According to a report from Evan Daniels, Illinois transfer Mike Shaw is headed to Bradley.
Shaw, a former top 100 recruit, decided to leave Illinois due to a lack of playing time.
“At the end of the day, I’m trying to play,” Shaw told Scott Powers of ESPN Chicago. “I came to college to get an education and play basketball. It wasn’t looking too good here to play and get as much playing time as I thought I would.”
Shaw, who was recruited to Illinois by Bruce Weber, will have two years of eligibility remaining after redshirting 2013-2014, unless he can somehow manage to get a waiver from the NCAA to play immediately.
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Kansas junior guard Wayne Selden began the first week off practice still nursing an injury.
Selden suffered an ankle sprain several weeks ago, and while he has been seen wearing a boot, he has continued to practice with the Jayhawks according to Gary Bedore of KUSports.com
“He has an ankle sprain,” Kansas head coach Bill Self said. “The only reason he is in a boot is to immobilize it when walking around. He has been practicing, yes. He’s not 100 percent, though. He sprained it three weeks ago. We are hopeful by the end of the week he’ll be much closer to full speed. He should be fine in a week or so.”
The 6-foot-5 Selden is coming off a sophomore slump, averaging 9.4 points and shooting below 40 percent from the field during the 2014-15 season. However, he is coming off a dominating performance this summer at the World University Games in Korea, leading the Team USA in scoring at 19.3 points per game en route to the gold medal.
Kansas begins the 2015-16 against Northern Colorado on Nov. 13. The home opener is followed by a meeting with Michigan State on Nov. 17 at the Champions Classic in Chicago.
Nevada has landed a commitment from four-star guard Devearl Ramsey, a source told NBCSports.com.
Ramsey is the No. 106 player in the Class of 2016, according to Rivals. A 5-foot-11 point guard, Ramsey picked the Wolf Pack over a handful of high-major programs that play in bigger conferences.
The California-native is the latest in a growing list of talented newcomers that new head coach Eric Musselman has reeled in. The third commitment in the Class of 2016 for Nevada, Ramsey joins power forwards Kenneth Wooten, a three-star freshman, and Arlando Cook, one of the best JuCo prospects in the class.
Musselman also landed a commitment from Lindsey Drew, a three-star point guard from LA that is the younger brother of former UCLA and UNC point guard Larry Drew II and the youngest son of Cleveland Cavaliers coach Larry Drew.