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College SportsTop-ranked Tigers have eye on perfection
No. 1 vs. No. 2. Rival schools from the same state. A pair of fiery coaches who aren't exactly crazy about each other. And, oh yeah, there's the pursuit of perfection. No wonder the matchup between top-ranked Memphis (that's the perfect one) and sec...
Author:PAUL NEWBERRYDate:03/25/14Click:25 Full Story »
College SportsBar faces fine for admitting McFadden
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - A piano bar that admitted Heisman Trophy runner-up Darren McFadden even though he was under age will face a $500 fine. Employees of Ernie Biggs told investigators they let the 20-year-old running back inside Jan. 10 knowing he wa...
Author:JON GAMBRELLDate:03/25/14Click:3 Full Story »
College SportsLSU QB to miss start of spring practice
BATON ROUGE, La. - LSU quarterback Ryan Perrilloux is not expected to be on the field when the Tigers open spring practice Friday. Perrilloux was suspended indefinitely last week by coach Les Miles, who would say only that the 21-year-old had violat...
Author:UnknownDate:03/25/14Click:11 Full Story »
College SportsNIU takes another step toward normalcy
DEKALB, Ill. - The message was impossible to miss: Forward, Together Forward, read the banner hanging outside the arena. A line in Northern Illinois' fight song, it's now a mantra for a school and community still recovering. NIU took another small s...
Author:ANDREW SELIGMANDate:03/25/14Click:12 Full Story »
College SportsUNC returns to top of AP basketball poll
North Carolina was back at No. 1 again Monday, thanks to a memorable few days in the state of Tennessee. Tennessee started last week at No. 1 in The Associated Press' college basketball poll after defeating previously top-ranked Memphis. But the Vol...
Author:JIM O'CONNELLDate:03/25/14Click:9 Full Story »
College SportsRichardson: I've spoken to Arkansas St.
NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - Nolan Richardson says he is talking with Arkansas State officials about the school's basketball coaching vacancy. Richardson has been out of college coaching since being fired by Arkansas in 2002. He made his remarks after...
Author:NOAH TRISTERDate:03/25/14Click:4 Full Story »
College SportsVirginia's enters Top 25; UConn is No. 1
Virginia entered the Top 25 for the first time in four seasons after coming off one of its most thrilling victories in years. The Cavaliers rallied from 15 points down Sunday to beat Georgia Tech 103-101 in double overtime, a win that carried Virgin...
Author:DOUG FEINBERGDate:03/25/14Click:6 Full Story »
College SportsS.Carolina defensive back suspended
COLUMBIA, S.C. - South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier says defensive back Carlos Thomas has been suspended indefinitely for violating team rules. The coach's statement Tuesday did not elaborate, and an athletics spokesman would not be more specific a...
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College SportsOhio St. nips No. 15 Purdue 80-77 in OT
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Othello Hunter, one of Ohio State's worst free throw shooters, hit two foul shots and made a big defensive play down the stretch as the Buckeyes upset No. 15 Purdue 80-77 on Tuesday night. The loss dropped the Boilermakers (23-7, 14...
Author:RUSTY MILLERDate:03/25/14Click:2 Full Story »
College SportsNo. 1 North Carolina flogs Florida State
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. - North Carolina didn't put on much of a crowd-pleasing show to celebrate its return to No. 1. Tyler Hansbrough had 20 points and Ty Lawson added 10 in his first home game in a month to help the Tar Heels beat Florida State 90-77 o...
Author:AARON BEARDDate:03/25/14Click:5 Full Story »
College SportsNo. 9 Texas beats Nebraska
AUSTIN, Texas - D.J. Augustin scored 22 points and No. 9 Texas went 6-for-6 from the free throw line in the final minute to hold off Nebraska 70-66 on Tuesday night. A.J. Abrams hit a clutch 3-pointer with 41 seconds left for the Longhorns (25-5, 12...
Author:UnknownDate:03/25/14Click:3 Full Story »
College SportsNo. 21 Marquette beats Fla. Gulf Coast
MILWAUKEE - Lazar Hayward had 18 points and 11 rebounds to lead No. 21 Marquette past Florida Gulf Coast 67-37 on Tuesday night. Hayward, who was 0-for-8 from the field in the Golden Eagles' 70-68 overtime loss to Georgetown last Saturday, was an en...
Author:UnknownDate:03/25/14Click:4 Full Story »
College SportsOhio State beats No. 15 Purdue
COLUMBUS, Ohio - After a season of nothing going right, Ohio State could do no wrong for one night. The Buckeyes put things together just in time to knock Purdue out of the Big Ten lead. Jamar Butler scored 23 of his 25 points in the second half and...
Author:RUSTY MILLERDate:03/25/14Click:2 Full Story »
College SportsWooden up and about during hospital stay
LOS ANGELES - John Wooden was up and about Wednesday and his medication was changed to alleviate an irregular heartbeat, six days after the former UCLA basketball coach was hospitalized after breaking his left wrist and collarbone in a fall. The 97-...
Author:UnknownDate:03/25/14Click:5 Full Story »
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