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  1. Former Texas Tech, Santa Clara guard arrested on murder charges

    May 25, 2013, 2:05 PM EDT

    NBC Bay Area

    Former Texas Tech and Santa Clara guard Decensae White was arrested on murder charges stemming from the death of a rapper from Georgia named Lil’ Phat. White played at Texas Tech from 2006-2008 and was a member of the Santa Clara program during the 2008-2009 season. After a hiatus from the sport, White returned this…

  2. The key to recruiting Myles Turner: a good psychology department?

    May 25, 2013, 1:48 PM EDT

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    Myles Turner is one of the hottest names on the AAU circuit this spring. The 6-foot-11 center Euless, TX, has the kind of length and athleticism that makes scouts drool, and he just so happens to have a face-up game and the ability to knock down a jump shot in pick-and-pop actions. That’s why he’s…

  3. Elite 2014 shooting guard Devin Booker draws significant attention

    May 25, 2013, 12:10 PM EDT

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    EAGAN, Mn. — As the EYBL nears the end of its regular season over Memorial Day weekend near Minneapolis, many of the top uncommitted players in the 2014 class are seeing their recruitments pick up before the summer months begin. One player drawing tons of attention is Alabama Challenge shooting guard Devin Booker. The 6-5…

  4. Lamar adds three junior college players

    May 25, 2013, 11:15 AM EDT

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    Lamar and head coach Pat Knight announced on Friday the signing of three junior college players to add to Lamar’s latest recruiting class. The Cardinals will add a pair of forwards in Octavius Green and Tyran de Lattibeaudiere, and also add potential All-Name Team member and point guard Nimrod Hilliard. Lamar had previously signed junior…

  5. Oregon State’s Joe Burton eyes potential motivational speaking career

    May 25, 2013, 10:34 AM EDT

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    Oregon State senior forward Joe Burton will graduate from the school in June after a four-year career and over 1,000 points scored. But although many college players with such a pedigree look to play professional basketball after their careers end — as Burton will also do — Burton’s mother said that he could also go…

  6. Former Marshall forward Jamir Hanner transferring to Buffalo

    May 24, 2013, 8:55 PM EDT

    Jamir Hanner  Archie Goodwin  Kyle Wiltjer

    With Javon McCrea and Cameron Downing entering their senior campaign at Buffalo, first-year head coach Bobby Hurley can use some additional front court depth that will benefit the Bulls in 2014. Hurley’s numbers received a boost on Friday afternoon, as it was reported by Adam Zagoria of ZagsBlog.com that former Marshall forward Jamir Hanner has…

  7. Boise State forward Vukasin Vujovic leaves program

    May 24, 2013, 7:30 PM EDT

    Tristan Greenidge, Vukasin Vujovic

    According to the Idaho Statesman, Boise State freshman forward Vukasin Vujovic has decided to leave the program. In his one season at Boise State, the native of Serbia saw action in just nine of the Broncos’ 32 games. In those nine games the 6-9 Vujovic averaged just 4.0 minutes and 1.4 points per game. Vujovic’s…

  8. Kyle Vinales won’t leave Central Connecticut State after all

    May 24, 2013, 6:00 PM EDT

    Victor Oladipo, Kyle Vinales

    When it was announced just over a month ago that Central Connecticut State leading scorer Kyle Vinales would look to transfer, the biggest factor in his decision was a desire to reach postseason play. Vinales, who averaged nearly 22 points per game as a sophomore, at one point tweeted his decision to transfer to Toledo only…

  9. DePaul grants forward Donnavan Kirk permission to pursue transfer opportunities

    May 24, 2013, 4:38 PM EDT

    Donnavan Kirk, Leon Tolksdorf

    With the recent news that former Purdue forward Sandi Marcius would transfer to DePaul, it was only a matter of time before the other shoe dropped in this scenario. That would be Donnavan Kirk looking to finish his collegiate career at another institution. On Friday the school announced that it has granted Kirk permission to…

  10. Northeastern becomes final piece of 2013 Puerto Rico Tip-Off puzzle

    May 24, 2013, 2:37 PM EDT

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    Last November the organizers of the Puerto Rico Tip-Off announced its completed eight-team field, with programs such as Florida State, Georgetown and Michigan being confirmed participants. Also among the eight teams: Auburn. But apparently something changed with the Tigers’ schedule, leading to a report from Andy Katz of ESPN.com that Northeastern would be the eighth…

  11. Green Bay will retain head coach Brian Wardle

    May 24, 2013, 1:40 PM EDT

    Brian Wardle

    During the spring multiple allegations surfaced regarding Green Bay head coach Brian Wardle’s treatment of some of his players, and some of the charges went well beyond the use of profane language. In one instance former center Ryan Bross alleged that he was forced to run sprints until ultimately soiling his shorts, despite stating the…

  12. Duke head coach Mike Krzyzewski appears on ‘The Dan Patrick Show’ (VIDEO)

    May 24, 2013, 12:45 PM EDT

    Duke v Louisville

    In an appearance on “The Dan Patrick Show” this morning, Duke head coach Mike Krzyzewski discusses topics such as his decision to return as head coach of the US men’s national team for the 2016 Summer Olympics and his future at Duke. Also of note were Krzyzewski’s comments on incoming freshman Jabari Parker, stating that…

  13. BBQ ad no laughing matter to Ohio State compliance department

    May 24, 2013, 11:54 AM EDT

    Iowa State v Ohio State

    Earlier this week an advertisement for Calhoun’s BBQ done by former Tennessee basketball player Steven Pearl hit the airwaves, and it included a reference to current Ohio State point guard Aaron Craft. But that reference has led to the compliance department at Ohio State getting involved, looking to make sure it’s clear that there was…

  14. Is Sheldon Jeter’s transfer ‘issue’ because of a lack of communication?

    May 24, 2013, 10:20 AM EDT

    Vanderbilt v Ole Miss - SEC Semifinals

    In the aftermath of Sheldon Jeter’s decision to transfer from Vanderbilt it was reported that Vanderbilt head coach Kevin Stallings was blocking Pittsburgh as a possible destination. Some assumed that tampering was the reason for the move, but according to a report by Andy Katz of ESPN.com that may not be the case. Regardless of…

  15. Illinois forward Myke Henry requests release from scholarship

    May 24, 2013, 8:52 AM EDT

    Myke Henry

    With the graduation of leading scorers Brandon Paul and D.J. Richardson, there was a chance that 6-6 forward Myke Henry would see more opportunities to produce for Illinois in 2013-14. However it seems as if the Chicago native won’t be around to realize such possibilities, as it was reported by the Champaign News-Gazette that Henry…

  16. Charlotte, head coach Alan Major agree to extension through 2017-18

    May 23, 2013, 10:50 PM EDT

    Atlantic 10 Basketball Tournament - First Round - Charlotte v Richmond

    Head coach Alan Major led the Charlotte basketball program to its first 20-win season since 2008 this past year, as the 49ers won 21 games and received a bid to the Postseason NIT. Next up for Major’s program is Conference USA, and the former Ohio State assistant will make the move with a new contract…

  17. Colorado assistants get new titles in hopes of bolstering head coaching prospects

    May 23, 2013, 9:30 PM EDT

    Tad Boyle

    While the head coaching carousel is the focus every offseason the many changes within a coaching staff can also have an impact. At Colorado, head coach Tad Boyle is fortunate to have led the same staff for each of his three seasons in Boulder, resulting in the most successful stretch in the history of the…

  18. Saint Louis, Wisconsin headline 2013 Cancun Challenge field

    May 23, 2013, 8:00 PM EDT

    Oregon v Saint Louis

    The eight-team field for the 2013 Cancun Challenge is finally set, with 2013 NCAA tournament participants Saint Louis and Wisconsin headlining the field. The event will feature two four-team fields, with the Billikens and Badgers being joined by Old Dominion and West Virginia in the Riviera Division. The Mayan Division bracket consists of Bowling Green,…

  19. Atlantic 10 announces that all members will play in 2014 conference tournament

    May 23, 2013, 6:20 PM EDT

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    With four departures (Butler, Charlotte, Temple and Xavier) and one arrival (George Mason), the Atlantic 10 Conference will have 13 members for the 2013-14 academic year with Davidson joining in 2014. Those changes have brought about another for the conference: beginning next season, all members will play in the Atlantic 10 tournament at the Barclays…

  20. Coach K: ACC will be ‘best conference in the history of the game’

    May 23, 2013, 5:26 PM EDT

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    While much of this past season was spent lamenting the changing of the Big East, another result of conference realignment was the improvement of the Atlantic Coast Conference’s basketball product. Sure Duke and North Carolina managed to carry their share of the load in the years following the move from nine to 12 schools, but…