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April 1, 2013

Sports Roundup - 04/02/2013

Co-ed softball meeting, drawing Wednesday

CUMBERLAND — An informational meeting and the drawing for Saturday’s co-ed softball tournament will be held Wednesday, 6 p.m. at Flynn Field.

For more information or for any questions, contact Rick Stevenson at 301-697-2641.

Huggins says 3 WVU players to transfer

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia basketball coach Bob Huggins says three players have asked for their release and plan to transfer.

Jabarie Hinds received the most playing time of the three, appearing in all 32 games last season. The 5-11 guard from Mount Vernon, N.Y., averaged 7.4 points per game.

Huggins says the others who are transferring are 6-5 guard Aaron Brown of Darby, Pa., and 6-10 forward Volodymyr Gerun of the Ukraine. Brown appeared in 17 games, Gerun in seven. All three players are sophomores.

The Mountaineers lost their last seven games of the season to finish 13-19, the worst record in Huggins’ 31 years as a head coach.

Ravens’ Thompson suspended four games

OWINGS MILLS (AP) — Baltimore Ravens special teams player Christian Thompson has been suspended without pay for the first four games of the 2013 season for violating the league’s substance abuse policy.

The suspension was announced Monday by the NFL.

Thompson played in seven games as a rookie last season before being placed on injured reserve on Nov. 17 with a knee problem.

Maryland’s McMillen to enter Hall of Fame

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Longtime coaches Gene Keady and Rollie Massimino, and former U.S. congressman Tom McMillen, headline the 2013 class that will be inducted into the College Basketball Hall of Fame Nov. 23.

Keady began his career at Western Kentucky before going 512-270 during 25 years at Purdue, while Massimino spent 30 years coaching Stony Brook, Villanova, UNLV and Cleveland State.

McMillen starred for Maryland in the 1970s before serving in Congress from 1987-93.

Joining them in the Hall of Fame will be George Ravling of Nike, Bob Hopkins of Grambling, George Killian of FIBA and the 1963 team from Loyola University of Chicago, which broke through racial boundaries and eventually defeated Cincinnati in the national championship game.

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