Coppin State University hired alum Larry Stewart as its new head men's basketball coach after firing Juan Dixon amid a sex assault lawsuit. Stewart said he felt "thankful and blessed and appreciated the opportunity."

Norm Roberts, the acting head basketball coach at the University of Kansas, will stay in that position as the NCAA Tournament begins Thursday while Bill Self remains recovering from an unspecified "illness."

University of Alabama basketball star Brandon Miller allegedly delivered a gun used in a murder and has kept playing uninterrupted, sparking a debate over whether he should be allowed to keep playing.

An advocacy group representing NCAA athletes has filed a complaint with the US Department of Education that alleges schools in division one of the NCAA are working together to thwart Black athletes’ earning potential.

After taking a year off because of the pandemic, the 2021 NCAA Tournament made a triumphant return and got off to a very Black start after both teams from HBCUs won their play-in games.

Civil Rights & Social Justice

Several Tennessee state senators who opposed Biden’s electoral victory are up in arms after a men’s college basketball team took a knee during the national anthem.

The Howard University men's basketball team has canceled the remainder of its season because of health concerns over the COVID-19 pandemic.

Good News

Basketball legend Chris Webber is creating a series about the Fab Five.

Keyontae Johnson, the University of Florida college basketball star who collapsed on the court in the middle of a game, previously tested positive for Covid-19.

Wichita State did not fire Gregg Marshall over allegations way worse than a Black coach who was terminated with no severance package.

The university is investigating the allegations stemming from separate incidents in 2015 and during the 2016-17 season respectively.