• Ex-Adidas Executive to Pay Schools Restitution

    by Jason Scott April 2019

    Former Adidas executive James Gatto, an official at the center of the massive bribery scheme in college basketball, has agreed to pay restitution to three schools wrapped up in his crimes.

  • LSU, Suspended Coach Wade Negotiating Meeting

    by Jason Scott April 2019

    LSU’s men’s basketball team wrapped up its season last week, bowing out of the NCAA tournament after advancing to the Sweet 16. But the drama isn’t over for the Tigers — not by a longshot — as the school and the team’s coach Will Wade continue to spar over Wade’s indefinite suspension.

  • UNC Coach Hatchell Accused of Racial Insensitivity

    by Paul Steinbach April 2019

    A week after news broke that the entire University of North Carolina women's basketball coaching staff had been placed on administrative leave come specifics as to grievances involving head coach Sylvia Hatchell.

  • Nebraska Puts Basketball Court Design to Fan Vote

    by Jason Scott April 2019

    The University of Nebraska is inviting fans to participate in selecting the design for a fresh basketball court at Pinnacle Bank Arena.

  • Road to the Final Four by Bus for MSU Band, Cheer Team

    by Paul Steinbach April 2019

    Unlike Colgate, which denied its band a chance to play at the NCAA tournament, Michigan State will send musicians to the Final Four in Minneapolis. But there's no room on the plane for the Spartan band, which along with the MSU cheer squad will travel the 636 miles by bus.

  • U. of Illinois to Broaden Beer Sales in Athletic Venues

    by Paul Steinbach April 2019

    The University of Illinois Division of Intercollegiate Athletics announced Tuesday that it will add beer to public concessions options in general seating areas at Memorial Stadium (football) and State Farm Center (basketball) beginning this fall. Plans to allow beer sales at Illinois Field (baseball) and Eichelberger Field (softball) are also being finalized.

  • Alabama Addresses Students' Fourth-Quarter Attrition

    by Paul Steinbach April 2019

    University of Alabama students received an email Monday priming them for the upcoming football season in terms of ticket packaging and individual game pricing. At the end of the email came a one-paragraph introduction to Tide Loyalty Points, a new program designed to keep students from vacating their seats late during games at Bryant-Denny Stadium.

  • How Campuses Bring Integrated Wellness to Broader Audiences

    by Michael Popke April 2019

    College and university recreation professionals are making giant strides toward integrating wellbeing across multiple campus programs and services. As many can strongly attest, these efforts by definition include consideration of employee health and wellness.

  • UNC Women's Basketball Coaches Placed on Paid Leave

    by Paul Steinbach April 2019

    The entire University of North Carolina women's basketball coaching staff has been placed on paid administrative leave over "issues raised by student-athletes and others."

  • Big Ten Leads Power Five in NCAA Tournament Payout

    by Jason Scott April 2019

    As the NCAA men’s basketball tournament reaches the Final Four and the payouts from this year’s event have been allocated, a picture of how much each conference is set to earn is coming into focus.