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  • Div. III team forfeits game in protest of coach's firing

    A Division III basketball team forfeited a conference game to protest the firing of its coach, dressing and warming up before collectively walking off the court as the game was about to begin. William Paterson forfeited Tuesday night against Ramapo College in support of longtime coach Jose…

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  • Kansas freshman Diallo cleared to play beginning Dec. 1

    Cheick Diallo was sitting next to Bill Self, the coach he can now play for, and it was a close call as to whose smile was broader. The freshman forward was cleared by the NCAA on Wednesday to play for No. 5 Kansas starting Dec. 1. The announcement ended a monthlong investigation by the NCAA into…

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  • House's 19 helps No. 25 Texas A&M past Texas 84-73

    Texas A&M came to the Bahamas this week wanting to be tested by the kind of games it may eventually face in March. Danuel House had 19 points, Anthony Collins scored 15 and No. 25 Texas A&M beat Texas 84-73 on Wednesday night in the opening round of the Battle 4 Atlantis. Texas A&M's victory…

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  • Guy V. Lewis, coach of Phi Slama Jama teams, dies at 93

    Former University of Houston men's basketball coach Guy V. Lewis, best known for leading the Phi Slama Jama teams of the 1980s, has died. Lewis coached the Cougars for 30 years. Lewis, who helped lead the integration of college basketball in the South by recruiting Elvin Hayes and Don Chaney to…

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  • No. 18 UConn survives Michigan rally in 74-60 win in Bahamas

    Daniel Hamilton and UConn put together a solid all-around performance, and Michigan was unable to keep up with the talented Huskies. Hamilton had 16 points, nine rebounds and nine assists, and No. 18 Connecticut beat the Wolverines 74-60 on Wednesday night in the opening round of the Battle 4…

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  • Cincinnati-Nebraska Preview

    Cincinnati cruised during the first 10 days of the season before finally being tested its last time out. The 24th-ranked Bearcats seem to be in for another challenge this weekend in the Barclays Center Classic in Brooklyn, starting with Friday night's matchup against a Nebraska team that won last…

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  • 6 in double figures as Wisconsin beats Prairie View 85-67

    Since arriving at Wisconsin, forward Nigel Hayes has worked to add a 3-point shot to his repertoire and improve his handle with the ball. Wisconsin coach Bo Ryan put the 6-foot-8 Hayes at the point in the second half to help break Prairie View A&M's zone defense, and the Badgers (4-2) ran away from…

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  • Calipari, No. 1 Kentucky to meet former assistant Antigua

    Moments before Kentucky was to play Boston University earlier this week, Wildcats coach John Calipari had someone stationed nearby to give him a report on another game that was winding down. Calipari won't need anyone to give him updates on the Bulls' next game, with South Florida set to face No. 1…

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    Louisville vs. St. Francis Brooklyn Basketball Highlights (2015-2016)

    Louisville vs. St. Francis Brooklyn: The Cards cruised to an easy 85-41 to improve to 4-0 on the season. Damion Lee led UofL with 21 points, including 15 in the first half. In all, 4 Cardinal players scored in double figures.

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  • Unbeaten South Carolina starts strong under Frank Martin

    South Carolina coach Frank Martin was confident his team would get off to a good start. The Gamecocks are doing just that. South Carolina won the Paradise Jam and is 5-0 for the first time since the 2003-04 season, the last time the Gamecocks made the NCAA Tournament.

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  • UC Santa Barbara beats San Francisco 68-61

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Gabe Vincent scored 18 first-half points with four 3-pointers and UC Santa Barbara held on to beat San Francisco 68-61 on Wednesday night after leading by 25 at halftime.

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  • California-San Diego St. Preview

    California has only faced inferior opponents and shouldn't see a ranked one until the week of Christmas. Thanksgiving, though, won't be for just sitting back and relaxing. The 14th-ranked Golden Bears know a big step-up in competition comes Thursday night against San Diego State in the Las Vegas…

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  • Notre Dame-Monmouth (NJ) Preview

    Notre Dame had a relatively easy time going undefeated through the first week of the season. Now, the No. 17 Fighting Irish can see how they stack up against some tougher competition in a tournament setting. Mike Brey's group could receive a serious test right off the bat against Monmouth in their…

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  • Williams and Boothe help Toledo past San Jose State 89-74

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) -- Jonathan Williams scored 26 points, Nathan Boothe registered a triple-double, and Toledo beat San Jose State 89-74 to advance in the winner's bracket in the Great Alaska Shootout.

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  • UMKC overcomes late rally to beat Lincoln (Mo) 73-72

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Martez Harrison had 17 points and seven rebounds, and Missouri-Kansas City held off Division II Lincoln (Mo.) 73-72 Wednesday night.

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  • Bluiett scores 15, No. 23 Xavier beat Alabama 64-45

    LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla, (AP) -- Trevon Bluiett scored 15 points, J.P. Macura added 14, and No. 23 Xavier beat Alabama 64-45 in the first round of the AdvoCare Invitational on Thursday.

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  • Clemson big men lead in 76-58 win over Rutgers

    Clemson coach Brad Brownell figured his big men might have a size advantage Wednesday night against Rutgers in the Main Event tournament consolation game. Forwards Jaron Blossomgame and Donte Grantham scored 22 points apiece and center Landry Nnoko chipped in 14 for Clemson (4-1), which beat the…

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  • Stanford-Villanova Preview

    Villanova and Stanford have fond memories of their last visits to New York City. Both programs hope to gain another when they square off at Brooklyn's Barclays Center on Thursday in the NIT Season Tipoff. The eighth-ranked Wildcats earned their first Big East tournament title in 20 years by…

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  • Mad Dash: Jays fans create awesome website to keep David Price

    In today's Mad Dash: Blue Jays fans get creative, a college basketball player does something amazing, and Jim Harbaugh is all about tradition.

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  • Eaves scores 30, South Carolina State beats NAIA Allen 86-74

    ORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) -- Eric Eaves scored a career-high 30 points and Ed Stephens added 17 to help South Carolina State pull away for an 86-74 win over NAIA Allen on Wednesday night.

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