Latest College basketball News

UNC's Hatchell resigns after findings from program review

Apr. 19, 2019 2:36 AM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina women's basketball coach Sylvia Hatchell had built a Hall of Fame career over more than three decades with the Tar Heels, including a national championship and becoming the Atlantic Coast Conference's all-time winningest coach. That tenure ended with her resignation...

Southern Mississippi hires Ladner as basketball coach

Apr. 18, 2019 10:08 PM EDT

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — Southern Mississippi has hired Jay Ladner as its basketball coach. Ladner has been the coach at Southeastern Louisiana the past five years and led the Lions to a Southland Conference regular-season title in 2018. Ladner was an accomplished high school coach in Mississippi before...

Marvin Menzies joins men's basketball staff at Grand Canyon

Apr. 18, 2019 9:59 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Former UNLV and New Mexico State head basketball coach Marvin Menzies is joining Grand Canyon University as an associate head coach. The Phoenix school announced Thursday that Menzies will be part of head coach Dan Majerle's staff. Grand Canyon has won at least 20 games for four consecutive...

Grand Canyon hires Marvin Menzies as assistant coach

Apr. 18, 2019 9:10 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Grand Canyon has hired former UNLV basketball coach Marvin Menzies as an assistant coach. The school announced Thursday Menzies will serve as associate coach to Dan Majerle. Menzies was fired last month after a three-year stint with the Runnin' Rebels. He went 48-48 at UNLV and was unable to...

Cronin hires Darren Savino for his UCLA coaching staff

Apr. 18, 2019 9:09 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Darren Savino is joining UCLA coach Mick Cronin in Westwood as the Bruins' associate head coach. He most recently worked under Cronin at Cincinnati for nine years, where the Bearcats advanced to the NCAA Tournament each year. Last season, he served as associate head coach. Cronin said...

Former Xavier guard Keonte Kennedy signs with TCU

Apr. 18, 2019 6:53 PM EDT

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Former Xavier guard Keonte Kennedy has signed with TCU. Horned Frogs coach Jamie Dixon announced Thursday the signings of Kennedy and forward Mickey Pearson Jr. Kennedy averaged 2.1 points and 1.5 rebounds in 22 games as a freshman at Xavier last season. He left the team in late...

Texas Tech's Culver declares for NBA draft after 2 seasons

Apr. 18, 2019 6:05 PM EDT

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Big 12 player of the year Jarrett Culver declared for the NBA draft Thursday after helping lead his hometown Texas Tech Red Raiders on the two deepest NCAA Tournament runs in school history. Culver's on-campus announcement came 10 days after the Red Raiders finished their season with...

Kentucky signs Keion Brooks, graduate transfer Nate Sestina

Apr. 18, 2019 4:58 PM EDT

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky has signed forward Keion Brooks to a national letter of intent after adding former Bucknell forward Nate Sestina as a graduate transfer. The 6-foot-7, 200-pound Brooks is the Wildcats' first signee of the spring period that began Wednesday and runs through May 15. Considered...

Vandy coach Stackhouse adds former Pac-12 assistant to staff

Apr. 18, 2019 4:54 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — New Vanderbilt coach Jerry Stackhouse has added longtime Pac-12 assistant David Grace to his staff as associate head coach. Grace spent the 2018-19 season as an assistant coach at California on the staff of Wyking Jones, who was fired last month. Grace previously spent five seasons...

Lady Vols sign guard who committed before coaching change

Apr. 18, 2019 3:44 PM EDT

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Australian guard Jessie Rennie has become the first player to sign with Tennessee since Kellie Harper took over as coach of the Lady Vols. Tennessee announced the signing of Rennie on Thursday. Rennie, a 5-foot-6 guard from Kangaroo Flat in Victoria, Australia, verbally committed to...