The University of Kansas became the second-favorite to win next season’s college basketball men’s championship with the addition of Andrew Wiggins, the top-rated high school recruit in North America, oddsmakers said.
Top-seeded Syracuse University erased an early four-goal deficit to beat Bryant 12-7 in its opening game at the national college lacrosse tournament, while Cornell University had the biggest upset of the first round with a 16-8 win over sixth-seeded Maryland.
The storm that’s slowly rolling toward Indianapolis quietly gained strength this week with the filing of several devastating documents in a federal court in California. If it stays on course, it’s going to hit with biblical force, reducing the National Collegiate Athletic Association to a heap of rubble.
Time Warner Inc., owner of cable networks TNT and HBO, posted first-quarter sales that missed estimates as advertising dropped in part because of a later schedule for college basketball’s biggest event.
Los Angeles Lakers assistant coach Eddie Jordan is moving to Rutgers University to succeed Mike Rice, who was fired as the school’s men’s basketball coach after video showed him physically and verbally abusing players.