College Basketball

Former Auburn University assistant basketball coach Chuck Person arrives at federal court in New York for sentencing in a bribery scandal that has touched some of the biggest schools in college basketball, Wednesday, July 17, 2019. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
July 17, 2019 - 1:02 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Former Auburn University assistant basketball coach and NBA star Chuck Person's lifelong generosity may have driven him to the poorhouse, but it saved him from the jailhouse Wednesday when a judge sentenced him in a bribery scandal that touched some of the biggest college basketball...
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Big 12 Conference commissioner Bob Bowlsby takes the stage on the first day of Big 12 Conference NCAA college football media days Monday, July 15, 2019, at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/David Kent)
July 15, 2019 - 1:03 pm
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Bob Bowlsby sat on the podium at midfield of the massive NFL stadium where the Big 12 plays its championship game, talking about the successes of the smallest Power Five conference before getting a familiar question about the possibility of expansion. The commissioner said...
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July 10, 2019 - 3:52 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The NCAA has charged North Carolina State with four violations, accusing a former assistant coach of providing payments and benefits connected to the recruitment of one-and-done basketball player Dennis Smith Jr. The school said Wednesday that its notice of allegations was...
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FILE - In this May 1, 2019 file photo Longtime Auburn University broadcaster Rod Bramblett speaks at an Auburn University alumni event in Dothan, Ala. The 16-year-old charged with manslaughter in the crash that killed Bramblett and his wife was driving more than 30 miles over the speed limit when his Jeep struck the rear of the couple's SUV, according to court records made public Tuesday, July 2, 2019. (Todd Van Emst/AU Athletics via AP)
July 02, 2019 - 4:28 pm
AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — The 16-year-old charged with manslaughter in the crash that killed Auburn radio announcer Rod Bramblett and his wife was driving more than 30 miles over the speed limit when his Jeep struck the rear of the couple's SUV, according to court records made public Tuesday. Bramblett...
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FILE - In this Oct. 10, 2017 file photo Chuck Person leaves Manhattan federal court in New York, after an initial appearance before a magistrate judge. Lawyers for the former Auburn University assistant basketball coach say the 13-year NBA veteran was broke and financially desperate when he joined a bribery conspiracy that cheated young athletes. They asked a judge in papers filed Tuesday, July 2, 2019 in Manhattan federal court to spare him from prison in the scandal that touched some of the biggest schools in college basketball. (AP Photo/Larry Neumeister, File)
July 02, 2019 - 2:52 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Lawyers for former Auburn University assistant basketball coach Chuck Person said Tuesday the 13-year NBA veteran was broke and financially desperate when he joined a bribery conspiracy that cheated young athletes by steering them toward bribe-paying advisers and managers. They...
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FILE - In this Feb. 15, 2018, file photo, Connecticut head coach Kevin Ollie reacts during the second half an NCAA college basketball game against Tulsa in Hartford, Conn. UConn will find out what penalties it faces for violations of NCAA rules in its basketball program under former coach Kevin Ollie. The NCAA Division I Committee on Infractions plans to release its report Tuesday, July 2, 2019. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill, File)
July 02, 2019 - 11:23 am
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — UConn's men's basketball program has been placed on probation for two years and former coach Kevin Ollie has been sanctioned individually for violations of NCAA rules during his tenure. The NCAA Committee on Infractions on Tuesday outlined numerous violations, most occurring...
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University of Connecticut men's basketball coach Dan Hurley, left, University President Susan Herbst, third left, Big East Commissioner Val Ackerman, fourth left, women's basketball coach Geno Auriemma, fifth left, and Director of Athletics David Benedict, pose for photos during the announcement that the University of Connecticut is re-joining the Big East Conference, at New York's Madison Square Garden, Thursday, June 27, 2019. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
June 27, 2019 - 1:04 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — UConn is back in the Big East. The Huskies were introduced Thursday at Madison Square Garden as the newest member of the conference in which they were a charter member 40 years ago. The marquee out front of MSG said "Welcome Home, UConn." "As we head into our 41st year, this proud...
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University of Connecticut President Susan Herbst, seated center, signs a contract on Wednesday, June 26, 2019, on the school's campus in Storrs, Conn., to move most of the schools athletic teams from the American Athletic Conference to the Big East. (AP Photo/Pat Eaton-Robb)
June 26, 2019 - 1:04 pm
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — UConn is heading back to the Big East. The University of Connecticut Board of Trustees on Wednesday accepted an invitation to move its basketball and most other athletic teams from the American Athletic Conference. University President Susan Herbst signed a contract with the...
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June 24, 2019 - 3:43 pm
IRVING, Texas (AP) — Defending national champion Baylor will host Georgia on Dec. 4 as part of the Big 12/SEC Challenge women's basketball event. The Southeastern Conference and Big 12 released the pairings for the event on Monday. Texas Tech hosts Mississippi in the other Dec. 4 Big 12/SEC...
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June 22, 2019 - 4:02 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A University of Connecticut official says the school is working to leave the American Athletic Conference and return to the Big East for basketball and other sports. The official confirmed Saturday that there have been talks with the Big East, but said they were not aware any...
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