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Auburn, coach Bruce Pearl agree to new 5-year contractAUBURN, Ala. (AP) Auburn and basketball coach Bruce Pearl have agreed to a new five-year contract.The deal announced Friday, which is worth about $20 million, runs through the 2023-24 season. Auburn spokesman Kirk Sampson says Pearl will be paid $3.8...
Associated PressCrisp's bucket leads to 70-65 Washington win over rival WSUBy RICKY HESTERPULLMAN, Wash. (AP) David Crisp scored in the lane with 1:46 remaining to give Washington the lead and send the Huskies over Washington State 70-65 on Saturday.Washington (12-4, 2-1 Pac-12) sneaked out of Beasley Coliseum with...
AP Basketball Writer2 at a time: C-USA tourney games on 2 courts simultaneouslyBy STEPHEN HAWKINSFRISCO, Texas (AP) Conference USA is playing tournament games two at a time, on opposite sides of a huge black curtain in the facility where the NFL's Dallas Cowboys practice.This is a unique Texas...
AP Sports WriterAP source: 3 UCLA players stay in China; team returns to USBy BETH HARRISLOS ANGELES (AP) The UCLA basketball team is heading back to Los Angeles without three players arrested on shoplifting charges in China, a person with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press...
Auburn receives federal subpoena in bribery scandalAUBURN, Ala. (AP) Auburn says it has received a federal grand jury subpoena in the bribery case against basketball associate head coach Chuck Person.The university confirmed that in a statement Thursday in response to an open records request from The Associated Press....
AP Basketball WriterBagley chooses Duke, could make Blue Devils preseason No. 1By JOHN MARSHALLTop high school prospect Marvin Bagley III has committed to Duke and is eligible to play in the 2017-18 season, immediately making the Blue Devils a top national-title contender.Bagley made his announcement on ESPN's SportsCenter on...
AP Sports WriterWake Forest looks to keep climbing after strong 2016-17By JOEDY McCREARYWINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) Wake Forest has come a long way in a relatively short time with Danny Manning.The Demon Deacons reached their first NCAA Tournament since 2010. They helped develop a solid player into a first-round...
Associated PressJury selection begins in 2nd trial over NCAA recruitmentBy LARRY NEUMEISTERNEW YORK (AP) Jury selection began Monday in the trial of an aspiring agent and a former amateur coach charged with bribing big-school coaches to boost their business prospects with amateur basketball players.The trial of business manager...
Trial puts spotlight on dark side of college basketballNEW YORK (AP) A prosecutor says three men hatched a scheme to exploit blue-chip college basketball recruits for profit by showering their families with cash.The accusations came on Tuesday in opening arguments at the federal trial of former sports business...
Bulldogs' fast start leaves Long Beach St. in wake, 106-70LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) Jaron Hopkins scored 26 points and Deshon Taylor added 23 points and Fresno State was never threatened in its 106-70 win over Long Beach State Saturday night.Hopkins finished 10-of-13 shooting and was 6 of 7...
AP Sports WriterNo. 19 South Carolina leads SEC but celebrating just yetBy PETE IACOBELLICOLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) PJ Dozier watched the Kentucky-Florida game with South Carolina teammates in their dorm Saturday, understanding both the excitement and challenge ahead for the first-place Gamecocks.Dozier's proud that 19th-ranked South Carolina (19-4, 9-1...
K-State's Brown returns for senior season, out of NBA draftMANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) Kansas State guard Barry Brown Jr. withdrew from the NBA draft on Friday, deciding instead to return to the Wildcats for his senior season.The 6-foot-3 Brown has started 83 of 105 games during his career, and...

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