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  1. Former coach Chris Craig arrested a week after reports of terror threats

    Aug 9, 2013, 1:17 PM EST

    Cindeka Neal/Midland Reporter-Telegram

    Last week, former Midland JC head coach and Division I assistant Chris Craig landed in the news as a result of his allegedly making terrorist threats at various sites in Arizona and Colorado. The alleged threats came four months after Craig resigned as head coach after posting “end of the world prophecies” on both his…

  2. Diontae Jones becomes Wyoming’s first 2014 verbal commitment

    Aug 9, 2013, 12:23 PM EST

    Wyoming v UNLV

    On the heels of a season that tumbled downhill shortly after the dismissal of guard Luke Martinez (who was averaging 14.5 ppg at the time of his arrest on assault charges), the Wyoming Cowboys made some changes to the way in which they do things. To strengthen team unity Derek Cooke Jr. and Charles Hankerson…

  3. Former Illinois forward Jereme Richmond facing jail time

    Aug 9, 2013, 11:15 AM EST

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    The life of Jereme Richmond took another sad turn on Thursday, as he was found guilty on two of three counts of harassment of a witness in connection with an incident involving his probation officer. According to the court Richmond, who played one season at Illinois before leaving the school to turn pro, made verbal…

  4. JUCO guard Roosevelt Scott becomes Arizona State’s fourth 2014 commitment

    Aug 9, 2013, 10:01 AM EST

    Pac 12 Basketball Tournament - First Round

    On the day that the 2013-14 Arizona State Sun Devils began their trek to China, thus taking the next step in their preparations for the upcoming season, head coach Herb Sendek received his fourth commitment in the 2014 recruiting class. Indian Hills JC shooting guard Roosevelt Scott announced his decision to attend the Pac-12 school…

  5. South Dakota State welcomes back school’s all-time leader in made three-pointers

    Aug 8, 2013, 10:36 PM EST

    South Dakota State Athletics

    In four seasons as a member of the South Dakota State basketball program, Clint Sargent was twice named second team All-Summit League and left as the program’s all-time leader in made three-pointers with 252. After spending two years playing overseas Sargent decided that he wanted to make a move into the coaching ranks and he’ll…

  6. NCAA will no longer sell jerseys, memorabilia associated with individual players

    Aug 8, 2013, 9:19 PM EST

    Mark Emmert

    The NCAA Division I Board of Directors held a teleconference to discuss some of the possible changes the organization is considering for the future. There very well could be a change in which Division I is governed, with the goal being for larger schools (and conferences) to not have to deal with pushback from members…

  7. NEC Rookie of the Year Shivaughn Wiggins leaves Mount St. Mary’s

    Aug 8, 2013, 8:34 PM EST

    Shivaughn Wiggins, E.J. Reed

    One of the reasons why Jamion Christian’s Mount St. Mary’s Mountaineers were able to win 11 of 12 games leading up to the Northeast Conference tournament title game was the improvement of freshman guard Shivaughn Wiggins. In the 12 games leading up to their 91-70 loss to LIU-Brooklyn Wiggins reached double figures ten times, scoring…

  8. Dean Smith to receive Presidential Medal of Freedom

    Aug 8, 2013, 6:17 PM EST

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    In the long career of former North Carolina head coach Dean Smith, the Hall of Famer has received a number of honors from all realms of life. On Thursday it was reported that he’ll receive yet another honor, as he’s going to receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom from President Barack Obama. The Presidential Medal…

  9. 2014 shooting guard Keyshawn Woods commits to Charlotte

    Aug 8, 2013, 5:10 PM EST

    Atlantic 10 Basketball Tournament - First Round - Charlotte v Richmond

    Charlotte head coach Alan Major landed his first commitment in the 2014 class, and he didn’t have to travel far in order to do so either. As first reported by Justin Byerly, Northside Christian H.S. (Charlotte, N.C.) shooting guard Keyshawn Woods verbally committed to attend the Conference USA school. The 6-4 Woods helped lead Northside…

  10. Is Josh Smith turning the corner at Georgetown?

    Aug 8, 2013, 3:35 PM EST

    Legends Classic - UCLA v Georgia

    There is no doubting the talent that Georgetown center Josh Smith possesses. The transfer from UCLA battled weight issues and a lack of work ethic in his two-plus seasons with the Bruins, but he appears to be turning it around as ESPN’s Andy Katz broke down his weight loss and new approach to working off…

  11. Washington announces non-conference schedule

    Aug 8, 2013, 2:00 PM EST

    Lorenzo Romar

    The Washington Huskies and head coach Lorenzo Romar announced their non-conference schedule on Wednesday and it includes the 2K Sports Classic and the potential to meet UConn twice in the same non-conference slate. The (first) battle of the Huskies is scheduled for Sunday, December 22nd as UConn travels out west to Alaska Airlines Arena to face Washington,…

  12. College hoops double header set for MSG on eve of the Super Bowl?

    Aug 8, 2013, 1:00 PM EST

    Tom Izzo

    Could there be a college hoops double header at Madison Square Garden scheduled for the day before the Super Bowl? According to Diamond Leung at MLive.com, that is certainly looking like a possibility as he’s reporting that a Big East conference clash between St. John’s and Marquette will be followed by an intriguing mid-conference-season non-conference clash…

  13. Montana State rounds out coaching staff with addition of Chris Haslam

    Aug 8, 2013, 12:00 PM EST

    Brad Huse

    Montana State added a big man to their program on Wednesday morning, but it didn’t come in the form of a commitment or new player being added to their roster. The Bobcats added Chris Haslam to their coaching staff as an assistant coach and the 6’11” Haslam will be one of the taller coaches strolling the…

  14. UCF enters Wednesday commitment frenzy by nabbing local point guard

    Aug 8, 2013, 11:00 AM EST

    Donnie Jones

    Central Florida got into Wednesday’s commitment frenzy as they nabbed a pledge from local point guard B.J. Taylor. Taylor announced his commitment via Twitter yesterday and becomes the second member of the 2014 class to commit to the Knights as Ocala native and small forward Javonte Douglas committed to Central Florida in May. A scoring…

  15. DePaul basketball spends a day at the beach (VIDEO)

    Aug 8, 2013, 10:10 AM EST

    Oliver Purnell

    Everyone needs a fun day at the beach once in a while, right? That’s what DePaul head coach Oliver Purnell must have thought as he gave his guys the day off from their normal summer conditioning program in order to have some fun with a beach volleyball tournament earlier this week. While DePaul strength and…

  16. One school in common as teammates Abdul-Malik Abu, Jared Terrell cut lists

    Aug 7, 2013, 9:51 PM EST

    Ed Cooley

    One of the bigger questions in recruiting circles this spring/summer was how likely it is that Expressions Elite (Mass.) teammates Abdul-Malik Abu and Jared Terrell end up attending the same school. With Terrell (who attends Brewster Academy) being a 6-2 guard and Abu (who attends Kimball Union Academy) a 6-9 power forward, the tandem would…

  17. Myles Turner down to eight schools, will visit Kansas

    Aug 7, 2013, 9:17 PM EST

    Facebook/adidas Nations

    A few weeks ago Trinity High (Texas) 2014 center cut his list to 25 teams. Believe or not he’ll have to continuing gutting that list in order to make a decision. Turner, a 6-foot-11 five-star center, told Rivals National Basketball Recruiting Analyst Eric Bossi that he would begin the process of re-trimming is list once he…

  18. Freshman Jordan Neff leaves FGCU to attend school closer to Georgia home

    Aug 7, 2013, 8:42 PM EST

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    A few months before the FGCU Eagles went on their NCAA tournament run that captivated fans throughout the country, 6-7 forward Jordan Neff signed his National Letter of Intent to play for the Atlantic Sun school. Having led North Cobb (Ga.) High School to a 26-5 record, the Kennesaw native was a newcomer many were…

  19. Will Indiana, Louisville meet during 2014-15 season? (UPDATED)

    Aug 7, 2013, 7:47 PM EST

    Indiana v Michigan

    Indiana may not have plans to play Kentucky any time soon, but if a report from the Indianapolis Star proves to be true the Hoosiers will play the Wildcats’ biggest rival on a neutral court next season. According to Mark Alesia of the Star, Indiana has a contract to play Louisville on December 9, 2014…

  20. Four ‘Big Monday’ appearances apiece for Kansas, Oklahoma State

    Aug 7, 2013, 6:35 PM EST

    Marcus Smart

    Another piece of the puzzle that is the 2013-14 college basketball schedule was added to the board Wednesday, as ESPN announced its lineup of games for “Big Monday,” which begins on January 13. The schedule will require some adjusting from college basketball fans, with many of us used to seeing the Big East occupying the…