Leading off today:
Players come and players go. It's a reality in the worlds of college and scholastic sports -- and the basketball revolving door has been in high gear this past week, so let's get started with the latest updates.
On the move, college edition: Former Jamesville-DeWitt star Tyler Cavanaugh is on his way out of Wake Forest, The Post-Standard reported Monday. The Winston-Salem Journal said the 6-9 sophomore, who averaged 8.8 points and 3.8 rebounds last season, met with new coach Danny Manning last week to seek his release.
"We expected Tyler to be a significant part of what we were doing," Manning told the paper. "I told him -- and I told all the guys that were coming back to this team -- part of the reason I accepted the job and part of the reason my staff was so excited about coming here was because of the returning crew that they had."
Citing sources, The Post-Standard reported George Washington, Dayton, Baylor, California and possibly Stanford might be on Cavanaugh's wish list if he is granted his release. After sitting for a season, he will have two years of eligibility remaining.
Cavanaugh was first-team all-state in 2012 Class A as a J-D senior. A fifth-team Class AA guard from that season is also on the move, with his new destination confirmed Monday via Twitter:
Christian White, who helped Aquinas reach the NYSPHSAA Class AA final as a senior, is making the move from Monmouth to Syracuse, where he'll sit next season and then have two years of eligibility left.
White was one of four underclassmen Monmouth announced in April were leaving the program, coached by former Binghamton great King Rice.
The 5-foot-10 White played sparingly in 16 games last winter after a promising freshman season in which he played in 28 games, averaged 3.5 points a game and hit on a team best 42 percent of his 3-point attempts.
On the move, high school edition: Wolfgang Novogratz, who averaged 18 points and 6 assists a game for Poly Prep as a sophomore point guard, is heading to the West Coast, nycHoops.net reported.
Novogratz told the site his family is making a job-related move to the Los Angeles area, where he'll attend