Southeastern conference

KNOXVILLE, Tenn | Bone’s big game helps No. 7 Vols beat No. 4 Kentucky 71-52

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Jordan Bone scored a career-high 27 points and No. 7 Tennessee beat No. 4 Kentucky 71-52 on Saturday to maintain its home-court dominance and snap the Wildcats’ four-game winning streak. Tennessee (26-3, 14-2 SEC) earned its 25th straight home victory to remain tied for first place in the Southeastern Conference with … Continue reading KNOXVILLE, Tenn | Bone’s big game helps No. 7 Vols beat No. 4 Kentucky 71-52

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. | Last-minute decisions in SEC add drama to signing day

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Leave it to the Southeastern Conference to provide some drama on signing day that otherwise seemed anticlimactic. Even though the vast majority of recruits already had finalized their college decisions in the December signing period, the traditional February signing date still provided a few surprises as players SEC teams were targeting … Continue reading KNOXVILLE, Tenn. | Last-minute decisions in SEC add drama to signing day

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. | Williams runs wild, Texas A&M routs NC State 52-13 in Gator

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Trayveon Williams strolled around the field, his white pants covered in dirt and grass stains, his Gator Bowl hat turned sideways and his MVP trophy secured tightly in his left hand. He posed for pictures, hugged teammates and friends, and blew kisses to the crowd. It sure looked like a farewell party. … Continue reading JACKSONVILLE, Fla. | Williams runs wild, Texas A&M routs NC State 52-13 in Gator

NEW YORK | Minnesota enters women’s AP Top 25, top 5 remain unchanged

NEW YORK — Getting ranked so quickly wasn’t on Lindsay Whalen’s mind when she took over the head coaching job at Minnesota this season. Whalen enjoyed tremendous success as a player at the school in the early 2000s, where being in the AP Top 25 was commonplace from the middle of her sophomore season on. … Continue reading NEW YORK | Minnesota enters women’s AP Top 25, top 5 remain unchanged

RALEIGH, N.C. | Restocked Kansas nabs No. 1 spot in AP Top 25 preseason poll

RALEIGH, N.C. — Kansas is No. 1 in The Associated Press Top 25 preseason poll. Bill Self’s Jayhawks earned 37 of 65 first-place votes in results released Monday. That was nearly double that of second-ranked Kentucky. The Jayhawks lost three starters from last year’s Final Four team, but have a restocked roster that includes transfer help … Continue reading RALEIGH, N.C. | Restocked Kansas nabs No. 1 spot in AP Top 25 preseason poll

AP Top 25 Heat Check: Too much SEC? 8 is more than enough

The college football fans who are convinced there is bias for the Southeastern Conference in The Associated Press college football poll have a lot to complain about this week. The SEC placed a season-high eight teams in the Top 25 released Sunday, including the only three ranked teams that have lost twice. Maybe the haters … Continue reading AP Top 25 Heat Check: Too much SEC? 8 is more than enough

AP Top 25: Notre Dame into top 5; Texas top 10; 8 SEC teams

Notre Dame moved into the top five, Texas and UCF reached the top 10 and the Southeastern Conference placed a season-high eight teams in the latest Associated Press college football poll. After three teams in the top eight and eight ranked teams overall lost on Saturday, there was significant movement throughout the AP Top 25 … Continue reading AP Top 25: Notre Dame into top 5; Texas top 10; 8 SEC teams

Washington | Heisman darkhorses: Can Browning repeat Mayfield’s path?

Washington’s Jake Browning is hoping to repeat what Baker Mayfield did last year. Mayfield was a Heisman Trophy longshot in the preseason, but ended up winning the award while leading Oklahoma to the College Football Playoff for the second time in three years. Browning was sixth in the Heisman voting two years ago after leading … Continue reading Washington | Heisman darkhorses: Can Browning repeat Mayfield’s path?

The Latest: Xavier is No. 1 seed st time in school history

/March 11, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — The Latest on NCAA Tournament selection Sunday (all times Eastern): 9 p.m. TBS announcer Ernie Johnson announced Xavier would get a No. 1 seed, but the Musketeers weren’t sure they’d heard him right. They were gathered in an entertainment room in coach Chris Mack’s house when Johnson mentioned prematurely during … Continue reading The Latest: Xavier is No. 1 seed st time in school history

No. 8 South Carolina tops No. 12 Lady Vols in SEC tourney

NASHVILLE, Tenn. /March 3, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Dawn Staley didn’t know if A’ja Wilson would play until just before tipoff, needing South Carolina’s medical staff to sign off on the three-time Southeastern Conference player of the year’s health. Staley still limited Wilson’s minutes and brought her off the bench. Turns out Wilson doesn’t need much … Continue reading No. 8 South Carolina tops No. 12 Lady Vols in SEC tourney

New SEC coaches deliver mixed results on signing day

KNOXVILLE, Tenn./February 07, 2018(AP)(STL.News) — The new coaches in the Southeastern Conference got their first opportunity to compete with one another over the last two months on the recruiting trail. All had to navigate the new recruiting calendar and none brought in top 10 classes, according to a composite ranking of recruiting sites compiled by … Continue reading New SEC coaches deliver mixed results on signing day

TOP 25 REWIND: No. 7 Shockers stumble for 1st time in AAC

RALEIGH, N.C./January 21, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Wichita State has hit its first bump in its new American Athletic Conference home. Coach Gregg Marshall now gets a chance to see how his seventh-ranked Shockers handle it. The Shockers were one of five AP Top 25 teams to lose twice this week, joining No. 4 Oklahoma and No. … Continue reading TOP 25 REWIND: No. 7 Shockers stumble for 1st time in AAC

Young helps Texas beat Missouri 33-16 in Texas Bowl

HOUSTON/December 27, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) – Freshman running back Daniel Young had 64 yards receiving with a touchdown and added 48 yards on the ground to help Texas beat Missouri 33-16 in the Texas Bowl on Wednesday night. The Longhorns (7-6), in a bowl for the first time since 2014, bounced back from a loss to … Continue reading Young helps Texas beat Missouri 33-16 in Texas Bowl