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April 17, 2014 at 1:26 PM

Jordan Adams stays, Byron Wesley leaves

The revolving door in the Pac-12 continues to spin. At UCLA, the Bruins announced sophomore guard Jordan Adams will return next season while USC will lose junior guard Byron Wesley who is transferring. In a statement released by UCLA, Adams said: “I’ve had so much fun playing here at UCLA, and I’m really excited about the…

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April 16, 2014 at 10:52 AM

Kyle Anderson, Zach LaVine enter NBA draft

Kyle Anderson and Zach LaVine made it official, they’re leaving UCLA and entering the NBA draft. Considering Jordan Adams and Norman Powell weren’t included in Wednesday’s news, it appears as if they’re returning next season for the Bruins. In a statement released by the school, Anderson said: “I want to thank everyone at UCLA for…

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April 16, 2014 at 8:14 AM

Morning links: Lots of comings and goings in Pac-12

On the day the Pac-12 said hello to new California coach Cuonzo Martin, the conference also said goodbye to Arizona stars Aaron Gordon and Nick Johnson who are leaving for the NBA. Washington State also lost two players and an incoming freshman. And on top of that, Wednesday marks the start of the three-week spring signing…

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April 15, 2014 at 1:52 PM

Aaron Gordon, Nick Johnson enter NBA draft

During a joint press conference Tuesday afternoon, Aaron Gordon and Nick Johnson announced they’re leaving Arizona and entering the NBA draft. Gordon, a 6-9 freshman forward, is considered a lottery pick while Johnson, a 6-3 guard, is projected as a second-round pick. Coach Sean Miller said he ‘whole heartedly’ supports their decision. Miller also announced freshman…

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April 15, 2014 at 11:16 AM

California hires Cuonzo Martin

It was apparent from the start, California athletic director Sandy Barbour was looking to hit a home run while trying to replace legendary men’s basketball coach Mike Montgomery who retired almost two weeks ago. The safe pick would have been Golden Bears associate head coach Travis DeCuire, who was endorsed by Montgomery. But Barbour obviously wanted…

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April 15, 2014 at 5:43 AM

Morning links: Aaron Gordon nears NBA decision

It’s hardly a surprise, but Arizona freshman Aaron Gordon is expected to announce he’s leaving the Wildcats and turning pro. Citing an unnamed source, Marc J. Spears at Yahoo Sports wrote the 6-9, 210-pound forward will enter the 2014 NBA draft. Gordon is expected to hold a press conference today. Meanwhile, Arizona junior Nick Johnson,…

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April 14, 2014 at 6:42 AM

Morning links: UCLA could lose two more players to NBA

UCLA underclassmen Kyle Anderson and Zach LaVine have declared for the NBA draft, while Bruins sophomore guard Jordan Adams and junior guard Normal Powell are considering turning pro. Adams and Powell have applied for a draft analysis from the NBA Undergraduate Advisory Committee, which consists of general managers and player personnel executives. Per NCAA rules, college…

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April 11, 2014 at 9:01 AM

Morning links: Nigel Williams-Goss should stay at UW

Times columnist Jerry Brewer believes freshman guard Nigel Williams-Goss should forget about entering the NBA draft and return to Washington next season. He writes: “Nigel Williams-Goss is too smart to become the star of a one-and-done cautionary tale. Assuming an NBA team doesn’t guarantee him a first-round selection, he will suspend his NBA flirtation,…

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April 9, 2014 at 3:26 AM

Morning links: Arizona early preseason favorite

Of course it’s too early to forecast the 2014-15 college basketball season with any type of clarity considering the rosters for most teams are still undetermined due to NBA defections and transfers. Still that hasn’t stopped several news outlets from releasing not-so-creatively titled predictions dubbed way-too-early, crazy-early, and super-early preseason polls. Arizona is a popular…

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