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Iowa's Bohannon could miss senior season

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IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) Iowa point guard Jordan Bohannon is out indefinitely with a hip injury that could put his senior season in jeopardy.

Bohannon, who suffered the previously undisclosed injury early in 2018-19, will undergo surgery Wednesday, the team said. Bohannon ranked third on the team with 11.6 points per game last season and led the Big Ten in free throw shooting percentage.

Iowa said Bohannon was able to manage the injury last season and had hoped rest and rehabilitation would heal it. But Bohannon ultimately decided on surgery and he will be evaluated throughout the summer and fall.


Syracuse F Brissett to remain in draft

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) Syracuse forward Oshae Brissett has decided to keep his name in the NBA draft and won't return for his junior year.

Brissett made the announcement Tuesday night on Twitter . He said he decided to leave school after getting feedback from NBA teams and speaking with family and friends.


Michigan's Brazdeikis staying in draft

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) Michigan's Iggy Brazdeikis is staying in the NBA draft.

The basketball program announced his decision Tuesday. The school announced last month that Brazdeikis, Charles Matthews and Jordan Poole were declaring for the draft. All three could have changed their minds and come back, but instead, they've all said they would indeed leave school.


Clemson F Baehre tears knee ligament

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) Clemson forward Jonathan Baehre is out indefinitely after tearing a knee ligament.

The school says the injury occurred during practice Monday. There is no timetable for his return.


Alabama signs JUCO All-American F Rojas

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) Junior college forward James Rojas has signed to play with Alabama.

Rojas, whose signing was announced on Tuesday, is the Crimson Tide's sixth signee and second transfer who will be eligible for coach Nate Oats' first season.


Ex-Louisville coach Crum hospitalized

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) An official with Denny Crum's foundation says the former Louisville coach has been hospitalized after recently suffering a stroke.

Jonathan Israel, who is the principal fundraiser for the Denny Crum Scholarship Foundation, provided the information in a Twitter post attributed to the foundation on Tuesday. The post that Crum, 82, who lives in Louisville, suffered the stroke in the past week. The post did not mention his condition or what hospital he is in, but added that Crum and his family "appreciates the thoughts, prayers and also their privacy while he is recovering." There will be no other statements, the post added.


Vols sign 7-foot ASU transfer Plavsic

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Tennessee has signed 7-foot Arizona State transfer Uros Plavsic.

Plavsic graduated from Hamilton Heights Christian Academy in Chattanooga, Tennessee before redshirting with Arizona State last season. Plavsic is originally from Ivanjica, Serbia, but moved to the United States in October 2017.


Asst. coach Mitchell leaves Memphis

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) Memphis coach Penny Hardaway says former NBA coach of the year Sam Mitchell is no longer part of his staff.

Mitchell worked as an assistant coach for Memphis in 2018-19 during Hardaway's debut season. Hardaway said Tuesday at a news conference that Mitchell has "decided to go in another direction."


Vandy adds Phillips to coaching staff

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) New Vanderbilt coach Jerry Stackhouse has added Memphis high school coach Faragi Phillips to his staff.

Stackhouse announced Tuesday he has hired Phillips as an assistant coach.


No. Arizona aims to keep making progress

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) Northern Arizona won just 10 games last season, yet made enough progress for athletic director Mike Marlow to keep coach Jack Murphy in place for the final year of his contract.

Murphy knows the upward trend will have to continue if he wants another contract after that.