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Ben Howland

  1. Mississippi State loses guard Xavian Stapleton to knee injury

    Aug 20, 2015, 4:00 PM EDT


    The Louisiana Tech transfer won’t be able to help the Bulldogs in practices as a result of this injury.

  2. Three-star point guard becomes Mississippi State’s first 2016 commitment

    Jun 6, 2015, 9:50 PM EDT

    Adidas Nations Atlanta

    Point guard was a spot where Mississippi State needed to add depth moving forward, and they managed to do so Saturday.

  3. Ben Howland lands commitment from four-star forward from Kentucky

    May 21, 2015, 12:40 PM EDT

    AP Photo

    Holman was expected to spend 2015-16 at a prep school.

  4. Looking Forward: The eight most intriguing coaching hires of 2015

    May 5, 2015, 3:26 PM EDT

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    Of all the changes on the coaching carousel, what are we most interested in seeing?

  5. Ben Howland to become the next Mississippi State head coach

    Mar 23, 2015, 12:11 PM EDT


    Howland is a terrific hire for the Bulldogs.

  6. Reports: Ben Howland no longer interested in Oregon State job

    May 12, 2014, 11:11 PM EDT


    Ben Howland is no longer interested in the Oregon State job.

  7. Reports: Ben Howland, Kim Anderson candidates for Missouri job

    Apr 27, 2014, 3:15 PM EDT


    A pair of reports state Missouri is down to two candidates to replace Frank Haith.

  8. Marquette reportedly targeting Cuonzo Martin and Ben Howland for head coaching position

    Mar 29, 2014, 3:50 PM EDT

    Tennessee Volunteers head coach Martin instructs his team as they take on the Ole Miss Rebels during the SEC men's NCAA basketball tournament in New Orleans

    With Marquette missing on Shaka Smart, the Golden Eagles could turn to Tennessee head coach Cuonzo Martin or former UCLA head coach Ben Howland.

  9. Ben Howland makes his return to Pittsburgh

    Oct 24, 2013, 3:11 PM EDT

    Big East Basketball Tournament - Syracuse v Pittsburgh

    Before his decade-long tenure at UCLA, one that saw him recruit and coach NBA stars like Kevin Love, Russell Westbrook and Jrue Holiday while making three straight Final Fours, ended last March with a Pac-12 title and a Round of 64 exit in the NCAA tournament, Ben Howland cut his teeth as the head coach…

  10. Ben Howland apologizes for commenting on Shabazz Muhammad’s NBA draft status

    Mar 5, 2013, 7:00 PM EDT

    Ben Howland

    UCLA coach Ben Howland revealed the worst-kept secret in college basketball last week after the Bruins’ 74-69 win over No. 11 Arizona at home. “That was [Shabazz Muhammad’s] last game in Pauley, no doubt about it,” Howland said. “I’m very much a realist now. I knew going into this deal that this was a one-year…

  11. Howland clarifies UCLA point guard picture

    Nov 3, 2012, 11:23 PM EDT

    Larry Drew

    The UCLA Bruins have had many problems over the past couple-three years, many of them materializing off-court. One problem that has persisted on-court is the lack of a strong point guard presence. Not since the days of Russell Westbrook and Darren Collison has the ball really seemed to be in good hands the majority of…

  12. Shabazz Muhammad’s AAU coach speaks out about NCAA investigation

    Oct 13, 2012, 1:43 AM EDT


    On the first night of the college basketball season, UCLA enters its first practice with questions of whether or not their two top recruits – Shabazz Muhammad and Kyle Anderson – will be able to play this year, as they are both under NCAA investigation. Shabazz Muhammad, one of the nation’s top freshmen, has faced the…

  13. UCLA still waiting to hear on Shabazz Muhammad and Kyle Anderson’s eligibility

    Oct 12, 2012, 5:35 PM EDT


    Tonight marks the official beginning of the college basketball season. However, the UCLA Bruins are still scrambling to find out what they’re team will look like when the first game takes place next month. UCLA had one of the best recruiting classes this season, yet the program’s best two recruits – Shabazz Muhammad and Kyle…

  14. UCLA's *still* dealing with injuries

    Jul 21, 2010, 2:39 PM EDT

    One word can sum up the last eight months (or so) for UCLA. Ouch.  Ben Howland’s squad was a M*A*S*H* unit last season. Six scholarship players dealt with nagging injuries all season, which no doubt pushed the Bruins toward one of their worst seasons under Howland, 14-18 overall. Well, they’re still banged up. Malcolm Lee,…