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51 min ago | LaGrange Daily News

Fourth-down touchdown was critical

LaGrange College quarterback Graham Craig rolls out during Saturday's game. Craig had four touchdown passes, including two in overtime.Kevin Eckleberry LaGrange College quarterback Graham Craig rolls out during Saturday's game.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

Bucky's 5th Quarter

Wisconsin basketball recruiting: Alex Illikainen speeding toward decision

Is there reason for renewed hope in Bo Ryan's 2015 recruiting class after all? The Badgers appear to be in the driver's seat for a nice "stretch-4" prospect. Wisconsin basketball is more typically known for unearthing hidden gems on the recruiting trail and either locking them up early or getting poached when more blue-blooded programs realize what a talent Bo Ryan and Co.

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BleacherReport

Ranking the Most Important 'Glue Guys' in College Basketball in 2014-15

Star power is a great asset to a college basketball team, but having too many elite talents can cause its own problems. Sometimes, the most valuable asset to a coach is the kind of player who doesn't always look good in a box score but does a little of everything to help his team win.

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Related Topix: Josh Gasser, Sports, NCAA Sports, Wisconsin Badgers NCAA Basketball, University of Wisconsin NCAA, Frank Kaminsky, James Bell, Rondae Hollis-Jefferson

Arizona Desert Swarm

Arizona basketball recruiting 2015: Chance Comanche commits to WIldcats

Sean Miller seemingly put his foot down and went hard at recruiting Chance Comanche over the past few months, and a commitment on Sunday from the Beverly Hills High School forward wasn't necessarily surprising. Comanche's commitment gives the Arizona Wildcats a fourth for the 2015 class and like the 2014 version it's versatile.

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Vanquish The Foe

BYU Basketball Position Previews: Guards

Now that practice is less than a month away, it is time to look at the guards and possible guard lineups that the Cougars may use in the upcoming season. Guard play is especially important in Coach Rose's offensive system.

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Hustle Belt

Western Michigan vs Idaho Recap: Broncos Roll Vandals In 45-33 Victory

The Western Michigan Broncos scored on 7 of their first 8 drives en route to a dominating victory over the Idaho Vandals on Saturday If there was any doubt that the Western Michigan offense could score, and that their performance against Purdue was a fluke, Saturday might've erased all of those doubts. In their 45-33 victory, the Broncos scored on seven of their first eight drives, with the lone no-score coming on a safety occurring with just 30 seconds left in the first half.

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Daily Camera

Determined Askia Booker eager to lead Buffs

As part of his offseason training, Askia Booker watched every game from the Colorado men's basketball team's 2013-14 season. CU's clunker of a finale, a 77-48 loss to Pittsburgh in the NCAA Tournament, still eats at Booker, and the senior refuses to watch it.

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Related Topix: Sports, University of Colorado NCAA, NCAA Sports, Colorado Buffaloes NCAA Basketball, Askia Booker, Nate Tomlinson, Xavier Talton, Jaron Hopkins, Spencer Dinwiddie

Sat Sep 13, 2014

WDTN-TV Dayton

Redhawks topped by Wolverines

Despite scoring 10 unanswered points in the second quarter to knot the game, Miami University's football team was unable to get on the board again, falling to the University of Michigan Wolverines 34-10 Saturday afternoon at Michigan Stadium. Miami overcame a slow start in the first quarter, which left the RedHawks trailing 10-0 just eight minutes into the game, with a revitalized effort in the second quarter.

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Yahoo Sports

No. 2 Oregon too much for Wyoming 48-14

One week after a season-defining win over then-No. 7 Michigan State, No. 2 Oregon spent the first quarter Saturday trying regain its footing against upset-minded Wyoming.

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Marist Red Foxes

Volleyball victorious over Delaware State and Lehigh

The Marist volleyball team shut down Delaware State 3-0 before taking down Lehigh in five sets to finish the Crosstown Tournament unbeaten and improve to 8-2 heading into Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference play. The Red Foxes made quick work of Delaware State , winning the sets 25-12, 25-20, and 25-9 in a match that lasted just 1:01.

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BleacherReport

Predicting Who Will Be the 10 Most Hated College Basketball Players in 2014-15

As passionate and devoted that fans can be toward their teams, part of what fuels that commitment is a healthy distaste of a team's rivals and their top players. But certain players elicit a special level of disdain, either because of the way they play or how they operate on the court.

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Star Tribune

DeLaSalle's Johnson acknowledges U recruiting efforts in decision

University of Minnesota fans watching Jarvis Johnson stride to the podium at DeLaSalle on Friday afternoon might have had a flashback to a year ago, when Minneapolis phenom Reid Travis stood there, considering the Gophers along with two other programs. That day, the star guard and homegrown recruit opted to leave - accepting a scholarship from Stanford and disappointing legions of Gophers fans.

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Mt. Airy News

Late INT lifts Bears over Hounds

Mount Airy's Shay Wilson runs behind Sihem Smith for an 86-yard play down to the 1-yard line in the first quarter.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

University of North Carolina

Balanced Attack Keys 3-0 Win Over Pitt

Nyambi Jabang's goal and assist led No. 3 North Carolina to a 3-0 victory over Pitt Friday night in the Atlantic Coast Conference opener for both clubs Friday night from Fetzer Field.

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The Washington Post

Hatchell's return provides boost for veteran UNC

In that time, the Hall of Fame coach was diagnosed with leukemia and missed the season, her freshman-led team pushed all the way to an NCAA regional final in her absence, then star freshman Diamond DeShields abruptly transferred. "They're anxious to get this season started and to move forward - and to just be a great team," Hatchell said.

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Falmouth Packet

Leroy Cudjoe's drop-goal denied St Helens the chance to wrap up first place

St Helens were once more denied a chance to wrap up the League Leaders' Shield after going down to a 17-16 defeat in a nail-biting Super League clash at Huddersfield. Beaten 39-12 at home by Warrington a week ago, Saints were thwarted this time by coach Nathan Brown's former club, who clinched a top-four finish thanks to Leroy Cudjoe's drop goal 10 minutes from the end.

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USA Today

NCAA basketball countdown: No. 40 Miami

USA TODAY Sports' Scott Gleeson counts down to the start of the season, breaking down the projected NCAA tournament field of 68. College basketball countdown: No. 40 Miami USA TODAY Sports' Scott Gleeson counts down to the start of the season, breaking down the projected NCAA tournament field of 68. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1tICO6p USA TODAY Sports' Scott Gleeson counts down to the start of the season, breaking down the projected NCAA tournament field of 68. Miami Hurricanes coach Jim Larranaga and guard Manu Lecomte react in the first half at Dean E. Smith Student Activities Center.

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Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

Freshman Jonah Bolden declared ineligible for UCLA basketball team

A school spokesperson confirmed that four-star forward Jonah Bolden was ruled a partial qualifier by the NCAA, meaning that he must sit out the entire 2014-15 season. He will remain on scholarship.

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Contra Costa Times

Off the court, Warriors' Barnes is cookin'

The Golden State Warriors' Harrison Barnes saw his minutes on the court dwindle last season, but his value off the court is heating up. Barnes was at the Ronald McDonald House at Stanford on Wednesday helping in the kitchen, lifting spirits for children in need.

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BleacherReport

Michigan Basketball: The Most Hated Player from Wolverines' Biggest Rivals

If you're a fan of Michigan basketball, surely you have disdain for many of the Wolverines' biggest rivals. Heck, you're probably not a true fan unless you have a deep-rooted hatred for some of those teams, and several players in particular.

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