Category Archives: Basketball

College basketball: Minnesota coach Richard Pitino sees nonconference schedule as ‘great test’

Glancing at the 2017-18 Minnesota men’s basketball nonconference schedule released Tuesday, you will notice the absence of high-major opponents coming to Williams Arena beyond Miami (Fla.) in this season’s ACC/Big…

Duke basketball: Coach K’s only limit is whether he’s able to keep coaching

The essential question is not, and really has never been, how long Mike Krzyzewski wants to keep coaching. It has always been how long he can keep coaching. And with…

College basketball: Travel guide for summer foreign trips

Once every four years, college basketball programs are allowed to embark on a foreign trip and given 10 extra practices in the summer to prepare. Many power conference schools (for…

College basketball: Wisconsin takes trip Down Under with team in transition

Genaro C. Armas | The Associated Press MADISON, Wis. — At some point on Saturday on a plane flying over the Pacific Ocean, Wisconsin coach Greg Gard will settle into…

Duke basketball: Krzyzewski to undergo knee surgery; Dominican Republic trip canceled

DURHAM, N.C. – Duke head men’s basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski will undergo total knee replacement surgery on his right knee this weekend at Duke University Hospital. To ensure Krzyzewski’s complete…

Women’s basketball: Maryland gearing up to play in World University Games

When the Maryland women’s basketball players first saw their new jerseys — the ones they’ll wear later this month in Taipei, Taiwan, with “USA” emblazoned across the front — they…