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  1. Georgia Tech guard Christopher Bolden charged for DUI

    Aug 4, 2013, 11:30 AM EST

    http://www.ramblinwreck.com/

    On Saturday, August 3rd, rising Georgia Tech sophomore guard Christopher Bolden was arrested on multiple charges: purchase or possession of alcohol my a minor, speeding, improper lane change, and driving under the influence — drugs/alcohol. Georgia Tech has not released a statement regarding these charges. Just last December, Georgia Tech assistant coach Josh Postorino was…

  2. Sean Kearney joins Colorado staff in “player development” role

    Aug 4, 2013, 10:15 AM EST

    goholycross.com

    After spending three years away from the game in a coaching role, former longtime Notre Dame assistant and Holy Cross head coach Sean Kearney has accepted a position with the University of Colorado as the “director of player development.” Kearney joins the Buffaloes who are coming off of back-to-back NCAA Tournament appearances under head coach…

  3. Terps’ hobbled Cleare likely won’t play on Bahamas trip

    Aug 3, 2013, 8:41 PM EST

    Shaquille Cleare, Alex Len

    Kudos to Maryland head coach Mark Turgeon for finding a way to get Shaquille Cleare home to his native Bahamas this summer. The Terps will begin a week-long exhibition swing through the islands on Monday. Sadly for Cleare, he won’t be able to suit up and actually play in front of his family. It’s especially…

  4. Hips don’t lie: UConn’s Omar Calhoun hopes to play pain-free after unusual surgery

    Aug 3, 2013, 7:36 PM EST

    Omar Calhoun

    Offseason surgery is a standard thing for athletes. For college basketball players, knees go under the knife most often, with lingering ankle and foot injuries fairly common as well. UConn’s Omar Calhoun has spent four months of his summer overcoming an unusual surgery, however. According to the Hartford Courant, the rising sophomore suffered from something…

  5. VIDEO: Shaka Smart covets RGIII’s NFL spot

    Aug 3, 2013, 5:57 PM EST

    screen grab courtesy CSNWashington.com

    Shaka Smart may be one of the best coaches outside of John Calipari at making the scene. He’s one of the hippest young coaches out there, so when he makes an appearance, people take note. With the Washington Redskins taking training camp in Richmond, Smart dropped by to check out this year’s team, and had…

  6. Thundering Herd will add a new floor this year

    Aug 3, 2013, 5:09 PM EST

    Elijah Pittman

    We’ve seen a lot of new basketball floors go in this past offseason, and most of them have been colorful and inventive, to say the least. The latest school to announce that a new court will go in is Marshall, though we don’t know yet what the design will be. Given the school’s unique nickname,…

  7. Possible ACC Network would face many hurdles

    Aug 3, 2013, 4:00 PM EST

    John Swofford

    The Big Ten Network has been immensely profitable to league member schools. According to a recent article by Andy Bitter of the Virginian-Pilot, the network passes along somewhere around $7 million to league schools every year as part of the TV rights deal. It’s important to remember, however, that the BTN is currently the exception…

  8. Jahlil Okafor’s AAU coach believes he and Tyus Jones headed to Duke

    Aug 3, 2013, 3:00 PM EST

    Beach Ball Classic Basketball

    There may not be a more important story line for the 2014-2015 basketball season than where Tyus Jones and Jahlil Okafor decide to go to college. The best point guard in the Class of 2014 and one of the most technically sound big men to come through the high school ranks in a long time…

  9. Assigned Reading: An in-depth look at search firms

    Aug 3, 2013, 1:30 PM EST

    Julie Hermann

    When Rutgers needed to hire a replacement for Tim Pernetti as the university’s athletic director, the school did what most schools in that situation do: they hired a search firm to help them parse through candidates. The bill? $70,000. The end result? Rutgers hired Julie Hermann away from Louisville, a move that was lauded until…

  10. Could Syracuse reposition the Carrier Dome for the Duke game?

    Aug 3, 2013, 12:00 PM EST

    Georgetown v Syracuse

    With Syracuse moving to the ACC this season, they’re looking to make a splash in their new league and are already reviewing ways to do so. One of the ways Syracuse is rumored to be discussing is re-positioning the Carrier Dome floor to the middle of the dome — instead of the current one-sided position…

  11. NCAA questions eligibility of Connecticut freshman forward Kentan Facey

    Aug 3, 2013, 11:00 AM EST

    Kentan Facey

    UConn and head coach Kevin Ollie are now facing questions surrounding the eligibility of top recruit and power forward Kentan Facey. A 6’8″ forward, Facey was joined in Connecticut’s recruiting class by fellow New York Rens AAU teammate — point guard Terrence Samuel — and now Facey is drawing concerns about his international status before…

  12. Maryland freshman point guard Roddy Peters will not wear Juan Dixon’s old number

    Aug 3, 2013, 10:00 AM EST

    (Mark Gail/The Washington Post

    As the top local recruit in a solid recruiting class coming to College Park in the fall, Roddy Peters didn’t need to do much to endear himself to Maryland fans. A 6’4″ point guard from Suitland High School in District Heights, Maryland, Peters comes to the Terrapins with a lot of hype as Rivals regarded…

  13. Evolving as a point guard a continuous process for Sedrick Barefield

    Aug 2, 2013, 7:02 PM EST

    adidas

    LAS VEGAS, Nev. – At the end of the July evaluation period, 2015 point guard Sedrick Barefield had established himself as one of the better players in the class at his position. Possessing the ability to both create his own shot and provide for others, Barefield received attention from some of the nation’s premier basketball…

  14. Central Arkansas’ Corliss Williamson steps down to join Sacramento Kings staff

    Aug 2, 2013, 5:30 PM EST

    Corliss Williamson, Robert Crawford, Lenell Brown

    The college basketball head coaching carousel hasn’t stopped, apparently. In news that comes as a bit surprising based upon how close schools are to the start of the fall semester, Central Arkansas announced that head coach Corliss Williamson has resigned to join Sacramento Kings head coach Mike Malone’s staff as an assistant. During his three…

  15. Former grad assistant Kip Wellman returns to Syracuse as director of basketball ops

    Aug 2, 2013, 4:32 PM EST

    Western Kentucky Athletics

    Needing to replace the departed Tim O’Toole, who accepted an assistant coaching spot on Johnny Dawkins’ staff at Stanford, Syracuse is bringing back a familiar face to serve as the program’s director of basketball operations. On Friday the school announced the hiring of Kip Wellman, who was a graduate assistant at the school from 2005…

  16. Maine announces addition of Deshon Gaither to coaching staff

    Aug 2, 2013, 3:25 PM EST

    Maine Athletics

    With assistant Nate Philippe joining new head coach Mike Brennan’s staff at American, Maine head coach Ted Woodward had a vacancy to fill on his coaching staff. That’s officially been done, as the school announced on Friday that former Lee Academy (Lee, Maine) postgraduate head coach Deshon Gaither has been hired. In two seasons at…

  17. Brandon Miller era at Butler set to begin in the ‘Land Down Under’

    Aug 2, 2013, 2:28 PM EST

    Brandon Miller

    It’s been an eventful offseason for the Butler men’s basketball program. In addition to saying goodbye to four seniors, including leading scorers Rotnei Clarke and Andrew Smith, the program also saw head coach Brad Stevens leave to take over the same position with the Boston Celtics. Into his role slides Brandon Miller, who joined Stevens’…

  18. Florida shows off its interesting offseason training program (VIDEO)

    Aug 2, 2013, 1:00 PM EST

    Billy Donovan

    The dog days of summer are when team camaraderie is shaped, with players attending summer classes on sparsely populated campuses and going through workouts with their teammates. The summer is also an important period for strength and conditioning coaches across the country, thanks in part to NCAA rules limiting the amount of time basketball coaches…

  19. Alleged terror threats land former Midland JC coach Chris Craig in hot water

    Aug 2, 2013, 11:58 AM EST

    Cindeka Neal/Midland Reporter-Telegram

    Two former college assistant coaches have found themselves in the news the last two days, and the reasons haven’t been good either. Just one day after it was reported that former Eastern Washington assistant Craig Ehlo was arrested on charges of domestic violence and reckless burning, former Midland (Texas) JC head coach and Northern Colorado…

  20. Temple begins practice in preparation for trip to Europe

    Aug 2, 2013, 10:45 AM EST

    Fran Dunphy

    With three starters gone from a team that won 24 games and gave Indiana all it wanted in the NCAA tournament round of 32, the Temple Owls have some work to do as they approach their first season as a member of the American Athletic Conference. With the need to account for the graduation of…