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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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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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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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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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March 18, 2017 - 10:15 am
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Wichita State's high-flying offense didn't get off the ground until the closing minutes, when the Shockers played like the more tournament-experienced team and pulled away to a 64-58 victory over Dayton on Friday night. The 10th-seeded Shockers (31-4) won their 16th in a row —...
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March 18, 2017 - 9:38 am
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Troy Caupain scored 23 points, Kyle Washington added 16 and defensive-minded Cincinnati shot it way past Kansas State 75-61 Friday night in the South Region of the NCAA Tournament. Cincinnati (30-5) was knocked out the first round a year ago and No. 6 seeds were 0-3 before...
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