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  • 01 Jul
    Christianna Carr, a 6-foot guard at Manhattan (Kansas) and the No. 23 prospect in the espnW HoopGurlz Super 60, has committed to Kansas State. Carr, who recently relocated with her family from Minnesota, will join her dad, Chris Carr, in the Wildcats program. Chris Carr, a former NBA player, is the director of student-athlete development for the womens basketball team.I made a number of unofficial visits to schools that showed interest in me, deciding on K-State to further my education, Christianna Carr said. The staff told me that they wanted me to be a part of something special. I had a comfortable feeling about staying in Manhattan and being a part of the program and the excitement surrounding it.Carr also considered Kentucky, Louisville, North Carolina, South Carolina, Iowa State and Minnesota before deciding on the Wildcats.In Carr, coach Jeff Mittie and the Wildcats get a dynamic scorer with deep range on her jumper and a smooth offensive game off the dribble. She brings size and versatility to the backcourt.Carr is the first Kansas State commitment for the 2018 class. The Wildcats 2017 class, featuring four players in Rachel Ranke, Cymone Goodrich, Mary Lakes and Ashley Ray, ranked just outside the top 20 during the early signing period.Chris Carr, who had a six-year career in the NBA, played his college ball at Southern Illinois. This is his first year on the Kansas State staff. Matt Prater Jersey . -- Linebacker Myles Jack ran for four touchdowns, defensive end Cassius Marsh caught a scoring pass, and No. Jalen Reeves-Maybin Jersey . Only three players drafted by NHL clubs were included on the Czech selection camp roster on Wednesday. Those players were Dallas Stars 2012 first-rounder Radek Faksa, Winnipeg Jets 2013 fourth-rounder Jan Kostalek and Phoenix Coyotes 2012 seventh-rounder Marek Langhamer. 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COLUMBUS, Ohio -- All-American guard Kelsey Mitchell had 18 points to lead four Ohio State players in double figures and the No. 7 Buckeyes beat Duquesne 89-69 on Friday in the opener for both teams.Stephanie Mavunga had 15 points and 14 rebounds for the Buckeyes in her first game since transferring from North Carolina. Sierra Calhoun, a Duke transfer, had 13 points and Shayla Cooper 12.Mitchell, an AP first-team selection in 2016 as a sophomore and a second team member in 2015, was third in the nation last season when she averaged 26.1 points.Chassidy Omogrosso led the Dukes with 17 points. Julijana Vojinovic had 16 and Amadea Szamosi 13.Mitchell only scored seven points in the first half. She played 34 minutes and went 6 of 17 from the field and 2 of 9 on 3-pointers.The Buckeyes led 46-26 at the half and increased the lead to 55-29 midway through the third quarter. Duquesne went on a 12-2 run to make it 57-41, but Ohio State got a basket by Cooper and two more by Mitchell to build the lead to 63-42 with 2:30 left in the third.Mavunga is a redshirt junior transfer from North Carolina who was first team All-ACC in 2014-15 for the Tar Heels when she averaged 14.4 points and 9.6 rebounds as a sophomore and had 15 double-doubles. She sat last season per NCAA transfer rules.Calhoun played 13 games for Duke in 2014-15 and averaged 10.1 points and 3.8 rebounds.Duquesne stayed with the Buckeyes early before the Buckeyes went on an 18-6 run to finish the first quarter. OSU then pulled away after a stretch of cold shooting by tthe Dukes.dddddddddddd They went scoreless for 4:16 and missed all eight field shots as the Buckeyes scored seven straight points to go ahead 45-24 before Szamosi scored with 34 seconds remaining in the half.Ohio State was 26-8 last season when it reached the Sweet 16 for the first time since 2011. Duquesne, 28-6 last season, advanced to the second round of the NCAA Tournament.ON THE BOARDSOhio State finished ahead 55-33, with 23 offensive boards. The Buckeyes had 22 second-chance points compared to nine for the Dukes.TAKING A STANDBoth teams participated in the latest YouTube craze, the Mannequin Challenge, filmed in various still positions for a minute during warm-ups.TIP-INSDuquesne: The Dukes are 24-20 in season openers. . Although Duquesne dropped to 1-6 vs. the Buckeyes, the Dukes won the most recent game against them, 71-67 on Dec. 18, 2010, in Columbus. .OSU State coach Kevin McGuff had a 10-2 record vs. Duquesne as coach at Xavier. This was his first meeting as the Buckeyes coach.Ohio State: The Buckeyes returned to their original home for the game because Value City Arena hosted a mens hockey team later. OSU first played in St. John Arena in the 1974-75 season and have won 265 games and lost 65. 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