Athlete recruiting

October 24, 2017 - 5:27 pm
FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — George Mason has signed men's basketball coach Dave Paulsen to a one-year contract extension that runs through the 2021-22 season. Athletic director Brad Edwards announced the extension Tuesday. Edwards says Paulsen's two years as the coach he has built a strong program "and a...
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October 22, 2017 - 3:46 pm
The University of Virginia has named Carla Williams as its athletic director. School president Teresa Sullivan made the announcement Sunday. Williams, an athletics administrator at Georgia for the past 13 years and the deputy director of athletics since 2015, will become the first female African-...
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Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh, right, shakes hands with Penn State coach James Franklin at the end of an NCAA college football game in State College, Pa., Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017. Penn State won 42-13. (AP Photo/Chris Knight)
October 22, 2017 - 3:18 pm
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Jammed into the visitor's interview room that could easily double as a tool shed underneath Beaver Stadium, Jim Harbaugh assessed where Michigan goes from here with his typical brevity. "We solve it with our team and no one else can help us, but us. We put our best people...
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October 20, 2017 - 7:11 pm
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim admitted that the beginning of his 42nd year as head coach at his alma mater feels a little different, and it has nothing to do with his age. Longtime assistant Mike Hopkins is no longer there to lean on. After 22 years on the bench alongside his...
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Notre Dame head coach Muffet McGraw answers a question during the Atlantic Coast Conference women's NCAA college basketball media day in Charlotte, N.C., Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
October 19, 2017 - 4:36 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Notre Dame's grip on the top of the top of the Atlantic Coast Conference might be slipping a bit. Nonetheless, for the fourth straight year the Fighting Irish are picked to win the ACC. No team in league history has swept both the ACC's regular-season and tournament...
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South Carolina's Hassani Gravett, right, listens as head coach Frank Martin tells a story outside the interview room at the Southeastern Conference men's NCAA college basketball media day, Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
October 18, 2017 - 7:05 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Kentucky opponents have trouble agreeing on what it takes to topple a program that annually brings in multiple future first-round NBA picks. Yet a few Southeastern Conference teams may have stumbled across a winning formula the last couple of years. Experience matters...
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Robert Williams of Texas A&M answers questions during the Southeastern Conference men's NCAA college basketball media day Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
October 18, 2017 - 6:56 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Latest on Southeastern Conference men's basketball media days (all times Eastern): 6:50 p.m. Texas A&M coach Billy Kennedy acknowledges he was "a little surprised" that forward Robert Williams returned for his sophomore season rather than entering the NBA draft...
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FILE - In this Saturday, March 4, 2017, file photo, Wake Forest head coach Danny Manning watches from the bench during the first half of an NCAA basketball game against Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Va. Wake Forest has come a long way in four years with Danny Manning. But for all the progress Wake Forest has made, Manning knows there’s so much more to do _ and the successes of the past 12 months have made his players believers that they’re on the right path. (Matt Gentry/The Roanoke Times via AP, File)/The Roanoke Times via AP)
October 18, 2017 - 5:10 pm
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Wake Forest has come a long way in a relatively short time with Danny Manning. The Demon Deacons reached their first NCAA Tournament since 2010. They helped develop a solid player into a first-round draft pick. They picked up their highest-rated recruit in nearly a decade...
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FILE - In this Sept. 26, 2017, file photo, acting U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, Joon H. Kim, left, and FBI Assistant Director William Sweeney, Jr., right, hold a press conference to announce the arrest of four assistant basketball coaches from Arizona, Auburn, the University of Southern California and Oklahoma State on federal corruption charges, in New York. The spate of arrests, the details of under-the-table bribes to teenagers and the expected downfall of one of the sport’s best-known coaches has triggered uncomfortable soul searching among universities that run the nation’s most prominent college basketball programs. At stake is the future of a business that, over the span of 22 years ending in 2032, will produce $19.6 billion in TV money for the NCAA Tournament, known to the public, simply, as March Madness. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, File)
October 16, 2017 - 5:13 pm
The spate of arrests, details of under-the-table bribes to teenagers and the downfall of one of the sport's best-known coaches has triggered uncomfortable soul-searching among the institutions at the heart of college basketball, including internal reviews by more than two dozen schools of their own...
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October 13, 2017 - 12:36 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina State says the NCAA has ruled freshman guard Braxton Beverly ineligible to play this season. Coach Kevin Keatts said Friday that the school will appeal the decision "and hopefully it yields a different result." Beverly originally signed with Ohio State and...
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