• NBC Sports 1 hour ago

    Kevin Stallings is a tone-deaf clown

    Pitt head coach Kevin Stallings look like a tone-deaf clown for applying transfer restrictions on former guard Cameron Johnson.

  • charlotteobserver 3 hours ago

    Former Howard guard Daniel says he's going to Tennessee

    Former Howard guard James Daniel, the nation's top Division I scorer in 2015-16, says he's heading to Tennessee as a graduate transfer. Daniel tweeted Tennessee's logo with the message #vol4life on Monday and told ESPN that he has chosen the Volunteers. As a graduate transfer, Daniel would

  • Pair of college stars work out for Bucks
    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 3 hours ago

    Pair of college stars work out for Bucks

    ST. FRANCIS - On Monday, the Milwaukee Bucks hosted their latest pre-draft workout with a new batch of six NBA hopefuls who project as possible options for the team, which holds the No. 48 pick  in the second round. Five were four-year college players, including a pair that made the most of their final

  • USA Today 4 hours ago

    Northern Arizona trying to fight past injury-plagued seasons

    FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Northern Arizona coach Jack Murphy was excited to put the 2015-16 season behind him, ready to get the Lumberjacks back on an upward trajectory after a series of injuries stalled the program's progress. Instead, more injuries hit, leaving Murphy no choice but to shift returning

  • Brachen Hazen To Transfer From Arkansas
    Fort Smith/Fayetteville News | 5newsonline KFSM 5NEWS 5 hours ago

    Brachen Hazen To Transfer From Arkansas

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM)- Coach Mike Anderson announced Monday at his annual charity golf tournament that rising sophomore Brachen Hazen requested to transfer from Arkansas. The 6-foot-8 forward requested a release from the team sometime during last week and Arkansas granted it. Anderson did not know yet

  • Pitt shouldn't be able to restrict Cameron Johnson transferring to North Carolina
    CBS Sports 1 hour ago

    Pitt shouldn't be able to restrict Cameron Johnson transferring to North Carolina

    This year's winner for Annual College Basketball PR Mishap for Restricting a Transfer: Pittsburgh Panthers ! When it comes to transfers, though 99 percent of them are handled (relatively) well behind the scenes, there's always at least one every year that plays out publicly. When this happens

  • Former Kentucky guard Dominique Hawkins may face NBA-NFL decision
    USA Today

    Former Kentucky guard Dominique Hawkins may face NBA-NFL decision

    Former Kentucky guard Dominique Hawkins, a four-year player for John Calipari, is likely a long shot to play in the NBA. He averaged 4.7 points for the Wildcats as a key member of their Elite Eight team this past season as the team's veteran presence. But his 44.5-inch vertical jump and athleticism

  • Texas' Andrew Jones returning for sophomore season
    San Antonio Express-News

    Texas' Andrew Jones returning for sophomore season

    Caption Close Texas coach Shaka Smart's hopes were realized on Monday when freshman guard Andrew Jones withdrew his name from the upcoming NBA draft.  Jones recently attended the league's annual draft combine and worked out for several teams, but did not hire an agent during the process.   “I

  • Pitt's Cameron Johnson hoping for freedom to play immediately at UNC
    charlotteobserver

    Pitt's Cameron Johnson hoping for freedom to play immediately at UNC

    CHAPEL HILL The news didn't necessarily come as a surprise to Cameron Johnson, a recent graduate of the University of Pittsburgh but, nonetheless, he had been hoping for a different outcome. He had been hoping he could play college basketball next season wherever he chose – perhaps even at North

  • charlotteobserver

    Virginia Tech adds transfer wide receiver from Ball State

    Virginia Tech has added some depth at wide receiver with the addition of transfer Damon Hazelton from Ball State. The 6-foot-2, 207-pound Hazelton caught 51 passes for 505 yards and four touchdowns as a freshman last season. He started seven of 11 games. Hazelton has already started classes at Virginia

  • Dayton Flyers assistant looks back on facing UD in Elite Eight
    daytondailynews

    Dayton Flyers assistant looks back on facing UD in Elite Eight

    Darren Hertz arrived at the University of Dayton in April, joining new Dayton Flyers head coach Anthony Grant's staff a little more than three years after coaching against UD in the Elite Eight. Hertz was on Billy Donovan's staff in 2014 when top-seeded Florida beat No. 11 seed Dayton 62-52 in

  • Transfer Kanter apparently will come to Xavier after withdrawing from NBA Draft
    WKRC 6 hours ago

    Transfer Kanter apparently will come to Xavier after withdrawing from NBA Draft

    CINCINNATI (WKRC) - Xavier will land big man transfer Kerem Kanter after head coach Chris Mack announced on Monday that he has pulled his name from consideration for the NBA Draft and signed Athletic Financial Aid Agreement. Kanter had announced back in early April his intention to transfer from Wisconsin-Green

  • 2017 NBA Mock Draft: 1st Round Predictions and Biggest Boom-or-Bust Prospects
    Bleacher Report

    2017 NBA Mock Draft: 1st Round Predictions and Biggest Boom-or-Bust Prospects

    The 2017 NBA draft, on paper, looks like it will have many more hits than misses. In particular, it's hard to make a case that any of the top five players on most big boards (Markelle Fultz, Lonzo Ball, Josh Jackson, Jayson Tatum, De'Aaron Fox) will turn out to be busts. The same could be said

  • UCLA Basketball: Welsh, Holiday have 2 days to decide to return
    Go Joe Bruin

    UCLA Basketball: Welsh, Holiday have 2 days to decide to return

    Thomas Welsh and Aaron Holiday have put their names in the NBA Draft and have until May 24 to decide to return to the UCLA Basketball team, which might be the best option. The UCLA Baketball team will be without all three of their freshman from last season who have all hired agents and put their names

  • Men's Basketball to Face St. John's in Hall of Fame Showcase
    sjuhawks.com

    Men's Basketball to Face St. John's in Hall of Fame Showcase

    Saint Joseph's men's basketball will play St. John's in the seventh annual Hall of Fame Holiday Showcase on December 20 at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn., it was announced by the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. Providence and Houston will meet in the other game of the Showcase

  • Yardbarker

    How well does Peter Jok's game translate to the NBA?

    Peter Jok posted big numbers his senior year for the Iowa Hawkeyes averaging 20 points and 5.5 rebounds per game while shooting 38% from behind the arc and 91% at the free throw line. Jok is projected as a second round pick, but that could change after struggling in scrimmages at the combine this past

  • Men's Basketball Alum Bill Raftery Chosen as Recipient of Lapchick Award
    La Salle University

    Men's Basketball Alum Bill Raftery Chosen as Recipient of Lapchick Award

    NEW YORK - La Salle University men's basketball alum and current TV analyst Bill Raftery has been chosen as one of three recipients of the 2017 Lapchick Character Award, it was announced recently. Davidson head men's basketball coach Bob McKillop and TV analyst Doris Burke are the other two award

  • 2017 Prospect Profile
    NBA

    2017 Prospect Profile

    This piece does not reflect the views of the Minnesota Timberwolves. 29 games, 33.3 MPG, 16.8 PPG, 7.3 RPG, 2.1 APG, 1.3 SPG, 1.1 BPG, 45.2 FG%, 34.2 3P%, 84.9 FT% Third-Team All-ACC ACC All-Freshman team Tatum will likely be a top-10 pick. In this 65-55 win over Virginia on Feb. 15, Tatum finished with

  • Local Flavor to Monday's Pre-Draft Workout
    NBA

    Local Flavor to Monday's Pre-Draft Workout

    Monday's pre-draft workout was a homecoming of sorts. Four of the six players auditioning for the Pacers had some sort of tie to the state of Indiana. Purdue forward Vince Edwards was in attendance, fresh off leading the Boilermakers to the Sweet 16. Xavier wing Trevon Bluiett was back in the building

  • Incoming Gophers basketball players Isaiah Washington and Jamir Harris are early arrivals
    Star Tribune

    Incoming Gophers basketball players Isaiah Washington and Jamir Harris are early arrivals

    Isaiah Washington and Jamir Harris are starting their college careers a bit early. Summer school opens in a couple of weeks at the University of Minnesota, but the Gophers' two incoming men's basketball recruits are joining the team this week. The last time Washington and Harris were together

  • Transfer inflow attests to Bill Self's team-building prowess
    Sports Illustrated

    Transfer inflow attests to Bill Self's team-building prowess

    The defining feature of Kansas’s run of dominance under head coach Bill Self is consistency. The Jayhawks win, and they win a lot. At least 25 victories, a conference banner and a top-two NCAA tournament seed is their baseline for a given season. Other putative powers in high-major conferences spend

  • Stats To Improve For 2018
    VU Hoops

    Stats To Improve For 2018

    Have you ever played a basketball video game? They're a lot more realistic these days than they used to be. It's one of the more difficult sports to transition into the video game world because the game flow isn't as easy to capture as football, baseball, soccer, or hockey where everything

  • 2017 NCAA Softball Tournament: Bracket, TV schedule, how to watch online
    Team Speed Kills

    2017 NCAA Softball Tournament: Bracket, TV schedule, how to watch online

    The first weekend is over, and now we look towards the Supers! The bracket can be found below. All games will be able to be seen online on WatchESPN.

  • Can Syracuse basketball players play NBA defense? Execs weigh in on 2-3 zone
    syracuse.com

    Can Syracuse basketball players play NBA defense? Execs weigh in on 2-3 zone

    Syracuse, N.Y. -- Tyler Lydon began answering before the inquiry was fully posed.  It is perhaps the most anticipated question asked of Syracuse basketball players as they make the rounds of the NBA Combine and the post-workout reporter scrums in various NBA cities. Can a Syracuse player, a guy who spent

  • Committed: Nebraska Transfer Michael Jacobson to Join Cyclones
    Wide Right & Natty Lite

    Committed: Nebraska Transfer Michael Jacobson to Join Cyclones

    If at first you don't succeed, try again? While Iowa State was heavily involved in the recruitment of Ed Morrow, who ultimately landed at Marquette, Steve Prohm and Co. eventually secured the commitment of a transfer forward from Nebraska. Michael Jacobson, a Waukee, IA native, committed to the Cyclones