Men's college basketball Headlines

  • 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.

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  • 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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  • Beilein staying at Michigan after interviewing with Pistons

    John Beilein is staying at Michigan after exploring the possibility of coaching the Detroit Pistons. "I love the University of Michigan and I am excited about coaching our Men's Basketball Team next season and in the years to come!" Beilein tweeted Wednesday. "Let's go hang some...

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  • Wells Fargo exits retail banking in 3 Midwestern states

    Wells Fargo is exiting retail banking operations in three Midwestern states as the beleaguered company follows through on previous plans to reduce the number of locations it has open. The San Francisco bank said Tuesday that it will sell 52 retail bank branches in Indiana, Michigan,...

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  • Forest fire raging in Sweden prompts evacuations

    Swedish authorities say at least 25 people have been evacuated as a forest fire rages in southeastern Sweden with dozens of firefighters, army personnel and five helicopters trying to control the blaze. Authorities said Tuesday the fire near Sala, about 120 kilometers (75 miles) northwest...

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  • Hall of Fame coach and administrator C.M. Newton, 88, dies

    Officials at Alabama and Kentucky say that Hall of Fame former administrator and basketball coach C.M. Newton has died. He was 88. The schools announced his death Monday night. Newton was a member of Kentucky's 1951 NCAA championship squad during a basketball career spanning more than...

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