Men's college basketball

Miami head coach Manny Diaz of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Nov. 14, 2020, in Blacksburg, Va.(Matt Gentry/The Roanoke Times via AP, Pool)
November 16, 2020 - 8:57 pm
No. 12 Miami had its remaining three games rescheduled Monday because of COVID-19 cases in the program, forcing the Atlantic Coast Conference to shuffle a total of six games over the last month of the season. Georgia Tech at Miami scheduled for Saturday is now tentatively set for Dec. 19, the date...
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FILE - Duke players celebrate after the NCAA Final Four college basketball tournament championship game against Wisconsin in Indianapolis, in this Monday, April 6, 2015, file photo. The NCAA announced Monday, Nov. 16, 2020, it plans to hold the entire 2021 men’s college basketball tournament in one geographic location to mitigate the risks of COVID-19 and is in talks with Indianapolis to be the host city (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)
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November 16, 2020 - 7:05 pm
The University of Maryland-Baltimore County pulled off one of the greatest upsets in American sports history at the 2018 NCAA Tournament, knocking off Virginia to become the first No. 16 seed to beat a No. 1. The madness kept coming that March from Pittsburgh to San Diego. Top-ranked Xavier lost in...
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Louisville fans sit socially distant during an NCAA college football game Saturday, Nov. 14, 2020, in Charlottesville, Va. (Erin Edgerton/The Daily Progress via AP)
November 16, 2020 - 2:22 pm
The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Indiana State University has announced it will only allow players’ family members and essential personnel to attend the Sycamores home basketball games through December. The announcement comes less than a week...
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FILE - In this Feb. 21, 2018, file photo, former Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino appears during a news conference in New York. Hall of Famer Pitino was named basketball coach at Iona College on Saturday, March 14, 2020. Pitino coached at Louisville from 2001-17 before being fired in a pay-for-play scandal and had been coaching in Greece. He replaces Tim Cluess, who resigned Friday after 10 years and six NCAA Tournament appearances due to health concerns. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
November 14, 2020 - 4:50 pm
The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Iona coach Rick Pitino is calling for a delayed start to the college basketball season as COVID-19 cases rise across the country. “Save the Season,” Pitino tweeted on Saturday. “Move the start back. Play league...
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Fans attending the NCAA college football game between Northern Illinois and Buffalo on Wednesday night, Nov. 4, 2020, in DeKalb, Ill., follow guidelines about mask-wearing and social distancing. (Mark Busch/Daily Chronicle via AP)
November 13, 2020 - 4:31 pm
The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Cincinnati Bengals receivers coach Bob Bicknell won’t attend the game at Pittsburgh because of COVID-19 reasons. Assistant receivers coach Troy Walters will fill Bicknell’s role Sunday. The decision on Bicknell...
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FILE - In this Dec. 29, 2019, file photo, Connecticut coach Dan Hurley smiles as he watches his team during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against New Jersey Institute of Technology in Hartford, Conn. UConn, a charter member of the Big East Conference, is hoping its return to the league this season will help restore the program to a position as a perennial national title contender. Hurley acknowledged that the Big East is an easier sell to big-name recruits, especially in the Northeast. (AP Photo/Stephen Dunn, File)
November 13, 2020 - 2:53 am
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — UConn, a charter member of the Big East Conference, is hoping its return to the league this season will help restore the program to a perennial national title contender. Connecticut spent the last seven years in the American Athletic Conference, where its fortunes slipped since...
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Arkansas coach Sam Pittman does his interview following the team's 24-13 win over Tennessee in an NCAA college football game Saturday, Nov. 7, 2020, in Fayetteville, Ark. (AP Photo/Michael Woods)
November 09, 2020 - 3:46 pm
The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Michigan State basketball coach Tom Izzo has tested positive for COVID-19. The school’s athletic department made the announcement Monday. Associate head coach Dwayne Stephens will lead the Spartans’ practices...
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Fans wearing protective face masks watch the Formula One Portuguese Grand Prix at the Algarve International Circuit in Portimao, Portugal, Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020. (Jose Sena Goulao, Pool via AP)
November 05, 2020 - 10:23 pm
The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ The Detroit Lions have put safety Jalen Elliott on the reserve/COVID-19 list. The list is for players who either test positive or have been in close contact with an infected person. Detroit also put linebacker...
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FILE - In this Saturday, March 7, 2020, file photo, Duke head coach Mike Krzyzewski reacts to an official during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against North Carolina in Durham, N.C. The NCAA's announcement college basketball start date led to huge scramble as schools tried to fill out schedules altered by the coronavirus pandemic. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome, File)
November 03, 2020 - 11:15 am
The NCAA's announcement of a college basketball start date led to huge scramble as schools tried to fill out schedules altered by the coronavirus pandemic. Instead of getting easier with time, the task of building schedules has become more difficult as the season's start date nears. Travel is an...
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FILE - In this March 7, 2020, file photo, Villanova head coach Jay Wright gestures during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Georgetown in Washington. Two-time Villanova national champion coach Jay Wright says it's "50-50" the sport -- which took one of the first major hits in the coronavirus pandemic era with the cancellation of the 2020 NCAA Tournament - can make it through this season intact. (AP Photo/Nick Wass, File)
October 21, 2020 - 5:55 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — An avid sports fan, Villanova coach Jay Wright watched with interest how Major League Baseball muddled through its season to get to the World Series and college football and the NFL have been challenged to piecemeal schedules to complete a season. That made the two-time national...
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