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College Basketball

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Where Philly College Hoops Coaches Rank Among The Best

Philadelphia has a rich tradition of college basketball and a few coaches in town cracked ESPN’s Top 50 College Basketball Coaches.

07/03/2014

Tim McDonald is the new head coach at Division III Cabrini College in Radnor, PA. (credit: Cabrini Athletics)

McDonald Named New Head Basketball Coach At Division III Cabrini

The Division III Cabrini College Cavaliers in Radnor stayed in the family when it came to hiring a new men’s basketball coach with the promotion of assistant Tim McDonald to the post on Friday.

06/06/2014

Northern State University Coach Don Meyer

Don Meyer, Among College Hoops Coaches With Most Wins, Has Died

Don Meyer, one of the winningest coaches in college basketball who came back from a near-fatal car accident and liver cancer before closing out his career, died Sunday.

05/18/2014

BUFFALO, NY - MARCH 20: Jerami Grant #3 of the Syracuse Orange blocks a shot by Shayne Whittington #21 of the Western Michigan Broncos during the second round of the 2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at the First Niagara Center on March 20, 2014 in Buffalo, New York. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Syracuse’s Jerami Grant Entering NBA Draft

Syracuse sophomore forward Jerami Grant is entering the NBA draft, becoming the second Orange starter in less than three weeks to announce he’s going pro

04/15/2014

James Young #1 of the Kentucky Wildcats reacts against the Connecticut Huskies during the NCAA Men's Final Four Championship at AT&T Stadium on April 7, 2014 in Arlington, Texas. (credit: Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Rising Star: Kentucky Guard James Young

Young scored 20 points for Kentucky last night, twice as many as the next highest-scoring Wildcat, in a 60-54 loss to Connecticut. This was Young’s ninth 20-plus point game and he led Kentucky with 17 in the Final Four win over Wisconsin.

04/08/2014

Official: Couch Fires, Arrests After Kentucky NCAA Loss

Police in Lexington used tear gas to control rowdy fans and several couch fires were lit in the streets after Kentucky fell to Connecticut in the NCAA basketball championship final.

04/08/2014

Aaron Harrison #2 of the Kentucky Wildcats hits the game winning shot as Josh Gasser #21 of the Wisconsin Badgers defends during the NCAA Men's Final Four Semifinal at AT&T Stadium on April 5, 2014 in Arlington, Texas. The Kentucky Wildcats defeated the Wisconsin Badgers 74-73. (credit: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Five Things: Kentucky And UConn To Play For Title

The wildest NCAA Tournament of the modern era culminates with an 8 seed versus a 7 seed for the championship. Kentucky, a 74-73 winner over Wisconsin on Saturday, will face Connecticut, which upset Florida 64-53.

04/07/2014

Head coach John Calipari of the Kentucky Wildcats talks with Aaron Harrison #2, Alex Poythress #22 and Andrew Harrison #5. (credit: Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Keidel: Kentucky Coach John Calipari Comes Of Age

Calipari embraces the sordid system, uses it, and dominates. He doesn’t pretend he’s taking kids for the leafy campus life, for the diploma that will never arrive, or even for a few classes. He wants talent. And talent he gets. And talented he is.

04/04/2014

Shabazz Napier #13 and the Connecticut Huskies celebrate with the trophy after defeating the Michigan State Spartans to win the East Regional Final of the 2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Madison Square Garden on March 30, 2014 in New York City. (credit: Elsa/Getty Images)

UConn Players’ Loyalty After Postseason Ban Pays Off

The Huskies were punished for the mistakes made by players over the four previous years. While five players left the program, others remained loyal to UConn.

04/03/2014

Ryan Boatright #11 of the Connecticut Huskies calls a play against the Villanova Wildcats during the third round of the 2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament. (credit: Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Rising Star: Connecticut Guard Ryan Boatright

On Friday, after Iowa State had cut a 17-point deficit to four with two minutes left, Boatright made what his coach called the play of the game.

04/01/2014

KANSAS CITY, MO - MARCH 13: Andrew Wiggins #22 of the Kansas Jayhawks drives upcourt as Marcus Smart #33 of the Oklahoma State Cowboys defends during the Big 12 Basketball Tournament quarterfinal game at Sprint Center on March 13, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Wiggins Opts To Enter NBA Draft After One Season At Kansas

Kansas freshman Andrew Wiggins made official Monday what he’s been telling folks all along: He’s headed to the NBA after his only season with the Jayhawk

04/01/2014

Shaquille O’Neal

Shaq, Grant Hill, Headline College Hoops HOF Class

Shaquille O’Neal, Grant Hill and Darrell Griffith headline the 2014 College Basketball Hall of Fame class.

03/25/2014

St. Joe's Coach Cindy Griffin (credit: SJU Athletics)

St. Joe’s Women Ready For 2nd Round Showdown With UConn

The St. Joe’s women are still alive in the NCAA Tournament. On Tuesday night they will take on Connecticut in the second round up in Storrs

03/24/2014

Devin Oliver #5 of the Dayton Flyers reacts after defeating the Syracuse Orange 55-53 in the third round of the 2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament (credit: Elsa/Getty Images)

Five Things: NCAA Tournament Opening Weekend

By far the most unlikely Sweet 16 matchup is Dayton-Stanford. The 11 seed Flyers started Thursday’s madness by beating Ohio State 60-59.

03/24/2014

BUFFALO, NY - MARCH 20: Head coach Phil Martelli speaks with Ronald Roberts, Jr. #13 of the Saint Joseph's Hawks during the second round of the 2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament against the Connecticut Huskies at the First Niagara Center on March 20, 2014 in Buffalo, New York. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Martelli: ‘I Just Wanted To Coach Them One More Day’

Any loss in college basketball is tough for a coach, but a loss in the NCAA Tournament is as tough as it gets.

03/21/2014

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