Conference USA RUMORS & NEWS

  • Former Oregon Point Guard Dominic Artis commits to UTEP

    Miner Rush "Former Oregon point guard Dominic Artis will be immediately eligible and join the UTEP basketball team El Paso Times reporter Felix Chavez first tweeted, and sources confirmed to Miner Rush. Artis averaged 6.2 points and 2.7 assists per game in 53 career games at Oregon before being suspended..." May 03

  • Tech signs Florida A&M transfer Jermaine Ruttley

    The News Star "Louisiana Tech officially inked its second basketball signing of the week Saturday with the addition of Florida A&M transfer guard Jermaine Ruttley. Ruttley, a rising senior, is eligible to play immediately due to the APR sanctions handed down to Florida A&M for the 2015-16 season. Ruttley..." April 19

  • Illini land Charlotte transfer Mike Thorne, Jr.: reports

    Chicago Tribune "Illinois has found a big man to fill avoid next season. Mike Thorne, Jr., a 6-foot-11 graduate student transfer from Charlotte, committed to Illinois, according to reports." April 19

  • Two former college basketball players considering NFL route

    College Basketball Talk "Professional football franchises looking to college basketball for diamonds in the rough is something that’s occurred with greater frequency in recent years. Last year Erik Swoope, who played college basketball at Miami, spent the entire season in the Indianapolis Colts’ practice squad and former..." April 16

  • Sources: UTEP's Vince Hunter to Turn Pro

    Miner Rush "According to sources close to the UTEP basketball program, Vince Hunter, the Miners' leading scorer and first team all conference player, has decided to forego his final two years of college eligibility and will toss his name into the ring of the NBA draft. Hunter's draft stock rose a bit early..." April 10

  • Illinois graduate transfer guard Aaron Cosby headed to WKU

    Bowling Green Daily News "One of Western Kentucky's primary goals in the spring was to add a sharpshooting guard who could make an immediate impact. The Hilltoppers have found their man in Illinois graduate transfer Aaron Cosby. Cosby - a 6-foot-3, 200-pound shooting guard originally from Louisville - confirmed to..." April 10

  • Illinois transfer Aaron Cosby headed to Western Kentucky "Illinois guard Aaron Cosby will transfer to Western Kentucky, he told on Thursday. Cosby will be eligible immediately next season since he's already graduated. The 6-3 guard averaged 7.8 points last year for the Illini in 19 games." April 09

  • Report: Kansas’ Bill Self Meeting With Charlotte Graduate Transfer Mike Thorne Today

    College Spun "Kansas’ 2014-15 men’s basketball season came to an end on Sunday, when the No. 2-seeded Jayhawks fell to No. 7 seed Wichita State in the NCAA Tournament’s Third Round. Bill Self is already working on setting up his 2015-16 squad. According to’s Evan Daniels, the Kansas coach is..." March 27

  • UAB announces new long-term contract for Men’s Basketball Coach Jerod Haase

    UAB News "University of Alabama at Birmingham President Ray L. Watts, M.D., announced today that Men’s Basketball Coach Jerod Haase has agreed to a new, six-year agreement, reflecting the university’s commitment to the program’s continued success as a strategic priority for Athletics. The agreement calls..." March 25

  • Report: Mark Price 'mulling over' head coaching offer from Charlotte 49ers

    Sporting News - NCAAB "Charlotte Hornets assistant coach Mark Price has been offered a job that will keep him in the same city. According to ESPN, Price has been offered the head coaching position at the UNC Charlotte. The report says he was "offered a five-year deal and is mulling whether to accept it." The offer is..." March 25

  • USM's Millinghaus, Hayes expected to transfer

    Hattiesburg American "Southern Miss men's basketball players Shadell Millinghaus (guard) and Davon Hayes (forward) are expected to transfer, the Hattiesburg American has confirmed. The news was first reported by ESPN's Jeff Goodman. Millinghaus, who requested and was granted his release from the team in December..." March 24

  • Charlotte 49ers basketball coach Alan Major, school agree to part ways

    Charlotte Observer "Alan Major’s five-year run as the Charlotte 49ers’ men’s basketball coach ended Sunday when he and the school agreed to mutually part ways. The 49ers were 75-81 during the tenure of Major, who has taken two medical leaves of absence over the past year. His second leave began in January, with..." March 16

  • UTEP coach Tim Floyd hit with one-game suspension "Conference USA suspended UTEP coach Tim Floyd was one game for failing to leave the court quickly after receiving two quick technical fouls and being ejected in a loss at Louisiana Tech on Thursday, according to the Associated Press. The league said Floyd violated the league's conduct policy,..." February 28

  • Reports: Two Southern Miss players ruled ineligible by NCAA

    College Basketball Talk "Two players on Southern Miss have been declared ineligible as the fallout from an investigation into the program continues to spread, according to multiple reports. WHLT in Hattiesburg broke the news that Rasham Suarez and Jeremiah Eason were declared ineligible by the NCAA, who has been in..." January 30

  • Southern Mississippi self-imposes postseason ban for 2014-15 season "Southern Mississippi has self-imposed a postseason ban for this season, the school announced on Tuesday night. The team will not play in either the Conference USA tournament or any possible postseason bid afterward. The ban is a result of the ongoing investigation into the men's basketball..." January 20

  • MTSU's Joshua Phillips out indefinitely

    Daily News Journal "MTSU sophomore Joshua Phillips is out indefinitely with a stress fracture in his foot. The forward broke the bone in practice. He will be reevaluated next week to get a clearer time table on his return." January 20

  • Shadell Millinghaus Rejoins USM Men’s Basketball Program

    WJTV "Sophomore guard Shadell Millinghaus has rejoined the Southern Miss men's basketball program, head coach Doc Sadler announced Friday afternoon. “The team, as well as the coaching staff, welcome Shadell back and we look forward to the future,” said Sadler.”" January 19

  • UAB coach Jerod Haase talks two-year extension "Monday, UAB men's basketball coach Jerod Haase received a two-year contract extension that will keep him at the university through March of 2019. Today, he spoke publicly on the matter for the first time. "It's a great feeling to know that there is some confidence in what we're doing here,"..." January 13

  • Charlotte 49ers coach Alan Major taking indefinite medical leave of absence

    Charlotte Observer "For a second time in a year, Charlotte 49ers men’s basketball coach Alan Major is taking a medical leave of absence, the school announced Tuesday. Major, 46, took a four-month leave last summer when he had surgeries on his eyes and heart. 49ers athletics director Judy Rose said Major returned..." January 06

  • Ayinde Sprewell requests release from WKU

    Bowling Green Daily News "Western Kentucky has lost another guard from its roster this season. Junior guard Ayinde Sprewell has requested his release from the program, WKU announced today. Sprewell is seeking more playing time and will look to transfer. The 6-foot-3 junior-college product had appeared in three of..." December 14

  • USM's basketball depth chart gets thinner with release of 2 players

    Biloxi Sun Herald "The Southern Miss basketball team started the season with a lack of depth and it just became significantly thinner. USM announced Friday that first-year head coach Doc Sadler has decided to release a pair of guards, junior Dallas Anglin and sophomore Shadell Millinghaus. The players asked to..." December 13

  • La. Tech's Speedy Smith plays with a heavy heart "As he steps onto the floor before every game, Louisiana Tech point guard Kenneth "Speedy" Smith -- the nation's returning leader in assists at 7.7 per game in 2013-14 -- rubs the tattoo on the side of his arm. The tattoo depicts Smith in his basketball jersey praying over a casket as God looks..." December 11

  • Western Kentucky senior guard leaving team to go pro in Europe

    College Basketball Talk "Western Kentucky will lose an experienced senior guard at the end of the semester as Kevin Kaspar is planning on playing professionally in Europe after graduating in December. The 6-foot native of Turkey will return there to try to kickstart his pro career as he’s seen his minutes dwindle as..." December 03

  • Connection between ex-Tyndall aide, NCAA staffer at center of USM case "Former Donnie Tyndall assistant Wade O'Connor denied to on Monday that he's a source in the NCAA's investigation into the program Tyndall once ran at Southern Miss -- although multiple sources continue to insist O'Connor simply isn't being honest. "Wade never wanted his name out..." November 18

  • NCAA investigating USM for possible violations under Donnie Tyndall "The NCAA is investigating the Southern Mississippi men's basketball program for potential rules violations under former coach Donnie Tyndall, multiple sources confirmed to on Thursday afternoon. Tyndall is now the head coach at Tennessee. The investigation, first reported by..." November 08

  • NCAA investigating USM for possible violations under Donnie Tyndall "The NCAA is investigating the Southern Miss basketball program for potential rules violations under former coach Donnie Tyndall, multiple sources confirmed to on Thursday. Tyndall is now the head coach at Tennessee. The investigation, first reported by Bleacher Report, is..." November 06

  • Rice lands two commitments in back-to-back days

    College Basketball Talk "In the span of less than 15 hours, first-year head coach Mike Rhoades bolstered Rice’s recruiting class for both next year and the following one, securing a pair of verbal commitments. On Friday night, Jeff Goodman of ESPN reported that three-star power forward Marquez Letcher-Ellis, of..." October 27

  • Dazon Ingram commits to Alabama over UAB "Dazon Ingram, one of the state's top basketball prospects, verbally committed to Alabama on Monday night. The 6-foot-5 point guard from Theodore High School picked the Crimson Tide over UAB, Wichita State and Houston. He took official visits to all four schools and really enjoyed a visit to..." October 14

  • ODU suspends 3 from men's, women's hoop teams

    Hampton Roads "Two starters from the Old Dominion women's basketball team and a highly regarded newcomer on the men's team have been suspended indefinitely over a physical confrontation in a dorm room in late August. Asked Wednesday about the Aug. 30 incident, athletic director Wood Selig and other ODU..." October 10

  • 2015 Guard Lee Moore Commits To UTEP

    Miner Rush "2015 JUCO guard Lee Moore has committed to UTEP per Twitter reports Sunday night. Moore will be a sophomore this season at Wallace State where he averaged 18 points, and 7.2 rebounds last year. He had an official visit here to UTEP on September 26th and was supposed to visit Middle Tennessee..." October 07

  • Stevenson's Connor Cashaw picks Rice basketball

    Chicago Tribune "Stevenson guard Connor Cashaw is headed to Rice. The 6-foot-3 senior committed to the Conference USA school Tuesday night, Stevenson coach Pat Ambrose confirmed." October 01

  • Georgia Tech guard Poole transfers to Florida Atlantic

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "Former Georgia Tech guard Solomon Poole has transferred to Florida Atlantic in Boca Raton, Fla. He will sit out the 2014-15 season and be eligible to play in 2015-16. He will have two years of eligibility remaining. After graduating from high school early, Poole came to Tech in Dec. 2012 as a..." September 29

  • Paul Thomas Commits To UTEP

    Yahoo! Sports "UTEP's second 2015 commit is Paul Thomas out of Houston. 2015 Houston, Texas forward Paul Thomas has gave UTEP a verbal commitment per his Twitter account. I have made my college decision and UTEP will be where i will continue my Basketball career. This is only the beginning .#Miners —..." September 25

  • Beloved former UTEP coach Jason Rabedeaux dies at 49 "Jason Rabedeaux, a man known as one of the more colorful coaches in recent college basketball history, has died. He was 49. Reports came from Ho Chi Minh City, where Rabedeaux was coaching the Saigon Heat -- the first professional basketball team in Vietnam history -- confirmed the death on..." September 23

  • Combo guard Bryce Brown says yes to Charlotte

    Hoop Seen "He said it was the hardest decision of his life and if you spoke to Bryce Brown on Sunday night, you believed every bit of that. Brown, the No. 12 overall player in Georgia's 2015 class, committed to Charlotte on Sunday night after officially visiting the Conference USA school over the..." September 22

  • FIU's basketball court was destroyed by a CrossFit competition

    Miami Herald "Organizers for RAID Games VI rented FIU Arena this weekend. FIU Arena's often rented out to make a little extra scratch for a department light on fund-raising and ticket sales. The event left significant dents in the floor, probably from the weights used in crossfit competitions. The Athletic..." September 16

  • Charlotte coach Alan Major returns from medical leave of absence

    The Charlotte Post "Charlotte 49ers head men’s basketball coach Alan Major has returned from a medical leave of absence. “I’m very thankful to God to be back with the team,” Major said in a statement. “I want to thank my family, our players and coaches, Athletic Director Judy Rose, Chancellor Phil Dubois and the..." September 15

  • Christian Romine Commits to UTEP

    Yahoo! Sports "The first 2015 commitment comes from a much needed big man. 2015 F/C Christian Romine has announced via his Twitter that he has committed to Tim Floyd and the UTEP Miners. Romine was in El Paso over the weekend for his official visit, and made his commitment official today. The 6'9 or..." September 09

  • Former Charlotte coach Bobby Lutz interviews for Charleston job "Former Charlotte coach Bobby Lutz has interviewed with Charleston president Glenn McConnell in the past 48 hours and remains a candidate to be the Cougars' next head coach, sources told on Saturday. Lutz is one two candidates known to have interviewed at Charleston since Anthony..." August 31

  • Report: UTEP has two incoming freshmen not qualify

    College Basketball Talk "UTEP looked to add some talented freshmen this season and it looks like two of those players won’t be joining the team. According to‘s Jeff Borzello, 6-foot-4 lefty scorer Chris Sandifer and 5-foot-10 point guard Shaq Carr will both be going the junior college route this..." August 26

  • Boston College lands ex-Southern Miss, Temple player Aaron Brown "Southern Miss transfer Aaron Brown has committed to Boston College, sources told The 6-5 wing -- who was granted his release last week -- will be eligible immediately next season since he's already graduated, and will likely be the Eagles' starting shooting guard alongside..." August 23

  • Southern Miss guard Aaron Brown granted release "Doc Sadler had to know it wasn't going to be easy in his first season at Southern Miss. Four senior starters were departing from a team that won 29 games last season. Aaron Brown was the lone returning starter, and a big senior season was expected from him. And now Brown is gone..." August 17

  • Judge rules against NCAA in revolutionary O'Bannon case "In a landmark decision, a federal judge ruled Friday that the NCAA is in violation of the nation's antitrust laws by restricting the compensation that major college football and men's basketball student-athletes can receive for use of their names, images and likenesses. U.S. District Court..." August 08

  • Former UAB guard Chad Frazier turning pro "Chad Frazier, granted his release from UAB basketball last week, reportedly won't continue his college career, opting to move to the next level., citing Frazier's brother Sim, reported today that Chad Frazier is turning pro and won't return to college." August 07

  • Battle 4 Atlantis highlights pairings "The Battle 4 Atlantis -- with a field that includes Final Four teams Wisconsin and Florida as well as traditional powers North Carolina, Georgetown and UCLA -- highlights eight college basketball tournament pairings announced by ESPN for the upcoming 2014-15 season. Other tournament pairings..." August 05

  • UTEP freshman Mar'Qywell Jackson leaves Miners

    El Paso Times "UTEP freshman basketball player Mar'Qywell Jackson has left El Paso and returned home to Detroit. Jackson, a 6-foot-5 guard, was named a four star recruit by Miner coach Tim Floyd saiid, "Mar'Qywell came in and tried it and felt it was a little too far from home. That's one of..." July 18

  • UTEP’s Matt Willms works to return to full strength after playing last season with a torn labrum

    College Basketball Talk "After redshirting in 2012-13, UTEP center Matt Willms entered the 2013-14 campaign hoping to have an impact for the Miners in his first season on the floor. Willms proved to be a solid contributor for head coach Tim Floyd, starting the last 17 games of the year and posting averages of 5.4 points..." July 07

  • Point guard Marcus Evans becomes Rice’s first 2015 verbal commitment

    College Basketball Talk "New Rice head coach Mike Rhoades received his first verbal commitment in the 2015 class Sunday night, and the player hails from an area that Rhoades is familiar with. As first reported by Matthew Hatfield of, Cape Henry (Va.) HS point guard Marcus Evans has verbally committed..." June 30

  • J'Mychal Reese to transfer to North Texas

    Aggie Sports "Former Texas A&M point guard J'Mychal Reese has decided to transfer to North Texas and will start school July 7. Reese made an official visit Tuesday and announced his decision the next morning via twitter. "Also wanna thank UNT for this opportunity. God is good!!" the former Bryan all-state..." June 26

  • Report: Charlotte transfer Denzel Ingram arrives at UNC-Wilmington

    The Score "Following his decision to leave Charlotte after two seasons with the 49ers, Denzel Ingram has reportedly transferred to UNC-Wilmington. The 6-foot guard averaged 8.1 points, 2.1 rebounds, and 1.9 assists last season, while receiving 27 minutes of playing time. " June 21

  • Marshall dismisses Chris Thomas

    The Herald-Dispatch "Marshall University guard Chris Thomas was dismissed from the Thundering Herd men’s basketball program, a Tuesday news release from the school said. No reason was given for the dismissal." June 10

  • UAB point guard Chad Frazier arrested, charged with third-degree domestic violence "UAB senior point guard Chad Frazier was arrested Wednesday and charged with third-degree domestic violence stemming from an incident in April. According to Birmingham police spokesman Lt. Sean Edwards, the incident happened on April 17. The female victim got into an altercation with Frazier..." June 06

  • Marshall transfer Kareem Canty reportedly flips back to Auburn "Kareem Canty has changed his mind again. The former Marshall point guard, who originally visited Auburn in April, committed on April 19 and then committed to South Florida later this month, told ESPN's Jeff Goodman he now plans to follow through with Auburn. Canty, who averaged 16.3 points..." June 04

  • Bryan to transfer from Charlotte 49ers' basketball team

    Raleigh News & Observer "Backup forward Marcus Bryan is the second player this spring to transfer from the Charlotte 49ers’ men’s basketball program, the school announced Monday. Bryan, a 6-foot-7 freshman from Raleigh Ravenscroft, averaged 3.5 points and 2.4 rebounds last season. He joins sophomore guard Denzel..." June 02

  • La. Tech adds two more to 2014 class as three reserves leave the program

    The News Star "Louisiana Tech’s roster overhaul continued Friday when the school announced the signings of a pair of junior college players to add to the growing 2014 signing class. Qiydar Davis (Indian Hills Community College) and Merrill Holden (Pratt Community College) become the sixth and seventh..." May 29

  • Marshall transfer Canty commits to USF

    Tampa Bay Times "With the long-term future of USF PG Anthony Collins unclear, the Bulls snagged some heralded backcourt insurance Sunday with the commitment of Marshall transfer Kareem Canty. Canty's commitment was widely reported Sunday afternoon. Shortly thereafter, Canty tweeted: Usf !!!!! Barring the..." May 13

  • Iowa State assistant Doc Sadler leaves for Southern Mississippi

    Des Moines Register "Add Doc Sadler to college basketball's one-and-done fraternity. The one-season Fred Hoiberg assistant will be announced at noon Thursday as Southern Mississippi's new men's basketball head coach. "We've hired one of the great coaches, and a perfect match for Southern Miss," Golden Eagles..." May 01

  • Stephen F. Austin's Brad Underwood reportedly in line for Southern Miss job

    Gulflive "Southern Miss has offered the job of head basketball coach to Brad Underwood, who is expected to accept, according to a report Tuesday night by CBS Sports' Gary Parrish. Underwood would replace Donnie Tyndall, who left Southern Miss last week to take the Tennessee job. The Golden Eagles went..." April 30

  • Marshall to hire Dan D'Antoni as its next men's basketball coach "Marshall athletic director Mike Hamrick announced early Thursday that his school's search for a new men's basketball coach is complete, and a source confirmed to that Dan D'Antoni will fill the position. D'Antoni is the brother of Lakers coach Mike D'Antoni. The development was..." April 24

  • Missouri considering UTEP's Floyd "UTEP's Tim Floyd has emerged as a strong candidate for the Missouri opening, a source close to the situation told ESPN. Floyd, 60, has spent the past four seasons with the Miners and has a team that is expected to compete for the Conference USA title next season. Floyd also spent four seasons..." April 23

  • D’Antoni courtship over, Marshall search changes course

    Charleston Dailymail "Mike Hamrick put the full-court press on Mike D’Antoni. The ultimate press breaker: A multi-year, multi-million dollar contract. Hamrick, who is in his sixth year as Marshall’s athletic director, courted D’Antoni, the Los Angeles Lakers head coach, from the moment Tom Herrion resigned as..." April 23

  • Southern Miss coach Donnie Tyndall will be the next coach at Tennessee "Southern Miss coach Donnie Tyndall has reached an agreement in principle with Tennessee and will be the next head coach of the Vols, sources told on Monday. Tennessee officials confirmed the report early Tuesday. A press conference is scheduled for Tuesday afternoon in..." April 22

  • Blue Devils land transfer Sean Obi "The Duke Blue Devils have landed Rice Owls transfer Sean Obi. The 6-foot-9, 265-pound big man told that he committed to Mike Krzyzewski and the Blue Devils on Monday night. The Nigerian native averaged 11.4 points and led Conference USA in rebounding (9.3) as a freshman this past..." April 21

  • Kareem Canty will also visit USF "Marshall transfer Kareem Canty, hours after giving coach Bruce Pearl and Auburn a verbal commitment, has decided to visit South Florida before making a decision. "After speaking with my family, I need to really consider where I'm going to spend the next three years," Canty told on..." April 20

  • Tennessee's search is now focused on Louisiana Tech's Michael White "Tennessee's search to replace Cuonzo Martin as its men's basketball coach is now focused on Louisiana Tech's Michael White, multiple sources told on Saturday. Martin left UT last week to coach at California. A source told that UT has informally contacted some..." April 20

  • Report: Arizona State transfer Egor Koulechov to transfer to Rice

    College Basketball Talk "Egor Koulechov is headed to Rice, according to a report from Jon Rothstein of Koulechov played 14.0 minutes per game for Arizona State as a freshman last season, averaging 3.7 points. He played major minutes early in the season, but only saw more than eight minutes once after..." April 17

  • Marshall's Kareem Canty finally gets release, will transfer "It's been expected for a couple weeks that Marshall point guard Kareem Canty was going to wind up on the transfer list. He made his intentions clear on social media a couple weeks ago, but the Thundering Herd had still not given Canty his release. On Friday, it finally came -- and now Canty is..." April 11

  • Sources: FAU to hire Michael Curry "Florida Atlantic will hire former NBA player and coach Michael Curry as its new coach, sources told ESPN's Jeff Goodman. Curry coached the Detroit Pistons for the 2008-09 season, compiling a 39-43 record. He also played parts of 11 seasons for six teams." April 07

  • Texas riches extend to basketball courts

    USA Today "The state of Texas – including all of its more than 268,000 square miles – is still the home to $60 million high school football stadiums, Johnny Football and the NFL franchise that considers itself "America's Team." But as Arlington this week welcomes the men's basketball Final Four – the..." April 02

  • Source on Mike D'Antoni to Marshall: 'There is mutual interest' "Marshall has reached out to Los Angeles Lakers head coach Mike D'Antoni about its head coaching vacancy, a source close to D'Antoni confirmed to on Thursday night. first reported the interest from Marshall. But D'Antoni is interested, too, a source said. "I would..." March 28

  • Marshall inquires with Mike D'Antoni "Marshall University has reached out to Los Angeles Lakers coach Mike D'Antoni to gauge his interest in coaching his alma mater, according to sources close to the process. Sources told that the Thundering Herd have pursued D'Antoni before and made this latest inquiry -- which coincides..." March 27

  • Florida St. 78, Louisiana Tech 75

    ProSportsDaily "Aaron Thomas had 21 points and nine rebounds and Okaro White posted 20 and eight as the Seminoles held on against the visiting Bulldogs in the NIT quarterfinals. Devon Bookert chipped in 11 points and Montay Brandon had 10 for the top-seeded Seminoles (22-13), who advanced to next week's Final..." March 27

  • Illinois point guard Nick Norton will join father Randy at UAB "Nearly one year ago, Randy Norton was hired to be UAB's head women's basketball coach. In a few months, his son Nick will join him in Birmingham for the next few years. Nick Norton, who spent his senior year at Bloomington Central Catholic (Ill.), verbally committed to sign with head coach..." March 26

  • Minnesota 81, Southern Miss 73

    ProSportsDaily "Austin Hollins scored a career-high 32 points as the Gophers pulled away in the second half for a win over the visiting Golden Eagles in the NIT quarterfinals. Hollins finished with six 3-pointers, four assists and three steals for top-seeded Minnesota (23-13), which shot 50 percent from the..." March 26

  • Rice to hire VCU's Mike Rhoades "Rice will hire VCU assistant Mike Rhoades to fill its head coaching vacancy, sources told Rhoades has been on Shaka Smart's staff since Smart's first season in Richmond in 2009. Prior to his stint at VCU, Rhoades enjoyed a long period of success at Division III Randolph-Macon..." March 25

  • Southern Miss 71, Missouri 63

    ProSportsDaily "Neil Watson had 18 points and seven assists to help the Golden Eagles upset the host Tigers in the second round of the NIT. Aaron Brown added 16 points for third-seeded Southern Mississippi (29-6), which advances to the NIT quarterfinals at top-seeded Minnesota on Tuesday. Michael Craig added..." March 23

  • Louisiana Tech 79, Georgia 71

    ProSportsDaily "Four players scored in double figures, led by Alex Hamilton's 20 points, as Louisiana Tech survived a late rally by host Georgia in an all-Bulldogs matchup in the second round of the NIT. Chris Anderson had 18 points and eight rebounds while Cordarius Johnson was 6-of-7 from the field - 3-of-3..." March 22

  • FAU search centered on Ohio State assistant Dave Dickerson "Florida Atlantic has centered its coaching search on Ohio State assistant Dave Dickerson, a source told on Friday. Whether Dickerson would take the job remains unclear. Athletic director Patrick Chun spent 15 years in the Ohio State athletic department before taking the FAU job..." March 22

  • Tulsa wins C-USA with 69-60 win over Louisiana Tech

    ProSportsDaily "James Woodard scored 27 points as the Golden Hurricane punched their ticket to the NCAA tournament by winning the championship of the Conference-USA tournament in El Paso, Texas. Woodard made 8-of-13 from the floor, including 4-of-5 3-point attempts, and reached double figures for the 25th..." March 16

  • FAU guards Pablo Bertone, Marquan Botley recognized by C-USA

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "FAU guards Pablo Bertone and Marquan Botley were recognized by Conference USA on its season-end All-Conference teams this week. Bertone, C-USA's top scorer (18.9 points per game) was named to the All-Conference First Team Monday. Botley, a freshman guard from Texas, was named to the..." March 12

  • Tall task ahead of Mean Green basketball as C-USA tourney looms

    Dallas Morning News "There have been times during Tony Benford’s second season as coach of North Texas when it looked like the Mean Green was about to break through. UNT hammered Texas A&M by 20 on New Year’s Eve and strung four straight Conference USA wins in February. Each high has been followed by a low in an..." March 11

  • C-USA Names UAB's Chad Frazier Newcomer Of The Year "Postseason accolades continue to pour in for UAB men’s basketball junior guard Chad Frazier. The Charlotte, N.C. native and 2014 First Team All-Conference USA selection was voted the 2014 C-USA Newcomer of the year, the league office announced on Tuesday. Frazier, who was tabbed a First Team..." March 11

  • Tulane looks to finish over .500 in its final C-USA season Thursday against Southern Miss

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "Seeding in the conference tournament is on the line as Tulane prepares for the last game of the season. The Green Wave (16-14, 8-7 C-USA ) will take on Southern Mississippi on Thursday in a game that will make Tulane either the sixth or seventh seed and give them a first-round bye. Southern..." March 06

  • Taking a look at USM's chances at an NCAA Tourney bid

    Biloxi Sun Herald "Nearly every recent NCAA Tournament projection has the Southern Miss men's basketball team in the field as either an 11 or 12 seed as the lone team out of Conference USA. That means if USM (25-5, 12-3) is eliminated in the C-USA Tournament, the Golden Eagles' chances of an NCAA at-large bid..." March 04

  • FAU fires basketball coach Mike Jarvis

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "FAU fired men’s basketball coach Mike Jarvis Thursday after six seasons in Boca Raton, according to multiple sources close to the program. Jarvis, 68, had one-year remaining on his contract. He signed a three-year extension in April 2012. FAU blew a 16-point lead to Tulane on Wednesday to..." February 28

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