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.

The Toronto Star to be sold, taken private

The Toronto Star and its Torstar Corp newspaper chain has agreed to be sold for $52 million (US$38 million)May 27, 2020, 1:35 AM2 min readTORONTO — The Toronto Star and its Torstar Corp newspaper chain said Wednesday it has agreed to be sold for $52 million (US$38 million). The transaction will see the Toronto-based media…

Basketball’s EuroLeague cancels season because of virus

Basketball’s EuroLeague cancels season because of virus

Europe’s top basketball league canceled the remainder of its season Monday because of the coronavirus pandemic, saying health concerns had to be paramount despite numerous attempts to find ways to resume play. The EuroLeague, which is composed of 18 teams across 10 European nations, had been suspended since March 12. League officials said they “explored…

Healthy George Karl starts podcast, may someday coach again

Healthy George Karl starts podcast, may someday coach again

DENVER (AP) — Truth: George Karl hasn’t felt this healthy in 15, maybe even 20 years. He’s playing plenty of golf, bike riding and finding time for yoga. Basketball: The longtime NBA coach who has fought cancer three times is keeping the door open for getting back into the business, maybe as a head coach…

Ex-Hoya, ex-Knick, current Georgetown coach Ewing has COVID

Ex-Hoya, ex-Knick, current Georgetown coach Ewing has COVID

WASHINGTON (AP) — Georgetown basketball coach Patrick Ewing tested positive for COVID-19 and is being treated at a hospital. “This virus is serious and should not be taken lightly,” the Hall of Famer as a player for the Hoyas in college and the New York Knicks in the NBA said in a statement issued by…

Vanderbilt’s Lee becomes 1st black woman AD in SEC

Vanderbilt’s Lee becomes 1st black woman AD in SEC

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Vanderbilt has removed the interim title, making Candice Storey Lee the first woman to become an athletic director in the Southeastern Conference. With Vanderbilt’s announcement Wednesday, Lee now is among only five women and the second black woman in charge of a Power Five program. Daniel Diermeier, who takes over as…

Brendan Bailey leaves Marquette to pursue professional basketball career

Brendan Bailey leaves Marquette to pursue professional basketball career

MILWAUKEE — Marquette forward Brendan Bailey is bypassing his final two seasons of eligibility to pursue a pro career. Bailey had entered his name into consideration for the NBA draft in April but still had the option of returning to school. Bailey and Marquette coach Steve Wojciechowski announced Friday that Bailey was indeed moving forward with his pro career.…

Fired coach Majerle sues GCU for breach of contract

Fired coach Majerle sues GCU for breach of contract

PHOENIX (AP) — Former men’s basketball coach Dan Majerle has filed a lawsuit for breach of contract after being fired by Grand Canyon earlier this year. In the lawsuit filed in Superior Court on Monday, Majerle seeks the full amount of a contract that ran through 2022-23 before he was fired after seven seasons on…

The flipside of ‘Hoosiers’

The flipside of ‘Hoosiers’

INDIANAPOLIS — The 1954 Indiana high school basketball tournament remains so vivid in Leon Agullana’s memory it’s as if he never left Muncie Central. He can rattle off the magical, same-day sweep of top-ranked Fort Wayne North and second-ranked Mississinewa that set up the Bearcats’ chance at a fifth state championship. He can recall spending…

College baseball into July? Coaches say it would save money

College baseball into July? Coaches say it would save money

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A group of Power Five coaches led by Michigan’s Erik Bakich is proposing a later start to the college baseball season to trim expenses in the post-coronavirus era, make the game more fan friendly and reduce injury risk to players. Under the 35-page proposal titled “New Baseball Model,” there would be…