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Tournament Selection Committee overrated the Pac 12

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One week ago the NCAA Tournament Selection Committee, to no one’s surprise, awarded seven bids to the ACC, Big 12 and Big 10 Conference. It did come as a surprise to some when the Pac 12 was awarded seven slots as well. While the other leagues suffered an upset here or there, the Pac 12 went down in flames. When Oregon takes the court Sunday night against St. Joseph’s, the Ducks will be the sole representative of the Pac 12.…

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Miami blasts No. 16 Utah in Puerto Rico

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The Miami Hurricanes showed little respect for No. 16 Utah, rolling over the Utes, 90-66 in the Puerto Rico Tip-Off in San Juan, Puerto Rico. The Hurricanes jumped out to a 46-32 halftime lead and never looked back in running their record to 4-0. Sheldon McClellan led Miami with 27 points. He was 10 of 12 from the floor, including 3 for 5 from 3-point range. Tonye Jikiri had 20 points and 12 rebounds. Miami shot 53 percent from the…

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Clemson stays on top of AP Top 25; Gators climb to 8th, Seminoles to 16th

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Unlike last week, the Associated Press Top 25 poll has shown significant movement up and down the rankings. The exception is the top three positions. The Clemson Tigers maintained their hold onto the top spot. Clemson earned 34 of the 61 first place votes with No. 2 Ohio State earning 23 votes and third place Alabama claiming the other four. Florida has moved solidly into the top 10, coming in at No. 8. Florida’s 24-14 victory at South Carolina helped…

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Gators storm to #8 in AP Top 25; FSU at #11

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For the first time since 2012, the Florida Gators have crashed the top 10 of the Associated Press Top 25 poll. Florida is ranked Number 8, up 3 spots from last week. The Gators took their record to 5-0 with a 21-3 road win at Missouri. They will quickly have the chance to prove their ranking on Saturday. Number 6 LSU will host Florida in a key SEC inter-divisional matchup. Florida State made some progress. After losing ground in previous…

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