Ernie Kent endured a four-year gap between coaching gigs. Heading into the 2014-15 season at the helm for Washington State he's raring to go.
Denmark native and Arizona State Sun Devil Jonathan Gilling is one of four siblings to have made the trip to the United States to play collegiate basketball.
When UCLA guard Norman Powell went behind the back for the layup that sent the Bruins to the 2014 Sweet 16, his friends and family were shocked.
The Oregon State men's basketball team roster will feature seven walk-on players in 2014-15 and first-year Beavers coach Wayne Tinkle is glad he won't suffer any longer at practices.
Stanford's upset at No. 10 UConn early last season might have been a feel-good victory when it occured, but the Cardinal players saw the win with a new perspective after the season ended
The sophomore point guard averaged 13.4 points and 4.4 assists per game last year and played more than 75 percent of the minutes available. In other words, Lorenzo Romar already trusted him last season.
Returning home to Los Angeles one summer, Askia Booker was told by his older brother Rene Johnson to hoop with him; there was somebody Rene wanted him to meet. That somebody turned out to be Nick Young, former USC Trojan and current Los Angeles Laker.
Usually, 21 wins in a power conference will be good enough to have a team in the discussion for an NCAA tournament bid. But when the non-conference slate features two non-NCAA Division I teams and no schools from other big-name leagues, a trip to the NIT is the result.
California coach Cuonzo Martin built his reputation as a defensive menace, playing at Purdue for Hall of Fame coach Gene Keady. Those experiences built his philosophies as a coach, and in his first season at Berkeley will push those on his players with the same relentlessness.
“Ambassadors of the Game,” a documentary on the Pac-12 All-Star team's trip to China in August, premieres Thursday night on the Pac-12 Networks at 7 p.m. PT.