Lamont Evans, a former South Carolina men’s basketball assistant coach violated NCAA ethical conduct rules when he accepted between approximately $3,300 and $5,800 in bribes from an individual associated with a professional sports agent, according to a decision released by the Division I Committee on Infractions. The PDF to the full decision can be found
University of Alabama Director of Athletics Greg Byrne announced Thursday that head men’s basketball Nate Oats and the University have agreed to a raise and contract extension. The new agreement will extend his current contract by three seasons to six years and keep him in charge of the Crimson Tide basketball program through March 14, 2027.
Today’s news and notes from through out the college basketball coaching world… Tulane head coach Ron Hunter will not coach his team on Saturday vs Temple. He released the following on Twitter: “After being informed of my exposure to someone who tested positive for Covid-19, I am following the quarantine protocol and will be unable
Today’s news and notes from through out the college basketball coaching world… UMass head coach Matt McCall and George Washington head coach Jamion Christian agreed to postpone last night’s game scheduled for 6pm at GW due to the riots at the Capitol and the curfew. MassLive details the trip to DC, and how events unfolded
Happy New Year! Here is 2021’s first installment of the Daily News & Notes from though out the college basketball coaching world… Kentucky’s John Calipari got ejected Saturday night in a game that saw the Wildcats snap a 6-game losing streak with a 2OT win at Mississippi State. According to ESPN, Calipari said he didn’t
Today’s daily news and notes from round the college basketball coaching world… The Villanova men’s basketball program has paused all team activities due to COVID-19 positive test results impacting Tier 1 staff members. Head Coach Jay Wright has tested positive for the virus and is in isolation per CDC guidelines while experiencing mild symptoms.
Michael Curry Sr. and Tim Dather, who combined have more than two decades of experience in the NBA, have joined the Georgia Basketball staff, head coach Tom Crean announced on Wednesday. Curry is a Player Development Assistant, while Dather is Director of Basketball Strategy. “We’re obviously very excited to add two really, really high quality
Today’s news & notes from around the college basketball coaching world… University at Buffalo men’s basketball coach Jim Whitesell will miss the next few games. Whitesell came in close contact with an individual who tested positive for COVID-19. He’s going to self-quarantine, despite testing negative this past week. Assistant coach Angres Thorpe will coach the
News and notes from around the college basketball coaching world… Will Wade will not be on the sidelines today when LSU takes on Sam Houston State because of COVID-19 and contact tracing issues. Assistant Coach Bill Armstrong will lead the Tigers in Wade’s absence. More HERE. Alabama’s Nate Oats issued an apology to Duke’s Mike
Auburn and head coach Bruce Pearl have released the following statement surrounding self-imposed penalties involving the men’s basketball program that the university has enacted. The Auburn men’s basketball program will forgo postseason competition for the upcoming 2020-2021 season. The NCAA and the SEC have been notified. The athletics department and university administration, in conjunction with
Kentucky head coach John Calipari has shaken up his staff, promoting Jai Lucas to assistant coach, while Tony Barbee will now assume the title of Associate to the Head Coach (a non-coaching role). Lucas was hired this past summer in an administrative position after spending the past seven seasons at Texas. Barbee served the previous
University of South Carolina head men’s basketball coach Frank Martin announced on Monday that former Gamecock Brian Steele has returned to the program as the team’s video coordinator. Steele joins the staff after serving the past two seasons as an assistant coach at Queens University in Charlotte. “Having Brian Steele back around our program is going