Remembering San Marin-Novato basketball coach Craig Pitti – SFGate

San Marin- Novato basketball coach Craig Pitti died Friday of cancer. San Marin- Novato basketball coach Craig Pitti died Friday of cancer. Photo: Courtesy Photo Remembering San Marin-Novato basketball coach Craig Pitti He was known to his Novato friends as “The Mayor,” but not because he was in any way political or schmaltzy. To the […]

Recruiting casualties of college basketball scandal adding up. Is one-and-done rule next? – Lexington Herald Leader

It’s been three weeks since federal authorities announced their initial findings of an investigation into corruption in college basketball that led to the arrests of 10 people — including four high-level assistant coaches — and shook the sport to its core. As expected, the scandal has already had a huge effect on recruiting. Some of […]

Injuries to Jarred Vanderbilt, Jemarl Baker create 'questions to answer' for UK basketball – The Courier-Journal

Injuries to Jarred Vanderbilt, Jemarl Baker create 'questions to answer' for UK basketball – The Courier-Journal

CLOSE And there’s a little basketball, too, at the annual kickoff to hoops season in the Bluegrass. (Photos and video by James Crisp/Special to CJ) Mary Ann Gerth/CJ Buy Photo Kentucky forward Jarred Vanderbilt talks to the press during Media Day in Lexington.(Photo: Matt Stone/The Courier-Journal)Buy Photo LEXINGTON, Ky. — Jarred Vanderbilt’s “swag surfin’” dance while […]

USC basketball loses four-star recruit J'Raan Brooks because of scandal – Los Angeles Times

USC basketball loses four-star recruit J'Raan Brooks because of scandal – Los Angeles Times

The college basketball bribery and corruption scandal has cost USC a top recruit, at least temporarily. Forward J’Raan Brooks, a 6-foot-8 forward from Seattle Garfield High who is ranked among the nation’s top 100 high school players, said he is reopening his college search. “Due to unforeseen circumstances stemming from the recent news that has […]

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