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February 10, 2010

UConn’s Calhoun Taking Medical Leave

Tom Calhoun, the head men’s basketball coach at the University of Connecticut, is taking a medical leave of absence from the team. His physician said he has recommended Calhoun take this leave to "address some temporary medical issues, none of ...


February 10, 2010

Team Sets Texas Hoops Scoring Record By Netting 170 Points

Yates High (Texas) scored 170 points in a boys basketball game last night in a 170-35 victory over Lee High. Yates, which led 100-12, continued to press into the second half, causing the Lee coach Jacques Armant to say he felt "disrespected" and that...


February 5, 2010

Profile Of A Female Coach Of A Boys Varsity Hoops Team

It’s rare to see a woman as the head coach of a boys varsity team, especially basketball, but Kelly Anderson is challenging stereotypes at Ulen-Hitterdal High (Minn.) Only 63 women coached the 2,865 boys varsity teams in the state last year wit...


February 5, 2010

Notre Dame’s McGraw Wins No. 600

Muffet McGraw, the head women’s coach at Notre Dame, won her 600th career game Tuesday with a 78-60 victory over Louisville. She has coached 28 seasons, including 23 at Notre Dame.http://www.southbendtribune.com/article/20100119/SPORTS13/100119...


February 5, 2010

Miller Fired By Penn

Just seven games into the season, Penn has fired its men’s basketball coach, Glen Miller. The Quakers are 0-7. First-year assistant Jerome Allen is the interim coach.http://www.theithacajournal.com/article/20091214/SPORTS03/912140354/1128/Penn-...


February 5, 2010

McKnight Is Winningest Hoops Coach In Calif. History

Despite being thousands of miles from home, Mater Dei (Calif.) head boys basketball coach Gary McKnight, won his 844th career game Monday night to make his the all-time winningest coach in California history. Mater Dei defeated Hyattsville DeMatha (M...


February 5, 2010

Kopp Is Winningest Hoops Coach In Pa.

With 802 victories to his credit, Mike Kopp now is Pennsylvania’s all-time winningest basketball coach — boys or girls. Kopp is the girls basketball coach at Allentown Central Catholic, which defeated Bethlehem Catholic, 42-31, for the re...


February 5, 2010

Knight Calls Out Calipari

Speaking at an Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame fundraiser last night, former coach Bobby Knight, called out Kentucky coach John Calipari on how he left his former jobs at Memphis and the University of Massachusetts. Knight said, "We’ve gotten i...


February 5, 2010

Iowa Coach Returns, Wins, Suspends Player Indefinitely

After not coaching Iowa for the last couple of weeks after a recovering from a surgical procedure on his carotid artery, Todd Lickliter returned to the Hawkeyes bench Saturday. Iowa beat Drake, 71-67. However, later Saturday evening, guard Anthony Tu...


February 5, 2010

Inspirational Story Of Girl Who Lost Arm But Still Plays Hoops

Marykate Hughes, a 17-year-old from Woodland, Wash., should serve as an inspiration to us all. Despite having her right arm amputated recently due to an "unclassified sarcoma" cancer in it, she continues to play basketball for her high school team. R...