Greg Sankey will stay as head of the NCAA infractions panel handling UNC’s case. SEC commissioner Greg Sankey will remain as head of the NCAA infractions panel handling North Carolina’s academic case after denying a request seeking his removal, according to the Associated Press.
LaVar Ball, the father of former UCLA star Lonzo Ball, said comments he made about his son's white teammates were misunderstood. "I love those guys,"?LaVar Ball said Friday. Ball was quoted Thursday by the Southern California News Group as saying the Bruins lost to Kentucky in the NCAA tournament because his son injured his hamstring during the game and "realistically you can't win no championship with three white guys because the foot speed is too slow." Ball attempted to clarify those comments Friday during an interview with ESPNLA 710. "I am not saying I don't like the white guys and we lost because of them. No -- that's how they twisted it up," he said. Ball's comments appeared to be a reference
Shareef O'Neal, the son of NBA legend Shaquille O'Neal, made waves in the college basketball recruiting world this week when he announced his commitment to the Arizona Wildcats over the likes of LSU, Kentucky, USC, North Carolina and California. Shareef went on TNT's popular Inside the NBA show to talk about his commitment to the Wildcats and, when asked by former Auburn star Charles Barkley where the Auburn Tigers stood in regards to his recruitment, the younger O'Neal shot him straight. "They were pretty far down," O'Neal said smiling as Barkley and the panel simultaneously busted out in laughter. As for why he picked the Wildcats despite buzz that he might hold out for an offer from the other