College sports

FILE - In this April 8, 2013, file photo, Louisville center Zach Price (25) holds signage after Louisville defeated Michigan 82-76 in the NCAA Final Four tournament college basketball championship game, in Atlanta. 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. The Cardinals will have to vacate 123 victories including the championship, and return millions in postseason revenue. The decision announced on Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018, by the governing body’s Infraction Appeals Committee ruled that the NCAA has the authority to take away championships for what it considers major rule violations. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara, File)
February 20, 2018 - 6:50 pm
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville officials are not happy with the NCAA's decision that mandates the school vacate its 2013 men's basketball championship in the wake of an embarrassing sex scandal, and interim President Greg Postel did not hide his disappointment. It's the first time a Division 1...
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Kansas forward Mitch Lightfoot (44) dunks during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Oklahoma in Lawrence, Kan., Monday, Feb. 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)
February 20, 2018 - 12:13 am
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Two of the Big 12's most powerful offenses collided when No. 8 Kansas hosted Oklahoma. Only one lived up to the hype, though. Devonte Graham had 23 points and seven assists, Malik Newman added 20 points and No. 8 Kansas beat Oklahoma 104-74 on Monday night in its first true...
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Connecticut's Katie Lou Samuelson (33) reacts to teammate Gabby Williams (15) during the second half an NCAA college basketball game against Temple, Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018, in Hartford, Conn. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)
February 19, 2018 - 8:51 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Coach Nikki Fargas and her LSU Tigers are happy to be back in the AP Top 25. It's been four years since LSU was last in the poll, which it entered at No. 24 on Monday. "We're all excited that we are being recognized in the poll," Fargas said. "We're going to try and keep ourselves...
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The Davey O'Brien National Quarterback Award winner Baker Mayfield speaks during a news conference at the Fort Worth Club in Fort Worth, Texas, Monday, Feb. 19, 2018. (Max Faulkner/Star-Telegram via AP)
February 19, 2018 - 8:34 pm
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Baker Mayfield doesn't like comparisons to Johnny Manziel, although the Heisman Trophy winner from Oklahoma wasn't surprised by them after an arrest and other antics during his time with the Sooners. At a stop in his home state of Texas to accept the Davey O'Brien Award as...
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FILE - In this Jan. 27, 2018, file photo, Virginia's Kyle Guy (5) and Jack Salt (33) walk off the court following a victory in an NCAA college basketball game against Duke, in Durham, N.C. The Cavaliers remained at No. 1 in Monday's, Feb. 19, 2018, latest AP Top 25 poll, earning 42 of 65 first-place votes. (AP Photo/Ben McKeown, File)
February 19, 2018 - 12:57 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Virginia strengthened its hold on No. 1 in the AP Top 25 as it coasts to an Atlantic Coast Conference regular-season title, while Duke made a big jump after a pair of impressive wins without its top freshman. The Cavaliers earned 42 of 65 first-place votes in the poll released...
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February 19, 2018 - 11:33 am
PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) — Tim Tebow arrived at the New York Mets spring training camp on Sunday, and the attention immediately turned to whether the quarterback who became an outfielder could make it all the way to Citi Field in the future. Guess what? Mets general manager Sandy Alderson votes...
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Wichita State forward Rashard Kelly (0) celebrates the team's 76-72 win over Cincinnati in an NCAA college basketball game, Sunday Feb. 18, 2018, in Highland Heights, Ky. (AP Photo/Gary Landers)
February 18, 2018 - 7:27 pm
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. (AP) — Dave Stallworth was running the show the last time Wichita State beat a Top 5 team on the road. Landry Shamut took the lead as the Shockers did it again 54 years later. This one, too, will be a reference point, given all that was at stake. Shamut scored 19 points, and...
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Clemson's Gabe DeVoe tries to maintain control of the ball while defended by Duke's Jordan Goldwire during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018, in Clemson, S.C. (AP Photo/Richard Shiro)
February 18, 2018 - 3:33 pm
CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Gary Trent Jr. hit three foul shots with 1:31 left to put No. 12 Duke ahead for good and the Blue Devils, again playing without injured star Marvin Bagley III, beat No. 11 Clemson 66-57 on Sunday. The Blue Devils have given up all of their 10-point lead over a six-minute...
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Texas Tech's Jarrett Culver (23) and Norense Odiase (32) defend as Baylor forward Terry Maston (31) dunks in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018, in Waco, Texas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
February 17, 2018 - 11:12 pm
WACO, Texas (AP) — Terry Maston is emerging as a go-to guy for the surging Baylor Bears. No. 7 Texas Tech hopes it didn't just lose top scorer Keenan Evans for any length of time. Maston scored 24 points to lead the Bears to a 59-57 victory over the Red Raiders, whose seven-game winning streak...
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South Carolina guard Hassani Gravett (2) drives to the hoop against Auburn forward Desean Murray (13) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018, in Columbia, S.C. (AP Photo/Sean Rayford)
February 17, 2018 - 7:33 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Frank Booker scored 19 points, and South Carolina built a 26-point lead before holding on to defeat No. 10 Auburn 84-75 on Saturday, ending the Gamecocks' six-game losing streak. The Tigers (23-4, 11-3 Southeastern Conference) had won seven of their past eight and were heavy...
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