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Denny Medley-USA TODAY Sports
March 30, 2017 - 3:51 pm
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Frank Mason III, who led Kansas to its 13th consecutive Big 12 title, is The Associated Press' Player of the Year. The senior point guard averaged 20.8 points, 4.1 rebounds and 5.1 assists while shooting 48.7 percent from 3-point range. He received 37 votes Thursday from the...
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Mark Zerof-USA TODAY Sports
March 30, 2017 - 8:19 am
UNDATED (AP) — The Associated Press has compiled data from its men's basketball polls to determine the top 100 programs of all-time. Kentucky is the all-time No. 1 team, with appearances in 75.4 percent of all polls and 124 No. 1 rankings. The Wildcats are followed by North Carolina, Duke and UCLA...
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Dreamstime
March 28, 2017 - 11:40 am
ROCK HILL, S.C. (AP) — Basketball Hall of Famer Lynette Woodard has been named Winthrop's women's basketball coach. Woodard joined the program as an assistant last August and was appointed acting head coach in January following the suspension of then coach Kevin Cook. Cook was later let go Winthrop...
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Jay Biggerstaff-USA TODAY Sports
March 28, 2017 - 11:35 am
Frank Mason III of Kansas has been unanimously selected to the 2016-17 AP All-America team. Mason, who averaged 20.8 points and 5.1 assists this season, received all first-team votes from the 65-member national media panel that selects the weekly AP Top 25. Joining Mason on the first team on...
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USA Today
March 23, 2017 - 10:48 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Player of the year front-runner Frank Mason III poured in 26 points, Kansas turned on the jets in the second half and the top-seeded Jayhawks soared to a 98-66 blowout of No. 4 seed Purdue on Thursday night in the Midwest Regional semifinals. Devonte Graham also had 26...
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Thomas Joseph-USA TODAY Sports
March 19, 2017 - 4:46 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Bam Adebayo had a double-double and swatted away the final shot on Sunday as Kentucky sent Wichita State to yet another second-round heartbreak, 65-62 in the South region. Adebayo had 13 points and 10 rebounds. De'Aaron Fox had 14 points, including a late steal and dunk. Malik...
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Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports
March 19, 2017 - 1:35 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Villanova's Josh Hart, Kansas' Frank Mason III, Purdue's Caleb Swanigan and UCLA's Lonzo Ball are the finalists for the Naismith Trophy as the top player in men's college basketball. The Atlanta Tipoff Club announced the finalists Sunday. They were chosen by a national voting panel...
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Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports
March 18, 2017 - 10:26 am
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Frank Mason III scored 22 points and had eight assists as top-seeded Kansas won its opening game of the NCAA Tournament for an 11th straight year with a 100-62 victory over UC Davis on Friday night. Freshman Josh Jackson, making his return after a one-game suspension for an...
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