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  1. The Morning Mix

    Apr 3, 2013, 8:00 AM EDT

    Iowa State v Kansas

    The N.I.T. Finals are set as Baylor and Iowa won their semifinals and advanced to the championship game. In other news, Rutgers head coach Mike Rice is on the brink of being fired, thanks to the public release of video footage revealing the coach’s appalling behavior towards his team at practice. Also, I should point…

  2. Iowa takes down Maryland to advance to NIT championship

    Apr 3, 2013, 12:16 AM EDT

    Iowa

    The championship game is set for the NIT at Madison Square Garden. Behind 21 points from swingman Roy Devyn Marble, Iowa beat Maryland, 71-60, to secure a spot in the NIT championship game against Baylor to be played Thursday night. Iowa won simply by being efficient with the basketball. The Hawkeyes turned the ball over just…

  3. Jerome Seagears to transfer from Rutgers in wake of Mike Rice video leak

    Apr 2, 2013, 11:36 PM EDT

    Jerome Seagears

    On the same day that video of Rutgers coach Mike Rice physically confronting and swearing at players was leaked to the press, news has broken that sophomore guard Jerome Seagears would be transferring out of the program. Brendan Prunty of NJ.com first reported the story, which also says that junior college transfer Vincent Garrett will…

  4. Sophomore Amir Garrett will transfer from St. John’s

    Apr 2, 2013, 10:40 PM EDT

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    Sophomore swingman Amir Garrett will leave the St. John’s program and transfer to another institution, he announced via a series of messages on his Twitter page Tuesday night. Garrett, who came to St. John’s in the second semester of his freshman season after running to eligibility issues with the NCAA at the beginning of the…

  5. Pierre Jackson, Baylor beat BYU to advance to NIT final

    Apr 2, 2013, 10:01 PM EDT

    Pierre Jackson

    Senior point guard Pierre Jackson had a double-double with 24 points and 10 assists to lead Baylor to a 76-70 win over BYU in the semifinals of the NIT at Madison Square Garden in New York City Tuesday night. Jackson was one of two Baylor Bears who tallied a double-double, along with 14 points and…

  6. One and Done: Steven Adams to enter 2013 NBA draft

    Apr 2, 2013, 9:20 PM EDT

    Steven Adams

    (CLICK HERE to follow along with who is turning pro and who is returning to school.) Pittsburgh freshman Steven Adams will leave school after one season and enter his name into the 2013 NBA Draft, the school announced in a statement Tuesday. Adams is a 7-0, 250-pound native of New Zealand who averaged 7.2 points, 6.3 rebounds,…

  7. New Mexico officially names Craig Neal head coach

    Apr 2, 2013, 8:41 PM EDT

    Craig Neal

    To follow along with the 2013 Coaching Carousel, click here. Remove the “interim” tag from his title. New Mexico officially announced Tuesday that longtime assistant and short-time interim head coach Craig Neal will take over the program after the departure of Steve Alford to UCLA. It will be announced to the public Wednesday at a press…

  8. Alex Poythress will not enter NBA Draft, will return to Kentucky

    Apr 2, 2013, 8:25 PM EDT

    Alex Poythress

    Freshman forward Alex Poythress will not enter the NBA draft and will instead return to Kentucky for his sophomore season, the school announced in a release Tuesday evening. Poythress, a 6-7, 239-pound native of Tennessee, averaged 11.7 points and 6.0 rebounds per game this season for a Kentucky team that missed the NCAA tournament and…

  9. Syracuse and Louisville provide a reminder of what we messed up

    Apr 2, 2013, 8:02 PM EDT

    Pitino Boeheim

    It would be real easy for me to sit down and pen a column about the fact that the Big East has sent to ACC teams, Syracuse (who leaves after the season) and Louisville (who will spend one more year in the league before bouncing) to the Final Four. I could write that in my…

  10. UNC-Asheville coach Eddie Biedenbach hired to become assistant at UNCW

    Apr 2, 2013, 7:15 PM EDT

    Eddie Biedenbach

    To follow along with the 2013 Coaching Carousel, click here. UNC-Asheville head coach Eddie Biedenbach will leave the position that he has help for 17 seasons in order to become an assistant coach at UNC-Wilmington, the school announced Tuesday. Biedenbach is the all-time winningest coach in Big South history and won four regular-season conference championships and…

  11. Trey Zeigler on the move again, will reportedly transfer from Pitt

    Apr 2, 2013, 6:37 PM EDT

    Trey Zeigler

    Pittsburgh junior Trey Zeigler will transfer after only one season with the school, Jeff Goodman of CBSSports.com is reporting. Zeigler played for Pittsburgh head coach Jamie Dixon for one season after transferring to the school from Central Michigan. He was granted a waiver by the NCAA that allowed him to play right away with the…

  12. Report: Jimmy Patsos is the new head coach at Siena

    Apr 2, 2013, 6:09 PM EDT

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    To follow along with the 2013 Coaching Carousel, click here. According to Mark Singelais of the Times Union, Jimmy Patsos has been hired as the new head coach at Siena. Patsos joins the Saints from Loyola (MD), where he spent the past nine seasons after more than a decade on Gary Williams’ staff at Maryland. Patsos…

  13. Leading scorers Ricky Tarrant, Josh Davis receive releases from Tulane

    Apr 2, 2013, 6:05 PM EDT

    Ricky Tarrant

    Sophomore Ricky Tarrant will not be returning to Tulane next season and has decided to transfer to another institution, he announced via his Twitter page on Tuesday. The 6-2 native of Pleasant Grove, Ala., was the team’s second-leading scorer last season with 15.7 points per game to go along with 3.6 assists and 2.8 rebounds. He reached…

  14. All-American Keith Frazier commits to Larry Brown, SMU

    Apr 2, 2013, 5:50 PM EDT

    Larry Brown

    Larry Brown has landed a few key transfers during his short time thus far at SMU, but now he has made his first big splash on the recruiting trail. Brown secured a commitment from McDonald’s All-American guard Keith Frazier Tuesday, the high school senior announced via his Twitter page. He chose SMU over Texas Tech…

  15. John Beilein, a throwback head coach in the Final Four

    Apr 2, 2013, 5:26 PM EDT

    Michigan Wolverines head coach John Beilein celebrates after defeating the Florida Gators in their South Regional NCAA men's basketball game in Arlington

    Jim Boeheim and Rick Pitino are living legends. Boeheim is a hall of famer with more than 900 wins and a career that has spanned five decades, with Final Fours coming in four of them. Rick Pitino has taken three different programs to the Final Four, he’s won a national title and he put together…

  16. Is Wichita State coach Gregg Marshall disliked? (VIDEO)

    Apr 2, 2013, 5:06 PM EDT

    Gonzaga v Wichita State

    Dan Patrick talks with Wichita State head coach Gregg Marshall as his team prepares for the Final Four in Atlanta. Daniel Martin is a writer and editor at JohnnyJungle.com, covering St. John’s. You can find him on Twitter:@DanielJMartin_

  17. Louisville guard Kevin Ware leaves hospital after surgery

    Apr 2, 2013, 4:15 PM EDT

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    Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy Louisville guard Kevin Ware has left an Indianapolis hospital after undergoing surgery to repair a compound fracture in his right leg that he suffered Sunday in a Cardinal win over Duke. According to the Associated Press, Ware is headed back to Louisville’s campus…

  18. UPDATED: Mike Rice used gay slur, physically assaulted players (VIDEO)

    Apr 2, 2013, 3:39 PM EDT

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    Outside The Lines aired the video of Rutgers coach Mike Rice’s coaching tactics on Tuesday afternoon, and it was quite damning. He repeatedly manhandled players, pushing and shoving and pulling them by their jersey. He fired balls at his players, including one instance where it appears that he threw a ball at one player’s head.…

  19. Negus Webster-Chan, Dominique Bull transferring out of Missouri

    Apr 2, 2013, 1:37 PM EDT

    Charles Carmouche, Negus Webster-Chan

    Missouri got some bad news on Tuesday afternoon as two players have opted to transfer out of the program. Freshmen Negus Webster-Chan and Dominique Bull will be heading elsewhere to continue their collegiate careers. Bull was a stretch for head coach Frank Haith. He’s more of a mid-major level player, and probably never would have…

  20. VIDEO: The McDonald’s All-American Dunk Contest was sick

    Apr 2, 2013, 1:23 PM EDT

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    There are times where the dunk contest for the McDonald’s all-american game can end up being a bust. Not this year. Because there are some full-blooded freaks of nature in the Class of 2013, and Andrew Wiggins, Aaron Gordon and Chris Walker showcased their athleticism last night. Walker won the contest. Wiggins probably was the…