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SEC Hoops, LeBron Youngest To 20,000 And More In Thursday Sports News And Notes…

By on January 17th, 2013

A lot of SEC men’s hoops results, LeBron James with another milestone and much more in our Thurday Sports News And Notes…

** In SEC men’s hoops action Wednesday, Florida’s Saturday opponent, Missouri, crushes Georgia at home 79-62 as the Tigers go to 2-1 in SEC play.   In other games, Arkansas nips Auburn 88-80 in double overtime; Alabama rips Mississippi State 75-43 and South Carolina knocks off LSU 80-73 in overtime for its first SEC win.

** Former Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te’o is apparently the victim of a hoax after Deadspin.com reported that the girlfriend Te’o met on line and became involved with did not exist at all.   Te’o had said she had died as well.   An investigation is continuing.

** LeBron James becomes the youngest player to 20,000 points in NBA history and to boot, his Miami Heat beat the Golden State Warriors on Wednesday as well.

** Gator football redshirt freshman Jessamen Dunker was arrested by University Police on Wednesday and charged with driving without a license and driving a reported stolen scooter.

** Former Arkansas football coach John L. Smith will coach little Fort Lewis College in Colorado, a Division II school in Colorado coming off an 0-10 season.

** San Diego State is going to stay in the Mountain West Conference and not bolt to the Big East.   Boise State did the same thing earlier and San Diego State, without a western partner in the league, decides to bolt as well.

 


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