COLLEGE BASKETBALL NBA NCAA SPORTS TALK

NBA TEAMS POSITIONING FOR THE JUNE DRAFT-WILL THE PHOENIX SUNS BE ON THE CLOCK

Michigan forward Moe Wagner will forgo his final season in college and turn pro, he announced Saturday. The move wasn’t much of a surprise after his stellar performance at the Final Four in San Antonio. By Jeff Goodman, ESPN Insider Arizona unveiled a statue of Hall of Fame basketball coach Lute Olson on Thursday, carrying the 1997 national championship trophy […]

COLLEGE BASKETBALL NCAA RECRUITING

NCAA COLLEGE BASKETBALL ROUND UP-KANSAS STILL SIGNS DEAL WITH ADIDAS

Kansas isn’t letting a little FBI investigation ruin their sponsorship agreement with Adidas. The Jayhawks and the apparel company still plan to sign a 12-year, $191 million extension to their current deal, according to the Kansas City Star. By Rob Dauster For the second time in just three weeks as the head coach of the Memphis Tigers, Penny […]

COLLEGE BASKETBALL NCAA NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP RECRUITING

RECRUITING TIME FOR COLLEGE BASKETBALL PROGRAMS-DUKE LOSING FOUR FRESHMAN

Duke recruit R.J. Barrett 6-foot-7 shooting guard averaged almost 29 points per game during the 2017-18 season for Montverde (Fla.) Academy, earning the Morgan Wootten National Player of the Year award and leading his team to a perfect 35-0 record, not to mention a national championship. By Cody Benjamin   Unless you’ve been in a coma […]

COLLEGE BASKETBALL FINAL FOUR MARCH MADNESS

JEFF CAPEL HIRED AT PITTSBURGH-CHRIS MACK HIRED AT LOUISVILLE

Jeff Eisenberg, The Dagger, writes the Duke assistant many thought might be Mike Krzyzewski’s successor isn’t waiting around for the legendary Blue Devils coach to retire. Jeff Capel has instead accepted an offer to become the next head coach at Pittsburgh, the school confirmed Tuesday afternoon. Jeff Eisenberg, The Dagger, also writes Texas-Arlington fired Scott Cross after 12 seasons, […]

COLLEGE BASKETBALL MARCH MADNESS

LOYOLA CHICAGO-MICHIGAN GOING DANCING AT THE FINAL FOUR

Jay Busbee, The Dagger writes Kansas State players peeled their nameplates and logos off the walls. Outside, Loyola Chicago was cutting down the nets at the South regional. Alex Scarborough ESPN writes Loyola wouldn’t need any last-minute theatrics to make history this time around. No buzzer-beaters. No Sister Jean magic. Nothing but good basketball. Charles Odum writes he […]