Stories tagged: college basketball
UPDATED: Tue., April 9, 2019, 4:18 p.m.
Gonzaga’s Josh Perkins has been selected to the Division I-AAA Athletic Directors Association Scholar-Athlete team for the second consecutive season.
UPDATED: Tue., April 9, 2019, 11:36 a.m.
Mick Cronin was hired as UCLA’s basketball coach Tuesday, ending a bumpy, months-long search to find a replacement for the fired Steve Alford.
Tue., April 9, 2019
Point guard Ahmed Ali and forward Isaiah Wade, both former junior college players who signed with WSU last season, have entered their named into the NCAA’s transfer portal, according to …
Mon., April 8, 2019, 8:11 p.m.
Tennessee coach Rick Barnes will be back with the Volunteers next season.
Mon., April 8, 2019, 5:39 p.m.
Mike Young looked around Virginia Tech’s Cassell Coliseum and said he’s “so thrilled to be home.”
Mon., April 8, 2019, 5:32 p.m.
Carsen Edwards of Purdue and Dedric Lawson of Kansas have announced they will declare for the NBA draft.
UPDATED: Sun., April 7, 2019, 10:21 p.m.
For Virginia and Texas Tech, doing something that had never been done before took hard work, dedication, determination – and vision. The Cavaliers and Red Raiders meet in the NCAA …
UPDATED: Sun., April 7, 2019, 10:26 p.m.
Jarrett Culver knew Texas Tech desperately needed him to make a big leap after a solid freshman year so he charged full-speed into an offseason determined to refine and expand …
Sun., April 7, 2019, 6:34 p.m.
Minnesota basketball coach Richard Pitino has agreed to a two-year contract extension, coming off his first NCAA Tournament win in six seasons with the Gophers. Once the deal is approval …
Sun., April 7, 2019, 6:26 p.m.
Virginia Tech has hired former Wofford men’s basketball coach Mike Young to replace Buzz Williams. Young is scheduled to be formally introduced during a news conference Monday morning. Young was …
UPDATED: Sun., April 7, 2019, 10:26 p.m.
It’s been six months almost to the day when Gonzaga fans first caught a glimpse of the 2018-19 men’s basketball team. Kraziness in the Kennel serves as the unofficial start …
Sun., April 7, 2019, 5:56 p.m.
Arkansas hired Nevada’s Eric Musselman on Sunday, hoping to get a once-proud program back to an elite level.
UPDATED: Sat., April 6, 2019, 10:35 p.m.
They’ll settle college basketball’s national championship on Monday night in Minneapolis, and it’s entirely possible the winner will score more than 60 points.
UPDATED: Sat., April 6, 2019, 10:45 p.m.
Matt Mooney matched his career high with 22 points and the Texas Tech defense did the rest in a 61-51 victory over Michigan State in the Final Four.
UPDATED: Sat., April 6, 2019, 10:47 p.m.
Auburn had erased a 10-point deficit in the final five minutes and led 62-60 before Kyle Guy stepped to the line in the final second.
UPDATED: Sat., April 6, 2019, 3:23 p.m.
NBA stars Vlade Divac, Sidney Moncrief and Jack Sikma are the headliners of the 2019 class of the Basketball Hall of Fame. Also selected this year were WNBA great Teresa …
UPDATED: Sat., April 6, 2019, 6:29 p.m.
Klay Thompson will join Steve Puidokas as only other basketball player to have number retired at Washington State
Eight years later, it’s still the most popular jersey at Washington State home basketball games and before long, Klay Thompson’s No. 1 will be hanging in the rafters at Beasley …
UPDATED: Fri., April 5, 2019, 9:38 p.m.
Ex-Eastern Washington standout Jesse Hunt teams up with Big Sky rivals at 3X3U National Championship in Minneapolis
The winner of the 3-on-3 tournament gets a $100,000 grand prize. Each tournament win nets a team $1,000.
Fri., April 5, 2019, 4:35 p.m.
Virginia and Auburn meet at the Final Four in the latest installment of a long-running competition in basketball: Slow and steady vs. fast and furious. The top-seeded Cavaliers are rarely …
Fri., April 5, 2019, 4:31 p.m.
One Final Four semifinal features Texas Tech, the team with the best defense in a generation, against Michigan State, the nose-in-the-dirt team whose coach used to put helmets and shoulder …
UPDATED: Fri., April 5, 2019, 4:33 p.m.
Gonzaga’s Josh Perkins has been named to the Senior CLASS Award All-American second team, presented annually to a Division I senior with notable achievements in the classroom, community, character and …
UPDATED: Fri., April 5, 2019, 12:10 p.m.
Vanderbilt has hired Memphis Grizzlies assistant and former NBA All-Star Jerry Stackhouse as its basketball coach. Vanderbilt fired coach Bryce Drew on March 22 after he went 40-59 in three …
UPDATED: Fri., April 5, 2019, 9:11 a.m.
The 6-foot-7, 285-pound Williamson was the runaway choice, claiming 59 of 64 votes from AP Top 25 voters in ballots submitted before the NCAA Tournament in results released Friday.
UPDATED: Thu., April 4, 2019, 10:17 p.m.
Gonzaga’s Josh Perkins and Idaho’s Taylor Pierce had short stays during Thursday’s State Farm 3-point Championship in conjunction with the NCAA Tournament’s Final Four at the Target Center.
UPDATED: Thu., April 4, 2019, 6:54 p.m.
Texas can hook its horns to an NIT championship. Dyan Osetkowski had 19 points and 11 rebounds to lead Texas to the NIT championship with an 81-66 win over Lipscomb …
UPDATED: Thu., April 4, 2019, 7:16 p.m.
Perhaps you’re in the camp that believes Gonzaga junuor forwards Rui Machimura and Brandon Clarke are first-round NBA draft picks, and both are probably going to turn pro. You have …
UPDATED: Thu., April 4, 2019, 3:50 p.m.
Texas Tech’s Chris Beard is The Associated Press men’s college basketball coach of the year. Beard has guided the Red Raiders to their first Final Four appearance in a 30-win …
UPDATED: Thu., April 4, 2019, 6:35 p.m.
In his eighth trip to the Final Four, Michigan State’s Tom Izzo should know how best to get around. The rest of his coaching compatriots? They could probably use a …
UPDATED: Thu., April 4, 2019, 1:55 p.m.
Former Montana State guard Danny Sprinkle will be the Bobcats’ new head coach. Sprinkle replaces Brian Fish, whose contract was not renewed after Montana State went 65-92 over the past …
Thu., April 4, 2019, 9:18 a.m.
Houston coach Kelvin Sampson has signed a contract extension through the 2024-25 season after helping the Cougars to their best season in 35 years. The move comes after Sampson turned …