Latest Men's college basketball News

Evansville hires David Ragland as basketball coach

May. 24, 2022 19:54 PM EDT

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Evansville has hired David Ragland as its basketball coach, the school said Tuesday. Ragland replaces Todd Lickliter, who was fired earlier this month after going 15-53 in 2 1/2 seasons. Ragland will be introduced Wednesday. He spent last...

Louisville adds Cardinals scoring great Milt Wagner to staff

May. 24, 2022 14:57 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville has added Milt Wagner as its men's basketball director of player development and alumni relations, reuniting the Cardinals scoring great with former teammate and first-year head coach Kenny Payne. Wagner, whose 1,834 career points rank sixth...

Alabama signs ex-St. Bonaventure guard Dominick Welch

May. 23, 2022 16:08 PM EDT

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama has signed former St. Bonaventure shooting guard Dominick Welch. The Crimson Tide announced the signing Monday of the program's second transfer this offseason, joining former Ohio point guard Mark Sears. Welch started 105 games in his...

Indiana's Jackson-Davis pulls out of NBA draft, will return

May. 20, 2022 18:21 PM EDT

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — The Indiana Hoosiers' top player, Trayce Jackson-Davis, will be on the court next season after he withdrew from the NBA draft Friday. Jackson-Davis still has two years of eligibility remaining and will begin his senior season ranked No. 15 on the school's...

Avenatti, facing sentencing, apologizes to Stormy Daniels

May. 20, 2022 15:42 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Convicted California lawyer Michael Avenatti wants leniency at sentencing for defrauding former client Stormy Daniels of hundreds of thousands of dollars, his lawyers say, citing a letter in which he told Daniels: “I am truly sorry.” The emailed letter, dated...

Valparaiso hires Charles Small, 1st Black athletic director

May. 19, 2022 15:25 PM EDT

VALPARAISO, Ind. (AP) — Valparaiso has hired Charles Small as its athletic director. The former Iowa State administrator will become the first Black athletic director in school history and begins his job July 1. The announcement ends a three-month search after...

Raise makes Ohio State's Day one of highest-paid coaches

May. 18, 2022 14:23 PM EDT

Ohio State is hiking Ryan Day's annual salary to $9.5 million as part of a two-year contract extension that will put him among the nation's highest-paid college football coaches. Day’s raise makes him the latest coach to crack $9 million per year, making him one of the highest-paid...

Editorial Roundup: Indiana

May. 17, 2022 14:25 PM EDT

Indianapolis Business Journal. May 13, 2022. Editorial: Kudos to two excellent leaders moving on to new adventures Two great Indianapolis organizations announced this week they’re losing their longtime leaders—and both men are worth celebrating. ...

Brian Reese rejoins Monmouth coaching staff under King Rice

May. 17, 2022 12:45 PM EDT

WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J. (AP) — Brian Reese is returning to Monmouth University for a second stint as an assistant coach under fellow North Carolina alum King Rice. The Hawks, who are moving from the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference to the Colonial Athletic Association in July,...

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...