Posts Tagged College basketball

New George Mason coach Paulsen embraces Final Four past

Dave Paulsen waits at the start of a news conference in Fairfax, Va., Wednesday, April 1, 2015, announcing him as the new George Mason men's basketball coach. Paulsen, who was a three-time Patriot League coach of the year at Bucknell University, replaces Paul Hewitt, who went 66-67 in four seasons at George Mason. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — Next season marks the 10th anniversary of George Mason’s improbable run to the 2006 Final Four. New coach Dave Paulsen expects celebrations to commemorate the occasion.

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Washington assistant Otzelberger returns to Iowa State

AMES, Iowa (AP) — Washington assistant T.J. Otzelberger is returning to Iowa State after two seasons in Seattle.

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Xavier gives coach Mack 1-year extension through 2020-21

CINCINNATI (AP) — Xavier coach Chris Mack got a one-year contract extension through the 2020-21 season on Wednesday after leading the Musketeers to the Sweet 16 in the NCAA Tournament for the third time in his six years.

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Traevon Jackson’s journey ends at Final Four for Wisconsin

Wisconsin Badgers guard Traevon Jackson drives the lane against North Carolina Tar Heels guard Joel Berry II during the second half during NCAA West Region semifinals at Staples Center in Los Angeles on Thursday March 26, 2015. (AP Photo/The Orange County Register, Ed Crisostomo)

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Traevon Jackson sat on the scorer’s table in his practice jersey, watching Wisconsin teammates run up and down the floor.

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Northern Iowa and Ben Jacobson agree to 10-year extension

In this March 21, 2015, file photo, Northern Iowa head coach Ben Jacobson speaks during a news conference for an NCAA college basketball tournament third round game in Seattle. Ben Jacobson has agreed to stay with the Panthers for another decade. Northern Iowa spokesman Colin McDonough says Jacobson and the school have agreed to a contract extension through 2024-25. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Northern Iowa coach Ben Jacobson has agreed to stay with the Panthers for another decade.

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