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Kentucky’s Randle Declares for NBA Draft

Kentucky’s Randle Declares for NBA Draft

Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images(LEXINGTON, Ky.)  –  After just one season at Kentucky, forward Julius Randle announced he is leaving the school to declare for the NBA draft.
The 6-foot-9 Randle announced his decision with just five days left be…

Kentucky’s James Young Declares for NBA Draft

Kentucky’s James Young Declares for NBA Draft

Jamie Squire/Getty Images)(LEXINGTON, Ky.) — Kentucky freshman James Young announced Thursday he will enter the 2014 NBA Draft.
“My time at Kentucky has been special to me, something I’ll always treasure, but I feel that I’m ready to take the next st…

ESPN: Frank Haith is Leaving Missouri for Tulsa

ESPN: Frank Haith is Leaving Missouri for Tulsa

Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Frank Haith has verbally agreed to leave Missouri and become the next men’s head basketball coach at Tulsa, according to ESPN.com.
Haith takes over for the recently departed Danny Manning, who is now the Wake Fore…

Stauskas and Robinson III Leaving Michigan for NBA

Stauskas and Robinson III Leaving Michigan for NBA

Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images(ANN ARBOR, Mich.) — Michigan sophomores Nik Stauskas and Glenn Robinson III announced Tuesday they will leave school and enter the NBA Draft. Stauskas averaged 17.5 points and shot 44 percent from 3-point range while helpin…

Cuonzo Martin Replaces Montgomery at California

Cuonzo Martin Replaces Montgomery at California

Streeter Lecka/Getty Images(BERKELEY, Calif.) — Cuonzo Martin has headed west. Martin, who led Tennessee to the Sweet 16 this season, has departed Knoxville to take the head coaching job at California. California athletic director Sandy Barbour says …

Kevin Ware Transferring to Georgia State

Kevin Ware Transferring to Georgia State

Andy Lyons/Getty Images(NEW YORK) –  Former Louisville guard Kevin Ware is moving closer to home.
The 6-foot-2 guard confirmed to ESPN that he will transfer to Georgia State, a plus for him since his family lives in Georgia.  He will seek a …

Joel Embiid Declares for NBA Draft

Joel Embiid Declares for NBA Draft

Cooper Neill/Getty Images(LAWRENCE, Kan.) — The Kansas Jayhawks have now lost two star freshman to the NBA. On Wednesday, Joel Embiid declared for the NBA draft joining teammate Andrew Wiggins as rookies who will be leaving college after one season.
“…

Derrick Gordon Becomes First Openly Gay D-I Player

Derrick Gordon Becomes First Openly Gay D-I Player

Mitchell Layton/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — University of Massachusetts sophomore guard Derrick Gordon has become the first openly gay player in Division I men’s basketball.
Gordon broke the news Wednesday, but told his parents, coaches, and teammates at…

UConn Wins Record 9th NCAA Championship

UConn Wins Record 9th NCAA Championship

Andy Lyons/Getty Images Sport (NASHVILLE, Tenn.) –  Once again, Geno Auriemma and the Connecticut Huskies stand alone atop the world of women’s college basketball.
In the first NCAA basketball championship game featuring two undefeated teams, the…

Basketball Hall of Fame Announces 2014 Class

Basketball Hall of Fame Announces 2014 Class

Tom Pennington/Getty Images(DALLAS, Texas) — The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced its Class of 2014, set to be inducted on August 8 in Springfield, Mass. The inductees were announced at a press conference at the site of the 2014 Fin…

Marcus Smart to Enter NBA Draft

Marcus Smart to Enter NBA Draft

Cooper Neill/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — Marcus Smart returned to Oklahoma State for his sophomore year with the goal of improving his draft stock. After a tumultuous second season, the guard has declared for the NBA draft.
“I had a great season he…

Despite Degree Flap, Manhattan to Retain Masiello as Coach

Despite Degree Flap, Manhattan to Retain Masiello as Coach

Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — Manhattan College will keep Steve Masiello as its head men’s basketball coach — if he completes his undergraduate degree. Until then, Masiello will be placed on unpaid leave while associate head coach Matt …

Connecticut Wins NCAA Title, Napier Named MOP

Connecticut Wins NCAA Title, Napier Named MOP

Jamie Squire/Getty Images(ARLINGTON, Texas) — Completing one of the more memorable NCAA Tournament runs in recent history, the seventh-seeded Connecticut Huskies defeated eighth-seeded Kentucky 60-54 on Monday night to win the national championship. I…

Scoreboard Roundup – 4/7/14

Scoreboard Roundup – 4/7/14

Mitchell Layton/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — NCAA Men’s National Title Game: (7) Connecticut 60 (32-8) – (8) Kentucky 54 (29-11)
MLB: Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim 9 (3-4) – Houston Astros 1 (3-4)
New York Yankees 4 (4-3) – Baltimore Orioles 2 (2-5)
Oakla…

Willie Cauley-Stein Officially Ruled Out of Title Game

Willie Cauley-Stein Officially Ruled Out of Title Game

Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images(ARLINGTON, Texas) — Kentucky center Willie Cauley-Stein, who has been dealing with an ankle injury, was officially ruled out of Monday’s national championship game against Connecticut. The 7-foot, 244 pound sophomore injur…

Harrison Does it Again, Kentucky Advances to Championship

Harrison Does it Again, Kentucky Advances to Championship

Jamie Squire/Getty Images(ARLINGTON, Texas) — Aaron Harrison may be a freshman but he continues to prove he’s not afraid of taking the big shot. 
With Kentucky down by two with 5.7 seconds left, Harrison nailed a go-ahead 3-pointer. Wisconsin had…

UConn is Championship Bound

UConn is Championship Bound

Jamie Squire/Getty Images(ARLINGTON, Texas) — Top-Ranked Florida hadn’t lost a game since UConn beat them on Dec. 2 and now the Huskies did it again by downing the Gators in the National Championship Semifinal 63-53 Saturday, sending UConn to its four…

Creighton’s McDermott Wins Wooden Award

Creighton’s McDermott Wins Wooden Award

Eric Francis/Getty Images(ARLINGTON, Texas) — Creighton senior forward Doug McDermott won the John R. Wooden Award, which is given to the player of the year, Friday.
McDermott led the nation in scoring this season with 26.7 points per game while makin…

Danny Manning Joins Wake Forest

Danny Manning Joins Wake Forest

Donald Miralle/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Danny Manning has agreed to become the new head men’s basketball coach at Wake Forest, the school announced Friday.
“We are very pleased to welcome Danny Manning to Wake Forest,” Wake Forest athletic director Ro…

James Michael McAdoo Declares for the NBA Draft

James Michael McAdoo Declares for the NBA Draft

Mitchell Layton/Getty Images(CHAPEL HILL, N.C.) — North Carolina forward James Michael McAdoo is headed to the NBA Draft come June.
After averaging 14.2 points and 6.8 rebounds this season, McAdoo announced on Thursday that he’d be declaring for the d…

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