Wayne State To Build New Basketball Arena, Pistons G-League partnership

DETROIT, Michigan — Wayne State University’s Board of Governors unveiled its plans for the construction of a $25 million arena for Wayne State’s men’s and women’s basketball teams on the west side of its athletic complex. The approved plan includes construction of a 70,000 square-foot arena near the intersection of Warren and Trumbull avenues with…

Tar Heels land No. 2 prospect Cole Anthony

CHAPEL HILL, North Carolina — Roy Williams and his North Carolina Tarheels received a commitment from Cole Anthony, the No. 2-ranked prospect in the 2019 class on Tuesday morning. Cole Anthony, is the son of former NBA guard Greg Anthony, who played at UNLV. “We ended up going with North Carolina,” Anthony said on ESPN’s…

Zion Williamson declares for NBA Draft, Projected No. 1

DURHAM, North Carolina — Duke freshman Zion Williamson, the consensus player of the year, officially delcared for the 2019 NBA Draft on Monday. The 6-foot-7, 285-pound Williamson averaged 22.6 points and 8.9 rebounds per game while ranking second nationally by shooting 68 percent. He won the Wooden Award and the Naismith Award and was named…

Williamson, Ionescu win John R. Wooden Awards

LOS ANGELES, California — Zion Williamson of Duke became just the third freshman to win the John R. Wooden Award as the nation’s men’s player of the year at the fifth annual College Basketball Awards at The Novo in downtown Los Angeles. “It’s very humbling to receive this award, but I know I wouldn’t be…

Cam Reddish declares for NBA Draft

DURHAM, North Carolina — Duke’s Cam Reddish announced that he will be joining teammate RJ Barrett in entering the 2019 NBA Draft. Reddish announced his decision on his verified Instagram page Thursday. Visa det här inlägget på Instagram This season was epic, and I am so thankful to have had Duke as a part of…

Duke freshman RJ Barrett declares for NBA draft

TORONTO, Canada — Duke Blue Devils freshman guard RJ Barrett, announced Wednesday on social media his decision to enter the 2019 NBA Draft. “It was amazing to play for Coach K, play for the brotherhood,” Barrett said in a video posted to Twitter and Instagram. “It was a dream of mine to play at Duke…

Virgina Cavaliers capture NCAA Championship, 85-77 in OT over Texas Tech

MINNEAPOLIS,Minnesota — Virgina capped off a miraculous season, with an overtime thriller led by De’Andre Hunter (27 points, 9 rebounds) to earn its first ever National Championship following a 85-77 win over Texas Tech on Monday night. “I told them, I just want a chance at a title fight one day,” Virginia coach Tony Bennett…

Texas Tech, Virgina to meet in NCAA title game

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota — Texas Tech and Virginia advanced to play in Monday night’s National Championship game. Matt Mooney matched his season-high with 22 points, to lead the Red Raiders (31-6) to a 61-51 victory over the Michigan State Spartans in the Final Four. Official. To the ‘ship.#4To1 | #FinalFour 🔴#WreckEm⚫️ pic.twitter.com/qjCaAn8Ksa — Texas Tech Basketball…

Jerry Stackhouse Named Head Coach at Vanderbilt

NASHVILLE, Tennessee — Vice Chancellor for Athletics and University Affairs and Athletics Director Malcolm Turner announced Jerry Stackhouse as Vanderbilt University’s men’s basketball head coach. “I am extremely excited to join the Vanderbilt family and build on the incredible accomplishments of its athletics program and men’s basketball program,” said Stackhouse, who is currently serving as…