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USA Today
April 06, 2017 - 4:25 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Jason Castro and Jorge Polanco hit consecutive RBI doubles in the seventh inning, as the Minnesota Twins dented Kansas City's bullpen again and beat the Royals 5-3 Thursday to sweep the season-opening series. The Twins are 3-0 for the first time since 2007, handing the Royals...
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USA Today
April 05, 2017 - 4:03 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Eduardo Escobar homered and drove in four runs and Miguel Sano added a bases-loaded triple to lead the Minnesota Twins to a 9-1 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday. Hector Santiago (1-0) gave up one run and four hits and struck out four in five innings for the Twins...
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April 04, 2017 - 8:16 am
Former KU coach Roy Williams wins his 3rd national title and his Tar Heels defeat Gonzaga 71 - 65.
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USA Today
April 03, 2017 - 10:47 pm
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (AP) — Miguel Sano homered and drew the third bases-loaded walk for Minnesota during a dreadful seventh inning for Kansas City's bullpen as the Ervin Santana and the Twins beat the Royals 7-1 on Monday for their first opening victory in nine years. Santana (1-0) gave up just two...
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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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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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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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