• February 22, 2017

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UConn moves forward with plans for new athletic fields

STORRS, Conn. (AP) — UConn is moving forward with plans to build new athletic facilities for its soccer, baseball and softball teams.

Former Auburn coach eyes Alabama governor's mansion

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Former Auburn University football coach Tommy Tuberville is considering running for Alabama governor in 2018.

Once under fire, Pitino, Gophers surging toward NCAA Tourney

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — This time a year ago, Richard Pitino was at the center of a storm in Minnesota. The Golden Gophers were a disaster on the court and a distraction off of it, on their way to a two-win Big Ten season in his third year on the job.

Kansas Basketball Program Wins Per Season

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Kansas Basketball Program Previous March Madness Results

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Jayhawks' run of Big 12 titles poised to reach 13 straight

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — There is perhaps nobody better than Hall of Fame coach Larry Brown to put into perspective the remarkable streak of conference championships put together by Kansas, one that could stretch to 13 in a row with a victory over TCU on Wednesday night.

Lean on me: International NBA players supporting each other

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Boris Diaw arrived at his favorite Salt Lake City coffeehouse expecting to meet fellow Frenchman Rudy Gobert, and just smirked when told Gobert was running late.

Deshaun Watson Overview

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Deshaun Watson Passing Stats (2016)

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Deshaun Watson lands another award as NFL draft looms

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Deshaun Watson is trying to approach everything leading to the NFL draft as having fun and enjoying the process while preparing for another once-in-a-lifetime moment.

ACC clash, battle in Pac-12 highlight week in college hoops

The regular season is winding down, and while the bubble teams are fighting for spots in the NCAA Tournament, teams in the AP Top 25 are jockeying for position in the bracket.

Texas at West Virginia on February 20, 2017 9:00pm - Game Recap

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After Huggins' scary moment, No. 12 WVU beats Texas 77-62

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Bob Huggins fell to his knees and clutched his chest during a scary moment just before halftime.

Kings GM on Cousins trade: I had a better deal two days ago

Sacramento general manager Vlade Divac headed into All-Star weekend convinced it was finally time to part ways with ultra-talented center DeMarcus Cousins.

WVU's Huggins falls in apparent health scare, stays on bench

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia coach Bob Huggins dropped to his knees on the court during an apparent health scare while the 12th-ranked Mountaineers faced Texas on Monday night.

Brown's 3 lifts Miami over No. 18 Virginia, 54-48 in OT

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Bruce Brown had a tough night from the field, and yet, with the ball in his hands and Miami in need of a basket, the freshman guard put his faith in loads of summertime shooting work.

SEC features several teams sitting on NCAA Tournament bubble

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Southeastern Conference enters the final two weeks of the regular season with much at stake as it seeks to expand its NCAA Tournament presence.

College hoops' must-watch games to close the regular season

PHOENIX (AP) — The college basketball season has been filled with great games the past four months, from the showdown between Kentucky and North Carolina in Las Vegas to Nevada's miracle comeback against New Mexico.

UConn still No. 1 while Temple enters AP women's hoops poll

NEW YORK (AP) — After nearly making the Top 25 a few times during her coaching career at Temple, Tonya Cardoza has the Owls ranked for the first time in 11 years.

Flying coach: Many universities are using private planes

BOSTON (AP) — Once seen as a luxury of the corporate world, private planes are becoming increasingly common at U.S. colleges and universities as schools try to attract athletes, raise money and reward coaches with jet-set vacations.

Gonzaga, Villanova, Kansas stay 1-2-3 in AP poll

For the third straight week, Gonzaga, Villanova and Kansas are the top three teams in The Associated Press college basketball poll.

Seminoles' Martin has at least 2 seasons to overtake Garrido

The next milestone for Florida State coach Mike Martin is the NCAA-record 1,975 career wins by the retired Augie Garrido.

ICYMI: Upsets galore and one near upset in women's hoops.

NEW YORK (AP) — It wasn't a great week to be a ranked team.

How often have athletes snubbed the White House?

The routine is familiar. The president makes a few bad jokes. The championship-winning team presents the leader of the free world with a personalized jersey. Everyone smiles for the cameras.