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  • UNLV dismisses guard Daquan Cook from team

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — UNLV junior guard Daquan Cook has been dismissed from the team. Interim coach Todd Simon made the announcement on Friday, though no reason was given. Cook was suspended for 13 games…

  • With Krzyzewski back, Duke looks to return to being Duke

    DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Duke is trying to get back to being, well, Duke again. For the Blue Devils, the first step is getting Hall of Fame coach Mike Krzyzewski back on the bench after…

  • Pregame.com Line

    NBA Saturday FAVORITE LINE O/U UNDERDOG at HOUSTON 5 (217) Portland at CHARLOTTE 4½ (209½) Washington at INDIANA 3½ (204½) Detroit at CLEVELAND 10 (211) New Orleans at PHILADELPHIA 2 (203) Brooklyn at MEMPHIS 6…

  • Florida State G Dwayne Bacon regains confidence after slump

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Dwayne Bacon is regaining his confidence and it comes at a good time for the Florida State Seminoles. Bacon heads into Saturday’s matchup against Wake Forest with back-to-back games of 20…

  • Louisville announces postseason ban for men’s basketball

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The president of Louisville announced a one-year postseason ban Friday for the Cardinals men’s basketball team amid ongoing investigations into a sex scandal, a decision that stunned coach Rick Pitino. President…

  • JeQuan Lewis’ growth at PG a key to VCU’s winning streak

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — JeQuan Lewis is one of those players that has to be told to shoot the basketball. A pass-first point guard, Lewis was caught up in being a distributor more than a…

  • Brey: Notre Dame not intimidated by No. 2 North Carolina

    SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Beating second-ranked North Carolina on Saturday doesn’t look quite as formidable as it once might have for Notre Dame, not after defeating the Tar Heels twice last year. The first…

  • No. 25 South Carolina looks for win at No. 8 Texas A&M

    COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — No. 25 South Carolina has followed both of its previous losses with victories in the next game. They look to do it for the third time on Saturday against Southeastern Conference…

  • No. 2 South Carolina vs. No. 1 UConn Gamecocks 1st sellout

    COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — No. 2 South Carolina will have a packed house when the Gamecocks host No. 1 Connecticut on Monday night, the program’s first sellout at 18,000-seat Colonial Life Arena. The school’s ticket…

  • College Basketball Power Index

    TEAM RECORD CURRENT PREVIOUS Oklahoma 19-2 1 1 Villanova 19-3 2 2 Oregon 18-4 3 3 Kansas 17-4 4 5 Xavier 20-2 5 4 Iowa 18-4 6 7 Maryland 20-3 7 6 Virginia 18-4 8…

  • Correction: UCLA-USC story

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — In a story Feb. 4 about the UCLA-USC game, The Associated Press erroneously reported the final score. Southern California beat UCLA 80-61. A corrected version of the story is below: Southern…

  • Pregame.com Line

    NBA Friday FAVORITE LINE O/U UNDERDOG at CHARLOTTE 2½ (194½) Miami at ATLANTA 5 (205) Indiana at WASHINGTON 9½ (215) Philadelphia LA Clippers 4½ (206½) at ORLANDO at CLEVELAND 7 (211) Boston Memphis 4 (197)…

  • Wolfpack’s Henderson still working back from ankle injury

    RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Terry Henderson was supposed to be in a leading role for North Carolina State’s backcourt this season. Instead the West Virginia transfer is just trying to move laterally through pain and…

  • Sports on TV

    ADV For the week of Monday, Feb. 8, 2015-Sunday, Feb. 14, 2016 All Times Eastern Monday (Feb. 8) COLLEGE BASKETBALL 7 p.m. ESPN — Louisville at Duke ESPNU — Oklahoma St. at TCU FS1 —…

  • Sports on TV

    BC-TV SportsWatch All Times Eastern Saturday, Feb. 6 AUTO RACING 1:30 p.m. FS2 — FIA Formula E Championship, qualifying, at Buenos Aires, Argentina (same-day tape) 8 p.m. FS2 — FIA Formula E Championship, at Buenos…