Selected Former Tennessee women’s basketball coach Pat Summitt is heading to the Lady Volunteer Hall of Fame. Summitt joined three other former Lady Vols in the class of inductees announced Friday. An enshrinement ceremony is scheduled for Nov. 2. Summitt, who stepped down in April with 1,098 career victories, is the winningest coach in D-I men’s or women’s basketball history.
Released Former LSU football standouts Tyrann Mathieu and Jordan Jefferson were released from a Baton Rouge, La., jail after their arrests at Mathieu’s apartment on marijuana charges.
Sidelined DePaul freshman DeJuan Marrero will miss the basketball season because of a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee. The school says he was injured during a practice and an MRI on Thursday confirmed the tear.
Died World Cup Alpine skier Bjorn Sieber of Austria died after the van he was riding in swerved off a mountain road and rolled down a hill, police and the Austrian ski federation said. Sieber won two medals at world junior championships – silver in giant slalom in 2009 and bronze in super-G in 2008.
Signed Former USC point guard Maurice Jones will transfer to Iowa State and be eligible to play for the Cyclones starting with the 2013-14 season. Jones, who averaged 13 points and 3.5 assists for the Trojans last season, signed a financial aid agreement with Iowa State on Thursday. Jones led all Pac-12 players in minutes last season.
Announced Minnesota basketball assistant Saul Smith will keep his job and return to the team next month after a drunken-driving arrest that put him on unpaid leave for the last five days. Smith returned to the payroll Friday, but the son of coach Tubby Smith will remain on administrative leave until Nov. 13.
Suspended Missouri guards Michael Dixon and Dominique Bull have been suspended indefinitely for undisclosed violations of team rules. Both players will miss the 15th-ranked Tigers’ first exhibition basketball game Monday.