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Kansas forward De Sousa gets year of eligibility back

May. 24, 2019 5:09 PM EDT

Kansas forward Silvio De Sousa finally got some good news from the NCAA on Friday. His education and career had been in limbo after the organization ruled in February that De Sousa was ineligible this past season and next season. But after the school appealed what it considered overly harsh sanctions , De Sousa...

Notre Dame's Brey: Transferring players need 'deterrent'

May. 22, 2019 5:18 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The NCAA is granting too many waivers allowing players who transfer to compete immediately, Notre Dame coach Mike Brey said Wednesday, calling the requirement that players sit out a year a useful "deterrent" to players switching schools. Brey made his comments at a meeting of the Knight...

AP Top 25 Podcast: Fitzgerald on transfers, Wildcats new QB

May. 22, 2019 12:16 PM EDT

Coming off a surprising appearance in the Big Ten title game, Northwestern and coach Pat Fitzgerald replace a four-year starting quarterback with a former five-star recruit this season. On the latest AP Top 25 College Football Podcast, Fitzgerald plays it coy with the Wildcats' quarterback competition. He is not...

Vols sign 7-foot Arizona State transfer Uros Plavsic

May. 21, 2019 11:34 AM EDT

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee has signed 7-foot Arizona State transfer Uros Plavsic. Plavsic graduated from Hamilton Heights Christian Academy in Chattanooga, Tennessee before redshirting with Arizona State last season. Plavsic is originally from Ivanjica, Serbia, but moved to the United States in...

Michigan hires Wilson as women's basketball assistant

May. 20, 2019 4:36 PM EDT

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Michigan has hired Toyelle Wilson as an assistant coach and recruiting coordinator for its women's basketball team. The school announced the move Monday. Wilson spent the past six seasons as an assistant at Baylor and was the head coach at Prairie View A&M for three seasons....

Yale basketball coach Jones signs extension through 2025-26

May. 16, 2019 2:03 PM EDT

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Yale men's basketball coach James Jones has signed a contract extension to keep him at the school through the 2025-26 season. Jones is coming off a 22-8 season and an Ivy League championship. Yale didn't announce the terms of the deal. He has 310 wins over 20 seasons at Yale, tying...

US long-term mortgage rates fall; 30-year average at 4.07%

May. 16, 2019 12:04 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. long-term mortgage rates fell slightly this week, marking a third straight week of declines as a continued inducement to purchasers in the spring homebuying season. Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac said Thursday the average rate on the 30-year, fixed-rate mortgage eased to 4.07% from 4.10%...

Iowa State lands Troy transfer Javan Johnson

May. 13, 2019 12:37 PM EDT

AMES, Iowa (AP) — Troy transfer Javan Johnson has signed with Iowa State. The Cyclones announced on Monday that Johnson, who averaged 10.4 points a game last season, will join the team next fall. Johnson will sit out next season due to the NCAA's transfer guidelines and be eligible to play the next two...

Portal scouting: Searching for transfers in college football

May. 13, 2019 2:41 AM EDT

Justin Crouse, director of player personnel for Memphis, makes his first check of the transfer portal around 8 a.m. each day, searching for new names in the NCAA's database of football players looking for a new school. He checks again at lunch and one more time — at least — before he calls it day....

Georgia adds G Gresham, graduate transfer from Northeastern

May. 9, 2019 10:13 AM EDT

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Georgia has added Donnell Gresham, a graduate transfer from Northeastern, to its backcourt for next season. The 6-foot-2 guard started 33 games and averaged 9.7 points last season as Northeastern won 23 games and lost to Kansas in the NCAA Tournament. Gresham will add experience to...