STORRS, Conn. (AP) UConn and Georgetown have agreed to renew their basketball rivalry, which ended with the split of the old Big East conference.
The schools announced Friday they would play a home-and-home series beginning next season.
Georgetown is scheduled to visit Connecticut on Jan. 23, 2016, with the Huskies traveling to the Verizon Center on Jan. 21, 2017. It was not immediately clear whether the game in Connecticut would be held in Storrs or Hartford.
TULSA, Okla. (AP) A lot of eyebrows lifted when Frank Haith left Missouri and the Southeastern Conference for the University of Tulsa. On the dawn of the Golden Hurricane's first season in the American Athletic Conference, Haith seems at ease and genuinely excited about his decision.
"I had a great experience at Missouri," Haith said at Tulsa media day on Thursday. "We won 76 games in three years and I had three years remaining on my contract. I was not feeling pressure to the level people were saying, as in `He's about to get fired.'
CHICAGO (AP) The federal judge overseeing a first-of-its-kind head injury settlement with the NCAA expressed serious concerns Thursday about some terms and the vast scope of the $75 million deal that currently encompasses all college athletes going back decades.
Facing NCAA and plaintiffs' attorneys who crafted the deal, U.S. District Judge John Lee wondered why sports like rifle teams, golf and swimming would be covered by the proposed agreement along with football, hockey, soccer and other contact sports.
AMES, Iowa (AP) Iowa State guard Hallice Cooke is having surgery to repair cartilage tears in both hips and will be out 6-8 months.
The Cyclones say Cooke, who is redshirting the 2014-15 season, will have surgery to repair one of his ailing hips in New York City on Monday. Cooke, who is from Union City, New Jersey, will have a second surgery four weeks later.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) An alarming lack of institutional oversight at the University of North Carolina allowed an academic fraud scandal to run unchecked for nearly two decades and has the school reeling from the scandal's fallout.
The latest investigation found that university leaders, faculty members and staff missed or just ignored flags that could've stopped the problem years earlier. More than 3,100 students - about half of them athletes - benefited from sham classes and artificially high grades in the formerly named African and Afro-American Studies department (AFAM) in Chapel Hill.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Pac-12 Commissioner Larry Scott remains committed to the continual improvement of officiating in the conference for both men's and women's basketball and considers it a top priority.
It's been more than a year since the Pac-12 teamed with the Mountain West Conference to form a men's basketball officiating alliance to better coordinate the two leagues' officiating, putting longtime Mountain West coordinator Bobby Dibler in charge of the programs and of managing a pool of top national and regional officials.