Florida confirms transfer of Rice standout Egor Koulechov

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- Rice standout Egor Koulechov is officially headed to Florida as a graduate transfer. The Gators confirmed Koulechov's upcoming enrollment Thursday, two days after the 6-foot-5 swingman announced he was headed to Gainesville. Koulechov, who will be eligible to play right away, averaged 18.2 points, 8.9 rebounds and 2.1 assists for the Owls last season.

Indiana hires Marshall as director of athletic performance

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) -- Indiana coach Archie Miller has hired Clif Marshall as the Hoosiers' new director of athletic performance. Marshall comes to Bloomington after spending the past 10 years serving as performance director at Ignition Athletics Performance Group in Cincinnati. There, Marshall helped design strength and speed training programs for thousands of athletes including pro athletes from the NFL, NBA, MLS and Major League Baseball.

3 disciplined in death of Denver jail inmate in 2015

DENVER (AP) -- Two Denver jail deputies and a supervisor are being disciplined in the death of a homeless jail inmate who suffocated while being restrained during a psychotic episode. The city announced Wednesday that the three would be suspended without pay for between 10 and 16 days. The deputies also must undergo remedial training in the use of force.

Rice swingman Egor Koulechov transferring to Florida

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- Florida is getting a graduate transfer to help replace versatile forward Devin Robinson. Rice swingman Egor Koulechov announced Tuesday night on Twitter that he plans to transfer to Florida, where he will be eligible to play right away. The Gators are awaiting NCAA paperwork before making an official announcement. The 6-foot-5 Koulechov averaged 18.2 points, 8.9 rebounds and 2.

UAB forward William Lee declares for NBA draft

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) -- UAB junior forward William Lee has submitted his name to the NBA draft but hasn't hired an agent. The 6-foot-9 Lee led the Blazers in scoring and rebounding, averaging 13.2 points and 6.7 rebounds. The two-time Conference USA defensive player of the year led the league and ranked 20th nationally with 2.4 blocked shots per game. Lee has until May 24 to decide whether to withdraw or remain in the draft.

King leaves Alabama for Middle Tennessee as grad transfer

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) -- Former Memphis and Alabama forward Nick King will play for Middle Tennessee next season as a graduate transfer. Middle Tennessee announced Wednesday that King has signed with the Blue Raiders. King, who is 6-foot-7, played only seven games for Alabama this season due to a lung infection. He averaged 3.3 points and 2.9 rebounds in those seven games.

Trump tells newspaper Obama aide might have broken the law

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Citing no evidence, President Donald Trump on Wednesday accused his predecessor's national security adviser of breaking the law, one month after he accused former President Barack Obama of illegally wiretapping him. In an interview with The New York Times, Trump said Obama's national security adviser, Susan Rice, committed a crime when she asked government analysts to disclose the names of Trump associates documented in intelligence reports.

Washington hires Dave Rice as assistant basketball coach

SEATTLE (AP) -- New Washington coach Mike Hopkins has rounded out his coaching staff by hiring former UNLV coach Dave Rice as an assistant coach. Washington announced Rice's hiring Tuesday. Rice spent last season as an assistant at Nevada after being fired midway through the 2015-16 season at UNLV.

Texas man sentenced to 15 years for injuring motorcyclists

GRANBURY, Texas (AP) -- A North Texas man has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for intentionally veering his car into a passing motorcycle, injuring the two riders. Another motorcyclist who was wearing a camera recorded the 2015 crash near Granbury and the video was shared broadly across social media. Sixty-nine-year-old William Sam Crum was sentenced last week after being convicted of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

The Latest: Pro-Russia lawmaker to meet with Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on investigations into Russia's alleged interference in the 2016 election (all times local): 12:50 p.m. A Republican congressman who's emerged as Russia's top defender on Capitol Hill will meet with President Donald Trump at the White House Tuesday. Ahead of the meeting, Rep. Dana Rohrabacher of California complained that a "brouhaha over nothing" is preventing the U.S. from establishing good relations "with this very big country and very powerful country.