LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville basketball coach Kenny Payne has hired former Kansas great Danny Manning as an assistant, a month after he completed an interim stint at Maryland.
The 55-year-old Manning guided the Terrapins to a 15-17 finish after taking over for Mark Turgeon in December.
NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. (AP) — Rick Pitino said Thursday he loves coaching at Iona and is committed to his players amid speculation he could be a candidate for the Maryland job.
“The University of Maryland is one of the premier institutions of higher learning,” Pitino said on Twitter.
WEST LAFAYTTE, Ind. (AP) — Purdue forward Trevion Williams credited pregame preparation for his game-saving block.
Williams rejected a layup try by Donta Scott in the final seconds and No. 3 Purdue, boosted by Jaden Ivey's go-ahead three-point play, held off Maryland 62-61 on Sunday.
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Kofi Cockburn's absence gives No. 17 Illinois another obstacle to overcome.
The Illini found out how difficult that might be when Donta Scott and Maryland dominated the paint.
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Iowa's Keegan Murray has gone from overlooked recruit out of high school to nation’s leading scorer and, maybe, the Hawkeyes’ second consecutive national player of the year.
NEW YORK (AP) — Donta Scott scored on a leaning shot in the post with 16.8 seconds left, No. 20 Florida missed its final-play 3-pointer, and Maryland beat the Gators 70-68 on Sunday night in the Basketball Hall of Fame Invitational.
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Danny Manning's reaction to the coaching change at Maryland was pretty similar to the rest of the college basketball world's.
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Chase Audige and Pete Nance sparked a breakaway run in the final four minutes as Northwestern held off cold-shooting Maryland 67-61 in what was both the Big Ten opener for each team and Danny Manning's debut as the Terrapins interim head coach Sunday.
Mark Turgeon's tenure at Maryland is over, less than a month after the start of his 11th season at the helm.
Again, the Terrapins were struggling to reach their potential — although the abrupt change still came with a jolt, just eight games into the 2021-22 campaign.
Maryland hired former Wake Forest coach Danny Manning as an assistant on Mark Turgeon’s staff on Monday, reuniting a couple of old college teammates.
Manning, who played with Turgeon at Kansas in the 1980s, spent the past year as an ESPN analyst.