FILE - In this March 30, 2014, file photo, Michigan State's Keith Appling walks past head coach Tom Izzo in the closing minutes of their 60-54 loss to Connecticut in a regional final at the NCAA college basketball tournament in New York. Authorities say Appling faces charges including carrying a concealed weapon after he was found in possession of guns and marijuana in suburban Detroit. The Wayne County prosecutor's office says the 24-year-old was arrested outside a Dearborn club on Sunday night, May 1, 2016. Club security called police after seeing a man pull a gun from the trunk of a car. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)

Authorities say former Michigan State basketball player Keith Appling faces charges including carrying a concealed weapon after he was found in possession of guns and marijuana in suburban Detroit. The Wayne County prosecutor's office says 24-year-old Appling was arrested outside a Dearborn strip club Sunday night. Prosecutors say Appling was in the driver's seat.


Posted: May 4, 2016, 4:55 pm
Michael Lewis is leaving his assistant coaching job at Butler to take the same position at Nebraska under Tim Miles. Lewis announced his departure from the Bulldogs on Tuesday in a tweet in which he thanked players, coaches, staff and fans for the opportunity to work five seasons at the Indianapolis school. The Bulldogs appeared in the NCAA Tournament three times while Lewis was on the staff.
Posted: May 3, 2016, 11:13 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- National champion Villanova will visit Purdue on Nov. 14 in the opening game of the second annual Gavitt Tipoff Games.
Posted: May 3, 2016, 11:11 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- VCU men's basketball coach Will Wade says rising junior forward Michael Gilmore has decided to transfer.
Posted: May 3, 2016, 10:10 pm

FILE - In this Oct. 3, 2015, file photo, Louisville head coach Rick Pitino responds to a question following an NCAA college basketball team's intrasquad scrimmage in Louisville, Ky.Louisville has announced additional self-imposed sanctions on its men's basketball program in the wake of an escort's allegations, reducing scholarships for the 2017-19 seasons and restricting official recruiting visits and recruiting opportunities for staff. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley, File)

A Louisville judge has dismissed a lawsuit by University of Louisville students filed against Katina Powell that said the escort's book allegations of sex parties at the men's basketball players' dormitory had devalued their education.


Posted: May 3, 2016, 9:27 pm
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) -- Kameron Chatman has been granted his release from Michigan's basketball program and plans to transfer.
Posted: May 3, 2016, 9:12 pm

FILE - In this April 8, 2016 file photo, Villanova's Kris Jenkins smiles as he and his basketball teammates take part in a rally celebrating the team's NCAA college basketball championship, in Philadelphia. Jenkins and Villanova officials said Tuesday, May 3, 2016, that Jenkins has withdrawn his name from NBA draft consideration. Jenkins says in a tweet that it was a good experience to go through the process but he's looking forward to graduating next year

VILLANOVA, Pa. (AP) -- The Villanova player who hit a buzzer-beating 3-pointer to win the national championship is sticking around for his senior season.


Posted: May 3, 2016, 3:46 pm

FILE - In this Saturday, Feb. 27, 2016 file photo, Florida State guard Xavier Rathan-Mayes (22) drives past Notre Dame guard Rex Pflueger, left, for a score in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Tallahassee, Fla. Florida State sophomore Xavier Rathan-Mayes will enter the NBA draft but not hire an agent, Tuesday, April 5, 2016. The 6-foot-4 guard is taking advantage of rule where he can attend team workouts and the pre-draft combine to assess his prospects without losing eligibility.(AP Photo/Mark Wallheiser, File)

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) -- Florida State has announced that Xavier Rathan-Mayes will return to the court for his junior season. The 6-foot-4 guard declared for the NBA draft last month but did not hire an agent.


Posted: May 2, 2016, 11:03 pm
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) -- Alabama has signed graduate transfer Corban Collins from Morehead State.
Posted: May 2, 2016, 10:52 pm
DALLAS (AP) -- SMU has signed a second player from Australia to a national letter of intent for the upcoming men's basketball season.
Posted: May 2, 2016, 4:35 pm
Former UNLV center Ben Carter announced on Wednesday that he will be transferring to Michigan State to finish his collegiate career. Carter, who began his career at Oregon, averaged 8.6 points and 6.0 boards in his one season with UNLV before tearing his ACL in late January. He spent two seasons with the Ducks before […]
Author: Rob Dauster
Posted: May 4, 2016, 4:52 pm
Here are seven programs that will likely take a step back this season.
Author: Travis Hines
Posted: May 4, 2016, 4:00 pm
You’ve surely seen the videos by now. Ole Miss head coach Andy Kennedy has an alter-ego named Randy Kennedy. He’s hilarious. And he’s now running for President: BREAKING: Now entering the race, here is a message from THE NEXT PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA! 🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸https://t.co/TEvatLDkeP — Ole Miss Basketball (@OleMissMBB) May 4, 2016 […]
Author: Rob Dauster
Posted: May 4, 2016, 3:59 pm
North Carolina center Kennedy Meeks announced on Wednesday that he would be withdrawing his name from NBA Draft consideration. “I’m thankful I had the chance to explore my draft options, but I’m excited about the opportunity to rejoin my teammates and work toward having another outstanding season at UNC,” says Meeks. “I appreciate the support […]
Author: Rob Dauster
Posted: May 4, 2016, 3:13 pm
A Louisville judge has dismissed a lawsuit by University of Louisville students filed against Katina Powell that said the escort's book allegations of sex parties at the men's basketball players' dormitory had devalued their education.
Author: Associated Press
Posted: May 4, 2016, 2:20 pm
A year ago, Wichita State president John Bardo called for the school to study the feasibility of bringing football back to the athletic program. Apparently the Shockers administration has even grander designs. Wichita State has approached the Mountain West Conference about membership, according to a report from CBSSports.com. The Missouri Valley Conference, which has been […]
Author: Travis Hines
Posted: May 4, 2016, 2:21 am
Kameron Chatman is leaving the Michigan program after two seasons, the school announced Tuesday. The 6-foot-8 forward will transfer following a sophomore season in which his minutes were halved from his freshman campaign. “I am incredibly grateful for my two years at Michigan,” Chatman said in a statement released by Michigan. “I would like to […]
Author: Travis Hines
Posted: May 3, 2016, 9:51 pm
Sophomore forward Michael Gilmore is transferring from VCU, the school announced Tuesday. Gilmore started 18 games and appeared in 55 total for the Rams, but never carved out more than a marginal role, averaging 11.5 minutes per game as a sophomore after 6.3 his freshman season. He averaged 3.2 points and 2.8 rebounds per game […]
Author: Travis Hines
Posted: May 3, 2016, 9:30 pm
Northern Illinois point guard Michael Orris will finish his career at South Dakota State as a graduate transfer, a source confirmed to NBCSports.com. Orris, who began his career at Kansas State before transferring after his freshman season, played 21.7 minutes per game last season for the Huskies, averaging 2.7 points and 3.0 assists. His addition […]
Author: Travis Hines
Posted: May 3, 2016, 8:51 pm
You might think that new UNLV head coach Marvin Menzies has the toughest rebuilding job of anyone in college basketball this season, and you wouldn’t necessarily be wrong. He took over a program that had all of two players left on scholarship at the time, that was broke, that has so much in-fighting between the […]
Author: Rob Dauster
Posted: May 3, 2016, 6:28 pm
The schedule for the 2016 Gavitt Tipoff  Games were announced on Tuesday afternoon. The Gavitt Games are an event that we be held annually featuring eight made-for-TV matchup between Big East programs and Big Ten programs. It’s similar to the ACC-Big Ten Challenge, only it takes place during the first week of the regular season. […]
Author: Rob Dauster
Posted: May 3, 2016, 5:18 pm
Now that it’s reached Ellen, can we let this thing die a graceful death?
Author: Rob Dauster
Posted: May 3, 2016, 4:31 pm
Here are eight teams that are poised to take a step forward this season.
Author: Raphielle Johnson
Posted: May 3, 2016, 4:00 pm
Spike Albrecht’s career isn’t over, as the former Michigan point guard and graduate transfer has committed to play his final season for Big Ten rival Purdue. “I’ll be playing my 5th year for Purdue University,” Albrecht tweeted on Tuesday morning. “Boiler Up.” Albrecht’s career has been fascinating to follow. A very lightly recruited high schooler, […]
Author: Rob Dauster
Posted: May 3, 2016, 1:59 pm
The hero from the Wildcats' win over North Carolina will be a leader next season.
Author: Raphielle Johnson
Posted: May 3, 2016, 1:10 am
The rising junior averaged 11.8 points and 4.4 assists per game last season.
Author: Raphielle Johnson
Posted: May 2, 2016, 11:41 pm
LaRon Smith blocked three shots per game and will be eligible immediately for the Tigers.
Author: Raphielle Johnson
Posted: May 2, 2016, 10:20 pm
Whitt will have three years of eligibility remaining after sitting out next season.
Author: Raphielle Johnson
Posted: May 2, 2016, 9:59 pm
Jeff Linder is the new basketball coach at Northern Colorado. He spent the last six seasons at Boise State, where he was associate head coach for the Broncos since 2013-14.
Author: Associated Press
Posted: May 2, 2016, 8:00 pm
Azura Stevens, the leading scorer and rebounder for Duke, has decided to transfer to UConn.
Author: Associated Press
Posted: May 2, 2016, 7:03 pm

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