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Meeks saves the day for North Carolina against Oregon in Final Four

GLENDALE, Ariz. – North Carolina missed the shots. No surprise there. Kennedy Meeks saved the game. No surprise there, either. Meeks, the only Tar Heel who could shoot straight Saturday night,...

DATE: April 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: College Sports

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Gonzaga holds off South Carolina 77-73 in Final Four

GLENDALE, Ariz. — Nigel Williams-Goss scored 23 points, Gonzaga’s big men combined for 27 and the Bulldogs used some last-second strategy for a 77-73 victory over South Carolina on Saturday in a...

DATE: April 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: College Sports

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Gonzaga holds off South Carolina 77-73 in Final Four

GLENDALE, Ariz. – Nigel Williams-Goss scored 23 points, Gonzaga’s big men combined for 27 and the Bulldogs used some last-second strategy for a 77-73 victory over South Carolina on Saturday in a...

DATE: April 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: College Sports

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South Carolina women beat Stanford in Final Four

DALLAS – Allisha Gray scored 18 points, A’ja Wilson had a double-double and South Carolina is going to its first national championship game after beating Stanford 62-53 Friday night in the women’s...

DATE: March 31, 2017 | CATEGORY: College Sports

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What’s it like on receiving end of Frank Martin’s glare?

GLENDALE, Ariz. — Often it starts with just a look. Frank Martin’s glare alone is worth a thousand words. Many of those words would be rated R. And if that death stare is not enough for South...

DATE: March 31, 2017 | CATEGORY: College Sports

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Gonzaga still climbing after 1999 NCAA run

GLENDALE, Ariz. — Gonzaga’s long journey to this year’s Final Four is generally considered to have started with the Zags’ 1999 Elite Eight run. The seeds for that surprising burst into national...

DATE: March 31, 2017 | CATEGORY: College Sports

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Berry’s injuries give Tar Heels familiar drama at Final Four

GLENDALE, Ariz. — North Carolina’s Joel Berry II jogged around the court in the middle of a cavernous stadium Friday, casually lofting shots and playfully jousting in the post with teammate Theo...

DATE: March 31, 2017 | CATEGORY: College Sports

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Oregon’s Jordan Bell is shot-blocking meme king

GLENDALE, Ariz. – There’s Jordan Bell blocking a young Michael Jordan. Now the Oregon big man is swatting the orca from Free Willy and E.T. flying on his bike. Next up is the Leaning Tower of Pisa,...

DATE: March 31, 2017 | CATEGORY: College Sports

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UNC not alone with long-running NCAA probes

GLENDALE, Ariz. – It’s been nearly two years since the NCAA first filed charges tied to North Carolina’s long-running academic scandal yet the case has yet to reach the hearing that ultimately...

DATE: March 30, 2017 | CATEGORY: College Sports

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Frank Mason of Kansas, Gonzaga’s Mark Few win AP awards

GLENDALE, Ariz. – No piece of hardware could take Frank Mason III’s mind off what could have been. The senior point guard from Kansas received the AP Player of the Year trophy Thursday at the Final...

DATE: March 30, 2017 | CATEGORY: College Sports

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Emmert: NCAA will decide next week whether to return to NC

GLENDALE, Ariz. – NCAA leaders need a few days to digest the new law that will replace North Carolina’s so-called “bathroom bill” before deciding whether to bring March Madness and other...

DATE: March 30, 2017 | CATEGORY: College Sports

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Second half sinks Fort Lewis College lacrosse at Colorado Mesa

In a big game in the conference standings for the Skyhawks, the Mavericks rumbled to a victory in the second half. The Fort Lewis College women’s lacrosse team traveled to Grand Junction to face...

DATE: March 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: College Sports