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Four players suspended after KU-KSU brawl, including Norfolk’s McCormack

David McCormack #33 of the Kansas Jayhawks (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images) LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — The Big 12 suspended four players from Kansas and Kansas State a combined 24 games Wednesday for their roles in a melee that spilled off the court and into a section of disabled seating in Allen Fieldhouse near the […]

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ACC announces 2020 football schedule

The ACC and Duke logos seen on a pylon (AP Photo/Ben McKeown) GREENSBORO, N.C. (theACC.com) – The Atlantic Coast Conference announced Wednesday its 2020 football schedule, which includes 56 regular-season league matchups (eight per team) and 56 non-conference games. The ACC’s non-conference schedule is among the most difficult in the country. ACC teams will play […]

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Former Duke star Zion Williamson to make NBA regular season debut Wednesday

New Orleans Pelicans forward Zion Williamson (AP Photo/Matthew Hinton) METAIRIE, La. (AP) — Zion Williamson opened with a joke — about himself. A monthslong recovery from arthroscopic knee surgery is finally behind the New Orleans Pelicans rookie and top overall draft choice. And when Williamson discussed the long wait for his highly anticipated NBA regular-season […]

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WATCH: Ugly brawl breaks out at end of Kansas State-Kansas men’s basketball game

A fight between players spills into the crowd during the Kansas State-Kansas game (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner) LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Third-ranked Kansas and Kansas State ended their bitter showdown Tuesday night with a wild melee behind the basket that included punches, shoving and at least one player picking up a stool, moments after the Jayhawks […]

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Drexel University professor accused of using college grant money at strip clubs, entertainment

Professor Chikaodinaka Nwankpa of Drexel University was arrested on Monday, accused of stealing $185,000 in research grant funds, the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office announced. Chikaodinaka Nwankpa (Photo: Drexel University) Nwankpa is accused of using the money for strip clubs, sports bars, meals and iTunes purchases. Nwankpa was charged with theft by unlawful taking and theft […]

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Former Drexel Professor Arrested for Blowing Over $185,000 in Federal Grant Money on Strippers, iTunes

Photo: Shutterstock Federal grants are typically used by institutions in order to fund projects like medical innovations or research, but if you’re former Drexel University professor Chikaodinaka Nwankpa, why splurge on boring-ass engineering studies when you can ball out on strippers and iTunes? From CNN: A former Drexel University professor faces criminal charges after allegedly […]

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Shot clock malfunction suspends Hampton University’s basketball game at Gardner-Webb

BOILING SPRINGS, NC (AP) — The Hampton-Gardner-Webb men’s basketball game was suspended at halftime on Monday night because of a mechanical malfunction of one of the shot clocks. The game is tentatively rescheduled for February 24 with current stats and fouls in place. The Bulldogs lead 39-31. Jose Perez scored 19 first-half points for Gardner-Webb […]

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Jason Wade’s career-high leads ODU men’s basketball past Charlotte

Please enable Javascript to watch this video Jason Wade, ODU NORFOLK, Va. (ODUSports.com)– Jason Wade poured in a career-high 23 points to lead the Old Dominion men’s basketball team (7-12, 3-3 C-USA) past Charlotte (10-7, 4-2 C-USA) by a 66-62 score on Monday afternoon at Chartway Arena. The Monarchs led by as many as 12 […]

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NC State men’s hoops team wins at Virginia for first time since 2005

Virginia center Francisco Caffaro (22) gets double teamed under the basket by North Carolina State defenders (AP Photo/Lee Luther Jr.) CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — North Carolina State took a page from the book Virginia used to win a national championship last season and used it against the Cavaliers. The Wolfpack overcame a second-half drought of […]

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ODU men’s basketball suffers one-point loss to Marshall, 68-67

ODU men’s basketball HUNTINGTON, W.V. (ODUSports.com) – The Old Dominion men’s basketball team (6-12, 2-3 C-USA) fell to Marshall (9-10, 3-3 C-USA) by a 68-67 score on Saturday night at the Henderson Center in front of 6,445 fans. Malik Curry led the way for ODU with 20 points (one shy of his career-high), four rebounds […]

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UVA men’s basketball breaks 3-game losing streak, beats Georgia Tech 63-58

Virginia head coach Tony Bennett. (AP Photo/Steve Helber) ATLANTA (VirginiaSports.com) – Mamadi Diakite and Jay Huff each scored 17 points to lead Virginia to a 63-58 win at Georgia Tech on Saturday night at McCamish Pavilion. Huff had a career-high 17 points, going 7-for-10 from the field, with eight rebounds and a career-high six blocks. […]

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Norfolk State men’s basketball takes sole possession of 1st place in MEAC

NORFOLK, Va. (NSUSpartans.com) – Tyrese Jenkins went for a career-high 19 points in leading the Norfolk State men’s basketball team to a 62-52 win over Maryland Eastern Shore in a MEAC contest on Saturday evening at Joseph Echols Hall. The Spartans took sole possession of first place in the MEAC as the only undefeated team […]

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ODU women’s hoops improves to 4-1 in conference play

NORFOLK, Va. (ODUSports.com) – Despite scoring just two points in the third quarter, the Old Dominion (14-3, 4-1 C-USA) women’s basketball team defeated Marshall (7-10, 2-4 C-USA) on Saturday afternoon, 57-46. Sophomore Ajah Wayne recorded her second consecutive double-double, notching 19 points and 11 rebounds while leading the squad in scoring. “It was really good […]

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