Category Archives: SEC

SEC: Ole Miss and LSU rally for basketball wins

SEC links for Friday: LSU surged past UAB 79-70 on Thursday, reports Sheldon Mickles of The Advocate. The Tigers used hot shooting in the second half to get the win in Birmingham. Johnny Jones’ club trailed by as many as … Continue reading

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BBL: Shannon Dawson, Tyler Ulis and more

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Give SEC hoops credit for scheduling better teams

Because it falls under his job description, SEC director of communications Craig Pinkerton, who specializes in basketball, has tweeted Wednesday some statistical information boosting what some consider the lost cause that is SEC hoops.

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BBL: UCLA struggling as it prepares for UK’s platoons

Big Blue Links for Wednesday: Adam Kilgore of the Washington Post writes about John Calipari and the success of Kentucky’s platoon system. “Calipari called Joe Gibbs, Mike Tomlin and Bill Parcells to ask them how to manage two units – … Continue reading

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Mississippi State losing defensive coordinator to Florida

Looks like new Florida coach Jim McElwain has made his first significant hire, luring Mississippi State defensive coordinator Geoff Collins out of Starkville. Collins, 43, put together a defense that ranked 10th nationally this season in points allowed, but the … Continue reading

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SEC: Todd Grantham proud of time at Georgia

SEC links for Tuesday: Dan Mullen hasn’t had contact with Michigan, reports Michael Bonner of Clarion-Ledger. Todd Grantham says he’s proud of time at Georgia, reports Seth Emerson of Macon Telegraph. Grantham is now defensive coordinator at Louisville, which plays … Continue reading

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SEC: Bank shot helps Tennessee knock off No. 15 Butler

SEC links for Monday: An arrest has been made in the shooting death of Auburn football player Jakell Mitchell, reports Ryan Black of the Columbus Ledger-Enquirer. Tennessee basketball knocks off No. 15 Butler in Knoxville, reports Patrick Brown of the … Continue reading

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SEC: Auburn football player shot and killed

The celebration after signing Will Muschamp as Auburn’s defensive coordinator is replaced by the horror of a freshman football player being shot and killed near campus. Those and more SEC links for Sunday: An Auburn freshman football player was killed … Continue reading

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SEC: Would Les Miles leave LSU for Michigan?

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SEC: Alabama dominates All-SEC team

SEC links for Tuesday: Alabama receiver Amari Cooper was named a Heisman Trophy finalist, reports Michael Casagrande of Cooper joins Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota and Wisconsin running back Melvin Gordon. League champion Alabama placed 13 on the AP All-SEC … Continue reading

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