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Freshman Kahlil Whitney leaves Kentucky as role diminishes

[ad_1] Kentucky freshman Kahlil Whitney, who was a five-star prospect, announced Friday that he was leaving the program."At this time, after several conversations with my family and coaching staff, I regret to announce that I will be leaving the University of Kentucky," Whitney wrote in a statement on Twitter."Like so many others, playing at UK had always been a dream of mine. I truly believed Coach [John] Calipari and his
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College basketball picks — Sizing up the Big 12/SEC Challenge

[ad_1] Saturday's Big 12/SEC Challenge is college basketball's marquee event this weekend, with six ranked teams, including top-five outfits Baylor and Kansas, taking part in the festivities. With that in mind, ESPN.com's college basketball experts evaluated the Jayhawks' challenge in moving past the chaos of the past week, identified the top players and coaches in the event, and also attempted to sort pretenders from contenders in this season's vast group
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IIlinois’ Alan Griffin suspended 2 games for stepping on opponent

[ad_1] Illinois guard Alan Griffin was suspended for two games and reprimanded for stepping on the chest of Purdue guard Sasha Stefanovic during Tuesday's game, the Big Ten announced."After a thoughtful and thorough review of this incident, we are all extremely fortunate this did not create a hostile and unsafe environment for the players, coaches, game officials and fans," Big Ten Commissioner Kevin Warren said Thursday in a statement. "It
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Four North Carolina signees dot McDonald’s All American Game rosters

[ad_1] All of the top 10 prospects in the ESPN 100 and 18 of the top 20 have been named to the 43rd-annual McDonald's All American Game, led by Cade Cunningham, the early projected No. 1 pick in the 2021 NBA draft, will be.The rosters were unveiled Thursday on ESPN's The Jump.North Carolina leads the way with four signees, while Duke has three and Kentucky has two. The Wildcats have
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How college basketball moves on from the Kansas-Kansas State brawl

[ad_1] When you want an opinion or judgment that is absolutely meaningless, consider our opinions on an official's call in a basketball game. We can moan and complain all we want, and we can use video replay to make our case that an official's call was correct or incorrect. Yet it doesn't matter. The official's call always stands and cannot be changed, no matter how right and righteous we outsiders
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BPI vs. Bracketology — Which college basketball teams, leagues should we buy and sell?

[ad_1] Joe Lunardi tells us how it is in men's college basketball; the BPI Bracket Predictor tells us how it will be. We are about 50 days away from Selection Sunday, and a lot can change between now and then.Let us take a dive into Lunardi's latest bracket and look at which teams and conferences will trend up or down between now and March 15.Will trend upOne advantage of simulating
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Kansas’ Silvio De Sousa gets 12-game ban as Big 12 suspends four after brawl vs. Kansas State

[ad_1] Kansas forward Silvio De Sousa will miss 12 games as he was among four players suspended by the Big 12 on Wednesday for their roles in a brawl between the Jayhawks and Kansas State on Tuesday night.In addition to De Sousa's suspension, which was the stiffest of the four, the Jayhawks' David McCormack received a two-game ban. For Kansas State, James Love will miss eight games, while Antonio Gordon
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Jayhawks’ Silvio De Sousa suspended indefinitely for role in Kansas State brawl

[ad_1] Kansas forward Silvio De Sousa has been suspended indefinitely for his role in the Jayhawks' brawl with Kansas State on Tuesday night.Kansas announced the suspension Wednesday in a statement from coach Bill Self.The school did not reveal a specific length of De Sousa's suspension or additional punishment for any other player, citing its joint review with the Big 12."I have suspended Silvio De Sousa indefinitely pending the final outcome
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Jayhawks’ Silvio De Sousa suspended indefinitely for role in Kansas State brawl

[ad_1] Kansas forward Silvio De Sousa has been suspended indefinitely for his role in the Jayhawks' brawl with Kansas State on Tuesday night.Kansas announced the suspension Wednesday in a statement from coach Bill Self.The school did not reveal a specific length of De Sousa's suspension or additional punishment for any other player, citing its joint review with the Big 12."I have suspended Silvio De Sousa indefinitely pending the final outcome
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How North Carolina’s 2019-20 season unraveled

[ad_1] The crazy thing about it is, our team, and we've had some very gifted teams, this is not a very gifted team. It's just not.Things haven't gotten any better for North Carolina since coach Roy Williams made those notorious comments earlier this month. The Tar Heels' 66-52 loss at Pittsburgh on Saturday dropped them to 8-9 overall and 1-5 in the ACC, tied for last place in the league.