UCLA Bruins coach Ben Howland lost control of highly recruited players, according to report

Ben Howland is having serious issues with UCLA. It’s hard to believe that this is what’s happening with a coach that led UCLA to deep NCAA Tournament runs.

Source: ESPN Los Angeles

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NCAA reinstates Miami Hurricanes’ Reggie Johnson

The NCAA reinstated Miami’s Reggie Johnson on Tuesday. He averages 10.6 points and 6.9 rebounds this season. The Hurricanes are 17-10 on the campaign.

Source: ESPN

Carrier Classic wont be played in San Diego in 2012

The Carrier Classic won’t be played in San Diego in 2012. They hope to see a return for 2013.

Source: ESPN

Connecticut Huskies’ Jim Calhoun undergoes surgery for spinal condition

Jim Calhoun, Connecticut’s head basketball coach, underwent surgery for his spinal condition.

“I am very fortunate to have been treated by three of the very best surgeons,” Calhoun said in a statement. “My heartfelt thanks to them and the entire Beth Israel community, who have made every effort to ensure my stay is as comfortable as possible. Lastly, thank you to the people across Connecticut and beyond who have reached out to offer their support.

Source: ESPN

Missouri Tigers Frank Haith cooperating with NCAAs Miami Hurricanes investigation

I not only like but love what Frank Haith is doing with this investigation. He should be fully involved with this investigation seeing how he was with the Miami Hurricanes prior to Missouri.

Source: ESPN

NCAA punishes Radford Highlanders, sanctions Brad Greenberg

Radford was punished and put on probation for two years by the NCAA.

“This case affirms the importance of hiring head coaches committed to following the rules, because the tone they set for their programs is the single most important element in assuring program integrity and rules compliance,” the committee wrote in its 44-page report.

Source: ESPN

Jon Horford Injury: Michigan Wolverines shut down injured sophomore for year

Michigan’s Jon Horford will not play for the Wolverines again this season. The forward averaged 2.7 points and 3.6 rebounds this season.

Source: ESPN

Jim Calhoun of Connecticut Huskies plans to return next Saturday, source says – ESPN

Jim Calhoun plans to return to the bench next Saturday against the Pittsburgh Panthers.

Source: ESPN

Prosecutor seeks change of venue in Oklahoma State Cowboys Darrell Williams case

We may see a venue change in the Oklahoma State Darrell Williams case.

He faces five felony charges alleging he “inappropriately touched” two women.

Source: ESPN

Merrimack College player breaks 2 defenders ankles

School is in session and Merrimack College freshman Chloe Rothman is teaching us about breaking ankles.

Watch as this D-2 women’s college basketball player crosses-up two defenders, sending them on the floor. After the carnage, Chloe finds a wide open teammate under the hoop who proceeds to blow an uncontested lay-up. Even without the basket the damage was done and this play will forever haunt the defenders basketball careers. Somebody get a medic, we have 4 broken ankles on the court!

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