DAKAR, Senegal (AP) The African basketball championship may lack star power – even electrical power on occasion. But with national pride at stake, it almost always entertains.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Minnesota sophomore forward Eric Curry will miss the upcoming season, after injuring his left knee during a pickup game.
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) Syracuse’s Taurean Thompson, who had a solid freshman season for the Orange, is taking a leave of absence from the university, coach Jim Boeheim announced Monday in a brief statement.
AUCKLAND, New Zealand (AP) Wisconsin got off to a winning start on its five-game trip to New Zealand and Australia on Tuesday, beating the New Zealand Breakers 85-75.
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) Missouri announced Wednesday that prep basketball standout Jontay Porter has reclassified and signed as part of first-year coach Cuonzo Martin’s 2017 recruiting class.
LAS VEGAS (AP) College basketball coaches have the chance to see a multitude of recruits during the July evaluation period in Las Vegas.
CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) Clemson coach Brad Brownell is hopeful his summer trip to Spain next week benefits the Tigers as much as the last overseas trip to Italy did four years ago.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) Alabama basketball coach Avery Johnson has received a two-year contract extension through 2023.