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  • N.C. State stuns No. 2 Arizona 90-84 in Battle 4 Atlantis

    Freshman Braxton Beverly scored a season-high 20 points and sparked the decisive late run that helped North Carolina State upset No. 2 Arizona 90-84 in Wednesday's first round at the Battle 4 Atlantis. Allerik Freeman scored 24 points to lead the Wolfpack (5-0). But it was Beverly — who...

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  • Tennessee tops No. 18 Purdue 78-75 (OT) in Battle 4 Atlantis

    Grant Williams scored all 22 of his points after halftime and hit the go-ahead shot with 14.5 seconds left in overtime to lift Tennessee past No. 18 Purdue 78-75 in Wednesday's opening round of the Battle 4 Atlantis. After P.J. Thompson missed a jumper for the lead, James Daniel hit two...

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  • College basketball: No. 2 Arizona, No. 18 Purdue upset in Battle 4 Atlantis openers

    Freshman Braxton Beverly scored a season-high 20 points and sparked the decisive late run that helped North Carolina State upset No. 2 Arizona 90-84 in Wednesday's first round of the Battle 4 Atlantis at Paradise Island, Bahamas. Allerik Freeman scored 24 points to lead the Wolfpack (5-0). But...

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  • Louisville says freshman Bowen will not play for Cardinals

    Louisville said that freshman forward Brian Bowen will not play for the school and that the Cardinals have parted ways with men's basketball associate coach Kenny Johnson. The 6-foot-7 Bowen signed with Louisville in June but had been held out of practice and games since the school...

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  • The Case for Thanksgiving Basketball

    At 12:30 p.m. Thursday, the NFC North-leading Minnesota Vikings (8-2) will visit their lone division challenger, the Detroit Lions (6-4). It will be the only hour of the day it can be said that Thanksgiving football is better than Thanksgiving basketball. The NFL’s longest scheduling tradition, nearly a century old, suffers from a poor diet of games. Since 2006, the year Thanksgiving expanded from two matchups to three, these have been the final records of the teams competing: 2006: 6-10 vs....

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  • Despite injuries, undefeated Loyola basketball off to strong start

    The Loyola Ramblers improved to 5-0 on the men's basketball season.

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  • Trump labels father of UCLA player an 'ungrateful fool'

    President Donald Trump continued to taunt the father of a UCLA basketball player detained for shoplifting in China Wednesday, calling him an "ungrateful fool." In a series of tweets fired off before dawn on the first day of his Thanksgiving vacation, the president complained yet again that...

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  • Louisville: Freshman Bowen, caught up in FBI probe, will not play

    Louisville has announced that freshman forward Brian Bowen will not play and the Cardinals have parted ways with an assistant basketball coach

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  • No. 1 UConn routs No. 5 UCLA 78-60 for 39th road win in row

    Without injured Katie Lou Samuelson, UConn is finding out who else can step up for the top-ranked Huskies. Napheesa Collier scored 23 points and freshman Megan Walker had her best game yet with 13 points in a 78-60 rout of No. 5 UCLA on Tuesday night that snapped the Bruins' 32-game home...

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  • Competition, expense bring curtain down on Alaska Shootout

    Four decades ago, Alaska Anchorage head basketball coach Bob Rachal was looking to promote the program, and while rubbing shoulders with coaches from major programs at the Final Four, he found a way. The NCAA wanted a presence in all 50 states and had created a rule to help the...

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  • No. 6 Wichita State beats Marquette 80-66 in Maui semis

    Landry Shamet scored 19 points, Connor Frankamp added 13 and No. 6 Wichita State rode its second-half defense into the Maui Invitational title game with an 80-66 victory over Marquette on Tuesday. Wichita State (4-0) needed a massive rally just to get into the semifinals after a slow start...

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  • No. 2 Arizona, No. 5 Villanova top Battle 4 Atlantis field

    Arizona coach Sean Miller has seen his second-ranked Wildcats start the year with three easy wins and guard Allonzo Trier put up big numbers seemingly with ease. Things will be tougher this week for Arizona in the Bahamas at the Battle 4 Atlantis tournament, which features an eight-team...

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  • Louisville appeal asks to reverse ‘excessive’ NCAA sanctions

    Louisville says in an appeal that the NCAA’s Committee on Infractions imposed “grossly excessive” penalties.

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  • Top NBA prospect Micheal Porter Jr. out for season after back surgery

    Top NBA prospect, Missouri freshman Michael Porter Jr. will miss the remainder of the season after undergoing lower back surgery.

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  • LaVar Ball questions Trump's role in son's release

    Outspoken basketball dad LaVar Ball questioned the extent of President Donald Trump's involvement in securing his son's release from the custody of Chinese authorities during a combative 20-minute CNN interview on Monday night. The president, in tweets Sunday, said he should have left...

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  • Phil Knight's tourney draws top-10 teams to Oregon this week

    Nike founder Phil Knight is throwing a birthday party and every college basketball fan is invited. Well, they can at least watch it on TV. Knight is celebrating his 80th birthday by staging a two-bracket tournament — the PK80 — beginning Thursday in Oregon. It includes some of the...

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  • LaVar Ball questions Trump's role in son's release

    Outspoken basketball dad LaVar Ball questioned the extent of President Donald Trump's involvement in securing his son's release from the custody of Chinese authorities during a combative 20-minute CNN interview on Monday night. The president, in tweets Sunday, said he should have left...

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  • Duncan, Stockton headline college hoops Hall of Fame class

    John Stockton and Tim Duncan made their names in college, polished their legacies in the NBA, and retired with resumes that made them a lock for induction into just about any Hall of Fame. Hard to believe there was a time when a precious few wanted them. Stockton was an undersized point...

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  • Trump voices doubt about trophy hunting policy

    President Donald Trump on Sunday expressed more doubts about a new policy allowing trophies of African elephants shot for sport to be imported, appearing to question whether "this horror show" would actually aid in the conservation of any animal. The trophy policy was among issues Trump...

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  • Donald Trump on UCLA players freed in China: 'I should have left them in jail!'

    US president said he had helped release players accused of shopliftingTrump apparently incensed by comments from LaVar BallNot for the first time in his political career, Donald Trump has changed his mind. After announcing he had helped secure the release of the three UCLA basketball players accused of shoplifting in China last week, the US president says he now wishes he’d left them to enjoy the hospitality of the Chinese penal system. Continue reading...

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  • Trump says he should have left UCLA players in Chinese jail

    President Donald Trump says he should have left three UCLA basketball players accused of shoplifting in China in jail. Trump's tweet Sunday comes after the father of player LiAngelo Ball minimized Trump's involvement in winning the players' release in comments to ESPN. "Who?" LaVar Ball...

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  • Saint Joseph's Avery Marz finally back 3 years after stroke

    The date "8-23-14" is tattooed on Avery Marz's left shoulder. It's a constant reminder of the day her life changed, the moment her college basketball career almost ended before it ever began. She was 17 then, when she suffered a stroke while moving into her dorm at Saint Joseph's. ...

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  • Top-ranked UConn routs No. 20 California 82-47

    Geno Auriemma has put together a tough schedule for his UConn Huskies for the next week. They might be without Katie Lou Samuelson for those game. Samuelson injured her left foot in the second quarter of No. 1 UConn's 82-47 win over 20th-ranked California on Friday night. "According to...

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  • College basketball: No. 1 Duke has less-than-impressive victory over Southern

    No. 1 Duke proved this week it’s talented enough to beat the best team on its schedule — but not so dominant that it can take one of the worst for granted. The Blue Devils beat visiting Southern 78-61 on Friday night behind 20 points and 11 rebounds from Wendell Carter Jr. “We just didn’t come...

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