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Michigan basketball lands graduate transfer Joey Baker from Duke

Michigan basketball lands graduate transfer Joey Baker from Duke

When small forward Caleb Houstan decided to remain in the NBA draft earlier this month, Michigan basketball found itself in need of a perimeter shooter with guards Eli Brooks and DeVante’ Jones already departed. Two and a half weeks later, coach Juwan Howard landed his new 3-point threat. The Wolverines scored a verbal commitment from …

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Kentucky basketball Hall of Famer and radio network analyst Mike Pratt dies at 73

Kentucky basketball Hall of Famer and radio network analyst Mike Pratt dies at 73

LEXINGTON, Ky. — Kentucky basketball Hall of Famer and radio analyst Mike Pratt died Thursday after a battle with cancer. He was 73. A Dayton, Ohio, native, Pratt played for Kentucky from 1966 to 1970. He was a two-time first-team All-SEC selection. As a senior, Pratt was named a Converse second-team All-American after averaging 19.3 …

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Bob McKillop retires as Davidson coach after 33-season run

Bob McKillop retires as Davidson coach after 33-season run

Longtime Davidson coach Bob McKillop is retiring, ending a run that included coaching NBA star Stephen Curry with the Wildcats and ranking among the Division I men’s basketball’s winningest active coaches. McKillop announced his retirement Friday at a campus news conference, effective at the end of the month. His son, associate head coach and former …

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Former Hog Jaxson Robinson finds landing spot via transfer portal

Former Hog Jaxson Robinson finds landing spot via transfer portal

Jaxson Robinson will play for his third team in three seasons next year. The former Arkansas guard entered the transfer portal in mid-May. On Thursday, he announced he will play the 2022-23 season at Brigham Young. It’s unclear whether Robinson will be allowed to play in the Cougars’ games, however. The deadline for transfer portal …

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College basketball analyst says UNC 'expected' to land Pete Nance

College basketball analyst says UNC ‘expected’ to land Pete Nance

The UNC basketball program is in the middle of a big recruiting week and that revolves around one of the top transfers that entered the portal this offseason. Northwestern transfer Pete Nance is currently on an official visit to UNC and by all accounts, the forward should end up in North Carolina for next season. …

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Michigan State basketball releases Big Ten opponent pairings for upcoming season

Michigan State basketball releases Big Ten opponent pairings for upcoming season

We now have a slightly better indication of how the Michigan State basketball schedule will look this upcoming season. The Spartans released their Big Ten opponent pairings for the upcoming season on Thursday. The release breaks down which Big Ten foes the Spartans will play twice (both home and way) and which they’ll only play …

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Kansas State Wildcats football recruiting Abu Sama Joe Klanderman Brian Anderson Van Malone Southeast Polk

Kansas State Wildcats football recruiting Abu Sama Joe Klanderman Brian Anderson Van Malone Southeast Polk

Kansas State once recruited three-star athlete Abu Sama as a defensive back. That plan has been scrapped, and they have now decided to pursue the Southeast Polk High product as a running back, where they believe he is a better fit. That change in philosophy convinced Joe Klanderman, Brian Anderson and the Wildcats to offer …

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George Washington University to drop 'Colonials' moniker

George Washington University to drop ‘Colonials’ moniker

WASHINGTON — George Washington University is dropping its “Colonials” moniker because “it can no longer serve its purpose as a name that unifies,” the school announced Wednesday. GW will keep using “Colonials” until a new name is introduced. That is expected by the 2023-24 academic year. “A moniker must unify our community, draw people together …

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