LATEST STORIES FROM COLLEGE SPUN

Rick Pitino Announces Louisville’s Montrezl Harrell And Terry Rozier Are Both Declaring For NBA Draft

Louisville’s two best players – junior forward Montrezl Harrell and sophomore guard Terry Rozier – will not be returning to the Cardinals’ program in 2015-16.  Monday afternoon, Rick Pitino announced that Harrell and Rozier are both “100 percent” leaving for the NBA Draft.  Most projections have the two players getting selected in the first round.  Pitino: (Montrezl...
Via College Spun
11 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Friend Of Phil Jackson: Knicks Won’t Draft Karl-Anthony Towns Because He Doesn’t Have A Big Enough Butt

IG/specialk44 When the NBA Draft rolls around, odds are that Duke’s Jahlil Okafor or Kentucky’s Karl-Anthony Towns will be the top overall pick. Okafor seemed to be the heavy favorite for most of the season, but Towns has gained significant momentum as perhaps the most talented player on undefeated Kentucky. The choice could depend on what team wins the NBA Draft Lottery. If...
Via College Spun
12 minutes ago  |  Discuss

John Calipari Addressed Controversial Post-Game Interview, Claims He Didn’t Want To Lie

This past Saturday night, immediately following Kentucky’s last-second victory over Notre Dame, it was suggested by TBS sideline reporter Lewis Johnson, in a live interview with UK head coach John Calipari, that Notre Dame was the “toughest test” that the Wildcats had faced all season. Coach Cal emphatically disagreed, leading many to criticize him for failing to give the Irish...
Via College Spun
59 minutes ago  |  Discuss

5-Star SF Admits He Likely Would Have Committed To UNC Already If Not For NCAA Sanction Questions

The uncertainty regarding the NCAA’s investigation into North Carolina’s men’s basketball program has prevented the Tar Heels from gaining a five-star commitment.  Brandon Ingram, a five-star small forward in the 2015 class, admitted Monday he probably would have committed to UNC in the fall if not for the NCAA questions.  Last June, the NCAA announced it was reopening its...
Via College Spun
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Urban Meyer: 'No issue' with Braxton Miller's Instagram post

Last week, Ohio State senior quarterback Braxton Miller posted a photo on Instagram that was believed by some to possibly be an NCAA violation.  Miller, a rep for Authentik Fitness, promoted the nutritional products in the photo and listed his email as a point of contact for potential buyers. Under NCAA bylaws, student-athletes are not allowed to use their likeness to help companies...
Via College Spun
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Jerian Grant Thanks Fans For Their Support On His “Journey Back” To Notre Dame

Notre Dame senior guard Jerian Grant, who was recently named an All-American by the AP, had an incredible career for the Fighting Irish. But, as many may not remember, he was forced to sit a year after an academic scandal in late 2013. Monday, he took to Twitter to thank fans for sticking with him and supporting him on his “journey back” to playing basketball for the school....
Via College Spun
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Urban Meyer Admits He Knew “Deep In (His) Heart” Ohio St Would Lose To Michigan St In ’13 B1G Title Game

The worst loss of Urban Meyer’s three-year career at Ohio State was apparently a loss he knew was coming.  On Dec. 7, 2013, the then-undefeated Buckeyes, who had won 24 straight games under Meyer, fell to Michigan State in the Big Ten Championship Game, 34-24. It ended the record winning streak and eliminated his squad from national championship contention. Following the contest...
Via College Spun
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Duke’s Players Had A Blast On Social Media Celebrating Their Final Four Berth

The Duke Blue Devils are headed to their 16th Final Four in program history after taking down Gonzaga to win the South region of this year’s NCAA Tournament. As such, the stars of the team – who are mostly freshmen – are pumped about the accomplishment. Many have been taking to both Twitter and Instagram to celebrate reaching college basketball’s final weekend. Here are the...
Via College Spun
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Coach K Not Surprised By Michigan State’s Run, “They Don’t Have A Team, They Have A Program Of Excellence”

Based on seeding, Michigan State’s run to the Final Four is pretty surprising. The Spartans, the No. 7 seed in the East Region, defeated No. 10 Georgia, No. 2 Virginia, No. 3 Oklahoma and No. 4 Louisville on their way to Indianapolis.  But few are actually shocked that MSU has a place in the Final Four alongside Kentucky, Wisconsin and Duke.  Why? Because this is what Tom Izzo...
Via College Spun
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Video: Kentucky Was Welcomed Home By Hundreds Of Fans At The Airport After Clinching Final 4 Berth

Hours after clinching a spot in the Final Four, the Kentucky men’s basketball team landed in Lexington, Ly.  As John Calipari, his assistant coaches and players made their way off the plane, they were welcomed home by hundreds of screaming fans.  Here’s the reaction the 38-0 Wildcats received early Sunday morning after defeating Notre Dame in the Elite Eight.  Big Blue Nation...
Via College Spun
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jim Harbaugh “Disappointed” He Only Finished 4th In Student Body Presidential Race

New Wolverines head coach Jim Harbaugh is certainly not a student at Michigan – he graduated from the university back in 1986. But somehow, as we noted Sunday, he still finished in fourth place for student body president during the school’s recent elections. Yeah, Michigan undergrads really are that excited about his presence on campus. Harbaugh actually addressed the news Monday...
Via College Spun
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Terry Rozier Posts Emotional Message To Instagram To Thank Louisville Fans

Louisville sophomore Terry Rozier, who played all 45 minutes of the Cardinals’ Elite Eight loss to Michigan State on Sunday, was easily one of the most improved players in the nation this past year. Rozier averaged 17.1 points per game and 5.6 rebounds per contest, leading his team on a surprising run in the NCAA Tournament when many left the squad for dead just a month ago. Rozier...
Via College Spun
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Magic Johnson Says Tom Izzo Is College Basketball’s Greatest Coach After Final 4 Berth

For the seventh time in his career, one of Tom Izzo’s Michigan State squads has reached the Final Four. This year’s run might be the most improbable of the bunch, as the Spartans, a No. 7 seed, struggled mightily at times this season.  Michigan State defeated Louisville in the Elite Eight in Syracuse Sunday afternoon, 76-70.  Following the victory, former Spartan great Magic...
Via College Spun
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Here’s Tom Izzo “2 Hours” Speech He Gave Before Michigan State’s Elite Eight Win

Before Tom Izzo’s Michigan State Spartans went out and took the court against Louisville on Sunday afternoon, he had one simple message for them. Izzo wanted each player to give “two hours” of their time to pull out a victory. He noted the “millions” of hours they’d already put in ahead of that moment. CBS captured the speech – it’s been circulating Monday morning. Enjoy, MSU fans.
Via College Spun
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Video: Tom Izzo Specifically Asked For Fans Not To Burn Couches After MSU’s Final Four Berth

Michigan State coach Tom Izzo is no fan of tomfoolery – and that apparently doesn’t just go for anything social media-related. Sunday night, after his Spartans clinched yet another trip to the Final Four, Izzo had a message for his fan base regarding how to celebrate. He asked MSU supporters not to burn couches if the team wins next week – he wants Spartans fans to be “different”...
Via College Spun
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Video: Michigan State’s Breslin Center Is Packed, Welcoming Spartans Back After Final 4 Berth

They’re throwing quite a celebration party at the Breslin Center tonight.  Michigan State’s men’s basketball team, which clinched a berth into the Final Four earlier this afternoon with a victory against Louisville in the Elite Eight in Syracuse, is back in East Lansing.  Tom Izzo’s squad was welcomed home by thousands of roaring fans at their arena.     Spartan...
Via College Spun
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Duke G Quinn Cook Teared Up After Blue Devils Clinched Final 4 Berth

Heading into this college basketball season, Quinn Cook’s NCAA Tournament resume at Duke went as follows:  2012 – Round of 64, 2013 – Elite Eight, 2014 – Round of 64.  Cook saved the best for last. In his final year with the Blue Devils’ program, the senior guard has reached the Final Four for the first time. Duke defeated Gonzaga this evening in the Elite Eight, 66-52...
Via College Spun
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Video: Coach K Celebrates Wildly As Duke Clinches Final Four Appearance

It’s party time in Durham, North Carolina. Duke, the 1-seed in the South region, outlasted Gonzaga Sunday night, 66-52, to notch its 16th trip to the Final Four. With the game in hand late after a Matt Jones steal and layup, head coach Mike Krzyzewski jumped for joy and then pointed to Blue Devils fans sitting behind the team’s bench. Needless to say, he was rather excited. ...
Via College Spun
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Adam Morrison trolled fan who made JJ Redick comment

The 2005-06 men’s college basketball season was basically the Adam Morrison and J.J. Redick show.  The Gonzaga and Duke stars battled for the scoring title – Morrison won, averaging 28.1 points a game – and were named co-national players of the year. It was a friendly rivalry – their teams didn’t meet that season – and the competition between the two players basically...
Via College Spun
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Video: Gonzaga Walk-On Rem Bakamus Is Going Absolutely Nuts On The Bench

Gonzaga guard Rem Bakamus’ basketball ability is at a walk-on level. His bench celebrations, though, are All-American quality.  Bakamus, who is known for going a little crazy on the bench, is at it again during the Bulldogs’ Elite Eight game against Duke.  Here’s Bakamus going nuts after Gonzaga took the lead early in the second half.  Gonzaga and Duke are playing for a...
Via College Spun
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Photos/Video: Michigan State Students Are Lighting Things On Fire, Throwing Bagels To Celebrate Spartans’ Final Four Berth

The Michigan State Spartans are back in the Final Four, despite being a 7-seed in this year’s NCAA Tournament. Tom Izzo’s squad took down Louisville in overtime Sunday, 76-70, to set up a date with either Duke or Gonzaga next Saturday. As such, students on campus are rioting to show their excitement. The photos and videos pouring in on social media paint a crazy scene at MSU’s...
Via College Spun
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Louisville’s Montrezl Harrell, Terry Rozier Comment On NBA Draft Decisions

Louisville’s men’s basketball team’s season came to an end this afternoon, as the Cardinals fell to Michigan State in the Elite Eight, 76-70.  Soon, it will be decision time for two of Rick Pitino’s underclassmen, junior forward Montrezl Harrell and sophomore guard Terry Rozier. Will they return to Louisville for another season or leave for the NBA?  It is widely assumed...
Via College Spun
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jim Harbaugh finished fourth in student government election

Twitter/@FullofTwitt We already knew that Michigan head coach Jim Harbaugh was going to create a lot of buzz in Ann Arbor after he signed on with the school this offseason. But Michigan fans have learned quickly that Harbaugh always seems to be in the spotlight – even when he’s not trying to be.  While Michigan students recently elected junior Cooper Charlton as their...
Via College Spun
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Michigan State beats Louisville, punches Final Four ticket

Michigan State, a team that was 13-7, 4-3 in the Big Ten in late January, has reached the Final Four. It’s incredible.  The No. 7-seeded Spartans defeated No. 4 seed Louisville in overtime in the Elite Eight at the Carrier Dome in Syracuse Sunday afternoon, 76-70. The win sends Tom Izzo to the national semifinals for the seventh time in his career in East Lansing.  Following...
Via College Spun
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Sam Dekker calls out analysts for criticizing Big Ten

This college basketball season, most analysts agreed that the Big Ten, overall, was a bit down. The Big 12 and the ACC, whether right or wrong, were generally accepted as the top two leagues in the country. Well, Wisconsin forward Sam Dekker, after watching Michigan State take down Louisville to reach this year’s Final Four, decided to drop a rather sarcastic line about the popular...
Via College Spun
21 hours ago  |  Discuss
SITE INFORMATION
College Spun
Social. Local. Consumable. College Sports.
Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.