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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...

St John's coach Chris Mullin resigns, cites 'personal loss'

Apr. 10, 2019 1:07 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — For a second time in the storied history of St. John's basketball, the Chris Mullin era is over. The school's greatest player resigned as coach Tuesday after four years on the job, citing a "personal loss." And while the program progressed under Mullin during his time on the sideline, the...

Arizona judge: Lawsuit by Georgia Tech's Pastner to proceed

Mar. 22, 2019 4:59 PM EDT

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A judge says a blackmail and defamation lawsuit filed by Georgia Tech coach Josh Pastner against an Arizona man can move ahead. The Arizona Daily Star reports that the Pima County Superior Court judge ruled Thursday on the Pastner lawsuit against his former friend Ron Bell of Oro...

Trump again knocks McCain as Republicans urge end to attacks

Mar. 21, 2019 5:25 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — More Republicans are urging President Donald Trump to halt his attacks on the late Sen. John McCain. But Trump is continuing to complain about the Arizona senator's health care vote seven months after McCain died of brain cancer. "I'm not a fan of John McCain," Trump said again Thursday...

Arizona State beats St. John's 74-65 in First Four

Mar. 21, 2019 12:43 AM EDT

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A freshman guard overcame a frightful fall and helped Bobby Hurley — a two-time champion guard at Duke — get his first NCAA Tournament win as a coach. Luguentz Dort shook off knee and hip injuries from a hard fall, scored 21 points and led the Sun Devils to a long-awaited...

Boatwright leads USC past Arizona 78-65 at Pac-12 tournament

Mar. 13, 2019 6:15 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Southern California's up-and-down season will continue. Arizona may have reached the end of an era. Bennie Boatwright had 22 points and 11 rebounds, helping USC roll over Arizona 78-65 in the opening round of the Pac-12 tournament on Wednesday. "We're seniors and we wanted to make sure the...

Martin leads Arizona State to 72-64 win over Arizona

Mar. 9, 2019 7:38 PM EST

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona State faced the weight of a long road losing streak to its biggest rival, the need for a win to strengthen its NCAA Tournament hopes. The Sun Devils went into the game without one of their best perimeter players, had another struggle finding his shot once it started and several...

Arizona State at Arizona highlights the Pac-12 week

Mar. 6, 2019 2:26 AM EST

A look at things to watch this week in the Pac-12 Conference: GAME OF THE WEEK: Arizona State at Arizona, Saturday. The Sun Devils could use a win to solidify their at-large NCAA Tournament chances. The Wildcats are seeking a better seed in next week's Pac-12 Tournament with a victory. Regardless of what's at...

Oregon dominates Arizona 73-47

Mar. 3, 2019 2:21 AM EST

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — For the second game in a row, Oregon found a way to exceed coach Dana Altman's defensive expectations during the second half. The next challenge will be to bottle that intensity to take on the road. Two nights after holding Arizona State, the Pac-12's top scoring team, to a season-low...

Doutrive's beats buzzer sending Arizona past Oregon St 74-72

Mar. 1, 2019 12:33 AM EST

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Devonaire Doutrive didn't think he had ever hit a game-winning buzzer beater before at any level. "It feels good. It feels great," the Arizona freshman said. "The last play, coach drew up a play, they told me to rebound." Doutrive grabbed an offensive rebound and scored on a mid-air...