RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Commonwealth University men's basketball coach Mike Rhoades has signed a two-year contract extension that will keep him on the Rams' sideline through the 2026-27 season.
FORT WORTH, Texas — Amid the sights of the speeding traffic on Interstate 20, and the smells of horse and cow poop, a small spot in Fort Worth became an Olympic training epicenter for the past year.
With college athletes able to profit from their fame for the first time, North Carolina opened a new path Tuesday for its players to cash in: group licensing for official Tar Heels merchandise.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Bruce Rasmussen, the Creighton athletic director who oversaw the rise of the men's basketball team and the school's transition to the Big East Conference during his tenure over the past 27 years, will retire next month.
AUSTIN, Texas — Thanks to Texas coach Chris Beard’s aggressive activity in the transfer portal, the Longhorns now have all kinds of new pieces to launch themselves into Big 12 title contention. Only thing missing was a point guard.
It’s taken way too long but, finally, Mark Emmert is speaking the truth. He’s seen the future, and it doesn’t include him or his colleagues at the NCAA.
STORRS, Conn. — When Dorka Juhász committed to UConn as a graduate transfer from Ohio State, she didn’t entirely know what she was getting herself into. She had spoken with the UConn coaching staff and former Husky Tamika Williams Jeter, then an assistant in Columbus, about what being part o…
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida women's basketball coach Cam Newbauer stepped down Friday for “personal reasons," the school announced, a surprising move that came six weeks after he signed a three-year contract extension.
ORLANDO, Fla. — ESPN has revealed the bracket for this year’s annual Thanksgiving college basketball tournament at ESPN’s Wide World of Sports, with Kansas and Miami headlining the event.
In the biggest news of a roller-coaster offseason for Illinois basketball, All-America center Kofi Cockburn announced Friday he’s staying in Champaign for his junior season.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Saint Joseph’s will play Southern California and Georgetown will take on San Diego State in the Wooden Legacy on Thanksgiving weekend.
NEW YORK (AP) — St. John's has added veteran assistant coach Greg Vetrone to its basketball staff.
PORTALES, N.M. (AP) — Eastern New Mexico University officials announced Thursday that Paul Weir has been hired as the school’s athletic director.
HARTFORD, Conn. — Caroline Ducharme might not know it, but she’s already earned a nickname in just her first month at UConn.
When Isaiah Adams, C.J. Walker and Darius Perry announced they were returning to UCF for another season rather than test the NBA waters, it was a huge break for the Knights.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Basketball player Myles Powell has sued Seton Hall, coach Kevin Willard and a staff member, accusing them of failing to diagnose a knee injury during his senior season that led to physical and financial damage.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Wizards guard Bradley Beal remains in health protocols, will not play for US men's basketball team in Olympics.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — With the rubble of Qualcomm Stadium piled high about 150 yards away, the construction of San Diego State's new football stadium reached a major milestone on Wednesday.
LEXINGTON, Ky. — Kofi Cockburn will not be a Kentucky Wildcat.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee has extended the contracts of nine coaches, including Tony Vitello, who took the Volunteers to their first College World Series in 16 years.
EUDORA, Kan. — Ochai Agbaji spent three hours teaching the game of basketball to approximately 100 fourth- to eighth-grade boys and girls Tuesday at Washburn coach Brett Ballard’s hoops camp at Eudora High’s gym.
LAWRENCE, Kan. — Bill Self does not necessarily agree with pundits who have deemed his Kansas men’s basketball team an early favorite to win the Big 12 title and/or reach the Final Four following last week’s news that three key players had exited the NBA Draft and would play for the Jayhawks…
With talk of CJ Fredrick having sustained an injury, Kentucky Coach John Calipari posted a reassuring tweet Monday.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Penny Hardaway has wanted Larry Brown to coach with him ever since he took over at his alma mater. Three years later, they have that chance at Memphis.
STORRS, Conn. — Preparations for the 2021-22 season have started in Storrs, where the UConn women’s basketball team spent the last five weeks hitting the weight room and conducting summer workouts. As early as it is, freshman Azzi Fudd, the No. 1 overall recruit in the Class of 2021, has alr…
HOOVER, Ala. — Mingling around one of the basketball courts a few minutes before the second day of games were set to begin on the Adidas circuit Friday morning stood a couple of folks wearing University of Kentucky gear.
If there were any questions about how North Carolina's new men's basketball coach Hubert Davis would fare on the recruiting trail, he landed a resounding answer on Friday.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Former Kansas men's basketball coach Larry Brown on Thursday was named assistant coach at the University of Memphis — the same day he accepted the 2021 Chuck Daly Lifetime Achievement Award presented by the National Basketball Coaches Association.
NEW YORK (AP) — The St. John’s men’s basketball team said Friday that Queens native Tareq Coburn will join the roster for the 2021-22 season.
HARTFORD, Conn. — As Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont weighed last month whether to sign legislation to let college athletes in the state sign endorsement deals, a surprising billboard appeared along I-84 in Bristol.
Jump around, all you college basketball fans in Charlotte: A glamorous new event is headed your way in 2022.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Memphis coach Penny Hardaway has added Hall of Famer Larry Brown to the Tigers’ staff as an assistant, reuniting the former New York Knicks player and coach.
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Dawson Garcia, who led Marquette in scoring and rebounding as a freshman last season, has indicated on social media he is transferring to North Carolina.
STORRS, Conn. — Azzi Fudd saw Paige Bueckers at a USA Basketball tryout and was less than impressed. The best of friendships often start out that way, don’t they?
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Johnny Juzang and Cody Riley have withdrawn their names from the NBA draft and will return to UCLA this fall.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Scotty Pippen Jr. has decided to return to Vanderbilt for his junior season after testing his options for the NBA draft.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Isaiah Mobley decided not to follow his younger brother, Evan, into the NBA draft. The junior announced Wednesday that he has withdrawn his name and will return to Southern California this fall.
The Charlotte Hornets brought in six additional prospects for a pre-draft workout Wednesday, including former N.C. State big man DJ Funderburk.
So come on now, Kentucky basketball isn’t really getting Kofi Cockburn and Jalen Duren and Marcus Carr and Kevin Durant and Aaron Rodgers and Megan McCain and all the other free agents and wanna-be free agents out there in the potential transfer portal.
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Terrence Shannon Jr. is returning for a third season at Texas Tech after removing his name from consideration for the NBA draft.
LEXINGTON, Ky. — Everybody loves a comeback story, one of those reversal-of-fortune narratives where a team is awful one season, great the next. You know, from worst to first. From flop to on top.
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Versatile forward Ochai Agbaji and high-scoring point guard Remy Martin withdrew from the NBA draft Tuesday, opting instead to help Kansas chase a sixth national championship.
Jalen Johnson said Tuesday he’s happy with his decision to leave Duke early and prepare for the NBA draft.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota forward Eric Curry has decided to return for a sixth season in the program, the team announced Tuesday.
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — UConn star Paige Bueckers spent a lot of 2020 in the ear of her good friend Azzi Fudd, pushing last year's top high school prospect to join her at Connecticut.
Michigan basketball fans can now welcome back the star center from last season's Elite Eight team.
All-America center Kofi Cockburn has withdrawn his name from the July 29 NBA draft — but his return to Illinois for his junior season isn’t a done deal.
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Roy Marble, the Iowa basketball star of the 1980s who led the Hawkeyes to their only 30-win season, is among 10 former Iowa athletes who will be inducted into the school's athletic hall of fame in September.
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Hunter Dickinson has withdrawn from the NBA draft to stay at Michigan for his sophomore season.
CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Miami Hurricanes guard Isaiah Wong has decided to return next season rather than pursue a pro career.