Latest Men's college basketball News

Kansas, K-State show football still belongs in hoops country

Sep. 27, 2022 15:53 PM EDT

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Kansas State barged into the Top 25 after its win at Oklahoma on Saturday night, and there's a good argument to be made that the Wildcats' biggest rival — just down Interstate 70 — deserves to be there, too. As it stands, Kansas is just outside of the...

NCAA puts Memphis on 3 years' probation, no tourney ban

Sep. 27, 2022 12:24 PM EDT

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. The NCAA had accused Memphis of four Level I and two Level II violations,...

Kentucky moves scrimmage to E. Kentucky for flood relief

Sep. 26, 2022 14:31 PM EDT

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky will play its annual Blue-White men’s basketball scrimmage in eastern Kentucky to benefit victims of the devastating summer floods. The school announced that the Oct. 22 event at Appalachian Wireless Arena in Pikeville will feature a pregame Fan...

Bryant's big first half lifts Cincinnati over Indiana 45-24

Sep. 24, 2022 21:11 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Ben Bryant passed for 314 of his 354 yards in the first half with a career-high four touchdowns, and Tyler Scott had career-highs with 185 receiving yards and three TDs, as Cincinnati defeated Indiana 45-24 on Saturday. “It didn't feel as good afterward as the...

Greg Lee, UCLA guard under coach John Wooden, dies at 70

Sep. 23, 2022 10:23 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Greg Lee, who helped UCLA to consecutive national championships in 1972 and ’73 as a starting guard under coach John Wooden, has died. He was 70. Lee died at a San Diego hospital on Wednesday from an infection related to an immune disorder, the university said...

Family: Former UCLA basketball player Jalen Hill dies at 22

Sep. 21, 2022 20:01 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jalen Hill, who played basketball at UCLA for three seasons until leaving last year for personal reasons, has died, according to his family and the university. He was 22. His family posted on Instagram Tuesday that Hill had died after going missing in Costa Rica....

Editorial Roundup: North Carolina

Sep. 21, 2022 15:48 PM EDT

Greensboro News and Record. September 20, 2022. Editorial: The ACC walks away It wasn’t a question of whether, but when. As expected, the Atlantic Coast Conference is leaving Greensboro for Charlotte, and (as if this wound needed more salt) will...

ACC moving headquarters in NC from Greensboro to Charlotte

Sep. 20, 2022 14:04 PM EDT

The Atlantic Coast Conference is relocating its headquarters but remaining in its home state of North Carolina. The league announced Tuesday it would move its offices from Greensboro — the city where it was founded in 1953 — to downtown Charlotte in 2023. In a news release, the...

College hoops player Emoni Bates charged with 2 felonies

Sep. 19, 2022 15:10 PM EDT

SUPERIOR TOWNSHIP, Mich (AP) — Emoni Bates, a former basketball prodigy who transferred to Eastern Michigan from Memphis, was charged with two felonies Monday after police found a gun in a car during a traffic stop. The 18-year-old Bates failed to stop at an intersection Sunday...

Donaldson, Mathis piled up rushing TDs, WVU whips Towson

Sep. 17, 2022 18:23 PM EDT

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — On a day when West Virginia held a ceremony to honor some of its greatest offensive players, the Mountaineers put together their best showing in a year. Tony Mathis rushed for 104 yards and two touchdowns, CJ Donaldson ran for 101 yards and three scores,...