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New Question for a Frequent Champion: Whether to Meet the President

Fri, 17 Feb 2017 21:02:33 GMT

Championship teams from Connecticut have made numerous trips to the White House. Last May, President Barack Obama honored the Huskies, including Breanna Stewart, left, and Moriah Jefferson, right.Connecticut is favored to win its 12th women’s basketball title. What is less certain is whether the team would meet President Trump at the White House.


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In T. J. Leaf, U.C.L.A. Finds a Supersize Swiss Army Knife

Sat, 18 Feb 2017 01:47:38 GMT

The U.C.L.A. freshman forward T.J. Leaf dunking at Washington State on Feb. 1. At 6 feet 10 inches, he plays more like a guard.At 6-foot-10, Leaf was schooled by his father to play like a guard. Bruins Coach Steve Alford said: “He’s very skilled. He can beat you inside. He can beat you outside.”


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Dillon Brooks, of Viral Flop Fame, Grasps for Stardom at Oregon

Wed, 15 Feb 2017 12:00:29 GMT

Dillon Brooks, right, celebrating after a 3-point shot in the closing minutes in a game against Arizona State this month.A spirited fall during a game last month earned the Oregon forward infamy on social media, as reporters and fans alike crowned it the worst flop ever.


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No N.C.A.A. Bracket for Trump, but How Good, Really, Were Obama’s?

Thu, 16 Feb 2017 15:40:32 GMT

In 2012, President Barack Obama and Prime Minister David Cameron of Britain watched Mississippi Valley State play Western Kentucky in the N.C.A.A. tournament.President Trump has declined to fill out an N.C.A.A. tournament bracket for ESPN, but how good were Mr. Obama’s picks really when he was president?


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On College Basketball: This Year’s A.C.C. Might Be the Best Basketball League Ever

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 10:00:18 GMT

Ty Outlaw of Virginia Tech going in for a layup against Louisville’s Deng Adel. Both teams might make the N.C.A.A. tournament and help give the Atlantic Coast Conference a record number of teams in the field.The Atlantic Coast Conference is within striking distance of the record for N.C.A.A. tournament berths — 11, by the Big East in 2011.


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How 2 College Basketball Players Ended Up With 6 Years of Eligibility

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 10:00:17 GMT

Dylan Ennis and his Oregon teammates won the season’s last home game with a win over Colorado on Saturday in Eugene. Ennis, 25, received a rare sixth year of eligibility from the N.C.A.A.A forward at Northeastern and a guard at Oregon are in their mid-20s and still playing.


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