NCAA College Basketball College Basketball Schedule, News, Tickets, Scores, Players, Blogs, Videos, Links and More
More Fan Site Teams:

Bennie Boatwright to return to USC for senior season

Bennie Boatwright to return to USC for senior season
Published On: Tue, Apr 10
Mar 7, 2015; Richmond, VA, USA; Virginia Commonwealth Rams guard/forward Treveon Graham (21) hugs injured Rams guard Briante Weber (R) on the bench on Senior Night in the final minute of the second half against the George Mason Patriots at Stuart Siegel Center. The Rams won 71-60. Mandatory Credit: Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports


USC forward Bennie Boatwright will return for his senior season rather than enter the NBA draft, his father, Bennie Sr. confirmed Monday.

The decision means the Trojans will bring back one of their top scorers amid other high-profile departures.

Elsewhere on the roster, USC will see senior guards Jordan McLaughlin and Elijah Stewart leave, as well as forward Chimezie Metu, the teams leading scorer and rebounder who opted to forgo his final season of eligibility to enter the draft in June.

CBS Sports first reported Boatwrights return.

Before an injury-riddled junior season, Boatwright was expected to turn pro alongside Metu, his roommate and close friend.

Boatwright tested the NBA draft waters a year ago, declaring for the draft without hiring an agent in order to retain his college eligibility. The 6-foot-10 forward ultimately remained in school.

Since starting for USC as a freshman and showing the ability to make 3-pointers at his size, Boatwright has been viewed as a potential draft pick, fitting the mold of the NBAs so-called stretch fours, but he has recently been limited by a variety of injuries.


Read the complete news article here...


More Featured News

4-star guard Tyrell Jones commits to Auburn
Published On: Thu, Oct 18
Bruce Pearl's team got some good news on the eve of SEC Media Days.Four-star combo guard Tyrell Jones committed to Auburn on Tuesday evening, becoming the fifth commitment of the Ti...
LSUs Will Wade denies working with Christian Dawkins to secure 2019 recruit
Published On: Thu, Oct 18
LSU head coach Will Wade took his time at SEC media day on Wednesday to declare his innocence after being linked to Christian Dawkins during the ongoing federal trial on corruption ...
Zion Williamson and LSU Coach Will Wade's Names Surface at College Hoops Corruption Trial
Published On: Tue, Oct 16
If you wanted to hear the juiciest details at Tuesdaya€™s session of the ongoing federal conspiracy trial against two former Adidas executives and an aspiring player agent, you woul...
Heron receives eligibility waiver to play at St. John's
Published On: Sat, Oct 13
Mustapha Heron has received a hardship waiver from the NCAA declaring him eligible to play for St. John's this season after transferring from Auburn in May.The 6-foot-5 guard applie...
Losses are starting to hit Steve Alford and UCLA's basketball team even before the season starts
Published On: Wed, Oct 10
Steve Alford provided some lighter fare to accompany the sirloin steak with Jack Daniel's peppercorn sauce and berry crisp with vanilla ice cream that was served Tuesday at the annu...
As 10th season nears, how much longer will Calipari coach?
Published On: Tue, Oct 09
It has been fascinating to watchA John Calipari'sA Kentucky coaching career from a spectacular vantage point over these many years.He barreled into Lexington in 2009 with the vim an...
UCLA freshman point guard Tyger Campbell is out for season with torn knee ligament
Published On: Tue, Oct 09
As if this year couldna€™t get more frustrating, the Bruinsa€™ true freshman point guardA Tyger Campbelltore the ACL in his left knee during practice on Sunday evening.The 6a€™0a€ ...
Four-star Finnish forward commits to Utah
Published On: Tue, Oct 09
Utah is adding an international prospect to its 2019 recruiting class.Mikael Jantunen, a top-150 recruit from Finland, committed to the Utes on Monday,A according to 247Sports.The 6...
NCAA shuts down UNC-South Carolina exhibition game for hurricane relief
Published On: Mon, Oct 08
A proposed exhibition basketball game between North Carolina and South Carolina for hurricane relief has been shot down by the NCAA.The two squads had already agreed to an exhibitio...
Brian Bowen Sr. testifies about bribes from Louisville, Arizona, others
Published On: Fri, Oct 05
Brian Bowen Sr. could not even answer federal prosecutor Edward Diskanta€™s question about why Bowena€™s son, Brian a€œTugsa€ Bowen, was not currently enrolled in college.The elder...
Jerseys Hats Shirts Sweatshirts