Stories tagged: college basketball
UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 19, 2019, 5:29 p.m.
Gonzaga topped Michigan State 103-87 in a preseason scrimmage Saturday in Denver. The Spartans are expected to be ranked No. 1 when the AP preseason poll is released next week. …
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 18, 2019, 7:15 p.m.
The evening will feature tons of cool videos, fun and revealing live interviews on stage with Gonzaga men’s assistant coach Tommy Lloyd and women’s head coach Lisa Fortier, as well …
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 17, 2019, 8:41 p.m.
Gonzaga sells its family atmosphere in recruiting and it apparently applies in coaching searches. For Bell, it worked on two levels. He thoroughly enjoyed his four-year run as a starting …
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 17, 2019, 5:21 p.m.
Michigan held its men’s basketball media day Thursday, another first for coach Juwan Howard as he prepares for his initial season at the helm. The former Fab Five star returned …
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 17, 2019, 6:48 p.m.
Big Sky basketball: Coaches pick Eastern Washington men to win conference title; Idaho women second in polls
After reaching back-to-back Big Sky Conference Tournament championship games and returning the bulk of its talent, EWU was picked first in the coaches poll on Thursday.
Thu., Oct. 17, 2019, 12:36 p.m.
Kansas has been tabbed as the favorite to win the Big 12 men’s basketball title, the season after the end of the Jayhawks’ NCAA record run of winning the conference …
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 17, 2019, 4:21 p.m.
Preseason recognition continues to roll in for Gonzaga’s Killian Tillie. The senior forward is one of 20 players on the watch list for the Karl Malone Power Forward of the …
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 17, 2019, 10:05 a.m.
An Atlanta businessman and former NBA referee was spared prison time Thursday after pleading guilty in a college basketball scandal that paid bribes to steer top athletes to certain schools …
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 16, 2019, 6:17 p.m.
Ten Gonzaga teams achieved 100 percent graduation rates and student-athletes graduated at a 98 percent rate, tied for seventh nationally, according to the latest NCAA Graduation Success Rate (GSR) statistics.
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 16, 2019, 6 p.m.
Eastern Washington’s Mason Peatling, Jacob Davison named to preseason All-Big Sky team; Idaho’s Gina Marxen also honored
One Big Sky Conference men’s basketball team had multiple players selected to the league’s preseason all-conference roster: Eastern Washington.
Wed., Oct. 16, 2019, 3:15 p.m.
Auburn coach Bruce Pearl and LSU’s Will Wade are both hoping to build on big seasons while dealing with a major potential challenge for their respective programs off the court.
Wed., Oct. 16, 2019, 2:37 p.m.
Killian Tillie was named to the CBS Sports preseason All-America third team.
Wed., Oct. 16, 2019, 12:42 p.m.
Gonzaga’s Corey Kispert and Washington State’s CJ Elleby are among 20 players on the watch list for the Julius Erving Small Forward of the Year Award.
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 16, 2019, 3:49 p.m.
There will be plenty of new faces with an opportunity to make an impact in the Southeastern Conference now that the upperclassmen who dominated the league last year have departed. …
Tue., Oct. 15, 2019, 4:25 p.m.
Tom Izzo’s 25th team at Michigan State might be one of his best. All-America guard Cassius Winston is one of four returning starters from last season’s team that won the …
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 15, 2019, 5:32 p.m.
David Stockton’s training-camp stay with the Los Angeles Lakers is over after 11 days. The Lakers waived Stockton on Tuesday but the former Gonzaga guard could end up playing for …
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 14, 2019, 9:27 p.m.
Add two more games to Gonzaga’s lineup of nationally televised games. The Zags’ matchups at Santa Clara (Jan. 30, 7:30 p.m.) and vs. Loyola Marymount (Feb. 6, 8 p.m.) will …
UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 13, 2019, 5:24 p.m.
Former Gonzaga point guard Josh Perkins was waived by the Charlotte Hornets, the NBA team announced Sunday.
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 11, 2019, 8:39 p.m.
Gonzaga will make at least 15 appearances on ESPN networks this season, including both dates with rival Saint Mary’s among eight WCC matchups, the conference announced.
Thu., Oct. 10, 2019, 6:08 p.m.
UCLA faces a rebuilding year under Mick Cronin and the young Bruins are busy adjusting to their new coach’s ways. Different drills, different philosophies, different schemes, different personality.
Thu., Oct. 10, 2019, 1:08 p.m.
Duke is the preseason pick to win the Atlantic Coast Conference while Louisville forward Jordan Nwora is the league’s preseason player of the year.
Wed., Oct. 9, 2019, 5:11 p.m.
Kansas coach Bill Self bristled at the suggestion Wednesday that he was sending a message to the NCAA following its investigation into his basketball program when he donned an Adidas …
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 9, 2019, 8:59 p.m.
‘We have a lot of superheroes’: Despite losing four starters, coach Mike Hopkins likes Washington’s chances
Nahziah Carter has no doubt the Huskies can repeat as Pac-12 champions and believes Washington reloaded with enough high-end talent to surpass last season’s team that advanced to the second …
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 10, 2019, 2:13 p.m.
Hall of Fame basketball coach Jim Calhoun has been accused of sexual discrimination by a former associate athletic director at the University of Saint Joseph, the Division III school where …
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 8, 2019, 8:51 p.m.
Few reiterated he supports athletes having NIL rights as long as it can be regulated and the playing field stays level, but his comments about “grandstanding politicians” in a 3-minute, …
Tue., Oct. 8, 2019, 3:08 p.m.
Notre Dame coach Mike Brey can’t help but feel a bit of excitement simply by what he doesn’t see around the Atlantic Coast Conference from last year. No Zion Williamson …
Tue., Oct. 8, 2019, 2:35 p.m.
Washington State big man Jeff Pollard is popular all over Pullman and easily recognized back home in Bountiful, Utah.
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 8, 2019, 6:23 p.m.
If Washington State’s basketball program is going to take a step forward in year one under Kyle Smith, the Cougars will likely need another standout season from one of their …
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 8, 2019, 4:03 p.m.
Mike Krzyzewski believes it’s time for college sports to get in step with the times when it comes to paying athletes, though the Duke coach said getting there raises a …
UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 5, 2019, 10:03 p.m.
Gonzaga’s Kraziness in the Kennel scrimmage – often ragged but packed with numerous examples of the team’s considerable potential – had just finished when coach Mark Few noticed his players …