Lexington, KY (SportsNetwork.com) – Kentucky forward Alex Poythress has
decided to return for his junior season with the Wildcats.
Poythress averaged 5.9 points and 4.5 rebounds in 40 games this past season,
helping the Wildcats reach the NCAA Tournament championship game.
“Playing in the NBA has always been a dream of mine, but I want to make sure
that I’m NBA-ready before I make that jump,” said Poythress on Wednesday. “By
coming back, I’ll be so much closer to earning my degree in business continue
Waco, TX (SportsNetwork.com) – Baylor center Isaiah Austin became the latest
underclassman to enter the 2014 NBA Draft, with Bears head coach Scott Drew
announcing the 7-foot-1 center’s intentions on Tuesday.
The Big 12′s leader with 119 blocked shots in 2013-14, Austin had two years of
college eligibility remaining.
Austin averaged 12.1 points, 6.9 rebounds and 2.4 blocks over 73 games at
Baylor and finishes his career tied with current NBA player Quincy Acy for the
second-most rejections (177) in school history.
The highly touted Dallas-area recruit also continue
Lexington, KY (SportsNetwork.com) – Kentucky’s Julius Randle has decided to
skip out on his final three years of eligibility and enter the NBA Draft.
“Yeah, I did think about coming back,” Randle said at a Tuesday press
conference to formalize the decision. “It’s always been a dream of mine to
play in the NBA, but there’s no better time for me to achieve that than now.”
Randle completed his freshman campaign by averaging 15.0 points, 10.4 rebounds
and 1.4 assists for the national continue
The Tennessee Volunteers men’s basketball coaching carousel continues to go round and round. It seems like the team just can’t find stability, and a large part of that was said to be due to the fact that the fan base has “unrealistic expectations” according to some. After a great season from the Vols basketball team where they went from a play-in game in the NCAA Tournament to the Sweet 16, they lost their head coach, and are also losing a few of their top players.
The Vols were led by head coach Cuonzo Martin, who was in Tennessee for three seasons. Three seasons continue
Knoxville, TN (SportsNetwork.com) – Tennessee filled its head coaching vacancy
with Tuesday’s hiring of Southern Miss bench boss Donnie Tyndall.
Tyndall went 56-17 with a pair of NIT appearances in two seasons at Southern
Miss. The Golden Eagles earned a share of the regular-season Conference USA
championship and won a school-record 29 games this past season.
The 43-year-old Tyndall also experienced success during a six-year coaching
stint at Morehead State (2006-12), guiding the program to the NCAA Tournament
twice while compiling a 114-85 record.
Tyndall replaces Cuonzo Martin, who continue