BEN MCLEMORE RUMORS & GOSSIP
(Peter G. Aiken-USA TODAY Sports)
Kansas - Freshman (Born 1993)
6'5" 189 lbs
Kansas was initially considered a longshot to receive a commitment from Andrew Wiggins, even internally.
Wiggins visited the campus for Senior Night on March 4, where the Jayhawks also honored likely one-and-done redshirt freshman Ben McLemore.
“We always thought that our sell to him was, ‘You could step right in here and fill in and do exactly what Ben was doing last year, at...
A couple of weeks ago there was a USA Today report wherein Ben McLemore’s AAU coach claimed to have funneled money from… a guy who helps players find agents at a non-profit basketball thing for helping basketball players find agents or something. I wrote about it here. Remember? We all chuckled to ourselves and said, “Well of course a SHAMateur athlete took money from some...
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) Kansas athletic officials are reviewing allegations that the former AAU basketball coach of Ben McLemore received cash payments aimed at steering the star freshman to a sports agent.
AAU coach Darius Cobb told USA Today (http:usat.ly138vrKl ) he received 10,000 in two payments from Rodney Blackstock, the founder and CEO of Hooplife Academy in Greensboro, N.C...
Darius Cobb, an AAU basketball coach who claims he accepted two cash payments of $5,000 to “steer” Kansas guard Ben McLemore towards entering the 2013 NBA Draft, has issued a statement this morning via Coburn Enterprise.
“I want the media, KU Fans, and public to know University of Kansas – Head Coach Bill Self, his coaching staff, or any members...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. The real trouble with the Ben McLemore saga is that its a comic book without a clear-cut villain to spit on. We want a bad guy, a heavy. We want someone to boo and hiss, someone to wear the black hat and like it.
The AAU coach who took the money. The runner for the agents. McLemore himself. Kansas coach Bill Self. The university.
Heres one: Why not the NCAA?
A former AAU coach for Kansas guard Ben McLemore says he was paid thousands of dollars by prospective agents to convince McLemore to enter the 2013 NBA Draft.
Darius Cobb, a AAU coach based out of St. Louis, told USA TODAY Sports that he accepted two cash payments of $5,000 during the regular season from Rodney Blackstock, the founder and CEO of Hooplife Academy, a sports mentoring...
People connected to Kansas star, Ben McLemore, allegedly received improper benefits from agents trying to get him to declare for the NBA draft.
Ben McLemore’s former AAU basketball coach, Darius Cobb, said he took two separate installments of $5,000 from the CEO of a sports mentoring organization as payment to “steer” the Jayhawks guard to the NBA over returning for another year at KU. USA Today released a report detailing the allegations late last night.
Cobb claims the man, named Rodney Blackstock...
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WELLSTON, Mo. The Normandy High School cafeteria doors opened to a startlingly similar face.
Same eyes. Same hair. Same smile.
Kevin McLemore stood no chance of blending in.
"Around here, everybody knows I'm Ben's brother," he said.
He doesn't much mind the attention that comes with being Ben McLemore's look-alike younger sibling. Instead, the Normandy...