NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Belmont is joining the Missouri Valley Conference on July 1 as that league's 11th member, leaving the Ohio Valley Conference after nine years. Dr. Greg Jones, Belmont president, announced the decision to change conferences. Belmont decided in 1996 to go fromRead More »
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) Trayce Jackson-Davis made up his mind about Mike Woodson after one, 10-minute meeting. Now all four and a flurry of new teammates are on board with Woodson as they start writing a new chapter in Hoosiers history. ''He was perfect,'' Jackson-Davis said Monday at Indiana's media day.
NEW YORK (AP) A former St. John's assistant basketball coach is suing the university and head coach Mike Anderson, claiming he was fired because of a health issue. Steve DeMeo says in a lawsuit he was let go in June after telling Anderson about a serious heart condition that necessitated work accommodations due to the pandemic and would likely require additional procedures and medical leave. Previous to that, DeMeo asserts in the suit, Anderson had only praised his job performance.
LOS ANGELES (AP) Nan Wooden, the daughter of late UCLA basketball coach John Wooden and a fixture at the Bruins games for years, died Tuesday. The school said she died of natural causes at a care facility in the San Fernando Valley, according to family members. Wooden continued to attend UCLA's games long after her Hall of Fame father retired from coaching in 1975, when the Bruins won their 10th NCAA championship.