SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — Jackie Stiles became a sensation across the nation after she materialized out of tiny Claflin, Kan., (population 624) to lead Missouri State to the 2001 Final Four and become the career leading scorer in NCAA women’s basketball — a record that stood until last year.
Rene Portland, who built Penn State into a women's basketball powerhouse during a 27-year tenure, has died after a three-year fight with cancer.
MIAMI (AP) — Federal authorities say a Florida businessman already charged with orchestrating a massive Medicare fraud scheme bribed a former university basketball coach to help get his son admitted to an Ivy League university.
MONROE, Mich. (AP) — A man who was strength coach for the Michigan State basketball team has been convicted in a crash that killed two people a year ago.
HARTFORD, Conn. — At one point an incredibly lucky, and in some ways unlucky, man or woman will be named the next UConn women’s basketball coach.
ROCHESTER, Mich. (AP) — Jordan Nobles is joining Oakland's basketball team as a graduate transfer.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — North Carolina, UCLA, Michigan State and Texas will play in an early season basketball tournament in Las Vegas.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Considered a recent "hot-seat" candidate, Clemson's Brad Brownell has the chance to become the longest-serving men's basketball coach in Tiger history.
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Duke's basketball team will be the subject of an all-access show.
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Michigan coach John Beilein has agreed to a contract extension through the 2022-23 season.
Veterans Memorial Arena in Spokane, Washington, will be a host site for NCAA women's basketball regionals in 2021 and 2022.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The U.S. women's national team will get ready for the FIBA Basketball World Cup with a training camp and exhibition game at Colonial Life Arena.
CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Former Evansville coach Marty Simmons has joined the Clemson staff.
LEBANON, Tenn. (AP) — Coastal Carolina coach Cliff Ellis will have the basketball court at NAIA program Cumberland University named in his honor.
FRISCO, Texas — The Big 12 took a hit during its football Media Days. On Monday, the conference was disappointed to learn that it had not been awarded a host role for a future men’s basketball Final Four.
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — UConn says forward Mamadou Diarra has undergone successful surgery to repair a torn meniscus in his left knee.
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Syracuse women's basketball coach Quentin Hillsman has agreed to a contract extension through 2024.
ATLANTA — The legalization of sports gambling will change college sports, but Southeastern Conference commissioner Greg Sankey isn’t quite sure how.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Final Four is headed back to Houston, Phoenix, San Antonio and Indianapolis.
KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — A former Western Michigan University basketball player has been sentenced for his role in a robbery that led to the fatal shooting of another student.
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The new athletic director at Michigan State faces issues beyond just trying to win games and compete for championships.
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Bob Bowlsby never bought into the negative perceptions some have about the Big 12, and these days the commissioner has plenty of reasons to feel bullish about his league.
Michigan State is set to hire Bill Beekman as athletic director, a person with knowledge of the decision said Saturday. Beekman has been the interim head of the troubled athletic department since early February.
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Wake Forest says former basketball all-American and NBA All-Star Len Chappell has died.
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Former North Carolina guard Jalek Felton will play professionally in Slovenia this upcoming season.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Duke athletic director Kevin White will serve as the chairman of the NCAA Tournament selection committee in 2020.
Even though Jairus Lyles has shed UMBC’s crisp yellow for Utah blue, the spirit of an underdog still lingers with the star of the 16th-seeded Retrievers’ upset over No. 1 Virginia in the NCAA Tournament — in his play, his life and his attitude.
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Several players left Wake Forest early this offseason. Jaylen Hoard came aboard.
BALTIMORE — Former Maryland men’s basketball player Damonte Dodd, who was charged by Prince George’s County police last week with raping a woman at a College Park apartment in November, is free on his own personal recognizance after a bail hearing Thursday morning in Upper Marlboro.
WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J. (AP) — Monmouth University has named former Hawk Josh James as director of basketball operations.
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Michigan women's basketball coach Kim Barnes Arico has agreed to a contract extension through the 2022-23 season.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina State finally owns the Top 25 national status that athletics director Debbie Yow has sought during her eight-year tenure.
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Brady Manek's strong freshman season was largely overlooked while the college basketball world was enamored with his Oklahoma teammate Trae Young.
LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 12, 2018--Mitsubishi Motors will serve as title sponsor for the next two years for the annual college football postseason game that will now be known as the Mitsubishi Motors Las Vegas Bowl.
COLUMBIA, S.C. — Ty Solomon’s dreadlocks bounced off his back with every dribble. When a crossover failed to shake his defender, Solomon retreated to the top of the key and squared him up. The next move — a hard drive left — was simple but effective. Solomon’s quickness got him all the way t…
LARENCE, Kan. (AP) — Jeff Long didn't waste time making clear his focus as Kansas' new athletic director.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A group of former Louisville men's basketball players have filed a lawsuit against the NCAA over the organization's vacation of the Cardinals' 2013 national championship and 2012 Final Four.
Western Kentucky athletic director Todd Stewart is proud of the school's ongoing success in competition and classwork.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — It's been a bumpy ride for Atlanta Hawks point guard Trae Young, but he finally got his shot going.
PHOENIX (AP) — Authorities say former UCLA basketball player Billy Knight has died in Phoenix.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Sam Esposito, the North Carolina State baseball coach who played in the 1959 World Series for the Chicago White Sox, has died. He was 81.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina is changing its approach this season, turning to its deep group of guards to keep the four-time Southeastern Conference Tournament champions on top.
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — John McNamara loved sports. Most of all, he loved watching and writing about Maryland basketball.
LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 10, 2018--, California’s largest street basketball tournament, will celebrate its 10th anniversary in its return to the streets of downtown Los Angeles and L.A. LIVE on Friday, August 3 - Sunday, August 5. The annual family-friendly, basketball weekend will …
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Duke took a step forward during the recently completed academic year. Athletic director Kevin White thinks the Blue Devils can do even better.
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Glynn Cyprien has returned to the college ranks as an assistant coach at Texas Tech after spending the past four years working with the NBA's Memphis Grizzlies.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A former coach and family friend of onetime Sacramento Kings and UCLA basketball player Tyler Honeycutt says he had grown increasingly concerned about the young man before he was found dead following a standoff with Los Angeles police.
LEXINGTON, Ky. — It was somehow fitting that DeMarcus “Boogie” Cousins was the one person, of all people, who rekindled the “superteam” debate this week when the former Kentucky center agreed to a one-year deal with the two-time defending world champion Golden State Warriors.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Samuel Armenteros scored two goals and the Portland Timbers extended their MLS unbeaten streak to 11 matches with a 2-1 victory over the San Jose Earthquakes on Saturday night.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A former coach and family friend says onetime Sacramento Kings and UCLA basketball player Tyler Honeycutt was found dead after a standoff with Los Angeles police.