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Life through hoops: Chris Wright’s fight for his dreams

Former St. John’s Prep and Georgetown star Chris Wright isn’t letting a devastating medical diagnosis stand in the way of his dream of playing professional basketball.

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  • Saturday’s College Basketball

    EAST Albany (NY) 79, Vermont 73 Binghamton 76, UMBC 69 Boston College 79, NC State 63 Bryant 61, St. Francis (NY) 51 Bucknell 71, American U. 69 Colgate 61, Lehigh 55 Dartmouth 56, Cornell 45…

  • Hawks-Heat, Box

    ATLANTA (93) Bazemore 6-10 1-2 15, Millsap 8-15 4-5 22, Brand 3-7 1-2 7, Schroder 5-14 5-6 16, Korver 2-9 1-1 7, Jenkins 4-6 1-1 12, Muscala 2-6 1-1 5, Scott 4-5 1-2 9, Mack…

  • Hawks-Heat, Box

    ATLANTA (93) Bazemore 6-10 1-2 15, Millsap 8-15 4-5 22, Brand 3-7 1-2 7, Schroder 5-14 5-6 16, Korver 2-9 1-1 7, Jenkins 4-6 1-1 12, Muscala 2-6 1-1 5, Scott 4-5 1-2 9, Mack…

  • Hawks give 4 players rest, still top Heat 93-91

    MIAMI (AP) — Paul Millsap scored 22 points, Dennis Schroder added 16 points and 10 assists and the intentionally depleted Atlanta Hawks still had enough to beat the Miami Heat 93-91 on Saturday night. Kent…

  • North Florida cruises to 86-71 win over Stetson

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Dallas Moore scored 21 points on 9-for-14 shooting Saturday night as North Florida clinched the Atlantic Sun regular-season championship with an 86-71 win over Stetson. Jalen Nesbitt contributed 14 points, Chris…

  • Murray State beats UT-Martin 73-67, extends win streak to 24

    MARTIN, Tenn. (AP) — Sophomore Cameron Payne scored 31 points with eight rebounds and six assists as Murray State rallied in the second half to defeat Tennessee-Martin 73-67 on Saturday night, pushing its conference-record win…

  • Texas Southern beats Alabama State 58-49 in SWAC showdown

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Madarious Gibbs had 16 points, Malcom Riley added 14 and Texas Southern swept the season series with Alabama State 58-49 on Saturday in a showdown of the top two teams in…

  • Illinois runs away from Northwestern 86-60

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Northwestern came to Illinois’ home court Saturday night riding a four-game win streak while the Illini had lost three straight. Within minutes of the tip-off, both of those streaks were done…

  • Chief Justise: Winslow leads No. 4 Duke past Syracuse 73-54

    DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Justise Winslow swished a big 3-pointer for No. 4 Duke, and turned to find something unusual: coach Mike Krzyzewski reaching to give him a high-five. “I just didn’t want to leave…

  • Abierto Mexicano Telcel Results

    Saturday At The Fairmont Acapulco Princess Acapulco, Mexico Purse: Men, $1.55 million (WT500); Women, $250,000 (Intl.) Surface: Hard-Outdoor Singles Women Championship Timea Bacsinszky (5), Switzerland, def. Caroline Garcia (3), France, 6-3, 6-0. Doubles Women Championship…

  • Ryan Dungey races to 3rd AMA Supercross win of year

    ATLANTA (AP) — Ryan Dungey raced to his third AMA Supercross victory of the season Saturday night, easily holding off Eli Tomac at the Georgia Dome. Dungey, the KTM rider who finished second behind Chad…

  • Desharnais scores 2 goals in Canadiens’ 4-0 win over Toronto

    MONTREAL (AP) — Manny Malhotra scored his first goal with the Canadiens, Carey Price made 30 saves for his sixth shutout of the season, and Montreal beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 4-0 on Saturday night.…

  • Saturday’s College Hockey Scores

    EAST Army 5, American International 1 Boston U. 5, Northeastern 1 Colgate 4, Brown 2 Dartmouth 3, Quinnipiac 1 Harvard 5, Princeton 0 Holy Cross 2, Bentley 1 New Hampshire 3, Merrimack 0 Providence 5,…

  • Prairie View edges Alabama A&M 75-72

    NORMAL, Ala. (AP) — John Brisco scored a career-high 27 points, Tre Hagood added 21 and Prairie View beat Alabama A&M 75-72 on Saturday. Prairie View (12-16, 10-5 Southwestern Athletic Conference) chipped away during a…

  • New Orleans dominates Abilene Christian 75-55

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Kevin Brown nailed 5 of 7 from long range for 19 points and New Orleans dominated Abilene Christian 75-55 on Saturday night. Terrance Syon had 12 points and eight rebounds, Nate…