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Coaching Great John Thompson of Georgetown Dead at 78

WASHINGTON (AP) — John Thompson, the imposing Hall of Famer who turned Georgetown into a “Hoya Paranoia” powerhouse and became the first Black coach to lead a team to the NCAA men’s basketball championship, has died. He was 78.

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WATCH: Wild Brawl Breaks Out at End of Kansas State-Kansas Game

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Third-ranked Kansas and Kansas State ended their bitter showdown Tuesday night with a wild melee in the disabled seating behind the Wildcats’ basket that included punches, shoving and at least one player threatening to swing a stool.


WATCH: Court-Storming Minnesota Fan Confronts Purdue Player

The Minnesota Golden Gophers greatly helped their tournament chances on Tuesday night, with a thrilling 4-point victory over conference rival Purdue. However, as Minnesota fans stormed the floor, one Gopher fan greatly helped his chances of getting knocked out as he gave a Purdue player the double-bird.

Court Storming

Bilas: College Basketball Players Will One Day Be Paid

College basketball analyst Jay Bilas believes players will eventually be paid, and tells PodcastOne Sports Now that he’s not sure top players will forgo a year on the big stage in college to play in the NBA’s developmental league.

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