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  1. Ex-DI coach wins a title in Israel

    Jun 15, 2013, 5:17 PM EDT

    Brad Greenberg

    Remember when the Greenberg coaching family seemed to be the kings of southwest Virginia? Younger brother Seth was the head coach of Virginia Tech, managed to beat a couple of top-25 opponents every season, and was living a pretty charmed life as a result. His older brother Brad, a former NBA GM with the Philadelphia…

  2. Devin Robinson went to Italy for Eurocamp and got a wake-up call

    Jun 15, 2013, 3:00 PM EDT

    Kelly Kline/Under Armour

    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — Richmond, VA, native Devin Robinson has made quite a name for himself in recruiting circles. An athletic, 6-foot-8 wing with range out to the college three-point line and the kind of lanky build that will make him a playmaker on the defensive end of the floor, Robinson’s play has done the talking…

  3. Myles Turner elevates play at NBPA Top 100 Camp

    Jun 15, 2013, 2:00 PM EDT

    Kelly Kline / Under Armour

    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — Myles Turner might not realize it quite yet, but the next few months he’s going to be a marked man among college coaches and his fellow players. That’s because Turner — currently rated as the No. 78 in Rivals’ 2014 national class — is rapidly ascending up the national rankings as phrases…

  4. South Dakota State tabs former Wisconsin forward Joe Krabbenhoft as new assistant coach

    Jun 15, 2013, 12:00 PM EDT

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    South Dakota State added former Wisconsin Badgers forward Joe Krabbenhoft as an assistant coach, per a report from the Associated Press. Krabbenhoft appeared in all 136 games of his collegiate career at Wisconsin, where he played under coach Bo Ryan from 2005 through 2009. Krabbenhoft recently began his coaching career by serving as Wisconsin’s video…

  5. Tyler (Ulis) the Creator embraces point guard ideal, looking to cut list to four

    Jun 15, 2013, 11:05 AM EDT

    @tulis3

    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — In theory, exposure camps like the NBPA Top 100 are great. Bringing some of the nation’s top talent together to workout together and get coached by guys who make their living through basketball, and then allowing them to perform in front of a who’s-who of national media members seems like a perfect…

  6. A ‘Longhorn Road Trip’ comes to an end after 254 straight games

    Jun 15, 2013, 11:00 AM EDT

    @LonghornRdTrip

    This post has less to do with college hoops than it does with a severe case of college hoops fandom. And road trips. We all know how I feel about college basketball road trips. But what Troy and I did for 23 straights days back in the winter of 2012 pales in comparison to what…

  7. Texas forward Myles Turner among NBPA Top 100 Camp top performers

    Jun 15, 2013, 10:00 AM EDT

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    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — The 20th anniversary of the NBA Player’s Association Top 100 Camp kicked off this week as many of the nation’s best high school players came together at the University of Virginia for skill development, games and mentoring sessions from current and former NBA players and other trained professionals. USA Basketball obligations drew…

  8. Assistant Rob Judson leaves Illinois State coaching staff

    Jun 14, 2013, 8:40 PM EDT

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    When Dan Muller was hired as the new head coach at Illinois State, it was stipulated that assistant coach Rob Judson would be a member of his coaching staff. Judson spent the prior five seasons as a member of Tim Jankovich’s staff, and the move was an interesting one given the fact that most new…

  9. NCAA may attempt to recover legal fees if it wins ‘O’Bannon’ lawsuit

    Jun 14, 2013, 7:11 PM EDT

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    While the case has slipped off the radar for the average college sports fan, the lawsuit filed by Ed O’Bannon and other former college athletes over the use of their likenesses after their careers have ended is still active and has the potential to have a major impact on collegiate athletics depending on the outcome.…

  10. Former Missouri assistant Rick Carter joins Xavier coaching staff

    Jun 14, 2013, 6:03 PM EDT

    Rick Carter

    With Ashley Howard leaving the Xavier coaching staff to join Jay Wright at Villanova, head coach Chris Mack had a vacancy to fill before the Musketeers officially join the Big East on July 1. According to Shannon Russell of the Cincinnati Enquirer that’s been done, as former Missouri assistant Rick Carter will fill the position.…

  11. Jerome Seagears will return to Rutgers for junior season

    Jun 14, 2013, 4:45 PM EDT

    Jerome Seagears

    How many expected the latest (and likely, final) twist in the Jerome Seagears story? In the days following the end of the regular season, the Rutgers sophomore guard decided that he needed to leave New Brunswick. Seagears, who averaged 6.5 points and 2.6 assists per game, originally decided to transfer to Auburn but just over…

  12. Mississippi State lands two-sport athlete Elijah Staley

    Jun 14, 2013, 3:53 PM EDT

    Michael Holahan/Augusta Chronicle

    It’s been a good week for Mississippi State on the recruiting front. Already having received verbal commitments from two members of the 2015 class in Joseph Struggs and Dante Scott, Mississippi State has landed 6-6 small forward Elijah Staley. Staley, who attends Wheeler HS in Marietta, Ga., announced his decision to the public via the…

  13. Louisville guard Kevin Ware visits injured 14-year old

    Jun 14, 2013, 2:04 PM EDT

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    Just over a week ago, Louisville guard Kevin Ware made an appearance at a stop on the athletic department’s “Cardinal Caravan” tour. What came as a surprise to many was the fact that Ware was walking without the aid of crutches just two months after suffering a terrible leg injury in Louisville’s Midwest regional final…

  14. Former Rutgers staffer Eric Murdock confronted staff over Mike Rice’s behavior

    Jun 14, 2013, 12:54 PM EDT

    Eric Murdock

    While there is the desire of many associated with the Rutgers basketball program to move forward, the fact of the matter remains that the controversy that led to the firing of Mike Rice will continue to hover for the foreseeable future. Why? Because the lawsuit filed by former staffer Eric Murdock is still active, with…

  15. Tulsa announces signing of 6-8 forward Terakeyi Edogi

    Jun 14, 2013, 11:46 AM EDT

    Danny Manning

    Tulsa added some depth to its front court on Thursday, as the school announced the signing of 6-8 forward Terakeyi “T.” Edogi. Edogi, a native of Surprise, Ariz., attended Westwind Prep last season. As a high school senior at Valley Vista High School Edogi was an honorable mention all-state selection, as he averaged 15.4 points,…

  16. George Blaney announces retirement after 43 years of coaching

    Jun 14, 2013, 10:15 AM EDT

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    George Blaney spent the last 12 years as a member of the coaching staff at UConn, and during that time the longtime coach was a valuable figure for both Jim Calhoun and Kevin Ollie. With his years of experience, Blaney was a trusted voice for both and there were also times when he had to…

  17. Virginia Tech’s reliance on Erick Green didn’t hurt his chances at an NBA career

    Jun 14, 2013, 8:46 AM EDT

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    Leading the country in scoring is not an easy thing to do. It’s even more difficult when playing in one of the Power Six conferences. In fact, prior to Virginia Tech point guard Erick Green leading the nation in scoring at 25.0 ppg in 2012-2013, the last player to be college basketball’s top point producer…

  18. Sean Miller’s contract extended through 2017-18 season

    Jun 13, 2013, 10:00 PM EDT

    Arizona v Ohio State

    On the heels of his second Sweet 16 (or further) trip in four seasons at Arizona, head coach Sean Miller’s contract extension through the 2017-18 season was approved by the Arizona Board of Regents on Thursday. An interesting aspect of the extension is the fact that according to Arizona director of athletics Greg Byrne, Miller…

  19. Top 20 guard JaQuan Lyle cuts his list to four

    Jun 13, 2013, 9:30 PM EDT

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    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va — On Wednesday afternoon, JaQuan Lyle, a five-star guard ranked 17th in the Class of 2014 by Rivals, tweeted out that he would be cutting his list of schools to four, only to take it back that evening. That didn’t mean that Lyle didn’t have four schools in mind, as he told a…

  20. Memphis allowing fans to help pick new court design

    Jun 13, 2013, 7:59 PM EDT

    University of Memphis

    Add Memphis to the list of schools that will have a new court design for the 2013-14 season. But unlike other schools, the Memphis administration has made the decision to allow fans to help decide which design the school will pick. The Tigers will join the American Athletic Conference next month, and with that in…