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.

Fever names Stanley new head coach, expands Cummings duties

Fever names Stanley new head coach, expands Cummings duties

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indiana Fever needed a proven leader to take over as their next head coach. Marianne Stanley seemed like the perfect fit. On Tuesday, Fever officials announced they had hired the Women’s Basketball Hall of Famer, who just celebrated her most recent championship last season as an assistant coach with the Washington…

Ex-insurance exec faces judgment in college admissions scam

A former insurance executive is returning to court to be sentenced for paying $450,000 to get his son and daughter into the University of Southern California as fake athletesNovember 13, 2019, 10:35 AM1 min readBOSTON — A former insurance executive is returning to court to be sentenced for paying $450,000 to get his son and…

Notre Dame’s 12-year run in women’s AP Top 25 is over

Notre Dame’s 12-year run in women’s AP Top 25 is over

NEW YORK (AP) — Notre Dame’s 12-year run in The Associated Press women’s college basketball poll is over. The Fighting Irish fell out of the AP Top 25 on Monday for the first time since the end of the 2006-07 season, stopping a streak of 234 consecutive weeks being ranked. It was the third longest…

Bahamas to host 1st women’s Battle 4 Atlantis in 2020

Bahamas to host 1st women’s Battle 4 Atlantis in 2020

PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas (AP) — There will be a Battle 4 Atlantis women’s college basketball tournament in the Bahamas starting in 2020. The Atlantis resort announced the tournament Thursday amid the second day of its annual men’s tournament, which is in its ninth year. The 2020 field includes current No. 1 Oregon, No. 5 South…

Jayhawks’ Azubuike proving that experienced big men still have value

Jayhawks’ Azubuike proving that experienced big men still have value

PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas — Udoka Azubuike patrolled the paint with a dominating edge to help No. 4 Kansas win the Maui Invitational. Jon Teske offered a similar space-eating presence for Michigan during its unexpected title run in a loaded Battle 4 Atlantis. The seniors showed the college basketball world not to overlook experienced big men…

What you should know about the latest research on youth sports and concussions

What you should know about the latest research on youth sports and concussions

This is an Inside Science story. (Inside Science) — A panel of experts studying past research on the risk of concussion in youth contact sports concluded that for most sports, including football and soccer, there is no clear evidence to indicate an age at which kids should begin activities associated with potential brain injury risks,…

College basketball player in Georgia charged with murder

College basketball player in Georgia charged with murder

ATLANTA (AP) — A starting point guard for a Georgia university women’s basketball team is one of five people indicted on charges including murder in the July killing of a man who was found shot to death in the parking deck of an Atlanta apartment complex. Kennesaw State University’s Kamiyah Street, 20, turned herself in…

A look at who is unbeaten or winless in college basketball

A look at who is unbeaten or winless in college basketball

The ranks of the unbeaten were thinned out even more Tuesday night. Louisville, Maryland and Butler all lost for the first time, falling to Texas Tech, Penn State and Baylor, respectively. That left just five undefeated teams in all of Division I. There are also four teams that haven’t won a game yet. Here’s a…

Arizona ranked for 1st time in 15 years; Oregon still No. 1

Arizona ranked for 1st time in 15 years; Oregon still No. 1

NEW YORK (AP) — Arizona’s Adia Barnes has her team headed in the right direction in her fourth year coaching at her alma mater. The Wildcats earned their first ranking in 15 years on Monday, entering The Associated Press women’s college basketball poll at No. 24. “It means a lot,” she said. “All the players…