Rakeem Buckles

FIU Golden Panthers #21 - Forward

  • Height: 6-7
  • Weight: 215

Buckles to return to FIU with scholarship

The former Louisville forward returns to the Golden Panthers after his request to play immediately at Minnesota was denied.

Rakeem Buckles' waiver denied by NCAA

The former Louisville forward sat out one season at Florida International. Now, he'll have to wait another year before he can play for the Golden Gophers.

B1G Hoops Schedule & Rakeem Buckles update


The Big Ten basketball schedule has been released and this is your Golden Gopher conference schedule... Date Opponent H/A TV 2-Jan Michigan H 5-Jan Purdue H 8-Jan P...

Football Posts Record APR Score


Gopher football is clearly improving their academic performance under Jerry Kill. Also, we look at how the other Gopher teams did and what this means for Gopher basketball.

Pitino Adds Another - Joey King Transferring In


Former Eastview (MN) PF Joey King has announced that he is transferring back to the U to play for Pitino and the Gophers.

Rakeem Buckles Sets The Record Straight


Almost immediately after news broke yesterday that Rakeem Buckles would be transferring to Florida International, Kentucky fans and a handful of national writers began harping on the fact that this...

Rakeem Buckles Will Transfer To Florida International


U of L has announced that junior forward Rakeem Buckles will transfer to Florida International where he will play for former Cardinal assistant Richard Pitino. A native of Miami, Buckles was...

Louisville Makes Montrezl Harrell's Short List


Former Virginia Tech signee Montrezl Harrell finally received his release from the Hokies on Thursday, meaning he's eligible to sign with a new school and begin his college career this fall. A...

Gorgui Dieng's Status For Connecticut Game Still Unclear


Louisville head coach Rick Pitino was unavailable for comment on Sunday, which left the most pressing issue facing his team - the status of injured center Gorgui Dieng - unsettled heading into...

Pitt Vs. Louisville: Panthers Host Cardinals For ESPN GameDay


ESPN comes to the Pete on Saturday.

Big Blue Nation Linkapalooza: About Last Night Edition


Big Blue Nation Linkapalooza: About Last Night Edition. News and links of interest to fans of the Kentucky Wildcats.


Rakeem Buckles Tears ACL In Other Knee, Will Miss This Season And Next

From UofLSports: University of Louisville junior forward Rakeem Buckles suffered a torn anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) in his left knee during the Cardinals' game at Marquette on Monday and will...

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