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Tennessee fires Tyndall amid NCAA investigation

The Tennessee Volunteers fired men’s basketball coach Donnie Tyndall after only one season.

College basketball notebook: The late Smith treats players to dinner

Dean Smith, the legendary North Carolina basketball coach who died last month, left each of his former players $200 for a “dinner out.”

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NCAA Tournament roundup: Wichita State holds off Indiana

Guard Fred VanVleet tied his career high with 27 points and No. 7 seed Wichita State set up a long-awaited game with an instate rival by holding off No. 10 seed Indiana 81-76 on Friday in the second round of the NCAA Midwest Regional at Century Link Center Omaha.

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Michigan State advances past Georgia

Michigan State knew how to handle a potentially tight situation this time.

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Georgia State enjoying the moment

Georgia State was all smiles one day after the No. 14 seed sent Baylor packing in the NCAA Tournament, and predictably the Sun Belt champion Panthers are thinking about what’s next.

NCAA Tournament roundup: UAB, Georgia State pull off upsets

Alabama-Birmingham lost its exhibition opener and then five of its first seven regular-season games, but this is March and the Blazers certainly aren’t the same team they were in November.

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Hunter, Georgia State bounce Baylor

Georgia State star guard R.J. Hunter’s range is unlimited. Baylor found that out the hard way Thursday.

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Lee lifts UAB to upset win over Iowa State

Forward William Lee’s jumper with 23.6 seconds remaining and two free throws with 12.1 seconds left lifted No. 14 seed UAB to a 60-59 upset victory against No. 3 seed Iowa State on Thursday in an NCAA Tournament South Region game at KFC Yum! Center.

Bracket Busters? Get to know these 5 teams

Undefeated No. 1-ranked Kentucky can be written in Sharpie when you fill out that office bracket, but the picks that put you over the top aren’t tracing the chalk to Lucas Oil Stadium.

March Madness ‘gambling holiday’ risky for compulsive gamblers

It’s an office tradition that can create camaraderie, boost morale and provide escape from daily routine. March Madness pools are estimated to attract more than 50 million workers to bet on brackets as the NCAA men’s basketball tournament begins this month. But for the approximately five million people with a gambling addiction, the next few weeks can present temptation, or torture.

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Kansas State apologizes for fans storming court

A day after Kansas State fans stormed the Court at Bramlage Coliseum in the aftermath of the Wildcats’ 70-63 upset win over eighth-ranked Kansas, the university issued an apology to its fierce rival.

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Duke rallies past North Carolina in OT thriller

The first taste of college basketball’s biggest rivalry left quite an impression on Duke guard Tyus Jones. The freshman put an imprint on Wednesday night’s game as well.

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Ellwanger boys excel at SAA Championship

Former Eastside and current Berry sophomore swimmers Robbie and Joey Ellwanger made the All-Conference Swim Team at the 2015 SAA Championships in Birmingham, Alabama.

Former Eastside swimmers Robbie and Joey Ellwanger help give Berry College in runner-up finish at the Viking Classic

Berry College men’s swim team finished second out of seven teams at the Viking classic in a recent meet.

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Coach K at 1K: ‘A heckuva thing’

So much is being made about the pending win No. 1,000 for Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski.


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