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The Latest: Georgia's Tom Crean wants what Saban, Izzo hadBIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) The Latest on Southeastern Conference media day (all times Eastern):7:10 p.m.Tom Crean wanted what Nick Saban and Tom Izzo had: A strong relationship between the basketball and football coach.Crean thinks he is building that with Georgia...
AP Sports WriterWith hoops under federal probe, fans say business as usualBy DAVID GINSBURGArenas were packed, fans were cheering and schools were competing.In most places, it was a typical Saturday of college basketball. There was little visible hangover from the latest developments in the federal investigation of corruption in...
No indictment for escort, staffer in Louisville sex scandalLOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) A Kentucky grand jury declined to indict an escort and former Louisville men's basketball staffer in a sex scandal that engulfed the program.The Jefferson County grand jury decided Thursday there wasn't enough evidence for charges of prostitution...
Injured Gophers guards Coffey, McBrayer still day to dayMINNEAPOLIS (AP) The status of Minnesota starting guards Amir Coffey and Dupree McBrayer remains uncertain for the upcoming game at Indiana.Gophers coach Richard Pitino said Thursday that Coffey and McBrayer are still considered day to day. The Gophers play the...
Former Kansas guard Charlie Moore transfers to DePaulCHICAGO (AP) Former Kansas guard Charlie Moore is returning home to Chicago to play for DePaul.Coach Dave Leitao announced the move Tuesday, making DePaul Moore's third school. He began his career at California and played one season at Kansas.Moore averaged 2.9...
AP Sports WriterUConn holds 1st practice day after NCAA violations announcedBy PAT EATON-ROBBSTORRS, Conn. (AP) UConn has opened basketball practice under new coach Dan Hurley a day after being notified by the NCAA of alleged recruiting and other violations during Kevin Ollie's tenure at the school.Hurley says he's...
Florida State extends Hamilton's contract through 2019-20TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) Florida State has extended basketball coach Leonard Hamilton's contract through the 2019-20 season.The deal was announced Thursday. The contract had been set to expire after the 2018-19 season.Hamilton has coached the Seminoles for 15 seasons and is the winningest...
Rice swingman Egor Koulechov transferring to FloridaGAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) Florida is getting a graduate transfer to help replace versatile forward Devin Robinson.Rice swingman Egor Koulechov announced Tuesday night on Twitter that he plans to transfer to Florida, where he will be eligible to play right away. The Gators...
AP Sports WriterNCAA suspends Louisville' Pitino after escort investigationBy GARY B. GRAVESLOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) The NCAA has suspended Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino for five Atlantic Coast Conference games following its sex scandal investigation.The governing body also Thursday placed the basketball program on four years' probation, vacated wins...
Sister Jean wins 2018 Illinois Senior Hall of Fame awardCHICAGO (AP) Officials gathered to present Catholic nun and celebrated Loyola-Chicago basketball chaplain Sister Jean Dolores Schmidt with Illinois' 2018 Senior Hall of Fame award.WLS-TV reports Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner helped present the award Friday to the 99-year-old Schmidt...
North Carolina's Kenny Williams undergoes knee surgeryCHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) North Carolina guard Kenny Williams has undergone surgery on his right knee but is expected to be ready for the start of preseason practice in October.School officials announced Tuesday that Williams had surgery Friday. The university release...
UNC's Berry, Pinson join Bradley in testing NBA draft watersCHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) North Carolina juniors Joel Berry II and Theo Pinson will join freshman Tony Bradley in declaring for the NBA draft, though they won't hire agents.The school announced the moves Monday.Berry was the Final Four's most...

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