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Florida guard Andrew Nembhard (2) powers past Kentucky guard Tyrese Maxey (3) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, March 7, 2020, in Gainesville, Fla. (AP Photo/Alan Youngblood)

Florida G Nembhard withdraws from NBA draft, transfers

May. 30, 2020 2:31 PM EDT

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida point guard Andrew Nembhard is removing his name from the NBA draft and returning to school — just not in Gainesville. A team spokesman said Saturday that Nembhard plans to transfer and will have two years of college eligibility remaining. Stadium first reported...

FILE - In this Jan. 28, 2020, file photo, Georgetown guard Mac McClung (2) shoots as he is defended by Butler forward Bryce Nze (10) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, in Washington. Former Georgetown guard McClung has signed with Texas Tech after Davide Moretti's departure from the Red Raiders to play professionally at home in Italy. Coach Chris Beard said Thursday, May 28, 2020, that McClung had officially signed with the Red Raiders. (AP Photo/Nick Wass, File)

Hoya to B12: Ex-Georgetown G McClung signs with Texas Tech

May. 28, 2020 6:59 PM EDT

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Former Georgetown guard Mac McClung will play at Texas Tech after Davide Moretti's departure from the Red Raiders to play professionally at home in Italy. Coach Chris Beard said Thursday that McClung had officially signed with the Red Raiders. The junior, who had put his name in the...

FILE - In this Sunday, Nov. 18, 2018 file photo, Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Artie Burns reacts on the sideline after a play during the first half of an NFL football game against the Jacksonville Jaguars in Jacksonville, Fla. The Chicago Bears and cornerback Artie Burns agreed to a one-year contract, agent Drew Rosenhaus said on Saturday, March 21, 2020.(AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack, File)

The Latest: Outlaws run in front of limited fans in Missouri

May. 23, 2020 12:23 AM EDT

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ The World of Outlaws raced in front of live fans -- through attendance was greatly capped because of the coronavirus pandemic -- for the first time in months at a Sprint Car event in Peavley, Missouri. The Outlaws returned last...

FILE - In this Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2020, file photo, Marquette's Brendan Bailey, left, drives against Xavier's Paul Scruggs (1) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game  in Cincinnati. Bailey is bypassing his final two seasons of eligibility to pursue a pro career. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)

F Brendan Bailey leaving Marquette to pursue pro career

May. 22, 2020 8:30 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Marquette forward Brendan Bailey is bypassing his final two seasons of eligibility to pursue a pro career. Bailey had entered his name into consideration for the NBA draft in April but still had the option of returning to school. Bailey and Marquette coach Steve Wojciechowski announced...

FILE - In this Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020, file photo, Georgetown head coach Patrick Ewing yells to his team during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Villanova, in Philadelphia. In a statement issued by Georgetown on Friday, May 22, 2020, Ewing has tested positive for COVID-19. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File)

Ex-Hoya, ex-Knick, current Georgetown coach Ewing has COVID

May. 22, 2020 7:53 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Georgetown basketball coach Patrick Ewing tested positive for COVID-19 and is being treated at a hospital. “This virus is serious and should not be taken lightly,” the Hall of Famer as a player for the Hoyas in college and the New York Knicks in the NBA said in a statement...

FILE - In this Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020, file photo, Georgetown guard Mac McClung (2) shoots as he is defended by Butler forward Bryce Nze (10) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, in Washington. McClung announced Wednesday, May 13, 2020, that he plans to enter the NCAA transfer portal so he can switch schools after taking his name out of consideration for the NBA draft. (AP Photo/Nick Wass, File)

Georgetown guard Mac McClung transferring to another school

May. 13, 2020 5:37 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Georgetown guard Mac McClung plans to enter the NCAA transfer portal so he can switch schools after taking his name out of consideration for the NBA draft. “Mac was an integral piece of our program, and when he let me know his decision, I was disappointed, but he needs to do...

Purdue's top defender to enter basketball transfer portal

May. 12, 2020 8:54 PM EDT

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — First, Nojel Eastern entered his name in the NBA draft. Now the rising senior has put his name into the NCAA's transfer portal. Either way, it sounds as if the Purdue guard could become the second veteran in a month to leave the Boilermakers program after coach Matt Painter...

Maryland basketball team adds Alabama transfer Galin Smith

May. 12, 2020 1:21 PM EDT

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — The Maryland men's basketball team has signed forward Galin Smith, who appeared in 94 games over the past three seasons at Alabama. The 6-foot-9 Smith has one year of eligibility remaining, effective immediately. Smith had 20 starts with the Crimson Tide and shot 56 percent from...

FILE - In this Feb. 13, 2020, file photo, Arizona State coach Bobby Hurley reacts during the first half of the team's NCAA college basketball game against Stanford in Stanford, Calif. Arizona State faced what could have been a difficult 2020-21 basketball season with three key players potentially leaving the program. Things have changed quickly now that Bobby Hurley has pulled in what may be the best recruiting class in school history. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)

Addition of Christopher puts Arizona State in good shape

May. 7, 2020 3:13 PM EDT

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona State clawed its way through last season, putting itself in position for a third straight NCAA Tournament before the coronavirus pandemic canceled everything. Once the offseason hit, the losses started mounting. Two key players were gone to graduation. Three more declared early...

Ex-Wake Forest center Olivier Sarr transferring to Kentucky

May. 6, 2020 6:09 PM EDT

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Former Wake Forest center Olivier Sarr said Wednesday he is transferring to Kentucky, giving the Wildcats an experienced 7-footer after the team's entire starting lineup declared for the NBA draft. “He gives us a veteran, established player who has not only played on a big...