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The emotional and intellectual leader of Minnesota’s significantly improved team might be the player who’s been with the program the shortest amount of time. ”He’s been nothing but a team guy,” coach Richard Pitino said. Pitino said Friday he’s been considering a switch to his starting lineup, with Springs taking sophomore Dupree McBrayer’s spot at shooting guard.
Posted on 20 January 2017 @ 11:14 pm
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina coach Roy Williams says freshman Tony Bradley Jr. could return Saturday against Boston College after missing two games with a concussion.
Posted on 20 January 2017 @ 8:22 pm
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Indiana Hoosiers forward OG Anunoby will undergo surgery on his right knee and will miss the rest of the season.
Posted on 20 January 2017 @ 7:28 pm
Like any shooter in a slump, Isaac Hamilton just kept putting the ball up, figuring it would eventually go in. The senior guard scored 33 points – three off his career best – and hit a career-high nine 3-pointers to help No. 3 UCLA rout Arizona State 102-80 on Thursday night. The Bruins improved to 11-0 at home.
Posted on 20 January 2017 @ 7:04 am
Coming off a big win in a showdown with rival Saint Mary’s, No. 4 Gonzaga could have been in for a bit of a letdown. Seeing another frenzied crowd hoping for an upset was more than enough to keep the Bulldogs on their game. Przemek Karnowski scored 19 points on just seven shots from the field and Gonzaga remained the only undefeated team in Division I with an 88-57 victory over Santa Clara on Thursday night.
Posted on 20 January 2017 @ 6:49 am
Calvin Hermanson figured he and his teammates would get plenty of opportunities from the perimeter with Pacific continually closing down on Saint Mary’s center Jock Landale in the post. One of the Gaels’ top 3-point shooters, Hermanson took full advantage while leading an offensive onslaught from beyond the arc. Hermanson scored seven of his 17 points as part of a big run in the second half to go with four 3-pointers, and No. 23 Saint Mary’s pulled away to beat Pacific 62-50 on Thursday night.
Posted on 20 January 2017 @ 6:39 am
Losing its best player to injury left No. 11 Oregon more somber than celebratory after it rewrote some school history with its 15th consecutive victory. ”It takes a little wind out of your sails,” coach Dana Altman said of the Ducks’ reaction when Dillon Brooks didn’t join them for the second half. Jordan Bell scored a career-high 26 points, Casey Benson had 15 on five 3-pointers and Oregon rolled to an 86-63 victory over California on Thursday night.
Posted on 20 January 2017 @ 5:33 am
NCAA Daily – United States
LaMichael James ran for 239 yards and a touchdown before he was carted off the field with a dislocated elbow, dampening No. 9 Oregons 43-15 victory over California on Thursday night. The nations leading rusher went down early in the fourth quarter and trainers stabilized his arm in a sleeve as fans chanted his name.
LaMichael James ran for 239 yards and a touchdown before he was carted off the field after injuring his right arm, dampening No. 9 Oregons 43-15 victory over California on Thursday night. The nations leading rusher went down early in the fourth quarter and trainers stabilized his arm in a sleeve as fans chanted his name.
St. Johns coach Steve Lavin has had successful surgery to treat prostate cancer. The 47-year-old Lavin underwent the surgery Thursday at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York. According to Lavins physicians, the surgery went as planned and there were no complications. Lavin is expected to return to his full-time coaching responsibilities after a recovery period.
Connecticut coach Jim Calhoun says he has more talent this season than he had on the team that won the national championship in April. Calhoun made the comment before a dinner at which the 2010-11 Huskies received their national championship rings. The coach said having a more talented team doesnt mean they are going to win another title, but he thinks they can.
Mike Krzyzewski is bringing Duke to Madison Square Garden twice this upcoming season, according to the schedule announced Thursday. The Blue Devils will face Michigan State, and Kentucky will play Kansas in the second game of the Champions Classic on Nov. 15. Duke will return to take on Washington on Dec.
Colorado coach Jon Embree has suspended five defensive players indefinitely for violating unspecified team rules. The suspended players include defensive backs Josh Moten, Ayodeji Olatoye, Parker Orms and Paul Vigo, along with linebacker Liloa Nobriga. Orms was the only starter among the group, but didnt play last weekend due to a leg injury.
Leaders of the Big 12 Conference cleared the way Thursday to add TCU, a move that would bring in a rising program and potentially shore up a league that seemed ready to fall apart just a few weeks ago. The Big 12s presidents and chancellors voted unanimously to authorize negotiations with the Horned Frogs, who play in Fort Worth, Texas, and boast the defending Rose Bowl champion.