Iowa State released fresh details Wednesday of its internal investigation into NCAA recruiting violations, saying it found “a significant number” of impermissible calls and text messages made by coaches in football, men’s basketball and several other sports.
This was the best feeling of all. The Cardinals (35-5) lived up to their billing as the top overall seed in the tournament, though they sure had to work for it.Louisville trailed Wichita State by a dozen in the second half of the national semifinals, before rallying for a 72-68 victory. This time, they fell behind by 12 in the first half, though a stunning spurt at the end of the period wiped out the entire deficit.
Kansas State says sophomore forward Adrian Diaz has decided to transfer.
The school had granted Purvis a release to transfer to any school outside the Atlantic Coast Conference except Missouri and Cincinnati, which the program plans to add to its nonconference schedule. The ACC ban includes eventual new arrivals Syracuse, Pittsburgh, Notre Dame and Louisville.
It’s a special occasion for Syracuse. Coach Jim Boeheim and team are headed to the Final Four on the tenth anniversary of the school’s first and only NCAA Championship win back in 2003. The Syracuse Orange will face the Michigan Wolverines this Saturday at the Georgia Dome. Will history repeat itself?
The Louisville guard, who broke his tibia in horrific fashion during the Cardinals’ Elite Eight game against Duke on Sunday, is hoping to be discharged from an Indianapolis hospital on Tuesday afternoon and return to his teammates at school.
Steve Alford has been named the new basketball coach at UCLA, the school announced Saturday.
Curry scored 29 points and the Blue Devils beat Michigan State 71-61 on Friday night to advance to the Midwest Regional final in the NCAA tournament.”Seth was just at a different level than anyone else on the court offensively tonight,” Krzyzewski said. “To get 29 points in a game like this against a good team is just incredible.”
Shaka Smart is staying at VCU, spurning overtures from UCLA and Minnesota as the top target for both schools.
The fifth freshman, and one of three in Michigan’s starting lineup, Robinson, had the best transition if there was one. He started every game and his biggest adjustment was no longer being the focal point of an offense, instead having to find opportunities for shots instead of having plays drawn up just for him.