NCAA supports federal sports wagering regulation

To ensure integrity in sport, the NCAA supports a federal model addressing legalized gambling and has suspended its championship host policy related to sports wagering. “Our highest priorities in any conversation about sports wagering are maintaining the integrity of competition and student-athlete well-being,” said Mark Emmert, NCAA president. “Sports wagering can adversely impact student-athletes and…

Anthony Wilkins joins Georgia Tech as Assistant Coach

ATLANTA, Georgia — Anthony Wilkins, an Atlanta native and former Kent State star who spent the past four seasons as an assistant coach at Tulane, has been named to fill one of the two vacant assistant coaching positions for the Yellow Jackets, head coach Josh Pastner announced Tuesday. Wilkins, 37, will be involved with on-court…

Romeo Langford commits to Indiana Hoosiers

INDIANA — The Indiana Hoosiers just landed the nation’s top unsigned senior, as Top-five prospect Romeo Langford decided to stay in his home state for college and committed to Indiana on Monday night. He made the announcement in front of more than 4,000 people during a ceremony at his high school, selecting the Hoosiers over…

Kelsey Hires Jayson Gee As Associate Head Coach at Winthrop

ROCK HILL, South Carolina — Winthrop head men’s basketball coach Pat Kelsey announced the addition of veteran coach Jayson Gee as the new associate head coach for the men’s basketball program. Gee brings 29 years of collegiate coaching experience as he arrives at Winthrop after a five-year stint as head coach of Longwood University. With…

Dante Jackson Named Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach at Kent State

KENT, Ohio – Kent State men’s basketball head coach Rob Senderoff has announced the hiring on Dante Jackson as an assistant coach. Jackson comes to Kent State from Robert Morris, where he spent a season as an assistant coach on Andy Toole’s staff. He had previously served as an assistant coach at Air Force and…

Florida Gators name Armon Gates Associate Head Coach

GAINESVILLE, Florida. — The Florida Gators men’s basketball head coach Mike White announced the hiring of Armon Gates as associate head coach on Sunday. Gates fills the position on White’s staff that opened when Dusty May was named head coach at Florida Atlantic. “We conducted an extensive national search, and Armon kept coming back atop…

Michigan runs into Supernova as Jay Wright captures second NCAA Title

SAN ANTONIO,Texas — Head coach Jay Wright captured his second NCAA title as the Villanova Wildcats players cut down the nets, following a 79-62 national win over Michigan on Monday – snapping their 14-game win streak. Wright is just the third active coach with multiple NCAA championships and just the second coach in Division I…

Michigan State’s Jaren Jackson Jr. to enter NBA draft

EAST LANSING, Michigan — Michigan State freshman Jaren Jackson Jr. announced Monday that he will enter the NBA draft. Jackson — a 6-foot-11, shot-blocking forward — is projected by many to be a top-five pick in June. Jackson, who has signed an agent, was named the top freshman and the top overall defender in the…

No.1 Villanova and No. 3 Michigan to face off for NCAA Title

SAN ANTONIO, Texas — The 2018 NCAA Final is set. Junior forward Eric Paschall led a record setting night for the No. 1 seeded Villaonva Wildcats (4-of-5 from 3) finishing with a career-high 24 points as they moved on to the title game, knocking down a Final Four-record 18 3-pointers in a 95-79 win over…

Darius Bazley opts for NBA G-League; Decommits from Syracuse

CINCINATTI, Ohio — Cincinatti, Ohio’s Darius Bazley announced via Twitter on Thursday afternoon to state that he’s skipping college and plans to play in the NBA G League. Bazley, a 6-foot-8 five -star recruit, committed to Syracuse last June and signed with the Orange during the early signing period in November.He finished with 11 points…