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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.

NC State's 1983 NCAA championship team to visit White House

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — More than 30 years after winning the national championship, North Carolina State's 1983 basketball team finally will meet the president.

School officials said Thursday that members of that team will visit the White House on May 9.

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National Championship - April 4
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Oklahoma basketball coach Lon Kruger hires son as assistant

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma basketball coach Lon Kruger has added his son to his coaching staff.

Kevin Kruger, 32, returns to Norman after spending the past two seasons as an assistant coach for Northern Arizona. Before that, he was a graduate assistant for the Sooners during the 2013-14 season.