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  1. Report: Texas pulling out of season-opening quadruple-header in Dallas

    Jun 21, 2013, 10:22 AM EDT

    rick-barnes'

    With the formation of a quadruple-header to be played at American Airlines Arena in Dallas on November 8, college basketball will have a season-opening event of sorts with the idea of playing on aircraft carriers losing steam due to weather issues that forced the cancellation of two games and the postponement of a third. The…

  2. Fairleigh Dickinson adds one point guard, loses another

    Jun 20, 2013, 9:20 PM EDT

    Fairleigh Dickinson University

    Thursday proved to be a busy day for new Fairleigh Dickinson head coach Greg Herenda, as one point guard announced his intentions to join the program while another is expected to transfer. FDU landed a commitment from 5-7 point guard Malachi Nix, who leaves Niles North (Ill.) High School as the program’s all-time leading scorer.…

  3. 2014 forward D.J. Foreman verbally commits to attend Rutgers

    Jun 20, 2013, 8:08 PM EDT

    Rutgers University Introduces Eddie Jordan

    After a rough couple of months, this past week has been a good (and much-needed) one for the Rutgers basketball program. Three days after guard Jerome Seagears decided to return to the school for his junior season after originally transferring to Auburn, Rutgers landed its first commitment in the 2014 class when 6-9 forward D.J.…

  4. Syracuse announces plans for August trip to Canada

    Jun 20, 2013, 6:52 PM EDT

    Jim Boeheim

    The 2013-14 season is one filled with new beginning for Jim Boeheim’s Syracuse basketball program. There’s the move from the Big East to the ACC, but there’s also the need to account for the departures of guards Michael Carter-Williams and Brandon Triche and forward James Southerland. Luckily for Syracuse, which won 30 games and reached…

  5. Is the Big East close to hiring a commissioner?

    Jun 20, 2013, 5:23 PM EDT

    NCAA

    Much has been made (in some circles) of the fact that the “new” Big East Conference has yet to name a commissioner for its ten-team league that will include holdovers such as Georgetown and Villanova while adding Butler, Creighton and Xavier. With the conference having already negotiated a television deal with Fox Sports, the task…

  6. Saint Louis, Wichita State agree to home-and-home series

    Jun 20, 2013, 4:42 PM EDT

    Oregon v Saint Louis

    Schools are continuing to progress towards completing their non-conference schedules for the upcoming season, and on Thursday it was announced that Saint Louis and Wichita State have agreed to a home-and-home series. Saint Louis will host the first meeting on December 1, 2013, with the return game being played during the 2014-15 season. No date…

  7. Tyler Dorsey, top ten recruit in 2015, looking to play more point guard

    Jun 20, 2013, 3:29 PM EDT

    Nick Koza/Rivals

    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — As one of the elite players in the 2015 class, California-native Tyler Dorsey had a lot of eyes on him at the NBPA Top 100 Camp. Playing against mostly older competition, the 6-4 shooting guard held his own and took a lot away from the experience of being around some of the…

  8. Lipscomb transfer Stephen Hurt has a long list of suitors

    Jun 20, 2013, 2:09 PM EDT

    Willie Cauley-Stein, Stephen Hurt

    It’s been less than a month since Stephen Hurt decided to leave Lipscomb and enroll at Northwest Florida State, one of the nation’s strongest Junior Colleges, and he already has high-major programs beating down his door. It’s understandable, really. Hurt is a 6-foot-10, 280 lb center coming off of a freshman season where he averaged 11.5…

  9. Marshall Henderson got a note in his locker about Johnny Manziel? (PHOTO)

    Jun 20, 2013, 1:39 PM EDT

    La Salle v Ole Miss

    Johnny Manziel caused an uproar across the college football blogosphere over the weekend when he tweeted out that “Bull**** like tonight is a reason why I can’t wait to leave college station…whenever it may be”. And while it turns out that all of this nonsense was caused by a simple parking ticket that Manziel received, that…

  10. Hanging onto Shaka Smart the key for growth of the VCU program

    Jun 20, 2013, 12:47 PM EDT

    shakasmart

    Mark Few didn’t put Gonzaga on the map. That award probably belongs to Dan Monson, who led the Zags to within a game of the Final Four in 1999 before leaving for Minnesota and opening the door for Few to take the program over. If it wasn’t Monson, it was probably John Stockton, who remains…

  11. Suspended guard Scottie Wilbekin is not allowed at team workouts

    Jun 20, 2013, 11:53 AM EDT

    Scottie Wilbekin

    Two times in the span of eight months, Florida point guard Scottie Wilbekin has been suspended from the Gator basketball program by Billy Donovan. The first time was back in November, when he was benched for the first three games of the regular season. Last week, he was suspended again, and once again it was…

  12. Report: Xavier forward Chris Cantino to transfer

    Jun 20, 2013, 11:11 AM EDT

    Xavier Athletics

    Late on Wednesday night, Junior College transfer Chris Cantino announced that he was leaving Xavier. On twitter, Cantino wrote “Welp Xavier! It’s been nice.” Cantino had a rough go of things last season. A transfer from Palm Beach State, Cantino was docked a year of eligibility by the NCAA because he participated in a JuCo…

  13. Patrick Connaughton spending offseason pitching in the Cape Cod League

    Jun 20, 2013, 10:29 AM EDT

    Iowa State v Notre Dame

    Most college basketball players spend their springs and summers relaxing. Yeah, they’re still going to be working out and training to get better. Some are going to be focusing on getting healthy and rehabbing nagging injuries. The best of the best get a chance to practice with Team USA and, if they’re good enough, head…

  14. This week is a very important week for Ed O’Bannon’s case against the NCAA

    Jun 20, 2013, 8:25 AM EDT

    NCAA Men's Final Four - Practice

    Ever since Ed O’Bannon first filed a lawsuit against the NCAA over the use of his likeness in a video game back in 2009, there has been scuttlebutt that the outcome of said lawsuit could end up playing a major role in the way that college athletics operates at the highest level in the near…

  15. Auburn announces addition of JUCO guard Malcolm Canada

    Jun 19, 2013, 10:45 PM EDT

    Tony Barbee

    With Rutgers guard Jerome Seagears having a change of heart and deciding to return to New Brunswick after initially announcing his decision to transfer to Auburn, head coach Tony Barbee found himself in need of a guard. On Wednesday the school announced that 6-3 guard Malcolm Canada, who played at Ellsworth Community College in Iowa…

  16. Andrew Wiggins takes flight during scrimmage at Kansas basketball camp (VIDEO)

    Jun 19, 2013, 9:35 PM EDT

    Kansas Basketball

    Much has been made about the reaction to Kansas freshman wing Andrew Wiggins’ first workouts for his new coaching staff, with an unnamed source stating to Gary Parrish of CBSSports.com that watching Wiggins was “like watching a video game.” On Wednesday some lucky campers at the Kansas Basketball Camp got to watch Wiggins play some…

  17. 2015 forward Tim Delaney verbally commits to Villanova

    Jun 19, 2013, 8:06 PM EDT

    jay-wright

    Villanova landed its first verbal commitment in the 2015 class, as 6-9 forward Tim Delaney committed to the school according to multiple outlets. Delaney, who attends Pitman (N.J.) High School, held offers from schools such as Oregon State, Penn State and Rutgers and also visited both Indiana and Butler according to Jeff Borzello of CBSSports.com.…

  18. 6-11 big man Billy Magarity commits to Boston College

    Jun 19, 2013, 6:40 PM EDT

    Steve Donahue

    With talented players such as forward Ryan Anderson and guard Olivier Hanlan returning, there’s a feeling among many that Boston College can be one of the ACC’s most improved teams in 2013-14. A group that has taken its share of lumps in Steve Donahue’s first two seasons on the Heights, the Eagles took both eventual…

  19. John Calipari named honorary pace car driver for June 29 race at Kentucky Speedway

    Jun 19, 2013, 5:20 PM EDT

    Kentucky Speedway

    Kentucky Speedway announced on Wednesday that Kentucky head coach John Calipari has been named the honorary pace car driver for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Quaker State 400, which takes place on June 29. In the release, Speedway general manager Mark Simendinger proclaimed the opening lap to be “one of the quickest fast breaks in…

  20. West Coast Conference announces changes to tournament format

    Jun 19, 2013, 3:56 PM EDT

    Portland v Gonzaga

    With the addition of Pacific, the West Coast Conference will have ten members beginning with the 2013-14 campaign. The arrival of the Tigers not only helps from a scheduling standpoint, but it also necessitated a change in the format the WCC uses for its conference tournament. The WCC announced the changes on Wednesday, with seeds…