Syracuse forward Wes Johnson, the Big East player of the year, will enter the NBA draft, he announced Monday. The junior forward averaged a team-leading 16.5 points and 8.5 rebounds this season . . . West Virginia forward Devin Ebanks is skipping his final two years of eligibility to enter the draft. The 6-9 sophomore was considered West Virginia's top defender and averaged 12.0 points and a team-leading 8.1 rebounds last season.
Providence players charged
Two Providence players have been charged with assault after what police and school officials say was an unprovoked attack on a fellow student. Freshmen Johnnie Lacy and James Still were arraigned Monday and released on $1,000 bail after the alleged attack that morning. Both have been suspended from school.
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SOCCER'Haunted' by shooting, Togo captain retires
Togo captain Emmanuel Adebayor retired from international soccer, saying he is "still haunted" by the deadly attack on his team at the African Cup of Nations in January. Gunmen killed an assistant coach and team spokesman in the Jan. 8 attack in Angola, two days before the start of the tournament.- AP