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  1. Tennessee ends UMass' season

    Associated Press

    RALEIGH, N.C. -- Jordan McRae flew in to throw down a dunk on the break and increase Tennessee's big first-half lead, then came down the floor to scream triumphantly toward the orange-clad fans near the court. Confident? Check. Enthusiastic? Yep. ...

    Blog | March 21, 2014
  2. Report: Thibodeau joining Team USA staff

    Associated Press

    A person with knowledge of the details says Tom Thibodeau and Monty Williams will join the returning Jim Boeheim as assistant coaches for the U.S. Olympic men's basketball team. Read the entire story....

    Blog | June 10, 2013
  3. Celts, Bulls share hotel after loss

    Associated Press

    NEW YORK -- One New York hotel, two unhappy basketball teams. The Boston Celtics and Chicago Bulls are staying at the same location this weekend. Both lost their playoff openers Saturday, the Celtics falling 85-78 to the New York Knicks and the Bu...

    Blog | April 21, 2013
  4. Time Warner cuts deals with Charter, Verizon FiOS for Lakers tele...

    Associated Press

    LOS ANGELES -- Time Warner Cable has cut its first major deal to receive payment for carriage of two new channels carrying Los Angeles Lakers basketball games. It said Friday it had signed up Charter Communications Inc., which has around 290,000 sub...

    Blog | October 26, 2012
  5. Recent labor stoppages in other sports

    Associated Press

    For the third time in less than two years, a professional sports league is on the verge of a work stoppage. The National Football League had one, but ended it in time for a full season. The National Basketball Association had one, and it cut short...

    Blog | September 15, 2012
  6. OSU women to face UConn in 2013

    Associated Press

    Connecticut and Ohio State will headline the first women's Basketball Hall of Fame Challenge in 2013. The two powerhouse programs will play each other as part of a quadrupleheader on Dec. 1, 2013. Marist will face Old Dominion, Monmouth takes on B...

    Blog | August 21, 2012
  7. Doc will be NBC analyst during Olympics

    Associated Press

    NEW YORK -- NBA coaches Doc Rivers and Doug Collins will serve as basketball analysts for NBC during this summer's Olympics. The network announced an announcer lineup for the London Games full of familiar faces Thursday. Bob Costas will serve as ...

    Blog | June 28, 2012
  8. Stiemsma added to US select team roster

    Associated Press

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- Boston Celtics rookie center Greg Stiemsma and Lance Thomas of the New Orleans Hornets have been added to the select team of young players that will train against the U.S. men's Olympic basketball team. Also, USA Basketb...

    Blog | June 06, 2012
  9. Melo: Olympic team has enough talent

    Associated Press

    NEW YORK -- Carmelo Anthony believes the U.S. Olympic basketball team has enough talent to overcome the losses of a number of injured veterans. On Monday in New York City during an appearance for Jeep, a USA Basketball partner, the New York Kn...

    Blog | June 04, 2012
  10. Gibson to scrimmage vs. U.S. team

    Associated Press

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- Rookie of the Year Kyrie Irving of Cleveland and Knicks star Jeremy Lin are among 13 NBA players chosen to scrimmage against the U.S. men's Olympic basketball team in July. Read the entire story....

    Blog | May 21, 2012
  11. Illinois unveils Ohio's Groce as new coach

    Associated Press

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- John Groce took the Ohio Bobcats further in the NCAA tournament than they had been in nearly 50 years. He will get a chance to bring that level of success back to a Big Ten team. Illinois introduced Groce as its new head coa...

    Blog | March 29, 2012
  12. Illini hire a coach ... for women's hoops

    Associated Press

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- Illinois has named Wisconsin-Green Bay's Matt Bollant as its new women's basketball coach. Read the entire story....

    Blog | March 28, 2012
  13. Notre Dame to take on Xavier

    Associated Press

    Notre Dame coach Mike Brey likes the loose approach. That's how he prefers to coach and it's also the way he wants -- and expects -- his team to play Friday when it opens NCAA tournament play against Xavier. "I think it's kind of ingrained in then...

    Blog | March 11, 2012
  14. Southern Illinois fires Lowery

    Associated Press

    Southern Illinois University has fired men's basketball coach Chris Lowery after back-to-back losing seasons. Read the entire story....

    Blog | March 02, 2012
  15. American Natalie Nakase first female coach in men's basketball le...

    Associated Press

    Natalie Nakase knows there's more to her job than winning games. The American is the first female coach in Japan's professional men's basketball league.

    Story | Conversation | February 21, 2012
  16. Ryan Boatright lawyer blasts NCAA

    Associated Press

    HARTFORD, Conn. -- A lawyer representing the mother of Connecticut guard Ryan Boatright says the family is considering legal options after the NCAA detailed its investigation into the freshman's eligibility. The NCAA has cleared Boatright to play ...

    Blog | January 29, 2012