UAB Rumors & News

  • Check out UAB coach Robert Ehsan's new contract, salary breakdown, incentives and more

    Alabama "New UAB basketball coach Robert Ehsan's contract was formally approved on Wednesday by the UA System Board of Trustees Compensation Committee. The 33-year-old Ehsan, who spent four seasons as an assistant at UAB before succeeding Jerod Haase as the Blazers' head coach earlier this month, will..." April 20

  • Jason Terry no longer candidate for UAB job

    ESPN "Houston Rockets guard Jason Terry told KRIV-TV on Sunday that he has been told by UAB that he is no longer being considered for the school's head-coaching vacancy. "I'm encouraged," Terry told KRIV-TV before the Rockets' game against the Oklahoma City Thunder. "It was my first time [to..." April 04

  • Jason Terry interviews for UAB coaching job

    Houston Chronicle "Prior to the matchup between the Houston Rockets and Chicago Bulls on Thursday, Jason Terry interviewed for the vacant coaching job for the University of Alabama-Birmingham's basketball program, according to Mark Berman of Fox 26 news. Terry maintained that the interview was not an indication..." April 01

  • Stanford expected to hire Jerod Haase as head coach

    ESPN "Stanford is expected to hire Jerod Haase as its next head coach, sources told ESPN. Haase, 41, has been the head coach at UAB the past four seasons. He was 54-46 heading into this season, but the Blazers went 26-7 in 2015-16 and won the Conference USA regular-season title before falling in the..." March 25

  • UAB's Jerod Haase among leading candidates to be Stanford's coach

    CBS Sports "UAB coach Jerod Haase has spoken with Stanford officials and is considered among the leading candidates to be the next coach of the Cardinal, a source told CBS Sports. Haase has been UAB's head coach for four seasons. He's won 20 games each of the past two seasons. UAB won C-USA this..." March 24

  • Brigham Young 97, UAB 79

    The Sports Xchange "Senior guard Chase Fischer made seven 3-pointers while scoring 27 points and senior point guard Kyle Collinsworth extended his NCAA career triple-doubles record to 12 as the Brigham Young Cougars recorded a 97-79 victory over Alabama-Birmingham on Wednesday in National Invitation Tournament..." March 17

  • UAB coach Jerod Haase gives nearly $46K to school's basketball players

    CBS Sports "A college basketball coach from a program that won an NCAA Tournament game last season is paying for his players' cost of attendance stipends -- right out of his pocket. UAB's Jerod Haase is stepping up and forking over $46,000 of his own money to cover cost of attendance fees for both his team..." November 11

  • UAB men's basketball player leaves program

    Alabama "Guard Jarvis Calhoun has left the men's basketball program at UAB, coach Jerod Haase confirmed Tuesday through a team spokesman. The Blazers, coming off an upset last season in the NCAA Tournament, returns all five starters: Nick Norton, Robert Brown, Hakeem Baxter, William Lee and Tosin..." July 22

  • 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

  • UAB coach Jerod Haase talks two-year extension

    Alabama "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

  • Dazon Ingram commits to Alabama over UAB

    Alabama "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

  • Judge rules against NCAA in revolutionary O'Bannon case

    ESPN "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

    Alabama "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

    ESPN "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

  • UAB point guard Chad Frazier arrested, charged with third-degree domestic violence

    Alabama "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

  • Illinois point guard Nick Norton will join father Randy at UAB

    Alabama "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

  • 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

  • How bad is college basketball in Alabama? Let me count the ways

    Alabama "If you love college basketball, you have to hate what's happening to the sport in the state of Alabama. Because what's happening is we're living through what may be the worst college basketball season here in the last 30 years. Take a look at this snapshot. If you care about the game, it'll..." February 25