Rhode Island has promoted assistant David Cox to head coach. He takes over for Dan Hurley, who left to take the UConn job.
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Dan Hurley, who guided Rhode Island to the NCAA tournament in each of the past two years, is the new men's basketball coach at UConn. He received a six-year deal.
Jeff Goodman & Rece Davis look back on a crazy first weekend of the Tournament (1:08), look ahead to the regional semis (23:16), examine some coaching moves (31:52) and more. Plus, "Talk Nerdy To Me" shares analytical perspectives on what to expect moving forward (26:35).
Rhode Island coach Dan Hurley has emerged as the top target by both UConn and Pittsburgh, but he is "not close" to deciding whether he'll leave the Rams, sources tell ESPN.
Rhode Island coach Dan Hurley, who sources say is the front-runner for the UConn job, had no interest in addressing speculation about potential openings after his team's loss to Duke, saying, "I could give a crap about who's got an opening anywhere."
Mike Krzyzewski might want to stop worrying about his team's inexperience. The loaded if young Blue Devils hardly seemed intimidated by NCAA Tournament's bright lights.
The first day of the second round begins with top seed Villanova taking on the electrifying Collin Sexton and Alabama, and it also will feature Cinderella hopeful Buffalo facing Kentucky.
Former Duke star Bobby Hurley says he'll be rooting for his brother when Dan Hurley's Rhode Island team takes on the Blue Devils on Saturday in the second round of the NCAA tournament.
E.C. Matthews hit the go-ahead 3-pointer in overtime and one more that sealed it to help Rhode Island hold off dynamic scorer Trae Young and beat Oklahoma 83-78 Thursday in the Midwest Regional.
From standout performers such as Trae Young and Deandre Ayton to potential Cinderellas such as Davidson and Loyola-Chicago, here's what you need to know about the 16 first-round games on Thursday.
Still looking for its first victory in the NCAA tournament since Stephen Curry led the way, Davidson is the Atlantic 10 champion after beating No. 25 Rhode Island in the conference final 58-57 on Sunday behind Kellan Grady's 17 points.
Andre Berry scored 18 points, Fatts Russell made two crucial 3-pointers in the final six minutes and No. 25 Rhode Island rallied past Saint Joseph's 90-87 on Saturday in the Atlantic 10 Conference Tournament semifinals.
Jeff Dowtin scored 18 points, Jared Terrell added 16 points and No. 25 Rhode Island survived a challenge from VCU 76-67 Friday in the Atlantic 10 Conference Tournament quarterfinals.
Jon Axel Gudmundsson's driving layup with 3.1 seconds left lifted Davidson to a 63-61 upset over No. 17 Rhode Island on Friday night.
James Demery scored 21 points, Taylor Funk had 17 and Saint Joseph's stunned Atlantic 10 champion and No. 17 Rhode Island 78-48 on Tuesday night.
Jeff Dowtin scored 20 points, E.C. Matthews added 18 and No. 18 Rhode Island wrapped up its first outright Atlantic-10 regular-season title with an 81-56 victory over Dayton on Friday night.
Jeff Dowtin scored 23 points, including four key free throws in the final seconds, as Rhode Island clinched a share of the Atlantic 10 regular season title with a hard-fought 95-93 overtime victory at La Salle on Tuesday night.
The top of the bracket is very much up in the air, even with Selection Sunday approaching. The Cavaliers, with their rock-solid profile, look like the only team that has locked up a 1-seed.
Eleven SEC teams are within striking distance of the tournament, so what's the problem? They're building their résumés and metrics by beating each other, so the committee might value the league differently when selecting the field.