Basketball

  • ESPN’s broadcast team had the greatest reaction to Notre Dame’s buzzer-beater

    Arise Ogunbowale became an instant sports legend when she stunned the nation – and ESPN’s broadcast team, with her game-winning buzzer-beater on Sunday in the women’s NCAA title game. Here’s the incredible shot that won the Irish their first women’s basketball championship in 17 years: Women’s Final Four: Arike...
  • NCAA’s Mark Emmert: HS hoops players should have option to pro

    NCAA president Mark Emmert’s de facto state-of-college-hoops media availability Thursday in San Antonio carried divergent messages that universities want things to stay essentially the same while the head of the NCAA acknowledges that change could and should be coming. Emmert, speaking as part of events leading up to the...
  • Penn State Tops Utah 82-66 To Win NIT Championship

    NEW YORK (AP) – Flavor Flav had his red cap flipped backward as he pulled out his iPhone on the Madison Square Garden court. Flav held the camera steady and recorded cousin Shep Garner clip the final strands of the championship net and wave it toward the Penn State...
  • High school basketball standout sentenced for robbing 91-year-old woman

    ATLANTA – Jedidiah Moody was supposed to be graduating high school this year. Instead, he will be in prison.  The North Springs High School basketball standout and another man forced their way into a 91-year-old grandmother’s Austell home and robbed her in July 2017, according to an indictment.  The former player...
  • Ex-Hawks employee sues, claims discrimination against whites

    ATLANTA (AP) – A former Atlanta Hawks employee is accusing the professional basketball club of discriminating against white people and firing her after she complained. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports Margo Kline filed a lawsuit Friday seeking punitive damages and a trial. The lawsuit says Hawks external affairs director David Lee,...
  • Georgia State Panthers win Sun Belt, head to NCAA tournament

    NEW ORLEANS, La. – The Georgia State Panthers are heading to the NCAA Tournament. With a win Sunday over UT-Arlington in the Sun Belt Tournament championship game, the Panthers clinched their fourth appearance in the Big Dance.  Led by head coach Ron Hunter, Georgia State was the second see...
  • College basketball team pushes bus out of snow

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) – The Latest on a nor’easter hitting the East Coast (all times local): 7:55 p.m. A women’s college basketball team isn’t letting a snowstorm that’s pounding the Northeast get in its way. Members of the Northeastern University women’s basketball team pushed their bus back on course after it...
  • Ga. Tech basketball coach: ‘Zero truth’ to sexual assault allegations

    ATLANTA – Georgia Tech basketball coach Josh Pastner says there is no truth to the allegations that he sexually assaulted a woman in 2016. Pastner adamantly denied the allegations Thursday night immediately following the team’s game against Louisville. “Zero, zero, zero, zero, zero truth to any of those disgusting,...
  • Tyrius Walker and Morehouse College Basketball gain national exposure with historic season!

    January 26, 2018 – ATLANTA – After clawing their way into the Top 10 of a national poll, the Maroon Tigers are beginning to get some media coverage. The usually disenfranchised Morehouse College Maroon Tigers Basketball team has knocked down all barriers and asserted themselves as a legitimate force...