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Creighton guard Ballock fifth starter to leave
Mitch Ballock, one of the top 3-point shooters in Creighton history, has signed with an agent. He becomes the fifth starter to leave Creighton.
USC avoids tourney ban for assistant's violations
USC has been given two years' probation and a fine as a result of former assistant coach Tony Bland accepting bribes to steer players to certain business managers and financial advisers once they turned pro.
Marquette adds 2 transfers in roster overhaul
Marquette has added former George Mason guard Tyler Kolek and ex-Clemson forward Olivier-Maxence Prosper as the Golden Eagles reshape their roster under new coach Shaka Smart.
Heel turn: Davis fills staff with ex-UNC players
New North Carolina men's basketball coach Hubert Davis has turned to former UNC players Sean May, Brad Frederick and Jeff Lebo to fill out his coaching staff. Steve Robinson, a longtime assistant under Roy Williams, was not retained.
Martin's mea culpa: 'Poor job' with Gamecocks
South Carolina's Frank Martin admits he did a bad job as men's basketball coach last season. He also believes his track record shows that he knows how to turn things around.
Div. II POY Hudgins returning to NW Missouri St.
Trevor Hudgins, the NCAA Division II player of the year, will return to Northwest Missouri State for his senior year, he told ESPN Thursday.
Lloyd unveiled as Zona coach: 'Can't wait to start'
Tommy Lloyd previously had chances to coach other programs and turned them all down, but the longtime Gonzaga assistant says the opportunity to coach Arizona was too good for him to pass up.
Googly eyes, Sasquatch suits and a runaway booger: Welcome to the Mascot Hall of Fame
Behind the former Phillie Phanatic's quest to harness the power of fun -- and why he thinks it has found a new purpose in a post-pandemic world.
Luka Garza makes history and sells NFT for more than $40,000
This year's Wooden Award winner, who became eligible to profit off of his name, image and likeness when his college career ended last month, donated a portion of the proceeds to Iowa's children's hospital.
Gonzaga, UCLA 1-2 in Way-Too-Early Top 25 college basketball rankings for 2021-22
Gonzaga fell short after an epic run, but should have the returning talent to compete for a national championship again next season.