UAB Rumors & News

  • 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 "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 "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 "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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 "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