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  1. Ronald Nored hired on staff at South Alabama

    Apr 16, 2013, 7:57 PM EDT


    We all knew that Ronald Nored would eventually wind up in the collegiate coaching ranks. It wasn’t even a matter of when; it was simply how soon. The answer? Now. Nored, the former Butler guard and Brownsburg (IN) HS head coach, has been hired by Matthew Graves, a Butler alumni himself and the new head…

  2. Report: FGCU targeting four to replace Andy Enfield

    Apr 16, 2013, 6:28 PM EDT

    NCAA FGCU Basketball

    Dunk City’s coaching search is done to four, according to a report from’s Jason King: current interim coach Marty Richter, Kansas assistant Joe Dooley, Ohio State assistant Chris Jent and Oklahoma assistant Steve Henson. Florida Gulf Coast is coming off of a trip to the Sweet 16, one that launched their former head coach…

  3. Tom Izzo on the 35-second clock: “I would like to see a change”

    Apr 16, 2013, 4:15 PM EDT

    Tom Izzo

    College basketball has been trending the wrong way when it comes to scoring, with this year providing some of the ugliest score lines that you’ll ever see. For every exciting finish we saw this season, there were five games where the winner couldn’t break 60. One of the biggest questions heading into the offseason is…

  4. Report: Hunter Mickelson transferring from Arkansas

    Apr 16, 2013, 3:03 PM EDT

    Hunter Mickelson, Andrew Young

    Hunter Mickelson was a top 100 recruit coming out of high school, but after spending two seasons struggling to find consistent minutes in Mike Anderson’s 40 Minutes of Hell system, the 6-foot-10 sophomore will be transferring out of Arkansas. The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette first reported the news. Mickelson averaged 5.5 points and 3.5 boards this season…

  5. Michigan and Michigan State will sweat out the NBA Draft deadline

    Apr 16, 2013, 2:06 PM EDT

    Mitch McGary, Adreian Payne

    The NCAA’s meaningless deadline to enter the NBA Draft has come and gone, but there are still 12 days until the NBA’s April 28th deadline to declare passes. That means there are still 12 days for current underclassmen to leave school and put their names up for draft consideration. The smart players have waited, and…

  6. Shabazz Muhammad officially off to the NBA

    Apr 16, 2013, 1:09 PM EDT

    Minnesota v UCLA

    We’ve known this to be true since the season ended, but UCLA made it official on Tuesday, as they sent out a press release confirming that star freshman Shabazz Muhammad would be leaving school and entering the NBA Draft. “I am so thankful for the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to play at UCLA and will always be…

  7. VIDEO: Bill Self is a pretty funny guy

    Apr 16, 2013, 12:41 PM EDT

    Bill Self, Elijah Johnson

    Before Elijah Johnson was the goat in Kansas’ loss to Michigan in the Sweet 16 last month, he was the hero as he scored 39 points — including eight in a 32 second span to force overtime — in a 108-96 win over Iowa State in Hilton Coliseum. It was, without a doubt, one of…

  8. April 16th is NBA Draft’s withdrawal deadline, underclassmen still have 12 days to declare

    Apr 16, 2013, 11:17 AM EDT

    Marcus Smart

    Oklahoma State’s Marcus Smart is the nation’s most highly-regarded NBA Draft prospect that has yet to announce where he’ll play his basketball next season. “I have not made a decision yet,” Smart told on Monday evening about whether or not he will enter the NBA Draft. “I’m still talking with my parents, the team,…

  9. Marquette’s Vander Blue to enter the NBA Draft

    Apr 16, 2013, 9:51 AM EDT

    Marquette v Miami

    After much speculation, Marquette announced Tuesday that guard Vander Blue has decided to enter his name into the NBA Draft, forgoing his final season of eligibility in Milwaukee. “I’ve had three great years here and appreciate everything Marquette has done for me during that time to help me develop,” Blue said in a statement. “At…

  10. D’Angelo Harrison, Jakarr Sampson to return to St. John’s next season

    Apr 16, 2013, 9:39 AM EDT

    Steve Lavin, D'Angelo Harrison

    It’s not often that you see a player get suspended for the remainder of the season and return to the team the following year. Generally speaking, that suspension is usually a way of kicking someone off the team or forcing the player to transfer or go pro. Many thought that would be the case with…

  11. Arkansas State coach John Brady in Boston during explosions

    Apr 16, 2013, 12:00 AM EDT

    John Brady

    You never know where you might be when a significant event happens. Arkansas State coach John Brady happened to be on vacation with his daughter in Boston, in the area when two explosions left at least three dead and countless others injured near the finish line of the Boston Marathon. Brady, who was in town…

  12. Kyle Anderson returning to UCLA for sophomore season

    Apr 15, 2013, 11:45 PM EDT

    Minnesota v UCLA

    (CLICK HERE to follow along with who is turning pro and who is returning to school.) Kyle Anderson will return to UCLA for his sophomore season, confirming reports from late March that had Anderson doing just that. The confirmation came from’s Jeff Goodman. Kyle Anderson will definitely return to UCLA, his father told CBSSports. — Jeff…

  13. Report: Reggie Bullock to leave North Carolina, enter NBA Draft

    Apr 15, 2013, 11:04 PM EDT

    Reggie Bullock

    Reggie Bullock is headed to the NBA Draft, according to Yahoo! Sports’ Adrian Wojnarowski, forgoing his final season of eligibility at North Carolina. The 6-7, 205-pound Bullock averaged 13.9 points, 6.5 rebounds and shot 43.6-percent from the three-point line for the Tar Heels, who lost to Kansas in the Round of 32 in the NCAA…

  14. Second UW-Green Bay player files complaint about coach’s mistreatment

    Apr 15, 2013, 10:22 PM EDT

    Akil Mitchell

    For the second time in four days the Green Bay Press Gazette is reporting that a parent of a member of the Wisconsin-Green Bay basketball team has sent a letter to university chancellor Thomas Harden to complain about mistreatment by head coach Brian Wardle. Last week, it was the parent of former walk-on Ryan Bross.…

  15. Eric Moreland withdraws name from NBA Draft, returns to Oregon State

    Apr 15, 2013, 9:05 PM EDT

    Eric Moreland

    Oregon State announced Monday afternoon that forward Eric Moreland will return to the Beavers program for his junior season, pulling his name out of the 2013 NBA Draft. “I have done a lot of talking with my family and I’ve been in coach’s office a numerous amount of times trying to weigh out the pros…

  16. Anthony Johnson granted release, will transfer from Purdue

    Apr 15, 2013, 8:35 PM EDT

    Big Ten Basketball Tournament - First Round -  Purdue v Nebraska

    Days after Purdue lost a forward to transfer, now they lose a guard. Anthony Johnson has asked for and received a release from his scholarship and will transfer from the Boilermakers’ program. The team announced Jacob Lawson would transfer from the program on Friday and Sandi Marcius also decided to leave the program as well…

  17. Marquette’s Juan Anderson transferring from program

    Apr 15, 2013, 8:10 PM EDT

    Big East Basketball Tournament - Notre Dame v Marquette

    Marquette announced Monday afternoon that forward Juan Anderson is leaving the program and will transfer. Anderson, a sophomore this season, reportedly will try to get closer to his Oakland, Calif. home. In his two seasons with the Golden Eagles, Anderson averaged less than two points per game, finishing the 2012-13 season at 2.7 points, 2.9…

  18. Joe Jackson returning to Memphis, Antonio Barton transferring

    Apr 15, 2013, 7:00 PM EDT

    Joe Jackson, Chane Behanan, Russ Smith

    Memphis got some good news this afternoon, as starting point guard Joe Jackson announced that he would be returning to school for his senior season instead of entering his name into the NBA Draft. Jackson was the Conference USA Player of the Year in 2013-2014 after averaging 13.6 points and 4.8 assists while shooting 44.7%…

  19. Andrew Wiggins No. 1, Kentucky with four top 10 recruits in new Rivals’ ranking

    Apr 15, 2013, 2:31 PM EDT

    Andrew Wiggins

    Rivals has released their final rankings for the high school class of 2013, and it should come as no surprise to anyone that has paid attention that Andrew Wiggins is tops on that list. He also happens to be one of just two players ranked in the top 100 that has yet to commit to…

  20. Report: Anthony Evans to accept coaching job at Florida International

    Apr 15, 2013, 1:56 PM EDT

    Norfolk State v Illinois

    Norfolk State head coach Anthony Evans will accept the head coaching position at Florida International, according to a report from The Virginian-Pilot. Evans will be replacing Richard Pitino, who accepted the head coaching position vacated by Tubby Smith at Minnesota. To follow along with the 2013 Coaching Carousel, click here. Evans has been at Norfolk State…