Posts Tagged Men’s college basketball

ETSU reaches deal to use Freedom Hall

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (AP) — East Tennessee State University’s men’s basketball team now has a home to play games in.

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Probe reveals scope of academic fraud at UNC

Kenneth Wainstein, lead investigator into academic irregularities at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, holds a copy of his findings following a special joint meeting of the University of North Carolina Board of Governors and the UNC-Chapel Hill Board of Trustees in Chapel Hill, N.C., Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014. The findings revealed academic fraud involving more than 3,100 students. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — A scandal involving bogus classes and inflated grades at the University of North Carolina was bigger than previously reported, encompassing about 1,500 athletes who got easy A’s and B’s over a span of nearly two decades, according to an investigation released Wednesday.

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Marshall sports ran 2013 deficit, WVU netted $4.2M

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A state legislative audit says Marshall University athletics ran a $749,800 deficit in 2013 and used $7.9 million subsidized by sources like state money and tuition.

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Court allows ex-ball boys’ Boeheim slander suit

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York’s highest court on Tuesday reinstated the slander lawsuit filed by two former Syracuse University ball boys against basketball head coach Jim Boeheim.

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Kentucky’s deep squad delights at Big Blue Madness

CORRECTS TO FRIDAY NOT THURSDAY - The Kentucky men's team scrimmages during their NCAA college basketball Big Blue Madness, Friday, Oct. 17, 2014, in Lexington, Ky. (AP Photo/James Crisp)

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Just as Drake appeared to draw the biggest cheers at Big Blue Madness, the rapper introduced Kentucky coach John Calipari and the noise then became a roar.

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