January 21, 2010

Georgia Southern Placed On 2 Years Probation

The Georgia Southern men's basketball program has been placed on two years probation by the NCAA for major academic violations. The NCAA found that a former assistant coach completed some course work for players.

January 21, 2010

University Of New Orleans Withdraws From Sun Belt

As the school transitions from Division I to Division III, the University of New Orleans has voluntarily withdrawn its league membership with the Sun Belt Conference. Due to declining attendance, rising costs and statewide budget cuts following Hurri...

January 20, 2010

Coach With More Than 800 Victories Set To Retire

Alan Cantrell, who has won more than 800 games as head boys and girls basketball coach at Floyd County High (Va.), is going to retire at the end of this season. He has won one boys state title and three girls state titles.

January 20, 2010

Cooper Apologizes For UCLA Comment

Michael Cooper, USC women's basketball coach, has apologized for saying "My opening state is (bleep) UCLA" after the Trojans beat the Bruins Sunday. Cooper sent a personal apology letter to UCLA coach Nikki Caldwell. Caldwell said she has no comment ...

January 20, 2010

Earthquake In Haiti Hits Close To Home For Coach

South Dakota State basketball coach Scott Nagy has been personally affected by the earthquake in Haiti. His adopted daughter is from Haiti and he still hasn't been in contact with her birth mother. On Saturday, Nagy plans to coach barefoot in an effo...

January 20, 2010

Former Gonzaga Coach Fitzgerald Dies

Dan Fitzgerald, who is credited with laying the groundwork for the remarkable recent run of the Gonzaga men's basketball program, has died at the age of 67 of a presumed heart attack. Fitzgerald led Gonzaga to its first NCAA Tournament appearance in ...

January 20, 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.

January 19, 2010

Coach Worried About Treatment Of Star Player

Valencia High (Calif.) boys assistant coach Greg Hayes is concerned about the hard fouls being committed on his star player, Lonnie Jackson. Jackson, who could be his way on a Division I basketball player, has been hit hard this season and removed fr...