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Hoops champs Villanova to visit Obama at White House

WASHINGTON (AP) — Beat the buzzer, visit the White House.

White House officials said Tuesday that the Villanova men's basketball team will visit with President Barack Obama next week. The visit comes nearly two months after Villanova won its first title since 1985, on a buzzer beater from Kris Jenkins against North Carolina.

Obama's love of hoops is well known as a fan and recreational player. He's taken in games and even appeared on college basketball telecasts, and has an annual ritual of revealing his bracket picks for the NCAA Tournament, both men's and women's.

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Edwards withdraws from NBA draft, will play again for Purdue

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Purdue junior forward Vincent Edwards has decided not to pursue the NBA for now.

The school said Tuesday that Edwards has withdrawn his name from the NBA draft and will return to the Boilermakers for the 2016-2017 season. Edwards is a 6-foot-8, 225-pound player from Middletown, Ohio. He says he talked with his family and Purdue coach Matt Painter after going through the NBA evaluation process and "decided it is best for me to return for my junior year."