December 18, 2009

Fired Coach Sues Suburban Pittsburgh District

Phil Shar, who had coached the West Mifflin High girls basketball team for 19 years, was fired in May for criticizing the superintendent and speaking out against a tax increase supported by the superintendent, he claims. Shar now is suing the school ...

December 18, 2009

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 into thi...

December 18, 2009

Ohio HS Providing Gifts To Needy Family

The Madison High (Ohio) boys basketball team has raised $2, 000 and is providing Christmas presents to a needy area family. Coach Doug Rickert wanted the Ellis family to know the community cares about them, which is why he spearheaded this effort. Ma...

December 17, 2009

A No-Coach League

In Lake Oswego, Ore., there is a recreational league that features no adult coaches. The 53 teams feature a total of 605 participants and not one adult coach. Find out more about it at the link below.

December 17, 2009 Launches

Kansas basketball coach Bill Self has launched his own website, The site is geared to provide Kansas hoops fans access to video, stories and photo galleries. BillSel...

December 16, 2009

Colorado State Hoops Part Of Reality Series

The Colorado State men's basketball coach Tim Miles is giving access "to everything" for a reality television series on The mtn (MountainWest Sports Network). The show is called "Reaching the Peak: Season Pass" and is intended to give viewers an insi...

December 16, 2009

Lickliter Back On Court With Iowa

Todd Lickliter returned to the practice court yesterday with his Iowa Hawkeyes. Sidelined for a couple of weeks after having a stent procedure, Lickliter is letting his assistants do most of the coaching at practice for now.

December 16, 2009

More Information About Fan Removed From Dean Dome

Citing he doesn't want "anything negative (said) at our players, University of North Carolina head men's coach Roy Williams had a Presbyterian fan removed from the Dean Dome Saturday. The fan, Brian King, said he was not intoxicated and it has been r...