Mizzou Board will vote Tuesday to approve Dennis Gates’ contract as new basketball coach | Mizzou Sports News

COLUMBIA, Mo. — Missouri could officially have a new men’s basketball coach Tuesday. Cleveland State coach Dennis Gates, Mizzou’s choice to replace Cuonzo Martin, was expected to be among the passengers on a flight from Cleveland Burke Lakefront Airport that landed at Columbia Regional Airport at 9 am Monday. Several Mizzou officials were there on … Read more

Florida QB Emory Jones transferring after 2 spring practices

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Quarterback Emory Jones is leaving Florida after just two days of spring practice. Jones announced Saturday he is entering the NCAA transfer portal, an about-face for a fifth-year senior who said earlier this week he wanted to give new coach Billy Napier and his staff a chance. “After many conversations with … Read more

Mizzou prepared to hire Cleveland State’s Dennis Gates, pending Board approval | Mizzou Sports News

COLUMBIA, Mo. — Missouri is prepared to hire Cleveland State’s Dennis Gates as its next men’s basketball coach, pending approval from the UM System Board of Curators, sources confirmed Saturday. The Board must give 24 hours notice before holding a closed executive meeting to approve the contract. As of Saturday, the Board had not issued … Read more

Doc Sadler leaves Nebraska basketball after NU eliminates his position | Men’s Basketball

LINCOLN — Nebraska men’s basketball announced on Friday that Doc Sadler, who’d spent the past three seasons working for coach Fred Hoiberg, was leaving after a program restructuring eliminated his position. After two seasons as a full-time assistant for NU, Sadler became a special assistant to the coach in 2021-22. He made $320,000 per year … Read more

Mizzou prepared to hire Cleveland State’s Dennis Gates, pending Board approval | Mizzou Sports News

COLUMBIA, Mo. — Missouri is prepared to hire Cleveland State’s Dennis Gates as its next men’s basketball coach, pending approval from the UM System Board of Curators, sources confirmed Saturday. The Board must give 24 hours notice before holding a closed executive meeting to approve the contract. As of noon Saturday, the Board had not … Read more

Creighton rallies to down San Diego State in the first round of the NCAA tournament | Creighton

FORT WORTH, Texas — For 10 excruciating minutes, Trey Alexander sat waiting. The freshman guard committed his fourth foul with 16:41 to play, which earned him a long shift on CU’s bench — longer than any stint since starting point guard Ryan Nembhard broke his wrist on Feb. 23. But in the late moments of … Read more

The Team That Hopes Defense Doesn’t Win NCAA Championships

Purdue’s men’s basketball team has historically been defensively strong, spawning numerous Big Ten Defensive Players of the Year winners in the last two decades. Yet this year, the Boilermakers are hoping that one of the most reliable clichés in sports—“defense wins championships”—will be proven wrong in this year’s NCAA tournament. The reason is that Purdue … Read more

The Team That Hopes Defense Doesn’t Win NCAA Championships

Purdue’s men’s basketball team has historically been defensively strong, spawning numerous Big Ten Defensive Players of the Year winners in the last two decades. Yet this year, the Boilermakers are hoping that one of the most reliable clichés in sports—“defense wins championships”—will be proven wrong in this year’s NCAA tournament. The reason is that Purdue … Read more

‘You’re going to make six figures as a player here’: NIL looms large for Nebraska’s fortunes | Football

Casey Thompson showed the email to his teammates a few weeks ago. This was a new one. The message asked if the Husker quarterback would consider monetizing his name, image and likeness by creating some exclusive online videos. He could lead workouts, for example, or do instructional videos or QB training. The catch, for Thompson … Read more

Still shopping for QBs, Mizzou will host former Georgia starter JT Daniels | Mizzou Sports News

COLUMBIA, Mo. — Another high-profile transfer quarterback plans to visit Missouri this weekend. He even has the last name as the last guy. Earlier this month, Mizzou missed out on former Arizona State QB Jayden Daniels, who ultimately chose LSU. The Tigers now will host former Georgia starter JT Daniels for Saturday’s spring game, the … Read more