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  1. Report: Angel Rodriguez to transfer to Miami

    May 1, 2013, 1:05 PM EDT

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    In the worst kept secret in college hoops, Angel Rodriguez has decided to transfer to Miami to finish up his final two years of collegiate eligibility, according to multiple reports. Rodriguez will also attempt to get a hardship waiver to play immediately for the Hurricanes, according to Jeff Goodman of CBSSports.com. Rodriguez is a native…

  2. Michigan unhappy with how Adidas handled worker’s rights in Indonesian factory dispute

    May 1, 2013, 12:12 PM EDT

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    A number of college and universities that have apparel contracts with Adidas, including two of their most well-known clients in Michigan and Wisconsin, have taken issue with the clothing company, according to a report from Kristi Dosh of ESPN.com. The issues centers around the closing of an Indonesian factory called PT Kizone, and the Workers…

  3. NBA releases the official early entry list

    May 1, 2013, 11:11 AM EDT

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    The NBA released their official early entry list on Wednesday, and while there were no relevant surprises — Marcus Smart didn’t slide his name into the NBA Draft pool when no one was paying attention — but there were a handful of names that hadn’t made their way into the headlines. Here are the NBA…

  4. Another potential early-season event to be held in Dallas?

    May 1, 2013, 9:28 AM EDT

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    Dallas really wants to find a way to kick off the 2013-2014 college hoops season. Last December, reports came out that Michigan State AD Mark Hollis was looking to try and schedule an event where four games would be played simultaneously at Cowboy Stadium to kick off the year. We haven’t heard much about it…

  5. Indiana guard Yogi Ferrell’s unreleased 6th grade rap (VIDEO)

    Apr 30, 2013, 11:19 PM EDT

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    Before Yogi Ferrell took his talents to Bloomington, Ind. as the Hoosiers freshman point guard, he was simply Kevin, a middle schooler trying to make it in the rap game. On Sunday, a 6th grade rap from Ferrell was uploaded to YouTube. The About tab reads the following: So I just found my computer from…

  6. Eddie Jordan lands D’Von Campbell as first Rutgers commit

    Apr 30, 2013, 9:46 PM EDT

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    After seeing a handful of players leave the program, Eddie Jordan landed his first commitment as head coach of Rutgers University when Hutchinson Community College (Kan.) point guard D’Von Campbell pledged to join the Scarlet Knights on Tuesday “I’m glad to have the opportunity to play at Rutgers,” Campbell told Jerry Carino of MyCentralJersery.com on Tuesday.…

  7. Rodney Hood writes about his redshirt season at Duke

    Apr 30, 2013, 8:51 PM EDT

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    Duke loses the core of Mason Plumlee, Ryan Kelly and Seth Curry to graduation this spring, leaving big holes in the lineup. That production will need to be filled by rotation players from last year such as Quinn Cook, Tyler Thornton, Rasheed Sulaimon and Josh Hairston to make up for the lost production. Andre Dawkins…

  8. Rick Pitino to name his new horse after Luke Hancock

    Apr 30, 2013, 7:44 PM EDT

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    Off the court, Louisville head coach Rick Pitino is really into the horse track. The two-time NCAA champion coach will race his horse, Goldencents in this year’s Kentucky Derby. (Which you can watch live online here.) But through recent years, Pitino has had the habit of naming his horses after his Cardinal players. Following Monday’s…

  9. UW-Green Bay center Alec Brown: ‘A lot of the stuff [that's been] said is not true’

    Apr 30, 2013, 6:44 PM EDT

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    Late last night, the details of the accusation that former walk-on Ryan Bross has levied against UW-Green Bay head coach Brian Wardle were made public as Bross spoke with a local paper. The accusations are ugly. But at this point, they are only accusations, and Wardle has plenty of supporters and defenders. Included on that…

  10. Louisville-bound point guard Chris Jones named NABC JUCO Player of the Year

    Apr 30, 2013, 5:45 PM EDT

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    On Tuesday, Northwest Florida State sophomore point guard and Louisville commit Chris Jones was named the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) Junior College Player of the Year. The 5-foot-10 point guard averaged 22.9 points per game in his final season at Northwest Florida State, leading the Raiders to their second consecutive national championship game…

  11. Duke and Lance Thomas cleared of wrongdoing in jewelry case by the NCAA

    Apr 30, 2013, 4:28 PM EDT

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    Former Duke forward Lance Thomas, who purchased almost $100,000 worth of jewelry during the Blue Devils championship season in 2010 was cleared of all wrongdoing, along with the university, by the NCAA on Tuesday. The News & Observer first reported the news: “The NCAA has found no evidence of a rules violation in this situation…

  12. Rutgers transfer Eli Carter is headed to Florida

    Apr 30, 2013, 3:53 PM EDT

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    Proud to announce that I will be continuing my career at the University of Florida !! #Gators — Eli Carter (@Eli_Carter5) April 30, 2013 That’s Eli Carter, one of the players to transfer out of Rutgers in the wake of the Mike Rice scandal, announcing that he’ll be heading to Florida to continue his collegiate…

  13. Report: American to hire Georgetown assistant Mike Brennan

    Apr 30, 2013, 3:06 PM EDT

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    American will be holding a press conference at 5 p.m. to announce the hiring of current Georgetown assistant Mike Brennan, according to multiple reports. Brennan was an assistant with American prior to joining the Georgetown staff in 2009. Before that, he had spent seven seasons as an assistant at Princeton, where he played his college…

  14. Abdul-Malik Abu adding offers along with an improved post-game

    Apr 30, 2013, 2:50 PM EDT

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    HAMPTON, Va. — When I saw Abdul Malik Abu play at the Hoop Group Summer Classic East last July, you could see that the 6-foot-8, 230 pound power forward had the athleticism and the frame to one day be a valuable piece in a top 25 program. But at that point in time, the No.…

  15. The story behind the picture with John Calipari and Rick Pitino

    Apr 30, 2013, 1:54 PM EDT

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    Last night, a picture popped up on Kentucky Sports Radio of John Calipari and Rick Pitino posing together at Malone’s, a restaurant in Kentucky. It raised plenty of eyebrows, and it’s not exactly a secret that Pitino and Calipari don’t exactly get along on the court or off of it. On Tuesday, we got an…

  16. Report: Clemson forward Bernard Sullivan to transfer to Charlotte

    Apr 30, 2013, 1:27 PM EDT

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    Alan Major is finally adding players to his Charlotte program instead of losing them to a transfer. On Monday night, Clemson forward Bernard Sullivan made the decision to transfer to play for the 49ers, according to the AP. Sullivan is a former four-star recruit who was ranked 87th in the Class of 2011, according to…

  17. Son of ESPN analyst Dan Dakich headed to Michigan

    Apr 30, 2013, 12:34 PM EDT

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    Michigan has added another recruit to their Class of 2013. Andrew Dakich, the son of ESPN college hoops analyst and former head coach Dan Dakich, will enroll in Ann Arbor as a preferred walk-on starting next year. “An unbelievable day in Ann Arbor and after speaking with my family about it, I have decided to…

  18. Ex-Green Bay player details ugly accusations against coach Brian Wardle

    Apr 30, 2013, 11:32 AM EDT

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    The accusations against Wisconsin-Green Bay head coach Brian Wardle are continuing to stack up, as two players and their families have spoken out against him. But it wasn’t until Monday night, when the Green Bay Press Gazette finally had a chance to speak with former walk-on Ryan Bross, that the extent of the accusations really…

  19. Steve Alford, New Mexico, and the Battle of the Buyout

    Apr 30, 2013, 10:53 AM EDT

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    When Steve Alford initially left New Mexico to take the UCLA head coaching job, it looked like he had exemplary timing. Alford had signed an offer sheet for a new, 10-year contract that was to go into effect on April 1st. He resigned on March 30th. His old contract’s buyout was $200,000, according to the…

  20. Niagara’s Juan’ya Green, Ameen Tanksley will transfer

    Apr 29, 2013, 11:51 PM EDT

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    New Niagara coach Chris Casey’s job just got a lot harder than expected. Juan’ya Green, the 2011 MAAC Rookie of the Year, and Ameen Tanksley will transfer from the team, according to Bob DiCesare of the Buffalo News. The transfers mean that the Purple Eagles lose their best overall player and top rebounder from a…