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Oklahoma State’s Jawun Evans will sign with agent and enter NBA Draft

Oklahoma State guard Jawun Evans will sign with an agent and enter the 2017 NBA Draft, a source told FanRag Sports on Tuesday. A four-star recruit coming out of high school, Evans had a tremendous sophomore season with the Cowboys. Most NBA Draft experts have Evans projected go somewhere between the late-first and early-second round in the NBA draft. (FanRag Sports)

The Indiana coaching search boils down to these six candidates

UCLA’s Steve Alford, Baylor’s Scott Drew, Butler’s Chris Holtmann, Xavier’s Chris Mack, Wichita State’s Gregg Marshall or Dayton’s Archie Miller. One of those men will be Indiana’s next coach, I’d bet. So, absolutely, I think things will ultimately end well with Indiana’s search. Alford, a former Indiana player who led the Hoosiers to the 1987 national championship, makes sense. (CBS Sports)

Washington's Kelsey Plum sets NCAA women's mark for most points in a season

Washington guard Kelsey Plum added to the record books again Monday, surpassing the NCAA mark for most points in a single season. Plum needed 21 points to break Jackie Stiles' record of 1,062 points and finished with 38 in No. 3 seed Washington's 108-82 win over No. 6 seed Oklahoma, as the Huskies reached the Sweet 16. Plum now has 1,080 points this season. (

VCU's Will Wade to become next coach at LSU, sources say

VCU head coach Will Wade has agreed to a six-year deal to become the next coach at LSU, sources told ESPN. Wade, 34, was the head coach of the Rams for two seasons, taking over when Shaka Smart left for Texas in 2015. VCU is 51-20 under Wade, making back-to-back NCAA tournament appearances. Wade was also head coach at Chattanooga for two seasons. (

Dwight Clark says he has ALS, suspects football a cause

Dwight Clark says he has Lou Gehrig's disease and suspects playing football might have caused the illness. Clark announced Sunday on Twitter that he has amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, a disease that attacks cells that control muscles. The former San Francisco 49ers wide receiver linked to a post on his personal blog detailing his ALS diagnosis. (Associated Press)

Report: Syracuse big man Tyler Lydon declaring for NBA Draft

Syracuse sophomore forward Tyler Lydon is expected to declare for the NBA Draft and sign with an agent. Lydon is a 6-foot-9 power forward with three-point range and the wingspan that allows him to protect the rim, but he’s a slender big man that struggled on the glass at the ACC level. Lydon is currently projected as a late-first round pick by Draft Express. (NBC Sports)

From No. 1 to done: Duke looks to who stays, who leaves

Duke is facing its annual offseason questions — who stays, who goes — much earlier than expected. The Blue Devils started the season as a favorite to win the national title but instead failed to make it out of the first weekend of the NCAA Tournament, bringing an abrupt end to season that will be remembered for a relentless string of distractions and sideshows. (WRAL Sports Fan)

Brad Brownell returning for eighth season at Clemson

Clemson basketball coach Brad Brownell is returning for an eighth season. Brownell's status was in question following a 17-16 season. Clemson was 6-12 in the ACC and lost at home in the NIT to Oakland to end the season. Brownell took the Tigers to the NCAA tournament in his first season in 2010. Clemson has not returned to the NCAA tournament since. (

NCAA’s political stance on HB2 played a role in Duke’s loss on Sunday

Duke did not lose because the NCAA’s politics. Duke lost because they were a flawed basketball team and South Carolina exploited those flaws. They played in Greenville, South Carolina, because the NCAA decided to move all of their events out of North Carolina due to the discriminatory House Bill 2. And that, in turn, gave the Gamecocks a slight home court advantage. (NBC Sports)

Tom Brady's missing Super Bowl jersey found

The NFL and FBI went hunting for a stolen Tom Brady Super Bowl jersey, and instead found two. The NFL confirmed that Brady’s stolen Super Bowl LI jersey had been found on foreign soil, and added that they had also found the quarterback’s Super Bowl XLIX jersey during the investigation. “The items were found in the possession of a credentialed member of the international media.” (New York Post)

Wife of Wichita State coach asked to leave court area after game for shouting and cursing

Wichita State saw its season end in dramatic fashion Sunday against Kentucky. The wife of Shockers head coach Gregg Marshall apparently didn’t take the loss too well. Lynn Marshall was asked to leave the Bankers Life Fieldhouse court area about 10 minutes after the final horn for cursing and shouting. Arena security paid Lynn Marshall three visits during the game. (Yahoo! Sports)

Coach K, Allen, Tatum Post-South Carolina Loss Press Conference Transcript

There's a lot of red eyes in the locker room. What do you say in the locker room after a stunner like that? Coach K: I told them I love these guys. I'm proud of them. I'm disappointed that we didn't win tonight. You all keep talking about expectations. I mean, look, a lot of these kids were just hurt at the start of the year and whatever. And they never used it as an excuse. (ASAP Sports)

Here are 8 deliciously sad Duke faces for your enjoyment

Duke fans, don’t read this. Duke haters, hello. This post is for you. Here are six deliciously sad Duke fans and a couple of jubilant "Carolina" fans as the No. 2 seeded Duke Blue Devils lost 88-81 to No. 7 seeded South Carolina on Sunday night in the NCAA Tournament second round in Greenville, S.C. Duke lost so the rest of us could live. (SB Nation)

Jim Boeheim gets contract extension to stay as Syracuse coach

Syracuse basketball coach Jim Boeheim has received an extension to coach beyond the 2017-18 season. The extension of the veteran coach's contract came as a result of Mike Hopkins, Syracuse's head coach designate, leaving the university to take over as the head coach at the University of Washington. Boeheim had planned on stepping down following the 2017-18 season. (

Protesters fly Confederate flag outside NCAA games in South Carolina

Protesters flew a large Confederate flag near the site of two NCAA Tournament games in Greenville, S.C., on Sunday. The protesters arrived Sunday morning, raising the flags from the back of pickup trucks before moving them to the top of a parking garage. No. 2 seed Duke plays seventh-seeded South Carolina, while No. 1 seed North Carolina plays Eighth-seeded Arkansas. (Sporting News)

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