Latest Men's college basketball News

Miller and Wade will not testify in corruption trial

Apr. 19, 2019 11:04 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Arizona coach Sean Miller and LSU coach Will Wade will not be required to testify in next week's federal basketball corruption trial. U.S. District Court judge Edgardo Ramos ruled Friday that Miller and Wade were not relevant to the bribery trial that starts Monday. The two coaches had been...

USC signs guard Ethan Anderson

Apr. 19, 2019 9:09 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Guard Ethan Anderson has signed to play for Southern California, joining the Trojans' previously announced recruiting class. Anderson averaged 20.8 points, 6.2 rebounds and 6.3 assists as a senior at Fairfax High in Los Angeles. The 6-foot, 210-pounder was named LA city section player of...

St. John's hires Mike Anderson as basketball coach

Apr. 19, 2019 7:24 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — After a meandering search, St. John's finally settled on Mike Anderson as its new basketball coach. Anderson was hired Friday by the Red Storm after getting fired at Arkansas last month. He also had head coaching stints with Missouri and UAB before leading the Razorbacks to five postseason...

Michigan State star Winston coming back, Ward leaving

Apr. 19, 2019 6:42 PM EDT

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — All-America guard Cassius Winston wants to accomplish more at Michigan State. He is coming back for his senior season. "It will always be my goal to play in the NBA, but that's a dream that can wait a year," Winston said Friday. Teammate Nick Ward said he is entering the draft...

NCAA rejects mandatory 2-year commitment to grad transfers

Apr. 19, 2019 4:50 PM EDT

A proposal to require a graduate transfer to count against a team's scholarship total for two years in football and basketball has been rejected by the NCAA. The Division I Council on Friday voted down a proposal that could have tapped the brakes on the de facto free agency created by a rule originally intended...

Lawsuit after 2 casinos couldn't take March Madness bets

Apr. 19, 2019 3:48 PM EDT

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A casino operator is suing a tech company after a contract dispute shuttered its sports betting platform at two West Virginia casinos ahead of the NCAA Tournament. A Friday news release from Delaware North says it's filed a civil suit seeking monetary damages against United...

St. Joseph's guard Kimble joins Louisville as grad transfer

Apr. 19, 2019 2:33 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville has added former St. Joseph's point guard Lamarr "Fresh" Kimble to its roster as a graduate transfer. A two-year starter and only three-time captain for the Hawks, the 6-foot, 180-pound Kimble totaled 908 points with 111 3-pointers and 265 assists at the school. He ranked...

Jerry Stackhouse adds Adam Mazarei to staff at Vanderbilt

Apr. 19, 2019 12:00 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Vanderbilt coach Jerry Stackhouse has hired Adam Mazarei to his coaching staff, adding an assistant who spent the past six seasons with the NBA's Memphis Grizzlies. Stackhouse announced the move Friday. Mazarei spent three seasons as a Grizzlies' assistant coach and three as a...

Southern Mississippi hires Ladner as basketball coach

Apr. 18, 2019 10:08 PM EDT

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — Southern Mississippi has hired Jay Ladner as its basketball coach. Ladner has been the coach at Southeastern Louisiana the past five years and led the Lions to a Southland Conference regular-season title in 2018. Ladner was an accomplished high school coach in Mississippi before...

Grand Canyon hires Marvin Menzies as assistant coach

Apr. 18, 2019 9:10 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Grand Canyon has hired former UNLV basketball coach Marvin Menzies as an assistant coach. The school announced Thursday Menzies will serve as associate coach to Dan Majerle. Menzies was fired last month after a three-year stint with the Runnin' Rebels. He went 48-48 at UNLV and was unable to...