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  1. Florida’s Patric Young undergoes right ankle surgery

    Apr 20, 2013, 2:10 PM EST

    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…

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

    Apr 20, 2013, 1:15 PM EST

    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…

  3. Tennessee forward Yemi Makanjuola to transfer

    Apr 20, 2013, 11:50 AM EST

    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…

  4. LIU-Brooklyn nabs commitment from SG Joel Hernandez

    Apr 20, 2013, 10:55 AM EST

    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 Rivals.com’s Alex Kline. Hernandez, a product of of Teaneck High School, runs with…

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

    Apr 20, 2013, 12:02 AM EST

    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,…

  6. Lehigh’s C.J. McCollum: ‘I’m healthy’

    Apr 19, 2013, 10:55 PM EST

    C.J. McCollum

    C.J. McCollum, Lehigh’s high-scoring senior guard, was expected to be one of the nation’s most talked about players this season. He was. Until a broken foot days after the start of the New Year ended his storied collegiate career. McCollum broke his foot in the first half of a game against VCU on Jan. 5.…

  7. Bill Self says Oklahoma State has best roster in the Big 12

    Apr 19, 2013, 9:13 PM EST

    Bill Self

    That’ll be a fun matchup to watch when conference play starts next year. Kansas for nine straight years has either won or at least shared the Big 12 regular season title. The Jayhawks have constantly reloaded and continued its success for a decade until Bill Self, but Self can see down the going into next…

  8. Drew Crawford will remain at Northwestern for senior season

    Apr 19, 2013, 6:43 PM EST

    Drew Crawford

    Things got a little bit easier for Chris Collins in his first year as the Northwestern head coach on Friday. Senior guard/forward Drew Crawford announced he would remain at Northwestern for his final season. “I can’t wait to be on the court with my Northwestern teammates again this upcoming season,” Crawford said in a school…

  9. Eli Carter gets his release from Rutgers, fifth player to leave

    Apr 19, 2013, 6:09 PM EST

    Eli Carter, Kyle Smyth

    Eli Carter asked for his release from Rutgers and on Friday evening he seemed to have received it. The sophomore guard tweeted from his Twitter account that he did in fact get his release. I have officially been released from Rutgers mens basketball team and I’m exploring all options. — Eli Carter (@Eli_Carter5) April 19,…

  10. Jahlil Okafor will hold in-home visits this week

    Apr 19, 2013, 4:53 PM EST

    Jimmy Kelley/Flickr

    The top junior in the Class of 2014 is ready to make another move in his recruitment next week, Jahlil Okafor (Whitney Young/Chicago, Ill.) will host four teams for in-home visits. Duke, Michigan State, Baylor and Kansas will all visit the 6-foot-11 center’s home next week, according to Scott Powers of ESPNChicago.com. Ohio State had…

  11. Gonzaga center Kelly Olynyk to enter 2013 NBA Draft

    Apr 19, 2013, 3:21 PM EST

    Wichita State v Gonzaga

    (CLICK HERE to follow along with who is turning pro and who is returning to school.) Coming off of a redshirt year it was anyone’s guess what 7-foot center Kelly Olynyk would give the Gonzaga Bulldogs this season. All Olynyk did was become one of the best players in the country, helping to lead Gonzaga to its…

  12. Texas Tech guard Josh Gray transferring to Odessa JC

    Apr 19, 2013, 3:01 PM EST

    Chris Walker, Josh Gray

    A couple days after announcing his intentions to transfer via Twitter, Texas Tech guard Josh Gray will reportedly attend Odessa (Texas) JC next season. #TexasTech PG Josh Gray announces that he will be transferring to Odessa JC in order to "take (his) time with the recruiting process." — Aaron Dickens (@AaronDickens) April 19, 2013 Gray,…

  13. Report: Niagara to hire LIU Post head coach Chris Casey

    Apr 19, 2013, 1:28 PM EST

    LIU Post Athletics

    To follow along with the 2013 Coaching Carousel, click here. LIU Post: the cradle of MAAC coaches? According to a report from Jeff Goodman of CBSSports.com Niagara is expected to hire LIU Post head coach Chris Casey to fill the opening left by Joe Mihalich, who left the MAAC school to take over at Hofstra. In…

  14. Last defendant in San Diego game-fixing scandal sentenced

    Apr 19, 2013, 12:18 PM EST

    BrandonJohnson

    The final defendant in the game-fixing scandal that included former San Diego point guard Brandon Johnson, bookmaker Richard Garmo, was sentenced to two years in prison and three years of probation on Thursday. Garmo was one of three “primary” defendants in the case, with fellow primary defendants Steve Goria and Paul Thweni receiving 30-month sentences.…

  15. Report: Utah guard Glen Dean transferring to Idaho

    Apr 19, 2013, 10:49 AM EST

    P12 Utah California Basketball

    Despite having WAC Player of the Year Kyle Barone the Idaho Vandals managed to win just 12 games in 2012-13, losing to eventual WAC tournament champion New Mexico State in the quarterfinals of the conference tournament. So it’s safe to assume that the program was in need of an infusion of talent, especially considering the…

  16. The ten biggest early entry decisions remaining

    Apr 19, 2013, 9:00 AM EST

    Doug McDermott

    With Gary Harris, Mitch McGary and Glenn Robinson III all announcing that they are going to be returning to school for the 2013-2014 season, here are the ten biggest decisions left to be made in the week and a half until the NBA’s deadline to enter the draft: Adreian Payne, Michigan State: Payne is the…

  17. Rutgers announces financial settlement with former coach Mike Rice

    Apr 18, 2013, 8:29 PM EST

    Rutgers University President Robert L. Barchi And Board Of Governors Chair Ralph Izzo Press Conference

    Two weeks ago, it was believed that Rutgers would owe former head coach Mike Rice nearly $1.1 million as a result of firing him in the aftermath of a player abuse scandal that included profane language and hitting players with basketballs during practices. However on Thursday afternoon it was reported that Rutgers president Robert L.…

  18. Louisville’s Kevin Ware to attend White House Correspondents’ Dinner

    Apr 18, 2013, 6:41 PM EST

    KevinWare

    In the aftermath of the terrible leg injury suffered by Louisville guard Kevin Ware, the sophomore was on the receiving end of a great amount of support from people in all walks of life. And in the latest bit of news, Ware will be making two trips to the White House with the first coming…

  19. Central Connecticut State sophomore guard Kyle Vinales to transfer

    Apr 18, 2013, 5:18 PM EST

    Victor Oladipo, Kyle Vinales

    In just two seasons at Central Connecticut State, 6-4 guard Kyle Vinales managed to score more than 1,100 points and was on track to be one of the best players in school history. But those two seasons also ended short of the NCAA tournament, leaving the Detroit native wanting more. That has led to Vinales…

  20. Washington guard C.J. Wilcox to return for senior season

    Apr 18, 2013, 4:32 PM EST

    C.J. Wilcox, Will Dilorio

    (CLICK HERE to follow along with who is turning pro and who is returning to school.) Having lost three of their top four scorers due to graduation, the Washington Huskies could not afford to lose leading scorer C.J. Wilcox to the next level. Wilcox averaged 16.8 points and 4.3 rebounds for Lorenzo Romar’s team last season, and…