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NCAA tournament: Kentucky-North Carolina showdown set

De'Aaron Fox scored a career-high 39 points for Kentucky (32-5), which will play top-seeded North Carolina on Sunday for a trip to the Final Four next weekend in Glendale, Ariz. Malik Monk added 21 points and reserve Dominique Hawkins scored 11 points.But the key was a defense th...

Lauri Markkanen’s continuing adjustment to America pays off for Arizona

SAN JOSE — When Lauri Markkanen arrived at the University of Arizona this summer, he was a 19-year-old basketball prodigy, a potential one-and-done 7-footer with a sweet shooting stroke. Markkanen was also something else: a 19-year-old who had been dropped in Tucson, Ariz. fro...

Wisconsin shocks top-seeded Villanova

When the season ended suddenly and shockingly, much earlier than Villanova expected, Kris Jenkins bent over in disbelief near mid-court. There would be no game-winning shot, no confetti-filled celebration, no more games. The defending champions — and No. 1 overall seed — are...

No. 16 Arizona rolls to 91-75 win over Arizona State

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Lauri Markkanen scored a career-high 30 points, Kadeem Allen added 18 and No. 16 Arizona used a dominating first half to beat rival Arizona State 91-75 on Thursday night.Arizona (16-2, 5-0 Pac-12) turned the first of two regular-season games in this rivalry...

No. 16 Wildcats roll to lopsided win over rival Sun Devils

TUCSON, Ariz. — Lauri Markkanen scored a career-high 30 points, Kadeem Allen added 18 and No. 16 Arizona used a dominating first half to beat rival Arizona State 91-75 on Thursday night. Arizo...

Gonzaga out for revenge against Arizona at Hoophall LA (Dec 2, 2016)

Arizona and Gonzaga are set to resume one of the best rivalries in the West, with the Bulldogs talking about "payback." The perennial Top 25 programs have played in each of the past three season...

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