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Northwestern, Collins agree to extension

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EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) Northwestern has agreed to a contract extension with men's basketball coach Chris Collins.

The school did not provide any details while announcing the move on Tuesday.

Collins, who replaced Bill Carmody, is 29-36 in two seasons. Northwestern went 14-19 his first year and 15-17 last season.

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Nebraska's Miles extended through 2020

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) Nebraska men's basketball coach Tim Miles has had his contract extended one year through the 2019-20 season.

Athletic department spokesman Shamus McKnight confirmed the extension Tuesday. McKnight did not have information on if any financial terms changed.

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Self among Human Spirit Award winners

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) Former Reebok CEO Paul Fireman, Kansas coach Bill Self and former NBA veteran Steve Smith have been named winners of the 2015 Mannie Jackson - Basketball's Human Spirit Award.

The winners will be recognized on Sept. 10 at the Reunion Dinner on the Hall of Fame's Center Court during Enshrinement Weekend.

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UNC gets NCAA fraud allegations notice

(AP) -- North Carolina has received a notice of allegations from the NCAA connected to the school's academic fraud scandal.

In a statement Friday, Chancellor Carol Folt and athletic director Bubba Cunningham said UNC is reviewing the "lengthy" notice and will release it publicly "as soon as possible" after redactions to comply with privacy laws.

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Miami names Caputo associate head coach

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) Miami Hurricanes assistant basketball coach Chris Caputo has been promoted to associate head coach.

Coach Jim Larranaga announced the promotion Friday. It follows the departure this week of assistant Eric Konkol, who was hired as Louisiana Tech's coach.

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UC Davis extends coach Les through 2021

DAVIS, Calif. (AP) UC Davis basketball coach Jim Les has signed a contract extension through the 2020-21 season.

The school announced the deal Friday.

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Kentucky extends Calipari through 2022

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) Kentucky coach John Calipari has signed a one-year contract extension through 2022 that will pay him a total of $54 million.

The contract was signed on May 13 and a copy was obtained Wednesday by The Associated Press through an open records request. It replaces the $52.5 million, seven-year agreement he signed last June.

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SMU's Moore to play for Kansas at worlds

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) SMU guard Nic Moore will join the Kansas basketball program to represent the U.S. as the World University Games in South Korea later this summer.

The Jayhawks are unable to include Svi Mykhailiuk on their roster because he is from Ukraine, and fellow guard Brannen Greene recently had hip surgery. So with a depleted backcourt, coach Bill Self reached out to his former mentor Larry Brown for help.

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Wisconsin's Alvarez: Revoke 20-hour rule

ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP) Wisconsin athletic director Barry Alvarez said it's time to abolish the so-called 20-hour rule designed to limit how much time students spend on athletics instead of academics per week.

Alvarez acknowledged athletes need time off. But the rule in place is not the way to go about it.

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Duke, Kentucky earn academic honors

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Kentucky's men's basketball team was nearly as perfect in the classroom in 2013-14 as it was on the basketball court last season.

On Wednesday, the school often criticized for embracing one-and-done players was singled out by the NCAA for public recognition after finishing among the top 10 percent of men's basketball teams academically. The team's actual score will not be released until next week.

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