Iowa State released fresh details Wednesday of its internal investigation into NCAA recruiting violations, saying it found “a significant number” of impermissible calls and text messages made by coaches in football, men’s basketball and several other sports.
Category: College Basketball
Syracuse Celebrating 10th Anniversary of Championship in the Final Four
It’s a special occasion for Syracuse. Coach Jim Boeheim and team are headed to the Final Four on the tenth anniversary of the school’s first and only NCAA Championship win back in 2003. The Syracuse Orange will face the Michigan Wolverines this Saturday at the Georgia Dome. Will history repeat itself?
Source: UCLA to fire Howland after 10 seasons
UCLA is expected to announce on Sunday that basketball coach Ben Howland has been fired, a source with direct knowledge of the situation said late Saturday night.
No. 1 Gonzaga survives upset bid by Southern
The Zags got pushed to the limit by Southern on Thursday, pulling out a 64-58 victory in the closing minutes to avoid becoming the first No. 1 seed to lose to a 16 in the NCAA tournament
Reports: Syracuse hoops under NCAA probe
Syracuse University’s basketball program has been the subject of a wide-ranging NCAA investigation, according to multiple reports.
Braswell out as Cal St. Northridge hoops coach
Bobby Braswell is out as men’s basketball coach at Cal State Northridge after 17 years that included three 20-win seasons and two NCAA tournament appearances.
ACC coaches not pleased with tourney snubs
Atlantic Coast Conference coaches are still reeling from the league’s poor representation in the NCAA tournament.
Committee chair: ’13 may be best tourney ever
The NCAA Selection committee claims that this year’s tournament should be one of the best ever.
Announcer suspended after saying ‘choke job’
North Dakota has suspended men’s basketball play-by-play radio announcer Paul Ralston for two games after he used the phrase “choke job” following an overtime loss to Northern Arizona.
Cal coach: ‘No excuse’ for pushing star player
California coach Mike Montgomery said Tuesday there was no excuse for him shoving his star player during a game and that the action was completely out of character for him.