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  1. Will Yeguete may need knee surgery

    Apr 13, 2013, 7:06 PM EDT


    Power forward Will Yeguete, who gave the Florida Gators much of their toughness in this year’s run to the Elite Eight, may be facing off-season knee surgery. Yeguete, a junior forward from Bordeaux, France, averaged 5.5 points, 5.8 rebounds and 1.2 steals for the Gators. Never a great threat to score, he powered in 13…

  2. Hall of Fame coach Marv Harshman dead at 95

    Apr 13, 2013, 6:11 PM EDT


    As career highlights go, “last man to defeat John Wooden” is about as impressive as they come. Marv Harshman, former head coach at Washington, Washington State and Pacific Lutheran, had that honor, just one of many moments to cherish from his 40 year career as a head coach. According to the Seattle Times, the 95-year-old…

  3. Can Richard Pitino land Tarik Black at Minnesota?

    Apr 13, 2013, 4:16 PM EDT


    In a time of upheaval for Minnesota basketball, fans would love to know that new coach Richard Pitino has a plan. The 30-year-old son of national title-winner Rick Pitino has only been on the job in the Twin Cities for a few days, but some early hints of order have appeared already. Replacing center Trevor…

  4. VIDEO: ‘The Daily Show’ shreds the NCAA

    Apr 13, 2013, 3:30 PM EDT


    The Daily Show with Jon Stewart Get More: Daily Show Full Episodes,Indecision Political Humor,The Daily Show on Facebook If you read this site, than you probably already know just how ridiculous some of the NCAA’s rules regarding student-athletes and profiting off of their likenesses. But that doesn’t change the fact that you have to take…

  5. Jordan McRae returning to Tennessee

    Apr 13, 2013, 2:22 PM EDT

    Jordan McRae Tennessee

    Tennessee got some good news on Saturday morning as Jordan McRae announced that he would be returning to school for his senior season. McRae actually announced the news on Steven Pearl’s radio show, but the school put out a release a couple of minutes afterwards. “I’m not ready for my experience at Tennessee to be…

  6. Report: Cullen Neal to join his pops at New Mexico

    Apr 13, 2013, 2:03 PM EDT


    Last week, Craig ‘Noodles’ Neal was given the head coaching job at New Mexico that was left vacant when Steve Alford left for UCLA. Noodles had been on Alford’s staff dating back to the days when the two were coaching at Iowa, and his hiring may have prevented a mutiny in the ranks for the…

  7. With Rice scandal looming, Rutgers hires new top lawyer

    Apr 13, 2013, 1:47 PM EDT

    Robert Barchi

    Since former Rutgers coach Mike Rice and athletic director Tom Pernetti were fired amid the scandal involving Rice’s abuse of players in practices, there’s been a bit of turnover. The school has now hired a new top lawyer to deal with the case. The school also announced it would launch and independent review into the…

  8. Jordan Brand All-Stars predict they could beat Michael Jordan, nation laughs

    Apr 13, 2013, 12:50 PM EDT

    Charlotte Bobcats ownerJordan watches as his team plays against the Chicago Bulls during the first half of their NBA basketball game in Charlotte

    The naivety of youth is great. When most of us were younger, we all had fantasies of doing things that, while we didn’t know it yet, were impossible. Apparently those thoughts extend into the older teenage years of some Jordan Brand All-Stars. Some of the players got into a debate over whether or not they…

  9. NCAA’s Director of Enforcement leaves for job at Auburn

    Apr 13, 2013, 11:45 AM EDT

    NCAA Men's Final Four - Practice

    The exodus from the NCAA continues as their director of enforcement has left for a position at Auburn. Dave Didion’s last day was Friday, after which he accepted a job as the associate athletic director for compliance. Didion will start the job officially on April 22. This according to USA Today. The move wasn’t a…

  10. UConn releases new logo, looks strangely similar to another

    Apr 13, 2013, 11:20 AM EDT

    UConn Logo

    What does an athletic department do after it wins a national title in women’s basketball, but was forced to sit out the postseason in men’s basketball? Why, change its logo, of course. UConn unveiled their new logo recently, and the first thought that comes to mind is, it looks exactly like Houston Baptist’s.  That’s not to…

  11. President Obama calls to congratulate Pitino, Louisville on national title

    Apr 13, 2013, 10:45 AM EDT

    Louisville Cardinals NCAA Basketball Celebration

    The week for Louisville coach honestly can’t get any better. Oh wait, it just did, and he can thank the President this time. Pitino and his Louisville team received a call from President Barack Obama on Wednesday to congratulate them on their 2013 National Championship. The Cardinals, the top overall seed in the tournament, beat…

  12. Washington State recruit Tanner Lancona receives release from letter of intent

    Apr 13, 2013, 10:14 AM EDT

    Ken Bone

    Ken Bone has a scholarship to fill. Tanner Lancona, one of the top recruits in Washington State’s 2013 recruiting class, announced on Twitter on Friday that he has gotten his release from the national letter of intent he signed during the early signing period in November. This is a big loss for the Cougars, who…

  13. Jacob Lawson leaving Purdue program

    Apr 13, 2013, 9:38 AM EDT

    Illinois v Purdue

    It was already a rough season for Purdue, now their forward depth is about to take a hit. Jacob Lawson is transferring from the program, the Boilermakers announced on Friday. The 6-8, 217-pound Reidsville, N.C. native averaged 2.2 points and 2.2 rebounds this season in West Lafayette. He becomes the second player to leave the…

  14. Remy Abell to transfer from Indiana

    Apr 13, 2013, 9:00 AM EDT

    Temple v Indiana

    Add a third player to the list of those leaving Indiana before graduation. This one to a transfer. The Hoosiers announced that guard Remy Abell will leave the program to seek more playing time at another school. “I am going to miss everyone,” Abell said in a release from the athletic department. “But I just…

  15. #Nebrasketball unveils new floor for new arena

    Apr 13, 2013, 8:45 AM EDT

    NU floor

    Nebraska basketball is experiencing more excitement than it has since it went to four straight NCAA Tournaments from 1991-94 recently, and a lot of that has to do with new coach Tim Miles and the new Pinnacle Bank Arena set to open for the 2013-14 season. Now the Huskers have jumped into the creative floor…

  16. Former Seton Hall guard Aaron Cosby transfers to Illinois

    Apr 13, 2013, 12:37 AM EDT

    Big East Basketball Tournament - First Round

    Aaron Cosby has decided where he will use his last two years of eligibility. The former Seton Hall guard chose Illinois over Missouri on Saturday according to Marcus Jackson of The News-Gazette. Jackson tweeted the announcement just after midnight on Saturday. Cosby was the Pirates second leading scorer in his sophomore season, averaging 12.6 points per…

  17. Jamel Artis commits to Pittsburgh

    Apr 12, 2013, 11:52 PM EDT

    Big East Basketball Tournament - Syracuse v Pittsburgh

    Jamie Dixon landed his third commit for the Class of 2013 on Friday night. Jamel Artis, a 6-foot-7 small forward from Notre Dame Prep in Fitchburg, Mass. decided on Pittsburgh, which was a constant part of his recruitment over he last few seasons. The news was reported by Panther-Lair (subscription needed) and Edgar Walker, who…

  18. Pierre Pierce responds to Steve Alford’s apology and Pat Harty’s column

    Apr 12, 2013, 11:16 PM EDT

    UCLA Introduces Steve Alford

    Since Steve Alford accepted the UCLA head coaching job two weeks ago, some of his past has been brought up. Most notably his time at Iowa and the accusations against of his players. Former Iowa guard Pierre Pierce was accused of sexual assaulting a female student and as a result Alford was criticized for not…

  19. VIDEO: Rex Chapman says Brittney Griner can’t play in the NBA on Dan Patrick Show

    Apr 12, 2013, 10:19 PM EDT

    Rex Chapman, Ashley Judd

    The former Kentucky star and NBA veteran guard Rex Chapman was a guest on The Dan Patrick Show on Friday to discuss comments he made about Brittney Griner and her chances of playing in the NBA. The former UK standout does not believe Griner could of held her own in this month’s McDonald’s All-American Game…

  20. Rick Pitino to get a tattoo of a cardinal on left shoulder in May

    Apr 12, 2013, 9:42 PM EDT

    Michigan v Louisville

    Rick Pitino will stick to his promise that he would get a tattoo if his team won the national championship. It didn’t take long for the future Hall of Fame to decide on what ink he would get when it came time to make good on his promise. “I said it … not believing this was…