Big Ten

Diebler named Head Basketball Coach at Ohio State

Senior Advisor for Intercollegiate Athletics Ross Bjork today announced the hiring of Jake Diebler as head coach of the Ohio State men’s basketball program. Diebler, who becomes the 15th head coach in program history, will receive a five-year contract. “Jake Diebler possesses all of the characteristics we were seeking as we conducted a very comprehensive

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REPORT: Woodson safe at Indiana

According to multiple reports, including one from the Indy Star, Mike Woodson will return as the head basketball coach next season. Despite a disappointing 2023-24 season, Indiana basketball coach Mike Woodson will return next season, an IU athletic department source told IndyStar Woodson, an IU alum and longtime NBA coach and player, has struggled in his third

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Northwestern’s Collins fined, reprimanded by Big Ten

Northwestern head men’s basketball coach Chris Collins has been fined and publically reprimanded by the Big Ten for his actions in the Wildcats game vs Purdue on 1/31. The Conference issued the following statement: “The Big Ten Conference issued an institutional fine of $5,000 and public reprimand of Northwestern University men’s basketball head coach Chris

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McCaffery becomes All-Time Wins Leader at Iowa

The University of Iowa men’s basketball team defeated Minnesota, 86-77, on Monday evening at Williams Arena. The win marks head coach Fran McCaffery’s 272nd career win at Iowa, passing Dr. Tom Davis for the most wins in school history. Iowa moves to 11-6 on the season and 3-3 in Big Ten play. McCaffery’s first win at

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Minnesota Basketball Staff Update

University of Minnesota head men’s basketball coach Ben Johnson has announced two promotions within his staff. Josh Adel has been promoted from video coordinator to assistant coach, while Collin Southworth has been promoted from recruiting coordinator to head video coordinator. Adel now joins Marcus Jenkins, Jason Kemp and Dave Thorson as coaches. The NCAA approved the addition of a fourth assistant per team this past summer.

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Michigan’s Juwan Howard undergoes successful heart surgery

Story: Michigan Athletics David and Meredith Kaplan University of Michigan basketball coach Juwan Howard underwent a successful heart procedure today (Friday, Sept. 15) at the University of Michigan Health Samuel and Jean Frankel Cardiovascular Center. The scheduled operation was performed by Dr. Himanshu Patel, who successfully resected an aortic aneurysm and repaired Howard’s aortic valve. Patel indicated

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Illinois Basketball Staff Update

Illinois head coach Brad Underwood announced Monday the elevation of staff members Zach Hamer and Tyler Underwood to assistant coaches following the NCAA’s coaching limit increase. Passed in January 2023, the Division I Council moved forward to modernize rules for coaching limits across several sports. In men’s and women’s basketball, the Council supported an increase of two coaches, effective July 1.

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Rutgers Basketball Staff Update

Rutgers men’s basketball has officially hired Marlon Williamson to be the Scarlet Knights’ next assistant coach and finalized the 2023-24 coaching staff. Williamson arrives on the banks after serving as an assistant coach for Central Michigan since May of 2021. Known as a top-notch recruiter with extensive ties in Detroit and the state of Michigan,

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