Posts Tagged Men’s basketball

Wisconsin coach Bo Ryan to retire after next season

In this Saturday, March 28, 2015 file photo, Wisconsin players lift up head coach Bo Ryan as they celebrate their 85-78 win over Arizona in a college basketball regional final to advance to the Final Four in the NCAA Tournament in Los Angeles. Ryan said on Monday, June 29, that he will retire after one more season with the Badgers. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)

Bo Ryan has been the fire-breathing face of Wisconsin basketball for 14 seasons, pushing the Badgers to never-before-seen heights.

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Vols’ Barnes: ‘No legs’ to Texas academic misconduct report

In this May, 2015 file photo, Tennessee head football coach Butch Jones, center, and head basketball coach Rick Barnes, right, watch the first half of Game 4 of a second-round NBA basketball Western Conference playoff series between the Memphis Grizzlies and the Golden State Warriors in Memphis, Tenn. The new coaching quartet of Barnes, Avery Johnson, Ben Howland and Mike White will join the rest of the SEC in looking to knock off John Calipari and his Kentucky Wildcats. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File)

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee coach Rick Barnes says he doesn’t have reason to be concerned about a Texas investigation into allegations of academic misconduct in its men’s basketball program.

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Newcomers Henderson, Plumlee, Vonleh introduced by Blazers

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — On the first day in his new NBA city, Gerald Henderson was asked Monday about his impressions of Portland. Before he was able to answer, Trail Blazers general manager Neil Olshey mentioned the city’s recent naked bicycle race.

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Lakers’ Nance was ‘terrified’ of Kobe’s response to tweet

From left, Los Angeles Lakers new draft picks, D'Angelo Russell, Anthony Brown and Larry Nance pose with their jerseys during a news conference, Monday, June 29, 2015, in El Segundo , Calif.  (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) — Larry Nance Jr. says he was “terrified” to speak to Kobe Bryant after the Los Angeles Lakers drafted him because of a tweet Nance sent out in 2012 criticizing Bryant.

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Russell ready to restore Lakers glory alongside Nance, Brown

From left, Los Angeles Lakers new draft picks, D'Angelo Russell, Anthony Brown and Larry Nance pose with their jerseys during a news conference, Monday, June 29, 2015, in El Segundo , Calif.  (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) — D’Angelo Russell was the No. 2 pick in the NBA draft, and he chose the No. 1 jersey with the Los Angeles Lakers.

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