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Kentucky extends Calipari through 2022

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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.

Calipari's latest contract extension follows Tuesday's announcement that he wasn't interested in the coaching vacancy with the NBA's New Orleans Pelicans or any other job, adding that he's happy at Kentucky.

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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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Wake Forest reinstates G Jones

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) Wake Forest has reinstated Madison Jones from an offseason suspension from all basketball-related activities.

Coach Danny Manning suspended the rising senior in March. He didn't specify a reason then, saying that Jones "needs to make better decisions and earn his way back."

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Longtime Ohio State SID Snapp dies at 69

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) Steve Snapp, a longtime Ohio State athletics spokesman and sports information director, has died. He was 69.

The university confirmed his death on Thursday. Snapp had been ill a long time, battling cancer and suffering a stroke several years ago.

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Indiana Mr. Basketball headed to Purdue

LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) Caleb Swanigan of Fort Wayne, the reigning Indiana Mr. Basketball, plans to play for Purdue next season.

Swanigan's guardian, Roosevelt Barnes, tells the Journal & Courier (http://on.jconline.com/1S80sY7 ) the 6-foot-9 Swanigan chose Purdue because he wants to win a national championship in Indiana at a school that hasn't done it before.

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Louisiana Tech names Konkol coach

RUSTON, La. (AP) Louisiana Tech has hired Miami assistant Eric Konkol as the Bulldogs' new men's basketball coach.

Konkol, whose appointment was announced Monday, takes over for Michael White, who was hired by Florida earlier this month.

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Former NBA G Hodge joins Buffalo staff

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) From NBA first-round draft pick to playing in Vietnam and many points in between, Julius Hodge is prepared to start his post-professional basketball career at the University at Buffalo.

Hodge on Monday was named the Bulls director of player development under new coach Nate Oats.

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NCAA body calls for 30-second shot clock

(AP) -- The NCAA made a series of changes to men's college basketball two seasons ago in an attempt to boost scoring and reduce physical play under the basket.

Those changes barely moved the needle, so now the NCAA is taking more drastic steps.

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