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LSU’s Tony Benford is unlikeliest coach in NCAA tournament’s Sweet 16

[ad_1] JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- LSU could feel all its haters out there, even though the Tigers could not see them. They said it all week in Jacksonville, and they said it again even more loudly after beating Maryland with a heart-stopping, last-second layup Saturday afternoon that gave LSU guard Tremont Waters his own special place in March Madness history."They didn't even pick us to beat Yale!" Tigers forward Emmitt Williams
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Magic Morant? FSU coach compares Ja to HOFer

[ad_1] HARTFORD, Conn. -- Coach Leonard Hamilton knows his Florida State squad will have its hands full when it faces star Ja Morant and Murray State on Saturday in the second round of the NCAA tournament.Hamilton said Morant, who recorded the eighth triple-double in NCAA tournament history in a win over Marquette in the opening round on Thursday, reminds him of NBA legend Magic Johnson and other "throwback" players."What I
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Drew out as Vandy coach after 0-18 SEC slate

[ad_1] Vanderbilt coach Bryce Drew will not return next season, the school announced Friday.Drew, 44, was hired in 2016 to replace Kevin Stallings. He led Vandy to the NCAA tournament and a 19-16 record in his first season, but the Commodores have gone just 21-43 in the last two seasons -- including an 0-18 record in SEC play this season.Drew on Friday had his first sit-down meeting with new athletic
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UCLA soccer coach in admissions scandal resigns

[ad_1] 9:54 PM ETJoel AndersonESPN UCLA men's soccer coach Jorge Salcedo has resigned following his indictment last week for allegedly taking payments totaling $200,000 as part of an extensive college admissions and testing bribery scheme, the school confirmed Thursday.Salcedo's departure caps an ignominious end for the former Bruins All-American player who went on to serve as the head coach at his alma mater for the past 15 years. He went
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Split decision – Coach to face UK with torn pants

[ad_1] JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Abilene Christian coach Joe Golding owns one suit. He ripped a hole in his pants celebrating the Southland Conference tournament championship.Don't fill out your bracket without doing your homework. Joe Lunardi assigned a team of analysts to break it down for ESPN+ subscribers.ESPN's college basketball contributors have made their Final Four and national title predictions. The ACC is well-represented.1 RelatedWith no time to get it fixed,
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NCAA Tournament 2019 – UMBC Retrievers coach Ryan Odom shares his son’s battle with PANDAS

[ad_1] IT SEEMED so unremarkable at first, something only a mother would notice.Instead of running to the sink like most middle schoolers and washing his hands as fast as he could, 13-year-old Connor Odom would wash, rewash and then wash his hands again. His mother, Lucia Odom, thought it was odd, but didn't really worry until, over time, she saw his hands -- red, chaffed and nearly raw up to
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Wade tells LSU he should be allowed to coach

[ad_1] LSU coach Will Wade says he should be allowed to coach even if he refuses to sit down to discuss his relationship with convicted middle man Christian Dawkins until after the federal government concludes its investigation into college basketball corruption."Last week, when the University decided to place me on administrative leave, I accepted the decision without complaint as I knew that they wanted time to reflect on the flurry
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Stoneman Douglas coach resigning, cites tragedy

[ad_1] Willis May, the head football coach at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, is resigning more than a year after a shooting at the school left 17 people dead.The tragedy has never left May, who lost assistant coach Aaron Feis and Chris Hixon, the athletic director and wrestling coach, in the shooting."I walk into my office every day, and Aaron Feis' office is right next to me, Chris Hixon's office
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FSU’s Martin 1st NCAA coach ever to hit 2K wins

[ad_1] Florida State's Mike Martin, already the winningest coach in college baseball history, became the first NCAA coach in any sport with 2,000 wins, reaching the mark with Saturday's 5-2 victory over Virginia Tech in the second game of a doubleheader in Tallahassee, Florida.Martin, who has coached the Seminoles for his entire 40-year career, is set to retire at season's end. He became the NCAA's all-time winningest coach in May
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Coach K lauds ‘really good workout’ by Zion

[ad_1] Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski said star freshman Zion Williamson had his "first really good workout" Thursday as he continues his recovery from a sprained right knee, although he remains doubtful to play in Saturday's regular-season finale against No. 3 North Carolina.ESPN.com's college hoops experts make their picks for Duke-UNC and other top games.Either Duke or UNC will lose on Saturday, but the metrics tell us both teams still deserve