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  1. UAB guard will transfer

    Jul 21, 2015, 8:30 PM EDT


    UAB is losing a reserve guard to transfer

  2. Britton Banowski steps down as Conference USA commissioner

    Jul 16, 2015, 7:01 PM EDT

    Britton Banowsky

    Banowsky took over as commissioner for Mike Slive in 2002.

  3. Air Force loses freshman forward Garrett Thibodeaux to UTSA

    Jul 5, 2015, 10:03 PM EDT

    Dave Pilipovich

    Thibodeaux’s decision came eight days after he began basic training.

  4. Louisiana Tech places serious restrictions on transferring guard Xavian Stapleton

    Jun 23, 2015, 12:11 PM EDT


    More than 50 Division I schools, including Florida, aren’t allowed to contact the Mississippi native.

  5. UAB’s Jerod Haase addresses non-conference scheduling issue many programs face

    Jun 17, 2015, 7:10 PM EDT

    AP Photo

    UAB would love to play Alabama, but their head coach wants a fair deal on the scheduling of those games.

  6. Conference USA basketball tournaments returning to Birmingham in 2016

    Jun 12, 2015, 1:52 PM EDT

    Jerod Haase

    Also of note is the fact that all 14 teams will be eligible, after the event was limited to 12 teams last season.

  7. Former Tennessee forward transferring to Western Kentucky

    Jun 5, 2015, 3:33 PM EDT


    Carmichael’s relationship with former Tennessee coach Donnie Tyndall led to his deciding to transfer.

  8. Former Western Kentucky forward will play college football next season

    Jun 2, 2015, 11:00 PM EDT

    NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 27: George Fant #44 of the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers celebrates after a basket over Javon Baumann #34 of the Saint Joseph's Hawks in the second half at Madison Square Garden on November 27, 2014 in New York City.  (Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images)

    George Fant will try his hand at football after a productive four-year career at Western Kentucky.

  9. Old Dominion head coach Jeff Jones diagnosed with prostate cancer

    May 29, 2015, 2:44 PM EDT

    Jeff Jones

    Jones will undergo surgery June 1 in Baltimore.

  10. Old Dominion lands second transfer in three days

    May 8, 2015, 4:50 PM EDT

    St. Louis v George Mason

    Trey Porter will have three seasons of eligibility remaining after he sits out the 2015-16 campaign.

  11. UTEP receives commitment from former Oregon guard

    May 2, 2015, 11:00 PM EDT

    AP Photo

    After being dismissed from Oregon, Dominic Artis spent a year at Diablo Valley CC in California but did not play basketball.

  12. UAB’s lack of football complicates its status as a member of Conference USA

    Apr 29, 2015, 7:25 PM EDT

    Ray Watts, UAB President

    Conference USA requires its members to have football programs. UAB doesn’t, which is an issue.

  13. Former Seton Hall, Illinois guard to finish career at Western Kentucky

    Apr 9, 2015, 7:18 PM EDT

    AP Photo

    Cosby averaged 7.8 points per game in 19 appearances for Illinois last season before leaving the program in February.

  14. UAB, head coach Jerod Haase announce six-year contract extension

    Mar 25, 2015, 4:40 PM EDT

    AP Photo

    Keeping Haase in town is an important move for an athletic department that’s had its issues in recent months.

  15. Introducing Cinderella: Meet the UAB Blazers

    Mar 14, 2015, 6:39 PM EDT

    AP Photo

    UAB will make its first NCAA tournament appearance since 2011, and they’ve been a source of good news for an athletic department that could definitely use some.

  16. FIU’s Dennis Mavin banks in half-court shot to beat UTSA (VIDEO)

    Mar 11, 2015, 3:12 PM EDT

    Getty Images

    Good luck topping the finish to this thriller in the first round of the Conference USA tournament.

  17. UTEP head coach Tim Floyd suspended one game by Conference USA

    Feb 27, 2015, 3:20 PM EDT

    AP Photo

    Floyd was ejected with 10:05 remaining in the Miners’ 77-60 loss at Louisiana Tech, and he failed to leave the court in a timely manner.

  18. William Lee’s dunk highlights UAB’s blowout win over Louisiana Tech (VIDEO)

    Feb 6, 2015, 8:15 AM EDT

    AP Photo/

    William Lee wasn’t one of the five Blazers who scored in double figures in their 80-60 win, but he did have this impressive dunk.

  19. POSTERIZED: Louisiana Tech’s Raheem Appleby goes over Western Kentucky defender for big dunk (VIDEO

    Jan 31, 2015, 11:15 AM EDT

    Raheem Appleby, Markel Brown

    Raheem Appleby showed surprising hops as the 6-foot-4 guard threw down a solid dunk over a Western Kentucky defender.

  20. Southern Miss self-imposes postseason ban for this season

    Jan 20, 2015, 7:17 PM EDT


    Southern Miss self-imposes a penalty after an ongoing school and NCAA investigation.

  21. Middle Tennessee reserve forward out indefinitely

    Jan 19, 2015, 8:15 PM EDT

    Marshall Henderson, Joshua Phillips

    Middle Tennessee takes a hit to its front court rotation.

  22. Southern Miss sophomore decides not to transfer, returns to team

    Jan 17, 2015, 11:00 AM EDT


    Southern Miss is depleted but gets a player back to help.

  23. UAB head coach Jerod Haase gets two-year extension; prohibited from criticizing administration

    Jan 13, 2015, 7:15 PM EDT


    UAB head coach Jerod Haase signed a two-year extension, but it includes an interesting clause.

  24. Reserve freshman forward leaves Rice program

    Jan 11, 2015, 4:55 PM EDT

    Rice Basketball

    Maurice Rivers played 17.8 minutes per game for the Owls, who are 4-10 overall and 1-2 in Conference USA play.

  25. Rice’s Marcus Jackson makes a shot from the opposite free-throw line to beat first-half buzzer (VIDEO)

    Jan 11, 2015, 11:30 AM EDT

    Marcus Jackson, Demarcus Holland

    Marcus Jackson’s heave was good from nearly the opposite free-throw line.