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Juwan Howard Signs Five-Year Extension At Michigan

Nov 17, 2021 9:27 AM

University of Michigan head coach Juwan Howard has inked a five-year contract extension. That will keep Howard with the Wolverines through the 2025-26 season.

In two-plus seasons at his alma mater, Howard has gone 44-17. He guided the Michigan to the NCAA Tournament in 2021 with a 23-5 record.

Before taking over the Wolverines program, Howard had interviewed for head coach jobs with several NBA teams. He served as an assistant coach with the Miami Heat from 2013 to 2019. That followed a 19-year playing career in the NBA, that saw Howard play for eight different franchises.

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Paolo Banchero Charged With Aiding And Abetting DWI

Nov 16, 2021 2:53 PM

Paolo Banchero faces a DWI-related charges after Duke teammate Michael Savarino's arrest early Sunday morning.

Savarino is the grandson of Mike Krzyzewski. 

According to court records obtained by The (Raleigh) News & Observer, Savarino, 20, was arrested on DWI charges and Banchero, 19, was charged with aiding and abetting DWI.

Savarino had a blood alcohol content of 0.08.

"We are reviewing a legal matter involving two members of the men's basketball team," Krzyzewski said in a statement to the newspaper. "Any further actions as a result of this situation will ultimately be determined by the Vice President/Director of Athletics and University officials."

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Wooden Award Announces Preseason Top-50 Watch List

Nov 9, 2021 2:09 PM

The Wooden Award announced its preseason top 50 watch list, headlined by trios from Gonzaga, UCLA and Kansas.

Max Abrams, Oral Roberts

Ochai Agbaji, Kansas

Keve Aluma, Virginia Tech

Eric Ayala, Maryland

Armando Bacot, North Carolina

Patrick Baldwin Jr., UW-Milwaukee

Paolo Banchero, Duke

Emoni Bates, Memphis

Buddy Boeheim, Syracuse

Matt Bradley, San Diego State

Tyger Campbell, UCLA

Marcus Carr, Texas

Julian Champagnie, St. John's

Kennedy Chandler, Tennessee

Kofi Cockburn, Tennessee

Andre Curbelo, Illinois

Kendrick Davis, SMU

Hunter Dickinson, Michigan

Jalen Duren, Memphis

Tyson Etienne, Wichita State

Adam Flagler, Baylor

Dawson Garcia, North Carolina

Collin Gillespie, Villanova

Ron Harper Jr., Rutgers

Chet Holmgren, Gonzaga

Caleb Houston, Michigan

Jaden Ivey, Purdue

Trayce Jackson-Davis, Indiana

Jaime Jaquez Jr., UCLA

Johnny Juzang, UCLA

E.J. Liddell, Ohio State

Kyle Lofton, St. Bonaventure

Remy Martin, Kansas

Matthew Mayer, Baylor

David McCormack, Kansas

Isaiah Mobley, USC

Iverson Molinar, Mississippi State

Andrew Nembhard, Gonzaga

Scotty Pippen Jr., Vanderbilt

Jahvon Quinerly, Alabama

Will Richardson, Oregon

Marcus Sasser, Houston

Jaden Shackelford, Alabama

Terrence Shannon Jr., Texas Tech

Jabari Smith, Auburn

Drew Timme, Gonzaga

TyTy Washington Jr., Kentucky

Trevion Williams, Purdue

Mark Williams, Duke

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Fredrick King Commits To Louisville

Nov 9, 2021 11:18 AM

Fredrick King has committed to Louisville for the incoming class of 2022 where he will enroll as a 17-year-old.

King picked Louisville over a group of schools that included Creighton, Miami, Georgetown, Washington State.

King, who is from the Bahamas, was a complete unknown upon joining the NBA Academy in January, boasting zero division one scholarship offers prior to being seen at their event in Mexico for the first time. 

The NBA currently has six academies: two in China; one each in New Delhi, India, San Luis Potosi, Mexico and Thies, Senegal; and its Global Academy serving as the hub for elite prospects in Canberra, Australia.

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