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Former Duke guard Jeremy Roach indicates he will play a final college season at Baylor

Apr. 22, 2024 01:27 AM EDT

Former Duke guard Jeremy Roach has indicated he will play a final college season at Baylor. The 6-foot-1 guard, who announced last week he was declaring for the NBA draft and entering the transfer portal if he returns to college, made a social media post Sunday with an altered photo...

Hailey Van Lith trying to make US Olympic 3x3 team; next college choice to come soon

Apr. 21, 2024 11:22 AM EDT

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — Hailey Van Lith is focused on making the USA Basketball 3x3 Olympic team this summer and not worried about where she'll end up at college next year. Van Lith is currently taking part in a training camp in Springfield, Massachusetts, and will play in a 3x3...

Former Auburn point guard Aden Holloway plans transfer to rival Alabama

Apr. 20, 2024 16:27 PM EDT

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Former Auburn point guard Aden Holloway plans to transfer to rival Alabama. The former five-star recruit, who played for the Tigers as a freshman, told On3.com of his plans on Saturday. Holloway started 26 games for the Tigers, averaging 7.3 points and 2.7...

North Carolina's Harrison Ingram opts to enter the NBA draft

Apr. 20, 2024 13:11 PM EDT

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina starting wing Harrison Ingram is entering the NBA draft. The 6-foot-7, 225-pound Ingram announced his plans with a statement and video posted on social media Saturday. Ingram arrived after averaging 10.5 points in two seasons...

Michael Porter Jr.'s younger brother, Coban, sentenced to 6 years in prison for fatal DUI crash

Apr. 19, 2024 17:23 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Former University of Denver basketball player Coban Porter, the younger brother of Denver Nuggets star Michael Porter Jr., was sentenced Friday to six years in prison for killing a 42-year-old woman in a drunken driving crash last year. Denver District Court Judge...

FAU hires Isaiah Austin, whose NBA playing plans were derailed, as an assistant coach

Apr. 19, 2024 16:13 PM EDT

BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — Isaiah Austin never wanted to become a coach. And now, he sees it as his calling. The former Baylor center — whose plans to play in the NBA were thwarted when he was diagnosed in 2014 with Marfan syndrome — was introduced Friday as an assistant coach on...

UConn freshman Stephon Castle declares for NBA draft and becomes school's second one-and-done player

Apr. 19, 2024 11:36 AM EDT

STORRS, Conn. (AP) — UConn freshman Stephon Castle has entered his name into the NBA draft, becoming the fifth Husky starter to at least explore moving on after Connecticut's latest NCAA title run. UConn and coach Dan Hurley confirmed the move Friday on social media after it was...

Arkansas hires Kenny Payne as associate head coach under John Calipari

Apr. 18, 2024 23:04 PM EDT

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Kenny Payne was hired Thursday as associate head coach at Arkansas under John Calipari. Payne was fired last month after going 12-52 in two seasons as the head coach at Louisville, his alma mater. Before that, he spent 10 years as an...

UConn forward Alex Karaban declares for NBA draft while retaining college eligibility

Apr. 18, 2024 19:18 PM EDT

STORRS, Conn. (AP) — UConn forward Alex Karaban announced Thursday that he has declared for the NBA draft while retaining his college eligibility. Karaban made the announcement on social media, saying his experience at UConn “has exceeded my expectations.” The...

Kansas adds AJ Storr after he led Wisconsin in scoring this past season

Apr. 18, 2024 19:03 PM EDT

AJ Storr is transferring to Kansas after leading Wisconsin in scoring this past season. Storr said Thursday in a social media post that he was making this decision “with great excitement and humility.” Later Thursday, Kansas announced the additions of Storr and former South...