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As Pitino headlines latest scandal, NCAA has green on its hands

The headliner here, as the government comes in to police college basketball, is Rick Pitino, one of the great coaches of all time, in college or the pros. Pitino is now put on administrative leave at the University of Louisville, ...

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Beasley addresses new NCAA scandal, calls for players to be paid

While the lid has only recently been blown off the money-driven crookedness percolating around NCAA basketball, Michael Beasley can attest the corruption is nothing new. “You guys are just catching on,” the Knicks forward said. Beasley was once involved in ...

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NCAA coaches among defendants facing federal corruption charges

The FBI on Tuesday charged NCAA coaches from basketball programs across the country in an alleged bribery scheme. Four assistant coaches — Auburn’s Chuck Person, Oklahoma State’s Lamont Evans, Arizona’s Emanuel Richardson, and Anthony Bland of USC — face charges ...

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NCAA Tournament: Five things to look for in Friday’s games

1. Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Or Weekend for some folks. Too bad NCAA didn’t reward us with Notre Dame playing today. We’ll take Brian Patrick, complementary player for Kansas State, as designated Patrick to root for. 2. Speaking of Irish ...

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Vandy blunder gives Northwestern first NCAA tourney win, 68-66

The jubilation of victory and agony of defeat were on full display in the final moments of Northwestern and Vanderbilt’s first-round NCAA matchup Thursday evening. Making their first-ever tourney appearance, the No. 8-seeded Wildcats earned a 68-66 win over the ...

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Notre Dame ‘hungry’ after 2015 NCAA Tournament heartbreak

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Thursday, March 17, 2016, 9:34 PM Frank Franklin II/AP Notre Dame coach Mike Brey watches his team during practice Thursday. Notre Dame coach Mike Brey didn’t waste any time ingratiating himself to locals inside the gymnasium ...

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Virginia coach Tony Bennett collapses during NCAA Tournament

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Updated: Thursday, March 17, 2016, 4:27 PM Virginia coach Tony Bennett collapsed to the court during the NCAA Tournament and was taken to the locker room before returning in the second half. The team’s official Twitter ...

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Clemson routs Oklahoma in Orange Bowl, makes NCAA title game

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Thursday, December 31, 2015, 7:59 PM Chris Trotman/Getty Images The Clemson Tigers celebrate a third-quarter touchdown in their rout of Oklahoma in the Orange Bowl. Next up? The NCAA National Championship game. MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. — ...

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