college basketball

Winona State Investigating Complaint Against Ex-Coach LeafWinona State University officials are investigating a complaint lodged against former men's basketball coach Mike Leaf. The university released a statement noting Leaf was placed on administrative leave June 22, the day after the university received a complaint about Leaf. Leaf was still on leave when he notified the university June 26 he would be resigning effective June 30.
Minnesota Adds Philadelphia Prep Wing To Recruiting ClassMinnesota has added Philadelphia prep standout Ahmad Gilbert to its recruiting class. The Golden Gophers announced that Gilbert signed a national letter of intent on Tuesday.
Buffalo Man Wins Nat'l Bracket ChallengeA Minnesotan has $5,000 more in his pocket after having won the national CBS Local NCAA Bracket Challenge. Ted Zrust, 44, said he's played various March Madness bracket games in years past, but this was his first time playing through WCCO.
Amanda Zahui B Happy To Go Her Own Way, Enter WNBA DraftLeaving school early for the pros is no big deal for the men at Kentucky or Duke. It's far more unique on the women's side, and that's one of the reasons Minnesota center Amanda Zahui B. wore a big smile on her face as she explained her decision Tuesday.
Good Question: Why Do College Basketball Teams Cut Down The Net?Every year, March Madness ends with the new national champions cutting down the nets -- we saw Wisconsin/Duke players do that Monday night. Believe it or not, there is a coach and a team that are credited with starting the tradition that's spread to all levels of college basketball.
7 Weirdest Mascots Of The 2015 NCAA TournamentWhile watching all of the March Madness games over the past few weeks, you may have caught a glimpse of a college’s strange, dancing, fuzzy mascot and wondered to yourself, “what IS that thing???”
Guide To March Madness' Final FourA quick start travel guide to help prepare you for your trip to the Final Four in Indianapolis.
Iowa State Can't Slow Down Hot Shooting Dayton In 78-66 LossIowa State just couldn't overcome Dayton's hot shooting. "It wasn't our day," said senior Brynn Williamson, whose career ends, along with those of fellow seniors Fallon Ellis and Nikki Moody. Moody finished with 17 points while Williamson and Ellis combined for 16 points and 12 rebounds.
Kelley, Gopher Women Ready For NCAA TourneyThe Gopher women's basketball team believes now that they are in the dance, why not win some games? The reason they have a chance against DePaul and beyond is a new addition, who may have made it all possible.
Jon Rothstein: Here Comes Selection SundayWe're just days from Selection Sunday and it's looking more and more like the Wildcats and Badgers will be in the same region in the NCAA Tournament. We discuss that plus Murray State's heartbreaking loss, Davidson's rise, in addition to a visit from Iowa State's Fred Hoiberg.
Five Things: First Teams Clinch NCAA Tournament BidsIt’s the most exciting time of year for college basketball fans. Some of the smaller conferences have wrapped up their tournaments, while the bigger leagues’ are set to begin.
Valparaiso Forward Alec Peters Shines In Regular Season FinaleAlec Peters is not just a scorer. The 6’9” forward proved that in the first half of Valparaiso’s regular season finale against Cleveland State, passing out of double teams and attempting just two shots.