Stories tagged: college basketball
UPDATED: Sun., May 21, 2017, 8:09 p.m.
Transfer C.J. Bryce interested in GU, leaning toward Carolina schools
UNC-Wilmington transfer C.J. Bryce has shown interest in Gonzaga but told ESPN.com he’ll probably choose between North Carolina State and South Carolina.
Sat., May 20, 2017, 8:29 a.m.
Dustin Triano leaving Gonzaga’s program as a graduate transfer
Gonzaga walk-on guard Dustin Triano has told the coaching staff he plans to leave the program as a graduate transfer.
Mon., May 15, 2017, 7:59 p.m.
Abdul-Jabbar: One-and-done makes college hoops a ‘travesty’
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar likes experienced players, part of the reason he picked San Antonio to knock off Golden State. And it’s one reason he thinks John Wooden wouldn’t have the same …
UPDATED: Wed., May 10, 2017, 4:39 p.m.
Eastern Washington shines in NCAA Academic Progress Report
With women’s basketball leading the way, all 12 intercollegiate teams at Eastern Washington surpassed the NCAA’s academic threshold for competing in the postseason.
Wed., May 3, 2017, 1:55 p.m.
New sponsor to get naming rights to The Pit
A home-remodeling business that operates in four states has bought the naming rights for The Pit – the University of New Mexico’s famed basketball arena – and the football stadium …
Wed., May 3, 2017, 12:12 p.m.
Richard Pitino signs extension at Minnesota through 2022
Guiding Minnesota to the best single-season turnaround in the country last year has earned coach Richard Pitino a contract extension. Pitino led the Gophers to 16 more wins than a …
UPDATED: Tue., May 2, 2017, 6:23 p.m.
Gonzaga one of nine on Cal graduate transfer Kameron Rooks’ list
Gonzaga is in the mix for Cal graduate transfer Kameron Rooks, but the Zags have a lot of company. Rooks’ list includes San Diego State, Connecticut, St. John’s, Georgetown, Illinois, …
UPDATED: Mon., May 1, 2017, 8:44 p.m.
New Mexico grad transfer Elijah Brown picks Oregon
Elijah Brown, who visited Gonzaga last week and is considered one of college basketball’s top graduate transfers, has committed to Oregon, according to CBS Sports’ Jon Rothstein.
UPDATED: Thu., April 27, 2017, 6:09 p.m.
Gonzaga hosts Elijah Brown, highly touted graduate transfer and son of Warriors assistant coach Mike Brown
Gonzaga is hosting former New Mexico guard Elijah Brown on his recruiting visit this week.
UPDATED: Thu., April 27, 2017, 7:20 p.m.
French guard Joel Ayayi signs with Gonzaga
Joel Ayayi, a 6-foot-5 combination guard from France, announced his commitment to Gonzaga on Thursday. He picked the Zags over Georgia Tech after visiting both schools earlier this month.
Sun., April 23, 2017, 9:30 p.m.
GU’s Ryan Edwards will skip senior season after finishing degree
Gonzaga center Ryan Edwards plans on working after finishing his broadcasting degree in May and he won’t play his senior season.
Sat., April 22, 2017, 5:39 p.m.
John Clay: Much has happened in college basketball since the Final Four
Just a little more than two weeks have passed since North Carolina beat Gonzaga to win the 2017 NCAA championship, but much has happened in the fast-moving world of college …
UPDATED: Fri., April 21, 2017, 3:09 p.m.
Gonzaga’s Johnathan Williams testing NBA waters but won’t sign with agent
Gonzaga junior forward Johnathan Williams will test the NBA waters but doesn’t plan on hiring an agent, according to a school release.
Thu., April 20, 2017, 6:17 p.m.
Zach Collins signs with agent who has represented numerous Gonzaga players
Former Gonzaga center Zach Collins has signed with agent Mark Bartelstein, who has represented numerous ex-Zags.
Thu., April 20, 2017, 5:59 p.m.
Florida confirms transfer of Rice standout Egor Koulechov
Rice standout Egor Koulechov is officially headed to Florida as a graduate transfer. The Gators confirmed Koulechov’s upcoming enrollment two days after the 6-foot-5 swingman announced he was headed to …
Thu., April 20, 2017, 5:27 p.m.
Chuck O’Bannon Jr., son of former UCLA star, signs at USC
After a 20-year absence, there is another O’Bannon in the college basketball ranks. This time at Southern California. Charles O’Bannon Jr. has signed to play for the Trojans starting in …
Thu., April 20, 2017, 5:08 p.m.
Louisville officials meet with NCAA Committee on Infractions
Louisville’s interim president says the school received a “full and fair review of the facts” after meeting with the NCAA’s Committee on Infractions. Greg Postel said in a statement that …
Thu., April 20, 2017, 4:39 p.m.
Lorenzo Romar ready to hit recruiting trail for Arizona
Lorenzo Romar won’t be a head coach for the first time in two decades. After being fired as head coach at Washington earlier this year, Romar accepted a job as …
Thu., April 20, 2017, 1:48 p.m.
Baylor grad transfer Al Freeman picks N.C. State
North Carolina State has added Baylor graduate transfer Al Freeman to its roster. Coach Kevin Keatts says Freeman has signed his paperwork, and will join the team over the summer …
Thu., April 20, 2017, 11:54 a.m.
Mississippi adds Memphis graduate transfer Markel Crawford
Mississippi has added graduate transfer guard Markel Crawford, who should bolster the Rebels’ backcourt next season. The 6-foot-5 Crawford arrives at Ole Miss after three seasons at Memphis.
Tue., April 18, 2017, 3:32 p.m.
Jordan Bell latest Oregon player to declare for draft
Oregon forward Jordan Bell has become the latest Ducks player to declare for the NBA Draft. The Long Beach, California, native says he plans to hire an agent, which would …
UPDATED: Tue., April 18, 2017, 6:10 p.m.
Nigel Williams-Goss declares for NBA Draft, signs with agent
Williams-Goss announced Tuesday he will declare for the NBA Draft. He’ll be represented by Greg Lawrence of Wasserman, which eliminates the possibility of returning for his senior season. Lawrence also …
UPDATED: Tue., April 18, 2017, 6:59 p.m.
NCAA men’s tournament first- and second-round games will return to Spokane Arena in 2020
March Madness will return to the Spokane Arena in 2020.
Sat., April 15, 2017, 5:12 p.m.
Ex-Huskies coach Lorenzo Romar lands assistant job at Arizona
Former Washington Huskies men’s basketball coach Lorenzo Romar has a new job.
UPDATED: Wed., April 12, 2017, 11:02 p.m.
Sophomore guard Bryan Alberts leaves Gonzaga’s program
Sophomore guard Bryan Alberts confirmed Wednesday night he is transferring from Gonzaga.
Wed., April 12, 2017, 7:11 p.m.
Chris Victor follows Jim Hayford to become assistant coach with Seattle University basketball
New Seattle University head basketball coach Jim Hayford named three assistants on Wednesday, including Chris Victor, his former assistant at Eastern Washington.
UPDATED: Tue., April 11, 2017, 9:33 p.m.
Gonzaga’s Zach Collins declares for NBA Draft, intends to hire agent
Gonzaga freshman center Zach Collins declared for the NBA Draft and intends to hire an agent at a later date, the school announced Tuesday.
Tue., April 11, 2017, 4:39 p.m.
OG Anunoby, 3 Indiana teammates will enter NBA draft
OG Anunoby and three of his Indiana teammates have declared for this year’s NBA draft. Anunoby plans to hire an agent and will not return for his junior year. He …
Tue., April 11, 2017, 2:38 p.m.
Steve Fisher retires: ‘San Diego State is my legacy’
Steve Fisher will probably be best remembered for his Michigan years, when he led the Wolverines to the 1989 national championship after being promoted on the eve of the NCAA …
Tue., April 11, 2017, 9:31 a.m.
New Mexico hires NMSU’s Paul Weir as new head coach
New Mexico turned to its own backyard for a new men’s basketball coach by hiring NMSU head coach Paul Weir to lead the Lobos. Weir set a school record with …