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No. 19 LSU Blows by Texas A&M in 10th Consecutive Win

COLLEGE STATION, Texas — If any team is in deep water in college basketball, it is not No. 19 LSU. Sophomore point guard Tremont Waters had a shootaround versus Texas A&M, scoring 36 points in 34 minutes on Wednesday night. The Tigers’ 72-57 win (17-3, 7-0 Southeastern Conference) is the team’s …

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Grant Williams’ heroics leads top-ranked Tennessee to OT win

Vanderbilt fans watched in agony as Grant Williams finished a three-point play with 31.6 seconds left to close out an 88-83 overtime win for top-ranked Tennessee Wednesday night. Williams’ career-high 43 points left the Commodores at 9-9 and still winless in the SEC, while Tennessee improved to 17-1 and is …

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Orlando Magic Force Overtime, But Lose to Detroit Pistons 120-115

Little Caesars Arena was not big enough for both the Orlando Magic (19-25) and the Detroit Pistons (19-24) Wednesday night. Orlando forced overtime after being down double-digits on the road, holding Detroit to only 19 fourth-quarter points. However, the rally came short, as the Magic lost 120-115 and Steve Clifford’s squad …

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Gators Gymnastics Team Opens Season versus Missouri Tigers

The preseason No. 3 Florida Gators gymnastics team opens the 2019 season versus the No. 11 Missouri Tigers. The matchup is the beginning of eight-straight meets versus teams ranked in the Women’s Collegiate Gymnastics Association (WCGA) preseason top 20. The season opener is at home for the first time since 2013, taking …

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Former Gators Coach Mike Locksley Hired as Maryland Head Coach

Alabama Offensive Coordinator Mike Locksley is the new Maryland Terrapins Head Coach, the school announced Tuesday night. The former Gator running backs and recruiting coordinator also won the Broyles Award Tuesday, an award given to the top assistant coach in college football. People outside the DMV won’t get it, but people …

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What’s Wrong With the Jacksonville Jaguars? A Seasonal Turnaround

The Jacksonville Jaguars are an almost-touchdown underdog at home heading into their Week 13 matchup versus the Indianapolis Colts. Last season, the Duval County team were 7-4 heading into the Colts matchup. Now, Blake Bortles hits the bench as quarterback Cody Kessler will lead the lackluster Jags offense with quarterbacks coach …

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Kentucky Looking Past Blowout Losses Heading into Final Home Game

The No. 20 Kentucky Wildcats are back at home to face the Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders on Saturday. Kentucky lost the opportunity to finish the season with 10 wins last week, losing 24-7 to a five-win Tennessee. Led by Head Coach Rick Stockstill and his senior quarterback and son Brent Stockstill, …

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Kentucky Looks for First Road Win Versus Tennessee Since 1984

The No. 12 Kentucky Wildcats will battle SEC-foe Tennessee in Knoxville looking for their third win since 1984. The Wildcats look to bounce back from a 34-17 loss to No. 5 Georgia that ended a chance of playing in the SEC Championship. On the other hand, the Volunteers accumulated only …

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Texas A&M and Auburn Battle for Bowl Eligibility Saturday

The No. 25 Texas A&M Aggies and Auburn Tigers have a lot in common entering their game this weekend. Both teams sit at 5-3 and lost to SEC West foe Mississippi State (who are also 5-3) this season. The Aggies were nearly knocked out of the AP poll following the …

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Auburn Enters Bye Week With Tough Schedule Ahead

The Auburn Tigers enter the bye week with a 5-3 record and a tough schedule entering the final weeks of the regular season. A 31-16 win versus Ole Miss in their last week gives the team a breather and time to prepare for a Jimbo Fisher-led Aggies team at the …

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