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Clemson forward Baehre tears knee ligament

May. 21, 2019 9:00 PM EDT

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson forward Jonathan Baehre is out indefinitely after tearing a knee ligament. The school says the injury occurred during practice Monday. There is no timetable for his return. Baehre is a 6-foot-10 junior transfer from UNC Asheville who sat out last season. With four senior...

Maryland women add Tennessee transfer Mimi Collins

May. 21, 2019 7:18 PM EDT

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Maryland has boosted its frontcourt by adding Tennessee transfer Mimi Collins. Maryland announced Tuesday that Collins had signed with the Terrapins. Collins announced May 2 on social media that she was leaving Tennessee. Collins, a former McDonald's All-American from Waldorf,...

Sam Mitchell leaves Memphis coach Penny Hardaway's staff

May. 21, 2019 5:45 PM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Memphis coach Penny Hardaway says former NBA coach of the year Sam Mitchell is no longer part of his staff. Mitchell worked as an assistant coach for Memphis in 2018-19 during Hardaway's debut season. Hardaway said Tuesday at a news conference that Mitchell has "decided to go in...

Iowa PG Jordan Bohannon out indefinitely with hip injury

May. 21, 2019 3:34 PM EDT

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Iowa point guard Jordan Bohannon is out indefinitely with a hip injury that could put his senior season in jeopardy. Bohannon, who suffered the previously undisclosed injury early in 2018-19, will undergo surgery Wednesday, the team said. Bohannon ranked third on the team with 11.6...

Vandy's Jerry Stackhouse adds Faragi Phillips to his staff

May. 21, 2019 3:10 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — New Vanderbilt coach Jerry Stackhouse has added Memphis high school coach Faragi Phillips to his staff. Stackhouse announced Tuesday he has hired Phillips as an assistant coach. Phillips has posted a 75-30 record the last four seasons at Whitehaven High School. Before coming to...

Northern Arizona primed to keep making progress

May. 21, 2019 2:44 PM EDT

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Northern Arizona won just 10 games last season, yet made enough progress for athletic director Mike Marlow to keep coach Jack Murphy in place for the final year of his contract. Murphy knows the upward trend will have to continue if he wants another contract after that. "Once we...

Alabama signs JUCO All-American forward James Rojas

May. 21, 2019 12:34 PM EDT

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Junior college forward James Rojas has signed to play with Alabama. Rojas, whose signing was announced on Tuesday, is the Crimson Tide's sixth signee and second transfer who will be eligible for coach Nate Oats' first season. The 6-foot-8, 215-pound Rojas initially committed to play...

Vols sign 7-foot Arizona State transfer Uros Plavsic

May. 21, 2019 11:34 AM EDT

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee has signed 7-foot Arizona State transfer Uros Plavsic. Plavsic graduated from Hamilton Heights Christian Academy in Chattanooga, Tennessee before redshirting with Arizona State last season. Plavsic is originally from Ivanjica, Serbia, but moved to the United States in...

Analyst Deb Antonelli raises over $80K for Special Olympics

May. 21, 2019 3:14 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Special Olympics has always been near and dear to basketball analyst Deb Antonelli. Her 21-year-old son Frankie is a Special Olympics athlete who just completed his sophomore year in Clemson University's LifeProgram. She wanted to do something to help raise money and awareness for South...

Pac-12 revenue drops $12 million, but school payouts rise

May. 20, 2019 8:03 PM EDT

Pac-12 revenue fell by $12 million in 2018 to $497 million because the conference could not make up for lost Rose Bowl revenue from when the game hosted a College Football Playoff semifinal after the 2017 season. Payouts to Pac-12 member schools rose 5% to $31.3 million each as conference distributions included...