Vitale's offseason roundball chatter

Each week I'll write about the sport I love, college basketball:

• Texas A&M Corpus Christi graduate transfer Ehab Amin announced his commitment to Oregon. Dana Altman has added a lot of talent for next season.

Lagerald Vick has decided to return to Kansas. Vick considered transferring after pulling out of the NBA draft.

• Former NC State star and NBA player Julius Hodge has joined the San Jose State staff as an assistant coach. He served as an assistant at Santa Clara under Herb Sendek over the last two years.

• Missouri State announced the addition of transfers Josh Webster from Texas Tech, Tulio Da Silva from South Florida and Josh Hall from Nevada. Webster, a guard, played in 26 games for the Red Raiders last season.

• Cincinnati lost three of its top four scorers from last season's NCAA tournament team. Mick Cronin will try to rebuild, starting with a summer trip for three exhibition games in Canada in early August.

• Michigan will be playing overseas in August too. The Wolverines will participate in a tour of Spain, with stops in Madrid and Barcelona. While on the trip the Wolverines are scheduled to play three exhibition games.

• Let me tell you, Indiana basketball⁩ is on a positive ride in recruiting. Interest is high for Archie Miller and he has brought in some young stars who will please the fans in Bloomington.

• Speaking of Indiana, congrats to Don Fischer, who has been the radio voice for Indiana University athletics for more than 45 years. He was presented with the inaugural Woody Durham College Voice Award by the National Sports Media Association, the University of North Carolina and Learfield Sports. The presentation was made June 25 in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, at the annual NSMA banquet.