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  1. Loyola Marymount adds guard Nino Jackson to 2013 class

    May 1, 2013, 10:00 PM EDT

    Max Good

    Before the 2012-13 season began Loyola Marymount had the look of a team capable of being a factor in the race for fourth behind WCC titans Gonzaga, Saint Mary’s and BYU. Sure Max Good’s team lost wing Drew Viney, but with the return of point guard Anthony Ireland and forward Ashley Hamilton the Lions didn’t…

  2. Report: Arizona sophomore power forward Angelo Chol to transfer

    May 1, 2013, 8:58 PM EDT

    P12 Colorado Arizona Basketball

    After losing Grant Jerrett to the professional ranks a couple weeks ago Arizona will be losing another front court player, as it was reported by multiple outlets Wednesday evening that rising junior forward Angelo Chol will transfer. Chol, who played his high school basketball at Hoover HS in San Diego, didn’t see a great amount…

  3. UNLV reveals design of statue honoring Jerry Tarkanian

    May 1, 2013, 8:11 PM EDT

    Sam Morris/Las Vegas Sun

    On Wednesday UNLV unveiled the design of the statue being built in honor of the school’s winningest head coach, Jerry Tarkanian, and it will include “Tark the Shark’s” famous towel. The bronze statue, which is expected to be finished by July and unveiled outside of the Thomas & Mack Center shortly thereafter, will be approximately…

  4. Forward Junior Etou commits to Rutgers

    May 1, 2013, 6:45 PM EDT

    With the hiring of Eddie Jordan as head basketball coach, Rutgers has finally been able to get to work on the recruiting trail in the aftermath of five players deciding to leave the program. Coach Jordan picked up his second commitment on Wednesday, as 6-7 power forward Junior Etou announced his decision to attend Rutgers.…

  5. Kentucky releases their non-conference schedule; it’s strong

    May 1, 2013, 4:56 PM EDT

    SEC Basketball Tournament - Quarterfinals - Vanderbilt v Kentucky

    If Kentucky is going to go 40-0 next season, they certainly are going to have their work cut out for them, as John Calipari put together a strong non-conference schedule. After playing a pair of guarantee games to kick off the season, Kentucky heads to Chicago to take on Michigan State in the Champions Classic.…

  6. Wake Forest announces addition of former Robert Morris guard Coron Williams

    May 1, 2013, 4:31 PM EDT

    Robert Morris v Arkansas

    With leading scorer C.J. Harris out of eligibility, Wake Forest was in need of a solid perimeter shooter as they look to improve their standing within an ACC that becomes tougher due to the arrival of Notre Dame, Pittsburgh and Syracuse. On Wednesday afternoon the program announced the addition of former Robert Morris guard Coron…

  7. Ex-Green Bay forward Brennan Cougill supports teammate’s allegations

    May 1, 2013, 3:22 PM EDT

    Akil Mitchell

    The brewing scandal on the UW-Green Bay basketball team took another wild turn on Wednesday. If you’re not caught up, a quick refresher: two different players have levied accusations of mistreatment against head coach Brian Wardle, and on Monday evening, one of those players — former walk-on Ryan Bross — went public with what happened.…

  8. Rutgers transfer Jerome Seagears tweets he’s headed to Auburn

    May 1, 2013, 2:36 PM EDT

    Jerome Seagears, Mikael Hopkins

    On Wednesday, Jerome Seagears became the third former Rutgers players to decide on a destination to transfer this summer, tweeting that he will be playing for Auburn to finish up his collegiate career. I Will Be Attending Auburn University To Finish My Student Athletic Career!!! War Eagle — Jerome Seagears (@SEAGEARS_MADE) May 1, 2013 Seagears,…

  9. Way-Too-Early Preseason All-American team

    May 1, 2013, 2:00 PM EDT

    Marcus Smart, Steven Pledger, Romero Osby

    PRESEASON ALL-AMERICAN FIRST TEAM Marcus Smart, Oklahoma State: Smart was the nation’s best freshman in 2012-2013, and made the decision to return to school for his sophomore year despite being a projected top five pick. He’s big, he’s strong and he’s got all the intangibles that make sportswriters spew the typical cliches: he’s a winner,…

  10. Report: Braxton Ogbueze transferring out of Florida

    May 1, 2013, 1:20 PM EDT

    Vanderbilt v Florida

    Braxton Ogbueze must have seen the writing on the wall when Florida accepted a commitment from Rutgers transfer Eli Carter, as the freshman will be transferring out of the Florida program. “Braxton has been a hard worker with a great attitude, and we wish him nothing but the best as he moves on,” Florida head coach…

  11. Report: Angel Rodriguez to transfer to Miami

    May 1, 2013, 1:05 PM EDT

    Wildcats guard Rodriguez defended by Explorers guard Galloway tries a last-second shot that failed to tie the game in the second round of the NCAA men's basketball tournament in Kansas City

    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 Rodriguez is a native…

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

    May 1, 2013, 12:12 PM EDT

    Michigan Media Day Basketball

    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 The issues centers around the closing of an Indonesian factory called PT Kizone, and the Workers…

  13. NBA releases the official early entry list

    May 1, 2013, 11:11 AM EDT

    UNC Greensboro UNC Wilmington Basketball

    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…

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

    May 1, 2013, 9:28 AM EDT


    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…

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

    Apr 30, 2013, 11:19 PM EDT

    Yogi Ferrell, Trevor Cooney

    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…

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

    Apr 30, 2013, 9:46 PM EDT

    Rutgers University Introduces Eddie Jordan

    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 on Tuesday.…

  17. Rodney Hood writes about his redshirt season at Duke

    Apr 30, 2013, 8:51 PM EDT

    Duke v Louisville

    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…

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

    Apr 30, 2013, 7:44 PM EDT

    Getty Images

    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…

  19. 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

    Alec Brown

    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…

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

    Apr 30, 2013, 5:45 PM EDT

    Chris Jones

    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…