SEC : In the Crosshairs

Auburn’s Path Toward Basketball Immortality

Auburn’s Path Toward Basketball Immortality

Ken Cross

April 04 The Auburn Tigers embark on the Final Four in Minneapolis on Saturday as their path to the Holy Grail of college basketball similarly represents the path of the archetypical heroic structure from the annals of literary storytelling FULL STORY

SEC Shows Strong with four in Sweet 16

SEC Shows Strong with four in Sweet 16

Ken Cross

March 25 Ashton Hagans, Keldon Johnson and Tyler Herro all took turns at defending the new reigning career three-point shooter in Wofford’s Fletcher Magee. The relentlessness on defense was stellar as they stopped Magee’s FULL STORY

Pearl has turned Auburn hoops into champs … again

Pearl has turned Auburn hoops into champs … again

Ken Cross

March 19 Auburn coach Bruce Pearl may be college basketball’s version of the house-flipping guru Tarek El Moussa of the HGTV series “Extreme Makeover Home Edition.” FULL STORY

Dangerous Georgia Upsets the Gators

Dangerous Georgia Upsets the Gators

Ken Cross

March 03 The Bulldogs have played such competitive basketball over the last five games and the determination of this group paid off on Saturday night in a surprising 61-55 win at Florida where the Bulldogs FULL STORY

Washington Leads Kentucky Comeback Over Florida

Washington Leads Kentucky Comeback Over Florida

Ken Cross

February 04 The No. 6 Kentucky Wildcats saw themselves trailing Florida, 42-31, with 14 minutes to play in Saturday’s 65-54 win over the Gators. It was time for the defense to kick in and for talented big man PJ Washington FULL STORY

Florida Takes Down Ole Miss in Overtime

Florida Takes Down Ole Miss in Overtime

Ken Cross

January 31 Tension built in the Exactech Arena on Wednesday night where the Florida Gators rode a series of clutch plays by senior guard KeVaughn Allen to a thrilling 90-86 win over Ole Miss in overtime. FULL STORY

Schofield, Vols Take Down Gators in Gainesville

Schofield, Vols Take Down Gators in Gainesville

Ken Cross

January 12 Admiral is a pirate, alright, and his consistent three-ball is a treasure chest of gold for the No. 3 Tennessee Volunteers, who passed Florida 78-67 in a hard-fought matchup in Gainesville on Saturday. FULL STORY

Iowa Defeats Mississippi State in the Outback Bowl

Iowa Defeats Mississippi State in the Outback Bowl

Ken Cross

January 02 But, the Bulldogs didn’t allow those two variables to play out to their benefit due to an afternoon of mistakes and faulty execution in a 27-22 loss to the Hawkeyes in Tampa’s Raymond James Stadium. FULL STORY

Michigan St. holds off Florida behind Langford, Ahrens

Michigan St. holds off Florida behind Langford, Ahrens

Ken Cross

December 08 The Florida Gators withstood the continuous pounding of the Michigan State half-court offense and the clutch play of guard Josh Langford, but couldn’t maintain the rush of guard Kyle Ahrens in Saturday’s 63-59 loss to the Spartans. FULL STORY

Gators use ground game to rally past Gamecocks

Gators use ground game to rally past Gamecocks

Ken Cross

November 11 If you know college football, you know Dan Mullen loves the running game and he loves it even more when his team can put up 367 yards on 62 carries like the Gators did Saturday in Florida’s 35-31 come-from-behind victory over South Carolina. FULL STORY