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The Latest: Packers helping provide $1.5 million for relief

Mar. 23, 2020 7:23 PM EDT

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ The Green Bay Packers are establishing funds that will provide $1.5 million to assist efforts to respond to the coronavirus in Brown County, Wisconsin - which includes Green Bay - and the Milwaukee area. The $1 million Packers...

Auburn head coach Bruce Pearl yells to his players during an NCAA college basketball game against Tennessee, Saturday, March 7, 2020, in Knoxville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Wade Payne)

Auburn fresh example for teams to win SEC tourney hard way

Mar. 10, 2020 3:29 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Auburn coach Bruce Pearl believes with the parity in the Southeastern Conference that a handful of teams could do the same thing his Tigers did in last year's league tournament and run the table. An SEC team can lock up an automatic NCAA Tournament berth by winning four games in as...

Vanderbilt's Dylan Disu (1) and South Carolina's Alanzo Frink (20) get tangled fighting for the ball in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, March 7, 2020, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

Vanderbilt tops South Carolina 83-74 behind Pippen in finale

Mar. 7, 2020 4:28 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Vanderbilt finally won back-to-back games, so coach Jerry Stackhouse hopes the Commodores can surprise people in next week’s Southeastern Conference tournament. Scotty Pippen Jr. tied a career high with 21 points and Maxwell Evans added 20, leading Vanderbilt to consecutive...

Lewis, Davis lead Alabama past South Carolina 90-86

Feb. 29, 2020 11:48 PM EST

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Short-handed Alabama as usual leaned heavily on leading scorer Kira Lewis Jr., but he got plenty of help from freshman Javian Davis. Lewis scored 25 points and Davis had a season-high 20 to help the Crimson Tide overcome a slow start and the absence of injured guard John Petty to...

Kentucky guard Immanuel Quickley (5) shoots a 3-point basket as Texas A&M guard Quenton Jackson (3) defends during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020, in College Station, Texas. (AP Photo/Sam Craft)

No. 8 Kentucky hosts No. 15 Auburn, seeking share of SEC

Feb. 28, 2020 10:06 AM EST

Here are a few things to watch in Southeastern Conference basketball this weekend: GAME OF THE WEEKEND No. 15 Auburn (24-4, 11-4) at No. 8 Kentucky (23-5, 13-2): The host Wildcats have won seven in a row and can secure at least a share of the regular season SEC title with a victory. The Tigers won the first...

Frink, South Carolina hold off Georgia in OT, 94-90

Feb. 26, 2020 10:18 PM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina senior Maik Kotsar scored five points and drew the game-clinching charge in overtime on Wednesday as South Carolina outlasted Georgia 94-90. The Gamecocks’ power forward, the only player remaining from their 2017 Final Four team, is quietly having an...

LSU ends 2-game losing streak with 86-80 win over Gamecocks

Feb. 22, 2020 9:27 PM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — After a struggling stretch, LSU needed someone to step up. Darius Days was ready for the call. Days had 18 points and set the tone for the desperate Tigers with four 3-pointers in the first half of an 86-80 victory over South Carolina on Saturday night. LSU (19-8, 10-4 Southeastern...

Mississippi State holds South Carolina at bay 79-76

Feb. 20, 2020 12:28 AM EST

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — South Carolina made it interesting in the final seconds. But Mississippi State held on long enough to get a crucial Southeastern Conference victory. Nick Weatherspoon had 18 points and D.J. Stewart added 16 as Mississippi State held off South Carolina 79-76 on Wednesday. Abdul Ado...

Kotsar, South Carolina rally to beat Tennessee 63-61

Feb. 15, 2020 10:02 PM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina’s Maik Kotsar swished four free throws in the final 21 seconds to deliver an improbable 63-61 win over Tennessee on Saturday. “Kotsar last year would avoid getting fouled because he did not want to shoot a free throw,” coach Frank Martin said....

South Carolina coach Frank Martin reacts during the team's NCAA college basketball game against Georgia on Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020, in Athens, Ga. (Joshua L. Jones/Athens Banner-Herald via AP)

South Carolina receives NCAA notice for basketball program

Feb. 13, 2020 8:38 PM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina became the latest school to receive an NCAA notice of allegations over the federal probe into college basketball. Athletic director Ray Tanner said Thursday the school received the notice about a violation alleged to have been committed by former assistant coach Lamont...