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Jack Kraft, Villanova basketball coach, dies at 93

In this March 27, 1971, file photo, Villanova University basketball coach Jack Kraft, left, congratulates UCLA coach John Wooden after Wooden's Bruins defeated Villanova, 68-62, to win the NCAA championship in Houston, Texas. Villanova officials say former head basketball coach John "Jack" Kraft, who led the Wildcats to 238 victories over a dozen seasons and a 1971 title game appearance, died Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, in New Jersey. He was 93. (AP Photo/File)

VILLANOVA, Pa. (AP) — Jack Kraft, the Villanova basketball coach who guided the Wildcats to the 1971 NCAA title game and coached such players as Wali Jones, Bill Melchionni and Howard Porter, has died. He was 93.

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Lady Vols release complete 2014-15 schedule

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee’s 2014-15 women’s basketball schedule includes 18 games against teams that reached the NCAA tournament last season.

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2012 count expunged for ex-Coastal Carolina player

CONWAY, S.C. (AP) — A former basketball player at Coastal Carolina has had a criminal charge against him from two years ago removed from his record.

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Memphis welcomes in transfers Johnson, Godfrey

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Memphis has added a pair of transfers by bringing in guard Kedren Johnson from Vanderbilt and forward Calvin Godfrey from Southern.

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USAO announces hiring of basketball coach

CHICKASHA, Okla. (AP) — The University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma has announced the hiring of Doug Hall as the new head basketball coach.

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