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No. 11 Baylor holds on for a 53-52 win over No. 18 Butler

WACO, Texas — Mark Vital blocked Kamar Baldwin’s potential go-ahead shot with 1.5 seconds left and No. 11 Baylor held on to beat previously undefeated No. 417 more words

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2020 Schedule Preview: St. John's Red Storm

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The St. John’s Red Storm are the 50th DI program to announce their 2020 men’s lacrosse schedule. The Red Storm come into the 2020 season following a 2019 campaign in which they went 4-10 overall and 0-5 in the Big East, making in the third consecutive season in which they have failed to win a conference game.  299 more words

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Bill Tierney Signs Extension With Devner Through 2024

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On Wednesday, Denver Vice Chancellor for Athletics, Recreation and Ritchie Center Operations Karlton Creech announced that head men’s lacrosse coach Bill Tierney had signed an extension to remain at the helm of the Pioneers through the 2024 season.  217 more words

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Baldwin scores 31 as No. 24 Butler beats Ole Miss 67-58

OXFORD, Miss. — Another big performance from Kamar Baldwin kept No. 24 Butler unbeaten after an early-season test in an SEC arena.

Baldwin scored a season-high 31 points and the Bulldogs opened a large lead in the second half before holding off Mississippi 67-58 on Tuesday night in a game they never trailed. 512 more words

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Can The Second Act Be As Good As The First?

It has been nearly eight decades since Thomas Wolfe warned us from beyond the grave that “you can’t go home again.” The 1940 novel, published posthumously as was much of the Wolfe canon, took its title from a conversation he had with another writer, who was probably mindful of Wolfe’s ability as an author of autobiographical fiction. 853 more words

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Are the Friars...Unlucky?

What Did You Expect?

Judging from years past, prognosticators generally set high expectations for the Providence Friars. Despite early predictions of a top 4 finish in the conference, last year’s campaign ended with Ed Cooley’s worst performance in the new Big East. 1,494 more words

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Georgetown gets four-star forward

2020 Oak Hill (VA) forward Jamari Sibley recently narrowed down his list of schools to Georgetown and Iowa. 128 more words

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