Mike Davis Named Detroit Mercy Head Men’s Basketball Coach

DETROIT, Michigan — The University of Detroit Mercy men’s basketball program will have a successful, proven veteran coach to lead the Titans back to championship contention as Mike Davis was named the 22nd head coach in program history on Wednesday, June 13. Davis will formally be announced at a press conference at 11 a.m. tomorrow…

Kent State Men’s Basketball Announces the Signing of Troy Simons

KENT, Ohio – The Kent State men’s basketball program has announced the signing of Troy Simons to its 2018 recruiting class. He will sit out the 2018-19 season due to NCAA transfer regulations and be eligible for the 2019-20 season. “I’m really excited about Troy and what he can bring to our program, not just…

John Beilein to remain head coach at the University of Michigan

ANN ARBOR, Michigan — Michigan Wolverines head basketball coach John Beilein announced via twitter that he will remain at the University after interviewing last week for the Detroit Pistons’ coaching vacancy. The 65-year-old Beilein is Michigan’s all-time coaching wins leader with a 248-143 record in 11 seasons at the school. He has guided the Wolverines…

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…