Men's college basketball

October 22, 2017 - 3:46 pm
The University of Virginia has named Carla Williams as its athletic director. School president Teresa Sullivan made the announcement Sunday. Williams, an athletics administrator at Georgia for the past 13 years and the deputy director of athletics since 2015, will become the first female African-...
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Louisville's Seth Dawkins pulls in a pass for a touchdown as Florida State's Kyle Meyers defends in the second quarter of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017, in Tallahassee Fla. (AP Photo/Steve Cannon)
October 21, 2017 - 5:30 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Blanton Creque's first game-winning field goal at any level of football came at the opportune time for Louisville. The sophomore's 34-yard field goal with five seconds remaining lifted the Cardinals to an emotional 31-28 win over Florida State on Saturday. The Cardinals (5-...
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October 21, 2017 - 1:58 am
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Michigan State coach Tom Izzo speaks during the dedication ceremony for the Gilbert Pavilion and Tom Izzo Hall of History inside Michigan State's Breslin Student Events Center, Friday, Oct. 20, 2017, in East Lansing, Mich. (AP Photo/Al Goldis)
October 20, 2017 - 11:55 pm
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State's basketball team drew so many fans to Midnight Madness that some of them had to settle for seats without much of a view for part of the show. The Breslin Center has 14,759 seats and each seemed to be filled with fired-up fans, some of whom had an...
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October 20, 2017 - 7:11 pm
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim admitted that the beginning of his 42nd year as head coach at his alma mater feels a little different, and it has nothing to do with his age. Longtime assistant Mike Hopkins is no longer there to lean on. After 22 years on the bench alongside his...
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October 20, 2017 - 4:25 pm
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville interim coach David Padgett has promoted R.J. Evans to acting assistant coach to "unofficially round out our staff." The announcement of Evans' promotion Friday comes a day after Padgett introduced Greg Paulus as an assistant coach. Evans worked under Rick Pitino,...
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David Padgett, acting men's basketball coach at Louisville, watches the team scrimmage, Friday, Oct. 13, 2017, in Louisville, Ky. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)
October 19, 2017 - 5:13 pm
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville interim coach David Padgett has hired Greg Paulus as an assistant, the latest addition to the men's basketball staff. Padgett said Thursday when introducing Paulus that, "We're just happy to have Trent (Johnson) and Greg on board now." The former Cardinal center...
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FILE - In this Oct. 13, 2016, file photo, Michigan State head coach Tom Izzo speaks at the Big Ten conference NCAA college basketball media day in Washington. The Big Ten is increasing its conference basketball schedule to 20 games for the men and 18 for the women, starting in the 2018-19 season. The conference announced the change before its men's basketball media day in New York, Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017. (AP Photo/Nick Wass, File)
October 19, 2017 - 3:19 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Big Ten basketball came to the Big Apple on Thursday for media day and a look at Madison Square Garden, where the conference will hold its tournament in March. "This is the mecca of basketball," Michigan State coach Tom Izzo said. "It always has been. And I think it always will be...
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FILE - In this July 28, 2014, file photo, Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delany talks to the media during the Big Ten Football Media Day in Chicago. The Big Ten will make its NCAA college basketball conference tournament debut at the Garden. The championship game, traditionally played on selection Sunday, will be played a week earlier on March 4. (AP Photo/Paul Beaty, File)
October 19, 2017 - 3:15 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delany says he wasn't shocked by the FBI investigation into college basketball because of the history of federal law enforcement intersecting with the sport. At Big Ten media day on Thursday at Madison Square Garden, Delany said the conference has had no...
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October 19, 2017 - 2:46 pm
CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson coach Brad Brownell believed his team needed some bulk and experience inside for this upcoming season. He thinks he's got it in transfers David Skara and Mark Donnal. Skara is a 6-foot-8 transfer from Valparaiso who sat out last season because of NCAA transfer rules...
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