Hall of Fame college basketball coach Roy Williams retiring

Roy Williams has a Hall of Fame resume filled with more than 900 wins and three national championships in a career leading two of the most storied programs in college basketball. So it came as a...

DATE: April 1, 2021 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Players hear ‘a lot of talk’ from Emmert about Title IX, NIL

A trio of men’s basketball players asked NCAA President Mark Emmert during a video call Thursday to abide by, and enforce, Title IX gender equity rules and to create a waiver that would let college...

DATE: April 1, 2021 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Iowa’s Luka Garza named AP men’s college player of the year

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Luka Garza knew what everyone expected before returning for a final run as Iowa’s unquestioned star. Pressure? Garza felt it, all right, enough to know his mental health...

DATE: April 1, 2021 | CATEGORY: College Sports

UConn’s Paige Bueckers is AP women’s player of the year

SAN ANTONIO – Paige Bueckers is in a class all by herself. UConn’s star guard became the first freshman ever to win The Associated Press women’s basketball player of the year award Wednesday....

DATE: March 31, 2021 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Mark Emmert promises WBCA he will work to fix ‘stark’ inequities

SAN ANTONIO – NCAA President Mark Emmert promised the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association he will work with coaches to fix the “stark difference” between the Division I men’s and women’s...

DATE: March 31, 2021 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Final Four set with one question left

It’s not easy to bury a team as good as USC, let alone in a half, no matter how easy Gonzaga made it look. Somehow, coach Mark Few called it in advance. While everyone was fixating on the...

DATE: March 31, 2021 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Murray, Porter lead Nuggets past slow-starting 76ers

DENVER – Jamal Murray scored 30 points, Michael Porter Jr. added 27 and the Denver Nuggets raced out to a 25-point lead on their way to a 104-95 win over the slow-starting Philadelphia 76ers on...

DATE: March 31, 2021 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Wulbrun hired as basketball coach at University of Denver

DENVER – The University of Denver has hired Jeff Wulbrun as its men’s basketball coach. It will be Wilbrun’s first head coaching job in the college ranks. The Stanford associate head coach takes...

DATE: March 30, 2021 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Gordon, McGee eager to lead Nuggets toward deep playoff run

DENVER – Among the topics JaVale McGee considers himself well-versed: Netflix shows, cryptocurrency, investments and technology as it relates to the new iPhone. “I’m really versed in the world of a...

DATE: March 27, 2021 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Memphis buries Colorado State with 3s in NIT semifinals

FRISCO, Texas – Memphis is playing for a championship in Penny Hardaway’s third season coaching his alma mater. Landers Nolley II scored a career-high 27 points with seven of the Tigers’...

DATE: March 27, 2021 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Nikola Jokic with 37 points in NUggets win against Pelicans

NEW ORLEANS – Nikola Jokic had 37 points and nine assists and the Denver Nuggets outlasted the New Orleans Pelicans 113-108 in a tight fourth quarter Friday night. Michael Porter Jr. scored 25...

DATE: March 27, 2021 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Kitchen is closed: Bayfield girls basketball coach steps aside

The improvement of the Bayfield High School girls basketball team was clear under the coaching of Josh Kitchen. But when players decided not to join the team during the COVID-19 altered 2021...

DATE: March 26, 2021 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

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