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E. Michigan meets Kent State in MAC tourney

No. 11 seed Eastern Michigan (16-15, 6-12) vs. No. 6 seed Kent State (19-12, 9-9)

Mid-American Conference Tourney First Round, Memorial A & C Center, Kent, Ohio; Monday, 6 p.m. EDT

BOTTOM LINE: Eastern Michigan is set to match up against Kent State in the first round of the MAC tournament. The only regular season meeting came on Feb. 18, when the Eagles shot 50 percent from the field while holding Kent State’s shooters to just 29.1 percent en route to a 70-49 victory.

SENIOR STUDS: Kent State has relied heavily on its seniors this year. Antonio Williams, Danny Pippen, Troy Simons and Philip

Bradley meets Valpo in MVC finals

Valparaiso (19-15, 12-9) vs. Bradley (22-11, 13-7)

Missouri Valley Conference Tourney Championship, Enterprise Center, St. Louis; Sunday, 1:05 p.m. EDT

BOTTOM LINE: Valparaiso is set to face off against Bradley in the Championship of the MVC tournament. The teams split the regular season series at one win apiece. The teams last played on Feb. 22, when the Crusaders outshot Bradley from the field 55.6 percent to 43.5 percent and hit eight more 3-pointers en route to a 12-point victory.

PLENTY OF EXPERIENCE: Senior leadership has been on display for both of these teams. Darrell Brown, Nate

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Jayhawks take outright Big 12 crown

UNDATED (AP) — Top-ranked Kansas has wrapped up the Big 12 regular-season title with a little help from West Virginia.

Devon Dotson had 17 points and the Jayhawks finished 17-1 in the conference by defeating Texas Tech, 66-62. Udoka Azubuike (oo-DOH’-kah az-ah-BOO’-kay) was the key man for the Jayhawks, providing 15 points, 11 rebounds and a putback with 1:41 left that put them ahead to stay.

Baylor’s chance for a share of the conference title ended when the Mountaineers used a big second half to down the fourth-ranked

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Jayhawks take outright Big 12 crown

UNDATED (AP) — Top-ranked Kansas has wrapped up the Big 12 regular-season title with a little help from West Virginia.

Devon Dotson had 17 points and the Jayhawks finished 17-1 in the conference by defeating Texas Tech, 66-62. Udoka Azubuike (oo-DOH’-kah az-ah-BOO’-kay) was the key man for the Jayhawks, providing 15 points, 11 rebounds and a putback with 1:41 left that put them ahead to stay.

Baylor’s chance for a share of the conference title ended when the Mountaineers used a big second half to down the fourth-ranked

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Jayhawks take outright Big 12 crown

UNDATED (AP) — Top-ranked Kansas has wrapped up the Big 12 regular-season title with a little help from West Virginia.

Devon Dotson had 17 points and the Jayhawks finished 17-1 in the conference by defeating Texas Tech, 66-62. Udoka Azubuike (oo-DOH’-kah az-ah-BOO’-kay) was the key man for the Jayhawks, providing 15 points, 11 rebounds and a putback with 1:41 left that put them ahead to stay.

Baylor’s chance for a share of the conference title ended when the Mountaineers used a big second half to down the fourth-ranked

Journeyman Helenius stuns previously unbeaten Kownacki

NEW YORK (AP) — For one round in just his second fight in the United States, the Nordic Nightmare lived up to his nickname.

Finland’s Robert Helenius stunned heavily favored Adam Kownacki with a powerful barrage in the fourth round Saturday night, stopping the previously undefeated heavyweight in a WBA eliminator at the Barclays Center.

The 35-year-old veteran was holding his own but hardly in control when he hurt Kownacki just after the Pole had slipped to the canvas. Whether Kownacki, who now lives in Brooklyn, somehow hurt himself on the slip was difficult to tell, but he never was the

Journeyman Helenius stuns previously unbeaten Kownacki

NEW YORK (AP) — Robert Helenius stunned heavily favored Adam Kownacki with a powerful barrage in the fourth round Saturday night, stopping the previously undefeated heavyweight in a WBA eliminator Saturday night at the Barclays Center.

The 35-year-old veteran from Finland was holding his own but hardly in control when he hurt Kownacki just after the Pole had slipped to the canvas. Whether Kownacki, who now lives in Brooklyn, somehow hurt himself on the slip was difficult to tell, but he never was the same — thanks greatly to Helenius’ right hand.

An overwhelmingly pro-Kownacki crowd of 8,811

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Jayhawks take outright Big 12 crown

UNDATED (AP) — Top-ranked Kansas has wrapped up the Big 12 regular-season title with a little help from West Virginia.

Devon Dotson had 17 points and the Jayhawks finished 17-1 in the conference be defeating Texas Tech, 66-62. Udoka Azubuike (oo-DOH’-kah az-ah-BOO’-kay) was the key man for the Jayhawks, providing 15 points, 11 rebounds and a putback with 1:41 left that put them ahead to stay.

Baylor’s big chance for a share of the conference title ended when the Mountaineers used a big second half to down the fourth-ranked

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Jayhawks take outright Big 12 crown

UNDATED (AP) — Top-ranked Kansas has wrapped up the Big 12 regular-season title with a little help from West Virginia.

Devon Dotson had 17 points and the Jayhawks finished 17-1 in the conference be defeating Texas Tech, 66-62. Udoka Azubuike (oo-DOH’-kah az-ah-BOO’-kay) was the key man for the Jayhawks, providing 15 points, 11 rebounds and a putback with 1:41 left that put them ahead to stay.

Baylor’s big chance for a share of the conference title ended when the Mountaineers used a big second half to down the fourth-ranked

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Jayhawks take outright Big 12 crown

UNDATED (AP) — Top-ranked Kansas has wrapped up the Big 12 regular-season title with a little help from West Virginia.

Devon Dotson had 17 points and the Jayhawks finished 17-1 in the conference be defeating Texas Tech, 66-62. Udoka Azubuike (oo-DOH’-kah az-ah-BOO’-kay) was the key man for the Jayhawks, providing 15 points, 11 rebounds and a putback with 1:41 left that put them ahead to stay.

Baylor’s big chance for a share of the conference title ended when the Mountaineers used a big second half to down the fourth-ranked