Florida school tragedy leaves profound effect on Dwyane Wade

MIAMI (AP) — Joaquin Oliver was buried in a jersey bearing Dwyane Wade's name. So perhaps it was fitting that Wade's best game this season came in sneakers with Oliver's name scrawled on them.


  • Written by By TIM REYNOLDS , AP Basketball Writer

Plenty of opinions, but few solutions to fix college hoops

The cracked facade of NCAA hoops appears to be crumbling and while LeBron James, John Calipari and many agree that college basketball should be overhauled, there's no consensus on how to repair the system.


  • Written by By RALPH D. RUSSO , AP College Sports Writer

LeBron's triple-double lifts Cavs over Nets

CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James scored 31 points and finished a month averaging a triple-double for the first time in his career, and the Cleveland Cavaliers defeated the Brooklyn Nets 129-123 on Tuesday night.



No. 3 Xavier reaches new heights, can win 1st Big East title

CINCINNATI (AP) — Xavier reached a new height when it moved up to No. 3 in the latest Associated Press poll, and that was just the start of one of the biggest weeks in the school's basketball history.

  • Written by By JOE KAY , AP Sports Writer