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  1. South Carolina gets a commitment from Demetrius Henry

    Apr 24, 2013, 12:15 PM EDT

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    Frank Martin made a key pickup on Wednesday morning, as Demetrius Henry announced that he would be enrolling at South Carolina this fall. Henry, a 6-foot-8 power forward from Brandon, FL, that ranks as the No. 100 recruit in Rivals’ Class of 2013, picked the Gamecocks over Miami. Martin loses LaShay Page and Lakeem Jackson…

  2. VIDEO: Trailer for the movie on Lenny Cooke’s life

    Apr 24, 2013, 11:45 AM EDT

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    Lenny Cooke was supposed to be LeBron James before LeBron came along. A can’t-miss streetball legend, Cooke had all the talent in the world, but for a number of different reasons, he never lived up to the talent. Cooke entered the 2002 NBA Draft, but he wasn’t picked. The money that he took while in…

  3. UCLA loses top 100 guard Allerik Freeman as he reopens recruitment

    Apr 24, 2013, 10:58 AM EDT

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    UCLA’s recruiting class suffered a blow last night when Allerik Freeman announced that he will be seeking a release from his letter of intent and reopen his recruitment.  The No. 81 recruit in the Class of 2013, per Rivals, Freeman is a strong, 6-foot-4 scoring guard known for his ability to get to the rim…

  4. Doug McDermott still debating whether to enter the NBA Draft

    Apr 24, 2013, 10:12 AM EDT

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    There is an argument to be made that the most important NBA Draft early entry decision will be that of Creighton’s Doug McDermott. McDermott is a first-team all-american, which is something that doesn’t often come through the Bluejay’s Omaha campus. With him on the roster, Creighton is going to be a tournament team with a…

  5. Former LSU forward Jalen Courtney transfers to Morehead State

    Apr 23, 2013, 11:40 PM EDT

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    Sean Woods has landed another transfer. Jalen Courtney, who recently left LSU, has decided to transfer Morehead State, according to a release from the school. Courtney, who will be a senior for the Eagles, averaged 2.1 points and 2.1 rebounds for the Tigers last season. He’ll sit out the 2013-14 season and be eligible for…

  6. Memphis gets transfer in George Washington forward David Pellom

    Apr 23, 2013, 10:40 PM EDT

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    After losing Tarik Black to transfer, Memphis was on the lookout for a forward to replace him. Coach Josh Pastner may have found him. George Washington big man David Pellom is reportedly headed to Memphis and will be eligible to play immediately under the graduate transfer rule when he graduates in May, according to the…

  7. Minnesota’s Richard Pitino hires Seton Hall’s Dan McHale as assistant

    Apr 23, 2013, 9:30 PM EDT

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    To follow along with the 2013 Coaching Carousel, click here. Richard Pitino is rounding out his coaching staff as the new head man at Minnesota, and he added another coach to the fold in Seton Hall assistant Dan McHale. Multiple sources reported the hire Tuesday afternoon, with McHale coming aboard in Minneapolis after three season’s under…

  8. Report: Russ Smith to return to Louisville for senior year

    Apr 23, 2013, 8:35 PM EDT

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    There may be an early answer to Russ Smith’s decision on the NBA Draft. Smith, who previously told the media he was hoping to make a decision on his NBA future on Wednesday, is returning to Louisville for his senior year, according to Louisville radio host and Cardinals’ play-by-play man Drew Deener. Smith was said to…

  9. Eddie Jordan introduced as head coach at Rutgers

    Apr 23, 2013, 7:45 PM EDT

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    To follow along with the 2013 Coaching Carousel, click here. Rutgers introduced Eddie Jordan as their next men’s basketball coach on Tuesday afternoon, ending a search to replace Mike Rice after he was fired amid scandal. Jordan takes control of the Scarlet Knights, his first college head coaching job, after spending the past season under Mike…

  10. Larry Brown, SMU losing three freshman to transfer

    Apr 23, 2013, 6:55 PM EDT

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    Larry Brown’s first season wasn’t anything spectacular, and it appears that if next season will be any better, it’ll be with a newer-looking roster. Jordan Dickerson is leaving the program, as well as Uche Ofoegbu and Blaise Mbargorba, according to CBSSports.com’s Jeff Goodman. All three freshmen played a minimal part, or didn’t play at all,…

  11. DeAndre Kane transferring out of Marshall, could play immediately

    Apr 23, 2013, 6:10 PM EDT

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    DeAndre Kane will transfer out of Marshall and play his final year at another school. Kane, the Thundering Herd’s most complete player averaging 15.1 points, seven assists and 4.4 rebounds last season, could take advantage of the graduate transfer rule and play immediately in Division I, according to CBSSports.com’s Jeff Goodman. He likely will not…

  12. Duke forward Marshall Plumlee out 3-4 months after foot surgery

    Apr 23, 2013, 5:07 PM EDT

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    Marshall Plumlee is having a more frustrating start to his Duke career than his two older brothers. The redshirt freshman recently had surgery to repair an injury to his right foot, the team announced in a release. He’s expected to miss three-to-four months. “Marshall was having a very good preseason before suffering the injury last…

  13. Rumeal Robinson’s title ring can be yours for almost $90,000

    Apr 23, 2013, 4:04 PM EDT

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    Things haven’t been going well for former Michigan guard Rumeal Robinson. He’s currently serving a 78-month sentence for multiple financial crimes including bank bribery and wire fraud, and he’s had to pay back a hefty part of his pension as a result. Now, his 1989 national title ring is up for sale. The seller is…

  14. Trevor Lacey, Alabama’s second-leading scorer, to transfer

    Apr 23, 2013, 4:00 PM EDT

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    Anthony Grant was dealt a massive blow on Tuesday afternoon it was announced that Trevor Lacey would be transferring out of the Alabama program. “It was a family decision to pursue other opportunities,” Lacey said in a statement. “This definitely was not an easy decision to make. It’s been great at Alabama during my two…

  15. Report: Maine to lose second-leading scorer Alasdair Fraser

    Apr 23, 2013, 3:15 PM EDT

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    Maine’s basketball program took another hit on Tuesday, as it appears that they will be losing second-leading scorer Alasdair Fraser. Justin Edwards, the leading scorer in the America East, transferred earlier this month. Jeff Goodman of CBSSports.com is reporting that Fraser will be leaving and looking for another Division I program to transfer into, but…

  16. Luke Hancock to shave his beard to raise money for cancer research

    Apr 23, 2013, 2:30 PM EDT

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    Luke Hancock, the Final Four’s Most Outstanding Player after leading Louisville to a national title three weeks ago, will finally be shaving off the postseason beard that he grew. On Wednesday afternoon, Hancock will be shaving it all off, right after Russ Smith announces whether or not he will be entering the NBA Draft this…

  17. Report: No one seems to have a clue about CJ Fair’s draft status

    Apr 23, 2013, 1:30 PM EDT

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    CJ Fair is one of the ten guys that I wrote about on Friday that could alter the course of the 2013-2014 with his decision of whether or not to enter the NBA Draft. And, quite frankly, there are a lot of people anxiously waiting to find out whether or not Fair will be donning…

  18. Report: Kansas State’s Angel Rodriguez eyeing transfer to Miami

    Apr 23, 2013, 12:59 PM EDT

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    Kansas State suffered a big blow on Monday when Angel Rodriguez announced that he would be transferring out of the program. It’s not terribly surprising that Rodriguez left the Wildcats; he was recruited to the school by former head coach Frank Martin. But Rodriguez stuck around after Martin left and actually had quite a successful…

  19. Sandi Marcius, Matt Painter and an ugly transfer

    Apr 23, 2013, 12:46 PM EDT

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    Sandi Marcius is probably wishing that he thought his decision to try and earn a graduate transfer waiver through a bit more. After Purdue’s season ended, Marcius announced that he would be leaving the Purdue basketball program in search of greener pastures. The 6-foot-11 redshirt junior had an up-and-down career in West Lafayette, but he…

  20. Kevin Ware has no doubt he’ll play next season

    Apr 23, 2013, 11:24 AM EDT

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    The most iconic moment from this year’s NCAA tournament, and possibly this entire college basketball season, was the photo of Kevin Ware laying on his back, the training staff working on his broken leg as he held his teammate’s hands and told them to win the game and not worry about him. At that point,…