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  1. 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…

  2. 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.

  3. Vanderbilt hires Harvard assistant Yanni Hufnagel

    May 23, 2013, 11:13 AM EST

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    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…

  4. Michigan resolves issues with Adidas

    May 23, 2013, 10:33 AM EST

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    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…

  5. 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…

  6. 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)…

  7. 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…

  8. Report: Elon to officially join Colonial Athletic Association Thursday

    May 22, 2013, 5:55 PM EST

    Matt Matheny

    With the loss of four institutions the Colonial Athletic Association has some work to do on the realignment front. Apparently the league has found a new member, as it was reported by the Wilmington Star-News that Elon will officially join the CAA on Thursday. Elon has announced a press conference for 2:00 p.m. EST Thursday…

  9. Nate Robinson, other Washington greats to play in alumni game June 23

    May 22, 2013, 4:44 PM EST

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    On Tuesday, the University of Washington announced plans for an alumni basketball game to be held on June 23. Returning for the game will be former Husky stars such as Brandon Roy, Nate Robinson and Jon Brockman among many. Festivities will begin at 1:00 p.m., with there also being three-point and slam dunk competitions for…

  10. Will Yeguete out four months after another surgery on right knee

    May 22, 2013, 3:10 PM EST

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    Will Yeguete just cannot get healthy. The Florida forward missed the final nine games of his sophomore season with a broken foot and then had to sit out much of February after arthroscopic surgery on his right knee as a junior. He returned to play the final six games of the season. Yeguete underwent more…

  11. Is Antonio Barton the answer for any of the four schools chasing him?

    May 22, 2013, 2:04 PM EST

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    On Monday afternoon, former Memphis big man Tarik Black announced that he would transferring to Kansas where he’ll team up with Andrew Wiggins, Wayne Selden and Joel Embiid to give Bill Self the nation’s best non-Kentucky recruiting class and a shot at a national title. Black, who will be eligible immediately, may never end up…

  12. USA Basketball releases 24-man roster for U19 tryouts

    May 22, 2013, 1:37 PM EST

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    USA Basketball has released a list of 24 players that will be attending training camp in Colorado Springs from June 14th-19th to try and earn a spot on Team USA for the U19 championships, which take place in Prague from June 27th-July 7th. While there is some solid talent on that roster, it’s not necessarily…

  13. Coach K will be returning to coach Team USA after all

    May 22, 2013, 1:11 PM EST

    Mike Krzyzewski

    It’s all-but official now: Mike Krzyzewski will be returning to coach Team USA in the 2014 World Championships in Madrid and the 2016 Olympics in Rio De Janeiro. That’s according to a report from Pete Thamel of SI, who reported over the weekend that Coach K was strongly considering returning to head up the stars…

  14. Five-Star NC native Theo Pinson commits to North Carolina

    May 22, 2013, 12:34 PM EST

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    On Wednesday afternoon, five-star small forward Theo Pinson officially announced his intentions to stay in-state and attend North Carolina. The Greensboro, NC, native picked the Tar Heels over Indiana, Louisville, Georgetown and Duke. A 6-foot-6 athlete on the wing, Pinson is known for his ability to get up and down the floor and finish around…

  15. FBI: San Diego point-shaving scandal netted ‘more than $120,000′

    May 22, 2013, 11:52 AM EST

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    Back in March, former San Diego Torero Brandon Johnson, the school’s all-time leader in points and assists, was sentenced to six months in federal prison for his role in a point-shaving scheme during the 2009-2010 season back in March. Johnson was lucky; the state wanted to give him a year. He’ll begin serving his sentence…

  16. Memphis emerging as the leader to host the AAC tournament?

    May 22, 2013, 10:38 AM EST

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    The last that we had heard about the AAC tournament, Mohegan Sun was planning on cobbling together an offer to get bring the ‘old Big East’ to Connecticut to play out their league championship. That does not look like it’s going to end up happening, however. According to a report from the Memphis Commercial-Appeal’s Kyle…

  17. Enosch Wolf’s suspension lifted, but no scholarship available at UConn

    May 22, 2013, 9:47 AM EST

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    Enosch Wolf’s suspension from the UConn basketball team has officially been lifted, but that doesn’t necessarily mean that the 7-foot-1 German will be returning to Storrs next season. Wolf was suspended back in February as a result of a domestic dispute where he refused to leave a women’s apartment, pushed her and knocked her glasses…

  18. Renovations to Hinkle Fieldhouse to cost $34 million dollars

    May 21, 2013, 9:52 PM EST

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    Butler will begin play in the Big East next season with Hinkle Fieldhouse, its home floor for more than 80 years under renovations that will cost up to $34 million dollars. The university believes the renovations will be complete around November 2014. “The important role our athletic programs have had within Butler’s strategy and national…

  19. Paschal Chukwu, 2014 center, breaking out this spring

    May 21, 2013, 8:07 PM EST

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    AMHERST, Mass. — In the Class of 2014, one player who should continue making a name for himself is 7-foot-2 center Paschal Chukwu. He is fresh off his junior season at Fairfield College Preparatory School (Conn.), leading the Jesuits to the championship game of the Class LL. Chukwu is currently on the AAU circuit with Connecticut Basketball…

  20. LSU assistant Robert Kirby resigns to join Memphis

    May 21, 2013, 6:47 PM EST

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    After spending one year on the coaching staff at LSU, long-time assistant Robert Kirby is once again leaving the SEC, this time to join Josh Pastner and the Memphis Tigers. Jim Kleinpeter of The Times-Picayune reports that the first-year LSU assistant resigned as an assistant coach on Monday night in order to take a similar position…