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Miami Upsets Florida in Gainesville on Late 3-Pointer From Angel Rodriguez [Video]

Angel Rodriguez scored 24 points including the eventual game-winner on a late 3-pointer to give the Hurricanes a 68-67 lead with 18-seconds left in the 2nd half. Rodriguez hit 5 of 8 three-pointers and the unranked Hurricanes are now 2-0 on the season.

[VINE]

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Indiana Forward Devin Davis Struck By Teammate’s Car, Suffered a Head Injury

Indiana sophomore forward Devin Davis is in serious condition after a car accident involving teammate Emmitt Holt, the school announced. Davis was on foot and walked into the road shortly after being dropped off by Holt at Memorial Stadium early this morning.

Sgt. Jeffery Canada says Holt and passengers in his SUV told police they had dropped Davis off in the parking lot outside the stadium about 12:45 a.m. Saturday.

Canada says Holt was driving away when Davis suddenly entered the roadway for unknown reasons and collided with the vehicle. Police found Davis unconscious with a head injury.
Holt was issued citations for misdemeanor illegal consumption of alcohol and cited for being under age 21 and operating a vehicle with a blood alcohol content above 0.02.

Davis averaged 2.4 points per game in 29 games for the Hoosiers last season.

[Associated Press]

[Image via Pat Lovell/USA Today Sports]

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Tom Izzo Played Accordion With a KISS Cover Band at Michigan State Midnight Madness, in Full KISS Makeup [Video]

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Tom Izzo is great a Midnight Madness. Two years ago he and his family dressed up like The Avengers. This year, his family filmed a cold-open that featured Steve Mariucci marveling at color television and warm weather. The theme was “what would Tom Izzo have done for a career if he hadn’t been a basketball coach. The answer? He’d be the accordion player for KISS. Or at least the KISS cover band War Machine. No matter how you feel about KISS, you have to admit, this was pretty amazing all around.

[h/t TheBigLead]

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Martez Walker: University of Texas Basketball Player Arrested After Beating Up His Girlfriend

Martez Walker, a guard on the Texas basketball team, has been suspended indefinitely after he was arrested for beating up his girlfriend. The details, via Bevo Beat, are ugly:

The incident happened Wednesday night, and the school took swift action. Walker, a 6-foot-4 shooting guard, played in 33 games as a freshman, averaging 12 minutes off the bench and scored 4.7 ppg. He was part of a ballyhooed incoming class that lifted the Longhorns to the NCAA Tournament.

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Evan Nolte: Virginia Basketball Player Arrested For Being Drunk in Public While Wearing Hawaiian Shirt

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Evan Nolte, a junior forward for Virginia, was arrested for being drunk in public on Sunday morning in Charlottesville. Nolte was arrested outside a Jimmy John’s sandwich shop for being drunk in public. Cops tried to let Nolte go, but he had other ideas. Via NBC29:

evan-nolte-mugshotA police report says Nolte admitted to having eight drinks, had slurred speech and, when put in a cab by police, ran out of it. He was then arrested.

Running from a taxi that cops put you in? That is just plane stupid. The kind of stupidity made by a man wearing a floral print Hawaiian shirt with multiple buttons undone. Nolte appeared in 32 games for the Cavaliers last season. He had a swell dunk in the NCAA tournament and the crowd went wild.

[via NBC29]

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