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Missouri rallies past Florida 64-52; snaps 13-game skid

Missouri's Johnathan Williams III, center, catches a ball before it goes out of bounds in front of Florida's Jon Horford, right, and John Egbunu during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015, in Columbia, Mo. (AP Photo/L.G. Patterson)

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Namon Wright helped Missouri snap its school-record 13-game losing streak with a flourish Tuesday night, scoring a career-high 28 points on 10-of-13 shooting to lead the Tigers past Florida 64-52.

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Bagnoli ends ‘sabbatical’ to take on challenge of Columbia

NEW YORK (AP) — To get an idea of how peculiar it is for Al Bagnoli to become Columbia football coach three months after retiring as the coach at Penn, think of it this way: What if Steve Spurrier, one of the most successful coaches in Southeastern Conference history, stepped down at South Carolina and then decided a few months later to coach Vanderbilt?

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Welch’s 19 points lead No. 2 Gamecocks to 71-66 victory

Tennessee forward Bashaara Graves, left, drives to the basket as South Carolina center Elem Ibiam, right, defends during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game on Monday, Feb. 23, 2015 in Columbia, S.C. (AP Photo/Rainier Ehrhardt)

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Aleighsa Welch had a season-high 19 points and 14 rebounds, Tiffany Mitchell hit two foul shots with 17 seconds left and No. 2 South Carolina outlasted No. 6 Tennessee to remain perfect in Southeastern Conference play, 71-66 Monday night.

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