• Ricky Council IV announces transfer to Arkansas

    Former Wichita State guard Ricky Council IV indicated Friday that he is transferring to Arkansas. “Arkansas how we feeling,” Council asked while announcing his commitment on Twitter. Arkansas how we feeling??#Committed #Wps?? pic.twitter.com/2Z7cJYn29x — Ricky Council IV (@Rickythe4th) May 13, 2022 Council was the American Athletic Conference Sixth Man of the Year last season when […]

  • G Eric Hunter Jr. transfers from Purdue to Butler

    Butler announced the addition Friday of guard Eric Hunter Jr. as a graduate transfer from Purdue. Hunter played in 128 games (74 starts) over four seasons with the Boilermakers and made the Big Ten’s All-Defensive Team in 2021-22. “Eric knows how to win,” Butler coach Thad Matta said in a news release. “He’s played in […]

  • Florida signs St. Bonaventure transfer Kyle Lofton

    Guard Kyle Lofton has left St. Bonaventure and will play his final college basketball season at Florida. He earned All-Atlantic 10 honors the past three seasons. In four seasons with the Bonnies, he appeared in 116 games (all starts) and scored 1,613 points and had 604 assists. Lofton, who turns 23 this month, had career […]

  • Five-star forward Julian Phillips picks Tennessee

    Julian Phillips, a 6-7 forward from South Carolina who attended a Missouri prep school last season, became the final five-star chip to fall Thursday when he announced he would attend Tennessee. Phillips was the 12th-rated player and the No. 4 small forward in the 2022 recruiting class, according to 24/7 Sports. He chose the Volunteers […]

  • Clemson adds BC transfer Brevin Galloway

    Clemson added Boston College transfer Brevin Galloway to its 2022-23 roster. The Tigers will be Galloway’s third team. He spent his first four years at College of Charleston. A 6-foot-2 guard, Galloway averaged 8.3 points in 25 games (five starts) for BC last season. “Brevin Galloway not only adds experience to our team, but provides […]

  • Ex-Seattle standout Darrion Trammell joins San Diego State

    Former Seattle University standout Darrion Trammell has transferred to San Diego State, the latter school announced Tuesday. Trammell, a 5-foot-10 guard, averaged 18.7 points over his two seasons with the Redhawks and earned first-team All-Western Athletic Conference honors both seasons. He entered the transfer portal in March. Trammell averaged 20.5 points and 5.3 assists in […]

  • Details emerge in death of ex-Michigan State star Adreian Payne

    The man accused of killing former Michigan State basketball star Adreian Payne entered a not guilty plea Tuesday morning in a Florida courtroom. Lawrence Dority, 29, was charged with first-degree murder with a firearm following the shooting death early Monday morning of Payne in Orlando, Fla. The Detroit Free Press on Tuesday reported more details […]

  • Former Michigan State F Adreian Payne dead at 31

    Former Michigan State star and NBA first-round pick Adreian Payne was shot and killed early Monday morning in Orange County, Fla., police said. He was 31 years old. Orange County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a shooting at 1:37 a.m. Monday morning to find Payne suffering from a gunshot wound. He was taken to a nearby […]

  • Dick Vitale to receive Award for Perseverance at ESPYs

    Dick Vitale will receive the Jimmy V Award for Perseverance at the 2022 ESPY Awards in July. ESPN president Jimmy Pitaro surprised Vitale with the news Friday night at the 17th Annual Dick Vitale Gala, which raised more than $11 million for pediatric cancer research. The event now has raised $55 million through the years. […]

  • Evansville dismisses Todd Lickliter, rest of staff

    Evansville parted ways with coach Todd Lickliter and his entire staff on Thursday. The move comes two weeks after Kenneth “Ziggy” Siegfried became Evansville’s new athletic director. “I have had the opportunity to meet with Coach Lickliter and it is obvious that he is an outstanding individual who cares greatly for this University and our […]

  • Murray St. top scorer KJ Williams follows coach to LSU

    Murray State lost leading scorer and rebounder KJ Williams to LSU via the transfer portal. The Ohio Valley Conference Player of the Year, Williams led the Racers in scoring (18.0 per game) and rebounding (8.4) last season under head coach Matt McMahon. Williams had 13 games with 20-plus points and 13 games with 10-plus rebounds […]

  • Creighton adds transfer Baylor Scheierman, Summit League POY

    Former South Dakota State guard Baylor Scheierman, the reigning Summit League Player of the Year, announced Tuesday he will transfer to Creighton. The Nebraska native will return to his home state and add to a team that experts expect to compete for the Big East title in 2022-23. He picked the Bluejays over Arkansas, Clemson, […]

  • Miami’s Isaiah Wong backs off threat to transfer over NIL deal

    Guard Isaiah Wong will remain at Miami after his agent threatened that Wong would enter the transfer portal if he did not receive a compensation increase in a name, image and likeness (NIL) deal. Agent Adam Papas originally told ESPN late Thursday that Wong would enter the transfer portal Friday if he and his family […]

  • Princeton grad transfer Jaelin Llewellyn commits to Michigan

    Former Princeton guard Jaelin Llewellyn announced his decision to join Michigan as a graduate transfer Friday. Llewellyn originally chose Clemson earlier this month, but then reopened his recruitment in the transfer portal. Michigan, which reached the Sweet 16 in last month’s NCAA Tournament and the Elite Eight in 2021 under coach Juwan Howard, needed to […]

  • Miami’s Isaiah Wong to transfer if NIL deal doesn’t improve

    The agent for Miami guard Isaiah Wong says his client will transfer if he doesn’t receive a better name, image and likeness (NIL) deal. “If Isaiah and his family don’t feel that the NIL number meets their expectations they will be entering the transfer portal tomorrow, while maintaining his eligibility in the NBA draft and […]

  • UCLA C Myles Johnson to forgo fifth NCAA season

    UCLA big man Myles Johnson will pass on a fifth season of eligibility after helping the Bruins to the second week of the 2022 NCAA Tournament in his first season with the program. Johnson, a graduate transfer from Rutgers who entered UCLA as a grad student in electrical and computer engineering, announced on social media […]

  • Five-star GG Jackson commits to North Carolina

    Five-star power forward GG Jackson, a consensus top 5 player in the class of 2023, committed to North Carolina on Wednesday. The 6-foot-9 Jackson chose the Tar Heels over Duke, Auburn, DePaul and home state schools Clemson and South Carolina, among many others. He was also considering the G League. Jackson plays for Ridge High […]

  • Report: Akron extends coach John Groce’s deal through 2030

    Akron is extending the contract of men’s basketball coach John Groce through the 2029-30 season, ESPN reported on Wednesday. He guided the Zips (24-10) to a Mid-American Conference tournament championship and a berth in the 2022 NCAA Tournament, where they lost to UCLA in the first round. Groce, 50, has compiled a 94-59 record through […]

  • Kentucky lands Illinois State transfer Antonio Reeves

    Illinois State shooting guard Antonio Reeves committed to Kentucky on Wednesday. The 6-foot-6 junior averaged 20.1 points and shot 39.0 percent from 3-point range in 33 starts in 2021-22. Reeves entered the transfer portal after being named the Missouri Valley Conference’s Most Improved Player. He chose coach John Calipari’s Wildcats over Nebraska, Xavier, Oregon and […]

  • Report: Saint Peter’s defensive star KC Ndefo enters transfer portal

    Saint Peter’s forward KC Ndefo entered the transfer portal, Stadium reported Tuesday night. Ndefo was one of the key cogs in the Peacocks’ historic run to the NCAA Tournament’s Elite Eight as a No. 15 seed in March. He told NJ Advance Media last week he plans to additionally declare for the NBA Draft while […]

  • Texas Tech signs coach Mark Adams to extension

    Texas Tech head coach Mark Adams signed a contract extension Tuesday that could keep him in Lubbock, Texas, through the 2026-27 season. Adams went 27-10 in his first season as head coach, guiding the Red Raiders to the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament. He was named Associated Press Big 12 Coach of the Year. […]

  • Duke picks up Harvard grad transfer Kale Catchings

    Harvard forward Kale Catchings committed to Duke as a graduate transfer on Tuesday, marking the first transfer portal addition for new Blue Devils coach Jon Scheyer. Catchings, a 6-foot-6 small forward from Missouri, started all 24 games he played in the 2021-22 season and was a team captain. He averaged 9.1 points, 4.0 rebounds and […]

  • Fairleigh Dickinson fires head coach Greg Herenda

    Fairleigh Dickinson fired longtime head coach Greg Herenda on Monday and announced a national search for his replacement. Herenda, 61, went 101-142 in nine seasons with the Knights. He led the program to NCAA Tournament appearances in 2016 and 2019, but the team stumbled to a 4-22 record this season in the Northeast Conference. “We […]

  • Michigan’s Moussa Diabate enters draft, won’t sign with agent

    Michigan freshman Moussa Diabate plans to enter the 2022 NBA Draft, but without signing with an agent to retain the option of returning to the Wolverines. He averaged 9.0 points and 6.2 rebounds per game for the Wolverines in 2021-22. Diabate was widely expected to return to Ann Arbor, especially after All-Big Ten forward Hunter […]

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