Nigel Hayes said recently that his 2016 Wisconsin men’s basketball team had considered boycotting an NCAA game, USA Today reported. The boycott was to be in protest of the NCAA not paying college athletes. Hayes, who made $55,296 last year and played for three different NBA teams — Sacramento Kings, Los Angeles Lakers and Toronto […]
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — College basketball played an entire season amid a federal corruption investigation that magnified long-simmering troubles within the sport, from shady agent dealings to concerns over athletes who’d rather go straight to the pros. Now it’s time to hear new ideas on how to fix the complex, wide-ranging problems. On Wednesday morning, […]
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — A year ago at this time, Villanova faced the question of whether it could keep rolling after two seasons of key player losses from its 2016 national championship team. The Wildcats offered an emphatic answer with Monday night’s win against Michigan, the finale for a dominating run through the NCAA Tournament […]
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — For the past three weeks, it’s been all about buzzer-beaters, bracket-busters and basketball — a much-needed reminder about just how beautiful this game can be. For the next six months, it will be all about ugliness and uncertainty, while college basketball wrestles with the changes it must make to keep the […]
Author & Sports Journalist Rob Miech jumps on with Dave and Skradie from Las Vegas to talk NCAA hoops, who to bet, and why USC got snubbed by the selection committee.
New details of payments to athletes in a federal investigation that has lurked in the shadows since first rocking college basketball last fall mark the latest threat to the sport’s basic foundation, showing the breadth of alleged corruption. Bank records and other expense reports that are part of the investigation list a wide range of […]
Former Louisville coach Rick Pitino believes the school should consider taking legal action against the NCAA after the governing body ordered the vacation of the Cardinals’ 2013 men’s basketball champion as part of sanctions for a sex scandal. Louisville announced on Tuesday that the NCAA had denied its appeal of sanctions that included vacating 123 […]
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — James Palmer, Jr. had 18 points and Nebraska opened up a double-digit lead early in the second half then held off three Wisconsin surges to take a 63-59 win Tuesday night. “That’s the way it’s going to be against Wisconsin right now,” said Nebraska coach Tim Miles. […]