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Four-star PG Jizzle James, son of Edgerrin, commits to Cincinnati

Edgerrin “Jizzle” James Jr., a four-star point guard prospect in the Class of 2023, committed to play for Cincinnati on Tuesday night. James, the son of...

  • Four-star guard Parker Friedrichsen picks Notre Dame

    Parker Friedrichsen, a four-star shooting guard prospect from Oklahoma, committed to Notre Dame on Tuesday. Friedrichsen — the No. 122 overall prospect in the Class of 2023 and the No. 18 shooting guard, per 247Sports’ composite rankings — chose the Fighting Irish over finalists Davidson and Nebraska. He is the...

  • Memphis basketball on probation, tournament eligible

    Memphis basketball will serve three years of probation, vacate two wins and pay a $5,000 fine following an investigation into alleged NCAA rules violations committed as the program recruited James Wiseman. The Tigers will be on probation from now until Sept. 25, 2025. The Independent Accountability Resolution Process set the...

  • Former UCLA basketball great Greg Lee dies at 70

    Greg Lee, famous for helping lead UCLA to a pair of undefeated national championship seasons during its legendary John Wooden run in 1971-72 and 1972-73, died Wednesday at the age of 70. Lee died at a San Diego hospital from an infection related to an immune disorder, the university announced....

  • Former UCLA forward Jalen Hill dead at age 22

    Former UCLA forward Jalen Hill died after going missing in Costa Rica, his family said late Tuesday night. He was 22. “We know Jalen has played a part in the lives of so many people,” the statement in an Instagram post read. “We also acknowledge the role that so many...

  • Four-star guard Taison Chatman commits to Ohio State

    Combo guard Taison Chatman, ranked No. 44 overall in the Class of 2023 in the 247Sports composite, announced his commitment to Ohio State on Tuesday. The four-star from Minneapolis was the highest-ranked player in the state of Minnesota. He picked the Buckeyes over Kansas, Minnesota, Virginia and Xavier. Columbus????Lets work!!...

  • Emoni Bates arrested on felony gun charges

    Former five-star recruit and Eastern Michigan transfer Emoni Bates is scheduled to be arraigned on weapons charges Monday after his arrest in Superior Township, Mich., on Sunday night. Superior Township public information officer Derrick Jackson told ESPN that Bates was pulled over by Washtenaw County Sheriff’s deputies after he failed...

  • UConn settles with ex-coach Kevin Ollie for $3.9M

    UConn reached a settlement worth $3.9 million with former head coach Kevin Ollie on Thursday, putting to end a protracted legal battle spanning 4 1/2 years. The settlement is for claimed reputational damages made by Ollie over his firing in March 2018 and attorney’s fees. It also averts a federal...

  • Ohio State F Seth Towns steps away after health setbacks

    Ohio State graduate forward Seth Towns announced Sunday that he will step away from basketball and miss the 2022-23 season due to ongoing injury issues. “After a few setbacks this summer and some tough conversations with my coaches and medical personnel, it has become clear that my body is not...

  • Four-star center JP Estrella commits to Tennessee

    JP Estrella, a four-star recruit out of Maine, committed Friday to join the Tennessee program. Estrella ranks No. 40 overall in the Class of 2023, per the 247Sports composite, and No. 7 among centers. He’s listed as 6-foot-11 and 210 pounds and plays for Brewster Academy, a prep program in...

  • Davidson puts Steph Curry into HOF, retires jersey

    Stephen Curry hit another milestone trifecta on Wednesday — he graduated, had his jersey retired and got inducted into the Davidson Hall of Fame. And it had to be in that order. Curry, who left school early after the 2008-09 season to declare for the NBA draft, wasn’t eligible to...

  • Duke F Dariq Whitehead recovering from foot surgery

    Duke freshman Dariq Whitehead is recovering from surgery Tuesday to repair a fracture in his right foot. The 6-foot-6 forward was the No. 2 overall recruit in the Class of 2022 and is a projected top-10 pick in the 2023 NBA Draft, per ESPN rankings. Whitehead sustained the injury during...

  • Nicholas Sanders, son of Barry Sanders, walks on at Michigan State

    Nicholas Sanders, the son of Detroit Lions great Barry Sanders, will play basketball at Michigan State this season. Sanders was included in Michigan State’s official 2022-23 roster online Friday. The walk-on freshman guard played high school basketball at Detroit Country Day and is listed at 5-foot-9, 170 pounds. Sanders will...

  • Ex-Florida star Keyontae Johnson chooses Kansas State

    Former Florida star Keyontae Johnson announced Saturday that he has committed to play at Kansas State. Johnson made the announcement on his Instagram account. Johnson chose the Wildcats over Nebraska, Western Kentucky and Memphis. Johnson hasn’t played since collapsing and falling face-first to the court during a game against host...

  • Four-star F Al Amadou commits to Marquette

    Four-star power forward prospect Al Amadou committed Thursday to play for Marquette. A 6-foot-9, 185-pound native of Harrisburg, Pa., Amadou chose Shaka Smart and the Golden Eagles over finalists Georgia Tech, Miami, San Diego and St. John’s. Per the 247Sports composite rankings, Amadou is rated the No. 104 player in...

  • North Carolina A&T fires coach Will Jones

    North Carolina A&T fired men’s basketball coach Will Jones on Thursday, a few weeks before the start of practice for the 2022-23 season. Assistant Phillip Shumpert was named interim head coach, and the school will wait until after the upcoming season to conduct a search for a permanent replacement. “We...

  • Corey Chest, 4-star forward recruit, chooses LSU

    Four-star power forward recruit Corey Chest, a New Orleans native, decided to stay close to home and committed to play for LSU on Tuesday. Chest is ranked No. 74 overall in the Class of 2023, per the 247Sports composite, and the No. 15 power forward. He is No. 1 in...

  • Longtime Princeton hoops coach Pete Carril dies at 92

    Longtime Princeton men’s basketball coach Pete Carril died Monday at the age of 92. The Hall of Famer passed away at a hospital in Philadelphia. His grandson said the cause of death was complications from a stroke, according to the Washington Post. “The Carril family is sad to report that...

  • Michigan State lands 4-star SF Coen Carr

    Four-star small forward recruit Coen Carr announced Tuesday he will play college basketball at Michigan State. Carr was ranked No. 59 overall in the Class of 2023 and No. 10 among small forwards by the 247Sports composite rankings. He’s the fourth player from the class to commit to the Spartans,...

  • Michigan State signs Tom Izzo to lifetime contract

    Michigan State and Hall of Fame basketball coach Tom Izzo announced Thursday they have agreed to a lifetime contract. The contract still needs formal approval at the next meeting of Michigan State’s Board of Trustees in September, but that will be a formality for the coach who has led the...

  • UCLA lands Italian star Abramo Canka

    Italian national team standout Abramo Canka will play at UCLA this season. Head coach Mick Cronin confirmed Canka, who averaged 9.4 points playing for Italy in July 2022 at the FIBA Under 20 European Championship, was joining the roster effective immediately. “We are really excited to add Abramo to our...

  • Kentucky set to visit Gonzaga in November, host Zags in 2023

    John Calipari and the Kentucky Wildcats are ticketed for Spokane on Nov. 20 for a matchup with Gonzaga in the first of a two-year agreement that brings the Bulldogs to Rupp Arena in 2023. Kentucky men’s basketball has raised money for flood victims in the state, and Gonzaga head coach...

  • Kentucky, Gonzaga to begin home-and-home series in 2022

    Kentucky coach John Calipari announced Tuesday that his Wildcats would play a home-and-home series with Gonzaga over the next two seasons. Gonzaga will host Kentucky on Nov. 20 in Spokane, Wash. Then the Bulldogs will play a game at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Ky., in 2023. The series pits one...

  • Five-star 2023 prospect Kwame Evans picks Oregon

    Oregon landed 2023 five-star prospect Kwame Evans, the latest coveted player to align with Dana Altman and the Ducks. A 6-foot-10 power forward who can also handle the ball, Evans is entering his second year at Montverde Academy in Florida. “I feel like it fits me the best and gives...

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