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Louisville Must Vacate 123 Wins, Including 2013 National Championship

Louisville must vacate its 2013 men’s basketball title following an NCAA appeals panel’s decision to uphold sanctions against the men’s program in the sex scandal case. The Cardinals will have to vacate 123 victories including the championship, and return millions in conference revenue from the 2012-15 NCAA Tournaments. The decision announced on Tuesday by the governing body’s Infraction Appeals Committee…

Hornets Get Big Conference Win on ESPN Against Alcorn State

Jacoby Ross had 19 points, seven rebounds and six assists Monday night to help Alabama State beat Alcorn State 82-62. The Hornets (7-19, 7-7 Southwest Athletic Conference) went on a 14-3 run to lead 66-51 on Ross’ jumper with 6:26 left in the second half. The Braves (10-18, 6-9) got the deficit no closer than 13 from there. Alabama State…

Auburn Prepares to Make Post Season Run without Another Big Man

Auburn coach Bruce Pearl says center Anfernee McLemore has had successful surgery on his left ankle. Pearl says the operation on Sunday “went extremely well” and doctors think recovery will take about four months. McLemore fractured and dislocated his ankle in Saturday’s loss to South Carolina. Now, the already-undersized, 12th-ranked Tigers will try to close out their first regular season…

Former Alabama Linebacker Arrested on Domestic Violence, Gun Charges

Authorities say San Francisco 49ers linebacker Reuben Foster has been arrested on suspicion of domestic violence and possessing an assault rifle. Arrest records show Foster was booked at the Santa Clara County jail Sunday with bail set at $75,000. The East Bay Times reports that a woman who has been in a long-term relationship with Foster told officers an assault…

Ex-Alabama Football Star Arrested in Tuscaloosa on Robbery Charges

Baltimore Ravens cornerback Marlon Humphrey has been arrested on a charge of stealing a phone charging cord from an Uber driver. Court records show the former Alabama player was arrested Thursday on a third-degree robbery charge in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. The 21-year-old Humphrey is free on bond after being held briefly. The Tuscaloosa News reports that records show an Uber driver…

Auburn Ranked #19 in Latest AP-Top 25; Still Highest Ranked SEC School

Courtesy of @AuburnMBB Twitter Villanova maintained its hold on No. 1 in the AP Top 25, while another bunch of Wildcats found themselves sliding out of the rankings for the first time in nearly four years. Kentucky slid out of Monday’s latest poll from No. 18 after losses to South Carolina and Florida, snapping a 30-game home winning streak for…

Former Troy Assistant Named Faulkner Head Football Coach

Faulkner has hired Shayne Wasden to take the helm of the football program the university announced Wednesday morning. The former Troy University associate head coach replaces Charlie Boren, who resigned in December after six seasons on staff. Wasden will be formally introduced at a press conference Friday morning at 10 a.m. and will officially assume his new role that day.   “I am honored and extremely excited…