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Big 12 bans four players; De Sousa out 12 games

Kansas forward Silvio De Sousa was given a 12-game suspension by the Big 12 on Wednesday as four players were disciplined for their roles in a brawl with Kansas State on Tuesday night. In addition to De Sousa’s suspension, which was the stiffest of the four, the Jayhawks’ David McCormack received a two-game ban. For […]

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Evansville fires McCarty after more allegations

Walter McCarty has been fired as Evansville’s coach after an investigation revealed additional allegations of off-court misconduct, the university announced Tuesday. McCarty was initially put on administrative leave by the university on Dec. 26, after reports of alleged sexual misconduct and violations of Evansville’s Title IX policy. In a statement announcing the decision, which is […]

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Late block sparks brawl between Kansas, KSU

LAWRENCE, Kansas — At the end of Kansas’ 81-59 win over rival Kansas State, a large brawl involving both teams ensued after a late block. As time expired, players from both teams threw punches at one another as stunned onlookers stayed in their seats at Allen Fieldhouse. The melee started when Kansas State’s DaJuan Gordon […]

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Adelaide 36ers players caught in 3am scuffle after Cairns loss

The Adelaide 36ers are disappointed that a group of players, including star import Jerome Randle, were involved in a street scuffle after their road loss to Cairns, but the NBL club will take no disciplinary action. Two local men are reported by News Corp to have heckled Randle, fellow import Eric Griffin and development player […]

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Kings NBL clash vital for flat Melbourne

Dean Vickerman agrees it's panic time at Melbourne United ahead of a crunch NBL showdown with the Sydney Kings after another jumbled display in Auckland. The 90-68 loss to the New Zealand Breakers in Auckland on Sunday was the worst performance of Melbourne's current lean patch. Panic button: Dean Vickerman’s Melbourne United have struggled to […]

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Late surge from Kings ends Phoenix’s NBL finals hopes

The Sydney Kings have retained their one-game buffer on top of the NBL ladder and all but ended South-East Melbourne's hopes of a finals appearance in their maiden season with a 98-81 victory on Sunday night. After letting victory over the New Zealand Breakers slip between their fingers on Friday, this was another mixed performance […]