Southern RUMORS & NEWS

  • No. 15 WVU blows out Western Carolina

    The Sports Xchange "CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Reserve guard Teyvon Myers challenged teammates with a seemingly impossible goal before No. 15 West Virginia's game against outmanned Western Carolina on Wednesday. "On group chat at 8:30 a.m. this morning I said, 'Fellas, let's get 50 turnovers. Who's with me?' And..." December 07

  • Miami gets past Wofford 74-56

    The Sports Xchange "Miami led all the way but had to survive a shaky start to the second half before pulling away from Wofford for a 74-56 victory on Saturday at AmericanAirlines Arena in Miami. Senior guard Ja'Quan Newton scored 15 points to lead four players in double figures for the Hurricanes (6-2), who..." December 03

  • Marquette flirts with history in win over Western Carolina

    The Sports Xchange "MILWAUKEE -- Marquette flirted with its history book Wednesday night, nearly breaking three program records in a 90-44 rout of Western Carolina at the Bradley Center. The Golden Eagles fell short of scoring 100 points for a third straight game for the first time in program history and also..." November 30

  • Colorado runs away from Wofford in second half

    The Sports Xchange "Senior guard Xavier Johnson matched his career high with 27 points and hot-shooting Colorado pulled away from Wofford in the second half for a 75-60 win on Sunday at Coors Event Center in Boulder, Colo. Johnson, who is coming off an Achilles injury suffered last season, also grabbed 12..." November 27

  • Cunliffe helps Arizona State outslug The Citadel

    The Sports Xchange "TEMPE, Ariz. -- Arizona State freshman Sam Cunliffe recorded career highs with 23 points and 10 rebounds and guard Tra Holder had 22 points in a 127-110 victory over The Citadel at Wells Fargo Arena on Wednesday. Reserve guard Kodi Justice had a season-high 20 points, Obi Oleka had 20 points..." November 23

  • Ohio State blows out Western Carolina

    The Sports Xchange "JaQuan Lyle, Jae'Sean Tate and Kam Williams combined for 44 points to lead unbeaten Ohio State to a 66-38 victory over Western Carolina on Monday night in a nonconference game at Value City Arena in Columbus, Ohio. Lyle, coming off a 21-point performance in a win over Providence last..." November 21

  • Iowa State crushes The Citadel 130-63

    The Sports Xchange "Point guard Monte Morris became just the fifth player in Iowa State history to compile a triple-double on Sunday. But one other set of stats captured Morris' attention after the 20th-ranked Cyclones routed The Citadel 130-63 in a nonconference mismatch at Hilton Coliseum in Ames, Iowa...." November 20

  • LeDay dominates as Virginia Tech downs VMI

    The Sports Xchange "Zach LeDay collected 23 points and 12 rebounds to lead Virginia Tech to an 88-72 nonconference victory over visiting Virginia Military Institute on Saturday night at Cassell Coliseum. Seth Allen had 15 points while Chris Clarke added 13 each for Virginia Tech, off to its first 3-0 start..." November 19

  • Georgia struggles to shake off Furman

    The Sports Xchange "Yante Maten and J.J. Frazier combined for 55 points, leading Georgia past Furman 84-78 Thursday in a CBE Hall of Fame Classic game at Stegeman Coliseum in Athens, Ga. Frazier finished with 28 points. He made four 3-pointers and went 10 of 11 from the foul line. Maten added 27 points and..." November 17

  • No. 6 UNC cruises past Chattanooga

    The Sports Xchange "There was plenty that looked good for North Carolina in another successful home opener. Guard Joel Berry scored 18 points, and freshman post player Tony Bradley supplied a sampling of possible things to come as the sixth-ranked Tar Heels blitzed the Chattanooga Mocs 97-57 on Sunday in a Maui..." November 13

  • Leon carries Florida over cold-shooting Mercer

    The Sports Xchange "Senior forward Justin Leon scored 17 points and Florida overcame cold shooting to blow out Mercer 76-54 Sunday at Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville, Fla. The Gators (2-0) shot just 36.1 percent from the floor, but dominated the backboards and pestered the Bears into 17 turnovers...." November 13

  • Reath scores 23 as LSU escapes Wofford

    The Sports Xchange "Forward Duop Reath scored 23 points, grabbed 14 rebounds, blocked three shots and recorded three steals to propel LSU past Wofford 91-69 on Saturday at Pete Maravich Assembly Center in Baton Rouge, La. Reath got plenty of help, and for a while it looked like he would need as much as he could..." November 12

  • Chattanooga takes down Tennessee

    The Sports Xchange "Justin Tuoyo and Tre' McLean, part of Chattanooga's talented returning cast, each posted double-doubles and the Mocs took down new-look Tennessee 82-69 on Friday night in the season opener for both teams at Thompson-Boling Arena in Knoxville, Tenn. McLean hit a jumper that put the Mocs..." November 11

  • Shayok propels No. 8 Virginia past UNC Greensboro

    The Sports Xchange "GREENSBORO, N.C. -- The post-Malcolm Brogdon era began with a win for No. 8 Virginia Friday night as the team opened up its season with a 76-51 road win over UNC Greensboro. The Cavaliers shot 52 percent for the game and knocked down eight 3-pointers to pull away with the 25-point win...." November 11

  • Quick start propels Miami rout of Western Carolina

    The Sports Xchange "CORAL GABLES, Fla. -- Sophomore center Ebuku Izundu scored a career-high 14 points in just 13 minutes and Miami led from start to finish in routing Western Carolina 92-43 on Friday night at Coral Gables, Fla. Izundu did all his scoring in the second half after picking up two fouls in the..." November 11