Men's basketball

Philadelphia 76ers' Joel Embiid watches during the first half in Game 3 of the team's first-round NBA basketball playoff series against the Brooklyn Nets on Thursday, April 18, 2019, in New York.
AP Photo/Frank Franklin II
April 19, 2019 - 5:55 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Philadelphia 76ers are listing Joel Embiid as doubtful for Game 4 of their first-round series against the Brooklyn Nets. Embiid has been bothered by a sore left knee, but was able to play in the first two games of the series. He warmed up before Game 3 on Thursday night before...
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FILE - In this Feb. 16, 2019, file photo, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver speaks during the NBA All-Star festivities in Charlotte, N.C. Silver spoke to the media on Friday, April 12, 2019, in New York after a meeting of the NBA's Board of Governors. He menti
AP Photo/Gerry Broome, File
April 12, 2019 - 8:23 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The future of NBA basketball could look like European soccer. Tournaments that take place during the season along with league games intrigue Commissioner Adam Silver as a way to change the format of the NBA's 82-game season. If it even keeps an 82-game season. Silver mentioned...
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An Ohio man has made history with a March Madness bracket that's perfect through 48 games on the's "Bracket Challenge," according to the NCAA.
Nati Harnik/AP Photo, File
March 26, 2019 - 7:46 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man has made history with a March Madness bracket that's perfect through 48 games on the's "Bracket Challenge," according to the NCAA. Gregg Nigl of Columbus told The Columbus Dispatch he almost didn't fill out his bracket last week, saying he was home sick...
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West Chester University head coach Damien Blair
Scott Rowan
Matt Leon
March 13, 2019 - 1:59 pm
WEST CHESTER, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — The West Chester University men's basketball team is headed back to the NCAA Division II Tournament. The Golden Rams are the No. 8 seed in the Atlantic Regional, and they will open up against the region's top seed, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, on Saturday...
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Swarthmore freshman guard George Visconti
Swarthmore College Athletics
Matt Leon
March 06, 2019 - 12:46 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The ride will continue on Friday night for the Swarthmore College men's basketball team. The Garnet have advanced to the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Division III Tournament and on Friday they will take on Randolph-Macon up in Amherst, Massachusetts. Swarthmore (26-3) got...
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Former Adidas executive James Gatto arrives to court for sentencing in New York, Tuesday, March 5, 2019. Federal prosecutors have recommended multi-year prison sentences for Gatto and two other men convicted of fraud for channeling secret payments to the
Seth Wenig/AP Photo
March 05, 2019 - 1:12 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Three men received prison sentences Tuesday in the widespread college basketball recruiting scandal that has tainted two dozen schools. Former Adidas executive James Gatto, business manager Christian Dawkins and amateur league director Merl Code were convicted in October of...
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Junior forward DeVaughn Mallory
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Matt Leon
February 15, 2019 - 12:21 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Division II Jefferson University men's basketball team is red hot. The Rams won their 12th in a row on Wednesday night, beating visiting Goldey-Beacom at the Gallagher Center, 85-69 to improve to 17-6 overall and they lead the Central Atlantic Collegiate...
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Senior Nick DePersia leads Rowan in scoring this season, averaging 15.2 ppg
Rowan University Athletics
Matt Leon
February 13, 2019 - 1:21 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Division III Rowan University men's basketball team will wrap up its regular season on Wednesday night with a road game against Kean University up in Union, New Jersey. It's been quite a season in Glassboro already, as the Profs will bring an 18-6 record into...
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Ashley Howard is in his first season as La Salle head coach.
Courtesy of La Salle University Athletics
Matt Leon
February 12, 2019 - 3:36 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The La Salle University Explorers will welcome Duquesne University to Gola Arena on Wednesday night for an Atlantic 10 match-up. The Explorers had a four-game winning streak snapped last time out on Sunday with a 84-76 loss down in Fairfax, Virginia at the hands of...
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Senior guard Jake Silpe is averaging 6.7 ppg this season for Penn.
Courtesy of Penn Athletics
Matt Leon
January 30, 2019 - 3:36 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It's been quite a last season and a half for the University of Pennsylvania men's basketball team. Last season saw the Quakers win the Ivy League and head to the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2007. So far this season, Penn has notched impressive road wins...
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