NCAA BB Stories

Guard Caitlin Clark...
Associated Press

Caitlin Clark of Iowa becomes all-time NCAA Division I scoring leader, besting Pete Maravich

Caitlin Clark of Iowa has become the all-time NCAA Division I scoring leader, breaking the late Pete Maravich’s 54-year-old record.
19 hours ago
Shane Burcar and Oakland Fort, NAU...
Damon Allred

Northern Arizona pulls away from VMI in second half for win

The Northern Arizona Lumberjacks won their second game in the inaugural Arizona Tip-Off at Diamond Desert Arena, 78-69 over the VMI Keydets.
4 months ago
The Miami Hurricanes hoist the trophy after defeating the Texas Longhorns 88-81 in the Elite Eight ...
Associated Press

Final Four matchups set with 3 newcomers after Miami, San Diego State wins Sunday

Florida Atlantic, San Diego State and Miami will be making their first appearances at college basketball's grand finale.
11 months ago
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Arizona Sports

NAU men’s hoops loses on absurd game-winning shot at buzzer by Portland State

Northern Arizona men's basketball lost in heartbreaking fashion on Saturday afternoon to Portland State in Flagstaff.
1 year ago
NBA great Bill Russell gets introduced to the crowd during the NBA Europe Live Tour presented by EA...
Associated Press

NBA legend, 11-time champion Bill Russell dies at age 88

Bill Russell, an 11-time NBA Champion and the first Black head coach in North American professional sports history, died on Sunday.
2 years ago
Associated Press

Carolina crushes Saint Peter’s, will meet Duke in Final Four

The Tar Heels ended all hope of a March Madness miracle in the early going Sunday in a wire-to-wire runaway over 15th-seeded Saint Peter's.
2 years ago
Jake Anderson

Saint Peter’s becomes first No. 15 seed to reach Elite 8 in NCAA history

March 25 is National Peacock Day. So is it coincidence or destiny that No. 15 seed Saint Peter's upset Purdue 67-64 in the Sweet 16?
2 years ago
Chet Holmgren #34 and teammates of the Gonzaga University Bulldogs prepare for a game against the T...
Associated Press

No. 5 Gonzaga, No. 10 USC pick up wins in Phoenix at Colangelo Classic

No. 5 Gonzaga and No. 10 USC were winners Saturday afternoon at the Footprint Center as part of the Colangelo Classic.
2 years ago
NCAA President Mark Emmert. (AP Photo/Matt York)...
Associated Press

NCAA President Mark Emmert: It’s time to decentralize college sports

In a 30-minute interview with a small group of reporters, NCAA President Mark Emmert stressed he was not putting forth a mandate or even a recommendation.
3 years ago
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Associated Press

Detroit Pistons win 2021 NBA draft lottery, receive No. 1 pick

The Pistons won the NBA draft lottery on Tuesday night, meaning they’ll have the No. 1 pick on July 29 — and, presumably, the chance to take Oklahoma State guard Cade Cunningham.
3 years ago
In this Aug. 29, 2019, file photo, the Pac-12 logo is displayed on the field at Sun Devil Stadium d...
Dan Bickley

Pac-12 is turning a new leaf under commissioner George Kliavkoff

Dan Bickley writes that if the Pac-12 was a stock, it would have soared on Thursday morning after the announcement of new commissioner George Kliavkoff.
3 years ago
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Associated Press

North Carolina: Hall of Fame coach Roy Williams retiring

North Carolina announced that Hall of Fame basketball coach Roy Williams is retiring after a 33-year career that includes three national championships.
3 years ago
Loyola of Chicago's Cameron Krutwig (25) grabs a rebound above Illinois' Trent Frazier (1) during t...
Associated Press

Nun-and-done: Loyola Chicago stuns top-seeded Illinois

Loyola Chicago executed 101-year-old superfan Sister Jean's plans to a T on Sunday, moving to the Sweet 16 with a win over No. 1 seed Illinois.
3 years ago
Arizona forward Azuolas Tubelis (10) is defended by Stanford forward Oscar da Silva during the firs...
Associated Press

Arizona Wildcats go cold late, fall at home to Stanford

Thursday's victory marked Stanford's first win at the McKale Center — and first sweep of Arizona — since 2008. The Wildcats are now 115-15 at McKale.
3 years ago
Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski shouts during the first half of the team's NCAA college basketball game ...
Associated Press

Duke falls out of AP Top 25; Gonzaga, Baylor remain 1-2

Gonzaga and Baylor maintained their grip on the top two spots in The Associated Press men's basketball poll Monday while UCLA made its first appearance.
3 years ago
Villanova coach Jay Wright talks to the team during the second half of an NCAA college basketball g...
Associated Press

Villanova pauses hoops, coach Jay Wright tests positive for COVID-19

Villanova coach Jay Wright has tested positive for COVID-19 and the No. 5 Wildcats have paused basketball activities, postponing the team's game vs. Xavier.
3 years ago
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Associated Press

No fans to be allowed at Rose Bowl for CFP semifinal game

No spectators will be allowed at the Rose Bowl for the College Football Playoff semifinal on Jan. 1 because of COVID-19 restrictions.
3 years ago
Vanderbilt's Sarah Fuller, right, kicks off as Ryan McCord (27) holds to start the second half of a...
Associated Press

Vanderbilt K Sarah Fuller becomes first woman to play in Power 5

Vanderbilt’s Sarah Fuller became the first woman to participate in a Power Five conference football game on Saturday against Missouri.
3 years ago
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Arizona Sports

NCAA men’s basketball tournament to be held in 1 location in 2021

Due to coronavirus concerns, the 2021 NCAA men's basketball tournament will be held in one location instead of the 13 designated sites.
3 years ago
In this March 14, 2012, file photo, a player runs across the NCAA logo during practice in Pittsburg...
Jake Anderson

NCAA Division I Council agrees on Nov. 25 start date for basketball

The NCAA Division I Council announced on Wednesday it has voted to begin the 2020-21 college basketball season on Nov. 25, the day before Thanksgiving.
4 years ago
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Associated Press

Memo: NCAA to furlough its entire staff for 3-8 weeks

The NCAA will furlough its entire Indianapolis-based staff of about 600 employees for three to eight weeks in a cost-saving move.
4 years ago
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Associated Press

Pac-12 player group ‘disappointed’ after commissioner call

The Pac-12 players of the “WeAreUnited” movement said they were “disappointed and deeply concerned” after a recent meeting with the commissioner.
4 years ago
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Associated Press

Eddie Sutton, Hall of Fame basketball coach, dies at 84

Eddie Sutton, who led three teams to the Final Four and was the first coach to take four schools to the NCAA Tournament, died Saturday. He was 84.
4 years ago
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Tom Kuebel

Cheez-It Bowl to feature contrasting offenses in Air Force and WSU

Two opposite styles of offense will clash in the Cheez-It Bowl when Washington State takes on Air Force at Chase Field on Dec. 27.
4 years ago