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Thursday, Nov. 19, 2015

Michaux: Dabo, Cam show us why football is fun

At its heart, football is still a game. A man's game, for sure, but a game nonetheless. And games should be about fun. It's okay to dance when you're having fun.
By Scott Michaux

Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2015

Pacers, coach break through with win

AIKEN -Keith Belfield and Jevon Patton combined for 56 points as the Pacers rolled to their first win of the season, a 97-84 defeat of Paine at the convocation center.
By Chris Gay

No. 1 North Carolina routs Wofford

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. - Brice Johnson had 16 points and 14 rebounds, and No. 1 North Carolina beat Wofford 78-58 on Wednesday night in the CBE Hall of Fame Classic.

USC Aiken's Brandt notches 500th overall win

AIKEN - You wouldn't have been able to tell from the reaction, but Pacers coach Mike Brandt notched career win No. 500 as USC Aiken rallied for a 62-56 victory.
By Chris Gay

No. 2 South Carolina women top rival

CLEMSON, S.C. - Tiffany Mitchell scored 18 points to lead No. 2 South Carolina to a sluggish 67-41 win over Clemson on Wednesday night.

Georgia Tech still has someting on the line

Georgia Tech won't end its season the way it had hoped, but it can claim an achievement by winning at Miami Saturday.

Georgia's Douglas has deep ties with Georgia Southern

ATHENS, Ga. - Ties to Georgia Southern run deep for several players on the Georgia football team, including fullback Brendan Douglas, a former Aquinas star.
By Marc Weiszer

Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2015

No change in top four of playoff rankings

Clemson, Alabama, Ohio State and Notre Dame remained at the top of the College Football Playoff selection committee rankings Monday night, marking the first time in two seasons the top four was ...
By Ralph D. Russo

Kentucky knocks off defending champion Duke

CHICAGO - Tyler Ulis had 18 points and six assists, and No. 2 Kentucky used its speed and athleticism to hold off No. 5 Duke for a 74-63 victory in the Champions Classic on Tuesday night.
By Jay Cohen

Tulsa gets best of No. 9 Wichita State in upset

TULSA, Okla. - Shaquille Harrison scored 20 points and Marquel Curtis added 16 to help Tulsa upset No. 9 Wichita State 77-67 on Tuesday night, overcoming three years of frustration against the ...

Gamecocks are in need of a victory

South Carolina's hopes for a bowl bid are likely gone, but the Gamecocks are in need of a win against The Citadel.
By Jeffrey Collins

Swinney reminds team of how close their goal is

With the season's end in sight, Clemson coach Dabo Swinney wants his top-ranked Tigers to embrace the challenges ahead of them now that the ultimate goal is within reach.
By Pete Iacobelli

Dogs get by despite passing woes

ATHENS, Ga. - Earlier in his career, Malcolm Mitchell probably would have been alarmed about a dramatic downturn in Georgia's passing game. Not now.
By Charles Odum

Georgia Tech lineman explains move that cost team

Georgia Tech offensive lineman Errin Joe would like the world to know: He is not a knucklehead.

College football midweek: Arkansas State on pace to win Sun Belt

The Red Wolves appear primed to win the Sun Belt Conference, facing two opponents with a combined 4-14 record (New Mexico State, Texas State) the next two weeks.
By Chris Gay

Monday, Nov. 16, 2015

George Washington upsets No. 6 Virginia

WASHINGTON - Patricio Garino and Tyler Cavanaugh each scored 18 points as George Washington stunned No. 6 Virginia 73-68 on Monday night.

UConn women rout Ohio State

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Breanna Stewart scored 24 points and Moriah Jefferson added 21 to lead top-ranked Connecticut to a 100-56 win over No. 7 Ohio State.

Yellow Jackets rally past Vols

ATLANTA -Nick Jacobs matched his career high with 23 points and Georgia Tech rallied after trailing by nine points early in second half to beat Tennessee 69-67.

Georgia trying to fix red-zone offense

ATHENS, Ga. - Getting second-guessed when things don't go right comes with the territory. Georgia opened itself up for some of that when it had second-and-1 at the Auburn 2 yard line and came away ...

Tigers' Watson making case in Heisman race

CLEMSON, S.C. - In the year of the running back, Clemson's Deshaun Watson is making a late push to keep the Heisman Trophy in a quarterback's hands.
By Ralph D. Russo

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