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Former Kentucky guard Terrence Clarke dies in LA car crash

Apr. 23, 2021 00:06 AM EDT

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky freshman guard Terrence Clarke died Thursday following a car accident in Los Angeles. He was 19. The university announced Clarke’s death in a release Thursday night, but did not include any more details. Coach John Calipari said he was...

Lady Vols sign Sun Belt player of year Dye as grad transfer

Apr. 22, 2021 17:44 PM EDT

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Lady Vols have signed Alexus Dye, the Sun Belt Conference player of the Year, as a graduate transfer. Coach Kellie Harper announced the signing Thursday. The 6-foot forward is graduating in May at Troy and has...

Guard Montez Mathis transfers to St. John's from Rutgers

Apr. 22, 2021 16:48 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Guard Montez Mathis has transferred to St. John's after three seasons at Rutgers. St. John's coach Mike Anderson announced the move on Thursday of the Baltimore native who played in 90 games and made 67 starts for the Scarlet Knights. ...

Tar Heels add 3-point shooting big man Manek from Sooners

Apr. 22, 2021 16:32 PM EDT

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina has added Oklahoma transfer Brady Manek. The school announced Thursday that the 6-foot-9 graduate is joining the Tar Heels after spending the past four seasons as a Sooners starter under now-retired coach Lon Kruger. ...

Blank hopes to hire new UW Madison athletic director by June

Apr. 22, 2021 15:34 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — University of Wisconsin-Madison Chancellor Rebecca Blank said Thursday that she hopes to hire Athletic Director Barry Alvarez’s successor by the end of June. Alvarez announced earlier this month that he plans to retire effective in July. ...

West Virginia signs DePaul grad transfer Pauly Paulicap

Apr. 22, 2021 15:14 PM EDT

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia has added DePaul forward Pauly Paulicap as a graduate transfer. Coach Bob Huggins announced Paulicap's signing Thursday. The 6-foot-8 Paulicap will bring defensive help to the Mountaineers, who ranked eighth in...

Oklahoma State adds Creighton's Rencher as assistant coach

Apr. 22, 2021 15:10 PM EDT

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma State coach Mike Boynton added former Creighton assistant Terrence Rencher to his staff Thursday. Rencher helped Creighton win the Big East regular season title in 2020 and advance to the Sweet 16 this season. The Bluejays went 46-16 in...

Loyola Chicago's Krutwig says he is turning pro

Apr. 22, 2021 14:46 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Cameron Krutwig, who helped Loyola Chicago reach a Final Four as a freshman and return to the Sweet 16 as a senior this year, has decided to turn pro and skip his final year of eligibility. Krutwig announced his decision Thursday in a YouTube video,...

Painter hires Terry Johnson as new Boilermakers assistant

Apr. 22, 2021 13:26 PM EDT

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Purdue coach Matt Painter filled the second void on his coaching staff Thursday by hiring Terry Johnson from Ohio State. Johnson spent the last seven seasons working under coach Chris Holtmann, the first three at Butler and the last four with...

Morgan Valley leaves Hartford to become UConn assistant

Apr. 22, 2021 10:16 AM EDT

STORRS, Conn. (AP) — Hartford women's basketball coach Morgan Valley has left the school to become an assistant at UConn, her alma mater. Valley replaces Shea Ralph, who left the Huskies last week to become head coach at Vanderbilt. Valley played...