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UCLA, USC meet amid rocky seasons for crosstown rivals
LOS ANGELES (AP) A fired coach. A transfer. Suspensions. Injuries. UCLA and Southern California have experienced it all barely halfway through the season.
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Barnes wants third-ranked Vols to take nothing for granted
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Tennessee coach Rick Barnes wants to make sure his third-ranked Volunteers avoid complacency after winning their first four Southeastern Conference games by a combined margin of 100 points.
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UCLA releases signee Grant Sherfield from letter of intent
LOS ANGELES (AP) Grant Sherfield, a guard who signed with UCLA last fall, has requested and received a release from his letter of intent.
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TCU junior guard Fisher out for season and leaving program
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) TCU junior point guard Jaylen Fisher will miss the rest of this season because of ongoing issues with his surgically repaired right knee and he will not return to the program next season.
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TCU walk-on gets scholarship surprise from police officer
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) TCU walk-on Owen Aschieris was in a team meeting this week when a university police officer suddenly interrupted and asked to speak to him.
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Watson is glad he stuck around to be part of Nebraska''s rise
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) Glynn Watson Jr. stayed when everybody else from his recruiting class left.
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Oklahoma State kicks Weathers, Calloo, Jones off team
STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) Oklahoma State kicked guard Michael Weathers and forwards Maurice Calloo and Kentrevious Jones off the team Wednesday due to a violation of rules.
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USC coach suspends guard Kevin Porter Jr. from team
LOS ANGELES (AP) Southern California guard Kevin Porter Jr. has been suspended indefinitely.
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South Carolina bolts to top of SEC basketball standings
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) South Carolina coach Frank Martin kept saying as the awful losses piled up that his young team needed time to develop.
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Vols'' Barnes unhappy with his team''s postgame ''Gator Chomp''
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Tennessee coach Rick Barnes says he didn''t like how his players celebrated their victory at Florida on Saturday.