NCAA BB Stories

NCAA president Mark Emmert listens during a Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee h...
Associated Press

NCAA President Mark Emmert to step down no later than 2023

NCAA Board of Governors Chairman John DeGioia announced the move Tuesday and said it was by mutual agreement.
2 months ago
North Carolina players pose for a photo after North Carolina won a college basketball game against ...
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.
3 months ago
Saint Peter's celebrates after winning a college basketball game against Purdue in the Sweet 16 rou...
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?
3 months 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.
7 months 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.
12 months ago
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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.
1 year 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.
1 year 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.
1 year 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.
1 year 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.
1 year 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.
1 year 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.
2 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.
2 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.
2 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.
2 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.
2 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.
2 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.
2 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.
2 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.
3 years ago
Arizona guard Gabe York reacts with less than a second left in regulation in an NCAA college basket...
Avery Feyrer

Kyle Dodd: Pac-12 teams got tough draws, UA may be best hope

Former ASU basketball player Kyle Dodd joined Doug and Wolf on Arizona Sports 98.7 FM to discuss the Pac-12's chances in the NCAA Tournament.
6 years ago
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Ginger Poulson

ESPN: ASU men’s basketball has one of the toughest schedules in the country

Arizona State traditionally hasn’t had the most difficult men’s basketball schedule. But first-year coach Bobby Hurley is laying the groundwork for that to change. ESPN’s Jeff Goodman ranked the 2015-16 schedules in terms of difficulty and the Sun Devils landed in the No. 4 spot. New coach Bobby Hurley said he always wanted to play against […]
7 years ago
FILE – In this Monday, Nov. 3, 2014 file photo, Tennessee head coach Donnie Tyndall in the se...
Associated Press

NCAA: Southern Miss, Tyndall committed multiple violations

which are judged the most serious by the NCAA -- in the 43-page notice.
7 years ago
Associated Press

AP source: Sherri Coale to enter women’s basketball hall

Oklahoma coach Sherri Coale will headline the 2016 women's basketball Hall of Fame induction class, a person familiar with the situation said Thursday.
7 years ago