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Smart and Brown Lead (5) Oklahoma Sate Past Purdue, 97-87

Smart and Brown Lead (5) Oklahoma Sate Past Purdue, 97-87

Jamie Squire/Getty Images(ORLANDO, Fla.) — Even though they gave them a late scare, fifth ranked Oklahoma State was able to hold off Purdue, 97-87.
Guard Marcus Smart and forward Markel Brown were the story for the Cowboys on Thanksgiving. Smart poure…

Andrew Wiggins Scores 16 Points In Kansas Debut

Andrew Wiggins Scores 16 Points In Kansas Debut

ThinkStock(LAWRENCE, Kan.) — There will be plenty of people watching Kansas freshman sensation Andrew Wiggins this season, and he made a great first impression in the team’s 80-63 win over Louisiana-Monroe on Friday night.
The fifth ranked Wildcats ea…

Louisville’s Kevin Ware Expected to Be Ready for Team’s Opener

Louisville’s Kevin Ware Expected to Be Ready for Team’s Opener

Andy Lyons/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — After suffering a gruesome leg injury during the NCAA tournament back in March, Louisville guard Kevin Ware is expected to be ready to play in the team’s opening game.
“He’ll suit up for the first game,” Head coach …

Warriors Sign Guard Seth Curry

Warriors Sign Guard Seth Curry

Elsa/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — It is one thing to make it to the NBA, it is another to play alongside your brother in the pros. That is the opportunity facing guard Seth Curry, as he agreed to a deal with the Golden State Warriors. His brother Stephen …

Kansas’ Bill Self Thinks of NBA Future

Kansas’ Bill Self Thinks of NBA Future

Mitchell Layton/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Even though Kansas head coach Bill Self should have his hands full this season, he does admit he thinks about coaching in the NBA one day.”It hasn’t really tempted me because I haven’t had that many people talk…

Mike Krzyzewski Might Coach Team USA Again After All

Mike Krzyzewski Might Coach Team USA Again After All

Streeter Lecka/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — After declaring that he was walking away from being the head coach of the United States Olympic men’s basketball team, Coach K is in discussions to return to the team, according to SI.com.After the 2012 Olympics…

Tim Pernetti Out as Rutgers Athletic Director

Tim Pernetti Out as Rutgers Athletic Director

Elsa/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Amid the controversy surrounding Rutgers University with former men’s basketball head coach Mike Rice, Tim Pernetti is no longer the athletic director.
Pernetti resigned on Friday morning.There was a national outcry earli…

Rutgers Fires Coach Mike Rice

Rutgers Fires Coach Mike Rice

Mitchell Layton/Getty Images(PISCATAWAY, N.J.) — Rutgers University fired men’s basketball coach Mike Rice Wednesday morning after ESPN aired video of his shoving and kicking players while berating them with gay slurs.”Based upon recently revealed …

UCLA Hires Steve Alford As New Head Coach

UCLA Hires Steve Alford As New Head Coach

Ethan Miller/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — A new era of UCLA basketball is underway as the school has hired former New Mexico head coach Steve Alford to the same position.Alford will receive a seven-year deal worth $18.2 million according to UCLA athletic …

Top-10 Recruit Walker Commits to Florida

Top-10 Recruit Walker Commits to Florida

Joe Robbins/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — ESPN’s No. 7 Senior in the Class of 2013 Chris Walker  decided Sunday, to join his AAU teammate Kasey Hill at the University of Florida.
Walker’s commitment combined with Hill (ESPN’s No. 6 Senior in the Class…

Jabari Parker Releases List of Ten Preferred Colleges

Jabari Parker Releases List of Ten Preferred Colleges

Joe Robbins/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Basketball star Jabari Parker, the high school junior who was recently featured on the cover of Sports Illustrated, released a list of ten teams he is considering playing for in 2013, on Twitter Wednesday night.
In…

Rodney Hood Transferring to Duke

Rodney Hood Transferring to Duke

Joe Robbins/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Guard Rodney Hood is leaving Mississippi State and transferring to Duke.
Hood decided to transfer because his coach at Mississippi State, Rick Stansbury, retired in March.
Hood will have to sit out next season due …

Coach K Defends Austin Rivers Entering Draft

Coach K Defends Austin Rivers Entering Draft

Streeter Lecka/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Heading into tonight’s NBA Draft, each prospect is being closely monitored and scrutinized. Some feel that Duke guard Austin Rivers’ attitude and mindset could give teams headaches, but his head coach at Duke fe…

Providence Recruit Dunn Could Miss Five Months

Providence Recruit Dunn Could Miss Five Months

Joe Robbins/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Providence College freshman guard Kris Dunn will miss approximately five months due to a right shoulder injury he obtained during a basketball tournament in March.
Dunn, who along with shooting guard Ricardo Ledo h…

Krzyzewski Not Likely to Return for 2016 Games

Krzyzewski Not Likely to Return for 2016 Games

Streeter Lecka/Getty Images(DALLAS) — Duke head coach Mike Krzyzewski has helped bring Team USA Basketball back to glory, but the 2012 games are likely to be his last as head coach of the team.”I think this is the last time,” Krzyzewski said. “I hope …

ESPN: Larry Brown Agrees to Become the Coach of SMU

ESPN: Larry Brown Agrees to Become the Coach of SMU

Joe Robbins/Ge​tty Images(NEW YORK) — According to ESPN, Larry Brown has agreed to become the basketball coach at SMU.According to ESPN’s Andy Katz, the only remaining holdup on an official announcement is Brown’s assistant coaches. ESPN also says t…

Oriakhi will Transfer to Missouri

Oriakhi will Transfer to Missouri

Mitchell Layton/Getty Images(COLUMBIA, Mo.) — Ex-UConn forward Alex Oriakhi has one year of eligibility left and he will use it at Missouri.  The university announced Friday that Oriakhi would transfer to Columbia to become a Tiger. The 6-foot…

ESPN: UConn Center Andre Drummond Going Pro

ESPN: UConn Center Andre Drummond Going Pro

Elsa/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Good big men are hard to come by in today’s NBA, but there could be a dominant center coming to the League this summer. According to ESPN.com’s Andy Katz, Connecticut Andrew Drummond will declare for the 2012 NBA Draft.In…

ESPN: UConn Center Andre Drummond Going Pro

ESPN: UConn Center Andre Drummond Going Pro

Elsa/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Good big men are hard to come by in today’s NBA, but there could be a dominant center coming to the League this summer. According to ESPN.com’s Andy Katz, Connecticut Andrew Drummond will declare for the 2012 NBA Draft.In…

Zeller and Watford Returning to Indiana Next Season

Zeller and Watford Returning to Indiana Next Season

Joe Robbins/Ge​tty Images(NEW YORK) — Hoosier fans can breathe easy as Cody Zeller and Christian Watford, two players instrumental in the team’s 27-9 season, will both return to school next season and not enter the NBA Draft.Zeller averaged 15.6 poi…

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