Posts Tagged Men’s basketball

Mavs home after split at Spurs, but is that good?

DALLAS (AP) — Dirk Nowitzki and the Dallas Mavericks are coming home after showing they won’t go quietly in a first-round series with top-seeded San Antonio.

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Tyndall’s task at Tennessee already tougher

Tennessee men's basketball coach Donnie Tyndall, center, talks to athletic director Dave Hart after Tyndall arrived Tuesday, April 22, 2014, in Knoxville, Tenn. At left are Tyndall's fiancee, Nikki Young, and Tennessee chancellor Jimmy Cheek. The former Southern Mississippi coach succeeds Cuonzo Martin, who resigned last week to take the coaching job at California. (AP Photo/Knoxville News Sentinel, Paul Efird)

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Donnie Tyndall just took over Tennessee’s program on Tuesday, yet his job already has gotten tougher.

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Oklahoma State says 2 ex-basketball players die

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma State University has announced the deaths of two former standout basketball players.

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Court tosses conviction for former OSU player

In this Jan. 26, 2011 file photo, Oklahoma State forward Darrell Williams plays in an NCAA college basketball game against Texas in Stillwater, Okla. Oklahoma's criminal appeals court has overturned the conviction of former Oklahoma State basketball player Darrell Williams, accused of sexually assaulting two women at an off-campus party in 2010. The Court of Criminal Appeals on Tuesday, April 22, 2014,  reversed the conviction for Williams because several jurors made unauthorized visits to the crime scene. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, File)

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — An Oklahoma court has overturned the conviction of former Oklahoma State basketball player Darrell Williams, who was accused of sexually assaulting two women at an off-campus party in 2010.

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Grizzlies’ Conley wins NBA’s sportsmanship award

Memphis Grizzlies guard Mike Conley (11) goes up for a shot in front of Oklahoma City Thunder forward Serge Ibaka (9) in the second quarter of Game 2 of an opening-round NBA basketball playoff series in Oklahoma City, Monday, April 21, 2014. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Grizzlies coach Dave Joerger calls guard Mike Conley the kind of man a father would want to marry his daughter. Conley’s peers certainly think highly enough to award him the NBA’s Joe Dumars Trophy for sportsmanship.

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