Latest Big 12 Conference men's basketball News

Hoya to B12: Ex-Georgetown G McClung signs with Texas Tech

May. 28, 2020 5:32 PM EDT

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Former Georgetown guard Mac McClung will play at Texas Tech after Davide Moretti's departure from the Red Raiders to play professionally at home in Italy. Coach Chris Beard said Thursday that McClung had officially signed with the Red Raiders. The junior, who had put his name in the...

Texas Tech's Davide Moretti turning pro back home in Italy

May. 26, 2020 4:58 PM EDT

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Texas Tech guard Davide Moretti is skipping his final season to turn pro with Olimpia Milano is his home country of Italy. The EuroLeague club announced the signing of Moretti on Tuesday, ending a three-year Texas Tech career that included a school record in free-throw accuracy at...

FILE - In this Jan. 14, 2020 file photo DePaul's Jalen Coleman-Lands plays during an NCAA college basketball game against Villanova in Villanova, Pa. Coleman-Lands will play his final season as a graduate transfer at Iowa State. Iowa State announced Coleman-Lands' signing Tuesday, May 26, 2020. He averaged 11.1 points per game for the Blue Demons last season and will be eligible immediately pending his graduation from DePaul. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum, file)

Ex-De Paul player Jalen Coleman-Lands signs with Iowa State

May. 26, 2020 3:45 PM EDT

AMES, Iowa (AP) — Former DePaul guard Jalen Coleman-Lands is joining Iowa State as a graduate transfer. Iowa State announced Coleman-Lands' signing Tuesday. He averaged 11.1 points per game for the Blue Demons last season. He will be eligible immediately pending his graduation from DePaul. Coleman-Lands...

FILE - In this Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2011, file photo, former Oklahoma State coach Eddie Sutton, center, talks to fans during a ceremony honoring the 10th anniversary of the death of 10 members of the Oklahoma State basketball program in a plane crash, at halftime of an NCAA college basketball game between Oklahoma State and Texas in Stillwater, Okla. Sutton, the Hall of Fame basketball coach who led three teams to the Final Four and was the first coach to take four schools to the NCAA Tournament, died Saturday, May 23, 2020. He was 84. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, File)

Eddie Sutton, Hall of Fame basketball coach, dies at 84

May. 24, 2020 1:17 AM EDT

Eddie Sutton waited so long to be inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. He couldn't hang on long enough to make it to the ceremony. The man who led three teams to the Final Four and was the first coach to take four schools to the NCAA Tournament, died Saturday. He was 84. Sutton’s...

Oklahoma basketball team to face Florida next 2 seasons

May. 19, 2020 2:21 PM EDT

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma coach Lon Kruger will return to the University of Florida as the opposing coach for the first time in 2021. Oklahoma announced Tuesday the schools have scheduled a home-and-home series the next two seasons. The Sooners expect to host the Gators on Dec. 2, 2020, and will make...

Vanderbilt adds guard Isaac McBride as transfer from Kansas

May. 18, 2020 1:54 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Vanderbilt has signed guard Isaac McBride as a transfer from Kansas. Coach Jerry Stackhouse announced Monday that McBride will join the roster for the 2020-21 season. “He is a quick and explosive athlete who can play both guard positions, and is a young man who can really...

West Virginia salary, athletic cuts to save $3 million

May. 8, 2020 4:22 PM EDT

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia athletic director Shane Lyons will take a 10% salary reduction for the next fiscal year in an effort to save the athletic department $3 million in response to the coronavirus pandemic. Lyons said Friday that football coach Neal Brown, men’s basketball coach Bob...

FILE - In this Feb. 8, 2020, file photo, Kansas head coach Bill Self reacts to a play as Kansas plays TCU during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Fort Worth, Texas. The NCAA struck back at the University of Kansas and its men's basketball program Thursday, May 7, 2020 calling five Level I violations that are alleged to have occurred “egregious” and arguing that they undermine and threaten

NCAA calls alleged Kansas basketball violations "egregious"

May. 7, 2020 6:31 PM EDT

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — The NCAA struck back at the University of Kansas and its men's basketball program Thursday, calling five Level I violations that are alleged to have occurred “egregious” and arguing that they undermine and threaten" college athletics. In the latest in a series of...

Oklahoma State head coach Mike Boynton directs his team during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Iowa State in the first round of the Big 12 men's basketball tournament in Kansas City, Kan., Wednesday, March 11, 2020. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

Oklahoma State, Oral Roberts set on home-and-home basketball

May. 7, 2020 3:24 PM EDT

Oklahoma State and Oral Roberts have agreed to a home-and-home basketball series for the next two seasons. The first game will be played at Oklahoma State on Nov. 28, 2020. The date for the game at Oral Roberts’ Mabee Center in Tulsa has not been set. The schools are 79 miles apart. “Current...

Oklahoma coach Lon Kruger reacts during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against West Virginia Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020, in Morgantown, W.Va. (AP Photo/Kathleen Batten)

Oklahoma, Arkansas sked 2 hoops games in Tulsa, start in '20

May. 6, 2020 2:15 PM EDT

Oklahoma and Arkansas have agreed to play two basketball games at the BOK Center in Tulsa. The schools made the announcement in news releases on Wednesday. The first two matchups are scheduled for Dec. 12, 2020, and Dec. 11, 2021. Arkansas said there could be additional games in December of 2022 and 2023. The...