Category Archives: College hoops

Will Tennessee now turn to Donnie Tyndall?

Gary Parrish of CBS Sports is reporting that Louisiana Tech coach Mike White has cooled on the idea of becoming Tennessee’s next coach and that the Vols might turn to former Morehead State coach Donnie Tyndall, who is at Southern … Continue reading

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Adam Silver says raising age limit a top priority

New NBA Commissioner Adam Silver tells Brian Windhorst of ESPN.com that he is not only in favor of increasing the league age limit from 19 to 20, he wants to make a top priority. Silver said the NBA’s Board of … Continue reading

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BBL: Bill O’Reilly, Counzo Martin, UK baseball and more

Big Blue Links for Wednesday: Time runs out on $80 million state aid for Rupp Arena Kentucky baseball rides freshmen relievers to sweep of Louisville Kentucky’s bullpen steps up in key game Pushback against Bill O’Reilly for his interview with … Continue reading

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How the computers see Kentucky-Connecticut

ARLINGTON, Tex. — Let’s take a look at how the computers see Monday night’s national championship game. Spoiler alert: Nate Silver can’t make up his mind.

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Connecticut transcript previewing Monday final

ARLINGTON, Tex. — Here is the transcript of Connecticut’s time at the podium today previewing Monday night’s final. THE MODERATOR: We’ll take questions for Coach Ollie and for the student‑athletes, Shabazz Napier, Ryan Boatright, Niels Giffey, DeAndre Daniels, and Phillip … Continue reading

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Video: Shabazz Napier on his role for UConn

ARLINGTON, Tex. — Back at AT&T Stadium today for the press conferences previewing Monday night’s championship game. Connecticut was up first. Coach Kevin Ollie and his five starters sat at the main podium and answered questions. In the breakout sessions … Continue reading

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Billy Donovan says tournament has changed

ARLINGTON, Tex. — Interesting question and answer today during Florida’s press conference previewing Saturday’s first Final Four game between the No. 1-ranked Gators and Connecticut. Florida coach Billy Donovan was asked about the amount of money that coaches make in … Continue reading

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Wisconsin transcript: “You can only coach one team”

ARLINGTON, Tex. — Here is the Wisconsin transcript from the Badgers’ time on the podium today. THE MODERATOR: We’ll start with questions for coach.

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Video: Frank Kaminsky on “white guys” label

ARLINGTON, Tex. — It’s a whole new world for Frank Kaminsky now that the Wisconsin center has led his Badgers to the team’s first Final Four since 2000. The 7-footer was named most outstanding player in the West Region after … Continue reading

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Billy Donovan, Kevin Ollie say players should get more

ARLINGTON, Tex. — With what is currently going on with the National Labor Relations Board and the Northwestern football team, plus the amount of money being earned by the coaches at the Final Four — UK is paying out close … Continue reading

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