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  1. Toledo lands former Central Connecticut St. guard Kyle Vinales (UPDATED)

    May 12, 2013, 10:15 PM EST

    Victor Oladipo, Kyle Vinales

    (UPDATE: Vinales has since backed off his commitment.) In two seasons at Central Connecticut State, Kyle Vinales proved to be one of the better scoring guards at the mid-major level. Vinales averaged 19.8 points per contest during his time in New Britain (21.8 ppg last season), but something was missing: postseason success. The Blue Devils failed…

  2. Andrew Wiggins will announce his decision Tuesday afternoon

    May 12, 2013, 9:01 PM EST

    Andrew Wiggins

    We now know when the nation’s top-ranked recruit will announce his decision. As reported by Huntington (W.Va.) Prep head coach Rob Fulford via Twitter, Andrew Wiggins will formally announce his decision Tuesday at 12:15 p.m. While it will be a press conference, only one reporter will attend in addition to Wiggins’ parents, coaches and teammates.…

  3. Report: Former Niagara forward T.J. Cline transferring to Richmond

    May 12, 2013, 8:29 PM EST

    Niagra v Notre Dame

    Two days after it was announced that two former Niagara teammates have found a new home, 6-7 forward T.J. Cline has as well. According to Evan Daniels of Scout.com Cline will transfer to Richmond. Cline, the son of basketball great Nancy Lieberman, averaged 7.9 points and 4.6 rebounds per game in his lone season at…

  4. Report: Former Kansas forward Zach Peters headed to Arizona

    May 12, 2013, 6:54 PM EST

    University of Kansas Athletics

    In the aftermath of Solomon Hill’s graduation and Grant Jerrett’s decision to enter the 2013 NBA Draft the Arizona Wildcats found themselves in need of bodies to bolster their front court depth. Sean Miller’s program certainly doesn’t lack for talent, with McDonald’s All American Aaron Gordon joining rising sophomores Brandon Ashley and Kaleb Tarczewski to…

  5. Former San Jose State forward David Andoh transferring to Wagner

    May 12, 2013, 5:39 PM EST

    Cordarius Johnson,  David Andoh

    Wagner head coach Bashir Mason picked up another front court piece on Saturday as multiple outlets reported that former San Jose State power forward David Andoh will transfer to the Northeast Conference program. In his lone season at San Jose State the 6-7 forward from Montreal averaged 2.3 points and 2.0 rebounds per game in…

  6. Former Georgia Tech guard Brandon Reed returning to Arkansas State

    May 12, 2013, 4:30 PM EST

    Georgia Tech v Miami

    After averaging 15.1 points and 3.4 assists per game and winning Sun Belt Freshman of the Year honors, guard Brandon Reed made the decision to leave Arkansas State and transfer to Georgia Tech. At the time head coach John Brady spoke out against Reed’s request to be released from his scholarship. But after three years…

  7. Will Andrew Wiggins commit on Tuesday, or later today?

    May 12, 2013, 3:32 PM EST

    Andrew Wiggins

    His commitment is coming, it’s just a matter of when. Many of the rumors point to a Tuesday commitment with Florida State being Wiggins’ school of choice. As has been documented ad nauseam, the final four schools he is deciding between are Florida State, Kansas, Kentucky, and North Carolina. Perhaps, as a gift to his…

  8. Colorado lands significant 2013 commit in George King

    May 12, 2013, 2:15 PM EST

    San Antonio Express-News

    If there is such thing as a late-bloomer in the world of college basketball recruiting, George King is one. The 6’6 forward from just outside of San Antonio, TX is a big commitment for Colorado and Tad Boyle. Just weeks ago, King held offers from a modest collection of mid-major schools, but after performing exceptionally…

  9. 2013 forward Roger Moute a Bidias commits to California, rounds out class

    May 12, 2013, 1:12 PM EST

    Bear Insider

    Last weekend, the University of California inked a late commitment for their 2013 class in the form of 6-7 forward Roger Moute a Bidias from Notre Dame Prep (Fitchburg, Mass). Moute a Bidias will be no stranger to the Pac-12 or California as his brother, Luc Mbah a Moute, played at UCLA from 2005-08 and…

  10. Former Rutgers assistant, Eric Murdock, speaks out on FBI investigation

    May 12, 2013, 12:15 PM EST

    Eric Murdock

    If you thought Mike Rice turning Rutgers basketball practices into his own personal dodgeball games was something that would blow over, you’re sorely mistaken. This is an ongoing story that just picked up some additional steam as Eric Murdock spoke publicly for the first time since early April. Murdock, the former Rutgers assistant coach who…

  11. Big name candidates for UMass Lowell head coaching job

    May 12, 2013, 11:07 AM EST

    Al Skinner

    As UMass Lowell makes the transition to Division I, they will be doing so with a new head coach. In April, former UML coach Greg Herenda accepted the head coaching job at Fairleigh Dickinson replacing Greg Vetrone. Herenda built the River Hawks into a strong Division II program compiling a record of 95-54 in his…

  12. A Mother’s Day story for all

    May 12, 2013, 10:12 AM EST

    University of Michigan

    Let’s all take a brief break from looking at what lies ahead for the 2013-14 college basketball season, speculating where Andrew Wiggins will be playing next season, and how Rick Pitino has been on the hottest of hot streaks lately. Stories like what Pete Kahler and his family have been going through for the better part…

  13. Louisville legend proves it’s never too late to graduate

    May 11, 2013, 8:49 PM EST

    UM-GRADUATION

    We all wring our hands so much about kids leaving school early to go to the NBA these days. But the lure of money and fame is hard to resist, and always has been. Henry Bacon, who played on Denny Crum’s first Final Four team at Louisville, left school with one class unfinished in 1972.…

  14. Terry Whisnant is leaving Florida State

    May 11, 2013, 8:01 PM EST

    Louisiana-Monroe v Florida State

    If you’re looking to showcase your talents in an up-tempo system, Florida State is not where you want to be. That’s what Terry Whisnant has realized after two grind-it-out seasons on Leonard Hamilton’s team, so he’s decided to leave the Seminoles and move closer to his hometown of Cherryville, NC. Whisnant is said to be…

  15. Bryant Stith joins coaching staff at ODU

    May 11, 2013, 6:19 PM EST

    Drexel Old Dominion Basketball

    New Old Dominion head coach Jeff Jones has reached back into his own past to help fill out his coaching staff. He brought in Bryant Stith, who finished his collegiate career in 1992 as Virginia’s leading scorer, to help with recruiting and teaching a young team in a new conference. Stith was a first-round selection…

  16. Clemson lands a big man

    May 11, 2013, 5:37 PM EST

    Brad Brownell

    Brad Brownell addressed a glaring lack of size on his team this week, as Sidy Djitte committed to Clemson. The 6’10”, 235-lb center from Senegal was orginally looking at Memphis and Cincinnati before opting to get in on the ground level in the ACC. Brownell’s Tigers haven’t made the NCAA touranment since previous head coach Oliver Purnell left…

  17. Report: Evan Gordon to visit Indiana, Butler

    May 11, 2013, 3:00 PM EST

    NIT Detroit Arizona St Basketball

    On Wednesday evening, news broke that Evan Gordon, who started and averaged 10.1 points for Arizona State last season, would be transferring out of the program. Gordon, who had to redshirt a year after transferring from Liberty, should be able to gain immediate eligibility due to the NCAA’s rule on graduate transfers. An Indianapolis native,…

  18. The Jud Heathcote tribute event won’t be happening after all

    May 11, 2013, 2:00 PM EST

    Gonzaga Bulldogs head coach Mark Few calls out a play during their NCAA West Coast Conference Basketball Championship final against the Saint Mary's Gaels in Las Vegas

    The Jud Heathcote tribute was an awesome idea for an event, but it is going to remain just that: an idea. According to a report from the Detroit Free Press, scheduling and logistical issues have gotten in the way: ESPN.com reported today that Washington State had taken care of a scheduling conflict to be able…

  19. South Dakota State’s trip to Haiti has been a powerful one

    May 11, 2013, 1:00 PM EST

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    The South Dakota State Jackrabbits have spent the first part of their summer vacation doing something much more important than anything that they’ve accomplished on the court over the years. Head coach Scott Nagy has taken his guys down to Haiti on a trip in conjunction with Samaritan’s Feet, volunteering and helping distribute shoes to…

  20. Syracuse commit McCullough stands out in Nike EYBL

    May 11, 2013, 12:03 PM EST

    Scott Phillips/NBC Sports

    FRISCO, Tx. — With the overall abundance of talent in the Nike Elite Youth Basketball League — commonly known as the EYBL — it might be easy to overlook even the most talented players in the country. Since Syracuse commit Chris McCullough is currently the highest rated 2014 prospect with a verbal commitment, it’s easy…