Danny Manning, the former Kansas star who spent the past two seasons coaching Tulsa, was hired as Wake Forest’s basketball coach, according to a person familiar with the matter.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The tournament that began with the lure of a billion-dollar bracket will end at a billion-dollar stadium outside of Dallas.
North Carolina junior James Michael McAdoo will enter the NBA draft.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Al Jefferson tried to explain how hitting his jumper forces defenses to change their approach.
The Charlotte 49ers, through the university’s media rights holder, IMG College, have completed an extensive partnership with WFNZ, Sports Talk 610 AM, that will land the 49ers radio broadcasts on the market’s largest sports station.
MIAMI (AP) — Miami has caught Indiana in the race for the No. 1 seed in the Eastern Conference. That might be a problem.
NEW YORK (AP) — Larry Brown already is the only head coach to win both an NCAA and NBA championship. Now he has a chance to add the NIT to his extensive resume — in his old backyard, no less.
Marquette has hired Duke assistant Steve Wojciechowski as its next men’s basketball coach, said a person familiar with the situation.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Al Jefferson laughed when told he finished three stitches shy of a triple-double.
“I have to call my agent because I’m done with my modeling career,” Jefferson said.
Frank Kaminsky had 28 points and 11 rebounds for Wisconsin, rallying the Badgers to a 64-63 overtime victory against Arizona to advance to the Final Four.