college basketball

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February 21, 2019 - 7:27 am
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Duke might have to figure out what the Zion Show will look like without its namesake. And Zion Williamson could have some things of his own to consider, too. All because of a freak injury to arguably the most exciting player in college basketball in the opening minute of the...
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Syracuse players celebrate as time expires during overtime in an NCAA college basketball game against Duke in Durham, N.C., Monday, Jan. 14, 2019. Syracuse won 95-91. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
January 15, 2019 - 12:14 pm
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — A central New York businessman says he's following through with a pledge to donate $150,000 to area Boys & Girls Clubs in the aftermath of Syracuse's upset of No. 1 Duke. Adam Weitsman, a well-known Orange fan and owner of recycling and shredding business, posted on...
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Duke's Zion Williamson (1) looks toward the basket while Army's Tommy Funk (3) defends during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Durham, N.C., Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
November 12, 2018 - 1:33 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Duke changed everything about who AP Top 25 voters considered to be the nation's best team with a single dominating performance against a marquee opponent. It also gave the Blue Devils yet another milestone under Hall of Fame coach Mike Krzyzewski: a record number of...
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Villanova Wildcats forward Omari Spellman (14) hoist the national championship trophy
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November 06, 2018 - 8:11 am
A new season starts Tuesday, and it's been a long seven months to wait for a sport that seems to top itself every year.
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FILE - This Sept. 1, 2008 file photo shows former Iowa Barnstormers coach Greg Stephen in Des Moines, Iowa. Stephen, a prominent youth basketball coach in Iowa, pleaded guilty Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018, to sexually exploiting minors and possessing and transporting child pornography. (Michael Zamora/The Des Moines Register via AP, File)
October 19, 2018 - 11:13 am
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A prominent Iowa youth basketball coach faces potentially decades in prison after admitting to a yearslong pattern of sexually exploiting and abusing at least 400 minor boys, including former players, their friends and other young athletes. Greg Stephen, 42, posed as girls on...
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July 21, 2018 - 1:43 pm
MIAMI (AP) — Federal authorities say a Florida businessman already charged with orchestrating a massive Medicare fraud scheme bribed a former university basketball coach to help get his son admitted to an Ivy League university. Prosecutors allege the payments were intended to help the son of...
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Colorado Buffaloes head coach Tad Boyle
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March 08, 2018 - 10:59 am
The shoving match started when his players ran an unnecessary alley-oop in the final seconds of the game, and he ran out to break it up.
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Missouri State's head basketball coach Paul Lusk directs his players in the first half of the Missouri Valley Tournament against Southern Illinois at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis on March 2, 2018. Photo by Bill Greenblatt/UPI
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March 03, 2018 - 6:48 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KMOX) - The Paul Lusk Era has ended at Missouri State. University president Clif Smart announced the firing of the Bears mens basketball coach, Saturday afternoon. The Wesclin (IL) High and SIU Carbondale standout compiled a 106-121 record in seven seasons at Missouri State. Lusk...
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