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  • Penn ends No. 17 Villanova's city supremacy in 78-75 win

    AJ Brodeur and Antonio Woods each scored 16 points as Penn beat No. 17 Villanova 78-75 on Tuesday night, the Quakers' first win over the Wildcats since 2002. Penn fans stormed the court after Villanova's Phil Booth missed the tying 3-point attempt and set off a regular-season celebration

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  • Vanderbilt hires G League President Malcolm Turner as new AD

    Vanderbilt has hired NBA G League President Malcolm Turner as its new athletic director, opting for a business executive over candidates with experience in college athletic administration for the Southeastern Conference's only private university. Chancellor Nicholas Zeppos said current and

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  • Wade, James embrace final chance to compete on court

    Dwyane Wade will be spending a lot of time in Los Angeles while he settles into retirement next year. He already has a house here, and his wife's acting career would undoubtedly benefit from more time in Hollywood. LeBron James is a newly minted Southern Californian himself, and he's

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  • Golden State G League team in Santa Cruz is key developer

    As the Santa Cruz Warriors huddled after practice, Darius Morris provided a quick recap of his adventure to the Arizona desert a day earlier to interview with the Suns. Phoenix needed a point guard given Devin Booker's hamstring injury, and Morris was at least in the mix. Santa Cruz coach

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  • No. 1 Kansas gets big test against No. 17 Villanova

    Kansas started the season No. 1, dropped to No. 2 despite not losing and moved back to the top spot after playing its worst game of the season. Now, the Jayhawks get a massive test. On Saturday, newly-No. 1 Kansas hosts No. 17 Villanova at Allen Fieldhouse in a rematch of the

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  • LeBron's Lakers edge Wade's Heat in final meeting, 108-105

    LeBron James hit his first free throw to put the Lakers up by two. Dwyane Wade sidled up to him before the second shot. "Bro, just miss it so I can shoot the game-winner," Wade said in the waning seconds of their last game together. "Me and you. One on one. Just let me shoot it and go for

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  • Warriors named Sports Illustrated's Sportsperson of Year

    The three-time NBA champion Golden State Warriors are the fourth team to be honored as Sports Illustrated's Sportsperson of the Year . The Warriors join the 1980 U.S. hockey team, the 1999 U.S. Women's World Cup soccer squad and the 2004 Boston Red Sox as the other team honorees.

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  • Raptors go west, Kawhi back to Oracle where so much changed

    So much changed after Kawhi Leonard crashed to the Oracle Arena floor on May 14, 2017. The San Antonio Spurs had a 23-point lead on the Warriors in Game 1 of the Western Conference finals when Leonard departed with 26 points, poised to take away home-court advantage in the series between

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  • Holiday scores 37 points, Pelicans beat slumping Pistons

    Jrue Holiday scored 37 points and Julius Randle added 28 to help the New Orleans Pelicans beat the Detroit Pistons 116-108 on Sunday. Pelicans star Anthony Davis left with a right hip injury after a first-quarter collision with Blake Griffin. Davis returned early in the third quarter, but

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  • Schofield's 3 lifts No. 7 Tennessee over No. 1 Gonzaga 76-73

    Tennessee lost the reigning SEC player of the year down the stretch against the nation's top-ranked team. The Vols still had the Admiral to lead them. Admiral Schofield hit a 3-pointer with 24 seconds left and scored 25 of his 30 points in the second half, helping No. 7 Tennessee knock

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  • Anthony Davis leaves with hip injury, returns in 3rd quarter

    All-Star center Anthony Davis was pulled from the New Orleans Pelicans' game Sunday against the Detroit Pistons with a right hip injury but returned in the second half. The Pelicans announced after the first quarter that his return was questionable, but Davis checked back into the game

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  • No. 6 Nevada keeps rolling with win over Arizona State

    Nevada breezed through the early part of its schedule, living up to lofty preseason expectations by rolling over one opponent after the next. Faced with their first big test, the sixth-ranked Wolf Pack needed a half to find their footing before mounting a massive comeback to beat

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  • Wade scores 25 points in his 1,000th game, Heat top Clippers

    Dwyane Wade showed he still has his scoring touch. Wade scored 25 points in his 1,000th career game, leading the Miami Heat to a 121-98 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers on Saturday night. The veteran guard was 8 for 21 from the field and 5 for 10 from 3-point range en route to his

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  • Doncic scores 11 straight, Mavs rally past Rockets, 107-104

    Luka Doncic started with a routine 3-pointer from the corner. Then the Dallas rookie skipped back several feet behind the arc to hit one over Houston center Clint Capela, followed by a floater in the lane for a tie. After faking a drive that sent Capela scrambling toward the

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  • Marquette beats No. 12 Wisconsin 74-69 in OT; Howard has 27

    Markus Howard scored 27 points, freshman Joey Hauser added 15 and hit big, late-game shots and Marquette grinded out a 74-69 win in overtime over No. 12 Wisconsin on Saturday. Sam Hauser had 13 points and 14 rebounds for the Golden Eagles (8-2). But it was his little brother, Joey, who came

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  • No. 10 Michigan State holds off Florida late, wins 63-59

    Tom Izzo called Michigan State's last six games "one of the more incredible stretches" of his coaching career. He believes no one — "not even my mother" — would have expected the 10th-ranked Spartans to go 5-1 in those games, with the lone loss coming at Louisville in overtime. Michigan

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  • Seton Hall overcomes half-court shot to stun No. 9 Kentucky

    Myles Cale hit a go-ahead 3-pointer with 9.5 seconds left in overtime and Seton Hall overcame Keldon Johnson's half-court heave that tied the score at the regulation buzzer, stunning No. 9 Kentucky 84-83 on Saturday in a thriller at Madison Square Garden. In one of the most exciting

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  • No. 5 Michigan stays unbeaten, tops South Carolina 89-78

    Jordan Poole scored 19 of his 26 points in the second half, and No. 5 Michigan remained unbeaten with an 89-78 victory over South Carolina on Saturday. The Gamecocks (4-5) scored more points than any team all season against Michigan. But the Wolverines (10-0) were ahead by six at halftime,

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  • Dwyane Wade set to reach 1,000 career games

    Dwyane Wade never thought he would play 1,000 games. And he's unsure what the milestone will mean. Wade is in line to become the 15th active player to appear in 1,000 regular-season games, the milestone he'll hit assuming he plays Saturday night when the Miami Heat visit the Los Angeles

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  • No. 6 Nevada rallies past No. 20 Arizona State 72-66

    Caleb Martin scored 14 of his 17 points in the second half, rallying No. 6 Nevada past 20th-ranked Arizona State 72-66 Friday night in the Basketball Hall of Fame Classic tripleheader. Jordan Caroline added 16 points and eight rebounds for the Wolf Pack (9-0), off to their best start since

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  • Nets end 8-game skid by edging Raptors 106-105 in OT

    D'Angelo Russell scored 29 points, including six in overtime, and the Brooklyn Nets snapped an eight-game losing streak by beating the Toronto Raptors 106-105 on Friday night. Brooklyn picked the most unlikely way to end its skid, snapping a 12-game slide against Toronto with its first

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  • Walker scores 21, Hornets snap Nuggets' 7-game win streak

    Kemba Walker had 21 points, eight assists and six rebounds, fellow point guard Tony Parker added 19 points off the bench and the Charlotte Hornets snapped the Denver Nuggets' seven-game win streak with a 113-107 victory on Friday. Marvin Williams chipped in with 14 points and 10 rebounds

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  • AP source: Cavs to re-acquire Dellavedova in 4-player trade

    The Cavaliers are getting back one of their championship pieces. A feisty one. Cleveland has agreed to a trade with Milwaukee that will bring popular guard Matthew Dellavedova back to the Cavs along with forward Johnson Henson and a pair of draft picks in 2021. The Bucks will get

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  • No. 7 Tennessee gets 2nd chance vs elite foe in Gonzaga

    Tennessee wants to capitalize on a second chance to beat an elite opponent as the Volunteers adapt to the higher expectations accompanying their Top 10 ranking. The seventh-ranked Vols (6-1) let a golden opportunity slip away two weeks ago when they squandered a second-half lead in

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