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

BOZICH | 5 NBA Draft questions every college basketball fan should ask Sports

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) – You don’t have to love the NBA to love the NBA Draft. I’m here to help. The 2022 NBA Draft will unfold Thursday at 8 pm from the Barclays Center in Brooklyn NY, televised on ABC (first round only) and ESPN. John Calipari has two likely first-rounders – Shaedon Sharpe and … 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

Pain Index for Tigers’ NCAA Tournament loss

Though the Final Four was ultimately fairly chalky, it was a wild NCAA Tournament this year as a whole. There were a number of high-profile upsets, especially during the first weekend. One such victim was LSU, who lost its opening matchup as the No. 6 seed vs. 11-seeded Iowa State. The Cyclones ultimately made a … Read more

Controversial Call Ends UCLA Gymnastics’ Season at NCAA Regionals, Missouri Advances

After leading all the way through the first three rotations, the Bruins had to let both the Wolverines and Tigers back into it. UCLA gymnastics approached the balance beam still tied for first place at the NCAA Raleigh Regional, but three of their first four scores on the event failed to break 9.800. Freshman Emma … Read more

CBS’s Greg Gumbel and WWE’s Seth Rollins | SI Media Podcast

Greg Gumbel, who is in this 50th year as a sports broadcaster talks about the challenges of doing a studio for the NCAA Tournament, how coverage of the Tournament has changed over the years and what it’s like to work with Charles Barkley. Other topics discussed with Gumbel include his love of the Rolling Stones, … Read more

Eric Church cancels San Antonio concert to attend North Carolina, Duke basketball Final Four game

Country music star Eric Church is trading in his shades for Carolina blue this weekend. Church announced the last-minute cancellation of his upcoming concert in Texas so he could watch the No. 8 North Carolina Tar Heels at the NCAA Tournament on April 2. The Tar Heels are set to face rival No. 2 Duke … Read more

BOZICH Louisville’s NCAA response borrowed from Kansas’ Final Four playbook | Sports

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) – When I read the first sentence of the University of Louisville’s latest response to the school’s 4 1/2-year dance with the NCAA over its basketball recruiting scandal, one conclusion was as clear as a breakaway layup: This is the University of Kansas strategy. Play the victim card. Concede nothing. Downplay everything. … Read more