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Ed Jenson
February 19, 2018 - 4:50 pm
Virginia strengthened its hold on No. 1 in the AP Top 25 as it coasts to an Atlantic Coast Conference regular-season title, while Duke made a big jump after a pair of impressive wins without its top freshman. The Cavaliers earned 42 of 65 first-place votes in the poll released Monday. That's 12...
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Ed Jenson
February 18, 2018 - 4:01 pm
Gary Trent Jr. hit three foul shots with 1:31 left to put No. 12 Duke ahead for good and the Blue Devils, again playing without injured star Marvin Bagley III, beat No. 11 Clemson 66-57 on Sunday. The Blue Devils have given up all of their 10-point lead over a six-minute stretch as the Tigers tied...
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Ed Jenson
February 17, 2018 - 11:17 pm
No. 10 Auburn's path toward closing out a stellar season in the Southeastern Conference just got tougher. The Tigers found out shortly after their stunning, 84-75 loss to South Carolina on Saturday that starter Anfernee McLemore was lost for the season after a horrific injury late in the first half...
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Ed Jenson
February 17, 2018 - 10:01 am
The Carolina Panthers have reinstated interim general manager Marty Hurney after an NFL investigation found no wrongdoing into charges of harassment by his ex-wife. Hurney had been placed on a paid leave of absence during the investigation. He is one of four candidates who have interviewed for the...
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Ed Jenson
February 14, 2018 - 9:50 pm
Phil Cofer scored 17 points, Trent Forrest added 16 and Florida State rallied from an 18-point deficit in the second half to defeat 11th-ranked Clemson 81-79 in overtime on Wednesday. The Seminoles (18-8, 7-7 Atlantic Coast Conference) didn't take their first lead until 1:05 remaining in overtime...
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Ed Jenson
February 14, 2018 - 11:02 am
Professional golfer Bill Haas of Greenville escaped serious injuries following a rollover crash in Los Angeles that killed the driver of the Ferrari he was riding in and injured the driver of a BMW, officials said Wednesday. The two cars collided in the wealthy Pacific Palisades neighborhood around...
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Ed Jenson
February 12, 2018 - 12:04 am
The Clemson University men’s basketball team was projected as a No. 3 seed in the NCAA Tournament as the Division I men’s basketball committee revealed a sneak peek at its top 16 teams as of mid-February. The Tigers, currently 20-4 overall and 9-3 in second-place in the ACC, were projected as a No...
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Ed Jenson
February 10, 2018 - 11:44 pm
John Davis scored 13 points, Daniel Fowler had 12 and Furman defeated Wofford 76-52 on Saturday. The Terriers, who won the first meeting 79-70, scored nine straight to lead 11-2 before the Paladins reeled off 16 straight, six from Clay Mounce. Davis, who started the run with a 3-pointer, did the...
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Ed Jenson
February 10, 2018 - 2:27 pm
Florida continued to solidify its postseason prospects with a 65-41 win over South Carolina on Saturday. The Gators (17-8, 8-4 SEC) never fell off the NCAA Tournament bubble but losing three of four games before beating LSU earlier in the week dropped them from the Top 25 and lessened their chances...
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Ed Jenson
February 08, 2018 - 9:46 pm
Gabe DeVoe matched his career high with 25 points, helping No. 16 Clemson beat Pittsburgh 72-48 on Thursday night. DeVoe was 7 for 11 from 3-point range. Shelton Mitchell made three 3s on his way to 12 points, and Elijah Thomas had 10 points and 11 rebounds for the Tigers (20-4, 9-3 Atlantic Coast...
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