Category Archives: College basketball
Three months after the legendary Dean Smith died, his loyal lieutenant at North Carolina, Bill Guthridge, has passed away as well. Guthridge died Tuesday night at age 77.
Big Blue Links for Thursday: Mistakes made the difference as UK baseball lost 5-2 to No. 2 Louisville on Wednesday night, reports Mark Maloney of the Herald-Leader. “We had plenty of opportunity to score some runs,” UK Coach Gary Henderson … Continue reading
The NCAA has named J.D. Collins its new national coordinator for men’s basketball officiating. He replaces John Adams, who retired after the Final Four in Indianapolis. Adams had held the position since 2008. Collins has been the coordinator of officials for the Mid-American … Continue reading
NCAA Rules Committee Chairman Rick Byrd told Andy Katz on Monday that the shot clock in college basketball is likely to be reduced from 35 seconds to 30 seconds. “It’s pretty evident a lot more coaches are leaning that way,” … Continue reading
Big Blue Links for Saturday: Kentucky baseball hands Florida its first shutout of season, reports Gainesville Sun. Cats past, present and future collide in Lexington, reports Ben Roberts of Herald-Leader. Herald-Leader photo gallery from EYBL Event in Lexington. Kentucky target … Continue reading
Jim Meehan of the Spokesman Review reports that Kyle Wiltjer will return to Gonzaga for his senior season. The former Kentucky forward, who had a terrific first season for Gonzaga this past season after transferring to the Zags, was reported to … Continue reading
As of Thursday, here is a list of early entrants who have publicly declared for the 2015 NBA Draft. If you know of a player I have omitted from the list, please let me know.
In case you missed it, Duke’s Tyus Jones announced Wednesday morning that he will enter the 2015 NBA Draft. That makes three Blue Devils freshmen who are taking the one-and-done route. Jones follows Jahlil Okafor and Justise Winslow. Duke is … Continue reading
Anthony Grant is returning to Florida. Fired as head coach at Alabama after six seasons as the Crimson Tide’s head coach, Grant, 48, is returning to Gainesville, where he was Billy Donovan’s assistant from 1996 through 2006. “I’m extremely appreciative … Continue reading
This from CBS: CBS Sports and Turner Sports’ exclusive coverage of Monday night’s NCAA Tournament men’s national championship between Duke and Wisconsin on CBS scored a 17.1/27 HH rating/share to deliver the highest overnight rating for the NCAA men’s national championship in the metered markets in 18 years (1997; 18.0/28, Arizona-Kentucky), based on … Continue reading