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  1. Jarnell Stokes posts a Vine of a Marcus Smart 360 dunk

    Jun 18, 2013, 11:25 PM EDT

    Marcus Smart, Angel Rodriguez, Nino Williams, Le'Bryan Nash

    If you aren’t familiar with Vine, it’s an app that allows users to record up to six seconds worth of video. That was plenty of time for Tennessee rising junior forward Jarnell Stokes to film Oklahoma State star sophomore guard Marcus Smart taking a sideline bounce pass and throwing down a 360 slam while the…

  2. Gorgui Dieng says Louisville will be better next season

    Jun 18, 2013, 10:12 PM EDT

    Gorgui Dieng

    Gorgui Dieng is gearing up for next Thursday for the 2013 NBA Draft. On Tuesday, following a workout with the New York Knicks, the former Louisville center had time to talk about his old team. “I think they’re going to have a better team this year,” Dieng told Adam Zagoria of ZagsBlog.com and SNY.tv on…

  3. Report: Oregon lands ex-Iowa State commit Richard Amardi

    Jun 18, 2013, 8:42 PM EDT

    Dana Altman

    A week after being cut loose by Iowa State, Indian Hills Community College forward Richard Amardi made a commitment to the Oregon Ducks. He has one year of eligibility left. Jeff Goodman first reported the news via Twitter on Tuesday night. The 6-foot-9 Amardi was on the wrong-end of a scholarship issue. He had originally committed…

  4. Penn State grants forward Jon Graham release, will transfer

    Jun 18, 2013, 7:52 PM EDT

    Jon Graham

    After three years with the Penn State program, rising junior forward Jon Graham was granted a release and will be allowed to transfer for his final two seasons of eligibility, the school announced on Tuesday afternoon. “Jon and I have had several meetings to discuss his future and he has decided to seek opportunities to…

  5. Georgetown forward Greg Whittington has a torn ACL

    Jun 18, 2013, 6:42 PM EDT

    Greg Whittington

    The return of Greg Whittington was going to be a crucial for the Georgetown Hoyas, entering next season without Big East Player of the Year Otto Porter. However, on Tuesday it was confirmed that Whittington has suffered a torn ACL in his left knee. “Greg will return when he is 100 percent healthy,”Georgetown head coach John…

  6. Top 2016 recruit Harry Giles tears ACL, MCL and meniscus

    Jun 18, 2013, 5:46 PM EDT

    Harry Giles

    Harry Giles (Wesleyan Christian Academy/Winston-Salem, N.C.) was one of 12 players selected to the USA Basketball Under-16 team, playing in the FIBA World Championship in Uruguay. The 6-foot-9 2016 recruit injured his left knee on Wednesday in a win over Argentina. On Tuesday, Giles told Jason Jordan of USA Today that he torn his ACL and MCL.…

  7. Andrew Wiggins impresses in his first workout at Kansas

    Jun 18, 2013, 4:39 PM EDT

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    Kansas commit and consensus top high school player Andrew Wiggins decided not to play for the Canadian Under-19 team this summer at next week’s FIBA U19 World Championship in Prague, Czech Republic. That hasn’t stopped the 6-foot-7 Wiggins from impressing this summer. According to Gary Parrish of CBS Sports, sources confirmed that Wiggins participated in his first…

  8. #POSTERIZED: Aaron Gordon demolishes Nigel Williams-Goss (VIDEO)

    Jun 18, 2013, 3:03 PM EDT

    Getty Images

    We’ve dissected the position that Aaron Gordon will play at Arizona far too often this offseason. Maybe, instead of worrying about whether he’ll be a three or a four, we should sit back and appreciate the fact that he can do this: I mean … I just … wow. Oh, there’s a better angle, too:…

  9. Introducing Stephen Zimmerman (VIDEO)

    Jun 18, 2013, 12:50 PM EDT

    Franklin Bishop Gorman Basketball

    One of the big names to keep an eye on in the Class of 2015 is one of the biggest players in the class: 6-foot-11 Stephen Zimmerman. A native of Las Vegas who plays his high school ball at Bishop Gorman, Zimmerman is a lanky left-hander that can score with his back to the basket,…

  10. Team USA announces final roster for U19 team

    Jun 18, 2013, 11:28 AM EDT

    Elfrid Payton, Keith Appling

    Florida head coach Billy Donovan made the final cuts to the U19 Team USA team on Monday night, getting the roster down to 12 players. The best known player on the team? Oklahoma State’s Marcus Smart, who will likely enter the 2013-2014 season as a preseason first-team All-American. Duke sophomore Rasheed Sulaimon, incoming Arizona freshman…

  11. Jermaine Marshall to transfer instead of go pro

    Jun 18, 2013, 10:41 AM EDT

    Big Ten Basketball Tournament - First Round -  Penn State v Michigan

    Jermaine Marshall has had a change of heart. Last month, Marshall announced that he would be leaving Penn State with the intention of going pro, but he’s had a change of heart. Marshall, who didn’t sign with an agent, will graduate on August 10th and has received a release from the Nittany Lions. He’ll be…

  12. So how badly is Greg Whittington injured? (UPDATED)

    Jun 18, 2013, 9:58 AM EDT

    Greg Whittington

    How badly is Greg Whittington injured? That’s the biggest question facing Georgetown heading into the summer, because at this point, we know that Whittington is dealing with some kind of a knee injury. Late Monday night, Casual Hoya reported that Whittington was hobbling around on crutches. Gary Parrish of CBSSports.com and Jeff Goodman of ESPN.com…

  13. A broken foot failed to derail C.J. McCollum’s trek to the lottery

    Jun 18, 2013, 9:28 AM EDT

    AP photo

    Through 12 games in the 2012-13 season, Lehigh senior guard C.J. McCollum had done nothing to dispel the notion that he was one of the nation’s best players. With averages of 23.9 points, 5.0 rebounds and 2.9 assists per game to that point in the season, McCollum was leading the country in scoring and well…

  14. Former UNC Asheville guard Keith Hornsby transfers to LSU

    Jun 17, 2013, 11:01 PM EDT

    UNC Asheville v Ohio State

    Keith Hornsby, the sophomore guard from UNC Asheville, took to Twitter to announce where he will spend his final two years of eligibility. #letsGeaux!!!!!!! – tweeted Hornsby on Monday night The 6-foot-4 sophomore picked LSU almost three weeks after announcing he would be leaving UNC Asheville following the departure of head coach Eddie Biedenbach. Hornsby was…

  15. Top-10 2014 recruit Rashad Vaughn heading to prep school

    Jun 17, 2013, 10:13 PM EDT

    Kelly Kline/Under Armour

    One of the nation’s top rising seniors Rashad Vaughn has decided to leave Robbinsdale Cooper High (Minn.) in favor of prep school for his final season. Vaughn has been debating about whether or not to leave Cooper for months. “The kid has to move on and do what’s best for him,” Vaughn’s mentor Pete Kaffey told the Pioneer…

  16. Roy Williams waiting to make decision on P.J. Hairston

    Jun 17, 2013, 8:50 PM EDT

    La Salle v Ole Miss

    North Carolina guard was arrested on June 5. It’s been almost two full weeks since the incident occurred in Durham, and for the first time since the arrest, Tar Heels head coach Roy Williams spoke about his leading scorer. “We are doing one thing: We are waiting until all the information comes out,” Williams told…

  17. Florida lands 2015 power forward Kevarrius Hayes

    Jun 17, 2013, 7:40 PM EDT

    Florida Gators head coach Billy Donovan watches his team play the Florida Gulf Coast Eagles during the first half in their South Regional NCAA men's basketball game in Arlington

    Florida has already started its incoming class for the fall of 2015. On Monday evening, sophomore center Kevarrius Hayes (Suwannee High/Live Oak, Fla.) committed to Billy Donovan and the Gators. This early commitment was first reported by Evan Daniels of Scout and then later confirmed by coach Martin McCann of Nike Team Florida — Hayes’ AAU team. According…

  18. Walter McCarty’s 1996 Kentucky national championship rings are being sold on eBay

    Jun 17, 2013, 6:50 PM EDT

    eBay

    The championship rings of former Kentucky Wildcat Walter McCarty are now up for sale on eBay. McCarty, a member of the 1996 National Championship team is having both the ring given to the team by the NCAA and the ring presented to the Wildcats by the University of Kentucky are both being auctioned off with…

  19. Former Alabama guard Trevor Lacey transfers to N.C. State

    Jun 17, 2013, 5:42 PM EDT

    SEC Basketball Tournament - Alabama v Florida

    Alabama’s second-leading scorer Trevor Lacey has decided to transfer to North Carolina State, according to PackPride.com. He will have to sit out the 2013-2014 season per NCAA transfer rules. He will have two years of eligibility left. In April, Lacey had elected to leave the Crimson Tide program after two seasons. He was considering Wolf…

  20. Oliver Purnell, DePaul add Renard Phillips to coaching staff

    Jun 17, 2013, 4:30 PM EDT

    Oliver Purnell

    Renard Phillips began his new job on the DePaul coaching staff today, head coach Oliver Purnell announced through a school statement Monday afternoon. Phillips joins the Blue Demons following a 20-7 season with Friendship Collegiate Academy in Washington, D.C. Phillips had made stops at Arlington Country Day (Fla.), Progressive Christian Academy (Md.) and Georgetown Prep (Md.) in the…