Latest Men's college basketball News

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...

Power conferences, NCAA to vote on landmark $2.7 billion settlement as smaller leagues balk at terms

May. 20, 2024 18:17 PM EDT

University presidents around the country are scheduled to meet this week to vote on whether to accept a proposed settlement of an antitrust lawsuit that would cost the NCAA nearly $3 billion and create a landmark revenue-sharing system with college athletes. The terms of the...

UNC interim chancellor backs AD Bubba Cunningham after trustee criticism, audit push

May. 16, 2024 16:46 PM EDT

North Carolina interim chancellor Lee Roberts publicly backed athletics director Bubba Cunningham on Thursday, three days after the school’s board of trustees approved an audit of the athletics department due to financial concerns growing amid the volatile landscape of college sports. ...

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...

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...

Arkansas and coach John Calipari will face former team at Kentucky in SEC next season

May. 13, 2024 18:14 PM EDT

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Arkansas coach John Calipari is bringing his Razorbacks to his last home in Kentucky as part of next season's Southeastern Conference basketball schedule. The league released home and away schedules for each of its 16 teams on Monday with Oklahoma and Texas...

Clemson adds Duke big man Christian Reeves; Washington lands forward Great Osobor from Utah State

May. 13, 2024 17:49 PM EDT

Former Duke center Christian Reeves has signed to play at Clemson, one of the Blue Devils' Atlantic Coast Conference rivals, while Washington landed one of the best remaining players available in forward Great Osobor. Osobor was the Mountain West Conference player of the year last...