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» Friday, April 28, 2017

Butler extends Holtmann through 2024-25 season

Butler coach Chris Holtmann received a contract extension through the 2024-25 season, the university announced Friday.


» Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Northwestern extends Collins through 2024-25 season

Northwestern coach Chris Collins has signed a contract extension through the 2024-25 season, the university announced Tuesday.


» Saturday, April 22, 2017

Coppin State to hire ex-Maryland star Dixon as coach

Coppin State is expected to hire former Maryland star guard Juan Dixon to be its next head basketball coach.


» Friday, April 21, 2017

South Carolina coaches Martin, Staley get contract extensions

South Carolina rewarded men's basketball coach Frank Martin and women's basketball coach Dawn Staley with contract extensions on Friday.


Gonzaga’s Williams to gauge NBA draft interest without agent

Gonzaga forward Johnathan Williams declared for the NBA draft on Friday, but the junior forward will not sign with an agent.


» Thursday, April 20, 2017

G Brunson returning to Villanova

Villanova guard Jalen Brunson will return for his junior season, the school announced on Thursday.


» Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Shaq’s son commits to Arizona for 2018

Power forward Shareef O'Neal, the son of NBA legend Shaquille O'Neal, committed to Arizona on Wednesday for 2018.


» Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Oregon’s Bell, Gonzaga’s Williams-Gross declare for draft

Two players from the Northwest who played prominent roles in this year's Final Four have decided to declare for the NBA draft.


Duke’s Allen will return for senior season

Duke guard Grayson Allen said Tuesday that he decided against entering the NBA draft and will return for his senior season.


NCAA returns tourney games to North Carolina

The NCAA awarded men's basketball subregionals to North Carolina in 2020 and 2021 on Tuesday after the state recently repealed controversial law HB2.


» Monday, April 17, 2017

NMSU hires Shockers assistant Jans as head coach

Wichita State assistant basketball coach Chris Jans was hired as the new head coach at New Mexico State on Monday.


Alabama F Key opts to enter NBA Draft

Freshman forward Braxton Key of Alabama is planning to enter the NBA Draft, the school announced on Monday.


Kansas star Jackson to enter NBA Draft

Kansas freshman Josh Jackson is heading to the NBA.


» Thursday, April 13, 2017

College basketball notebook: North Carolina F Jackson declares for NBA draft

North Carolina junior forward Justin Jackson declared for the NBA draft on Thursday and plans to sign with an agent.


Arizona G Trier to return for junior season

Arizona guard Allonzo Trier has elected to remain in school for his junior season and won't test the NBA draft process.


Georgia F Maten declares for NBA draft

Georgia standout forward Yante Maten entered his name into the NBA draft on Thursday.


North Carolina F Jackson declares for NBA draft

North Carolina junior forward Justin Jackson declared for the NBA draft on Thursday and plans to sign with an agent.


» Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Kentucky’s 7-foot Humphries declares for NBA Draft

Kentucky forward Isaac Humphries declared for the NBA Draft on Wednesday, becoming the fifth Wildcats underclassmen to leave the college ranks.


» Tuesday, April 11, 2017

New Mexico hires Weir away from New Mexico State

New Mexico found its new basketball coach in its own state, hiring Paul Weir away from New Mexico State on Tuesday.


» Monday, April 10, 2017

Oregon G Dorsey declares for NBA Draft

Oregon sophomore guard Tyler Dorsey, who was the Ducks' leading scorer in the postseason, will declare for the 2017 NBA Draft and sign with an agent, he announced on Monday night.


Steve Fisher retires, SDSU promotes Dutcher

Steve Fisher retired from coaching on Monday.


Coveted Lawson Bros. pick Kansas

Coveted Memphis transfers K.J. and Dedric Lawson, brothers who attended their hometown university, plan to enroll at Kansas.


» Sunday, April 9, 2017

Kansas’ Graham will return for senior season

Kansas guard Devonte' Graham announced Sunday that he is returning for his senior season and not entering the NBA draft.


» Friday, April 7, 2017

Kansas G Mason III wins John R. Wooden Award

Kansas guard Frank Mason III added to his impressive trophy case on Friday by being named this year's recipient of the John R. Wooden Award, which is presented to the nation's most outstanding men's basketball player.


AAC adds Wichita State for 2017-18 season

The American Athletic Conference voted unanimously on Friday to add Wichita State to the league starting with the 2017-18 season.


AAC adds Wichita State for 2017-18 season

The American Athletic Conference voted unanimously on Friday to add Wichita State to the league starting with the 2017-18 season.


» Thursday, April 6, 2017

College basketball notebook: Duke G Kennard declares for NBA draft

Duke guard Luke Kennard declared for the NBA draft on Thursday and plans to hire an agent.


Duke G Kennard declares for NBA draft

Duke guard Luke Kennard declared for the NBA draft on Thursday and plans to hire an agent.


Sophomore F Bragg to transfer from Kansas

Carlton Bragg Jr. arrived at Kansas figuring he'd be the next highly touted recruit to play one college season and head to the NBA. Instead, his path is two years at Kansas and now transferring to another school.


Cats walk: Kentucky G Briscoe to NBA

Kentucky guard Isaiah Briscoe joined the current of Wildcats headed for the NBA.


Kentucky’s Adebayo declares for draft, no agent

Kentucky freshman forward Bam Adebayo announced Wednesday he plans to submit his name for the 2017 NBA Draft but will not hire an agent.


» Wednesday, April 5, 2017

College basketball notebook: Hoyas’ rule blocks Ewing from hiring son

The hiring of Patrick Ewing as the new head coach of the Georgetown Hoyas is costing his son a job due to a nepotism rule at the school.


Lawson brothers transferring from Memphis

Memphis teammates and brothers K.J. and Dedric Lawson are leaving their hometown university.


Georgetown’s nepotism rule blocks Ewing from hiring son

The hiring of Patrick Ewing as the new head coach of the Georgetown Hoyas is costing his son a job due to a nepotism rule at the school.


Georgetown’s nepotism rule blocks Ewing from hiring son

The hiring of Patrick Ewing as the new head coach of the Georgetown Hoyas is costing his son a job due to a nepotism rule at the school.


Fired Illinois coach Groce takes over at Akron

Former Illinois men's basketball coach John Groce landed on his feet as head coach at Akron.


» Tuesday, April 4, 2017

College basketball notebook: Kentucky G Monk off to NBA

Kentucky freshman guard Malik Monk announced Tuesday he is entering the NBA Draft and plans to hire an agent.


Rice lands Washington assistant job

Former UNLV head coach Dave Rice was named an assistant coach at Washington on Tuesday, joining the staff of head coach Mike Hopkins.


NCAA OKs return to North Carolina after bathroom bill repeal

The NCAA announced Tuesday its intention to play championship games in the state of North Carolina once again after the state repealed controversial House Bill 2, commonly known as the "bathroom bill."


Kentucky star G Monk declares for draft

Kentucky freshman guard Malik Monk announced Tuesday he is entering the NBA Draft and plans to hire an agent.


NCAA final notebook: Academic probe hovers over UNC’s win

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- North Carolina won the national title under a cloud of academic scandal.


» Monday, April 3, 2017

Georgetown hires Ewing as head coach

Georgetown hired former star player Patrick Ewing as the school's new head coach on Monday.


Georgetown hires Ewing as head coach

Georgetown hired former star player Patrick Ewing as the school's new head coach, according to multiple reports Monday.


Kentucky G Fox declares for NBA draft

Kentucky freshman point guard De'Aaron Fox is heading for the NBA.


Georgetown hires Ewing as head coach

Georgetown hired former star player Patrick Ewing as the school's new head coach, according to multiple reports Monday.


Georgetown to formally interview Ewing

Georgetown is scheduled to interview Patrick Ewing formally for the first time on Monday.


» Saturday, April 1, 2017

Miss State must finish off miracle

DALLAS -- When Mississippi State guard Morgan William made a jump shot at the buzzer from just outside the free throw line to topple Connecticut and its 111-game winning streak on Friday night, it captured the attention of women's college basketball.


New Mexico fires Neal after four seasons

New Mexico fired basketball head coach Craig Neal after the Lobos failed to earn an NCAA Tournament berth for the third straight season.


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