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James Wiseman Receives 12-Game Suspension

James Wiseman, one of the best players in college basketball, and the projected No. 1 pick in the 2020 NBA Draft is officially out. And it’s over something that he allegedly didn’t even know happened. The freshman star out of Memphis was handed a 12-game suspension by the NCAA. He …

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Ole Miss-Auburn Preview

An exceptional offense will go up against a dominant defense when Ole Miss (3-5, 2-3 SEC) and Auburn (6-2, 3-2 SEC) face off on Saturday at 7 p.m. Ole Miss ranks fourth in the SEC in total offense this season. The Rebels have averaged 434.1 yards per game in eight …

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Preview: Mississippi State Takes On Arkansas

The last 16 SEC games have taken a toll on Arkansas. 0 wins, 16 losses. The school record for the longest SEC losing streak is only one loss away. The Razorbacks lost 17 in a row between 2012 and 2014 under John Smith and Bret Bielema. But Saturday’s matchup with …

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NCAA Opens the Door for Players to Profit off Name and Likeness

Change is coming to the NCAA. The Board of Governors voted unanimously to start the process of implementing policies to allow student-athletes to profit off their name and likeness. Above all, these changes will be carried out, “in a manner consistent with the collegiate model.” NCAA Board of Governors starts …

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NCAA Meeting to Discuss Paying Athletes

The NCAA is formally meeting to discuss allowing athletes to benefit from their name and likeness. This comes after California and numerous other states have proposed bills that would allow athletes to receive endorsement money. The meeting will take place in Atlanta where the NCAA Board of Governors will hear …

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Preview: LSU Takes On Mississippi State

Saturday’s SEC West tilt between No. 5 LSU and Mississippi State is one of two teams heading in opposite trajectories. LSU (6-0, 2-0 SEC) has been an unstoppable juggernaut thus far. The Tigers have scored 52.5 points per game, which leads the country. Quarterback Joe Burrow is a Heisman Trophy …

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California Signs ‘Fair Pay to Play Act’

The state of California has signed into law the Fair Pay to Play Act. Governor Gavin Newsom signed the bill into law Monday. The bill sets a precedent for how student-athletes can be financially compensated. What the bill does is prevent the NCAA from barring student-athletes from profiting off their …

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Kerry Blackshear: Florida’s New Big Man on Campus

Kerry Blackshear looks to fill a hole that the Florida men’s basketball team has been missing since it’s last deep NCAA Tourney run; that of a dominant big-man. The 6 feet, 10 inches tall power forward (emphasis on power) graduate transfer had every college salivating for his services. From Tennessee …

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Kentucky battles South Carolina in SEC matchup

South Carolina battles the Kentucky Wildcats Saturday night, with both teams trying to avoid an 0-3 start to SEC play. Familiar opponents with familiar problems It turns out that the Wildcats and the Gamecocks have a lot in common. Both teams lost to a team currently ranked in the top …

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