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Deuce McBride Is Ready to Make an Impact

Despite falling to the second round of the draft, Deuce McBride has the skills and the motor to be impactful right out of the gate. When I heard Deuce McBride was recruited to play at West Virginia off word-of-mouth during a Summer League telecast, my ears perked up. What exactly did they mean by word-of-mouth? Was McBride from some small village in the middle of nowhere? A local playground boogeyman who never played organized sports? How cool could his origin story possibly be?
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Liberty earn final WNBA playoff spot in crazy fashion

NEW YORK — Sitting in their apartments in Brooklyn, many of the New York Liberty players gathered to watch the final day of play in the WNBA regular season. They needed a lot of help Sunday to reach the postseason for the first time since 2017. They got it, taking...
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Times Herald-Record

College basketball: Before retirement, Duke's Mike Krzyzewski to face Army one final time

As Mike Krzyzewski heads into his 42nd and final season coaching at Duke, he has chosen to face his alma mater one more time. Following its season-opening home game with SUNY New Paltz on Nov. 9, Army heads to Durham, North Carolina, to play in the Duke Veterans Day Weekend Showcase. The Black Knights will take on Duke on Nov. 12 and face the University of Hartford on Nov. 13.
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N.C. A&T Men’s Basketball Team gets selected for Legacy Classic showcase

It was announced this month that N.C. A&T’s Men’s Basketball team has been selected as one of the four HBCU teams for the Invesco QQQ Legacy Classic showcase. This showcase will be held at the Prudential Center on December 18, 2021, in Newark, New Jersey. The match-ups feature Howard University vs. N.C. A&T and Hampton University vs. North Carolina Central University competing in a doubleheader. This event will also be aired on TNT.
NEWARK, NJ
Times Herald-Record

New York Liberty secure No. 8 seed in WNBA playoffs

Despite finishing their season with just two wins in their final 13 games, the New York Liberty are headed to the WNBA Playoffs. The Liberty won their final regular-season game on Friday, 91-80 over the Washington Mystics, then awaited the results of two Sunday games. They got the first result they needed when the Mystics lost 83-77 to the Minnesota Lynx, then they got the second result they needed when the Dallas Wings held off the Los Angeles Sparks, 87-84.
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