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The 2017 NCAA men’s swimming championships start up again on Friday, March 24, with the competition continuing in Indianapolis, Indiana. Texas, winner of the last two team titles, enters Friday in first place after a big Thursday in which it overtook N.C. State for the team lead. Below find information on how to follow and watch the 2017 NCAA men’s swimming championships online. 2017 NCAA men’s swimming championships live updates, results Sidearmstats.com has all the live results you’l...
NEW YORK CITY — As Wisconsin seniors Bronson Koenig and Nigel Hayes fielded question after question from reporters Thursday, about their considerable NCAA Tournament experience, about their social media practices and whatever else, redshirt sophomore forward Ethan Happ waited next to them. Eventually the moderator asked if anyone could please direct a question to Happ. “First off, thank you for the pity question,” he said, beginning his response. But while Koenig and Hayes are st...
The LSU baseball team is set to face its biggest road challenge of the season this weekend. No. 4 LSU (16-5, 3-0 SEC) travels to Gainesville, Fla. for a three-game series versus No. 12 Florida (13-8, 0-3 SEC) beginning tonight. As two of the top three rated teams in the SEC according to the USA Today Coaches Poll, this series between LSU and Florida isn’t just a rematch of last year’s SEC Championship, but also one with major postseason implications. Here’s all the information ...
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TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Alabama basketball is losing two players to transfers, Crimson Tide coach Avery Johnson announced Friday. Sophomore guard Brandon Austin and junior forward Nick King are leaving the program for other opportunities. Both players missed time this season due to injuries. Austin played in just six games during the 2016-17 season. He earned minutes in 36 games throughout his career in Tuscaloosa. Austin, a native of Montgomery, Ala., averaged 1.4 points and 8.7 minutes per ga...
Welcome to Chomp Chat, SEC Country’s daily Florida podcast with Gators beat writer Zach Abolverdi and UF broadcaster Jeff Cardozo. Florida quarterbacks Feleipe Franks and Kyle Trask met with the media this week and revealed their unique relationship off the field. Despite being friends, their personalities are not alike and they would lead the team in different ways as the starter. In the latest edition of Chomp Chat, Abolverdi and Cardozo discusses the redshirt freshmen and preview the Flor...
For Oregon, a cross-country trip to LSU paid positive dividends. Ducks defensive coordinator Jim Leavitt and his staff headed down to Baton Rouge as they studied one of the nation’s stingiest defenses. With a new staff under head coach Willie Taggart, the visit was a good way to pick the mind of LSU defensive coordinator Dave Aranda as the Ducks develop their defensive approach. According to The Oregonian’s Joel Odom, Taggart was quoted as saying Leavitt, “is a good friend...
It has long been suggested that Becky Hammon could become the first female head coach in the NBA. But before she can accomplish that, she may end up being the next Florida women’s basketball head coach. Hammon, who is a WNBA legend and currently a San Antonio Spurs assisstant coach, is mulling over a ‘lucrative’ offer from Florida according to Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical. Per Wojnarowski, the offer would be a considerable raise from what she makes now but Hammon is grapp...
COLUMBIA, S.C. — Daniel Fennell doesn’t have to look very far to find out why he played in only six games for South Carolina as a redshirt freshman. Coming out of spring practice a year ago, Fennell was listed atop the Gamecocks’ depth chart at the Buck position. Snaps were few and far between once the season kicked off against Vanderbilt. “Last spring was an intense spring camp and then fall camp, coach said, and I can see it myself, that I fell back with my intensity. I just need ...
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It’s been assumed that former Texas A&M standout Myles Garrett would be selected with the No. 1 pick in this year’s NFL Draft, and it’s becoming more apparent that will be the case. According to Mary Kay Cabot of cleveland.com and The Plain Dealer, the Cleveland Browns, who own the top pick in next month’s draft, have conducted private workouts with several players, including Garrett. Garrett is the No. 1 pick in most mock drafts with a little more than a month to go ...
While it looks like Alabama basketball is ready to make a big leap next season, two members of this year’s team will not be apart of it. According to Jeff Goodman of ESPN, Nick King and Brandon Austin will both transfer from the school. King appeared in only seven games and Austin in just six. Alabama’s Nick King and Brandon Austin both transferring, sources confirmed to ESPN. — Jeff Goodman (@GoodmanESPN) March 24, 2017 The Alabama basketball roster should be able to withstand t...
Welcome to SEC Country’s daily Auburn football recruiting notebook with Auburn recruiting beat writer Benjamin Wolk. Today, we look a busy day for unofficial visitors during Auburn spring practice, which resulted in a few new offers. A critical few days are ahead on the Auburn recruiting trail. The Tigers will return to Jordan-Hare Stadium on Saturday for a scrimmage, which means visits galore in the recruiting world. It’ll be an opportunity for several top targets to see Auburn in l...
Welcome to SEC Country’s Chicken & Waffles, your daily dish for all things South Carolina Gamecocks football, basketball and more. Miss a previous edition? Find every edition of SEC Country’s South Carolina Gamecocks Chicken & Waffles right here.   “The only thing between [Baylor] and Phoenix is a South Carolina team that was 2-5 in its seven games before the NCAA Tournament and either a Florida team that went 1-3 in its four games before the NCAA Tournament or a Wiscons...
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee football will hit full stride this spring with Saturday’s closed practice, the first time the Vols have put on full pads. Coach Butch Jones enters his fifth season at Tennessee looking to raise the bar yet again after back-to-back Top 25 seasons, and it starts with the competition within the team. The quarterback battle between redshirt freshman Jarrett Guarantano and junior Quinten Dormady has the offense engaged, while young players compete for playing time at ...
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Frank Martin has helped elevate the South Carolina basketball program to a place it hasn’t been in a long time. And Martin has made sure to thank the South Carolina fans for the support along the way.. The Gamecocks take on the No. 3 seed Baylor Bears on Friday night at Madison Square Garden for chance to advance to the Elite Eight And while Martin has been largely responsible for the talent improvements with the program, he’s also made sure to note the growth in fan support with th...
NEW YORK — South Carolina basketball is back in a city that mattered so much to its success decades ago. It’s New York City that produced legendary coach Frank McGuire, who led the Gamecocks to a long stretch of great seasons in the 1970s, and many of the players on those teams. And it’s fitting that as the Gamecocks return to the Sweet 16 for the first time since 1973 that it comes in New York and more fitting yet that many of the players from that team and era will be on hand. “They de...
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Welcome to SEC Country’s daily Eye on the Tigers, a rundown of everything happening in LSU Tigers recruiting, with Sam Spiegelman. Today, we discuss why a visit to LSU changed the landscape of one Alabama prospect’s recruitment. NEW ORLEANS — Andres Fox held an offer from LSU when he released his top 6 schools. The Tigers didn’t make the cut. LSU’s late offer put it on the outside looking in at in-state favorites Alabama and Auburn, as well as UGA, Florida, Florida Sta...