MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota has hired Marlene Stollings from VCU as the replacement for women's basketball coach Pam Borton.
The university announced the decision on Monday and scheduled an introductory news conference for Tuesday.
Stollings has four seasons as a head coach on her resume, the last two at VCU. After the Rams went 11-19 her first year, they improved to 22-10 with a spot in the WNIT. Stollings guided a turnaround at Winthrop in 2011-12...
AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Former Auburn All-American and NBA player Chuck Person is returning to the school as an assistant coach.
New Tigers coach Bruce Pearl announced the hiring of the program's top scorer on Monday.
Person was a two-time All-America from 1983-86. He led Auburn to the Elite Eight in the 1986 NCAA tournament and spent 14 years in the NBA after getting drafted by the Indiana Pacers with the fourth overall pick.
WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Jets forward Evander Kane is returning to Winnipeg's lineup, but the player and coach Paul Maurice aren't shedding any light on why Kane rode the bench in Toronto over the weekend.
It wasn't his first time as a healthy scratch. Former coach Claude Noel also benched the left winger.
But Kane and Maurice kept the reasons for this one to themselves Monday.