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  1. Former Rutgers swingman Mike Poole transferring to Iona

    Apr 24, 2013, 9:48 PM EDT

    Big East Basketball Tournament - First Round

    One of the five players who decided to leave Rutgers in the aftermath of a scandal that led to the firing of head coach Mike Rice has found a new home. 6-5 junior guard/forward Mike Poole announced his decision to transfer to Iona Tuesday night, joining the list of New York metropolitan area natives who…

  2. Fordham lands 2013 point guard Jon Severe

    Apr 24, 2013, 8:31 PM EDT

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    Despite its location in a city known for its basketball talent, Fordham has found the sledding tough in the Atlantic 10 since joining the league in 1995. Head coach Tom Pecora, who just completed his second season at the school, hopes to change the culture of the program and end the days of the Rams…

  3. Indiana junior guard Maurice Creek to transfer

    Apr 24, 2013, 7:32 PM EDT

    Coppin State v Indiana

    The road back was a long and arduous one for Indiana guard Maurice Creek, who missed all or part of three seasons due to various injuries before finally getting cleared for the 2012-13 season. But Creek didn’t see much playing time last season, playing in 24 games and averaging just 7.8 minutes per contest for…

  4. Miami’s Shane Larkin to announce decision Sunday evening

    Apr 24, 2013, 6:29 PM EDT

    Illinois v Miami

    With five seniors among its top six scorers, the ACC champion Miami Hurricanes will look far different in 2013-14. The one player among those six who isn’t due to graduate is sophomore point guard Shane Larkin, who proved to be one of the nation’s best point guards as the season progressed. Larkin’s skill has put…

  5. USC center Dewayne Dedmon to enter NBA Draft

    Apr 24, 2013, 5:23 PM EDT

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    In news that came as a surprise to many USC 7-footer Dewayne Dedmon announced his intentions to forego his final season of eligibility to enter the 2013 NBA Draft. Dedmon, who averaged 6.7 points, 7.0 rebounds and 2.1 blocks per contest for the Trojans this season, played in 31 of USC’s 32 games this season…

  6. UConn’s Enosch Wolf has charges against him dropped

    Apr 24, 2013, 4:45 PM EDT

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    Charges against 7-foot-1 UConn center Enosch Wolf stemming from an incident in February have been dropped. According to the police report, he entered the apartment of a girl that he was dating and “refused to leave the apartment when he was asked to and grabbed the hair of the victim and pushed her head. Wolf…

  7. Syracuse junior forward C.J. Fair to return for senior season

    Apr 24, 2013, 4:21 PM EDT

    Syracuse v Marquette

    Having already lost starting point guard Michael Carter-Williams (leaving school for the NBA Draft), shooting guard Brandon Triche and small forward James Southerland (both out of eligibility), the Syracuse Orange were anxious to hear the plans of junior forward C.J. Fair. After averaging 14.5 points and 6.9 rebounds per game for the Orange this season,…

  8. Penn State’s Tim Frazier receives a fifth-year of eligibility

    Apr 24, 2013, 3:40 PM EDT

    Tim Frazier

    Penn State got great news on Wednesday afternoon, as the NCAA granted star guard Tim Frazier a fifth-year of eligibility. Frazier suffered a torn Achilles tendon on November 18th, PSU’s fourth game of the season. He missed the rest of the year. “Tim has shown tremendous will, perseverance and leadership as he continues his rehabilitation…

  9. Wyoming adds North Florida transfer Jerron Granberry

    Apr 24, 2013, 3:15 PM EDT

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    Wyoming made a nice pickup on Tuesday afternoon, as they added North Florida transfer Jerron Granberry. Granberry is a 6-foot-5 wing from Miami that never averaged less than 9.0 points for the Ospreys. He was a four-year starter and the program’s first 1,000 point scorer since making the move to Division I. But he was…

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

    Apr 24, 2013, 2:42 PM EDT

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    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…

  11. The ACC announced their conference matchups

    Apr 24, 2013, 2:00 PM EDT

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    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…

  12. 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…

  13. 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 MLive.com…

  14. South Carolina gets a commitment from Demetrius Henry

    Apr 24, 2013, 12:15 PM EDT

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    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…

  15. 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…

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

    Apr 24, 2013, 10:58 AM EDT

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    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…

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

    Apr 24, 2013, 10:12 AM EDT

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    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…

  18. 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…

  19. 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…

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

    Apr 23, 2013, 9:30 PM EDT

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    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…