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Devin Booker “Will Try His Best” To Recruit No. 1 PG Malik Neman To Kentucky: “We Need To Get Him Here”

Devin Booker officially declared for the NBA Draft this afternoon, but that doesn’t mean he can stop helping the Kentucky program. With Booker and six of his teammates leaving Lexington, there is plenty of playing time available, and the nation’s top point guard Malik Newman is considering the ‘Cats. Booker was asked about Newman, and implied that he would help recruit the...
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April 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Photo: D’Angelo Russell Really Needs Three More Buckeyes To Finish An “O-H-I-O” From A Los Angeles Rooftop

Ohio State point guard was one of the top players in the country during his one year in Columbus, and now he is off to NBA, where he may be the first guard taken in the upcoming draft. Russell still has love for Ohio State though, as evidenced by his most recent Instagram post from Los Angeles. There is only one problem, however… LA what's gooood? A photo posted by D...
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April 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: 7 Kentucky Players Officially Declare For The NBA Draft

Seven players from this past year’s Kentucky team will be leaving school early to enter themselves into the 2015 NBA Draft. Kentucky held a press conference at 2:30 PM ET Thursday afternoon to make the news official. The Wildcats, who started the season with a 38-0 record before falling to Wisconsin in the Final Four, will be losing the services of Karl-Anthony Towns, Willie Cauley...
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April 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Jerian Grant Reposted Instagram Photo From September, When He Promised To Be An All-American

Notre Dame guard Jerian Grant had quite the redemption season. After missing much of his junior year with academic issues, Grant came back for his senior campaign, and on September 2, posted a message to Instagram, where he promised to himself that he would join Notre Dame’s list of basketball All-Americans. Seven months later, Grant finished the year scoring 16.5 points a game...
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April 09, 2015  |  Discuss

The NCAA Reinstated Braxton Miller’s Eligibility After Looking Into Advocare Instagram Post

Ohio State quarterback Braxton Miller came under some scrutiny late last month when a post on his Instagram account seemed to promote him as a distributor of Advocare nutritional supplements. Today, Ohio State released a statement saying the NCAA has reinstated Miller’s eligibility without punishment or conditions.  The NCAA has determined that Braxton Miller’s Instagram post...
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April 09, 2015  |  Discuss

4-Star WR Keyshawn Johnson Jr. Tweets Photo Of Clemson’s Memorial Stadium: “Home Maybe?”

Four-star wide receiver recruit Keyshawn Johnson Jr., son of former NFL star Keyshawn Johnson, still has two years before he has to decide where he’s going to play his collegiate ball. But if his Twitter account is any indication, he’s already narrowed that decision down to just a handful of schools. Leading the way appears to be Clemson, which he has now visited four times....
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April 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Seven Kentucky players will head to the NBA

It is looking like Kentucky’s 2:30 PM EST press conference to announce which players are departing for the NBA will totally lack suspense. Freshman guard Devin Booker, thought to be on the fence about his decision, is turning pro according to Scout.com’s Evan Daniels.  Kentucky’s Devin Booker is headed to the NBA Draft, per sources. — Evan Daniels (@EvanDaniels) April...
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April 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Alabama Goes Bold, Schedules Arkansas As Homecoming Game

In college football scheduling, teams usually choose a game against a far inferior opponent for Homecoming. It provides an opportunity for congregating fans and alumni to watch a breezy, blowout victory and enjoy a return to campus.  Most of Alabama’s opponents are inferior to the Crimson Tide, but that doesn’t mean today’s Homecoming announcement didn’t raise some eyebrows...
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April 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Reports: Arizona’s Kaleb Tarczewski Will Return For His Senior Season

In the last few days, Arizona’s Brandon Ashley and Rondae Hollis-Jefferson have declared for the NBA Draft. While not unexpected, Wildcat fans had to be a bit concerned about the state of next year’s team, but today they have received some good news. Center Kaleb Tarczewski will return for his senior year. PGU Sources: Kaleb Tarczewski to return for his senior season — Point...
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April 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Kentucky Fan Put Together A Fantastic Tribute To The Harrison Twins

Aaron and Andrew Harrison brought a lot of expectations with them to Kentucky, and with their decision to head to the NBA, they leave a pretty impressive legacy. In two seasons, the Harrisons helped Kentucky win 67 games, both the 2014-15 SEC regular season and tournament championships, and back-to-back trips to the Final Four. One Wildcat fan put together a very cool video tribute...
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April 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Photo: Kentucky Fan Has Been Flying UK Flag At Half Staff Since Saturday’s Loss

Kentucky fans taking their Wildcat hoops very seriously. For some, the painful Final Four loss to Wisconsin which ruined a perfect season was a traumatic experience.  One Kentucky fan was so upset about Saturday’s outcome that he lowered the UK flag outside of his house to half staff, and has kept it there ever since.  View post on imgur.com Here’s hoping this person is better...
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April 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Jeff Capel’s Response To Quinn Cook’s Note Is Absolutely Perfect

Duke senior guard Quinn Cook, one of the few upperclassmen who saw meaningful time for the Blue Devils on the floor during the NCAA Tournament, has a great relationship with the team’s coaching staff. Thursday, we saw yet another example of that fact in action. Duke assistant Jeff Capel posted a photo of a note that Cook left him on his office door from yesterday. In the note,...
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April 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Alabama’s Defensive Players Are Competing For WWE-Style Ball-Out Title Belt During Scrimmages

Twitter/@ByCasagrande When you play for a program the size and stature of Alabama’s, your motivational tactics go beyond simple praise and prodding. Sometimes, you have to put a large, golden WWE-style championship belt in front of your players to get them to reach their full potential.  This spring, Alabama defenders are competing for the Ball-Out belt. It’s gaudy, with a...
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April 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Rice Football Signed A 6-Year-Old Boy With Leukemia In A Very Special Ceremony

The Rice football program landed a very special recruit on Wednesday. Six-year-old Ziggy Stoval-Redd, who is battling leukemia, signed with the Owls during a special signing ceremony.  Accompanied by his mother and Rice head football coach David Bailiff, Ziggy received a warm round of applause from the Owl team. Here’s the video: Whenever stories like this pop up in the sports...
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April 09, 2015  |  Discuss

UM football is watching 'American Sniper' and if you’re offended, Harbaugh doesn’t care

The Michigan football team is having a movie night this evening. The Wolverines are watching American Sniper, the biopic of the deadliest sniper in U.S. military history, Chris Kyle, played by Bradley Cooper.  The film got good reviews and did incredibly well at the box office. Some, though, were offended by it because of Kyle’s reported “anti-Muslim” actions. Some of those...
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April 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: UNC junior J.P. Tokoto to enter NBA draft

North Carolina junior forward J.P. Tokoto will be leaving school early and declaring for the 2015 NBA Draft, according to a report by Yahoo! Sports.  The 6-foot-5, 200-pound forward averaged 8.3 points and 5.6 rebounds a game this past season.  Tokoto is projected by some to be an early second-round pick.  North Carolina junior J.P. Tokoto will enter the 2015 NBA Draft, he...
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April 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Nebraska Football Has Sold A Ridiculous Amount Of Tickets For Its Spring Game

Nebraska football’s spring game is this Saturday.  There will apparently be a lot of Huskers’ fans in attendance to see Mike Riley coach his first game for the Scarlet and Cream.  Nebraska has already sold more than 65,000 tickets for the exhibition.  They’ve sold more than 65,000 tickets for the @Huskers Spring Game this Saturday. There is NO place like #Nebraska. ...
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April 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Cincinnati Calls Out Ohio State, Asks Buckeyes To Come Play Either A Football Game Or A Men’s Basketball Game

Wednesday night, members of the national champion Ohio State Buckeyes football team are taking part in the pre-game festivities before the contest between the Cincinnati Reds and the Pittsburgh Pirates at the Great American Ball Park. The Buckeyes’ presence in Cincinnati apparently has the city’s major college wondering why it can’t get teams from OSU to stop by its facilities...
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April 08, 2015  |  Discuss

4-Star RB Matt Falcon Announces He’s Committed To Michigan

Matt Falcon, a four-star running back in the class of 2016 out of Southfield, Mich., will be staying in-state for college.  The 6-foot-1, 215-pound running back announced Wednesday evening that he has committed to play for Michigan.  Falcon announced the news on Twitter.  Extremely blessed to announce that I am committed to THE University of Michigan!! #goblue #fab25 #B1G pic...
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April 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Arizona’s Brandon Ashley Announces He’s Headed To NBA With Heartfelt Tweets

Arizona junior forward Brandon Ashley officially declared for the NBA Draft moments ago on Twitter. Ashley made his announcement and simultaneously thanked the Arizona program and its fan base in a series of heartfelt tweets.  After giving it much thought and talking with my mother and coaches I have decided to enter the NBA draft. I am very proud of my time at… — Brandon Ashley...
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April 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Clemson Unveils Russell Athletic Bowl Rings

Clemson won 10 games this past season, and perhaps the team’s most emphatic victory was its final one – the 40-6 whooping it put on Oklahoma in the Russell Athletic Bowl. The Tigers took down the Sooners despite star quarterback Deshaun Watson sitting on the sidelines after having knee surgery, as senior signal-caller Cole Stoud put on an incredible performance, throwing for...
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April 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Photo: Indiana F Troy Williams Announces He Will Be Back For His Junior Season With Instagram Post

Indiana’s Troy Williams will be returning to Bloomington, Ind., for another season, the sophomore forward announced Wednesday night.  The 6-foot-7, 206-pound swingman averaged 13 points and 7.4 rebounds a game in 2014-15. He was projected by some to be a first-round pick in the 2015 NBA Draft, if he were to declare.  Tom Crean should have a very good squad in 2015-16.   ...
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April 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Alabama’s Bo Scarbrough, Who Had Knee Surgery 2 Days Ago, Posts Video Of Leg Lift

This past Friday, Alabama freshman running back Bo Scarbrough, a five-star recruit from Tuscaloosa, tore the ACL in his right knee during a team scrimmage. Monday, he underwent surgery to repair the injury. Wednesday, he’s already starting rehab, completing straight leg lifts. Really. Scarbrough, who is clearly excited about how his recovery is going, posted a 30-second Twitter...
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April 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Kentucky’s Dakari Johnson Will Declare For The NBA Draft

There has been plenty of smoke that Kentucky sophomore big man Dakari Johnson would be heading to the NBA Draft, and with that smoke there is fire. Johnson is indeed turning pro, according to SNY.tv’s Adam Zagoria.  Kentucky’s Dakari Johnson Will Declare for NBA Draft http://t.co/BQZzvJbgbI @joshua_newman — Adam Zagoria (@AdamZagoria) April 8, 2015 With Johnson gone, that...
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April 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Duke Releases Top Plays Video From Its National Title Win vs. Wisconsin

There were a lot of memorable plays from Duke’s 68-63 national championship victory against Wisconsin Monday evening.  Tyus Jones’ game-sealing 3-pointer. Grayson Allen’s drives to the basket. Jahlil Okafor’s and-1s.  What were the best five, though? Duke’s video team is here to help with that. The Blue Devils have released a “Top Plays” highlight from its championship...
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April 08, 2015  |  Discuss
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