Category Archives: NCAAB

Teams are selected into these conferences depending on the location of the schools. These conferences are put in due to the regional play of the teams and to have a structural schedule for each to team to play for the upcoming year.

AP source: NBA to present 22-team season restart plan to players

AP source: NBA to present 22-team season restart plan to players

The NBA has told the National Basketball Players Association that it will present a 22-team plan for restarting the season to the league’s board of governors Thursday, a person with knowledge of the situation said. The teams that will be going to the ESPN Wide World Of Sports complex on the Disney campus near Orlando,…

Wes Unseld, NBA Rookie of Year and MVP in 1969, dies at 74

Wes Unseld, NBA Rookie of Year and MVP in 1969, dies at 74

WASHINGTON (AP) — Wes Unseld was an undersized NBA center known more for his bruising picks, tenacious rebounding and perfectly placed outlet passes than any points he produced. He thrived in his role as a workmanlike leader. “I never played pretty,” Unseld said when elected to the Hall of Fame in 1988. “I wasn’t flashy.…

NCAA women’s hoops committee moves away from RPI to NET

NCAA women’s hoops committee moves away from RPI to NET

NEW YORK (AP) — The women’s basketball committee will start using the NCAA Evaluation Tool instead of RPI to help evaluate teams for the tournament starting with the upcoming season. The Division I men’s basketball committee has been using NET since the 2018-19 season. “It’s an exciting time for the game as we look to…

List of college teams cut because of coronavirus pandemic

List of college teams cut because of coronavirus pandemic

Four-year college athletic teams eliminated because of budgetary cuts or school closures associated with the coronavirus pandemic, according to Associated Press research through Friday, May 29 (x-denotes school closure) : DIVISION I (19) Baseball (2): Bowling Green, Furman. Men’s cross country (1): Akron. Men’s golf (1): Akron. Men’s lacrosse (1): Furman. Men’s soccer (2): Appalachian…

Kentucky, Notre Dame meet this fall to begin 3-year series

Kentucky, Notre Dame meet this fall to begin 3-year series

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky and Notre Dame play this fall to begin a three-year series between two of college basketball’s winningest programs. Kentucky hosts Notre Dame on Dec. 12 in the first regular-season meeting between the schools since Notre Dame’s 64-50 victory at home on Nov. 29, 2012. The Wildcats visit the Fighting Irish…

Kevin Garnett’s enshrinement at Basketball Hall pushed back to 2021

Kevin Garnett’s enshrinement at Basketball Hall pushed back to 2021

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. — Basketball Hall of Fame chairman Jerry Colangelo told ESPN that the enshrinement ceremony for Kobe Bryant, Kevin Garnett, Tim Duncan and five others will be delayed until 2021 because of the coronavirus pandemic. The ceremony was to have taken place in Springfield on Aug. 29. Colangelo told ESPN that the event will…

NCAA makes Juzang eligible at UCLA for next season

NCAA makes Juzang eligible at UCLA for next season

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kentucky transfer Johnny Juzang can play basketball for UCLA this winter. The NCAA on Wednesday approved a transfer waiver of the year in residence requirement, which typically forces a transfer to sit out one season before becoming eligible. As a result, Juzang is eligible to play what will be his sophomore…

Report: Hurley accused Arizona State AD in booster scandal

Report: Hurley accused Arizona State AD in booster scandal

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona State men’s basketball coach Bobby Hurley sent an email to Ray Anderson last season alleging the Arizona State athletic director minimized sexual harassment allegations by the wives of three athletic staff members against a school booster. In the email obtained by Yahoo Sports, Hurley accused Anderson on Dec. 8 of…

Basketball Hall of Fame postpones induction ceremony until 2021

Basketball Hall of Fame postpones induction ceremony until 2021

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. — Tamika Catchings will have to wait until 2021 to be enshrined in the Basketball Hall of Fame. Basketball Hall of Fame chairman Jerry Colangelo told ESPN that the enshrinement ceremony for Catchings, Kobe Bryant, Kevin Garnett, Tim Duncan and four others will be delayed until 2021 because of the coronavirus pandemic. The ceremony was…

Knicks hire 3 executives to work in Rose’s front office

Knicks hire 3 executives to work in Rose’s front office

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Knicks hired three executives Wednesday as they build the front office around new President Leon Rose. Brock Aller was hired as vice president of basketball and strategic planning, Walt Perrin is the assistant general manager for college scouting and Frank Zanin the assistant general manager for pro scouting.…