Southern California has hired Andy Enfield as men's basketball coach after he took Florida Gulf Coast to the round of 16 of the NCAA tournament.

Athletic director Pat Haden said Monday night that Enfield has reached an agreement to take over at the Pac-12 school.

Haden says Enfield's success at FGCU wasn't a flash in the pan and that his up-tempo style and stingy defense will be fun for both the Trojans players and fans.

Enfield takes over from interim coach Bob Cantu, who had a 7-8 record after succeeding Kevin O'Neill, who was fired in mid-January.

  • Kevin Ware is already up and walking, and he's got a nice souvenir to keep him company until he's cleared to return to Louisville. Cardinals coach Rick Pitino brought the Midwest Regional championship trophy when he visited Ware, who remains hospitalized after surgery to repair a gruesome fracture in his right leg.

  • The Pac-12 has determined coordinator of officials Ed Rush was not serious when he told officials to target Arizona coach Sean Miller during internal meetings before the conference tournament.

  • Doug McDermott of Creighton, the second-leading scorer in Division I, was a repeat selection to the AP All-America team, the 51st player to earn the honor in consecutive seasons.

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    Stanford resumed spring practice following a three-week break. The Cardinal welcomed back several players who missed the first session, including linebacker Shayne Skov (suspension), and one who missed the entire 2012 season. Running back Tyler Gaffney rejoined the team after spending last year in the Pittsburgh Pirates organization. Gaffney and Anthony Wilkerson are the front-runners for the starting tailback position. "I felt very comfortable,'' Gaffney said.

  • Commissioner Britton Banowsky said that Western Kentucky will officially join Conference USA on July 1, 2014.

  • Jack Pardee, one of Bear Bryant's "Junction Boys" at Texas A&M who went on to become an All-Pro linebacker and an NFL coach, has died, University of Houston spokesman David Bassity said. Pardee was 76.

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    Free agent wide receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey has reached an agreement with the Indianapolis Colts. Heyward-Bey's one-year deal will include a $1.5 million signing bonus, a league source told ESPN. Heyward-Bey was released by the Raiders this offseason.

    Staff writer Jon Wilner and ESPN.com contributed to this report.