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College basketball roundup: Miami upset

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Northeastern 78, Miami 77 Quincy Ford made a jumper as time expired leading the Northeastern Huskies to a 78-77 upset win over the No. 15 Miami Hurricanes on Friday. The loss was the first by Miami after four season-opening wins, including two over ranked teams. Miami was favored by 16 points. Northeastern jumped out to a quick 17-8 lead and pushed the lead to 11 at the midway point of the first half. Miami closed the gap to 35-30 at…

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College basketball begins Friday; Gators introduce new Coach Mike White

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The college basketball season tips off on Friday with several games around the country. Few should see competitive games, but fans of Florida schools are anxious to get their first look at their squads. Florida receives extra attention because new coach Mike White steps in to replace the most successful coach the Gators have ever had. Billy Donovan, who won 653 games and two national championships during his 19 seasons, is now coaching the NBA’s Oklahoma City Thunder. White’s very…

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FSU set to defend women’s soccer title

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On Friday, the Florida State women’s soccer team will begin their quest for a second consecutive national championship when they host the Evansville Purple Aces. The Seminoles, 14-2-4 and Atlantic Coast Conference Champions, begin NCAA Tournament play as the No. 1 overall national seed in the tournament. Should FSU make it the College Cup Finals, they could face the Florida Gators, who are the second seed in the Stanford Regional. The Gators, 17-3-1 and Southeastern Conference Champions, welcome the Western…

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