Baylor-West Virginia pushed back as Big 12 revises schedule

The Score

Thursday's scheduled Big 12 battle between No. 2 Baylor and No. 10 West Virginia has been pushed back to March 2, the conference announced Tuesday.

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Three recruits of the Michigan Wolverines highlight McDonald’s All American 2021 boys’ roster

ESPN

The top 20 prospects in the ESPN 100 have been named to the 44th annual McDonald's All American Game rosters, led by No. 1 prospect Chet Holmgren.

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Republican senators to Tennessee’s public colleges: Stop athletes from kneeling during national anthem

USA Today

Tennessee Republicans are up in arms over a state college basketball team's decision to kneel last week during the playing of "The Star-Spangled Banner," prompting legislators to warn the public university system not to allow student athletes to do so again.

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Louisville HC Chris Mack Apologized to John Calipari for Mocking UK

Bleacher Report

Chris Mack was in quite the celebratory mood after his team defeated John Calipari's Kentucky Wildcats on Dec. 26, but the Louisville Cardinals men's basketball head coach apologized for his actions after video of him enjoying the win went public.

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Wild video of Chris Mack with trash-talking Eric Wood goes viral

Larry Brown Sports

A wild video of Chris Mack went viral on Saturday.

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Winners and losers among borderline NCAA Tournament bracket teams

USA Today

The NCAA Tournament bubble has never been a zen place for men's college basketball, spurring serious anxiety for teams and their coaches in the last several weeks of the regular season on an annual basis. 

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College basketball coaches honor John Thompson this week with signature towel

USA Today

Alabama's Nate Oats and Vanderbilt's Jerry Stackhouse paid tribute to legendary college basketball coach John Thompson Jr. during their college basketball game in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, on Saturday.

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Jay Bilas Ripped Jim Boeheim Over His Comments About Jalen Johnson

The Big Lead

Jim Boeheim made waves on Thursday when he ripped Duke star freshman Jalen Johnson for opting out of the season. Syracuse's head coach was harsh in his assessment of the decision and almost seemed to take it personally. Jay Bilas was not happy with those remarks and took aim at Boeheim on Friday.

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Alabama men’s basketball coach Nate Oats rewarded with extension through 2026-27 season Alabama

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Michigan Wolverines announce new five-year deal for AD Warde Manuel

Detroit Free Press

The University of Michigan Board of Regents approved a five-year contract extension for athletic director Warde Manuel on Thursday.

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Boston College guard Wynston Tabbs enters transfer portal

SI

Boston College guard Wynston Tabbs has entered the transfer portal according to 247sports.com.

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Amari Bailey, a highly regarded high school junior guard, commits to UCLA basketball a second time

ESPN

Elite high school junior Amari Bailey has committed to UCLA basketball for a second time, he announced Wednesday night.

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South Dakota State’s Noah Freidel to sit out rest of season due to depression

The Score

South Dakota State sophomore guard Noah Freidel will forgo the rest of the season due to depression and anxiety, he announced at a Zoom press conference Wednesday, according to Matt Zimmer of the Sioux Falls Argus Leader.

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No. 12 Texas at No. 9 Oklahoma men’s basketball game postponed due to winter weather

Yardbarker

The No. 12-ranked Texas Longhorns and No. 9-ranked Oklahoma Sooners just aren't meant to play each other this week. 

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Why UNC scheduled a midweek game against Northeastern

CBS Sports

In the heart of its ACC schedule and in the throes of a battle to build a résumé worthy of an at-large NCAA Tournament bid, North Carolina on Monday morning sent out a tweet that reeked of desperation.

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UF’s Keyontae Johnson Vows to Play Basketball Again, ‘I Could Have Died’

TMZ

"My mindset is I'm going to play again."

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Mike Krzyzewski To Jayson Tatum After Not Shooting: “Soft A** St. Louis Kid”

Fadeaway World

Coach Mike Krzyzewski is one of the most famous coaches in basketball history after all the years he’s spent in college basketball, coaching Team USA, and more. He is one of the best ever at his job, creating big memories with his players year after year but when he needs to be tough, he doesn’t hesitate.

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Duke freshman Jalen Johnson withdraws from rest of season

The Score

Duke freshman forward Jalen Johnson has opted out of the rest of the 2020-21 season, sources told Zagsblog's Adam Zagoria and Jacob Polacheck.

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Boston College fires basketball coach Jim Christian in midst of 3-13 season

CBS Sports

Boston College severed ties with men's basketball coach Jim Christian on Monday, firing him in the middle of his seventh season coaching the Eagles program and relieving him of his duties effectively immediately with five regular-season games remaining.

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Juwan Howard Is Doing Incredible Things at Michigan

The Big Lead

The Michigan Wolverines, playing yesterday for the first time in 23 days after a COVID layoff did what no team could do in slowing some of this team's incredible forward momentum, trailed Wisconsin by 12 at halftime in Madison. Everything we've seen this year from sides derailed by protocol suggested that the final half would bring more of the same and Juwan Howard's crew would limp home with a lopsided, but ultimately inevitable loss in their return to play.

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Maine men’s basketball team, citing COVID-19 related issues, opts out of rest of season

ESPN

Maine's men's basketball team has opted out of the rest of the 2020-21 season due to COVID-19 issues, the school announced Saturday.

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Jerry Stackhouse Blames 75 Million Trump Supporters For Criticizing His Coaching Ability

Total Pro Sports

The Vanderbilt Commodores are not having a good season. The team is currently 5-10 on the year and in dead last in the Southeastern Conference.

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Four teams snubbed in the NCAA’s top 16 seed reveal one month ahead of Selection Sunday

USA Today

The NCAA Tournament selection committee revealed its top 16 seeds Saturday to give fans a glimpse at how the bracket could shape out on Selection Sunday a month from now. 

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UNC’s Roy Williams on players’ maskless post-Duke celebration: ‘Let’s not make it out like we charged the Capitol’

Sporting News

Roy Williams has been watching both the news and sports this week.

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Ex-College Basketball Player Arrested for Murder at Famous Tijuana Strip Club

TMZ

A 26-year-old former college basketball player has been arrested in Mexico after officials say he allegedly murdered a woman inside a Tijuana strip club.

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