WEST HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) Jim Calhoun has officially been named the head coach at Division III University of Saint Joseph in Connecticut.
The Hall of Famer had already announced he would be taking the job and has been working for a year to establish a men's basketball program at the small Catholic university, which was an all-women's school until this school year.
Calhoun also has continued to serve in an advisory role at UConn, where he served as coach for 26 seasons and led the Huskies to three of their four national titles before retiring in 2012.
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) Police have filed charges against former NBA and University of North Carolina basketball player P.J. Hairston, the latest in legal problems dating back to his college career.
The News & Record of Greensboro reports Guilford County Chief Assistant District Attorney Howard Neumann said Friday the 25-year-old Hairston is charged with assault on a female, interfering with emergency communication and injury to personal property. Details aren't available because arrest warrants haven't been served.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Tennessee basketball coach Rick Barnes has received a three-year contract extension and raise that will earn him $21 million over the next six years.
Athletic director Phillip Fulmer announced Thursday in a university release that Barnes has received an extension through the 2023-24 season. The extension comes after Barnes led Tennessee to a share of the 2018 Southeastern Conference regular-season title .
NEW YORK (AP) Rick Pitino knows his coaching days are most likely behind him. He still wants to be involved in basketball, where he's spent a lifetime.
"I think my time has passed, I really do," Pitino said of coaching again on Tuesday from the headquarters of The Associated Press. "I'm young. I'm physically very young and mentally very young. I just think there are a lot of young reporters out there that won't let it go. The moment I'm hired, `Why didn't school X look at this'?"