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  1. Report: Fairleigh Dickinson to hire UMass-Lowell’s Greg Herenda

    Apr 24, 2013, 2:42 PM EDT


    After going two months without a head coach, Fairleigh Dickinson has finally made a hire. According to reports, FDU will be hiring UMass-Lowell head coach Greg Herenda. Herenda has spent five seasons as UMass-Lowell, getting them to the Division II NCAA tournament his first four seasons on campus. To follow along with the 2013 Coaching…

  2. The ACC announced their conference matchups

    Apr 24, 2013, 2:00 PM EDT


    On Tuesday, news started to leak out that the ACC had announced who and where each of the league’s 15 teams will be playing their 18 games next season. Each team will be playing four home-and-home series while playing the other 10 teams in the league once each, five at home and five on the…

  3. It’s official: Russ Smith is returning to Louisville for his senior season

    Apr 24, 2013, 1:21 PM EDT

    University of Louisville's Smith fights to get shot off under pressure from Colorado State's defense NCAA basketball game in Lexington

    Louisville will be Russdiculous for one more season, as Russ Smith officially announced that he will be returning to campus to play his senior season for the Cardinals. Smith and his father originally said after the national title game that he would be entering the NBA Draft, but in the weeks since then, the younger…

  4. Why is Gary Harris wearing a Michigan t-shirt? He lost a bet

    Apr 24, 2013, 1:00 PM EDT

    Gary Harris

    Two weeks ago, just a couple of days after Michigan lost to Louisville in the national title game, this picture started to make it’s way around twitter: Yes, that is Gary Harris, starting two guard for Michigan State, wearing a ‘Maize Rage’ t-shirt which, quite obviously, is from Michigan. Sparty’s rivals. Nick Baumgardner of…

  5. South Carolina gets a commitment from Demetrius Henry

    Apr 24, 2013, 12:15 PM EDT


    Frank Martin made a key pickup on Wednesday morning, as Demetrius Henry announced that he would be enrolling at South Carolina this fall. Henry, a 6-foot-8 power forward from Brandon, FL, that ranks as the No. 100 recruit in Rivals’ Class of 2013, picked the Gamecocks over Miami. Martin loses LaShay Page and Lakeem Jackson…

  6. VIDEO: Trailer for the movie on Lenny Cooke’s life

    Apr 24, 2013, 11:45 AM EDT

    Tribeca Film Festival 2013 Portrait Studio - Day 2

    Lenny Cooke was supposed to be LeBron James before LeBron came along. A can’t-miss streetball legend, Cooke had all the talent in the world, but for a number of different reasons, he never lived up to the talent. Cooke entered the 2002 NBA Draft, but he wasn’t picked. The money that he took while in…

  7. UCLA loses top 100 guard Allerik Freeman as he reopens recruitment

    Apr 24, 2013, 10:58 AM EDT


    UCLA’s recruiting class suffered a blow last night when Allerik Freeman announced that he will be seeking a release from his letter of intent and reopen his recruitment.  The No. 81 recruit in the Class of 2013, per Rivals, Freeman is a strong, 6-foot-4 scoring guard known for his ability to get to the rim…

  8. Doug McDermott still debating whether to enter the NBA Draft

    Apr 24, 2013, 10:12 AM EDT

    Doug McDermott

    There is an argument to be made that the most important NBA Draft early entry decision will be that of Creighton’s Doug McDermott. McDermott is a first-team all-american, which is something that doesn’t often come through the Bluejay’s Omaha campus. With him on the roster, Creighton is going to be a tournament team with a…

  9. Former LSU forward Jalen Courtney transfers to Morehead State

    Apr 23, 2013, 11:40 PM EDT

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    Sean Woods has landed another transfer. Jalen Courtney, who recently left LSU, has decided to transfer Morehead State, according to a release from the school. Courtney, who will be a senior for the Eagles, averaged 2.1 points and 2.1 rebounds for the Tigers last season. He’ll sit out the 2013-14 season and be eligible for…

  10. Memphis gets transfer in George Washington forward David Pellom

    Apr 23, 2013, 10:40 PM EDT

    Memphis Tigers Head Coach Pastner talks with Johnson and Black during a time out during the first half of their third round NCAA tournament basketball game against the Michigan State Spartans in Auburn Hills

    After losing Tarik Black to transfer, Memphis was on the lookout for a forward to replace him. Coach Josh Pastner may have found him. George Washington big man David Pellom is reportedly headed to Memphis and will be eligible to play immediately under the graduate transfer rule when he graduates in May, according to the…

  11. Minnesota’s Richard Pitino hires Seton Hall’s Dan McHale as assistant

    Apr 23, 2013, 9:30 PM EDT

    Minnesota Richard Pitino Basketball

    To follow along with the 2013 Coaching Carousel, click here. Richard Pitino is rounding out his coaching staff as the new head man at Minnesota, and he added another coach to the fold in Seton Hall assistant Dan McHale. Multiple sources reported the hire Tuesday afternoon, with McHale coming aboard in Minneapolis after three season’s under…

  12. Report: Russ Smith to return to Louisville for senior year

    Apr 23, 2013, 8:35 PM EDT

    Louisville Cardinals NCAA Basketball Celebration

    There may be an early answer to Russ Smith’s decision on the NBA Draft. Smith, who previously told the media he was hoping to make a decision on his NBA future on Wednesday, is returning to Louisville for his senior year, according to Louisville radio host and Cardinals’ play-by-play man Drew Deener. Smith was said to…

  13. Eddie Jordan introduced as head coach at Rutgers

    Apr 23, 2013, 7:45 PM EDT

    Rutgers University Introduces Eddie Jordan

    To follow along with the 2013 Coaching Carousel, click here. Rutgers introduced Eddie Jordan as their next men’s basketball coach on Tuesday afternoon, ending a search to replace Mike Rice after he was fired amid scandal. Jordan takes control of the Scarlet Knights, his first college head coaching job, after spending the past season under Mike…

  14. Larry Brown, SMU losing three freshman to transfer

    Apr 23, 2013, 6:55 PM EDT

    Larry Brown

    Larry Brown’s first season wasn’t anything spectacular, and it appears that if next season will be any better, it’ll be with a newer-looking roster. Jordan Dickerson is leaving the program, as well as Uche Ofoegbu and Blaise Mbargorba, according to’s Jeff Goodman. All three freshmen played a minimal part, or didn’t play at all,…

  15. DeAndre Kane transferring out of Marshall, could play immediately

    Apr 23, 2013, 6:10 PM EDT

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    DeAndre Kane will transfer out of Marshall and play his final year at another school. Kane, the Thundering Herd’s most complete player averaging 15.1 points, seven assists and 4.4 rebounds last season, could take advantage of the graduate transfer rule and play immediately in Division I, according to’s Jeff Goodman. He likely will not…

  16. Duke forward Marshall Plumlee out 3-4 months after foot surgery

    Apr 23, 2013, 5:07 PM EDT

    Pro Am Basketball

    Marshall Plumlee is having a more frustrating start to his Duke career than his two older brothers. The redshirt freshman recently had surgery to repair an injury to his right foot, the team announced in a release. He’s expected to miss three-to-four months. “Marshall was having a very good preseason before suffering the injury last…

  17. Rumeal Robinson’s title ring can be yours for almost $90,000

    Apr 23, 2013, 4:04 PM EDT


    Things haven’t been going well for former Michigan guard Rumeal Robinson. He’s currently serving a 78-month sentence for multiple financial crimes including bank bribery and wire fraud, and he’s had to pay back a hefty part of his pension as a result. Now, his 1989 national title ring is up for sale. The seller is…

  18. Trevor Lacey, Alabama’s second-leading scorer, to transfer

    Apr 23, 2013, 4:00 PM EDT

    SEC Basketball Tournament - Alabama v Florida

    Anthony Grant was dealt a massive blow on Tuesday afternoon it was announced that Trevor Lacey would be transferring out of the Alabama program. “It was a family decision to pursue other opportunities,” Lacey said in a statement. “This definitely was not an easy decision to make. It’s been great at Alabama during my two…

  19. Report: Maine to lose second-leading scorer Alasdair Fraser

    Apr 23, 2013, 3:15 PM EDT


    Maine’s basketball program took another hit on Tuesday, as it appears that they will be losing second-leading scorer Alasdair Fraser. Justin Edwards, the leading scorer in the America East, transferred earlier this month. Jeff Goodman of is reporting that Fraser will be leaving and looking for another Division I program to transfer into, but…

  20. Luke Hancock to shave his beard to raise money for cancer research

    Apr 23, 2013, 2:30 PM EDT

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    Luke Hancock, the Final Four’s Most Outstanding Player after leading Louisville to a national title three weeks ago, will finally be shaving off the postseason beard that he grew. On Wednesday afternoon, Hancock will be shaving it all off, right after Russ Smith announces whether or not he will be entering the NBA Draft this…