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Jordan Hare    F    Rhode Island     + Add To Watchlist
9/20/2014
Hare will return to the Rams for the 2014-15 season, the Independent reports. The 6-10 forward missed the 2013-14 season after taking a leave of absence to deal with some personal issues.

Fantasy Analysis

As a freshman in 2012-13, Hare averaged 5.2 points, 4.0 rebounds, and 1.8 blocks in 19.6 minutes. The Rams are going to have one of the better frontcourts in the A10 with Hare, Gilvydas Biruta, and Hassan Martin. Hare might not see a huge bump in minutes, but he should put up better counting numbers as a more mature player.
Charles Mitchell    F    Georgia Tech     + Add To Watchlist
9/19/2014
Mitchell won his hardship waiver request and will be eligible to play for Georgia Tech immediately, Andy Katz of ESPN reports.

Fantasy Analysis

Mitchell was originally slated to spend this upcoming season on the bench, but he'll now be a significant part of Georgia Tech's 2014-15 campaign. The junior averaged 6.5 points and 6.3 rebounds for Maryland last year.
Kris Dunn    G    Providence     + Add To Watchlist
9/18/2014
Dunn (shoulder) was cleared for full-contact practice, ESPN.com reports.

Fantasy Analysis

Dunn was a highly touted point guard, but has suffered through major shoulder injuries during his brief Friar career. He played in just four games last season. If he can stay healthy, the 6-3 redshirt sophomore could be one of the best guards in the Big East.
Jakeenan Gant    F    Missouri     + Add To Watchlist
9/17/2014
Gant was arrested early Sunday morning, and has been suspended indefinitely by Missouri, CBS Sports reports.

Fantasy Analysis

Gant and his teammate D'Angelo Allen were both arrested for suspicion of third-degree assault, but did not spend the night in jail. Gant was a highly-regarded four star recruit, who was expected to contribute to the team immediately. Since he is not allowed to attend team activities, Gant's involvement with the team may be limited this season, even if he returns from his suspension.
Martez Walker    G    Texas     + Add To Watchlist
9/13/2014
Walker was suspended indefinitely after being charged with misdemeanor assault against his girlfriend, the AP reports.

Fantasy Analysis

Walker was a reserve for the Longhorns as a freshman in 2013-14 and averaged 4.7 points. His suspension could open more playing time for Damarcus Croaker, while Texas leans on its starters, Javan Felix and Isaiah Taylor.
Jonah Bolden    F    UCLA     + Add To Watchlist
9/12/2014
Bolden won't play for UCLA this season after the NCAA ruled him ineligible for residency reasons, ESPN reports.

Fantasy Analysis

Bolden is a highly touted recruit out of Australia that would have likely been afforded a decent amount of minutes under coach Steve Alford this upcoming season. The 6-foot-9 power forward attended Findlay Prep in Las Vegas, Brewster Academy in New Hampshire, and his native school in Australia during his senior year of high school, and herein lies the problem with his NCAA eligibility. While he plans to appeal the decision, it's looking like he'll have to stay off the court during UCLA's 2014-15 campaign.
Tracy Abrams    G    Illinois     + Add To Watchlist
9/11/2014
Abrams suffered a torn ACL and will miss the 2014-15 season, ESPN's Jeff Goodman reports.

Fantasy Analysis

The senior was the Illini's second-leading scorer last season, averaging 10.7 points to go with 3.5 rebounds and 3.2 assists per game. He'll likely apply for a medical redshirt in hopes of returning for the 2015-16 campaign. Abrams' absence means Oregon State transfer Ahmad Starks will likely step in as an immediate starter.
Davon Reed    G    Miami     + Add To Watchlist
9/6/2014
Reed will miss 4-6 months after surgery on a left lower extremity, the AP reports.

Fantasy Analysis

Reed, a 6-6 guard, averaged 6.6 points in 20.7 minutes as a freshman for the Hurricanes in 2013-14. He started 10 games. Kansas State transfer Angel Rodriguez figured to start at point guard, but Miami will miss Reed on the wing. Texas transfer Sheldon McClellan will get plenty of playing time.
Daquan Cook    G    UNLV     + Add To Watchlist
9/3/2014
Cook has suffered a torn ACL and will miss the entire 2014-15 season, CBS Sports' Jon Rothstein reports.

Fantasy Analysis

Cook averaged just 1.8 points and 0.7 assists in 8.5 minutes per game as a sophomore, and should red shirt this season to maintain two more years of eligibility.
Kenny Kaminski    F    Michigan State     + Add To Watchlist
8/25/2014
Kaminski has announced he will be transferring to Ohio and will seek eligibility to play this year, The Athens Messenger reports.

Fantasy Analysis

Kaminski's transfer will help to boost a Bearcats squad that is looking to make a return appearance to the NCAA Tournament this season. He appeared in 31 games last season after filling in for Adreian Payne while he was injured. Kaminski was a standout for the Spartans amongst some of their other high profile players, so a chance to likely start at Ohio can certainly make him an asset.
T.J. Dunans    G    Auburn     + Add To Watchlist
8/25/2014
Dunans will play for Auburn this coming season, according to CBS Sports.com.

Fantasy Analysis

Dunans is considered the nation's top junior college guard after averaging 22.5 points, 8.2 rebounds and 4.4 assists at Columbia State (Tenn) Community College last season. He should step right into a starting role for coach Bruce Pearl.
Joshua Smith    C    Georgetown     + Add To Watchlist
8/24/2014
Smith is academically eligible and slated to play for the Hoyas this fall, CSN Washington reports. Coach John Thompson III did not know what kind of shape the 350 lb center was in.

Fantasy Analysis

Smith could definitely be a difference maker for Georgetown. The Hoyas were 10-3 with Smith and even teams like Kansas had a hard time guarding the immense center. If he can get into any kind of basketball shape, the former UCLA center could dominate in the post in the Big East.
Bryn Forbes    G    Michigan State     + Add To Watchlist
8/20/2014
Forbes has been granted a waiver to play this season, ESPN.com reports.

Fantasy Analysis

Forbes will be automatically eligible to play for the Spartans after transferring from Cleveland State this year to be closer to his family. The Lansing, Michigan native averaged 15.2 points as a sophomore last season and also converted 42.4 percent of his three-point attempts.
Kedren Johnson    G    Memphis     + Add To Watchlist
8/20/2014
Johnson has committed to playing for Memphis Wednesday after leaving Vanderbilt earlier this offseason, CBS Sports reports.

Fantasy Analysis

Johnson will definitely be a big boost to the young Tigers for the upcoming year. He averaged 13.5 points, 3.6 assists, and just 2.8 turnovers in 2012-13 before sitting out last year in what was a tumultuous period for the sophomore at Vandy. He will bring a great scoring option to the Tigers, a team who lost several key players to the NBA draft earlier this year. The Tigers have been struggling in summer ball to possess the ball and prevent turnovers, so Johnson will provide a great ball handling option and could even start for the Tigers early on in the year.
Andrew White    F    Nebraska     + Add To Watchlist
8/18/2014
White has opted to transfer from Kansas to Nebraska, where he will have to sit out the upcoming season, per NCAA transfer rules, CBS Sports reports.

Fantasy Analysis

White will have two years of eligibility remaining with the Cornhuskers. The 6-6 forward averaged 2.4 points in just 6.3 minutes last year for Kansas.
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