Latest Southeastern Conference men's basketball News

Former Kentucky guard Terrence Clarke dies in LA car crash

Apr. 23, 2021 00:06 AM EDT

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky freshman guard Terrence Clarke died Thursday following a car accident in Los Angeles. He was 19. The university announced Clarke’s death in a release Thursday night, but did not include any more details. Coach John Calipari said he was...

Florida's Johnson awaits medical clearance, hopes to play

Apr. 21, 2021 18:58 PM EDT

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida's Keyontae Johnson is “patiently waiting” on medical clearance while hoping to play next season. Johnson, a junior forward who collapsed on the court in December and spent 10 days in hospitals, added Wednesday that he has decided not...

Auburn signs ex-College of Charleston guard Zep Jasper

Apr. 21, 2021 16:46 PM EDT

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Former College of Charleston guard Zep Jasper has transferred to Auburn. Auburn coach Bruce Pearl said Wednesday that Jasper has signed an athletics financial aid agreement. He will have two years of eligibility remaining. Jasper...

Dogs' Wheeler declares for NBA draft, enters transfer portal

Apr. 20, 2021 20:24 PM EDT

Point guard Sahvir Wheeler, who led Georgia in scoring as a sophomore, said Tuesday he is entering his name in the NCAA's transfer portal while also exploring his NBA options. Wheeler averaged 14.0 points to lead Georgia while also leading the Southeastern Conference with...

Kentucky 7-footer Olivier Sarr declares for NBA draft

Apr. 20, 2021 16:28 PM EDT

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky senior forward Olivier Sarr has declared for the NBA draft and will forego his remaining collegiate eligibility after one season with the Wildcats. The 7-foot Frenchman transferred last year from Wake Forest and averaged 10.8 points, 5.2...

Mississippi State adds ex-UNC forward Garrison Brooks

Apr. 19, 2021 20:34 PM EDT

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi State coach Ben Howland has signed former North Carolina forward Garrison Brooks as a graduate transfer after he had nearly 1,300 points and 800 rebounds in four seasons with the Tar Heels. The 6-foot-10 Brooks, son of longtime...

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...

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...

LSU leading scorer Cam Thomas declares for NBA draft

Apr. 15, 2021 17:22 PM EDT

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — LSU freshman Cameron Thomas, whose 23 points per game led the Tigers in scoring, announced Thursday that he is declaring for the NBA draft and intends to sign with an agent. The 6-foot-4 guard from Chesapeake, Virginia, led all Division 1...