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Despite the shortened spring season, Roughrider baseball player Christian Encarnacion-Strand was named the Yavapai College Student-Athlete of the year.

By Yavapai Athletics April 17, 2020
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Gregg Marshall began his career as an assistant at tiny Randolph-Macon and Belmont Abbey, but it was during eight years on the staff of Hall of Fame coach John Kresse at College of Charleston that he learned to build a basketball program.

By DAVE SKRETTA, AP Basketball Writer April 14, 2020
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Last spring, Brandon Baker seized a rare chance to break out his rain playlist in front of nearly 10,000 people.

By CLIFF BRUNT, AP Sports Writer April 12, 2020
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Rich Tokheim’s sports apparel shop is right across the street from TD Ameritrade Park. More than half his annual revenue comes in the 11 or 12 days of the College World Series each June.

By ERIC OLSON, AP Sports Writer April 11, 2020
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As disappointing as it's been to have the college baseball season shut down because of the coronavirus pandemic, Michigan coach Erik Bakich sees a silver lining. “I do think the coming years will be the deepest college baseball has ever been,” he said.

By ERIC OLSON, AP Sports Writer April 8, 2020
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Arizona point guard Nico Mannion has joined fellow freshman teammate Zeke Nnaji in declaring for the NBA draft.

By Associated Press April 7, 2020
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Seattle University graduate transfer guard Terrell Brown has committed to Arizona, bolstering the Wildcats' backcourt for next season.

By Associated Press April 6, 2020
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Anthony Davis didn’t need to score big to control a game for Kentucky.

By STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer April 4, 2020
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Athletic directors at the nation's biggest sports schools are bracing for a potential financial crisis related to the coronavirus pandemic.

By RALPH D, RUSSO, AP College Sports Writer April 2, 2020
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Zeke Nnaji has declared for the NBA draft after one productive season at Arizona.

By Associated Press March 31, 2020
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The NCAA is planning to extend the eligibility of athletes on spring sports teams by one year to make up for the season lost to the new coronavirus.

By DOUG FEINBERG, AP Sports Writer March 30, 2020
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Arizona State junior point guard Remy Martin has declared for the NBA draft.

By JOHN MARSHALL, AP Basketball Writer March 30, 2020
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A Washington State football player was found dead in his apartment by an officer who responded to a call for help involving “breathing problems,’’ Pullman Police Chief Gary Jenkins said Wednesday.

By Associated Press March 26, 2020
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After leading the Northern Arizona men’s basketball team to 16 wins – the program’s most in five years – Shane Burcar was announced as the 26th head coach in program history on Wednesday in an announcement by Vice President for Intercollegiate Athletics Mike Marlow.

By NAU Athletics March 25, 2020
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The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) announced the 2020 Division II Basketball All-America teams on Thursday as Embry-Riddle’s Nick Johnson and Danae Ruiz were both given honorable mentions for men’s and women’s basketball, respectively.

By ERAU Athletics March 19, 2020
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For all those who dreamed the impossible — making it a whole month without getting a single game wrong in the bracket — this is your year. Everything else about the NCAA Tournament that won't happen this season — from Selection Sunday, to the jaw-dropping bracket busters and buzzer beaters, to the Sweet 16 to the Final Four? Call it March Sadness.

By EDDIE PELLS Associated Press March 15, 2020
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The National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) — which is the governing body of all community, state and junior college athletics in the United States — issued a statement Friday that declared the suspension of all athletic competition from March 14 through April 3 due to the coronavirus outbreak.

By Aaron Valdez March 13, 2020
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The NCAA is planning to extend the eligibility of athletes on spring sports teams by one year to make up for the season lost to the new coronavirus.

By DOUG FEINBERG, AP Sports Writer March 13, 2020
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As the coronavirus pandemic continues to flip the world upside down, the Cal Pac Conference Directors Council said in a statement Thursday that its agreed to suspend all athletic operations indefinitely while Yavapai and the ACCAC are still mulling a decision.

By Aaron Valdez March 12, 2020
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The NCAA canceled its men's and women's basketball tournaments on Thursday because of the spread of coronavirus, putting an abrupt end to the season less than a month before champions were to be crowned.

By RALPH D. RUSSO, AP College Sports Writer March 12, 2020
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Arizona struggled with Washington’s aggressive zone in a loss to end the regular season. The Wildcats got payback on a much bigger stage.

By JOHN MARSHALL, AP Basketball Writer March 11, 2020
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In some cold and rainy conditions at Antelope Hills Golf Course, Embry-Riddle golf weathered the storm as both the men and women teams finished first at the Eagles’ own Spring Invite on Tuesday.

By Aaron Valdez March 10, 2020
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The Pac-12 had one of the closest conference races in the country during the regular season. Five teams were within two games of the lead heading into the final week and No. 13 Oregon clinched the title on the last day of the season.

By JOHN MARSHALL, AP Basketball Writer March 10, 2020
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Payton Pritchard accomplished something just three other Pac-12 players have done. Mick Cronin led UCLA to a massive turnaround in his first season at Westwood.

By JOHN MARSHALL, AP Basketball Writer March 10, 2020
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South Carolina ran through the Southeastern Conference Tournament to keep its hold on the No. 1 ranking in The Associated Press women's college basketball poll.

By DOUG FEINBERG Associated Press March 9, 2020

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