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LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Kansas freshmen Devon Dotson and Quentin Grimes withdrew from the NBA draft ahead of Wednesday night's deadline, while Grimes also announced that he would transfer elsewhere for his sophomore year. The two guards went through various camps and combines to determine whether they would be chosen in this year's draft. After consulting with their families and Kansas coach Bill Self, both of them decided that they would benefit from another year in school.

IRVING, Texas (AP) — TCU's Jamie Dixon says he made the decision to stay at his alma mater instead of going home to coach at UCLA. Dixon says UCLA was prepared to take care of the hefty buyout in his contract. The coach said at the Big 12 spring meetings that he's always been happy at TCU and that hasn't changed after three seasons. He says the UCLA job was one he had to look at last month. His aging parents and his wife's family still live in the Los Angeles area.

AMES, Iowa (AP) — Penn State basketball transfer Rasir Bolton has signed with Iowa State. The Cyclones announced that Bolton, who averaged 11.6 points a game as a freshman last season, will join the team this summer. Bolton will have three years of eligibility with the Cyclones, and he might even apply for a waiver to play next season for Iowa State instead of sitting it out per NCAA rules.

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Stanford took control on the back nine of the opening two matches and beat Texas to win the NCAA championship for the ninth time. The Cardinal last won the NCAA title in 2007, two years before the format switched to match play.

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Minnesota broke through to reach the Women's College World Series for the first time in school history this season. The Golden Gophers will play UCLA on Thursday. In other opening day matchups, No. 1 seed Oklahoma will play Alabama, Oklahoma State will play Florida State, and Washington will face Arizona.

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma-Oklahoma State rivalry could add a special chapter this week. They are together in the Women's College World Series for the second time. And for the first time, they are on the same side of the bracket.

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