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Washington looking to build off Stringer success at Rutgers

May. 24, 2022 18:29 PM EDT

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Coquese Washington isn't looking to replace C. Vivian Stringer as the women's basketball coach at Rutgers. That's an impossible task. Stringer, a Hall of Famer, won more than 1,000 games in 50 years and went to the Final Four four times with three different...

Weber State's Rahe retiring after 16 seasons

May. 16, 2022 21:56 PM EDT

OGDEN, Utah (AP) — Weber State men's basketball coach Randy Rahe is retiring after 16 seasons and three trips to the NCAA Tournament. Longtime Wildcats assistant Eric Duft will take over the program, the school announced Monday. Rahe leaves Weber State as the Big Sky...

Iowa assistant Kirk Speraw will retire after 43-year career

May. 11, 2022 13:43 PM EDT

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Iowa assistant Kirk Speraw will retire on June 30 after 43 years coaching college basketball, head coach Fran McCaffery announced Wednesday. Speraw began his career as a graduate assistant under Lute Olson on Iowa’s 1980 Final Four team and ended it as a...

Griner's absence, Hammon's return headline WNBA's new season

May. 04, 2022 15:13 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The WNBA will begin its 26th season this weekend with several intriguing storylines, including the potential retirement of Sue Bird and Sylvia Fowles, the return of Becky Hammon as a coach and the absence of Brittney Griner. There is no bigger headline engulfing the...

Hall of Fame coach C. Vivian Stringer retires after 50 years

Apr. 30, 2022 17:40 PM EDT

C. Vivian Stringer has been a trailblazer, serving as a role model to many Black coaches and players throughout her 50-year career. The Hall of Fame coach announced her retirement on Saturday. She finished with 1,055 wins — fourth all-time among Division I women's...

Coach retirements, NIL create new college basketball world

Apr. 26, 2022 12:18 PM EDT

It wasn’t hard to spot Roy Williams during his first year of retirement. He visited arenas across the country for games, including every step of North Carolina’s wild ride to the NCAA championship game against Kansas, a matchup of two programs he once coached. But he was...

After trade, Saints look to draft offensive playmakers

Apr. 22, 2022 13:11 PM EDT

16, 19. NEW ORLEANS SAINTS (9-8) LAST SEASON: New Orleans opened 5-2 in the first season that Jameis Winston took over for franchise all-time leading passer Drew Brees. But Winston’s season ended with a knee injury in his seventh game. New Orleans lost four straight with Trevor...

Seton Hall's Park-Lane honored as Met Player of Year

Apr. 22, 2022 12:59 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Seton Hall's Lauren Park-Lane was chosen as the All-Met Division I women's college basketball Player of the Year on Friday by the Met Basketball Writers Association. Retiring Fairfield coach Joe Frager was selected as the Maggie Dixon Met Coach of the Year and...

BC coach Jerry York retires; most NCAA hockey wins ever

Apr. 14, 2022 12:21 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Boston College coach Jerry York, the Hockey Hall of Famer who won five NCAA championships and the most games in college hockey history, said Wednesday that he is retiring. York, 76, told his coaches and players that it seemed to be the right time after 28 years in...

Duke's Scheyer ready for program's 'pivotal' coaching change

Apr. 03, 2022 23:38 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Jon Scheyer tried to soak up every possible nugget and detail he could as retiring Mike Krzyzewski’s designated successor in their final season together on the Duke sideline. Conversations on everything from game strategy to motivating players turned into an endless stream of...