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Jerome leads No. 1 Virginia past Georgia Tech, 65-54

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Ty Jerome scored 18 points and top-ranked Virginia held off depleted Georgia Tech 65-54, clinching the regular season title and top seed in next month's Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament. More>>

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Pitino: Louisville should consider legal action vs. NCAA

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Former Louisville Rick Pitino says the school should consider fighting the NCAA after governing body ordered the Cardinals to vacate 2013 title. More>>

Louisville must vacate basketball title, NCAA denies appeal

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Louisville must vacate its 2013 men's basketball title following an NCAA appeals panel's decision to uphold sanctions against the men's program for violations committed in a sex scandal. More>>

No. 2 Michigan St tops Illinois 81-61, seals share of title

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Miles Bridges scored 19 points, Joshua Langford had 16 and No. 2 Michigan State beat Illinois 81-61, sealing a share of the Big Ten championship. More>>

St. Bonaventure on a roll after upset win over Rhode Island

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St. Bonaventure has thrust itself back in the NCAA Tournament conversation after knocking off Rhode Island. More>>

Skier lost in New York doesn't know how he got to California

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It's still not clear how a 49-year-old skier whose disappearance sparked massive search on a snowy Adirondack mountainside showed up a week later in California, confused and in ski clothes. More>>

No. 4 Xavier tries to get over lulls as tournaments approach

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No. 4 Xavier is trying to avoid those long lulls as the Big East race winds down. More>>

Graham leads No. 8 Kansas to 104-74 rout of Oklahoma

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Devonte Graham had 23 points and seven assists, Malik Newman added 20 and Kansas beat Oklahoma 104-74 Monday. More>>

LSU enters poll for first time in 4 years; UConn still No. 1

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LSU is back in the Top 25 for the first time in four years while UConn and Mississippi State continue to lead the poll. More>>

Virginia stays at No. 1 in AP Top 25; Duke jumps to 5th

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Virginia strengthened its hold on No. 1 in the AP Top 25, while Duke jumped back into the top five after a pair of impressive wins. More>>

Duke's fashionista forward designs coach's gameday outfit

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Duke women's basketball player Erin Mathias is turning the sideline into a runway _ and her coach is the model. More>>

Deep SEC set to get most NCAA tourney bids in league history

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Deep SEC set to get most NCAA tourney bids in league history. More>>

No. 19 Wichita State upends No. 5 Cincinnati 76-72

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Landry Shamut scored 19 points, and No. 19 Wichita State ended the nation's longest home-court winning streak, beating No. 5 Cincinnati 76-72 to leave the American Athletic Conference race wide-open. More>>

No. 22 Michigan tops No. 8 Ohio St 74-62, helps other rival

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Jordan Poole scored 12 of his 15 points in the first half to help No. 22 Michigan take the lead and it never trailed in the second half of a 74-62 win over No. 8 Ohio State. More>>

Trent leads No. 12 Duke to 66-57 win over No. 11 Clemson

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Gary Trent Jr. hit three foul shots with 1:31 left to put No. 12 Duke ahead for good in a 66-57 win at No. 11 Clemson. More>>

TOP 25 REWIND: Michigan State, Villanova earn big road wins

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No. 2 Michigan State and No. 3 Villanova both earned big road wins to highlight the week's AP Top 25 schedule. More>>

Baylor beats No. 7 Texas Tech, which loses top scorer Evans

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Terry Maston scored 24 points and Baylor beat No. 7 Texas Tech 59-57, ending the Red Raiders' seven-game winning streak. More>>

The Latest: Jazz rookie Mitchell wins slam dunk contest

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Two-time NBA MVP Steve Nash and fellow star point guard Jason Kidd, Grant Hill and Ray Allen are among the 13 finalists for induction into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. More>>

Nash, Kidd, Hill among finalists for basketball Hall of Fame

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Two-time NBA MVP Steve Nash and fellow star point guard Jason Kidd, Grant Hill and Ray Allen are among the 13 finalists for the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. More>>

South Carolina holds on to upset No. 10 Auburn, 84-75

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Frank Booker scored 19 points, and South Carolina built a 26-point lead before holding on to defeat No. 10 Auburn 84-75. More>>

Big East showdown: No. 3 Villanova 95, No. 4 Xavier 79

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Mikal Bridges led an early 3-point shooting spurt that put Villanova in control, and the third-ranked Wildcats showed they're not ready to relinquish their reign in the Big East, beating No. 4 Xavier 95-79 in a showdown for the league lead. More>>

Osetkowski scores 21 as Texas tops No. 23 Oklahoma 77-66

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Osetkowski scores 21 as Texas tops No. 23 Oklahoma 77-66. More>>

ESPN radio station to take over broadcasts of UConn games

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An ESPN radio station will take over broadcasts of University of Connecticut sports games next fall in a multimillion dollar deal that will dump another station that has been the voice of the Huskies for 26 years. More>>

St. Bonaventure upsets No. 16 Rhode Island with 77-74 win

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Matt Mobley scored 26 points and grabbed a key rebound with 4.2 seconds left, and St. Bonaventure beat Rhode Island 77-74 to snap the 16th-ranked Rams' 16-game winning streak on Friday night. More>>

MSU football coach Dantonio gets 1-year extension to 2023

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Michigan State football coach Mark Dantonio's contract extended one year through the 2023 season. More>>

BUBBLE WATCH: Huskers' NCAA hopes uncertain despite 20 wins

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Nebraska's 20-win season hasn't erased uncertainty as to whether the Huskers can secure an NCAA Tournament bid. More>>

No. 17 Arizona holds off No. 25 Arizona State for 77-70 win

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Deandre Ayton had 25 points and 16 rebounds, and No. 17 Arizona held off No. 25 Arizona State 77-70 to sweep the season series. More>>

Houston ends No. 5 Cincinnati's 16-game win streak, 67-62

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Corey Davis, Jr., finished with 16 points, and the Houston Cougars snapped the nation's longest winning streak at 16 games with a 67-62 win over No. 5 Cincinnati. More>>

Happ's double-double leads Wisconsin over No. 6 Purdue

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Ethan Happ had 21 points and 12 rebounds, and Wisconsin secured its biggest win of a challenging season with a 57-53 win over No. 6 Purdue. More>>

Gophers' Lynch drops appeal, denies sex assault allegations

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One-time Minnesota basketball standout Reggie Lynch has dropped his appeal of his recommended expulsion for allegedly raping two women. More>>

I, spy: New Manhattan attraction offers espionage history Video included

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Visitors to a new attraction opening in New York City can learn about the elements of spying, its history and find out what kind of spy they could be. More>>

EPA chief says he flies first class due to security concerns

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The head of the Environmental Protection Agency has broken months of silence about his frequent premium-class flights at taxpayer expense, saying he needs to fly first class because of unpleasant interactions with other travelers. More>>

Cartwright's 17 helps Providence stun No. 3 Villanova 76-71

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Providence gets 17 from Kyron Cartwright, as Friars stun 13th-ranked Villanova 76-71. More>>

Romney's Senate bid to mark latest campaign over 2 decades

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Mitt Romney's announcement Thursday of a run for U.S. Senate seat in Utah is his latest bid for public office since he first jumped into politics more than 20 years ago. More>>

US judge leads lawyers, others on trip to homeless camp

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Led by a federal judge, an entourage of three dozen lawyers, activists, county workers and officials set out at dawn down a California trail to ask hundreds of homeless people camped along a riverbed what it will take to help them move. More>>

Students, alumni challenge legacy preference at top colleges

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A new coalition of students and alumni from 12 top U.S. colleges are asking their schools to rethink legacy admissions policies. More>>

Cramer cites patriotism, reconsiders North Dakota Senate bid

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Republican Rep. Kevin Cramer says he's reconsidering a bid for Senate in North Dakota out of "patriotism" and because people from his party don't think Democratic Sen. Heidi Heitkamp can be defeated without him. More>>

Duke's Bagley to miss 2nd game with mild knee sprain

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Duke says forward Marvin Bagley III will miss a second game with a mild right knee sprain. More>>

Democrats say Florida statehouse race a bellwether for US

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A Democratic win in a statehouse race on Florida's Gulf Coast is being called a referendum of sorts on Trump, bellwhether for national politics. More>>

New No. 1 Virginia beats Miami 59-50

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New No. 1 Virginia looked the part, never trailing and holding Miami to 38 percent shooting to win 59-50. More>>

Evans, No. 7 Texas Tech top 23rd-ranked OU, Young, 88-78

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Keenan Evans scored 26 points and No. 7 Texas Tech beat 23rd-ranked Oklahoma 88-78 on Tuesday night in Division I scoring leader Trae Young's first college game in the city where he was born. More>>

Smith, Thompson headline Women's hoops Hall of Fame class

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Katie Smith, Tina Thompson and Chamique Holdsclaw headline the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame class for 2018. More>>

Virginia atop AP men's hoops poll for first time since 1982

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Virginia has climbed to No. 1 in the AP Top 25 for the first time in more than 35 years. More>>

Kennedy out as Mississippi basketball coach after season

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Coach Andy Kennedy and Mississippi are parting ways after 12 seasons. More>>

Belmont earns first AP Top 25 ranking in school history

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Belmont is in the Top 25 for the first time in school history. More>>

Virginia No. 1 in preliminary NCAA rankings

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Virginia is the top overall seed in preliminary NCAA Tournament rankings, with Villanova, Xavier and Purdue earning the other top seeds. More>>

Utah billionaire Jon Huntsman remembered as kind, devoted

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Billionaire and philanthropist Jon Huntsman Sr. was remembered Saturday inside a University of Utah basketball arena bearing his name as a generous and kind man devoted to his faith, family and community. More>>

The Latest: Huntsman remembered as humble, kind, devoted

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Billionaire and philanthropist Jon Huntsman Sr. is being remembered during a funeral in Salt Lake City as a humble and kind man who was devoted to family, community and church. More>>

Bridges lifts No. 4 Michigan St past No. 3 Purdue 68-65

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Miles Bridges makes tiebreaking 3-pointer to lift No. 4 Michigan State over No. 3 Purdue 68-65. More>>

DiVincenzo, Brunson, No. 1 Villanova rally past Butler 86-75

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Donte DiVincenzo scored a career-high 30 points, Jalen Brunson had 27 and No. 1 Villanova bounced back from its second loss of the season, rallying past Butler 86-75. More>>

Blackshear's putback lift Hokies past No. 2 Virginia in OT

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Kerry Blackshear Jr. scored on a putback with 5.8 seconds left in overtime and Virginia Tech spoiled No. 2 Virginia's opportunity to climb to No. 1 with a 61-60 victory. More>>

Maye helps No. 21 North Carolina beat rival NC State 96-89

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Luke Maye scored 27 of his career-high 33 points after halftime to help No. 21 North Carolina beat rival North Carolina State 96-89. More>>

BC rallies late to topple No. 25 Miami 72-70

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Boston College rallied from a seven-point deficit in the final seven minutes to beat No. 25 Miami 72-70. More>>

UCLA strengthens NCAA bid with win over No. 13 Arizona

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UCLA moves itself further away from the NCAA Tournament bubble after convincing win at No. 13 Arizona. More>>

Huskers' message to white nationalist: 'Hate Will Never Win'

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Public stand against hate speech: Nebraska basketball team to oppose white nationalist video. More>>

No. 2 Virginia in firm control as ACC enters stretch run

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No. 2 Virginia is in firm control of the Atlantic Coast Conference as the league enters the final weeks of the regular season. More>>

No. 21 North Carolina beats No. 9 Duke 82-78 in rivalry game

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Berry scores 21 points as No. 21 UNC roars out of halftime, beats No. 9 Duke 82-78. More>>

Low-major programs faced with slim margin for error

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Margin for error razor thin for low-major college basketball programs against bigger schools. More>>

St. John's tops Nova, first win over No. 1 team since '85

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St. John's slayed another of the nation's elite, and stunned No. 1 Villanova 79-75 for its second win over a top-five team this week _ and first over the top-ranked team in 33 years. More>>

No. 14 Ohio St. closes strong to end No. 3 Purdue's streak

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Keita Bates-Diop scored 18 points Wednesday including the decisive putback with 2.8 seconds left to give No. 14 Ohio State a 64-63 upset at No. 3 Purdue. More>>

Texas A&M holds on for 81-80 upset of No. 8 Auburn

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Duane Wilson made one of two free throws with four seconds left to lift Texas A&M to an 81-80 upset of No. 8 Auburn. More>>

NCAA selection chair: revamped evaluation a 'positive step'

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NCAA selection committee chairman Bruce Rasmussen figures the revamped way to evaluate quality of wins for determining this year's tournament field is an improvement. More>>

No. 15 Tennessee edges No. 24 Kentucky 61-59

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Turner scores 16 and key 3-pointer to lift No. 15 Tennessee past No. 24 Kentucky 61-59. More>>

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