Andy Enfield took over a Florida Gulf Coast team in 2011 that was eligible for Division I postseason play for the first time and just a season later had that same program in the Sweet 16. But it’s not always that easy.
Diontae Jones scored only six points in the Division I-A state title game. But the senior forward for the Clark boys basketball team still found a way to have a major impact.
There were questions nationally entering the West Coast Conference basketball tournament about whether Gonzaga deserved a bid to the NCAA Tournament should it fall short of securing an automatic berth at Orleans Arena. The Bulldogs erased all doubts Tuesday night by earning an automatic berth.
Loyola Marymount basketball coach Max Good was fired, ending his six-year run with the Lions, during which he went 77-117.
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Anthony Bennett’s rough rookie season hit a new bump. The Cavaliers’ first-year forward will miss at least three weeks with a strained left knee, the latest setback for the No. 1 overall pick out of UNLV who has been a major disappointment for Cleveland.
The Lady Rebels almost were crushed again. They withstood first- and second-half runs by San Jose State that almost ended their basketball season. But UNLV rallied to beat the Spartans 78-75 for its first conference tournament victory since 2009.