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  • 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...
  • NCAA tournament preview: Midwest Region

    NCAA tournament preview: Midwest Region
    1 Wichita State (34-0, Missouri Valley champion) vs. 16 Play-in winner 1 (below) The Shockers have the experience from last year's run to the Final Four, plus they can shoot, are big and physical, and have a crafty point guard in sophomore Fred...
  • NCAA brackets: Scribble-drive helps get to a winner

    NCAA brackets: Scribble-drive helps get to a winner
    The NCAA tournament starts Tuesday in Dayton and ends on a Monday near Dallas. Among the 68 teams, none from Indiana made it, but one from North Dakota did. The race is on to reach four regional hubs: Anaheim, Indianapolis, Memphis and New York. Will your...
  • NCAA tournament: Virginia finally returns to Sweet 16 by beating Memphis

    NCAA tournament: Virginia finally returns to Sweet 16 by beating Memphis
    RALEIGH, N.C. -- Joe Harris scored 16 points and top-seeded Virginia shot 56% to beat Memphis, 78-60, on Sunday night, earning its first trip to the NCAA tournament round of 16 in nearly two decades. Anthony Gill added 13 points for the Cavaliers (30-6)...
  • John Calipari, Kentucky sign $52.5-million contract extension

    John Calipari, Kentucky sign $52.5-million contract extension
    Unlike many of his one-and-done freshmen, Kentucky Coach John Calipari isn’t going anywhere for a long time, signing a seven-year, $52.5-million contract extension Thursday with the university. Under the contract that runs through the 2020-21...
  • Timberwolves, Jazz hire coaches; Lakers one of three teams searching

    On Thursday, the Minnesota Timberwolves "hired" Flip Saunders, who is already their president of basketball operations, as head coach. According to Yahoo Sports, the Utah Jazz has a deal in place with former Lakers assistant Quin Snyder to fill its head...
  • Lakers will not pursue Derek Fisher for coaching job

    Lakers will not pursue Derek Fisher for coaching job
    The Lakers have decided they need a coach with previous NBA coaching experience, which means one thing for Derek Fisher: He isn't a candidate. The Lakers think Fisher will be a solid NBA coach or executive at some point, but their initial curiosity...
  • Report: Calipari rejected $60M deal from Cavs

    Report: Calipari rejected $60M deal from Cavs
    Kentucky coach John Calipari and the Cleveland Cavaliers discussed a seven-year, $60 million-plus contract, according to Yahoo Sports. The proposed deal would have made Calipari the president and coach, giving him having final say on roster moves over...
  • Mitch Kupchak hopeful for draft lottery success, open to moving pick

    Mitch Kupchak hopeful for draft lottery success, open to moving pick
    The NBA opened its annual draft combine in Chicago on Thursday. Lakers General Manager Mitch Kupchak was on hand to observe and meet with a number of prospects for June's NBA draft, armed with a rare lottery pick. "We have not been in [the lottery]...
  • Teel Time: U.Va., Virginia Tech athletes outperform peers in Academic Progress Rates

    Scholarship athletes at Virginia and Virginia Tech continue to outperform their peers in the classroom to ensure postseason eligibility for the Cavaliers and Hokies in all sports. The NCAA last week released team-by-team Academic Progress Rates for...
  • Top Salaries Among College Coaches

    Kevin Ollie is reportedly close to signing a new contract. He isn't the only well-paid coach in the nation. A look some of the highest-paid college coaches: Coach…………….Position…………...Salary…&#...