Basketball Wiretap

Lady Vols Coach Pat Summitt Dies At Age 64

Jun 28, 2016 10:25 AM

Hall of Fame coach Pat Summitt, a pioneer of women's college basketball who guided the Tennessee Volunteers to eight national titles in her 38 seasons at the university, died Tuesday morning.

She was 64.

Summitt led the Lady Vols to 1,098 victories -- the most in Division I college basketball history (men or women) ­­-- before stepping down in 2012, one year after announcing she had early onset dementia, Alzheimer's type.

ESPN

Tags: Tyler Summitt, Tennessee Volunteers, NCAA, National

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LeBron James Jr. Has Standing Scholarship Offers From Duke, Kentucky

Jun 20, 2016 4:55 PM

LeBron James Jr., who is just 11 years old, has standing scholarship offers from both Duke and Kentucky, according to a source.

Highlights of James Jr. have already surfaced.

Dave McMenamin, Brian Windhorst/ESPN

Tags: Duke Blue Devils, Kentucky Wildcats, NCAA

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60 College, 13 International Early Entry Candidates For 2016 NBA Draft

Jun 15, 2016 11:47 AM

There are 60 collegiate and 13 international early entry candidates for the 2016 NBA Draft.

Here is the list of international players who have withdrawn their names from consideration for the NBA Draft 2016.

PLAYER, TEAM (COUNTRY*)

Marko Arapovic, Cedevita (Croatia)
Ege Arar, Galatasaray (Turkey)
Edin Atic, Spars Sarajevo (Bosnia)
Romaric Belemene, Clinicas Rincon (Spain)
Metecan Birsen, Istanbul BSB (Turkey)
Axel Bouteille, Chalon (France)
Ilimane Diop, Laboral Kutxa (Spain)
Youssoupha Fall, Le Mans (France)
Diego Flaccadori, Trento (Italy)
Michael Fusek, Spirou (Belgium)
Marko Guduric, Crvena Zvezda (Serbia)
Egemen Guven, Karsiyaka (Turkey)
Ludvig Hakanson, Sevilla (Spain)
Ognjen Jaramaz, Mega Leks (Serbia)
Alpha Kaba, Mega Leks (Serbia)
Vincent Kesteloot, Aalstar (Belgium)
Emircan Kosut, Efes (Turkey)
Mathias Lessort, Chalon (France)
Luc Loubaki, Orleans (France)
Blaz Mesicek, Union Olimpija (Slovenia)
Aleksej Nikolic, Brose Baskets (Germany)
Adam Pechacek, Koszalin (Poland)
Petar Rakicevic, Metalac (Serbia)
Martynas Sajus, Zalgiris (Lithuania)
Jordan Sakho, Torrelodones (Spain)
Wesley Sena, Bauru (Brazil)
Kenan Sipahi, Karsiyaka (Turkey)
Nik Slavica, Cibona (Croatia)
Rolands Smits, Fuenlabrada (Spain)
Emir Sulejmanovic, Barcelona (Spain)
Berk Ugurlu, Fenerbahce (Turkey)
Alexander Vezenkov, Barcelona (Spain)
Santiago Yusta, Obradoiro (Spain)

Following is a list of players from colleges and post-graduate institutions who remain early entry candidates for the NBA Draft 2016 presented by State Farm:

PLAYER, SCHOOL

Rosco Allen, Stanford
Tony Anderson, Southeast Missouri State
Brandon Austin, Northwest Florida State
Wade Baldwin, IV Vanderbilt
Anthony “Cat” Barber, North Carolina State
Malik Beasley, Florida State
DeAndre Bembry, St. Joseph’s
Ben Bentil, Providence
Jaylen Brown, California
Lamous Brown, Utah State U-Eastern (CC)
Kareem Canty, Auburn
Robert Carter Jr., Maryland
Marquese Chriss, Washington
Deyonta Davis, Michigan State
Cheick Diallo, Kansas
Kris Dunn, Providence
Henry Ellenson, Marquette
Kay Felder, Oakland
Brannen Greene, Kansas
Daniel Hamilton, Connecticut
Cedric Happi Noube, Virginia Union
Jordan Hare, Rhode Island
Brandon Ingram, Duke
Demetrius Jackson, Notre Dame
Julian Jacobs, USC
Stefan Jankovic, Hawaii
Anthony January, Cal State-San Bernardino
Damian Jones, Vanderbilt
Derrick Jones Jr., UNLV
Nikola Jovanovic, USC
Skal Labissiere, Kentucky
Jermaine Lawrence, Manhattan
Thon Maker, Orangeville Prep/Athlete Institute
Emmanuel Malou, Yuba CC (CA)
Patrick McCaw, UNLV
Zak McLaughlin, Gadsden State CC (AL)
Dejounte Murray, Washington
Jamal Murray, Kentucky
Mamadou Ndiaye, UC-Irvine
Chris Obekpa, St. John’s
Goodluck Okonoboh, UNLV
Chinanu Onuaku, Louisville
Jakob Poeltl, Utah
Tim Quarterman, LSU
Jalen Reynolds, Xavier
Malachi Richardson, Syracuse
Domantas Sabonis, Gonzaga
Wayne Selden Jr., Kansas
Ingrid Sewa, Arizona Western College (CC)
Pascal Siakam, New Mexico State
Ben Simmons, LSU
Diamond Stone, Maryland
Isaiah Taylor, Texas
Tyler Ulis, Kentucky
Aaron Valdes, Hawaii
James Webb III, Boise State
Isaiah Whitehead, Seton Hall
Devin Williams, West Virginia
Troy Williams, Indiana
Stephen Zimmerman, UNLV

Following is a list of international players who remain early entry candidates for the NBA Draft 2016 presented by State Farm:

PLAYER, TEAM (COUNTRY*)

Gracin Bakumanya, Antibes (France)
Dragan Bender, Maccabi Tel Aviv (Israel)
Isaia Cordinier, Denain (France)
Petr Cornelie, Le Mans (France)
Juancho Hernangomez, Estudiantes (Spain)
Furkan Korkmaz, Efes (Turkey)
Timothe Luwawu, Mega Leks (Serbia)
Georgios Papagiannis, Panathinaikos (Greece)
Zhou Qi, Xinjiang (China)
Guerschon Yabusele, Rouen (France)
Rade Zagorac, Mega Leks (Serbia)
Ante Zizic, Cibona (Croatia)
Ivica Zubac, Mega Leks (Serbia)

*Country indicates where team plays, not country of player’s nationality

RealGM Staff Report

Tags: NCAA, NBA, NBA NBA Draft, International, NBA Draft General, NBA Draft Declarations, NBA Draft Withdrawals

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Terrance Ferguson Won't Play At Arizona, Will Go Overseas

Jun 6, 2016 4:38 PM

Terrance Ferguson is expected to play overseas rather than enrolling at Arizona as a freshman.

Ferguson is a top-20 player in the incoming class of 2016.

Ferguson is also expected to sign a shoe deal with Under Armour.

Ferguson's high school, Advanced Preparatory International in Dallas, is an offshoot of the former Prime Prep Academy that Emmanuel Mudiay attended.

Jerry Meyer/247Sports

Tags: Terrance Ferguson, Arizona Wildcats, NCAA, International

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Jarrett Allen Signs With Texas

Jun 3, 2016 12:01 PM

Jarrett Allen has signed his scholarship papers with Texas.

Allen, a standout at nearby Austin (Tex.) St. Stephen's Episcopal, was recruited by a host of high majors, but ultimately chose Texas over Houston and Kansas.

Allen is considered the third ranked center in the incoming class of 2016 and 15th overall.

 

Evan Daniels/Scout.com

Tags: Jarrett Allen, Texas Longhorns, NCAA, NCAA Recruiting, NCAA Commitment

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