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    Hunter leads UNC-Greensboro over Averett 109-51

    GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) -- Kaleb Hunter had a career-high 24 points as UNC Greensboro routed Averett 109-51 on Monday night to begin the Spartan Invitational.

  • Georgia Tech rolls past Elon on rough shooting night
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    Georgia Tech rolls past Elon on rough shooting night

    Michael Devoe tied his career high with 22 points on a rough shooting night to lead Georgia Tech to a 64-41 win over Elon on a night where both teams had a tough time finding the basket. The Yellow Jackets (2-0) were particularly stingy on defense, holding Elon to 21.6 percent shooting (16-of-74) but

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    Segu carries Buffalo over Nazareth College 109-72

    BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -- Ronaldo Segu and Jayvon Graves had 17 points apiece to carry Buffalo to a 109-72 win over Nazareth College on Monday night.

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    Cincinnati gets 1st win under John Brannen, 81-59 over Drake

    John Brannen's first win at Cincinnati was no big deal. The Bearcats had a low-key celebration in the locker room after their 81-59 victory over Drake on Monday night that displayed their new up-tempo offense under their first-year head coach. ''We clapped it up, that's about it,'

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    Turner's double-double sends Bowling Green past Jacksonwille

    CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) -- Justin Turner scored 15 points with 11 rebounds and eight assists and Bowling Green defeated Jacksonville 75-59 on Monday night.

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    Longtime AP sports writer, editor Ben Olan dies at 96

    Ben Olan, a sports writer and editor at The Associated Press for more than 50 years who was honored by the NHL Hall of Fame, has died. Known for being nattily dressed during his days when AP headquarters was located at 50 Rockefeller Plaza, Olan passed away early Monday morning at a nursing home in

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    No. 4 Louisville aims to fix big hole vs. Indiana St

    Louisville's 78-55 win over Youngstown State on Sunday suggested an easy game, and indeed, the Cardinals never trailed. Second-year coach Chris Mack plans to zero in on that weakness before Wednesday night's visit from Indiana State. "That is just way too many offensive rebounds to give

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    Lady Vols lose Zaay Green to torn ACL in her right knee

    Tennessee guard Zaay Green has torn the anterior cruciate ligament in her right knee, leaving the Lady Vols without one of their top returning players. Lady Vols coach Kellie Harper announced before her team's 74-63 victory at No. 15 Notre Dame on Monday night that Green had hurt her knee in practice

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    Stony Brook dominates D-III Farmingdale St. 91-44

    STONY BROOK, N.Y. (AP) -- Elijah Olaniyi scored 21 points and Andrew Garcia scored 14 and Stony Brook beat Farmingdale State 91-44 on Monday night.

  • No. 1 Oregon easily downs Northeastern 89-47 in opener
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    No. 1 Oregon easily downs Northeastern 89-47 in opener

    Coach Kelly Graves found a lot for No. 1 Oregon to work on after the season opener. Two days after shocking the best team in the world in an exhibition game, the Ducks easily downed Northeastern 89-47 on Monday. Ruthy Hebard led the way with 21 points and 12 rebounds.

  • Kings' De'Aaron Fox to miss at least 3 weeks with sprained ankle
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    Kings' De'Aaron Fox to miss at least 3 weeks with sprained ankle

    The Sacramento Kings have been dealt another major injury blow: Fox will be re-evaluated in three to four weeks after spraining his ankle in practice.

  • Sterling dropped by England after clash with Gomez
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    Sterling dropped by England after clash with Gomez

    Raheem Sterling has been dropped by England manager Gareth Southgate for Thursday's Euro 2020 qualifier against Montenegro after the hostilities between Manchester City and Liverpool spilled over into the England camp. Liverpool beat Sterling's City 3-1 on Sunday to move nine points clear of

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    No. 20 Washington set for home debut vs. Mount St. Mary's

    Coming off a signature win over then-No. 16 Baylor, the No. 20-ranked Washington Huskies make their 2019-20 home debut Tuesday against Mount St. Mary's. Although Tuesday's contest is the Huskies' first at Alaska Airlines Arena in Seattle, it will not be their first with a home-game feel.

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    Denver faces tall task against No. 17 Utah State

    The Denver Pioneers have a very young team. Their roster faces a genuinely tall task on Tuesday night, when the Pioneers visit the No. 17-ranked Utah State Aggies in Logan, Utah.

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    No. 8 Gonzaga hopes Tillie can return vs. North Dakota

    Eighth-ranked Gonzaga won its first two games by an average of 40.5 points without its projected best player on the floor. There remains no official determination on whether senior forward Killian Tillie will make his season debut on Tuesday when the Bulldogs host North Dakota in Spokane, Wash. "

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    NCAA denies Alabama appeal on Jahvon Quinerly eligibility

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) -- The NCAA has denied Alabama's appeal seeking immediate eligibility for Villanova transfer point guard Jahvon Quinerly.

  • Nick Diaz willing to fight again, lashes out at Jorge Masvidal
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    Nick Diaz willing to fight again, lashes out at Jorge Masvidal

    The Jorge Masvidal vs. the Diaz Brothers story has been all over the map since Masvidal took a doctor's stoppage victory over Nate Diaz in the UFC 244 main event. Now, older brother Nick sounds like he might be willing to get back in the Octagon after nearly five years on the sidelines.Masvidal cut

  • Nadal loses ATP Finals opener to Zverev as Tsitsipas triumphs
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    Nadal loses ATP Finals opener to Zverev as Tsitsipas triumphs

    Rafael Nadal refused to make excuses after being outplayed by defending champion Alexander Zverev at the ATP Finals on Monday as Stefanos Tsitsipas got his campaign off to a flying start. In the earlier round-robin match in Group Andre Agassi, sixth seed Tsitsipas beat Daniil Medvedev 7-6 (7/5), 6-4

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    Focus on Wiseman as No. 13 Memphis faces No. 14 Oregon

    Relatively untested in their first two games of the college basketball season, No. 13 Memphis and No. 14 Oregon will square off Tuesday night in the Ducks' backyard, the Moda Center in Portland, Ore. The Tigers (2-0) are coming off a 92-46 win over Illinois-Chicago last Friday night, in which Boogie

  • Stephen Curry calls out Michael Jordan for being a hater
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    Stephen Curry calls out Michael Jordan for being a hater

    Stephen Curry had something to say about Michael Jordan's "not a Hall of Famer yet" comment.

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    Shahid lifts North Dakota State over Cal Poly 74-67

    FARGO, N.D. (AP) -- Vinnie Shahid had 21 points as North Dakota State beat Cal Poly 74-67 on Monday.

  • Former Spartan, NFL receiver Charles Rogers dies at age 38
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    Former Spartan, NFL receiver Charles Rogers dies at age 38

    Former Michigan State star and Detroit Lions receiver Charles Rogers has died at the age of 38. A woman who identified herself as Cathy Rogers, his mother, confirmed the death Monday in a phone call from The Associated Press. Marshall Thomas, Rogers' former basketball coach at Saginaw High School

  • Prep basketball takes backseat to AAU in recruiting game
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    Prep basketball takes backseat to AAU in recruiting game

    Back when Bruce Weber was an up-and-coming assistant on Gene Keady's staff at Purdue, the coach would spend countless hours on planes and behind the wheel to catch as many high school basketball games as possible. A gradual but pronounced change has occurred in basketball recruiting, one that has

  • Kentucky new No. 1 in AP Top 25 after beating Michigan State
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    Kentucky new No. 1 in AP Top 25 after beating Michigan State

    Kentucky is back in a familiar position under John Calipari: No. 1 in The Associated Press men's college basketball poll. The Wildcats rose one spot after winning a 1-vs-2 matchup with Michigan State to open the season in the Champions Classic, followed by an easy win against Eastern Kentucky.

  • Klopp tells UEFA seminar that VAR must improve
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    Klopp tells UEFA seminar that VAR must improve

    The day after Liverpool beat Manchester City in a crunch match where VAR decisions were hotly disputed, the Premier League leader's coach Jurgen Klopp and other top football figures have suggested improvement is needed to the fledgling system. Klopp, his City opposite number Pep Guardiola, Real