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Seton Hall center Angel Delgado returning for senior season

SOUTH ORANGE, N.J. (AP) — Seton Hall center Angel Delgado has withdrawn from the NBA draft and will return for his senior season.

Delgado announced the news in a statement released by the Big East Conference school Monday.

Delgado led the nation in rebounding (13.1) and was second in double-doubles with (27). He averaged 15.2 points as the Pirates (21-12) made the NCAA tournament for the second straight year. They lost to Arkansas in the first round.

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Northern Arizona trying to fight past injury-plagued seasons

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Northern Arizona coach Jack Murphy was excited to put the 2015-16 season behind him, ready to get the Lumberjacks back on an upward trajectory after a series of injuries stalled the program's progress.

Instead, more injuries hit, leaving Murphy no choice but to shift returning players into unfamiliar roles and rely on inexperienced players for a second straight season.

The AP Top 25 Poll

Poll Release: Mar 14
(###) Number of first place votes
RankteamRecordPointsPV Rank
1Villanova (59)31-31,6192
2Gonzaga (6)32-11,5204
3Kansas28-41,4781
4Arizona30-41,4277
5North Carolina27-71,2786
6Kentucky29-51,2758
7Duke27-81,25014
8UCLA29-41,2073
9Oregon29-51,1945
10Louisville24-898110
11SMU30-495112
12Baylor25-78779
13West Virginia26-884211
14Notre Dame25-968222
15Purdue25-765213
16Iowa State23-1056823
16Florida State25-856816
18Cincinnati29-552015
19Wichita State30-443620
20Florida24-838817
21Butler23-835918
22Saint Mary's (Cal.)28-430419
23Michigan24-11252-
24Virginia22-1023821
25Wisconsin25-915124

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Hoosiers guard Robert Johnson announces return to school

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana Hoosiers guard Robert Johnson will return for his senior season.

The three-year starter made the announcement on his Twitter account two days before the deadline to withdraw from the NBA draft.

Johnson was one of four Indiana players to declare early for the NBA draft. The other three — forward OG Anunoby, guard James Blackmon Jr. and center Thomas Bryant — all opted to stay in the draft and are signing with agents.