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White granted his release from Nebraska

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) Andrew White, the second-leading scorer for Nebraska last season, plans to play his final season at another school as a graduate transfer.

Coach Tim Miles said Sunday that White requested a release and will be given one. White, who sat out the 2014-15 season after transferring from Kansas, averaged 16.6 points and 5.9 rebounds in his only season with the Cornhuskers.

White submitted his name for the NBA draft on April 21 and didn't withdraw until hours before the deadline for underclassmen.

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AD says UNC will respond to NCAA by July

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) North Carolina athletic director Bubba Cunningham is hopeful the school is finally near the end of its long-running academic fraud scandal.

The school is a month away from its 90-day deadline to respond to the NCAA's latest Notice of Allegations (NOA), which outlined five serious charges that include lack of institutional control. In an interview with The Associated Press, Cunningham said UNC will meet that deadline - there had previously been an eight-month hiccup in the process - in a case that hung over a strong 2015-16 sports season.

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NC State adds well-traveled F Kapita

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) North Carolina State has added another player to its men's basketball roster.

The Wolfpack on Friday announced the signing of 6-foot-10 forward Ted Kapita.

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Richmond hoping to bond on European trip

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) Richmond basketball coach Chris Mooney considers his incoming class the best group of players he's brought in in a dozen years, and he believes the summer will be instrumental in the Spiders' success next season.

The team will take a 12-day trip to Europe in August, spending time in France, Germany and the Netherlands. While games and practices will be important, the opportunity to come together and bond as a team will be the biggest benefit, Mooney said.

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Florida State optimistic about 2016-17

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) Leonard Hamilton had an idea that one of his talented freshmen from last season might be headed to the NBA draft after only one season at Florida State. Hamilton considers himself fortunate though that it was just one.

While Malik Beasley will be at the draft in Brooklyn, New York, waiting for his name to be called, his former teammates have been participating at Hamilton's summer basketball camp while trying to prepare for the upcoming season.

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Utah F Chapman transfers to Weber State

OGDEN, Utah (AP) Utah forward Brekkott Chapman has transferred to Weber State.

Weber State coach Randy Rahe announced the move Wednesday.

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Ex-Syracuse AD Gross hired by Cal St.-LA

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) Former Syracuse athletic director Daryl Gross has been hired to take the helm of the Division II athletic program at Cal State-Los Angeles.

Gross, who has been working as both a professor and vice president and special assistant to the Syracuse University chancellor after serving a decade as the school's athletic director, will start his new job in July.

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Iowa State add Vols transfer Kasongo

AMES, Iowa (AP) Iowa State coach Steve Prohm says Tennessee transfer Ray Kasongo has joined the program.

Kasongo, a 6-foot-8, 245-pound forward from Toronto, will sit out next season per NCAA transfer rules. He has two seasons of eligibility remaining.

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NC State signs 4-star G Johnson

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) North Carolina State has made another late addition to its 2016-17 recruiting class.

Athletics spokesman Fred Demarest said Monday that the school has signed four-star guard Markell Johnson from Cleveland.

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Tide AD Battle to have cancer treatments

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) Alabama athletic director Bill Battle is set to undergo a series of treatments for cancer, which he has been battling for more than two years.

The university announced in a statement Tuesday that Battle will undergo a stem cell transplant for multiple myeloma at Emory University's The Bone Marrow and Stem Cell Transplant Center at the Winship Cancer Institute. The statement said the condition is not considered life threatening and that Battle was diagnosed during a regularly scheduled executive physical in the spring of 2014.

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