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Men’s AP Top 25: Kansas, Villanova, UCLA and Gonzaga stay 1-4

Kansas, Villanova, UCLA and Gonzaga held onto the top four spots in The Associated Press college basketball poll. The Jayhawks (28-3) are No. 1 for the second week in a row. They received 59...

DATE: March 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: College sports

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Women’s AP Top 25: UConn still No. 1, Creighton ends 25-year drought

NEW YORK — None of Creighton’s players was even born the last time the Bluejays were ranked. The team has its first ranking since 1992, entering The Associated Press women’s basketball poll on...

DATE: March 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: College sports

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No. 5 Fort Lewis men open NCAA South Central Regional Tournament with No. 4 Tarleton State

After its second consecutive 25-win season, the first two in school history, the Fort Lewis College men’s basketball team is officially headed to the Division II Men’s Basketball Championship...

DATE: March 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: College sports

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NCAA men’s basketball player of the year race is a close one

The race for the major player of the year awards in college basketball was a split decision in 2016. Oklahoma’s Buddy Hield won the Naismith and Wooden awards, while Michigan State’s Denzel...

DATE: March 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: College sports

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Fort Lewis loses late lead, Colorado Mines wins RMAC Tournament in overtime thriller

The only guarantee heading into Saturday’s Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Tournament title game between No. 14 Colorado Mines and No. 21 Fort Lewis was neither team could be counted out until...

DATE: March 4, 2017 | CATEGORY: College sports

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Christian McCaffrey makes up for poor bench press

INDIANAPOLIS – Christian McCaffrey didn’t fare well on the bench press at the NFL scouting combine, managing 10 repetitions of the 225-pound test. That’s about half of what running backs usually...

DATE: March 3, 2017 | CATEGORY: College sports

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Big game from big men leads Fort Lewis to RMAC Shootout title game

Inconsistent interior play has been one of the wild cards for the Fort Lewis College men’s basketball team this season. However, in Friday’s opening-round matchup in the Rocky Mountain Athletic...

DATE: March 3, 2017 | CATEGORY: College sports

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Colorado Buffaloes basketball roams past Stanford Cardinal

BOULDER – Lucas Siewert, George King and Xavier Johnson each scored 15 points and Colorado pulled away in the second half to beat Stanford 91-72 Thursday night. Wesley Gordon, Deleon Brown and Tory...

DATE: March 2, 2017 | CATEGORY: College sports

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Fort Lewis basketball looks good to dance in March

A 17-point comeback secured Fort Lewis College’s place in Golden this weekend. It could earn the Skyhawks two consecutive trips to the Front Range. The No. 21 Skyhawks men’s basketball team (24-5)...

DATE: March 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: College sports

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No. 21 Fort Lewis banks on Blaylock in epic comeback in RMAC quarterfinals

Down 17 points without their starting point guard and facing not only elimination from the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Shootout tournament but possible elimination from the NCAA regional...

DATE: Feb. 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: College sports

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Fort Lewis women suffer season-ending loss to Regis

Fort Lewis College head coach Jason Flores knew the Skyhawks couldn’t get beaten badly on the boards against Regis in Tuesday’s RMAC Shootout opening-round matchup. However, that’s exactly what...

DATE: Feb. 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: College sports

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Joshua Blaylock wins RMAC Player of the Year; Bach, Farris, Morse also honored

Those who have watched Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference men’s basketball the past two years had a pretty good idea what was coming in Tuesday’s league award announcements. The obvious choice...

DATE: Feb. 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: College sports