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Chatkevicius' leads South Carolina to 67-50 win over Georgia

 

The Gamecocks (11-9, 2-6 Southeastern Conference) won for just the second time since toppling then No. 9 Iowa State earlier this month.

 

Cougars 'evolve' and win over Lyon

Columbia College guard Zach Rockers said the loss eight weeks ago to Lyon was a turning point in the season. Thursday's rematch netted the Cougars a 10th consecutive win.

Columbia men's basketball relies on Rockers and defense to beat Lyon

It wasn't pretty, but eventually the No. 13 Columbia Cougars (19-3, 12-2 American Midwest Conference) made three defensive stops, sparking an 11-2 run that kept Lyon College (12-9, 9-5 AMC) at arm's length in a 61-48 win. 

Georgia managing surprising SEC run despite depleted roster

The Bulldogs have won five straight Southeastern Conference games. That matches their longest streak in the league in the last 14 years, and all of a sudden, the team is making a strong bid for its first NCAA tournament berth since 2011.

Ad from domestic violence group set to air during Super Bowl

No More, a group trying to end domestic violence and sexual assault, has released a commercial that is scheduled to air after the second quarter of the Super Bowl. The issue has become central for the NFL since Ray Rice was suspended for punching his then-fiancee in a casino elevator.

No. 6 Tennessee women's basketball seeking rare road victory over No. 10 Kentucky

The Lady Vols haven't won against a top-10 team on the road since 2008.

Academic misconduct among NCAA programs on the rise, official says

Vice president of enforcement Jon Duncan said Wednesday in an interview with The Associated Press the cases involve both prospective and incoming athletes trying to become eligible for college competition, and enrolled athletes receiving impermissible assistance from university and athletic department personnel.

South Carolina's bench helps No. 1 team stay perfect

South Carolina has used its tall, talented reserves to roll to a 19-0 record and looks to win its 20th straight game when it faces Alabama (12-10, 1-6 Southeastern Conference) on Thursday night. The backups include second-leading scorer in 6-foot-5 A'ja Wilson and top rebounder in 6-4 Alaina Coates, who was last year's SEC freshman of the year.

Columbia College men's basketball team jumps in rankings, women hold steady

The Columbia College men's basketball team jumped three spots to N0. 13 in the NAIA top-25 rankings Tuesday. The women's team (15-5, 11-3 AMC) held firm at No. 24.

Jury convicts 2 ex-Vanderbilt football players of raping woman

The victim, a 21-year-old neuroscience and economics major at the time of the June 2013 attack, cried as each guilty verdict was announced. The men face decades in prison when they are sentenced March 6.

Stephens College to launch new athletics website

Stephens College is set to unveil a new athletics website, StephensStars.com, on Wednesday.

After reports of departure, Craig Kuligowski staying with Missouri football

Citing an anonymous source, FootballScoop.com reported Sunday night that Missouri's highly regarded defensive line coach was expected to accept a co-defensive coordinator position at Illinois. But in a statement Monday, Kuligowski announced he would be staying put in Columbia.

CoMo Derby Dames return to Columbia

Thanks to a new flooring option and an open venue, the CoMo Derby Dames are back in Columbia after three years away in Jefferson City.

Duke's Coach K happy 1,000th win is behind him

Krzyzewski became the first NCAA Division I men's coach to get 1,000 wins when No. 5 Duke surged past St. John's late in the second half Sunday for a 77-68 victory at Madison Square Garden.

No. 24 Columbia College women's basketball wins 93-54

The 24th-ranked Cougars improved to 15-5 with a win over conference opponent Williams Baptist College (Arkansas).

Alabama offensive coordinator Kiffin returning for 2nd year

Kiffin reportedly had been a candidate to become offensive coordinator for the San Francisco 49ers, but he and coach Nick Saban issued statements Saturday announcing his return.

Mississippi beats Florida 72-71

Ole Miss (12-7, 3-3 Southeastern Conference) trailed for much of the night, but rallied from a 69-65 deficit with a little more than two minutes remaining. It was Jarvis Summers who was the difference during the tense, back-and-forth final possessions, draining a jumper just inside the 3-point line to push Ole Miss ahead 70-69 with 27.9 seconds remaining.

Vanderbilt gang-rape defense points to campus culture

Prosecutors spent more than a week showing jurors photos and videos taken by Vanderbilt football players in a dorm-room sex assault. In response, the former players' lawyers have sought to put the elite southern university on trial, blaming an anything-goes campus culture for warping the young men's judgment.

Selig says MLB could expand internationally, talks legacy

Bud Selig began his 8,173rd and final day in charge of baseball by waking up in a Manhattan hotel, having breakfast and working out. After nearly 22 1/2 years that began with unprecedented labor unrest, unfolded with rapid innovation and ended with unparalleled prosperity, he predicted a future filled with more transformation, perhaps with expansion to other countries.

Booker leads No. 1 Kentucky to 58-43 win

The win matched the team's best start under coach John Calipari and kept the Wildcats from another "House of Horrors" moment at the Colonial Life Arena where they'd lost three of their previous five games.

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