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  1. James Robinson’s pass leads to a Montrezl Harrell alley-oop in USA Basketball’s Under-19 win over Australia (VIDEO)

    Jul 2, 2013, 11:04 PM EST

    NCAA Final Four Michigan Louisville Basketball

    USA Basketball Under-19 team moved to 5-0 with a lopsided 94-51 win over Australia in the 2013 FIBA World Championship on Tuesday Prague, Czech Republic. The U.S. forced 23 turnovers, leading to 26 points. The U.S. also used a high-paced offense to remain undefeated in tournament play — as seen in the video above. James Robinson…

  2. Mark Gottfried ‘can’t imagine’ anybody but Duke as the nation’s No. 1 team

    Jul 2, 2013, 10:11 PM EST

    AP Photo

    North Carolina State head coach Mark Gottfried had high praise for his in-state rival Duke during Tuesday’s annual summer press conference in Raleigh, N.C. N.C. State was the preseason favorite in the ACC last year, which ended in disappointment for the Wolfpack. Gottfried not only predicted Duke would be the top team in the new-look…

  3. Pittsburgh lands late 2013 shooting guard Detrick Mostella

    Jul 2, 2013, 8:14 PM EST

    Jamie Dixon

    Jamie Dixon and the Pitt Panthers landed a late 2013 commit from shooting guard Detrick Mostella (La Lumiere School/Decatur, Ala.). Jon Rothstein of CBS Sports reported the news that the former Oklahoma State commit had changed his college plans for the fall. “Pitt has received a commitment from 2013 guard Detrick Mostella, per a source. Originally…

  4. Ex-Syracuse assistant coach Bernie Fine drops lawsuit against ESPN, wife Laurie’s suit pending in federal court

    Jul 2, 2013, 7:15 PM EST

    Bernie Fine

    On Tuesday, attorneys for Bernie Fine — a former Syracuse men’s basketball assistant coach — announced that their client was dropping his defamation lawsuit against ESPN, according to the Associated Press. Three weeks ago, it was reported that Fine was suing the company for $11 million. Tuesday afternoon, Fine’s attorneys from Harris Beach PLLC issued the following…

  5. Four-star forward L.J. Peak commits to Georgetown (VIDEO)

    Jul 2, 2013, 6:13 PM EST

    John Thompson III

    On Tuesday, John Thompson III and the Georgetown Hoyas landed a commitment from four-star small forward L.J. Peak (Gaffney High/Gaffney, S.C.). The 6-foot-5 Peak picked the Hoyas over offers from Florida State and his home state of South Carolina. As seen in the video above Peak and Gaffney High star wide receiver Shaq Davidson made…

  6. Michigan State guard Gary Harris will declare for NBA Draft ‘whenever it seems right’

    Jul 2, 2013, 5:19 PM EST

    Gary Harris

    The 2014 NBA Draft is projected to be a loaded one. Andrew Wiggins, Marcus Smart, Aaron Gordon Julius Randle and Jabari Parker are only a few names that could be next June’s draft. Another name that is also being considered a candidate to be a 2014 lottery pick  is Michigan State rising sophomore guard Gary…

  7. Doug McDermott is an All-American walk-on paying full tuition

    Jul 2, 2013, 3:55 PM EST

    Doug McDermott

    Doug McDermott’s decision to return to Creighton for his senior season will be prove to be a costly one after Tuesday’s events. In the afternoon, point guard Grant Gibbs was informed that he had received a sixth year of eligibility from the NCAA. Having Gibbs back is big for the Bluejays, but his return gave the…

  8. Looking Back: The 2002 Recruiting Class

    Jul 2, 2013, 3:00 PM EST


    Next week, the first session of July’s live recruiting period will begin, and high school hoopers around the country will take their talents to tournaments across the country, looking to impress coaches enough to earn a spot on a team at some level. Those that are good enough will be playing for a scholarship. The…

  9. Report: Donte Clark denied admission by Virginia Tech

    Jul 2, 2013, 2:10 PM EST


    Donte Clark, a 6-foot-4 shooting guard who was supposed to enroll at Virginia Tech for the 2013-2014 season, has been denied admission into the school, according to a report from Mark Berman of the Roanoke Times. Berman wrote that Clark was denied admission “for academic reasons regarding his GPA and SAT”, and that he won’t…

  10. Creighton’s Gibbs Grant-ed a sixth year of eligibility (VIDEO)

    Jul 2, 2013, 12:56 PM EST

    Creighton v Duke

    Creighton got some great news on Tuesday afternoon as the NCAA officially ruled that Grant Gibbs would be given a sixth-year of eligibility. Gibbs averaged 8.5 points, 5.8 assists and 4.1 boards for the Bluejays last season, the second straight year that he led the Missouri Valley in assists. Creighton is 57-14 with Gibbs in…

  11. Is Syracuse thinking about ditching the Carrier Dome?

    Jul 2, 2013, 12:08 PM EST

    Georgetown v Syracuse

    The Carrier Dome is approaching its 33rd birthday as the home venue for Syracuse football, basketball and lacrosse games, and for the same reasons that folks around town have been speculating about how much longer Jim Boeheim will remain with the program, questions seem to be percolating about how much longer the Dome will remain.…

  12. Kim Mulkey suspended for Baylor’s next tournament game

    Jul 2, 2013, 11:08 AM EST

    NCAA Women's Championship Game - Notre Dame v Baylor

    In a seemingly unprecedented move, the NCAA has suspended Kim Mulkey, the head coach of the Baylor women’s basketball team, for the first game of their next NCAA tournament appearance for comments that she made after the Bears were upset by Louisville in the Sweet 16 last season. “The committee unanimously felt that the behavior…

  13. Butler Blue III, aka Trip, training for the move to the Big East (VIDEO)

    Jul 2, 2013, 10:08 AM EST


    Is that the cutest pup you’ve ever seen or what?

  14. Looking Back: The 2001 Recruiting Class

    Jul 2, 2013, 9:00 AM EST

    Getty Images

    Next week, the first session of July’s live recruiting period will begin, and high school hoopers around the country will take their talents to tournaments across the country, looking to impress coaches enough to earn a spot on a team at some level. Those that are good enough will be playing for a scholarship. The…

  15. ACC Tournament to the Big Apple?

    Jul 1, 2013, 10:30 PM EST

    John Swofford

    The speculation and rumors have been swirling about college basketball circles ever since the realignment discussion began. With the addition of a few prominent former Big East schools now in the ACC — Syracuse, Pittsburgh, and Notre Dame — along with Louisville for 2014-15, it makes sense for the ACC to upgrade its conference tournament…

  16. California tentatively releases schedule

    Jul 1, 2013, 9:45 PM EST

    Mike Montgomery

    The 2013-14 California men’s basketball schedule is nearly set in stone. Dates for home games against Nevada and Fresno State are still being worked out, but the teams Cal will do battle with have been finalized. Aside from the 18 Pac-12 games, Cal will have ten non-conference games to go along with the Maui Invitational…

  17. Joe Coleman transfers to St. Mary’s from Minnesota

    Jul 1, 2013, 8:40 PM EST

    Following the departure of head coach Tubby Smith and a desire for additional playing time, sophomore guard Joe Coleman decided to transfer from Minnesota in mid-May. Today, as reported by ESPN’s Jeff Goodman, Coleman has found a home in Moraga, CA playing for Randy Bennett and St. Mary’s. Minnesota transfer Joe Coleman told ESPN he…

  18. Kentucky vs. Kentucky?

    Jul 1, 2013, 7:30 PM EST

    John Calipari

    Criticize John Calipari all you want, but there aren’t many coaches in the college game that open themselves up to their fan base quite like Cal. Whether it’s through his Twitter account — over 1.2 million followers and 7,000+ tweets — his website (, or the John Calipari Basketball Fantasy Experience — a three day…

  19. Stefan Moody leaves Florida Atlantic due to academic struggles

    Jul 1, 2013, 6:30 PM EST

    Mike Jarvis and Florida Atlantic received some bad, but not unexpected news on Monday afternoon when they learned sophomore to-be Stefan Moody — a second team All-Sun Belt Conference performer — left the Owl basketball program and is headed to Kilgore College, a community college in Texas. Kilgore assistant coach Joe Regan tweeted the following:…

  20. UNLV set to hire Findlay Prep head coach Todd Simon

    Jul 1, 2013, 5:30 PM EST

    UNLV and head coach Dave Rice are set to hire Findlay Prep head coach Todd Simon as an assistant coach, according to ESPN’s Jeff Goodman. In the ever-competitive prep school basketball landscape, Findlay Prep is second to none, and that is largely attributed to Todd Simon. Simon has been with the program since its inception…