ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Dedrick Basile scored 14 points, including the clinching free throws with five seconds left, and Cal State Bakersfield became the first eight-seed to advance to the final four of the NIT, defeating Texas Arlington 80-76 last night. Shonn Biggs scored 19 points to lead Bakersfield.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Mike Rhoades has returned to Virginia to become the men's basketball coach at VCU. The popular former assistant was re-introduced to Rams fans in the Siegel Center. Rhoades' return comes after he spent the last three seasons turning around the program at Rice.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Defending champion Jason Day lasted only six holes at the Dell Technologies Match Play until a heavy heart forced an early departure. Rory McIlroy and Jordan Spieth might not be far behind. The opening round at the most unpredictable golf tournament took a stunning turn yesterday when Day abruptly conceded his match to Pat Perez, and then revealed his mother has lung cancer and he wanted to be home with her.
WACO, Texas (AP) - A former Baylor football player has been arrested after a grand jury indicted him on three second-degree felony sexual assault counts arising from a 2013 incident while he was with the Bears. The Waco Tribune-Herald reports former tight end Tre'Von Armstead was arrested yesterday near his hometown of Port Arthur.
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