Category Archives: College basketball

Video: Dan McHale throws out first pitch

New Eastern Kentucky basketball coach Dan McHale threw out the first pitch at the Lexington Legends game on Thursday night.

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ESPN releases SEC/Big 12 Challenge schedule

ESPN has released schedule for the SEC/Big 12 Basketball Challenge set for January 30, 2016 on its family of networks.

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More off-the-court problems for Indiana

Just when Indiana fans thought things were settling down concerning the off-the-court exploits of their men’s basketball team, news comes that current Hoosier players Thomas Bryant and Emmitt Holt were cited over the weekend for illegal alcohol possession. WTHR.com is … Continue reading

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Reporter says she was sexually harassed by Minnesota AD

On Friday, Minnesota athletic director Norwood Teague resigned amid allegations of sexual harassment. Details of the complaints revealed that Teague had allegedly sent graphic text messages to university employees. Monday, Minneapolis Star-Tribune reporter Amelia Rayno wrote that she, too, had … Continue reading

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ESPN early hoops Top 25: Maryland No. 1; Kentucky No. 3

Eamonn Brennan, ESPN college basketball blogger, has released his early-but-not-way-too-early pre-season top 25 for 2015-16. Kentucky clocks in at No. 3 on the Brennan list. Here’s the top 10: 1. Maryland 2. North Carolina 3. Kentucky 4. Virginia 5. Kansas … Continue reading

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Cheick Diallo still waiting to be cleared at Kansas

Cheick Diallo, a onetime Kentucky basketball target who signed to play at Kansas, is still waiting to see whether he is going to be eligible for the Jayhawks for the 2015-16 season, reports the Kansas City Star. The 6-foot-9 McDonald’s All-American, … Continue reading

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NCAA makes slight change to basketball selection process

The NCAA has announced changes to its principles and procedures for seeding teams in the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament. This includes flexibility with the First Four teams, including the last four at-large teams selected to the field. “It’s a small, … Continue reading

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Orlando Antigua picks up key commitment

Former UK assistant and current South Florida head coach Orlando Antigua has picked up a commitment from the leading scorer in the just-completed U19 World Championships. Andres Feliz averaged 18.9 points and 3.7 assists for the Dominican Republic in the … Continue reading

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The Peach Jam calls for a recruiting database

Home to college coaches, recruiting gurus, star gazers, autograph seekers, media marauders and high-profile basketball recruits, the 2015 Nike Peach Jam is underway. You should follow our own Ben Roberts of Next Cats, who is in North Augusta, S.C., reporting on … Continue reading

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Surprise: College basketball attendance was up

I’m surprised. I’ll admit it. Given the state of the game — low scoring, one-and-dones, the need for rule changes, so many games on television — I’m surprised that the NCAA announced that attendance for men’s basketball increased slightly in … Continue reading

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