SECrets: Tennessee restores order to the universe
By Mike Siroky
Here’s a line that’s never been written before: Tennessee upset Kentucky in women’s basketball.
Shekinna Stricklen enjoyed every minute of Monday’s rout of Kentucky.
SECrets: Parity makes an appearance
By Mike Siroky
At this time of the season in the mighty Southeastern Conference, all the next-level teams can beat each other on a given night on a given campus.
Exhibit A is South Carolina, which won for the first time in any of the players’ lifespans at Tennessee. The Gamecocks moved back into the Top 25 – and how did they celebrate? By going to Fayetteville and losing easily, 68-47.
This Week in the Big Ten: Things Do Not Go as Planned for Conference Front Runners
By Mark Bradford
When competition started Thursday, most observers assumed that by the night’s end, there would be a three-way tie at the top of the Big Ten Conference. But by the time it was over, only one team held the top spot—and that was Purdue, the team that did not play.
Iowa’s Printy Out for Remainder of Season With Torn ACL
IOWA CITY, Iowa – An MRI Friday morning confirmed junior guard Jaime Printy suffered a torn ACL in her left knee in Iowa’s 85-79, overtime win at Wisconsin, a spokesman for the University announced Thursday. Printy will miss the rest of the 2012 season.
This is the second injury to Printy’s left ACL. She tore the same ligament as a sophomore in high school.
Seminoles Edge Wolf Pack with Last-Second Shot
RALEIGH, N.C. – Florida State needed 39 minutes and 58.9 seconds to make its first three-pointer of the game, and that first deep ball represented the difference as NC State fell 67-64 on a 24-footer in the waning seconds Friday at Reynolds Coliseum.
Spotlight on the Pac-12: Can USC handle center stage?
By Morris Phillips
At 12-10, 6-5 in Pac-12 play and coming off a sobering loss at home, the Women of Troy don’t appear to be headed anywhere fast.
Coach Curt Miller Suffered Stroke During Bowling Green-Eastern Michigan Win Sunday
By Lee Michaelson
Curt Miller, one of the most highly respected coaches in Mid-Major NCAA Division I women’s basketball, suffered a mild stroke Sunday while coaching his team, Bowling Green State University to a 70-54 win over Eastern Michigan on Sunday, Jan. 22, 2012, the BGSU Athletics Department announced Thursday.
It was the 250th career win for the 43-year-old Miller, a passionate, fiery and inspirational personality, currently in his 11th year at the helm of the BGSU Falcons, a team he has taken to seven consecutive Mid-American Conference (MAC) divisional titles and six outright MAC conference championships.
The stroke was described as “mild” and Miller has been cleared by doctors to continue coaching, according to BGSU Athletics Director Greg Christopher in a written statement released by the University Thursday. However, Miller will not travel with the team to Saturday’s game at Central Michigan, and it is currently unknown when he will return to the sidelines.
No. 15/16 Georgetown Falls to No. 20/18 DePaul, 50-59, Despite 28 Points from Rodgers
WASHINGTON – The Georgetown University women’s basketball squad suffered its first BIG EAST Conference loss of the season on Tuesday as the No. 15/16 Hoyas fell to the No. 20/18 DePaul University Blue Demons (14-2, 2-0 BIG EAST), 59-50, at McDonough Arena. The loss snapped an 11-game win streak for the Blue & Gray. Georgetown is now 12-3 on the season and 1-1 in BIG EAST Conference play.