INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - The Indiana Pacers have selected UCLA forward TJ Leaf with the 18th overall pick in the NBA draft. The 6-foot-10 Israeli-American, who moved at a young age to California where he's lived most of his life, shot 61.7 percent from the field this season, and averaged 16.3 points, 8.2 rebounds and 2.4 assists. Indiana also had the 47th overall pick Thursday night.
TORONTO (AP) - The Toronto Raptors have selected Indiana forward O.G. Anunoby with the 23rd overall pick in the NBA draft on Thursday night. The 6-foot-8, 215-pound Anunoby averaged 11.1 points and 5.4 rebounds while shooting 56.3 percent from the field during his sophomore year at Indiana. The 19-year-old gives the team some flexibility with forwards Serge Ibaka, P.J. Tucker and Patrick Patterson all unrestricted free agents this summer.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Mountain West Commissioner Craig Thompson has been named to the NCAA Division One Men's Basketball Committee for the second time. Thompson will serve a one-year term in place of New Mexico athletic director Paul Krebs, who stepped down earlier this month.
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) - Frank Kush, the fearsome coach who transformed Arizona State from a backwater football program into a powerhouse, has died. He was 88. Kush was head coach of the NFL's Colts for two years in Baltimore and one in Indianapolis from 1982 to 1984, compiling an 11-28-1 record.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Sean Wymer struck out national player of the year Brendan McKay in two key situations while pitching 4 1/3 innings of shutout relief and TCU was on the right side of two close plays in a 4-3 win over Louisville in a College World Series elimination game. The Horned Frogs will play Florida Friday night.
MASON, Mich. (AP) - Former Michigan State football player Auston Robertson has been ordered to trial on sexual assault charges. A 20-year-old woman testified Thursday that Robertson raped her at her off-campus apartment in April. The defensive end from Fort Wayne, Indiana, was kicked off the team after he was charged. Defense attorney David Rosenberg says it's a "weak case."
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