SMU coach Tim Jankovich announces retirement
SMU coach Tim Jankovich announced his retirement Tuesday after six seasons as head coach of the Mustangs, and nearly four decades in a coaching career that included stints as an assistant for Larry Brown and Bill Self. The 62-year-old Jankovich was head coach at Illinois State from 2008-12, before he left the Redbirds to join SMU's staff when Brown took the job there.news.yahoo.com
Wednesday Sports Roundup
Boys’ Basketball: Highland 61, Eastern Montgomery 57. Eli Moore scored 13 of his team-high 18 points in the fourth quarter, helping the Rams to a comeback Pioneer District victory on their home court. Ethan Moore added 17 points for the winners, Michael Campbell had 11 and Jacob Phillips scored 10. Camren Sampson led the Mustangs (0-12 Pioneer District, 1-21 […]therecorderonline.com
Thursday Sports Roundup
Boys’ Basketball — Covington 58, Eastern Montgomery 42. Purcel Turner scored a game-high 21 points and Ashton Cook chipped in 15 more Thursday night in the Cougar Den as Covington picked up its second straight victory. Camren Sampson scored 16 for the Mustangs (0-10 Pioneer, 0-19 overall). The Cougars led 33-21 at the halftime break. Next up: Covington (5-3 […]therecorderonline.com
The Latest: NBA's Hornets ready to welcome fans again
Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard, right, passes the ball over Charlotte Hornets center Bismack Biyombo, second from right, as Hornets forward P.J. (AP Photo/Steve Dykes)The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:___The Charlotte Hornets are getting set to welcome fans for home games. The Hornets’ reopening plan has been approved by state and county authorities and allows the team to host fans at 15% capacity, approximately 3,000 per game. “We are excited about the opportunity to welcome more fans to our outdoor venues,” the university said in a written statement. AdTuesday night’s game will be the first game with fans in attendance at PPG Paints Arena since last March.
The Latest: Cincinnati increases capacity for AAC title game
The school said it brought the capacity in line with what’s being allowed for Cleveland Browns and Cincinnati Bengals games. 17 Ohio State women’s basketball team canceled Saturday’s game against Iowa because of a spike in positive COVID-19 tests in the Buckeyes program. The Beach didn’t open its season until Dec. 4 and six of its seven games scheduled this month are road games. This will be the third straight game canceled. USC postponed its Pac-12 opener at home against Stanford over the weekend when it first reported the positive COVID-19 test.
AP Top 25: Tulsa in at 25; Indiana set for top-10 matchup
Tulsa celebrates after linebacker Zaven Collins (23) made a winning interception against SMU during the second half of an NCAA college football game in Tulsa, Okla., Saturday, Nov. 14, 2020. 25 Tulsa is ranked in The Associated Press college football poll for the first time in 10 years and No. 9 Indiana is set to play the first top-10 matchup in program history. Tulsa moved into the rankings after beating American Athletic Conference rival SMU, knocking the Mustangs from the Top 25. ___Follow Ralph D. Russo at https://twitter.com/ralphDrussoAP and listen at https://westwoodonepodcasts.com/pods/ap-top-25-college-football-podcast/___More AP college football: https://apnews.com/Collegefootball and https://twitter.com/AP_Top25