Men's college basketball

May 22, 2018 - 10:03 am
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State University has named a former state Supreme Court justice, Robert Young, to be its general counsel as it continues to deal with the fallout from the Larry Nassar sexual abuse scandal. The school's interim president, John Engler, announced Monday that Young...
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May 21, 2018 - 12:03 pm
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — The University of Kansas fired athletic director Sheahon Zenger on Monday, with Chancellor Douglas Girod noting "progress has been elusive" in some areas other than the storied Jayhawks men's basketball program. The chancellor said Zenger had been a "loyal Jayhawk" and that...
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FILE - In this Oct. 20, 2016, file photo, University of Louisville athletic director Tom Jurich responds to a question during a press conference in Louisville, Ky. Louisville has settled with former athletic director Tom Jurich, who was fired in the wake of a national federal corruption investigation of college basketball. The University of Louisville Athletic Association and Board of Trustees approved the settlement of $4.5 million on Friday, May 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley, File)
May 18, 2018 - 3:03 pm
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville reached a $4.5 million settlement with former athletic director Tom Jurich, who was fired in the wake of a national federal corruption investigation of college basketball. Jurich disputed his firing on Oct. 18 for cause after nearly 20 years as AD and had...
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Mohamed Bamba, from Texas, speaks with the media at the NBA draft basketball combine Thursday, May 17, 2018, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)
May 18, 2018 - 12:37 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Mo Bamba is fully convinced that he's ready for the NBA. He also believes that was the case a year ago. If Bamba — the massive Texas center who will likely be taking his 7-foot-10 wingspan to a lottery team at the NBA draft next month — was a high school senior in 2020, he probably...
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Grayson Allen, from Duke, listens to a question as he speaks with reporters at the NBA draft basketball combine Thursday, May 17, 2018, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)
May 18, 2018 - 2:38 am
CHICAGO (AP) — The way Grayson Allen sees it, he might as well attack this full-court press head-on. The guard from Duke understands the concerns NBA teams might have about him after four polarizing seasons with the Blue Devils during which he attracted about as much attention for play that crossed...
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May 17, 2018 - 6:02 pm
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Police have arrested the self-proclaimed "escort queen" at the center of a sex scandal involving the University of Louisville's basketball team. News outlets report Katina Powell was arrested Thursday, moments after the court told her to vacate her Louisville home, for...
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Hall of Fame basketball coach Jim Calhoun talks about his efforts in building a new basketball program at Saint Joseph, a Division III school, during a news conference on the school's West Hartford, Conn., campus Wednesday, May 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Pat Eaton-Robb)
May 16, 2018 - 8:56 pm
WEST HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Noreaga Davis acknowledges being a little star struck when Hall of Fame coach Jim Calhoun came to see him play high school basketball. The 6-foot-3 very small forward from Notre Dame-Fairfield in Connecticut, is one of about a dozen players Calhoun has recruited as he...
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FILE - This 2012 file photo shows Rick Brunson. The Minnesota Timberwolves said Tuesday, May 8, 2018, that assistant coach Rick Brunson has resigned amid reports that women had accuse him of improper conduct. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton, File)
May 08, 2018 - 5:19 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota Timberwolves assistant coach Rick Brunson abruptly resigned Tuesday and the team said he had fallen short of meeting its "high standards of conduct" amid reports he had acted improperly toward women. The Timberwolves announced Brunson's resignation in a one-sentence...
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FILE - In this May 16, 2017, file photo, TCU catcher Evan Skoug (9) hits a grand slam home run during the sixth inning of an NCAA college baseball game against UT Arlington in Fort Worth, Texas. Skoug had a decision to make his senior year of high school in 2014: go pro or go to college? NCAA rules governing baseball and ice hockey allow high school players to hire advisers as long as those advisers are paid their normal fees. Also, baseball and hockey players who are drafted are allowed to retain college eligibility as long as they don’t sign a contract. Under proposals put forth last week by the Condoleezza Rice-headed Commission on College Basketball, facets of those baseball-hockey rules would be applied to high school and college basketball players. (Max Faulkner/Star-Telegram via AP, File)
May 08, 2018 - 3:16 am
Evan Skoug had a decision to make his senior year of high school in 2014: go pro or go to college? He was rated the No. 1 prospect in Illinois for the Major League Baseball draft that year, and he had signed a letter of intent to play catcher at TCU. Skoug ended up going to TCU, but not before he...
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This March 9, 2018 photo shows Saint Joseph's head coach Phil Martelli watching his team during the second half of an NCAA college basketball quarterfinal game against George Mason in the Atlantic 10 Conference tournament in Washington. Martelli said Monday, May 7, 2018 that everyone involved in college basketball needs to help "create a new model" following recent reform proposals amid a federal corruption investigation into the sport. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
May 07, 2018 - 5:16 pm
The Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics supports recent reform proposals to the NCAA amid a federal corruption investigation into college basketball — but wants the NCAA to do more. The commission suggests changing the NCAA's governance structure and additional financial regulations...
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