Alabama Basketball: Will Collin Sexton sit against Arkansas or worse?

Will the FBI probe into college basketball impact Alabama basketball again? Collin Sexton faces eligibility concerns over impermissible benefits. Alabama basketball fans who have not followed the FBI probe since Auburn’s Chuck Person...
Via Bama Hammer
1 hour ago

Cane Broome is the Hotness Right Now

It was Kyle Washington for a while there, but now its Broome’s turn. Small sample sizes are not the most reliable trends to read into, but sometimes, they provide a bit of a glimpse into who has the hot hand at the present moment. For a two-week period from the end of January to mid-February, Kyle Washington had it for the Cincinnati Bearcats, but the baton has been passed in the...

Michigan State Basketball: What could happen with Miles Bridges?

Before we start throwing stones at Miles Bridges after an initial report, wait for more info. How could this affect Michigan State basketball? Put down your pitchforks and torches and step away from the Breslin Center. On Friday morning, a report from Yahoo! Sports detailed impermissible benefits received by some of college basketball’s biggest names […] Michigan State Basketball...
Via Spartan Avenue
2 hours ago

John Calipari & Mitch Barnhart issue statements corruption scandal

John Calipari is ready to face this and work with the NCAA. UK has become involved in the FBI investigation into college hoops corruption, and the school is making sure to get out in front of it ASAP. Not long after the Yahoo report came out, UK head coach John Calipari and athletics director Mitch Barnhart issued statements on the school’s involvement. Here is the statement...
Via A Sea of Blue
2 hours ago

Friday Focus: Team comparisons, Zavier Simpson, Jordan Poole and Moritz Wagner

Examining how this Michigan team compares to a previous Wolverine team along with a look at Zavier Simpson, Moritz Wagner and Jordan Poole’s impact to date. (Subscribers) This content is for Subscriber, Merch, Annual and Lifetime members only. Visit the site and log in/register to read. The post Friday Focus: Team comparisons, Zavier Simpson, Jordan Poole and Moritz Wagner appeared...
Via UM Hoops
2 hours ago

Are the Cincinnati Bearcats still on track to be a top-four seed?

On February 14, the Cincinnati Bearcats were 23-2. They’d won 16 consecutive games, 12 straight in American Athletic Conference play, and were ranked eighth in the NCAA’s early top 16 for the tournament. Since then, Cincinnati has lost two of three. A two-game losing streak in the midst of a 20-win season is far from the worst thing that can befall a team. But it’s who the Bearcats...
Via The Comeback
3 hours ago

Eric Davis Jr., Prince Ibeh, Isaiah Taylor Named in FBI Documents

In the latest twist to the ongoing FBI probe of the AAU basketball scene, Yahoo Sports posted an article with financial documents from former agent Christian Dawkins alleging payments & other forms of financial help to a number of D-I players. The list of player names is long and the financial amounts range from meals to significant financial advances, but two burnt orange names...
Via Barking Carnival
3 hours ago

Kevin Knox Sr. denies meeting with agent

The father of Kevin Knox speaks out on his son’s involvement in the FBI investigation. Kentucky is now part of the ongoing FBI investigation into college basketball corruption. Among those mentioned in the latest report is current freshman forward Kevin Knox. However, his issue appears to be very minimal, if even an issue at all. Knox reportedly had dinner with NBA agent Christian...
Via A Sea of Blue
4 hours ago

Eric Davis Jr., Prince Ibeh Named in FBI Documents

In the latest twist to the ongoing FBI probe of the AAU basketball scene, Yahoo Sports posted an article with financial documents from former agent Christian Dawkins alleging payments & other forms of financial help to a number of D-I players. The list of player names is long and the financial amounts range from meals to significant financial advances, but two burnt orange names...
Via Barking Carnival
4 hours ago

Jared Sullinger posts hilarious reaction to huge NCAA news

A report from Yahoo Sports revealed major details on the investigation into elicit payments for college basketball players, but Jared Sullinger is confident former Ohio State coach Thad Matta didn’t cause any trouble.Why? Because Sullinger couldn’t even get a free bottle of Gatorade. — Jared M.X. Sullinger (@Jared_Sully0) February 23, 2018 No Ohio State players were listed in the...
Via Sportsnaut
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Top prospect Michael Porter Jr. cleared for basketball activities

Missouri power forward Michael Porter Jr. has received full medical clearance to participate in basketball activities, a source tells Jon Rothstein of FanRag Sports.Porter, projected to be a top-10 pick in the 2018 draft, underwent back surgery in November that was expected to sideline him for the entire college season. While he has been cleared for full contract, it’s uncertain...
Via Hoops Rumors
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Bam Adebayo, Nerlens Noel, Kevin Knox named in Yahoo! Report: What you need to Know

Kentucky players are implicated but how serious is this? Pat Forde and Pete Thamel both have been hinting at a bombshell about to be dropped on college basketball and some of the game’s biggest programs, coaches, and players would be implicated. The details have finally been released and while they’re not good, it’s not as bad as some had feared. Thamel and Forde were playing up...
Via A Sea of Blue
4 hours ago

FBI documents show widespread payments to top college, high school players

The FBI’s extensive probe into college basketball corruption has resulted in at least three criminal investigations and could have a devastating impact across the sport in the coming months and years.Hundreds of federal documents that were reviewed by Yahoo Sports showed just how common it is for money and impermissible benefits to be funneled to high school and collegiate athletes...
Via Larry Brown Sports
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Duke, Nova among those named in NCAA probe

Friday morning, the FBI probe into the world of college basketball would get specific. And while Duke would top the list of notable names, the report is far more damaging for other programs. That doesn’t mean Duke will go unpunished, of course. But it’s still far from good for the university.Aside from Duke, other notable programs include: Kansas, Kentucky, Louisville and North Carolina...
Via The Sports Post
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Coach Turner Postgame | UCI vs. UCSB

Hear from head coach Russell Turner following the 'Eaters upset over the conference leaders, the UCSB Gauchos. Follow the 'Eaters! @UCIAthletics
Via UC Irvine Anteaters Athletics
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Steve Alford: Defense is keeping UCLA from taking next step

Consistent defense continues to be an issue for UCLA, and Bruins head coach Steve Alford knows it.UCLA lost at Utah 84-78 on Thursday night. The Bruins allowed the Utes to shoot 52.7 percent from the field for the game. There was a period in the final six minutes of the first half where Utah made five straight threes to build a lead (they went into halftime up 47-40).After the game...
Via Larry Brown Sports
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Coach Cronin, Clark and Broome recap Bearcats' 77-52 Win Over UConn

Head coach Mick Cronin and Bearcats' Gary Clark and Cane Broome recap the 77-52 win over UConn at home Thursday night to break their 2 game losing streak.
Via Cincinnati Bearcats Athletics
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Arizona appealing Allonzo Trier’s positive test

Arizona announced on Thursday that star guard Allonzo Trier has been ruled ineligible after traces of a banned substance were found in his system during a January drug test. They also said that they are appealing the decision in hopes that Trier will be made eligible again.Here is the statement from the Wildcats:“Earlier today, the University of Arizona was notified that the NCAA...
Via Larry Brown Sports
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Joel Berry & Theo Pinson Leave Lasting Legacy at UNC

This March, Joel Berry and Theo Pinson will make their final run at North Carolina. No matter if their journey ends with more rings and titles, one thing is certain: This senior duo will leave a lasting legacy at Carolina.
Via ACC Digital Network
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Michael Porter Jr. cleared for basketball activities

Two minutes into his freshman season, Michael Porter Jr. suffered a back injury that required surgery and threatened to keep him out all year. On Thursday, the dynamic forward got some tremendous news, however, which is that he’s been fully cleared for all basketball activities. This is obviously a huge boost for Missouri, which is currently 18-10 and in shape for a NCAA Tournament...
Via Sportsnaut
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Ohio State Basketball vs. Indiana: Preview and prediction

As the end of February approaches, the Big Ten regular season is coming to a close. Ohio State has just one game remaining on the schedule before the conference tournament: a road matchup this Friday against Indiana. Tipoff is scheduled for 8:00 p.m. on Fox Sports One. Preview Ohio State defied all expectations this season, sitting comfortably in second place in the Big Ten with...
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Turnovers cause Indiana Basketball to lose key game

Indiana Basketball was once again plagued by turnovers, an area where the Hoosiers have struggled all season, which resulted in yet another loss on Tuesday night in Lincoln. The team matched a season-high 19 turnovers, allowing Nebraska to convert those mistakes into 26 points. These careless mistakes are what cost Indiana the game, snapping their four-game win streak with a score...
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: George Mason sinks St. Joseph's with buzzer-beater

This season’s matchups between George Mason and St. Joseph’s have been as thrilling as it gets.Last month, Otis Livingston drained a buzzer-beater from Steph Curry-range to sink the Hawks, and Wednesday’s contest was just as entertaining.This time, Livingston lost the ball late in the game, and it looked like the Hawks were going to emerge victorious. It, however, bounced to Ian...
Via The Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: McKinley Wright IV breaks Colorado men's basketball record for assists as a freshman

McKinley Wright IV breaks the Colorado school record for most assists in a freshman season with 144 during the Buffs' game against USC on Wednesday. Chauncey Billups previously held the record.

WATCH: UNLV Men's Basketball Postgame Press Conference vs. Fresno State

Head coach Marvin Menzies, junior forward Shakur Juiston and freshman forward Brandon McCoy.
Via UNLV Rebels Athletics
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Louisville vs. Duke Basketball Highlights (2017-18)

Louisville vs. Duke: Grayson Allen scored 28 points, Wendell Carter Jr. added 18 points, 9 rebounds and 6 assists, and the No. 5 Duke Blue Devils cruised past Louisville, 82-56. Duke held Louisville to 36% shooting from the field in the Blue Devils' 4th game with Marvin Bagley III. Ray Spalding led the Cardinals with 17 points.
Via ACC Digital Network
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Kansas Basketball: Showdown for the Streak

The Kansas Jayhawks are on the verge of breaking a record that was thought to be unbreakable. John Wooden’s UCLA Bruins won 13 straight conference titles from 1967-1979, but KU is very close to winning the Big 12 for the 14th straight year. The Jayhawks have won three straight conference games and are playing their best basketball of the season. KU floor general Devonte’ Graham has...
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Sam Hauser, Jamal Cain Postgame: Marquette vs. St. John's

Forwards Sam Hauser and Jamal Cain talk to the media after Marquette's 85-73 victory over St. John's.

WATCH: Georgia Tech vs. Virginia Highlights (2017-18)

Georgia Tech vs. Virginia: Cavaliers guard Ty Jerome scored a team-high 18 points as Virginia clinched at least a share of the ACC regular-season title with a 65-54 win over Georgia Tech. The Cavaliers kept up their tough defense from all season by giving up only 24 points in the second half. Jackets forward Ben Lammers had a game-high 22 points in Georgia Tech's sixth straight loss.
Via ACC Digital Network
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: UNC Men's Basketball: Theo Pinson Gets It Done at Syracuse

The senior put up a career-high 23 points and dished out 7 assists to help the Tar Heels get the win at Syracuse.

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