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Richmond looks to end recent skid in series with No. 14 VCU

VCU guard Melvin Johnson, left, defends George Washington guard Kethan Savage during an NCAA college basketball game at the Siegel Center in Richmond, Va., on Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015.  VCU won 72-48.  (AP Photo/Zach Gibson)

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Richmond hopes to end its recent struggles against VCU when it travels across town to meet its Atlantic 10 rival on Saturday.

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Davis remains questionable vs. Clippers

New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis (23) is helped off the court after pulling his groin during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Denver Nuggets in New Orleans, Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015. The Nuggets won 93-85. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Pelicans All-Star Anthony Davis says he is unsure if he’ll be ready to return from a left groin strain in time for Friday night’s tip-off against the Los Angeles Clippers.

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No. 2 Virginia, Bennett poised for another ACC title run

Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski calls out a play in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game with Notre Dame  Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015, in South Bend, Ind. (AP Photo/Joe Raymond)

Tony Bennett guided Virginia to its first Atlantic Coast Conference championship in 38 years with a foundation in defense, smart play and hard work.

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D-League suspends Iowa teammates Stokes, Lucas over fight

NEW YORK (AP) — In a story Jan. 29 about D-League teammates fighting, The Associated Press incorrectly reported the length of the suspensions for each Iowa Energy player. Kalin Lucas was suspended three games and Jarnell Stokes was suspended two games.

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Magic’s Vaughn blocking out reports about his job security

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Magic coach Jacque Vaughn is blocking out any talk about his job security and remains focused on helping his team turnaround its recent string of losses.

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