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Michigan State opens at No. 1 in AP Top 25 preseason poll

Oct. 21, 2019 12:09 PM EDT

There isn't much Michigan State has yet to accomplish under Hall of Fame coach Tom Izzo, from Big Ten titles and Final Four trips to winning a national championship. The Spartans can now add another milestone to the list: They are No. 1 in The Associated Press Top 25 men's college basketball preseason poll for...

Edwards' 3s in the 3rd send Celtics to perfect preseason

Oct. 15, 2019 10:14 PM EDT

From Larry Bird to Ray Allen, the Boston Celtics have suited up some of the best perimeter shooters in NBA history. None of them ever had a hotter hand from behind the arc in a quarter than rookie Carsen Edwards on Tuesday night. Edwards made eight 3-pointers and scored 26 points in the third period, leading the...

Divac leads Class of 2019 into Basketball Hall of Fame

Sep. 6, 2019 10:07 PM EDT

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — Jack Sikma used his Basketball Hall of Fame induction speech to make a plea for the NBA to return to Seattle, where he led the SuperSonics to the 1979 NBA title. It was the only title for the franchise that moved to Oklahoma City in 2008. "There's a hole in Seattle that needs to...