Latest NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Championship News

Clemson's Brownell gets 6-year, $15 million contract

Jul. 19, 2018 11:04 AM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Considered a recent "hot-seat" candidate, Clemson's Brad Brownell has the chance to become the longest-serving men's basketball coach in Tiger history. Brownell received a new six-year contract on Thursday that will pay him $15 million through 2024. He's spent eight seasons at...

Duke's White to chair NCAA selection committee for 2019-20

Jul. 13, 2018 2:31 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Duke athletic director Kevin White will serve as the chairman of the NCAA Tournament selection committee in 2020. The NCAA announced White's role Friday. White will serve as vice chairman this season for the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Committee headed by Stanford athletic director...

Ex-Louisville players sue NCAA over vacated national title

Jul. 11, 2018 3:55 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A group of former Louisville men's basketball players have filed a lawsuit against the NCAA over the organization's vacation of the Cardinals' 2013 national championship and 2012 Final Four. John Morgan, one of several attorneys representing former Cardinals captain Luke Hancock, the...

CBS Sports hires former NFL ref Steratore as rules analyst

Jun. 27, 2018 4:41 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — CBS Sports has hired former referee Gene Steratore as a rules analyst for its NFL broadcasts. Steratore retired this offseason after leading the officiating crew at the Super Bowl in Minneapolis. He says that after 15 years of officiating in the NFL, "it's time to hang up my whistle for a...

Arizona St will have more size, lineup options this season

Jun. 20, 2018 5:58 PM EDT

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona State was one of college basketball's biggest surprises during the 2017-18 season, rising to No. 3 in the AP Top 25 and making the NCAA Tournament for the first time in four years. The Sun Devils' run came a year ahead of their coach's schedule. "I looked at it like this was...