Aaron Beard, seattlepi

Aaron Beard


Raleigh, NC, United States

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Past articles by Aaron:

Edey, Jackson-Davis, Wilson headline AP All-America Team

Purdue's Zach Edey and Indiana's Trayce Jackson-Davis have given the Big Ten Conference a third straight year with multiple first-team Associated Press All-America picks. Kansas had a second straight first-teamer in Jalen Wilson. The 7-foot-4 Edey appeared on all 58 ballots as a first-team selection from AP Top 25 voters. He was the lone unanimous pick in results released Tuesday. Houston's… → Read More

Duke beats Virginia for ACC title, 59-49

Duke locked down defensively to beat Virginia 59-49 in Saturday night’s Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament championship, securing a title in Jon Scheyer’s debut season as the successor to Hall of Fame coach Mike Krzyzewski. → Read More

Houston, UCLA, Kansas top latest AP Top 25; Duke back in

UCLA has climbed to No. 2 behind Houston in the latest Associated Press men's college... → Read More

Houston, UCLA, Kansas top latest AP Top 25; Duke back in

UCLA is surging, both toward the postseason and in The Associated Press men’s college basketball poll. While Houston was No. 1 for a third straight week in Monday’s poll, the Bruins rose two spots to No. 2 for their highest ranking of the season. UCLA (27-4) has won its last 10 games, including a showdown […] → Read More

Alabama headlines early list of top NCAA Tournament seeds

The first glimpse of the potential top 16 seeds for the NCAA Tournament shows Alabama getting the edge on Houston for the No. 1 overall seed. The committee that will → Read More

NC State back in Top 25, latest gain in Keatts’ overhaul

Kevin Keatts believed he could change North Carolina State’s trajectory. He’s being proven right with the 22nd-ranked Wolfpack back in the AP Top 25. N.C. State cracked the rankings for the first time in four years Monday entering Tuesday’s trip to No. 8 Virginia. That’s one of six ranked-vs-ranked games this week on the Top […] → Read More

Kansas State falls to No. 12 in latest AP Top 25

Purdue’s unquestioned grip on No. 1 in The Associated Press men’s college basketball poll is gone after a weekend loss. That didn’t stop the Boilermakers from remaining at the top anyway. The Boilermakers earned 38 of 62 first-place votes in the poll released Monday to remain at No. 1 for a third straight week and […] → Read More

Coach: Alabama ‘grieving’ after teammate charged with murder

Alabama men’s basketball coach Nate Oats said Monday the fourth-ranked Crimson Tide is going through “kind of a grieving process” after player Darius Miles and another man were charged with capital murder following a fatal shooting near campus. Speaking at a news conference, Oats said he couldn’t discuss any specifics related to the case. He […] → Read More

WVU men's basketball jumps into AP Top 25; Purdue remains No. 1

Purdue remained atop The Associated Press Top 25 men's college basketball poll for a third straight week, while preseason No. 1 North Carolina returned to the r → Read More

Foreign college athletes chase endorsement money outside US

PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas (AP) — Marta Suarez stepped in front of the white backdrop,... → Read More

South Dakota State women top No. 10 Louisville at Atlantis

PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas (AP) - Myah Selland played the final minutes determined not to let South Dakota State's shot of beating a top-10 opponent slip away. Selland scored 14 of her 25 points in a dominating fourth quarter to help the Jackrabbits beat 10th-ranked Louisville 65-55 in Monday's fifth-place game at the Battle 4 Atlantis. It marked the highest-ranked opponent the program has beaten… → Read More

No. 6 Louisville beats No. 3 Texas at Battle 4 Atlantis

PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas (AP) - Chrislyn Carr scored 19 points to help No. 6 Louisville beat No. 3 Texas 71-63 in Sunday night's consolation bracket at the Battle 4 Atlantis, sending the Longhorns to their second straight loss in the tournament. Morgan Jones and Hailey Van Lith each added 18 points for the Cardinals (4-1), who pulled away in the fourth quarter to bounce back from their first… → Read More

Gonzaga women upset No. 6 Louisville in Battle 4 Atlantis

PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas (AP) — Eliza Hollingsworth scored 18 points while Kaylynne... → Read More

Bacot, Love help No. 1 UNC top College of Charleston

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Armando Bacot started setting his feet, sealing off defenders... → Read More

Duke tops Jacksonville to open Northbrook native Scheyer's tenure

Scheyer was the leading scorer on Coach K's fourth title team in 2010. → Read More

ACC this week: No. 5 Clemson plays No. 21 Wake Forest, Duke visits Kansas in surprise battle of unbeatens

Wake Forest has lost 13 straight meetings to Clemson, and the Demon Deacons’ last win against Clemson came in 2008. → Read More

Texas Tech comes up short to No. 16 North Carolina State

Aydan White returned one of his two interceptions 84 yards for a touchdown to lead a strong defensive effort that carried No. 16 NC State past Texas Tech. → Read More

Smith, Holmgren, Banchero top list of forwards in NBA draft

Gonzaga's Chet Holmgren, Auburn's Jabari Smith and Duke's Paolo Banchero are set to make it a forward-heavy start to the NBA draft → Read More

Smith, Holmgren, Banchero top list of forwards in NBA draft

Forwards are expected to dominate Thursday's NBA draft, starting with the trio of... → Read More

Coach K enjoying family, ‘at peace’ with coaching retirement

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Mike Krzyzewski is savoring the first taste of life after a Hall of Fame coaching career at Duke. The 75-year-old has spent time with family, travel and a new puppy in the two months since his coaching retirement. The magnitude of that change hit home during his granddaughter’s recent high school […] → Read More