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FILE - In this March 14, 2012, file photo, a player runs across the NCAA logo during practice in Pittsburgh before an NCAA tournament college basketball game. College basketball spent an entire season operating amid a federal corruption investigation that magnified long-simmering problems within the sport, from unethical agent conduct to concerns over the "one-and-done" model. Now it’s time to hear new ideas on how to fix them. On Wednesday morning, April 25, 2018, the commission headed by former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice will present its proposed reforms to university presidents of the NCAA Board of Governors and the Division I Board of Directors at the NCAA headquarters in Indianapolis. And that starts what could be a complicated process in getting changes adopted and implemented in time for next season. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File)
April 25, 2018 - 7:13 am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Commission on College Basketball sees a "broken" NCAA enforcement process for handling complex, high-stakes cases. And that's why a "prompt radical transformation" appeared among its reform proposals Wednesday amid a federal corruption investigation into the sport. The...
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April 23, 2018 - 11:58 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Michigan State University, already reeling from the scandal involving a gymnastics doctor who molested young athletes, has maintained ties to a prominent volleyball coach for decades after he was publicly accused in 1995 of sexually abusing and raping six underage girls he trained in...
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March 28, 2018 - 9:59 am
CINCINNATI (AP) — A former University of Cincinnati volleyball player is suing the school, claiming she was kicked off the team because she posted photos on Instagram that her coach said were "too sexy." Nineteen-year-old Shalom Ifeanyi (ih-fee-YAH'-nee) filed the lawsuit in federal court last week...
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FILE - In this March 14, 2018, file photo, Rhode Island's head coach Dan Hurley takes questions during a news conference for an NCAA college basketball first round game in Pittsburgh. Rhode Island head basketball coach Dan Hurley has agreed to become the head coach at the University of Connecticut. Hurley replaces Kevin Ollie, who was fired earlier this month. UConn made the announcement Thursday morning, March 22, 2018, in a Tweet. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File)
March 22, 2018 - 2:03 pm
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — Dan Hurley became a hot commodity after coaching Rhode Island to two straight NCAA Tournaments. On Thursday, he left for a bigger name in New England basketball. Hurley jumped across state lines to join a UConn team that has won four NCAA titles in 20 years but is under NCAA...
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FILE - In this Jan. 7, 2017, file photo, Indiana coach Tom Crean applauds during the team's NCAA college basketball game against Illinois in Bloomington, Ind. Georgia has hired former Indiana coach Crean as its coach, capping a fast-paced search that began when Mark Fox was fired on Saturday. Crean was hired one day after former Ohio State coach Thad Matta withdrew from consideration. Georgia announced the hire Thursday night, March 15. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings, File)
March 15, 2018 - 8:49 pm
Georgia hired former Indiana coach Tom Crean as its coach on Thursday, capping a fast-paced search only five days after firing Mark Fox. Crean was hired by athletic director Greg McGarity one day after former Ohio State coach Thad Matta withdrew from consideration. McGarity described Crean as "one...
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Virginia guard Kyle Guy drives against North Carolina guard Andrew Platek (3) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game for the Atlantic Coast Conference men's tournament title Saturday, March 10, 2018, in New York. Virginia won 71-63. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
March 11, 2018 - 5:56 pm
From the top seed in the NCAA Tournament — Virginia — to those that barely made it into the bracket — Arizona State and Syracuse — it feels as though everyone involved in March Madness is on the bubble this year. College basketball is in trouble. The brackets came out Sunday, replete with the usual...
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FILE - In this Dec. 9, 2017 file photo, Connecticut head coach Kevin Ollie looks up at the scoreboard during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Coppin State in Storrs, Conn. UConn has fired Ollie, with the team under NCAA investigation and the Huskies having completed their second straight losing season. The university said in a statement Saturday, March 10, 2018, it has "initiated disciplinary procedures" to dismiss him for "just cause." The school says it would have no further comment until its "disciplinary process" and the ongoing NCAA inquiry are complete. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill, File)
March 10, 2018 - 3:00 pm
The combination was too much for UConn: an NCAA investigation and a second straight losing season. All of which left coach Kevin Ollie out of a job. He was fired Saturday four years after leading the Huskies to the NCAA basketball title. The university said in a statement it has "initiated...
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FILE - In this Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018 file photo, Arizona head coach Sean Miller in the first half during an NCAA college basketball game against Utah in Tucson, Ariz. The Arizona Board of Regents has scheduled a special meeting on Thursday, March 1, 2018jan. 27, 2018 file photo to get legal advice and discuss the men’s basketball program at the University of Arizona and the contract of coach Sean Miller.(AP Photo/Rick Scuteri, File)
February 28, 2018 - 8:00 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Board of Regents has scheduled a special meeting on Thursday to get legal advice and discuss the men's basketball program at the University of Arizona and the contract of coach Sean Miller. The board announced the meeting in an official notice Wednesday afternoon. Miller...
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FILE - In this Jan. 24, 2018, file photo, Sterling Riethman gives her victim impact statement during the seventh day of Larry Nassar's sentencing hearing in Lansing, Mich. Victims of imprisoned former sports doctor Larry Nassar helped unveil what they described Monday, Feb. 26, as a sweeping rewrite of Michigan laws related to childhood sexual abuse, saying the changes would ease the ability to stop abuse and bring justice to survivors. Riethman, 25, is a former collegiate diver and Nassar patient who was among more than 250 women and girls who spoke at the sentencing hearings. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)
February 26, 2018 - 10:50 pm
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Victims of imprisoned former sports doctor Larry Nassar helped unveil what they described Monday as a sweeping rewrite of Michigan laws related to childhood sexual abuse, saying the changes would ease the ability to stop abuse and bring justice to survivors. Included in the...
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FILE - In this March 22, 2010, file photo, basketballs are seen before Northern Iowa's NCAA college basketball practice, in Cedar Falls, Iowa. Bank records and other expense reports that are part of a federal probe into college basketball list a wide range of impermissible payments from agents to at least two dozen players or their relatives, according to documents obtained by Yahoo Sports. NCAA president Mark Emmert said in a statement Friday, Feb. 23, 2018, the allegations "if true, point to systematic failures that must be fixed and fixed now if we want college sports in America." (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)
February 23, 2018 - 7:49 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the corruption scandal in college basketball (all times Eastern): 8:47 p.m. Texas is withholding junior guard Eric Davis Jr. from competition until further notice after his name appeared in documents in a federal investigation into college basketball corruption. Davis...
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