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Pritchard stays in-state, commits to Oregon
Posted on 28 August 2015 @ 11:09 pm
Middle Tennessee adds ex-Razorback Williams
Posted on 28 August 2015 @ 3:11 am
Crean questions leadership after latest legal issue
Posted on 28 August 2015 @ 2:43 am
Goodman: What's behind Rick Pitino coaching Puerto Rico?
Posted on 27 August 2015 @ 6:00 pm
Ex-Kentucky standout Tsioropoulos dies at 84
Posted on 27 August 2015 @ 2:12 am
Full Big 12-SEC Challenge schedule released
Posted on 26 August 2015 @ 3:00 pm
Minnesota finalizes Pitino's 2-year extension
Posted on 25 August 2015 @ 11:17 pm
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Indiana coach Tom Crean questioned his team’s leadership and challenged his players to make better decisions on and off the court Thursday. In his first public comments since Indiana’s most recent legal embarrassment, the frustrated coach apologized to fans for having another legal run-in play out in public and insisted his top priority between now and November’s season opener will be getting the program righted. ”We’ve got to get a team, guys that understand that they play for Indiana and not at Indiana,” Crean said.
Posted on 28 August 2015 @ 1:39 am
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) — Middle Tennessee has added former Arkansas forward Jacorey Williams and Trinity Valley Community College transfer Aldonis Foote to the program.
Posted on 28 August 2015 @ 1:12 am
Forward Justin Moss was one of three Buffalo men’s basketball players accused of stealing $650 out of a dorm room in June, some three months before the Mid-American Conference player of the year was dropped from the team. The allegation of theft was included in a University at Buffalo Police report obtained by the Associated Press following a request under the Freedom of Information Law. On Monday, the school announced that Moss was no longer a member of the team or enrolled in classes.
Posted on 27 August 2015 @ 4:06 pm
Lou Tsioropoulos, a member of Kentucky’s 1951 NCAA national championship team and the unbeaten ’53-54 squad who went on to win two NBA titles with the Boston Celtics, has died. Tsioropoulos’ nephew, Michael Johnson, said Wednesday night that his uncle died Saturday in Louisville of natural causes. The 6-foot-5, 190-pound Tsioropoulos teamed with Naismith Memorial Hall of Famers Frank Ramsey and Cliff Hagan to beat Kansas State 68-58 in 1951 to win the third of Kentucky’s four NCAA titles under coach Adolph Rupp.
Posted on 27 August 2015 @ 2:26 am
Minnesota has finalized a two-year contract extension for coach Richard Pitino through the 2020-21 season, including a $400,000 raise. The university released the details Tuesday, months after the terms were agreed to while Norwood Teague was the athletic director. Pitino, who finished his second year as coach of the Gophers, will now make $1.6 million annually.
Posted on 26 August 2015 @ 1:09 am
Villanova has hired USC’s Mark Jackson to succeed Vince Nicastro as the program’s athletic director. Jackson was senior associate AD and chief innovation officer at USC. Nicastro left after 15 years to become the associate director of the Jeffrey S. Moorad Center for the Study of Sports Law at the Villanova’s law school.
Posted on 25 August 2015 @ 9:02 pm
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (AP) — East Tennessee State has added a pair of transfers by bringing in Deuce Bello from Missouri and Tevin Glass from Wichita State.
Posted on 25 August 2015 @ 7:47 pm
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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.