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Williamson, Ionescu win honors at College Basketball Awards

Apr. 12, 2019 10:39 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Zion Williamson of Duke insisted he doesn't know if he's going to declare for the NBA draft and leave Duke early. Then his words seemingly betrayed him. After winning the John R. Wooden Award as the nation's outstanding men's player at the College Basketball Awards Friday night, he...

Deputies respond to home invasion, find robot vacuum cleaner

Apr. 10, 2019 9:22 AM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Deputies in Portland, Oregon responded to a possible home invasion, but the intruder they found wasn't alive or a person. It was a robotic vacuum cleaner. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports a house sitter in Cedar Hills called 911 Monday, saying someone was inside the bathroom. The...

Flooding forces evacuations for 2nd day in Oregon

Apr. 9, 2019 6:52 PM EDT

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — About 500 people remained evacuated Tuesday from their homes in Oregon after record-breaking rain that shut down roads and forced officials to close schools in the hardest-hit communities. The evacuations followed moderate flooding Sunday night and Monday along the Coast Fork of the...

No. 1 seed Virginia outlasts No. 12 Oregon 53-49 in NCAAs

Mar. 29, 2019 2:06 AM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Ty Jerome's 3-pointer was memorable not only for its timing, but because it marked one of the few Virginia made against Oregon. Jerome gave the Cavaliers a three-point lead with 3:34 remaining, and then they used their trademark defense to smother the Ducks and make it stand. No. 1...

NCAA Latest: Jerome helps Virginia outlast Oregon 53-49

Mar. 29, 2019 12:38 AM EDT

The Latest on the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament (all times Eastern): 12:35 a.m. Ty Jerome scored 13 points and put Virginia ahead for good by sinking a tiebreaking 3-pointer with 3:34 left as the top-seeded Cavaliers outlasted No. 12 seed Oregon 53-49 in a South Region semifinal. Oregon took a 45-42 lead on a...

Ducks long shots in seed only as powerhouses start Sweet 16

Mar. 28, 2019 2:34 AM EDT

The closest thing to a long shot left in the NCAA Tournament is in the Sweet 16 for the third time in four years, made the Final Four a couple years ago and is led by a coach with almost 650 wins who has guided three programs to the dance. Next up for No. 12 seed Oregon: Virginia. The second weekend of the...

Oregon guard enjoys trek from Egypt to NCAA Tournament

Mar. 27, 2019 6:25 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Ehab Amin's believes his unusual journey to the NCAA Tournament that has taken him from his home in Egypt to Wisconsin, Texas and now Oregon has been worth every second. The guard chose basketball over soccer for the chance to play some day in the tournament. He is fully embracing...

No. 1 Virginia seeks easier path in Sweet 16

Mar. 27, 2019 5:49 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Top-seeded Virginia has already gone two games further than last year's NCAA Tournament. Now in the Sweet 16, the Cavaliers aim to be more assertive against No. 12 seed Oregon. The Cavaliers hope that playing in a venue they've thrived in helps that quest in Thursday night's South...

Familiar look: Top seeds dominate spots for NCAA Sweet 16

Mar. 25, 2019 2:25 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The path to the Final Four will not be easy for Zion Williamson, Luke Maye, De'Andre Hunter and the other top-seeded stars in the NCAA Tournament. For the first time in a decade, the remaining tournament field entering the Sweet 16 looks a lot like the one set on Selection Sunday. The...

Oregon beats UC Irvine 73-54 to advance to Sweet 16

Mar. 25, 2019 12:51 AM EDT

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Ehab Amin started the second half by cheering on his Oregon teammates from the bench during a scoring drought that seemed like it would never end. When the fifth-year senior got into the game, he provided a jolt of energy that carried Oregon to the Sweet 16. Amin's 3-pointer ended a...