CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Virginia men's basketball coach Tony Bennett has declined a pay raise offered by the school and instead asked school officials for additional compensation for his staff...
SOUTH KINGSTOWN, R.I. (AP) — The University of Rhode Island is getting a $35 million gift from former CVS president and CEO Thomas Ryan and his wife, Cathy, the largest private contribution in the...
Virginia raises banner, celebrates hoops championship
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — More than five months after Virginia won its first basketball national championship, the school hosted a celebration Friday night, raising a banner to the rafters of...
Staley preps for USA national team camp, FIBA tournament
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Dawn Staley is ready to coach the game's best, just not yet.
Staley, the U.S. national women's coach and head coach at South Carolina, will leave Monday for Miami for a...
WVU basketball exhibition to benefit Ohio shooting victims
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia will play an exhibition men's basketball game to benefit the victims and families affected by a mass shooting in Dayton, Ohio.
NC State gives hoops coach Kevin Keatts 2-year extension
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina State has approved a two-year contract extension for men's basketball coach Kevin Keatts.
The deal announced Friday by the school keeps Keatts under...
Former Holy Cross coach, fired after 34 years, sues school
WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — The former coach of the Holy Cross women's basketball team who was fired in March after 34 years has sued the school, alleging breach of contract, defamation, age...
Louisville to face 6 schools twice in ACC schedule
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville's Atlantic Coast Conference schedule will include two games each against Clemson, Florida State, Georgia Tech, Miami, Pittsburgh and defending NCAA champion...
Transfer Dickerson quickly carves role(s) on Alabama line
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Landon Dickerson has already made an impact at Alabama, even beyond his role in the ejection of a Duke defensive lineman.
NJ financier adviser praised at NCAA scandal sentencing
NEW YORK (AP) — A New Jersey financial adviser was praised for his cooperation and a judge spared him from prison Thursday after he admitted his role in a college basketball scandal.
Arkansas college finds no evidence of bias over dreadlocks
FORT SMITH, Ark. (AP) — An investigation found no evidence that a white head coach discriminated against a black basketball player because of his dreadlocks, the University of Arkansas at Fort...
DePaul, Leitao negotiating extension through 2023-24 season
CHICAGO (AP) — DePaul says it is negotiating a contract extension with men's basketball coach Dave Leitao through the 2023-24 season.
Leitao was hired in 2015 and has pushed to return the...
Drake basketball player charged after off-campus shooting
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A Drake men's basketball player has been charged with an off-campus shooting that he says was accidental.
Des Moines police say Tremell Murphy was charged Thursday...
OVC keeping tournaments in Evansville through at least 2023
BRENTWOOD, Tenn. (AP) — The Ohio Valley Conference has agreed to continue holding its men's and women's basketball tournaments at Evansville, Indiana, through at least 2023.
Adidas fixer gets year of probation in college hoops case
NEW YORK (AP) — A former Adidas consultant was sentenced Tuesday to one year of probation after prosecutors credited him with helping secure convictions against an executive for the shoe company...
Tennessee A&I championship teams inducted into Naismith Hall
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Three men's college basketball teams from the late 1950s at Tennessee Agricultural and Industrial Normal School have been inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball...
Duke probe finds no evidence Nike paid Zion Williamson
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Duke University says an investigation has found no evidence that former basketball star Zion Williamson received improper benefits.
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Michigan State hires Nairn as graduate manager
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State has hired former guard Lourawls "Tum Tum" Nairn Jr. as a graduate manager.
Nairn was a three-time captain for the Spartans and appeared in 137...
UConn’s Hurley has surgery to relieve neck, back pain
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — UConn basketball coach Dan Hurley had surgery Friday to relieve pain in his neck and upper back.
School officials say doctors successfully performed the surgery at the...
Benjy Taylor named Tuskegee’s head men’s basketball coach
TUSKEGEE, Ala. (AP) — Tuskegee University has named a new coach to head its men's basketball program.
The university, in a news release Thursday, said Benjy Taylor replaces Jerry Dunn, who...
Trump presents Medal of Freedom to NBA’s Jerry West
WASHINGTON (AP) — Jerry West, the NBA legend who delivered championships to the Los Angeles Lakers as both a player and an executive, said, "It never ceases to amaze me the places you can go in...
Arkansas coach says player quit, not dropped over dreadlocks
FORT SMITH, Ark. (AP) — The men's head basketball coach at the University of Arkansas-Fort Smith says allegations that he dismissed a player over his dreadlocks are not true.
Arkansas basketball player says dismissal due to dreadlocks
FORT SMITH, Ark. (AP) — An Arkansas university is investigating allegations that a men's basketball player was dismissed because the coach disapproved of his dreadlocks.
NCAA denies BYU’s appeal of sanctions
PROVO, Utah (AP) — The NCAA has upheld sanctions against BYU's basketball program, which was forced to vacate 47 wins as a result of an improper-benefits case involving former player Nick...
Kamie Ethridge 1st women’s sports jersey retired at Texas
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The University of Texas will retire the No. 33 jersey of women's basketball player Kamie Ethridge, the first time the school has so honored a female athlete.
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Hall of Fame assists renewal of Tennessee-UConn rivalry
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame is renewing the women's basketball rivalry between UConn and Tennessee and will sponsor a two-year series.
UVM to retire Coppenrath, Sorrentine Catamount jerseys
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — University of Vermont basketball legends Taylor Coppenrath and T.J. Sorrentine will be returning to the Patrick Gymnasium when the school retires their jerseys next...
Mississippi to start selling beer at home games on Oct. 19
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi will wait until the second half of the season to join the list of Southeastern Conference schools selling beer at home football games.
Ole Miss will be latest SEC school to sell beer at games
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — The University of Mississippi will become the latest university nationwide to sell beer at athletic events.
Ole Miss announced Friday that it would begin selling beer at...
Big man Isaiah Stokes transfers to Memphis from Florida
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Isaiah Stokes has transferred to Memphis to play for his old AAU coach Penny Hardaway after spending the past two seasons at Florida.
New ACC Network leaning on campus-built broadcast facilities
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — The Atlantic Coast Conference finally has its TV channel airing hundreds of league sporting events each year thanks in no small measure to its...
Basketball camp urges South Sudan’s youth to focus on sport
JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — On his first trip to war-torn South Sudan, Masai Ujiri, president of the Toronto Raptors basketball team, said he came to encourage the country's youth.
Gardner resigns as IUPUI coach after drunken driving arrest
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — IUPUI men's basketball coach Jason Gardner has resigned following his arrest on drunken driving charges in suburban Hamilton County.
Longtime NABC exec Jim Haney plans to step down next year
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Jim Haney, the longtime executive director of the National Association of Basketball Coaches, said Tuesday he plans to retire next year after five decades of involvement in...
Everywhere she looks, McGraw sees changes at Notre Dame
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Muffet McGraw can't wait to get started on what some believe could be her most challenging season at Notre Dame.
Safe Bet: Vegas set to bid to host numerous NCAA events
NEW YORK (AP) — Las Vegas is going to take a chance on hosting major college sporting events.
The city is set to bid on nearly a half dozen different NCAA championship events, including...
Correction: Indiana-Assistant Coach story
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — In a story Aug. 22 about Indiana men's basketball, The Associated Press reported erroneously that new assistant coach Mike Roberts had been a walk-on when he played for...
Mississippi State placed on 3 years’ probation by NCAA
STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — While Mississippi State's basketball and football programs dodged postseason bans, the NCAA has put the school on three years' probation as part of a slew of penalties...
Trump awards Medal of Freedom to NBA star Bob Cousy
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump presented 91-year-old basketball legend Bob Cousy with the Presidential Medal of Freedom on Thursday, praising the Boston Celtics star as "one of the...
Loyola’s Sister Jean celebrated on her 100th birthday
CHICAGO (AP) — Jean Dolores Schmidt, better known as Sister Jean, is now a centenarian. And the students and staff of Loyola University-Chicago gathered Wednesday to celebrate the chaplain of...
Street in front of Memorial Gym renamed for Perry Wallace
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The street in front of Vanderbilt's Memorial Gymnasium is being renamed "Perry Wallace Way" to honor the first black basketball player on scholarship in the Southeastern...
Dismissed Arkansas forward Osabuohien transfers to WVU
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Former Arkansas forward Gabe Osabuohien has transferred to West Virginia.
West Virginia coach Bob Huggins announced the transfer of Osabuohien (Oh-sah-BOY-en) on...
NCAA grants waiver for Mississippi State’s Jordan Danberry
STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi State guard Jordan Danberry has received a waiver allowing her to play for the Bulldogs as a graduate student this season.
Syracuse basketball star perseveres in breast cancer fight
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — The question "Why me?" has entered her mind, but Tiana Mangakahia knows these things happen all the time.
The 24-year-old star point guard for the Syracuse women's...
FLINT, Mich. (AP) — Jury acquits former Michigan State basketball star Mateen Cleaves of sexual assault.
Middle Tennessee’s Dishman to miss season due to knee injury
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) — Middle Tennessee forward DeAndre Dishman will miss the 2019-20 season after tearing ligaments in his left knee during the Blue Raiders' exhibition tour of Costa Rica...