Daniel Martin

Daniel Martin is a writer for JohnnyJungle.com, covering St. John's basketball. He is also a National College Basketball Contributor for NBC Sports. Additionally, he is a social media and online content contributor to Hoop Group. Follow him on Twitter: @DanielJMartin_

Rutgers to launch independent investigation of Mike Rice case

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Less than one week after the firing of coach Mike Rice and just days after the story deepened with news of an FBI investigation into the case, Rutgers has launched an independent investigation into the conduct of Rice and the way in which the situation was handled over the weeks and months that followed, the [more]

P.J. Hairston reportedly turning down NBA draft, will return to UNC

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North Carolina sophomore P.J. Hairston will not enter the 2013 NBA Draft and will instead return to school for his junior season, Jeff Goodman of CBSSports.com is reporting. Hairston was the Tar Heels’ second-leading scorer, averaging 14.3 points and 4.3 rebounds per game this past season. North Carolina finished with an overall record of 25-11, [more]

Gregg Marshall reportedly takes out ad in newspaper Sunday

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Gregg Marshall’s name comes up every spring as a possible mid-major coach who could make the jump to a BCS conference. This past week, though, he was focused on his team’s run to the Final Four and when they came up short against Louisville, he found a way to thank them. He reportedly took out [more]

Melissa McCarthy, SNL parody Mike Rice Rutgers scandal (VIDEO)

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Host Melissa McCarthy and the SNL crew had an alternative take on the events that have unfolded at Rutgers over the past week. Watch above. Daniel Martin is a writer and editor at JohnnyJungle.com, covering St. John’s. You can find him on Twitter:@DanielJMartin_ [more]

Jim Boeheim, reporter feud at Final Four press conference (VIDEO)

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Questions about Jim Boeheim’s future with Syracuse had drawn attention in the weeks prior to the Final Four, but he appeared to have cleared them up before his team’s matchup with Michigan Saturday night. But CBSSports.com’s Gregg Doyel asked the question again in the video above, drawing the response below: Q. When do you think [more]

Report: FBI investigating possible extortion by Rutgers whistle-blower Eric Murdock

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The FBI has reportedly launched an investigation to examine whether former Rutgers staffer Eric Murdock, the man who leaked videotapes that ultimately led to the firing of coach Mike Rice, tried to extort his former employer. According to a report in the New York Times, Murdock’s lawyer sent a letter to the university with a request [more]