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Top recruit follows Holtmann to Buckeyes

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) New Ohio State basketball coach Chris Holtmann has persuaded a top prospect to follow him from Butler to the Buckeyes.

The school said Monday that 6-foot-8 forward Kyle Young has signed to play for the Buckeyes next season. Young, a three-time Associated Press All-Ohio performer from Massillon, was recruited by Holtmann and previously had committed to him at Butler.

He joins guard Braxton Beverly from Hazard, Kentucky, and forward Kaleb Wesson from Westerville, Ohio, in Ohio State's recruiting class.

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Baldwin replaces Jordan at Milwaukee

MILWAUKEE (AP) Patrick Baldwin is the new men's basketball coach at Milwaukee.

Baldwin takes the job left open when Lavall Jordan became the coach at Butler. The 44-year-old Baldwin will be the third basketball coach in three seasons at Milwaukee.

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Former Vanderbilt player Ford dies at 64

PADUCAH, Ky. (AP) Joe Ford, a member of Vanderbilt's F-Troop team that won the 1974 Southeastern Conference regular season title, has died. He was 64.

The McCracken County Sheriff's Department posted on its webpage that Ford was found dead Thursday morning at the scene of an accident on Interstate 24. Ford had been reported missing by family Tuesday, and a deputy investigating tracks off the side of the interstate found a 2010 GMC Arcadia on its side.

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MWC's Thompson added to D-I Committee

Mountain West Commissioner Craig Thompson is returning to the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Committee after a 17-year gap.

He won't be there for the full term.

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Kansas St. adds graduate transfer Sallah

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) Kansas State has added graduate transfer Mawdo Sallah from Mount St. Mary's to provide some front-court depth following the dismissal of Isaiah Maurice from the men's basketball program.

Wildcats coach Bruce Weber said Tuesday that Sallah, a 6-foot-9 forward, had signed a financial aid agreement. He will be eligible to play immediately and have two seasons with Kansas State.

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Powell 'so sorry' for Louisville fallout

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) Katina Powell said Saturday that she is "so sorry" about the fallout of the sex scandal that resulted in sanctions against Louisville's basketball program, but added that her experience was "worth surviving."

In her 2015 book, "Breaking Cardinal Rules: Basketball and the Escort Queen," Powell alleged that former Cardinals staffer Andre McGee hired her and other dancers to strip and have sex with recruits and players. Several investigations followed, including one by the NCAA that resulted in a decision Thursday to suspend coach Rick Pitino and levy other penalties against Louisville. The NCAA described the activities as "repugnant."

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Missouri's Tilmon cited for alcohol use

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) University of Missouri police say freshman basketball player Jeremiah Tilmon was arrested for possession of alcohol by a minor and released after being given a summons.

Police Capt. Brian Weimer says Tilmon was pulled over early Friday for a traffic violation and the officer smelled alcohol.

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