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Arkansas' Chelsea Dungee (33) shoots while defended by South Carolina's Aliyah Boston (4) during a semifinal match at the Southeastern Conference women's NCAA college basketball tournament in Greenville, S.C., Saturday, March 7, 2020. (AP Photo/Richard Shiro)

Gamecocks’ Boston wins Leslie Award as nation’s best center

Apr. 6, 2020 11:32 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina freshman Aliyah Boston has won the Lisa Leslie Award given to the top center in women’s college basketball. Other winners in the Naismith Starting Five announced Monday by the Basketball Hall of Fame and Women’s Basketball Association included...

FILE - In this Feb. 6, 2020, file photo, Stanford guard Tyrell Terry (3) drives as Utah center Branden Carlson (35) defends in the first half during an NCAA college basketball game in Salt Lake City.  Terry has declared for the NBA draft. Terry announced his decision Monday, April 6, 2020, to enter the draft without forfeiting his collegiate eligibility. He could still withdraw from consideration before June 3 and return to school. That deadline could be extended because the NBA season is on hold due to the new coronavirus. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)

Stanford point guard Tyrell Terry declares for NBA draft

Apr. 6, 2020 10:03 PM EDT

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Stanford freshman point guard Tyrell Terry has declared for the NBA draft. Terry announced his decision Monday to enter the draft without forfeiting his collegiate eligibility. He could still withdraw from consideration before June 3 and return to school. That deadline could be...

Mississippi State coach Vic Schaefer shouts at an official during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against South Carolina Monday, Jan. 20, 2020, in Columbia, S.C. (AP Photo/Sean Rayford)

New women's coach Schaefer answering a 'calling' to Texas

Apr. 6, 2020 9:57 PM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — For Vic Schaefer, the decision to take over the Texas women's basketball program was profoundly personal. By leaving Mississippi State, considered a serious national title contender next season, the 59-year-old Texas native returns to the city where he was born and the state where he...

Michigan's DeJulius intends to enter transfer portal

Apr. 6, 2020 8:27 PM EDT

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Michigan guard David DeJulius intends to enter the transfer portal. The school announced the sophomore's plans Monday. He averaged 7.0 points and 20.9 minutes this past season. Michigan was already set to lose senior point guard Zavier Simpson, and now the backcourt may take another...

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks during a news conference, Tuesday, March 31, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, Pool)

5 things to know today - that aren't about the virus

Apr. 6, 2020 8:00 PM EDT

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that are being talked about today 1. U.S. LABELS WHITE SUPREMACIST GROUP A TERROR ORGANIZATION The action by the Trump administration was the first time the U.S. has used the designation on a white supremacist group. The Russian Imperial...

FILE - In this March 15, 2018, file photo, a board displays odds for different bets on the NCAA college basketball tournament at the Westgate Superbook sports book in Las Vegas. The sports books are closed, and the only things left to bet on mobile apps are virtual racing and Russian ping pong. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)

Sportsbooks are dark and odds are long in Las Vegas

Apr. 6, 2020 5:28 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nobody would have given odds on this. Inside the glittering casinos that line the Las Vegas Strip, the slot machines were turned off and the sportsbooks were dark. On what would have been the biggest Monday of the year for bookies, not a dollar changed hands. No big national championship...

NC State signee Hall to test NBA draft waters

Apr. 6, 2020 4:20 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina State instate signee Josh Hall says he’ll go through the NBA draft process while maintaining his college eligibility. Hall announced his decision in a social-media post Monday. He had played at Moravian Prep for his senior season as well as an additional year of...

Arizona lands Seattle grad transfer Terrell Brown

Apr. 6, 2020 3:50 PM EDT

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Seattle University graduate transfer guard Terrell Brown has committed to Arizona, bolstering the Wildcats' backcourt for next season. Brown posted a picture of himself in an Arizona uniform Monday on Twitter. “Who would have thought?!” he tweeted. “150% committed....

Haarms decides to leave Purdue, enter transfer portal

Apr. 6, 2020 2:38 PM EDT

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Purdue center Matt Haarms has entered the transfer portal and intends to play his final college season at another school, coach Matt Painter announced Monday. The slim, 7-foot-3 Haarms was one of the Big Ten's top defenders and played a key role during the Boilermakers' 2019...

FILE - In this April 8, 2013, file photo, Michigan guard Trey Burke (3) walks off the court as confetti falls on Louisville players, including Russ Smith (2), Luke Hancock (11), Stephan Van Treese (44) and Zach Price (25), after the NCAA Final Four tournament college basketball championship game in Atlanta. Coronavirus stopped March Madness before it could begin, meaning there would be no men's national college basketball tournament and no championship game. The virus also silenced another long-standing tradition, but Max Goren refused to let that tradition die.  (AP Photo/Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Curtis Compton, File)

College student fills void with 'One Shining Moment' video

Apr. 6, 2020 2:23 PM EDT

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — When it was apparent there would be no NCAA men's basketball tournament and no Final Four, Max Goren set out to save the one tradition associated with all the hoopla. The coronavirus pandemic stopped March Madness before it could begin. But Goren, sitting at home after North...