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  1. 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…

  2. 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…

  3. 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…

  4. 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…

  5. 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…

  6. 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,…

  7. 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…

  8. 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!! #blessed🙏🏀🙏🏀 — Nigel Johnson (@TakingFlight_23) April 21, 2013 Johnson is a three-star recruit,…

  9. 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…

  10. 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…

  11. 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…

  12. 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…

  13. Twitter’s @TheRealGbinije is none of the above

    Apr 20, 2013, 5:03 PM EDT

    image courtesy Syracuse Athletics

    The Twitterverse is littered with appelations like @RealSkipBayless and @NotTheFakeSVP, and for good reason. Smart-alecks the world round enjoy pretending to be famous people, and according to internet law, if you nab the name first, it’s yours, even if it’s, you know, not really your name. Beyond that, even some of the so-called “@Real” and…

  14. Marvin Jean to transfer from Utah State

    Apr 20, 2013, 3:35 PM EDT

    Marvin Jean, Deonte' Jones

    Looks like Marvin Jean is about to go on the market. The Salt Lake  Tribune is reporting that Jean will be transferring from the Utah State program. The 6-4, 190-pound Jean averaged 4.8 points, 2.7 rebounds and 1.8 assists for the Aggies last year. He’ll have one year left after coming into the program from…

  15. Miami’s Shane Larkin focused on class, not NBA Draft

    Apr 20, 2013, 2:48 PM EDT

    Marquette v Miami

    It doesn’t sound like Miami point guard Shane Larkin is all too concerned with the NBA Draft right now. At least, that’s what he told Michael Casagrande of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel. Larkin was one of a few Miami men’s basketball players who were throwing out a ceremonial first pitch at the Hurricanes’ baseball game…

  16. Florida’s Patric Young undergoes right ankle surgery

    Apr 20, 2013, 2:10 PM EDT

    Jordan Morgan, Patric Young

    After a report surfaced that Will Yeguete may need knee surgery this offseason, now another frontcourt stalwart, a more important one, recently underwent a surgery of his own. Florida’s Patric Young, who earlier this month announced he was returning to the program from his senior season, had a procedure on his right ankle recently, reportedly…

  17. Kansas building $18 million facility to house Naismith’s Rules of Basketball

    Apr 20, 2013, 1:15 PM EDT

    Michigan v Kansas

    These days, plenty of things in college athletics get the expensive treatment. Arenas, jerseys, weight rooms, athletic offices. Kansas is adding another entity getting the star treatment: rules. James Naismith’s original rules of basketball are getting a facility of their own. And it’s going to cost $18 million. This according to The Kansas City Star’s…

  18. Tennessee forward Yemi Makanjuola to transfer

    Apr 20, 2013, 11:50 AM EDT

    Vanderbilt Tennessee Basketball

    More room was just made for Jarnell Stokes in the post, as Yemi Makanjuola has been released from his scholarship and will transfer from the program. In his two seasons with the Volunteers, Makanjuola was limited  in his usage and production. He averaged 1.6 points and 2.4 rebounds in 7.8 minutes per game this season…

  19. LIU-Brooklyn nabs commitment from SG Joel Hernandez

    Apr 20, 2013, 10:55 AM EDT

    LIU Brooklyn v James Madison

    Jack Perri got some good news recently when the NCAA granted former Northeast Conference Player of the Year forward Julian Boyd a sixth year of eligibility. Now Perri is getting a boost to his backcourt in shooting guard Joel Hernandez, according to’s Alex Kline. Hernandez, a product of of Teaneck High School, runs with…

  20. Andrew Wiggins rooming with Kentucky commit at the Nike Hoop Summit

    Apr 20, 2013, 12:02 AM EDT

    Andrew Wiggins

    Karl Towns (St. Joseph High/Metuchen, N.J.) committed to Kentucky on Dec. 4. He won’t be apart of the star-studded Class of 2013, though he will headline the 2014 group. There is still one player Kentucky is eyeing and by now almost everyone is aware its the top player in the country Andrew Wiggins (Huntington Prep/Thornhill,…