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  1. 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…

  2. 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…

  3. 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…

  4. 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 NewsOK.com on Monday evening about whether or not he will enter the NBA Draft. “I’m still talking with my parents, the team,…

  5. 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…

  6. 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…

  7. 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…

  8. 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 CBSSports.com’s Jeff Goodman. Kyle Anderson will definitely return to UCLA, his father told CBSSports. — Jeff…

  9. 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…

  10. 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.…

  11. 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…

  12. 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…

  13. 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…

  14. 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%…

  15. 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…

  16. 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…

  17. Virginia to lose a starting back court player to transfer

    Apr 15, 2013, 1:14 PM EDT

    Paul Jesperson

    Virginia found themselves sitting on the wrong side of the bubble this season, but with a slew of talent returning, next season was supposed to be Tony Bennett’s breakthrough season in Charlottesville. Those hopes took a bit of a hit on Monday, when Virginia announced in a release that Paul Jesperson would be transferring out…

  18. Georgia’s Kentavious Caldwell-Pope enters the NBA Draft

    Apr 15, 2013, 12:59 PM EDT

    SEC Georgia LSU Basketball

    Georgia has lost another talent to the NBA, as Kentavious Caldwell-Pope announced on Monday morning that he would be forgoing his final two seasons of college eligibility to enter the NBA Draft. “I want to thank the University of Georgia for all it has done for me,” Caldwell-Pope said in a statement.  “I want to…

  19. Mike Rice is coaching his daughter’s 12 year old AAU team

    Apr 15, 2013, 12:00 PM EDT

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    The big news from over the weekend was that disgraced ex-Rutgers coach Mike Rice has resurfaced … as the coach of an AAU team for 12 year old girls. That team is part of the New Jersey ShoreShots program. It went viral went Brian Geltzeiler’s tweets about a game were picked up by Deadspin, and…

  20. Trey Burke proves returning to school can be the right decision

    Apr 15, 2013, 11:13 AM EDT

    Michigan Wolverines Burke shoots a three point basket over Kansas Jayhawks Young to tie the game during the second half in their South Regional NCAA men's basketball game in Arlington

    Trey Burke just finished one of the best seasons that a college basketball player has had in recent memory. He averaged 18.6 points and 6.7 assists on the season, hitting 46.3% from the floor and 38.4% from three. He proved himself to be one of the most clutch players in the country — will anyone…