Latest College basketball News

Kansas forward De Sousa gets year of eligibility back

May. 24, 2019 5:09 PM EDT

Kansas forward Silvio De Sousa finally got some good news from the NCAA on Friday. His education and career had been in limbo after the organization ruled in February that De Sousa was ineligible this past season and next season. But after the school appealed what it considered overly harsh sanctions , De Sousa...

Dennis Rodman's son will play for Washington State

May. 24, 2019 4:08 PM EDT

PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — The son of former NBA star Dennis Rodman has committed to play at Washington State. DJ Rodman, a 6-foot-6 forward from San Juan Capistrano, California, is the latest player to join new coach Kyle Smith's team. Rodman played two seasons at JSerra Catholic High School, where he averaged...

Guard Marta Sniezek transfers from Stanford to Notre Dame

May. 23, 2019 5:45 PM EDT

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Guard Marta Sniezek has announced her transfer from Stanford and is immediately eligible to play for national runner-up Notre Dame next season. The 5-foot-8 Sniezek, from McLean, Virginia, was injured and didn't play last season for the Cardinal, who were ousted from the NCAA...

NC State gives women's hoops coach Wes Moore 6-year deal

May. 23, 2019 3:39 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina State has given women's basketball coach Wes Moore a new six-year contract. Athletic director Boo Corrigan announced the new deal Thursday after it received approval from the school's Board of Trustees last month and by the UNC system's board of governors this week....

UCLA hires Michael Lewis as assistant basketball coach

May. 23, 2019 3:19 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — UCLA coach Mick Cronin has hired Michael Lewis as an assistant on his new staff. Lewis spent the last three seasons in the same role at Nebraska, where he worked as the program's offensive coordinator and helped develop the team's guards. He also had assistant jobs at Butler, Eastern...

Former Colorado coach Ricardo Patton joins Vandy's staff

May. 23, 2019 12:20 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Former Colorado and Northern Illinois coach Ricardo Patton has joined Vanderbilt's staff as a senior adviser to new coach Jerry Stackhouse. Stackhouse announced the addition of Patton on Thursday. Patton is a Nashville native who played at Belmont. Patton coached Colorado from...

Michigan hires Juwan Howard as basketball coach

May. 22, 2019 9:26 PM EDT

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Juwan Howard is coming back to Michigan. The former member of the Fab Five agreed to a five-year deal, which will pay him $2 million in his first year, on Wednesday to lead the Wolverines. "As a 'Michigan Man' I know the place our program has in college basketball and I embrace the...

Notre Dame's Brey: Transferring players need 'deterrent'

May. 22, 2019 5:18 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The NCAA is granting too many waivers allowing players who transfer to compete immediately, Notre Dame coach Mike Brey said Wednesday, calling the requirement that players sit out a year a useful "deterrent" to players switching schools. Brey made his comments at a meeting of the Knight...

Couple who accused Georgia Tech's Pastner charged

May. 22, 2019 3:13 PM EDT

ORO VALLEY, Ariz. (AP) — An Arizona couple is facing more criminal charges for allegedly trying to implicate Georgia Tech basketball coach Josh Pastner in a sexual assault, according to court records. Prosecutors in Oro Valley, where Ron Bell lives, brought additional charges against him Friday, the...

Ohio State hoops adds California transfer Justin Sueing

May. 22, 2019 1:32 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio State basketball program is adding California's leading scorer Justin Sueing to the team. The 6-foot-7 forward from Honolulu, Hawaii, will have to sit out next season per NCAA transfer rules. Ohio State said Wednesday he'll have two years of eligibility remaining beginning in...