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First lady attends Princeton women’s hoops game

Michelle Obama saw her alma mater Princeton take on American University in a women’s basketball game Sunday night.

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Balanced Washington holds off Pacific, 76-69

SEATTLE (AP) — Washington coach Lorenzo Romar has a simple goal for forward Shawn Kemp Jr. this senior season with the Huskies.

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McClellan’s 19 lead Miami over Charlotte 77-58

Miami's Tonye Jekiri, right, fights for a rebound against Charlotte's Pierria Henry, left, in the first half of the championship game at the Charleston Classic NCAA college basketball tournament in Charleston, S.C., Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014. (AP Photo/Mic Smith)

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Sheldon McClellan had 19 points and Manu Lecomte 15 as Miami defeated Charlotte 77-58 Sunday night to win its second Charleston Classic championship.

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Turnovers doom No. 17 UConn in loss to W. Virginia

West Virginia basketball coach Bob Huggins yells out instructions to his players during a NCAA college basketball game against UConn in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014. (AP Photo/Ricardo Arduengo)

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Defending national champion Connecticut came to the Puerto Rico Tip-Off this week hoping to get an idea of what it needed to work on to be in a position to defend its title.

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Grizzlies rout Clippers 107-91, improve to 12-2

Memphis Grizzlies center Marc Gasol (33) battles Los Angeles Clippers center DeAndre Jordan (6) for a rebound in the first half of an NBA basketball game Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014, in Memphis, Tenn. (AP Photo/Brandon Dill)

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Marc Gasol’s dominance is making one of the NBA’s best frontcourts even better.

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