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  1. Report: TCU has added Pitt transfer Trey Zeigler

    May 7, 2013, 11:57 AM EDT

    NIT Season Tip-Off

    TCU head coach Trent Johnson has added another nice piece, as former Central Michigan and Pitt guard Trey Zeigler has decided to finish out his playing career with the Horned Frogs, according to multiple reports. Zeigler was a top 75 recruit coming out of high school, but after spending two seasons playing for his father…

  2. Son of ‘Hoop Dreams’ star William Gates headed to Furman

    May 7, 2013, 11:20 AM EDT


    William Gates Jr., the son and namesake of one of the stars of the 1994 documentary ‘Hoop Dreams’, will be following in his dad’s footsteps and playing Division I college basketball. The 6-foot-2 point guard committed to Furman on Monday. His father played at Marquette, but never could get fully healthy after suffering a knee injury…

  3. Rutgers and Seton Hall to continue their rivalry

    May 7, 2013, 10:25 AM EDT

    Malick Kone, Fuquan Edwin

    Never fear, New Jersey hoops fans, your states biggest rivalry won’t be dying alongside the Big East. Despite now playing in separate conferences, Rutgers and Seton Hall will be playing once a season for the foreseeable future, according to a report. Next season, the game will be played in early December and will take place…

  4. CBS and Turner announce future NCAA tournament broadcasting schedules

    May 7, 2013, 10:14 AM EDT


    CBS and Turner Sports announced their broadcasting schedule on Tuesday afternoon for the upcoming Final Fours. In 2014 and 2015, TBS will broadcast Saturday’s national semifinals while CBS will air the national title game. In 2016, TBS will broadcast all three games of the Final Four. CBS will get all three games of the Final…

  5. Eric Musselman promoted to associate head coach at Arizona State

    May 6, 2013, 10:29 PM EDT

    Pac 12 Basketball Tournament - First Round

    Assistant coach Eric Musselman has been promoted to associate head coach at Arizona State under head coach Herb Sendek. Musselman has been on staff since the beginning of last season after being named the NBA D-League Coach of the Year with the Los Angeles D-fenders. He also spent two seasons as head coach of the…

  6. Alabama nabs another transfer in Longwood’s Michael Kessens

    May 6, 2013, 9:23 PM EDT

    Longwood Marshall Basketball

    Alabama coach Anthony Grant has locked down yet another transfer for the future, this one in Longwood forward Michael Kessens, who announced his intentions to transfer after the resignation of former Lancers’ coach Mike Gillian. The 6-9, 205-pound native of Switzerland will sit out the 2013-14 season and have three seasons of eligibility remaining. The…

  7. Western Kentucky loses Kene Anyigbo, Eddie Alcantara to transfer

    May 6, 2013, 8:41 PM EDT

    Western Kentucky v Kansas

    Western Kentucky head coach Ray Harper released a statement Sunday evening announcing the transfer of two players off last season’s roster in Kene Anyigbo and Eddie Alcantara. “After multiple discussions with Kene and Eddie about their basketball futures, we have come to the decision that it is in the best interests of both of them…

  8. Kansas staying silent on McLemore coach allegations

    May 6, 2013, 7:32 PM EDT


    In the past few days, allegations of agents paying former Kansas guard Ben McLemore’s AAU coach have forced a review of McLemore’s eligibility. But there isn’t much the university is saying. The Associated Press is reporting that Kansas Athletic Director Sheahon Zenger issued a statement on Monday, vaguely addressing the issue at hand. Zenger would only…

  9. Pittsburgh lands JuCo forward Joseph Uchebo for 2013 class

    May 6, 2013, 6:45 PM EDT

    Pittsburgh head coach Jamie Dixon yells to his team during the first half of their second round NCAA tournament basketball game against Wichita State in Salt Lake City, Utah

    With freshman forward Steven Adams deciding to enter the NBA Draft after one season at Pittsburgh, coach Jamie Dixon is now on the hunt to find more post players. Joseph Uchebo, who averaged 12.3 points and 12.3 rebounds this past season at Chipola (Fla.) Junior College, has pledged his commitment to the Panthers. He was…

  10. Atlantic Sun to decide site of postseason tournament soon

    May 6, 2013, 5:55 PM EDT

    Florida Gulf Coast v Florida

    The Atlantic Sun Conference will decide the venue for their 2013-14 tournament in the near future. The announcement will be made in the next 10 days, according to an article in the Macon Telegraph.   Mercer has held the previous four men’s and women’s tournaments. The site will be the venue of the semifinal and championship…

  11. Jonthan Holton’s past may halt enrollment at West Virginia

    May 6, 2013, 4:50 PM EDT


    A few days ago, West Virginia received a commitment from former Rhode Island standout Jonthan Holton, who spent this past season at Palm Beach State (Fla.) College. But a few issues may have to be fleshed out before his pledge to the Mountaineers is validated. Holton, if you may remember, was charged with two felony counts…

  12. Report: ’13 point guard Travon Landry released by Tennessee

    May 6, 2013, 3:00 PM EDT


    Travon Landry and Tennessee parted ways over the weekend, and the three-star point guard has already signed with New Mexico State. “We are pleased to welcome Travon Landry to the Aggie nation,” head coach Marvin Menzies said in a release. “Travon is a tenacious defender and competitor. Playing on one of the top high school…

  13. Report: Dakota Mathias the first member of Purdue’s 2014 class

    May 6, 2013, 1:51 PM EDT


    Matt Painter has landed his first recruit in the Class of 2014, as Dakota Mathias pledged to the Boilermakers over the weekend. Mathias is a 6-foot-4 shooting guard from Ohio. He’s rated as a three-star recruit, according to Rivals. “According to the coaches, I’m a very big need,” Mathias told the Fort Wayne Journal-Gazette. “They…

  14. DeVon Walker transferring out of Florida

    May 6, 2013, 1:14 PM EDT

    DeVon Walker

    For the second time this month, Florida has lost a freshman to transfer. This time it’s DeVon Walker who will be joining Braxton Ogbueze out the door. Walker was ranked 142nd in the Class of 2012, according to Rivals, but thanks to a loaded front court that will get even better next season, Walker barely…

  15. Did the NCAA illegally access information in Frank Haith’s bank account?

    May 6, 2013, 12:54 PM EDT

    NCAA Basketball Tournament - Norfolk St v Missouri

    If an accusation from Missouri head coach Frank Haith proves to be true, the NCAA’s enforcement arm may have just been dealt another blow. According to a report from Dennis Dodd of, Haith is alleging that the NCAA was able to gain access to canceled checks from his account with Bank of America improperly,…

  16. Nerlens Noel brought seven-year old leukemia patient to the Kentucky Derby

    May 6, 2013, 12:00 PM EDT


    Nerlens Noel had a special guest with him at the Kentucky Derby this weekend: Kelly Melton, a seven-year old Kentucky boy currently battling leukemia. Noel has gotten to know Melton during visits to the Kentucky Children’s Hospital during his time in Lexington, enough so that Noel invited Kelly down to come to the Derby with…

  17. West Virginia’s Big 12 scheduling complaints are being heard

    May 6, 2013, 10:58 AM EDT

    Bob Huggins, Billy Hahn, Gary Browne

    West Virginia was not happy about the travel issues that they had this past season as a new member of the Big 12. They’ve been complaining about it for a couple of months already, and according to Andy Katz, some of those complaints are finally being heard: The conference will look at having West Virginia…

  18. Untangling the allegations levied by Ben McLemore’s AAU coach

    May 6, 2013, 10:01 AM EDT

    Michigan v Kansas

    Here’s what we know about the allegations surrounding Ben McLemore’s AAU coach Darius Cobb: he accepted $10,000 and a couple of trips to LA from a runner named Rodney Blackstock to try and persuade McLemore in a specific direction when deciding on his agent and his financial advisor. We also know that a cousin of…

  19. Report: Memphis assistant Damon Stoudamire to join staff at Arizona

    May 5, 2013, 9:58 PM EDT

    University of Memphis Athletics

    After two seasons as an assistant coach under fellow Arizona alum Josh Pastner at the University of Memphis, Damon Stoudamire will reportedly return to Tucson to join Sean Miller’s staff. Pastner confirms. RT @MemphisRoar: Memphis assistant Stoudamire headed to Arizona to fill assistant spot under Sean Miller, per source. — L. Jason Smith (@TheCAJasonSmith) May…

  20. Paying tribute to Michigan State head coach Tom Izzo with polka (VIDEO)

    May 5, 2013, 7:55 PM EDT

    Memphis v Michigan State

    The group Tommy & The Spartones paid tribute to Michigan State head coach Tom Izzo with a special polka song, transitioning into the Michigan State fight song. Raphielle also writes for the NBE Basketball Report and can be followed on Twitter at @raphiellej.