Daily Archives: April 4, 2023

President Joe Biden to host UConn, LSU; doesn’t mention Iowa

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden said that he looks forward to hosting the NCAA men’s and women’s championship basketball teams, the University of Connecticut and Louisiana State University, at the White House, appearing to shut the door on a suggestion a day earlier by his wife, Jill, that the defeated Iowa women’s team be invited, too. President Biden tweeted that …

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Jaylen Brown ruled out for Tuesday vs. 76ers

This content is not available due to your privacy preferences. Update your settings here to see it. Jaylen Brown ruled out for Tuesday vs. 76ers originally appeared on NBC Sports Boston The Boston Celtics will be down two of their key players Tuesday night when they take on the Philadelphia 76ers. Jaylen Brown has officially been ruled out after being …

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Alabama guard Jaden Bradley enters the transfer portal

Alabama basketball’s backcourt could see a major shakeup this off-season. After losing Nimari Burnett to the transfer portal Monday, the Crimson Tide saw Jaden Bradley follow suit on Tuesday. Bradley started 22 games over 37 appearances for Alabama during his freshman season, averaging 6.4 points while ranking second on the team with 3.1 assists per game. The 6-foot-3, 185-pound point …

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Heat rename arena to the Kaseya Center after FTX collapse

The FTX debacle in Miami is over. Well, at least when it comes to the Heat’s arena. The Miami-Dade County commissioners voted to approve a 17-year deal to rename the Heat arena the Kaseya Center on Tuesday. The deal, according to the Associated Press, is worth $117.37 million over 17 years. The Heat will make $2 million annually on the …

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WATCH: Highlights from K-State spring practice

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NCAA Tournament – Epic performances from the Final Four

Yahoo Sports college basketball writer Krysten Peek recaps the top moments from the Final Four of the men’s NCAA tournament – including San Diego State’s buzzer beater to advance and UConn’s title game domination. Video Transcript KRYSTEN PEEK: Every year, college basketball players make moments that propel them to become legends. And almost all those moments happen in March. The …

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Wisconsin’s Tyler Wahl returning for fifth season

MADISON, Wis. — Wisconsin’s Tyler Wahl says he plans to return to the Badgers next season for his fifth year of eligibility. The 6-foot-9 forward announced his decision on social media. Wahl is capitalizing on the extra year of eligibility the NCAA granted players due to the pandemic. “I have always wanted to leave the Wisconsin jersey better than I …

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A complete look at the final USA TODAY Sports Coaches Poll – Arkansas at No. 21

Modern-day blue-bloods of college basketball: Duke. Kentucky. North Carolina. Kansas. Connecticut. The Huskies’ national championship win over San Diego State on Monday night sealed UConn on an elite company alongside the icons of the sport. The irony for folks who chose to read this? Arkansas has met every single one of them and matched them almost step for step during …

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Kevin Garnett gives some advice to Nets’ Ben Simmons

Brooklyn Nets guard Ben Simmons has not played in an NBA game in quite some time. While he has not played since Feb. 15 against the Atlanta Hawks, Simmons is still very much a part of the daily NBA conversation. Simmons was recently ruled out for the rest of this season because of a nerve impingement in his back. Ever …

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ACC transfer receiving interest from Duke in portal

The 2022-23 college basketball season is in the books with UConn claiming its fifth national championship, and now the focus this offseason is on the transfer portal. Already, it’s been a very active portal with a record amount of players entering their names in seeking a new home. Like every other conference, the Atlantic Coast Conference has seen its share …

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Troy Weaver’s odd letter to Detroit Pistons fans regrets nothing

Detroit Pistons general manager Troy Weaver apologizes for a season chock full of Trauma for Wembanyama. Weaver penned an online letter to fans posted Monday to Pistons.com, acknowledging the dreadful performance of his team this season, and affirmed his belief in his “restoration” and its position this offseason. That position is of course a 14% chance at landing No. 1 …

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What’s next for UConn after national title: NBA Draft, transfer decisions loom as Huskies enter ‘me’ season

HOUSTON — Throughout its dominant NCAA Tournament run, UConn kept cardboard cutouts of the national championship trophy on display in its locker room as a reminder of what the team was working toward. As Huskies coach Dan Hurley explained, the idea was to offer the players a visual, a reminder of their joint goals in an era of individual player …

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New antitrust lawsuit against NCAA seeks millions in damages

The attorneys who beat the NCAA in the Supreme Court have filed a new class-action antitrust lawsuit against the association and the five wealthiest college sports conferences that seeks millions of dollars in damages for thousands of athletes. The case was filed Tuesday — the day after the NCAA Tournament concluded — in the Northern District of California, where several …

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LSU forward KJ Williams officially declares for NBA draft

As expected, star Tigers forward KJ Williams is moving on after one season in Baton Rouge. The second-team All-SEC selection officially declared for the 2023 NBA draft on Tuesday. A transfer from Murray State, Williams chose to follow Matt McMahon to LSU for a fifth season rather than try his luck in the professional ranks following an OVC Player of …

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College basketball rankings: UConn tops San Diego State for final Coaches Poll of 2022-23 season

USATSI The champion and runner-up of the college basketball season predictably finished No. 1 and No. 2, respectively, in the final USA Today Coaches Poll of the season. UConn is the unanimous No. 1 team, earning all 32 first-place votes, after punctuating its dominant NCAA Tournament run with a 17-point win over San Diego State Monday night.   Miami, Alabama …

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‘When there’s still a chance, I’m gonna play’

Luka Dončić refuses to give up until the Mavericks are actually eliminated. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images) Dallas Mavericks star Luka Dončić has no intention of sitting out as long as his team has a mathematical shot at making the playoffs. Dončić made it clear he intends to keep playing, at least until the Mavericks are officially eliminated. Dončić …

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2023 NBA Draft: Duke center Dereck Lively II turns pro after freshman season with Blue Devils

Duke center Dereck Lively II announced on Tuesday that he is declaring for the 2023 NBA Draft after serving as a defensive stopper in his lone season of college basketball. At 7-foot-1, Lively led all freshmen nationally in blocks per game at 2.4 despite averaging just 20.6 minutes per game while playing on a roster that featured another towering freshman …

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