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  1. Texas forward Myles Turner among NBPA Top 100 Camp top performers

    Jun 15, 2013, 10:00 AM EST

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    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — The 20th anniversary of the NBA Player’s Association Top 100 Camp kicked off this week as many of the nation’s best high school players came together at the University of Virginia for skill development, games and mentoring sessions from current and former NBA players and other trained professionals. USA Basketball obligations drew…

  2. Assistant Rob Judson leaves Illinois State coaching staff

    Jun 14, 2013, 8:40 PM EST

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    When Dan Muller was hired as the new head coach at Illinois State, it was stipulated that assistant coach Rob Judson would be a member of his coaching staff. Judson spent the prior five seasons as a member of Tim Jankovich’s staff, and the move was an interesting one given the fact that most new…

  3. NCAA may attempt to recover legal fees if it wins ‘O’Bannon’ lawsuit

    Jun 14, 2013, 7:11 PM EST

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    While the case has slipped off the radar for the average college sports fan, the lawsuit filed by Ed O’Bannon and other former college athletes over the use of their likenesses after their careers have ended is still active and has the potential to have a major impact on collegiate athletics depending on the outcome.…

  4. Former Missouri assistant Rick Carter joins Xavier coaching staff

    Jun 14, 2013, 6:03 PM EST

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    With Ashley Howard leaving the Xavier coaching staff to join Jay Wright at Villanova, head coach Chris Mack had a vacancy to fill before the Musketeers officially join the Big East on July 1. According to Shannon Russell of the Cincinnati Enquirer that’s been done, as former Missouri assistant Rick Carter will fill the position.…

  5. Jerome Seagears will return to Rutgers for junior season

    Jun 14, 2013, 4:45 PM EST

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    How many expected the latest (and likely, final) twist in the Jerome Seagears story? In the days following the end of the regular season, the Rutgers sophomore guard decided that he needed to leave New Brunswick. Seagears, who averaged 6.5 points and 2.6 assists per game, originally decided to transfer to Auburn but just over…

  6. Mississippi State lands two-sport athlete Elijah Staley

    Jun 14, 2013, 3:53 PM EST

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    It’s been a good week for Mississippi State on the recruiting front. Already having received verbal commitments from two members of the 2015 class in Joseph Struggs and Dante Scott, Mississippi State has landed 6-6 small forward Elijah Staley. Staley, who attends Wheeler HS in Marietta, Ga., announced his decision to the public via the…

  7. Louisville guard Kevin Ware visits injured 14-year old

    Jun 14, 2013, 2:04 PM EST

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    Just over a week ago, Louisville guard Kevin Ware made an appearance at a stop on the athletic department’s “Cardinal Caravan” tour. What came as a surprise to many was the fact that Ware was walking without the aid of crutches just two months after suffering a terrible leg injury in Louisville’s Midwest regional final…

  8. Former Rutgers staffer Eric Murdock confronted staff over Mike Rice’s behavior

    Jun 14, 2013, 12:54 PM EST

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    While there is the desire of many associated with the Rutgers basketball program to move forward, the fact of the matter remains that the controversy that led to the firing of Mike Rice will continue to hover for the foreseeable future. Why? Because the lawsuit filed by former staffer Eric Murdock is still active, with…

  9. Tulsa announces signing of 6-8 forward Terakeyi Edogi

    Jun 14, 2013, 11:46 AM EST

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    Tulsa added some depth to its front court on Thursday, as the school announced the signing of 6-8 forward Terakeyi “T.” Edogi. Edogi, a native of Surprise, Ariz., attended Westwind Prep last season. As a high school senior at Valley Vista High School Edogi was an honorable mention all-state selection, as he averaged 15.4 points,…

  10. George Blaney announces retirement after 43 years of coaching

    Jun 14, 2013, 10:15 AM EST

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    George Blaney spent the last 12 years as a member of the coaching staff at UConn, and during that time the longtime coach was a valuable figure for both Jim Calhoun and Kevin Ollie. With his years of experience, Blaney was a trusted voice for both and there were also times when he had to…

  11. Virginia Tech’s reliance on Erick Green didn’t hurt his chances at an NBA career

    Jun 14, 2013, 8:46 AM EST

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    Leading the country in scoring is not an easy thing to do. It’s even more difficult when playing in one of the Power Six conferences. In fact, prior to Virginia Tech point guard Erick Green leading the nation in scoring at 25.0 ppg in 2012-2013, the last player to be college basketball’s top point producer…

  12. Sean Miller’s contract extended through 2017-18 season

    Jun 13, 2013, 10:00 PM EST

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    On the heels of his second Sweet 16 (or further) trip in four seasons at Arizona, head coach Sean Miller’s contract extension through the 2017-18 season was approved by the Arizona Board of Regents on Thursday. An interesting aspect of the extension is the fact that according to Arizona director of athletics Greg Byrne, Miller…

  13. Top 20 guard JaQuan Lyle cuts his list to four

    Jun 13, 2013, 9:30 PM EST

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    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va — On Wednesday afternoon, JaQuan Lyle, a five-star guard ranked 17th in the Class of 2014 by Rivals, tweeted out that he would be cutting his list of schools to four, only to take it back that evening. That didn’t mean that Lyle didn’t have four schools in mind, as he told a…

  14. Memphis allowing fans to help pick new court design

    Jun 13, 2013, 7:59 PM EST

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    Add Memphis to the list of schools that will have a new court design for the 2013-14 season. But unlike other schools, the Memphis administration has made the decision to allow fans to help decide which design the school will pick. The Tigers will join the American Athletic Conference next month, and with that in…

  15. NCAA denies Donte Hill’s eligibility waiver request

    Jun 13, 2013, 6:34 PM EST

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    Old Dominion guard Donte Hill looked to be well-positioned to be a key factor for first-year head coach Jeff Jones in 2013-14. Hill averaged 8.2 points, 4.0 rebounds and 2.9 assists per game for the Monarchs last season, and with leading scorer DeShawn Painter out of eligibility more would have been required of Hill in…

  16. Kentucky assistant Orlando Antigua to coach Dominican Republic

    Jun 13, 2013, 5:34 PM EST

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    Over the last four-plus years, Kentucky assistant coach Orlando Antigua has been a valuable member of head coach John Calipari’s coaching staff. Antigua also served as Calipari’s assistant on the Dominican Republic’s men’s national team for the last two years, helping lead the program that Antigua played for during the 1990s. On Thursday it was…

  17. Top 50 big Reid Travis to visit Gonzaga, continue working on his versatility

    Jun 13, 2013, 5:18 PM EST

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    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va — Reid Travis is as tough as they come on the basketball court. A 6-foot-8, 240 lb bruiser, Travis has developed a reputation for himself nationally as a bully in the paint. He’s a double-double machine with a nose for the ball and a sense of how to gain position down-low. He finishes…

  18. It’s official: Sheldon Jeter is blocked from Pitt by Vandy

    Jun 13, 2013, 4:07 PM EST

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    Kevin Stallings isn’t budging. After Sheldon Jeter announced that he would be transferring out of Vanderbilt, the Commodore’s head coach blocked Jeter from transferring to Pitt. Andy Katz of ESPN.com initially reported that the issue was a matter of communication; Jeter didn’t meet with Stallings face-to-face to tell him he was transferring, so Stallings got…

  19. Former Vanderbilt forward Sheldon Jeter loses appeal regarding transfer restrictions

    Jun 13, 2013, 4:03 PM EST

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    When it was announced that freshman forward Sheldon Jeter made the decision to leave the Vanderbilt program, more than a few outlets believed that the Beaver Falls, Pa. native would eventually land at Pittsburgh. With the stated desire to play at a school closer to home, not to mention the heavy personnel losses incurred by…

  20. Chris Walker’s eligibility a major question mark

    Jun 13, 2013, 1:35 PM EST

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    Much has been made of the powerhouse front court that Florida has heading into the 2013-2014 season, but over the last couple of months, some doubt has slowly but surely crept up as to whether or not the Gators will end up having the nation’s best crop of big men. It starts with health issues.…