Relive the LSU Lady Tigers’ incredible drive for five straight Women’s Final Fours

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Cal basketball assistant coach fired in sexual harassment case

Athletic department spokesman Wes Mallette said the investigation began in August and concluded Monday. The accuser detailed a series of interactions with Hufnagel between November 2014 and May 2015, as part of professional communications, that violated the university’s antisexual harassment policy, Mallette said.

Study: racial graduation-rate gap grows for men’s NCAA teams

The men’s and women’s college basketball studies are part of a series of annual reports by TIDES. Those include racial and gender hiring practices in college athletics as well as for professional leagues such as the NFL, NBA, WNBA, Major League Baseball and Major League Soccer.

Air Force brings back Joe Scott as men’s basketball coach

“He is the perfect person to re-energize our men’s basketball program,” director of athletics Nathan Pine said in a statement Tuesday. “Joe is a person of strong character and a leader who will continue to represent our core values at Air Force. He is also a championship-caliber coach who understands the Academy, what we stand […]

After trying year, Dayton rallies around college hoops team

Grant, who returned to Dayton three years ago as head coach after playing for the Flyers three decades ago, said the coaches have talked to players “about the joy you could bring to others, whether it’s because of the events that hit our community, or maybe it’s just someone who’s going through tough times.”

Olympics: Zion on the ‘Dream Team’? Athletes confused over qualifying for Games

Reporting by Steve Keating in Toronto. Additional reporting Gene Cherry and Andrew Both in Raleigh, North Carolina, Rory Carrrol in Los Angeles, Amy Tennery in New York, Frank Pingue in Toronto, Karolos Grohmann in Athens, Ian Ransom in Melbourne; Editing by Bill Berkrot

March Madness without fans? NCAA considers empty arenas for basketball tournaments amid coronavirus fears as college teams cancel trips to hotspot Seattle and NHL bans work trips overseas for league employees

Meanwhile the NHL is not allowing its employees to make work-related trips outside of North America in response to the global fears over the coronavirus. And, if any of those employees go on their own to a country where the virus has been found, they will be quarantined before being able to return to work.

UNC’s Cunningham to join NCAA basketball selection committee

White had served as chairman this year before the tournament was canceled amid the coronavirus pandemic. Kentucky athletics director and committee member Mitch Barnhart will serve as chairman for the 2020-21 season.

Former Wake Forest basketball coach Carl Tacy dies at 87

“In my opinion, he was never given the credit he deserved as a basketball coach,” Odom said in a statement released by the school. “He was a terrific tactician, teacher, and a fearless competitor who relished big games against the ACC’s best.”

New York museum honors city’s rich basketball history

“Basketball’s history and development is inextricably tied to New York,” says Whitney Donhauser, the director and president of the museum. “City/Game captures the excitement and evolution of this quintessentially urban game and the energy of the diverse New Yorkers who play it and love it.”