Texas Tech has fired women’s basketball coach Marlene Stollings. The program made the announcement Thursday evening following a mass exodus of players who accused Stollings of verbal abuse and creating a “toxic atmosphere.” “Texas Tech athletic director Kirby Hocutt has announcedRead More »
Former Florida State University center Michael Ojo died on Friday after collapsing during training in Serbia, his former team Red Star Belgrade said. ''The sudden and shocking death has deeply shaken everyone in the club,'' Red Star said in a statement. ''In all of my years of coaching, I've never been around a person who captivated the emotions of everybody he came into contact with like Michael,'' Florida State coach Leonard Hamilton said in a statement after learning of Ojo's death.
McKinley Wright IV will be back for season No. 4 with the Colorado Buffaloes. It's a big boost for a Buffaloes team that's coming off a 21-11 mark in 2019-20 and was potentially looking at an NCAA Tournament bid before the season was halted due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Wright was an All-Pac-12 first team selection a season ago, along with an all-defensive team pick.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) -- Alabama guard John Petty Jr. is staying in school instead of entering the NBA draft.