Category Archives: College Basketball

Gonzaga-UCLA rematch set for November

Gonzaga-UCLA rematch set for November

Gonzaga and UCLA will reprise their epic 2021 NCAA Tournament contest when they meet in November at the Empire Classic in Las Vegas.The game is scheduled for Nov. 23 at T-Mobile Arena.Gonzaga beMORE

Kansas coach Bill Self says he has COVID-19

Kansas coach Bill Self says he has COVID-19

Kansas coach Bill Self announced Friday that he tested positive for COVID-19.Self said he initially tested positive on Thursday.Self said he was planning to spend the weekend recruiting but gotMORE

VCU extends coach Mike Rhoades through 2027

VCU extends coach Mike Rhoades through 2027

VCU announced Thursday head coach Mike Rhoades agreed to a two-year extension, extending his contract through the 2026-27 season.Rhoades, 48, has served as the Rams head coach since 2017 and was asMORE

Jaden Shackelford announces return to Alabama

Jaden Shackelford announces return to Alabama

Alabama leading scorer Jaden Shackelford announced Tuesday night that he would withdraw from the transfer portal and return to Alabama for his junior year.”Now it’s time to finish what we started .MORE

Four-star G Derrian Ford commits to Arkansas

Four-star G Derrian Ford commits to Arkansas

Four-star combo guard Derrian Ford is staying home to play for the Arkansas Razorbacks in 2022.Ford is the 50th-best player in the Class of 2022 and the ninth-best combo guard, per 247Sports’ compoMORE

Tennessee gives Rick Barnes 2-year extension

Tennessee gives Rick Barnes 2-year extension

Tennessee announced Tuesday that head coach Rick Barnes has received a two-year extension on his contract, which now runs through the 2025-26 season.Financial terms were not released. Barnes is theMORE

Former coach Eddie Payne dies at 69

Former coach Eddie Payne dies at 69

Former Oregon State, East Carolina and South Carolina Upstate coach Eddie Payne died Wednesday from complications due to a stroke. He was 69.Payne suffered the stroke over the weekend and underwentMORE

NCAA hits TCU basketball with 3-year probation

NCAA hits TCU basketball with 3-year probation

The NCAA has put the TCU men’s basketball program on probation for the next three years.TCU was also fined $5,000 and one percent of its team budget. The moves by the NCAA follow an assistant coachMORE

Five-star PG Dior Johnson commits to Oregon

Five-star PG Dior Johnson commits to Oregon

Dior Johnson, the No. 1 point guard in the Class of 2022, committed to Oregon on Tuesday.He made the announcement on Instagram.Johnson, who is from upstate New York, originally committed to SyraMORE

Texas lands transfer Tre Mitchell from UMass

Texas lands transfer Tre Mitchell from UMass

Texas landed one of the top available mid-major transfers of the offseason when Massachusetts big man Tre Mitchell committed to the Longhorns on Tuesday.”What’s that thing y’all say??? Hook em,” MiMORE