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Badgers smash school record to begin men’s Big Ten championships UW finishes runner-up in 800 freestyle relay with impressive swim   Feb. 25, 2015   IOWA CITY, Iowa — Just two events have been completed at the 2015 Big Ten Men’s Championships, but the Wisconsin men’s swimming and diving team has already notched one school record while competing at the event in Iowa City, Iowa, on Wednesday night. Cannon Clifton, Matt Hutchins, Brett Pinfold and Nick Caldwell combined to finish runner-up in the 800-yard freestyle relay and demolished UW’s school record in the process. The relay squad’s time of six minutes,…

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February 25, 2015 CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The Lincoln University used a solid overall performance on both ends of the court, and converted 21 of 25 free throws, as the Lady Lions advanced in the 2015 CIAA Tournament Quarterfinals, with a 59-51 win over Virginia Union University. With the win, The Lincoln improves to 20-7 overall, while Virginia Union ends their season with a 9-18 overall record.  Virginia Union was able to get out to the early 7-0 lead by the 17:10 mark, before a timeout by The Lincoln. The timeout would settle the Lady Lions down and a Zephrah Pam…

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February 24, 2015 Charlotte, N.C. (Feb. 24, 2015) –  St. Augustine’s University men’s basketball team had four players score in double figures and never trailed in the second half as they took a 61-54 win over Elizabeth City State in the first round of the CIAA Men’s Tournament at Time Warner Cable Arena on Tuesday evening. Elizabeth City State jumped on St. Augustine’s  early, bolting to a 7-0 lead but the Falcons battled back, taking the 14-13 lead.  Keith Crawford (Richmond, Va.) would nail a three pointer to stake the Falcons to a 17-13 lead at the7:07 mark in…

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  February 24, 2015 CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Virginia Union survived the final minutes without leading scorer Ashle Freeman to pull out a CIAA Tournament victory. Freeman scored a game-high 25 points before fouling out but her teammates held off Saint Augustine’s 74-71 in a women’s first-round basketball contest at Time Warner Cable Arena on Tuesday, February 24. The Lady Panthers (9-17 overall), the No. 5 Northern Division seed, advanced to Wednesday’s quarterfinals where they will face The Lincoln, the Northern Division co-champion, at 2:20 p.m. Freeman played a tremendous game but picked up her fifth foul with the Lady Panthers…

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Feb. 25, 2015 The 2015 Big Ten Men’s Swimming and Diving Championships began with the 200 medley relay and 800 free relay Facebook| Twitter|Instagram Wednesday Finals Results IOWA CITY – The Golden Gophers kicked off the 2015 Big Ten Men’s Swimming and Diving Championships tonight with the 200 medley relay and 800 free relay. With ten teams competing in Iowa this week, Minnesota will look to continue their 26-year streak of placing in the top four at the Big Ten Championships. After night one, Minnesota sits in third place tied with the Indiana Hoosiers with 58 points. Michigan, the defending…

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Feb. 15, 2015  Site: IU Tennis Center (Bloomington, Ind.) Final Score: No. 52 Indiana 4, No. 20 Notre Dame 3 Next IU Match: Saturday, Feb. 21 — at Tennessee (Knoxville, Tenn.), 10:30 a.m. ET Related Links: 2015 Schedule BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — The No. 52 Indiana women’s tennis team upended the 20th-ranked Notre Dame Fighting Irish on Sunday in the IU Tennis Center, 4-3. The Hoosiers responded after Notre Dame swept the doubles point by winning four singles matches to earn the upset victory. The match lasted over four and a half hours and saw four of the six singles matches go to…

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SUPER BOWL XLIX NOTES   With their victory in Super Bowl XLIX, the Patriots now have won their fourth Super Bowl championship to become the sixth NFL franchise to reach or exceed that number. They are the first team in Super Bowl history to trail by 10-plus points during the second half and win the game. Teams trailing by 10 or more points entering the fourth quarter had been 0-29 in Super Bowl play. The Patriots also faced a double-figure defici t (14 points at 21-35) before defeating the Ravens, 38-35, in the Divisional Playoffs.  They are the first…

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JANUARY 26, 2015 No. 15 Huskers Fall in OT at No. 20 IowaIowa City – Emily Cady produced 19 points and a career-high 18 rebounds, but No. 15 Nebraska suffered a 78-72 overtime loss at Carver-Hawkeye Arena on Monday night. Tear’a Laudermill added 19 points, including 17 after halftime, but the Huskers had their five-game overall winning streak snapped to slip to 15-4 overall and 5-3 in the Big Ten. It also snapped Nebraska’s eight-game winning streak in the series with Iowa. The Hawkeyes improved to 16-3 overall and 7-1 in the Big Ten. Theriot finished with 15 points and…

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The 10th Annual Monster Energy Custom Car Show and Concert on behalf of the DFW’s Hip-Hop and R&B provider, 97.9 THE BEAT, was held June 1st at the Dallas Convention Center in downtown.  One of the biggest events in Dallas showcased cars, trucks, motorcycles, and even bicycles.  This year’s concert lineup included: Houston’s  Kirko Bangz, Propain, Mike Jones, Slim Thug & Z-Ro, New Orleans Hip-Hop legend, Mystikal, new singers Tinashe, Bando Jones, held it down for the R&B side of the concert and set the mood for the mainstays, T-Pain and K. Michelle, who found time to let women from…

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AFC Championship Pre -Game Q: The 8:14 drive.BH: “Crazy, right? Yeah, it was a great drive. It took a lot of time off the clock, and we were able to finish the game.”Q: Is that what you want to do if you’re an offense, dictate how the game goes? That drive sort of took care of things.BH: “Yeah, absolutely. I think that drive definitely took a lot of time in the fourth quarter. I think it helped the defense out a lot and got them some rest. It kept Peyton (Manning) off the field. It all worked out for us.”…

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