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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 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 14, 2014 at 10:54 AM

Nigel Williams-Goss returning to Washington

Washington freshman Nigel Williams-Goss told the Huskies he’s returning for his sophomore season, according to a school spokesperson. The 6-3 guard considered turning pro and entering the 2014 NBA draft. “I’m very excited to be coming back,” Williams-Goss told “I believe in the development of our current team along with the new recruits we…


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April 9, 2014 at 4:12 PM

Nigel Williams-Goss considering NBA draft

Perhaps sooner than anyone expected, Nigel Williams-Goss is considering leaving Washington to enter the NBA draft. “We just believe that it’s best to explore his options,” said Williams-Goss’ father Virgil. “This wasn’t something we were looking at. It was brought to us. Once that happened, the ball started rolling.” Per NCAA rules, college basketball players who…


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March 31, 2014 at 3:31 PM

Washington State hires Ernie Kent

Washington State hired Ernie Kent as its next men’s basketball coach. In a statement released by the school, Kent said: “I’m looking forward to providing the kind of passion and leadership to help potential student-athletes understand how special WSU is. Getting back into coaching for me has meant finding the right program that matches up…


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March 31, 2014 at 1:36 PM

Mike Montgomery leaving California

California coach Mike Montgomery announced his retirement. The 67-year-old coach told the Golden Bears players and the school’s administration Monday. He’s scheduled to meet with the media at a 2:30 p.m. press conference that will be carried live by In a statement released by California, Montgomery said: “I have enjoyed 45 years coaching…


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March 28, 2014 at 2:46 PM

Report: Zach LaVine to declare for NBA draft

UCLA freshman Zach LaVine will forgo his remaining eligibility and enter the NBA draft, his father Paul told the Los Angeles Daily News. Despite pedestrian statistics, LaVine, 19, figures to make a smooth transition to the NBA. He has enough athleticism to win a dunk contest at any level. He’s a streaky shooter who is…


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March 26, 2014 at 12:16 PM

Stanford dominates Pac-12 all-academic honors

Score one for the smart kids. It’s a good week for the Stanford men’s basketball team, which makes its first foray to the NCAA tournament Sweet Sixteen since 2008. The Cardinal also had six players – including four starters – receive Pac-12 all-academic honors. Stanford accounted for a third of players who received academic recognition. Utah…


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March 18, 2014 at 12:17 PM

Ken Bone out at Washington State

As expected, Washington State fired Ken Bone on Tuesday. In a press release from the school, athletic director Bill Moos said: “Ken and I met earlier today. At that meeting I informed him I would be making a change in the direction of the program. I appreciate what Ken has done for Cougar Basketball, leading…


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March 16, 2014 at 5:48 PM

Washington left out of NIT

The Huskies knew their chances to earn a third straight berth in the National Invitation Tournament were slim. After the bracket was announced during the NIT Selection Show on ESPNU on Sunday, Washington was not included in the 32-team field. School officials have indicated they’re not interested in a bid from the College Basketball Invitational, which means…


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