The offer would have made Brad Stevens the highest-paid coach in college basketball, but he decided to stay with the Celtics.
Posted: April 18, 2021, 10:24 pm
Michigan moves up in 'way-too-early' college basketball national rankings after Eli Brooks' announcement...
Posted: April 18, 2021, 4:21 pm
Stephen Curry's expectations have been through the roof for more than a decade, yet he's still finding ways to rewrite the impossible. (Bob DeChiara-USA TODAY Sports)
Posted: April 18, 2021, 4:49 am
With his younger brother Evan officially declaring for the NBA draft, sophomore Isaiah Mobley announced Saturday that he too will test the draft waters while maintaining the option to return to USC. The 6-foot-10 forward averaged 9.9 points and 7.3 rebounds this season, helping USC reach the Elite Eight for the first time in 20 years.
Posted: April 17, 2021, 6:05 pm
Nebraska basketball added another piece to its roster in landing a commitment from freshman DePaul transfer Keon Edwards on Saturday. Edwards, a 6-7 wing, was offered by the Huskers shortly after head coach Fred Hoiberg and staff took over in 2019. Edwards chose Nebraska over other offers from Georgia, Texas A&M, Florida State, Arizona State, Alabama, and Auburn.
Posted: April 17, 2021, 5:59 pm
Evan Mobley is leaving Southern California after one season to enter the NBA draft. The 7-footer revealed his long-expected decision in a unique way.
Posted: April 17, 2021, 4:57 pm
Jim Boeheim's oldest son Jimmy announced Friday he's transferring to Syracuse to play as a graduate student for his father and alongside his brother Buddy.
Posted: April 17, 2021, 4:43 pm
John Fulkerson announced Friday he is returning to Tennessee for his sixth season, using the extra year of eligibility from the coronavirus pandemic.
Posted: April 17, 2021, 4:36 pm
Alabama's leading scorer guard Jaden Shackelford is testing the NBA draft waters, but won't hire an agent, leaving the door open for a return.
Posted: April 17, 2021, 4:30 pm
Forward Theo John says he's transferring from Marquette to Duke, yet another player to leave the Golden Eagles.
Posted: April 17, 2021, 4:22 pm
The USC basketball roster got another boost Friday as veteran guard Isaiah White announced he will return.
Posted: April 16, 2021, 11:12 pm
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) Forward Theo John says he's transferring from Marquette to Duke, yet another player to leave the Golden Eagles. John said on Twitter on Friday that after conferring with his family he will spend his final year of eligibility with the Blue Devils. The 6-foot-9 John averaged 8 points, 5 rebounds and 1.5 blocks this past season.
Posted: April 16, 2021, 3:19 pm
Duke has tapped into the transfer portal for the second time this week with a commitment from Marquette senior center Theo John. John, a 6-foot-9, 245-pound post player started in 86 games during his career at Marquette, and provides much needed depth in the Blue Devils frontcourt after losing Matthew Hurt to the NBA Draft, Patrick Tapé and Jaemyn Brakefield to the transfer portal.
Posted: April 16, 2021, 3:02 pm
Michigan senior Isaiah Livers is not returning for an extra year of eligibility.
Posted: April 16, 2021, 5:10 am
Mitch Ballock, one of the top 3-point shooters in Creighton history, will not return to the Bluejays in 2021-22.
Posted: April 16, 2021, 5:07 am
LSU freshman Cameron Thomas, whose 23 points per game led the Tigers in scoring, announced Thursday that he is declaring for the NBA draft and intends to sign with an agent.
Posted: April 16, 2021, 5:03 am
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) Mitch Ballock, one of the top 3-point shooters in Creighton history, will not return to the Bluejays in 2021-22. The school confirmed Thursday night that Ballock had signed with an agent and will pursue pro opportunities. Ballock, who is on track to graduate in May, ranks No. 3 on the school 3-point chart with 308, behind Kyle Korver and Ethan Wragge.
Posted: April 16, 2021, 12:43 am
Tommy Lloyd had chances to coach other programs. The longtime Gonzaga assistant had no interest in leaving Spokane, Washington, and was in line to succeed Mark Few when he eventually retired, so there was no reason to consider anywhere else. ''This was the only place I would have left Gonzaga, to come to be the head coach at the University of Arizona,'' Lloyd said Thursday as he was introduced at Arizona.
Posted: April 15, 2021, 11:32 pm
UCLA athletic director Martin Jarmond is one of five new members on the NCAA Division I men's basketball committee for the 2021-22 season.
Posted: April 15, 2021, 10:12 pm
Kansas State head coach Bruce Weber announced the signing of transfer Ismael Massoud (East Harlem, N.Y./MacDuffie School/Wake Forest) to a Financial Aid Agreement on Thursday (April 15). Massoud is the fifth addition to the 2021-22 team, joining fellow transfers Markquis Nowell (Harlem, N.Y./St. Patrick/Little Rock) and Mark Smith (Edwardsville, Ill./Edwardsville/Missouri), who signed with the Wildcats earlier this month. The trio will be joined by a pair of incoming freshmen in Logan Landers (Cedarburg, Wis./Cedarburg) and Maximus Edwards (Stratford, Conn./Our Saviour Lutheran School [N.Y.]).
Posted: April 15, 2021, 10:11 pm
Duke has promoted Nolan Smith to assistant coach.
Posted: April 15, 2021, 9:53 pm
New North Carolina basketball coach Hubert Davis has completed his staff filled with former Tar Heels players.
Posted: April 15, 2021, 9:49 pm
Kansas State head coach Bruce Weber continued to add to his 2021-22 roster on Wednesday (April 14) with the signing of prep school standout Maximus Edwards (Stratford, Conn./Our Saviour Lutheran School [N.Y.]) to a National Letter of Intent on the first day of the National Spring Signing Period. Edwards is the fourth addition to the 2021-22 team, joining transfer guards Markquis Nowell (Harlem, N.Y./St. Patrick/Little Rock) and Mark Smith (Edwardsville, Ill./Edwardsville/Missouri), who signed with the Wildcats earlier this month. Edwards would be the second incoming freshman, joining Wisconsin prep standout Logan Landers (Cedarburg, Wis./Cedarburg), who signed with the Wildcats during the Fall Signing Period in November.
Posted: April 15, 2021, 8:25 pm
MILWAUKEE (AP) Marquette has added former George Mason guard Tyler Kolek and ex-Clemson forward Olivier-Maxence Prosper as the Golden Eagles reshape their roster under new coach Shaka Smart. School officials announced Thursday the additions of Kolek and Prosper as well as incoming freshmen Emarion Ellis, Keeyan Itejere and David Joplin.
Posted: April 15, 2021, 8:02 pm
How will the new NCAA Transfer Rule affect recruiting in college sports? | Yahoo Sports College Podcast
Yahoo Sports’ Dan Wetzel and Pete Thamel, and Sports Illustrated’s Pat Forde discuss the new transfer rule in the NCAA, which allows athletes to transfer once without penalty, and how the new rule will affect recruiting and coaching styles.
Posted: April 15, 2021, 7:44 pm
UNC Greensboro's Wes Miller will replace John Brannen as Cincinnati's head coach.
Posted: April 15, 2021, 6:59 pm
The 6-5 redshirt freshman is expected to transfer to Michigan State to play basketball in addition to football
Posted: April 15, 2021, 6:37 pm
Southern California's men's basketball program was placed on probation and a former assistant received a show-cause penalty for NCAA rules violations.
Posted: April 15, 2021, 6:20 pm
CINCINNATI (AP) Cincinnati has hired UNC Greensboro coach Wes Miller to replace the fired John Brannen. Miller, regarded as one of the top young coaches in college basketball, won 185 games in 10 seasons at UNC Greensboro. Over the last five years, the Spartans have five-straight 20-win seasons, two NCAA Tournament appearances, two NIT appearances and two Southern Conference tournament championships.
Posted: April 15, 2021, 6:17 pm
The NCAA hit USC with two years' probation and a $5,000 fine as the result of a former assistant who violated NCAA ethical conduct rules.
Posted: April 15, 2021, 5:42 pm
Arizona has hired longtime Gonzaga assistant Tommy Lloyd as its head coach.
Posted: April 15, 2021, 5:40 pm
Michigan basketball's Isaiah Livers, one of the most successful players in program history, won't return for an additional season in 2021-22.
Posted: April 15, 2021, 4:49 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) The NCAA hit Southern California's men's basketball program with two years' probation on Thursday because a former assistant coach violated NCAA ethics rules when he accepted a bribe to steer players to a business management company. The Division I Committee on Infractions announced the penalties, which include a $5,000 fine and a 1% loss of the private school's basketball budget. The probation, which does not include a postseason ban, runs until April 14, 2023.
Posted: April 15, 2021, 4:41 pm
The USC basketball program avoided major penalties as the NCAA concluded its three-and-a-half-year investigation into violations committed by former assistant coach Tony Bland. The Trojans receive two years of probation and a modest $5,000 fine plus 1% of the men’s basketball program budget, on top of self-imposed punishments from the 2018-19, 19-20 recruiting seasons. There was a news conference Thursday morning with Vincent Nicastro, chief hearing officer and deputy commissioner and chief operating officer for the Big East Conference, who discussed how USC's cooperation in the investigation the limited severity of the ruling.
Posted: April 15, 2021, 4:28 pm
Nolan Smith has received a promotion to assistant coach. Mike Krzyzewski announced his decision to elevate Smith from his role as the team’s director of basketball and player development on Thursday, filling the vacant spot on the Duke staff left by Nate James, who accepted the head coaching job at Austin Peay earlier this month. Smith, who was a part of the Blue Devils’ 2010 national championship team, has been part of the Duke staff since 2016, previously serving as the team’s special assistant for two years.
Posted: April 15, 2021, 3:50 pm
Major college athletes will be permitted to transfer one time before graduating without being required to sit out a year of competition.
Posted: April 15, 2021, 5:08 am
Wes Miller, who spent the past 10 seasons as head coach of UNC Greensboro, will be the next men's basketball coach at Cincinnati.
Posted: April 15, 2021, 12:57 am
Ty Ty Washington was the top recruit in Creighton's recruiting class.
Posted: April 15, 2021, 12:06 am
Arizona has hired longtime Gonzaga assistant Tommy Lloyd as its men's basketball coach. The school said Wednesday that Lloyd will receive a five-year contract, pending approval by the Arizona Board of Regents. Lloyd replaces Sean Miller, who was fired after 12 years on April 7 amid an NCAA infractions investigation.
Posted: April 15, 2021, 12:05 am
Tommy Lloyd has been an assistant coach at Gonzaga under Mark Few for the last 20 years.
Posted: April 14, 2021, 10:36 pm
Opinion: NCAA's new transfer policy may be messy, frustrating for coaches, but above all, it will be fair
NCAA's new transfer policy recognizes college athletes are no different from other students who choose a school, then realize they made wrong call.
Posted: April 14, 2021, 10:34 pm
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) Duke forward Matthew Hurt is declaring for the NBA draft and intends to hire an agent following a breakout sophomore season in which he became the Atlantic Coast Conference's top scorer. The Blue Devils (13-11) faced a season-long battle trying to make their 25th consecutive NCAA Tournament before they pulled out of the ACC Tournament following a positive COVID-19 test that ended their season. Hurt was Duke's consistent offensive presence throughout as he nearly doubled his per-game scoring average to 18.3 points.
Posted: April 14, 2021, 10:00 pm
Michigan Wolverines basketball coach Juwan Howard received huge news Wednesday when Eli Brooks announced his return.
Posted: April 14, 2021, 8:56 pm
Arkansas has signed Eric Musselman to a new, five-year agreement that could keep him with the Razorbacks through the 2028 season.
Posted: April 14, 2021, 8:55 pm
Hall of Fame women's basketball coach C. Vivian Stringer has agreed to a five-year contract extension that will keep her at Rutgers through the 2025-26 season.
Posted: April 14, 2021, 8:53 pm
The South Florida men's basketball team will play a home-and-home series with Auburn, starting with a game at Amalie Arena in Tampa in 2021 according to reports. A return game at Auburn will be played during the 2022-23 season.
Posted: April 14, 2021, 8:52 pm
Michigan basketball guard Eli Brooks will take advantage of the extra year of eligibility and return for another season.
Posted: April 14, 2021, 8:48 pm
STORRS, Conn. (AP) UConn says swingman Tyler Polley plans to take advantage of an extra year of eligibility and return to the school but will put his name into the NBA draft pool for evaluation purposes. ''I want to come back because UConn basketball is my family and I wanted the chance to play ball with my family one more time,'' Polley said Wednesday. Polley helped UConn to a 15-8 record and the team's first appearance in the NCAA Tournament in five years.
Posted: April 14, 2021, 8:12 pm
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) Arkansas said Wednesday it has signed coach Eric Musselman to a new five-year deal that could keep him with the Razorbacks through the 2028 season. Arkansas lost to eventual national champion Baylor in the South regional final and was the only team to play the Bears to within single digits during the NCAA tournament. The Razorbacks finished No. 10 in the final Associated Press poll, which does not factor in NCAA Tournament play.
Posted: April 14, 2021, 7:36 pm
Louisville native David Johnson averaged 12.6 points, 5.8 rebounds and 3.2 assists in 19 games as a sophomore.
Posted: April 14, 2021, 7:02 pm
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) Louisville guard David Johnson will enter the NBA draft and forego his final two seasons of eligibility after being one of the Cardinals' most productive players the past two years. The 6-foot-5 Louisville native averaged 12.6 points, 5.8 rebounds and 3.2 assists in 19 games as a sophomore and was an All-Atlantic Coast Conference honorable mention. Johnson was the Cardinals' No. 2 scorer but made a team-high 32 3-pointers on nearly 39% shooting from behind the arc.
Posted: April 14, 2021, 5:06 pm