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North Carolina small forward J.P. Tokoto has distinguished himself as one of the best dunkers in college basketball. His midair acrobatics have not only electrified Carolina's faithful, they have also triggered many a Tar Heel run. The Menomonee Falls, Wi., native went from being a seldom-used role…
17 April 2014 | 2:42 am
After the loss of C.J. Fair, Jerami Grant, Tyler Ennis and Baye Moussa Keita, the Syracuse basketball team will look vastly different in 2014-15. Fair, Grant and Ennis were three of the four leading scorers on last year's team. With them gone, unproven players will have to step up to fill the scorin…
17 April 2014 | 2:35 am
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) -- New Wake Forest basketball coach Danny Manning is bringing three members of his Tulsa coaching staff with him.
16 April 2014 | 11:23 pm
According to source close to the situation, Boston College point guard Olivier Hanlan will return to the team next season. Hanlan had considered declaring for the NBA Draft, but based on feedback he received during the process he will return to BC for his junior season.
16 April 2014 | 5:12 pm
What Early Entry decisions will have the biggest impact on the 2014-2015 college basketball season?
16 April 2014 | 3:26 pm
The 2014-15 Syracuse basketball team had the potential to be dangerous. An inside-out combo of Jerami Grant and Tyler Ennis flanked by Trevor Cooney and a three-headed monster at center in Rakeem Christmas, DaJuan Coleman and Chinonso Obokoh would have been tough for any opponent. But Coleman's reco…
15 April 2014 | 10:22 pm
It's still early, but Jim Boeheim's 2015 class is already looking incredibly promising.  Syracuse has earned commitments from 5-star Malachi Richardson and 4-star Tyler Lydon, and on Monday, 4-star shooting guard Franklin Howard also joined the Orange.  He announced his decision during an…
15 April 2014 | 3:13 am
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- Virginia Tech's Trevor Thompson, a 6-foot-11 sophomore, says he's transferring to play at Ohio State.
14 April 2014 | 2:09 pm
Georgetown has chosen a new coach for its women's basketball program, a woman with with energy and an impressive resume.
14 April 2014 | 1:10 pm
CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) -- Clemson backup guard Adonis Filer plans to transfer from the Tigers after the spring semester.
13 April 2014 | 11:24 pm
The sophomore guard will finish his career elsewhere.
13 April 2014 | 10:30 pm
Georgia Tech's basketball program had two scholarships available for the 2014-15 season and head coach Brian Gregory filled one of the spots with former USF reserve point guard Josh Heath. His father Stan Heath was the head coach at USF before he was dismissed as the head coach.
13 April 2014 | 5:13 pm
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) -- New Wake Forest coach Danny Manning says he's keeping Randolph Childress as one of his assistants.
13 April 2014 | 2:20 am
If North Carolina gets more tough and resilient because of this year's ups and downs, look out ACC. ... Look out NCAA! Head coach Roy Williams' team returns 73 percent of its scoring and 79 percent of its rebounding. Because of its depth and talent, losing James Michael McAdoo and Leslie McDonald is…
12 April 2014 | 5:56 am
Three outside experts hired by UNC say research data from a reading specialist doesn't support claims of low athlete literacy levels at North Carolina. The school hired professors from Georgia State, Minnesota and Virginia to review Mary Willingham's findings. That came after a CNN story in Januar…
11 April 2014 | 8:28 pm
Joel Berry and Theo Pinson will be in action for USA Basketball this weekend for the Nike Summit, as they will be in action April 12 at 7:00pm on ESPN2.
10 April 2014 | 12:00 pm
Clemson's Brad Brownell would love to have high-flying K.J. McDaniels return for his senior season instead of leave for the NBA. But whether the Tigers junior comes back or not, Brownell is confident his team will keep moving forward after its turnaround this season. The fourth-year coach hasn't s…
9 April 2014 | 8:23 pm
Meet Wake Forest's new head men's basketball coach Danny Manning. What did he have to say about building the Demon Deacons into competitors once again and more?
9 April 2014 | 6:39 am
Three Maryland players are leaving the program and plan to transfer to other schools, the school announced Tuesday night.
9 April 2014 | 12:27 am
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) -- Three Maryland basketball players have been granted requests to transfer: center Shaquille Cleare and guards Nick Faust and Roddy Peters.
8 April 2014 | 11:50 pm
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) -- Wake Forest is hoping Danny Manning can turn around its slumping basketball team. The former Kansas star is taking over the project of rebuilding the Demon Deacons, and he thinks his new team is closer than recent results might indicate. ''We have aspirations of being a…
8 April 2014 | 11:25 pm
Three Terrapins will transfer.
8 April 2014 | 10:48 pm
North Carolina State sophomore T.J. Warren is taking his high-scoring game to the NBA. In a statement released by the school Tuesday, the Atlantic Coast Conference's player of the year said he had ''a fun ride'' but was ready to enter the NBA draft. ''Playing in the NBA has been a lifelong dream o…
8 April 2014 | 5:32 pm
T.J. Warren, the 2014 ACC Player of the Year and one of college basketball's top scorers, has announced he will enter the NBA Draft.
8 April 2014 | 4:39 pm
Maryland head coach Mark Turgeon announced on Tuesday evening that Shaquille Cleare, Nick Faust and Roddy Peters have all asked for and been granted their releases.
8 April 2014 | 11:50 am
New BC coach Jim Christian was introduced formally to the media on Tuesday afternoon. While Christian used a lot of coach speak in his introductory conference there were a couple of notable quotes that provided some insight into what Christian wants to do at the Heights.
8 April 2014 | 11:34 am
Maryland confirmed the addition of Slovakian 7-footer Michal Cekovsky on Monday afternoon, giving them five four-star recruits from the class of 2014.
7 April 2014 | 4:41 pm
Ever since Steve Donahue was fired there have been rumors that player transfers would be coming soon. One of those rumors came true on Monday when forward Ryan Anderson announced on Twitter that he would be leaving BC.
7 April 2014 | 12:34 pm
Alyssa Thomas and the Lady Terps' run came to an end on Sunday night in the Final Four, falling to the Irish 87-61.
7 April 2014 | 11:10 am
The two best teams in college basketball all season long, No. 1 UConn and No. 1 Notre Dame will meet in Tuesday's national title game.
7 April 2014 | 3:31 am
Kayla McBride wouldn't let Notre Dame's pursuit of a perfect season end.
6 April 2014 | 1:09 pm
Alyssa Thomas and the Terps will look to avenge a four point loss during the regular season when they face Notre Dame at the Final Four in Nashville.
5 April 2014 | 8:24 am
Despite the coaching change, Codi Miller-McIntyre confirms he will return for his junior, and potentially breakout, season.
5 April 2014 | 1:26 am
Creighton senior forward Doug McDermott won the Wooden Award as the national player of the year on Friday.
5 April 2014 | 1:00 am
North Carolina State sophomore point guard Tyler Lewis said Friday he's transferring to Butler. N.C. State announced last weekend that Lewis would look to play elsewhere. In a phone interview with The Associated Press, Lewis said he looked at Purdue, Xavier, Charlotte, Gonzaga and UAB before choos…
5 April 2014 | 12:01 am
Danny Manning grew up watching Wake Forest play games at the Greensboro Coliseum, memories that linger in his mind all these years later. He never thought one day he'd coach the Demon Deacons. Manning, the former Kansas star who spent the past two seasons coaching Tulsa, was hired Friday as Wake F…
4 April 2014 | 10:36 pm
After two seasons as Tulsa's coach, Danny Manning was hired by Wake Forest to take over its program on Friday. Manning, who starred as a player at Kansas in the 1980s and spent 15 seasons in the NBA, brings name recognition to the Demon Deacons. "I am excited about the opportunity to be a part of…
4 April 2014 | 3:22 pm
ESPN's Jeff Goodman has reported Wake Forest has hired Danny Manning as its next head coach.
4 April 2014 | 1:23 pm
Wake Forest athletic communications breaks down new Demon Deacon head coach Danny Manning's playing and coaching careers, and offers thoughts from from his coaching mentors and more.
4 April 2014 | 12:52 pm
Boston College is turning to another small conference coach to make the Eagles competitive in the Atlantic Coast Conference. BC hired Jim Christian of Ohio University on Thursday, hoping the coach who has led his teams to eight postseason berths in 12 years can get the Eagles back into the NCAA tou…
3 April 2014 | 11:21 pm

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