Wednesday, April 23 2014 1:44 PM EDT2014-04-23 17:44:37 GMT
Kentucky sophomore forward Alex Poythress has announced that he will return for another season with the Wildcats. Poythress showed more flashes of his talent last season, averaging 5.9 points and 4.5More >>
Poythress is the third Kentucky player to return next season, joining 6-9 freshman forward Marcus Lee and 7-foot sophomore Willie Cauley-Stein.More >>
Wednesday, April 23 2014 2:38 PM EDT2014-04-23 18:38:34 GMT
Louisville has hired Kenny Johnson as a Cardinals assistant coach. Johnson had been an assistant and recruiting coordinator the past two years at Indiana, putting together top-20 recruiting classes bothMore >>
Johnson said Wednesday at his introductory news conference that he "jumped at the opportunity" to work for Cardinals coach Rick Pitino and "learn from a Hall of Fame coach."More >>
Wednesday, April 23 2014 1:57 AM EDT2014-04-23 05:57:57 GMT
Bradley Beal came on strong late in regulation to finish with 26 points, Nene scored six of his 17 in overtime and the Washington Wizards beat the Chicago Bulls 101-99 Tuesday to take a 2-0 lead in theirMore >>
Bradley Beal came on strong late in regulation to finish with 26 points, Nene scored six of his 17 in overtime and the Washington Wizards beat the Chicago Bulls 101-99 Tuesday to take a 2-0 lead in their first-round series.More >>
Wednesday, April 23 2014 2:00 AM EDT2014-04-23 06:00:25 GMT
Paul George scored 27 points and George Hill had all 15 of his points in the second half, leading the Indiana Pacers to a 101-85 victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Tuesday night in Game 2 of their first-roundMore >>
Paul George scored 27 points and George Hill had all 15 of his points in the second half, leading the Indiana Pacers to a 101-85 victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Tuesday night in Game 2 of their first-round playoff series.
Purdue coach Matt Painter hired former Boilermakers player Brandon Brantley as an assistant coach Wednesday.
Painter now has a full staff with three Indiana natives as assistants.
Brantley spent the last two years with Basketball University and as the EG10 AAU Under-16 head coach. He also served as a head coach at the Indianapolis Pro-Am Summer League from 2008-12. From 2006-10, he worked on the coaching staff at Indianapolis Ben Davis.
Brantley played for the Boilermakers when they won three straight Big Ten titles in the mid-1990s and was the captain and co-MVP of the 1995-96 team, which went 26-6 and was the top seed in the West Region. He finished his career with 803 points, 591 rebounds and 114 blocks.
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