Posts Tagged Men’s basketball

Nets edge Knicks on Lopez’s tip, tie for 7th place in East

Brooklyn Nets forward Thaddeus Young dunks during the first half of an NBA basketball game New York Knicks, Wednesday, April 1, 2015, at Madison Square Garden in New York.  (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

NEW YORK (AP) — Brook Lopez’s follow shot with 2 seconds left gave the Brooklyn Nets their fifth straight victory and a share of seventh place in the Eastern Conference, as they beat the New York Knicks 100-98 on Wednesday night.

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Gortat’s double-double leads Wizards past 76ers 106-93

Washington Wizards guard John Wall (2) shoots past Philadelphia 76ers forward Luc Mbah a Moute, (12), center Henry Sims (35) and guard Isaiah Canaan (0) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, April 1, 2015, in Washington.  (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

WASHINGTON (AP) — Marcin Gortat scored 23 points and grabbed 14 rebounds, Bradley Beal added 20 points, and the Washington Wizards defeated the Philadelphia 76ers 106-93 on Wednesday night.

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Fans give Badgers rousing send-off to Final Four rematch

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Thousands of Wisconsin fans have given the Badgers a rousing send-off for their Final Four rematch with Kentucky.

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Miami, Stanford meet in NIT final matchup of banged-up teams

Miami's Sheldon McClellan (10) reacts after scoring as Temple's Quenton DeCosey (25) reaches for the ball during the second half of a semifinal at the NIT college basketball tournament Tuesday, March 31, 2015, in New York. Miami won 60-57. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

NEW YORK (AP) — The Miami Hurricanes were down to their fourth point guard. They had four freshmen on the court during one stretch, and players found themselves in roles they never filled during the regular season.

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Will Indiana law force 2015 women’s Final Four to relocate?

In this May 27, 2015, file photo, workers at Lucas Oil Stadium install the court in Indianapolis as they prepare to host the men's NCAA Final Four college basketball games on April 4 and 6, 2015. NCAA officials say they are troubled by the new law in Indiana that critics fear could permit discrimination against gays and lesbians, and they "will assess all our championships in the state of Indiana," including next year's women's Final Four. Other sports organizations from the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, to the NBA's Pacers to the PGA have all scrambled to tell the public that they oppose discrimination. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy, File)

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — As pressure builds for the repeal or revision of Indiana’s new religious objection law, the NCAA faces a decision about whether to look for a new venue for next year’s women’s Final Four.

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