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  • Arizona's Deandre Ayton top choice among bigs in NBA draft

    There's been little question that Arizona's Deandre Ayton is the best of a potential-filled group of bigs at the top of Thursday's NBA draft. Ayton was a force in his lone college season and looks like the favorite to land with Phoenix as the No. 1 overall pick. Behind him are several...

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  • After electric year, Trae Young awaits the draft's call

    Trae Young went into college basketball feeling like he had something to prove to his doubters. A year later, here he goes again. Young was the most electrifying player in the college game this past season, his stellar numbers in his only season at Oklahoma more than silencing anyone...

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  • South Carolina's Martin understands Bowen's choice to leave

    South Carolina's Frank Martin understood all along he might never get to coach Brian Bowen in a game and is just happy the 6-foot-7 forward whose name is part of the federal corruption case in college basketball had the chance to spend a few months with the Gamecocks. Bowen gave up his...

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  • Bagley, Porter headline list of top forwards in NBA draft

    Marvin Bagley III dominated at Duke, while fellow freshman Michael Porter Jr. barely saw action at Missouri due to injury. Yet they'll likely be the first forwards to hear their names called during Thursday's draft. Bagley is a possible No. 1 overall pick and double-double machine with a...

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  • TV host Jimmy Kimmel beat by Sen. Ted Cruz in charity game

    Texas Sen. Ted Cruz has triumphed over late night TV host Jimmy Kimmel in their much-hyped charity basketball game that Kimmel dubbed the Blobfish Basketball Classic.
  • Young, Sexton headline list of point guards in NBA draft

    There's little question about where to start when looking at the top point guard prospects in the NBA draft: Trae Young and Collin Sexton. Young was the national leader in both scoring and assists with the Sooners as a freshman, while Sexton provided an aggressive presence at the helm of...

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  • The next Antetokounmpo: Kostas awaits his draft-night call

    His numbers are ordinary. His name is not. And his potential, that's still to be proven. A player who averaged 5.2 points and 2.9 rebounds per game in his lone season of college basketball, primarily as a backup for a team that didn't finish with a winning record, wouldn't ordinarily...

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  • Women's basketball mourns death of Anne Donovan

    To many in the world of women's basketball, Anne Donovan was a giant. And not just because she stood 6-foot-8. She won a national championship at Old Dominion, two Olympic gold medals as a player and another as a coach in her storied career. The 56-year-old Hall of Famer died Wednesday...

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  • Hall of Famer and Olympic gold medalist Anne Donovan dies.

    Anne Donovan, the Basketball Hall of Famer who won a national championship at Old Dominion, two Olympic gold medals in the 1980s and coached the U.S. to gold in 2008, died Wednesday of heart failure. She was 56. Donovan's family confirmed the death in a statement. "While it is extremely...

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