High School Football Coaches Making Jump to D-I
by Paul Myerberg, USA TODAY Sports February 2015
If other signs point favorably in his direction, history is not on UNLV coach Tony Sanchez's side. In December, Sanchez became the fourth coach to make the leap from the high school ranks to the top of college football's highest level.
Realignment Boosts SoCon Basketball Attendance
by Gene Henley February 2015
Perhaps the biggest difference between last season's Southern Conference in basketball and this season has been in the seats.
Editorial: Mitigate College Costs with Athletic Fees Cap
by Robert M. Davis February 2015
The recommendation to place a cap on the amount of fees that Virginia's institutions could collect was part of a large set of recommendations put forth by Virginia's Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission and released in November.
U. of Georgia Indoor Practice Facility Finally on Table
by Chip Towers; Staff February 2015
The UGA Athletic Association Board of Directors will hear at its quarterly meeting about plans for an indoor practice facility to be built somewhere on campus within the next year or so.
How to Cure College Basketball's Early Season Ills?
by Nicole Auerbach, USA TODAY Sports February 2015
College basketball season stretches from early November into April, though for the most casual of fans, it truly only occupies the month of March. This is a sport that celebrates its end better than any other, dominating the sports landscape from Selection Sunday through the Final Four. But college basketball's regular season is a different story.
'Lady Vol' Nickname Change Draws Legislative Fire
by Georgiana Vines February 2015
State Rep. Roger Kane, a Republican who represents the 89th District, hosted “Lady Vols Day On The Hill” in Nashville as part of his opposition to the University of Tennessee dropping the Lady Vols name except for basketball but said Friday he doesn’t believe he can do anything in the Legislature to reverse the decision.
Will NIT Experiment Boost Scoring in College Hoops?
by Scott Adamson February 2015
Twenty-three years ago, NCAA Division II Troy State University and NAIA member Devry University of Atlanta decided to give basketball fans something to talk about.
College Coach Fired for Seeking Money from Players
by Dayton Daily News (Ohio) February 2015
Sinclair Community College has fired women's basketball interim head coach Marcus Stewart for allegedly seeking money from student-athletes to buy athletic goods.
Penn State Will Again Share in Big Ten Bowl Revenue
by Joe Juliano; Inquirer Staff Writer February 2015
Another provision of the sanctions assessed against Penn State has been reversed with the announcement Thursday that the university once again will receive its full share of bowl revenues from the Big Ten Conference beginning with the 2015 season.
BYU Commits to Basketball with Facilities Upgrades
by Jay Drew The Salt Lake Tribune February 2015
If potential recruits around the country were unsure if BYU is committed to improving its standing in the country's college basketball landscape, they should not be now.