Basketball

WVU Names Replacement for Erik Martin

WVU Names Replacement for Erik Martin

On Tuesday, West Virginia head coach Bob Huggins named Josh Eilert as an assistant men’s basketball coach at West Virginia University. Eilert has spent the last 15 seasons on the Mountaineer basketball staff as Assistant Athletics Director for Basketball Operations, including serving as an interim assistant coach during the 2016-17 season. “Obviously, Josh has been …

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Kris Murray has bulked up and has been working on his body for next season in preparation of being the team's star following the departure of his twin brother, Keegan, to the NBA's Sacramento Kings.

Kris Murray determined to craft his own Iowa basketball legacy

IOWA CITY — When Keegan Murray walked onto the floor with his parents at last month’s NBA Draft, a giant mug shot of his identical-twin brother was shown on the Barclays Center video board. “Yeah, Keegan was mad,” Kris said, grinning. “… I knew it right away.” And when Keegan was selected No. 4 overall …

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Penn State men's basketball transfers set to boost offense, add to leadership

Penn State men’s basketball transfers set to boost offense, add to leadership

Micah Shrewsberry needed to make a point about the Penn State men’s basketball team’s offensive potential during a recent practice, so he dug out the numbers. During his four-year career at Drexel, Camren Wynter scored 1,657 points, the sixth-most in program history. A little more than an hour away, Andrew Funk scored 1,230 points …

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Report says NCAA makes progress on gender inequality with men's, women's basketball tourneys

Report says NCAA makes progress on gender inequality with men’s, women’s basketball tourneys

The NCAA has adequately addressed nine of 23 recommendations for creating comparable NCAA tournament experiences for men’s and women’s basketball players, according to a progress report released Wednesday. College sports’ largest governing body hired a third party to evaluate its response to a scathing report issued almost a year ago that criticized gender inequality in …

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Maryland Men's Basketball Announces 2022-23 Non-Conference Schedule

Maryland Men’s Basketball Announces 2022-23 Non-Conference Schedule

Story Links COLLEGE PARK, MD — Maryland men’s basketball announced its 2022-23 non-conference schedule, featuring Kevin Willard‘s debut as Terrapins’ head coach on Monday, Nov. 7 against Niagara. Newly announced games include home contests against Western Carolina on Nov. 10, Binghamton on Nov. 15, Coppin State on Nov. 25, Saint …

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Report: NCAA makes progress on gender inequality at tourneys

Report: NCAA makes progress on gender inequality at tourneys

The NCAA has adequately addressed nine of 23 recommendations for creating comparable NCAA Tournament experiences for men’s and women’s basketball players, according to a progress report released Wednesday. College sports’ largest governing body hired a third party to evaluate its response to a scathing report issued almost a year ago that criticized gender inequality in …

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College basketball: Aliyah Boston comments on ESPY invite

South Carolina’s Aliyah Boston was presented the WBCA Player of the Year award during a press conference at the Final Four at the Target Center in Minneapolis, Minn. on Thursday, March 31, 2022. Tracy Glantz tglantz@thestate.com South Carolina women’s basketball star Aliyah Boston issued the following statement Wednesday in the wake of not being invited …

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Jordan Geronimo believes he's in the right place to reach his vast potential – The Daily Hoosier

Jordan Geronimo believes he’s in the right place to reach his vast potential – The Daily Hoosier

When it comes to the reasons why he returned to Bloomington rather than enter the transfer portal, it isn’t enough to just say Jordan Geronimo is working on moving his game out to the perimeter where the hope of more playing time with Indiana awaits. Truth be told, Geronimo could have secured more assured playing …

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How will North Carolina's rotation shake out?  Tar Heels mailbag

How will North Carolina’s rotation shake out? Tar Heels mailbag

As promised, the follow-up North Carolina mailbag. Last week, you all submitted so many questions that I couldn’t answer them all in one story. Instead, I tackled two of the bigger topics — conference realignment and understanding the GG Jackson situation — and saved the rest for later. Well, it’s later. What’s the word on …

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Dribble Handoff: Duke vs.  Gonzaga, Kentucky vs.  Indiana among home-and-home hoops series we'd like to see

Dribble Handoff: Duke vs. Gonzaga, Kentucky vs. Indiana among home-and-home hoops series we’d like to see

Duke and Arizona recently announced an agreement to schedule a home-and-home series beginning in the 2023-24 season. The series breaks a longstanding tendency by the Blue Devils to (mostly) abstain from challenging nonconference road games and sets college hoops up with what should be one of the best home-and-home series on the slate over the …

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