Miller Hot On The Transfer Trail

New Cincinnati coach Wes Miller added two big additions via transfer over the past three days. On Tuesday, he added former Clemson forward John Newman III, while Thursday, Miller struck with former UNC-Greensboro and Central Arkansas center Hayden Koval. Last season under Miller at UNCG, Koval averaged 7.1 points and 3.8 rebounds per game.

Guard Montez Mathis transfers to St. John’s from Rutgers

NEW YORK (AP) Guard Montez Mathis has transferred to St. John's after three seasons at Rutgers. St. John's coach Mike Anderson announced the move on Thursday of the Baltimore native who played in 90 games and made 67 starts for the Scarlet Knights. Mathis averaged 8.3 points and helped Rutgers advance to the NCAA Tournament Round of 32 in its first appearance since 1991.

Tar Heels add 3-point shooting big man Manek from Sooners

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) North Carolina has added Oklahoma transfer Brady Manek. The school announced Thursday that the 6-foot-9 graduate is joining the Tar Heels after spending the past four seasons as a Sooners starter under now-retired coach Lon Kruger. Manek provides the Tar Heels with an experienced big man who can step outside to stretch defenses.

Florida’s Johnson awaits medical clearance, hopes to play

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) Florida's Keyontae Johnson is ''patiently waiting'' on medical clearance while hoping to play next season. Johnson, a junior forward who collapsed on the court in December and spent 10 days in hospitals, added Wednesday that he has decided not to enter the NBA draft. ''I am patiently waiting on medical clearance.

Razorbacks officially set to compete in Hall of Fame Classic MTE

Arkansas, Cincinnati, Illinois and Kansas State – four men’s basketball programs that have combined to win three NCAA titles and reach 21 Final Fours – will compete at the 2021 Hall of Fame Classic Powered by ShotTracker Nov. 22-23 at T-Mobile Center in Kansas City, Mo. The Hall of Fame Classic Powered by ShotTracker is part of Kansas City’s Hall of Fame Weekend, which also includes the National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame Class of 2021 induction celebration.

Texas Tech adds 2nd signee since Mark Adams replaced Beard

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) Texas Tech has added a second signee for new head coach Mark Adams, with Dallas Baptist career scoring leader Chandler Jacobs planning to complete his accounting degree at the NCAA Division II school this semester and then join the Red Raiders as a graduate transfer. Jacobs' signing was announced Tuesday by Texas Tech. The 6-foot-3 guard will have one season of eligibility remaining after scoring 1,919 points the past four years at Dallas Baptist.

Kentucky 7-footer Olivier Sarr declares for NBA draft

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) Kentucky senior forward Olivier Sarr has declared for the NBA draft and will forego his remaining collegiate eligibility after one season with the Wildcats. The 7-foot Frenchman transferred last year from Wake Forest and averaged 10.8 points, 5.2 rebounds and 1.2 blocks per game. Sarr shot 47%, including 12 3-pointers on 46% accuracy, and 79% from the free throw line.