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David Patrick steps down as Sacramento State head coach to join LSU's staff as associate head coach

May. 22, 2024 15:02 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — David Patrick has stepped down as Sacramento State’s men's basketball head coach to take a job as LSU’s associate head coach. Sacramento State announced Wednesday that Patrick had departed. The Big Sky Conference school also announced that Michael...

Jenni Fitzgerald, longtime Iowa women's basketball assistant, follows Lisa Bluder into retirement

May. 22, 2024 14:18 PM EDT

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Assistant coach Jenni Fitzgerald, who worked for 32 years on Lisa Bluder's staffs at Drake and Iowa, announced her retirement Wednesday. Fitzgerald follows Bluder into retirement rather than continue on the staff of new Iowa coach Jan Jensen, who was her...

Feaster is honored by SC Athletic Hall and now is focused on seeing daughter Strong play at UConn

May. 22, 2024 12:27 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Each March, Allison Feaster hears from those remembering perhaps her biggest, buzz-worthy athletic moment — when she led 16th-seeded Harvard to an upset of No. 1 Stanford at the 1998 NCAA Tournament, still the only time it has happened in the women's event. ...

LSU women's basketball great Seimone Augustus will return as an assistant on Kim Mulkey's staff

May. 20, 2024 19:43 PM EDT

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Seimone Augustus, who led LSU to three straight NCAA Final Fours from 2004-06 and won three Olympic gold medals, will return to the Tigers as an assistant, coach Kim Mulkey announced Monday. The 40-year-old Augustus in 2023 became the first LSU female...

Defending champion South Carolina to open season in Las Vegas against Michigan

May. 20, 2024 16:07 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Defending national champion South Carolina has another splashy opening planned. The Gamecocks will take on Michigan at the Hall of Fame Series Las Vegas on Nov. 4 to tip off season. A year ago, South Carolina began their undefeated, championship season by...

Jan Jensen's loyalty and patience pay off with her promotion to Iowa women's basketball head coach

May. 15, 2024 16:33 PM EDT

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Jan Jensen had numerous head coaching opportunities in her 24 years as an assistant on Lisa Bluder’s coaching staff at Iowa. A few of the offers, Jensen said, were good enough to get serious consideration, but ultimately she decided to stay with Bluder and...

Vanderbilt coach Mark Byington brings Jaylen Carey with him from James Madison

May. 15, 2024 14:23 PM EDT

Vanderbilt coach Mark Byington has landed a second portal transfer in as many days, this time forward Jaylen Carey following him from James Madison to his new job. Byington was hired by Vanderbilt after coaching James Madison to the second round of the NCAA Tournament. He added guard...

Green Bay's Doug Gottlieb believes he can balance his new coaching job with his national radio show

May. 15, 2024 14:15 PM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Doug Gottlieb believes he can effectively balance coaching Green Bay and hosting a national sports radio show. Gottlieb discussed his new arrangement during his introductory news conference Wednesday as the longtime broadcaster moves into the coaching ranks....

Penny Hardaway's son Ashton transfers from Memphis to Saint Mary's

May. 14, 2024 18:06 PM EDT

Ashton Hardaway is transferring to Saint Mary's after spending last season playing for his famous father at Memphis. The Gaels announced on Tuesday that Hardaway will join the program for next season. Vanderbilt added guard MJ Collins from Virginia Tech, and Middle...

Basketball broadcaster Doug Gottlieb moves into coaching ranks as he takes over Green Bay's program

May. 14, 2024 16:20 PM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Longtime basketball radio analyst Doug Gottlieb will make his college head coaching debut next season at Green Bay. Green Bay announced Tuesday that Gottlieb will take over for Sundance Wicks, who left the Phoenix after one year to take over Wyoming’s...