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WVU says coach Bob Huggins released from hospital

Associated Press

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MORGANTOWN, W.Va.— West Virginia University says men’s basketball coach Bob Huggins has been released from a Las Vegas hospital.

WVU says coach Bob Huggins released from hospital

The university says Huggins was released Wednesday. He had been hospitalized since breaking seven ribs in a fall in his hotel room on Friday while in Nevada [...]

Auto Draft

Associated Press

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INDIANAPOLIS —Texas-San Antonio athletic director Lynn Hickey is getting ready for her next big balancing act.

Yes, she wants to be the impartial judge and find a workable format for the NCAA’s new 68-team format for the men’s basketball tournament. She also must perform her role as an advocate for schools such as UTSA [...]

Stephenson Taken in the Second Round

Associated Press

The Indiana Pacers selected Stephenson with the 10th pick in the second round — 40th overall.

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NEW YORK — Cincinnati guard and 2010 BIG EAST Rookie of the Year Lance Stephenson (Brooklyn, N.Y./Lincoln) was taken in the second round of the 2010 National Basketball Association Draft Thursday at Madison Square Garden in New [...]

Kentucky sets first-round record

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NEW YORK (AP) — Kentucky dominated the first round of Thursday night’s NBA draft and passed some other powerful college programs with the five players selected.

John Wall, the overall No. 1 pick by the Washington Wizards, DeMarcus Cousins, the fifth pick by Sacramento, Patrick Patterson, the 14th selection by Houston, Eric Bledsoe, [...]

Wizards select Kentucky’s Wall with No. 1 pick

Associated Press

John Wall is ready to go to Washington and clean up the Wizards. And he'll have more backcourt help when he gets there — whether or not Gilbert Arenas is still around.

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NEW YORK—John Wall is heading to Washington, and a record number of Kentucky teammates are following him to the NBA.

Wall [...]

Wall, Reebok reach $25M deal

By M.Bowman / Staff Contributor and Wire Reports

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Kentucky Wildcats  guard John Wall has reached an endorsement agreement with Reebok worth $25 million over five years, according to Yahoo! Sports. Wall is  projected to be the No. 1 pick in June’s NBA draft.

John Wall, the projected No. 1 pick in June’s NBA draft, has [...]

Wooden’s final days filled with love

Associated Press

UCLA’s legendary former basketball coach John Wooden, who in 27 years led his teams to stunning triumphs and was just as well known for mentoring his players off the court and for his motivational “Pyramid of Success,” died at 6:45 p.m. of natural causes. He was 99. His 100th birthday would have been [...]

Bearcats hoop to play Sooners

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CINCINNATI, OH —The 75th annual All-College Basketball Classic will be held Dec. 18 at the Ford Center in Oklahoma City. The doubleheader will feature Oklahoma State vs. Alabama followed by Oklahoma vs. Cincinnati.

Cincinnati coach Mick Cronin

The All-College Basketball Classic is the world’s oldest basketball tournament, predating the NCAA, NIT, NAIA and NBA [...]

UD lands former Illinois Mr. Basketball

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DAYTON, OH —Kevin Dillard is transferring from Southern Illinois to the University of Dayton because he thinks he can better himself as a basketball player.

The move also might end up elevating the games of his future Flyers teammates.

“I’m very versatile. I’m willing to do anything for the team,” he said. “I think I can [...]

Pitino extortion trial won’t be moved

Associated Press

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. —A federal judge has denied a request to move the trial of a woman charged with trying to extort $10 million from University of Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino.

University of Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino

U.S. District Judge Charles R. Simpson III ruled Monday that Karen Cunagin Sypher couldn’t show that [...]