Posts Tagged Basketball

UConn awards scholarship to walk-on Amilo

STORRS, Conn. (AP) — National champion UConn has awarded an athletic scholarship to junior Nnamdi Amilo, who spent last year as a walk-on practice player and played in two games.

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Rutgers’ Longa happy at weak-side linebacker

FILe - In this Oct. 10 , 2013, file photo, Louisville receiver Damian Copeland (7) catches a pass despite pressure from Rutgers' defender Steve Longa (3) during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Louisville, Ky. When Rutgers kicks off its season against Washington State Thursday night, Aug. 28, 2014, Longa will be back where he’s supposed to be _ at weakside linebacker. (AP Photo/Garry Jones, File)

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — When Rutgers kicks off its season against Washington State, linebacker Steve Longa will be where he’s always wanted to be — on the weak side.

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Indy native Pickett decides to transfer to IUPUI

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indianapolis native Jordan Pickett has decided to continue his college career at IUPUI after leaving Loyola (Illinois).

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Ex-Maine basketball star sentenced for child porn

BANGOR, Maine (AP) — A former Maine college basketball star convicted of possessing child pornography has been sentenced to nine months in prison.

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Bavetta looks back on a lifetime in basketball

In this May 24, 2008, file photo, NBA referee Dick Bavetta gestures during the second quarter of Game 3 of the NBA basketball Eastern Conference finals between the Boston Celtics and the Detroit Pistons in Auburn Hills, Mich. Bavetta, 74, tells The Associated Press that it is the right time to leave the game after a 39-year career. (AP Photo/Duane Burleson, File)

Dick Bavetta never missed a game.

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