Daily Archives: March 29, 2023

Hurley’s rebuild complete as UConn returns to Final Four

STORRS, Conn. (AP) — Before every home game, UConn’s hype man gets on his microphone and greets the crowd with, “Welcome to the basketball capital of the Wooooorrrrld!” With four men’s NCAA championship banners hanging from the ceiling at Gampel Pavilion along with 11 women’s banners, it’s not an entirely empty brag. The Huskies (29-8) are the biggest name left …

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Michigan State basketball F Pierre Brooks enters transfer portal

Pierre Brooks announced he will enter the NCAA transfer portal. This decision comes after spending two years with the program as a member of the 2021 recruiting class. Brooks never really caught on with Michigan State, playing an average of 9.5 minutes per game while averaging 2.4 points and 1.1 rebounds. His playing time diminished down the stretch in the …

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Kings can clinch with win vs. Trail Blazers

This content is not available due to your privacy preferences. Update your settings here to see it. Kings’ latest playoff clinch scenario depends on three games originally appeared on NBC Sports Bayarea After 17 long years without an NBA playoff appearance, anxious Kings fans have had to do what they’ve done for nearly two decades: wait. Wait for the moment …

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Women making case in tourney for own March Madness TV deal

Women’s basketball seems to have found a winner with its new Sweet 16 format in March Madness and the timing couldn’t be better with looming TV contract negotiations on the horizon. There were record-setting attendance at the two sites – Greenville, South Carolina and Seattle – along with record numbers for TV ratings. It fueled the momentum heading into a …

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Draymond Green shares adorable moment with daughter after Warriors win

This content is not available due to your privacy preferences. Update your settings here to see it. Dray’s daughter adorably interrupts dad’s post-win presser originally appeared on NBC Sports Bayarea After an intense night on the court against the New Orleans Pelicans on Tuesday, Warriors star Draymond Green reminded reporters at Chase Center of his softer side thanks to a …

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Mavericks vs. 76ers prediction, odds, line, start time: 2023 NBA picks, March 29 best bets by proven model

The Philadelphia 76ers (49-26) are hosting the Dallas Mavericks (37-39) in a crucial matchup on Wednesday night. The 76ers are currently the third seed in the Eastern Conference standings, while Dallas has fallen out of the NBA Play-In Tournament and sits in the 11th spot in the Western Conference. Joel Embiid (calf) and James Harden (Achilles) are questionable for the Sixers. Tip-off …

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Collin Klein, offensive coaches speak with media on Wednesday

COLLIN KLEIN, OFFENSIVE COORDINATOR (Quotes courtesy of K-State Athletics) On what he wants to see out of quarterback Will Howard during the spring… “Will does such a great job of mastering his craft. The game of football and the quarterback position, you could spend every minute, all day, every day watching tape, fundamental principles, drills, improvements and you’d still be …

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Ish Massoud enters transfer portal

K-State and Jerome Tang lost their first player to the transfer portal on Wednesday, forward Ish Massoud. Massoud played the last two seasons at K-State, with his first two coming at Wake Forest before committing to Bruce Weber in the 2021-2022 season. Massoud averaged 6.1 points per game in his two seasons in Manhattan and was a 37.5% three-point shooter. …

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Penn St hiring VCU’s Rhoades as men’s hoops coach

Penn State is hiring VCU’s Mike Rhoades to be its new men’s basketball coach, a person involved in the decision told The Associated Press on Wednesday. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the seven-year contract for Rhoades still needed final approval from the school’s board of trustees, which was scheduled to meet later Wednesday. Rhoades, a Pennsylvania native, …

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NBA execs have interesting takes on Celtics as East playoffs approach

NBA execs have interesting takes on Celtics as playoffs near originally appeared on NBC Sports Boston The Boston Celtics are 9-2 against the top three teams in both conferences, which bodes well for their chances of making another deep run in the NBA playoffs. They have two All-NBA caliber players in Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown, and the roster is …

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Odyssey Sims lands bronze in 2023 Athletes Unlimited Basketball Championship

Athletes Unlimited gives athletes the ability to shine on and off their field of play. WNBA free agent and veteran Athletes Unlimited Basketball player Odyssey Sims understands that life is a balance and she is balancing her personal and professional life with seeming ease. Sims just finished her second season with Athletes Unlimited and took home the bronze medal. Athletes …

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Rockets coach Stephen Silas reacts to ‘blatant untruth’ told by ESPN’s Brian Windhorst

Midday Tuesday, Stephen Silas and the Rockets went viral for unfortunate reasons. In a story by ESPN’s Brian Windhorst regarding rookie Jabari Smith Jr., Windhorst shared the following anecdote to try and illustrate the surrounding environment in Houston: At one point, [Stephen] Silas broke down in tears after a game because he felt he couldn’t reach his players. Windhorst’s intention …

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Brea Beal’s defense lifts South Carolina to Final Four

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Brea Beal is not just South Carolina’s X factor in one of the country’s best defenses but also a four-year lesson in sacrifice and reinvention that may add a second straight NCAA title to her resume. Beal is generally third when most think of the landmark recruiting class from 2019 led by heralded All-American Aliyah Boston and …

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Suns vs. Timberwolves prediction, odds, line, start time: 2023 NBA picks, March 29 best bets by proven model

A Western Conference showdown has the Minnesota Timberwolves (39-37) going on the road to play the Phoenix Suns (40-35) on Wednesday night. The Timberwolves are on a three-game win streak, as on Monday, Minnesota topped the Sacramento Kings 119-115. Likewise, Phoenix has won two straight games. On March 27, the Suns beat the Utah Jazz 117-103. Kevin Durant (ankle) is …

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