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Georgia Tech adds veteran Mickie DeMoss to Fortner's staff

Jul. 19, 2019 7:28 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Former Tennessee assistant Mickie DeMoss has joined new Georgia Tech women's basketball coach Nell Fortner as chief of staff. The 63-year-old DeMoss brings 43 years coaching experience to the Yellow Jackets. DeMoss served on Vanderbilt's staff last season, working in offensive analytics,...

Ex-Tar Heel Woods comfortable back home at South Carolina

Jul. 19, 2019 3:24 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina guard Seventh Woods can't take a few steps around town these days without someone telling him it is good he came home. The former North Carolina player is happy with his latest choice, too. "It's been great," Woods said Friday. "Family's here, friends here. I've been...

Adidas added to Iowa youth basketball exploitation lawsuit

Jul. 19, 2019 10:32 AM EDT

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Sportswear maker Adidas Group has been added as a defendant in a lawsuit against a former Iowa youth basketball coach now serving a 180-year prison sentence for sexually exploiting hundreds of former players. The civil lawsuit was initially filed in state court in Iowa in November...

Former BC coach suffers brain injury in fall

Jul. 18, 2019 9:49 PM EDT

Former Boston College women's basketball coach Cathy Inglese suffered a brain injury when she fell Wednesday, according to a social media post by her sister. "My sister Cathy Inglese has suffered a traumatic brain injury and is fighting for her life," Nancy Inglese posted on Facebook. "I am asking all family,...

New license plate celebrates UVA's national championship

Jul. 18, 2019 4:41 AM EDT

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A limited-edition license plate is being offered to celebrate the University of Virginia men's basketball team's 2019 national championship. The state Department of Motor Vehicles worked with UVA to offer a license plate featuring the national champion's logo. The plate is now...

National champion Baylor women add 2nd graduate transfer

Jul. 17, 2019 7:49 PM EDT

WACO, Texas (AP) — National champion Baylor has added a second graduate transfer, with Erin DeGrate returning home to finish her college career after the past two seasons at Texas Tech. The addition of DeGrate comes after the Lady Bears last week added graduate transfer Te'a Cooper, a guard from South...

Payments from $208 million NCAA settlement begin in August

Jul. 17, 2019 4:29 PM EDT

More than 50,000 former college athletes next month will begin collecting portions of a $208 million class-action settlement paid by the NCAA in a case that challenged its caps on compensation. Hagens Berman, the law firm representing the plaintiffs in Alston vs. the NCAA, said Wednesday 53,748 FBS football...

Former Auburn assistant basketball coach avoids prison

Jul. 17, 2019 4:02 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Former Auburn University assistant basketball coach and NBA star Chuck Person's lifelong generosity may have driven him to the poorhouse, but it saved him from the jailhouse Wednesday when a judge sentenced him in a bribery scandal that touched some of the biggest college basketball...

Stackhouse adds pair of 6-10 forwards via transfer, signing

Jul. 16, 2019 5:25 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Vanderbilt coach Jerry Stackhouse has added a pair of 6-foot-10 forwards with Quentin Millora-Brown transferring from Rice and Oton Jankovic signing a national letter of intent. Stackhouse announced the additions Tuesday. Millora-Brown of Lorton, Virginia, started 28 of his 32 games...

West Virginia youth basketball coach charged with sex abuse

Jul. 16, 2019 12:50 PM EDT

BECKLEY, W.Va. (AP) — A youth basketball coach in West Virginia has been charged with sexually abusing one of his players. News outlets cite court documents that show 48-year-old Brian Eugene Kidd of Beckley was charged with six counts of sexual abuse by a parent or custodian. According to the documents,...