Latest NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Championship News

Pac-12 aiming to build on 2021 NCAA Tournament run

Oct. 13, 2021 19:07 PM EDT

The Pac-12 had been an afterthought in the NCAA Tournament in recent years, the number of teams getting in dwindling, the deep runs into the bracket rare. The conference took a big turn last season with three teams reaching the Elite Eight and UCLA playing in the Final...

Retirements, bumpy NCAAs part of ACC 'transitional period'

Oct. 12, 2021 18:47 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Georgia Tech coach Josh Pastner is still savoring his program's Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament championship even as he excitedly looks ahead to no longer playing games in empty arenas due to the COVID-19 pandemic. “It's going to be nice...

Clemson men's hoops coach receives contract extension, raise

Oct. 01, 2021 11:21 AM EDT

Clemson men's basketball coach Brad Brownell has recieved a two-year contract extension that will tie him to the Tigers through the 2025-26 season. Brownell is the program's all-time victories leader with a 201-149 record over 11 seasons. The new...

Va Tech extends AD Babcock's contract through June 2029

Aug. 09, 2021 14:58 PM EDT

BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Virginia Tech has extended the contract of athletic director Whit Babcock for five years, keeping him with the school through June 2029. The school announced the extension Monday. “Whit Babcock and his roster of talented...

Rhoades, VCU agree to contract extension

Jul. 22, 2021 14:24 PM EDT

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Commonwealth University men's basketball coach Mike Rhoades has signed a two-year contract extension that will keep him on the Rams' sideline through the 2026-27 season. Athletic director and vice president Ed McLaughlin made the...