Nathan Dick, a student at Mexico High School in Mexico, Missouri, escapes from the stress of his daily routine by making a trip to Columbia twice a week to box at Zen's Gym.
Aaron Harrison scored 16 points including five 3-pointers, and top-ranked Kentucky finally earned a conference victory in regulation by drilling Missouri 86-37 on Tuesday night.
Josh Richardson, Robert Hubbs and Armani Moore combined to score 50 points and shoot 20 of 26 as Tennessee withstood a furious Arkansas comeback to hang on for a 74-69 victory over the 19th-ranked Razorbacks on Tuesday night.
Frank Mason III had 16 points and nine rebounds to lead the Jayhawks (14-2), who moved to 3-0 in league play for the ninth straight. Kelly Oubre Jr. added 14 points, getting to the foul line 12 times as the Jayhawks finished 32 of 46 on free throws.
Following a loss to Ohio State in the national championship, Heisman-winning quarterback Marcus Mariota didn't rule out the possibility of returning to Oregon next season. He's a projected first-rounder in the NFL draft.
Here's the scary part for the rest of major-college football: Some of Ohio State's best players didn't play in Monday night's championship game, and many of those who did are coming back.
Ohio State's thrashing of Oregon in the title game was more than just an ego boost for the Big Ten.
Tailback Ezekiel Elliott, known as Zeke to his teammates, had 246 yards on 36 carries and scored four touchdowns. And the "slobs" — the offensive linemen's both affectionate and accurate name for themselves — dominated up front as the Buckeyes ran over, around and through Oregon 42-20 on Monday night to capture the national championship.
No other player in the Southeastern Conference has scored a higher percentage of his team's points than Tennessee guard Josh Richardson.
South Carolina and UConn top off the poll and seem to be on a collision course for a No. 1 vs. No. 2 matchup Feb. 9.
Jim Chaney is leaving Arkansas just as the program appears to have returned to Southeastern Conference relevance.
A man charged with killing an Auburn University football player opened fire because the athlete also was shooting a gun during a party, a defense lawyer said Monday.
Cinmeon Bowers had 20 points and 14 rebounds to lead Auburn to an 85-79 victory over Missouri on Saturday night.
Tyler Ulis put Kentucky ahead with a 3-pointer deep in double overtime to help hold off Texas A&M for the 70-64 win.
Missouri's LaQuisha Jackson broke the school record in the 60-meter dash Saturday in Iowa City, Iowa.
Top-ranked Freed-Hardeman proved too much for Stephens women's basketball as Freed-Hardeman won 114-49 on Saturday.
The Columbia men's basketball team picked up its fifth consecutive win by beating Missouri Baptist 85-61 on Saturday.
Columbia saw its eight-point lead nearly slip away in the final five minutes, but the Cougars held on and beat Missouri Baptist on Saturday.
When Urban Meyer took a year off from coaching, he made a trip to Oregon to visit a friend and to find out how Chip Kelly was running the show in Eugene.
It's the first time since the 2007-08 season that Arkansas (13-2) has started 2-0 in conference play, and it did so in familiar fashion. The Razorbacks scored 31 points off a season-worst 22 turnovers by the Commodores (11-4, 1-1).