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Duke Freshman Jabari Parker Declares For NBA Draft

Duke freshman Jabari Parker is entering the NBA draft, and there’s a strong chance he’ll be the No. 1 pick.

04/17/2014

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Douglas-Roberts Lifts Bobcats Past Hawks 95-93

ATLANTA (AP) — One team was motivated by the goal of dodging the Miami Heat in the first round of the playoffs. The other team’s goal was resting its starters.

The result was predictable.

04/15/2014

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Bobcats In 6th After 94-88 OT Win Over Wizards

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Charlotte Bobcats have leapfrogged another team, increasing the odds that their return to the playoffs won’t be a token appearance.

04/10/2014

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Napier Brings It Home For UConn

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Shabazz Napier walked slowly through the hallway of the stadium — the tears still drying, the twine from the cut-down net still hanging around his neck.

“Bittersweet. Bittersweet. Bittersweet,” he said, over and over again.

04/08/2014

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NCAA Officials Adamantly Opposed To One-And-Done

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — NCAA officials and Kentucky coach John Calipari at least agree on something: The one-and-done rule in college basketball needs to be revised.

04/07/2014

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Kentucky Team Brings Up Memories Of Fab Five

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Fab Five came onto the national basketball landscape like a thunder dunk. You had to notice the five baggy-shorts-wearing freshmen starters from Michigan who made their way to the national championship game.

04/07/2014

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UConn, Notre Dame Advance To Historic Title Game

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Women’s basketball came away a winner Sunday night. After a season-long buildup, the NCAA tournament will be decided by the perfect championship game.

04/07/2014

Kentucky Wildcats players celebrate after a one-point victory over the Wisconsin Badgers. James Young #1 of the Kentucky Wildcats reacts after defeating the Wisconsin Badgers 74-73 in the NCAA Men's Final Four Semifinal at AT&T Stadium on April 5, 2014 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Kentucky 74-73 Over Wisconsin, To Play For Title

Aaron Harrison hit a 3-pointer with 5.7 seconds left to lift Kentucky to a one-point victory over Wisconsin.

04/05/2014

79,444 people attended the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament semi-finals at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Final Four Sets NCAA Attendance Record

The national semifinals drew 79,444 AT&T Stadium, beating the previous record of 78,129 when Kentucky beat Michigan State in a regular-season game at Ford Field in Detroit on Dec. 13, 2003.

04/05/2014

Shabazz Napier of the Connecticut Huskies goes up for a shot as Dorian Finney-Smith of the Florida Gators defends during the NCAA Men's Final Four Semifinal. (Photo by Chris Steppig-Pool/Getty Images)

Daniels Sparks UConn To 63-53 Upset Of Florida

DeAndre Daniels had 20 points and 10 rebounds to help UConn snap Florida’s 30-game win streak.

04/05/2014

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