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  • Basketball player sues Ohio college over suspension

    A star University of Dayton basketball player has sued the Ohio school in federal court over his suspension after a sexual assault accusation. Dyshawn Pierre's lawsuit asks a U.S. district court judge to order his reinstatement, and also seeks unspecified damages. The lawsuit notes that Montgomery…

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  • Illini look to Hill, Nunn, but lose Black for 4-6 weeks

    Illinois coach John Groce knows he wants juniors Malcolm Hill and Kendrick Nunn to become the leaders and top performers on a young, relatively inexperienced team. Sophomore Leron Black, the 6-7, 220-pound forward Illinois needs to be a rebounding force this season, will have surgery Friday to…

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  • Bryant men's basketball assistant coach comes out in essay

    SMITHFIELD, R.I. (AP) -- Division I men's basketball has its first openly gay coach.

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    Pitt QB Nate Peterman Stepping Up on Coastal Contending Panthers

    Pitt QB Nate Peterman has stepped up for the Panthers and helped lead the team to a 3-1 start overall and 1-0 record in the ACC. The transfer from Tennessee has played with poise and will look to keep the Panthers undefeated as they face Virginia on Saturday.

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  • Iowa looking for Uthoff to become a star in '15-16

    From Matt Gatens to Devyn Marble to Aaron White, Iowa's best teams under Fran McCaffery have been led by a senior standout. Is Jarrod Uthoff next in line? The answer to that question could determine whether the Hawkeyes make it back to the NCAA Tournament.

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  • New challenges for Tennessee's Barnes after years in Texas

    Tennessee coach Rick Barnes' new surroundings have the veteran coach adopting a slightly different approach in preseason practices. Tennessee started practice last week as the Volunteers adjust to their third coach in as many seasons. ''We'd been 17 years where we had certain core basic drills that…

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  • Freshmen expected to contribute heavily for Penn State

    In the last four years, Patrick Chambers has visited living room after living room and has been told no again and again. No, Penn State can't compete in the rugged Big Ten. No, the Nittany Lions aren't the program for whichever hotshot recruit Chambers is pitching at the time.

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  • Coach Hamilton likes mix on Florida State basketball roster

    Florida State is the only team in the Atlantic Coast Conference that returns all five of its starters from last season. For coach Leonard Hamilton it means he is hoping the struggles of the past two seasons have been valuable experience. The Seminoles had their first practice on Wednesday as they…

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  • NCAA meets with former Louisville recruit JaQuan Lyle

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) -- The NCAA has talked with Ohio State freshman JaQuan Lyle, whose recruitment by Louisville is mentioned in a book by an escort alleging that strippers danced and had sex with Cardinals players and prospects.

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  • Cal players come together through weekly life chat sessions

    Each member of the California basketball team has his own definition of what it is to be a man, a recent topic of conversation for the Golden Bears during one of their weekly chat sessions focused more on life than athletics. This is just one focal point for second-year Cal coach Cuonzo Martin as…

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