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Shaka Smart leaves Texas to take over Marquette’s program
March 27, 2021
After a frustrating six-year stint at Texas in which he never quite lived up to lofty expectations, Shaka Smart is returning to his home state and starting over at Marquette. ... read more »
Lakers Legend Elgin Baylor Passes Away
March 25, 2021
Legendary basketball player Elgin Baylor passed away from natural causes on March 22, he was 86 years old. His acrobatic style of play impacted several NBA greats that came after him. His talents saved the Lakers franchise from bankruptcy, allowing them to move to Los Angeles in 1960. ... read more »
UCLA Bruins Women’s Basketball says the Pac-12 is the best conference in the country.
March 9, 2020
The UCLA Bruins took a disappointing loss against the Stanford Cardinal last night. They are exiting the Pac-12 tournament with their heads held high and will use this as preparation for the NCAA tournament in a few weeks. ... read more »
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HBO’s “Women of Troy” Shows How USC Transformed Women’s Basketball
March 5, 2020
On March 10, HBO will debut “Women of Troy,” a sports documentary on the 1983-84 USC women’s basketball team at 9:00 PST. The documentary gives an exclusive look at the team that won two consecutive NCAA championships with sports icon Cheryl Miller leading the way. ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Teaira McCowan
April 25, 2019
Mississippi State senior center Teaira McCowan has had a historic career, she has broken records at her university and became a stand-out player in the SEC conference and in college basketball. ... read more »
Sparks Acquire March Madness Standouts in WNBA Draft
April 18, 2019
The Los Angeles Sparks 2019 Draft picks have versatility, competitiveness and size to go along with their ability to perform in big-game situations. ... read more »
Brad Pye’s National Sports Beat (3/29-4/4/18)
March 29, 2018
Notes, quotes and things picked up on the run from coast-to-coast and all the stops in between and beyond. ... read more / view gallery »
Student Athlete of the Week: Christina Cornelius
August 10, 2017
Cornelius will enter her junior year as team co-captain for the 2017 season. ... read more »
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Staley proud to be 2nd African-American coach to win title
April 8, 2017
Staley joined Peck as the only African-American coaches to win an NCAA women's basketball championship Sunday night when South Carolina beat Mississippi State 67-55. ... read more »
2017 NCAA tourney in books, no classic title game this time
April 8, 2017
North Carolina's 71-65 victory over Gonzaga in front of more than 76,000 fans ended the three-week tournament, one that provided thrills just as it always does. ... read more »
Brad Pye’s National Sports Beat (4/6-4/12/2017)
April 7, 2017
Notes, quotes and things picked up on the run from coast to coast and all the stops in between and beyond. ... read more / view gallery »
Brad Pye’s National Sports Beat (3/23-3/29/17)
March 23, 2017
Notes, quotes and things picked up on the run from coast-to-coast and all the stops in between and beyond. ... read more / view gallery »
4th Seed UCLA Heads to Sweet 16
March 22, 2017
The Bruins handled the Texas A&M in a 75-43 rout in the second round. It was the largest margin of victory for the Bruins in their NCAA tournament history. ... read more »
Jason Kidd endows men’s basketball scholarship at California
November 11, 2016
Milwaukee Bucks coach Jason Kidd has donated more than $1 million for a men's basketball scholarship with his former California program. ... read more »
Black Coaches in March Madness
March 23, 2016
Among the 68 teams in the tournament, 12 have African American head coaches. ... read more »
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