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NCAA makes Juzang eligible at UCLA for next season

May. 27, 2020 6:04 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kentucky transfer Johnny Juzang can play basketball for UCLA this winter. The NCAA on Wednesday approved a transfer waiver of the year in residence requirement, which typically forces a transfer to sit out one season before becoming eligible. As a result, Juzang is eligible to play what...

Texas Tech's Davide Moretti turning pro back home in Italy

May. 26, 2020 4:58 PM EDT

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Texas Tech guard Davide Moretti is skipping his final season to turn pro with Olimpia Milano is his home country of Italy. The EuroLeague club announced the signing of Moretti on Tuesday, ending a three-year Texas Tech career that included a school record in free-throw accuracy at...

FILE - In this Jan. 14, 2020 file photo DePaul's Jalen Coleman-Lands plays during an NCAA college basketball game against Villanova in Villanova, Pa. Coleman-Lands will play his final season as a graduate transfer at Iowa State. Iowa State announced Coleman-Lands' signing Tuesday, May 26, 2020. He averaged 11.1 points per game for the Blue Demons last season and will be eligible immediately pending his graduation from DePaul. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum, file)

Ex-De Paul player Jalen Coleman-Lands signs with Iowa State

May. 26, 2020 3:45 PM EDT

AMES, Iowa (AP) — Former DePaul guard Jalen Coleman-Lands is joining Iowa State as a graduate transfer. Iowa State announced Coleman-Lands' signing Tuesday. He averaged 11.1 points per game for the Blue Demons last season. He will be eligible immediately pending his graduation from DePaul. Coleman-Lands...

FILE - In this May 23, 2016, file photo, Southeastern Conference commissioner Greg Sankey poses in Birmingham, Ala. There are 130 major college football teams, spread across 41 states and competing in 10 conferences, save for a handful of independents. The goal is to have all those teams start the upcoming season at the same time — whether that's around Labor Day as scheduled or later — and play the same number of games.(AP Photo/Brynn Anderson, File)

SEC, Big 12 to allow football workouts on campus next month

May. 22, 2020 9:09 PM EDT

Southeastern Conference schools will be able to bring athletes in all sports back to campus for voluntary activities starting June 8 at the discretion of each university, and the Big 12 plans to welcome football players back to campus a week later. The Friday announcements are the latest signs that a college...

Coach's payments to player lead to Iowa volleyball sanctions

May. 20, 2020 4:51 PM EDT

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa women's volleyball program was placed on probation for one year and must vacate 33 wins over two seasons as part of its penalties for violations committed by former coach Bond Shymansky. The university's athletic department also will pay a $5,000 fine to the NCAA under terms...

Seton Hall gets commitment from 6-foot-9 center Jeff Ngandu

May. 19, 2020 12:04 PM EDT

SOUTH ORANGE, N.J. (AP) — Center Jeff Ngandu, a native of the Congo who played scholastically in Canada, has signed a letter of intent to play at Seton Hall. Coach Kevin Willard announced the 6-foot-9 big man joined the Big East Conference basketball program on Tuesday. Ngandu attended Orangeville Prep,...

FILE - In this March 11, 2020, file photo, Southeastern Conference Commissioner Greg Sankey speaks at a press conference in Nashville, Tenn. The Power Five conferences spent $350,000 on lobbying in the first three months of 2020, more than they had previously spent in any full year, as part of a coordinated effort to influence Congress on legislation affecting the ability of college athletes to earn endorsement money. The Southeastern Conference was the biggest spender, hiring three lobbying firms and paying them a total of $140,000, according to lobbying disclosure forms reviewed by The Associated Press. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File)

AP Exclusive: Power Five spend big on lobbying Congress

May. 19, 2020 11:53 AM EDT

The Power Five conferences spent $350,000 on lobbying in the first three months of 2020, more than they had previously spent in any full year, as part of a coordinated effort to influence Congress on legislation affecting the ability of college athletes to earn endorsement money. The Southeastern Conference was...

San Diego State adds Tomaić as transfer from Maryland

May. 18, 2020 6:12 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — San Diego State has signed forward Joshua Tomaić as a grad transfer from Maryland. Coach Brian Dutcher said Tomaić will be eligible to play next season. The 6-foot-10, 235-pound Tomaić can play multiple positions but is most comfortable at the stretch four, preferring...

Independent panel to rule on N.C. State recruitment case

May. 18, 2020 2:30 PM EDT

The NCAA said Monday a case involving alleged recruiting infractions at North Carolina State will go through an independent investigation process created for complex cases. The case involves the recruitment of former Wolfpack one-and-done star Dennis Smith Jr. The NCAA has charged N.C. State with four violations,...

FILE - In this Dec. 4, 2019, file photo, Green Bay head coach Linc Darner gestures during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Xavier in Cincinnati. Darner is out as the men's basketball coach at Green Bay after posting winning records in four of his five seasons on the job. Chancellor Michael Alexander confirmed the move Monday, May 18, 2020, saying in a statement that the university and coach “have decided to part ways.”(AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)

Darner out as men's hoops coach at Green Bay after 5 years

May. 18, 2020 2:21 PM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Linc Darner is out as the men's basketball coach at Green Bay after posting winning records in four of his five seasons on the job. Chancellor Michael Alexander confirmed the move Monday, saying in a statement that the university and coach “have decided to part ways.”...