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Kansas State receiver Hunter Rison suspended after arrest

Apr. 21, 2019 2:10 PM EDT

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Kansas State wide receiver Hunter Rison has been indefinitely suspended after his arrest on a domestic battery charge. The Manhattan Mercury reports that Riley County police arrested Rison on Friday on suspicion of domestic battery. The charge also covers knowingly or recklessly...

Gonzaga's Zach Norvell Jr. to test NBA waters

Apr. 20, 2019 10:55 PM EDT

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Gonzaga sophomore guard Zach Norvell Jr. will test the NBA waters. The school said Saturday Norvell will submit his name for the NBA draft, but could return to school. Under new NCAA rules, college players can retain the services of an agent during the evaluation process, but must end...

Mississippi Valley hires former NBA player Lindsey Hunter

Apr. 20, 2019 9:31 PM EDT

ITTA BENA, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi Valley State has hired former NBA player and coach Lindsey Hunter as basketball coach. The school announced Hunter's hiring on its athletics website Saturday. Hunter is a Mississippi native and was a star at Jackson State before a 17-year NBA career with the Detroit...

Tyler Shough puts on a show at Oregon's spring game

Apr. 20, 2019 8:55 PM EDT

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — While Justin Herbert was his usual steady self at quarterback for Oregon, the Ducks' spring game gave redshirt freshman Tyler Shough a chance to show off his growth. Herbert, playing Saturday for the Mighty Oregon side, completed 17 of 32 passes for 219 yards and two touchdowns. Shough,...

Auburn forward Chuma Okeke declares for NBA draft

Apr. 20, 2019 6:11 PM EDT

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Auburn sophomore forward Chuma Okeke is entering the NBA draft. Okeke announced his decision Saturday after a season that ended with a left knee injury during Auburn's first run to the Final Four. He had surgery on his torn ACL on April 2. Okeke averaged 12 points a game last season....

Swift eager to show he can be Georgia's No. 1 tailback

Apr. 20, 2019 5:41 PM EDT

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — D'Andre Swift's long wait has ended. Finally, the junior stands alone atop Georgia's depth chart at tailback. Swift has seized the opportunity this spring. Georgia coach Kirby Smart said Swift "has set himself apart from the other offensive players because of his demeanor and body...

Oregon State QB job still up for grabs

Apr. 20, 2019 5:41 PM EDT

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Oregon State senior quarterback Jake Luton smiled when he was informed that second-year head coach Jonathan Smith did not name a starting quarterback after Saturday's annual spring game at Reser Stadium. Luton passed for a team-high 1,660 yards and 10 touchdowns last season. "It's my...

Georgia sophomore forward Nicolas Claxton enters NBA draft

Apr. 20, 2019 4:22 PM EDT

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Nicolas Claxton, the 6-foot-11 slender forward who led Georgia in scoring, rebounding and blocks, has declared for the NBA draft. The sophomore announced his plans Saturday on Twitter and followed up hours later by adding, "To the people doubting me I love it." Claxton has until May 30...

Wake Forest's Hoard to remain in NBA draft, leave college

Apr. 20, 2019 4:02 PM EDT

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Wake Forest forward Jaylen Hoard says he is staying in the NBA draft and won't return to school for his sophomore year. Hoard announced his decision Saturday, saying he is "excited to continue my journey at the next level." Hoard averaged 13.1 points and a team-best 7.6 rebounds...

Miller and Wade will not testify in corruption trial

Apr. 19, 2019 11:04 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Arizona coach Sean Miller and LSU coach Will Wade will not be required to testify in next week's federal basketball corruption trial. U.S. District Court judge Edgardo Ramos ruled Friday that Miller and Wade were not relevant to the bribery trial that starts Monday. The two coaches had been...