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Evansville hires David Ragland as basketball coach

May. 24, 2022 19:54 PM EDT

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Evansville has hired David Ragland as its basketball coach, the school said Tuesday. Ragland replaces Todd Lickliter, who was fired earlier this month after going 15-53 in 2 1/2 seasons. Ragland will be introduced Wednesday. He spent last...

Washington looking to build off Stringer success at Rutgers

May. 24, 2022 18:29 PM EDT

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Coquese Washington isn't looking to replace C. Vivian Stringer as the women's basketball coach at Rutgers. That's an impossible task. Stringer, a Hall of Famer, won more than 1,000 games in 50 years and went to the Final Four four times with three different...

Louisville adds Cardinals scoring great Milt Wagner to staff

May. 24, 2022 14:57 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville has added Milt Wagner as its men's basketball director of player development and alumni relations, reuniting the Cardinals scoring great with former teammate and first-year head coach Kenny Payne. Wagner, whose 1,834 career points rank sixth...

Coquese Washington to succeed Stringer as Rutgers coach

May. 23, 2022 19:20 PM EDT

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Former Penn State women's basketball coach Coquese Washington will succeed Hall of Famer C. Vivian Stringer as coach at Rutgers, the school announced Monday. Washington, who spent the past two seasons as an assistant at Notre Dame, agreed to a six-year...

Alabama signs ex-St. Bonaventure guard Dominick Welch

May. 23, 2022 16:08 PM EDT

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama has signed former St. Bonaventure shooting guard Dominick Welch. The Crimson Tide announced the signing Monday of the program's second transfer this offseason, joining former Ohio point guard Mark Sears. Welch started 105 games in his...

NC State women adding South Carolina transfer Saniya Rivers

May. 20, 2022 19:28 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina State is adding South Carolina transfer and former McDonald's All-American Saniya Rivers to its women's basketball program. The school announced Rivers' addition Friday. She'll be immediately eligible to play for the upcoming season with three...

Indiana's Jackson-Davis pulls out of NBA draft, will return

May. 20, 2022 18:21 PM EDT

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — The Indiana Hoosiers' top player, Trayce Jackson-Davis, will be on the court next season after he withdrew from the NBA draft Friday. Jackson-Davis still has two years of eligibility remaining and will begin his senior season ranked No. 15 on the school's...

Avenatti, facing sentencing, apologizes to Stormy Daniels

May. 20, 2022 15:42 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Convicted California lawyer Michael Avenatti wants leniency at sentencing for defrauding former client Stormy Daniels of hundreds of thousands of dollars, his lawyers say, citing a letter in which he told Daniels: “I am truly sorry.” The emailed letter, dated...

Barnhart, Bush, Feamster, Thornton lead Hall of Fame class

May. 20, 2022 04:08 AM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The Louisville Sports Commission has announced longtime Kentucky athletic director Mitch Barnhart, former Louisville football star Michael Bush, women’s sports pioneer Sue Feamster and ex-Kentucky Wesleyan and Harlem Globetrotters veteran Dallas Thornton as this year’s...

Parents convicted in college scam remain free during appeal

May. 19, 2022 17:03 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Two men convicted of buying their kids’ way into top universities will stay out of prison while they appeal their cases in the college admissions bribery scheme, a Boston judge ordered Thursday. Also Thursday, another judge ruled that a woman who worked for the...