Stories tagged: college basketball
UPDATED: Wed., May 23, 2018, 6:04 p.m.
The Zags will entertain the Aggies on Nov. 15 at the McCarthey Athletic Center. The return game will come in the 2019-20 season at Reed Arena in College Station.
Fri., May 18, 2018, 12:22 p.m.
Louisville reached a $4.5 million settlement with former athletic director Tom Jurich, who was fired in the wake of a national federal corruption investigation of college basketball.
UPDATED: Fri., May 18, 2018, 3:55 p.m.
The Zags will face Tennessee on Dec. 9 in the headliner of the Jerry Colangelo Classic doubleheader at Talking Stick Resort Arena in Phoenix.
UPDATED: Tue., May 15, 2018, 6:36 p.m.
Eastern Washington has added a high-scoring guard from Southern California, coach Shantay Legans announced Tuesday.
UPDATED: Mon., May 14, 2018, 10:26 p.m.
Sophie Hausmann of the University of Idaho finished second on Monday in the U.S. Open sectional qualifier at Rainier Golf and Country Club in Seattle.
UPDATED: Sun., May 13, 2018, 7:53 p.m.
Ali’s penchant for scoring the basketball is well-known in his home country of Canada. He’s one of just two Canadian high schoolers to have scored 100 points in a single …
UPDATED: Thu., May 10, 2018, 5:46 p.m.
Gonzaga rising sophomore forward Corey Kispert has been selected to play with an Athletes in Action team that will tour the Czech Republic and Spain.
UPDATED: Thu., May 10, 2018, 5:42 p.m.
Eastern Washington has added some size in the frontcourt with the signing of Savannah State transfer Ralueke Orizu, coach Shantay Legans announced Thursday.
UPDATED: Tue., May 8, 2018, 6:41 p.m.
Albany graduate transfer Joe Cremo, who listed Gonzaga among his five finalists, committed to defending national champion Villanova.
Mon., May 7, 2018, 4:38 p.m.
Former Gonzaga Bulldog Johnathan Williams will participate in the Professional Basketball Combine (PBC) on May 22-23 at the IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida.
Mon., May 7, 2018, 2:45 p.m.
The Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics supports recent reform proposals to the NCAA amid a federal corruption investigation into college basketball – but wants the NCAA to do more. The …
UPDATED: Mon., May 7, 2018, 8:11 p.m.
Aztec pipeline: Ex-Washington State point guard Malachi Flynn becomes third Cougar in 8 years to leave for San Diego State
On Monday, Malachi Flynn, who just completed his sophomore season with the Cougars, announced he’d complete his career at Mountain West power San Diego State, which has only missed out …
UPDATED: Sat., May 5, 2018, 7:37 p.m.
Gonzaga made a strong push in the past two months for point guard Brandon Williams, but it wasn’t enough to land one of the nation’s top recruits. Williams announced his …
UPDATED: Tue., May 1, 2018, 6:32 p.m.
More than anything, the Eastern Washington players and coaches emerged from four weeks of spring football with a sense of completeness.
UPDATED: Mon., April 30, 2018, 7:46 p.m.
And now, three schools wait until Saturday. Brandon Williams concluded his weekend recruiting visit to Gonzaga by catching a flight home Monday morning to southern California. He tweeted Monday afternoon …
UPDATED: Fri., April 27, 2018, 6:31 p.m.
Acquaah joins starting point guard Malachi Flynn and little-used reserve guard Jamar Ergas as the fourth member of Kent’s backcourt to leave the program this offseason. Walk-on guard TJ Mickelson …
Wed., April 25, 2018, 5:38 p.m.
Eastern Washington’s Shantay Legans says mid-major upsets might become more rare with new college basketball reforms
Is March about to lose some of its Madness? Eastern Washington basketball coach Shantay Legans agrees with most of the recommendations made Wednesday by the Commission on College Basketball.
UPDATED: Wed., April 25, 2018, 8:48 p.m.
Washington State’s Ernie Kent, NABC panel recommended change to Condoleezza Rice’s NCAA task force in December
Not unlike many of his peers, Ernie Kent is eager to see college basketball change for the better. But the Washington State coach is also among a small percentile of …
UPDATED: Wed., April 25, 2018, 7:14 p.m.
Idaho’s Don Verlin says Commission on College Basketball reforms align with most head coaches’ platforms
Idaho men’s basketball coach Don Verlin says the issues addressed by the Commission on College Basketball align with discussions college coaches had among themselves in their annual meetings at the …
Wed., April 25, 2018, 5:19 p.m.
Gonzaga athletic director Mike Roth favors several of commission’s proposals but implementing changes could be tough
Gonzaga athletic director Mike Roth found few surprises in the Commission on College Basketball’s recommendations. Then again, he wasn’t expecting any.
Wed., April 25, 2018, 9:15 a.m.
The commission said it wanted the issue of whether college athletes should be allowed to profit off their fame to be sorted out in the courts before the NCAA looked …
UPDATED: Wed., April 25, 2018, 10:28 a.m.
It’s time for independent investigations for complex cases involving potential NCAA rules violations. That’s according to the Commission on College Basketball.
Wed., April 25, 2018, 8:41 a.m.
The Commission on College Basketball calls for shoe companies to have more financial transparency and accountability in “non-scholastic basketball” to help the NCAA fight corruption.
Wed., April 25, 2018, 8:37 a.m.
The commission calls on the league to lower the age requirement to 18 again and allow players to go directly from high school to the NBA.
UPDATED: Wed., April 25, 2018, 11:58 a.m.
Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice recommends that the NCAA develop standards to certify agents. That would create a regulated way for agents to interact with players as early as …
UPDATED: Wed., April 25, 2018, 12:34 p.m.
The report proposes more financial transparency and an educational element. It also says the NCAA should ban its coaches from attending any unsanctioned events.
UPDATED: Wed., April 25, 2018, 2:47 p.m.
The most difficult part of the NCAA’s attempt to clean up college basketball begins now. Officials have started the process for turning ideas into reality for a sport weighed down …
UPDATED: Tue., April 24, 2018, 1:20 p.m.
The NCAA’s Commission on College Basketball has completed its work and is ready to issue a report on how to fix the sport. What happens next is the hard work …
UPDATED: Tue., April 24, 2018, 1:25 p.m.
University of Kansas Chancellor Douglas Girod says the school didn’t produce any written reports after an independent examination of the athletics department amid a federal investigation of corruption in college …
UPDATED: Tue., April 24, 2018, 11:34 a.m.
The commission examining ways to fix long-simmering problems in college basketball is set to present its findings. The Commission on College Basketball is led by former Secretary of State Condoleezza …