Stories tagged: NCAA basketball
Thu., Aug. 2, 2018, 10:58 a.m.
North Carolina is honoring Hall of Fame basketball coach Roy Williams by putting his name on the playing floor. UNC says it will dedicate “Roy Williams Court” on Aug. 24. …
UPDATED: Wed., July 25, 2018, 4:55 p.m.
Newly released records show that a grand jury investigating alleged recruiting abuses in college basketball ordered the University of Kansas this year to turn over communications involving its men’s team …
Tue., April 3, 2018, 11:06 a.m.
Villanova was clearly the college basketball best team in 2017-18, romping through the NCAA Tournament, capping it rout over Michigan in the title game. Now depression sets in for college …
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 13, 2018, 8:42 p.m.
One-time Washington commit Daejon Davis returned to his hometown and had 16 points, Reid Travis also finished with 16 points, and Stanford completed its first two-game road sweep in conference …
Sat., Dec. 9, 2017, 9:27 p.m.
It marks the third consecutive loss for the Cougars (6-3), who opened the year 6-0 and were receiving AP Top 25 votes after a championship run in the Wooden Legacy …
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 8, 2017, 5:09 p.m.
The historical impact of the Washington men’s basketball team’s
UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 5, 2017, 10:14 p.m.
Wednesday’s game is the 273rd between the border rivals and marks the 113th consecutive season the teams have met. WSU holds the series lead at 163-109.
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 24, 2017, 12:10 a.m.
Trevon Duval had 22 points and top-ranked Duke pulled away for a 99-81 victory over surprisingly tenacious Portland State on Thursday to open the Motion bracket of the Phil Knight …
Tue., Nov. 7, 2017, 6:42 p.m.
Four college basketball assistant coaches charged in a bribery scheme were among eight people indicted Tuesday by a federal grand jury in New York City.
Fri., Nov. 3, 2017
Breaking down the players to know heading into the 2017-18 college basketball season:
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 30, 2017, 4:43 p.m.
There are a lot of unknowns about the 2017-18 Gonzaga basketball team after losing half of the eight-man rotation – and arguably four of the top five players – from …
Tue., Sept. 26, 2017, 4:04 p.m.
Gonzaga athletic director Mike Roth didn’t break out in a cold sweat when details emerged from an FBI investigation that resulted in the arrest of 10, including four Division I …
Tue., Sept. 26, 2017, 9:19 a.m.
The Justice Department unsealed indictments Tuesday morning charging basketball coaches at four Division I schools with accepting bribes to steer athletes toward the professional services of several business managers, financial …
Tue., May 23, 2017, 9:42 p.m.
College basketball roundup: Xavier’s Trevon Bluiett headlines list of players withdrawing from NBA draft
Trevon Bluiett is staying at Xavier for his senior season instead of entering the NBA draft, a huge boost to a Musketeers team that reached the Elite Eight last season.
Thu., April 20, 2017, 5:30 a.m.
Gonzaga University men’s basketball coach Mark Few is known for having some formidable bigs in the paint.
UPDATED: Mon., March 20, 2017, 11:16 p.m.
The Eastern Washington men’s basketball team made its run.
Sat., March 11, 2017, 8:52 p.m.
Kelsey Plum is already the most successful basketball player in University of Washington history, and a top candidate to win the Naismith Award as the best player in the country
Sat., March 11, 2017, 6:50 p.m.
Montana State faced a bitter memory Saturday for the Big Sky Conference Tournament championship.
Fri., March 10, 2017, 11:18 p.m.
Lauri Markkanen scored 29 points, Allonzo Trier added 20 and No. 7 Arizona shot its way past No. 3 UCLA 86-75 Friday night in the Pac-12 Tournament semifinals.
Fri., March 10, 2017, 11:11 p.m.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Monte Morris helped Iowa State win a pair of Big 12 Tournament titles under Fred Hoiberg. Now he has a chance to do it under Steve …
Fri., March 10, 2017, 11:09 p.m.
Cincinnati had the outside game going early and the inside game clicking late. The result was an 80-61 rout of Tulsa on Friday night in the American Athletic Conference quarterfinals.
Fri., March 10, 2017, 11:08 p.m.
Vanderbilt had every reason to give up in January, losing five of its first seven Southeastern Conference games. Instead, the Commodores stuck together and listened closely to first-year coach Bryce …
Fri., March 10, 2017, 11:07 p.m.
Winning a second consecutive game after dropping five of six down the stretch, No. 24 Wisconsin slowed Indiana’s high-powered offense, while Bronson Koenig’s 16 points led five Badgers in double …
Fri., March 10, 2017, 11:03 p.m.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – After recently struggling to start or sometimes finish games effectively, No. 8 Kentucky opened tournament play by taking control and maintaining it against one of its toughest …
Fri., March 10, 2017, 11:02 p.m.
No. 12 SMU had been beating opponents by an average of 15 points a game this season and coach Tim Jankovich thought his team needed a test. It got one …
Fri., March 10, 2017, 10:50 p.m.
About three weeks ago, West Virginia coach Bob Huggins began fiddling with a 1-3-1 zone defense. Kansas State wishes he never got that idea.
Fri., March 10, 2017, 10:48 p.m.
It was a night when the crowd considered anyone wearing purple to be the enemy – even loveable actress Julia-Louis Dreyfus. Facing No. 25 Maryland on a court that was …
Thu., March 9, 2017, 11:44 p.m.
Theo Pinson tried an alley-oop pass that went directly into the basket for a surprise 3-pointer, and the befuddled look on his face was priceless.
Thu., March 9, 2017, 11:26 p.m.
College basketball’s biggest rivalry is coming to Brooklyn.
Thu., March 9, 2017, 11:22 p.m.
West Virginia’s Bob Huggins sure sounds motivated by last year’s runner-up finish at the Big 12 Tournament, but don’t ask the often-irascible coach whether his players feel the same way.