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Ex-HS star Bates arrested after gun found in car

Covers college basketball Joined ESPN.com in 2011 Graduate of Minnesota State University, Mankato Emoni Bates, a former high school star who transferred from Memphis to Eastern Michigan this summer, was arrested Sunday night in Superior Township, Michigan, after sheriff’s deputies discovered a firearm in a vehicle he was driving. Derrick Jackson, the public information officer […]

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Star Duke freshman Whitehead has foot surgery

Covers college basketball Joined ESPN.com in 2011 Graduate of Minnesota State University, Mankato Duke men’s basketball’s unfortunate history of significant foot injuries continued this week when top recruit Dariq Whitehead underwent surgery Tuesday to repair a fracture in his right foot. He is out indefinitely, according to the school, but will begin rehab immediately and […]

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Ex-Gator Johnson cleared to play, off to K-State

Basketball recruiting insider. Joined ESPN in 2014. Graduate of University of Delaware. Florida transfer Keyontae Johnson, who hasn’t played since collapsing during a game in December 2020, signed with Kansas State on Saturday. Johnson chose the Wildcats over fellow finalists Nebraska, Western Kentucky and Memphis. He took a visit to Kansas State in July, and […]

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Zags, MSU to play on USS Abraham Lincoln deck

SAN DIEGO — They’re going to try to play college basketball on an aircraft carrier again, and nautical veteran Tom Izzo and Michigan State will get a return trip to San Diego Bay to face Gonzaga on the flight deck of the USS Abraham Lincoln on Veteran’s Day. The game will be shown in prime […]