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Gonzaga honored with NABC team academic award

UPDATED: Wed., July 11, 2018, 5:21 p.m.

The Gonzaga men’s basketball team has earned its second consecutive National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) Team Academic Excellence Award.

Ex-Louisville players sue NCAA over vacated national title

UPDATED: Wed., July 11, 2018, 12:54 p.m.

An attorney representing a group of former Louisville men’s basketball players says they have filed a lawsuit against the NCAA over the organization’s vacation of the Cardinals’ 2013 national championship and 2012 Final Four. The NCAA stripped Louisville of the title as part of sanctions for violations discovered during an escort scandal investigation. John Morgan, one of several attorneys representing the players, called the NCAA “a morally bankrupt organization” that exploits student-athletes.

Geno Crandall leaves Minneapolis hoping to return with Gonzaga for Final Four run

UPDATED: Fri., July 6, 2018, 8:54 p.m.

Geno Crandall went from under-the-radar recruit to one of biggest grad transfers of the offseason. He heard from dozens of top programs, including the University of Minnesota, where he watched games as a kid. Crandall decided to leave Minneapolis with the long-range goal of coming back when his hometown hosts the 2019 Final Four.

Maryland releases subpoenas for records in FBI hoops probe

UPDATED: Fri., July 6, 2018, 9:58 a.m.

Maryland has joined the list of schools to receive a grand jury subpoena seeking records in the federal corruption investigation into college basketball. The school released two subpoenas to The Associated Press and other media outlets in response to public records requests. Maryland says it has complied with the subpoenas by providing records.

North Dakota grad transfer Geno Crandall picks Gonzaga

UPDATED: Thu., July 5, 2018, 7:05 p.m.

Gonzaga added an important piece to its roster next season with the addition of North Dakota grad transfer Geno Crandall.Crandall, a native of Minneapolis, picked Gonzaga over Xavier and Minnesota. The 6-foot-4, 180-pound guard announced his decision Thursday, posting his picture in a Gonzaga No. 0 uniform with the hashtag ZagUp.

Gonzaga guard Josh Perkins’ shoulder recovery on schedule

UPDATED: Tue., July 3, 2018, 7:15 p.m.

Josh Perkins’ right shoulder ranks with Przemek Karnowski’s career-threatening back issue and Gary Bell Jr.’s balky knee on the list of Gonzaga’s worrisome off-season injuries in recent years.