Stories tagged: college basketball
UPDATED: Mon., June 26, 2017, 8:03 p.m.
Ex-Zag Ryan Edwards transferring to Portland State
Former Gonzaga reserve center Ryan Edwards has changed his mind and will play his senior season of basketball instead of searching for a job.
Sun., June 25, 2017, 8:26 p.m.
How one-and-done players took over the NBA draft
The NBA implemented the one-and-done rule more than a decade ago, forcing high-schoolers in the Class of 2006 to wait a year before becoming eligible for the NBA draft, but …
Sun., June 25, 2017, 8:03 p.m.
After embarrassing losses, Power 5 basketball teams are avoiding UT Arlington
University of Texas at Arlington’s Scott Cross will play anybody anywhere. But for the last two years, he’s had a hard time filling out the Mavericks’ nonconference schedule.
Sun., June 25, 2017, 6:54 p.m.
Washington Huskies basketball lands second top recruit from New York state
For the second time this month, the Washington men’s basketball team added a touted wing from New York, and it appears new Huskies coach Mike Hopkins beat out his former …
UPDATED: Sat., June 24, 2017, 9:45 p.m.
Kittitas guard Brock Ravet commits to Gonzaga basketball
Kittitas High’s Brock Ravet has had success in Spokane before and Gonzaga is counting on more of it in the future. The rising junior verbally committed to Gonzaga on Friday, …
Thu., June 22, 2017, 8:18 p.m.
Gonzaga men’s and women’s players signing autographs at Hoopfest
Gonzaga men’s and women’s basketball players will be available to sign autographs on Saturday at GU’s Hoopfest booth.
UPDATED: Thu., June 22, 2017, 9:44 p.m.
Trail Blazers trade for Gonzaga’s Zach Collins at No. 10 in NBA Draft
The Portland Trail Blazers wanted Zach Collins and dealt a pair of first-round picks to Sacramento to acquire the former Gonzaga Bulldog during Thursday’s NBA Draft.
UPDATED: Thu., June 22, 2017, 8:22 p.m.
Gonzaga sets dates for Kraziness in Kennel, FanFest
Gonzaga has set dates for the tip-off events for the men’s and women’s basketball seasons.
Thu., June 22, 2017, 5 a.m.
Former Zag Zach Collins could hit the lottery in NBA Draft
Thursday night, Zach Collins will walk across the stage at the Barclays Center, likely as a lottery pick and pending multi-millionaire, and shake NBA commissioner Adam Silver’s hand, capping a …
UPDATED: Wed., June 21, 2017, 4:04 p.m.
Gonzaga Prep standout Anton Watson orally commits to Gonzaga
In a few years, Anton Watson will go from being a Gonzaga Prep Bullpup to a Gonzaga Bulldog.
UPDATED: Tue., June 20, 2017, 5:48 p.m.
Williams-Goss determined to make NBA dream become reality
Nigel Williams-Goss has been fixated on playing in the NBA since the third grade. It was one of the reasons he challenged himself against players 2-3 years older on the …
Mon., June 19, 2017, 10:17 p.m.
Highly touted Ohio recruit follows Chris Holtmann to Buckeyes
COLUMBUS, Ohio – New Ohio State basketball coach Chris Holtmann has persuaded a top prospect to follow him from Butler to the Buckeyes. The school said Monday that 6-foot-8 forward …
Mon., June 19, 2017, 8:44 p.m.
Ex-Zag Jordan Mathews hoping to find alternative path to NBA
Jordan Mathews isn’t planning on watching the NBA Draft on Thursday. He isn’t hosting a watch party with family and friends.
UPDATED: Mon., June 19, 2017, 10:06 p.m.
Ex-Zag Przemek Karnowski trying to beat the odds again in NBA pursuit
Przemek Karnowski is facing long odds again, but that’s nothing new for the former Gonzaga center.
UPDATED: Thu., June 15, 2017, 6:18 p.m.
Rick Pitino outraged at NCAA penalties, Louisville will appeal
Rick Pitino was outraged at the NCAA’s penalties levied against him and the University of Louisville after the governing body completed its investigation of an escort’s allegations. Katina Powell says …
UPDATED: Thu., June 15, 2017, 4:29 p.m.
Ex-Zag Bryan Alberts considering VCU, Long Beach State and Weber State
Former Gonzaga guard Bryan Alberts said he’s narrowed his choices to Virginia Commonwealth, Weber State and Long Beach State.
UPDATED: Thu., June 15, 2017, 4:27 p.m.
Former Gonzaga walk-on Dustin Triano transferring to Western Oregon
Former Gonzaga walk-on Dustin Triano will play his senior season of basketball at Western Oregon University.
UPDATED: Wed., June 14, 2017, 4:52 p.m.
Illinois State’s MiKyle McIntosh, who listed Gonzaga in his final four, picks Oregon
Illinois State grad transfer MiKyle McIntosh, who listed Gonzaga in his final four, announced Wednesday on Twitter that he will play his senior season at Oregon.
Tue., June 13, 2017, 12:24 p.m.
Nigel Williams-Goss named WCC scholar-athlete of the year
Nigel Williams-Goss has added another award to his sizable collection of on- and off-court honors.
Mon., June 12, 2017, 9:48 p.m.
Butler hires LaVall Jordan as new hoops coach
LaVall Jordan is getting another chance to make his imprint at Butler. The Bulldogs’ former star player, who started his coaching career at his alma mater, was hired Monday as …
UPDATED: Fri., June 9, 2017, 9:35 p.m.
Luke Heimlich in uniform, Oregon State wins super regional opener
Oregon State beat Vanderbilt 8-4 in the opening game of their NCAA super regional a day after reports surfaced that the Beavers’ top pitcher pleaded guilty to a molestation charge …
Fri., June 9, 2017, 5:21 p.m.
Former Zag Kelly Olynyk says he didn’t skip a class as Gonzaga undergrad
Kelly Olynyk was an Academic All-American at Gonzaga and he revealed one of the reasons why during a recent public appearance. The Boston Celtics forward, speaking at an event honoring …
UPDATED: Fri., June 9, 2017, 9:36 p.m.
Washington State men’s basketball picks up transfer Drick Bernstine from North Dakota
The Washington State men’s basketball team received some immediate frontcourt help on Friday with the news that North Dakota forward Drick Bernstine will play his final collegiate year in Pullman.
UPDATED: Fri., June 9, 2017, 6:08 p.m.
Oregon State’s Luke Heimlich asks to be excused from playing
Oregon State’s top pitcher, who as a teenager pleaded guilty to molesting a young girl, has released a statement saying he has asked to be excused from playing. Luke Heimlich …
Fri., June 9, 2017, 8:11 a.m.
Ohio State hires Butler basketball coach Chris Holtmann
Butler basketball coach Chris Holtmann has been hired to replace Thad Matta at Ohio State. Holtmann is the reigning Big East coach of the year. He took the Indianapolis school …
UPDATED: Thu., June 8, 2017, 4:20 p.m.
Pitt releases Cameron Johnson to play at UNC as graduate transfer
Pittsburgh has released guard Cameron Johnson to play immediately at North Carolina as a graduate transfer. The school had cited an internal policy in trying to require the 6-foot-8 Johnson …
UPDATED: Thu., June 8, 2017, 5:52 p.m.
Greg McDermott staying at Creighton, not taking job at Ohio State
Creighton men’s basketball coach Greg McDermott announced on Twitter he’s staying with the Bluejays amid a report he was offered the job at Ohio State. ESPN first reported McDermott met …
Thu., June 8, 2017, 8:24 a.m.
Michigan-UNC, Duke-Indiana headline Big Ten/ACC matchups
Reigning national champion North Carolina will host Michigan and Duke will visit Indiana in this year’s Big Ten/ACC Challenge. Among other high-profile pairings, Wisconsin will visit Virginia, Notre Dame heads …
Tue., June 6, 2017, 11:12 p.m.
Pittsburgh, graduate transfer at odds over move to UNC
Former Pittsburgh guard Cameron Johnson is fighting the school to allow him to play immediately at North Carolina as a graduate transfer next season. Pitt wants the 6-foot-8 Johnson to …
UPDATED: Mon., June 5, 2017, 11:15 p.m.
‘A long, strange trip’: Thad Matta out as Ohio State coach
Thad Matta is out as Ohio State’s basketball coach, with the Buckeyes having missed the last two NCAA Tournaments amid an exodus of players.