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  • UConn officially adds 3 to basketball roster

    STORRS, Conn. (AP) — UConn has officially added three off-season acquisitions to its men’s basketball team. Guard Sterling Gibbs and forward Shonn Miller have joined the Huskies for a final year of eligibility after graduating…

  • So long, Mayor: Hoiberg leaves Iowa State stocked for future

    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa State’s beloved “Mayor” is gone, lured to the riches and challenges of the NBA. At least Fred Hoiberg left his alma mater stocked with talent. The 42-year-old Hoiberg grew…

  • Mihalich signs extension at Hofstra

    HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) — Joe Mihalich, who has overseen a two-year turnaround of the basketball program at Hofstra, has signed a contract extension. Director of Athletics Jeffrey Hathaway announced the extension Monday. No other details…

  • Big-name coaches nonplussed by shorter shot clock

    BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich. (AP) — John Calipari bluntly downplayed the effect a shorter shot clock might have on college basketball. “Thirty seconds is not going to have an impact on the game,” the Kentucky coach…

  • Kansas lands touted Ole Miss transfer Dwight Coleby

    LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Kansas has landed Ole Miss transfer Dwight Coleby, a highly touted center who will redshirt next season and have two years of eligibility remaining. The Jayhawks will lose a trio of…

  • Big-name coaches nonplussed by shorter shot clock

    BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich. (AP) — John Calipari says shortening the shot clock to 30 seconds won’t have any impact on college basketball. Roy Williams echoed that sentiment, if a bit less forcefully, and John Beilein…

  • UNC’s Roy Williams says he hasn’t seen NCAA allegations

    BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich. (AP) — North Carolina basketball coach Roy Williams says he hasn’t seen what’s in the notice of allegations from the NCAA in connection with the school’s academic fraud scandal. The school said…

  • Miles’ new deal has bonuses for Big Ten title, NCAA berth

    LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska men’s basketball coach Tim Miles’ new contract also has changes in how he earns certain bonuses. The athletic department released the contract to reporters on Monday. It was previously announced…

  • Arkansas State’s Livingston charged with punching officer

    JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) — An Arkansas State basketball player is charged with punching a police officer in the throat at a medical facility. Police say Anthony Livingston, 22, hit Jonesboro Officer Tyler Wilson on Thursday…

  • Friday’s Sports Transactions

    BASEBALL American League HOUSTON ASTROS — Placed RHP Scott Feldman on the 15-day DL. Recalled RHP Michael Feliz from Corpus Christi (Texas). MINNESOTA TWINS — Activated RHP Casey Fien from the 15-day DL. Optioned RHP…

  • Michigan signs 6-foot-10 German to letter of intent

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Michigan basketball has signed 6-foot-10 German forward Moritz Wagner to a letter of intent. The team said Friday that Wagner will join the Wolverines for the 2015-16 academic year. Michigan…

  • Friday’s Sports Transactions

    BASEBALL American League HOUSTON ASTROS — Placed RHP Scott Feldman on the 15-day DL. Recalled RHP Michael Feliz from Corpus Christi (Texas). MINNESOTA TWINS — Activated RHP Casey Fien from the 15-day DL. Optioned RHP…

  • Statement from NAFCED on 2016 NCAA eligibility standards

    Statement from the National Association for Coaching Equity and Development given to The Associated Press: The National Association for Coaching Equity and Development (NAFCED) is concerned about the potential unintended consequences of the new NCAA…

  • SEC adopts ‘serious misconduct’ rule for transfers

    DESTIN, Fla. (AP) — The Southeastern Conference has adopted a rule prohibiting its schools from enrolling student-athletes with “serious misconduct” issues at previous colleges. Call it the Jonathan Taylor statue. The league defined serious misconduct…

  • APNewsBreak: Coaches blast new NCAA eligibility standards

    A new organization of minority coaches on Friday sharply criticized NCAA eligibility standards set to take effect next year for incoming freshmen, saying they will deny too many athletes the opportunity to go to college.…