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Feb 1, 2020; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA; Villanova Wildcats head coach Jay Wright reacts during the first half against the Creighton Bluejays at Wells Fargo Center.
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Ed Benkin
March 25, 2020 - 8:45 pm
March was supposed to be the month for Villanova University to play in the NCAA Tournament. But with the coronavirus pandemic canceling March Madness, Wildcats coach Jay Wright has been looking for his own version of a new normal this month. Read more here.
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Dave Uram
March 20, 2020 - 10:40 am
The 76ers announced three people in their organization have tested positive for COVID-19. Read more here.
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Boston Celtics' Marcus Smart is knocked off balance while going for a shot against Utah Jazz's Rudy Gobert (27) during the fourth quarter of an NBA basketball game Friday, March 6, 2020, in Boston.
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AP News
March 19, 2020 - 9:23 pm
The number of known coronavirus cases within the NBA doubled to 14 on Thursday, when Marcus Smart of the Boston Celtics pleaded with people to take social distancing more seriously and the league ordered all teams to shutter their training facilities indefinitely. Read more here.
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A pedestrian passes an entrance to the Barclays Center in the Brooklyn borough of New York.
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AP News
March 17, 2020 - 7:45 pm
Four Brooklyn Nets players, including Kevin Durant, have tested positive for the new coronavirus, bringing the total to seven known players in the NBA. Read more here.
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FILE - In this Aug. 26, 2019, file photo, the Golden State Warriors championship banners hang above the seating and basketball court at the Chase Center in San Francisco.
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AP News
March 11, 2020 - 9:53 pm
The NBA has suspended its season “until further notice" after a Utah Jazz player tested positive Wednesday for the coronavirus, a move that came only hours after the majority of the league's owners were leaning toward playing games without fans in arenas. REad more here.
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Philadelphia 76ers' Matisse Thybulle (22) goes up for a dunk past Detroit Pistons' Christian Wood (35) during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, March 11, 2020, in Philadelphia.
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AP News
March 11, 2020 - 9:45 pm
Joel Embiid had 30 points and 14 rebounds in his return from a sprained left shoulder, leading the Philadelphia 76ers to a 124-106 victory over the Detroit Pistons on Wednesday night. Read more here.
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In this March 19, 2019, file photo, Fairleigh Dickinson's Kaleb Bishop (12) and Prairie View A&M's Iwin Ellis (13) leap for the opening tip-off.
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AP News
March 11, 2020 - 5:09 pm
NCAA President Mark Emmert says NCAA Division I basketball tournament games will not be open to the general public because of concerns about the spread of coronavirus. Read more here.
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Swarthmore senior forward Nate Shafer had 14 points and 20 rebounds in the Garnet's second round win over Ithaca.
Swarthmore College Athletics
Matt Leon
March 11, 2020 - 1:37 pm
The Swarthmore College men's basketball team has advanced to the 'Sweet 16' of the NCAA Division III Tournament. The Garnet will take on Whitworth University on Saturday at Tarble Pavilion. Read more here.
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Villanova Wildcats guard Justin Moore (5) shoots as Georgetown Hoyas guard Jahvon Blair (0) looks on during the first half at Capital One Arena.
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Ed Benkin
March 10, 2020 - 1:55 pm
Villanova has won three straight Big East tournaments. So farthis season, the current younger team has been impressive. Now, it's on to Madison Square Garden, and coach Jay Wright is hoping his players will handle the pressure. Read more here.
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The Widener University women's basketball team has had plenty of reason to celebrate this season.
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Matt Leon
March 04, 2020 - 12:23 pm
The Widener University women's basketball team is doing something it hasn't done since 2013 — preparing for the NCAA Division III Tournament. Read more here.
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