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Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014

Pacers show new team in home-opening win

USC Aiken showcased its new identity as a quick team with outside shooters in its home opener Tuesday night, beating Southern Wesleyan 88-73.
By David Lee

Guard carries Georgia past Stony Brook

ATHENS, Ga. - Junior guard Charles Mann scored 16 points and had nine rebounds to lead Georgia to an 80-70 victory over Stony Brook in the first round of the NIT Season Tip-Off on Tuesday.

Hrynko leads DePaul to victory

CHICAGO - Brittany Hrynko scored 19 points, had eight assists and seven steals to lead the No. 18 DePaul women past in-state rival Bradley 101-77 on Tuesday night at the Allstate Arena.

Mississippi State, Prescott regroup after loss to Alabama

STARKVILLE, Miss. - Dak Prescott said he was hanging around town earlier this week when a Mississippi State fan stopped him at a convenience store and wished him well in the Heisman Trophy race.
By David Brandt

Alabama moved into the top spot

Alabama is the new No. 1 in the College Football Playoff rankings, and Mississippi State remains in the
By Ralph D. Russo

Gurley still has to fulfill conditions of suspension

Even if injured Georgia tailback Todd Gurley plans to enter the NFL Draft as widely anticipated, the junior will be expected to fulfill the conditions set for reinstatement from his four-game NCAA ...

Badger's record-day sets him up to take a run at Sanders

WHO'S HOT: Melvin Gordon. The Wisconsin running back not only set an NCAA record with 408 yards against Nebraska, but he also became the nation's leading rusher with 1,909 rushing yards.
By Chris Gay

Big Ten West setting up for wild finish

There's high drama in the Big Ten West. Four of the seven teams are still alive in the division race with two weeks to go and, by chance, the November schedule set up as a round-robin for the ...
By Eric Olson

Spurrier wants Gamecocks to 'finish strong'

COLUMBIA - Steve Spurrier was happy to see South Carolina again play like he expected when the year began.
By Pete Iacobelli

Bulldogs ready to show the Volunteers some love

ATHENS, Ga. - For one night, the Georgia Bulldogs are going to be hard-core Tennessee fans.
By Charles Odum

Monday, Nov. 17, 2014

Kentucky rallies past Baylor

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Jennifer O'Neill scored 18 of her 22 points in the second half and No. 13 Kentucky rallied from a 14-point deficit to beat No. 8 Baylor 74-64 on Monday night.

Lions dominate in opener

Ashley Watts poured in 35 points as Paine pulled away for a season-opening 85-53 win over Tuskegee on Monday night at the HEAL Complex.
By Chris Gay

Bulldogs get job done against Auburn

ATHENS, Ga. - Some early morning homework from Georgia defensive coordinator Jeremy Pruitt helped deliver quite a Saturday night performance from his players against Auburn's vaunted offense.
By Marc Weiszer

Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014

Kentucky avoids Buffalo's upset bid

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Trey Lyles lifted No. 1 Kentucky out of a funk with five consecutive points to begin the second half, and Tyler Ulis scored 12 points on four 3-pointers to help the Wildcats rally ...

Ex-Golden Hawk leads Tar Heels to victory

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. - Allisha Gray scored 19 points and Brittany Rountree added 17 points and six assists to help No. 13 North Carolina women roll to an 84-68 victory over No. 23 UCLA (0-2) on Sunday.

Ohio State survives Minnesota

Ohio State could have found a trap game waiting at Minnesota. The Buckeyes sidestepped a setback with a resilient performance against the gritty Gophers, positioning themselves to move up in the ...
By Dave Campbell

Georgia loses Gurley to season-ending knee injury

Georgia has lost star running back Todd Gurley to a season-ending knee injury, likely ending the college career of a player who rushed for more yards for the Bulldogs than anyone other than legend ...
By Marc Weiszer

Muschamp out at Florida

GAINESVILLE, Fla. - Will Muschamp is out as Florida's coach, a person familiar with the decision told The Associated Press on Sunday.

Georgia gets high marks for win

No. 15 Georgia was better in every facet of the game Saturday night, defeating No. 9 Auburn 34-7 in Todd Gurley's return from suspension.

Seminoles survive again

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. - Nothing seems to bother Florida State. Distractions off the field, deficits on the field, nothing has derailed the Seminoles for 26 games and counting. And after yet another ...
By Tim Reynolds

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Turkeys taste own medicine

I got up and out of my sickbed so I could write this column because it’s time for the annual Turkey of the Year awards, the highlight of the holiday season.