College Basketball Updates for June 8th

College Basketball’s Jon Rothstein Posts with My Thoughts

Have I ever told you that one of the best follows in College Basketball is Jon Rothstein? It’s almost mandatory in order to stay up on College Basketball news in the spring and summer. We are less than 22 weeks away from the return of College Basketball. Jon Rothstein is breaking things all day long. However, for you looking for just one update then this is it for you. Here’s what has happened since June 1st.

Coaches Hired

Duke’s Jon Scheyer is hiring former Nike executive Rachel Baker as their General Manager.

Fresno State’s Justin Hutson will hire Nelson Hernandez as an assistant coach. He has deep national recruiting ties.

Georgia Tech’s Josh Pastner has promoted assistant Anthony Wilkins to Associate Head Coach.

Michigan State’s Tom Izzo has hired Western Michigan’s Thomas Kelly as an assistant coach.

Oklahoma’s Porter Moser will hire former James Madison and Marist head coach Matt Brady as an assistant coach. He has been on staff at Maryland for the past few seasons.

Contract Extensions

Arizona’s Tommy Lloyd has received an extension through 2026–27.

Iowa State’s T.J. Otzeiberger has received an extension through 2026–27.

Foreign Tours

Kentucky will take a foreign tour to the Bahamas and play four exhibition games in August

Players Staying in the 2022 NBA Draft

A.J. Green

Coastal Carolina’s Vince Cole

Colorado State’s David Roddy

Duke’s Trevor Keels

Florida A&M’s MJ Randolph

Florida State’s John Butler

Georgetown’s Aminu Mohammed

Marquette’s Justin Lewis

Memphis’ Lester Quinones

Michigan’s Caleb Houston

Michigan’s Moussa Diabate

UCLA’s Jules Bernard

UNLV’s Donovan Williams

Players Withdrawing From the 2022 NBA Draft

Auburn’s Allen Flanigan

Gonzaga’s Drew Timme

Gonzaga’s Julian Strawther

Houston’s Marcus Sasser

Iowa’s Kris Murray

Kansas’ Kevin McCullar

Kent State’s Sincere Carry

Maryland’s Donald Carey

Memphis’ DeAndre Williams

Miami’s Isaiah Wong

New Mexico’s Jaelen House

New Mexico’s Jamal Mashburn Jr.

Notre Dame’s Nate Laszewski

Oklahoma State’s Avery Anderson

Oral Roberts’ Max Abmas

Oregon’s Will Richardson

Richmond’s Tyler Burton

Rutgers’ Caleb McConnell

Samford’s Ques Glover: Transfer from Florida

Texas’ Courtney Ramey: Currently Undecided on School and in Transfer Portal

UC Riverside’s Zyon Pullin

USC’s Drew Peterson

Virginia Tech’s Justyn Mutts

Washington State’s Mouhamed Gueye: Currently Undecided on School and in Transfer Portal

Players Transferring School

Chattanoogna transfer Malachi Smith has committed to Gonzaga.

Florida transfer Ques Glover has committed to Samford

Kentucky transfer Keion Brooks has committed to Washington.

Missouri State transfer Isiaih Mosley has committed to Missouri.

Northwestern State transfer Carvell Teasett has committed to Appalachian State.

Top international prospect Baba Miller has announced a commitment to Florida State.


2023 prospect Tyrese Proctor is reclassifying to 2022 and will play for Duke next season.

Predicted Preseason Conference Winners

Big East: Creighton

Big Ten: Indiana

Predicted Preseason Player of the Year

Atlantic 10: Potential Winner Richmond’s Tyler Burton

Big East: UConn’s Adama Sanogo

Sleeper Teams

Mountain West: New Mexico

Key Frontcourt Players in 2022–23

Arizona’s Azuloas Tubelis

Creighton’s Ryan Kalkbrenner

Florida’s Colin Castleton

Gonzaga’s Drew Timme

Indiana’s Trayce Jackson-Davis

Kentucky’s Oscar Tshiebwe

Michigan’s Hunter Dickinson

Purdue’s Zach Edey

UConn’s Adama Sanogo

UNC’s Armando Bacot

Wyoming’s Graham Ike

Jon Rothstein 45: TOP TEN

  1. North Carolina
  2. Gonzaga
  3. Creighton
  4. Houston
  5. Kentucky
  6. UCLA
  7. Baylor
  8. Kansas
  9. Duke
  10. TCU

Three teams in the top 45 are slated to return five starters from last season.

Dayton, TCU and Virginia

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