College basketball

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 - 11:38 am
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 - 6:24 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 Sunday, April 1, 2018 file photo,Notre Dame's Arike Ogunbowale holds the trophy after defeating Mississippi State in the final of the women's NCAA Final Four college basketball tournament in Columbus, Ohio. Notre Dame won 61-58. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak, File)
October 31, 2018 - 7:37 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Muffet McGraw and Notre Dame start the new season where they left off — atop women's college basketball. The Irish were the unanimous No. 1 team in The Associated Press women's basketball preseason poll that was released Wednesday. The defending national champions received all 31...
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FILE - In this Sunday, April 1, 2018 file photo, Notre Dame head coach Muffet McGraw is seen on the sidelines during the first half against Mississippi State in the final of the women's NCAA Final Four college basketball tournament in Columbus, Ohio. It’s been a busy few months for Muffet McGraw and her Notre Dame Fighting Irish after they won the national championship in April on a last-second shot by Arike Ogunbowale. There were award ceremonies, a trip to the ESPYs and Ogunbowale’s appearance on “Dancing with the Stars”. Now with the season beginning in a little over a week, the Irish are focused on the new task at hand and not concerned with defending the title. (AP Photo/Ron Schwane, File)
October 30, 2018 - 2:23 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — It's been a busy few months for Muffet McGraw and her Notre Dame Fighting Irish after they won the national championship in April on a last-second shot by Arike Ogunbowale. There were award ceremonies, a trip to the ESPYs and Ogunbowale's appearance on "Dancing with the Stars." Now...
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Meghan, Duchess of Sussex receives a "hongi" a traditional Maori welcome on the lawns of Government House in Wellington, New Zealand, Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018. Prince Harry and his wife Meghan are on day 13 of their 16-day tour of Australia and the South Pacific. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
October 27, 2018 - 10:04 pm
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — The Duke and Duchess of Sussex were greeted in New Zealand with a traditional Maori welcome on Sunday afternoon on the final leg of their 16-day tour of the South Pacific. Prince Harry and wife Meghan each performed a "hongi" with indigenous Maori elders, in which...
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TCU coach Jamie Dixon answers a reporters question during Big 12 NCAA college basketball media day in Kansas City, Mo., Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)
October 26, 2018 - 9:51 am
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The Maggie Dixon Classic will be played on the TCU campus where her brother is the men's coach. TCU announced Friday that its women's home game Dec. 2 against Army has been designated the 13th annual Maggie Dixon Classic. The classic honors Maggie Dixon, who died at 28 from...
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Kansas players Dedric Lawson, left, and Lagerald Vick, right, sit for interviews during the Big 12 conference NCAA college basketball media day in Kansas City, Mo., Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)
October 25, 2018 - 9:32 am
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Kansas was so short of depth last season that when Silvio De Sousa joined the program for the second semester, having graduated from high school early, he quickly began playing important minutes. Some of them came during the Jayhawks' run to the Final Four. Fast-forward to the...
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FILE - In this Oct. 1, 2018, file photo, former sports agent Christian Dawkins arrives at federal court in New York. Dawkins was found guilty along with Adidas executive Jim Gatto and former Adidas consultant Merl Code of funneling secret payments to families in federal corruption case, Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
October 24, 2018 - 1:13 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — An Adidas executive and two other insiders from the high-stakes world of college basketball recruiting were convicted Wednesday in a corruption case that prosecutors said exposed the underbelly of the sport. A federal jury in Manhattan found former Adidas executive James Gatto,...
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FILE - In this March 10, 2018, file photo, Kansas forward Silvio De Sousa (22) tips the ball away from West Virginia guard James Bolden (3) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in the finals of the Big 12 men's tournament, in Kansas City, Mo. Kansas forward Silvio De Sousa, whose name surfaced as part of the FBI’s investigation into corruption in college basketball, will be withheld from competition pending a review of his eligibility. Jayhawks coach Bill Self said in a statement before appearing at the Big 12’s annual media day Wednesday, Oct. 24,2018, that the sophomore forward would be held out beginning with Thursday’s exhibition game. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner, File)
October 24, 2018 - 11:37 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kansas forward Silvio De Sousa was benched indefinitely Wednesday as the top-ranked Jayhawks and the NCAA review the sophomore's eligibility after his name surfaced as part of an FBI investigation into widespread corruption in college basketball, During the trial of former...
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FILE - In this March 24, 2018, file photo, Purdue's Carsen Edwards (3) drives to the basket against Texas Tech's Norense Odiase (32), Justin Gray (5) and Jarrett Culver (23) during the second half of an NCAA men's college basketball tournament regional semifinal, in Boston. Edwards was selected to The Associated Press preseason All-America team, Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)
October 23, 2018 - 9:18 am
Carsen Edwards went through the NBA draft combine and multiple workouts before deciding to return for his junior season at Purdue. The Boilermakers are sure happy he did after losing four seniors and most of their scoring. The prolific guard was the leading vote getter in The Associated Press...
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