Latest College basketball News

WVU adds men's basketball grad transfers Curry, Carrigan

Apr. 11, 2021 13:22 PM EDT

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia has signed Old Dominion guard Malik Curry as a graduate transfer, coach Bob Huggins announced Sunday. The 6-foot-1 Curry led the Monarchs in scoring last season at 15.7 points per game and was named to the all-Conference USA second...

Texas Tech junior guard Edwards transferring out of program

Apr. 10, 2021 20:00 PM EDT

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Texas Tech junior guard Kyler Edwards has decided to transfer, new head coach Mark Adams said Saturday. Edwards had initially put his name in the transfer portal at the end of the season to explore his options. Adams, the Red...

Oklahoma hires Drake's Baranczyk as new women's hoops coach

Apr. 10, 2021 17:08 PM EDT

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma has hired Drake coach Jennie Baranczyk as its next women's basketball coach. Oklahoma made the announcement in a news release on Saturday. Baranczyk replaces Sherri Coale, who retired last month after 25 years of leading the program. ...

Vandy's Scotty Pippen Jr. declares for draft with no agent

Apr. 10, 2021 15:14 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Vanderbilt guard Scotty Pippen Jr. has declared for the NBA draft without signing with an agent to keep his options open. Pippen announced his intentions Saturday morning with a social media post. He said he was blessed to come to Vanderbilt. ...

Minnesota guard Kalscheur announces transfer to Iowa State

Apr. 10, 2021 14:35 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota guard Gabe Kalscheur announced Saturday he's transferring to Iowa State for his senior season, the first of several expected departures from the Gophers following their coaching change. Kalscheur said on Twitter he was...

Hubert Davis connects generations at UNC

Apr. 10, 2021 00:12 AM EDT

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — From his place in what amounted to the North Carolina basketball alumni section, George Lynch became transported back to 1989, back to college and his freshman season, while he looked with pride Tuesday afternoon during Hubert Davis’s formal introduction as new...

Cincinnati fires Brannen following investigation

Apr. 09, 2021 19:18 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Cincinnati has fired men's basketball coach John Brannen following an investigation into reports of a rift with Bearcats players. The school fired Brannen on Friday, six days after he was put on paid leave after six Cincinnati players decided to...

Wolfpack women adding Rutgers transfer Diamond Johnson

Apr. 09, 2021 18:52 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina State has added Rutgers transfer Diamond Johnson, an all-Big Ten performer as a freshman. The program announced the addition Friday. The 5-foot-5 guard averaged 17.6 points and 4.3 rebounds for the Scarlet Knights last year after...

Gonzaga guard Joel Ayayi declares for NBA draft

Apr. 09, 2021 18:44 PM EDT

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Gonzaga guard Joel Ayayi declared for the NBA draft Friday and will skip his senior season. The school said Ayayi will hire an agent and pursue a professional career. “My four years at Gonzaga have been unforgettable and some...

South Carolina's Martin receives 2-year extension, no raise

Apr. 09, 2021 17:19 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina basketball coach Frank Martin has received a two-year contract extension through the 2024-25 season. The school's board of trustees approved the deal on Friday. The move ends more than a month of questions...