Category Archives: College Basketball

British G Hildreth commits to Wake Forest

British G Hildreth commits to Wake Forest

British guard Cameron Hildreth committed to Wake Forest on Thursday.One of the top international recruits in the Class of 2021, the 6-foot-5 Hildreth confirmed his decision with ESPN and 247 SportsMORE

Buffalo suspends G Zachery after arrest

Buffalo suspends G Zachery after arrest

Buffalo suspended transfer guard Malik Zachery from its basketball team after police said he stabbed a player from Canisius College in a pickup game.Zachery was arrested by police in suburban NorthMORE

Former star guard Anderson dies at 59

Former star guard Anderson dies at 59

Former star guard Dwight Anderson, who split his career between Kentucky and Southern California, has died. He was 59.Anderson died Saturday in his hometown of Dayton, Ohio. A cause of death hasn’tMORE

Former college coach Gaines dies at 80

Former college coach Gaines dies at 80

David “Smokey” Gaines, a pioneering college basketball coach after his playing days in the American Basketball Association and the Harlem Globetrotters, died Saturday. He was 80.He died after a lonMORE

Report: College basketball could begin Nov. 25

Report: College basketball could begin Nov. 25

The NCAA women’s and men’s basketball oversight committees will forward a proposal to the Division I Council to begin the 2020-21 college basketball season on Nov. 25, the day before Thanksgiving, CBSMORE

HOF coach John Thompson dies at 78

HOF coach John Thompson dies at 78

Hall of Fame and longtime Georgetown basketball coach John Thompson died Monday at the age of 78.The cause of death was not immediately known.”We are heartbroken to share the news of the passingMORE

Reports: Hall of Fame coach Olson dead at 85

Reports: Hall of Fame coach Olson dead at 85

Hall of Fame college basketball coach Lute Olson, who won 776 games over 34 seasons and led the Arizona Wildcats to the 1997 NCAA championship, died Thursday, multiple outlets reported.He was 85 yeMORE

Michigan’s Howard squashes NBA rumors

Michigan’s Howard squashes NBA rumors

Michigan basketball coach Juwan Howard took to Twitter to refute a report Monday that suggested he had emerged as a potential NBA coaching candidate.”There was a report of my name as a potential caMORE

NCAA to consider delay to 2020-21 hoops season

NCAA to consider delay to 2020-21 hoops season

The NCAA announced Monday it will wait another month before it decides on the best strategy for commencing with a 2020-21 basketball season for both men and women, while acknowledging that a delay atMORE

Tennessee lands top PG in Class of 2021

Tennessee lands top PG in Class of 2021

The Tennessee Volunteers landed the top point guard in the Class of 2021 when Kennedy Chandler announced his commitment on Friday.Chandler chose the Vols over Duke, Memphis, Kentucky and North CaroMORE

Gavitt: March Madness will be played in 2021

Gavitt: March Madness will be played in 2021

NCAA senior vice president of men’s basketball Dan Gavitt insists there will be March Madness in 2021.The popular NCAA Tournament was canceled last season due to the coronavirus pandemic, and COVIDMORE

Pac-12 cancels non-conference basketball games

Pac-12 cancels non-conference basketball games

Pac-12 basketball will not include nonconference games this season, the conference said Tuesday.”We know that this is a difficult day for our student-athletes, and our hearts go out to them and theMORE

Top Louisville prospect Hopkins decommits

Top Louisville prospect Hopkins decommits

Bryce Hopkins, the top recruit in Louisville’s 2021 class, decommitted from the Cardinals on Sunday.The 6-foot-7 forward from suburban Chicago posted “RESPECT MY DECISION” on his Twitter feed afterMORE

Former Florida State C Ojo dies at 27

Former Florida State C Ojo dies at 27

Former Florida State center Michael Ojo collapsed and died on Friday. He was 27.Florida State confirmed the passing of Ojo, who was overseas in Belgrade, Serbia. Multiple reports said Ojo collapsedMORE

Former Purdue G Eastern transferring to Howard

Former Purdue G Eastern transferring to Howard

Former Purdue starter Nojel Eastern announced Thursday he is transferring to Howard.”For the culture,” he posted on Twitter, along with the hashtags WhyNot, HBCU and COMMITTED and an image of himseMORE

UCLA’s Smith withdraws from NBA draft

UCLA’s Smith withdraws from NBA draft

UCLA forward Chris Smith said Monday that he withdrew his name from the NBA draft and will return for his senior season.The 6-foot-9 Smith averaged a team-best 13.1 points while being named the PacMORE

Virginia F Huff to withdraw from NBA draft

Virginia F Huff to withdraw from NBA draft

Virginia big man Jay Huff announced Saturday he will return to the Cavaliers for his senior season and withdraw from the 2020 NBA Draft.In a lengthy Instagram post, the 7-foot-1 forward toyed withMORE

New Mexico recruit White killed in shooting

New Mexico recruit White killed in shooting

J.B. White, an ESPN Top 100 recruit who had committed to New Mexico, was shot and killed Saturday morning in Santa Fe, N.M., according to police.The 6-foot-8 forward from Santa Fe High School was 1MORE

Former Illinois, NMSU coach Henson dies at 88

Former Illinois, NMSU coach Henson dies at 88

Former Illinois and New Mexico State coach Lou Henson has died at age 88.The Illinois athletic department announced Henson’s death on Wednesday, citing the Henson family saying he died Saturday atMORE

Positive tests shut down Iowa basketball

Positive tests shut down Iowa basketball

Iowa paused men’s basketball workouts for 14 days after two student-athletes tested positive for COVID-19.The Hawkeyes announced the decision Tuesday. As of Tuesday morning, the state of Iowa had 4MORE

Xavier lands Belmont transfer Kunkel

Xavier lands Belmont transfer Kunkel

Belmont guard Adam Kunkel announced Saturday he will be joining Xavier, just four days after entering the transfer portal.Kunkel, who played two seasons at Belmont, made the announcement on TwitterMORE

Michigan F Livers withdraws from NBA draft

Michigan F Livers withdraws from NBA draft

Michigan forward Isaiah Livers announced Friday that he is pulling out of the NBA draft and returning for his senior season.Livers had until Aug. 3 to make a decision, but as team workouts remain oMORE

Standout SG Love commits to Baylor

Standout SG Love commits to Baylor

Langston Love, a top shooting guard in the Class of 2021, committed to Baylor on Wednesday.He made the announcement on Twitter, posting the words “God is great! #Committed” along with a video. TheMORE

Gators G Mann withdraws from NBA draft

Gators G Mann withdraws from NBA draft

Gators guard Tre Mann took to Twitter on Tuesday to announce that has withdrawn from the NBA draft and will return to Florida for his sophomore season.”Let’s work!” posted Mann, who averaged 5.3 poMORE

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