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    by Phil Kaplan November 2017

    In the email sent to athletic director John Currie dated Oct. 31 and obtained by the Knoxville News Sentinel through a public records request, Davis gave a two-week notice...

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    by Geoff Calkins and Mark Giannotto November 2017

    An estranged friend of former Memphis coach Josh Pastner said he sent former Tiger Markel Crawford a pair of Nikes last season worth $117.99, and also gave Crawford "about $300" in gift cards for groceries.

  • Four NCAA Coaches Indicted by Grand Jury

    by Kaja Whitehouse November 2017

    Four NCAA Division I basketball coaches, including former NBA star Chuck "The Rifleman" Connors Person, were indicted Tuesday in one of the biggest corruption scandals ever to hit college sports.

  • Ongoing FBI Probe Clouds Start of New Hoops Season

    by Zach Braziller November 2017

    This year, basketball is an afterthought. All anyone wants to discuss is the corruption of the sport and the programs that had coaches arrested or implicated in the explosive fraud and bribery pay-for-play scandal following a lengthy FBI investigation.

  • Auburn AD Jay Jacobs to Step Down

    by The Roanoke Times November 2017

    Longtime Auburn athletic director Jay Jacobs says he will step down by June 2018. Jacobs announced Friday in a letter to Auburn fans...

  • New Iowa Wave Tradition Touches Families

    by George Schroeder November 2017

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  • Vitale Comments on NCAA Basketball Scandal

    by USA TODAY November 2017

    Vitale might want to still be college basketball's biggest cheerleader, but at 78 he's becoming one of its biggest cynics in the wake of an FBI investigation that has exposed a culture of corruption and backroom deal-making.

  • NC State Coach Talks NCAA Ruling on Player Ineligibility

    by Brant Wilkerson November 2017

    After expressing his disappointment in an NCAA ruling on Monday, new N.C. State basketball coach Kevin Keatts spoke at length Wednesday about the decision that Braxton Beverly will be ineligible to play for the Wolfpack this season. Because Beverly attended classes at Ohio State as a scholarship athlete starting in May, he was considered a transfer in the eyes of the NCAA. And the NCAA denied State's appeal that the freshman, who had been a postgraduate student at Hargrave Military Academy in Chatham, Va., be eligible to play in the 2017-18 season, which will begin Nov. 10.

  • Gonzaga Adds Three Videoboards to Arena

    by Jim Meehan November 2017

    Gonzaga coach Mark Few shows up for work, winding his way around fenced construction zones, stepping on temporary plywood paths and walking past the entrance of the men's basketball locker room. "It's like showing up to your house every day when it's being built," Few said a few weeks ago. "The construction people have been unbelievable, working weekends, nights. It's going to be phenomenal once they get it all done." That day is coming soon for the building boom involving Gonzaga athletics. The majority of the three-story Volkar Center for Athletic Achievement should be done by late November. The expanded locker room is nearly ready to open its new glass doors.