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vs. Okla 
W 63-51
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vs. Oregon 
W 53-49
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vs. Purdue 
W 80-75
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vs. Auburn 
W 63-62
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vs. TxTch 
W 85-77
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Diakite becomes fourth Virginia player to pursue NBA dream

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) Virginia forward Mamadi Diakite says he is forgoing his final season of eligibility to make himself available for the NBA draft.

Diakite made the announcement Wednesday on his Instagram page. He's the fourth member of the national champions to make the move, joining De'Andre Hunter, Ty Jerome and Kyle Guy.

The 6-foot-9 Diakite, from Guinea in Africa, was a hero in Virginia's Elite Eight victory against Purdue, taking a pass from Kihei Clark and hitting a short jump shot at the buzzer of regulation to send the game into overtime.

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Leaders
Points: K. Guy15.4
Rebounds: B. Key5.3
Assists: T. Jerome5.5
FG%: D. Hunter52.0%
FT%: D. Hunter78.3%
3P%: K. Guy42.6%
Steals: T. Jerome1.5
Blocks: M. Diakite1.7
AP Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Duke32-6
2 Virginia35-3
3 North Carolina29-7
4 Gonzaga33-4
5 Michigan State32-7
6 Tennessee31-6
7 Kentucky30-7
8 Michigan30-7
9 Texas Tech31-7
10 Florida State29-8
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Coaches Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Virginia35-3
2 Texas Tech31-7
3 Michigan State32-7
4 Duke32-6
5 Auburn30-10
6 Gonzaga33-4
7 Kentucky30-7
8 Purdue26-10
9 North Carolina29-7
10 Tennessee31-6
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Atlantic Coast Standings
 ConferenceOverall
  W-L W-L
2 Virginia 16-2 35-3
3 North Carolina 16-2 29-7
1 Duke 14-4 32-6
10 Florida State 13-5 29-8
16 Virginia Tech 12-6 26-9
Louisville 10-8 20-14
Syracuse 10-8 20-14
North Carolina State 9-9 24-12
Clemson 9-9 20-14
Georgia Tech 6-12 14-18
Boston College 5-13 14-17
Miami (FL) 5-13 14-18
Wake Forest 4-14 11-20
Pittsburgh 3-15 14-19
Notre Dame 3-15 14-19
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Offense (Rank)
Points: 71.4 (214)
Rebounds: 9.2 (243)
Assists: 14.3 (106)
FG%: 47.4% (37)
FT%: 74.4% (52)
3P%: 39.5% (7)
Defense (Rank)
Points: 56.1 (1)
Rebounds: 25.6 (149)
Assists: 8.8 (8)
FG%: 38.5% (12)
FT%: 66.6% (27)
3P%: 28.9% (11)
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Durham 4:00 PT5:00 MT6:00 CT7:00 ET12:00 GMT
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ATP Scoreboard
Thursday, Apr. 25
Barcelona Open (ATP)
Third Round
(4) K. Nishikori6 6    
(16) F. Auger-Alia1 3    
(7) D. Medvedev6 6    
M. McDonald3 2    
(3) D. Thiem7 6    
J. Munar5 1    
(13) G. Dimitrov6 4 62   
N. Jarry2 6 77   
(1) R. Nadal6 6    
D. Ferrer3 3    
R. Carballes 6 77    
C. Garin4 62    
(5) S. Tsitsipas4 6 2   
J. Struff6 3 6   
B. Paire5 3    
G. Pella7 6    
 
Gazprom Hungarian Open (ATP)
Second Round
(8) R. Albot5 4    
F. Krajinovic7 6    
A. Bedene68 2    
M. Berrettini710 6    
(2) B. Coric6 4 6   
R. Haase3 6 4   
(1) M. Cilic7 66 63   
P. Cuevas5 78 77   
(4) N. Basilashvi6 0 6   
P. Gojowczyk3 6 3   
(5) L. Djere6 6    
J. Sinner3 1    
 
WTA Scoreboard
Thursday, Apr. 25
Istanbul Cup (WTA)
Second Round
S. Kuznetsova4 3    
M. Vondrousov6 6    
(6) P. Martic4 7 6   
A. Bogdan6 5 3   
K. Kozlova1 2    
K. Mladenovic6 6    
V. Kudermetov6 77    
T. Babos0 64    
 
Porsche Tennis Grand Prix (WTA)
Second Round
(7) A. Sevastova6 6    
L. Siegemund4 3    
(1) N. Osaka6 6    
S. Hsieh4 3    
D. Kasatkina1 5    
D. Vekic6 7    
(6) K. Bertens4 6 6   
B. Bencic6 3 4   
(8) A. Kontaveit6 6    
A. Pavlyuchen3 2    
(5) A. Kerber6 6    
A. Petkovic2 4    
(4) K. Pliskova6 3 4   
V. Azarenka4 6 6