Tags: Basketball (College)

Anne Donovan, a Power in Women’s Basketball, Dies at 56

Anne Donovan, a 6-foot-8 center who was one of the most dominating players of the early 1980s in women’s college basketball and who later won championships as a coach in the W.N.B.A. and the Summer Olympics, died on Wednesday at her home in Wilmington, N.C. She was 56. Her brother John said the cause was…

Investigation? N.C.A.A. Scrutiny? Business as Usual in Grassroots Hoops

CARTERSVILLE, Ga. — Russell Westbrook sat at the end of Team WhyNot’s bench next to the final reserve, his legs extended courtward and his eyes tracking the ball. “Good D! Let’s go, let’s go!” the N.B.A. star shouted, fulfilling his role as patron saint of the youth basketball team named after his personal mantra. He…

Darius Bazley Charts Yet Another Path to the N.B.A.: The Development League

A special commission formed by Emmert to review college basketball and its persistent corruption is expected to make recommendations Wednesday that will address the one-and done rule. But it is not expected to change anytime soon, and Bazley is already making plans for a pro career. He has hired an agent: Rich Paul of Klutch…