China to host first NCAA basketball game

Nov 13, 2015

China to host first NCAA basketball game

Shaka Smart brings his version of “havoc” to China in his coaching debut with Texas against Washington in the first regular-season college basketball game played in that country. They will meet Saturday in Shanghai — Friday night back in the United States — more ...

Nov 7, 2015

Lawsuit challenges NCAA transfer rule

A former Weber State football player who says his scholarship was not renewed following the 2012 season has filed a federal lawsuit against the NCAA alleging it violates antitrust laws by forcing players to sit out a year after transferring schools. The lawsuit filed ...

Miami downs Duke on wild play

Nov 1, 2015

Miami downs Duke on wild play

The Miami players kept chucking the ball back and forth, trying to stay upright, to somehow keep the game going just long enough to make something magical happen. And then it did. Call it a Miami miracle. Even if it’s one that’s going to ...

Jones gets nod as No. 1 Ohio State takes down Va. Tech

Sep 8, 2015

Jones gets nod as No. 1 Ohio State takes down Va. Tech

Cardale Jones was yucking it up on the sideline, mimicking Braxton Miller’s spin move and celebrating an Ohio State touchdown. Jones, the quarterback who seemingly came out of nowhere last December to lead the Buckeyes to the national title, is the man for Ohio ...

Alabama opens season with win over Wisconsin

Sep 7, 2015

Alabama opens season with win over Wisconsin

Derrick Henry ran for 147 yards and three touchdowns and No. 3 Alabama beat No. 20 Wisconsin 35-17 on Saturday night in the opener for both teams. Jake Coker got the starting nod at quarterback for the Crimson Tide, and was 15-of-21 passing for ...

May 16, 2015

NCAA looking at 30-second clock

The NCAA Men’s Basketball Rules Committee has recommended reducing the shot clock from 35 to 30 seconds among a series of changes aimed at speeding up a game that has reached historic lows in scoring. The NCAA experimented with a 30-second shot clock during ...

Apr 11, 2015

Kaminsky, Stewart win Wooden Award

Frank Kaminsky of national runnerup Wisconsin and Breanna Stewart of three-time national champion Connecticut won the John R. Wooden Award as national college basketball players of the year Friday night. For Kaminsky, it was the last in a raft of player of the year ...

Michigan St. into Final Four

Mar 31, 2015

Michigan St. into Final Four

Travis Trice vowed a day earlier that he wasn’t going to cry should the Michigan State Spartans continue their improbable run to the Final Four. The senior guard’s vow lasted no more than 10 seconds once the final horn sounded following Michigan State’s 76-70 ...

NCAA suspends Boeheim

Mar 7, 2015

NCAA suspends Boeheim

The NCAA denounced one of the country’s most decorated basketball programs Friday, suspending Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim for nine league games next year and outlining a decade-long series of violations that included improper benefits, academic misconduct and drug-policy failures. The governing body, saying the ...

Settlement restores 111 Paterno wins

Jan 17, 2015

Settlement restores 111 Paterno wins

Penn State’s football team is getting back 112 wins wiped out during the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal and the late Joe Paterno has been restored as the winningest coach in major college football history. The NCAA announced the new settlement with the school ...