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Illini hope weapons around Lunt an upgrade on 2013

Illinois quarterback Wes Lunt talks with reporters at Memorial Stadium in Champaign, Ill., on Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014, after learning he will be the starting Illini quarterback. Lunt transferred from Oklahoma State after starting as a freshman but sat out last season under NCAA transfer rules. Illinois starts its season Aug. 30 against Youngstown State. (AP Photo/David Mercer)

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — It was all but a given that Illinois would name Wes Lunt its starting quarterback. What is less certain is the quality of the players around the transfer from Oklahoma State.

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New assault complaints against ex-Mizzou RB emerge

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Two more former University of Missouri students have gone public with assault allegations against ex-running back Derrick Washington, including a women’s soccer player who said her coach suggested she could lose her scholarship if she pursued her complaint that Washington punched her in a 2010 bar fight.

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Supreme Court referee hears linebacker’s case

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Lawyers for the University of Oklahoma and a junior linebacker have met with an Oklahoma Supreme Court referee who will recommend whether the state Supreme Court should hear his case against the university.

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New Mexico State athletics director to step down

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico State announced Wednesday that Athletics Director McKinley Boston will step down at the end of the year.

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Iowa marching band jazzed about new practice site

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — University of Iowa marching band members are jazzed about their new $15 million practice facility.

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