Men's basketball teams from several U.S. universities, including Oregon State, Clemson and Arizona, were in Barcelona, Spain, when a van drove into pedestrians Thursday in a historic district popular with tourists but school officials said the players and staff were safe. Oregon State assistant coach Gregg Gottlieb posted to Facebook: "We are all luckily ok. Our hotel/restaurant is located right on Las Ramblas. This tragedy happened right in front of us as our team just sat down for pregame meal. Thoughts and prayers for all those that are were hurt." Spanish police have confirmed they are investigating the bloodshed in the historic Las Ramblas district as a terror attack. The area is a popular
Four-star cornerback Stanley Garner of Fort Lauderdale (Fla.) Dillard committed to Kentucky at a private ceremony on Wednesday night. The announcement took place at Duffy’s Sports Bar in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., and there wasn’t much drama leading up to the decision.
James Madison announced its women’s basketball non-conference schedule Wednesday, which is highlighted by three games against Power Five programs. JMU returns eight of its 10 healthy bodies from last season while adding Kayla Cooper-Williams from a knee injury and Virginia Tech transfer Kelly Koshuta after the redshirt freshman sat out last season. “It’s exactly what we’re setting out to do and challenge our team as much as we can as early as we can,” O’Regan said.