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Year after rule changes, men’s basketball back to old form

Ohio State head coach Thad Matta talks with an official during an NCAA college basketball game against Penn State, Wednesday, March 4, 2015, in State College, Pa. Ohio State won 77-67. (AP Photo/John Beale)

CINCINNATI (AP) — One year after the NCAA changed how rules were enforced to open up the game, men’s basketball looks a lot like it once did.

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Blazers win fifth straight with 94-75 victory over Mavericks

Dallas Mavericks'  Devin Harris, right, defends Portland Trail Blazers' Arron Afflalo during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Portland, Ore., Thursday, March 5, 2015. (AP Photo/Greg Wahl-Stephens)

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The mood was somber in the Trail Blazers’ locker room following their victory over the Dallas Mavericks. The win had come at a cost, with Wesley Matthews lost for the season because of a ruptured Achilles tendon.

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Sceviour’s shootout goal lifts Stars over Panthers 4-3

Florida Panthers forward Jonathan Huberdeau (11) checks Dallas Stars defenseman Alex Goligoski (33) off the puck behind the net during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Thursday, March 5, 2015, in Sunrise, Fla. (AP Photo/Joel Auerbach)

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — The goalie-challenged Florida Panthers came out on the short end of the stick in another netminder matchup.

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UTEP beats N. Texas 83-60; pulls into 4-way tie for second

EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Vince Hunter dished out five assists and scored 19 points to lead four players in double-figure scoring as UTEP cruised to an 83-60 victory over North Texas on Thursday night.

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5A Canyon to play for 17th title after beating Bryan Rudder

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Angel Hayden scored 21 points as defending champion Canyon defeated Bryan Rudder 59-46 Thursday in a Girls Class 5A semifinal game in the Alamodome.

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