Georgetown fires John Thompson III after another losing year

March 23, 2017 in Sports

By HOWARD FENDRICH WASHINGTON (AP) — John Thompson III was fired as Georgetown’s basketball coach Thursday after two consecutive losing seasons at the school his father led to a national […]

Alabama hires Avery Johnson as basketball coach

April 6, 2015 in Sports

By JOHN ZENOR MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama is hoping Avery Johnson’s NBA pedigree will translate to success in the Southeastern Conference and NCAA Tournament. The Crimson Tide announced Monday night […]

NCAA Final Four: 31 arrested in Lexington after Wisconsin beat Kentucky

April 6, 2015 in Sports

(AP) Kentucky fans didn’t take kindly to their team’s first and only loss of the basketball season Saturday night. Lexington Police said 31 people were arrested near the University of Kentucky campus […]

North Florida claims 1st NCAA basketball tournament berth, beating USC Upstate

March 10, 2015 in Sports

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Standing at midcourt following a raucous celebration, North Florida coach Matt Driscoll recalled his first team meeting in August 2009. He gathered his players around a […]

Mississippi State hangs on for 58-56 victory over Jackson State

December 1, 2013 in Sports

STARKVILLE, Mississippi (AP) — Craig Sword scored a team-high 12 points and Mississippi State survived a scare from Jackson State Wednesday at Humphrey Coliseum but held on for a 58-56 […]