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  1. VIDEO: Miami’s basketball team cannot throw a baseball

    Apr 22, 2013, 4:00 PM EDT

    Miami Hurricanes guard Larkin drives on Marquette Golden Eagles Anderson during the second half in their East Regional NCAA men's basketball game in Washington

    Seriously, fellas? Shane Larkin’s dad is hall of famer Barry Larkin. And this is the best that he can muster?: (h/t Norlander and Eisenberg) You can find Rob on twitter @RobDauster.

  2. The college basketball preseason could be getting longer

    Apr 22, 2013, 3:31 PM EDT


    College basketball’s season may be getting just a bit longer. The way the rules are currently structured, college basketball teams are allowed to start practicing at 5 p.m. on the Friday closest to October 15th. But this weekend, John Infante of the Bylaw Blog passed along this bit of news from the NCAA: practices could…

  3. Why major conference realignment may be over for the foreseeable future

    Apr 22, 2013, 1:47 PM EDT


    The ACC has reportedly agreed to a 15-team grant of media rights deal that will extend through the 2026-2027 season. The news was first reported by David Glenn but has since been confirmed by multiple outlets. If this report turns out to be true and this agreement is signed by the schools in the ACC,…

  4. Report: Mike Poole has received his release from Rutgers

    Apr 22, 2013, 1:13 PM EDT

    Big East Basketball Tournament - First Round

    Mike Poole is the latest player to leave the Rutgers program in the aftermath of Mike Rice being fired. According to a report from Adam Zagoria, Poole finally received his release from the university today, meaning that he’s now the fifth player to leave the program this offseason. Throw in the decommitments from Shane Rector…

  5. Report: CJ Fair could announce draft decision as soon as Tuesday

    Apr 22, 2013, 12:51 PM EDT


    On Friday, we wrote about the ten most important early entry decisions that are left to be made. That afternoon, Gonzaga’s Kelly Olynyk became the first from that group to decide, as he announced that he would, in fact, be leaving school to head off to the NBA. And now, it appears as if a…

  6. VIDEO: Seventh Woods, a 14-year-old you should pay attention to

    Apr 22, 2013, 11:15 AM EDT

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    I spent the weekend up in Pittsburgh at the Hoop Group Jam Fest, and while I did get a chance to see quite a bit of talent, I still left disappointed. Why? Because the kid in the video you see above — Seventh Woods — was there but was injured. I didn’t get to see…

  7. Report: A tired Andrew Wiggins cancels his in-home visits this week

    Apr 22, 2013, 10:41 AM EDT

    Andrew Wiggins

    Jeff Goodman set the college basketball twittersphere ablaze on Monday morning when he tweeted out the following: Been told Andrew Wiggins has canceled his home visits with Kansas, UNC and Florida State early this week. โ€” Jeff Goodman (@GoodmanCBS) April 22, 2013 Wiggins is being recruited by four schools: Kansas, UNC, Florida State and Kentucky.…

  8. DePaul lands local product Tommy Hamilton Jr.

    Apr 22, 2013, 10:05 AM EDT


    DePaul has added another piece to their 2013 recruiting class, as 6-foot-9 center Tommy Hamilton Jr. committed to the program, according to multiple reports. Hamilton is rated as a three-star recruit, according to Rivals, but he’s got a much higher upside than that. The son of city public league legend, Hamilton entered high school as…

  9. Report: Georgia assistant Kwanza Johnson to join TCU coaching staff

    Apr 21, 2013, 10:14 PM EDT

    University of Georgia

    On the day that the Georgia basketball program added a recruit who played a year in Texas it was reported that an assistant coach may be headed to the Lone Star State to join a former boss. According to the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, TCU head coach Trent Johnson is expected to add current Georgia assistant…

  10. San Jose State lands 2013 prospects Jalen James, Rashad Muhammad

    Apr 21, 2013, 8:22 PM EDT

    San Jose State Athletics

    With much to be done in his first season as head coach at San Jose State, Dave Wojcik picked up two important commitments in the 2013 class on Saturday. 6-3 point guard Jalen James, who originally committed to attend Illinois, verbally committed to San Jose State on Saturday as reported by multiple outlets. And on…

  11. Forward Emmanuel Addo one of three players leaving Northern Colorado

    Apr 21, 2013, 6:27 PM EDT

    Northern Colorado Athletics

    Northern Colorado didn’t have a single senior on its roster last season, sparking optimism for improved play in 2013-14. But the Bears have three spots to fill, as redshirt junior forward Emmanuel Addo, junior guard Paul Garnica and sophomore forward Bryce Douvier have all decided to transfer. The 6-7 Addo has already received interest from…

  12. Howard College forward Cameron Forte commits to Georgia

    Apr 21, 2013, 5:00 PM EDT

    Mark Fox

    Georgia added some depth to its front court Sunday afternoon, as Howard (Texas) College product Cameron Forte announced his decision to attend the SEC school via his Twitter account. Just committed to the University of Georgia on a full ride scholarship to play basketball ! — Cameron Forte (@Smoothiewhatup) April 21, 2013 Forte, a native…

  13. World Team coasts to victory in Nike Hoop Summit

    Apr 21, 2013, 3:53 PM EDT

    Andrew Wiggins

    With three of the last four Nike Hoop Summit contests being decided by single digits, Saturday’s matchup between the USA Select and World teams didn’t look to be one that would get out of hand. But thanks to the superior rebounding and ball movement of the World Team there wasn’t much suspense in Portland, as…

  14. Class of 2015 star Derrick Jones highlights Sunday’s Pitt Hoop Group Jam Fest action

    Apr 21, 2013, 1:49 PM EDT

    2013 UA Pitt Jam Fest

    PITTSBURGH — Perhaps the most promising recruit at the Pitt Hoop Group Jam Fest this weekend was Philly native Derrick Jones. At 6-foot-6, Jones is a supremely athletic left-handed forward with an impressive wingspan, the kind of physical tools that will make any college coach drool. He’s ranked 37th in the country according to Rivals,…

  15. Donte Grantham headlines the uncommitted 2013 players at Pitt Hoop Group Jam Fest

    Apr 21, 2013, 12:00 PM EDT

    Donte' Grantham, Nequan Carrington

    PITTSBURGH — Donte Grantham’s senior year has gone about as well as any high school kid could ask. Playing for his hometown high school in Martinsburg, WV, Grantham not only was named the state’s Player of the Year, but he won a state title as well. The only thing left is to figure out whether…

  16. Nigel Johnson commits to Kansas State

    Apr 21, 2013, 10:51 AM EDT


    Kansas State made a late addition to their 2013 recruiting class as former George Washington commit Nigel Johnson pledged to Bruce Weber and the Wildcats. Proud to say I just committed to Kansas State University!! Excited to be a Wildcat next year!! #blessed๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ€๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ€ โ€” Nigel Johnson (@TakingFlight_23) April 21, 2013 Johnson is a three-star recruit,…

  17. Shane Rector committed to Missouri on Saturday night

    Apr 21, 2013, 8:49 AM EDT


    Missouri picked up another piece to try and help replace Phil Pressey on Saturday night, as three-star point guard and New Jersey native Shane Rector committed to Frank Haith’s program. The news was first reported by Rector is the second point guard that Haith as earned a commitment from, as Michigan-native Wes Clark committed…

  18. Devin Robinson highlights Saturday’s action at the Pitt Hoop Group Jam Fest

    Apr 21, 2013, 1:52 AM EDT

    2013 UA Pitt Jam Fest

    PITTSBURGH — Devin Robinson made a name for himself last summer. When you’re a lanky and athletic 6-foot-7 forward with a solid three-point stroke, that’s not a difficult thing to do. Robinson, who plays his AAU ball with Squires Richmond (VA), has amassed quite a list of offers: UConn, Rutgers, Towson, VCU, Virginia Tech and…

  19. Drew Crawford will play his final year at Northwestern

    Apr 20, 2013, 8:40 PM EDT


    Good news is rare for the poor Northwestern Wildcats. Every year partisans get excited, hoping for the school’s first-ever NCAA tourney berth, and every year, the rising tide of the Big Ten swamps the purple and white. Hard to say what’s in store for Northwestern next year, but we do know one thing: they’ll have…

  20. Boise State going from blue turf to bluegrass?

    Apr 20, 2013, 6:29 PM EDT


    The Mountain West took some flak for getting multiple teams into this past season’s NCAA tournament, and the criticism was seemingly borne out as the league’s five bid-earners went 2-5 overall in tournament play. Boise State was one of the disappointments, losing out to La Salle in the preliminary games in Dayton. So, the Broncos…