Men’s Basketball: ‘A chance to advance’: Owens embraces new opportunity

Men’s Basketball: ‘A chance to advance’: Owens embraces new opportunity

Assistant coach Jack Owens speaks with media June 15. Credit: Jacob Benge | Sports Editor Jack Owens’ career as a basketball coach spans over two decades, and his experience will only grow at Ohio State. He spent the last five seasons as the head coach of Miami (Ohio) and over 10 years as an assistant … Read more

Former Butler basketball star Roosevelt Jones joins UE coaching staff

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WFIE) – Roosevelt Jones – a former star at Butler University and most recently an assistant coach at the University of Indianapolis – has joined the University of Evansville men’s basketball program as the Director of Men’s Basketball Operations. Purple Aces head coach David Ragland crossed paths with Jones throughout his career, most … Read more

Gators’ best transfer portal wins and losses

The transfer portal has revolutionized team building in college sports in recent years, particularly football and men’s basketball, creating a de facto free agency system that allows student-athletes to pursue greener pastures if their initial instincts about their current school were wrong. However, transferring players from one program to another is nothing new as it … Read more

USI men’s basketball signs 8 new players for 2022-23 roster

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WFIE) – University of Southern Indiana Men’s Basketball officially announced the signees for the upcoming 2022-23 season. The eight new Screaming Eagles include a six transfers, and two freshmen. “First of all I am excited about our class because I think we signed eight quality STUDENT ATHLETES who are interested in graduating as … Read more

Keyontae Johnson among best in transfer portal

Gator Nation received the shocking news on Sunday that forward Keyontae Johnson would look to make his return to the college basketball court next season and that it wouldn’t be at the University of Florida. Johnson entered the transfer portal and immediately became one of the most interesting names on the market. Sports Illustrated couldn’t … Read more

Branham to hire agent, remain in NBA draft pool

Ohio State freshman guard Malaki Branham (22) speaks to the media before the second round of the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament March 19. Credit: Mackenzie Shanklin | Photo Editor Freshman guard Malaki Branham announced Wednesday he intends to hire an agent and officially remain in the 2022 NBA draft. Branham, who declared April 1 he’d … Read more

Tate | On Kofi’s decision | Sports

Last Sunday’s column acknowledging my misjudgments was sufficiently received that a sequel seems logical … although it is logic that sometimes gets me in trouble. Big man on campus depart (1) My reasoning slayed me. Based on what a normal person might do under similar circumstances, it made sense that Kofi Cockburn would return for … Read more

The Athletic has Todd Golden as middle-tier hire

College basketball has seen a great deal of turnover at the head coach position in 2022 and the Florida Gators were among the many to refresh its bench with a new name. Though the transition from the Mike White era was anything but smooth, the Orange and Blue quickly found their man in Todd Golden, … Read more