Kansas Jayhawks centre Joel Embiid's return from a spinal injury has been delayed. The freshman has been declared unavilable for this week's Big 12 conference tournament and will likely be out for at least the first weekend of the NCAA tournament after meeting with a spinal specialist on Monday in Los Angeles. "Based on that, this weekend (in the Big 12 Championship) is out," said Kansas coach Bill Self. Full Story.(Photo: The Canadian Press)
Toronto's Melvin Ejim accomplished much more than just one record-setting game this season. The Iowa State senior forward has a unique top-10 standing in the Big 12. The 6-foot-6 Ejim was named Monday as The Associated Press Big 12 Player of the Year. He joined Kansas' Andrew Wiggins of Vaughan, Ont., the league's Freshman of the Year, as unanimous All-Big 12 first-team selections. Full Story.
Pins and Needles
Maryland closed out its 61st and final Atlantic Coast Conference regular season in stunning fashion, outlasting No. 5 Virginia 75-69 in overtime Sunday to end the Cavaliers' 13-game winning streak. After blowing a seemingly secure lead in the closing seconds of regulation, the Terrapins never trailed in the extra session in front of an emotional sellout crowd of 17,950. Full Story.
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