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North Carolina now on clock to respond in NCAA academic case

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina is preparing for the next step toward a long-awaited resolution in the multi-year case centered around its academic fraud scandal.

The school and individuals named for violations have 90 days to respond now that they finally know what NCAA charges they face. It's the next procedural deadline, though not one set in stone.

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Xavier gives coach Chris Mack an additional year on contract

CINCINNATI (AP) — Xavier gave coach Chris Mack got an extra year on his contract Thursday, extending the deal through the 2021-22 season.

The Musketeers went 28-6 last season, were ranked No. 5 for the first time in history, and got a No. 2 seed in the NCAA Tournament for the first time. They were upset by Wisconsin in the second round.