College sports

FILE - In this March 30, 2017, file photo, NCAA President Mark Emmert answers a question at a news conference in Glendale, Ariz. Emmert is hopeful the scandal roiling college basketball will lead to major rule changes, but schools paying players is likely a nonstarter. In a 45-minute phone interview with The Associated Press, Emmert said he expects a commission to reform college basketball to put forth proposals that could modernize NCAA rules on player-agent relationships, address the NBAs one-and-done rule and devise new ways to handle contentious and high-profile enforcement cases. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)
March 02, 2018 - 7:14 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — NCAA President Mark Emmert is hopeful the scandal roiling college basketball will lead to major rule changes, but schools paying players is likely a nonstarter. In a 45-minute phone interview Friday with The Associated Press, Emmert said he expects a commission to reform college...
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Michigan guard Muhammad-Ali Abdur-Rahkman (12) goes to the basket against Nebraska forward Isaiah Roby (15) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in the quarterfinals of the Big Ten conference tournament, Friday, March 2, 2018, at Madison Square Garden in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
March 02, 2018 - 6:26 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Maybe the most familiar fight song in college sports filled Madison Square Garden as Michigan turned the last six minutes of its Big Ten Tournament quarterfinal against Nebraska into garbage time. "Hail to the victors valiant," the many Michigan fans sang as they were able to start...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018, file photo, Denver Broncos general manager John Elway speaks during a press conference at the NFL football scouting combine, in Indianapolis. Elway has found it difficult to land a franchise quarterback from the college ranks like he did in free agency with Peyton Manning six years ago. Last year, the Broncos cycled through his draft picks Brock Osweiler, Trevor Siemian and Paxton Lynch during the team's worst season in decades. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings, File)
March 02, 2018 - 6:06 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — This year's deep class of quarterbacks features as many as a half-dozen first-round NFL prospects full of hope, hype and hazard. There's Oklahoma's Baker Mayfield , and questions about the Heisman winner's size and stature. A lot of teams would love UCLA's Josh Rosen for his...
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Michigan State guard Miles Bridges (22) drives to the basket against Wisconsin guard Khalil Iverson (21) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in the quarterfinals of the Big Ten conference tournament, Friday, March 2, 2018, at Madison Square Garden in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
March 02, 2018 - 2:30 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Cassius Winston hit a go-ahead jumper with 7:17 to play and No. 2 Michigan State won its 13th straight game Friday, beating Wisconsin 63-60 in the quarterfinals of the Big Ten Tournament. Miles Bridges led the Spartans (29-3) with 20 points and Winston finished with 17 in advancing...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018, file photo, Denver Broncos general manager John Elway speaks during a press conference at the NFL football scouting combine, in Indianapolis. Elway has found it difficult to land a franchise quarterback from the college ranks like he did in free agency with Peyton Manning six years ago. Last year, the Broncos cycled through his draft picks Brock Osweiler, Trevor Siemian and Paxton Lynch during the team's worst season in decades. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings, File)
March 02, 2018 - 12:38 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — This year's deep class of quarterbacks features as many as a half dozen first-round NFL prospects full of hope, hype and hazard. There's Oklahoma's Baker Mayfield and questions about the Heisman winner's size and stature. A lot of teams would love UCLA's Josh Rosen for his...
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March 01, 2018 - 11:51 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Tyler Nelson scored 28 points with four 3-pointers and five assists and sixth-seeded Fairfield never trailed in beating 11th-seeded Marist 71-57 on Thursday night in the opening round of the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Tournament. Jonathan Kasibabu scored 11 points,...
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Indiana forward Juwan Morgan (13) shoots against Rutgers center Shaquille Doorson (2) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in the Big Ten men’s tournament Thursday, March 1, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
March 01, 2018 - 11:40 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Corey Sanders scored 28 points and last-place Rutgers upset Indiana 76-69 Thursday night to advance to the quarterfinals of the Big Ten Tournament, the Scarlet Knights most notable accomplishment in four seasons since joining the conference. The 14th-seeded Scarlet Knights (15-18)...
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Arizona NCAA college basketball coach Sean Miller gestures during a press conference in Tucson, Ariz., Thursday, March 1, 2018. Miller vehemently shot down a report claiming he discussed a six-figure payment to a top recruit and said he looks forward to continuing to coach the team. ESPN reported last Friday, using anonymous sources, that the FBI had Miller on a wiretap discussing a $100,000 payment to Wildcats freshman Deandre Ayton to attend the school. (Mike Christy/Arizona Daily Star via AP)
March 01, 2018 - 9:57 pm
When Arizona hastily called a news conference on Thursday afternoon, it appeared coach Sean Miller's tenure in Tucson could be coming to an end. Instead, the coach vehemently denied a report claiming he discussed a six-figure payment to a recruit. Less than three hours later, the school president...
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March 01, 2018 - 9:50 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Rich Kelly scored 18 points, Jacob Rigoni had 17 and No. 7 Quinnipiac used a 24-point first half lead to earn a 67-58 win over No. 10 Siena in a first-round game in the Mid-Atlantic Athletic Conference tournament Thursday night at Times Union Center in Albany, New York...
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March 01, 2018 - 9:15 pm
HAMILTON, N.Y. (AP) — Sean O'Brien scored 18 on 7-of-11 shooting and Will Rayman added 16 points and 12 rebounds to power second-seeded Colgate to a 76-54 victory over No. 7 seed Lafayette in the Patriot League Tournament on Thursday. The win sends Colgate (18-12) into Sunday's semifinals against...
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