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Former Louisville recruit Brian Bowen entering NBA draft

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina forward and former Louisville recruit Brian Bowen is entering the NBA draft.

Bowen, who transferred to South Carolina after being suspended by Louisville amid a federal investigation into college basketball, won't hire an agent, according to Bowen's attorney, Jason Setchen, and a school spokeswoman.

He has not played a game with the Gamecocks since enrolling at South Carolina in January.

Swofford expects 'substantive' findings from Rice commission

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Atlantic Coast Conference Commissioner John Swofford says he expects "substantive" recommendations from the committee seeking ways to reform college basketball amid a federal investigation of corruption in the sport.

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The AP Top 25 Poll

Poll Release: Mar 12
(###) Number of first place votes
RankteamRecordPointsPV Rank
1Virginia (65)31-21,6251
2Villanova30-41,5542
3Xavier28-51,3833
4Kansas27-71,3799
5Michigan State29-41,3044
6Cincinnati30-41,2308
7Michigan28-71,2137
8Gonzaga30-41,1996
9Duke26-71,1795
10North Carolina25-101,10012
11Purdue28-61,04710
12Arizona27-791815
13Tennessee25-877113
14Texas Tech24-971614
15West Virginia24-1066318
16Wichita State25-760411
17Ohio State24-860017
18Kentucky24-10528-
19Auburn25-750116
20Clemson23-943919
21Houston26-743021
22Miami (FL)22-913424
23Florida20-1210223
24Nevada27-79322
25Saint Mary's (Cal.)28-57120

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Indiana's Juwan Morgan declares for draft, won't hire agent

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Indiana forward Juwan Morgan has declared for this year's NBA draft.

The 6-foot-7 junior says he won't hire an agent and is trying to gather information from NBA scouts to see what opportunities might exist.

He can return to school for his final season if he withdraws by the May 30 deadline.

Coach Archie Miller says he supports Morgan's decision.