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Duke F Hood also entering draft early

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DURHAM, N.C. (AP) Duke sophomore Rodney Hood is entering the NBA draft.

Hood said in a statement Friday that playing for the Blue Devils and Mike Krzyzewski "helped me grow and develop as a player and a person" to prepare him for the NBA.

"Now it is time to move on to the next level and chase my dream of becoming an NBA player," Hood said.

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Silver to discuss age limit with Emmert

NEW YORK (AP) Even as the NBA prepares for a draft that could be headlined by freshmen, Commissioner Adam Silver remains committed to keeping them in college.

So much so that NCAA President Mark Emmert was invited to discuss his involvement with owners.

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Tarkanian released from Vegas hospital

LAS VEGAS (AP) Former UNLV coach Jerry Tarkanian is back home after spending 10 days in a Las Vegas hospital following a heart attack.

Danny Tarkanian says his father was "very tired" but "smiling" after being released Saturday from Valley Hospital.

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Texas Tech F Tolbert transferring to SMU

DALLAS (AP) Forward Jordan Tolbert is transferring from Texas Tech to SMU, with the Mustangs hoping he will be eligible to play next season.

Tolbert averaged 10.7 points and 5.7 rebounds in three seasons as a starter. He was the second-leading scorer and rebounder for the Red Raiders this past season. He led Texas Tech at 11.5 points and 5.7 rebounds per game as a freshman.

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Tulsa hires Missouri's Haith as coach

TULSA, Okla. (AP) Tulsa hired Frank Haith of Missouri as its men's basketball coach Friday, landing a major-conference coach to lead the Golden Hurricane's transition from Conference USA to the American Athletic Conference this summer.

The 48-year-old Haith said the move came quickly: He was contacted Thursday and was particularly interested by Tulsa's upcoming move to the home of national champion UConn and teams like Memphis and Cincinnati.

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G Brown fourth Butler player to transfer

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Freshman guard Elijah Brown is transferring out of Butler's basketball program.

The son of Cleveland Cavaliers coach Mike Brown was one of the prized recruits in Butler's freshman recruiting class. The 6-foot-4 guard is the fourth Butler player to transfer since mid-February, following freshmen Nolan Berry and Rene Castro, and sophomore Devontae Morgan.

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Obekpa decides not to leave St. John's

NEW YORK (AP) In a change of mind that took about two weeks, Chris Obekpa has decided not to transfer from St. John's.

Obekpa led the Big East in blocked shots the last two seasons. On April 3, St. John's announced it had granted the 6-foot-9 sophomore a release to pursue transfer options. On Friday, the school announced Obekpa will return for the 2014-15 season.

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Georgia Tech hires N'Diaye as assistant

ATLANTA (AP) Georgia Tech coach Brian Gregory has added Coastal Carolina assistant and former NBA player Mamadou N'Diaye to his coaching staff.

N'Diaye spent the past three seasons at Coastal Carolina. He worked under Cliff Ellis, his coach when he starred at Auburn.

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Gonzaga signs son of Arvydas Sabonis

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) Gonzaga has signed 6-foot-10 forward Domantas Sabonis, the 17-year-old son of former NBA center Arvydas Sabonis.

The Bulldogs on Thursday announced Sabonis has signed a letter of intent. He joins an incoming class that includes guards Josh Perkins, Silas Melson and Bryan Alberts.

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Mississippi adds Tennessee State's Rhett

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) Mississippi continued its roster overhaul on Friday with the signing of Tennessee State transfer M.J. Rhett.

The 6-foot-9 Rhett adds more depth to the Rebels' frontcourt. He averaged 10.9 points and a team-leading 9.1 rebounds per game last season at Tennessee State.

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