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May 10, 2019 - 4:25 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The NCAA men's basketball rules committee is proposing moving the 3-point line to the international distance and resetting the shot clock to 20 seconds following offensive rebounds. Both rules could take effect next season in Division I. College basketball's other two divisions...
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May 04, 2019 - 12:03 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Clemson has parted ways with men's basketball assistant coach Steve Smith after his voice was heard on a federal wiretap involving defendant Christian Dawkins on the ongoing trial into college corruption. The video from 2017 included Smith commenting about why Clemson's...
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April 06, 2019 - 11:43 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Following an epic Elite Eight and a week of buildup, the Final Four is finally here. Michigan State is the regular, making its eighth appearance in the national semifinals of the NCAA Tournament under Tom Izzo. The Spartans will face Final Four newbie Texas Tech and its oxygen-...
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April 05, 2019 - 4:07 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — As a young Texas Tech assistant, Chris Beard liked to unwind from a hectic day by heading to the late-night movies. No cellphone, no interruptions, just Beard and a mostly-empty movie theater. On more than one occasion, he looked over and saw Mark Adams, the coach at nearby...
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March 10, 2019 - 12:22 pm
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Emmitt Williams pulled on a purple T-shirt commemorating LSU's Southeastern Conference title, hopped over a media table along the baseline and joined several teammates climbing into a raucous and jubilant student section. It was one of the happier moments in a packed and...
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March 10, 2019 - 11:05 am
AMES, Iowa (AP) — For the first time, Texas Tech can call itself champions of the Big 12. After his performance on Saturday, Jarrett Culver might soon be able to call himself the league's player of the year as well. Culver scored a career-high 31 points, Davide Moretti added 20 and No. 8 Texas Tech...
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March 09, 2019 - 10:36 am
What could go down as LSU's most successful basketball season in about four decades has been tarnished by the suspension of coach Will Wade amid concerns about whether his recruiting tactics violated NCAA rules. LSU Chancellor F. King Alexander and athletic director Joe Alleva announced Friday that...
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February 24, 2019 - 1:29 pm
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Jarrett Culver made a layup, a fast-break dunk and a 3-pointer in less than a minute early on for No. 14 Texas Tech. The Red Raiders were just getting started in an overwhelming victory over No. 12 Kansas, whose Big 12 title streak could be in serious jeopardy with only four...
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February 18, 2019 - 1:07 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Duke keeps finding its way back to No. 1. The Blue Devils reclaimed the top spot in Monday's AP Top 25, the third time this season they've reached No. 1. Duke earned 58 of 64 first-place votes to climb one spot and replace Tennessee, which had spent four weeks at No. 1 but fell...
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February 17, 2019 - 11:12 am
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Boston's Jayson Tatum got his gamewinner from midcourt. Oklahoma City's Hamidou Diallo went over Shaquille O'Neal to help win his trophy. And Brooklyn's Joe Harris made all the shots at all the right times to deny Golden State's Stephen Curry a storybook ending in his...
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