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USC's Evan Mobley declares for NBA draft in unique way

Apr. 16, 2021 22:30 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Evan Mobley is leaving Southern California after one season to enter the NBA draft. The 7-footer revealed his long-expected decision in a unique way. He posted a 21-second NFT (nonfungible token) on Twitter on Friday that he autographed and is...

Family affair: Jimmy Boeheim to play for his dad at Syracuse

Apr. 16, 2021 18:08 PM EDT

Jimmy Boeheim is going home. Poised to graduate from Cornell in May and with one year of college eligibility left, Jim Boeheim's oldest son announced Friday on social media that he's transferring to Syracuse. He will play as a graduate student for his father and alongside...

Oklahoma coach Moser adds assistants, support staff

Apr. 16, 2021 15:58 PM EDT

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma men’s basketball coach Porter Moser has hired K.T. Turner as associate head coach and Emanuel Dildy as an assistant coach. They are among six members he has added to his coaching and support staffs. The school made the announcements in a...

Tennessee forward John Fulkerson returning for 6th season

Apr. 16, 2021 12:42 PM EDT

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Forward John Fulkerson announced Friday he is returning to Tennessee for his sixth season, using the extra year of eligibility granted by the NCAA because of the coronavirus pandemic. Fulkerson informed Tennessee of his decision and shared it on...

Alabama's Jaden Shackelford exploring NBA draft

Apr. 16, 2021 12:24 PM EDT

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama's leading scorer guard Jaden Shackelford is testing the NBA draft waters. Shackelford announced on social media Thursday night that he was entering the draft but wouldn't hire an agent, leaving the door open for a return to the...

Marquette basketball exodus: Theo John transferring to Duke

Apr. 16, 2021 12:08 PM EDT

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Forward Theo John says he’s transferring from Marquette to Duke, yet another player to leave the Golden Eagles. John said on Twitter on Friday that after conferring with his family he will spend his final year of eligibility...

Allen from LA is 1st addition for new Texas Tech coach

Apr. 15, 2021 21:42 PM EDT

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Texas Tech got its first addition for new coach Mark Adams on Thursday with transfer forward Kaelen “KJ” Allen signing to play for the Red Raiders following the potential departures of several key players. Allen will have three seasons of...

Brandon Huntley-Hatfield reclassifies, signs with Tennessee

Apr. 15, 2021 21:35 PM EDT

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Forward Brandon Huntley-Hatfield has reclassified from the class of 2022 and signed with Tennessee, helping boost the Volunteers' 2021 signing class to No. 2 in the nation. Tennessee signed 7-foot forward Jonas Aidoo earlier Thursday for the...

Creighton 3-point sharpshooter Ballock 5th starter to leave

Apr. 15, 2021 20:58 PM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Mitch Ballock, one of the top 3-point shooters in Creighton history, will not return to the Bluejays in 2021-22. The school confirmed Thursday night that Ballock had signed with an agent and will pursue pro opportunities. Ballock,...

Livers not returning for extra year with Michigan

Apr. 15, 2021 20:29 PM EDT

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Michigan senior Isaiah Livers is not returning for an extra year of eligibility. A team spokesman confirmed Livers' decision Thursday. At this point, guard Eli Brooks is the only Michigan player who has decided to take advantage of the extra year...