Posts Tagged By PETE IACOBELLI

Clemson’s Venables: Get ready for more close games

Boston College wide receiver Sherman Alston (6) gets by Clemson defensive end Vic Beasley (3) on a reverse during the fourth quarter of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014, in Boston. Clemson defeated Boston College 17-13. (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia)

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson defensive coordinator Brent Venables believes there’s going to be more down-to-the-wire games in college football.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , , , , , , , ,

Football innovators Spurrier, Malzahn good friends

South Carolina head coach Steve Spurrier reacts after a play during the second half of an NCAA college football game against Furman in Columbia, S.C.,  Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014. South Carolina won 41-10. (AP Photo/ Richard Shiro)

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Auburn coach Gus Malzahn hates to finish second-best at anything, yet he’s got no choice but to yield on one thing: his friend and South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier is the better golfer.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,

Auburn’s Pearl wary of 1st game back at Tennessee

Auburn head coach Bruce Pearl answers a question during a news conference at the Southeastern Conference NCAA men's college basketball media day in Charlotte, N.C., Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Auburn coach Bruce Pearl is excited about his return to the Southeastern Conference. He’s worried, though, about his evitable return to Tennessee.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

No SEC Surprise: Kentucky, Florida picked 1-2

Kentucky's Aaron Harrison answers a question during a news conference at the Southeastern Conference NCAA men's college basketball media day in Charlotte, N.C., Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Southeastern Conference’s Final Four teams were picked to finish 1-2 in the league again this season with star-filled Kentucky chosen just ahead of defending champion Florida.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , ,

South Carolina women’s hoop team picked to win SEC

South Carolina head coach Dawn Staley answers a question during a news conference at the Southeastern Conference women's basketball media day in Charlotte, N.C., Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — South Carolina coach Dawn Staley knows the work it took to reach the top of the Southeastern Conference. She understands it’ll be an even greater challenge for the defending SEC champs to stay there.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , ,