Latest Big Ten Conference men's basketball News

Michigan adds Jay Smith to Juwan Howard's basketball staff

Jul. 15, 2019 5:58 PM EDT

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Michigan has hired Jay Smith to be on Juwan Howard's basketball staff as director of player personnel and development. The move was announced Monday. Howard also says he is retaining director of basketball operations Chris Hunter and hiring video analyst David Metzendorf. Smith was...

Iowa hoops lands guard Evelyn, Valparaiso grad transfer

Jul. 11, 2019 1:02 PM EDT

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Valparaiso graduate transfer Bakari Evelyn has signed with Iowa to bolster the Hawkeyes' perimeter game. Hawkeyes coach Fran McCaffery announced on Thursday that Evelyn will be the first grad transfer to play for him in Iowa City. Evelyn spent the past two seasons with the Crusaders...

Michigan State clears ex-basketball players in rape case

Jun. 29, 2019 12:19 PM EDT

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Three former Michigan State University men's basketball players have been cleared of wrongdoing in connection with allegations that they sexually assaulted a female student in 2015, according to the school. A report from a school-launched Title IX investigation did not find...

Enbridge pipeline project hits another Minnesota obstacle

Jun. 18, 2019 5:06 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Enbridge Energy's plan to replace an aging crude oil pipeline that runs through northern Minnesota hit another obstacle Tuesday when two state agencies said they would hold up approval of the project's permits until problems with its environmental review are resolved. The Minnesota...

Kansas lands Jalen Wilson, last remaining top-50 recruit

Jun. 12, 2019 4:36 PM EDT

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Kansas has landed small forward Jalen Wilson, the last remaining top-50 prospect, to polish off a recruiting class that will finish among the top 20 in the country. The 6-foot-8 Wilson was a longtime commit to Michigan, but he reopened his recruitment when coach John Beilein left the...

Bohannon's hip surgery headlines Iowa's chaotic offseason

Jun. 11, 2019 5:57 PM EDT

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Iowa coach Fran McCaffery's tradition of quiet offseasons was shattered this spring. It does not mean the Hawkeyes are in trouble next season. Iowa (23-12, second round of the NCAA Tournament in 2018-19) lost star Tyler Cook to the NBA draft, Isaiah Moss as a surprise graduate...

College World Series team capsules

Jun. 11, 2019 2:09 PM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A look at the eight teams competing in the College World Series, which starts Saturday at TD Ameritrade Park. (Capsules in order of CWS opening games. Coaches' records through super regionals): MICHIGAN (46-20) Coach: Erik Bakich (255-160, 7 seasons at Michigan; 327-258, 10 seasons...

Kansas adds Iowa guard Moss as graduate transfer

Jun. 10, 2019 3:12 PM EDT

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Kansas added Iowa sharpshooter Isaiah Moss as a graduate transfer on Monday, strengthening its backcourt and providing a 3-point threat that the Jayhawks had been lacking on their roster. Moss was a three-year starter for the Hawkeyes, averaging 9.2 points last season. He was second...

Martelli, Eisley part of new staff at Michigan

Jun. 7, 2019 7:13 PM EDT

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Former Saint Joseph's coach Phil Martelli is joining Juwan Howard's staff at Michigan. Michigan announced Friday that Martelli, Howard Eisley and Saddi Washington will be assistant coaches for Howard, who was hired after John Beilein left to become coach of the Cleveland Cavaliers....

Big Ten taps Vikings' Kevin Warren as new commissioner

Jun. 4, 2019 6:24 PM EDT

ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP) — Kevin Warren keeps a picture in his office of Curt Flood. There's another of Jackie Robinson, one of Texas Western's barrier-bulldozing 1966 NCAA championship basketball team and Dr. Martin Luther King's letter from "Letter from Birmingham Jail." Warren understood the significance of...