Legendary UNC basketball coach resigns after investigation into program

Sylvia Hatchells UNC career has ended with her resignation after a program review found concerns over racially insensitive comments North Carolina womens basketball coach Sylvia Hatchell had built a Hall of Fame career over more than three decades with the Tar Heels, including a national championship and becoming the Atlantic Coast Conferences all-time winningest coach. That tenure ended with her resignation after a program review found concerns over racially insensitive comments and pressuring players to compete through medical issues. The school announced the 67-year-old Hatchells resignation late Thursday, along with findings from that external review conducted this month by a Charlotte-based law firm. Among the issues: a breakdown of connectivity between Hatchell and the players after 28 interviews of current …

NCAA tournament: Virginia into Final Four for first time since 1984 as Zags crash out

Virginia are heading to the Final Four for the first time since 1984, while No1 seed Gonzaga were shocked by Texas Tech Virginia are heading to the Final Four for the first time since 1984. Kyle Guy had 25 points and 10 rebounds as the top-seeded Cavaliers withstood a brilliant performance from Purdues Carsen Edwards and beat the third-seeded Boilermakers 80-75 in overtime. Virginia forced the overtime on a buzzer beater from Mamadi Diakite. With Purdue trailing by one in overtime, Edwards missed a three-pointer with nine seconds remaining and Virginia got the rebound. Virginias Kyle Guy made two free throws with five seconds remaining to put the Cavaliers up by three. The Boilermakers turned the ball over when they …

Legendary UNC basketball coach faces probe over racially insensitive remarks

Sylvia Hatchell is reportedly under investigation for allegations over racist remarks, including telling her players they would be hanged from trees with nooses Hall of Fame womens basketball coach Sylvia Hatchell is under investigation over allegations that she tried to force players to compete despite serious injuries and made a series of racially insensitive remarks, including telling her players they would be hanged from trees with nooses if they didnt improve, according to a defending national champions Notre Dame, who are playing in this weekends Final Four. The Tar Heels lost to California in the first round of the NCAA tournament, the first trip there since 2015.

‘Why cant 100% of jobs go to women?’ McGraw wants change in college basketball

One of the most prominent coaches in womens basketball, Muffet McGraw, says its time for more women in positions of power in all walks of life One of the most prominent coaches in womens basketball, Muffet McGraw, says its time for more women in positions of power in all walks of life, including her own sport. When you look at mens basketball, 99% of the jobs go to men, why shouldnt 100 or 99% of the jobs in womens basketball go to women? the Notre Dame coach said on Thursday before her team https://t.co/0u7HUlQ8id capturing the second national title in school history last year in white-knuckle fashion, winning both the semi-final and championship games on buzzer-beaters by Arike Ogunbowale.

UC Irvine stun Kansas State for first NCAA tournament win in school history

The Anteaters toppled Kansas State in a major shocker as top seed Virginia rallied from a 14-point deficit to survive an upset scare against Gardner-Webb Evan Leonard hit back-to-back 3-pointers to start a run of 12 straight points in the second half that sent No 13 seed UC Irvine to a 70-64 victory over fourth-seeded Kansas State. The Anteaters (31-5) held on after that run and stunned the regular-season co-champions of the Big 12 for the first tournament win in school history. UC Irvine lost 57-55 to Louisville in 2015 in its only previous trip to the tournament. One year after making a run to the Elite Eight, the Wildcats (25-9) had a short stay in the tournament as they …

Donald Trump greets college football champions with McDonald’s once again

Donald Trump has once again welcomed college football champions with burgers and fries on Monday Donald Trump has once again welcomed college football champions with burgers and fries. The President greeted the NCAAs Football Championship Subdivision champions, North Dakota State, at the White House on Monday with a lunch that included Big Macs, french fries and Chick-fil-A sandwiches. nearly three-quarters of the teams black players declined to visit the White House. Three African American members of the Tigers said Trumps racism and divisive politics led them to stay away from the ceremony. North Dakota were expected to send a more united team to the White House. The teams coach, Matt Entz, said the Bison had addressed political issues before the …