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  1. Isaiah Austin has a job with the NBA once he finishes degree at Baylor

    Jul 22, 2014, 5:54 PM EDT

    Isaiah Austin

    Isaiah Austin is returning to Baylor. Once he gets his degree, he’ll have a job with the NBA.

  2. Report: Lakers might talk to Larry Brown about coaching vacancy

    Jun 3, 2014, 4:36 PM EDT


    Could Larry Brown be on the move, again?

  3. Billy Donovan not guaranteeing a return to Florida

    May 27, 2014, 8:00 PM EDT


    On Tuesday, the Dan Patrick Show discussed the possibility of Donovan leaving Gainesville this offseason.

  4. Tom Izzo on Michigan State: ‘This is a pretty good place for me right now’

    Mar 25, 2014, 5:06 PM EDT

    Tom Izzo

    Like the Cavaliers in 2010, looks like the Pistons will have no luck convincing Tom Izzo to leave college.

  5. Florida coach Billy Donovan does not want the age limit raised

    Mar 16, 2014, 2:32 PM EDT


    See what Billy Donovan said about Adam Silver’s proposed plan to raise the age limit for the NBA form 19 to 20.

  6. Scrapping the NBA’s age limit wouldn’t be a good development for the NCAA

    Sep 18, 2013, 10:01 PM EDT

    Mark Emmert

    Between the ongoing lawsuits brought about by former college athletes such as Ed O’Bannon and Sam Keller, and the almost daily perception hits taken over transfers and other major issues, this offseason hasn’t been particularly kind to the NCAA. With this being the case, NCAA president Mark Emmert is in search of possible solutions that…

  7. 1965 Springfield College basketball team, John Calipari, Derek Kellogg, and Bruiser Flint inducted into New England Basketball Hall of Fame

    Jun 23, 2013, 1:10 PM EDT

    NE Hall of Fame

    Basketball has developed into a true global sport; the NBA’s wild popularity in China and other foreign countries is evidence of this. The number of players from overseas playing in the NBA and in the college game is at an all-time high. Nearly 50 years ago, the Springfield College men’s basketball put the game we…

  8. Eastern Michigan head coach Rob Murphy leaving for job with Orlando Magic

    Aug 14, 2012, 1:45 PM EDT

    Rob Murphy Eastern Michigan

    Eastern Michigan’s Rob Murphy is leaving his head coaching position with the Eagles to take a job with the Orlando Magic, Graham Couch of is reporting. According to Gary Parrish of, that job is in the team’s scouting department. Murphy spent just one season at Eastern Michigan, leading the team to a 14-18…

  9. NBA releases list of players invited to June draft combine in Chicago

    May 24, 2012, 3:08 PM EDT


    Ahead of the NBA draft, sixty players have been invited to the NBA draft combine, an event held June 7-8 to test players with drills, workouts, and scrimmages as they prepare to be selected on June 28. In addition to physical workouts, players will take part in interviews and psychological testing, much in the same…

  10. Personal liberty and David Stern’s push to change the NBA draft age rule

    Apr 4, 2012, 9:59 AM EDT


    As Kentucky waits on the decisions of star underclassmen Anthony Davis, Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, Terrence Jones, and Doron Lamb (though one could probably guess the end result) chatter is picking up about NBA commissioner David Stern and his comments about the NBA draft age limit. Currently, American-born players must be 19 years of age and one…

  11. Myck Kabongo will return to Texas for sophomore season

    Mar 26, 2012, 12:37 PM EDT

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    Freshman point guard Myck Kabongo will return to Texas for his sophomore, he announced Monday afternoon. Kabongo averaged almost 10 points and five assists per game this season for a Texas team that lost in the NCAA tournament to Cincinnati. He was a blue-chip prospect coming out of high school and is a native of…

  12. Don't mess with Mike Miller? Good idea …

    Aug 14, 2010, 9:40 PM EDT

    True story: When flying back from Mexico on a senior class trip, I was stopped at customs for over an hour because officials did an extensive search of my bag and my papers. They didn’t find anything, but they had to check. Turns out there was a drug dealer with the same full name and…

  13. Boeheim, Coach K decry Thomas' Knicks' gig

    Aug 10, 2010, 6:34 PM EDT

    Isiah Thomas’s new gig may not last much longer. Doug Benc/Getty Hired as a special consultant to the Knicks last Friday, the NBA is reviewing if the Florida International coach’s role is against league rules. Team officials aren’t allowed to have contact with players who aren’t yet eligible for the draft, which would seem to…

  14. Izzo nixes Cavs, staying at Michigan St. 'for life'

    Jun 15, 2010, 7:59 PM EDT

      And there was much rejoicing in East Lansing. After nearly two weeks of speculation, Michigan State coach Tom Izzo announced Tuesday that he’s passing on the chance to coach the Cleveland Cavaliers. As an added bonus for the Spartan faithful, he added this nugget: “I’m pleased to say I am here for life at…

  15. LeBron likes Izzo, but does it mean anything?

    Jun 14, 2010, 11:57 AM EDT

    Good news, Cavaliers fans: LeBron James would “100 percent” endorse Cleveland hiring Tom Izzo. So that’s bad news for Michigan State, right? Not necessarily. Despite the Cleveland Plain-Dealer report that LeBron likes and respects Izzo, LeBron says he doesn’t want to be heavily involved in the selection of his next coach (cue skeptical groan) and…

  16. Take it from Pitino, NBA jump not worth it

    Jun 10, 2010, 4:19 AM EDT

    Everyone knows the cautionary tales of college coaches who dared venture to the NBA. Rick Pitino, John Calipari, Mike Montgomery, Lon Kruger all took their lumps and returned to the NCAA. So how many names will be invoked in an effort to convince Tom Izzo to stay at Michigan State? Will we be referencing P.J.…

  17. Izzo smart to not kill Cavs coaching rumors

    Jun 7, 2010, 5:55 PM EDT

    Of course Tom Izzo likes the limelight. It’s crucial to building a top-flight program. But I’m getting ahead of myself. As rumors continue to swirl around Michigan State’s coach being lured by the Cleveland Cavaliers (LeBron James?), there aren’t many details to further the story. The Cavs are interested, but haven’t made an offer. The…

  18. Izzo to the Cavs just (baloney)

    Jun 7, 2010, 12:43 PM EDT

    More rumors of Tom Izzo to the NBA popped up Sunday. This time, Izzo’s supposedly interested in the Cavaliers job. Right. File those under the “I believe it when I see it” category. Izzo has more reasons to stay at Michigan State than to leave. It’s that simple. But even if a new challenge –…

  19. Over/under on Calipari NBA rumors?

    May 17, 2010, 10:55 PM EDT

    John Calipari can’t leave Kentucky for the NBA. What would we do for offseason college hoops news? That’s hardly what Big Blue Nation wants to read, however. They’d prefer Calipari – in the face of unrelenting rumors that’s he’s a prospect to coach wherever LeBron James eventually signs – simply tweet definitive statements like this…