RELATED NCAA BB ARTICLES

  • Colorado PG Spencer Dinwiddie heading to NBA

    April 24, 2014

    BOULDER, Colo. (AP) - University of Colorado junior point guard Spencer Dinwiddie is skipping his senior season and will declare for the NBA draft.Dinwiddie said at a news conference in Boulder on Thursday that he believes he's a ''first-round talent'' and doesn't think there are many players in this year's deep draft that are more talented than he is.

  • Nebraska signs Georgetown's Moses Abraham Ayegba

    April 24, 2014

    LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - Moses Abraham Ayegba (EYE-eg-buh) of Georgetown has signed transfer papers to play at Nebraska for one season.Ayegba will graduate from Georgetown with a degree in economics next month and be eligible to play for the Cornhuskers in 2014-15.

  • Basketball star Wells settles suit against Xavier

    April 24, 2014

    CINCINNATI (AP) - A former Xavier University basketball player who was expelled over what he says was a false rape allegation has settled his lawsuit against the Cincinnati school over its handling of the case.Federal Judge John Arthur dismissed Dez Wells' lawsuit, which had claimed that Xavier and its president used him as a scapegoat to demonstrate an aggressive response to sexual assault allegations in the wake of two unrelated federal investigations.

  • Marshall hires LA assistant Dan D'Antoni as coach

    April 24, 2014

    HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) - Marshall hired Los Angeles Lakers assistant Dan D'Antoni as its men's basketball coach Thursday.The 66-year-old D'Antoni is scheduled to be introduced at a news conference on Friday. He replaces Tom Herrion, who resigned last month after an 11-22 season.

  • Tyndall's task at Tennessee already tougher

    April 24, 2014

    KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Donnie Tyndall just took over Tennessee's program on Tuesday, yet his job already has gotten tougher.Tyndall knew when he was hired that he'd have to replace four of the top five scorers from a team that went 23-14 and reached an NCAA regional semifinal this season. Now the former Southern Mississippi coach must rebuild a recruiting class that has been decimated since his arrival.

  • UConn center Brimah to undergo shoulder surgery

    April 24, 2014

    STORRS, Conn. (AP) - UConn center Amida Brimah has surgery scheduled to repair a torn labrum in his left shoulder and is expected to be sidelined for up to five months.The school says the 7-foot freshman from Ghana will undergo arthroscopic surgery Friday morning at the UConn Health Center in Farmington.

  • Court tosses ex-Oklahoma State player's conviction

    April 24, 2014

    TULSA, Okla. (AP) - An Oklahoma court has overturned the conviction of former Oklahoma State basketball player Darrell Williams, who was accused of sexually assaulting two women at an off-campus party in 2010.In its 10-page decision released Tuesday, the Court of Criminal Appeals said the testimony of jurors at a special hearing last year suggested that at least two jurors made unauthorized visits to the crime scene, and that those visits were discussed during deliberations.