Category Archives: Basketball

Washington becomes first school to produce top pick in NBA and WNBA drafts

SEATTLE, Wash. – Following Thursday’s NBA draft, the University of Washington became the first school to produce the top pick in the NBA and WNBA drafts in the same academic…

Mountain West Commissioner Craig Thompson named to DI Men’s Basketball Committee

Craig Thompson Mountain West Conference Mountain West Commissioner Craig Thompson has been named to the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Committee, filling the seat recently vacated by retiring New Mexico…

Women’s basketball: UConn great Diana Taurasi becomes WNBA’s all-time leading scorer

When Diana Taurasi passed Tina Thompson Sunday to become the WNBA’s all-time leading scorer, it was just the latest of many statistical milestones that define the career of the one…

Former Louisville operations director acted unethically, head coach failed to monitor

A former Louisville director of basketball operations acted unethically when he committed serious violations by arranging striptease dances and sex acts for prospects, student-athletes and others, and did not cooperate…

College basketball: Men’s basketball coach’s box grows 10 feet

The NCAA Playing Rules Oversight Panel on Tuesday approved extending the coach’s box to 38 feet for the 2017-18 men’s basketball season. The coach’s box was 28 feet, but NCAA…

Women’s basketball moves to 4-foot arc in the lane

The NCAA Playing Rules Oversight Panel approved moving to a 4-foot restricted-area arc in the lane for the 2017-18 women’s basketball season. Previously, the restricted-area arc was located 3 feet…