Tag: American Athletic Conference men’s basketball

Cincinnati fires Brannen following investigation

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CINCINNATI — Cincinnati has fired men's basketball coach John Brannen following an investigation into reports of a rift with Bearcats players. ...

Cincinnati coach John Brannen on leave amid school inquiry

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CINCINNATI — The University of Cincinnati on Saturday put basketball coach John Brannen on paid leave pending an investigation after six Bearcats players decided...

Houston stumbles as defense, rebounding falter in Final Four

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INDIANAPOLIS — Kelvin Sampson watched as his Houston team seemed on the verge of a stop when a Baylor 3-point try took a long...

An advanced-stats look at this year’s Final Four teams

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Gonzaga and Baylor breezed through their regions without much difficulty. Houston played four double-digit seeds but was still tested in a couple close games....

Houston’s Sampson gets emotional talking about his father

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Houston coach Kelvin Sampson grew emotional Friday talking about his father, John W. β€œNed” Sampson, the longtime coach of Pembroke High School in North...

AP-Sportlight-Week Ahead

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April 3 1930 β€” The Montreal Canadiens win the NHL Stanley...

AP-Sportlight-Week Ahead

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April 7 1940 β€” Jimmy Demaret wins the Masters with a...

Baylor, Houston a matchup of programs on the rebound

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INDIANAPOLIS — The redemption journeys involving Houston coach Kelvin Sampson and the Baylor program he faces at the Final Four on Saturday have roots...

Gonzaga’s bid for a perfect season moves on to Final Four

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INDIANAPOLIS — Gonzaga's countdown to perfection has ticked to two. The...

Memphis wins NIT title with 77-64 win over Mississippi State

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FRISCO, Texas — Boogie Ellis scored 23 points and Memphis never trailed after a fast start to beat Mississippi State 77-64 in the NIT...