Posts Tagged College basketball

LSU adds Al Pinkins as assistant to men’s basketball staff

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — LSU head basketball coach Johnny Jones says he has added former Mississippi and Tennessee assistant Al Pinkins to the Tigers’ coaching staff.

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NAU Jacks on the rise under Jack Murphy

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Had Northern Arizona’s season ended on March 13, it would have been deemed successful. The Lumberjacks lost that day, but still had four more wins than the season before and reached the semifinals of the Big Sky tournament.

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South Carolina’s Staley looking for consistent scoring

In this Friday, March 6, 2015 file photo, South Carolina coach Dawn Staley talks to players in the first half of a Southeastern Conference women's tournament NCAA college basketball game against Arkansas in North Little Rock, Ark. South Carolina coach Dawn Staley relied on experience over talent at times this season to reach the Gamecocks’ first Final Four. She knows that’s got to change for her team to take the next step toward a national championship. (AP Photo/Danny Johnston, File)

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina coach Dawn Staley relied on experience over talent at times this season to lead the Gamecocks to their first Final Four. She knows that’s got to change for her team to take the next step.

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VCU men’s basketball coach Wade to earn $1 million annually

New Virginia Commonwealth University head basketball coach, Will Wade, gestures during a press conference at the school in Richmond, Va., Wednesday, April 29, 2015.  Wade's arrival was marked by the departure of several recruits.   (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Will Wade will be paid $1 million per season as the men’s basketball coach at VCU, and his five-year contract has bonus opportunities that could significantly boost his annual compensation.

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Tennessee announces signing of 6-foot-9 forward Ray Kasongo

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — College of Southern Idaho forward Ray Kasongo is the first player to sign with Tennessee since Rick Barnes took over as the Volunteers’ coach.

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