Stories tagged: college basketball
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 15, 2019, 9:25 p.m.
First-year Washington State basketball coach Kyle Smith moved quickly to fill the scholarship vacated by point guard Ahmed Ali.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 14, 2019, 5:59 p.m.
A knee injury has ended former Gonzaga standout Kelly Olynyk’s stint with the Canadian national team.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 13, 2019, 8:34 p.m.
North Idaho men’s basketball banned from next three postseasons; back-to-back NWAC Tournament titles vacated
The North Idaho College men’s basketball program and athletic department were hit with a bevy of stringent Northwest Athletic Conference sanctions Tuesday for league violations, including extra student-athlete benefits and …
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 13, 2019, 9:27 p.m.
Gonzaga on Tuesday learned its WCC schedule for the 2020 season and most of its toughest contests figure to fall over the final three weeks.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 13, 2019, 2:14 p.m.
The arbitrator in the dispute between UConn and Kevin Ollie says the former basketball coach is protected by a union contract when it comes to the standard the school must …
Tue., Aug. 13, 2019, 8 a.m.
Penny Hardaway and Jerry Stackhouse are both trying to revive college basketball programs in Tennessee about 200 miles apart. Hardaway played 14 seasons in the NBA before returning to alma …
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 13, 2019, 10:51 a.m.
Former Gonzaga Bulldog forward Jeremy Jones will begin his professional basketball career in Austria. Jones has signed with the Kapfenberg Bulls, according to the team’s Website.
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 12, 2019, 11:53 a.m.
North Idaho College lost its appeal Thursday to avoid Northwest Athletic Conference-issued sanctions for undisclosed violations, according to NIC president Rick MacLennan.
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 12, 2019, 11:50 a.m.
The Northwest Athletic Conference recently handed down sanctions to the North Idaho College men’s basketball program for a violation of the league’s bylaws, according to conference President Marco Azurdia, who …
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 8, 2019, 8:34 p.m.
Gonzaga continues to fill out its nonconference basketball schedule.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 8, 2019, 7:17 p.m.
The 30-year-old Sacre announced his retirement recently, surprising many in Japan because he was at the top of his game, but not those who know what means the most to …
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 7, 2019, 7:52 p.m.
In Shantay Legans’ two seasons as Eastern Washington’s men’s basketball coach, he’s twice led the Eagles to the Big Sky Conference tournament title game.
Wed., Aug. 7, 2019, 2:36 p.m.
There are concerns about the NCAA’s new requirements allowing men’s basketball players to sign with an agent during the NBA draft process while maintaining their college eligibility. The NCAA has …
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 6, 2019, 3:54 p.m.
Former Gonzaga point guard Josh Perkins has signed another contract with the Charlotte Hornets. The NBA team on Tuesday announced the signing of Perkins and guard Joe Chealey, but didn’t …
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 5, 2019, 9:40 p.m.
Ahmed Ali, a point guard on the Washington State men’s basketball team who entered the transfer portal before electing to stick it out with the Cougars, has left the program …
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 5, 2019, 8:07 p.m.
Former Gonzaga Bulldog Johnathan Williams is heading overseas to continue his professional basketball career. Williams signed recently with Maccabi Rishon in Israel.
UPDATED: Wed., July 31, 2019, 7:23 p.m.
In the wake of the sudden firing of coach Don Verlin on the cusp of a University of Idaho presidential regime change last spring, the Vandals men’s basketball team was …
UPDATED: Tue., July 30, 2019, 10:54 p.m.
Craig Ehlo, the former Washington State hoops standout who played 14 seasons in the NBA and now resides in Spokane County, will return to Pullman in a broadcasting role this …
Fri., July 26, 2019, 12:30 p.m.
The University of Connecticut has agreed to pay a $17 million exit fee to the American Athletic Conference so the school can rejoin the Big East next year. The Huskies …
UPDATED: Thu., July 25, 2019, 10:07 p.m.
The nonconference basketball schedule that Washington State will play in 2019 won’t be particularly challenging on paper and should present first-year coach Kyle Smith with numerous chances to notch victories …
UPDATED: Thu., July 25, 2019, 5:06 p.m.
Gonzaga’s Mark Few will serve as an assistant coach for USA Basketball’s select team, a 13-player squad that will train with and help the national team prepare for the FIBA …
Thu., July 25, 2019, 8:48 a.m.
Kentucky will visit 2019 NCAA Tournament runner-up Texas Tech and Kansas will host Tennessee on Jan. 25 as part of the seventh annual Big 12/SEC Challenge. Other matchups include Kansas …
Tue., July 23, 2019, 2:49 p.m.
New Nebraska basketball coach Fred Hoiberg is preparing his team for a nine-day trip to Italy starting Aug. 3. The Cornhuskers will play four games against club and professional teams. …
UPDATED: Tue., July 23, 2019, 12:41 p.m.
BYU guard Nick Emery says he is retiring from basketball following a college career that began with high expectations but that ended with him at the center of an NCAA …
UPDATED: Tue., July 23, 2019, 2:29 p.m.
The NCAA has suspended men’s basketball coach Dave Leitao for the first three games of the regular season, saying he should have done more to prevent recruiting violations by his …
UPDATED: Mon., July 22, 2019, 9:04 p.m.
A handful of Gonzaga players considered professional options versus returning to school following the 2019 season. So did a member of the Zags’ coaching staff, minus the fanfare and headlines.
Mon., July 22, 2019, 11:14 a.m.
Former Gonzaga guard Geno Crandall has signed to play professionally in the Czech Republic, according to Eurobasket.com.
Fri., July 19, 2019, 12:24 p.m.
Former North Carolina guard Seventh Woods is fitting back in at home since arriving at South Carolina. Woods joined the Gamecocks last month after three seasons as a backup with …
UPDATED: Fri., July 19, 2019, 3:32 p.m.
Walker Kessler, one of top centers in the 2020 class, has narrowed the list of schools he’s considering to six.
UPDATED: Wed., July 17, 2019, 6:36 p.m.
Four Gonzaga Bulldogs were named to the National Association of Basketball Coaches’ 2018-19 Honors Court.