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UNLV freshman shares story of good luck

It’s a story Goodluck Okonoboh has told countless times. He is fortunate to tell it, though, so he never tires of it.

Don’t wait till March to find sleepers

There is a grand tradition among casual sports fans the day after Selection Sunday of scrambling to find information on college basketball’s smaller conference teams in an effort to decide which upsets to predict in NCAA Tournament games.

Stanford’s Nastic will test Rebels inside

Stefan Nastic and the Cardinal — like the Rebels — have started the year 2-0. While the Rebels have survived a pair of last-second shots for two narrow home victories, Stanford has handled South Dakota State and Wofford with relative ease.

3 may be key for Rebels

It’s a difficult thing, almost impossible at times, to preach freedom as a coach one minute and urge discipline the next.

Jerry Tarkanian admitted to hospital, resting in ICU

Hall of Fame basketball coach Jerry Tarkanian is back in the hospital after waking up Wednesday morning struggling with his breathing, coughing and suffering from low blood pressure.

Hornets’ Taylor suspended 24 games after domestic violence assault

The NBA has suspended Charlotte Hornets forward Jeffery Taylor for 24 games without pay after he pleaded guilty to misdemeanor domestic violence assault and malicious destruction of hotel property last month.

Snowstorm strands women’s basketball team on bus

Stranded on the highway for more than a day, the Niagara women’s basketball team is finally making its journey home. The team was stuck on its bus for nearly 30 hours because of a huge storm that dumped 4 feet of snow around Buffalo and was blamed for at least six deaths.

No. 1 Kentucky dismantles No. 5 Kansas in Classic rout

Kentucky coach John Calipari made one simple adjustment to his game plan Tuesday night. He scrapped the zone. The Wildcats didn’t need it.

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