Texas women’s basketball coach Karen Aston dismissed

“After evaluating and reviewing where we stand as a program and discussing the future, we have determined to move in a different direction with our continued goals to work to contend for conference championships and NCAA elite status,” Del Conte said.

New York museum honors city’s rich basketball history

“People don’t realize that my dad played in high school with Red. They were teammates in high school and I don’t think Red realized that I was the son of someone he played with,” Abdul-Jabbar said. “Red graduated in January. My dad said we were good until Red graduated and then forget it.”

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.

Kobe Bryant, Kevin Garnett, Tim Duncan headline 2020 Basketball Hall of Fame class

Duncan’s career on the court followed a similar path to Kobe’s. He spent 19 seasons with the Spurs, winning five championships like Bryant but edging him out in MVPs by winning back-to-back trophies in 2002 and 2003. The two battled one another in the postseason six times, with the Lakers taking four of those series. Their […]

Kobe Bryant Posthumously Inducted Into Basketball Hall Of Fame

He was one of the greatest competitors who stepped on the court and made sure his impact was felt on both sides of the ball. He is ranked 4th on the NBA’s career points list (33,643). We congratulate posthumously 5x NBA Champion Kobe Bryant. #20HoopClass pic.twitter.com/dw9WOlt1Gj

Shannon Schweyen won’t return as Lady Griz hoops coach

Her teams posted a 52-69 record, but went 17-13 this season, losing in the first round of the Big Sky Conference tournament. Eight players left the team over the past two seasons with eligibility remaining. Last week, junior Gabi Harrington transferred to Idaho and sophomore Kylie Frohlich entered the NCAA transfer portal. Schweyen’s teams also […]

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.

WNBA postpones start of season due to coronavirus

“While the league continues to use this time to conduct scenario-planning regarding new start dates and innovative formats, our guiding principle will continue to be the health and safety of the players, fans and employees,” WNBA Commissioner Cathy Engelbert said in a news release.

Durant headlines players in NBA 2K video game tourney

FILE PHOTO: May 6, 2019; Houston, TX, USA; Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) reacts after a play during the third quarter against the Houston Rockets in game four of the second round of the 2019 NBA Playoffs at Toyota Center. Mandatory Credit: Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports – 12657562