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  • BYU's Judkins, A Former Celtic, Says Geno Could Coach Men

    LINCOLN, Neb. – BYU coach Jeff Judkins was drafted by the Celtics in the second round of the 1978 NBA draft. You might remember their first-round pick that season: Larry Bird. And after his NBA playing career ended, he served the Utah men (and Rick...
  • Kentucky rallies to defeat Louisville, 74-69

    Kentucky rallies to defeat Louisville, 74-69
    INDIANAPOLIS -- OK, so maybe they're not the quickest learners. Still, the kids at Kentucky figured out Louisville just in time. Aaron Harrison hit a three-pointer for the go-ahead score with 39 seconds left and Julius Randle made a pair of clutch...
  • Ollie Proud To Be Role Model For African American Coaches

    A recent study suggested that the hiring of African American coaches for major college programs has declined. So Kevin Ollie, on the national stage now that UConn is in the Final Four, can serve as an important model. He embraces that responsibility....
  • Kentucky's John Calipari is enjoying ride into Final Four

    Kentucky's John Calipari is enjoying ride into Final Four
    John Calipari waited until he heard the question and quickly set the record straight when asked about his abilities as a recruiter. "Wait a minute. Wait a minute," the Kentucky coach said. "When I was at UMass, we had one McDonald's All-American,...
  • Dayton's run, Barclays extension cap memorable basketball season for A-10

     Dayton's run, Barclays extension cap memorable basketball season for A-10
    Atlantic 10 Conference commissioner Bernadette McGlade was "extremely optimistic," but nervous nonetheless on Selection Sunday. Radically changed from a year ago, her league appeared poised to send a record six teams to the NCAA basketball tournament....
  • Tyler Ulis not coming up short during McDonald's week

    Tyler Ulis not coming up short during McDonald's week
    Nationally, he's known as a distributor, a pass-first point guard so good John Calipari and Kentucky came calling even though he's 5-foot-8. One Tyler Ulis 3-pointer after another fell through the hoop at Tuesday's McDonald's All-American Games...
  • Kevin Ollie Has A Special Guest At Final Four

    ARLINGTON, Texas – Kevin Ollie is fielding dozens of requests for tickets from family and friends in the Dallas area, but he will have one special guest at the Final Four: his mother. "She was cleared to fly, she has been going through chemo at...
  • Mix A Dash Of Ollie, A Pinch Of Calhoun, You Get Donovan

    Mix A Dash Of Ollie, A Pinch Of Calhoun, You Get Donovan
    DALLAS — He built a basketball powerhouse, a multiple national champion, in a place where it never was supposed to happen. He played Big East ball for a Hall of Fame coach, became known for an inexorable work ethic, and later served as an...
  • Boatright Hasn't Decided, But Appears To Be Staying At UConn

    ARLINGTON, Texas – Ryan Boatright fielded a number of questions about the NBA on Friday. He wasn't ready to announce a decision, but it sounds as though he is leaning toward coming back for his senior season at UConn. "It's a lifetime dream to get...
  • Kemba, Shabazz, The Shot, The Promised Land

    ARLINGTON, Texas — In the end, it is only a shot. The ball leaves the fingertips. The ball nestles in the net. The buzzer sounds. One team wins. The other team loses. And it's on to the next game. That's what coaches, invested in making sure...
  • NCAA Final Four: James Young contributes to Kentucky's winning ways

    NCAA Final Four: James Young contributes to Kentucky's winning ways
    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Kentucky's James Young kept his fellow freshmen in the game, his grit on defense only overshadowed by his scoring spurts that answered every salvo from Wisconsin. Turns out that Kentucky Coach John Calipari wants even more from the...