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Nebraska’s Terran Petteway announces he’ll enter NBA draft

In this March 9, 2014, file photo, Nebraska's Terran Petteway reacts after scoring against Wisconsin in an NCAA college basketball game in Lincoln, Neb. Petteway, the leading scorer in the Big Ten as a sophomore and fourth this past season, is skipping his senior season at Nebraska and declaring for the NBA draft. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik, File)

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Terran Petteway, one of the top scorers in the Big Ten the past two seasons, said Thursday he will skip his senior season at Nebraska and declare for the NBA draft.

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Heat top the 76ers 105-101 and strengthen draft lottery pick

Miami Heat's James Ennis takes a shot under the basket during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Philadelphia 76ers, Wednesday, April 15, 2015, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Miami ended the season with two wins in one game. With a stopgap starting five each playing 40-plus minutes, the Heat held on to defeat the Philadelphia 76ers 105-101 on Wednesday night in a season finale more meaningful for the NBA draft order.

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Duke guard Tyus Jones latest Blue Devil to enter NBA draft

In this Jan. 25, 2015, file photo, Duke guard Tyus Jones (5) shoots a three point shot as St. John's guard Rysheed Jordan (23) defends in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game at Madison Square Garden in New York. Tyus Jones is the latest Duke freshman to jump into the NBA draft. Coach Mike Krzyzewski announced the guard’s decision Wednesday, April 15, 2015. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File)

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Tyus Jones is the latest Duke freshman to enter the NBA draft.

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Portis announces he’s entering NBA draft

In this Jan. 22, 2015, file photo, Arkansas forward Bobby Portis, right, celebrates with students after his game-winning shot in overtime of an NCAA college basketball game against Alabama in Fayetteville, Ark. Portis, this Southeastern Conference Player of the Year, says he is declaring for the NBA draft after his standout sophomore season.  (AP Photo/Gareth Patterson, File)

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Bobby Portis looked every bit as comfortable in the Bud Walton Arena media room as he ever did on the basketball court, breaking out into song, laughing and smiling all the way to the NBA.

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