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  1. Kyle Vinales backs off his commitment to Toledo

    May 13, 2013, 12:44 PM EDT

    Victor Oladipo, Kyle Vinales

    Former Central Connecticut State guard Kyle Vinales looks like he has changed his mind about heading to Toledo. After tweeting his commitment to the school last night, Vinales backed off on Monday morning, deleting any mention of Toledo from his twitter account and sending out the following update: After praying and talkin to the people…

  2. Tennessee-Chattanooga to hire VCU assistant Will Wade

    May 13, 2013, 12:23 PM EDT

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    Chattanooga has finally found the answer in their coaching search, as the Mocassins announced on Monday afternoon that they would be hiring VCU assistant coach Will Wade. “After an extensive search, Will Wade distanced himself from a strong group of candidates as the clear choice to lead our men’s basketball program,” UTC AD David Blackburn…

  3. Who benefits the most by landing Andrew Wiggins?

    May 13, 2013, 11:46 AM EDT

    Andrew Wiggins

    In less than 24 hours, we will all finally know the answer to the elephant in the room in every college hoops conversation since Louisville won the 2013 national title: Where will Andrew Wiggins go to college? On Sunday evening, Wiggins officially announced that he would be making his decision public at 12:15 p.m. ET…

  4. Xavier lands a commitment from a kid named ‘Skinny’

    May 13, 2013, 10:45 AM EDT

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    Xavier landed a commitment from Edmond Sumner on Sunday night, a three-star point guard out of Detroit that currently ranks 111th in the Class of 2014, according to Rivals. At 6-foot-2, Sumner has earned the nickname ‘Skinny’ because, well, he’s skinny, checking in at 160 pounds. But that doesn’t mean that he can’t play. Sumner…

  5. It’s not Andrew Wiggins fault you want to know everything about Andrew Wiggins

    May 13, 2013, 9:59 AM EDT

    Andrew Wiggins

    At 12:15 p.m. on Tuesday afternoon, one head coach will receive an early christmas present, as Andrew Wiggins will be announcing where he will spend his one year on campus. The choice is down to Kentucky, Florida State, Kansas and North Carolina, and it’s a decision that absolutely no one — not any of the…

  6. Toledo lands former Central Connecticut St. guard Kyle Vinales (UPDATED)

    May 12, 2013, 10:15 PM EDT

    Victor Oladipo, Kyle Vinales

    (UPDATE: Vinales has since backed off his commitment.) In two seasons at Central Connecticut State, Kyle Vinales proved to be one of the better scoring guards at the mid-major level. Vinales averaged 19.8 points per contest during his time in New Britain (21.8 ppg last season), but something was missing: postseason success. The Blue Devils failed…

  7. Andrew Wiggins will announce his decision Tuesday afternoon

    May 12, 2013, 9:01 PM EDT

    Andrew Wiggins

    We now know when the nation’s top-ranked recruit will announce his decision. As reported by Huntington (W.Va.) Prep head coach Rob Fulford via Twitter, Andrew Wiggins will formally announce his decision Tuesday at 12:15 p.m. While it will be a press conference, only one reporter will attend in addition to Wiggins’ parents, coaches and teammates.…

  8. Report: Former Niagara forward T.J. Cline transferring to Richmond

    May 12, 2013, 8:29 PM EDT

    Niagra v Notre Dame

    Two days after it was announced that two former Niagara teammates have found a new home, 6-7 forward T.J. Cline has as well. According to Evan Daniels of Scout.com Cline will transfer to Richmond. Cline, the son of basketball great Nancy Lieberman, averaged 7.9 points and 4.6 rebounds per game in his lone season at…

  9. Report: Former Kansas forward Zach Peters headed to Arizona

    May 12, 2013, 6:54 PM EDT

    University of Kansas Athletics

    In the aftermath of Solomon Hill’s graduation and Grant Jerrett’s decision to enter the 2013 NBA Draft the Arizona Wildcats found themselves in need of bodies to bolster their front court depth. Sean Miller’s program certainly doesn’t lack for talent, with McDonald’s All American Aaron Gordon joining rising sophomores Brandon Ashley and Kaleb Tarczewski to…

  10. Former San Jose State forward David Andoh transferring to Wagner

    May 12, 2013, 5:39 PM EDT

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    Wagner head coach Bashir Mason picked up another front court piece on Saturday as multiple outlets reported that former San Jose State power forward David Andoh will transfer to the Northeast Conference program. In his lone season at San Jose State the 6-7 forward from Montreal averaged 2.3 points and 2.0 rebounds per game in…

  11. Former Georgia Tech guard Brandon Reed returning to Arkansas State

    May 12, 2013, 4:30 PM EDT

    Georgia Tech v Miami

    After averaging 15.1 points and 3.4 assists per game and winning Sun Belt Freshman of the Year honors, guard Brandon Reed made the decision to leave Arkansas State and transfer to Georgia Tech. At the time head coach John Brady spoke out against Reed’s request to be released from his scholarship. But after three years…

  12. Will Andrew Wiggins commit on Tuesday, or later today?

    May 12, 2013, 3:32 PM EDT

    Andrew Wiggins

    His commitment is coming, it’s just a matter of when. Many of the rumors point to a Tuesday commitment with Florida State being Wiggins’ school of choice. As has been documented ad nauseam, the final four schools he is deciding between are Florida State, Kansas, Kentucky, and North Carolina. Perhaps, as a gift to his…

  13. Colorado lands significant 2013 commit in George King

    May 12, 2013, 2:15 PM EDT

    San Antonio Express-News

    If there is such thing as a late-bloomer in the world of college basketball recruiting, George King is one. The 6’6 forward from just outside of San Antonio, TX is a big commitment for Colorado and Tad Boyle. Just weeks ago, King held offers from a modest collection of mid-major schools, but after performing exceptionally…

  14. 2013 forward Roger Moute a Bidias commits to California, rounds out class

    May 12, 2013, 1:12 PM EDT

    Bear Insider

    Last weekend, the University of California inked a late commitment for their 2013 class in the form of 6-7 forward Roger Moute a Bidias from Notre Dame Prep (Fitchburg, Mass). Moute a Bidias will be no stranger to the Pac-12 or California as his brother, Luc Mbah a Moute, played at UCLA from 2005-08 and…

  15. Former Rutgers assistant, Eric Murdock, speaks out on FBI investigation

    May 12, 2013, 12:15 PM EDT

    Eric Murdock

    If you thought Mike Rice turning Rutgers basketball practices into his own personal dodgeball games was something that would blow over, you’re sorely mistaken. This is an ongoing story that just picked up some additional steam as Eric Murdock spoke publicly for the first time since early April. Murdock, the former Rutgers assistant coach who…

  16. Big name candidates for UMass Lowell head coaching job

    May 12, 2013, 11:07 AM EDT

    Al Skinner

    As UMass Lowell makes the transition to Division I, they will be doing so with a new head coach. In April, former UML coach Greg Herenda accepted the head coaching job at Fairleigh Dickinson replacing Greg Vetrone. Herenda built the River Hawks into a strong Division II program compiling a record of 95-54 in his…

  17. A Mother’s Day story for all

    May 12, 2013, 10:12 AM EDT

    University of Michigan

    Let’s all take a brief break from looking at what lies ahead for the 2013-14 college basketball season, speculating where Andrew Wiggins will be playing next season, and how Rick Pitino has been on the hottest of hot streaks lately. Stories like what Pete Kahler and his family have been going through for the better part…

  18. Louisville legend proves it’s never too late to graduate

    May 11, 2013, 8:49 PM EDT

    UM-GRADUATION

    We all wring our hands so much about kids leaving school early to go to the NBA these days. But the lure of money and fame is hard to resist, and always has been. Henry Bacon, who played on Denny Crum’s first Final Four team at Louisville, left school with one class unfinished in 1972.…

  19. Terry Whisnant is leaving Florida State

    May 11, 2013, 8:01 PM EDT

    Louisiana-Monroe v Florida State

    If you’re looking to showcase your talents in an up-tempo system, Florida State is not where you want to be. That’s what Terry Whisnant has realized after two grind-it-out seasons on Leonard Hamilton’s team, so he’s decided to leave the Seminoles and move closer to his hometown of Cherryville, NC. Whisnant is said to be…

  20. Bryant Stith joins coaching staff at ODU

    May 11, 2013, 6:19 PM EDT

    Drexel Old Dominion Basketball

    New Old Dominion head coach Jeff Jones has reached back into his own past to help fill out his coaching staff. He brought in Bryant Stith, who finished his collegiate career in 1992 as Virginia’s leading scorer, to help with recruiting and teaching a young team in a new conference. Stith was a first-round selection…