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Henton, Bentil score 21 apiece No. 24 Friars beat Seton Hall

Seton Hall guard Stephane Manga (45), of France, passes over Providence defenders LaDontae Henton (23) Kyron Cartwright (24) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, March 4, 2015, in Newark, N.J. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Ben Bentil scored a career-high 21 points and added 10 rebounds and No. 24 Providence shot 67 percent from the field in the second half in rallying from a big first-half deficit to defeat Seton Hall 79-66 on Wednesday night.

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Georgia Tech women beat Clemson 80-53 in ACC tourney

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Aaliyah Whiteside scored 23, and Roddreka Rogers had a career-high 20 points and 14 rebounds to lead No. 11 seed Georgia Tech women to an 80-53 win over 14th-seeded Clemson in the first round of the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament on Wednesday night.

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No. 12 Notre Dame pulls away from No. 16 Louisville 71-59

Notre Dame's Steve Vasturia (32) shoots between the defense of Louisville's Anas Mahmoud, left, and Wayne Blackshear during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, March 4, 2015, in Louisville, Ky. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Demetrius Jackson scored 21 points and No. 12 Notre Dame made its final seven shots to pull away for a 71-59 victory over No. 16 Louisville on Wednesday night that clinched third place in the Atlantic Coast Conference.

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Cahill scores career-high; Indiana women beat Penn State

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. (AP) — Freshman Amanda Cahill scored a season-high 20 points to lead No. 12 seed Indiana past 13th-seeded Penn State 68-63 on Wednesday in the first round of the Big Ten women’s basketball tournament.

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Facebook exec, NBA team up to get men to ‘lean in’ for women

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook executive Sheryl Sandberg has enlisted NBA stars LeBron James, Stephen Curry and some of the basketball league’s other top players to convince more men to join the fight for women’s rights at home and at work.

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