Stories tagged: men's basketball
Wed., 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.
Sat., 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.
Fri., 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.
Tue., 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.
Mon., 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.
Sat., 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.
Wed., 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 …
Tue., 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.
Tue., 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 …
Tue., 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 …
Fri., 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.
Fri., 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’ …
Fri., 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.
Fri., 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 …
Thu., 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.
Wed., 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 …
Wed., March 16, 2016, 9:52 p.m.
Area roundup: Whitworth’s Wes Walton is All-American
Whitworth’s Wes Walton earned All-America status when he placed seventh in the men’s 200-yard individual medley on Wednesday at the NCAA Division III Swimming and Diving Championships in Greensboro, North …
Wed., March 16, 2016, 9:03 p.m.
Holy Cross captures first NCAA tournament win since 1953
Robert Champion scored 19 points, including a key 3-pointer in the final minute, to help Holy Cross beat Southern University 59-55 Wednesday night for its first NCAA tournament victory in …
Tue., March 15, 2016, 10:02 p.m.
Huskies win offensive battle to move to second round of NIT
Dejounte Murray’s account of Lorenzo Romar’s halftime speech could have applied to any number of power-conference teams playing a first-round game in the National Invitation Tournament, which is a little …
Tue., March 15, 2016, 9:12 p.m.
Wichita State, Florida Gulf Coast advance to NCAA tournament first round
Wichita State’s guards used their Final Four experience to pull out a defense-dominated First Four game on Tuesday night, leading the way to a 70-50 victory over Vanderbilt.
Mon., March 14, 2016, 10 p.m.
NIC opens in NJCAA tournament on Tuesday
North Idaho College will face Southwest Tennessee in the second round of the NJCAA men’s basketball tournament at 6:30 p.m. PDT Tuesday in Hutchinson, Kansas.
Sat., March 12, 2016, 10:32 p.m.
No. 8 Oregon routs No. 12 Utah in Pac-12 title game
The Pac-12 championship got its marquee matchup, pitting the top two teams from the regular season against each other in the electric atmosphere of MGM Grand Garden Arena.
Sat., March 12, 2016, 9:48 p.m.
Thanks to its defense, UNC tops Virginia for ACC title
Thanks to the sort of defensive dominance coach Roy Williams has been seeking, North Carolina’s longer-than-usual wait for its latest ACC tournament championship is over.
Sat., March 12, 2016, 9:42 p.m.
Weber State wins Big Sky, advances to NCAA tournament
Jeremy Senglin scored 20 points and top-seeded Weber State beat second-seeded Montana 62-59 in the Big Sky Conference tournament championship game Saturday night and earned an NCAA tournament berth.
Sat., March 12, 2016, 7:57 p.m.
Devonte Graham helps No. 1 Kansas beat No. 9 West Virginia for Big 12 title
Bill Self still remembers the day Devonte Graham stepped foot on the Kansas campus, back when the point guard was trying to decide where he was going to play college …
Fri., March 11, 2016, 11:53 p.m.
Eastern Washington men expect to receive postseason nod
Eastern Washington didn’t earn the big prize at this year’s Big Sky Conference tournament, but the Eagles are getting some nice parting gifts.
Fri., March 11, 2016, 10:37 p.m.
Davidson rallies to bounce St. Bonaventure from Atlantic 10
St. Bonaventure had an 11-point lead with about 8 minutes left, a big victory for its NCAA tournament hopes in sight – and could not close it out.
Fri., March 11, 2016, 9:03 p.m.
American Athletic Conference: Long, banked-in 3-pointer helps UConn defeat Cincinnati in four overtimes
Jalen Adams wasn’t about to have his season end without a fight.
Fri., March 11, 2016, 8:53 p.m.
Ny Redding, Renard Suggs leave Washington State’s basketball team
Ny Redding and Renard Suggs have left the Washington State basketball team, giving coach Ernie Kent two scholarships should he seek to overhaul as well as improve a roster that …
Fri., March 11, 2016, 5:54 p.m.
U.S. men will open against China after Olympic basketball draw
The U.S. will open the Olympics against China and also will face Venezuela and Australia after being drawn Friday into what appears to be the easier men’s basketball group.