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Unbeaten US routs New Zealand 98-71 at worlds

Anthony Davis of the US dunks the ball during their Group C Basketball World Cup match against New Zealand in Bilbao, northern Spain, Tuesday Sept. 2, 2014. The 2014 Basketball World Cup competition takes place in various cities in Spain from Aug. 30 through to Sept. 14. (AP Photo/Alvaro Barrientos)

BILBAO, Spain (AP) — Anthony Davis scored 21 points, Kenneth Faried had 15 and the U.S. remained unbeaten at the Basketball World Cup by beating winless New Zealand 98-71 on Tuesday.

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Chattanooga to host Stanford, Lady Vols in 2014-15

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Chattanooga will host 2014 NCAA semifinalist Stanford and eight-time national champion Tennessee as part of its 2014-15 women’s basketball schedule.

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Lauren Jackson pulls out of worlds due to injury

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Basketball Australia says Seattle Storm star Lauren Jackson has withdrawn from the world championships later this month to undertake further rehabilitation for her knee injury

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AP source: ASU extends both basketball coaches

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — A person familiar with the contracts says Arizona State has agreed to extensions for men’s basketball coach Herb Sendek and women’s coach Charli Turner Thorne.

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Fowles leads Sky past Fever in 2OT to even series

ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP) — Courtney Vandersloot and her Chicago Sky teammates would prefer to take the lead early on. Instead, they have been rallying from big deficits in the WNBA playoffs.

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