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News Feed - April 21, 2009

The news never stops coming out of Memphis, apparently. Will Coleman, a 6-foot-9 forward out of Miami Dade College, will honor his commitment to the Tigers after meeting with new coach Josh Pastner. Coleman was rated as the No. 2 junior college player in the nation last season by one of the Web sites that rates such players. Also, freshman guard Tyreke Evans will throw his name into the NBA draft but not hire an agent, unless he's predicted to be a lottery pick. ESPN.com's Chad Ford has Evans as his No. 11 draft prospect, and NBADraft.net has Evans going 16th to the Chicago Bulls.

Meanwhile, Davidson's Stephen Curry is dragging out his decision on whether to declare for the draft or remain in school for his senior season, but apparently he's not stressing about it. He hit the links this weekend, beating father Dell by a stroke, and followed that up with an intramural softball game. ESPN's Fran Fraschilla thinks Curry should stay at Davidson, while Andy Katz reports that Curry would like to finish his college degree, a goal that at least in the short term would be difficult if he declares for the draft, as Davidson doesn't have summer school.

In a television interview, the woman alleged to be under investigation for extorting money from Louisville Coach Rick Pitino said she's "scared." Louisville television station WDRB reported that the alleged extortion attempt was for "millions of dollars."

Duke guard Greg Paulus will continue his tour of the nation's college football programs this weekend at Syracuse. Paulus grew up in suburban Manlius, N.Y., and was a star prep quarterback at Christian Brothers Academy near there. The Orange passed for only 121.5 yards per game last season and has tabbed redshirt freshman Ryan Nassib as its starter. Michigan is out of the picture for Paulus, who also apparently has talked to Nebraska.

P.M. UPDATE: Villanova guard Scottie Reynolds, a Herndon High graduate, will declare for the NBA draft but not hire an agent. Reynolds averaged 15.2 points per game last season as a junior, when he helped lead the Wildcats to the Final Four.

By Matt Bonesteel  |  April 21, 2009; 9:24 AM ET
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