013, 9:30 PM EDT

    Detroit Free Press

    The tie that has bound former Michigan players Chris Webber, Louis Bullock and Maurice Taylor for the last ten years wasn’t a good one, as the school disassociated itself from the three due to NCAA rules violations involving late Michigan booster Ed Martin. On Wednesday the ten-year period, which was one of the school’s self-imposed…

  9. Saint Mary’s appeals some sanctions handed down by NCAA

    May 8, 2013, 7:48 PM EDT


    On March 1 the NCAA announced the sanctions given to Saint Mary’s as a result of NCAA rules violations in regards to recruiting and individual workouts. In response to the penalties, Saint Mary’s has appealed some of the sanctions as reported by the San Jose Mercury News. Saint Mary’s, which is not disputing the NCAA’s…

  10. Former Arizona forward Angelo Chol transferring to San Diego State

    May 8, 2013, 6:19 PM EDT

    P12 Colorado Arizona Basketball

    Former Arizona forward Angelo Chol has made his decision in regards to his next destination, with Mark Zeigler of the San Diego Union-Tribune reporting that Chol will transfer to San Diego State. This move doesn’t come as much of a surprise, as the native of Khartoum, Sudan attended Hoover High School in San Diego and…

  11. Viewer’s Guide: Ranking the Big Ten/ACC Challenge matchups

    May 8, 2013, 5:21 PM EDT

    Michigan v Syracuse

    The Big Ten and the ACC announced the matchups for this year’s Big Ten/ACC challenge, and since we know you like to set your schedule seven months in advance, here is a guide to which of the 12 games you need to watch: Only miss these games to see the birth of your FIRST child:…

  12. NCAA names Utah State AD Scott Barnes men’s basketball chair for 2014-15 season

    May 8, 2013, 4:54 PM EDT

    Utah State Athletics

    The NCAA announced Wednesday afternoon that Utah State athletic director Scott Barnes has been named chair of the Division I Men’s Basketball Committee for the 2014-15 academic year. One of the major responsibilities of the position is that the chair is also the head of the selection committee. In other words, Barnes will be the…

  13. Fred Hoiberg, contract buyouts, and a shot at the NBA?

    May 8, 2013, 3:52 PM EDT

    Fred Hoiberg

    When dealing with head coaching contracts these days, the key number to look for isn’t the number of years that he signs for. It’s the buyout. Rare is the case when a coach actually lives out the entirety of his contract. Usually, he leaves for a better job or ends up getting fired, which is…

  14. The Big Ten/ACC Challenge matchups are announced

    May 8, 2013, 2:11 PM EDT


    The 2013 Big Ten/ACC Challenge schedule has been announced, headlined by three marquee matchups. Indiana will travel to Syracuse in a rematch from this year’s Sweet 16, Michigan will head to Cameron Indoor Stadium to take on Duke in a matchup of top ten teams, and UNC will visit Michigan State in a rematch of…

  15. Report: Deandre Kane is headed to Pittsburgh

    May 8, 2013, 2:03 PM EDT


    Pitt’s Jamie Dixon will try, once again, to buffer his perimeter rotation with a piece from the mid-major ranks, as he has reportedly added Marshall transfer and Pittsburgh native Deandre Kane. Kane told Jeff Goodman of that he will be committing to the Panthers on a visit there this weekend. Kane, who turns 24…

  16. Former St. John’s forward Amir Garrett headed Cal St. Northridge

    May 8, 2013, 1:50 PM EDT


    Last month, St. John’s forward Amir Garrett announced that he would be transferring out of the program on his twitter feed. On Wednesday afternoon, the 6-foot-6 Los Angeles native tweeted out his transfer destination, telling the world “I’m coming home” while announcing that he will be enrolling at Cal St. Northridge. Garrett didn’t make it…

  17. Three key rule changes to be voted on this week

    May 8, 2013, 12:45 PM EDT

    NCAA Men's Final Four - Practice

    Remember all that talk about the possibility of the shot clock being changed from 35 seconds to 30 seconds? Well, it doesn’t appear as if that is going to happen. According to a report from, there’s “not a lot of momentum” behind the rule change. But that doesn’t mean that the NCAA won’t have…

  18. Top 2014 prospect Trey Lyles taking his time with the recruiting process

    May 8, 2013, 12:00 PM EDT

    The Indianapolis Star

    FORT WAYNE, In. — The Bill Hensley Memorial Run-N-Slam is always one of the most well-attended high school basketball events of the spring and this past Friday there was even more of a local buzz then usual as some of the best travel teams from the Midwest took the floor at the Spiece Fieldhouse. For…

  19. Davidson to the Atlantic 10 is now official

    May 8, 2013, 11:23 AM EDT

    Bob McKillop

    It’s now official: Davidson will be leaving the Southern Conference for the Atlantic 10, effective for the 2014-2015 season. “Davidson is an ideal fit for the Atlantic 10 – as a nationally recognized academic Institution complimented by excellence in a broad-based athletic program — the Wildcats will be competitive immediately. Their success in men’s basketball…

  20. The latest in the Ed O’Bannon case, and why the NCAA’s headed for change

    May 8, 2013, 10:35 AM EDT


    Back in 2009, Ed O’Bannon filed a lawsuit against the NCAA that has, in the years since then, become the single-biggest assault on the way that the NCAA does business. If you haven’t been paying attention to the case, the basics are as follows: O’Bannon won a title and a few player of the year…