ESTERO, Fla. (AP) – Briana Roberson scored a career-high 26 points, Lili Thompson added 17 and No. 13 Stanford needed overtime to hold off Purdue, 71-65 in the championship game of the Gulf Coast Classic Sunday. Erica McCall gave Stanford the lead on two free throws halfway through overtime and Roberson fed Kailee Johnson for…Details
CEDAR PARK, Texas – Senior Maggie Lyon led a quartet of Wildcats in double figures and matched a career-best 26 points as Northwestern (6-0, 0-0 B1G) closed out the Lone Star Showcase with a 78-75 win over No. RV East Carolina (6-2, 0-0 American) on Saturday night at the Cedar Park Center. The Wildcats were the only…Details
AUSTIN, Texas — Four Hawkeyes scored in double figures, leading the No. 21 University of Iowa women’s basketball team to a 64-50 win over Houston on Saturday in the Lone Star Showcase at the Cedar Park Center. Iowa finished 2-1, placed first in the tournament’s red bracket, and leaves Texas with a record of 6-1…Details
LAS VEGAS, Nev. — Geoffrey Groselle had career-highs with 20 points and nine rebounds as the Creighton men’s basketball team won the 2015 Men Who Speak Up Main Event with a 97-76 rout over previously unbeaten Massachusetts.
ESTERO, Fla. — Weber State won the Gulf Coast Showcase Championship with a 75-59 win over Murray State Wednesday night in Estero, Fla. “This was a huge win for us and I couldn’t be happier for our team,” said Weber State head coach Randy Rahe. “It was another big team effort. It was a great…Details
Las Vegas, NV—James “J-Byrd” Daniel, III scored a game-high 22 points and Damon Collins and Marcel Boyd each registered double doubles to lead Howard University to an easy 73-54 win over the University of Central Arkansas in the Middleweight championship game of the Men Who Speak Up Event at the MGM Grand Arena.
LAS VEGAS – For the first time, a season-ending college basketball tournament will be played in Las Vegas when the new “Vegas 16” tips off this upcoming March. The new 16-team event serves as the finale of a busy college basketball season in Las Vegas and will be managed by Lexington, Ky.-based sports marketing firm bd…Details
ESTERO, Fla. – When the Gulf Coast Showcase tips off for the third time during Thanksgiving week at Germain Arena, the action on the court will support Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida. Tournament promoter bd Global announced the new partnership between the NCAA Division I men’s and women’s tournament and the hospital, which is a…Details
LAS VEGAS – NCAA basketball action returns to MGM Grand in Las Vegas (www.mgmgrand.com) with two early season events featuring 10 teams at the 14,000-seat MGM Grand Garden Arena. The action tips Nov. 23-25, 2015 with the “Men Who Speak Up Main Event,” the second annual tournament featuring eight teams playing on Monday and Wednesday of…Details