Suicides lead to tough questions for coaches

Northwestern women's NCAA college basketball players, all wearing the jersey number of teammate Jordan Hankins, take part in a pregame ceremony at the Welsh Ryan Arena in Evanston, Ill., Saturday, Jan. 14, 2017. Hankins, 19, a sophomore from Indianapolis, was found dead in her room earlier in the week. (Jim Young/Chicago Tribune via AP)

NEW YORK (AP) — A suicide at Northwestern brought back painful memories for Penn track coach Steve Dolan.

Fox leads Kentucky over Mississippi State 88-81

Kentucky guard Isaiah Briscoe (13) shoots a layup around Mississippi State guard Mario Kegler (4) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Starkville, Miss., Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Jim Lytle)

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Malik Monk, Kentucky’s leading scorer, was struggling and so was star guard Isaiah Briscoe. So when the Wildcats needed some clutch baskets late, coach John Calipari turned to freshman point guard De’Aaron Fox and gave him some simple instructions.

Motley leads No. 6 Baylor 74-64 over Texas

Baylor forward Johnathan Motley (5) reacts to a play against Texas in first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017, in Waco, Texas. Baylor won 74-64. (Rod Aydelotte/Waco Tribune Herald via AP)

WACO, Texas (AP) — Johnathan Motley really couldn’t explain that feeling he had when he kept scoring points and grabbing rebounds. Baylor’s big forward just knew he wanted to play better than his last couple of games.

Koenig leads No. 17 Wisconsin past Michigan, 68-64

Wisconsin's Zak Showalter (3) drives on Michigan's Muhammad-Ali Abdur-Rahkman (12) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017, in Madison, Wis. Wisconsin won 68-64. (AP Photo/Andy Manis)

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The first 34 minutes Tuesday night were nothing special for Wisconsin’s Bronson Koenig. The final 6 more than made up for it.


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