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Reggie Witherspoon

Canisius hires Reggie Witherspoon as basketball coach

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Reggie Witherspoon is returning home to Buffalo to coach the Canisius College basketball team.

He signed a five-year contract and replaces Jim Baron, who retired May 20. A news conference is scheduled for Tuesday.

"Reggie brings with him a proven track record of building strong basketball teams and developing young men," athletic director Bill Maher said Saturday.

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Regional Basketball

3 freshman leave Ohio State basketball team

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Three more players from the Ohio State basketball team have left the program.

The school says Tuesday that freshman guards Daniel Giddens and A.J. Harris and freshman forward Mickey Mitchell were granted their release by coach Thad Matta. Freshman guard Austin Grandstaff left the team in December.