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College Basketball Begins With Plenty of Changes

A showcase in Madison Square Garden raised the curtain on the men’s college basketball season on Tuesday night, with No. 9 Duke beating Kentucky, 79-71, and No. 3 Kansas topping Michigan State, 87-74, in front of a big crowd. “To be on this stage, be in this moment, lead my …

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Jon Scheyer Reloads Talent at Duke With Coach K Retiring

Though Lively was also recruited by Kentucky’s John Calipari, Michigan’s Juwan Howard, Florida State’s Leonard Hamilton, Memphis’s Penny Hardaway and North Carolina’s Hubert Davis, he verbally committed to Duke on Sept. 18. “When Dereck goes to Duke, Coach Scheyer is the head coach, so why wouldn’t that head coach for …

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Can the NCAA Be Saved? A Former Pentagon Chief Will Try

“I think that if we do not succeed in this effort to bring significant change to the association, that it will spell real trouble for the organization because it would demonstrate what a lot of people think, which is that it is incapable of reforming and changing itself,” Gates said. …

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Kim Mulkey Leaves Baylor for L.S.U.

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[ad_1] Louisiana State scored a major women’s basketball coup on Sunday when it hired Kim Mulkey, who won three national championships in 21 years at Baylor, as its new coach. Mulkey’s move is perhaps the most significant coaching change in women’s college basketball in recent years, sending one of the …

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