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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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UConn suspends 4 prior to Puerto Rico title game

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Connecticut has suspended four players in advance of its matchup with West Virginia in the championship game of the Puerto Rico Tip-Off.

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UMass upends Florida State 75-69

Massachusetts' Jabarie Hinds, right, drives the ball to the hoop past Florida State's Dayshawn Watkons in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Uncasville, Conn. Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014. (AP Photo/The Republican, J. Anthony Roberts)

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Jabarie Hinds and Trey Davis combined to hit 5 of 6 free throws in the final 29.4 seconds Sunday as Massachusetts held on for a 75-69 victory over Florida State in the Hall of Fame Tip-Off Classic.

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Providence jumps on Florida St. early in 80-54 win

Providence’s LaDontae Henton, left, knocks the ball from Florida State’s Dayshawn Watkins, right, during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014, in Uncasville, Conn. Providence won 80-54. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Providence stunned Florida State by jumping out to an 11-0 lead Saturday in the Hall of Fame Tip-Off Classic and then strolled to an 80-54 victory over the Seminoles at Mohegan Sun Arena.

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Jackson, Grant lead Notre Dame past UMass 81-68

Notre Dame’s Demetrius Jackson (11) knocks the ball from Massachusetts’ Maxie Esho, right, during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014, in Uncasville, Conn. Notre Dame won 81-68. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Demetrius Jackson and Jerian Grant combined to make 15 of 19 field goal attempts and Notre Dame remained unbeaten with an 81-68 victory Saturday over Massachusetts in the Hall of Fame Tip-Off Classic at Mohegan Sun Arena.

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