Former Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino sued the university’s Athletic Association for $37.6 million, claiming his contract was breached and that he was fired with no justified cause. The school dismissed Pitino in October in wake of the FBI investigation into bribery and fraud in college basketball
The Kansas men’s basketball team will play a home-and-home series against Villanova over the next two years, the Jayhawks announced on Monday. The series will begin between the two powerhouse schools next season on Dec. 18, 2018, in Kansas with the matchup shifting to Philadelphia on Dec. 21, 2019.
PORTLAND, Ore.– It wasn’t the best of starts for No. 9 North Carolina. Facing an overmatched foe in Portland, the Tar Heels needed a full half to put away the Pilots as Luke Maye led North Carolina to a 102-78 victory in the first round of the Phil Knight 80 Invitational on Thursday.
Senior Allerik Freeman scored 24 points and freshman Braxton Beverly added 20 to help unranked North Carolina State upset No. 2 Arizona 90-84 in the quarterfinals of the Battle 4 Atlantis in Paradise …
Louisville announced Wednesday that freshman Brian Bowen, tied to the Rick Pitino firing and one of the players at the center of the FBI probe into corruption in college basketball, will never play for the Cardinals.
Missouri freshman Michael Porter Jr. will undergo back surgery on Tuesday and likely miss the remainder of the season, the school announced. Porter will undergo a microdiscectomy procedure of the L3-L4 spinal discs that is projected to sideline him for the next three to four months and will likely cause him to miss the remainder […]
North Carolina guard Cameron Johnson will have surgery on Wednesday to repair a torn left knee meniscus, the school said in a press release. Johnson suffered the injury during practice on Monday and the school did not offer a timetable for his return in the release.
Missouri freshman Michael Porter Jr. will be a game-time decision for Monday night’s matchup against Wagner, according to Jon Rothstein of FanRag Sports. … to be a serious one and he doesn’t think it will affect him long term. Porter is considered by many to be a top-5 pick in next year’s NBA Draft. …
Oklahoma State announced on Friday that they will be withholding senior Jeffrey Carroll from play pending the ongoing review of the men’s basketball program. Oklahoma State announces that G Jeffrey Carroll “is being withheld from play pending the ongoing review of the men’s basketball program.”
Philadelphia 76ers rookie Ben Simmons called the NCAA a “dirty business” in a recent interview with Maverick Carter for Uninterrupted. The top overall pick in the 2016 NBA Draft went on to say …