Big 12 RUMORS & NEWS

  • A photo foretold the future, as Scott Drew and Jared Butler met long before reuniting at Baylor

    CBS Sports "The father asked his son to not be shy, just go up and request a quick picture. The boy didn't much want to bother the gentleman, though. He was a basketball coach at a big school, after all.  But the boy, all of 11 years old, happily walked over and asked. Of..." January 16

  • KU’s Devon Dotson to miss Tuesday’s game at Oklahoma, coach Bill Self says

    Kansas City Star "Kansas sophomore point guard Devon Dotson will not play in Tuesday’s game against Oklahoma, coach Bill Self told The Star. Dotson suffered a hip injury during KU’s 67-55 loss to Baylor on Saturday at Allen Fieldhouse. Self told The Star that Dotson attended the..." January 14

  • TCU receives NCAA notice of allegations tied to former coach Corey Barker

    ESPN "TCU has received an NCAA notice of allegations related to alleged violations involving former assistant men's basketball coach Corey Barker, whom prosecutors accused of accepting bribes from an aspiring business manager in a federal criminal case. The university fired Barker in..." January 09

  • Big 12 fines West Virginia coach Bob Huggins $10,000

    UPI "The Big 12 has fined Bob Huggins $10,000 after the West Virginia men's basketball coach called referees "blind mice," following a win against Oklahoma State. The conference announced Huggins' fine Tuesday. Huggins has now been fined three times for..." January 08

  • West Virginia coach Bob Huggins slams officiating after loss to Kansas

    CBS Sports "If there's one thing you can always rely on, it's that West Virginia coach Bob Huggins will speak his mind any time, any place. And speak his mind he did Saturday. After the Mountaineers lost 60-53 at No. 3 Kansas he didn't mince words on his thoughts of the officiating job done..." January 05

  • Kansas' Bill Self offers fiery response to prediction he'll leave Jayhawks in 2020 for NBA job

    CBS Sports "Kansas coach Bill Self is going to be linked to the San Antonio Spurs for as long as R.C. Buford -- one of Self's groomsmen in his wedding -- is the team's CEO. However, don't expect the Hall of Fame college coach to toy with any rumors or predictions because of that..." January 03

  • Kansas Jayhawks freshman Jalen Wilson back on court; no decision yet on redshirt

    Kansas City Star "Kansas freshman wing Jalen Wilson, who had surgery on his left ankle on Nov. 11, has returned to the court for individual drills, coach Bill Self reported on Thursday. Wilson, a 6-foot-8, 215-pound native of Denton, Texas, broke his ankle in just 27 seconds of action in KU’s..." January 03

  • UTEP basketball coach Rodney Terry released from hospital after allergic reaction

    USA Today "University of Texas at El Paso men's basketball coach Rodney Terry was released Friday from a Miami hospital after suffering an allergic reaction on Wednesday. Terry was hospitalized for anaphylactic shock and had been in critical condition. " January 03

  • Duke jumps to No. 2, Kansas to No. 3 behind No. 1 Gonzaga in Coaches Poll

    CBS Sports "The final USA Today Coaches Poll of the decade has the program that's won as much as almost any other -- Gonzaga -- as the No. 1.  Mark Few's Zags hold a commanding lead, having acquired 30 of the 32 first-place votes. Inside the top five, we have some scooting and..." December 31

  • Kansas plane returns to California after engine fails

    ESPN "The airplane carrying the Kansas men's basketball team home from Sunday's game at Stanford was forced to return to California after a power failure in one of the engines, the school said in a statement. The Jayhawks beat Stanford 72-56 at Maples Pavilion..." December 30

  • Gonzaga is new No. 1, as chaos continues to shake up the Power 36

    NCAA "Villanova dropped Kansas on Saturday. Chaos is here. There are no great/dominating/intimidating teams this season. But that’s fine with me. Give me a last possession game like I saw Saturday at Wells Fargo Arena in front of a packed passionate house, and all is..." December 25

  • Your Daily Cartoon: College basketball's No. 1 seeds keep getting upset

    The Sports Daily "It’s a common theme that No. 1 seeds in college basketball don’t stay at the top for too long, as upsets are common. The season is long, and letdown spots make it difficult on young athletes, so the top 25 gets reshuffled every week. " December 25

  • Monday’s Overreactions: St. John’s, McKinley Wright and why Kentucky and Arizona are overrated

    NBC Sports - College Basketball Talk "PLAYER OF THE WEEK: McKinley Wright, Colorado It’s probably not a coincidence that, in the first game that the Buffaloes played where they legitimately looked like a team that could contend for the Pac-12 title, McKinley Wright was the best player on the floor. In what..." December 24

  • College Basketball Top 25 Power Rankings: Gonzaga or Ohio State at No. 1?

    NBC Sports - College Basketball Talk "A new college basketball top 25 this week features another new No. 1 team in the country. Gonzaga is the team that takes their turn at the top of the rankings after Kansas fell at Villanova on Saturday. There are also three new teams in this week’s power rankings. Here..." December 23

  • Texas takes down No. 1 Stanford for biggest women's basketball win since 2004

    USA Today "During a break in action at the Erwin Center on Sunday, a video was played in which members of Texas’ basketball team recounted the best gifts they had ever received during the holidays. Senior Jada Underwood couldn’t think of a better present than the LG Rumor cell phone..." December 22

  • Las Vegas predicts Kansas-Villanova showdown

    247 Sports "All but one of Kansas’ nine wins this season have come by double-digits. But if Las Vegas lines are any indication, the Jayhawks should be in for a much tougher contest when Kansas travels to face Villanova at 11 a.m. CT Saturday on FOX. While some lines opened with Kansas a..." December 21

  • Best of the decade: Top 10 men's college basketball players

    USA Today "From the beginning of the decade, when Anthony Davis powered Kentucky to a national title, to the end, when Duke's Zion Williamson provided a spectacular highlight reel, college basketball has entertained fans with a wide array of game-changing..." December 11

  • 5 college basketball teams that could win it all

    The Score "A national champion won't be crowned until April, but contenders are already beginning to emerge during early-season tournaments and out-of-conference battles. Based on the first month of play, here are five teams that could be cutting down the nets in..." December 02

  • Lights go out in Atlantis during Seton Hall’s win over Iowa State

    NBC Sports - College Basketball Talk "Myles Powell scored 19 of his 24 points after halftime to help No. 13 Seton Hall beat Iowa State 84-76 in Friday night’s fifth-place game at the Battle 4 Atlantis. Sandro Mamukelashvili added 18 points for the Pirates, who finally took control with a 12-2 second-half run. Powell..." November 30

  • Oklahoma State receives notice of allegations from NCAA due to FBI probe into recruiting corruption

    CBS Sports "The NCAA on Friday served Oklahoma State's men's basketball program with a notice of allegations that is highlighted by a Level I unethical conduct charge against former Cowboys associate head coach Lamont Evans, a source told CBS Sports. Evans was one of four assistant..." November 23