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Tennessee fires basketball coach Donnie Tyndall

In this Feb. 11, 2015, file photo, Tennessee head coach Donnie Tyndall responds to a officials call in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Vanderbilt in Nashville, Tenn. Tennessee has fired basketball coach Donnie Tyndall after one season. Tyndall’s firing comes as the NCAA investigates his two-year stay at Southern Mississippi, where he coached before coming to Tennessee last year. Tennessee athletic director Dave Hart said in a statement Friday, March 27, 2015, it is “highly likely” Tyndall will face “significant penalties” after the NCAA completes its inquiry.  (AP Photo/Mark Zaleski, File)

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee fired men’s basketball coach Donnie Tyndall after one season, though athletic director Dave Hart says the university never would have hired him if they knew the details of his unethical conduct at Southern Miss program during his tenure there.

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Cowgirls have big shoes to fill next season

LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — It’s rare that a college basketball team doesn’t suffer some attrition to graduation. But some years are worse than others.

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Frustration wanes amid another March run for Izzo, Spartans

Michigan State head coach Tom Izzo directs his team against Virginia during the second half of an NCAA tournament college basketball game in the Round of 32 in Charlotte, N.C., Sunday, March 22, 2015. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — It’s times like this when all the frustration seems worth it to Tom Izzo. The ups and downs of a long season having finally given way to another exhilarating run in the NCAA Tournament.

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Marshall players Tamron Manning, DeVince Boykins depart

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Marshall coach Dan D’Antoni says junior reserves Tamron Manning and DeVince Boykins are leaving the program.

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Arizona outlasts Xavier 68-60 to reach West region finals

Arizona guard T.J. McConnell reacts after beating Xavier 68-60 in a college basketball regional semifinal in the NCAA Tournament, Thursday, March 26, 2015, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — T.J. McConnell shook off his terrible first half and a Xavier defender with equal poise, sliding around a screen and finding an open 3-pointer.

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