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2 sentences next in University of Toledo point-shaving case

In this Octocer 2004 photo is University of Toledo basketball player Sammy Villegas in Toledo, Ohio. Villegas, who accepted at least $3,000 from a gambler to miss shots and make other mistakes, was sentenced to probation Tuesday, March 24, 2015 in a decade-old point-shaving scandal.  (AP Photo/The Blade, Lisa Dutton) MANDATORY CREDIT  MAGS OUT NO SALES  TV OUT  BOWLING GREEN SENTINEL-TRIBUNE OUT  THE MONROE EVENING NEWS OUT  TOLEDO FREE PRESS OUT

DETROIT (AP) — Two former University of Toledo basketball players who accepted money from a gambler to fix game scores were sentenced to probation Tuesday in a decade-old point-shaving scandal at the Ohio school.

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Trice leads Michigan State over Virginia again 60-54

Michigan State's Travis Trice (20) goes up to dunk against Virginia's London Perrantes (32) during the first half of an NCAA tournament college basketball game in the Round of 32 in Charlotte, N.C., Sunday, March 22, 2015. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Travis Trice scored 23 points, and Michigan State knocked second-seeded Virginia out of the NCAA Tournament for the second straight year, 60-54 on Sunday.

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Marian stifles DeWitt to claim 2nd straight state title

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Bloomfield Hills Marian relied on a stellar 17-point performance from Samantha Thomas to defend its Class A Michigan girls’ basketball title, topping DeWitt 51-37.

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St. Ignace upsets unbeaten Pittsford in wild OT comeback

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Down by as many as 20 points in the second half, St. Ignace stormed back behind the fiery efforts of Abbey Ostman, who finished with a game-high 31 points, and star point guard Margo Brown, who chipped in 19 points, to beat previously undefeated Pittsford 64-60 Saturday in overtime of the Michigan Class D Girls Basketball Championship.

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