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Liberty vs. Mississippi State – Game Recap – March 22, 2019

[ad_1] SAN JOSE, Calif. -- Caleb Homesley scored 22 of his 30 points in the second half and Lovell Cabbil hit a go-ahead 3-pointer with 1:16 to play to send 12th-seeded Liberty to its first NCAA Tournament win in school history, 80-76 over fifth-seeded Mississippi State on Friday night.The Flames (29-6) were making their fourth tournament trip in school history, but lost twice as a No. 16 seed and once
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NET rankings leave NC State AD ‘disappointed’

[ad_1] NC State athletic director Debbie Yow said she was "disappointed" that the Wolfpack's "total body of work was not rewarded" with a spot in the NCAA tournament despite its lofty rankings in the computer metrics that the selection committee used to evaluate teams.Of all the teams who missed out on the NCAA tournament field, NC State had the highest NET ranking at 33. The NCAA introduced the NET ranking
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Florida State vs. Duke – Game Recap – March 16, 2019

[ad_1] CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Zion Williamson proved he's back and healthy with a dominating three-game show at the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament. And that has fifth-ranked Duke celebrating yet another championship in its already-record haul.Williamson had 21 points to help the Blue Devils beat No. 12 Florida State 73-63 on Saturday night in the championship game, giving Duke its 21st tournament title while sending the Blue Devils charging into the
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It’s Penn State and everybody else

[ad_1] Let's just skip right past the whole team title thing for the NCAA wrestling championships: Penn State should win by 40.But who will place second behind the Nittany Lions, winners of seven of the past eight NCAA championships? That's a more interesting race that could come down to a match or two.Here's the schedule, a predicted final for all 10 weight classes and a 1-5 prognostication for the team
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USC, UCLA and the state of college football in Los Angeles

[ad_1] LOS ANGELES -- On a cool March morning in Westwood, Chip Kelly stands at the middle of one of UCLA's practice fields twirling his whistle and talking to an assistant. The players stretch, a bounce in their step as they laugh and joke, moving up and down the turf.Soon, players dive into the day's session, nearly sprinting in between practice stations, almost matching the fierce tempo of any good
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Baylor beats Iowa State with big fourth quarter to win Big 12

[ad_1] 11:16 PM ETMechelle VoepelespnW.com CloseMechelle Voepel covers the WNBA, women's college basketball, and other college sports for espnW. Voepel began covering women's basketball in 1984, and has been with ESPN since 1996.OKLAHOMA CITY -- Baylor's dominance has made the Big 12 women's basketball tournament feel like "Groundhog Day" for a while now. Iowa State did all it could to change the movie's ending Monday night, but the Lady Bears
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Klay — Need more energy from Golden State fans

[ad_1] OAKLAND, Calif. -- Golden State Warriors All-Star swingman Klay Thompson called Sunday night's 115-111 defeat to the Phoenix Suns the "worst of the season" and then asked for more energy from the Oracle Arena fans down the stretch."It wasn't pretty," Thompson said after the Warriors combined to shoot 10-for-43 from beyond the 3-point arc. "Probably [our] worst loss of the season, unfortunately."On top of the poor shooting performance, Thompson
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Longtime Kent State golf coach Herb Page set to retire

[ad_1] KENT, Ohio (AP) — Longtime Kent State golf coach Herb Page will retire at the end of this season and end his storied run at the school. Page has coached the Golden Flashes since 1977, building the men’s golf program into one of the nation’s most consistent and decorated. Under Page, Kent State has won 22 Mid-American Conference titles, appeared in 17 NCAA championships and he’s had 28 All-Americans,