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College basketball landscape forcing coaches to adapt or go

Longtime basketball coaches who have recently retired include, from left, North Carolina’s Roy Williams, Davidson’s Bob McKillop, Villanova’s Jay Wright and Duke’s Mike Krzyzewski. AP, News & Observer file photos Mark Turgeon and Chris Mack had the kind of college basketball jobs at Maryland and Louisville, respectively, that you don’t walk away from. Yet both …

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UConn, Texas and more key women's college basketball questions

UConn, Texas and more key women’s college basketball questions

We’re less than 100 days from the start of the 2022–23 women’s college basketball season, and while fall practices are still a ways away, much of the offseason madness has shaken out. A multitude of high-profile transfers and some major coaching changes seem poised to add even more intrigue to the upcoming campaign, plus perennial …

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Elliot Cadeau recruitment: Top 2024 guard sees stock trending upward

Elliot Cadeau recruitment: Top 2024 guard sees stock trending upward

Elliot Cadeau is well aware that he’s widely regarded as the top point guard in the 2024 class—just don’t expect him to care at this point. His plan is more future-focused as it pertains to national recruiting rankings. “It doesn’t matter where I’m at right now in any rankings,” Gift says. “It would mean more …

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UConn, Texas and more key women's college basketball questions

UConn, Texas and more key women’s college basketball questions

We’re less than 100 days from the start of the 2022–23 women’s college basketball season, and while fall practices are still a ways away, much of the offseason madness has shaken out. A multitude of high-profile transfers and some major coaching changes seem poised to add even more intrigue to the upcoming campaign, plus perennial …

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Obama tells Harvard team basketball was about more than him

Obama tells Harvard team basketball was about more than him

Former President Barack Obama told the Harvard men’s basketball team on Friday that the sport taught him “it wasn’t just about me” — a lesson he hoped they would carry with them to other, more consequential, endeavors. “There is something extraordinary about hitching your wagon to something bigger than yourself,” Obama said, according to a …

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Good news, Wahoo hoops fans: national recruiting services predict Gertrude is a UVA lock, plus more... : Jerry Ratcliffe

Good news, Wahoo hoops fans: national recruiting services predict Gertrude is a UVA lock, plus more… : Jerry Ratcliffe

By Jerry Ratcliffe Elijah Gertrude On the first day of the fall recruiting period, Virginia basketball finally got some good news. After losing out on some of its top targets for the recruiting class of 2023, there could be some salvation in 4-star combo guard Elijah Gertrude of Jersey City, NJ Gertrude narrowed his list …

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