Jack Britton, the NCAA's Assistant Director of Amateurism, Complex Case Review, interviewed and emailed a former Memphis AAU coach this week, which proves the NCAA is still actively looking into allegations of possible misconduct by Skal Labissiere's guardian.
UNC returns its top four scorers -- and every rotation player except J.P. Tokoto -- from a team that finished 26-12 and won five of its last seven games. Kentucky, Kansas, Maryland and Virginia round out the top five of the preseason rankings.
In a move that could help ease the possible loss of starting point guard Kedren Johnson to season-ending shoulder surgery, Memphis has accepted a commitment from former Texas A&M recruit Raquan Mitchell, a source told CBS Sports on Monday.
Former Pacific men's basketball assistant Joe Ford has resigned from his position on Don Verlin's staff at Idaho, a school official told CBS Sports on Friday. This development comes two weeks after CBS Sports reported an independent investigator had been hired to look into claims that Ford had acted inappropriately while on Ron Verlin's staff at Pacific.
Louisville president James Ramsey noticeably stopped short of supporting Rick Pitino in a statement released Thursday, leaving some to wonder if the Hall of Fame coach will actually survive allegations that a staff member he hired secured escorts for players and recruits.