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Cincinnati stays in its backyard for next basketball coach

Apr. 15, 2019 4:47 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — John Brannen played pick-up games at Cincinnati's on-campus arena when he was growing up and vividly recalls watching Kenyon Martin dunk over another player. He's coached — and lost — with visiting teams at the same arena. The local guy is now in charge of the home team. The...

Northern Kentucky's Brannen takes Cincinnati coaching job

Apr. 14, 2019 4:51 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — John Brannen has been hired as Cincinnati's coach after leading Northern Kentucky to two NCAA Tournament appearances in the last three years. The Bearcats announced Brannen's hiring Sunday and said he would be introduced Monday at Fifth Third Arena. Brannen replaces Mick Cronin, who left...

The NCAA Latest: Buffalo tops ex-coach Hurley, Arizona State

Mar. 31, 2019 12:11 AM EDT

The Latest on the first round of the NCAA Tournament (all times Eastern): 6:35 p.m. Buffalo coach Nate Oats beat his former boss when the sixth-seeded Bulls topped Bobby Hurley and 11th-seeded Arizona State 91-74 in the West Region. Hurley was Buffalo's head coach during the 2013-14 and 2014-15 seasons with Oats...

Culver scores 29, leads Texas Tech over Northern Kentucky

Mar. 22, 2019 5:29 PM EDT

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Texas Tech had won nine straight games, tied for the Big 12's regular-season championship and was flying high before a deflating loss in the conference tournament to lowly West Virginia. The Red Raiders hadn't played in eight days, desperate to put the disappointment behind them. They...