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  • VCU should thank Shaka Smart for remarkable run before he left for Texas

    VCU should thank Shaka Smart for remarkable run before he left for Texas
    The glow of a most improbable postseason still white hot, Shaka Smart could have bailed on VCU weeks after steering the Rams to the 2011 Final Four. He could have exited in 2012, ’13 or ’14, too. North Carolina State, Illinois, UCLA, Wake...
  • Shaka Smart introduced as Texas coach

    Shaka Smart finally received an offer he couldn't resist. Smart was introduced as the new basketball coach at Texas on Friday, leaving Virginia Commonwealth for the Longhorns after turning down several suitors, including UCLA, since taking VCU to the...
  • College basketball: UCLA women advance to NIT title game

    College basketball: UCLA women advance to NIT title game
    UCLA reached the championship game of the women's NIT with a 69-65 victory over host Michigan on Wednesday night at Ann Arbor, Mich. Kari Korver scored 19 points for the Bruins (18-18), who will play at West Virginia in the title game Saturday at noon...
  • Final Four teams have 4 different sets of drug-testing rules

    Four teams, four drug-testing policies. Players at Kentucky, Wisconsin, Michigan State and Duke operated under the same rules on their road to the Final Four this season — except when it came to the frequency of their doping tests and the penalties...
  • Shaka Smart leaves VCU to coach at Texas

    Shaka Smart leaves VCU to coach at Texas
    AUSTIN, Texas — Shaka Smart has been a hot coaching commodity since leading Virginia Commonwealth to the Final Four in 2011. He had reportedly shunned several big-time offers, but the lure of Texas was finally too much to turn down.   Texas...
  • AP: Shaka Smart, Texas Could Be Close To Deal

    AUSTIN, Texas — Texas athletic director Steve Patterson is scheduled to travel Thursday to meet with Virginia Commonwealth coach Shaka Smart to make an offer to coach the Longhorns, a person with knowledge of the trip told The Associated Press....
  • AP source: Texas to meet with VCU's Smart to present offer

    Texas athletic director Steve Patterson is scheduled to travel Thursday to meet with Virginia Commonwealth coach Shaka Smart to make an offer to coach the Longhorns, a person with knowledge of the trip told The Associated Press. Texas hopes to...
  • Bianchi: Gators still No. 1, but UCF is even with Miami as 3rd-most popular football program in state

    Bianchi: Gators still No. 1, but UCF is even with Miami as 3rd-most popular football program in state
    The Florida State Seminoles are nearly as popular as the Florida Gators in a recent statewide poll, but the biggest shock is UCF has drawn even with the University of Miami as the third-most popular college football team in the state. Florida, the...
  • Kansas freshman Kelly Oubre Jr headed for NBA draft

    Kansas swingman Kelly Oubre Jr. announced Wednesday he is leaving for the NBA draft, skipping his final three seasons of eligibility after an up-and-down freshman year. Oubre revealed his intentions in a statement released by the school. "It's always...
  • Kansas freshman Kelly Oubre Jr. will enter NBA draft

    LAWRENCE, Kan. Like Andrew Wiggins and Joel Embiid before him, Kansas' Kelly Oubre Jr. will be one and done. Oubre, a 6-foot-7 small forward, announced his decision to enter the NBA draft on Wednesday morning, ending his college career after just one...
  • Q&A with Baylor WR Corey Coleman

    Q&A with Baylor WR Corey Coleman
      Corey Coleman continues to follow in the footsteps of what has become a growing group of talented wide receivers to come out of Baylor. Last season, Coleman led the team in catches (64), receiving yards (1,119) and receiving touchdowns (11) as the...