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LSU-South Carolina game moved to Louisiana due to flooding (Yahoo Sports)
South Carolina is moving its home game against LSU to Baton Rouge because of massive flooding around the university. The time for Saturday's game at LSU has not been announced. South Carolina officials wanted to keep the game in Columbia, but said Wednesday that law enforcement who would direct traffic and keep Williams-Brice Stadium safe were needed elsewhere in the area to help clean up from the massive flooding.
Tennessee dismisses WR Howard from team for rules violation (Yahoo Sports)
Tennessee wide receiver Alton ''Pig'' Howard has been dismissed from the team for a violation of unspecified team rules. Volunteers coach Butch Jones announced Howard's dismissal on Wednesday. Howard had 54 catches for 618 yards last season to lead Tennessee in both categories, but he had only one reception for eight yards this year while playing in just two games.
WVU safety Karl Joseph out for season with knee injury (Yahoo Sports)
West Virginia safety Karl Joseph will miss the remainder of the season after sustaining a right knee injury during practice, coach Dana Holgorsen said Wednesday. Holgorsen said the senior was injured in a non-contact drill Tuesday. ''I am devastated and heartbroken for Karl,'' Holgorsen said in a statement.
Eastern Kentucky University cancels classes; cites threat (Yahoo Sports)
Eastern Kentucky University canceled classes and shifted a home football game to another campus because of an escalating threat after the discovery of graffiti that threatened to ''kill all'' this week, school officials said Wednesday. School leaders called off classes for the rest of the week, effective midmorning Wednesday, as police tried to track down the source of threats that unsettled the campus in Richmond, Kentucky. The school later said its football game against Tennessee Tech, scheduled for Thursday night on the EKU campus, will instead be played at Georgetown College in central Kentucky.
Dismissed Michigan football player charged with 3 felonies (Yahoo Sports)
Former Michigan football player Logan Tuley-Tillman has been charged with three felonies, nearly a month after the offensive tackle was kicked off the team. Ann Arbor District Court records say Tuley-Tillman was arraigned Wednesday on one count of using a computer to commit a crime and two counts of capturing/distributing an image of an unclothed person. Jim Harbaugh, who is coaching the 18th-ranked Wolverines, kicked Tuley-Tillman off the team on Oct. 10, releasing a statement in which he said ''conduct unacceptable for a Michigan student-athlete,'' was the reason.
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Drake hoping to turn corner in 2015-16 (Yahoo Sports)
Last season was a landmark year for basketball in the state of Iowa, as three Division I teams reached the NCAA Tournament for the first time. Drake is hoping to crash that party soon. The Bulldogs, who've been to the NCAA Tournament just once since 1971, are optimistic it can inch closer to postseason play in 2015-16.
Indiana hires Elston as director of player development (Yahoo Sports)
Indiana coach Tom Crean hired former player Derek Elston as the new director of player development Monday. The native of Tipton, Indiana, will help with mentoring, life skills, administrative operations and support services. Elston played on the Hoosiers' 2012 Sweet 16 team and the 2013 Big Ten regular-season championship team.
Duke counting on more from Allen after Final Four breakout (Yahoo Sports)
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) -- Grayson Allen is still getting used to all this attention.
Richmond, St. Jean complete Mullin's staff (Yahoo Sports)
First-year St. John's head coach Chris Mullin has completed his coaching staff, naming fellow Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Famer Mitch Richmond a special assistant and Greg St. Jean an assistant. Richmond, a six-time All-Star, played 14 seasons in the NBA, three with Mullin on the Golden State Warriors. Like Mullin he was a two-time Olympian (1988, 1996) and Richmond averaged at least 21.0 points in each of his first 10 professional seasons becoming one of just 10 players in NBA history to do so.