JAMAR SAMUELS RUMORS

NBA Draft Blog Interview with Jamar Samuels

The influence of a college coach can be almost as diverse as the coaches themselves.  Whether you liked Kansas State’s Frank Martin, or cringed when you saw him seething on the sideline, it was easy to tell that his players were prepared to do anything for him.  That ability in itself is of great value to basketball players of any level, and nobody exemplified it more on Martin’s...
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June 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Ineligibility of Kansas State’s Jamar Samuels is a Disgrace

If you recall, Syracuse beat Kansas State in the Round of 32, but the Wildcats took the floor without senior Jamar Samuels, who was ruled ineligible. The forward accepted money from Curtis Malone, his former AAU coach, and K-State didn’t want to risk a retroactive punishment from the NCAA. That’s already ludicrous on its own—how does a player taking money from a former coach...
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March 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Kansas State's Jamar Samuels' Suspension Handed Down After Wire Transfer Receipt Found in Trash

The story about Kansas State's Jamar Samuels being forced to sit out of the Wildcats' third-round NCAA tournament game continues to get more bizarre. Samuels was suspended by K-State athletic director John Currie for the team's March 17 matchup with No. 1-seeded Syracuse after he reportedly took $200 from his former AAU coach and family friend, Curtis Malone. Apparently...
Via NESN.com
March 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Report: Trashed receipt exposed Samuels

Kansas State athletic director John Currie claimed Tuesday that a receipt showing an illicit payment to forward Jamar Samuels was brought to the school's attention after someone found it in the trash at a grocery store. "It was found just on the floor, in the trash at the grocery store, and it was brought to the compliance office," Currie said, according to The Kansas...
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March 27, 2012  |  Discuss
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Video: Frank Martin heartbroken over player

Check out the video. Kansas State coach Frank Martin was reduced to tears after his team lost to Syracuse, 75-59. Martin was asked about senior Jamar Samuels being held out of his final game due to NCAA eligibility concerns. Martin’s eyes welled with tears and he had to collect himself during the post-game news conference.
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March 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Jamar Samuels reportedly accepted $200 wire transfer from his AAU coach

Kansas State held out Jamar Samuels from its NCAA Tournament game against Syracuse Saturday because of an eligibility issue. Samuels reportedly accepted a $200 wire transfer from his AAU coach. Jeff Goodman of CBS Sports spoke with Curtis Malone, Samuels’ former AAU coach with DC Assault, who confirmed he transferred the money to his former player. Malone says the money was necessary...
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March 17, 2012  |  Discuss

K-State's Samuels out vs. Syracuse

Kansas State senior forward Jamar Samuels will not play against Syracuse in the third round of the East Regional of the NCAA tournament. The school released a statement about 20 minutes before Saturday's game that the team's second-leading scorer (10.0) and leading rebounder (6.6) would not be available for the eighth-seeded Wildcats over an eligibility concern. The top...
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March 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Wildcats take over Hokies in first season road game

BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) -- Jamar Samuels scored 15 of his 17 points in the second half on Sunday night and Kansas State used a 10-0 second-half run to take command and beat Virginia Tech 69-61. Samuels also grabbed 14 rebounds for the Wildcats (5-0), who were playing their first road game of the season and first at an ACC school since 1959. They missed often from in-close early, but...
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December 04, 2011  |  Discuss

Kansas State outlasts Virginia Tech 69-61

BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) -- Jamar Samuels scored 15 of his 17 points in the second half on Sunday night and Kansas State used a 10-0 second-half run to take command and beat Virginia Tech 69-61. Samuels also grabbed 14 rebounds for the Wildcats (5-0), who were playing their first road game of the season and first at an ACC school since 1959. They missed often from in-close early, but...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
December 04, 2011  |  Discuss

Kansas St. 69, Virginia Tech 61

Jamar Samuels scored 15 of his 17 points in the second half on Sunday night and Kansas State used a 10-0 second-half run to take command and beat Virginia Tech 69-61. Samuels also grabbed 14 rebounds for the Wildcats (5-0), who were playing their first road game of the season and first at an ACC school since 1959. They missed often from in-close early, but attacked the basket in...
Via Fox Sports
December 04, 2011  |  Discuss
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