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Report: Boston College guard Joe Rahon seeking a transfer

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Boston College received another blow on Saturday afternoon as sophomore guard Joe Rahon will seek a transfer to another program, according to Bodie DeSilva of 24/7 Sports.

Rahon, a native of California, will look to transfer just as Eagles junior forward Ryan Anderson did the same thing earlier this week. Anderson is also a native of California and both players could attempt to play closer to home with their transfer decisions.

The 6-foot-2 Rahon averaged nine points, 3.4 rebounds and 3.2 assists in 32 games for Boston College this season while shooting 40 percent from the field and 35 percent from the three-point line.

New Eagles’ head coach Jim Christian will certainly have his work cut out for him with the loss of two of his three leading scorers. Christian and Boston College will now hold its collective breath to see if sophomore guard Olivier Hanlon tests the NBA Draft.

Report: Four-star center reclassifying to 2015; down to three

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An interesting recruiting development hit on Friday as Josh Gershon of Scout.com reported that four-star center Jayce Johnson is reclassifying to the Class of 2015 and looking to join a program at semester break.

The 7-foot native of California is down to Cal, Colorado and Utah and Johnson is on an official visit to Utah this weekend after transferring to a charter school this week. As Gershon notes, only Cal has a scholarship to offer Johnson this season, but the family is willing to pay a semester at the other programs if it’s the right fit. Johnson would like to redshirt and train with his future college while playing against more mature players.

But if Johnson is persuaded not to redshirt, he could be an intriguing big man off the bench later in the season for a couple of teams looking to make a postseason appearance. As the No. 67 overall prospect in the Class of 2016, Johnson is a talented prospect and he isn’t afraid to score with either hand. With some time to fill out, Johnson can turn into a talented Pac-12 player down the road.

VIDEO: Utah Valley’s Mark Pope dances, lip syncs with daughters

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New Utah Valley head coach Mark Pope made quite an impression on fans at the team’s Midnight Madness celebration last night. That’s because Pope did a dance and lip sync routine with his four daughters that turned out to be pretty impressive.

The former BYU assistant looks to be the leader in the clubhouse for best coach dance so far this preseason. We’ll see if any other coaches pull out elaborate routines at madness celebrations the next few weeks.