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Walter McCarty Placed On Administrative Leave At Evansville

Dec 28, 2019 1:11 PM

Walter McCarty has been placed on administrative leave at Evansville pending a Title IX investigation, the school announced on Friday.

"The University has received reports of unwelcome conduct by Coach McCarty since his arrival in March 2018. We have counseled him about his behavior. In the last two weeks, the University received a troubling report about Coach McCarty's interactions with a member of the campus community. We have placed Coach McCarty on leave while that incident is being investigated," said school president Christopher M. Pietruszkiewicz said in a campus memo.

McCarty was hired at Evansville in 2018. The team beat then No. 1-ranked Kentucky earlier this season.

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Tags: NCAA, NCAA Suspension

James Wiseman Signs With Excel Sports

Dec 27, 2019 9:57 PM

James Wiseman has signed with Excel Sports for his professional representation.

Wiseman's agreement officially ends his college career after three games with Memphis.

Wiseman is expected to be a top-5 pick in the 2020 draft.

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Tags: James Wiseman, Memphis Tigers, NCAA, NBA, NBA NBA Draft, NBA Draft General

Hunter Dickinson Announces Commitment To Michigan

Dec 21, 2019 1:19 PM

Hunter Dickinson officially committed to Michigan on Friday, picking the school over Notre Dame, Florida State, and Duke.

Dickinson is ranked as the No. 35 player in ESPN's top 100, and is the No. 6 center in the country.

Dickinson is the 3rd top-100 prospect in Michigan's 2020 class. 

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Tags: Hunter Dickinson, Michigan Wolverines, NCAA, NCAA Commitment

James Wiseman Leaves Memphis To Begin 2020 NBA Draft Preparation

Dec 19, 2019 2:59 PM

James Wiseman has left Memphis and will sign with an agent to begin preparing for the 2020 NBA Draft.

Wiseman began informing Memphis coaches in recent days about his decision to leave school.

Wiseman received a 12-game suspension from the NCAA and was scheduled to be eligible again in January.

Wiseman is expected to be a top-five pick in the draft.

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Tags: James Wiseman, Memphis Tigers, NCAA, NBA, NBA NBA Draft, NBA Draft General, NBA Draft Declarations

Cole Anthony Out 4-6 Weeks With Surgery On Torn Meniscus

Dec 17, 2019 9:15 PM

Cole Anthony will miss four to six weeks after undergoing an arthroscopic knee procedure to repair a partially torn meniscus.

Anthony's injured is believed to have occurred over time and not on a specific play.

Anthony is expected to be a lottery pick in the 2020 NBA Draft.

“Obviously not having a player of Cole’s caliber will be a tremendous challenge to our young team, but we have to play,” Roy Williams said in a statement. No one player is going to replace the production Cole Anthony gives us, so it’s up to everyone who puts on a North Carolina jersey to raise his game, and help our team play better.”

Anthony expects to return before the end of North Carolina's season.

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Tags: Cole Anthony, North Carolina Tar Heels, NCAA, NCAA Injury, NBA, NBA NBA Draft, NBA Draft General

Cole Anthony Out Indefinitely With Knee Injury

Dec 16, 2019 12:45 AM

Cole Anthony will be out indefinitely after suffering a right knee injury.

Treatment plans are currently being evaluated for Anthony. 

Anthony is averaging 19.1 points on the season.


Tags: Cole Anthony, North Carolina Tar Heels, NCAA, NCAA Injury

Bill Self Could Possibly Succeed Gregg Popovich As Head Coach Of Spurs

Dec 9, 2019 5:40 PM

Gregg Popovich has given no indication to the San Antonio Spurs that he won't remain as head coach next season.

There has been speculation that Popovich could retire shortly after the 2020 Olympics with the United States.

League sources tell Sam Amick and John Hollinger of The Athletic that Bill Self is a potential replacement as head coach of the Spurs. Self is a close friend of R.C. Buford and have been so since their college days at Oklahoma States. Self and Buford worked together as assistants under Larry Brown at Kansas in the mid-1980s.

Kansas is under investigation for potential NCAA violations.

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Tags: San Antonio Spurs, Kansas Jayhawks, NCAA, NBA, NBA Misc Rumor