Monday, April 19, 2010

Full-Court Press Roundup

Here is a recap of the news and notes from the past couple of days:

NBA Draft

- Georgetown big man Greg Monroe has decided to leave the Hoyas and enter the NBA Draft. (Washington Post)
- Arkansas head coach John Pelphrey announced Sunday that point guard Courtney Fortson will enter the NBA Draft without an agent. (ESPN)
- Illinois forward Mike Davis announced he will be testing the NBA Draft waters, but will not hire an agent. (Official Illinois site)
- Florida State sophomore forward Chris Singleton told Jeff Goodman of FOX that he will be returning to the Seminoles. (Jeff Goodman's Twitter)
- Michigan State swingman Durrell Summers announced he would be returning to the Spartans next season.


- As first reported by Dave Telep of, Rutgers sophomore guard Mike Rosario has announced that he will be transferring to Florida. (

Coaching Changes

- Colorado has hired Northern Colorado head coach Tad Boyle to replace Jeff Bzdelik, who went to Wake Forest. (Jeff Goodman, FOX
- Finally. UNC-Wilmington hired Appalachian State head coach Buzz Peterson as its next head coach, ending a search that lasted more than two months. (Jeff Goodman, FOX
- Golden State Warriors assistant for player development Rico Hines has been added to the St. John's coaching staff as an assistant under Steve Lavin. (Newsday)


- Josh Selby, the top remaining unsigned player, announced during the Jordan Brand Classic that he will attend Kansas.
- Five-star prospect Doron Lamb announced during the Jordan Brand Classic that he will be headed to Kentucky.
- Unsigned forward Will Yeguette chose Florida over Georgia Tech and Indiana.

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