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Woman sues Evansville, alleges McCarty assault

A former student is suing the University of Evansville, alleging she was sexually assaulted by former men’s basketball coach Walter McCarty and that the school failed to provide a safe environment. The Title IX lawsuit was filed Monday. In it, the former student, identified as Jane Doe and described as a former athletic trainer at Evansville, alleges McCarty sent her […]

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NCAA tourney ref who collapsed had blood clot

Covers college basketball Joined ESPN.com in 2011 Graduate of Minnesota State University, Mankato The referee who collapsed during Gonzaga’s matchup against USC in the NCAA men’s basketball tournament had a blood clot in his lung, The Indianapolis Star reported Friday. Bert Smith told the publication the fall might have saved his life. He was officiating the Elite Eight matchup last […]

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Bullets import ruled out for season

The Brisbane Bullets’ finals aspirations have copped a blow with American import Vic Law ruled out of the remainder of the season with an ankle injury. Law has missed the past three games through injury, and after further testing and consultation with specialists, it has been discovered that he has a torn tendon in his ankle and will require surgery. […]

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Miami transfer Timberlake commits to Memphis

Former Miami wing Earl Timberlake, one of the top college basketball transfers this spring, has committed to play at Memphis next season, he told ESPN on Thursday. “I felt like I can learn a lot from [coach] Penny Hardaway — all he’s done in his career,” Timberlake said. “I like the way they defend, they have the No. 1-ranked defense […]

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Arizona’s 9 best candidates to replace Sean Miller after his firing

Arizona fired head basketball coach Sean Miller on Wednesday, which ended a 12-year run with the program.    The Wildcats were 302-109 in the stretch, and that included three Elite Eight appearances. Arizona did not participate in the 2020-21 NCAA Tournament because of a self-imposed ban, and the next coach could face more NCAA fallout in the future.   It’s still a top job within the Pac-12. […]

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‘Oh my god’: America loses its mind over jaw-dropping play

It may be April but there’s still room for some March Madness. American sports fans lost their collective minds on Sunday (AEDT) over the jaw-dropping ending to a blockbuster college basketball game between the University of California, Los Angeles and Gonzaga in the national championships. Watch full tournament coverage of March Madness LIVE with ESPN on Kayo. New to Kayo? […]

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NBA: Embiid returns to lead 76ers past Celtics

(REUTERS) – Joel Embiid returned to the Philadelphia 76ers’ lineup on Tuesday (April 6) night and finished with 35 points and six rebounds to lead them to a 106-96 victory over the Celtics in Boston. The Sixers swept the three-game season series with the victory and have won seven of their past eight meetings with the Celtics. Embiid, who sat […]

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Baylor dominates Gonzaga to win first men’s title

Covers college basketball Joined ESPN.com in 2011 Graduate of Minnesota State University, Mankato INDIANAPOLIS — Nearly an hour after Baylor captured its first national title through an 86-70 pummeling of Gonzaga on Monday at Lucas Oil Stadium, Bears coach Scott Drew sat on a dais with a Coca-Cola in his hand, the championship net around his neck and a smile […]

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