ANTHONY Davis didn't need to score big to control a game for Kentucky.He made that clear during the final performance of his freshman season. Coach John Calipari recalls the conversation Davis had with his teammates after struggling to shoot ...
4 days ago
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ATLANTA - Dayton forward Obi Toppin has been awarded the Naismith Trophy as college basketball's most outstanding player.Toppin was named the Naismith Trophy winner on Friday (Saturday, Manila time), adding to an award collection that includes national player of the ...
6 days ago
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TEMPE, Arizona - Arizona State junior big man Romello White is joining teammate Remy Martin in declaring for the NBA draft.White announced his decision on Wednesday (Thursday, Manila time), two days after Martin declared for the draft."I would like to announce ...
Apr 2, 2020
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ANN ARBOR, Michigan - Michigan forward Isaiah Livers is applying for early entry into the NBA draft.The school said Livers is not hiring an agent and would work with the Michigan coaching staff during the evaluation and pre-draft processes. Even if ...
Mar 31, 2020
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WASHINGTON - Georgetown sophomore guard Mac McClung announced Sunday that he is declaring for the NBA draft but will maintain his eligibility so he can return to college.The 6-foot-2 McClung attracted an online following for his high-flying dunks while ...
Mar 30, 2020
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NEW YORK - St. John's wing LJ Figueroa has declared for the NBA draft.School officials announced Figueroa's decision on Saturday (Sunday, Manila time), saying that he hasn't hired an agent and still has the option to ...
Mar 29, 2020
THE NCAA Division I Council is scheduled to vote on Monday (Tuesday, Manila time) on whether to allow another year of eligibility for spring sport athletes such as baseball, softball and lacrosse players, who had their seasons wiped out by the coronavirus ...
Mar 28, 2020
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FAYETTEVILLE, Arkansas - Arkansas guard Mason Jones has declared for the NBA draft.Jones made the announcement on social media on Friday (Saturday, Manila time), and the University of Arkansas confirmed the decision with a congratulatory statement.Jones, a 6-foot-5 junior, ...
Mar 28, 2020
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DAYTON'S Obi Toppin is headed to the NBA after leading the Flyers to a 29-2 record and No. 3 ranking as a redshirt sophomore.Toppin tweeted his decision on Wednesday (Thursday, Manila time), a day after he was honored as ...
Mar 26, 2020
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LOS ANGELES - Southern California forward Onyeka Okongwu has declared for the NBA draft after one season.He averaged 16.2 points, 8.6 rebounds and 2.7 blocks for the Trojans. Okongwu broke the school record for blocks by a freshman and ...
Mar 26, 2020
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MINNEAPOLIS - Minnesota center Daniel Oturu said on Monday (Tuesday, Manila time) he is declaring for the NBA draft after leading the Big Ten in rebounding and blocked shots as a sophomore.Oturu made the announcement with a letter to fans on Instagram, ...
Mar 24, 2020
JEFF Sheppard works as a financial planner now, more than two decades removed from the time he helped Kentucky win the NCAA Tournament.Yet he still gets asked regularly about his role in the Wildcats' 1998 national championship."They remember where ...
Mar 23, 2020
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DURHAM, N.C. - Duke sophomore Tre Jones says he will enter the NBA draft.The point guard was named to the third team of The Associated Press All-America team on Friday after being named Atlantic Coast Conference player of the year ...
Mar 22, 2020
THE NCAA made more than $1 billion last year, almost $867 million from the men's Division I basketball tournament, and most of that from a massive television rights deal with CBS and Turner that runs through the 2032 tournament.The ...
Mar 17, 2020
NEW YORK - South Carolina coach Dawn Staley knows that Monday (Tuesday, Manila time) was supposed to be the night that women's basketball got put in the national spotlight with the NCAA Tournament bracket reveal.She was set to watch the ...
Mar 17, 2020
FOR all those who dreamed the impossible - making it a whole month without getting a single game wrong in the bracket - this is your year.Everything else about the NCAA Tournament that won't happen this season - from Selection Sunday, to ...
Mar 16, 2020
NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. - Hall of Famer Rick Pitino was named basketball coach at Iona College on Saturday (Sunday, Manila time).Pitino coached at Louisville from 2001-17 before being fired in a pay-for-play scandal and had been coaching in ...
Mar 15, 2020
AS it became apparent the NCAA basketball tournaments could not be held during their usual three-week window because of concerns about the coronavirus, organizers scrambled to devise a plan for a 16-team event to salvage the postseason in one long ...
Mar 14, 2020
INDIANAPOLIS - Nebraska coach Fred Hoiberg left Wednesday night's 89-64 loss to Indiana (Thursday, Manila time) in the Big Ten Tournament due to an illness.Hoiberg was in visible discomfort on the Cornhuskers' bench. Doc Sadler took over after ...
Mar 12, 2020
THE buzzer-beaters, upsets and all the other shining moments of this year's NCAA tournaments will be played in mostly empty arenas.Trying to avoid spreading the new coronavirus that has become a global pandemic, the NCAA decided the men&# ...
Mar 12, 2020
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