• Arkansas is hot, surging; No. 17 LSU is not so hot, fading

    Things to watch in the Southeastern Conference during Week 12 of the college football season:

  • Siakam leads New Mexico State beats Tennessee Tech 76-63

    LAS CRUSES, N.M. (AP) — Pascal Siakam scored a career-high 30 points and grabbed 11 rebounds to lead New Mexico State to a 76-63 win over Tennessee Tech on Wednesday night.

  • Tennessee forward Bashaara Graves (12) battles for the ball with Penn State forward Peyton Whitted (25) in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2015, in Knoxville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Wade Payne)

    Graves helps No. 4 Tennessee survive Penn State 74-66

    KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Bashaara Graves didn’t miss a shot, finishing with 24 points and 13 rebounds for No. 4 Tennessee, which outlasted Penn State 74-66 on Wednesday night for its 24th consecutive home victory.

  • Missouri Athletic Director Mack Rhodes answers questions during a news conference about the search for head football coach Gary Pinkel's replacement on Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2015 at Mizzou Arena in Columbia, Mo. (Nick Schnelle/Columbia Daily Tribune via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

    Missouri AD: Replacing Pinkel about finding the right fit

    COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Missouri’s athletic director wouldn’t tip his hand about who might replace retiring football coach Gary Pinkel, but said Houston’s Tom Herman, Memphis’ Justin Fuente and Tigers defensive coordinator Barry Odom are quality candidates.

  • Nashville Predators defenseman Barret Jackman (5) and goalie Pekka Rinne (35), of Finland, dive to block a shot against the Anaheim Ducks in the third period of an NHL hockey game, Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2015, in Nashville, Tenn. The Predators won 3-2. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

    NHL to play 3-on-3 All-Star tournament

    NEW YORK (AP) — The NHL will play a 3-on-3 All-Star tournament instead of a traditional All-Star game.

  • Nashville Predators goalie Pekka Rinne (35), of Finland, blocks a shot by Anaheim Ducks center Rickard Rakell (67), of Sweden, in the third period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2015, in Nashville, Tenn. The Predators won 3-2. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

    Neal, Rinne help Predators beat Ducks 3-2

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — James Neal and Miikka Salomaki gave Nashville the lead, and Pekka Rinne stopped 38 shots to lead the Predators to a 3-2 victory over the Anaheim Ducks on Tuesday night.

  • Oklahoma forward Ryan Spangler (00) grabs a rebound against Memphis forward Trahson Burrell, top, in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2015, in Memphis, Tenn. (AP Photo/Brandon Dill)

    No. 8 Oklahoma beats Memphis 84-78

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Buddy Hield finished off his great game sealing Oklahoma’s victory at the foul line.

  • Carolina Panthers free safety Kurt Coleman, right, intercepts a pass intended for Tennessee Titans wide receiver Dorial Green-Beckham (17) in the second half of an NFL football game Sunday, Nov. 15, 2015, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Zaleski)

    Titans seek consistency from rookie receiver Green-Beckham

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans want wide receiver Dorial Green-Beckham to show he can play well every game, not just in spurts.

  • Tennessee head coach Butch Jones greets North Texas interim head coach Mike Canales after the Vols 24-0 win in and NCAA college football game at Neyland Stadium in Knoxville, Tenn. on Saturday, Nov. 14, 2015. (Amy Smotherman Burgess/Knoxville News Sentinel via AP)

    Vols accustomed to facing teams dealing with transition

    KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — On the frequent occasions when Tennessee coach Butch Jones discusses the need to adjust to “sudden change,” he’s usually referring to turnovers or big plays that dramatically alter momentum and field position.

  • Guyn’s 26 lead E. Tennessee St. in 103-90 win over Green Bay

    JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (AP) — Ge’Lawn Guyn made four 3-pointers and had 26 points to lead five scorers in double figures, and East Tennessee State defeated Wisconsin-Green Bay 103-90 on Tuesday.