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Study reports $603M impact by USM in Mississippi
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) - A new study says that the University of Southern Mississippi has a $603 million impact on the state. The Hattiesburg American (http://hatne.ws/2ceTFxD ) details the findings which were released Thursday. The newspaper reports that this was the first independent study of the Hattiesburg-based university's impact on ...
1 points by The Washington Times | University of Southern Mississippi Oak Ridge Associated Universities Hattiesburg Mississippi Clyde Kennard Washington D.C. Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities Newspaper
‘30-plus’ Charleston Southern football players banned in bizarre bookstore violaton
Charleston Southern’s bid to upset No. 3 Florida State appears over before it began. According to multiple reports and Buccaneers football players’ social media accounts, Charleston Southern will be without upwards of 30 players for Saturday’s game in Tallahassee, Fla., due to suspensions handed down by the NCAA. The short-handed team still is suiting up...
536 points by New York Post | American football Southern Association of Colleges and Schools American football positions Book Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities Big South Conference Southwestern Athletic Conference Bookselling
Wojo's Pigskin Picks: Never too early to overreact!
It will go down in college football lore as the Super Special Sensational Saturday Spectacular        
-1 points by The Detroit News | Big Ten Conference Oak Ridge Associated Universities Southeastern Conference Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities Michigan Land-grant universities and colleges Central Collegiate Hockey Association Michigan State University
Wojo's Pigskin Picks: S-Bombs to just duds
It will go down in college football lore as the Super Special Sensational Saturday Spectacular        
-1 points by The Detroit News | Big Ten Conference Oak Ridge Associated Universities Southeastern Conference Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities Michigan Land-grant universities and colleges Central Collegiate Hockey Association Michigan State University
Politics of lopsided victories vary between college football coaches
PHOENIX – Ohio State Coach Urban Meyer was critical of his starting receivers after the Buckeyes’ opener against Bowling Green. Same thing with most of the offensive linemen and Ohio State’s kickoff coverage unit. The defensive backs “did okay.”All this after Ohio State set a school record with 776...
-1 points by Concord Monitor | American football Urban Meyer Jim Harbaugh Ohio Coaching Oak Ridge Associated Universities Defense Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities
Man accused of threat to black MTU students sues
Matthew Schultz filed the lawsuit Tuesday in federal court.        
-1 points by Detroit Free Press | University Michigan Technological University Oak Ridge Associated Universities Student Houghton Michigan Upper Peninsula of Michigan Michigan Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities
College football TV guide for the weekend
FRIDAY 4:30 p.m.: Maryland at Florida International, CBS Sports Network (CBSSN). 5 p.m.: Louisville at Syracuse, ESPN2. SATURDAY Morning Utah State (1-0) at USC (0-1), 11 a.m., Pac-12 Networks This game isn’t a gimme for USC, which is reeling from a 52-6 thumping by top-ranked Alabama. It’s a must...
30 points by Los Angeles Times | Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities Oak Ridge Associated Universities Land-grant universities and colleges North Carolina Mountain West Conference American Association of State Colleges and Universities Big Ten Conference Southeastern Confer
Illinois public universities have fluctuating enrollment after difficult year
The University of Illinois announced Thursday its largest freshman class in history, but regional public universities statewide are having steep enrollment declines this fall, with freshman classes down as much as 25 percent from last year.Figures released this week, based on student enrollment...
-1 points by Chicago Tribune | Illinois North Central Association of Colleges and Schools State universities in Illinois American Association of State Colleges and Universities Chicago Universities and colleges in Illinois University Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities
UNLV basketball will have at least a dozen national TV games
UNLV basketball will appear on TV at least 12 times this season, the Mountain West announced this morning.
158 points by Las Vegas Sun | Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities Mountain West Conference California State University Western Athletic Conference American Association of State Colleges and Universities Big West Conference ESPN California
Times and TV announced for UNLV basketball
UNLV will play 11 Mountain West basketball games on CBS Sports Network or one of the ESPN network. Three game dates also were moved, including both matchups with San Diego State.
-1 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | ESPN Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities Western Athletic Conference Mountain West Conference Colorado Idaho Oregon Pacific-10 Conference
Big Ten football picks: Reality check coming for Illinois
College football's first weekend produced stunners like Houston over Oklahoma — and some silly oversimplifications. ESPN deemed the Big Ten to have had "the best opening weekend" based on its 12-2 record. Hmmm … going 2-1 against the Power Five and losing at home to a MAC team constitutes achievement?...
-1 points by Chicago Tribune | Big Ten Conference Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities Association of American Universities Oak Ridge Associated Universities Committee on Institutional Cooperation Indiana Ohio Michigan
Pac-12 Networks Strike First Over-The-Top Deal With Sling TV
Fans of sporting events featuring the University of Arizona. Stanford University, the University of Oregon and others that are part of the collegiate alliance known as the Pac-12 can now watch games on the go. Pac-12 Networks, the multimedia company of the Pac-12 Conference that is wholly owned by the 12 university members, has struck a... Read more »
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College football, NFL games on TV this week
Check out which game will be on which channel and at what time        
-1 points by Detroit Free Press | Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities Oak Ridge Associated Universities North Carolina American Association of State Colleges and Universities Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Land-grant universities and colleges U.S. state Michiga
Penn State seeks voluntary faculty, staff buyouts
ANGLING TO reconcile budgetary constraints with a high payroll, Penn State University is offering voluntary retirement packages or buyouts to more than 1,200 faculty and staff members.
-1 points by The Philadelphia Inquirer | University Pennsylvania Pennsylvania State University Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities Association of American Universities State College Pennsylvania Commonwealth System of Higher Education Oak Ridge Associated Universities
Campus news of the week: Wrestling champs, a nerf gun scare, the best crying spots and more
News from Syracuse, Boston College, University of Chicago, Ball State and Penn State.       
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UNLV roundup: Freshman excels at MW women’s swimming championships
Sofia Carnevale finished second in the 200-yard breaststroke to highlight the UNLV women’s swimming and diving team’s showing on the final day of the Mountain West Championships.
1 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Idaho Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities Boise Idaho Big West Conference Pacific-10 Conference Western Athletic Conference Oak Ridge Associated Universities Mountain West Conference
Bubble Watch: Winners and losers among NCAA tournament fringe teams
Miami, Kansas State, Pitt and Tennessee are just few of the bubble teams that excelled.         
30939 points by Arizona Republic | Atlantic Coast Conference Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities Team The A-Team Oak Ridge Associated Universities Kansas Big 12 Conference North Central Association of Colleges and Schools
College basketball: Duke outlasts Virginia for 6th straight victory
Jayson Tatum scored 21 of his 28 points in the second half and No. 12 Duke pulled away late to beat No. 14 Virginia, 65-55, on Wednesday night, the visiting Blue Devils’ sixth victory in a row.  Luke Kennard added 16 points for Duke (21-5, 9-4 Atlantic Coast Conference). London Perrantes scored...
2 points by Los Angeles Times | Big West Conference Western Association of Schools and Colleges California State University University of California Universities and colleges in California Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities Southern California Atlantic Coast Conference
Handicapper sees tough times ahead for Rebels
After UNLV’s game against San Jose State on Saturday, Gold Sheet handicapper Bruce Marshall doesn’t think the Rebels will be favored in any of their final five regular-season games.
2 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities Western Athletic Conference California State University Mountain West Conference American Association of State Colleges and Universities California Streak Colorado
College basketball: UCLA women upset by Oregon; USC upends Oregon State
Lexi Bando scored a season-high 25 points, including five three-pointers, Sabrina Ionescu had her fourth triple-double of the season and Oregon beat No. 15 UCLA, 84-74, on Friday night in Eugene.  Ionescu, a 5-foot-10 freshman, finished with 11 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists. Ruthy Hebard,...
5 points by Los Angeles Times | Big West Conference Western Association of Schools and Colleges University of California Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities California State University Universities and colleges in California Association of American Universities Pacific-10
TV-radio listings: Feb. 11
Col. basketball Kansas at Texas Tech ESPN 1 p.m. Col. basketball TCU at Baylor ESPNU 1 p.m. Col. basketball Boston College at Georgia Tech FSSW 4:30 p.m. Col. basketball Florida St. at Notre Dame ESPN 5 p.m. Pro basketball Golden State at Oklahoma City ABC 7:30 p.m. Soccer Hull City at Arsenal NBCSN 6:30 p.m. Soccer Bayern Munich at Ingolstadt FS1 8:30 a.m. Soccer Eintracht Frankfurt FS2 8:30 p.m.at Bayer Levenkusen Soccer Watford at Manchester United NBCSN 9 a.m. Soccer Hertha BSC at Schalke FS2 11:20 a.m. Soccer Tottenham at Liverpool NBC 11:30 a.m.
1 points by The Houston Chronicle | Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities ESPN Texas Big 12 Conference Southeastern Conference Fußball-Bundesliga National Basketball Association Kansas
Pac-12 and Southland basketball: Utah holds off Washington State, 74-70
David Collette scored a career-high 22 points and Utah held on for a 74-70 victory over Washington State on Thursday night at Salt Lake City.  Neither team played a particularly clean game, but the Utes (16-8, 7-5 Pac-12) made the final plays of the night for the win. Utah watched an 11-point,...
3 points by Los Angeles Times | Oregon Big West Conference Basketball Washington Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities Land-grant universities and colleges U.S. state University of California Riverside
Penn State bans alcohol at frat parties

-2 points by The Philadelphia Inquirer | Fraternities and sororities Pennsylvania State University State College Pennsylvania University Park Pennsylvania Pennsylvania Centre County Pennsylvania Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities North American fraternity and sorority housing
People for Feb. 9
Andover Margaret Royal earned faculty honors for the fall semester at Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta. Barnstead Brian Greene was named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at Becker College in Worcester, Mass. He is an exercise science major.Belmont Ryan Pluskis was named to the dea...
-2 points by Concord Monitor | Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities University Maine Kansas Worcester Massachusetts North Central Association of Colleges and Schools New England Wichita State University
Michigan women's basketball team ranked No. 21 in AP poll
It's the first time the Wolverines have been ranked since 2013.        
-2 points by The Detroit News | Basketball Big Ten Conference Associated Press College basketball National Collegiate Athletic Association Bowl Championship Series Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities Big East Conference
Illinois State enrollment up, but some schools face declines
NORMAL, Ill. (AP) - Illinois State University says its fall enrollment is up and the school has its largest freshman class in decades. The announcement comes as some state universities brace for the possibility of enrollment declines due to Illinois' budget crisis and a lack of state university funding. Illinois ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | Illinois Public university Illinois State University University Normal Illinois Types of universities and colleges Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities Southern Illinois
Marital status linked to health in postmenopausal women
Amy WallaceFeb. 6 (UPI) -- Researchers have found that health measures such as body mass index or blood pressure can be impacted by marital status in postmenopausal women.
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3 takeaways from UNLV’s loss to Colorado State
Three takeaways from the UNLV basketball team’s 69-49 loss to Colorado State on Saturday at the Thomas & Mack Center.
2 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Mountain West Conference Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities UNLV Runnin' Rebels basketball Larry Eustachy Western Athletic Conference University of Nevada Las Vegas Thomas & Mack Center Colorado
Here’s how to watch the Rebels vs. Colorado State Saturday
The Rebels finish up a two-game homestand on Saturday hosting Mountain West opponent Colorado State at the Thomas & Mack Center at 3 p.m. PST.
7 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Colorado Mountain West Conference Western Athletic Conference Nevada Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities California State University Idaho California
TV-radio listings: Feb. 4
Col. basketball Virginia Commonwealth CBSSN 3 p.m.at St. Bonaventure Col. basketball Notre Dame at North Carolina ESPN 5 p.m. Golf Dubai Desert Classic Golf 2:30 a.m. Motor sports Monster Energy Supercross FS2 6 p.m. Pro football NFL Honors Show Fox 7 p.m.* Soccer Arsenal at Chelsea NBCSN 6:30 a.m. Soccer Schalke at Bayern Munich FS1 8:30 a.m. Soccer Mainz at Hoffenheim FS2 8:30 a.m. Soccer Liverpool at Hull City NBCSN 9 a.m. Soccer RB Leipzig at Borussia Dortmund FS2 11:20 a.m. Soccer Middlesbrough at Tottenham NBC 11:30 a.m.
1 points by The Houston Chronicle | ESPN Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities ESPNews ESPN2 Oak Ridge Associated Universities Southeastern Conference Big 12 Conference Kansas
Photos: Michigan State's 2017 football recruits
      
13 points by Detroit Free Press | American football positions American football Michigan State University Michigan Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities Tight end 2016 Big Ten Conference
How Michigan State fared with decisions on Signing Day
A primer on when Spartans fans can expect MSU targets to announce their college choices on Signing Day.        
-2 points by Detroit Free Press | Oak Ridge Associated Universities Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities Florida Tennessee Association of American Universities Georgia Michigan State University Michigan
What's on TV? Detroit sports listings for Feb. 3-5
Sporting events you can check out on your couch on Feb. 3-5        
231 points by Detroit Free Press | North Central Association of Colleges and Schools Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities Michigan American Association of State Colleges and Universities Big Ten Conference Oak Ridge Associated Universities Land-grant universities and colleges
College basketball: Arizona uses second-half surge to win 15th in a row
Allonzo Trier scored 18 points Thursday night and fifth-ranked Arizona roared to life in the second half of a 71-54 victory over Oregon State at Corvallis, Ore. Dusan Ristic had 10 points and six rebounds for the Wildcats, who have won 15 consecutive games since Dec. 3, when they lost to Gonzaga...
4 points by Los Angeles Times | Big West Conference Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities California California State University Fullerton University of California California State University National Basketball Association Oregon
Josh Hart leads No. 3 Villanova past Wake Forest
Josh Hart scored a career-high 30 points with six three-pointers and No. 3 Villanova powered past Wake Forest, 96-77, on Friday to reach the finals of the Charleston Classic in Charleston, S.C.  Hart, a preseason All-American, made five of his team's first six baskets to open a 16-8 lead and the...
-2 points by Los Angeles Times | Big West Conference California State University Western Association of Schools and Colleges Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities University of California Universities and colleges in California American Association of State Colleges and Unive
Fullerton’s Coggins returns to familiar setting, hopes to shoot way past UNLV
Cal State Fullerton guard Tre’ Coggins is capable of shooting his basketball team to victory when its plays UNLV on Saturday. He is familiar with the Thomas & Mack Center, having played there when he was at Air Force.
2 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Big West Conference California State University California State University Fullerton Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities University of California University of California Riverside Fullerton California Western Association of Schools and
Top 25 capsules: Villanova handles Wake Forest with ease
CHARLESTON, S.C. – Josh Hart scored a career-high 30 points with six 3-pointers and No. 3 Villanova powered past Wake Forest, 96-77, on Friday to reach the finals of the Charleston Classic.Hart, a preseason All-American, made five of his team’s first six baskets to open a 16-8 lead and the Wildcats...
-2 points by Concord Monitor | South Carolina Michigan State University Oak Ridge Associated Universities Washington Charleston Lake Buena Vista Florida Charleston South Carolina Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities
How to watch Week 12 of college football on TV Saturday in Las Vegas
Week 12 of the college football regular season is here and with the season winding down, fans only have a couple more Saturday’s to watch football all day long.
1 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities Oak Ridge Associated Universities Land-grant universities and colleges Big Ten Conference Florida ESPN Mountain West Conference ESPNU
Which team is too low in College Football Playoff rankings?
Western Michigan, LSU and Washington State all have cases to be higher.         
147 points by Arizona Republic | Big Ten Conference Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities Oak Ridge Associated Universities Idaho U.S. state The A-Team Michigan Land-grant universities and colleges
UNLV guard Kris Clyburn’s status uncertain with hip injury
UNLV guard Kris Clyburn’s status for Saturday’s home game against Cal State Fullerton is uncertain because of a hip pointer. He was injured in Wednesday’s 74-62 victory over UC Riverside.
10 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Big West Conference Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities Western Association of Schools and Colleges California State University University of California Universities and colleges in California California State University Fullerton Basketbal
What's on TV? Detroit sports listings for Nov. 18-20
Sporting events you can check out on your couch on Nov. 18-20, 2016        
231 points by Detroit Free Press | Big Ten Conference Michigan University of Michigan Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities Detroit National Basketball Association East Lansing Michigan Oak Ridge Associated Universities
UCLA pulls away for 20-point win over San Diego
T.J. Leaf had 26 points and 10 rebounds and fellow freshman Lonzo Ball added 13 points to help No. 16 UCLA defeat San Diego 88-68 on Thursday night.  Thomas Welsh had 12 points and 11 rebounds as one of six players in double figures for the Bruins (3-0), who failed to top 100 points for the first...
82 points by Los Angeles Times | California Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities California State University Long Beach California Southern California San Diego State University Western Association of Schools and Colleges Oak Ridge Associated Universities
Tom Herman, Houston kiss Louisville goodbye
The Cougars, who closed as 17½-point underdogs, knocked the Cardinals out of College Football Playoff contention in a 36-10 blowout that got ugly early.
4 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Oak Ridge Associated Universities Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities Big Ten Conference Land-grant universities and colleges Michigan Sports betting Committee on Institutional Cooperation North Central Association of Colleges and Schools
Best college football games to watch this week
Break out the chips and cold drinks, but let Mike Hiserman handle the remote. The Times’ deputy sports editor handicaps what’s worth watching, and skipping, on this weekend’s menu of college football games. FRIDAY Nevada Las Vegas at No. 20 Boise State, 6 p.m., ESPN2 It’s always fun to check in...
11 points by Los Angeles Times | Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities Oak Ridge Associated Universities Land-grant universities and colleges Southeastern Conference Big 12 Conference Mountain West Conference Big Ten Conference Pacific-10 Conference
Kansas Universities propose housing, dining rate hikes
EMPORIA, Kan. (AP) - Kansas' state universities are proposing raising housing and dining rates starting next year. The Lawrence Journal-World (http://bit.ly/2fZt3jv ) reports that the board received the proposed rates from the six state universities Wednesday. The largest rate increase would be at the University of Kansas, with a 4.9 ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | Kansas North Central Association of Colleges and Schools Universities and colleges in Kansas American Association of State Colleges and Universities Fort Hays State University Lawrence Kansas Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities Wichita Kan
UNLV Rebels know it will take huge upset to win at Boise State
All it will take for UNLV to keep its bowl hopes alive is a hurclean performance in Friday’s nationally televised game (6 p.m., ESPN2) against No. 22 Boise State at Albertsons Stadium.
14 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Mountain West Conference American football Idaho Boise Idaho Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities American football positions Colorado New Mexico
Michigan’s Jim Harbaugh not paying off on hype
The Wolverines, looking to protect their No. 3 spot in the College Football Playoff rankings, are 24-point home favorites over Indiana on Saturday.
1 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Mountain West Conference Big 12 Conference Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities Texas Atlantic Coast Conference Oak Ridge Associated Universities Colorado California
Baseball: West Ranch is developing sophomore pitcher Trent Bird
The Bird name is pretty important at West Ranch. Jake Bird was a standout pitcher who's now at UCLA. There's another Bird pitcher beginning to develop. Sophomore Trent Bird doesn't yet have his older brother's velocity, but he has a good curveball and could be in position to contribute this spring....
89 points by Los Angeles Times | California State University Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities Western Association of Schools and Colleges California State University Fullerton Fullerton California University of California Big West Conference No-hitter
Menzies gets first UNLV win as Rebels down UC Riverside, 74-62
First-year coach Marvin Menzies picked up his first career UNLV victory when the Rebels defeated UC Riverside 74-62 on Wednesday at the Thomas & Mack Center.
22 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Big West Conference Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities California State University California State University Fullerton Fullerton California American Association of State Colleges and Universities Three-point field goal Western Associati
Did former North Sider Seth Wilson win 'Jeopardy' for 3rd time?
Warning: Spoilers ahead Former North Side resident Seth Wilson could teach a class on how to win "Jeopardy." Wilson, a Ph.D. theater student at the University of Georgia, continued his win streak on Wednesday's episode of the quiz show. He correctly answered the "Final Jeopardy" clue about Purdue...
-1 points by Chicago Tribune | Association of American Universities Southeastern Conference Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities University of Georgia University of Virginia Vanderbilt University Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Jeopardy!