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Terrell Stoglin Declares For Draft

Terrell Stoglin has declared for the NBA draft, according to a source with knowledge of the situation.

Stoglin led the ACC in scoring this past season, averaging 21.6 points on 41.3 percent shooting for the Terps.

Via Baltimore Sun

Troy Williams Narrows List To Kentucky, North Carolina

Troy Williams, a top-20 recruit, has cut his list of possible college destinations to Kentucky and North Carolina.

“They’re both good schools,” Williams said. “They’re like the top two programs out there right now, so it’s going to be a hard decision. But it will come down to which coach I like the best.”

Williams is the nephew of amateur-circuit basketball legend Boo Williams, who has ties to both finalists.

“Kentucky plays a fast pace and coach (Calipari) is a good friend of my uncle’s,” Williams said.

Williams said he gets along with North Carolina coach Roy Williams “and some of the players came from my uncle’s team. They get up and down, too, and have a lot of dunks.”

Via Louisville Courier Journal

Michael Gbinije Drawing Interest From Six Schools

Michael Gbinije has received interest from VCU, Marquette, Vanderbilt, Tennessee, Villanova and Rutgers.

Gbinije opted to transfer after averaging 1.7 points and 0.8 rebounds during his freshman season at Duke.

The 6-foot-6 swinman was a top-30 prospect in the class of 2011.

Via ZagsBlog.com

Amile Jefferson Hopes To Choose School Next Week

Amile Jefferson hopes to make his final decision by next week.

“It’s been tough,” Jefferson said. “We’re trying to set a date now. Hopefully by next week, I can finally make a decision…I need that comfort level, when I just know.”

Jefferson is considering Kentucky, Duke, Ohio State, North Carolina State and Villanova.

Via DukeBasketballReport.com

Randolph Childress Joins Wake Forest As Director Of Player Development

Randolph Childress is Wake Forest’s new director of player development, the university announced Wednesday.

Childress played for Wake Forest from 1990-95.

Childress’ 2,208 career points ranks second in Wake Forest history.

Via Burlington Times News

Duke Offers Scholarship To Austin Nichols

Duke has extended an offer to Austin Nichols, a 6-foot-8, 215-pound forward out of Memphis Briarcrest Christian School.

"It was a dream come true," Nichols said of the offer from Blue Devils coach Mike Krzyzewski. "Yet, I am totally neutral. I've had an extremely fun time with all this recruiting, and the first thing I got in my head when he said 'scholarship' was that it was a dream."

Nichols is considering offers from Memphis, Tennessee, Florida, Virginia, Vanderbilt, and Texas, among others.

Via Memphis Commercial Appeal

Duke Extends Offers To Allerik Freeman

Allerik Freeman, a 6-foot-3, 195-pound guard, received a scholarship offer on Monday from Duke.

Freeman has expanded his list of possible college destinations to include the Kansas, Villanova, UCLA and Ohio State.

Via ESPN.com

Sources: Tony Chennault Nearing Transfer To Villanova

Tony Chennault is close to transferring to Villanova, according to sources close to the situation.

Chennault recently opted to leave Wake Forest to be closer to home because his mother has been experiencing health problems.

The 6-foot-2 guard will have two years of eligibility remaining.

Via Philadelphia Daily News

Duke's Andre Dawkins May Redshirt Next Season

Duke guard Andre Dawkins, who has one year of eligibility remaining, could be a redshirt candidate for next season, the school announced Thursday.

Dawkins closed the season mired in a difficult shooting slump, hitting only 3 of his final 23 shots.

A 6-foot-4 guard, Dawkins averaged 8.4 points and 2.1 rebounds.

Via Durham Herald Sun

Jabari Parker Plans To Narrow List To Five

Jabari Parker wants to narrow his extensive list to a final five later this spring. Parker is considering offers from Kentucky, Duke, Kansas, North Carolina and Illinois, among others.

The 6-foot-8 forward led Chicago Simeon High to 33-1 record and a third straight state championship this past season.

He has one more state title than Simeon alum Derrick Rose, with one season to go.

"He's good, a polished player to be so young," says Rose, who gets to keep an eye on Parker while he leads his hometown Chicago Bulls. "Has the will to win, and that's all you need."

Via Champaign-Urbana News Gazette

Atlantic Coast Conference Archives

Tyus Jones Eyeing Tubby Smith's Situation At Minnesota

Tyus Jones is the top rated point guard in the class of 2014.

C.J. Leslie Returning To N.C. State For Junior Season

C.J. Leslie led the Wolfpack with 14.7 points per game as a sophomore, garnering second-team All-ACC honors.

Allerik Freeman Expands List To Include Duke, UCLA, Ohio State

Allerik Freeman has expanded his list to five.

Troy Williams Narrows List To Kentucky, North Carolina

Troy Williams is a top-10 prospect in the class of 2013.

Krzyzewski Wants College Basketball To Build Relationship With NBA

Mike Krzyzewski shared his thoughts on the state of college basketball.

John Henson Signs With DC Area Agent

John Henson is projected as a first round pick.

Scouts Question Rivers' Size, Maturity

Scouts question Austin Rivers’ size and whether he’s mature enough to acclimate himself to life in the NBA.

Duke Signee Rasheed Sulaimon Will See Time At Both Guard Spots

Rasheed Sulaimon is confortable swinging between both guard positions.

Tony Parker Trims List To Five, Plans To Announce Next Week

Tony Parker has cut his list of possible college destinations.

Oriakhi Trims List To Four

Alex Oriakhi has narrowed his list of transfer schools to four.

Plumlee Believes Another Year At Duke Can Shore Up Weaknesses

Mason Plumlee needs to become a better low-post scorer and free throw shooter.

Muhammad Cites Comfort Level With Coach As Biggest Factor In Decision

Shabazz Muhammad said his college decision will come down to his comfort level with the coach.

Mason Plumlee Spurns NBA, To Return To Duke

Mason Plumlee will return to Duke instead of entering the draft.

Tony Parker Unlikely To Sign On April 11

Tony Parker is a top-30 recruit in the class of 2012.

C.J. Leslie Near Decision On Draft

C.J. Leslie is still in the process of receiving feedback from the NBA advisory committee.

Mason Plumlee 'Agonizing' Over NBA Decision

Mason Plumlee is projected as a first round pick in the June draft.

Ohio State Reportedly Out Of Running For Tony Parker

Tony Parker is expected to announce his collegiate decision on April 11.

McAdoo Eager To Assume Leadership Role With Tar Heels

James Michael McAdoo hopes to continue the momentum generated by his play in the NCAA tournament.

McAdoo Will Return For Sophomore Season At North Carolina

James Michael McAdoo averaged 10.6 points over the final seven games of the season.

UNC Signee Marcus Paige Sidelined By Stress Fracture In Left Foot

Marcus Paige has been diagnosed with a stress fracture of his left foot.
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