Category Archives: College basketball

Random notes for Friday

Random notes for Friday: What now? That’s the question people are asking about former UK star John Pelphrey and no doubt what the now former Florida assistant coach is asking himself. Mark Story of the Herald-Leader writes that Pelphrey wants … Continue reading

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College basketball goes to a 30-second shot clock

As expected, the NCAA approved Monday a reduction to the shot clock in college basketball, going from 35 seconds to 30 seconds. Acting on recommendations from the NCAA Men’s Basketball Rules Committee, headed by Belmont coach Rick Byrd, the NCAA … Continue reading

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Random notes: Delirious fans will cost SEC schools more

Random notes and links for Friday: – The SEC is going to substantially increase the fines each school must pay when its fans flood the field or rush the court after games. The talk is the initial fine will go … Continue reading

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Fred Hoiberg likely to follow exodus to NBA

Now that the ax has finally fallen on Chicago Bulls head coach Tom Thibodeaux, it seems almost a foregone conclusion that Iowa State coach Fred Hoiberg will end up as the next coach in the Windy City. If so, Hoiberg … Continue reading

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Former North Carolina coach Bill Guthridge dies

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.

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Big Blue Links: Kentucky baseball, softball both fall

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

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NCAA names new coordinator of basketball officials

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

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Report: A 30-second shot clock likely for college hoops

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

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BBL: Kentucky baseball shuts out Florida

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

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Report: Kyle Wiltjer returning to Gonzaga

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

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