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Report: Texas will fire head coach Rick Barnes, announcement coming soon

View image | gettyimages.com —High ranking officials at the University of Texas convened Saturday and made the final decision to fire head basketball coach Rick Barnes, reports The American-Statesman. A high level source tells the newspaper the decision was made Saturday but an official announcement will not come until Sunday or Monday due to the men’s swimming and… Keep Reading

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Daily Buzz: Izzo’s amazing tournament success

View image | gettyimages.com   —A few facts to throw at your to start this Saturday March 28th 2015: Michigan State head coach Tom Izzo has now won 12 games as a lower-seed games in the NCAA Tournament more than any head coach in tournament history. Izzo has been to the Elite 8 in 50%… Keep Reading

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Steve Lavin’s tenure at St. Johns is over after 5 years

View image | gettyimages.com   —-St. John’s University and head hoops coach Steve Lavin have “mutually decided to part ways”, the school announced Friday afternoon. “Coach Lavin returned high expectations to our men’s basketball program and represented St. John’s in a positive way,” said (Athletic Director Chris Monasch.) “We appreciate his commitment to the program… Keep Reading

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Daily Buzz: Freshman predicts Kentucky Loss

View image | gettyimages.com   Sweet Sixteen (CBS/TBS) Four Game Slate North Carolina forward Kennedy Meeks is a game time decision due to a sprained knee  as is with guard Wisconsin guard Traevon Jackson who has yet to play in the tournament game after breaking his right foot in a loss at Rutgers on Jan. 11. Badger head coach Bo… Keep Reading

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Stanford Robinson transferring from IU

Zach Osterman of the Indianapolis Star reports that sophomore guard Stanford Robinson is leaving the program, via transfer. Sophomore guard Stanford Robinson is transferring from the Indiana men’s basketball program, according to an official release. Robinson spent two seasons in Bloomington. A program release Wednesday suggested Robinson plans “to transfer to an institution closer to… Keep Reading

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Mark Price a good hire for UNC-Charlotte if it happens

Update 3/25/2015 7:55 pm ET Mark Price has agreed to become the next head coach at Charlotte.  Mark Price, the four-time NBA All Star, and current Charlotte Bobcasts assistant coach has been offered the head coaching job at UNC-Charlotte according to Jeff Goodman of ESPN and various media outlets. Price, originally from Oklahoma, has roots… Keep Reading

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