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Friday, Feb 27, 2015

Colleges

Missouri pulls away in second half to deny Donovan’s milestone

COLUMBIA, Mo. — Namon Wright helped Missouri snap its school-record 13-game losing streak with a flourish Tuesday night, scoring a career-high 28 points on 10-of-13 shooting to lead the Tigers past Florida 64-52.
Published: 02/24/15

Women’s Final Four helps Moffitt score $250,000 grant

TAMPA — As the National Collegiate Athletic Association prepares to bring the Women’s Final Four to Tampa, a prominent cancer research fund named for a former coach has announced it is giving the Moffitt Cancer Center a $250,000 grant....
Published: 02/23/15

USF men fall at East Carolina, 73-60

GREENVILLE, N.C. – Caleb White and B.J. Tyson scored 19 points apiece to help East Carolina beat South Florida 73-60 on Saturday for its fourth straight win at home.
Published: 02/21/15

Ex-FSU Heisman winner Weinke named Rams QB coach

ST. LOUIS — The St. Louis Rams have hired Chris Weinke as quarterbacks coach.
Published: 02/20/15
UF avoids NCAA penalties regarding Joker Phillips

UF avoids NCAA penalties regarding Joker Phillips

The University of Florida won’t be penalized for former assistant football coach Joker Phillips having impermissible contact with a recruit.
Published: 02/20/15

Top-ranked Tampa baseball teams falls to defending champs

The No. 1-ranked University of Tampa baseball team lost its first game of the season Sunday, falling 9-7 to second-ranked Southern Indiana, the defending Division II national champion.
Published: 02/16/15

Late 3-pointer lifts Mississippi over Florida 62-61

GAINESVILLE – Stefan Moody sank a game-winning three-point shot with 2.7 seconds remaining to give Ole Miss a 62-61 win over Florida on Thursday.
Published: 02/12/15
Former UNLV coach Jerry Tarkanian dead at 84

Former UNLV coach Jerry Tarkanian dead at 84

LAS VEGAS — He couldn’t stop fighting the NCAA any more than he could give up chewing towels courtside. Jerry Tarkanian built a basketball dynasty in the desert, but it was his decades-long battle with the NCAA that defined him far more...
Published: 02/11/15

Florida names Dixon receivers coach

New Florida coach Jim McElwain has completed his staff by hiring Kerry Dixon II as receivers coach.
Published: 02/11/15
Cook, No. 4 Duke hold off Noles

Cook, No. 4 Duke hold off Noles

TALLAHASSEE — Mike Krzyzewski has seen how this grueling stretch has affected his Duke team: three wins in six days.
Published: 02/10/15