December 15, 2009

Sparks Hire Gillom

The Los Angeles Sparks have their successor to Michael Cooper — Jennifer Gillom. Gillom, who played seven seasons in the WNBA, including her final one with the Sparks, had recently coached the Minnesota Lynx.

December 14, 2009

Coach Makes No Excuses In Losing 65-0

Saying that "shots just weren't going in, Wrenshall (Minn) High girls basketball coach Michelle Blanchard made no excuses why her squad lost 65-0 last week to Moose Lake-Willow River. MLWR played its junior varsity players for most of the second half...

December 14, 2009

Regis U (Colo.) Coach Earns 500th Victory

Regis University basketball coach Lonnie Porter won his 500th game last night (all at Regis) with a 72-57 victory over Gunnison. Porter is 500-390 in his career, which dates back to 1977. Regis U (Colo.) Co...

December 14, 2009

Roy Williams Has Heckler Removed From Dean Dome

As his North Carolina men's basketball team was cruising to victory Saturday over Presbyterian, Roy Williams decided to have a fan removed from the game for heckling one of his players. Reports say the fan, seated about 20 rows behind the UNC bench, ...

December 14, 2009

U of Missouri Women’s Coach Apologizes

At her post-game press conference Sunday, University of Missouri women's basketball coach Cindy Stein apologized to the community, the athletic administration and "the whole Mizzou nation" after two of her leading scorers were indefinitely suspended....

December 11, 2009

Coach Moves Forward With New Season Without Star Son

Lou Dawkins, head boys basketball coach at Saginaw High (Mich.), and who has led the squad to two of the last three state titles, was looking forward to coaching his star son this year who was to enter the ninth grade. However, Dawkins' son, Dorian, ...

December 11, 2009

Husband Coaches Boys, Wife Coaches Girls At Same School

The Post-Tribune (of Northwestern Indiana), ran an interesting feature on a husband-wife duo at a school that coaches the boys and girls basketball teams respectively. It focuses on how they manage their time between work, coaching and parenting (the...

December 11, 2009

Lickliter Eyes Dec. 19 Return To Iowa Sideline

Todd Lickliter, who will miss his third game as head coach of the Iowa Hawkeyes Saturday when the team plays in-state rival Iowa Stae, expects to return Dec. 19 for Iowa's game against Drake. Lickliter has been sidelined due to having his carotid art...