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Patience, perseverance make Kentucky's senior trio exceptional

With Dominique Hawkins, Mychal Mulder and Derek Willis as honorees, Kentucky's Senior Night on Tuesday will be something of an anomaly. Each player is a testament to the old-school values of diligence, patience and perseverance. And, of course, UK has become synonymous with college careers measured in months, one-and-done players and fast-tracking to professional fame and fortune.

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Houston holds off Memphis 72-71

Damyean Dotson scored 31 points, including five 3-pointers, Galen Robinson Jr. had a game-saving block and Houston got a 72-71 win over Memphis on Sunday that clinched a first-round bye for the Cougars in the American Athletic Conference tournament.

     

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UNC's Justin Jackson on win over Pitt

Video: UNC's Justin Jackson talks to reporters after the Tar Heels' 85-67 win over Pitt Saturday
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UNC's Justin Jackson on win over Pitt 2:08

UNC's Justin Jackson on win over Pitt

UNC's Isaiah Hicks on win over Pitt 1:22

UNC's Isaiah Hicks on win over Pitt

NC State walk-on Brickhouse takes the court 0:26

NC State walk-on Brickhouse takes the court

NC State's Gottfried: 'It is disappointing. I wanted us to win today' 6:29

NC State's Gottfried: 'It is disappointing. I wanted us to win today'