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The Raptors Are New to Tampa’s Basketball Scene. The Titans Aren’t.

The Raptors Are New to Tampa’s Basketball Scene. The Titans Aren’t.

The Raptors Are New to Tampa’s Basketball Scene. The Titans Aren’t. The Raptors Are New to Tampa’s Basketball Scene. The Titans Aren’t. Williams, who played high school basketball, has kept in shape since retiring from baseball, and he said that had come in handy with the Titans. He picks his spots to mix it up at practice. Williams played baseball …

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Indiana to Host Entire 2021 N.C.A.A. Men’s Basketball Tournament

Indiana to Host Entire 2021 N.C.A.A. Men’s Basketball Tournament

Indiana to Host Entire 2021 N.C.A.A. Men’s Basketball Tournament Indiana to Host Entire 2021 N.C.A.A. Men’s Basketball Tournament The N.C.A.A., in an attempt to limit the threat of coronavirus among teams, announced an agreement Monday to hold its signature men’s basketball tournament entirely in Indiana in March and early April. The tournament consists of 67 games and is usually held …

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Duke Women’s Basketball Season is Cancelled After Four Games

Duke Women's Basketball Season is Cancelled After Four Games

Duke Women’s Basketball Season is Cancelled After Four Games Duke Women’s Basketball Season is Cancelled After Four Games The women’s basketball program at Duke University will end its season early, the team announced Friday, because of mounting coronavirus concerns. It’s the first Power Five basketball team to start and stop its season because of the pandemic. “The student-athletes on the …

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One Month Behind, DePaul Starts Its Men’s Basketball Season

One Month Behind, DePaul Starts Its Men’s Basketball Season

One Month Behind, DePaul Starts Its Men’s Basketball Season One Month Behind, DePaul Starts Its Men’s Basketball Season Only a handful of DePaul players had even been cleared to work out over the weekend. The team finally returned to practice on Monday. In a video conference call on Tuesday, Leitao estimated that of the team’s 30-plus practices this preseason, there …

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Stanford’s Tara VanDerveer Ties Pat Summitt’s College Basketball Wins Record

Stanford's Tara VanDerveer Ties Pat Summitt's College Basketball Wins Record

Stanford’s Tara VanDerveer Ties Pat Summitt’s College Basketball Wins Record Stanford’s Tara VanDerveer Ties Pat Summitt’s College Basketball Wins Record Tara VanDerveer tied Pat Summitt for the most career coaching wins in Division I women’s college basketball on Sunday night when top-ranked Stanford trounced its rival California, 83-38, in Berkeley. The victory was the 1,098th of her career, which began …

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In His Autobiography, the College Basketball Giant John Thompson Is Plainspoken and Profound

In His Autobiography, the College Basketball Giant John Thompson Is Plainspoken and Profound

In His Autobiography, the College Basketball Giant John Thompson Is Plainspoken and Profound In His Autobiography, the College Basketball Giant John Thompson Is Plainspoken and Profound “I’m six feet 10 inches tall,” the longtime Georgetown basketball coach John Thompson writes in his posthumously published autobiography. “I have a large mouth, a big head and a deep voice. I naturally make …

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Some College Basketball Teams Begin With a New Feeling of Emptiness

Some College Basketball Teams Begin With a New Feeling of Emptiness

Some College Basketball Teams Begin With a New Feeling of Emptiness Some College Basketball Teams Begin With a New Feeling of Emptiness The case — near others that contain Nike team sneakers and signed basketballs, among other memorabilia — has room for a trophy but only a small white platform inside, with a team photo on one side and the …

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Nancy Darsch, Champion Coach of Women’s Basketball, Dies at 68

Nancy Darsch, Champion Coach of Women’s Basketball, Dies at 68

Nancy Darsch, Champion Coach of Women’s Basketball, Dies at 68 Nancy Darsch, Champion Coach of Women’s Basketball, Dies at 68 Nancy Darsch, who helped turn Ohio State into a women’s basketball powerhouse and then joined the professional ranks, becoming the first coach of the New York Liberty and leading the team to the W.N.B.A.’s inaugural championship game, died on Nov. …

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Basketball Persists in Mexico Amid the Pandemic

Basketball Persists in Mexico Amid the Pandemic

Basketball Persists in Mexico Amid the Pandemic Basketball Persists in Mexico Amid the Pandemic GUADALAJARA, Mexico — The day before Antonio Álvarez’s home debut for the Astros de Jalisco, his hometown basketball team, the power forward waited in a hotel room in Guadalajara under strict isolation protocols, listening to occasional fireworks. Outside, Mexican Independence Day celebrations raged for those ignoring …

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John Thompson, Hall of Fame Basketball Coach, Dies at 78

John Thompson, Hall of Fame Basketball Coach, Dies at 78

John Thompson, Hall of Fame Basketball Coach, Dies at 78 John Thompson, Hall of Fame Basketball Coach, Dies at 78 John Thompson Jr., the Hall of Fame basketball coach who led Georgetown University to national collegiate prominence and became the first African-American coach to take a team to the N.C.A.A. basketball championship, died on Sunday. He was 78. His death …

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