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  1. Old Dominion, George Mason agree to home-and-home deal

    Jun 11, 2013, 6:46 PM EST

    George Mason Old Dominion Basketball

    The realignment of the old Colonial Athletic Association made a number of college basketball fanatics die a little bit on the inside. The recent memories of George Mason and VCU’s brilliant runs to the Final Four made for fond recollections when press releases started rolling out that certain schools were leaving the conference. Well, at…

  2. Take a look at #DunkCity’s new ride

    Jun 11, 2013, 5:55 PM EST


    Since taking the reigns of Florida Gulf Coast University, coach Joe Dooley has been out to maintain the success that #DunkCity was introduced to during their miracle in the NCAA Tournament. Of course, that can’t be truly duplicated until the season starts, but keeping the FGCU name out there is part of the plan, at…

  3. Phil Cofer commits to Tennessee, where his dad played football

    Jun 11, 2013, 5:29 PM EST


    Tennessee added another piece to their Class of 2014 recruiting class on Tuesday as Phil Cofer announced that he had committed to the Vols on his twitter feed. Cofer is an athletic, 6-foot-8 power forward from Whitewater, GA. He’s ranked as the 141st recruit in the class by Rivals, but the folks at ESPN think…

  4. Why the Letter of Intent is awful: Richard Amardi loses scholarship to Iowa State

    Jun 11, 2013, 3:56 PM EST

    Iowa State Cyclones head coach Hoiberg reacts to a call during their third round NCAA tournament basketball game against Ohio State Buckeyes in Dayton

    By this point, everyone should know that the NCAA’s National Letter of Intent is the worst contract to sign in all of sports. The intention is good; the goal of the NLI is to end a player’s recruitment when he decides that he wants to go to a certain school. But the way that it…

  5. APR reports released, UConn ban lifted, six teams banned from postseason

    Jun 11, 2013, 3:40 PM EST

    Kevin Ollie

    The NCAA releases their annual academic progress ratings (APR) on Tuesday afternoon, with certain schools learning their fate for the upcoming season. UConn, who were left out of the 2012-13 NCAA Tournament as a result of poor APR scores, has showed enough improvement to be allowed to participate in the postseason for the 2013-14 season.…

  6. Jamari Traylor’s story, and why he’s so easy to root for

    Jun 11, 2013, 2:17 PM EST

    Jamari Traylor, Derrick Nix, Denzel Valentine

    If there is anyone that you should be rooting for in college hoops, regardless of where your fan allegiance lies, it’s Kansas forward Jamari Traylor. His story has been told multiple times. To make a long story short (even though you should take the time to read one, or both of those links), Traylor found…

  7. Memphis to host the first AAC tournament

    Jun 11, 2013, 12:11 PM EST


    It’s official: the inaugural tournament for the American Athletic Conference — the AAC for short, also known as the ‘old Big East’ — will be held in Memphis at the FedExForum. The conference’s twitter feed, in a stellar example of how to properly use social media, posted this at Noon ET: “We are very excited…

  8. Fresno State transfer Kevin Olekaibe to walk-on at UNLV, apply for hardship waiver

    Jun 11, 2013, 11:45 AM EST

    Kevin Olekaibe, Anthony Drm

    One of the reasons that Katin Reinhardt made the decision to transfer out of UNLV last month was that head coach Dave Rice was going to be playing him primarily off the ball if he returned. That’s what happens when the Rebels have four other options at the point guard spot. They may have added…

  9. Report: Seton Hall’s Kevin Johnson to transfer, possibly back to west coast

    Jun 11, 2013, 10:50 AM EST

    Jamil Wilson, Kevin Johnson

    Seton Hall’s front court took a hit on Monday, as Kevin Johnson will reportedly be leaving the program to transfer. According to ZagsBlog, Cal St. Northridge and San Diego State are two schools that could end up landing the Compton, CA, native. Johnson averaged just 2.5 points and 2.0 boards with the Pirates this past…

  10. Akron point guard Alex Abreu pleads guilty to felony drug charges

    Jun 11, 2013, 10:00 AM EST

    Alex Abreu

    The legal saga for Akron point guard Alex Abreu has just about come to an end. He pleaded guilty to trafficking in marijuana, a third-degree felony. Abreu was given a two-year suspended sentence, 18 months of probation and a $5,000 fine that was waived as he signed a poverty affidavit. In short, Abreu got fairly…

  11. Can Isaiah Canaan make a splash in the NBA?

    Jun 11, 2013, 9:00 AM EST

    NCAA Basketball Tournament - Murray State v Marquette

    Isaiah Canaan is a household name for college basketball fans. Murray State and the Ohio Valley Conference doesn’t typically generate household names in the powerhouse-dominated college basketball landscape, but if you take a cursory glance at Canaan’s four-year career as a Racer, you will quickly see how he broke the mold to become an unlikely…

  12. Purdue forward Jacob Lawson transfers to Appalachian State

    Jun 10, 2013, 11:47 PM EST

    Indiana v Purdue

    Jacob Lawson is returning home for his final two seasons of college. The Reidsville, N.C. native is headed to play at Appalachian State, according to Fox Sports. He announced he would leave Purdue in April. In his two seasons with the Boilermakers, Lawson was used sparingly, averaging just over two points and two rebounds per…

  13. Carolina Hurricanes G.M. says scheduling dispute isn’t between them and N.C. State

    Jun 10, 2013, 10:15 PM EST

    Temple v North Carolina State

    Recently, the NHL’s Carolina Hurricanes and North Carolina State have been in a bit of a situation recently regarding the  sharing of their home arena, PNC Arena. The two teams are in a dispute over scheduling conflicts, and to most in the media, it seemed like it was the two sides refusing to back down.…

  14. Gary Williams talks Dion Wiley, Pe’Shon Howard transfer (VIDEO)

    Jun 10, 2013, 9:02 PM EST

    Gary Williams

    Former Maryland coach Gary Williams talks about the commitment of local guard Dion Wiley, as well as the transfer of guard Pe’Shon Howard. Howard is hoping for a waiver to play immediately at USC and the 6-4 Wiley is one of the top shooting guards in the Class of 2014. Follow David Harten on Twitter…

  15. Pac-12, Mountain West to form officiating alliance

    Jun 10, 2013, 7:55 PM EST

    Sean Miler

    There were a few incidents involving officials over the last few months, both in the season and offseason, and as a result, it’s a made college basketball take notice. While the NCAA has its own dean of officials (John Adams), conferences handle their own referees as well, which is why the Mountain West and the…

  16. Joe Jones signs contract extension with Boston University

    Jun 10, 2013, 6:28 PM EST

    NCAA College Basketball - Boston University at Rutgers

    Boston decided that two seasons and a 33-29 record were enough to sign Joe Jones to a contract extension, this one going through the 2017-18 season. In his second season with the Terriers, Jones led the team to a 17-13 season, 11-5 in conference. Despite not being eligible for the America East Conference tournament, Boston…

  17. SEC hires Dr. Jake Bell as coordinator of men’s basketball officials

    Jun 10, 2013, 5:41 PM EST

    SEC Basketball Tournament - Ole Miss v Florida

    The Southeastern Conference announced Monday that they’ve hired Dr. Robert “Jake” Bell as the new coordinator of officials for men’s basketball. Bell, who previously worked in the same capacity in the Atlantic Sun Conference, replaces Gerald Boudreaux, whose contract was not renewed. “We are pleased to have someone of Jake’s experience and background to lead…

  18. Meet Greg Oden’s half-brother, 13-year-old Joe Jones III

    Jun 10, 2013, 4:55 PM EST

    Greg Oden

    All college basketball aficionados/pundits/fans, and especially recruiting gurus, are looking for the next big thing. Here’s another subject presented for evidence. Meet Joe Jones III. The Buffalo native is 6-6 at 13 years old, and his basketball pedigree runs deep. His dad, Joe Jr., was a player at Fairmont State, though that doesn’t compare to…

  19. You could have applied to be a Georgetown assistant coach

    Jun 10, 2013, 4:04 PM EST

    John Thompson III

    Earlier today, we talked about the changing of the guard on John Thompson III’s staff at Georgetown. Mike Brennan (head coach at American), Kenya Hunter (associate head coach at Nebraska) and Scott Greenman (assistant coach at American) have all left the program. In their stead, Tavaras Hardy and Kevin Sutton have been hired as assistants,…