COLLEGE BASKETBALL-KENTUCKY LANDS RECRUIT-MICHIGAN STATE ACCUSATIONS-SEAN MILLER CONTRACT

Kentucky Wildcats landed a commitment from five star prospect E.J. Montgomery on Monday. Montgomery, the top remaining power forward in the ESPN 100, chose the Wildcats over Duke, North Carolina and Vanderbilt. Here’s a look at what he’ll bring to Lexington. By Paul Biancardi Basketball Recruiting

Should Jay Wright leave for the NBA? Yahoo Sports

We continue our recruit and return series with the Kansas Jayhawks, whose season ended Saturday in the national semifinals against Villanova. A look at what the 2018-19 season could hold. By Jake Trotter, ESPN Staff Writer

A female student says Michigan State subjected her to a “hostile educational environment,” failed to advise her of her rights and did not offer adequate resources for help after she told counselors in 2015 that three Spartans basketball players had raped her. By Paula Lavigne, ESPN Staff Writer

Coach Jim Larranaga says Brown informed him of the decision Monday. Brown announced earlier he would declare for the NBA draft, and by retaining an agent he’ll give up the option of continuing his college career. Hurricanes freshman guard Lonnie Walker IV last week announced his decision to turn pro this year. The NBA draft is June 21.

UCLA junior guard Aaron Holiday has hired agent Charles Briscoe, a partner of Premier Sports Council, forgoing the final year of his eligibility. By Shams Charania Yahoo Sports

UCLA’s Aaron Holiday dribbles up the court during the first half of a First Four game of the NCAA men’s college basketball tournament against St. Bonaventure, Tuesday, March 13, 2018, in Dayton, Ohio. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

Sean Miller appears to have survived the turmoil brought about by an ESPN report, which alleged that he was caught on an FBI wire discussing a $100,000 payment to center Deandre Ayton. In the aftermath, the golden parachute hidden in his contract, which would have guaranteed him $10.3 million if he was fired with cause, came under scrutiny. This week it was amended and approved by the Board of Regents. By DJ Dunson, The Dagger

Arizona head coach Sean Miller during a first-round game against Buffalo in the NCAA men’s college basketball tournament Thursday, March 15, 2018, in Boise, Idaho. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Florida State says David Nichols will join the men’s basketball program next season as a graduate transfer. The 6-foot Nichols played point guard for Albany the past three seasons. He was an America East Conference first-team selection in 2016-17, averaging 17.9. By ESPN.com

 

 

 

 

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