Posts Tagged College sports

Arkansas State promotes volunteer coach to assistant coach

JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas State head baseball coach Tommy Raffo has announced the promotion of volunteer assistant Noah Sanders to full-time assistant coach.

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Parents of Illinois players don’t believe coach allegations

In this March 5, 2015, file photo, Illinois'  Amarah Coleman, left, drives to the basket as Nebraska's Chandler Smith guards during an NCAA college basketball game in Hoffman Estates, Ill. Coleman is one of seven former University of Illinois women's basketball players that filed a federal lawsuit Wednesday, July 1, 2015, against the university, accusing coach Matt Bollant and former assistant Mike Divilbiss, of violating their civil rights by creating a racially hostile environment. The lawsuit filed Wednesday in federal court names the university, athletic director Mike Thomas, Bollant,  Divilbiss, and university trustees. The ex-players seek $10 million in damages. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File)

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — The parents of a current University of Illinois women’s basketball player and an incoming recruit said Thursday that they don’t believe the allegations made by seven former players in a lawsuit this week accusing coaches of creating racial hostility.

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Former Virginia Tech athletic director Jim Weaver dies

BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Former Virginia athletic director Jim Weaver has died. He was 70.

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Former NDSU hoops standout Alexander going pro in Germany

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Former North Dakota State University men’s basketball standout Lawrence Alexander has signed a professional contract with a team in Germany.

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Ohio prosecutor: Former Dayton basketball player sentenced

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A southwest Ohio prosecutor says a former University of Dayton basketball player convicted of trespassing charges has been sentenced to 30 days in jail and ordered to pay restitution.

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