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Carlton Bragg Jr. Commits to New Mexico

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Former Kansas forward Carlton Bragg Jr. (15) transferred from Arizona State without playing a game, and has committed to the New Mexico Lobos. (Source: KUSports.com) (Header: Kentucky Sports Radio)

ALBUQUERQUE, NM. — Paul Weir is at it again on the transfer market.

The New Mexico Lobos already have a pair of power conference transfers entering the fold next season. JaQuan Lyle, who transferred from the Ohio State Buckeyes, and Vance Jackson, formerly of the Connecticut Huskies, will both become eligible for the Lobos during the 2018-19 season.

On Thursday, Weir added another piece to the puzzle, and this one is a big piece that brings with him a ton of potential.

Transfer Carlton Bragg Jr. has committed to play for Paul Weir and the New Mexico Lobos. The news was first reported by Jon Rothstein of FanRag Sports. Continue reading Carlton Bragg Jr. Commits to New Mexico

John Walker III weighing options heading into signing deadline

Photo courtesy of AP Photo/Eric Gay.

Entering today’s Division I National Letter of Intent signing deadline, some talented high school seniors remain unsigned.

John Walker III is one of the highly-touted but uncommitted.

“I can go get you 10 blocks, 10 assists and 10 rebounds,” said Walker III. “I just try to do whatever the coach asks.” Continue reading John Walker III weighing options heading into signing deadline

RECAP: Davidson’s Jack Gibbs ties Tire Pros Invitational Point Record, Leads Wildcats to Win over Arizona State

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LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — The Atlantic 10 conference season should be entertaining.

By fending off a late Arizona State charge, Davidson finished off the 2016 Tire Pros Invitational with a pair of victories, defeating the Sun Devils, 68-60 on Sunday afternoon.

“We are certainly delighted to come down here to Orlando and get two very good wins against two very well-coached and very good teams,” said Davidson head coach Bob McKillop. “It’s a great statement about our guys.” Continue reading RECAP: Davidson’s Jack Gibbs ties Tire Pros Invitational Point Record, Leads Wildcats to Win over Arizona State

College Court Report Preseason All-Conference Teams: Pac-12

Chris Boucher is one of four Oregon players to be named to the All-Pac 12 teams. (Source: Adam Eberhardt - Emerald)
Chris Boucher is one of four Oregon players to be named to the All-Pac 12 teams. (Source: Adam Eberhardt – Emerald)

With the exhibition season in full swing, and coming to a close early this week, that can mean only one thing.

The 2016-17 college basketball regular season is just around the corner!

Things get underway Friday, November 11th at Noon EST with the first regular season game of the season, and there will be a plethora of talent on display across all 32 conferences all season long.

Before the season gets started, we decided to hand out some preseason hardware, in the form of our Conference Player of the Year award and All-Conference Teams.

Along with that, we have the College Court Report All-Americans, and the Mid-Major Player of the Year Preseason Watch List. Links to all of the conference awards and the Watch List can be found at the bottom of each article.

Below, you can find the All-Conference Teams and Conference Player of the Year for the Pac-12 Conference. Continue reading College Court Report Preseason All-Conference Teams: Pac-12

Former Arizona State Guard Jahii Carson Signs with the Island Storm

After playing last season in Turkey, former Arizona State star Jahii Carson has signed with the Island Storm in the NBL Canada.
After playing last season in Turkey, former Arizona State star Jahii Carson (1) has signed with the Island Storm in the NBL Canada.

Don’t look now, but the NBL Canada has quietly become a premier destination for players who are looking to earn contracts overseas or in the NBA.

In the last 18 months alone, a slew of former NCAA stars have taken to the court in Canada, either starting their professional careers right out of college, or with the hopes of re-launching their careers.

Last season, the likes of Brandan Kearney (Michigan State Spartans/Detroit Titans)Sherron Collins (Kansas Jayhawks)Stephen Maxwell (Cal State Northridge Matadors), and several other former NCAA stars were on NBL Canada rosters. Maxwell was named the NBL Canada Rookie of the Year in his first year out of college, and has his sights set on the NBA D-League in 2016-17.

In 2016-17, more NCAA talents are making their way north of the border. The Moncton Miracles added a pair of Division I talents, signing Russell Byrd (Michigan State) and Darius Jones-Gibson (Samford Bulldogs) to professional contracts, while several teams drafted Division I talents in the inaugural All-Canadian draft.

However, it was the Island Storm who made the biggest free agency signing of the off-season so far.

On Friday morning, the Storm announced that they had signed guard Jahii Carson for the 2016-17 season. Continue reading Former Arizona State Guard Jahii Carson Signs with the Island Storm