Apr 25, 2014 10:58 AM EDT
Mitch McGary has declared for the 2014 NBA Draft after testing positive for marijuana.
McGary would face a year-long suspension during what would be his junior season at Michigan.
McGary told Yahoo! That he smoked marijuana one night in mid-March.
McGary played in only eight games in 13-14 before a back injury ended his season.
According to multiple NBA scouts, McGary is a likely second-rounder -- depending on how his medical testing goes with NBA teams.
Apr 24, 2014 8:02 PM EDT
Khem Birch will leave UNLV for the 2014 NBA Draft.
Birch is a 6'9, 220 power forward out of Montreal, who spent part of his freshman season at Pitt before transfering.
Birch was a McDonald's All-American in 2011.
Apr 24, 2014 4:29 PM EDT
Spencer Dinwiddie will declare his eligibility for the NBA Draft, foregoing his final season of eligibility at the University of Colorado
Dinwiddie missed the 2013-14 season’s last 18 games with an ACL injury that required reconstructive surgery.
The 6-foot-6, 200-pound Dinwiddie averaged 13.0 points, 3.4 rebounds, 2.6 assists and 1.1 steals during his college career
Apr 24, 2014 3:49 PM EDT
Marshall University has hired Dan D'Antoni as its next head coach.
The school will hold an introductory press conference at 2 p.m. Friday.
D’Antoni, the older brother of Los Angeles Lakers coach Mike D’Antoni, has served as an NBA assistant coach for the past nine seasons.
D'Antoni graduated from Marshall in 1970.
Apr 24, 2014 12:58 PM EDT
Karl Towns Jr. had several good performances in the high school All-Star game circuit, showing his potential as a jump shooting big.
“There’s no other big man here that I’ve seen who is quite like him. With that size, to already be able to shoot it to the NBA arc, he’s going to be a major asset for somebody.”
Towns is a Kentucky recruit.
Apr 24, 2014 12:49 PM EDT
Jahlil Okafor is the top ranked incoming freshman and just completed the circuit of the McDonald's All-American Game, Nike Hoop Summit and Jordan Brand Classic.
Okafor is one of the most polished post players to come out of high school in many years.
“He’s not explosive around the basket and so plays that need to be dunks at our level end up being blockable layups,” said one NBA scout.
“Bigs rise, and he can play immediately so he’ll go top-5 [next year],” said a GM.
Apr 23, 2014 4:07 PM EDT
Dakari Johnson will return to Kentucky for his sophomore season.
Johnson averaged 5.2 points, 4.0 rebounds and 0.6 blocks in 14.1 minutes per game as a freshman out of Montverde Academy.
Apr 23, 2014 4:00 PM EDT
Jerian Grant will return to Notre Dame for his final season of eligibility.
Grant averaged 19 points in 12 games last season before withdrawing from school for an "academic matter" in late-December.
"Jerian is not in the NBA draft," Irish coach Mike Brey told ESPN.com. "He's returning to Notre Dame in June for summer school and we look forward to having him next season."
Grant redshirted as a freshman.
Apr 23, 2014 12:23 PM EDT
Mike D'Antoni is not expected to take the vacant coaching job with Marshall, sources told CBSSports.com.
One source was under the impression that D'Antoni would take the job if he was fired by the Los Angeles Lakers.
CBSSports.com reported in March that there was mutual interest between the two sides.
The Lakers are waiting to make a final decision on whether to keep D'Antoni for the 14-15 season, the final season of his contract.
Apr 23, 2014 11:54 AM EDT
Alex Poythress will return to Kentucky for his junior season.
Poythress averaged 11.2 points and 6.0 rebounds in 25.8 minutes per game as a freshman and 5.9 points and 4.5 rebounds in 18.4 minutes as a sophomore.
Isaiah Austin is a 7-foot center currently projected to go early in the second round by Draft Express.
As a freshman, Julius Randle averaged 14.8 points and 10.4 rebounds in 40 games.
K.J. McDaniels averaged 17.1 points, 7.1 rebounds, 1.6 assists and 2.7 blocks in 33.7 minutes per game last season.
Elfrid Payton is leaving Louisiana-Lafayette for the 2014 NBA Draft after his junior season.
Andrew and Aaron Harrison are continuing to weigh their options about returning to Kentucky for their sophomore season or leaving for the NBA.
Tennessee is focusing its coaching search on Michael White of Louisiana Tech.
Savon Goodman averaged 3.6 points and 2.4 rebounds per game as a freshman at UNLV in 12-13.
Marcus Lee was named to the Midwest Regional All-Tournament team in his freshman season.
James Young averaged 14.3 points, 4.3 rebounds and 1.7 assists per game in his lone season with the Wildcats.
Rodney Hood played one season at Mississippi State before transferring to Duke.
Jordan Adams contemplated declaring for the NBA Draft after averaging 17.4 points per game.
Jabari Parker will declare for the 2014 NBA Draft.
Branden Dawson averaged 11.2 points and a team-best 8.3 rebounds for MSU in 2013-14.
Isaiah Austin is currently projected as the 38th overall pick by DraftExpress.
Glenn Robinson III averaged 13.1 points and 4.4 rebounds as a sophomore.
Cuonzo Martin has spent the past three seasons at Tennessee.
Willie Cauley-Stein averaged 6.8 points, 5.8 rebounds and 2.9 blocks in 23.8 minutes per game.
Gary Harris averaged 16.7 points on 42.9 percent shooting to go with 4.0 rebounds and 2.7 assists per game.
Apr 14, 2014
Montrezl Harrell was projected to be a first round pick.
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Rondae Hollis-Jefferson and Kaleb Tarczewski will likely remain at Arizona for 14-15.
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