Men's college basketball

Former Connecticut men's basketball head coach Jim Calhoun talks to his team before the tip off in his debut as the head coach of the University of St. Joseph in an NCAA college basketball game against the William Paterson University, Friday, Nov. 9, 2018 at the Ray Oosting Gymnasium at Trinity College in Hartford, Conn. (Cloe Poisson/Hartford Courant via AP)
November 09, 2018 - 11:27 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Jim Calhoun heard all the speculation that he would be a kinder, gentler coach at Division III University of Saint Joseph. He is 76 years old, with health issues and no desire to offend the nuns at a small Catholic school that had only accepted women until this semester. But...
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S Illinois guard Marcus Bartley (3) fouls Kentucky forward Nick Richards (4) on a rebound during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Lexington, Ky., Friday, Nov. 9, 2018. Kentucky won 71-59. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)
November 09, 2018 - 11:14 pm
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Those lopsided wins No. 2 Kentucky is normally used to this time of year might eventually happen. All that mattered to the Wildcats was proving they could regroup from a blowout loss and get their first victory. It certainly took everything for them to scrape past Southern...
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A supporter crosses her fingers as she talks with Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Kyrsten Sinema, at a get-out-the-vote event at the Arizona Education Association headquarters in Phoenix, Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018. Sinema is facing Republican Martha McSally in the race to replace Republican Sen. Jeff Flake, who is retiring. (AP Photo/Bob Christie)
November 08, 2018 - 8:29 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — A judge on Thursday rejected Republican demands to immediately limit vote counts in the razor-close U.S. Senate race in Arizona and has set a hearing on the challenge affecting about 5,600 votes in the state's most populous county. Judge Margaret R. Mahoney said it was too soon to...
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Julie Skomski checks in with a line of people behind her on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018 while voting in the midterm election at the District No. 4 location at CrossWay Church in Germantown, Wis. (John R. Ehlke /West Bend Daily News via AP)
November 08, 2018 - 6:15 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has inspired outrage, love, fear and every emotion in between. He has also inspired record-breaking turnout at the ballot box. With votes still being counted, an estimated 113 million Americans cast ballots in the first nationwide election of the Trump...
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FILE - This Sept. 1, 2008 file photo shows former Iowa Barnstormers coach Greg Stephen in Des Moines, Iowa. A lawsuit, filed Friday, Nov. 2, 2018, seeking class-action status has been filed on behalf of hundreds of victims of Stephen, a former Iowa youth basketball coach now facing 15 to 180 years in prison for sexually exploiting them. (Michael Zamora/The Des Moines Register via AP, File)
November 03, 2018 - 2:38 pm
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A lawsuit seeking class-action status has been filed on behalf of hundreds of victims of a former Iowa youth basketball coach now facing 15 to 180 years in prison for sexually exploiting them. The lawsuit, which was filed Friday in state court by law firm Grefe & Sidney...
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Kansas forward Dedric Lawson (1) drives on Washburn forward Will McKee (23) during the first half of a college basketball exhibition game in Lawrence, Kan., Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)
November 03, 2018 - 9:24 am
Acquiring a high-profile transfer isn't necessarily a prerequisite for every Final Four contender, but a look at the rosters of AP Top 25 teams sure makes it seem that way. Four of the top five teams in the preseason poll are counting on contributions from at least one transfer. Reigning national...
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FILE - In this Thursday, March 8, 2018 file photo, Mississippi State's Quinndary Weatherspoon (11) heads to the basket past LSU's Brandon Sampson during the second half in an NCAA college basketball game at the Southeastern Conference tournament in St. Louis. One look at the preseason rankings provides evidence that next season’s NCAA Tournament could feature plenty of new faces. The Top 25 includes four teams that failed to reach last year’s NCAA Tournament: No. 14 Oregon, No. 18 Mississippi State, No. 23 LSU and No. 25 Washington. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)
November 01, 2018 - 2:09 am
The preseason rankings suggest next season's NCAA Tournament could feature plenty of new faces. The AP Top 25 includes four teams that failed to reach last year's big dance: No. 14 Oregon, No. 18 Mississippi State, No. 23 LSU and No. 25 Washington. In last year's preseason Top 25, the only ranked...
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October 30, 2018 - 8:44 pm
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Third-ranked Gonzaga will be without forward Killian Tillie for up to eight weeks after the junior had surgery for a stress fracture in his ankle. Gonzaga coach Mark Few announced Tillie's injury on Tuesday. Tillie re-aggravated the ankle injury during fall practice and...
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FILE - In this March 10, 2018, file photo, Villanova celebrates after defeating Providence 76-66 in overtime in an NCAA college basketball game in the Big East men's tournament final, in New York. NCAA champion Villanova has been picked by coaches to win the Big East Conference. This is the fifth straight year the Wildcats have held the top spot. They received eight first-place votes Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018, while Marquette and Butler each received one No. 1 pick. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II, File)
October 25, 2018 - 11:42 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Villanova is in a familiar place — atop the Big East Conference. The defending NCAA champions were picked by coaches to win the Big East Conference on Thursday. This is the fifth straight year the Wildcats have held the top spot. They received eight first-place votes while Marquette...
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FILE - In this Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018, file photo, former amateur basketball league director Merl Code arrives at federal court, in New York. Code and two co-defendants were convicted Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018, of committing fraud by plying families of college basketball prospects with cash so the prospects would attend colleges sponsored by Adidas. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
October 25, 2018 - 2:37 am
A federal jury found three men guilty of fraud charges for channeling secret payment to the families of top-tier recruits to influence their choices of schools, apparel companies and agents. Wednesday's verdicts place the blame firmly on the men for exposing the universities to NCAA sanctions,...
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