Names to watch in the 2024 class for Arkansas basketball

Arkansas landed its first commit of the 2024 recruiting class last week after Jalen Shelley completed his official visit to Fayetteville. Another top target in the 2024 class, in-state four-star Annor Boateng, announced Friday that he committed to Missouri. The Razorbacks could finish with a three-man recruiting class, give or take.

Fox’s College Hoops Tournament Proposal Faces Logistical Hurdles

Hello SporticoU readers! It’s Wednesday, and you know what that means… Could the next college basketball postseason include a 16-team men’s tournament in Las Vegas? That’s what Fox Sports is hoping, and if the network’s vision comes to life, it could have notable implications. Last week, The Messenger’s Seth Davis reported that Fox Sports’ proposal—the …

The Maui Invitational is relocating to Honolulu in the wake of the wildfires that devastated Lahaina

The Maui Invitational will be held in Honolulu this year because of the wildfires that devastated Lahaina, where the tournament usually is played. Games will be played at the Stan Sheriff Center on Hawaii's campus on Nov. 20-22 and the tournament will again feature a loaded field that includes potential top-10 teams Kansas, Purdue, Gonzaga, Tennessee and Marquette. This is the third time in four years the tournament has had to be played somewhere other than Maui.

SEIU Lays Claim to Dartmouth Basketball in Unionization Push

On Wednesday, the Service Employees International Union, Local 560 of Concord, N.H., filed a petition with the National Labor Relations Board for the recognition of 15 men’s basketball players at Dartmouth College as a union. The petition will take time to play out and is subject to litigation in federal courts, particularly since whether the …