The Score - NCAA Basketball

K-State extends Weber through 2022-23 season

K-State extends Weber through 2022-23 season

Bruce Weber might be at Kansas State forever the way things are going. The basketball coach signed a two-year contract extension Friday that provides a bump in salary and could keep him with the
NCAA grants Florida State's Cofer extra year of eligibility

NCAA grants Florida State's Cofer extra year of eligibility

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - The NCAA has granted Florida State forward Phil Cofer's request for another year of eligibility.Cofer and the school say learned of the decision on Friday.The 6-foot-8 Cofer was a
Kansas State's Brown returns for senior season, withdraws from NBA draft

Kansas State's Brown returns for senior season, withdraws from NBA draft

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) Kansas State guard Barry Brown Jr. withdrew from the NBA draft on Friday, deciding instead to return to the Wildcats for his senior season. The 6-foot-3 Brown has started 83 of
Report: Tom Izzo won't be hired as Magic's head coach

Report: Tom Izzo won't be hired as Magic's head coach

Michigan State's Tom Izzo won't fill the Orlando Magic's head coach vacancy, according to Graham Couch of the Lansing State Journal.Izzo was never seriously considered for the position, as he didn't
North Carolina's Maye withdraws from NBA draft, returns for senior year

North Carolina's Maye withdraws from NBA draft, returns for senior year

North Carolina forward Luke Maye will withdraw from the 2018 NBA Draft to return for his senior year.Maye averaged 16.9 points and 10.1 rebounds per game during the 2017-18 season, shooting 43.1
Report: Magic interested in Tom Izzo for HC position

Report: Magic interested in Tom Izzo for HC position

The Orlando Magic have expressed interest in current Michigan State head coach Tom Izzo for the team's head coaching vacancy, according to Michael Scotto of The Athletic.It was not reported that the
FBI agent in NCAA probe was removed from case due to alleged illegal activity

FBI agent in NCAA probe was removed from case due to alleged illegal activity

One of the FBI agents whose undercover work helped lead to the arrests of 10 people in relation to a widespread probe into corruption in college basketball was removed from the case due to accusations
Former UNC star Phil Ford has surgery for prostate cancer

Former UNC star Phil Ford has surgery for prostate cancer

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. - North Carolina says former point guard Phil Ford has had surgery for prostate cancer.Team spokesman Steve Kirschner said Wednesday that Ford underwent the procedure Tuesday after
Georgia Tech's Okogie to remain in NBA draft after impressive combine

Georgia Tech's Okogie to remain in NBA draft after impressive combine

Georgia Tech sophomore wing Josh Okogie will remain in the upcoming NBA draft and forgo his remaining college eligibility, he announced Monday.Okogie's decision comes after he turned heads at the
Kansas fires athletic director Sheahon Zenger

Kansas fires athletic director Sheahon Zenger

Kansas shook up its athletic department in a massive way Monday by announcing the firing of athletic director Sheahon Zenger."Sheahon has been a loyal Jayhawk, and our athletics department has
NCAA schools look at possible compensation from sports betting

NCAA schools look at possible compensation from sports betting

It's not just the major professional sports leagues that are set to be affected by the legalization of sports gambling, as many will eagerly wager on college football and basketball as well.With that
Louisville settles for $4.5M with ex-AD Jurich over firing

Louisville settles for $4.5M with ex-AD Jurich over firing

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) Louisville reached a $4.5 million settlement with former athletic director Tom Jurich, who was fired in the wake of a national federal corruption investigation of college
Michael Porter Jr.: 'I'm the best player in this draft'

Michael Porter Jr.: 'I'm the best player in this draft'

A year ago, Michael Porter Jr. was projected as the consensus No. 1 pick in this summer's NBA draft. But, a lower back injury changed that, limiting him to just three games for Missouri this past
ACC coaches recommend NCAA Tournament expansion to 72 teams

ACC coaches recommend NCAA Tournament expansion to 72 teams

During the ACC (Atlantic Coast Conference) spring meetings, the conference's basketball coaches put forward recommendations to expand the NCAA Tournament field from 68 to 72 teams, according to
NCAA open to holding championships in states with legalized sports gambling

NCAA open to holding championships in states with legalized sports gambling

The NCAA is opening a door for states with legalized sports gambling to host NCAA championship events and officials in Nevada are already set to get in the game as soon as they can. The governing body
Metta World Peace says gamblers offered him $35K to throw games in college

Metta World Peace says gamblers offered him $35K to throw games in college

While the lifting of the U.S. federal ban on state-sanctioned sports betting was greeted mostly with optimism in the NBA world, where legalized gambling is seen as a potentially fruitful new revenue
Former SEC commissioner Mike Slive dies at age 77

Former SEC commissioner Mike Slive dies at age 77

The SEC announced on Wednesday that former commissioner Mike Slive died in Birmingham at the age of 77.Slive was the seventh commissioner in the conference's history and was one of the most
Calhoun says he expects to coach DIII Saint Joseph

Calhoun says he expects to coach DIII Saint Joseph

WEST HARTFORD, Conn. - Hall of Fame coach Jim Calhoun says he expects to be coaching at the tiny Division III University of Saint Joseph in the fall, but still has some contractual issues with UConn
Report: Magic targeting University of Houston HC Sampson

Report: Magic targeting University of Houston HC Sampson

University of Houston head coach Kelvin Sampson has reportedly emerged as the top target for the Orlando Magic's vacant head coaching vacancy, according to The New York Times' Marc Stein.Sampson
25-year-old man arrested after posing as teen to play high school basketball

25-year-old man arrested after posing as teen to play high school basketball

A 25-year-old man is facing a felony charge after he allegedly claimed to be a 17-year-old so he could play on a high school boys basketball team in Texas.Dallas Independent School District officials