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Ewing Jr. joins Hoyas coaching staff

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WASHINGTON (AP) Former Georgetown basketball player Patrick Ewing Jr. has returned as director of basketball operations.

Coach John Thompson III made the announcement Tuesday. Ewing Jr. is the son of former Georgetown All-American and NBA Hall of Famer Patrick Ewing.

Thompson says he's glad to have the younger Ewing "back home," and as a player he "saw the game through the eyes of a coach."

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Pittsburgh adds JUCO transfer G Milligan

PITTSBURGH (AP) Pittsburgh gave its depleted backcourt a boost on Tuesday, adding junior college transfer Jonathan Milligan.

The 6-foot-2, 170-pound Milligan averaged 14.3 points, 2.6 rebounds and 3.7 assists per game last season for Kilgore (Texas) College. Milligan, who has two years of eligibility remaining, shot 40 percent from 3-point range. Milligan began his high school career at Casa Grande High School in Arizona, averaging a league-high 24.2 points and 8.0 assists per game as a senior. He also spent one prep season at Mount Zion Christian Academy in North Carolina before enrolling at Kilgore.

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Coastal Carolina to join Sun Belt

NEW ORLEANS (AP) Sun Belt Conference officials say Coastal Carolina has accepted an invitation to join the league and in doing so will move its football program up to the Division I Football Bowl Subdivision by 2018.

Coastal Carolina, which is in Conway, South Carolina, will join the Sun Belt in all sports except football beginning with the 2016-17 academic year.

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Hoosiers dismiss Holt, discipline Bryant

(AP) -- Indiana coach Tom Crean isn't just talking tough. He's getting tough.

On Monday, the Hoosiers announced sophomore Emmitt Holt had been kicked off the team and prized recruit Thomas Bryant will face internal discipline after being cited for illegal possession of an alcoholic beverage.

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Morton resigns as Seton Hall assistant

SOUTH ORANGE, N.J. (AP) Dwayne Morton has resigned as an assistant basketball coach at Seton Hall.

Coach Kevin Willard announced the resignation Monday, saying Morton intends to return to a teaching job.

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Duquesne names Dayton's Harper as AD

PITTSBURGH (AP) Duquesne has named longtime University of Dayton administrator David Harper as the school's new athletic director.

Harper replaces Greg Amodio, who left the Dukes in July for the same job at Quinnipiac.

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MTSU adds former Arkansas F Williams

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) Middle Tennessee has added former Arkansas forward Jacorey Williams and Trinity Valley Community College transfer Aldonis Foote to the program.

Foote, a 6-foot-6 guard, will be eligible to play for Middle Tennessee immediately. Williams must sit out the 2015-16 season due to NCAA transfer rules.

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Crean questions leaders over IU's issues

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Indiana coach Tom Crean questioned his team's leadership and challenged his players to make better decisions on and off the court Thursday.

Failing to meet those expectations could have more serious ramifications.

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Ex-Buffalo star Moss accused of stealing

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) Forward Justin Moss was one of three Buffalo men's basketball players accused of stealing $650 out of a dorm room in June, some three months before the Mid-American Conference player of the year was dropped from the team.

The allegation of theft was included in a University at Buffalo Police report obtained by the Associated Press following a request under the Freedom of Information Law.

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Ex-Kentucky F Tsioropoulos dies at 84

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) Lou Tsioropoulos, a member of Kentucky's 1951 NCAA national championship team and the unbeaten `53-54 squad who went on to win two NBA titles with the Boston Celtics, has died. He was 84.

Tsioropoulos' nephew, Michael Johnson, said Wednesday night that his uncle died Saturday in Louisville of natural causes. A memorial service was held there Wednesday. He would have turned 85 on Monday.

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