Frank Kaminsky explained his decision to return to Wisconsin in a blog post, writing that while it's always been his dream to play in the NBA, the pros can't match the excitement he expects to experience with the Badgers during his senior season.
The economic downturn that started about six years ago flattened wages and crushed jobs. But sports programs at the nation's top public colleges have thrived: Revenues continue to reach record levels and payrolls have risen on average about 40 percent.
Dwight Howard had 22 points and 14 rebounds, and Jeremy Lin came off the bench to score 21 points and help the Houston Rockets beat the Portland Trail Blazers 108-98 on Wednesday night to avoid elimination.
Anze Kopitar scored the tiebreaking goal late in the second period and Jonathan Quick made 39 saves to cap the Los Angeles Kings' historic comeback from three games down with a 5-1 victory over the San Jose Sharks in Game 7 of their first-round series.