OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — The NCAA has ruled that Mississippi left tackle Laremy Tunsil can return to the field on Saturday against No. 15 Texas A&M after a seven-game suspension for receiving improper benefits. That […]
KNOXVILLE, Tennessee (AP) — The ongoing NCAA investigation of Tennessee’s Donnie Tyndall’s former school is the latest in a series of coaching complications over what has been tumultuous several years in Knoxville. Southern Mississippi announced […]
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — More than 3,100 students — nearly half of them athletes — enrolled in classes they didn’t have to show up for and received artificially inflated grades in what an investigator […]
CHICAGO (AP) — The NCAA agreed Tuesday to settle a class-action head-injury lawsuit by creating a $70 million fund to diagnose thousands of current and former college athletes to determine if they suffered brain trauma […]
By STEVE MEGARGEE KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee is counting on Southern Mississippi’s Donnie Tyndall to make the same successful transition from the mid-major ranks as the Volunteers’ last two men’s basketball coaches. Tennessee announced Tuesday […]
The NCAA has issued an official reprimand to University of Mississippi basketball player Marshall Henderson for his conduct following the Rebels’ third-round NCAA tournament game.
After Ole Miss’ season-ending 76-74 loss to La Salle in Kansas City on March 24, Henderson reportedly extended both middle fingers to the crowd as he left the court. Henderson later apologized in a letter posted on Ole Miss’ website.
The NCAA issued the reprimand Wednesday, June 26, saying Henderson’s actions failed to represent the “highest standards of sportsmanship.” The reprimand letter came from Ron Wellman, chairman of the Division I Men’s Basketball Committee and athletic director at Wake Forest. […]
Matt Insell, who has spent the last five seasons as an assistant coach with the nationally-ranked University of Kentucky women’s basketball program, has been named head coach of the Ole Miss women’s basketball team, athletics director Ross Bjork announced.
Insell has helped guide Kentucky to four 20-win seasons and four trips to the NCAA Tournament in his time in Lexington. The Wildcats have ended the last three seasons ranked in the top-25 and are currently ranked No. 7 heading into the team’s Sweet Sixteen game Saturday.
Insell, who was responsible for the guards while also having recruiting and player development duties, served as the top assistant coach and helped UK ink three top-10 recruiting classes and seven McDonald’s All-Americans. […]
The NCAA has put Southern Mississippi on four years of probation and given the men’s tennis program a one-year post-season ban after citing the school with failure to monitor the tennis program.
Two former Southern Miss tennis coaches were cited for unethical conduct after the NCAA said they promised impermissible benefits to athletes – including offering $5,000 and the use of a car to one athlete – and engaging in academic misconduct. The NCAA also ruled that one of the coaches asked a player to lie during the investigation. […]