Edmond Sumner is a big reason why Xavier is likely going to be a preseason top-10 team. On Saturday night, during Musketeer Madness, Sumner won the team’s dunk contest when he took off from the foul line. Sumner defeated freshmen Tyrique Jones and Quentin Goodin. J.P. Macura, the reigning Big East Sixth Man of the Year, took home the honors last year. The 6-foot-6 redshirt sophomore is coming off a debut season in which he averaged 11.0 points, 3.4 rebounds and 3.6 assists per game.
Former national player of the year says U-M served 'jail food,' feels college players should get paid Trey Burke is one of the best Michigan basketball players to come out of the program in recent years. But the former Wolverines point guard didn't speak too highly of his time in Ann Arbor during a panel at the Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics today in Washington, D.C. According to tweets from CBS Sports reporter Jon Solomon, Burke said he never ate breakfast at U-M because it was "disgusting, it's jail food," and said everybody knew he was "checked out" his sophomore year at Michigan, his final college season before declaring for the NBA draft. Burke probably means he was "checked
Sheldon Jeter practically did a spit take when Pittsburgh hired Kevin Stallings to replace Jamie Dixon last spring. ''I was shocked, as I imagine most people were,'' said the senior forward, who played under Stallings for one season at Vanderbilt before eventually making his way to the Panthers. When Jeter's teammates asked him for a read on Stallings while they pondered whether to leave or not, Jeter offered some salient advice.