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Thumb surgery set for Creighton's Austin Chatman (Yahoo Sports)
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) -- Creighton point guard Austin Chatman will have surgery to repair a ligament in his right thumb and is expected to be fully recovered before the season.
Wake Forest adds Greek forward Mitoglou to roster (Yahoo Sports)
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) -- Wake Forest has added Greek forward Konstantinos Mitoglou to its basketball roster.
Big 12 commish's dire warning about pending change (Yahoo Sports)
Big 12 Commissioner Bob Bowlsby had a dire warning Monday for anyone who likes intercollegiate athletics the way they are now. ''There's a lot of change coming.'' During his opening address at Big 12 football media days, Bowlsby talked about growing financial constraints athletic programs face going forward and the ''strange environment'' that exists with class-action lawsuits against the NCAA and its member schools.
Florida's Walker suffers season-ending knee injury (Yahoo Sports)
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- Florida guard DeVon Walker is expected to miss next season because of a knee injury.
NCAA sets vote on modified governance proposal (Yahoo Sports)
The biggest conferences in college sports may finally get exactly what they want - autonomy over some of today's most contentious issues. After years of consternation and months of debate, the NCAA announced Friday that its board of directors will vote Aug. 7 on a formal proposal to give schools in the highest-profile conferences more influence over the college rules. The proposal also would give athletic directors and student-athletes bigger roles in the legislative process. ''The Division I membership overall and the steering committee in particular worked hard to create a structure that will allow the division to operate more simply and inclusively,'' NCAA President Mark Emmert said in a statement released Friday.