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4 hrs ago | Rock Hill Herald

Wisconsin-Milwaukee a thorn in Villanova's side, but Wildcats pull away for victory

There was a "Good game, buddy!" from the stands. He waved. One band member shook his hand, another patted him on the back.


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7 hrs ago |

Problems many, answers few for Boilers

During that six-season window, Purdue and Painter won 151 of 209 games, finished in the Big Ten's top four on five occasions, won the 2009 Big Ten tournament in Indianapolis, tied for the league's regular-season championship in 2010 and participated in six consecutive NCAA tournaments, advancing to the Sweet 16 twice.


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Sun Apr 20, 2014

The Star Online

2 transferring from Gardner-Webb basketball program

Junior wing forward Donta Harper, who started all 30 games he played for the Runnin' Bulldogs in 2013-14, is headed to Winston-Salem State, according to transfer lists on and SB Nation.


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Diamond DeShields decides to transfer from North Carolina

"I do not know or understand why Diamond DeShields has decided to leave The University of North Carolina," Hatchell said in a statement.


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The Hartford Courant

UConn's Boatright Honored As 'Hometown Hero'

Ryan Boatright may now be known best for overcoming a sprained ankle to help lead the UConn Huskies to an unexpected men's basketball national championship this year.


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WLBT-TV Jackson

NCAA tournament: 'Cinderella' to emerge from Sweet 16

Joe Harris and the No. 1 seed Virginia Cavaliers defeated Memphis 78-60 to reach the NCAA Sweet 16. Jordan McRae drives to the basket against UMass in the Tennessee Volunteers' Second Round game.


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The News Tribune

Arizona State meets the young Texas green-horns

Maybe Texas is a dangerous team, not because of what the Longhorns know but because of what they don't know.


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Detroit Free Press

U-M hoops: Expect new stars to emerge to offset roster's big losses

Michigan's Caris LeVert, left, and Zak Irvin talk with reporters during the NCAA tournament last month.


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Sat Apr 19, 2014

WDRB-TV Louisville

Accident on I-64 East backs up traffic; passenger airlifted to hospital

Former Louisville guard Kevin Ware said it will be difficult for him to leave for Georgia State, but that he plans to return home on April 27 and play for the Panthers next season.


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Portland Tribune

LA and T. Jones -- Aldridge-Jones a study in contrasts

A look at the composite box from the four regular-season meetings between Portland and Houston suggests there is no comparison between the teams' starting power forwards.


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The Post-Standard

Carmelo Anthony, Wes Johnson, Dion Waiters facing critical offseasons

Former Henninger star Andray Blatche is the only player moving on to the playoffs.


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Rock Hill Herald

Mark Story: John Calipari says it's OK to come to Kentucky and not be one-and-done, too

From a players perspective, putting one's self in line to become a millionaire with one decision is something to be celebrated.


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Northern Michigan News

College hoops free agency? Transfer numbers are up

One of the more remarkable aspects of Connecticut's national title run was that potential star Rodney Purvis could only watch his Huskies' teammates because of NCAA rules forcing transfers to sit out a year.


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News Observer

ASU's McKissic granted 6th year of eligibility

McKissic had been designated a senior last season by the NCAA because he graduated in 2009 but he spent two years out of basketball.


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Fri Apr 18, 2014

2 Cougars allowed to transfer _ with stipulations

But the releases come with conditions. Sophomore guard Danuel House tells KRIV-TV that he and junior forward TaShawn Thomas agree to Houston's conditions barring their transfers to any school in the American Athletic Conference or on the Cougars' schedule for the next two seasons.


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Daily Camera

CU men's basketball: Wesley Gordon searching for confidence on offense

The 6-foot-9 Gordon redshirted during the 2012-13 season and followed that up with a solid freshman season for the Buffaloes.


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WECT-TV Wilmington

Duke sophomore Rodney Hood entering NBA draft

Hood said in a statement Friday that playing for Mike Krzyzewski "helped me grow and develop as a player and a person" to prepare him for the NBA.


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News Observer

Diamond DeShields transferring from UNC

In this March 8, 2014 file photo, North Carolina's Diamond DeShields reacts after making a basket against Duke during the first half of an NCAA college basketball semifinal game at the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament in Greensboro, N.C. North Carolina coach Sylvia Hatchell says star freshman Diamond DeShields plans to transfer.


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Job-sharing likely in Bruins' backcourt

LOS ANGELES_Going by the numbers, it looks as though UCLA's basketball team got a push.


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Toronto Raptors coach Casey to Nets: Be careful what you wish for

Whether or not the Brooklyn Nets purposefully set themselves up to face the Raptors, Toronto coach Dwane Casey warns: Be careful what you wish for.


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