The non-conference portion of the college basketball season is virtually over, and while there's essentially an off week of on-court play until next weekend, there is plenty of news happening off the court. Here's all the latest that you need to know, including more fallout from the FBI investigation:
Taeshon Cherry re-opens recruitment after decommitting from USC
Five-star forward Taeshon Cherry (El Cajon, CA) decommitted from USC on Saturday night as a result of the school's involvement in the ongoing FBI investigation.
Cherry originally committed to the Trojans in June but is now backing off due to potential sanctions that may be handed down the NCAA. The school ruled projected first-round pick De'Anthony Melton ineligible earlier this week as a result of their own investigation into the FBI's findings.
The 6-foot-8, 210-pounder is ranked as the No. 7 small forward and No. 27 overall prospect in the country, according to the 247sports Composite. He was also considering Arizona, Florida State, Gonzaga, Oregon, San Diego State, Texas A&M, and UCLA before he committed to USC.
Wendell Moore reveals list of top 10 schools
2019 five-star guard Wendell Moore (Concord, NC) revealed his top 10 finalists of Wake Forest, Duke, UNC, NC State, Maryland, Florida State, Ohio State, Kansas, Washington, and South Carolina to Evan Daniels of 247sports this weekend.
Moore is hoping to make a decision before the end of spring.
The 6-foot-5, 210-pounder is ranked as the No. 7 small forward and No. 25 overall prospect in the 2019 class.
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Nate Mason injury update
Minnesota guard Nate Mason suffered a left ankle injury in the Golden Gophers' 95-60 victory over Florida Atlantic on Saturday, and while the team feared the injury was serious, they announced he day-to-day moving forward.
Injury update: Senior guard Nate Mason is day-to-day (left ankle). #Gophers— Minnesota MBB (@GopherMBB) December 24, 2017
Mason, who was a first-team All-Big Ten selection last season, is averaging 15.5 points, 4.1 assists, and 3.9 rebounds per game this season.Back to the NCAA Newsfeed