Stories tagged: men's basketball
FRIDAY, NOV. 25, 2016, 11:20 P.M.
Kyle Roach scores 28 points to guide Whitworth rally
Graduating George Valle, a National Association of Basketball Coaches third-team All-American and Northwest Conference Player of the Year, was undoubtedly a big loss for the Whitworth Pirates.
SATURDAY, NOV. 19, 2016, 9:59 P.M.
Kyle Roach scores 20 points as Whitworth edges St. Olaf in opener
Sophomore guard Kyle Roach might only have a year under his belt at Whitworth, but he’s already proved his place on the starting roster alongside the Pirates’ four senior captains.
SATURDAY, NOV. 19, 2016, 6:14 P.M.
Josh Hawkinson’s double-double leads WSU past Montana at Paradise Jam
Josh Hawkinson scored a career-high 29 points and added 14 rebounds, as Washington State downed Montana 87-63 Saturday in a consolation-round game at the Paradise Jam tournament.
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 16, 2016, 9:46 P.M.
Area roundup: Northern Illinois holds off Vandals
Area roundup: Laytwan Porter scored a dozen points and Northern Illinois defeated Idaho for the third straight year, beating the Vandals 63-49 in nonconference play on Wednesday night in Dekalb, …
FRIDAY, NOV. 4, 2016, 9:33 P.M.
Men’s basketball: Idaho topples Lewis-Clark State in exhibition
Jordan Scott and Brayon Blake scored 14 points apiece Friday as Idaho completed its men’s basketball exhibition schedule with an 80-66 win over Lewis-Clark State in Moscow, Idaho. Blake also …
THURSDAY, OCT. 27, 2016, 7:02 P.M.
NCAA will distribute millions for academic performance
The NCAA will distribute millions of dollars in March Madness revenue to member schools to reward academic performance by athletes, starting in 2019-20. The NCAA announced Thursday that the Division …
THURSDAY, OCT. 20, 2016, 6:58 P.M.
Larry Eustachy to remain with Colorado State through 2020-21 season
Colorado State extended basketball coach Larry Eustachy’s contract Thursday through the 2020-21 season, adding a year to his existing deal. Eustachy enters the season 11 wins away from 500 for …
WEDNESDAY, AUG. 17, 2016, 8:48 P.M.
Kevin Durant leads U.S. rout of Argentina in men’s basketball
As Kevin Durant was alone in his room Wednesday, he decided to approach Team USA’s game against Argentina in an unorthodox way.
FRIDAY, AUG. 5, 2016, 11:28 P.M.
Eagles increase home games
For the first time in several years, Eastern Washington basketball fans will get to see their team play early and often at Reese Court. “If Eastern fans want to enjoy …
FRIDAY, JULY 15, 2016, 8:40 P.M.
Huskies land elite recruit with forward Michael Porter Jr.
The Washington men’s basketball team landed perhaps the biggest recruit in the history of the program when Michael Porter Jr., a 2017 prospect, pledged to play for the Huskies.
THURSDAY, JULY 14, 2016, 8:13 P.M.
Empire’s Trevor Kennedy IFL’s Offensive Rookie of the Year
Spokane Empire running back Trevor Kennedy was named the 2016 Indoor Football League Offensive Rookie of the Year, the league announced on Thursday.
WEDNESDAY, JULY 13, 2016, 7:29 P.M.
EWU will host subregional of Legends Classic
The Eastern Washington Eagles men’s basketball team will host Bryant on Nov. 21 in Cheney and either Seattle or Louisiana-Monroe the following day in a four-team subregional of the Legends …
FRIDAY, JULY 8, 2016, 4:14 P.M.
Larry Brown resigns after four seasons as SMU’s coach
Larry Brown is leaving SMU after turning down a contract extension, ending a four-year run during which the Mustangs made the NCAA tournament for the first time since 1993 and …
SATURDAY, MAY 7, 2016, 8:34 P.M.
Washington hires Michael Porter as assistant men’s basketball coach
The father of one of the nation’s top basketball recruits in the 2017 class has joined Washington’s coaching staff as an assistant.
WEDNESDAY, MAY 4, 2016, 10:49 P.M.
Gonzaga receives commitment from standout wing Corey Kispert
Corey Kispert, a standout wing at King’s High School near Seattle, orally committed Wednesday to the Gonzaga men’s basketball program.
SATURDAY, APRIL 16, 2016, 5:28 P.M.
UNLV hires Marvin Menzies as basketball coach after Chris Beard bolts
UNLV moved swiftly to hire a basketball coach after Chris Beard’s sudden exit, agreeing with New Mexico State’s Marvin Menzies on a five-year contract Saturday.
FRIDAY, APRIL 1, 2016, 11:39 P.M.
North Carolina, Syracuse vastly different but familiar Final Four foes
North Carolina likes to run, and Syracuse prefers to walk.
TUESDAY, MARCH 29, 2016, 9:04 P.M.
NIT roundup: Valparaiso, George Washington advance to title game
David Skara sank the tiebreaking 3-pointer with 20 seconds left and Valparaiso held off BYU 72-70 on Tuesday night to reach the championship game of the National Invitation Tournament.
MONDAY, MARCH 28, 2016, 8:06 P.M.
San Diego State, GW, Valpo and BYU set for NIT semis in NYC
It took a pointed pep talk from coach Steve Fisher to get his San Diego State players focused on the National Invitation Tournament.
SATURDAY, MARCH 26, 2016, 7:39 P.M.
It’s like an ACC Tournament on one side of NCAA bracket
This mini-Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament has even higher stakes than usual: The winner earns a spot in the national championship game.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 23, 2016, 8:45 P.M.
San Diego State, George Washington advance to NIT semifinals
Trey Kell tied a career high with four 3-pointers and finished with 18 points to help No. 2 seed San Diego State beat Georgia Tech 72-56 Wednesday night in the …
TUESDAY, MARCH 22, 2016, 8:45 P.M.
NIT men: BYU advances to semifinals; Saint Mary’s falls short
Freshman Zac Seljaas made 5 of 6 3-pointers and scored 19 points and BYU used a big second half to beat Creighton 88-82 on Tuesday night in the NIT quarterfinals.
TUESDAY, MARCH 22, 2016, 8:01 P.M.
Underdogs put the sweet in Sweet 16
The NCAA tournament has reached the Sweet 16, and many of the usual suspects made it. There also are a few surprise teams and matchups. Don’t feel bad if you’re …
TUESDAY, MARCH 22, 2016, 6:54 P.M.
Jamie Dixon introduced at TCU
Jamie Dixon is back at TCU, and the Horned Frogs are hoping their former player can provide a lot more winning moments for the program that has struggled in the …
FRIDAY, MARCH 18, 2016, 10:35 P.M.
Ducks waste little time in getting upper hand against Holy Cross
Any thought of an NCAA tournament upset quickly fizzled as Holy Cross had no answer to the length and speed of Oregon Saturday and the Ducks crushed the Crusaders 91-52.
FRIDAY, MARCH 18, 2016, 9:35 P.M.
14th-seeded Stephen F. Austin stuns West Virginia
The lucky beard that makes Thomas Walkup look as if he could be the Stephen F. Austin mascot is staying on for at least a couple more days. The Lumberjacks’ …
FRIDAY, MARCH 18, 2016, 6:10 P.M.
Hawaii bags first NCAA tournament win against embattled California
Hawaii’s first NCAA tournament win was not a Hail Mary affair.
FRIDAY, MARCH 18, 2016, 6:09 P.M.
Middle Tennessee State upsets No. 2 seed Michigan State
Reality hit Middle Tennessee State guard Jaqawn Raymond as he walked triumphantly off the floor. Giddy Potts thought it might come later, once he returned to the team hotel and …
THURSDAY, MARCH 17, 2016, 10:12 P.M.
Providence beats Southern Cal on Rodney Bullock’s late layup
Rodney Bullock hit a layup with 1.5 seconds left and Providence beat Southern California 70-69 on Thursday night in the first round of the NCAA tournament.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 16, 2016, 10:15 P.M.
Kyle Collinsworth’s 12th triple-double highlights BYU’s NIT win
Chase Fischer scored 27 points with seven 3-pointers, Kyle Collinsworth posted his 12th career triple-double with 19 points, 10 rebounds and 12 assists and BYU beat UAB 97-79 on Wednesday …