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AP Sports WriterDuke rises to No. 1 in AP poll again, Kansas drops to 5thBy JOHN MARSHALLDuke is back atop The Associated Press Top 25.The Blue Devils received 35 of 64 first-place votes in Monday's poll after previous No. 1 Kansas lost at Arizona State.No. 2 Michigan received nine...
ACC Tournament to return to DC, Brooklyn in 2021, '22GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) The Atlantic Coast Conference men's basketball tournament is heading back to Washington and to New York.Commissioner John Swofford said Thursday that the tournament will be played in Washington in 2021 and in Brooklyn in 2022.The league...
Missouri freshman guard Blake Harris plans to transferCOLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) Missouri point guard Blake Harris has announced he plans to transfer and continue his college career elsewhere.The 6-foot-3 freshman was averaging 3.8 points and a team-high 3.1 assists in 13.9 minutes per game for Missouri (11-3). He set...
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) For months on end, Cheick Diallo would text Kansas coach Bill Self, trying to learn in a roundabout way whether there was any movement in the process of getting him eligible.He's still texting Self these days.Now, the topic of conversation is how practice is going.The...
Rider rallies for 63-60 win over Saint Peter'sLAWRENCEVILLE, N.J. (AP) Tyere Marshall scored 16 points and Dimencio Vaughn added 13 more to lead Rider to a 63-60 come-from-behind win Friday night over Saint Peter's.Rider (15-7, 8-2 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference) trailed by 16 points midway through the first...
Associated PressFlorida State's Hamilton changing offensive focusBy JOE REEDYTALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) Leonard Hamilton is hoping a change in his offensive system will end Florida State's NCAA Tournament drought.Hamilton's philosophy has been to run a motion offense that also relies on strong inside play. This season he has ditched...
Louisville places Rick Pitino, AD on administrative leaveLOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) Louisville has placed coach Rick Pitino and athletic director Tom Jurich on administrative leave amid a federal bribery investigation.Interim university President Greg Postel said at a news conference Wednesday that Jurich is on paid leave, while Pitino is...
Bolden to miss Pitt game with knee sprain for No. 7 DukeDURHAM, N.C. (AP) Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski says the seventh-ranked Blue Devils will be without backup center Marques Bolden for Wednesday night's game at Pittsburgh.Krzyzewski also said Monday that sixth-man Javin DeLaurier is doubtful for that game...
Stanford F Reid Travis gets extra year of eligibilitySTANFORD, Calif. (AP) Stanford forward Reid Travis has been given an extra year of eligibility because of a medical hardship.Travis now has two years of eligibility remaining after the NCAA granted his petition Wednesday. Travis missed the final 22 games...
UFC picked to win American; Taylor preseason player of yearPHILADELPHIA (AP) Central Florida has been picked by coaches to win the American Athletic Conference, and Knights point guard B.J. Taylor has been named the conference's preseason player of the year.UCF earned six of a possible 11 first-place votes...
Krzyzewski has hernia surgery, expects to be healthy for RioDURHAM, N.C. (AP) Duke says men's basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski has had hernia surgery.Team spokesman Cory Walton said the Hall of Fame coach underwent inguinal hernia repair surgery Monday at Duke University Hospital.Krzyzewski says he will be in ''great...
Georgia is facing the difficult task of finding a way to win without its best player. Coach Mark Fox said the normal ''next man up'' plan doesn't fit the challenge of replacing injured top scorer Yante Maten in the team's final four regular-season games. More than one player will be...

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