Category Archives: College basketball

Reporter says she was sexually harassed by Minnesota AD

On Friday, Minnesota athletic director Norwood Teague resigned amid allegations of sexual harassment. Details of the complaints revealed that Teague had allegedly sent graphic text messages to university employees. Monday, Minneapolis Star-Tribune reporter Amelia Rayno wrote that she, too, had … Continue reading

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ESPN early hoops Top 25: Maryland No. 1; Kentucky No. 3

Eamonn Brennan, ESPN college basketball blogger, has released his early-but-not-way-too-early pre-season top 25 for 2015-16. Kentucky clocks in at No. 3 on the Brennan list. Here’s the top 10: 1. Maryland 2. North Carolina 3. Kentucky 4. Virginia 5. Kansas … Continue reading

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Cheick Diallo still waiting to be cleared at Kansas

Cheick Diallo, a onetime Kentucky basketball target who signed to play at Kansas, is still waiting to see whether he is going to be eligible for the Jayhawks for the 2015-16 season, reports the Kansas City Star. The 6-foot-9 McDonald’s All-American, … Continue reading

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NCAA makes slight change to basketball selection process

The NCAA has announced changes to its principles and procedures for seeding teams in the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament. This includes flexibility with the First Four teams, including the last four at-large teams selected to the field. “It’s a small, … Continue reading

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Orlando Antigua picks up key commitment

Former UK assistant and current South Florida head coach Orlando Antigua has picked up a commitment from the leading scorer in the just-completed U19 World Championships. Andres Feliz averaged 18.9 points and 3.7 assists for the Dominican Republic in the … Continue reading

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The Peach Jam calls for a recruiting database

Home to college coaches, recruiting gurus, star gazers, autograph seekers, media marauders and high-profile basketball recruits, the 2015 Nike Peach Jam is underway. You should follow our own Ben Roberts of Next Cats, who is in North Augusta, S.C., reporting on … Continue reading

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Surprise: College basketball attendance was up

I’m surprised. I’ll admit it. Given the state of the game — low scoring, one-and-dones, the need for rule changes, so many games on television — I’m surprised that the NCAA announced that attendance for men’s basketball increased slightly in … Continue reading

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BBL: James Young wants to make his move in Boston

Big Blue Links for Monday: Aaron Harrison is making an impression with Charlotte, writes Rick Bonnell of the Charlotte Observer. The undrafted guard is playing for the Hornets’ Summer League team in Orlando. Sunday, he played against Memphis and his … Continue reading

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Old-school Bo Ryan will complain (and win) one more year

Bo Ryan announced Monday that he would coach one more season at Wisconsin before retiring. A surprise to the rest of the country, it apparently was not a bombshell in Madison, where rumors had swirled since April that the program’s … Continue reading

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Aaron Harrison wasn’t alone

Here is a list of early entrants with college eligibility remaining who were not selected in the NBA Draft on Thursday night: Cliff Alexander, Kansas Brandon Ashley, Arizona Michael Frazier, Florida Aaron Harrison, Kentucky Jerome Hill, Gardner-Webb Vince Hunter, UTEP … Continue reading

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