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Miami's Larranaga insists he's innocent

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CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) Miami coach Jim Larranaga believes he is the "Coach-3" named in court documents detailing the federal investigation of college basketball, and insisted that he will be vindicated.

"I did nothing wrong," Larranaga said.

Larranaga spoke out Monday for the first time since the scandal broke, reading from a prepared statement and later refusing to answer any questions related to the investigation or other people linked to the federal probe . Larranaga's name does not appear in court documents, though "Coach-3" is listed as someone who allegedly had conversations with an Adidas executive about paying a recruit $150,000 in exchange for a commitment.

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UNC PG Berry suffers broken right hand

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) North Carolina point guard Joel Berry II will miss about four weeks after suffering a broken bone in his right hand.

The school announced Berry's injury Monday but didn't provide details on how Berry was hurt. The reigning national champion's opener is less than three weeks away, coming Nov. 10 against Northern Iowa.

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UNC to host event for disaster relief

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) North Carolina will host a four-team men's basketball exhibition on Nov. 5 to raise money for the state's disaster relief fund.

In a release Monday, UNC said instate programs East Carolina, UNC Greensboro and UNC Wilmington would participate in a "jamboree." Each school will play 40 minutes, divided into three segments against each team.

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Virginia introduces Williams as new AD

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) Carla Williams said she has had other chances to leave Georgia and realize her dream of becoming an athletic director. She was just looking for the right fit.

She believes she has found it, saying it wasn't until Virginia offered her the opportunity that she was willing to make the move and become the first African-American woman to lead an athletic department at a Power Five school.

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Arizona recruit decommits over scandal

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) Top high school recruit Jahvon Quinerly has retracted his commitment to Arizona less than a month after a Wildcats assistant coach was arrested in a federal probe.

Quinerly said through his Twitter account Friday that he and his family determined it was in his best interest to withdraw his verbal commitment to Arizona.

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Kansas, Missouri play charity exhibition

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) Kansas and Missouri finally got back together on the basketball court, teaming to raise money for hurricane relief in a "Showdown for Relief" exhibition. Devonte' Graham scored 25 points in the Jayhawks' 93-87 victory.

The last time Kansas and Missouri met in basketball, Devonte' Graham was a sophomore in high school.

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Fans pack Mich. St. for Midnight Madness

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) Michigan State's basketball team drew so many fans to Midnight Madness that some of them had to settle for seats without much of a view for part of the show.

The Breslin Center has 14,759 seats and each seemed to be filled with fired-up fans, some of whom had an obstructed view because of a video screen that was set up behind a baseline.

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