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January 11, 2018 - 10:10 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Tyler Scanlon had 13 points and 11 rebounds and Boston University beat cold-shooting Colgate 72-58 on Thursday night. Boston U (8-8, 4-1 Patriot League) never trailed and a double-digit lead for most of the second half. Colgate (8-8, 3-2) made just 18 of 61 from the field (29.5...
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FILE - In this Friday, April 1, 2016 file photo, La Lumiere's Brian Bowen (20) moves the ball against Montverde Academy in the DICK'S Sporting Goods High School National Basketball Tournament in the Queens borough of New York. Suspended Louisville freshman Brian Bowen Jr. has signed to play with South Carolina. Bowen was held out of practices and games after Louisville announced it was being investigated as part of a federal corruption probe of bribery in college basketball that led to the firing of coach Rick Pitino. (AP Photo/Gregory Payan, File)
January 11, 2018 - 6:25 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina coach Frank Martin doesn't see adding Brian Bowen Jr. as a risk, only as an opportunity to give the Louisville transfer a new chance to play in college. "I don't judge people for their successes or their mistakes, that's not who I am," Martin said Thursday. "I'm...
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January 11, 2018 - 4:46 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina State guard Markell Johnson has been cleared to rejoin the team after the dismissal of a felony assault charge against him in his home state of Ohio. Court records in Cuyahoga County indicate a prosecutor dismissed the charge without prejudice Thursday. A...
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FILE - In this Friday, Nov. 24, 2017 file photo, Minnesota center Reggie Lynch (22) drives to the basket against UMass center Rashaan Holloway during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in New York. Minnesota basketball player Reggie Lynch has been recommended for expulsion following a newly public allegation of sexual assault. The Star Tribune and the St. Paul Pioneer Press report the university's Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action office found Lynch responsible for sexual misconduct in an alleged assault April 7, 2016. Both newspapers say they obtained a Jan. 3, 2018 finding by the office. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
January 10, 2018 - 7:45 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota basketball standout Reggie Lynch "categorically denies" allegations of sexual assault lodged against him by two women, his lawyer said Wednesday. Attorney Ryan Pacyga also said at a news conference that the 23-year-old senior center never had sexual contact with either...
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This Jan. 1, 2017 photo provided by Danielle Campoamor shows her with her 3-year-old son, Matthias, in Tomahawk, Wis. "I worry what kind of man I'm raising and how he'll treat women and girls later in his life," says Campoamor, 30, who is already taking Matthias to speaking engagements where sexual misconduct is discussed. "Does he understand? No," she said. "But it won’t be a taboo topic later on. I hope he'll have the courage to stand up for what's right." (Courtesy Danielle Campoamor via AP)
January 10, 2018 - 2:00 pm
Of the many American women dismayed by the wave of sexual misconduct scandals, there's a subgroup with distinctive hopes and fears: mothers of boys. Among them are women who have sought to raise their sons, sometimes from infancy, to shun sexist mindsets and be respectful of girls. Yet even some of...
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FILE - In this Friday, Nov. 24, 2017 file photo, Minnesota center Reggie Lynch (22) drives to the basket against UMass center Rashaan Holloway during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in New York. Minnesota basketball player Reggie Lynch has been recommended for expulsion following a newly public allegation of sexual assault. The Star Tribune and the St. Paul Pioneer Press report the university's Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action office found Lynch responsible for sexual misconduct in an alleged assault April 7, 2016. Both newspapers say they obtained a Jan. 3, 2018 finding by the office. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
January 09, 2018 - 7:57 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota basketball player Reggie Lynch has been recommended for expulsion following a newly public allegation of sexual assault. The Star Tribune and the St. Paul Pioneer Press report the university's Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action office found Lynch responsible for...
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January 08, 2018 - 10:01 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Max Mahoney had 22 points on 9-of-14 shooting and freshman Walter Whyte had his first career double-double to help Boston University beat Lehigh 92-81 on Monday night for coach Joe Jones' 200th career win. Whyte tied his season high with 16 points and grabbed a career-high 13 rebounds...
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January 06, 2018 - 3:00 pm
SEVERN, Md. (AP) — Police in Maryland are offering up to $10,000 for information about a shooting that paralyzed a college football player and wounded a 17-year-old. The Capital Gazette reported Friday that the shooting happened at a New Year's Eve party in Severn, south of Baltimore. Marshall...
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FILE - In this Dec. 3, 2017, file photo, Minnesota center Reggie Lynch (22) tries to block a shot by Rutgers guard Mike Williams (5) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Minneapolis. Lynch faces suspension over an alleged violation of the school's sexual misconduct policy. The Minneapolis Star Tribune and the St. Paul Pioneer Press report that Lynch was accused last fall by a woman who said he assaulted her in his dorm room in April 2016. (AP Photo/Bruce Kluckhohn, File)
January 05, 2018 - 3:46 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The University of Minnesota's athletic director suspended basketball standout Reggie Lynch from team competition on Friday due to an alleged violation of the school's sexual misconduct policy after a second woman accused him of assault. The most recent accusation came last fall...
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FILE - In this Dec. 3, 2017, file photo, Minnesota center Reggie Lynch (22) tries to block a shot by Rutgers guard Mike Williams (5) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Minneapolis. Lynch faces suspension over an alleged violation of the school's sexual misconduct policy. The Minneapolis Star Tribune and the St. Paul Pioneer Press report that Lynch was accused last fall by a woman who said he assaulted her in his dorm room in April 2016. (AP Photo/Bruce Kluckhohn, File)
January 05, 2018 - 1:15 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on the suspension of Minnesota Gophers center Reggie Lynch over a new 2016 sexual assault allegation (all times local): 12:05 a.m. Minnesota athletic director Mark Coyle says basketball player Reggie Lynch has been suspended from competition. Coyle says Lynch remains a...
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