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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...

Lisa Bluder retires after Clark-led Iowa teams reach past 2 NCAA title games. Jensen named successor

May. 14, 2024 14:25 PM EDT

Lisa Bluder, who coached the Iowa women's basketball team to the past two NCAA championship games, announced Monday that she is retiring after 24 years leading the Hawkeyes. Her longtime assistant, Jan Jensen, was selected as her successor. Bluder made the...

NC State, Baylor headline the field for the 2025 Maui Invitational as it returns to Lahaina

May. 14, 2024 14:21 PM EDT

LAHAINA, Hawaii (AP) — North Carolina State, Baylor and Texas will be among the eight teams in the field for the 2025 Maui Invitational. The tournament field announced on Tuesday also will include Oregon, Seton Hall, Southern California, UNLV and host Chaminade. The...

Paige Bueckers and UConn to host JuJu Watkins and USC in December

May. 13, 2024 18:50 PM EDT

STORRS, Conn. (AP) — Southern California and UConn gave women's basketball fans an early holiday gift Monday, announcing a two-game series that will start with a game in Connecticut just before Christmas next season. The game, which will be played on Saturday, Dec. 21, will feature...