Loyola Names Drew Valentine Head Men’s Basketball Coach

CHICAGO, Illinois  — Drew Valentine has been named the 17th head coach in the Loyola Chicago Ramblers men’s basketball program history. “It is with great excitement and enthusiasm that we introduce Drew Valentine as the head coach of our men’s basketball program,” Loyola Director of Athletics Steve Watson said. “Over the course of his career as both a player and as…

Hubert Davis named North Carolina Tarheels Head Coach

CHAPEL HILL, Morth Carolina  –  Hubert Davis has been named the new men’s basketball coach at The University of North Carolina, the school announced on Monday. He succeeds Hall of Fame Head Coach Roy Williams, who announced his retirement last week. “I am honored and humbled to be given the opportunity to lead this program,” Davis said….

No.1 Gonzaga, No.1 Baylor showdown in March Madness Men’s Finals Set

INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana  — What an exciting chain of events in the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament on Saturday as No. 1 Gonzaga Bulldogs and No. 1 Baylor Bears advance to the Finals on Monday April 5 at 9pm. Wire-to-wire No.1 ranked Gonzaga remained undefeated (31-0) after Jalen Suggs banked in a three-pointer in overtime to send…

Livers Undergoes Successful Surgery on Right Foot

ANN ARBOR, Michigan — University of Michigan men’s basketball senior guard/forward Isaiah Livers underwent successful surgery on his right foot today (Friday, April 2). In consultation with University of Michigan team physicians, the surgery was performed by Dr. David Porter at Methodist Sports Medicine Center in Carmel, Ind. Recovery time is expected to be a minimum of six…

Juwan Howard wins AP Coach of the Year

ANN ARBOR, Michigan  — Second year Michigan Wolverines head basketball coach Juwan Howard has been named Associated Press Coach Of The Year. Howard was named The Associated Press men’s college basketball coach of the year on Thursday, receiving 35 of 63 votes from a national media panel. Gonzaga’s Mark Few was second with 16 votes,…

Roy Williams to retire from Coaching after 48 Years

CHAPEL HILL, North Carolina — Roy Williams, who led the University of North Carolina to three NCAA championships, is retiring after 33 seasons and 903 wins as a college basketball head coach. Williams, a 1972 UNC graduate, just concluded his 18th season as the head coach at his alma mater. In addition to NCAA titles in…

Baylor, Houston, Gonzaga and UCLA advance to Final Four

INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana — The 2021 Final Four in men’s college basketball is set for Indianapolis, Indiana. Four teams will take center stage on a quest to claim the ultimate goal. On Saturday April 3, undefeated No. 1 Gonzaga Bulldogs will take on No.11 UCLA and No. 1 Baylor will square off against No. 2 Houston. THE…

Mike Woodson Named 30th Men’s Basketball Coach at Indiana University

BLOOMINGTON, Indiana – Indiana University Vice President and Director of Athletics Scott Dolson has named former Hoosier All-American and Indianapolis native Mike Woodson as the 30th head coach in the men’s basketball program’s history. Woodson returns to the Bloomington campus with vast experiences and knowledge after playing in the NBA for 11 seasons beginning in 1980 and serving as a coach…

Shaka Smart Named Marquette Men’s Basketball Coach

MILWAUKEE, Wisconsin  — Shaka Smart has been named the 18th head coach of the Marquette University men’s basketball program, Vice President & Director of Athletics Bill Scholl announced on Friday. The university will hold a press conference on Monday, March 29 (time TBA) at the Al McGuire Center, 770 N. 12th St., to formally introduce Smart to…