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  1. Calipari says no more Maui for Wildcats

    Apr 27, 2013, 10:30 PM EST

    Shane Dorian

    For most of us, Maui is a dream destination. Sun, surf, luaus, the whole deal. If someone else is paying, so much the better. One guy’s not looking forward to putting on a floral-print shirt and ordering another mai-tai, however. According to the Lexington Herald-Leader, John Calipari does not plan to take his Kentucky Wildcats…

  2. Senior point guard will leave BYU

    Apr 27, 2013, 8:30 PM EST

    Coaches Vs. Cancer Classic - Brigham Young v Florida State

    According to the Salt Lake Tribune, rising senior point guard Raul Delgado will transfer from Brigham Young and continue his career elsewhere. Typically, the departure of an experienced distributor would be terrible news for a program, but Delgado never really made his mark in Provo. A native of Mexico, he spent two years at Western…

  3. Montana star Will Cherry tased and arrested in Missoula

    Apr 27, 2013, 6:44 PM EST

    Montana v Syracuse

    Montana guard Will Cherry was reportedly arrested in downtown Missoula this morning, charged with disorderly conduct and resisting arrest. Sophomore guard Keron DeShields and a third man were also detained by Missoula police. DeShields is charged with disorderly conduct, and the third man, Jason Shawn Snyder, with possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. The incident…

  4. Eastern Michigan forward suspended, charged with assault

    Apr 27, 2013, 5:23 PM EST

    Eastern Michigan v Syracuse

    CBS Detroit is reporting that Eastern Michigan forward Glenn Bryant has been charged with assault and will be suspended from the team indefinitely. The 22-year-old Bryant, who transferred to the Eagles from Arkansas, is accused of choking his 19-year-old girlfriend during an argument at an off-campus apartment. He was arrested on Monday, and is scheduled…

  5. Tubby Smith nabs his first recruit at Texas Tech

    Apr 27, 2013, 4:53 PM EST

    Texas Tech Smith Basketball

    Tubby Smith hasn’t been the head coach at Texas Tech for long, but he knows as well as anyone that you have to hit the ground running when you start a new job. He did just that, finding an experienced point guard to take the reins at Tech. Rob Turner of New Mexico Junior College…

  6. Report: Jahlil Okafor says its ‘99.9’ percent chance he and Tyus Jones play together in college

    Apr 27, 2013, 4:06 PM EST

    Jimmy Kelley/Flickr

    The Class of 2013 is waiting to hear where the nation’s top recruit Andrew Wiggins. Once the 6-foot-7 Canadian prospect picks between Florida State, Kentucky, Kansas and North Carolina, recruiting attention will shift to the Class of 2014. Tyus Jones (Apple Valley High/Apple Valley, Minn.) and Jahlil Okafor (Whitney Young/Chicago, Ill.) are arguably the top…

  7. New Big East helped Doug McDermott stay at Creighton

    Apr 27, 2013, 1:55 PM EST

    Creighton Bluejays Doug McDermott drives on the Cincinnati Bearcats Justin Jackson during the second half of their second round NCAA tournament game in Philadelphia

    Doug McDermott announced he would return to Creighton for his senior season earlier this week. Conference realignment may be one of the reasons that helped influence McDermott’s decision. The two-time Missouri Valley Conference Player of the Year will lead Creighton into the new Big East along with Butler, Xavier and the Catholic 7. The chance…

  8. Former Marist center Menelik Watson picked by Oakland Raiders in 2013 NFL Draft

    Apr 27, 2013, 12:07 PM EST

    Sean Progar, Menelik Watson

    The Oakland Raiders trade with the Miami Dolphins gave them a second-round pick on Day 2 of the 2013 NFL Draft. With the 10th pick in the second round, the 42nd overall, the Raiders selected Florida State offensive lineman Menelik Watson. The Manchester, England native started off his collegiate career at Marist … as a…

  9. Jarnell Stokes to return to Tennessee for junior season

    Apr 27, 2013, 10:46 AM EST

    Jarnell Stokes, Daniel Coursey

    Another key member of Tennessee’s 2012-2013 season is set to return to Knoxville next fall. Second-leading scorer Jarnell Stokes will not declare for the NBA Draft and will instead be back in a Volunteers’ uniform for his junior season. The school announced the news on Saturday morning. “After considering entering the NBA Draft, I have…

  10. Ex-Rutgers guard Eli Carter down to Florida and Maryland

    Apr 27, 2013, 10:05 AM EST

    Eli Carter, Kyle Smyth

    Another former Rutgers’ player is getting closer and closer to finding a new home. Sophomore guard and leading scorer Eli Carter, who received his release from Rutgers last week, is down to only two schools: Florida and Maryland. Carter tweeted that on Friday afternoon. Down to Maryland & Florida!! #Decisions — Eli Carter (@Eli_Carter5) April…

  11. Report: Former West Virginia wing Aaron Brown transferring to Saint Joseph’s

    Apr 26, 2013, 8:43 PM EST

    Aaron Brown, Chris Zurcher, Connell Crossland

    After seeing his playing time drop as a sophomore, wing Aaron Brown made the decision to leave West Virginia. On Friday it was reported by that Brown has found a new home, as the Darby, Penn. native will return to the Philadelphia area to play at Saint Joseph’s. Brown will have two years of…

  12. Oregon State junior guard Ahmad Starks to transfer

    Apr 26, 2013, 6:35 PM EST

    Ahmad Starks

    According to multiple reports Oregon State junior guard Ahmad Starks has decided to transfer, citing a desire to be closer to his ailing grandmother in his native Chicago. Starks’ grandmother, who raised Starks, currently suffers from Alzheimer’s disease and dementia according to John Hunt of The Oregonian. “My plan is to be somewhere in the…

  13. Five important NBA Draft decisions remain with deadline rapidly approaching

    Apr 26, 2013, 5:10 PM EST

    Isaiah Austin

    (CLICK HERE to follow along with who is turning pro and who is returning to school.) Friday featured two decisions of importance in regards to the 2013 NBA Draft. While Miami sophomore point guard Shane Larkin is expected to leave school, UConn junior point guard Shabazz Napier made the decision to return to Storrs. The NBA deadline…

  14. Louisville adds former FIU assistant Mike Balado to coaching staff

    Apr 26, 2013, 4:16 PM EST

    University of Louisville Athletics

    Louisville announced Friday afternoon that it has hired former FIU assistant coach Mike Balado as an assistant coach, filling the vacancy left when Kareem Richardson accepted the head coaching position at UMKC. Balado was originally headed north to Minnesota with new head coach Richard Pitino and even joined the staff in Minneapolis. But he resigned…

  15. Four players receive scholarship releases from South Carolina

    Apr 26, 2013, 2:23 PM EST

    Frank Martin

    On the day that South Carolina announced the addition of seven newcomers (including midyear transfer Tyrone Johnson) the school also announced that four players had their requests to be released from their scholarships granted. Guards Damien Leonard, Brian Richardson and Eric Smith, and forward RJ Slawson all asked for their releases and received them according…

  16. UConn point guard Shabazz Napier to return for senior season

    Apr 26, 2013, 12:55 PM EST

    Shabazz Napier, Kevin Ollie

    UConn received some good news Friday morning, as point guard Shabazz Napier notified coaches of his intentions to return for his senior campaign. And with guard Ryan Boatright and forward DeAndre Daniels deciding the same the Huskies should be a contender in the American Athletic Conference next season, with Louisville and Memphis being the likely…

  17. Report: UNC Asheville to promote associate head coach Nick McDevitt

    Apr 26, 2013, 11:38 AM EST

    UNC Asheville Athletics

    To follow along with the 2013 Coaching Carousel, click here. According to a report from Jeff Goodman of, UNC Asheville will introduce associate head coach Nick McDevitt as the program’s new head coach Friday afternoon. McDevitt took over as interim head coach after Eddie Biedenbach stepped down to join Buzz Peterson’s staff at UNC Wilmington.…

  18. Louisville head coach Rick Pitino shows off new tattoo

    Apr 26, 2013, 9:52 AM EST

    Kenny Klein/Louisville Athletics

    In the aftermath of Louisville’s national title victory over Michigan, head coach Rick Pitino made public his promise to the team that he would get a tattoo if they won the school’s third championship. With the mission accomplished the Hall of Fame head coach proved to be a man of his word, with Louisville senior…

  19. Former Notre Dame head coach Digger Phelps diagnosed with bladder cancer

    Apr 25, 2013, 11:25 PM EST

    Dick Vitale, Richard Phelps

    The college basketball world learned some bad news late Thursday, as ESPN announced that current analyst and former Notre Dame head coach Digger Phelps has been diagnosed with bladder cancer. Phelps has undergone surgery and will begin treatment near his home in South Bend, Ind. next week, according to the report. In a brief statement,…

  20. Report: UNLV to build statue in honor of Jerry Tarkanian

    Apr 25, 2013, 9:37 PM EST

    Jerry Tarkanian

    On April 8 former UNLV head coach received the honor that many felt was overdue, as he was officially named a member of the 2013 Naismith Memorial Hall of Fame class. And it looks as if “Tark the Shark” will be the recipient of another honor in the near future. According to a report from…