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Coastal Carolina Transfer Rudi Williams Commits to BYU Basketball

On Saturday, Coastal Carolina transfer and former Kansas State point guard Rudi Williams committed to BYU. After entering the transfer portal in April, Williams heard from various schools and some of the biggest names in the sport. He narrowed his focus to eight finalists: BYU, San Diego State, UConn, Cal, Butler, Xavier, Wichita State, and …

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State Department Details Visit With Brittney Griner in Russian Detention

A consular officer with the US State Department visited Brittney Griner in Russian detention this week to assess how the WNBA star is doing after her “unlawful” arrest at a Moscow airport. Ned Price, a spokesperson for the State Department, said it was the second visit in a week, and Griner was found to be …

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Auburn basketball player preview series: PG Zep Jasper

Still one of the most, if not the most, important position in basketball is the point guard. Auburn’s starting point guard from their historic 2021-2022 season, Zep Jasper, plans to use his covid year of eligibility and return to the tigers for his “super senior” season. The 6-foot-1 point guard from Augusta Georgia, was originally …

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Former Hoosier Guard Ali Patberg Joins Indiana Women’s Basketball Staff

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — Former Hoosier beloved guard Ali Patberg has joined the Indiana women’s basketball program as a team and recruitment coordinator, the league announced Friday. “We are excited to have Ali join our staff in this capacity after such a successful collegiate career,” Indiana head coach Teri Moren said. “She has always expressed her …

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Ole Miss Basketball Recruiting Tracker: Rebels Target Emerging Florida Prospect Burks

College basketball is nearing that special time of year so it’s never too early to look ahead to the next wave of top prep hopers entering the game. From the Ole Miss perspective, an unbalanced 2021-22 season will stress the recruiting needs for Kermit Davis and company during the home stretch of the recruiting process, …

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Tom Izzo, Michigan State Spartans have had a disastrous offseason thus far

Not much has gone right for Michigan State’s men’s basketball program since the 2021-22 season ended with a loss to Duke in the second round of the NCAA Tournament two months ago. The Spartans had a pair of expected departures in senior Gabe Brown and Marcus Bingham Jr., though both guys had the option of …

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Mike Woodson Reflects on First Season, Explains Outlook on Transfer Portal, NIL

When Mike Woodson first met with his players in the spring of 2021, he asked them who was on board for the following season. No one raised their hand. So the 25-year NBA coaching veteran went straight to the top, to Trayce Jackson-Davis, his All-American big man and the leader of the Hoosiers. After a …

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Sydney Curry, El Ellis Optimistic Regarding Louisville Men’s Basketball’s Core for 2022-23

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Like many college basketball programs in the age of the one-time transfer rule, Louisville is going to look radically different than it did this past year. Following the end of a tumultuous 2021-22 campaign, once which saw them go 13-19 and mutually part ways with head coach Chris Mack midway through the …

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