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Dawn Staley, who recently signed a landmark $22.4 million, seven-year contract, said it’s simply a numbers game when looking at the demographics of who plays the sport compared to who gets the most opportunities to lead them.

The Supreme Court decided unanimously Monday that the NCAA can’t enforce rules limiting education-related benefits — like computers and paid internships — that colleges offer to student-athletes, a ruling that could help push changes in how the student-athletes are compensated.

A brawl broke out at the end of Monday night’s basketball game between Jackson State and Prairie View A&M. While shaking hands after A&M’s 70-61 win, frustrations spilled over from the game that featured a hard foul in the final minute.That resulted in a technical foul on Jackson State’s Jayveous McKinnis.Sign Up For Our Newsletter! Meanwhile, […]

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LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Third-ranked Kansas and Kansas State ended their bitter showdown Tuesday night with a wild melee in the disabled seating behind the Wildcats’ basket that included punches, shoving and at least one player threatening to swing a stool. The Jayhawks were dribbling out the time on their 81-60 victory when Silvio De […]

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WASHINGTON (AP) — A Georgetown men’s basketball player who is now off the team was among three Hoyas who were the subject of complaints accusing them of burglary and harassment. A university statement Monday said Josh LeBlanc was off the roster “effective immediately.” LeBlanc and two other players — Myron Gardner and Galen Alexander — […]

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EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — On the night Michigan State retired his number, Draymond Green told a funny story about a recent pickup game. At issue was Green’s No. 23, which is also worn by current Spartans standout Xavier Tillman. “He was talking junk, and I said, ‘You’re going to take that number off,'” Green […]

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — The University of Kansas apologized for its risque Late Night at the Phog event in which rapper Snoop Dogg performed, stripper poles were wheeled onto the Allen Fieldhouse floor and fake money was shot over the heads of prospective recruits. Athletic director Jeff Long said Friday night “we expected a clean […]

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Juwan Howard is coming back to Michigan. The former member of the Fab Five agreed to a five-year deal, which will pay him $2 million in his first year, on Wednesday to lead the Wolverines.”As a ‘Michigan Man’ I know the place our program has in college basketball and I […]

Dwyane Wade says it’s time college basketball got a makeover. Wade sits down with PodcastOne Sports Now to talk about the NCAA Tournament and the memories he has of his Final Four run with Marquette in 2003. The conversation with guest host and AP Basketball Writer Tim Reynolds also includes the Miami Heat star saying it’s time […]

It’s March Madness time and for college basketball fans it’s the most exciting time of year! Everyone is busy working on their brackets and predicting who will come out on top this year. Chris Paul gives a hilarious breakdown of what team your favorite celebrities are supporting this year. For example, Suge Knight supporting Penn […]

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DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Duke might have to figure out what the Zion Show will look like without its namesake. And Zion Williamson could have some things of his own to consider, too. All because of a freak injury to arguably the most exciting player in college basketball in the opening minute of the sport’s […]

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NEW YORK (AP) — Former University of Southern California assistant basketball coach Tony Bland pleaded guilty Wednesday to conspiracy to commit bribery, admitting to accepting $4,100 in cash to steer players at the school to certain financial advisers and business managers. Bland’s plea in Manhattan federal court makes it likely he’ll spend little or no […]