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  1. The AAC unveils their league logo, but doesn’t recognize Louisville or Rutgers?

    May 30, 2013, 9:25 AM EDT


    So the American Athletic Conference has released their logo and, well, you tell me how it looks, because I can’t, for the life of me, find a way to get excited about league logos. I will say, however, that I do appreciate a somewhat minimalist approach taken here: What I find endlessly more interesting than…

  2. UNC Asheville sophomore guard Keith Hornsby to transfer

    May 29, 2013, 9:25 PM EDT

    UNC Asheville v Ohio State

    In the aftermath of UNC Asheville promoting associate head coach Nick McDevitt to replace Eddie Biedenbach as head coach, a major question was the status of guard Keith Hornsby. As a sophomore Hornsby, the son of singer Bruce Hornsby, averaged 15.0 points, 4.2 rebounds and 3.1 assists per game for the Bulldogs and with Jeremy…

  3. Former Baylor commit Dominic Woodson headed to Memphis

    May 29, 2013, 8:21 PM EDT

    As if the 2013 recruiting class for the Memphis Tigers wasn’t deep already, head coach Josh Pastner landed a sixth commit on Wednesday as Huntington Prep (W. Va.) center Dominic Woodson committed to the school according to multiple outlets (subscription required). Standing at 6-10, 315, Woodson gives Memphis some additional bulk in the paint following…

  4. Former Tennessee volleyball player comments on Rutgers AD Julie Hermann

    May 29, 2013, 7:24 PM EDT

    Rutgers University Introduces New Athletic Director Julie Hermann

    One of the biggest factors in the backlash that came as a result of Rutgers’ hiring of Julie Hermann to be their next athletic director was the fact that Hermann was accused of mistreating her players while coaching volleyball at the University of Tennessee. During the 1996 season 15 members of the team felt the…

  5. Contract extension, new facilities project highlight big day for Illinois’ John Groce

    May 29, 2013, 6:11 PM EDT

    Indiana v Illinois

    In his first season as head coach at Illinois, head coach John Groce led the Fighting Illini to 23 wins and very nearly past East Region 2-seed Miami in the NCAA tournament round of 32. As a result of his successful debut, Groce was approved for a raise in salary and a three-year extension of…

  6. MAAC basketball championships to return to Albany in 2015

    May 29, 2013, 5:03 PM EDT


    When it was announced in December 2009 that the MAAC Basketball Championships would be played in Springfield, Mass. from 2012-14, those in favor of the move touted the fact that the MassMutual Center would be a neutral site. The move came at a time in which the main tenant of the Times Union Center, Siena,…

  7. 2014 5-star center Jahlil Okafor reveals list of ‘final 8′ schools

    May 29, 2013, 3:59 PM EDT

    Beach Ball Classic Basketball

    Just over a year from now elite 2014 center Jahlil Okafor will be one of the best incoming freshmen in college basketball, meaning that his already-hot recruitment will heat up even more in the coming months. On Wednesday afternoon the Chicago native (Whitney Young HS) released a list of the final eight schools in contention…

  8. Report: WVU-commit Jonathan Holton pleads no contest to voyeurism charge

    May 29, 2013, 3:17 PM EDT


    Former Rhode Island forward and current West Virginia-commit Jonathan Holton has finally had his legal issues cleared up. Holton was arrested and charged with two counts of voyeurism last March after two female students said that he videotaped separate consensual sexual encounters with them without their knowledge and posted the videos to Facebook. When Holton…

  9. Report: Wichita State’s Gregg Marshall recruiting … a two-year old? (VIDEO)

    May 29, 2013, 2:54 PM EDT

    Gonzaga v Wichita State

    That’s according to a report from The Jimmy Kimmel Show, who had a camera in the meeting that two-year old trickshot artist Titus Ashby had with Gregg Marshall, the Wichita State head coach that is coming off of a Final Four appearance in 2013. Titus, if you remember, had a trickshot video go viral back…

  10. Aaron Gordon is an example of one of the downfalls of the one-and-done rule

    May 29, 2013, 2:35 PM EDT

    Aaron Gordon

    Yesterday, I penned a fairly lengthy post on Aaron Gordon and why I think that it would be dumb for Arizona to play him at the three next season. The cliff notes version? Gordon is a prototype college four-man, he doesn’t yet have the skills to be a perimeter player, and Arizona’s rotation works oh-so-much…

  11. Study says Louisville has college basketball’s best fanbase; Kentucky 7th

    May 29, 2013, 12:36 PM EDT

    NCAA Final Four Kentucky Louisville Basketball

    The folks over at the Emory Sports Marketing Analytics put together an interesting study on Wednesday. In an effort to determine what college basketball program in the country has the strongest fanbase — they call it “Fan Equity”, which sounds really smart — they may have accidentally thrown some gas on the fire of the…

  12. Dunk City to host an early-season holiday hoops tournament?

    May 29, 2013, 11:58 AM EDT

    germain arena tickets

    Dunk City could end up hosting a Thanksgiving college hoops tournament, according to Germain Arena, which is located in Estero, FL, a suburb of Fort Myers, is looking to host an eight-team men’s tournament and an eight-team women’s tournament in November of this season. Right now, it looks like any event held in 2013…

  13. Report: Bill Self to hire SMU assistant Jerrance Howard

    May 29, 2013, 11:21 AM EDT


    Bill Self has completed his staff at Kansas, as he has replaced Joe Dooley, who left to take over the Florida-Gulf Coast job, with Jerrance Howard, according to a report from Jason King of ESPN. Howard spent last season as an assistant on Larry Brown’s bench at SMU, but was on staff at Illinois for…

  14. Could Nashville be the permanent site for the SEC tournament in the future?

    May 29, 2013, 10:31 AM EDT


    It looks like the SEC may be getting close to using Nashville as the long-term locale for their conference tournament. Over the last five years, Tampa, New Orleans, Atlanta and Nashville have all hosted an SEC tournament. The 2014 event will take place at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta once again. But the 2015, 2016…

  15. Former South Carolina guard Damein Leonard to Furman

    May 28, 2013, 11:50 PM EDT

    South Carolina Alabama Basketball

    South Carolina guard Damien Leonard announced he would transfer from the university in late April. On Tuesday night, the former Gamecock returned home to Greenville, S.C. signing with Furman University. “We are very excited to have Damien join our program,” Furman head coach Niko Medved said in a school statement on Tuesday. “He is a homegrown player…

  16. Ahmad Starks is transferring to Illinois

    May 28, 2013, 10:31 PM EDT

    Ahmad Starks

    Oregon State transfer Ahmad Starks has finally found a landing spot, committing to Illinois on Tuesday night. Starks left OSU to be closer to his grandmother in Chicago, who is sick. Starks attended Whitney Young HS in the city, one of the best high school programs in the country. “It’s the state school,” Starks told…

  17. Governor Chris Christie supports Rutgers President Robert Barchi, avoids commenting on Julie Hermann hire

    May 28, 2013, 10:00 PM EDT

    Julie Hermann

    It hasn’t been a good week for Rutgers since hiring new athletic director Julie Hermann from Louisville. Quickly, allegations came out that she inflicted “mental cruelty” as the Tennessee volleyball coach, followed by Tuesday afternoon when the New York Times reported she was part of a sexual discrimination lawsuit in 2008. Despite the circus surrounding a…

  18. Rashad Vaughn still deciding on going to prep school

    May 28, 2013, 8:49 PM EDT

    Under Armour Grind Session

    Tyus Jones isn’t the only top recruit in the state of Minnesota in the Class of 2014. Rashad Vaughn (Robbinsdale Cooper High/New Hope, Minn.) is currently ranked as the sixth best player according to Before he can make a decision about where he will play college ball, the 6-foot-5 shooting guard must first decide…

  19. Tim Hardaway Jr. says Caris LeVert is Michigan’s X-factor

    May 28, 2013, 7:41 PM EDT

    NCAA Final Four Michigan Louisville Basketball

    Tim Hardaway Jr. along with National Player of the Year Trey Burke are leaving the national champion finalist for the NBA. Though Hardaway is already making predictions for next season in Ann Arbor. In a podcast with ESPN’s Andy Katz and Seth Greenberg, the former Wolverine shooting guard believes that one of Michigan’s freshmen from…