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Shaka Smart leaves Texas to take over Marquette's program

Mar. 26, 2021 21:46 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — After a frustrating six-year stint at Texas in which he never quite lived up to lofty expectations, Shaka Smart is returning to his home state and starting over at Marquette. Marquette officially announced Friday that it had hired Smart to replace Steve...

No. 8 Alabama recovers from slow start to beat Georgia 89-79

Mar. 06, 2021 17:33 PM EST

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Alabama looked ordinary when it was missing its strength as one of the nation's best 3-point shooting teams. When the long-range shots started falling, the Crimson Tide again looked like the Southeastern Conference champions. ...

Big Ten this week: No. 2 Michigan, Michigan State play twice

Mar. 04, 2021 14:41 PM EST

A look at the upcoming week around Big Ten basketball: GAME OF THE WEEKEND: No. 2 Michigan and Michigan State will meet twice in four days, Thursday and Sunday. The rivals will close the regular season against each other with plenty at stake. The Wolverines are motivated...

Michigan State boosts NCAA hopes with 64-58 win over Indiana

Mar. 02, 2021 23:23 PM EST

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Aaron Henry had 18 of his 22 points in the second half, leading Michigan State to a 64-58 win over Indiana on Tuesday night in a matchup of teams on the bubble to play in the NCAA Tournament. “The pressure is on," Henry said. ...