And so it can be said that on May 15, 2012, the term mid-major officially became a misnomer. With the announcement that Virginia Commonwealth has joined Butler as the newest members of the Atlantic 10, the label is now moot.... more »
The celebratory phone calls from Adjehi Baru went out to the world.
Charleston coach Bobby Cremins received the first one. Then Baru dialed his legal guardians in Richmond, Va. He later called his uncle in France to spread the good news.
Three years and a day after Baru first set foot in the United States, coming over from the Ivory Coast to pursue basketball and an education, the nation's ninth-ranked center for the 2011 recruiting class received quite an anniversary gift when the NCAA informed the school Thursday that it had cleared him to play.
When the hierarchy of the National Association of Basketball Coaches met recently to discuss whether the NCAA should overturn the graduate transfer rule, they held their discussions in private. Oh, you bet they did. They... more »
Twenty-five seasons have elapsed since college basketball added the three-pointer, and still, there is no consensus on the optimal way to defend it. Should coaches instruct their defenders to take the three away altogether,... more »