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Wisconsin coach Bo Ryan to retire after next season

Bo Ryan has been the fire-breathing face of Wisconsin men's basketball for 14 seasons, pushing the Badgers to never-before-seen heights.After 14 NCAA tournament appearances, seven Sweet 16s, four Big Ten titles, two Final Fours and a berth in last year's national...

Date: 06/29/2015 | Sports

Accrediting body: Academic fraud nets UNC 1-year probation

RALEIGH, N.C. — An accreditation agency important to colleges receiving federal funds put the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill on probation Thursday for a year over its academic fraud scandal.

Date: 06/11/2015 | Sports

Louisville extends Rick Pitino’s contract to 2025-26 season

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Louisville has extended men’s basketball coach Rick Pitino’s contract four years through the 2025-26 season.

Date: 06/09/2015 | Sports

NCAA approves 30-second shot clock in men’s basketball

INDIANAPOLIS — Men’s basketball teams will play with a quicker shot clock and fewer timeouts next season.

Date: 06/08/2015 | Sports

North Carolina charged with 5 NCAA violations

The NCAA has charged North Carolina with five violations connected to the school’s long-running academic fraud scandal, including a lack of institutional control for poor oversight of an academic department popular with athletes.

Date: 06/04/2015 | Sports

Conroy returns to Huskies as assistant basketball coach

SEATTLE — Former University of Washington basketball player Will Conroy is returning to the program as an assistant coach.The school announced the hiring Thursday.

Date: 06/04/2015 | Sports

Calipari: ‘Not interested’ in Pelicans coaching job

LEXINGTON, Ky. — John Calipari said he’s not interested in the New Orleans Pelicans’ coaching job and is happy at Kentucky.

Date: 05/19/2015 | Sports

NCAA hopes to make women’s college game more like pros

The NCAA women’s basketball rules committee is hoping to make the college game look more like the pros.

Date: 05/15/2015 | Sports

Committee calls for 30-second shot clock in men’s basketball

The NCAA Men’s Basketball Rules Committee has recommended reducing the shot clock from 35 to 30 seconds among a series of changes aimed at speeding up a game that has reached historic lows in scoring.

Date: 05/15/2015 | Sports

Former UNC coach, assistant Bill Guthridge dies at 77

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — Bill Guthridge, the longtime assistant to Dean Smith who succeeded him as North Carolina’s head coach, has died. He was 77.The school announced Wednesday that Guthridge died Tuesday night. The cause of death was not immediately known.

Date: 05/13/2015 | Sports

NBA’s Thunder reach agreement with Florida’s Donovan

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Florida men’s basketball coach Billy Donovan is headed back to the NBA.This time, he’s expected to stay more than a day.

Date: 04/30/2015 | Sports

Jarreau joins the exodus from Husky basketball team

SEATTLE — College basketball’s free-agency season continues to exact a toll on the Washington Huskies’ roster.This time it’s Jernard Jarreau, a fifth-year-senior-to-be, who is leaving the UW program.

Date: 04/28/2015 | Sports

The Sky’s the limit

Kennedy takes over Portland St. women's basketball program

Date: 04/28/2015 | Sports

Hazen basketball star commits to UW

SEATTLE — Another highly rated, in-state prospect announced a commitment to play basketball for the Washington Huskies over the weekend.

Date: 04/27/2015 | Sports

Arizona’s Johnson declares for NBA draft

TUCSON, Ariz. — Arizona forward Stanley Johnson is leaving Arizona after one season to declare for the NBA draft.

Date: 04/23/2015 | Sports

Duke guard Tyus Jones to enter NBA draft

DURHAM, N.C. — Tyus Jones is the latest Duke freshman to enter the NBA draft.Coach Mike Krzyzewski announced the guard’s decision Wednesday.Jones said in a statement issued by the school that he was “faced with the tough decision of returning to a place I love or pursuing the next dream.”

Date: 04/15/2015 | Sports

Duke freshman Winslow to enter NBA draft

DURHAM, N.C. — Justise Winslow is entering the NBA draft after one season at Duke, coach Mike Krzyzewski said Tuesday.The forward said in a statement issued by the school that “my dreams and aspirations have literally come true” while winning the national title in his only season in college.

Date: 04/14/2015 | Sports

SEC Player of the Year Portis headed to NBA

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — Bobby Portis said last month he wanted to be “the greatest Razorback of all-time” when his career at Arkansas was finished.

Date: 04/14/2015 | Sports

Don’t call them Army! It’s ‘Army West Point’ now

No more separating Army and West Point.After a rebranding process with Nike that took 18 months, the athletic teams of the United States Military Academy will be called Army West Point and don new logos, uniforms and colors, the school announced late Monday.

Date: 04/14/2015 | Sports

Baker, VanVleet to return to Wichita State next season

WICHITA, Kan. — The Wichita State men’s basketball team has already scored a big win for next season.

Date: 04/14/2015 | Sports

Williams-Goss, two others to leave UW basketball program

SEATTLE — Washington leading scorer Nigel Williams-Goss and two others have been granted their release and will transfer from the Huskies’ men’s basketball program.

Date: 04/10/2015 | Sports

Lauren Hill dies after fighting tumor to play college hoops

CINCINNATI — Lauren Hill spent her final year polishing a layup and inspiring others to live fully. She succeeded at both as she fought an inoperable brain tumor.

Date: 04/10/2015 | Sports

Wisconsin star Dekker entering NBA draft

MADISON, Wis. — Wisconsin Badgers junior forward Sam Dekker says he will skip his final season of eligibility and enter the NBA draft. In a letter released Friday by the school, Dekker said he is excited for the next chapter of his life.

Date: 04/10/2015 | Sports

Record 7 Kentucky players intend to enter NBA draft

LEXINGTON, Ky. — The Kentucky men’s basketball team has a lot of spots to fill now that a record seven players have announced they will enter the NBA draft.

Date: 04/09/2015 | Sports

North Carolina’s Tokoto leaving for NBA draft

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — North Carolina says forward J.P. Tokoto will forgo his final season of eligibility to enter the NBA draft.Coach Roy Williams said in a statement Thursday that Tokoto’s decision comes with his blessing after “multiple meetings since the end of the season.”

Date: 04/09/2015 | Sports

Kentucky’s Calipari named Adolph Rupp Coach of the Year

LEXINGTON, Ky. — Add the Adolph Rupp Coach of the Year award to the list of accolades for Kentucky’s John Calipari.

Date: 04/08/2015 | Sports

UConn beats Notre Dame 63-53 for 3rd straight NCAA women's title

TAMPA, Fla. — Geno Auriemma and his UConn Huskies are a perfect 10.

Date: 04/07/2015 | Sports

VCU hires former Smart assistant Wade as coach

RICHMOND, Va. — VCU has hired former assistant Will Wade to replace Smart as its men’s basketball coach.The 32-year-old Wade spent the past two seasons as the head coach at Chattanooga, going 40-25. He the first assistant Smart hired six years ago.

Date: 04/07/2015 | Sports

NCAA title game earns best preliminary TV rating in 18 years

NEW YORK — Even without an undefeated team, the NCAA title game has earned its highest preliminary television rating in 18 years.

Date: 04/07/2015 | Sports

MVP Jones picks up for buddy Okafor, leads Duke to title

INDIANAPOLIS — At the bottom of the pile, two young basketball players and old friends embraced, celebrating the championship they had been talking about winning long before choosing to play together at Duke.

Date: 04/06/2015 | Sports

Frank the Tank's run comes to end with Wisconsin loss

INDIANAPOLIS — Hands on his head, Frank Kaminsky walked slowly back to the bench as the young Duke Blue Devils started celebrating at midcourt.

Date: 04/06/2015 | Sports

A ring for each finger: Coach K wins 5th NCAA title

INDIANAPOLIS — It's John Wooden and Mike Krzyzewski.

Date: 04/06/2015 | Sports

National champions

Duke rallies to beat Wisconsin 68-63 in Final Four title game

Date: 04/06/2015 | Sports

Calipari, ex-Sonic Haywood top list of Hall of Fame selections

INDIANAPOLIS — As Kentucky coach John Calipari started to leave the Naismith Hall of Fame interview room Monday, he took one last question.“Coach, what do you think of the four-year rule?” Spencer Haywood shouted.“You screwed it up for us,” Calipari answered.

Date: 04/06/2015 | Sports

Long and winding road

Wisconsin’s Ryan took road less traveled to Indianapolis

Date: 04/06/2015 | Sports

UConn women beat Maryland 81-58, advance to Final Four title game

TAMPA, Fla. — Geno Auriemma and his UConn Huskies now stand one win away from a third straight championship and matching another vaunted milestone.

Date: 04/05/2015 | Sports

Notre Dame edges South Carolina 66-65 in women's Final Four

 TAMPA, Fla. — Notre Dame keeps finding ways to win. One more victory and the Irish will be national champions again.

Date: 04/05/2015 | Sports

Source: Alabama offers basketball job to ex-NBA coach Johnson

MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Alabama has offered its men's basketball job to former NBA player and head coach Avery Johnson, a person familiar with the negotiations said Sunday.

Date: 04/05/2015 | Sports

Kentucky's Andrew Harrison apologizes for obscenity, slur

INDIANAPOLIS — Kentucky guard Andrew Harrison apologized Sunday for directing an obscenity and a racial slur at Wisconsin's Frank Kaminsky during a postgame news conference at the Final Four.

Date: 04/05/2015 | Sports

Kentucky's first loss draws best TV audience for NCAA semi since '96

INDIANAPOLIS — Wisconsin's win over previously undefeated Kentucky drew the most viewers for an NCAA semifinal in 19 years.

Date: 04/05/2015 | Sports

UConn women just kept getting better

TAMPA, Fla. — They have the Wade Trophy winner in Breanna Stewart. They have the NCAA's top 3-point shooter in Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis. They have three WBCA All-Americans (Stewart, Mosqueda-Lewis and Moriah Jefferson) and WBCA high school player of the year Katie Lou Samuelson...

Date: 04/05/2015 | Sports

Badgers upset Wildcats

Kentucky's perfect season ends with 71-64 loss to Wisconsin

Date: 04/04/2015 | Sports

Blue Devils rout Spartans

Duke beats Michigan State 81-61, advances to NCAA title game

Date: 04/04/2015 | Sports

Wisconsin’s Frank Kaminsky chosen AP Player of the Year

INDIANAPOLIS — Frank Kaminsky, the 7-footer who anchored Wisconsin’s run to a second straight Final Four, is the runaway choice as The Associated Press’ player of the year.

Date: 04/03/2015 | Sports

Kentucky’s Calipari chosen AP Coach of the Year

INDIANAPOLIS — John Calipari, whose Kentucky team is the first in 24 years to reach the Final Four undefeated, has been selected The Associated Press’ coach of the year.

Date: 04/03/2015 | Sports

Stanford tops Miami 66-64 in OT to win NIT title

NEW YORK — Chasson Randle hit two free throws with 3.4 seconds to go in overtime, and Stanford won the second NIT title of his career, edging Miami 66-64 on Thursday.Sheldon McClellan’s double-pumping 3-point attempt that would have won it at the buzzer wasn’t close to going in.

Date: 04/02/2015 | Sports

Smart leaving VCU to coach Texas

RICHMOND, Va. — Shaka Smart is leaving Virginia Commonwealth to coach the Texas Longhorns.VCU sports information director Scott Day confirmed to reporters gathered at the campus Thursday night that Smart was making the move. Smart met with VCU players earlier in the...

Date: 04/02/2015 | Sports

Washington assistant Otzelberger returns to Iowa State

AMES, Iowa — University of Washington assistant men’s basketball coach T.J. Otzelberger is returning to Iowa State after two seasons in Seattle.

Date: 04/01/2015 | Sports

N. Iowa basketball coach gets 10-year extension

DES MOINES, Iowa — Northern Iowa men’s basketball coach Ben Jacobson has agreed to stay with the Panthers for another decade.Northern Iowa spokesman Colin McDonough said Jacobson and the school have agreed to a contract extension through 2024-25.

Date: 04/01/2015 | Sports

Stewart, Loyd headline AP women’s All-America team

Breanna Stewart is among the best players in women’s basketball, and she never takes it for granted.Connecticut’s star junior earned All-America honors from The Associated Press for the second straight season Tuesday. She was a unanimous choice for the second consecutive year.

Date: 03/31/2015 | Sports

Tennessee hires former Texas basketball coach Barnes

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — When he gave his farewell press conference after an unwanted exit from Texas, Rick Barnes predicted he'd be coaching again "quicker than you probably think."

Date: 03/31/2015 | Sports

NCAA Tournament ratings score with Duke-Gonzaga game

NEW YORK — The Duke-Gonzaga game on CBS drew the best overnight rating in 10 years for a Sunday NCAA Tournament regional final.The network announced Monday the 9.9 overnight rating.

Date: 03/30/2015 | Sports

Kaminsky, Okafor head AP All-America first team Gonzaga duo named to the third team

Frank Kaminsky and Jahlil Okafor are as different as stories can be in college basketball. The two, however, have a lot in common — both are in the Final Four and both were the top selections on The Associated Press’ 2014-15 All-America team.

Date: 03/30/2015 | Sports

Georgia State’s R.J. Hunter entering NBA draft

ATLANTA — Georgia State junior guard R.J. Hunter is entering the NBA draft after making one of the most memorable shots of the NCAA tournament.

Date: 03/30/2015 | Sports

Michigan State beats Louisville in OT, advances to Final Four

SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Travis Trice vowed a day earlier that he wasn't going to cry should the Michigan State Spartans continue their improbable run to the Final Four.

Date: 03/29/2015 | Sports

Barnes says he wanted to stay as Texas coach

AUSTIN, Texas — An emotional Rick Barnes fought back tears in saying goodbye to Texas after 17 years Sunday, insisting he's grateful for his time with Longhorns and isn't bitter about being fired.

Date: 03/29/2015 | Sports

DePaul brings Leitao back as coach

CHICAGO — The most recent time DePaul reached the NCAA Tournament, Dave Leitao was the coach.The Blue Demons hope he can take them there again.

Date: 03/29/2015 | Sports

Kentucky survives dogfight

Wildcats beat Notre Dame 68-66 to advance to Final Four

Date: 03/28/2015 | Sports

Badgers return to Final Four

Kaminsky, Dekker lead Wisconsin to 85-78 win over Arizona

Date: 03/28/2015 | Sports

Gonzaga is one win away from the Final Four

 HOUSTON — Gonzaga and coach Mark Few have been a constant presence in the NCAA Tournament, even if the loveable Zags rarely get this deep into March Madness.

Date: 03/28/2015 | Sports

Are shooting woes in Houston Regional due to stadium?

HOUSTON — The South Regional of the NCAA Tournament is the only one being played in a football stadium.Is that the reason for such poor shooting in Houston?

Date: 03/28/2015 | Sports

Source: Texas to fire men's basketball coach Barnes

 Texas officials have decided to release men’s basketball coach Rick Barnes, the winningest coach in school history, a source told the American-Statesman on Saturday.

Date: 03/28/2015 | Sports

Michigan St. knocks off Oklahoma 62-58 in East semifinal

SYRACUSE, N.Y. — All but counted out a little over a month ago, coach Tom Izzo and the Michigan State Spartans are still playing.Next up, another Elite Eight.

Date: 03/27/2015 | Sports

Duke beats Utah 63-57 to reach 20th regional final

HOUSTON — Mike Krzyzewski and Duke are one win away from getting back to the NCAA Final Four, this time with a talented group of freshmen.

Date: 03/27/2015 | Sports

Louisville beats NC State 75-65, moves to Elite Eight

SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Montrezl Harrell is not ready for the end of his college career at Louisville just yet. Anton Gill helped make sure it continues at least one more game.

Date: 03/27/2015 | Sports

St. John’s basketball coach Steve Lavin out after 5 seasons

NEW YORK — St. John’s split with men’s basketball coach Steve Lavin on Friday after five seasons, announcing the decision a week following the Red Storm’s loss in the NCAA Tournament.The school said it “mutually agreed to part ways” with Lavin. He had one year left on his contract.

Date: 03/27/2015 | Sports

Tennessee fires men’s basketball coach Tyndall

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — The NCAA investigation at his former school lingered over Donnie Tyndall before he ever coached a game for Tennessee, and now his unethical actions at Southern Mississippi have led to his firing after only one season.

Date: 03/27/2015 | Sports

Arizona outlasts Xavier 68-60 to reach Elite 8

LOS ANGELES — Just when Arizona appeared to be in serious trouble against underdog Xavier, T.J. McConnell sparked his Wildcats back to the brink of the Final Four.

Date: 03/26/2015 | Sports

Kentucky pulverizes West Virginia 78-39 in Sweet 16

CLEVELAND — Like a massive, unstoppable blue wave, Kentucky hit quickly and just kept coming. There was no escape for West Virginia, no place to hide.

Date: 03/26/2015 | Sports

Notre Dame races by Wichita State 81-70 for Elite 8 spot

CLEVELAND — Momentum sagging and Wichita State surging, Mike Brey called time out and offered his Notre Dame players a reminder.

Date: 03/26/2015 | Sports

Wisconsin hangs on to beat North Carolina, advances to Elite 8

LOS ANGELES — Wisconsin looked like a beaten team for much of the game.

Date: 03/26/2015 | Sports

Ex-NBA coach Eric Musselman named head coach at Nevada

RENO, Nev. — Eric Musselman will soon add the college ranks to his long list of head coaching jobs.The former NBA coach has been hired at Nevada, pending formal approval Thursday by the Board of Regents.

Date: 03/25/2015 | Sports

AP source: Hurley agrees to new contract at Buffalo

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Bobby Hurley has agreed to a new contract with the University at Buffalo that will make him the Mid-American Conference’s highest paid men’s basketball coach, a person familiar with negotiations said Wednesday

Date: 03/25/2015 | Sports

Arizona St. fires basketball coach Herb Sendek

TEMPE, Ariz. — Arizona State has fired men’s basketball coach Herb Sendek after nine seasons.

Date: 03/24/2015 | Sports

Virginia’s Bennett named USBWA’s national coach of the year

ST. LOUIS — Virginia coach Tony Bennett has been named the U.S. Basketball Writers Association national coach of the year.Bennett guided Virginia to a 30-4 record, including a 28-2 mark in the regular season. The award is based on the regular season.

Date: 03/23/2015 | Sports

Michigan State wins 60-54, knocks out Virginia for second straight year

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Travis Trice received a text message Sunday from Golden State Warriors forward and former Michigan State player Draymond Green that read: "Don't let this be your last game."

Date: 03/22/2015 | Sports

Wichita State wins 78-65, knocks out No. 2 seed Kansas

OMAHA, Neb. — The boys from Wichita State had been hearing it in text messages from friends, and on social media from total strangers: Don't let the chance to stick it to Kansas slip away.

Date: 03/22/2015 | Sports

Louisville beats N. Iowa, returns to Sweet 16 for 4th straight year

SEATTLE — Early exit or Final Four — Louisville coach Rick Pitino said he wouldn't be surprised by either this season.

Date: 03/22/2015 | Sports

West Virginia beats Maryland, advances to pay No. 1 Kentucky

COLUMBUS, Ohio — It's OK if others think it looks like wrestling on hardwood. Coach Bob Huggins believes West Virginia's style of play is a work of art.

Date: 03/22/2015 | Sports

Wisconsin defeats Oregon 72-65, heads back to Sweet 16

OMAHA, Neb. — Wisconsin wasn't at its best against Oregon. Fortunately for the Badgers, they didn't have to be to earn a return trip to the Sweet 16.

Date: 03/22/2015 | Sports

Oklahoma beat Dayton 72-66, advances to Sweet 16

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Facing a deficit and a fired-up Dayton team, fueled by its fans who packed the house again, Oklahoma went on lockdown.

Date: 03/22/2015 | Sports

Duke beats San Diego State 68-49 to reach NCAA Sweet 16

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Jahlil Okafor showed off all the moves — a spin, a dribble drive, a short jumper — that have made Duke's freshman big man possibly the nation's top player.

Date: 03/22/2015 | Sports

5 college sports myths

Viewpoints: It's not the huge money-maker you thought it was

Date: 03/22/2015 | Commentary

Notre Dame tops Butler 67-64 in overtime for Sweet 16 berth

PITTSBURGH — Notre Dame coach Mike Brey guided the Irish to a thrilling 67-64 overtime win against Butler in the NCAA Tournament on Saturday night after losing his mother to a heart attack at 84.

Date: 03/21/2015 | Sports

Paige leads North Carolina to 87-78 win over Arkansas

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — North Carolina coach Roy Williams declined to disclose how he celebrated in the locker room after getting back to the Sweet 16. The smile on his players' faces made it clear it was something they had never seen.

Date: 03/21/2015 | Sports

Utah beats Georgetown 75-64 to return to Sweet 16

PORTLAND, Ore. — Utah is headed back to the Sweet 16 for the first time in a decade.

Date: 03/21/2015 | Sports

NC State shocks No. 1 seed Villanova 71-68

PITTSBURGH — The rims seemed tight. So did Villanova.

Date: 03/21/2015 | Sports

Xavier ends Georgia State’s run with 75-67 win

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — All the focus was on Georgia State's bench because of Ron Hunter, the coach's torn Achilles tendon, and the now famous stool he used to work the sidelines in the NCAA Tournament.

Date: 03/21/2015 | Sports

Arizona advances to Sweet 16 with 73-58 win over Ohio State

PORTLAND, Ore. — Arizona avenged one heartbreaking NCAA Tournament loss. One more win, and the Wildcats will get a chance to make up for another one.

Date: 03/21/2015 | Sports

No. 1 Kentucky beats Cincinnati 64-51 to reach Sweet 16

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Nothing came easy for top-ranked Kentucky against eighth-seeded Cincinnati, which mixed it up with the Wildcats on almost every play.

Date: 03/21/2015 | Sports

UCLA beats UAB 92-75 to advance to South semifinal

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — A week after anxiously waiting and praying for an at-large berth in the NCAA Tournament, the UCLA Bruins certainly have done their best to quiet their doubters.

Date: 03/21/2015 | Sports

Mississippi State fires men's basketball coach Ray

Mississippi State has ended basketball coach Rick Ray's short tenure after three straight losing seasons eroded a large chunk of the program's fan support.

Date: 03/21/2015 | Sports

NCAA Tournament: Dayton 66, Providence 53

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Dyshawn Pierre scored 20 points and Dayton rode a loud home-crowd advantage to another NCAA Tournament victory, beating Providence 66-53 Friday night.

Date: 03/20/2015 | Sports

NCAA Tournament: San Diego St. 76, St. John’s 64

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — JJ O’Brien scored 18 points, Dwayne Polee II added 15 points on five 3-pointers and San Diego State defeated St. John’s 76-64 on Friday night in their opening game of the NCAA Tournament.

Date: 03/20/2015 | Sports

NCAA Tournament: Wisconsin 86, Coastal Carolina 72

OMAHA, Neb. — Big Ten player of the year Frank Kaminsky had 27 points and 12 rebounds for his 12th double-double of the season, and No. 1 seed Wisconsin defeated Coastal Carolina 86-72 in the NCAA Tournament on Friday night.

Date: 03/20/2015 | Sports

NCAA Tournament: Oklahoma 69, Albany 60

COLUMBUS, Ohio — TaShawn Thomas powered his way to 18 points inside and versatile Buddy Hield added 15 to lead third-seeded Oklahoma past Albany on Friday night, carrying the Sooners into the Round of 32 after early exits the last two years.

Date: 03/20/2015 | Sports

NCAA Tournament: Iowa 83, Davidson 52

SEATTLE — Aaron White scored 13 straight points as part of Iowa’s 18-3 run early in the second half, and the seventh-seeded Hawkeyes rolled into the South Region round of 32 with an 83-52 rout of No. 10 seed Davidson on Friday.

Date: 03/20/2015 | Sports

NCAA Tournament: Maryland 65, Valparaiso 62

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Dez Wells converted an offensive rebound into a three-point play with 1:44 left and Varun Ram stripped away Valparaiso’s last chance as Maryland held off the determined Crusaders 65-62 on Friday to move on in the NCAA Tournament.

Date: 03/20/2015 | Sports

Oregon eases past Oklahoma St 79-73

OMAHA, Neb. — Joseph Young and Oregon shined just a little bit brighter than Oklahoma State.Young scored 27 points, Elgin Cook added 18 and the eighth-seeded Ducks beat the Cowboys 79-73 in the NCAA Tournament on Friday night.

Date: 03/20/2015 | Sports

NCAA Tournament: Duke 85, Robert Morris 56

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Quinn Cook scored 22 points to help No. 1 seed Duke get off to a torrid start and beat Robert Morris 85-56 on Friday night in the NCAA Tournament’s round of 64.

Date: 03/20/2015 | Sports

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