The conference announced the decision Wednesday after university presidents approved the new moniker earlier in the day.
Gary Harris scored 16 of his career-high 23 points in the first half to help third-seeded Michigan State cruise past sixth-seeded Memphis 70-48 on Saturday, putting the Spartans in the round of 16 for the fifth time in six years.
Marc Gasol scored 19 points, Zach Randolph had 13 points and 19 rebounds, and the Memphis Grizzlies beat the Chicago Bulls 85-82 in overtime on Saturday night.
Amtrak says the City of New Orleans passenger train will pull into its namesake city this coming Tuesday, the first time since late August.
Amtrak’s City of New Orleans train resumes service over its full route Saturday, following nearly a month of service disruptions due to flooding north of Memphis, Tenn.
A very humble man was indeed humbled when he received the NBA’s Most Valuable Player Award Tuesday. Derrick Rose rarely (if ever) appears cocky, and he was far from it when he became the youngest ever to win the MVP.
In just his third season in the NBA, Chicago Bulls point guard Derrick Rose, according to sources, will be named the league’s Most Valuable Player.
As impressive as Derrick Rose’s stats have been this season, his killer instinct and his ability to take games under his control are what has solidified him as the MVP front runner.
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