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Louisville hires Kenny Johnson as assistant coach (Yahoo Sports)
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) -- Louisville has hired Kenny Johnson as a Cardinals assistant coach.
Basketball star Wells settles suit against Xavier (Yahoo Sports)
A former Xavier University basketball player who was expelled over what he says was a false rape allegation has settled his lawsuit against the Cincinnati school over its handling of the case. Federal Judge John Arthur dismissed Dez Wells' lawsuit, which had claimed that Xavier and its president used him as a scapegoat to demonstrate an aggressive response to sexual assault allegations in the wake of two unrelated federal investigations. Terms of the settlement were not released in court records. University spokeswoman Kelly Leon declined to discuss the case except to say that ''the lawsuit has been resolved in a manner satisfactory to the parties.'' Leon had said in March that the university would be vindicated once all the facts became known.
Nebraska signs Georgetown's Moses Abraham Ayegba (Yahoo Sports)
Moses Abraham Ayegba (EYE-eg-buh) of Georgetown has signed transfer papers to play at Nebraska for one season. Ayegba will graduate from Georgetown with a degree in economics next month and be eligible to play for the Cornhuskers in 2014-15. The 6-foot-9, 247-pound Ayegba played in 31 games for the Hoyas last season, averaging 1.9 points and 2.8 rebounds. Nebraska coach Tim Miles said Thursday that Ayegba provides a physical presence inside and can affect the game on the defensive end with his rebounding and shot blocking.
Tyndall's task at Tennessee already tougher (Yahoo Sports)
Donnie Tyndall just took over Tennessee's program on Tuesday, yet his job already has gotten tougher. Tyndall knew when he was hired that he'd have to replace four of the top five scorers from a team that went 23-14 and reached an NCAA regional semifinal this season. Now the former Southern Mississippi coach must rebuild a recruiting class that has been decimated since his arrival. Tennessee granted releases Wednesday to guards Larry Austin Jr. and Jordan Cornish, who signed letters of intent before former Volunteers coach Cuonzo Martin left for California.
C Johnson, F Poythress returning to Kentucky (Yahoo Sports)
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) -- Kentucky's frontcourt will bring back size and experience next season after freshman center Dakari Johnson and sophomore forward Alex Poythress announced they would return.