ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — When New Mexico post players Alex Kirk and Cameron Bairstow last saw San Diego State in the first meeting between the teams last month, they combined for two points and nine rebounds.
Full disclosure: I hate when basketball players whine about calls that officials make during games.
On a Sunday afternoon in mid-March, coach Dave Rice will see where UNLV fits into the NCAA Tournament picture. Until then, he won’t sneak many peeks at the projections.
Nigel Williams-Goss first saw the tiny gym at Henderson International when he was just 14. And even though it has just seven rows of bleachers on one side and none on the other, he fell in love.
(1). The smallest thing can cause the biggest uproar.
NEW YORK — Mike Krzyzewski said again Tuesday he doesn’t plan to return as U.S. men’s basketball coach after leading the Americans to two Olympic gold medals.
DENVER — It’s a good thing Danilo Gallinari was a late scratch for the Denver Nuggets. With a bruised left thigh, he couldn’t have kept up with his hustling teammates as they sped past the aged and aching Los Angeles Lakers.
AMES, Iowa — Kansas coach Bill Self has 500 wins because Elijah Johnson “blacked out.”
COLUMBUS, Ohio — Aaron Craft slashed through the lane for a career-high 21 points on Sunday — more than he had scored in the last three games combined — to lead No. 18 Ohio State to a 68-60 victory over fourth-ranked Michigan State.
Nigel Williams-Goss had 25 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists as Findlay Prep beat Future College Prep (Calif.) 84-68 on Saturday at Henderson International.