FreePlays.com Account Login | Need an account?
FreePlays.com
NCAA Basketball
Scoreboard | Matchups | Standings | Teams | Leaders | Polls

More College Basketball News

More News | Wire

Michigan extends Beilein through 2022-23

(AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File)

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) Michigan coach John Beilein has agreed to a contract extension through the 2022-23 season.

The school says the five-year deal automatically extends an additional year and repeats each year until either Beilein or the school decides not to renew. The 65-year-old Beilein has been at Michigan for 11 seasons and took the Wolverines to the national championship game in 2013 and 2018. Michigan lost to Louisville the first time and lost to Villanova earlier this year.

Beilein was briefly in the mix for the Detroit Pistons' coaching job after this past season, but they ended up hiring Dwane Casey.

Read More...

New Michigan State AD gets 5-year deal

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) Michigan State athletic director Bill Beekman's contract with the school runs through July 2023 and pays him a base salary of $750,000 a year.

The school released Beekman's employment agreement Wednesday, two days after announcing he would be Michigan State's athletic director going forward . Beekman had held that job on an interim basis since early February.

 MORE

UConn F Diarra likely out 4-6 months

STORRS, Conn. (AP) UConn says forward Mamadou Diarra has undergone successful surgery to repair a torn meniscus in his left knee.

The school says the 6-foot-8 sophomore was hurt during basketball workouts last week.

 MORE

Houston, Phoenix among Final Four sites

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) The Final Four is headed back to Houston, Phoenix, San Antonio and Indianapolis.

The NCAA announced the sites for 2023-2026 on Monday, with all four cities recently hosting the finale of the NCAA Tournament.

 MORE

NAIA school to honor Coastal coach Ellis

LEBANON, Tenn. (AP) Coastal Carolina coach Cliff Ellis will have the basketball court at NAIA program Cumberland University named in his honor.

Cumberland athletic director Ron Pavan says the playing surface at Dallas Floyd Phoenix Arena will be named after Ellis at a public ceremony Aug. 17.

 MORE

Austin Peay hires Duke official as AD

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Austin Peay has hired longtime Duke athletic official Gerald Harrison as its athletic director.

Harrison has worked at Duke since 2008 and most recently held the position of senior associate dire tor of athletics/internal affairs. He replaces Ryan Ivey, who left to become Stephen F. Austin's athletic director.

 MORE

Duke's White to head selection committee

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Duke athletic director Kevin White will serve as the chairman of the NCAA Tournament selection committee in 2020.

The NCAA announced White's role Friday. White will serve as vice chairman this season for the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Committee headed by Stanford athletic director Bernard Muir, then take over for the 2019-20 season.

 MORE

Ex-UNC G Felton to play in Slovenia

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) Former North Carolina guard Jalek Felton will play professionally in Slovenia this upcoming season.

The Petrol Olimpija team announced Friday that it has signed Felton.

 MORE

Wake Forest great Chappell dies at 77

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) Wake Forest says former basketball all-American and NBA All-Star Len Chappell has died.

The school says the 77-year-old Chappell died Thursday. No cause of death was provided in Friday's announcement.

 MORE

Ex-Cards sue NCAA over vacated '13 title

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) A group of former Louisville men's basketball players have filed a lawsuit against the NCAA over the organization's vacation of the Cardinals' 2013 national championship and 2012 Final Four.

John Morgan, one of several attorneys representing former Cardinals captain Luke Hancock, the 2013 Final Four Most Outstanding Player, and four teammates from that title team, said a lawsuit had been filed and described the NCAA as "a morally bankrupt organization" that exploits student-athletes during a Wednesday news conference.

 MORE
Sports Data API Powered by STATS © 2018 by STATS.
Any commercial use or distribution without the express written consent of STATS is strictly prohibited.