BIRMINGHAM, Alabama (AP) — South Carolina and Vanderbilt were fined by the Southeastern Conference on Sunday, a day after schools' fans rushed the field to celebrate football victories.
The SEC docked Vanderbilt $250,000 for the school's third violation of the league's access to competition area rules.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico State University student-athlete was involved in the fatal shooting of a student from the University of New Mexico hours before the scheduled tipoff of a men's basketball game between the rival schools that was later postponed, authorities said Sunday.
MOSCOW, Idaho (AP) — Kaleb Higgins scored 18 points as CSU Bakersfield beat Idaho 52-43 on Wednesday night as the Idaho campus mourned the loss of four students murdered over the weekend.
The athletic department released a statement saying: In a time of difficulty for our community, coming together collectively can help.
WEST HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Coach John Gallagher has resigned less than two years after leading the Hartford men’s basketball team to its first NCAA Tournament.
DALLAS (AP) — Tanner Mordecai set school and American Athletic Conference records with nine touchdown passes — an NCAA-record tying seven coming in the first half — and SMU's offense exploded for a 77-63 win over Houston on Saturday.
LORMAN, Miss. (AP) — Alcorn State's men's basketball coach Landon Bussie has agreed to a contract extension that will keep him in Lorman, Mississippi, through 2026, the university announced Thursday.
Jay Wright will be in the midst of the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament. The biggest difference now is the former Villanova coach gets to enjoy it a lot more.
CBS Sports and Warner Brothers Discovery Sports announced on Thursday that Wright will be a studio analyst during March Madness on CBS, TBS, TNT and truTV.
NEW YORK (AP) — Manhattan fired head basketball coach Steve Masiello two weeks before the start of the season on Tuesday, the school announced.
He has been replaced on an interim basis by assistant RaShawn Stores, a former Manhattan player under Masiello.
NEW YORK (AP) — Jim Nantz will step away from calling the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament after next year and will be succeeded by Ian Eagle.
CBS Sports confirmed the move on Monday night. It was first reported by the New York Post.
Mike White has an advantage over about a third of the other men's basketball coaches in the SEC this season.
He may be in a new place, but the Georgia coach is at least in the same conference.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — First-year coach Lamont Paris didn't have to go far to find a welcome and willing resource on how to go about building a championship program at South Carolina: Gamecocks' women's coach Dawn Staley.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Just about every game in the Big 12 this men's basketball season will feel like a reunion.
On the coaching front, there already was Mark Adams entering his second year at Texas Tech, where he replaced Chris Beard, who headed off to Texas, his alma mater.
CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson coach Brad Brownell looks around at ACC men's basketball meetings and sees fewer and fewer faces who've been doing it as long as him.
Brownell is entering his 13th season with the Tigers — only Leonard Hamilton of Florida State and Tony Bennett of Virginia have held positions in the Atlantic Coast Conference longer — and hopes the season doesn't become a game-by-game referendum on his job status.
North Carolina surprised just about everyone last year when a talented team led by first-year coach Hubert Davis parlayed a No.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Plenty of people have called for NCAA Tournament expansion. Count ACC Commissioner Jim Phillips among them.
Phillips said Wednesday at the ACC Tipoff that “it's time to look at” expanding the field beyond the 68 teams currently invited to the Big Dance each March.
Neyland Stadium is selling out again and fans already are trying to plan how to paint a visiting stadium orange and white to cap Tennessee's regular season.
That's how good things are going for eighth-ranked Tennessee in coach Josh Heupel's second season.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The NCAA put Memphis on three years of probation with a public reprimand and a fine Tuesday, but declined to punish Tigers coach Penny Hardaway or hand down an NCAA Tournament ban.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Longtime official Chris Rastatter has been chosen to take over as the NCAA's national coordinator of men's basketball officiating, and among his immediate plans is a comprehensive training program to help improve call accuracy during the regular season and postseason tournaments.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Baylor and Gonzaga will meet in a men's basketball game in South Dakota on Dec. 2 and organizers will pay players on both teams who agree to help promote the game.
Complete Sports Management and Range Sports announced this week that it would put on the game at the Sanford Pentagon in Sioux Falls.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Thousands of pairs of shoes and socks are being distributed to people affected by flooding in eastern Kentucky last month.
The Samaritan's Feet organization partnered with the University of Kentucky men's basketball coach John Calipari, the Kentucky basketball team and state officials to give away bags containing shoes and socks Tuesday.
NEW YORK (AP) — A documentary on the 2008 U.S. men's basketball team known as the "Redeem Team,” with executive producers including LeBron James and Dwayne Wade, will premiere on Netflix this fall.
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Duke and Arizona have agreed to a home-and-home men's basketball series for 2023 and 2024.
The schools announced the agreement Monday. The first meeting comes in November 2023 with the Wildcats visiting the Blue Devils' famously hostile Cameron Indoor Stadium.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Southwestern Athletic Conference Commissioner Charles McClelland will become the first representative from a historically Black college, university or league to chair the Division I men's basketball committee when he takes over next year.
The Pac-12 can make a case as the most successful conference in collegiate athletics, amassing more than 500 NCAA championships while leading the nation in titles 56 of the past 62 years.
But when it comes to the biggest moneymakers, football and men's basketball, the "Conference of Champions” has come up short for years.
Sue Bird and Diana Taurasi have been linked for more than two decades, playing together at UConn and then helping the U.S. Olympic women's basketball team win five gold medals.
Now the basketball greats will appear on the cover of the NBA 2K23 WNBA edition video game that will be released on Sept.
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Justin Jackson scored 26 points, Langston Galloway added 18 and the U.S. men's basketball team took another step toward qualifying for next year’s World Cup by topping Puerto Rico 83-75 on Friday night.
YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) — Emoni Bates, one of the top recruits in the 2021 men's basketball recruiting class, says he is transferring from Memphis to Eastern Michigan.
Bates, in an Instagram post Wednesday, announced his decision to return to his hometown of Ypsilanti to play for the Eagles of the Mid-American Conference.An EMU spokesman said he could not confirm Bates' transfer.
CHICAGO (AP) — Former Illinois star and NBA player Dee Brown is the new coach at Roosevelt University in Chicago, the NAIA school announced Monday.
The 37-year-old was a McDonald's All-American and Illinois Mr.
Bob McKillop watched his former star player Stephen Curry closely as he celebrated winning another NBA championship with tears.
It felt like a timely bit of reassurance for the longtime Davidson men's basketball coach as he prepared to announce his retirement.
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — UConn's men's basketball program has landed its fourth transfer of the off-season, announcing Friday the addition of Joey Calcaterra, a 6-foot-3 guard who played four years at San Diego.
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Wisconsin men's and women's basketball will play a doubleheader on Nov. 11 at the home of the Milwaukee Brewers.
The doubleheader at American Family Field will start with Wisconsin women's team facing Kansas State.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Colorado coach Tad Boyle, Wheaton coach Mike Schauer and Benedictine coach Ryan Moody were appointed to the National Association of Basketball Coaches' board of directors on Thursday.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville has added Milt Wagner as its men's basketball director of player development and alumni relations, reuniting the Cardinals scoring great with former teammate and first-year head coach Kenny Payne.
OGDEN, Utah (AP) — Weber State men's basketball coach Randy Rahe is retiring after 16 seasons and three trips to the NCAA Tournament.
Longtime Wildcats assistant Eric Duft will take over the program, the school announced Monday.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee has signed forward Julian Phillips, the fourth high school All-American and seventh five-star prospect to join the Volunteers under men's basketball coach Rick Barnes.
CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson has added Boston College transfer Brevin Galloway to its men's basketball roster.
Galloway is a 6-foot-2, 215-pound guard who is from Anderson, South Carolina. Next year will be Galloway's sixth in college.
Football and men's basketball players on scholarship in one of the major conferences can expect to soon earn a minimum of $50,000 each year he plays because of the influx of cash from so-called booster collectives brokering name, image and likeness deals.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Akok Akok is transferring to Georgetown from UConn, the latest in a series of additions and subtractions for coach Patrick Ewing's Hoyas after the worst men's basketball season in Big East history.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota men's basketball team has finalized the addition of two transfers, forward Dawson Garcia from North Carolina and guard Ta’Lon Cooper from Morehead State.
The university announced the addition of Garcia and Cooper on Tuesday.
CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson has hired Billy Donlon as associate head coach and Sean Dixon as assistant for men's basketball.
Tigers coach Brad Brownell announced the additions Monday.
Donlon will make $450,000 a year for the two-year deal.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — In the past year, Temple has hired a new president, athletic director and football coach, all Black men.
The moves have made Temple just the second school that plays major college football to have an African-American in all three of those high-profile positions, along with Maryland.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina coach Lamont Paris has added UNLV assistant Tim Buckley to complete his men's basketball staff.
Buckley's one-year contract worth $350,000 was approved by the school's Board of Trustees on Thursday.
CONWAY, S.C. (AP) — Coastal Carolina women's basketball program has a new coach at the helm.
The university planned to introduce Kevin Pederson during a news conference on Thursday.
Pederson replaces Jaida Williams, who was fired in March.
CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson has added Princeton leading scorer Jaelin Llewellyn to its men's basketball team.
The school announced the addition on Wednesday. Llewellyn, who played three seasons with the Ivy League school, will be eligible to play this fall.
BEAUMONT, Texas (AP) — Lamar is going back to the Southland Conference after a short stay in the Western Athletic Conference, announcing plans Friday to return in the 2023-24 academic year to the league in which it was a founding member.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — New South Carolina men's basketball coach Lamont Paris has brought two of his assistants from Chattanooga to the Gamecocks.
On Friday, the school's board of trustees approved the hiring of Tanner Bronson, who was Paris' top assistant at Chattanooga and worked there from 2017-22.
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Purdue's board of trustees announced Friday it has approved $6.7 million in renovations for Mackey Arena, work funded entirely by private donations and expected to begin after next season.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Butler hired Austin Parkinson as its new women’s basketball coach Friday, ending a search that lasted a little more than two weeks.
Dawn Staley swore over and over again during her playing days she would never become a coach. Everyone seemingly could see it in her future, everyone but her.
As an elite point guard during her playing career she was always coaching.