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Okafor’s 24 help No. 4 Duke rout Furman 93-54

Furman's John Davis III, left, is denied the lane by Duke's Jahlil Okafor (15) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Durham, N.C., Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014. (AP Photo/Karl B DeBlaker)

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — It takes a certain level of humility to play with Duke freshman Jahlil Okafor.

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McClellan leads No. 17 Miami over Charlotte 77-74

Miami's Angel Rodriguez (13) drives past Charlotte's Terrence Williams (14) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Charlotte, N.C., Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Sheldon McClellan scored a career-high 31 points and had 11 rebounds as No. 17 Miami defeated Charlotte for the second time in three days, 77-74 on Tuesday night.

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Calhoun helps No. 8 Duke women rout Buffalo 88-54

Duke's Oderah Chidom drives to the basket between Buffalo's Mackenzie Loesing, left, and Alexus Malone (34) during an NCAA college basketball game in Durham, N.C., Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014.  (AP Photo/Ted Richardson)

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Freshman Sierra Calhoun had 21 points, and No. 8 Duke had five players score in double figures in an 88-54 victory over Buffalo on Tuesday night.

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Ex-Tar Heels basketball player faces rape charge

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — A former University of North Carolina men’s basketball player has been charged with second-degree rape.

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Taylor apologizes, won’t appeal NBA suspension

In this undated file image released by the Ingham County Sheriffs Department, Charlotte Hornets' Jeffery Taylor is photographed in East Lansing, Mich. The NBA has suspended Taylor for 24 games without pay after he pleaded guilty to misdemeanor domestic violence assault and malicious destruction of hotel property in October. (AP Photo/Ingham County Sheriffs Department, File)

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — An apologetic Jeffery Taylor said he will not appeal the NBA’s 24-game suspension following his guilty plea on domestic violence charges.

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