• The Associated Press

    Louisville challenges NCAA over recruiting allegations

    Louisville has refuted NCAA allegations against its men's basketball program in the wake of a federal corruption scandal, requesting that the highest-level violation be reclassified. The university also is challenging that former coach Rick Pitino failed to promote an atmosphere of compliance in his program. Louisville filed a 104-page response last week to the Notice Of Allegations sent to the school in May. The document stated that college sports' governing body seeks to ignore wire fraud convictions against several people involved in the scheme - including a former Adidas executive - by suggesting they were representing its athletic interests.

  • The Associated Press

    Ronnie Hogue dies, UGa's 1st Black scholarship hoops player

    Ronnie Hogue, the first Black scholarship athlete on the Georgia Bulldogs men's basketball team, died Friday, the school announced. Hogue was a native of Washington, D.C., and lived in Maryland. Arriving at Georgia in 1969, Hogue averaged 20.5 points per game as a junior and scored a career-high 46 points against LSU on Dec. 20, 1971 - the second-highest total in school history and most ever by a Georgia player at Stegeman Coliseum.

  • College basketball bubbles brewing with season on horizon
    The Associated Press

    College basketball bubbles brewing with season on horizon

    With the coronavirus pandemic already forcing changes for college basketball, a bubble may be brewing in Indianapolis. Indiana Sports Corp. released a 16-page proposal Friday that calls for turning the city convention center's exhibition halls and meeting rooms into basketball courts and locker rooms. The all-inclusive price starts at $90,000 per team and would cover 20 hotel rooms per traveling party, testing, daily food vouchers ranging from $30-$50 and the cost of game officials.

  • Maui Invitational moving to North Carolina during pandemic
    The Associated Press

    Maui Invitational moving to North Carolina during pandemic

    ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) -- The Maui Invitational is moving to the mainland during the coronavirus pandemic.