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  1. Andrew Wiggins No. 1, Kentucky with four top 10 recruits in new Rivals’ ranking

    Apr 15, 2013, 2:31 PM EST

    Andrew Wiggins

    Rivals has released their final rankings for the high school class of 2013, and it should come as no surprise to anyone that has paid attention that Andrew Wiggins is tops on that list. He also happens to be one of just two players ranked in the top 100 that has yet to commit to…

  2. Report: Anthony Evans to accept coaching job at Florida International

    Apr 15, 2013, 1:56 PM EST

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    Norfolk State head coach Anthony Evans will accept the head coaching position at Florida International, according to a report from The Virginian-Pilot. Evans will be replacing Richard Pitino, who accepted the head coaching position vacated by Tubby Smith at Minnesota. To follow along with the 2013 Coaching Carousel, click here. Evans has been at Norfolk State…

  3. Virginia to lose a starting back court player to transfer

    Apr 15, 2013, 1:14 PM EST

    Paul Jesperson

    Virginia found themselves sitting on the wrong side of the bubble this season, but with a slew of talent returning, next season was supposed to be Tony Bennett’s breakthrough season in Charlottesville. Those hopes took a bit of a hit on Monday, when Virginia announced in a release that Paul Jesperson would be transferring out…

  4. Georgia’s Kentavious Caldwell-Pope enters the NBA Draft

    Apr 15, 2013, 12:59 PM EST

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    Georgia has lost another talent to the NBA, as Kentavious Caldwell-Pope announced on Monday morning that he would be forgoing his final two seasons of college eligibility to enter the NBA Draft. “I want to thank the University of Georgia for all it has done for me,” Caldwell-Pope said in a statement.  “I want to…

  5. Mike Rice is coaching his daughter’s 12 year old AAU team

    Apr 15, 2013, 12:00 PM EST

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    The big news from over the weekend was that disgraced ex-Rutgers coach Mike Rice has resurfaced … as the coach of an AAU team for 12 year old girls. That team is part of the New Jersey ShoreShots program. It went viral went Brian Geltzeiler’s tweets about a game were picked up by Deadspin, and…

  6. Trey Burke proves returning to school can be the right decision

    Apr 15, 2013, 11:13 AM EST

    Michigan Wolverines Burke shoots a three point basket over Kansas Jayhawks Young to tie the game during the second half in their South Regional NCAA men's basketball game in Arlington

    Trey Burke just finished one of the best seasons that a college basketball player has had in recent memory. He averaged 18.6 points and 6.7 assists on the season, hitting 46.3% from the floor and 38.4% from three. He proved himself to be one of the most clutch players in the country — will anyone…

  7. Report: Otto Porter to enter the NBA Draft

    Apr 15, 2013, 10:50 AM EST

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    Georgetown’s star forward Otto Porter had scheduled a press conference at 3 p.m. to announce his decision regarding the NBA Draft, but according to a report from Jeff Goodman of CBSSports.com, Porter will be entering his name into the draft. Porter averaged 16.2 points and 7.5 boards this season for the Hoyas, proving to be…

  8. Nerlens Noel to enter the NBA Draft

    Apr 15, 2013, 10:41 AM EST

    Patric Young

    Torn ACL and all, Nerlens Noel announced on Monday morning that he would be entering his name into the NBA Draft. “I have loved my time at Kentucky, but I feel that I’m ready to take the next step to the NBA,” Noel said in a statement released by the University. “I’ve learned so much…

  9. Report: Atlantic 10 looking to add Davidson

    Apr 14, 2013, 10:14 PM EST

    Bob McKillop

    The carousel that is conference realignment never seems to stop. According to a report from Jeff Goodman of CBSSports.com the Atlantic 10 is close to adding Davidson, with the Wildcats joining the conference in 2014. Davidson, currently a member of the Southern Conference, was a target of the Colonial Athletic Association back in October but…

  10. Report: Maryland center Alex Len to enter NBA Draft

    Apr 14, 2013, 9:55 PM EST

    Alex Len

    (CLICK HERE to follow along with who is turning pro and who is returning to school.) As the 2012-13 season progressed, the chances of Maryland sophomore center Alex Len moving on to the next level seemed to become more likely. And according to a report from Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports that will be the case, as…

  11. Report: 76ers assistant Brian James to join Chris Collins at Northwestern

    Apr 14, 2013, 9:01 PM EST

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    First-year Northwestern head coach Chris Collins will reportedly add a familiar face to his coaching staff, hiring current Philadelphia 76ers assistant Brian James according to Bob Ford of the Philadelphia Inquirer. While James isn’t a familiar face to Northwestern he is to Collins, as he was Collins’ high school coach at Glenbrook North (Ill.) in the…

  12. Report: Richard Pitino adds former Gopher Ben Johnson to coaching staff

    Apr 14, 2013, 7:21 PM EST

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    Minnesota head coach Richard Pitino has reportedly made an important addition to his coaching staff, hiring Ben Johnson as an assistant coach according to Marcus R. Fuller of the Pioneer Press. Johnson, who was an assistant coach on Tim Miles’ staff at Nebraska this past season, is an important addition for Pitino due to his…

  13. Siena guard Rakeem Brookins arrested on burglary charge

    Apr 14, 2013, 4:30 PM EST

    Siena College

    One issue a new head coach does not want to have to deal with upon his arrival is player discipline. Unfortunately for new Siena head coach Jimmy Patsos, that’s exactly what he’ll have to deal with as one of his new players has reportedly run afoul of the law. Redshirt sophomore guard Rakeem Brookins was…

  14. Ricky Tarrant transfers to Alabama

    Apr 14, 2013, 2:30 PM EST

    Ricky Tarrant

    Ricky Tarrant spent two seasons at Tulane as one of the most promising young guards in Conference USA. He was the conference Freshman of the Tear in 2011-2012 and was named second team all-league this past season after averaging 15.7 points a game, 2.8 rebounds and 3.6 assists this year. But Tarrant wanted to be closer…

  15. Trey Burke will announce his choice on Sunday (UPDATED)

    Apr 14, 2013, 2:10 PM EST

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    (UPDATED: Burke made it official on Sunday. He’s off to the NBA.) Trey Burke, the national player of the year and Michigan star, may be going pro. He’s announced that he will announce something further on Sunday, at least. Burke is a point guard who can shoot. Like, really, really shoot, and he should be…

  16. Report: Loyola (IL) headed from the Horizon to the Missouri Valley

    Apr 14, 2013, 1:00 PM EST

    Devon Turk, Craig Sword

    According to reports, Loyola (IL) has been picked as the school that will replace Creighton, who is headed to the new Big East, in the Missouri Valley. The move was agreed upon on Saturday, per the Chicago Sun-Times, and will be finalized this week. Formal admission will come on July 1st. There were four schools…

  17. UW-Milwaukee’s Demetrius Harris, future NFL star?

    Apr 14, 2013, 11:37 AM EST

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    Demetrius Harris is looking to become the next undersized power forward that trades in his Jordans for football spikes. As a senior with UW-Milwaukee, Harris averaged 9.1 points and 5.3 boards, hitting just over 44% of his free throws for a team that went 8-24 in the Horizon League. That’s not exactly a way to…

  18. Bryant coach Tim O’Shea gets a well-earned extension

    Apr 14, 2013, 11:13 AM EST

    Tim O'Shea

    In his fifth season at the helm of the Bryant Bulldogs, Tim O’Shea orchestrated one of the most impressive turnarounds in college basketballs history. After winning just one game in 2011-2012, the Bulldogs finished 2012-2013 with 19 wins. And as you might expect, it was enough to earn O’Shea a contract extension. He’ll be at…

  19. Report: Eddie Jordan will accept Rutgers job

    Apr 13, 2013, 8:36 PM EST

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    Rutgers University will head into a new conference – the Big Ten – with a new head coach. Rutgers alum Eddie Jordan, previously a head coach of NBA teams in Washington, Sacramento and Philadelphia, has reportedly accepted the head coaching job at his alma mater, according to NJ.com. He comes to the Scarlet Knights from…

  20. Will Yeguete may need knee surgery

    Apr 13, 2013, 7:06 PM EST

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    Power forward Will Yeguete, who gave the Florida Gators much of their toughness in this year’s run to the Elite Eight, may be facing off-season knee surgery. Yeguete, a junior forward from Bordeaux, France, averaged 5.5 points, 5.8 rebounds and 1.2 steals for the Gators. Never a great threat to score, he powered in 13…