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UNC-Indiana heads ACC/Big Ten Challenge

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National runner-up North Carolina, a strong contender for the No. 1 spot in the preseason polls with four starters returning, will play at Indiana in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge on Nov. 30.

The two conferences announced Friday the 14 matchups for the 24th edition of the three-day event, which the ACC leads 12-8 with three ties. The Big Ten won 8-6 last season for its third straight win. The ACC has a 144-121 advantage in all games since the genesis in 1999.

The other headliner matchup for Nov. 30 has Ohio State at Duke, which carries the nation's No. 1 recruiting class in new coach Jon Scheyer's first year.

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Ex-Illini star Brown to coach NAIA team

CHICAGO (AP) Former Illinois star and NBA player Dee Brown is the new coach at Roosevelt University in Chicago, the NAIA school announced Monday.

The 37-year-old was a McDonald's All-American and Illinois Mr. Basketball when he played for Proviso East near Chicago in Maywood.

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Bail set at $100k for Canisius recruit

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) A New York state supreme court judge on Thursday set bail at $100,000 for a Canisius College basketball recruit arrested for having two handguns, a shotgun and numerous high-capacity magazines outside the school's indoor athletic complex.

Shortly after Judge Debra Givens granted bail to Sarion McGee, Canisius athletic director Bill Maher told The Associated Press that McGee will not be admitted to the school. Maher cited the seriousness of the charges and noted that while McGee was recruited to play at Canisius, the admissions process was not complete.

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Minnesota F Fox to miss another season

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Minnesota junior forward Parker Fox, a potential starter in the frontcourt, will miss his second straight season with a knee injury.

The Gophers announced the diagnosis Wednesday for Fox, who hurt his right knee two days earlier during summer practice.

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NCAA chooses Board of Governors members

The NCAA has chosen the members of its new Board of Governors, including nine voting members and seven non-voting members who will assume their duties on Aug. 1

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Ohio State gets OK to trademark 'The'

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) Ohio State University has won its fight to trademark the word "The."

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office approved the university's request Tuesday. The school says it allows Ohio State to control use of "The" on branded products associated with and sold through athletics and collegiate channels, such as T-shirts, baseball caps and hats.

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Former Purdue star Swanigan dies at 25

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) Former Purdue basketball star Caleb Swanigan has died at 25.

The Allen County Coroner's office confirmed Tuesday that Swanigan died Monday of natural causes at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne, Indiana.

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Houston Baptist star Lee shot and killed

NEW YORK (AP) A college basketball player was killed and eight other people were wounded Monday in an early-morning shooting at a gathering in Harlem, New York City police said.

Officers responded around 12:40 a.m. to reports of a shooting on a footpath along FDR Drive and found several people wounded. Other victims went to hospitals on their own, officials said.

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Northwestern's Nance transferring to UNC

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) Northwestern forward Pete Nance says he'll transfer to North Carolina.

The 6-foot-10, 225-pound senior announced his commitment to play his fifth year for the Tar Heels in a social-media post Saturday. It's a significant addition for UNC, offering a potential replacement for departing starter Brady Manek from a run to last season's NCAA championship game.

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McKillop ending 33-year run at Davidson

Bob McKillop watched his former star player Stephen Curry closely as he celebrated winning another NBA championship with tears.

It felt like a timely bit of reassurance for the longtime Davidson men's basketball coach as he prepared to announce his retirement.

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