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  1. Northeastern becomes final piece of 2013 Puerto Rico Tip-Off puzzle

    May 24, 2013, 2:37 PM EST

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    Last November the organizers of the Puerto Rico Tip-Off announced its completed eight-team field, with programs such as Florida State, Georgetown and Michigan being confirmed participants. Also among the eight teams: Auburn. But apparently something changed with the Tigers’ schedule, leading to a report from Andy Katz of ESPN.com that Northeastern would be the eighth…

  2. Green Bay will retain head coach Brian Wardle

    May 24, 2013, 1:40 PM EST

    Brian Wardle

    During the spring multiple allegations surfaced regarding Green Bay head coach Brian Wardle’s treatment of some of his players, and some of the charges went well beyond the use of profane language. In one instance former center Ryan Bross alleged that he was forced to run sprints until ultimately soiling his shorts, despite stating the…

  3. Duke head coach Mike Krzyzewski appears on ‘The Dan Patrick Show’ (VIDEO)

    May 24, 2013, 12:45 PM EST

    Duke v Louisville

    In an appearance on “The Dan Patrick Show” this morning, Duke head coach Mike Krzyzewski discusses topics such as his decision to return as head coach of the US men’s national team for the 2016 Summer Olympics and his future at Duke. Also of note were Krzyzewski’s comments on incoming freshman Jabari Parker, stating that…

  4. BBQ ad no laughing matter to Ohio State compliance department

    May 24, 2013, 11:54 AM EST

    Iowa State v Ohio State

    Earlier this week an advertisement for Calhoun’s BBQ done by former Tennessee basketball player Steven Pearl hit the airwaves, and it included a reference to current Ohio State point guard Aaron Craft. But that reference has led to the compliance department at Ohio State getting involved, looking to make sure it’s clear that there was…

  5. Is Sheldon Jeter’s transfer ‘issue’ because of a lack of communication?

    May 24, 2013, 10:20 AM EST

    Vanderbilt v Ole Miss - SEC Semifinals

    In the aftermath of Sheldon Jeter’s decision to transfer from Vanderbilt it was reported that Vanderbilt head coach Kevin Stallings was blocking Pittsburgh as a possible destination. Some assumed that tampering was the reason for the move, but according to a report by Andy Katz of ESPN.com that may not be the case. Regardless of…

  6. Illinois forward Myke Henry requests release from scholarship

    May 24, 2013, 8:52 AM EST

    Myke Henry

    With the graduation of leading scorers Brandon Paul and D.J. Richardson, there was a chance that 6-6 forward Myke Henry would see more opportunities to produce for Illinois in 2013-14. However it seems as if the Chicago native won’t be around to realize such possibilities, as it was reported by the Champaign News-Gazette that Henry…

  7. Charlotte, head coach Alan Major agree to extension through 2017-18

    May 23, 2013, 10:50 PM EST

    Atlantic 10 Basketball Tournament - First Round - Charlotte v Richmond

    Head coach Alan Major led the Charlotte basketball program to its first 20-win season since 2008 this past year, as the 49ers won 21 games and received a bid to the Postseason NIT. Next up for Major’s program is Conference USA, and the former Ohio State assistant will make the move with a new contract…

  8. Colorado assistants get new titles in hopes of bolstering head coaching prospects

    May 23, 2013, 9:30 PM EST

    Tad Boyle

    While the head coaching carousel is the focus every offseason the many changes within a coaching staff can also have an impact. At Colorado, head coach Tad Boyle is fortunate to have led the same staff for each of his three seasons in Boulder, resulting in the most successful stretch in the history of the…

  9. Saint Louis, Wisconsin headline 2013 Cancun Challenge field

    May 23, 2013, 8:00 PM EST

    Oregon v Saint Louis

    The eight-team field for the 2013 Cancun Challenge is finally set, with 2013 NCAA tournament participants Saint Louis and Wisconsin headlining the field. The event will feature two four-team fields, with the Billikens and Badgers being joined by Old Dominion and West Virginia in the Riviera Division. The Mayan Division bracket consists of Bowling Green,…

  10. Atlantic 10 announces that all members will play in 2014 conference tournament

    May 23, 2013, 6:20 PM EST

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    With four departures (Butler, Charlotte, Temple and Xavier) and one arrival (George Mason), the Atlantic 10 Conference will have 13 members for the 2013-14 academic year with Davidson joining in 2014. Those changes have brought about another for the conference: beginning next season, all members will play in the Atlantic 10 tournament at the Barclays…

  11. Coach K: ACC will be ‘best conference in the history of the game’

    May 23, 2013, 5:26 PM EST

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    While much of this past season was spent lamenting the changing of the Big East, another result of conference realignment was the improvement of the Atlantic Coast Conference’s basketball product. Sure Duke and North Carolina managed to carry their share of the load in the years following the move from nine to 12 schools, but…

  12. Coach K will remain at Duke until at least 2016

    May 23, 2013, 2:45 PM EST

    Kobe Bryant, Mike Krzyzewski

    Duke head coach Mike Krzyzewski made it official on Thursday afternoon: he’ll be coaching Team USA basketball through at least the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. That’s been known for almost a week now. The interesting bit of news that came out of his press conference on Thursday afternoon had nothing to do with…

  13. Bill Self, redshirts, and the Power of Andrew Wiggins

    May 23, 2013, 1:56 PM EST

    Travis Releford, Bill Self

    I’m not sure there is a coach in the country that is better at developing players in his program than Bill Self at Kansas. Over the years, the best players that have come through Lawrence during his tenure have been moderately recruited — i.e. somewhere around the top 40 or top 50 of most lists…

  14. Bringing in ex-Gator Cody Larson worth the risk South Dakota State

    May 23, 2013, 1:05 PM EST

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    Cody Larson’s basketball career never got off the ground in Florida. After redshirting as a freshman, Larson was involved in a bizarre incident along with a team manager and Erik Murphy where he tried to break into a car after sneaking into a bar after closing time to inquire about a lost wallet. After being…

  15. The Best Dunks of 2012-2013 (VIDEO)

    May 23, 2013, 12:02 PM EST

    Eddie Murray, Chase Fieler, Brett Comer

    It’s late May, it’s Thursday, and you don’t want to be paying attention at work when it’s nice out. So take 10 minutes and watch some dunks.

  16. Vanderbilt hires Harvard assistant Yanni Hufnagel

    May 23, 2013, 11:13 AM EST

    Princeton basketball vs. Harvard

    Vanderbilt has made a change to their coaching staff, as Kevin Stallings went out and plucked Yanni Hufnagel off of Tommy Amaker’s staff at Harvard. “I couldn’t be more excited to join Coach Stallings and the rest of his outstanding staff here at Vanderbilt,” said Hufnagel.  “Coach Stallings is not only recognized as one of…

  17. Michigan resolves issues with Adidas

    May 23, 2013, 10:33 AM EST

    Michigan Media Day Basketball

    Michigan has no plans to part ways with Adidas at any point in the near future, according to a report from MLive.com. There had been some speculation in the last month that the Wolverines would end their contract with the apparel company because of the way that Adidas had handled a worker’s rights issue at…

  18. Kentucky phenoms choose 2013-14 preparation over other possibilities

    May 22, 2013, 10:04 PM EST

    John Calipari

    As a recruiting class that has been hailed by some as the best in the history of college basketball, Kentucky’s incoming freshmen will receive a lot of attention throughout the 2013-14 campaign. And with the skills that players such as Julius Randle, Aaron and Andrew Harrison, Dakari Johnson and James Young possess a number of…

  19. BYU junior forward Agustin Ambrosino leaves program

    May 22, 2013, 8:29 PM EST

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    A third player with eligibility remaining will not return to the BYU program next season, as it was reported that 6-8 forward Agustin Ambrosino will not be a member of the basketball program in 2013-14. Ambrosino, who played an average of 6.2 minutes in 31 games last season, joins Raul Delgado (transferring to Metro State)…

  20. UMKC head coach Kareem Richardson completes coaching staff

    May 22, 2013, 7:07 PM EST

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    One week ago UMKC announced the addition of a fourth player to the program, as 6-10 forward/center Isaac Kreuer will return to the Kansas City metropolitan area after spending last year at the Impact Basketball Academy in Las Vegas. According to the Kansas City Star, first-year head coach Kareem Richardson has filled out his coaching…